Reset Korg PA50SD 61-Key Professional Arranger

For years, the Korg PA50 has been the most popular member of the Korg Pa family. Pa50 has been brought up to date with the Pa50SD. Replacing the old-school floppy drive, the Pa50 instead offers fast and reliable SD data card storage. The Korg PA50SD combines styles, enhanced sequencing functions, powerful performance features, comprehensive arranging tools and impeccable sound quality at a very low price.

What you get with the Korg PA50SD is 61-note velocity-sensing keyboard; 62-voice TRITON-based sound engine; Over 660 factory programs with over 300 styles (256 factory + 48 user); Built-in SD Memory Slot; Four real-time pads; Four stereo digital multi-effect processors with 89 effect types.

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Factory Reset:

  1. First, download the Pa50SD Operating System file
    Pa50SD Operating System
    Pa50SD Operating System
  2. Unzip the file, you will see three files with .exe estensions plus a pdf file that tells you what to do.
  3. Basically you would need a computer with a SD Card to copy each one of the three files to a floppy drive.
  4. Insert the system card and turn the power ON.
  5. Follow the instructions in the display. Press [ENTER/YES] to start loading the operating system
  6. When the operation is completed, turn the instrument off, remove the card, then turn the instrument on again.

Warning! This operation returns all settings you’ve made in the menus to their factory-set condition. Do not use this function unless you are certain that you want to do this. Hopefully the article of Reset Korg PA50SD 61-Key Professional Arranger can help you.

Reference: Korg PA50SD manual