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Your VS-2000 is showing symptoms of fragmentation--resulting in the unit
freezing or failing to completely load. The only possible solution is
formatting the hard drive. Formatting erases all data on the drive.
Note: If you have any files that you need to keep, you may contact our
Roland Customer Support department (323-890-3740) to arrange a "Data
Recovery" service. Our service technicians can attempt to recover any
data that is in your hard drive. Customer Support is available M-F
8:30am-5:00pm Pacific time.
CAUTION!!! Formatting the hard
drive erases ALL recordings and data on the drive. This includes any
installed plug-ins as well. Be sure to back up all of your project data
(recordings) and plug-ins to CD/DVD(s) before formatting the drive.
Unlocking the System: 1. With the VS-2000 powered off, press and hold the TRACK/STATUS button for track 4 and the FX 2 button.
2. With both buttons pressed, turn on the VS-2000's power. Continue
holding the two buttons until the display has loaded completely. This
can take several minutes.
3. Once the system has loaded completely, release the buttons.
Formatting the Hard Drive:
Note: The format steps below pertain to using the VS-2400's on-board
LCD screen. If you're using an external VGA (video monitor), press and
hold HOME and press F6 to switch to the on-board LCD.
1. Press SHIFT AND F1/PROJECT.
2. Use the CURSOR buttons to Select "IDE:0".
3. Press PAGE until "FmtDrv" is displayed above F2.
4. Press F2.
5. CURSOR to "Physical Format".
6. Turn the TIME/VALUE dial until "ON" is selected.
7. CURSOR to "Surface Scan".
8. Turn the TIME/VALUE dial until "On" is selected.
the unit will only draw the amps it needs, at that low of amps it should not even turn on.
However the voltage is the question YOU CAN NOT USE A POWER SUPPLY THAT HAS MOVE VOLTAGE.
THINGS TO CONSIDER;
is the unit AC or DC
are you applying the right voltage (9VDC 1000MA) (9VAC 1000MA)
if it's AC you can not use DC and vice versa
I have 3 2480s and I use them professionally so I think I can help you. Looks as if you need to install the OS for the system. It seems as if it lost. You should have the OS on CD and if not contact RolandUS and get one. You would put in the OS into your CD burner and power up the unit. I would recommend Roland HD support be on the other end if you are brand new. They will walk you through. I was one of the first to buy the 2480 when it came out and the manual is just insane to learn.