Handy Performance Features
Changing the Touch Response of
The keyboard of this instrument is equipped with a
Touch Response feature that lets you dynamically
and expressively control the level of the Voices
according to your playing strength.
Press the [FUNCTION] button.
Use the CATEGORY [+] and [-] buttons to
call up "TouchRes" (Function 010).
After a few seconds, the current Touch Response
Use the dial to select a Touch Response
setting between 1 and 4.
Allows maximum loudness to be pro-
duced with relatively light key pres-
Produces a fairly "standard" keyboard
Requires that the keys be played quite
hard to produce maximum loudness.
All notes are produced at the same
volume no matter how hard the key-
board is played.
PSR-E453/PSR-EW400 Owner's Manual
Selecting an EQ Setting for the
Six different master equalizer (EQ) settings give you
the best possible sound when listening through differ-
ent reproduction systems—the instrument's internal
speakers, headphones, or an external speaker sys-
Hold down the [MELODY SUPPRESSOR]
button for longer than a second to call
up "Master EQ" (Function 038).
After a few seconds, the current Master EQ type
Hold for longer
than a second.
Rotate the dial to select the desired Mas-
ter EQ type.
Master EQ types
Optimum for listening via the instru-
ment's built-in speakers.
Optimum for headphones, or for listen-
ing via external speakers.
Features more powerful sound.
Depending on the selected Voice and
Style, etc., the sound may be more
subject to distortion than other EQ
Optimum for piano solo performance.
Lowers the mid range for a brighter
Lowers the high range for a softer
Current Master EQ