Unfazed, Roland’s new A-800 Pro is here after a previous incarnation as a ‘Cakewalk by Roland’ controller. That’s because in 2008, Roland became the majority shareholders in Cakewalk and decided to brand their controllers as such. However the fact remains that these are Roland keys through and through and work great with any DAW. Hence the (sensible) renaming. Roland’s A-800 PRO is one serious MIDI controller. Beyond having 61 velocity-sensitive keys for playing virtual instruments, this beast boasts a total of 45 assignable controls — knobs, buttons, sliders, and more.
According to several user reviews, they have praised a Roland A-800PRO for the Impressive array of controllers; Good keyboard action; Generous, creative software bundle. Also, some users have complained it for the requires a bit of set up time; pitch/mod stick may be divisive.
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To restoring a Roland A-800PRO to it’s factory settings, first simultaneously press the ACT button and the [<] button. Select “FACTORY RESET,” by using the [VALUE] knob and press the [ENTER] button. The display will ask you “SURE?”, press [ENTER] button to execute the factory reset. The Factory Reset procedure is complete.
Warning! This procedure will return all of the settings to the values when the Roland A-800PRO was shipped from the factory. Be sure that you want to do this. This procedure also applies to the A-300PRO / A-500PRO unit. Hopefully the article of “Reset Roland A-800PRO to Factory Default Condition” can help you.
Reference: Roland A-800PRO manual