The download, installation and authorisation of Equator2 and the audio content is handled by ROLI Connect to make things as smooth as possible. Please ensure you have installed the Equator2 Library & Equator1 Legacy Library* before launching Equator2.



Please see below for step-by-step instructions to ensure Equator2 is set up correctly, ready for you to unleash your creativity.

TABLE OF CONTENTS

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Registering Equator2 to your ROLI account

If you did not select the auto-register option, your Equator2 serial will be sent in a separate email. Once the serial has arrived, please follow the steps below:

  1. Download the latest version of ROLI Connect
  2. Log in with your ROLI account details
  3. Click the "Register your serial" button in the top-right corner of ROLI Connect
  4. Enter your Equator2 serial

If you purchased Equator2 from a third party, please follow the above steps.

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Installing the Equator2 application from ROLI Connect

  1. Ensure you’re running the latest version of ROLI Connect, v1.0.13. You can download this version here

  2. Once you've installed and are running v1.0.13, log in to ROLI Connect with your ROLI account details. If you're already logged in, please sign out of and back in to ROLI Connect to ensure Equator2 can authorise successfully

  3. Select the Apps tab and you will see Equator2 listed amongst your other software products



  4. Click the green “Install” button next to Equator2 to begin downloading and installing the Equator2 application


  5. Once the installation has completed, click the Equator2 name itself to reveal the content libraries, and proceed to the next section. Please do not launch Equator2 until you've installed the factory library content from the steps below, or Equator2 will fail to locate the content ("Missing instrument" errors will appear):



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Installing the Equator2 Library content from ROLI Connect

  1. Don't be tempted to open Equator2 yet! You'll need to install the library content for Equator2. After clicking the Equator2 name in the Apps tab, you will see two content libraries:



  2. First, begin the download & installation of the larger of the two libraries, the Equator2 Library, by clicking the green Install” button next to the Equator2 Library option:


  3. The Equator2 Library installer is 5.2GB in size, so please ensure you have at least twice this amount (10.4GB) of free disk space to accommodate for both the installer and the installation before proceeding

  4. The content will take some time to download. Please ensure your computer does not go to sleep during this time, to ensure the download is able to complete successfully


  5. Once the download has completed, the installation will occur automatically and a grey "Uninstall" button will appear if the installation has been successful, and you can proceed to the next section



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Installing the Equator1 Legacy Library content from ROLI Connect

The Equator1 Legacy Library* contains a curated selection of the sample instruments that were part of the original Equator release, as well as some extra sample instruments from our vaults. It is important that these samples are installed before launching Equator2 to ensure that all presets recall successfully.


  1. As per the steps above, to install the Equator1 Legacy Library, click the green Install” button next to the Equator1 Legacy Library option:



  2. The Equator1 Legacy Library installer is 1.3GB in size, so please ensure you have at least twice this amount (2.6GB) of free disk space to accommodate for both the installer and the installation before proceeding

  3. The content will take some time to download. Please ensure your computer does not go to sleep during this time, to ensure the download is able to complete successfully


  4. Once the download has completed, the installation will occur automatically and a grey "Uninstall" button will appear if the installation has been successful



*If you already own the original Equator1 software, it’s very likely that you have these samples installed already. In the event that Equator2 is unable to find any particular Equator1 instruments, you will need to install the Equator1 Legacy Library to ensure all instruments are accounted for.


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Authorising Equator2


If you're already logged in to ROLI Connect, please sign out of and back in to ROLI Connect to ensure Equator2 can authorise successfully


When you launch Equator2 as a standalone application or plugin for the first time, authorisation will happen automatically unless ROLI Connect is not running, in which you'll be prompted to launch ROLI Connect.


Once authorisation has completed, Equator2 can run without requiring ROLI Connect to be running for up to 4 weeks before needing to "phone home" again. Should this occur, you'll be prompted to launch ROLI Connect again.


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Removing the installers

Once the Equator2 application, Equator2 Library and Equator1 Legacy Library have been installed, you can remove the original installers to free up disk space by deleting the following folders:

Mac:

  1. Open Finder, hold the Alt key and head to Go -> Library in the menubar
  2. Navigate to Application Support/ROLI/ROLI Connect
  3. Delete the “downloads” folder

Win:

  1. Open File Explorer
  2. Navigate to C:\Users\USERNAME\AppData\Roaming\ROLI\ROLI Connect
  3. Delete the “downloads” folder