Compatible Format and Functions
GM System Level 1
"GM System Level 1" is an addition to the MIDI standard which ensures that any GM-compati-
ble music data can be accurately played by any GM-compatible tone generator, regardless of
manufacturer. The GM mark is affixed to all software and hardware products that support GM
As its name implies, "XGlite" is a simplified version of Yamaha's high-quality XG tone genera-
tion format. Naturally, you can play back any XG song data using an XGlite tone generator.
However, keep in mind that some songs may play back differently compared to the original
data, due to the reduced set of control parameters and effects.
USB is an abbreviation for Universal Serial Bus. It is a serial interface for connecting a com-
puter with peripheral Devices. It allows "hot swapping" (connecting peripheral devices while the
power to the computer is on).
STYLE FILE FORMAT (SFF)
The Style File Format is Yamaha's original style file format which uses a unique conversion
system to provide high-quality automatic accompaniment based on a wide range of chord
• Owner's Manual (this book)
• Data List
• AC adaptor
• Power cord (PSR-EW400)
• Music rest
• Online Member Product Registration
*1:May not be included depending on your area. Check with your Yamaha dealer.
*2:The PRODUCT ID on the sheet will be needed when you fill out the User Registration form.
Attaching the Music Rest
PSR-E453/PSR-EW400 Owner's Manual
Insert the music rest
into the slots as