VR-4HD System Program (Ver.2.000)

Before you start, make sure that the version of VR-4HD RCS you're using is the most recent.
  • VR-4HD RCS for Windows
  • VR-4HD RCS for macOS

    Before you start, check the system program version of your VR-4HD.
  • Press the [ SYSTEM SETUP ] button.
    The "SYSTEM SETUP" screen will appear.
  • Turn the [ VALUE ] knob to select "SYSTEM," then press the [ VALUE ] knob.
    The SYSTEM parameters are displayed.
  • Turn the [ VALUE ] knob to display "VERSION."
    The current version is displayed in the "VERSION" field.

  • * If this shows the latest version, there's no need to update your VR-4HD.
    * You can also check the version by touching the monitor.
    * You can also use VR-4HD RCS to check the version.

    [ Ver.2.000 ] AUG 2019
    [ Additional Functions ]
    • Functions that let you change the configuration of the PinP inset screen (SHAPE and ASPECT) have been added.
    • Functions for extracting the PinP inset screen and for adjusting the position of the video in the PinP inset screen have been added.
    • A function for enabling the SPLIT CENTER separation point to be freely adjusted has been added.
    • A VIDEO FOLLOWS AUDIO function has been added.
      This enables the video channel to be switched automatically according to the volume level of microphone input.
    • A BEAT SYNC SWITCHING function has been added.
      This enables the video channel to be switched automatically in time with the beat of input music.
    • A function enabling the AUTO SCAN display order to be randomized has been added.
    • A function enabling AUTO SCAN TIME to be set individually for each channel has been added.
    • A function enabling a lock setting to be made for each individual control has been added to the PANEL LOCK feature.
    • "INPUT CAPTURE" has been added as a function assignable to a USER button.
    [ Functionality Improvement ]
    • Audio channel information is now explicitly described in the HDMI output signal.
    [ Bug Fixes ]
    The following bugs were fixed.
    • When using chroma key, the background video is slightly visible even when KEY LEVEL is set to "0."
    • Other minor bugs.

    [ Ver.1.530 ] SEP 2018
    [ Bug Fixes ]
    The following bugs were fixed.
    • Black lines sometimes appearing in the top and bottom of VIDEO OUT (HDMI OUT or RGB/COMPONENT) video when input is 1080p or 1080i and output also is 1080i.
      * Set [VIDEO OUT] - [SCALING TYPE] to "DOT BY DOT."
    • Current-memory and system settings failing to be saved when restoring settings from VR-4HD RCS.

    [ Ver.1.510 ] AUG 2017
    [ Bug Fixes ]
    The following bugs were fixed.
    • When connected to some recorders, main output sometimes fails to stabilize.
    • During input and output that are both interlaced, the multi-view output field sometimes displays reverse video.
    [ Functionality Improvement ]
    • During input and output that are both interlaced, a popup message is now displayed to prompt setting the system format to "1080i" (interlaced).
      * When using interlaced signals for both input and output, output image quality is degraded when the system format is set to "1080p" or "720p" (progressive).

    [ Ver.1.500 ] MAR 2017
    [ Additional Functions ]
    • A function for using VR-4HD RCS to send still images from a computer was added.
    • A function for capturing incoming video on channel 4 and importing it as a still image was added.
    • A function for taking a still image acquired by sending or capturing and assigning it to the OUTPUT FADE button for output was added.
    • A size value of "1/3" was added to PinP SIZE.
    [ Bug Fixes ]
    The following bugs were fixed.
    • When 1080i video is input, the picture is sometimes blurred.
    • Other minor bugs.

    [ Ver.1.100 ] DEC 2016
    [ Additional Functions ]
    • Support for remote-control functionality using VR-4HD RCS was added.
    • Support for remote-control functionality using USB MIDI was added.
      [ Bug Fixes ]
      The following bugs were fixed.
      • When the value of OUTPUT FADE BLACK LEVEL or OUTPUT FADE WHITE LEVEL is changed, the fade level changes.
      • The OUTPUT FADE button fails to go dark when a FACTORY RESET is executed while OUTPUT FADE is on.
      • When a FACTORY RESET is executed, sometimes two Tally boxes are displayed.
      • When the system format or the frame rate is changed, in rare cases, video capture becomes impossible.
      • Some RS-232 commands (QPI, QDK, QPG and QUB) do not function correctly.
      • The KEY display fails to be updated when a DSK command is received via RS-232.
      • Other minor bugs.

      • VR-4HD
      • A computer on which VR-4HD RCS is running
      • USB cable
      • VR-4HD RCS for Windows or VR-4HD RCS for macOS

      • Never apply this update data to any product other than the VR-4HD. This update data may destroy the data or system program of other products.
      • Never power-off your VR-4HD while the update is in progress!
        If a power failure or similar accident occurs during the update process, the VR-4HD 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 " vr4hd_sys_v2000 " folder.

      Please refer to the " VR-4HD RCS Owner's Manual " for detailed information in the [ Owner's Manuals ].
      • You must not rename the extracted files.
      • Never turn off the VR-4HD's power while the update is in progress. Otherwise the system program or the VR-4HD itself may be destroyed.

      Please install the extracted system program files into your VR-4HD according to the following procedure.
      1. Install VR-4HD RCS into a Windows PC or a Mac.
      2. Use a USB cable to connect the VR-4HD to the computer running Windows or the Mac.
      3. Hold down the [ SYSTEM SETUP ] button and the [ OUTPUT ] button and turn on the power to the VR-4HD.
      4. Start VR-4HD RCS.
      5. Click the [ UPDATE ] button at the top left of VR-4HD RCS.
      6. Click the [ Open Bin File ] button to select "vr4hd_ver2000.bin" in the vr4hd_sys_v2000 folder.
      7. Click the [ Start Update ] button.
        * The update requires about 4 minutes for Windows and about 6 minutes for macOS.
      8. When "Update Completed" is displayed, the update is completed.
      9. Quit VR-4HD RCS.
      10. Use the [ POWER ] button to reset the power.


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