Reset a Roland GW-8 Keyboard Workstation

The GW8 from Roland is a keyboard that every musician will vie for. To start, the GW-8 now boasts intelligent backing tracks for fast song-writing – each style has multiple intros, main patterns, and ending progressions across a wide span of genres. With its fresh, contemporary sound-set and expressive interactive musical styles from pop to rock, plus authentic ethnic styles and a multi-format USB Memory Player feature, the GW-8 will bring a world of music to your fingertips. The Roland GW8 61 Key Synthesizer Workstation Keyboard is an amazing keyboard perfect for the live entertainer or one-man-band!

According to several user reviews, they have praised a Roland GW-8 for the multi-format Song player that supports all types of music formats such as MP3, WAV, AIFF, and SMF. Roland’s GW8 also has a style converter and a Playlist editor, which can help you to convert your own MIDI data into GW8 supporting styles. Through the Playlist Editor provided in GW8, you can customize the order of songs as per your wish. Also, some users have complained it for a majority of features of GW8 are mostly designed keeping live performances in mind. It also has very less effects required for sound recording.

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Factory Reset:

To restoring the factory settings in the Roland GW-8, first press MENU button, and select “Utility” by using CURSOR buttons (∧∨) and then press ENTER button. Next, select “Factory Reset” then press ENTER button. When a confirmation message appears, press ENTER button again to execute the function. Finally, turn the power off and then on again, when the factory reset has been completed.

Warning! This procedure will will initialize the System, User Performance and Favorite Tone/Performance settings. So be sure to back up any information you wish to keep. Hopefully the article of “Reset a Roland GW-8 Keyboard Workstation” can help you.

Reference: Roland GW-8 manual