Hook's VS-880EX Information Pages
Your Copy of the New "Roland VS Recorder Power!" Book from Amazon.com!
This book covers the 3 main series of VS Recorders, including 5 chapters dedicated to the recording, editing, and mixing on the VS-880/890 series. Hook (that's me ) authored the first 7 chapters of the book:
This book provides many examples of using effects (during recording and mixing) and bouncing tracks, and also includes the details of a recording session complete with track sheets. From plugging in your inputs to creating your final audio CD, all steps are covered in detail.
Helpful Starting Points
VS-Planet: The internet's largest support resource and community for Roland V-Studio users and home recording enthusiasts. There is a dedicated forum on VS-Planet for the VS-880/890 series of workstations.
Roland VS-880EX OS V2
Addendum in PDF Format (241k)
(this shows the MTKs and all the individual components within the MTKs)
Compatability Guide in PDF Format (130k)
(includes a list of hard drives that are certified)
VS-1680 Full MIDI Spec in PDF Format (159k)
(shows all MIDI info for VS-1680...much can be applied to VS-880/890 Series)
Hook's Documents and Writeups
Other Good Info
FAQs from Paul Shields in PDF Format (199k)
(these FAQs apply mainly to the original 880 and 880 V-xpanded...but some things do apply "across the board")
Got other stuff to add to the list? Email me at firstname.lastname@example.org