Category: Roland VS880 Expanded

Articles on the Roland VS880 expanded digital audio workstation.

Roland VSS80 – Locations & Locators

Roland VSS80 – Locations & Locators Storing a Time Location With the VS-880EX, there are two ways you can mark and easily recall sections of a song that you want to record over or listen to repeatedly. One is called the Locator function, and the other one is referred to as the Marker function. Use […]

Copy Track Roland VS880 DAW

Copy Track Roland VS880 DAW Copy a track on the Roland VSS80 recorder. 1. You can use Track Copy with the tracks that are currently audible. Select the V-track that contains the copy source playback data, and prepare that data for playback. 2. Press [TRACK] several times until “TRK Track Copy ?” appears in the […]

Roland Jog Wheel Fix Encoder Hack Roland VS880 DAW

Roland Roland Jog Wheel Fix VS880 DAW Jog Wheel Encoder Hack Intermittent, jerky, glitchy jog wheel encoder on the Roland VS880 digital workstation is a common problem – it renders the machine difficult to operate – there are software workarounds but even those are problematic as I have witnessed myself trying to create one with […]

Roland VS880 CTRLR Panel Midi Control -Jog Wheel/Data Wheel

Roland VS880 Daw Midi Control Having acquired a VS880 recently I found that the jog/data wheel is not very responsive and as it is a very important factor in using this unit I decided to take a look into the Sysex control elements. A lot of work has gone into this, it’s not perfect and […]

Adventures with the Roland VS880 – CF Card and CF to IDE Reader

Working solution are the components above. Transcend 4gb card doesn’t work for but the Clouddisk Compact Flash card seems to work fine I think this maybe a speed issue. The VS880 would find the card but not initialize it – the red led indicating hard drive use would flash but the screen would stay stationary […]