Cannot load files into MPC60 MKI with SD Card

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mat.hey
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Cannot load files into MPC60 MKI with SD Card

Post by mat.hey » Sun Feb 09, 2020 12:56 pm

Hello,
I try to import image files into my MPC60 MKI, with my new HxC floppy emulator.
My MPC60 had the VIMANA OS
The MPC60 sees files when I'm in the load menu. But when I press "load entire files", I have an error message : "This files was created by a unit with a later system software version. You must upgrade the system in this unit before reading this file".
I tried 2 processes :

1/
Download floppy image here : https://www.mpc-forums.com/viewtopic.php?f=4&t=163167
Launch HXCFLOPPYEMULATOR V2,2,2,1 on my mac (using wine)
Load Raw Image :
-Track type : IBM MFM and just change "Sector per track" to 10 (instead of "9")
-Load Raw File : choose my .img file
Export
Copy the .hfe in my SD card
Now, I see "Studio.set", "System.all" and "all_seqs.all" when I press "DISK" and "7.LOAD" on the MPC60
But after loading, I have the same error message : "This files was created by a unit with a later system software version. You must upgrade the system in this unit before reading this file"

2/
I have the 4 AKAI FLOPPY DISK (origin)
Put the one floppy disk into my USB Floppy disk drive on my mac
I can see 3 files : PARAMS.PAR, SYNTH.SET and SYSTEM.ALL
Copy 3 files into my mac
Launch HXCFLOPPYEMULATOR V2,2,2,1
Disk Browser
3"5 720 KB DSDD FAT 12 + "Create Disk"
Add files + Close
Export the .hfe
Copy the .hfe in my SD card
Now, I see PARAMS.PAR, SYNTH.SET and SYSTEM.ALL when I press "DISK" and "7.LOAD" on the MPC60
After loading, I have the same error message : "This files was created by a unit with a later system software version. You must upgrade the system in this unit before reading this file"

Could you help me please ? I don't know what's wrong.

Thank you very much :D

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Re: Cannot load files into MPC60 MKI with SD Card

Post by Jeff » Mon Feb 10, 2020 9:06 am

Have you tried to format the image with the MPC and then use the HxC software to copy the files to the formatted image ?

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Re: Cannot load files into MPC60 MKI with SD Card

Post by mat.hey » Mon Feb 10, 2020 8:16 pm

Hello, thank you for your help !
I did :
-Format the image with the MPC60 : "mpcformat.hfe"
-Put the SD Card in my mac
-Open HxCFloppyEmulator : Disk Browser : "Load image" and select the "mpcformat.hfe"
Now I can read : | Disk size : 793.00 KB | File size : 0 B | Left space: 793.00 KB |
-Drag and Drop .set and .all :
-"Save/Export" : and select my SD Card
-Put the SD Card in my MPC60
Same message : "This files was created by a unit with a later system software version. You must upgrade the system in this unit before reading this file"

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Re: Cannot load files into MPC60 MKI with SD Card

Post by Jeff » Tue Feb 11, 2020 12:09 am

Should had a look to your link before :

Look at my 2013 messages on the same thread :
https://www.mpc-forums.com/viewtopic.ph ... 5#p1544661

These files are corrupted. There were badly dumped by the original poster...

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Re: Cannot load files into MPC60 MKI with SD Card

Post by mat.hey » Sat Feb 15, 2020 9:32 am

Hmmm that's the reason, thanks.
I have only an external floppy disk reader (USB), do you know how I can import my originals floppy disks into the mpc ?

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Re: Cannot load files into MPC60 MKI with SD Card

Post by Jeff » Sat Feb 15, 2020 9:37 am

mat.hey wrote:
Sat Feb 15, 2020 9:32 am
Hmmm that's the reason, thanks.
I have only an external floppy disk reader (USB), do you know how I can import my originals floppy disks into the mpc ?
No you can't do this with an usb floppy reader : It only supports 1.44MB and 720KB formats. The MPC60 use a 800KB format. This was the issue on the mpc-forums images. You can use a PC with an internal floppy drive.

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Re: Cannot load files into MPC60 MKI with SD Card

Post by mat.hey » Sat Feb 15, 2020 9:53 am

Ok thank you for explications. I will find a old PC.
I just find great hfe files (works) here : http://zine.r-massive.com/akai-mpc60-fa ... s-library/
:D :D :D

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