K2500 Downloads



User Manuals

2000-01-01 | K2500 Performance Guide - 7.1 MB | Owner's Manual 2000-01-01 | K2500 Reference Guide - 3.3 MB | Supplemental Reference 2000-01-01 | KDFX User Guide - 811 KB | Manual Addenda 2000-01-01 | KDFX Version 2 Supplement - 456 KB | Manual Addenda - (for use with: K2600 OS v3 and above / K2500 version 5 and above) 2000-01-01 | K2500 SIMM Specs - 25.7 KB | Manual Addenda 2000-01-01 | KB3 Mode - 210 KB | Manual Addenda 2000-01-01 | Live Mode - 114 KB | Manual Addenda 2000-01-01 | Disk Partitioning - 119 KB | Manual Addenda 2000-01-01 | KDFX Algorithm Reference - 1.0 MB | Supplemental Reference

OS/Object File Updates (NON-KDFX UNITS)

Operating system and Object file updates for K2500/X/R units WITHOUT the KDFX option installed
(installation instructions and revision history included within the downloads)

2000-01-01 | K2500 v3.02 OS Update - 633 KB | K25V302.ZIP - For Units Without KDFX 2000-01-01 | K2500 v3.50 Base ROM Objects - 91.8 KB | OBJ350.ZIP - For Units Without KDFX
(for a stock unit with no ROM options installed)
2000-01-01 | K2500 v3.60 Base + Piano ROM Objects - 97.1 KB | OBJP360.ZIP - For Units Without KDFX
(for a unit with the only the Piano ROM block installed)
2000-01-01 | K2500 v3.70 Base + Piano + Orchestral ROM Objects - 136 KB | OBJO370.ZIP - For Units Without KDFX
(for a unit with both the Piano & Orchestral ROM blocks installed)
2000-01-01 | K2500 v3.80 Base + Piano + Contemporary ROM Objects - 152 KB | OBJO380.ZIP - For Units Without KDFX
(for a unit with both the Piano & Contemporary ROM blocks installed)
2000-01-01 | K2500 v3.90 Base + Piano + Contemporary + Orchestral ROM Objects - 191 KB | OBJO390.ZIP - For Units Without KDFX
(for a unit with all ROM options, Piano, Contemporary & Orchestral installed)

OS/Object File Updates (KDFX EQUIPPED UNITS)

Operating system and Object file updates for K2500/X/R units WITH the KDFX option installed
(installation instructions and revision history included within the downloads)

2000-01-01 | K2500 v5.01 OS Update - 762 KB | K25V501.ZIP - For Units With KDFX 2000-01-01 | K2500 v5.00 Base ROM Objects - 348 KB | K25_BASE_OBJECTS_500.ZIP - For Units With KDFX
(contains all of the objects for a unit without any ROM Blocks or Sampling Option)
2000-01-01 | K2500 v4.03 Options Objects - 125 KB | K25_OPTIONS _OBJECTS_403.ZIP - For Units With KDFX
(contains all of the option objects for the Piano, Orchestral, & Contemporary ROM Blocks, plus the Live Mode objects)

Compatibility (Converter Files)

(loading/usage instructions are included within the downloads)

2000-01-01 | K26PRGSU - 689 KB | Contains all K2600 base ROM v3 objects
(K25 Series: requires minimum OS v2.96 (non-KDFX)/ 4.32 (KDFX)
(K2000 Series: requires OS 3.87)
2000-01-01 | K25TOK2K - 2.1 MB | Contains all K2000 objects 2000-01-01 | K2SETUPS - 2.2 MB | Contains all K2000 Setup objects 2000-01-01 | K2VXPRGS - 75.4 KB | Contains K2VX 600 & 700's bank objects. (Requires both the Contemporary & Orchestral ROMs.)

Compatibility (General MIDI files)

(loading/usage instructions are included within the downloads)

2000-01-01 | K25GM2 - 1.8 MB | For a K2500 w/ NO Optional ROM Blocks (requires a minimum of 2MB of sample RAM) 2000-01-01 | K25GMA2 - 1.5 MB | For a K2500 w/ Orchestral & Piano ROM Blocks (requires a minimum of 2MB of sample RAM) 2000-01-01 | K25GMF2 - 1.2 MB | For a K2500 w/ Piano, Orchestral & Contemporary ROM Blocks (requires a minimum of 2MB of sample RAM)

FARM Files (extra presets)

(Note: These FARM files are to be LOADED into RAM through Disk mode. For instructions on how to load files though Disk mode, please see your Musician's Guide Manual.)

2000-01-01 | K25FARM - 252 KB | K2500 FARM (loads in all K2500) 2000-01-01 | OPRGSDEM - 193 KB | Orchestral FARM (requires Orchestral ROM) 2000-01-01 | CPRGSDEM - 241 KB | Contemporary FARM (requires Contemporary ROM) 2000-01-01 | PPRGSDEM - 38.3 KB | Piano FARM (requires Piano ROM daughterboard) 2000-01-01 | K25VOCODER - 9.6 KB | Vocoder (requires KDFX and Sampling Options) 2000-01-01 | KDFXAccessoryDisk - 497 KB | KDFX and LIVEMODE (works for all K2600)
(Requires KDFX option for K25xx series. Live Mode files requires the Sampling Option)

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