New Version 1.10 Update for the Roland DJ Series Announced

Feature-Packed Firmware Update for the DJ-808, DJ-505, and DJ-202 DJ Controllers

With the new DJ series Version 1.10 firmware update, Roland’s acclaimed DJ-808, DJ-505, and DJ-202 DJ Controllers are now more powerful than ever. The update adds a host of features, including many based on requests from DJ series owners. The added features are specific to each model, and include enhancements like new TR-S drum sounds, more kits, new effects, enhanced performance controls, and more.

Get the DJ Series Version 1.10 Update

A separate Version 1.10 update is available on the Downloads tab for each DJ series instrument:

DJ Series Version 1.10 Update: What’s New

Roland DJ-808 DJ Controller.

Roland DJ-808 DJ Controller.

DJ-808 Version 1.10: Newly Added Features

New TR-S drum sounds:

  • 909 Low Tom/808 Low Tom/707 Low Tom
  • 909 Rim Shot/808 Rim Shot/707 Rim Shot/606 Rim Shot
  • 909 Ride Cymbal/707 Ride Cymbal
  • 606 Crash Cymbal
  • 808 Cowbell

New TR-S Master effects:

  • Drive
  • Compressor
  • Transient

New Channel FX:

  • Delay
  • Phaser
  • Noise 2
  • Bit Crush

Expanded reverb types for the mic input:

  • Reverb
  • Delay
  • Delay + Reverb

New editing functions:

  • TR-S nudge
  • Tap tempo

Other DJ-808 additions:

  • Backspin Length setting
  • Six-channel Aux mode—send all line inputs and AIRA Link device to the master output
Roland DJ-505 DJ Controller.

Roland DJ-505 DJ Controller.

DJ-505 Version 1.10: Newly Added Features

New TR-S drum sounds

  • 707 Bass Drum/606 Bass Drum
  • 707 Snare Drum/606 Snare Drum
  • 707 Closed Hi-Hat/606 Closed Hi-Hat
  • 707 Open Hi-Hat/606 Open Hi-Hat
  • 707 Low Tom/606 Low Tom
  • 707 Hand Clap
  • 707 Rim Shot
  • 707 Ride Cymbal
  • 606 Cymbal

Kits:

  • Number of kits expanded from 8 to 12
  • Kit Select function
  • Kit Copy function

New TR-S Master effects:

  • Drive
  • Compressor
  • Transient

New performance feature:

  • Step Loop function for the TR-S sequencer—loop any of the sequencer’s 16 steps on demand

Other DJ-505 additions:

  • Backspin Length setting
  • Jog Wheel Release Response setting
  • BPM range expanded from 40-300 to 5-500
  • Color parameter for Low Tom instruments
  • Performance Pad Sensitivity setting
Roland DJ-202 DJ Controller.

Roland DJ-202 DJ Controller.

DJ-202 Version 1.10: Newly Added Features

New TR-S drum sounds:

  • 707 Bass Drum/606 Bass Drum
  • 707 Snare Drum/606 Snare Drum
  • 707 Closed Hi-Hat/606 Closed Hi-Hat
  • 707 Open Hi-Hat/606 Open Hi-Hat
  • 707 Low Tom/606 Low Tom
  • 707 Hand Clap
  • 707 Rim Shot
  • 707 Ride Cymbal
  • 606 Cymbal

Kits:

  • Number of kits expanded from 8 to 12

Other DJ-202 additions:

  • Backspin Length setting
  • Jog Wheel Release Response setting
  • BPM range expanded from 40-300 to 5-500

More About the Roland DJ Series

Learn more about the Roland DJ series at the DJ-808, DJ-505, and DJ-202 product pages.