TB-03 System Program (Ver.1.05)

How to know the version
Before you start, check the system program version of your TB-03.
  1. Hold down 1 button switch on the power to the unit.
  2. The version information screen appears.
  3. After checking version of the product, power off the TB-03 without performing any button operation.
Update history
[ Ver.1.05 ] MAR 2018
Bug Fix
The following bug was fixed.
  • An incorrect MIDI message is output when the [ RUN/STOP ] button is operated during pattern playback.

[ Ver.1.04 ] NOV 2016
Additional Functions
  • Preset patterns were added.
    * To use the added patterns, a factory reset is required.
  • A copy function for patterns was added.
  • A random generator function for patterns was added.
Please refer to the "Functionality Added to the TB-03 (Ver.1.04)" in the [ Owner's Manuals ] page for detailed information.
What you will need to update your TB-03
  • TB-03
  • Micro USB cable (Dedicated charging cables cannot be used.)
  • A computer with a USB connector ( Windows, Mac )
Caution when performing the update
  • Never apply this update data to any product other than the TB-03. This update data may destroy the data or system program of other products.
  • Never power-off your TB-03 while the update is in progress!
    If a power failure or similar accident occurs during the update process, the TB-03 won’t be able to start up in normal operating mode. This will require servicing, so you will need to contact Roland service center near you if this occurs.
  • We regret that we are unable to answer questions regarding the update procedure using this system program. Please perform the update responsibly, following the directions given in this document.

Getting the update file
Please open/extract the downloaded "" file on your computer to get the update file in the "boutique_sys_105" folder.

Procedure for the update
  • You must not rename the extracted file.
  • Never turn off the TB-03's power while the update is in progress. Otherwise the system program or the TB-03 itself may be destroyed.

Please install the extracted system program file into your TB-03 according to the following procedure.
  1. Connect the computer to the TB-03's USB port by a USB cable.
  2. Hold down [ WRITE/NEXT ] and switch on the power.
  3. Open the "TB-03" drive folder in your personal computer.
  4. Copy BQ2_UPD.BIN in the "boutique2_sys_105" folder into the "TB-03" drive by dragging and dropping it.
    * Do not copy the "boutique2_sys_105" folder.
  5. After copying the file is completed, remove the USB drive from the personal computer.
    With Windows
    Right-click on the "TB-03" icon in My Computer and execute "Eject."
    With Mac
    Drag the "TB-03" icon to the Trash icon in the Dock.
  6. Press the [ WRITE/NEXT ] button to start updating the file.
    When the [ WRITE/NEXT ] button lights up, the update is finished.
  7. Turn the TB-03 power off.
    * At the initial startup after the update, all indicators might remain unlighted for about 10 seconds. Continue waiting until the unit starts normally.


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