Connecting a USB Flash Drive
• Before using a USB flash drive, be sure to read "Precautions
when using the [USB TO DEVICE] terminal" on page 62.
• Messages may appear on the display during File Control pro-
cedures to aid in smooth operation. Refer to the Message List
on page 69 for details.
Connect a USB flash drive to the [USB
TO DEVICE] terminal, and wait until
"USB" appears on the left corner of the
The "USB" indication confirms that the connected
USB flash drive has been mounted or recognized.
Hold down the [FUNCTION] button for
longer than a second to call up the File
Hold for longer
than a second.
If "UnFormat" followed by "Format?"
This indicates that the connected USB flash
drive requires formatting. Execute the Format
operation by following the instructions starting
with step 2 on page 64.
The File Control display cannot be called up in the follow-
• During playback of Style, Pattern, or Song
• When "USB" does not appear even if you have con-
nected a USB flash drive to the [USB TO DEVICE] ter-
• No sound will be produced if the keyboard is played
while the File Control display is showing, and only but-
tons related to File Control operations will be active.
Use the CATEGORY [+] and [-] buttons to
call up the desired File Control function,
then execute it.
For details, refer to the table on the right.
USB Flash Drive Operations
File Control Display List
File Control function
Load STY Loading a Style File
Loading User Data from a
USB Flash Drive
Saving a User Song as SMF
to a USB Flash Drive
Saving User Data to a USB
Deleting a SMF File in a USB
Deleting a User File in a USB
Formatting a USB Flash Drive
Exiting from a File Control
• You can also exit from a File Control display only by
pressing the [FUNCTION] button.
Recognizable file location in the USB flash
drive for Song playback (page 28)
USB flash drive (Root)
• If you manage the Song files in the USB flash drive by
using a computer, etc., make sure to store the data
either in the USB flash drive's root directory or a first-
level/second-level folder in the root directory. Data
stored in third-level-folders created inside a second-
level folder cannot be selected and played by this
Song title display language
File names containing Japanese katakana characters
will be properly displayed if the instrument's display lan-
guage is set to "Japanese." All display information other
than file names will be displayed in English even if "Jap-
anese" is selected. For details, refer to page 61 Func-
tion 069 (PSR-E453)/Function 070 (PSR-EW400).
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