Roland JUNO-60

I. Memory Functions
The Juno-60 includes enough memory capacity to retain up to 56 different patch programs which you can change from one to another during live performance just by a flick of a button.

Also, you can edit any patch program in use by moving the controls. It also features battery back-up circuit to retain the programs even when switched off.

Roland Juno-60 Memory Functions Diagram

(a) Selecting
You can select a patch from memory by using a BANK button (1) and a PATCH NUMBER button (2). In this case, you may push either the BANK or PATCH NUMBER button first. Also, you can change only BANK NUMBER or PATCH NUMBER. If you wish to chose Bank (6) or (7), hold the Bank button (5) down, and press (1) or (2).

* The selected Program number is shown in the Program Number Display window (3).

* All 56 patches are user programmable, but are pre-programmed to provide you with examples and programs ready to be used. (Refer to P. 24)

Roland Juno-60 Memory Functions Diagram: Selecting

(b) Editing
You can edit any patch program in use as you play. If you move a desired control even slightly, its setting position of that patch program will be deleted and ready to be manually controlled. As soon as you start editing, the two dots in the Program Number Display will light, showing that the Juno-60 is in Edit mode.

* This Editing function may be used as a real-time performance control since it does not automatically rewrite the existing program, unless the appropriate operation for rewriting is done. (Refer to P. 6) Therefore, if selecting the same patch program later, you will hear the original tone color unchanged.
Roland Juno-60 Memory Functions: Editing Diagram

(c) Writing
You can write a new patch or an Edit (b) into memory. The settings of the knobs (covered red) and the position of the OCTAVE TRANSPOSE switch are memorized as a patch program. (Refer to the diagram below).

* The old patch program previously stored is automatically deleted when you have completed writing a new patch.

Roland Juno-60 Memory Functions: Writing

  1. Press the MANUAL button and set the controls as you like. Otherwise, select a patch program by BANK and PATCH NUMBER buttons and edit its tone color.

  2. Set the MEMORY PROTECT switch on the rear panel to OFF.

  3. Press the WRITE button (5).

  4. While holding the WRITE button down, press a BANK and a PATCH NUMBER button.

    Now you have correctly written a patch program into memory.

  5. Set the MEMORY PROTECT switch to ON.

    * When writing an Edit, press the same BANK and PATCH NUMBER buttons, and the original patch program will be replaced with the Edit. If you press different BANK and PATCH NUMBER buttons, both the initial patch and the editted patch will be retained.

    * The Juno-60 features a battery back-up system to retain the programs even when switched off. The batteries should be replaced with a new set every five years. In this case, please have your local Roland dealer replace the batteries. (The first replacement might be required before five years.)

(d) Copy function
Copying This copy function allows the user to copy any patch program and arrange the program numbers. There may be some patch programs which are more often used than others. If patches are collected in the same bank, it will be easier to decide where to write a new patch, which after all save a great deal of work and time.

* This function is particularly useful when the Patch Shift function (Refer to P. 21) is being used.

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