RC-10R System Program ( Ver.1.10 )

Before you start, check the system program version of your RC-10R.
  1. Hold down [MENU] button and connect the AC adaptor.
    * Use only the included AC adaptor.

    The power comes on and the version is displayed on the LCD screen.
    * If this shows the latest version (version 1.10 or later), there's no need to update your RC-10R.
  2. After verifying the displayed version, switch off the power.

[ Ver.1.10 ] JUL 2021
[ Bug Fix ]
The following bug was fixed.
  • When importing WAV files via USB connection, time stretching may be applied to the output audio.
[ Ver.1.09 ] OCT 2020
[ Bug Fix ]
The following bug was fixed.
  • When a track to record has been moved, the playback-start position of the second-recorded track is sometimes shifted.

[ Ver.1.08 ] AUG 2020
[ Bug Fixes ]
The following bugs were fixed.
  • When recording on TRK 2 while playing TRK 1 with the "LOOP TRACK MODE: PARALLEL," the TRK 1 playback sometimes experiences sound drop-out.
  • Other minor bugs.

[ Ver.1.07 ] APR 2020
[ Bug Fix ]
The following bug was fixed.
  • When the LOOPER and RHYTHM are played at the same time while in the "SYNC OFF" state, the rhythm becomes progressively delayed.

[ Ver.1.06 ] MAR 2020
[ Bug Fixes ]
The following bugs were fixed.
  • When the Rhythm Kit is changed, it sometimes changes to a Rhythm Kit other than the specified Rhythm Pattern.
  • The rhythm sometimes gets out of sync when the Track is switched.

  • RC-10R
  • AC Aadaptor
    * Use only the included AC adaptor.
  • USB cable
    * The update is carried out with the unit and the computer connected via USB.
    Provide a cable suitable for connection to the computer you're using.
  • Computer (Windows or Mac) equipped with a USB port compliant with USB 2.0.

  • Never apply this update data to any product other than the RC-10R. This update data may destroy the data or system program of other products.
  • Never power-off your RC-10R while the update is in progress!
    If a power failure or similar accident occurs during the update process, the RC-10R 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.

Download the file named "".
The downloaded file is an archive file in zip format. Right-click to select Extract All, and then follow the instructions.
When expansion ends, a folder named rc10r_sys_v110 and containing the necessary update data appears.

  • You must not rename the extracted files.
  • Never turn off the RC-10R's power while the update is in progress. Otherwise the system program or the RC-10R itself may be destroyed.
Please install the extracted system program files into your RC-10R according to the following procedure.
  1. Connect the computer to the RC-10R's USB port by a USB cable.
  2. Hold down the [ EXIT ] button and connect the AC adaptor to turn on the power.
    After a short interval, the message "RC-10R Updater CONNECTED." appears on the RC-10R's display.
    A "BOSS RC-10R" icon (drive) also appears on the computer.
  3. Open the BOSS RC-10R icon.
    "Removable Disk (*:)" may appear instead of the BOSS RC-10R icon.
  4. Copy (drag and drop) all the files included in the "rc10r_sys_v110" folder into the "BOSS RC-10R" icon.
    * Do not copy the "rc10r_sys_v110" folder.
  5. Disconnect the BOSS RC-10R from the computer.
    With Windows
    Right-click on the "BOSS RC-10R" icon in My Computer (or the "Removable Disk (*:)" icon) and execute "Eject."
    With macOS
    Drag the "BOSS RC-10R" icon to the Trash icon in the Dock.

    When ejection of the USB drive is complete, the message "RC-10R Updater UPDATE ?" appears on the RC-10R's display.
    Make sure the message "RC-10R Updater UPDATE ?" is displayed, then go on to the following step.
  6. Disconnect the USB cable.
  7. Press [ VALUE ] knob to start the update process.
  8. When the update is complete, the message "COMPLETE" appears on the RC-10R's display.
  9. Disconnect the AC adaptor to turn off the power.
    This completes the update operation. The new system program runs at the next startup.
    Follow the procedure for verifying the version to verify that the version has been updated.