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  • Page 1 DIGITAL KEYBOARD Owner’s Manual PSR-I400 Owner’s Manual...
  • Page 2 PSR-I400 Owner’s Manual...
  • Page 3 You should note this serial number in the space provided below and retain this manual as a permanent record of your purchase to aid identification in the event of theft. Model No. Serial No. (bottom_en_01) PSR-I400 Owner’s Manual...
  • Page 4: Table Of Contents

    Clearing a Specified Track from a User Song ....30 Memorizing Your Favorite Panel Settings Memorizing Panel Settings to the Registration Memory ..31 Recalling Panel Settings from the Registration Memory..31 Backup Parameters and Initialization Backup Parameters............32 Initialization ..............32 PSR-I400 Owner’s Manual...
  • Page 5: Special Features

    Select a Style that matches the music you want to play, or experiment with new Styles to expand your musical horizons. Play Along with the Raga Scale Page 24 Practice Songs for studying the traditional scale of India. Let’s enjoy the Raga Scale via the Playing Songs feature. PSR-I400 Owner’s Manual...
  • Page 6 For the AC adaptor WARNING CAUTION • This AC adaptor is designed for use with only Yamaha electronic • When setting up, make sure that the AC outlet is easily accessible. If instruments. Do not use for any other purpose.
  • Page 7 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 8: Compatible Format And Functions

    • Copying of the commercially available musical data including but not limited to MIDI data and/or audio data is strictly prohibited except for your personal use. • This product incorporates and bundles contents in which Yamaha owns copyrights or with respect to which Yamaha has license to use others’ copyrights. Due to copyright laws and other relevant laws, you are NOT allowed to distribute media in which these contents are saved or recorded and remain virtually the same or very similar to those in the product.
  • Page 9: About The Manuals

    • Appendix This section includes troubleshooting information and specifications.  Online Materials (from Yamaha Downloads) The following materials can be obtained from Yamaha Downloads. Enter the model name to search for the desired files on each page. Yamaha Downloads https://download.yamaha.com/...
  • Page 10: Panel Controls And Terminals

    [METRONOME] button......Page 18 ..........Page 25 o TEMPO section • When the [STYLE] lamp is turned on: [TAP] button ........Page 42 ......Pages 22, 40, and 41 [-] and [+] buttons ......Page 42 !0 [HARMONIUM/PIANO] button .....Page 16 PSR-I400 Owner’s Manual...
  • Page 11 @1 [FUNCTION] button ......Page 48 * For connecting to a computer. For details, refer to “Computer- related Operations” (page 9). When connecting, use an AB type USB cable of less than 3 meters. USB 3.0 cables cannot be used. PSR-I400 Owner’s Manual...
  • Page 12: Setting Up

    MH batteries are recommended for this instrument, Although the instrument will run either from an since other types may result in poorer battery perfor- optional AC adaptor or batteries, Yamaha recom- mance. mends use of an AC adaptor whenever possible. An...
  • Page 13: Connecting Headphones Or External Audio Equipment

    • Make sure that the footswitch plug is properly connected to the [SUSTAIN] jack before turning on the power. • Do not press the footswitch while turning the power on. Doing this changes the recognized polarity of the footswitch, result- ing in reversed footswitch operation. PSR-I400 Owner’s Manual...
  • Page 14: Basic Operations

    NOTICE • Depending on the instrument status, the power may not turn off automatically, even after the elapse of the specified period of time. Always turn off the power manually when the instrument is not in use. PSR-I400 Owner’s Manual...
  • Page 15: Display Items

    Indicates the chord which is being played on the key- Page 22 board (Page 22) or specified via Song playback. Page 41 Track status Indicates the on/off status of the current Song, Style or Riyaz. (Pages 23, 28, 41) PSR-I400 Owner’s Manual...
  • Page 16: Quick Guide

    Voice when you select a Style, Song or Riyaz. Simply select Voice number “000” to activate this feature. For the Voice List, see the front panel or the Data List on the website. PSR-I400 Owner’s Manual...
  • Page 17: Layering A Dual Voice

    Split. You can easily select a different Split Voice (page 36). When you select one of the Voice numbers 283–292 as a Main Voice, Split is turned on automatically and the appropriate Split Voice is called up. PSR-I400 Owner’s Manual...
  • Page 18: Using The Metronome

    “TimeSigN” (Time Signature Numera- tor). The number of beats per measure is shown on the Metronome volume display. TimeSigN Rotate the dial to set the Metronome Vol- ume. Hold for longer Number of beats than a second. per measure. PSR-I400 Owner’s Manual...
  • Page 19: Adding Harmony

    You can adjust the Harmony Volume in the Function Settings (page 49). NOTE • The Harmony function cannot be used in the Riyaz mode. Even if Harmony is turned on, pressing the [RIYAZ] button will turn off the Harmony effect. PSR-I400 Owner’s Manual...
  • Page 20: Creating Arpeggios

    • When the Pedal Function is set to “Arp Hold” or “Sus+ArpH” (page 50), pressing the footswitch con- nected to the [SUSTAIN] jack will cause Arpeggio play- back continue even after the note is released. To turn off the Arpeggio, press the [ARPEGGIO] button again. PSR-I400 Owner’s Manual...
  • Page 21: Creating Original Sounds Via The Live Control Knobs

    NOTE • Rotating a LIVE CONTROL Knob to the right while the volume is set to a high level may result in distortion. If this occurs, reduce the volume level. PSR-I400 Owner’s Manual...
  • Page 22: Playing Styles

    Data List on the website. Play a chord in the Auto Accompani- ment range to start playback. Play the keyboard as described in Steps Play a melody with the right hand and chords with 4–5 above. the left hand. PSR-I400 Owner’s Manual...
  • Page 23: Playing The Riyaz

    PURA 4] buttons to add the Tanpura phrase. NOTE Next, press another Tanpura button to change • The Riyaz performance cannot be recorded. the phrase. You can enjoy four phrase varia- tions, which are shared among all Riyaz pat- PSR-I400 Owner’s Manual...
  • Page 24: Playing Songs

    To skip to the next Song, press the [+/YES] but- ton. To skip to the previous Song, press the [-/NO] button. To stop playback, press the [ (START/STOP) button again. ForElise Each arrow mark flashes in time with the beat. PSR-I400 Owner’s Manual...
  • Page 25: Song Fast Forward, Fast Reverse, And Pause

    Start playback of the Song (page 24). When playback reaches to the point you want to specify as the start point, press the [ ] (A-B Repeat) button to set the A point. PSR-I400 Owner’s Manual...
  • Page 26: Using The Song Lesson Feature

    Lesson number from 1: LISTEN  2: TIMING  3: WAITING  off  1…. Press this button until the desired number is shown on the display. TIMING The notation and key positions you should play are shown. PSR-I400 Owner’s Manual...
  • Page 27: Making Practice Perfect-Repeat & Learn

    [1]–[9] dur- els: OK, Good, Very Good, or Excellent. “Excellent” is ing repeat playback. the highest evaluation. After the evaluation display has appeared, the les- son will start again from the beginning. PSR-I400 Owner’s Manual...
  • Page 28: Recording Your Performance

    User Song (from 116–125) as Recording target. the [START/STOP] button. User 1 Flashes Flashes To exit from this status, press the [REC] button again. NOTE • The ACMP on/off status cannot be changed after the [REC] button is pressed. PSR-I400 Owner’s Manual...
  • Page 29: Recording To A Specified Track

     If you want to record only the Style play- back: Press the [STYLE] button, select the desired Style, then simultaneously hold down the [REC] button and press the [6/A] button. ACMP is automatically turned on. Press and hold User 1 PSR-I400 Owner’s Manual...
  • Page 30: Clearing A User Song

    [-/NO] but- ton. Press the [+/YES] button to clear the Song. Press the [+/YES] button to clear the A clear-in-progress message will appear briefly on track. the display. A clear-in-progress message will appear briefly on the display. PSR-I400 Owner’s Manual...
  • Page 31: Memorizing Your Favorite Panel Settings

    ON from Function display 058 (page 50). to the Registration Memory, otherwise the data may be damaged or lost. NOTE • For details about the parameters that can be memorized to Registration Memory, see the next page. PSR-I400 Owner’s Manual...
  • Page 32: Backup Parameters And Initialization

    Harmony on/off and all settings of the related Functions  Other settings Transpose, Pitch Bend Range, LIVE CONTROL Knob Assign, Split Point, Tempo, Pedal Function * Available only when a Style is selected. ** Available only when a Riyaz is selected. PSR-I400 Owner’s Manual...
  • Page 33: Reference

    Main, Dual, and Split Voices individually via the same operations above. Regarding the the same operations above. Regarding the item in Step 2, refer to the Function List on item in Step 2, refer to the Function List on page 48. page 48. PSR-I400 Owner’s Manual...
  • Page 34: Pitch Controls-Transpose

    The default value is 440.0 Hz. number 000 OTS (page 16). Press the [FUNCTION] button. Use the CATEGORY [+] and [-] buttons to call up “Tuning” (Function 005). Tuning Use the dial to set the Tuning value. 440.0Hz PSR-I400 Owner’s Manual...
  • Page 35: Changing The Touch Sensitivity Of The Keyboard

    Results in more powerful sound. Depending on the selected Voice and Boost Style, etc., the sound may be more subject to distortion than other EQ types. Piano Optimum for piano solo performance. Lowers the mid range for a brighter Bright sound. PSR-I400 Owner’s Manual...
  • Page 36: Voice Settings

    The Voice-related settings are reset when a differ- ent Voice is selected. If you want to store the cre- ated sound for future recall, memorize the settings to the Registration Memory. Strings Current Split Voice Rotate the dial to select the desired Split Voice. PSR-I400 Owner’s Manual...
  • Page 37: Parameters Assigned To The Live Control Knobs

    Turning the Knob to the right will increase the Attack Time, thus slowing down the attack rate. Frequency Frequencies in this Frequencies in this range are passed. range are cut off. PSR-I400 Owner’s Manual...
  • Page 38 Select Style 001 Dholly. Turn accompaniment on and start Style playback (page 22). Set Knob B to about 3 o’clock, and Knob A to about 8 o’clock. The overall STYLE FILTER sound of the Style should be a bit muffled, with the drums emphasized for solid rhythmic impact. PSR-I400 Owner’s Manual...
  • Page 39: Arpeggio Settings

    Arpeggio playback will continue. To stop Arpeg- “OFF,” “1/8” and “1/16.” gio playback, release the footswitch. • 1/8 Synchronizing at the quarter notes • 1/16 Synchronizing at the 8th notes • OFF No synchronization with Style or Song playback PSR-I400 Owner’s Manual...
  • Page 40: Styles (Auto Accompaniment) And Riyaz Patterns

    Appears when ACMP is turned on. niment range of the keyboard. To turn off the Syn- chro Start, press the [SYNC START] button. Press the [MAIN/AUTO FILL] button to select Main A or Main B. MAIN A Current Section PSR-I400 Owner’s Manual...
  • Page 41: Synchro Stop

    On/off status is shown in Style playback will the keys the display (page 15) stop when you release the keys NOTE • Up to two Track buttons can be pressed simultaneously for turning Tracks on or off. PSR-I400 Owner’s Manual...
  • Page 42: Riyaz Variations

    Style, Riyaz or Song. You can change the tempo during playback by pressing the TEMPO [TAP] button just twice at the required tempo. NOTE • The above operation applies also to Song or Arpeggio playback tempo. PSR-I400 Owner’s Manual...
  • Page 43: Setting The Split Point

    036 (C1) and 096 (C6). Split Point (54: F#2) Main Voice Split Voice NOTE • The Split Point set here is applied common to the Style and Voice. • During the Lesson playback, the Split Point cannot be changed. PSR-I400 Owner’s Manual...
  • Page 44: Chord Types For Style Playback

    (three keys altogether). PSR-I400 Owner’s Manual...
  • Page 45: Looking Up Chords Using The Chord Dictionary

    2-1. Press the “G” key in the section to the right the display flashes. of “ROOT ” so that the “G” is shown as the root note. Dict. PSR-I400 Owner’s Manual...
  • Page 46: Song Settings

    To stop playback, press the [DEMO] button again. back. To skip to the next Song, press the [+/YES] but- ton. To skip to the previous Song, press the [-/NO] button. To stop playback, press the [DEMO] button again. PSR-I400 Owner’s Manual...
  • Page 47: Tempo Setting Of The Song

    Step 2. SONG MEL Song volume Rotate the dial to set the Song volume Hold for longer than between 000 and 127. a second. NOTE • Song volume can be adjusted while a Song is selected. PSR-I400 Owner’s Manual...
  • Page 48: The Functions

    Determines how fast the volume of the Main Voice reaches the Attack Attack Time M.Attack 000–127 level when the note is pressed. The larger the value, the faster the attack rate. The smaller the value, the slower the attack rate. PSR-I400 Owner’s Manual...
  • Page 49 Determines whether the instrument synchronizes to the internal clock (OFF) or an external clock (ON). When you record your key- ExtClock External Clock ON/OFF board performance to the application software on the computer via MIDI, set this parameter to ON. PSR-I400 Owner’s Manual...
  • Page 50 Hold and Sustain functions are assigned to the footswitch. * The appropriate value is automatically set for each Voice combination. ** The appropriate value is automatically set for each Song, Style or Riyaz. *** For details, refer to “Computer-related Operations” (page 9). PSR-I400 Owner’s Manual...
  • Page 51: Usb Flash Drive Operations

    The instrument does not necessarily support all com- device. mercially available USB devices. Yamaha cannot  guarantee operation of USB devices that you pur- Number of USB flash drives that can be used chase.
  • Page 52: Connecting A Usb Flash Drive

     If “UnFormat” followed by “Format?” appears: This indicates that the connected USB Flash Drive has not been formatted, and cannot be mounted or recognized. Execute the Format operation by following the instructions starting with Step 2 on page 53. PSR-I400 Owner’s Manual...
  • Page 53: Formatting A Usb Flash Drive

    • The Format operation cannot be cancelled during execution. Never turn off the power or disconnect the USB Flash Drive during the operation. Doing so may result in data loss. Press the [FUNCTION] button to exit from the File Control display. PSR-I400 Owner’s Manual...
  • Page 54: Saving User Data To A Usb Flash Drive

    A confirmation message will appear. To cancel the operation, press the [-/NO] button. Overwriting existing files If a file that already contains data is selected as the target user file, an overwrite confirma- tion message will appear. PSR-I400 Owner’s Manual...
  • Page 55: Saving A User Song As Smf To A Usb Flash Drive

    User 1 Press the [0/EXECUTE] button again. As the target file name on the USB Flash Drive, “SONG***” (***: number 1–100) appears on the display. If desired, rotate the dial to select the dif- ferent file. SONG001 PSR-I400 Owner’s Manual...
  • Page 56: Loading User Data From A Usb Flash Drive

    After a while, a message indicating completion of the operation appears. NOTICE • The Load operation cannot be cancelled during exe- cution. Never turn off the power or disconnect the USB Flash Drive during the operation. Doing so may result in data loss. PSR-I400 Owner’s Manual...
  • Page 57: Loading A Style File

    Press the [0/EXECUTE] button. A name of a Style file in the USB Flash Drive or internal memory of this instrument will appear on the display. As desired, rotate the dial to select a different Style file. DiscoFox PSR-I400 Owner’s Manual...
  • Page 58: Deleting A User File In The Usb Flash Drive

    Never turn off the power or disconnect the USB Flash Drive during the operation. Doing so may result in data loss. Press the [FUNCTION] button to exit from the File Control display. Press the [FUNCTION] button to exit from the File Control display. PSR-I400 Owner’s Manual...
  • Page 59: Exiting From A File Control Display

    Set protect to off and try again. Displayed when connecting an unformatted UnFormat media. USB Flash Drive save, delete, and format operations cannot be performed when the UseAdpt instrument is being powered from battery. Use an AC adaptor. PSR-I400 Owner’s Manual...
  • Page 60: Appendix

    The ACMP indicator does not appear on the display Check the on/off status of the [STYLE] lamp. When using a Style, when the [ACMP ON/OFF] button is pressed. press the [STYLE] button to turn on the [STYLE] lamp. PSR-I400 Owner’s Manual...
  • Page 61: Specifications

    • Footswitch (FC4A/FC5) * *The contents of this manual apply to the latest specifications as of the publishing date. To obtain the latest manual, access the Yamaha website then download the manual file. Since specifications, equipment or separately sold accessories may not be the same in every locale, please check with your Yamaha dealer.
  • Page 62: Index

    Pitch Controls ......34 Disk Ful ........59 Keyboard Out .......50 Power ..........14 Display ......... 15 Power Requirements ....12 Dual Voice ......17, 36, 49 Power source ........ 13 Preset Song ........47 Protect .......... 59 PSR-I400 Owner’s Manual...
  • Page 63 ......... 23 Tap Start ........42 Tempo ........18, 42 Time Signature ....... 18, 50 Timing .......... 26 Touch Sensitivity ....35, 48 Track ..........28 TRACK CONTROL ....41 Track On/Off ........ 25 Transpose ....... 34, 48 PSR-I400 Owner’s Manual...
  • Page 64 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.