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Yamaha PSR-E243 YPT-240 Owner's Manual

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  • Page 4 Contains instructions about computer-related functions. iPhone/iPad Connection Manual Explains how to connect the instrument to smart devices, such iPhone, iPad, etc. To obtain these manuals, access the Yamaha Downloads, enter PSR-E243, for example to the Model Name box, then click [SEARCH]. Yamaha Downloads
  • Page 5: Table Of Contents

    Thank you for purchasing this Y amaha Digital Keyboard! We recommend that you read this manual carefully so that you can fully take advantage of the advanced and convenient functions of the instrument. We also recommend that you keep this manual in a safe and handy place for future reference. C ontents Using the Song Lesson Feature Setting Up...
  • Page 6 PRECA U T I ON S PL EA SE REA D CA REFU L LY B EFORE PROCEEDI N G WA RN I N G Power supply/AC power adaptor Battery Do not place the power cord near heat sources such as heaters or radiators. Also, Follow the precautions below .
  • Page 7: Saving Data

    W hen setting up the product, make sure that the AC outlet you are using is easily Handling caution accessible. If some trouble or malfunction occurs, immediately turn off the power switch and disconnect the plug from the outlet. E ven when the power switch is Do not insert a finger or hand in any gaps on the instrument.
  • Page 8: Panel Controls And Terminals

    P anel C ontrols and T erm inals Front Panel Song List Voice List Display Gr andPno ! 1 ! 2 ! 3 ! 4 ! 5 @ 0 @ 1 ] (Standby/On) switch i [1 LISTEN & LEARN] button w [MASTER VOLUME] control o [2 TIMING] button e [DEMO] button...
  • Page 9 Rear Panel Style List ! 5[START/STOP] button @ 4SUSTAIN jack ! 6[SONG] button @ 5USB TO HOST terminal* ! 7[VOICE] button @ 6PHONES/OUTPUT jack ! 8[STYLE] button @ 7DC IN jack ! 9Number buttons [0] [9], [+], [-] @ 0[PORTABLE GRAND] button @ 1[ULTRA-WIDE STEREO] button @ 2[SOUND EFFECT] button @ 3Drum illustrations for the Drum Kit...
  • Page 10: Setting Up

    Although the instrument will run either from an (display is blank, except for notation staff). optional AC adaptor or batteries, Yamaha recom- 2 Open the battery compartment cover located on the mends use of an AC adaptor whenever possible. An instrument's bottom panel.
  • Page 11: Turning Power On/Off

    Setting the battery type N OT I CE After installing new batteries and turning the power When the instrument 's sound is output to an external device, first turn on the power to the instrument, then to on, make sure to set the Battery Type appropriately the external device.
  • Page 12 To prevent unnecessary power consumption, this instrument features an Auto Power Off function that Several different master equalizer (EQ) settings give automatically turns the power off if the instrument is you the best possible sound when listening through not operated for a specified period of time. The different reproduction systems the instrument' s amount of time that will elapse before the power is internal speakers, headphones, or an external speaker...
  • Page 13: Display Items And Basic Operations

    D isplay Item s and B asic O perations Notation Song/Voice/Style On/Off status NOTE Any notes occurring below or above the staff are indicated by 8va. For a few specific chords, not all notes may be shown, due to space limita- tions in the display.
  • Page 14 In addition to piano, organ, and other standard keyboard instruments, this instru- ment has a large range of voices that includes guitar, bass, strings, sax, trumpet, drums and percussion, and even sound effects giving you a wide variety of musical sounds.
  • Page 15 U sing the Metronom e Press the [ULTRA-WIDE STEREO] but- ton again to turn it off. The instrument features a built-in metronome (a device that keeps an accurate tempo), convenient for To select the Ultra-Wide Stereo type: practicing. Press and hold the [ULTRA-WIDE STEREO] button to call up Wide (Function 014;...
  • Page 16: Adjusting The Style Volume

    This instrument includes the Auto Accompaniment feature that plays appropriate Styles (rhythm + bass + chord accompaniment). You can select from a huge variety of Styles covering a wide range of musical genres. Press the [STYLE] button, then use the number buttons [0] [9], [+], [-] to select the desired Style.
  • Page 17 After the Intro finishes, play the key- Style V ariations S ections board according to the progression of the Song you are playing. Each Style consists of Sections that allow you to vary the arrangement of the accompaniment to match Play chords with your left hand while playing the song you are playing.
  • Page 18 C hord T ypes for S tyle Playback For users who are unfamiliar with chords, this chart conveniently shows how to play common chords in the Auto Accompaniment range of the keyboard. Since there are many useful chords and many different ways to use them musically, refer to commercially available chord books for further details.
  • Page 19 Looking U p C hords U sing the C hord D ictionary The Dictionary function is useful when you know the name of a certain chord and want to quickly learn how to play it. 2-2. Press the key labeled M7 in the section between CHORD TYPE and ROOT.
  • Page 20: Random Song Playback

    You can simply enjoy listening to the internal Songs, or use them with just about any of the functions, such as Lesson. Listening to a D em o S ong B G M P layback Press the [DEMO] button to play Songs in With the default setting, pressing the [DEMO] button will play back only three internal Demo Songs repeat- sequence.
  • Page 21 S ong F ast F orward, F ast A -B R epeat R everse, and Pause You can play back only a specific section of a Song repeatedly by setting the A point (start point) and B Like the transport controls on an audio player, this point (end point) in one-measure increments.
  • Page 22 T urning E ach P art O n/O ff As indicated above the panel buttons (shown below), a Song consists of two Parts, which can be turned on or off individually by pressing the corresponding button, L or R. FurElise By turning the left- and right-hand parts on or off dur- ing playback, you can listen to the Part (that is turned on), or practice the other part (that is turned off) on the...
  • Page 23 You can use the selected Song for a left-hand, right-hand, or both-hands lesson. Try practicing with these three Song Lesson types while referring to the music scores in the Song Book (page 4). Press the [1 LISTEN & LEARN], [2 TIM- Three T ypes of S ong Lesson ING], or [3 WAITING] button to start play- back of the Song Lesson.
  • Page 24: The Functions

    The Functions settings provide access to a range of detailed instrument parameters such as Tuning, Split Point, Voices and Effects. Press the [FUNCTION] button several Set the value by using the number but- times until the desired item appears. tons [0] [9], [+], [-]. Each time the [FUNCTION] button is pressed, the Function number increases one by one.
  • Page 25 Function Function name Display Range/Settings Default Value Descriptions Number Effects R e v e r b R e v L e v e l C h o r u s S u s t a i n M a s t e r E Q W i d e MIDI L o c a l...
  • Page 26 By connecting your smart device, such as an iPhone Digital Interface) and can be connected to a computer or iPad, to a compatible Yamaha digital instruments via a USB cable. For details, refer to Computer- and using applications, you can take advantage of var- related Operations (page 4) on the website.
  • Page 27: Troubleshooting

    T roubleshooting Problem Possible Cause and Solution...
  • Page 28: Voice List

    V oice List Maximum Polyphony The instrument has 32-note maximum polyphony. This NOTE The Voice List includes MIDI program change numbers for each means that it can play a maximum of up to 32 notes at once, voice. Use these program change numbers when playing the regardless of what functions are used.
  • Page 29 Bank Select MIDI Bank Select MIDI Voice Program Voice Program Voice Name Voice Name Change# Change# (0 127) (0 127) (0 127) (0 127) (1 128) (1 128) DRUM KITS XGlite PERCUSSION WORLD DUAL* SOUND EFFECTS * When you select a Voice of the DUAL category, two voices sound at the same time.
  • Page 30 Bank Select MIDI Bank Select MIDI Voice Program Voice Program Voice Name Voice Name Change# Change# (0 127) (0 127) (0 127) (0 127) (1 128) (1 128)
  • Page 31 Bank Select MIDI Voice Program Voice Name Change# (0 127) (0 127) (1 128)
  • Page 32: Drum Kit List

    D rum K it List indicates that the drum sound is the same as Standard Kit 1 . Each percussion voice uses one note. The MIDI Note # and Note are actually one octave lower than keyboard Note # and Note. For example, in 140: Standard Kit 1 , the Seq Click H (Note# 36/Note C1) corresponds to (Note# 24/Note C0).
  • Page 33 Voice No. MSB (0 127) / LSB (0 127) / PC (1 128) 127/0/1 127/0/28 127/0/33 127/0/41 127/0/49 Keyboard MIDI Standard Kit 1 Dance Kit Jazz Kit Brush Kit Symphony Kit Note# Note Note# Note...
  • Page 34 * Actual keyboard notes of the SFX Kit 1 and 2 are one octave lower than the ones described in the list below. Voice No. MSB (0 127) / LSB (0 127) / PC (1 128) 126/0/1 126/0/2 126/0/113 Keyboard MIDI SFX Kit 1 * SFX Kit 2 *...
  • Page 35 Some songs have been edited for length or for ease in learning, and may not be exactly the same as the original. A song book (free downloadable scores) is available that includes scores for all internal songs (excepting Songs 1 3). To obtain the Song Book, complete the user registration at the following website.
  • Page 36 S tyle List Style No. Style Name Style No. Style Name Style No. Style Name 8Beat R&B Pianist Country 16Beat Latin Ballad Ballroom Dance Trad&World Disco Waltz...
  • Page 37: Effect Type List

    E ffect T ype List Rever b Types Reverb Type Description Chor us Types Chorus Type Description...
  • Page 38 S pecifications Size/Weight Keyboard Display Voices Effects Accompaniment Styles Songs Function Connectivity Amplifiers/Speakers Power Supply Accessories...
  • Page 39: Song List

    Index A-B Repeat Initial Send ........21 ........25 ..........17 AC adaptor Initialization Tempo ........10 .........26 ........15, 17 ACMP ON/OFF ......16 INTRO ..........17 Time Signature ...... 15, 25 Auto Accompaniment iPad Timing ....16 ..........26 .......... 23 Auto Accompaniment range iPhone Transpose...
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