Korg M1, installing factory sounds

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Post 16 Mar 2024

Hi All!

Someone has a Korg M1 going cheap but apparently they did a factory reset and there's no sounds on it. Can these be installed online somehow, if so, how hard is it and how true to the original would they be soundwise?

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Post 16 Mar 2024

If you have a sequencer that can handle MIDI SysEx data then it should be pretty simple:

https://www.korg.com/us/support/downloa ... /139/3374/
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Post 17 Mar 2024

robussc wrote:
16 Mar 2024
If you have a sequencer that can handle MIDI SysEx data then it should be pretty simple:

https://www.korg.com/us/support/downloa ... /139/3374/
Not sure about that, would Reaper do it, wouldn't surprise me if it did.
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Post 17 Mar 2024

A CR232 battery is required to store presets. If the battery is bad, the presets will be reset again. On the Internet you can find a guide on how to disassemble the synthesizer and replace the old battery.

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Post 17 Mar 2024

As it's a one off it's probably easier to do it with a freebie MIDI utility like MIDIOX or Pocket MIDI.

(With the M1 you're going to love the keybed but hate the user interface - a festival of menu-diving and clicky buttons)

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Post 17 Mar 2024

DaveyG wrote:
17 Mar 2024
(With the M1 you're going to love the keybed but hate the user interface - a festival of menu-diving and clicky buttons)
Yes, the buttons click loudly. But you need to be careful! Strong pressure often breaks ancient plastic.

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