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    DIGITAL WORKSTATION Owner’s Manual...

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    This product should be used only with the components supplied or; a When installing batteries, do not mix batteries with new, or with batter- cart, rack, or stand that is recommended by Yamaha. If a cart, etc., is ies of a different type. Batteries MUST be installed correctly. Mis-...

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    Yamaha Corporation of America or its subsidiaries. of other electronic devices. Compliance with FCC regulations does * This applies only to products distributed by YAMAHA CORPORATION OF AMERICA. (class B) OBSERVERA! COMPLIANCE INFORMATION STATEMENT Apparaten kopplas inte ur växelströmskällan (nätet) så...

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    AC outlet. Then have damage to the instrument or overheating. the instrument inspected by qualified Yamaha service personnel. • Check the electric plug periodically and remove any dirt or dust which may have •...

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    Yamaha cannot be held responsible for damage caused by improper use or modifications to the instrument, or data that is lost or destroyed. Always turn the power off when the instrument is not in use.

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    This product incorporates and bundles computer programs and contents in which Yamaha owns copyrights or with respect to which it has license to use others’ copyrights. Such copyrighted materials include, without limitation, all computer software, style files, MIDI files, WAVE data, musical scores and sound recordings. Any unauthorized use of such programs and contents outside of personal use is not permitted under relevant laws.

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    Congratulations and thank you for purchasing the Yamaha PSR-S550! Please read this owner’s manual carefully before using the instrument in order to take full advantage of its various features. Make sure to keep this manual in a safe and handy place even after you finish reading, and refer to it often when you need to better understand...

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    Special Features of the PSR-S550 ■ Play a Variety of Instrument Voices Page 17 The instrument voice that sounds when you play the keyboard can be changed to violin, flute, harp, or any of an extensive range of Voices. You can change the mood of a Song written for piano, for example, by using violin to play it instead.

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    Logos..................6 Style (Auto Accompaniment) Functions Accessories ................7 Pattern Variation (sections) ............ 55 Special Features of the PSR-S550 .......... 8 One Touch Setting..............58 Setting Up Variation Change and OTS (OTS LINK)......... 58 Setting the Split Point ............. 59 Power Requirements ..............

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    Connecting a Footswitch (SUSTAIN Jack) The sustain function lets you produce a natural sustain as you play by pressing a footswitch. Plug the Yamaha FC4 or FC5 footswitch into this jack and use it to switch sustain on and off.

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    (see page 103) • Never attempt to turn the power off when a “Writing..” message is shown in the display. Doing so can damage the flash memory and result in a loss of data. PSR-S550 Owner’s Manual...

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    The [+] button selects English and the [-] button selects Japanese. The language selection will be stored in the internal flash memory so that it is retained even when the power is turned off. Press the [EXIT] button to return to the MAIN dis- play. PSR-S550 Owner’s Manual...

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    Setting Up ● Music Rest Insert the music rest into the slots as shown. PSR-S550 Owner’s Manual...

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    @0 [EXIT] button ........page 42 ENDING/rit. [I]–[III] buttons ..page 55 @1 Dial ........... page 41 [SYNC STOP] button ....page 57 @2 [+/YES] and [-/NO] buttons..... page 41 [SYNC START] button ..pages 23, 56 [START/STOP] button... pages 22, 41 PSR-S550 Owner’s Manual...

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    [HARMONY] button ...... page 44 [TOUCH] button ......page 51 [SUSTAIN] button ......page 47 [DSP] button........page 47 #1 UPPER OCTAVE [+] and [-] buttons ............page 54 #2 [PITCH BEND] wheel....... page 48 #3 Drum Kit ........... page 21 PSR-S550 Owner’s Manual...

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    Press the [> > > > /■] button to stop Demo. NOTE • The [DEMO] button doesn’t Operation automatically returns to the Main display. function when the Demo Cancel function is set to enable. (See page 82.) PSR-S550 Owner’s Manual...

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    Voices will be selected and displayed in sequence. The Voice selected here becomes the Main Voice. For this example, select the “010 Flute” Voice. Play the keyboard. Try selecting and playing a variety of Voices. Press the [EXIT] button to return to the MAIN display. PSR-S550 Owner’s Manual...

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    Dual Voice selection display The currently selected category The currently selected Dual Voice Hold for longer than a second Select and press the desired Voice category button in the Voice section. For this example, select the “Percussion” category. PSR-S550 Owner’s Manual...

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    Press the [LEFT] button. The [LEFT] button turns the left Voice on or off. The currently selected Left Voice will sound when you play keys to the left of the keyboard split point. [LEFT] button is lit PSR-S550 Owner’s Manual...

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    Voices will be selected and displayed in sequence. The Voice selected here becomes the Left Voice. For this example, select the “041 FolkGuitar” Voice. Play the keyboard. Try playing the selected Left Voice. Press the [EXIT] button to return to the MAIN display. PSR-S550 Owner’s Manual...

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    Arabic Kit2 NOTE Play each key and enjoy the Drum Kit. • See the Drum Kit List on page 116. A good Drum Kit to start out with is 001, Standard Kit 1. Example: 001 Standard Kit 1 PSR-S550 Owner’s Manual...

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    Look at the highlighted Style name and rotate the dial. The available Styles will be selected and displayed in sequence. See the Style list on page 121. Press the [START/STOP] button. The Style rhythm will start playing. To stop playback, press the [START/STOP] button again. PSR-S550 Owner’s Manual...

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    Style will start playing as soon as you play a note to left of the keyboard split point. To cancel or disable Sync Start, press the button a second time to turn the Sync Start function off. PSR-S550 Owner’s Manual...

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    Split point Auto accompa- niment region Press the [START/STOP] button to stop Style playback when you’re done. You can switch Style “sections” to add variety to the accompaniment. Refer to “Pattern Variation (sections)” on page 55. PSR-S550 Owner’s Manual...

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    This method lets you play the accompaniment chords in the specified area of the keyboard, and is set as the default for the instrument. Full Keyboard: This lets you play the accompaniment chords freely from anywhere on the keyboard. PSR-S550 Owner’s Manual...

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    Split Point You can check the assigned Voice and Style at this point by pressing the [EXIT] button to return to the MAIN display. Press the [> > > > /■] button to stop playback. PSR-S550 Owner’s Manual...

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    The Song selection display will appear. The currently selected Song number and name will be highlighted. Song Selection display Currently selected Song Select a Song. Use the dial to select the Song you want to listen to. PSR-S550 Owner’s Manual...

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    Press the fast reverse Press the fast forward Press the pause button to rapidly return button to rapidly skip button to pause to an earlier point in ahead to a later point playback. the Song. in the Song. PSR-S550 Owner’s Manual...

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    • Different internal memory areas are used to store user Songs and loaded Song files transferred from a computer. User Songs cannot be directly transferred to the loaded Song area of the internal memory, and vice versa. PSR-S550 Owner’s Manual...

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    Press the [> > > > /■] button. The Song will begin playing. The triangular cursor will move across the top of the score to indicate the current location. To return to the MAIN display, press the [EXIT] button. PSR-S550 Owner’s Manual...

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    The Song will play back while the lyrics and chords are shown on the display. The lyrics will be highlighted to show the current location in the Song. Lyrics and Chord ■ Preset Songs That Can be Used For Lyrics Display Song No. Song Name Amazing Grace Annie Laurie PSR-S550 Owner’s Manual...

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    The track button in [1/9]–[8/16] that has recorded data in the tracks is indicated in green, while the button that contains no data is unlit. Also the track numbers containing recorded data are indicated with framed rectangles in the display. PSR-S550 Owner’s Manual...

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    Track 1 Main Voice part Track 2 Left Voice part Track 3 Dual Voice part Tracks 9–16 Accompaniment part Make sure to turn the Dual Voice or Left Voice on when recording the Dual Voice or Left Voice. PSR-S550 Owner’s Manual...

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    You can set the recorded user Song number and the parts for tracks individually. From the MAIN display press the [USER] button, then use the dial to select the user Song number (001–005) you want to record to. PSR-S550 Owner’s Manual...

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    REC indication will be highlighted in the display and operation will be button and press again the track set to record ready mode. button you want to cancel. Press and hold ACMP is set to record ready mode. PSR-S550 Owner’s Manual...

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    You can also mute previously recorded tracks (the muted tracks will not appear in the display) while recording new tracks (page 74). ■ Redo the Recording Simply select the track you want to re-record for recording in the normal way. The newly recorded material will overwrite the previous data. PSR-S550 Owner’s Manual...

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    1 Confirm that USB memory is not inserted on the instrument, then press the [FILE MENU] button. 2 Rotate the dial and select a Song. 3 Press the [EXECUTE] button. A confirmation message will appear in the display. 4 Press [+/YES] button to clear the Song. PSR-S550 Owner’s Manual...

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    Press the [+/YES] button to clear the track. NOTE • To execute the Track Clear func- The clear-in-progress message will appear briefly on the display while tion press the [+/YES] button. Press [-/NO] to cancel the Track the track is being cleared. Clear operation. PSR-S550 Owner’s Manual...

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    Style or User MDB you have purchased will also be est black keys and then turn the power on by pressing the [STANDBY/ cleared. Be sure to save any ON] switch. important data to a computer. PSR-S550 Owner’s Manual...

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    Basic Operation and Displays Basic Operation Overall PSR-S550 control is based on the following simple operations. Use the category buttons to select a basic function or a CATEGORY. Use the dial to select an item or value. Starting/stopping a Song or Style.

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    [+/YES] and [-/NO] buttons. Starting/stopping a Song or Style. Press the [START/STOP] button after selecting the Song cate- gory or Style category to start playback of the selected Song or Style (rhythm). PSR-S550 Owner’s Manual...

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    Press the CATEGORY button(s) as many times as necessary until the required function appears. You can then use the dial or the [+/YES] and [-/NO] buttons to adjust the value of the function as required. Function item Value PSR-S550 Owner’s Manual...

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    Registration memory Song track status Chord Display bank status (page 25) (page 74) (page 77) Main Voice (page 17) Dual Voice (page 18) Left Voice (page 19) Style (page 22) Song (page 27) Music Database (page 26) PSR-S550 Owner’s Manual...

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    Auto Accompaniment range of the keyboard when the Auto Accompaniment is on (page 23). • Harmony types 15 to 18 (Echo) Hold down two keys. You can adjust the Harmony Volume in the Function Settings (page 82). Keep holding down the keys. PSR-S550 Owner’s Manual...

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    Refer to the Effect Type List on page 126 for information about the available Reverb Types. ● Adjusting the Reverb Level Reverb Type You can individually adjust the amount of reverb that is applied to the Main, Dual, and Left Voices. (See page 81). PSR-S550 Owner’s Manual...

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    Refer to the Effect Type List on page 127 for information about the available Chorus Types. ● Adjusting the Chorus Level You can individually adjust the amount of Chorus that is applied to the Main, Dual, and Left Voices. (See page 81). PSR-S550 Owner’s Manual...

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    [ ], [ ] buttons or A-B Repeat function during Song playback. Press and hold the [DSP] button for longer than a second. Currently selected DSP type. The currently selected DSP type will be dis- played. PSR-S550 Owner’s Manual...

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    “042 Overdrive” guitar Voice (page 17), you can produce remarkably realistic string-bending effects. You can change the amount of pitch bend produced by the wheel, as described on page 81. NOTE • Pitch Bend is not applied to the Left Voice when accompaniment is turned on. PSR-S550 Owner’s Manual...

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    Press the CATEGORY [ ] and [ ] but- tons to raise or lower the tempo. tons as many times as necessary to call up “Bell.” Tempo value Rotate the dial and select ON (sound) or OFF (mute). PSR-S550 Owner’s Manual...

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    Song or Style. > Press the CATEGORY [ ] button once to call up the Time Signature Denominator display. Metronome volume Use the dial to set the metronome vol- ume. PSR-S550 Owner’s Manual...

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    Use the dial to select a Touch Sensitiv- ity setting between 1 and 3. Higher val- ues produce greater (easier) volume variation in response to keyboard dynamics—i.e., greater sensitivity. NOTE • The initial default setting is 2. PSR-S550 Owner’s Manual...

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    Press the CATEGORY [ ] and [ ] but- tons as many times as necessary to call up Master EQ Type. The currently selected EQ type will appear. Use the dial to select an EQ Setting for the best sound. PSR-S550 Owner’s Manual...

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    • This setting does not affect Drum Kit Voices. Press the [EXIT] button to return to the Main display. Pressing the TRANSPOSE [+]/[-] buttons allows single-step changes. Pressing and hold- ing either TRANSPOSE [+]/[-] button continu- ously increases or decreases the value. PSR-S550 Owner’s Manual...

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    ● In the case of UPPER OCTAVE +1 One octave up ● In the case of UPPER OCTAVE -1 One octave down NOTE • When a Drum Kit is selected, each percussion Voice assigned to the keyboard are shifted in location but not pitch. PSR-S550 Owner’s Manual...

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    This is used for the ending of the Song. When the ending is finished, the Auto Accompani- ment stops automatically. The length of the ending (in measures) differs depending on the selected Style. ●AUTO Fill-in section This is automatically added before the current section changes to a newly selected section. PSR-S550 Owner’s Manual...

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    • The Baroque Air Style in the MOVIE & SHOW category does not have a ● Synchro Start Rhythm part, so there is no rhythm sound for this Style. When Synchro Start is on you, can start the Style by playing any key in the accompani- ment range of the keyboard. PSR-S550 Owner’s Manual...

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    You can have the Ending gradually slow down Style playback will stop when you release the keys (ritardando) by pressing one of the ENDING/ rit. [I]–[III] buttons again while the Ending is playing back. PSR-S550 Owner’s Manual...

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    When change the MAIN VARIATION [A]–[D] to other MAIN VARIATION [A]–[D] during OTS LINK is on, OTS 1–4 automatically change the number according to the selected variation number. (see below) Press the [OTS LINK] button to turn on the OTS link. Automatically change PSR-S550 Owner’s Manual...

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    • Changing the Split Point here also changes the Auto Accompaniment Split Point. • The Left Voice sounds when the split-point key is played. < > Use the CATEGORY [ ] and [ ] buttons as many times as necessary to call up Split Point. PSR-S550 Owner’s Manual...

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    Style category buttons to as many times as necessary to call up enter the Style mode. (page 22) Style Volume. Press the [FUNCTION] button. Use the dial to set the Style Volume between 000 and 127. PSR-S550 Owner’s Manual...

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    flatted seventh, what alterations or tensions it uses ... all at a glance. ● Some Chord Types (These are just some of the “Standard” chord types recognized by the PSR-S550. Suspended 4 Minor 7...

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    • Playing two same root keys in the adjacent octaves produces accompa- niment based only on the root. • A perfect fifth (1 + 5) produces accompaniment based only on the root and fifth which can be used with both major and minor chords. PSR-S550 Owner’s Manual...

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    Style performance. In this mode only chords played in the normal way (page 25) can be detected. Press the [ACMP] button for longer than Use the dial to select 2 “FullKeyboard”. a second. Hold for longer than a second PSR-S550 Owner’s Manual...

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    [ ]/[ ] buttons When playing or recording, the Current tempo current measure number appears Current section For example, set the beat number by using the dial Current selected section and selected Part in the section. PSR-S550 Owner’s Manual...

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    • Quantize: 1/4, 1/6, 1/8, 1/12, 1/16, 1/24, 1/32 • Part clear Saving • Save the Style data Record another section Exit from the Style Creator * Press the [EXIT] button whenever you want to exit from the Style Creator (except during recording). PSR-S550 Owner’s Manual...

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    3. NOTE • If there is not enough capacity left on the instrument to save the data, an appropriate message will appear in the display. Erase unwanted data from the instrument to make more memory available. PSR-S550 Owner’s Manual...

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    Length. Range: 1–32 NOTE • If you set a length smaller than that of the previous one, any data existing beyond the new length will be deleted. Press the [EXECUTE] button to set the Mea- sure Length. PSR-S550 Owner’s Manual...

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    Rotate the dial and set the Chorus depth. you’re recording), by simply pressing the Range: 0–127 [PART] button so that the mute mark is indi- cated at the Part. In this condition, the [PART] button also changes from green to unlit. PSR-S550 Owner’s Manual...

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    Press the [EXECUTE] button and check that the REC mark appears at the Part in the dis- play. In this condition, the [PART] button also changes to red. Press the [START/STOP] button to begin recording. Play the keyboard and record your playing. PSR-S550 Owner’s Manual...

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    • If the recorded Part is not specified, Quantize cannot be set. Specify the Part for recording and then use the quantize function. • The undo icon on the display will disappear if you exit from the cur- rent display. PSR-S550 Owner’s Manual...

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    • A maximum of 50 Style files can be saved. 4 Press the [EXECUTE] button. Press [EXECUTE] button to save the data. 5 Press the [+/YES] button to delete the file. A confirmation message appears. PSR-S550 Owner’s Manual...

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    You can return to the original tempo by simultaneously pressing both the TEMPO [+] and [-] buttons. Press the [EXIT] button to return to the Main display. Pressing the TEMPO [+]/[-] buttons allows single-step changes. Pressing and holding either button contin- uously increases or decreases the value. PSR-S550 Owner’s Manual...

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    Song press the [A B] button before starting playback of the Song. Point A Press the [A B] button a second time at the end of the section you want to repeat (the “B” point). Point B PSR-S550 Owner’s Manual...

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    “TR 9–16”. Specify the mute tracks of 1–8 by press- TR 1–8 ing the [1/9]–[8/16] buttons. Specify the mute tracks of 9–16 by TR 9–16 pressing the [1/9]–[8/16] buttons. REGIST. TR 1 – 8 TR 9 – 16 PSR-S550 Owner’s Manual...

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    In the Style mode, tracks 9–16 are selected automatically. When track 1–8 is selected Control the parameter by using the dial or the [+/YES], [-/NO] buttons. To exit the mixer operation, press the [EXIT] When track 9– 16 is selected button. PSR-S550 Owner’s Manual...

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    Determines the Part volume. Range: 0–127 Press the [EXIT] button to exit from the Determines the Pan position. Range: 0–64–127 mixer operation. Reverb Determines the Reverb depth. Range: 0–127 Level Chorus Determines the Chorus depth. Range: 0–127 Level PSR-S550 Owner’s Manual...

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    • Do not turn off the power while saving settings to the registra- tion memory, otherwise the data may be damaged or lost. NOTE • Data cannot be saved to the registration memory during Song play- back. PSR-S550 Owner’s Manual...

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    The button to which the data is stored lights in Transpose, Pitch Bend Range, Upper Octave green and the currently set button is in red. *Style settings are not available for Registration Memory when using the Song features. PSR-S550 Owner’s Manual...

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    Registration data is stored to the memory. Use the [-/NO] button to cancel the clear opera- tion. Press the [+/YES] button again to clear the Registration Memory. The clear-in-progress message will appear briefly on the display while the Song is being cleared. PSR-S550 Owner’s Manual...

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    The name of the previous item in the list appears to the upper left, and the name of the next item in the list appears to the upper right of the currently selected item. Function group Previous item Next item Current selected item Parameter PSR-S550 Owner’s Manual...

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    Determines how much of the Left Voice’s signal is sent to the DSP effect. Dry Level Left Dry Level 000–127 Determines how much of the Left Voice’s unprocessed signal sounds (no Reverb, Chorus or DSP effect process- ing). PSR-S550 Owner’s Manual...

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    * All these settings can be conveniently reset to their initial default values by pressing the [+/YES] and [-/NO] buttons simultaneously. (The exception to this is Initial Send, which is an operation, not a setting.) PSR-S550 Owner’s Manual...

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    The instrument does not necessarily support all commercially available USB storage devices. Yamaha cannot guarantee operation of USB storage devices that you purchase. Before purchasing a USB storage device, please consult your Yamaha dealer, or an autho- rized Yamaha distributor (see list at end of the Owner’s Manual) for advice.

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    USB Format item. • If the USB flash memory device has been write-protected, an appro- priate message will appear in the display and you will not be able to execute the operation. The display prompts you for confirmation. PSR-S550 Owner’s Manual...

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    USB flash memory device you are using. and the [2] button moves it to the right. • Use the dial to select a character for the cur- rent cursor location. • The [8] button deletes the character at the cur- sor location. PSR-S550 Owner’s Manual...

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    firmation. Press [EXECUTE] or [+/YES] if it is OK to overwrite the converted Song or Style file. file, or [-/NO] to cancel. • The amount of time it will take to perform the save operation depends on the particular USB flash memory device you are using. PSR-S550 Owner’s Manual...

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    Never turn off the power or remove the USB flash memory during this operation. A message appears in the display indi- cating that the operation is complete. Press the [EXIT] button to return to the MAIN display. PSR-S550 Owner’s Manual...

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    2 Use the CATEGORY [ ] and [ ] buttons to simultaneously to select the first Song or user locate the User Delete item. file on the USB flash memory. 3 Follow the procedure described above from step PSR-S550 Owner’s Manual...

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    USB flash memory using a computer (refer to page 91). You can move the directory in the USB mem- < > ory by pressing the CATEGORY [ ]/[ ] but- ton. Press the [ > > > > /■] button. PSR-S550 Owner’s Manual...

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    Before purchasing USB storage devices, please consult your Yamaha dealer, or an authorized Yamaha distributor (see list at end of the Owner’s Manual) for advice. CAUTION • Avoid frequently turning the power on/off to the USB storage device, or connecting/disconnecting the cable too often.

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    Can be selected/ played by this instrument. played. Song Song Folder File root Song Song Folder File Cannot be selected/ Song played. Folder The directory can be moved using < > the CATEGORY [ ]/[ ] buttons. PSR-S550 Owner’s Manual...

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    (1) when turning the power of the instrument off then on again, or (2) when USB TO HOST terminal alternately connecting/disconnecting the USB cable. Computer Instrument USB cable PSR-S550 Owner’s Manual...

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    The instrument does not necessarily support all commer- NOTE cially available USB devices. Yamaha cannot guarantee • Although CD-R/RW drives can be used to read data to the instru- operation of USB devices that you purchase. Before pur- ment, they cannot be used for saving data.

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    • If External Clock is ON and no clock signal is being received from an external device, the Song, Style, and Metronome functions will not start. Press the [FUNCTION] button. Use the dial to select ON or OFF. PSR-S550 Owner’s Manual...

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    first send and record the panel setup data before the actual performance data. Press the [FUNCTION] button. Press [+/YES] to send, or press [-/NO] to cancel. < > Use the CATEGORY [ ] and [ ] buttons to select the Initial Setup item. PSR-S550 Owner’s Manual...

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    ●Backup data can be transferred from the instru- ment to a computer and back. ⇒ Refer to the procedure described on page 98. Use the Musicsoft Downloader application with Internet Explorer 5.5 or higher. w Click “Open” PSR-S550 Owner’s Manual...

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    After selecting the file in the “List of files stored temporarily,” click the down- ward [Move] button and a confirmation message will appear. Click [OK] and the Song will be transferred from the “List of files stored temporarily” to the instrument’s memory. PSR-S550 Owner’s Manual...

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    “Electronic Musical Instruments” in the Musicsoft parts. Downloader display, and then “System Drive,” a file named “PSR-S550.BUP” will appear in the 1 Press the [USER] button and select the Song lower right corner of the Musicsoft Downloader residing in internal memory for which you want display.

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    • Yamaha makes no representations or warranties with regard to the use of the software and documentation and can- not be held responsible for the results of the use of this guide and the software.

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    • For the System Requirements of the other software available in the CD-ROM, see the respective download page on the web. The download page can be dis- played by clicking the software menu on the Start window and the “download” button in the next page. PSR-S550 Owner’s Manual...

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    NOTE NOTE • See the Yamaha Download page at the following URL for up-to-date • If during the installation the system displays “...has not passed Win- news on USB-MIDI driver: dows Logo testing to verify its compatibility with Windows XP,” click http://music.yamaha.com/download/...

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    • If the “Windows Security” window appears, confirm this software is checks for the driver. Specify the “USBdrv2k_” folder of the CD-ROM authored by Yamaha Corporation then click [Install]. drive (such as D:\USBdrv2k_\) and continue the installation. When the installation is complete, the system Click [Next].

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    NOTE • The button names or menus may differ depending on the com- puter OS. • For instructions on uninstalling the USB-MIDI driver, refer to “How can I remove the driver?” in the “Troubleshooting” section (page 104). PSR-S550 Owner’s Manual...

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    • Have you selected an appropriate port in the sequence software? • Are you using the latest USB-MIDI driver? The latest driver can be downloaded from the web site (page 101). PSR-S550 Owner’s Manual...

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    (14) days unenforceable, the remainder of this Agreement shall continue in full force and from the date of receipt, as evidenced by a copy of the receipt. Yamaha’s entire effect.

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    Product as between you and the Licensor belongs to the Licensor or its licensors and is protected by copyright laws, national and international, and all other applicable laws. (License v5.0 (DMN), 30 July 2007) PSR-S550 Owner’s Manual...

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    There is no harmony sound. played in the right-hand range. Types 06–26 will function whether style playback is on or off. For types 06–12 you need to play two notes at the same time. PSR-S550 Owner’s Manual...

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    Displayed while moving a file in the Musicsoft Downloader. “Now Writing... Displayed while writing data in the memory. Never turn the power off while (Don’t turn off the power now, otherwise writing. Doing so may result in data loss. the data may be damaged.)” PSR-S550 Owner’s Manual...

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    Indicates the file name of the currently transmitting. “nnn” indicates the [nnn] “file name” receiving block. NOTE • Not all the messages are listed in the table: the messages neces- sary to be explained only. PSR-S550 Owner’s Manual...

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    DreamHeaven RockOrgan1 Choir DanceOrgan VoxHumana JazzOrgan1 PurpleOrg Insomnia Elec.Organ NeoWarmPad DrawbarOrg CyberPad JazzOrgan2 Wave2001 RockOrgan2 Atmosphere ClickOrgan XenonPad GospelOrg Equinox MellowDraw Fantasia BrightDraw DX Pad 60’sOrgan Symbiont JazzOrgan3 Stargate Tibia 16+4 Area51 Tibia Full DarkMoon ChapelOrgn1 Ionosphere PSR-S550 Owner’s Manual...

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    PierceClavi. Glocken Celesta MusicBox Glockenspiel TubularBell MusicBox Kalimba Orgel Dulcimer Vibraphone Timpani VibesKSP Drum Kit HardVibes StandardKit1 Marimba StandardKit2 MarimbaKSP HitKit SineMarimba JazzKit Balimba BrushKit LogDrums RoomKit Xylophone RockKit TubularBells ElectroKit ChurchBells AnalogKit Carillon DanceKit Dulcimer SymphonyKit PSR-S550 Owner’s Manual...

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    StereoStrngs CleanGuitar SlwAtkStrngs ChorusGuitar ArcoStrings MutedGuitar 60’sStrings FunkGuitar1 Orchestra MuteSteelGtr Orchestra2 FunkGuitar2 TremOrchstra JazzMan Velo.Strings Overdriven Strings2 GuitarPinch S.SlowStrngs Distortion LegatoStrngs FeedbackGtr WarmStrings FeedbackGtr2 Kingdom GtrHarmonics 70’sStrings GtrFeedback Strings3 GtrHarmonic2 SynStrings1 AcousticBass ResoStrings JazzRhythm SynStrings4 VXUprghtBass SynStrings5 PSR-S550 Owner’s Manual...

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    MetallicPad TenorSax2 TinePad BaritoneSax PanPad Oboe HaloPad EnglishHorn SweepPad Bassoon Shwimmer Clarinet Converge Piccolo PolarPad Flute Celestial Recorder Rain PanFlute ClaviPad BlownBottle HarmoRain Shakuhachi AfricanWind Whistle Carib Ocarina SoundTrack SquareLead Prologue SquareLead2 Ancestral LMSquare Crystal Hollow SynthDr.Comp PSR-S550 Owner’s Manual...

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    Banjo CarPassing MutedBanjo CarCrash Rabab Siren Gopichant Train JetPlane Shamisen Starship Koto Burst Taisho-kin RollrCoaster Kanoon Submarine Kalimba Laugh Bagpipe Scream Fiddle Punch Shanai Heartbeat Shanai2 FootSteps Pungi MachineGun Hichiriki LaserGun TinkleBell Explosion Bonang Firework Altair GamelanGongs PSR-S550 Owner’s Manual...

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    Timbale L Agogo H Agogo L Cabasa Maracas Samba While H Samba While L Guiro Short Guiro Long Claves Wood Block H Wood Block L Cuica Mute Cuica Open Triangle Mute Triangle Open Shaker Jingle Bells Bell Tree PSR-S550 Owner’s Manual...

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    Wood Block L Dance Percussion 4 Cuica Mute Scratch H 2 Scratch H 2 Dance Breath 1 Cuica Open Scratch L 2 Scratch L 3 Dance Breath 2 Triangle Mute Triangle Open Shaker Jingle Bells Bell Tree PSR-S550 Owner’s Manual...

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    Cuica Mute Rik Tak 2 Cuica Open Rik Finger 1 Triangle Mute Rik Tak 1 Triangle Open Triangle Mute Rik Finger 2 Shaker Triangle Open Rik Brass Tremolo Jingle Bells Rik Sak Bell Tree Bell Tree Rik Tik PSR-S550 Owner’s Manual...

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    Tablah Sak 1 Tablah Tik 3 Khartaal Bell Tree Tablah Dom 1 Tablah Tik 2 Dholak 2 Open Dholak 2 Slide Dholak 2 Rim 1 Dholak 2 Rim 2 Dholak 2 Ring Dholak 2 Slap G Dholak Body PSR-S550 Owner’s Manual...

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    Yun Luo A5 Muyu Middle Shaker Yun Luo A#5 Xiaoluo Open Jingle Bells Yun Luo B5 Muyu Mid-High Bell Tree Yun Luo C6 Muyu High Machine Gun Horse Laser Gun Bird Tweet 2 Explosion Firework Ghost Maou PSR-S550 Owner’s Manual...

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    NewHipHop Parranda Saeidy HipHopGroove Reggaeton WehdaSaghira LatinDJ’s Ballroom Laff Swing&Jazz VienneseWaltz ArabicEuro OrchBigBand EnglishWaltz OrientalPop OrchestraSwing1 Slowfox Bhajan OrchestraSwing2 Foxtrot Bhangra BigBandFast Quickstep Xi Qing Luo Gu BigBandShuffle Tango Jing Ju Jie Zou MidnightSwing Swingfox JumpJive Pasodoble PSR-S550 Owner’s Manual...

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    Dear, My Clementine Missing You Like Crazy Rocking For 24 Hours Deep In Texas’s Heart No Matter What The Boys Do Tell Shouting Twist Ease Up Mother Brown What Is One More Year? Teddy Is A Bear PSR-S550 Owner’s Manual...

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    My Home Is Pasadena Only One Note Makes A Samba Janeiro Samba Not Decided Pasodoble Cani Life Is High That Indigo Feeling Patricia Is Dancing The Cha Cha London, R U Prepared? These Winners Are Easy Rumba For Volare PSR-S550 Owner’s Manual...

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    You’re The Only One I Want Aga Doo Showtime Big Samba Bamboo A Nickel In The Nickelodeon Blankenesenolop Dance Lord Dancing Bird Dance Of Fire Going With A Good Thing Entertainment That Is Hands Up Party It’s Only A Day Away! PSR-S550 Owner’s Manual...

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    • The Tremolo effect Types (19–22) repeat all held notes (up to four). 20(Tremolo 1/12) • The Trill effect Types (23–26) create two-note trills (alternating notes) when two notes are held. 21(Tremolo 1/16) 22(Tremolo 1/32) 23(Trill 1/12) 24(Trill 1/16) 25(Trill 1/24) 26(Trill 1/32) PSR-S550 Owner’s Manual...

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    A hypothetical acoustic space which extends without limit. BASEMENT A bit of initial delay followed by reverb with a unique resonance. WHITE ROOM A unique short reverb with a bit of initial delay. NO EFFECT No effect. PSR-S550 Owner’s Manual...

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    Several panning effects that automatically shift the sound position (left, right, front, back). EP AUTOPAN T_AUTO PAN1 Tempo synchronized Auto PAN. TREMOLO1 TREMOLO2 TREMOLO3 EP TREMOLO Rich Tremolo effect with both volume and pitch modulation. GT TREMOLO1 GT TREMOLO2 T_TREMOLO NO EFFECT No effect. PSR-S550 Owner’s Manual...

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    Equalizer effect that cuts both high and low frequencies, to simulate the sound heard EQ TEL through a telephone receiver. 2BAND EQ A stereo EQ with adjustable LOW and HIGH. Ideal for drum Parts. 3BAND EQ A mono EQ with adjustable LOW, MID, and HIGH equalizing. PSR-S550 Owner’s Manual...

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    Overdrive and Tempo Delay are connected in series. COMP+DIST1 Compressor and Distotion are connected in series. COMP+DIST2 CMP+DST+TDLY Compressor, Distotion and Tempo Delay are connected in series. CMP+OD+TDLY1 CMP+OD+TDLY2 CMP+OD+TDLY3 Compressor, Overdrive and Tempo Delay are connected in series. CMP+OD+TDLY4 CMP+OD+TDLY5 CMP+OD+TDLY6 PSR-S550 Owner’s Manual...

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    Several panning effects that automatically shift the sound position (left, right, front, back). AUTO PAN3 EP AUTOPAN T_AUTO PAN1 Tempo synchronized pan. T_AUTO PAN2 TREMOLO1 TREMOLO2 TREMOLO3 Rich Tremolo effect with both volume and pitch modulation. EP TREMOLO GT TREMOLO1 GT TREMOLO2 VIBE VIBRATE Vibraphone effect. PSR-S550 Owner’s Manual...

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    Distortion applied to the pedal wah output. P.WH+DIST HV P.WH+DIST LT PEDAL WH+OD P.WH+OD HD Overdrive (distortion) applied to the pedal wah output. P.WH+OD HV P.WH+OD LT NO EFFECT No effect. THRU Bypass without applying an effect. PSR-S550 Owner’s Manual...

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    MIDI Implementation Chart PSR-S550 Owner’s Manual...

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    MIDI Implementation Chart PSR-S550 Owner’s Manual...

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    Value for “n” is ignored. • This message simultaneously changes the tuning value of all channels. • The values of “dd” are used for XG Master Tuning. • The default value of “dd” are 00H, 04H, 00H, 00H, respec- tively. PSR-S550 Owner’s Manual...

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    * Specifications and descriptions in this owner’s manual are for infor- Sensitivity, Chord Fingering mation purposes only. Yamaha Corp. reserves the right to change or • MAIN VOICE: Volume, Octave, Pan, Reverb Level, modify products or specifications at any time without prior notice.

  • Page 136

    Left Voice Dry Level......81 Dual Voice .......... 18 PAUSE ..........28 Left Voice DSP Level......81 Dual Voice Chorus level ..... 81 PC ............95 Left Voice Octave........81 Dual Voice Dry Level ......81 PHONES/OUTPUT jack....10, 15 PSR-S550 Owner’s Manual...

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    Stop Accompaniment ......60 Store (Registration) ......77 XG............6 Style..........22, 55 STYLE category buttons....14, 22 Style File ..........63 Style List ........... 121 Style Out..........94 Style Volume........60 SUSTAIN (Footswitch) ...... 10 Sustain (Panel) ........47 PSR-S550 Owner’s Manual...

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    PSR-S550 Owner’s Manual...

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    [Information on Disposal in other Countries outside the European Union] This symbol is only valid in the European Union. If you wish to discard these items, please contact your local authorities or dealer and ask for the correct method of disposal. PSR-S550 Owner’s Manual...

  • Page 140

    PSR SERIES OF DIGITAL KEYBOARDS If during the first 90 days that immediately follows the purchase date, your new Yamaha product covered by this warranty is found to have a defect in material and/or workmanship, Yamaha and/or its authorized representative will repair such defect without charge for parts or labor.

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    Niederlassung und bei Yamaha Vertragshändlern in den jeweiligen Bestimmungsländern erhältlich. Pour plus de détails sur les produits, veuillez-vous adresser à Yamaha ou au distributeur le plus proche de vous figurant dans la liste suivante. Para detalles sobre productos, contacte su tienda Yamaha más cercana o el distribuidor autorizado que se lista debajo.

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    Yamaha Home Keyboards Home Page http://music.yamaha.com/homekeyboard/ Yamaha Manual Library http://www.yamaha.co.jp/manual/ U.R.G., Digital Musical Instruments Division © 2008 Yamaha Corporation WN55250 XXXPOXXX.X-01C0 Printed in China...

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