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This Reference Manual explains advanced features of Genos that are not explained in the Owner's Manual.
Please read the Owner's Manual first, before reading this Reference Manual.
Manual Development Group
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© 2017 Yamaha Corporation
v1.10
Published 11/2017 PO-B0

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  • Page 1 Reference Manual This Reference Manual explains advanced features of Genos that are not explained in the Owner’s Manual. Please read the Owner’s Manual first, before reading this Reference Manual. Manual Development Group © 2017 Yamaha Corporation v1.10 Published 11/2017 PO-B0...
  • Page 2: Table Of Contents

    Re-recording the Multi Track Audio File ......................94 Registration Memory Disabling Recall of Specific Items (Registration Freeze) ................100 Calling Up Registration Memory Numbers in Order (Registration Sequence) ..........101 Searching for a Registration Memory Bank File....................103 Playlist Importing Music Finder Records to the Playlist .....................105 Genos Reference Manual...
  • Page 3 • The illustrations and LCD screens as shown in this manual are for instructional purposes only, and may appear somewhat different from those on your instrument. Note that all display examples shown in this manual are in English. • The “Data List” and “iPhone/iPad Connection Manual” documents can be downloaded from the Yamaha website: http://download.yamaha.com/ •...
  • Page 4: Function List

    For making settings of the metronome and the [TAP TEMPO] button.  Live Control Determines the functions assigned to the Live Control knobs & sliders. Determines the functions assigned to the pedals, assignable buttons, and the  Assignable shortcuts on the Home display. Genos Reference Manual...
  • Page 5 Determines the Touch Response of the keyboard and Joystick-related settings. For installing Expansion Packs for adding extra contents downloaded from the Expansion website or created on your own by using the Yamaha Expansion Manager. MIDI For making MIDI-related settings. For making global settings, managing the USB flash drives, initializing the ...
  • Page 6: Styles

    Specifically, it retains the subtle nuances and grooves that are difficult to reproduce using the preset drum/percussion kit. Yamaha Time Stretch Technology allows the audio to follow your tempo changes without changing pitch, so everything stays in perfect sync.
  • Page 7: Registering Files To The Favorite Tab

    (File) to call up the “File Edit” window. Touch [Favorite] to call up the display for selecting the files. Select the files which you want to remove from the Favorite tab. Touch [Clear] to actually remove the files from the Favorite tab. Genos Reference Manual...
  • Page 8: Changing The Chord Fingering Type

    ACMP is turned on or the Left part is turned on. For information on which notes to press for each chord, refer to the Data List (Chord Types Recognized in the Fingered Mode) down- loadable from Yamaha Manual Library, or use the Chord Tutor function as described in the next section.
  • Page 9: Using The Chord Tutor Function

    • Although this function shows how to play a chord only in case of “Fingered,” the indication is useful also when a type other than “Single Finger” is selected. • Depending on the chord, some notes will be omitted. Genos Reference Manual...
  • Page 10: Turning Each Channel Of The Style On/Off

    Touch the instrument icon below the desired channel to call up the Voice Selection display, then select the desired Voice. NOTE The Voice of the Audio part of the Audio Style cannot be changed. NOTE You can save the settings here to Registration Memory. For details, refer to the Owner’s Manual. Genos Reference Manual...
  • Page 11: Style Playback Related Settings

    This conveniently resets Style playback control to normal, letting you release the keys and still have the Style play. In other words, if you release the keys more quickly than the time set here, the Synchro Stop function works. Genos Reference Manual...
  • Page 12: Adjusting The Tempo

    Indicates the tempo value of the current MIDI Song. The Song will be started at this tempo. Indicates the tempo value of the current Style. The Style will be started at this tempo. NOTE The tempo value of an Audio Song is set via the Time Stretch function. Refer to the Owner’s Manual. Genos Reference Manual...
  • Page 13: Creating/Editing Styles (Style Creator)

    • The Audio part cannot be copied from another Style or Section in the “Assembly” display (page 19). If you want to use a specific Audio part, make sure to select the corresponding Audio Style before calling up the Style Creator display. Genos Reference Manual...
  • Page 14: Basic Procedure For Creating A Style

    Repeat steps 3–5 as desired. Touch (Save) to save the created Style. NOTICE The created Style will be lost if you change to another Style or turn off the power to the instru- ment without carrying out the Save operation. Genos Reference Manual...
  • Page 15: Realtime Recording

    Touch the instrument icon (illustration) to call up the Voice Selection display then select the desired Voice such as a Drum Kit. After selecting, close the Voice Selection display to return to the Style Creator display. With the selected Voice, practice the rhythm pattern to be recorded. NEXT PAGE Genos Reference Manual...
  • Page 16 Recording mode. The edited Style will be lost if you change to another Style or turn off the power to the instrument with- out carrying out the Save opera- tion (step 7 on page 14). Genos Reference Manual...
  • Page 17 Channel” display as desired. If you selected an Audio Style as starting data, turn the Audio part on or off by touch- ing the [Audio] channel. If necessary, delete a channel by touching [Delete] located under the desired channel. NEXT PAGE Genos Reference Manual...
  • Page 18: Step Recording

    System Exclusive data can be edited (delete, copy or move). NOTE If you select an Audio Style as starting data, the Audio part will be used as is. The Audio part cannot be deleted, edited or created from scratch. Genos Reference Manual...
  • Page 19: Assembly-Assigning The Source Pattern To Each Channel

    The Undo function only has one level; only the previous operation can be undone. NOTE If you select an Audio Style as starting data, the Audio part will be used as is. The Audio part cannot be deleted, edited or created from scratch. Genos Reference Manual...
  • Page 20 This function lets you remove specific events from the selected channel. NOTICE The edited Style will be lost if you change to another Style or turn off the power to the instrument without carrying out the Save operation (step 7 page 14). Genos Reference Manual...
  • Page 21: Sff Edit-Making Style File Format Settings

    14. The Style File Format (SFF) combines all of Yamaha’s Style playback know-how into a single unified format. Setting the SFF related parameters determines how the original notes are converted to the actual sounded notes based on the chord you specify in the Chord area of the keyboard.
  • Page 22 When NTR is set to Root Fixed, the transposition table used does not do any note conversion. When NTR is set to Root Trans, the table used only converts the notes by maintaining the pitch relationship between notes. Genos Reference Manual...
  • Page 23 Since the Rhythm channels should not be affected by Chord change, make sure to make the following settings. • NTR = Root Fixed • NTT = Bypass • NTT Bass = Off With the above settings, the “Source Root” and “Source Chord” parameters are changed to “Play Root” and “Play Chord,” respectively. Genos Reference Manual...
  • Page 24 NOTICE The edited Style will be lost if you change to another Style or turn off the power to the instrument without carrying out the Save operation (step 7 page 14). Genos Reference Manual...
  • Page 25: Editing The Rhythm Part Of A Style (Drum Setup)

    Determines how quickly the sound reaches its sustain level (a slightly lower level than max- imum). The higher the value, the quicker the decay. Decay 2 Determines how quickly the sound decays to silence after the key is released. The higher the value, the quicker the decay. NEXT PAGE Genos Reference Manual...
  • Page 26 Press the [EXIT] button to close the “Drum Setup” window. NOTICE The edited Style will be lost if you change to another Style or turn off the power to the instrument with- out carrying out the Save opera- tion (step 7 on page 14). Genos Reference Manual...
  • Page 27: Voices

    The Voice Part Setup display is called up by pressing the [VOICE] button, and provides easy-to-understand indication of the current settings of each keyboard part (or each Ensemble part for Ensemble Voices), and lets you make important settings for the Voices, including EQ and effects. Genos Reference Manual...
  • Page 28 If you want to store the settings on the Voice Part Setup display, use the Registration Memory. Press the [MEMORY] button in the REGISTRATION MEMORY section, then checkmark “Voice” and press one of the REGISTRATION MEMORY [1]–[10] buttons to register the Voice settings. Genos Reference Manual...
  • Page 29: Voice Selection Display-Related Settings

    The numbers displayed here start from “1.” Accordingly the actual MIDI program change numbers are one lower, since that number system starts from “0.” NOTE The [Voice Edit], [Mixer] and [Voice Setting] menus are the same as those in the Menu display called up via the [MENU] button. Genos Reference Manual...
  • Page 30: Voice Types (Characteristics)

    These Voices use sophisticated programming to capture the dynamic textures and subtle nuances of electric instruments. Sweet These acoustic instrument sounds also benefit from Yamaha’s sophisticated technology—and fea- ture a finely detailed and natural sound. Drums Various drum and percussion sounds are assigned to individual keys, letting you play the sounds from the keyboard.
  • Page 31 (Up) at the bottom right of the Voice Selection display (when Preset is selected), and then select page 2. This folder con- tains previous Yamaha keyboards’ Voices (such as the Tyros series) for data compatibility with other models. Converting the Voices of a MIDI Song to MegaVoices (MEGAEnhancer) MEGAEnhancer is a software program that converts XG/GM song data (Standard MIDI File) to song data specially enhanced to be played back using an instrument or tone generator containing MegaVoices.
  • Page 32: Registering Files To The Favorite Tab

    Determines the time signature of the metronome sound. Tap Tempo Volume Adjusts the volume of the sound triggered when the [TAP TEMPO] button is pressed. Sound Selects the percussion instrument for the sound triggered when the [TAP TEMPO] button is pressed. Genos Reference Manual...
  • Page 33: Keyboard/Joystick-Related Settings

    • Soft: Allows you to produce relatively large changes with very light After Touch pressure. • Medium: Produces a fairly standard After Touch response. • Hard: Relatively strong After Touch pressure is needed to produce changes. Genos Reference Manual...
  • Page 34: Making The Joystick Settings

    Pitch Bend Range Determines the pitch bend range for each keyboard part which is affected by moving the joystick in a horizontal direction. The range is from “0” to “12” with each step corresponding to one semitone. Genos Reference Manual...
  • Page 35: Keyboard Part-Related Settings (Voice Setting)

    Turns on or off the Arpeggio Hold function. When this is set to “On”, turning the [HARMONY/ ARPEGGIO] button on makes Arpeggio playback continue even after the note has been released. To stop playback, press the [HARMONY/ARPEGGIO] button again. Genos Reference Manual...
  • Page 36: Transposing The Pitch In Semitones

    You can also transpose the pitch by using the TRANSPOSE [-]/[+] buttons. NOTE The pitch of an Audio Song is adjusted via the Pitch Shift function. Refer to the Owner’s Manual. NOTE Transpose is not applied to the Drum Kits and SFX Kits Voice. Genos Reference Manual...
  • Page 37: Fine-Tuning The Pitch (Tuning)

    Master Tune—Fine Tuning the Pitch of the Entire Instrument You can fine-tune the pitch of the entire instrument in 0.2 Hz steps —useful when you play Genos along with other instruments or CD music. Please note that the Tune function does not affect the Drum Kit or SFX Kit Voices and Audio Songs.
  • Page 38: Making Detailed Settings For Harmony/Arpeggio

    You can make various settings for the Keyboard Harmony and Arpeggio functions, including volume level. The operation display can be called up via [MENU]  [Kbd Harmony/Arp]. Select the desired Harmony/Arpeggio category and type. Touch (Setting) to call up the detailed settings window. NEXT PAGE Genos Reference Manual...
  • Page 39 (above the set value). NOTE The settings for the Arpeggio Quantize function and the Arpeggio Hold function can be made on the display called up via [MENU]  [Voice Setting]  [S.Art2/ Arpeggio] (page 35). Genos Reference Manual...
  • Page 40: Editing Voices (Voice Edit)

    Voice Edit display. Although usually these settings are automatically called up carry out the Save operation. when a Voice is selected, you can also disable this feature by making appropriate set- tings in the “Voice Set Filter” display. Refer to page 35, for details. Genos Reference Manual...
  • Page 41: Editable Parameters In The Voice Edit Display

    Basically the same as in the display called up via [MENU]  [Kbd Harmony/Arp], except that Kbd Harmony/ (Setting) is Arpeggio located at a different position. Refer to the Owner’s Manual and “Making Detailed Settings for Harmony/Arpeg- gio” on page Genos Reference Manual...
  • Page 42 Cutoff (pitch) “passed” by the filter. range Resonance Determines the emphasis given to the cutoff fre- Volume quency (resonance), set in Cutoff above (see dia- Resonance gram). Higher values result in a more pronounced effect. Frequency (pitch) Genos Reference Manual...
  • Page 43 120) for details. Depth Adjusts the Insertion Effect depth. Reverb Depth Adjusts the Reverb depth. Chorus Depth Adjusts the Chorus depth. Determines the Frequency and Gain of the EQ bands. For information about EQ, refer to page 117. Genos Reference Manual...
  • Page 44: Editing Organ Flutes Voices (Voice Edit)

    Affects both the attack and release (page 43) portion of the sound, increasing or decreasing the response time of the initial swell and release, based on the Footage controls. The higher the value, the slower the swell and release. NEXT PAGE Genos Reference Manual...
  • Page 45 Or, press one of the VOICE SELECT but- tons to select the part to which the desired Voice is assigned, confirm the Voice name at the top of the Voice Edit display, make the edits as desired, then carry out the Save operation. Genos Reference Manual...
  • Page 46: Editing Ensemble Voices (Voice Edit)

    Turns Keyboard Harmony on or off. mony Same as in the display called up via [MENU]  [Kbd Harmony/Arp]. See “Using Keyboard Type Harmony” in the Owner’s Manual. Only those Harmony types which can be effectively used for Ensemble Voices are available. Genos Reference Manual...
  • Page 47 However, when you play in legato, notes will be retriggered regardless of whether Key off retrigger is off or on (Yes or No in the next list). * Indicates an integer of 1 or higher. Genos Reference Manual...
  • Page 48 Three-note version of an ensemble with priority given to higher parts. For example, Parts 1 & Incremental1 - 4 are played for one key, Parts 1 & 4 and Part 2 are played for two keys, and so on. (*1) retrigger 3 Part Incremental1 Genos Reference Manual...
  • Page 49 Determines the volume of each part, giving you fine control over the balance of all the parts. These parameters correspond to the Left and Right 1–3 parameters of the Pan/Volume tab in the Mixer display (page 121). Genos Reference Manual...
  • Page 50 The value set here is added to the setting made via the OCTAVE [-]/[+] buttons. Reverb Depth Adjusts the Reverb depth. Vibrato Sensitivity Determines the intensity of the Vibrato effect. Higher settings result in a more pronounced Vibrato. Genos Reference Manual...
  • Page 51 Attack Pitch Adjust Time Determines the time between the moment the sound is produced and the moment the pitch envelope reaches the correct value. While a note is held Attack Pitch Range Time Attack Pitch Adjust Time Pitch Range Genos Reference Manual...
  • Page 52: Multi Pads

    If you want to create a new Multi Pad in an empty new Bank, this step is unnecessary. Call up the operation display via [MENU]  [M.Pad Creator]  [MIDI Multi Pad Record- ing]. 14 3 10 11 NEXT PAGE Genos Reference Manual...
  • Page 53 Bank containing a set of four Pads. The edited Multi Pad data will be lost if you select another Multi Pad Bank or turn off the power to the instrument without carrying out the Save operation. Genos Reference Manual...
  • Page 54: Creating A Multi Pad With Audio Files (Multi Pad Creator-Audio Link Multi Pad)

    If an Audio Link Multi Pad has been selected when you call up the Audio Link Multi Pad display, the links made for the selected Pad appear. In order to create a new Pad, make sure to touch [New]. Otherwise, you are simply re- selecting the link in the selected Pad. Touch to select the desired Pad. The Audio File Selection display appears. NEXT PAGE Genos Reference Manual...
  • Page 55: Playing The Audio Link Multi Pads

    • Automatic repeat playback is not available. • Only one Pad can be played back at once. • Chord Match cannot be applied. NOTE Audio files (WAV) take a slightly longer time than MIDI files to load. Genos Reference Manual...
  • Page 56: Editing Multi Pads

    Press the [EXIT] button to call up the confirmation window, touch [Save] to call up the User drive, then touch [Save here] to carry out the Save operation. For details, refer to “Basic Operations” in the Owner’s Manual. Genos Reference Manual...
  • Page 57: Song Playback

    Touch the desired Song names to add the selected Song(s) to the Song List. If you want to add all Songs in the selected folder, touch [Select All]. Touch [Add to Song List] to add to the list. The selected Songs are shown on the Song Player display. NEXT PAGE Genos Reference Manual...
  • Page 58: Using Repeat Playback Mode

    (All Repeat): All Songs in the selected Song List play back repeatedly. (Single Repeat): Only the selected Song plays back repeatedly. • Turning (Shuffle) on shuffles the order of the Songs in the selected Song List. Turning it off resets to the original order. Genos Reference Manual...
  • Page 59: Editing Music Notation (Score) Settings

    Turns playback on or off for the Right Hand Part, to which you can assign the desired channel on the Song Setting display (page 66). Guide Turns the Guide function on or off. For details, refer to page Genos Reference Manual...
  • Page 60: View Setting

    The root note is indicated as Do. For example, in the key of G major the root note of “Sol” would be indicated as “Do.” As with “Fixed Do,” the indication differs depending on the selected language. Genos Reference Manual...
  • Page 61: Displaying Lyrics And Setting Up The Display

    2) Lyrics in the MP3 file with the LYRICSBEGIN tag. 3) Lyrics in the MP3 file with the SLT/SYLT tag. 4) Lyrics in the MP3 file with the ULT/USLT tag. 5) Text file (*.txt) with the same name of the MP3 file in the same folder. Genos Reference Manual...
  • Page 62: Displaying Text And Setting Up The Display

    NOTE If the text is garbled or unreadable, you can probably remedy this by changing the System Language setting on the display called up via [MENU]  [Utility]  [System]. Genos Reference Manual...
  • Page 63: Using The Auto Accompaniment Features With Midi Song Playback

    (page 60) allows you to see the chord information. NOTE When the Song playback is stopped, Style playback is also stopped at the same The Style Retrigger function (page 130) time. cannot be used during Song playback. Genos Reference Manual...
  • Page 64: Turning Each Channel Of A Midi Song On/Off

    You can also turn the channels on/off on the Mixer display. To change the Voice for each channel: Touch the instrument icon below the desired channel to call up the Voice Selection display, then select the desired Voice. Genos Reference Manual...
  • Page 65: Song Playback Related Settings

    Even though Genos does not have these lamps, you can use the same function by following the indications in the displayed notation with the Song Score function.
  • Page 66: Play

    ) once instantly sets the playback position to the next measure without sounding. Holding [NEXT] ( ) scrolls forward continuously. • Scrub: Pressing and holding [NEXT] ( ) plays and sounds the MIDI Song at high speed. Genos Reference Manual...
  • Page 67: Midi Song Recording/Editing

    Chord 2  Step Recording: Channel 14 After inputting the Chord change/Section change events, touch [Expand] to actually Channel 15 Phrase 1 record the note data to MIDI channels 9–16. Channel 16 Phrase 2 System Exclusive Lyrics Genos Reference Manual...
  • Page 68 Entering the Recording mode resets the MIDI Song selection in the Song Player display and a MIDI Song cannot be selected. NOTE The Style Retrigger function (page 130) cannot be used when you are overdubbing to existing data. Genos Reference Manual...
  • Page 69: Recording Each Channel Individually (Realtime Recording)

    4, then press the [EXIT] button to exit from the Recording mode. If you want to turn the other channels on or off while recording, touch the channel number of the desired channel. NEXT PAGE Genos Reference Manual...
  • Page 70 Record your performance to another Channel by repeating steps 3–6. Touch (Save) to save the recorded performance. NOTICE The recorded Song will be lost if you change to another Song or you turn the power off without car- rying out the Save operation. Genos Reference Manual...
  • Page 71: Re-Recording A Specific Section-Punch In/Out (Realtime Recording)

    Pedal Punch In/Out function is set to “On.” NOTE Pedal Punch In/Out operation may be reversed depending on the particular pedal you’ve connected to the instrument. If necessary, change the pedal polarity to reverse the control (page 125). NEXT PAGE Genos Reference Manual...
  • Page 72 Punch In At=003 Punch Out At=006 Previously recorded data Newly recorded data Deleted data *1 To avoid overwriting measures 1–2, start recording from measure 3. *2 To stop recording, touch [] (Rec) at the end of measure 5. Genos Reference Manual...
  • Page 73: Recording Panel Setups To A Song

    Touch [Execute] to record the data, and then touch [Close]. Touch (Save) to carry out the Save operation. NOTICE The edited Song data will be lost if you select another Song or turn off the power to the instrument without carrying out the Save operation. Genos Reference Manual...
  • Page 74: Editing Channel Events Of Existing Song Data

    The Undo function only has one level; only the previous operation can be undone. Touch (Save) to carry out the Save operation. NOTICE The edited Song data will be lost if you select another Song or turn the power to the instrument off without carrying out the Save operation. Genos Reference Manual...
  • Page 75: Settings

    Delete You can delete the data of the specified channel in the Song. Touch [Delete] and turn it on for the desired channel whose data you wish to delete, then touch [Execute] to actually delete the data. Genos Reference Manual...
  • Page 76 NOTE If you want to listen to the data as currently edited, play it back before touching [Execute]. Touching [Execute] transposes the pitch, and also resets the value to 0 allowing you to further transpose, if necessary. Genos Reference Manual...
  • Page 77: Step Recording/Editing Songs (Step Edit)

    Rec] then refer to page Touch (Save) to save the created Song. NOTICE The created Song data will be lost if you select another Song or turn off the power to the instrument without carrying out the Save operation. Genos Reference Manual...
  • Page 78 Select one of three types, then select (turn on) one of the note indications with which the next note is input. If you touch the selected note indication (which is turned on) again, a rest will be input with the corresponding length. Delete Deletes the selected data. Genos Reference Manual...
  • Page 79 Enter the next notes with staccato. Touch [Length] to select “40% (Staccato).” Touch the quarter-note length ( ) to turn it on. Play the keys E3 and F3 in order. The first measure has been completed. NEXT PAGE Genos Reference Manual...
  • Page 80 While holding the keys G3 and C4, touch half-note ( ). After touching half-note ( ), release the keys. The second measure has been completed. Touch [] (Stop) to return to the top of the Song, then listen to the newly entered Song by touching [>/o] (Play/Pause). Genos Reference Manual...
  • Page 81 These instructions show how to input the Chord/Section change events of the above notation via Step Recording. Before starting, note the following points: • Turn off the STYLE CONTROL [AUTO FILL IN] button on the panel. • Select a conventional 4-beat Style. Genos Reference Manual...
  • Page 82 MIDI Multi Recording display. Accordingly, make sure to execute the Expand function after you fin- ish inputting. If you have not finished inputting, save the Song to maintain the recorded events then continue inputting additional events as desired in the future. Genos Reference Manual...
  • Page 83 This event is generated when pressure is applied to a key after the key is pressed.  When the Editing Target is set to “SysEx”: ScBar (Score Start Determines the top measure number as the starting point of the Song data. Bar) Genos Reference Manual...
  • Page 84 After turning this on, use the Cursor buttons (u) on the display to select multiple events. Cut/Copy/Paste Use these when you want to copy or move the selected events. Insert Adds a new event. Delete Deletes the selected events. Cancel Cancels editing and restores the original value. Genos Reference Manual...
  • Page 85 However, with sequence software on a computer, you can create new Markers and assign appropriate names to them. By naming Markers in this way, you can easily distinguish between Loop End Markers and Jump Markers in the Event List. Genos Reference Manual...
  • Page 86: Audio Multi Recording

    Multi Track Audio file formats that can be used: Various recording Available Mode File extension methods (Bounce, location Punch In/Out, etc.) Audio Multi Recording .aud (Genos original: 44.1 kHz sample rate, 16 bit resolution, ste- Internal User (Recording and play- reo) drive back) Genos Reference Manual...
  • Page 87: Audio Multi Recording Display Structure

    Indicates the recording mode Recording/Play- For controlling recording or playback. back Control Undo/Redo For cancelling/restoring the previous operation. For details, see page Delete For deleting a track. For details, see page Normalize For normalizing a track. For details, see page Genos Reference Manual...
  • Page 88: Basic Procedure Of Audio Multi Recording

    If the Main track is not selected, touch [Rec] corresponding to the slider of “Main” to turn it on. Touch [] (Rec) to enable recording. Touch [>/o] (Play/Pause) to start recording. When your performance is finished, touch [] (Stop) to stop recording. To hear your new recording, touch [>/o] (Play/Pause). Genos Reference Manual...
  • Page 89 NOTE display. The Multi Track Audio file (.aud) can be played back only on the Genos. It can be At this point, the recorded data have not been processed with the Export operation converted to WAV file format by using (converting a Multi Track Audio file to a WAV file).
  • Page 90: Converting A File (Import/Export)

    Export—Converting a Multi Track Audio File (.aud) to a WAV File You can convert a Genos Multi Track Audio file (.aud) to an audio file (.wav)—allowing you to play the file back on devices other than Genos, and also play it back on the Genos from the USB flash drive.
  • Page 91: Editing The Recorded Data (Multi Track Audio File)

    Touch [Delete] to call up the operation popup window. Touch [Main]/[Sub] to select the track to be deleted, then touch [OK]. The selected track is deleted. To cancel the operation and leave the track intact, touch [Undo] before executing any other operation except playback. Genos Reference Manual...
  • Page 92: Adjusting The Volume Balance Of Playback

    Audio file, and affects when playback, re-recording, and export. To select the desired file, execute Steps 1–3 in “Selecting a Multi Track Audio File (.aud)” page Touch “Start/End Point” area on the display to call up the operation display. NEXT PAGE Genos Reference Manual...
  • Page 93 To adjust the playback position while using the Nudge function, touch [ ]]/[ ] on the display, use the Data dial, or press the [DEC]/[INC] buttons. To turn off the Nudge function, touch so that both items are turned off. Genos Reference Manual...
  • Page 94: Re-Recording The Multi Track Audio File

    Set the parameter “Rec Mode” to “Normal”. Set the “Overdub” checkbox off/on. • Off: Simply replace the entire data on the track. • On: Mix the new recording to the existing data on the track. NEXT PAGE Genos Reference Manual...
  • Page 95 ] (Stop) to stop playback, then touch [Undo]. amount to accommodate the new recording. This is done to minimize possible distortion. You can use the Normalize effect to maximize the volume of the overall sound. For details, see page Genos Reference Manual...
  • Page 96: Data

    (see below). Set the “Overdub” checkbox off/on. • Off: Replace a certain range of the data on the track. • On: Mix the new recording to the existing data in a certain range on the track. NEXT PAGE Genos Reference Manual...
  • Page 97 Repeat playback of the rehearsal function is automatically stopped after playing back 99 times. Touch [Close] to return to the Audio Multi Recording display. NOTE When the Rehearsal function is not used, you can also actually execute Auto Punch In/Out recording on the Punch In/Out Point display. NEXT PAGE Genos Reference Manual...
  • Page 98 Punch In/Out points. Playback automatically stops four seconds after the Punch Out point. To hear your new recording, touch [>/o] (Play/Pause). If you’ve made a mistake or you’re not completely satisfied with your performance, undo the Punch In/Out opera- tion by touching [Undo] on the display. Genos Reference Manual...
  • Page 99: Track

    If you did not delete the recorded data of the Sub track in Step 4, the data of Sub track is recorded to both Main and Sub tracks. To avoid duplicate playback of the data, mute the Sub track playback by touching [Sub] on the display to turn it off. Genos Reference Manual...
  • Page 100: Registration Memory

    Refer to the Data List (Parameter Chart) on the website for details on which parameters belong to the Freeze group. Set the Registration Freeze to “On.” NOTE The Registration Freeze function can also be turned on/off by pressing the [FREEZE] button. Genos Reference Manual...
  • Page 101: Calling Up Registration Memory Numbers In Order (Registration Sequence)

    Moves the cursor. NOTE If you want to move the cursor directly to an already entered number, touch the desired number. Replace Replaces the number of the cursor location with the currently selected Registration Memory number. NEXT PAGE Genos Reference Manual...
  • Page 102 (Save) to call up the File Selection display, then save NOTICE the sequence program as a Registration Memory Bank file. Settings in the Registration Sequence display will be lost if you select another Registration Bank without carrying out the Save operation. Genos Reference Manual...
  • Page 103: Searching For A Registration Memory Bank File

    Select the desired Registration Memory Bank file from the search result. Touching [OK] closes the result display and calls up the selected Bank from the result. Touching [Cancel] closes the result display and returns to the previously selected Bank. Genos Reference Manual...
  • Page 104: Adding Tags On Registration Memory Bank For Search

    If you have already added any tags to another Registration Memory Bank file, existing tags appear in the list, and can be selected by entering checkmarks. It may take some time for the list to be shown. Touch (Save) to register the tag information to the Registration Memory Bank file. Genos Reference Manual...
  • Page 105: Playlist

    Importing Music Finder Records to the Playlist By importing Music Finder Records used on previous Yamaha keyboards (such as the Tyros series), you can use the Records on the Playlist of Genos, just like using the Music Finder function on those other instruments.
  • Page 106 Music Finder data. Searching for Records Since Music Finder data is saved to Registration Memory, you can search for Records on the Registration Bank Selection display. The keyword and genre of the Music Finder are saved as tag information. Genos Reference Manual...
  • Page 107: Microphone

    The instrument features a three-band (Low, Mid and High) digital equalizer function for the microphone sound. For each of three bands, you can adjust the center frequency (Hz) and level (dB) via the corresponding knobs on the display. Genos Reference Manual...
  • Page 108 Determines the amount of reduction to be applied to the overall sound (excepting the micro- Reduction phone input)—allowing you to effectively adjust the balance between your voice and the overall instrument sound. NOTICE The settings here are lost if you turn off the power without carrying out the Save operation. Genos Reference Manual...
  • Page 109 If you want to save the microphone settings to a USB flash drive, save as a User Effect file. To do this, on the display called up via [MENU]  [Utility]  [Factory Reset/ Backup]  page 2/2, touch [Save] of “User Effect” to carry out the Save operation (page 148). Genos Reference Manual...
  • Page 110: Editing The Vocal Harmony Type (Vocal Harmony)

    The microphone sound is output via the notes you play on the keyboard or via the Song playback notes. Vocoder- Basically the same as the Vocoder. In this mode, only single-note melodies or Mono lines can be played back (with last-note priority). NEXT PAGE Genos Reference Manual...
  • Page 111 Raising this value increases the volume of the Vocal Harmony and decreases that of the lead vocal. When this is set to L<H63 (L: Lead Vocal, H: Vocal Harmony), only the Vocal Harmony is output; when it is set to L63>H, only the lead vocal is output. NEXT PAGE Genos Reference Manual...
  • Page 112  When the Harmony mode is set to “Vocoder” or “Vocoder-Mono” • Transpose Mode: Determines the amount by which the harmony parts are transposed. A setting of “0” results in no transposition, while the “Auto” setting results in automatic transposition. NEXT PAGE Genos Reference Manual...
  • Page 113 USB flash drive, save as a User Effect file. To do this, on the dis- play called up via [MENU]  [Utility]  [Factory Reset/Backup]  page 2/2, touch [Save] of “User Effect” to carry out the Save operation (page 148). Genos Reference Manual...
  • Page 114: Editing The Synth Vocoder Types (Vocal Harmony)

    Inst Input) is shifted. This parameter can be used to change the character of the Vocoder sound. • Offset: Adjusts the cutoff frequencies of all BPFs (for the Inst Input) finely. This parameter can be used to finely change the character of the Vocoder sound. NEXT PAGE Genos Reference Manual...
  • Page 115 USB flash drive, save as a User Effect file. To do this, on the dis- play called up via [MENU]  [Utility]  [Factory Reset/Backup]  page 2/2, touch [Save] of “User Effect” to carry out the Save operation (page 148). Genos Reference Manual...
  • Page 116: Mixer

    42) for each part. This can be used in combination with the “Cutoff” parameter to add further character to the sound. Cutoff Determines the brightness of the sound for each part by adjusting the cutoff frequency (page 42). Genos Reference Manual...
  • Page 117: Editing Eq Parameters (Eq)

    Master EQ cannot be applied to an Audio Song, the audio input via the AUX IN jacks, or the metronome sound. Gain Bandwidth (also called “Shape” or “Q”) Frequency 8 bands (default) → 80Hz 250Hz 500Hz 630Hz 800Hz 1.0kHz 4.0kHz 8.0kHz Genos Reference Manual...
  • Page 118 USB flash drive, save as a User Effect file. To do this, from the dis- play called up via [MENU]  [Utility]  [Factory Reset/Backup]  page 2/2, touch [Save] of “User Effect” to carry out the Save operation (page 148). Genos Reference Manual...
  • Page 119: Editing Effect Parameters (Effect)

    To adjust the degree to which the Effect is applied, use the knob of each part. NOTE This is not available when the “Panel1” or the “Panel2” tab is selected at the top of the Mixer display. Genos Reference Manual...
  • Page 120: Settings

    USB flash drive, save as a User Effect file. To do this, from the display called up via [MENU]  [Utility]  [Factory Reset/Backup]  page 2/2, touch [Save] of “User Effect” to carry out the Save operation (page 148). Genos Reference Manual...
  • Page 121: Editing Effect Parameters (Chorus/Reverb)

    “Master” tab is selected at the top of the Mixer display. Determines the stereo position of each part (channel). Volume Determines the level of each part or channel, giving you fine control over the balance of all the parts. Genos Reference Manual...
  • Page 122: Editing Master Compressor Settings (Compressor)

    It may be easier to hear the changes when used in combination with “Compression” and “Output.” Output Determines the output level. The indication “GR” shows the Gain Reduction (compressed level) while “Output” shows the output level accord- ing to the instrument sound in real time. NEXT PAGE Genos Reference Manual...
  • Page 123 User Effect file. To do this, from the display called up via [MENU]  [Utility]  [Factory Reset/ Backup]  page 2/2, touch [Save] of “User Effect” to carry out the Save oper- ation (page 148). Genos Reference Manual...
  • Page 124: Block Diagram

    Block Diagram Genos Reference Manual...
  • Page 125: Controller Function Settings

    Depending on the pedal you’ve connected to the instrument, it may work in the opposite way (i.e., pressing it has no effect, but releasing it does). If such a case occurs, use this setting to reverse the polarity. Genos Reference Manual...
  • Page 126: Assignable Functions

    This is a slight variation on Modulation above, in which the effects (waveform) can be alternately turned on/off by each press of the pedal/footswitch. You can turn this func- tion on or off for each keyboard part at the bottom of this display. Genos Reference Manual...
  • Page 127 Song B Play/Pause Same as the [>/o] (PLAY/PAUSE) button for Song B.   Metronome On/Off Turns the metronome on or off.   VH Harmony On/Off Switches “Harmony” in the Vocal Harmony display on and off (page 110). Genos Reference Manual...
  • Page 128 When you select the percussion instrument by pressing a key on the keyboard, the velocity with which you press the key determines the percussion volume.   Tap Tempo Same as the [TAP TEMPO] button.   No Assign No function is assigned. Genos Reference Manual...
  • Page 129: Editing The Assign Types Of The Live Control Knobs And Sliders (Live Control)

    Resonance Adjusts the resonance of the filter for the selected parts. You can turn this function on or off for each part at the bottom of this display. Genos Reference Manual...
  • Page 130 (or the slider reaches to the top position). VHBalance Sets the balance between the lead vocal and Vocal Harmony sound. For details, refer to Harmony (VH Harmony Balance) “Balance” on page 112. Genos Reference Manual...
  • Page 131 Adjusts the Vocal Harmony Effect depth applied to the Lead note. (VH Effect To Lead) Tempo Changes the tempo of the currently selected Style or Song. The available tempo range differs (Master Tempo) depending on the selected Style/Song. No function is assigned. (No Assign) Genos Reference Manual...
  • Page 132: Midi Settings

    If you have already created an original MIDI template and saved it to User memory (in steps 2 and 3 below), you can also select that template from User memory. For details on the pre-programmed MIDI templates, see page 133. NEXT PAGE Genos Reference Manual...
  • Page 133 This template lets you play/control the chord root in Style playback with a MIDI pedal unit. MIDI Pedal2 This template lets you play the bass part for Style playback by using a MIDI pedal unit. MIDI OFF No MIDI signals are sent or received. Genos Reference Manual...
  • Page 134: System-Midi System Settings

    Determines whether MIDI chord exclusive data (chord detect. root and type) are transmitted Exclusive (On) or not (Off) from this instrument. Message Receive Determines whether MIDI chord exclusive data (chord detect. root and type) are recognized (On) or not (Off) by this instrument. Genos Reference Manual...
  • Page 135: Transmit-Midi Transmit Channel Settings

    The following MIDI messages can be set on the Transmit/Receive display. • Note (Note events) ........page 83 • CC (Control Change) ........page 83 • PC (Program Change) ........page 83 • PB (Pitch Bend) ........... page 83 • AT (After Touch).......... page 83 Genos Reference Manual...
  • Page 136: Receive-Midi Receive Channel Settings

    Wireless Wireless Port handling USB1 USB2 Merge Merge MIDI A 01–16 MIDI B 01–16 MIDI A 01–16 MIDI B 01–16 NOTE The wireless LAN function may not be included depending on your area. Genos Reference Manual...
  • Page 137: On Bass Note-Setting The Bass Note For Style Playback Via Midi

    When several channels are simultaneously set to on, the chord type is detected from merged MIDI data received over the channels. Touch the desired channel number to enter the checkmark. Touch the same location again to remove the checkmark. Genos Reference Manual...
  • Page 138: External Controller-Midi Controller Setting

    You also need to select the part to which the assigned function is applied. • Other items (e.g., CC#0/C#-1) The MIDI device sends a note on/off message to Genos, and Genos determines how it responds to (or, which func- tion is executed by) that note number.
  • Page 139: Functions That Respond To Continuous Value Input

    MIDI IN Make necessary settings on the external MIDI device. Operate the external MIDI device to confirm whether you can properly control Genos from the external MIDI device as set in step 4. Keep in mind that the following two settings on the External Controller display are for saving not to the external...
  • Page 140: Functions That Respond To On/Off Input

    Selects the next or previous One Touch Setting number. One Touch Setting 1–4 Same as the ONE TOUCH SETTING [1]–[4] buttons. Regist Sequence +, - Advances or reverses the Registration Sequence. Regist 1–10 Same as the REGISTRATION MEMORY [1]–[10] buttons. Genos Reference Manual...
  • Page 141 Same as the TRANSPOSE [+], [-] buttons. Multi Pad 1–4, Stop Same as the MULTI PAD CONTROL [1]–[4] and [STOP] buttons. Song Control SP 1–4, Loop Same as the Song Position Markers [1]–[4] and [Loop] in the Song Player display. Genos Reference Manual...
  • Page 142: Network Settings

    Depending on your area, the wireless LAN function is included and the setting display can be called up via [MENU]  [Wireless LAN]. By making wireless LAN settings, you can connect Genos with an iPhone/iPad via a wireless network. For general operating instructions, refer to the “iPhone/iPad Connection Manual” on the website. This section covers only operations that are specific to Genos.
  • Page 143 Strong Weak When Genos is in infrastructure mode and the network is set, the wireless LAN is automatically re-connected only in the following cases. • When turning on the instrument • While the Wireless LAN display is shown •...
  • Page 144: Making The Time Settings

    Daylight Saving Turns daylight-saving time on or off. Time When Genos is in infrastructure mode (in wireless LAN settings), the connection status is shown at the top of the display, the same as in the Wireless LAN display. Genos Reference Manual...
  • Page 145: Utility

    • Off: Speaker sound is off. You can only hear the instrument sound via the headphones or an exter- nal device connected to the AUX OUT jacks. Digital Out Level Adjusts the output volume level from the [DIGITAL OUT] jack. Genos Reference Manual...
  • Page 146: Display/Touch Screen

    The Format operation deletes any previously existing data. Make sure that the User drive or the USB flash drive you are formatting does not con- tain important data. Proceed with caution, especially when connecting multiple USB flash drives. Genos Reference Manual...
  • Page 147: System

    Version Indicates the firmware version of this instrument. Yamaha may from time to time update firmware of the product without notice for improvement in functions and usability. To take full advantage of this instrument, we recommend that you upgrade your instrument to the latest version. The latest firmware can be downloaded from the website below: http://download.yamaha.com/...
  • Page 148: Backup/Restore-Saving And Recalling All Data And Settings As A Single File

    On page 2/2, you can back up all data saved in the User drive (except Expansion Voices/Styles) and all settings of the instrument to a USB flash drive as a single file named “Genos.bup.” Before calling up the display, you need to make all desired settings on the instrument.
  • Page 149: Expansion Pack Related Operations

    “Pack Installation file.” Only one Pack Installation file can be installed to the instrument. If you want to install multiple Expansion Packs, bundle the packs together on your computer by using the “Yamaha Expansion Manager” software. For information on how to use the software, refer to the accompanying manual.
  • Page 150: Saving The Instrument Info File To The Usb Flash Drive

    Saving the Instrument Info File to the USB Flash Drive If you use the “Yamaha Expansion Manager” software to manage the Pack data, you may need to retrieve the Instrument Info file from the instrument as described below. For information on how to use the software, refer to the accompanying manual.
  • Page 151: Connections

    When the instrument is in the USB Storage Mode, Wave files and Song files can be transferred between the User drive of Genos and the computer. When the instrument is NOT in the USB Storage Mode, the USB connection can be used for MIDI control.
  • Page 152: Selecting The Output Destination Of Each Sound (Line Out)

    System Effect (Chorus, Reverb, and when the Variation Effect is set to “System”) will not be applied. AUX Out ([L, R]) This is automatically checked, when “Main” is checked. The selected part/drum instruments will be output from the AUX OUT jacks. Genos Reference Manual...
  • Page 153: Index

    Ensemble Voice Key Assign Type List ... 48 Master EQ ..........117 Ensemble Voice Key Assignment Master Tune..........37 Quantize ........20, 35, 75 Structure ..........47 MEGAEnhancer ........31 Quick Start..........66 EQ ............129 MegaVoice ..........31 EQ (Equalizer) ........117 Genos Reference Manual...
  • Page 154 System Exclusive Message....134 Tag (Registration Memory)....104 Tap Tempo ..........32 Tempo ..........12, 131 Text............62 Time............144 Touch Response ........33 Touch Screen ........146 Touch Sensitivity ........41 Transmit Channel ......... 135 Transpose......... 36, 76 Genos Reference Manual...