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 Post subject: New user / Lost entire project SP404-SX?
PostPosted: Sat Aug 24, 2019 7:36 pm 
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I just bought my SP404-SX about a week ago. I had one of my beats on the SD card that came with the SX and had the beat saved under the patterns. After trying to add some more sounds using the "Wave Converter" program on my computer the program couldn't detect the SD card but my computer can. After putting the SD back into the SX it could no longer find any files in any of the Banks but the Patterns would play with no sound. I put the SD card back in my computer and copied all the folders/files then reformatted the SD card in the SX, dropped the files back on the SD on my computer and put the SD back in the SX and have the same issue (patterns play but banks show as empty). So it seems I've lost the entire project.

1. Is there a way to fix this so I don't loose my entire beat?

2. Is there a way to avoid this happening besides the obvious of backing up the folders before it gets corrupted?

3. Would the Backup Save option have avoided this? I don't understand how it works yet so I didn't use it before this issue happened.

If this topic has already been discussed in detail can someone please direct me to that thread?


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 Post subject: Re: New user / Lost entire project SP404-SX?
PostPosted: Mon Aug 26, 2019 9:03 pm 
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I've never used the wav converter app, but if you still have the pattern playing without samples, and you also have a backed up version of the card... it sounds like you could find the samples that were being triggered previously and reload them onto the proper pads using the app? I might be missing something.

There's a good chance this has been covered here: viewforum.php?f=3

Post specific 404 questions over there and you will get a much better response.

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 Post subject: Re: New user / Lost entire project SP404-SX?
PostPosted: Wed Aug 28, 2019 4:25 am 
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Thanks for the info I appreciate it. That idea might work too but I just ended up recreating the beat so problem solved I guess.


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