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Loading User Data (USB Flash/Thumb Drive)

Question:
How can I load an Artis user data file (.ART) from a USB flash/thumb drive?


Answer:

"LOAD" Procedure:

  1. Plug a USB flash/thumb drive into the Artis back-panel USB "Storage " port.

  2. On the Artis, press the Global mode button, then press the "LOAD" soft button:

  3. Press "Device":

    (Note: USB-MIDI connections will temporarily be severed when engaging the LOAD function).

  4. Using the data wheel, "Parent" and "Open" soft buttons, navigate to and highlight the desired .ART file to load:

  5. Choose your load method, "FILL" or "OVWRTE":

    "FILL" - loads the file's contents into the first empty User ID slot, and then subsequent empty slots, without erasing existing user data:

    "OVWRTE" - (aka Overwrite) ERASES all USER Programs/Multis currently in memory, replacing them with the loaded file's contents (factory banks are not affected):

    IMPORTANT: Choosing OVWRTE will bring up an alert prompt, cautioning you that "Overwrite can delete existing user objects. Are you sure?". Press "Yes" to proceed or "No" to cancel. Before opting to use OVWRTE, be sure that any User Programs/Multis currently residing in the Artis, that you wish to keep, are already themselves backed up to external disk.

  6. A brief "Loading..." message will be seen while the file is loaded.
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    Press "OK" when the load is complete.


  7. Press Program or Multi to Exit the Global mode. Your computer will issue a "device removal" message - you can cancel/ignore this.
Notes:
  • If no flash/thumb drive is inserted when pressing "Device" (step 3), the the display will show the message "Connect USB Device...".
  • If a DIR (directory) is highlighted when choosing your load method (step 5), the display will show the message "Nothing loaded".


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