V-1HD System Program (Ver.2.03)

Before you start, make sure that the version of V-1HD RCS you're using is the most recent.
  • V-1HD RCS for Windows
  • V-1HD RCS for macOS

Please check the version of the system working on your V-1HD before downloading the archive file.
  1. Download and install appropriate V-1HD RCS for Windows or V-1HD RCS for macOS onto your personal computer in advance.
  2. Start V-1HD RCS.
  3. Power on your V-1HD and connect it to the personal computer with a USB cable.
  4. In V-1HD RCS, click the [ V-1HD ] button to establish a connection between the V-1HD and the computer.
  5. In V-1HD RCS, click the [ System ] button to display the system settings dialog box.
  6. Check SYSTEM VERSION displayed at the bottom left of the dialog box.
    * Don't perform the update if the product is already up-to-date.

* Pressing and holding the [ TAP (BPM) ] button displays the SETUP menu on the monitor connected at the PREVIEW connector. You can also verify the version by checking the VERSION field on the SETUP menu.
[ Ver.2.03 ] JAN 2021
  • Internal processing has been improved.
    * There is no change affecting the product specification.

[ Ver.2.02 ] FEB 2020
  • Internal processing has been improved.
    * There is no change affecting the product specification.

[ Ver.2.01 ] SEP 2019
Bug Fixes
The following bugs were fixed.
  • In "COLOR BAR OUTPUT," the color of the color bar that is output is not in line with the standard.

[ Ver.2.00 ] APR 2019
Additional Functions
Please refer to the "V-1HD Owner's Manual Version 2.0 and later" for detailed information in the [ Owner's Manuals ].
  • "PinP 1/3" was added to the Value settings for Compositing Effect.
  • Functions for extracting a small window in PinP and for adjusting the position of the picture within the small window were added.
  • A function enabling randomization of the AUTO SCAN sequence was added.
  • A function enabling AUTO SCAN TIME to be set individually for each channel was added.
  • A display function for an Audio Level Meter was added to the Preview Output screen.
  • A function for fading audio in an Output Fade was added.
  • A function was added for initializing setting values by pressing and holding the [WIPE] button at the SETUP menu.
  • A Panel-Lock function was added.
Functionality Improvements
  • The results of PinP compositing are now displayed when PREVIEW OUT is set to "PREVIEW" and PinP is enabled.
  • It is now possible to change pages by using the [MIX] and [CUT] buttons at the SETUP menu.
Bug Fixes
The following bugs were fixed.
  • A small amount of picture extraction occurs even when the amount of keying for composition effects is minimized.
  • The video sometimes flickers momentarily when "MIX" is selected for a picture transition and the transition is made using a NAM effect.
  • At the menu screen, settings made using the A/B Fader sometimes change in unintended ways.
  • Other minor bugs.

[ Ver.1.08 ] JUL 2018
Bug Fixes
The following bugs were fixed.
  • Moving the A/B fader to either end sometimes fails to produce the maximum or minimum value.
  • When 1080i video is input, the picture is sometimes shaked.
  • During 1080i input or 1080i output, in rare instances, the MULTI-VIEW screen fails to display correctly.

[ Ver.1.07 ] FEB 2018
Bug Fix
The following bug was fixed.
  • The indicator sometimes flashes even when the [ OUTPUT FADE ] knob is at the center position.

[ Ver.1.06 ] FEB 2018
Additional Function
  • "A/B FADER CALIBRATE" was added to the SETUP menu.

[ Ver.1.05 ] NOV 2016
Bug Fixes
The following bugs were fixed.
  • The A/B fader sometimes becomes inoperable immediately after using the TRANSFORM function.
  • Video output immediately after startup is on channel 1 regardless of the setting.
  • The KEY GAIN (blur) effect for luminance key does not function correctly.
  • When an assigned effect is changed while an effect is on, Audio Follow is not updated.
  • When the frame-rate value has been changed, the change cannot be canceled by button operation.
  • When a 1080i input connector is disconnected during a freeze, the still picture changes.
  • In extremely rare cases, operations are not received immediately after startup and when changing the frame rate.

[ Ver.1.04 ] JUL 2016
Bug Fixes
The following bugs were fixed.
  • When the [ FORMAT ] switch is set to " 1080i " and 1080i video is input, the uppermost line of the output video sometimes flickers.
  • The left and right phases of the test tone are reversed.
  • When the unit is started with the setting MEMORY PANEL LOAD = ON in effect, some controller values are not updated.
  • The lighted colors of A/B bus buttons and the MULTIVIEW screen's colored border (tally) sometimes fail to switch when the A/B fader is moved from end to end.

[ Ver.1.03 ]
Bug Fixes
The following bugs were fixed.
  • Changing the frame rate makes video output stop.
  • When the same channel is selected for the A and B buses and the B bus is selected for PGM, the tally border display is green ( PST ).
    * This was changed so that when the same channel is selected for the A Bus and the B Bus, the multi-view tally border is red ( PGM ).
  • When saving to MEMORY, the effect display sometimes differs from the saved content.
  • Even when the setting "MEMORY PANEL LOAD = ON" has been made, the panel's volume value is loaded at startup.
Functionality Improvement
  • A 1080i/p connection to a Sony HDR-CX7 is now possible.

[ Ver.1.02 ]
Bug Fix
The following bug was fixed.
  • While operating the V-1HD connected to a Macintosh without V-1HD RCS, sometimes the panel of the V-1HD becomes unoperable.
Functionality Improvement
  • The system was improved so that the A/B fader is effective when switching video using TRANSFORMER.

  • V-1HD
  • A computer installed with one of the following operating systems under which V-1HD RCS is operating
    • Microsoft(R) Windows(R) 10
    • Microsoft(R) Windows(R) 8.1
    • Microsoft(R) Windows(R) 8
    • Microsoft(R) Windows(R) 7
    • macOS 10.12 / macOS 10.13 / macOS 10.14 / macOS 10.15
  • USB cable
    * The update is carried out with the unit and the computer connected via USB.
    Provide a cable suitable for connection to the computer you're using.
  • V-1HD RCS for Windows or V-1HD RCS for macOS

  • Never apply this update data to any product other than the V-1HD. This update data may destroy the data or system program of other products.
  • Never power-off your V-1HD while the update is in progress!
    If a power failure or similar accident occurs during the update process, the V-1HD won’t be able to start up in normal operating mode. This will require servicing, so you will need to contact Roland service center near you if this occurs.
  • We regret that we are unable to answer questions regarding the update procedure using this system program. Please perform the update responsibly, following the directions given in this document.

Please open/extract the downloaded " " file on your computer to get the update files in the " v1hd_sys_v203 " folder.

  • You must not rename the extracted files.
  • Never turn off the V-1HD's power while the update is in progress. Otherwise the system program or the V-1HD itself may be destroyed.

Please install the extracted system program files into your V-1HD according to the following procedure.
  1. Install V-1HD RCS into a Windows PC or a Mac.
  2. Hold down the [ AUDIO ] button and turn on the power to the V-1HD.
  3. Start V-1HD RCS.
  4. Use a USB cable to connect the V-1HD to the computer running Windows or the Macintosh.
  5. Click the [ Pref ] button at the bottom left of V-1HD RCS.
  6. Click the [ Update ] button in the dialog box to display the update dialog box.
  7. Click the [ Bin File ] button to select "V-1HD_ver2030.bin" in the v1hd_sys_v203 folder.
  8. Click the [ Update ] button.
    * The update requires about 4 minutes for Windows and about 6 minutes for macOS.
  9. When "Update Completed" is displayed, the update is completed.
  10. Quit V-1HD RCS.
  11. The power to the V-1HD is automatically turned off. Use the [ POWER ] button to reset the power.


Quick Links