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D I G I T A L P I A N O
P - 1 2 5
Owner's Manual
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Before using the instrument, be sure to read "PRECAUTIONS" on pages 5 – 6.

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  • Page 1 D I G I T A L P I A N O P - 1 2 5 Owner’s Manual Before using the instrument, be sure to read “PRECAUTIONS” on pages 5 – 6.
  • Page 3 OBSERVERA! Apparaten kopplas inte ur växelströmskällan (nätet) så länge som den ar ansluten till vägguttaget, även om själva apparaten har stängts av. ADVARSEL: Netspændingen til dette apparat er IKKE afbrudt, sålænge netledningen sidder i en stikkontakt, som er tændt — også selvom der er slukket på...
  • Page 4 You should note this serial number in the space provided below and retain this manual as a perma- nent record of your purchase to aid identification in the event of theft. Model No. Serial No. (bottom_en_01) P-125 Owner’s Manual...
  • Page 5: Precautions

    For AC adaptor WARNING CAUTION • This AC adaptor is designed for use with only Yamaha electronic instruments. Do • When setting up, make sure that the AC outlet is easily accessible. If some not use for any other purpose.
  • Page 6: About Copyrights

    Yamaha cannot be held responsible for damage caused by improper use or modifications to the instrument, or data that is lost or destroyed. Always turn the power off when the instrument is not in use.
  • Page 7: Table Of Contents

     Practice effectively by using the built-in recorder and metronome (pages 16 and 21).  Enjoy easy operation by connecting your smart device. To use this, you'll need to install the “Smart Pianist” application (free for download; see page 23). P-125 Owner’s Manual...
  • Page 8: About The Manuals

    Thank you for purchasing this Yamaha Digital Piano! This instrument provides exceptionally high-quality sound and expressive control for your playing enjoyment. We recommend that you read this manual carefully so that you can fully take advantage of the advanced and convenient functions of the instrument.
  • Page 9: Introduction

    [] (Record) button ......page 21 !5 [PHONES] jacks ........page 11 For recording your keyboard performance. For connecting a set of standard stereo head-  /] (Play/Stop) ........page 21 phones. For playing back or stopping the recorded perfor- mance. P-125 Owner’s Manual...
  • Page 10: Setting Up

    Doing so eliminates the risk of damage to the other equip- ment. If you do not want the instrument to turn off auto- matically when connected to other equipment, disable the Auto Power Off function. P-125 Owner’s Manual...
  • Page 11: Adjusting The Master Volume

    Stereophonic Optimizer On/Off While holding down [PIANO], press the F3 key to turn the function off or F#3 to turn on. D2: Down by 1 E2: Up by 1 D#2: 0 (reset to the default setting) IAC Depth P-125 Owner’s Manual...
  • Page 12: Using A Pedal (Sustain)

    The [PEDAL UNIT] jack is for connecting an selected, this pedal switches Vibrato on and off. optional LP-1B/LP-1WH pedal unit. When connect- ing the pedal unit, make sure to also assemble the unit on an optional keyboard stand (L-125B/L-125WH). P-125 Owner’s Manual...
  • Page 13: Reference

    * Refer to the printing above the keyboard (SOUND BOOST Synth Pad OFF/ON). Acoustic Bass Electric Bass [+BASS] Bass & Cymbal Fretless Bass Refer to the “Voice List (Detailed)” on page 26 for more information on the characteristics of each preset Voice. P-125 Owner’s Manual...
  • Page 14: Layering Two Voices (Dual)

    Down by 1 Down by 1 octave octave Default setting Default setting Voice Voice (different for (different for each Voice each Voice combination) combination) Up by 1 octave Up by 1 octave Setting range: -2 – +2 P-125 Owner’s Manual...
  • Page 15: Splitting The Keyboard (Split)

    Pedal function in Duo • Damper Pedal: Applies Sustain to the right section. • Sostenuto Pedal: Applies Sustain to both sections. To exit from Split, simply press any • Soft Pedal: Applies Sustain to the left section. Voice button. P-125 Owner’s Manual...
  • Page 16: Using The Metronome

    * Refer to the “VOLUME” indications (-1/default/+1) printed key to decrease the value by 10, C#2 to reset to the above these keys. default value, or D2 to increase by 10. * Refer to the “TEMPO” indications (-10/default/+10) printed above these keys. P-125 Owner’s Manual...
  • Page 17: Setting Various Items For Performances

    • Touch Sensitivity cannot be used for organ You have to hit the keys hard to produce a loud sound. Voices and harpsichord Voices. Fixed: The volume level does not change at all regardless of whether you play the keyboard soft or hard. P-125 Owner’s Manual...
  • Page 18: Playing Back Songs

    No.7, J.S. Bach 8’ BWV 1058 Gigue, Französische Suiten Nr.5, Harpsi.8’+4’ J.S. Bach BWV 816 The demonstration pieces listed above are short rearranged excerpts of the origi- nal compositions. All other songs are original (© Yamaha Corporation). P-125 Owner’s Manual...
  • Page 19: Using Quick Play

    • The Rhythm part recorded to a User Song cannot be muted. Practice the part which is turned off. NOTE • Songs 16 – 20 of “50 Classics” are duet songs. The right-hand Part is for the first player, and the left-hand Part is for the second player. P-125 Owner’s Manual...
  • Page 20: Adding Accompaniment To Your Performance (Rhythm)

    NOTE While holding down [RHYTHM], press the same key • For details on how to play Chords, refer to commercially available chord books. as in Metronome Tempo (page 16). P-125 Owner’s Manual...
  • Page 21: Recording Your Performance

    Voice, Beat or Rhythm. While holding down [], press [R] or [L] for the part you want to record, to engage Record Ready Mode. To exit from Record Ready mode, press []. Lights up Flashes Recording P-125 Owner’s Manual...
  • Page 22: Deleting The User Song

    • In this status, do not press [ /] or any key. Other- wise, recording starts and the data will be deleted.  While holding down [], press [ /] to change the initial settings and to exit from Record Ready mode. P-125 Owner’s Manual...
  • Page 23: Connecting Other Equipment

    Speaker on/off setting supported apps and the compatible smart devices, refer You can set whether the sound of this instrument is to the following Yamaha web site. always output from its built-in speaker or not. While https://www.yamaha.com/kbdapps/ holding down [METRONOME] and [RHYTHM]...
  • Page 24: Playback/Recording Of Audio Data (Usb Audio Interface)

    When using this function on a computer running Win- NOTICE dows, you will need to install the Yamaha Steinberg • Use an AB type USB cable of less than 3 meters. USB 3.0 USB Driver to your computer. For details, refer to the cables cannot be used.
  • Page 25: Appendix

    * The contents of this manual apply to the latest specifications as of the pub- song: One song approx. 100 KB, Loading song data from a com- lishing date. To obtain the latest manual, access the Yamaha website then puter: Up to 2 Songs) download the manual file.
  • Page 26: Voice List (Detailed)

    [+BASS] Bass & Cymbal Adds a cymbal Voice to the bass sound. Ideal for walking bass lines in jazz tunes. Fretless Bass The sound of a fretless bass. Suitable for styles such as jazz and fusion. P-125 Owner’s Manual...
  • Page 27: Index

    Variation Voice ............13 Metronome ..............16 Voice List ..............13 MIDI Basics ..............8 Voice List (Detailed) ..........26 MIDI Reference ............8 Voices ................13 Music Rest ..............8 Volume ..............16, 20 Octave ................14 Operation Confirmation Sounds .......11 P-125 Owner’s Manual...
  • Page 28: List

    List 50 Preset Songs (50 Classical Music Masterpieces) Rhythms Category Name Song Name Composer Arrangements 8Beat Canon D dur J. Pachelbel 16Beat C#2 Air On the G String J. S. Bach Shuffle1 Jesus, Joy of Man’s Desiring J. S. Bach Shuffle2 Pops&Rock D#2 Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Star...
  • Page 29: Quick Operation Guide

    Recital Hall Concert Hall Chamber Club 1 step down Default depth 1 step up 1 step down Default value 1 step up 1 step down (Voice 2) Default value (Voice 2) 1 step up (Voice 2) 1 step down (Voice 1) Default value (Voice 1) 1 step up (Voice 1) Soft...
  • Page 30 1 step down 1 step down Default value Default value 1 step up 1 step up 10 steps down 10 steps down Default tempo Default tempo 10 steps up 10 steps up No beat 8Beat 16Beat Shuffle1 Shuffle2 Shuffle3 Gospel 8BeatBallad 6-8SlowRock FastJazz...
  • Page 31 Disable Enable 440.0Hz 442.0Hz 1 step down Default value 1 step up 0 (Original pitch) 1 step down Ch 1 (Default value) 1 step up 1 step down Ch 1 (Default value) 1 step up Ch 1+2 ON/OFF ON/OFF ON/OFF AUTO...
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  • Page 35 For details of products, please contact your nearest Yamaha representative or the authorized distributor listed below. FRANCE OTHER COUNTRIES NORTH AMERICA Yamaha Music Europe Yamaha Music Gulf FZE CANADA 7 rue Ambroise Croizat, Zone d'activités de Pariest, JAFZA-16, Office 512, P.O.Box 17328, Yamaha Canada Music Ltd.
  • Page 36 Yamaha Global Site https://www.yamaha.com/ Yamaha Downloads http://download.yamaha.com/ Manual Development Group © 2017 Yamaha Corporation Published 11/2017 POTY*.*-**A0 Printed in China ZY96940...

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