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How can I restore my PC3LE to its factory defaults? (Hard Reset)

How can I restore my PC3LE to its factory defaults?


Caution: Hard resetting will erase all user memory! Need be, back up any custom programming before proceeding.

There are two methods for performing a hard reset on a PC3LE Series keyboard:

  • Master Menu Method: (with the PC3LE powered up in normal operating modes)

    1. press MASTER, you will see:
    2. press [Reset]
    3. press [Yes]
    4. press [Yes] again
  • A message will quickly flash on screen confirming the reset is in process. After which the unit will reboot from the startup screen, similar to how things behave when you first power the PC3LE up, and be completely reset.


  • Boot Loader Method: (useful if you are unable to perform the Master menu method)
    1. turn the unit off
    2. press and hold EXIT while you turn the power on (you can release the Exit button once you see the boot loader menu). You will see:
    3. press [System Reset]
    4. press [OK ]
    5. press [OK ] again
    6. you will be brought back to the main boot loader menu - press [Run PC3LE]

The unit will then reboot, at which point it will be completely reset back to factory defaults.

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