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Congratulations! Thank you for purchasing the Yamaha POCKETRAK 2G POCKET RECORDER. The POCKETRAK 2G lets you enjoy recording, storing ﬁles, listening to music and mixing audio data using the included Cubase AI 4 soft- ware DVD-ROM. In order to get the most out of your new POCKETRAK 2G and its sophisticated functions, we suggest you read this manual thoroughly and keep it in a safe place.
• This manual is the exclusive copyrights of Yamaha Corporation. • The illustrations and displays as shown in this manual are for instructional purposes only, and may appear somewhat different from those on your device.
Included Accessories • USB connection cable • Earphones • DVD-ROM • Owner’s Manual (this document) • Eneloop (Rechargeable Ni-MH Battery) • Soft case with threaded tripod socket • Microphone stand adapter Attaching the Pocketrak soft case to a tripod Screw the tripod attachment into the threaded socket on the Pocketrack soft case.
Main Features • Built-in 2GB Large Capacity Flash Memory The ﬂash memory stores up to about 142 hours (in SP mode) stereo recording data. • Eco-friendly and long-lasting “eneloop” rechargeable battery included The “eneloop” battery allows up to about 19 hours of stereo recording, and a AAA/LR03/HP16 alkaline battery allows up to about 25 hours of stereo recording (in SP mode, with LED for...
Yamaha service personnel. If you notice any abnormality • If this device should be dropped or damaged, immediately turn off the power switch and have the device inspected by qualiﬁed Yamaha service personnel. CAUTION Always follow the basic precautions listed below to avoid the possibility of physical injury to you or others, or damage to the device or other property.
Precautions About the Battery DANGER • If you notice battery leakage, discoloration, deformation, or any strange smell, immediately remove the battery from the unit and stop operating, and also keep away from ﬁre. If you continue operating the unit, it could cause battery ﬁre, explosion, electrolyte blowout, or smoke.
Yamaha cannot be held responsible for damage caused by improper use or modiﬁcations to the device, or data that is lost or destroyed. Always turn the power off when the device is not in use.
Starting Up Inserting a battery Turn the power off before you replace the bat- tery. Install one eneloop (supplied) or AAA/LR03/HP16 alkaline battery. Note: · If you use an alkaline battery, press and hold down the MENU/STOP button for at least two seconds to access the COMMON menu, then select “ALKA- LINE”...
Basic Operations Selecting a menu item Press and hold down the MENU/ STOP button for at least two sec- onds. Press the Y or T button: Moves the cursor highlight up/down. Press the W button: Selects the menu item. Canceling the operation or return to the previ- ous display.
Basic Operations Auto power off function • If you leave the unit turned on for 15 minutes without using it, the unit will automatically turn off. • If you leave the unit turned on with a recording paused for more than 15 minutes, the unit will turn off the power after it creates the recorded ﬁle.
Quick Guide Recording Do not remove the battery during recording. You can adjust the direction of the built-in micro- phones to suit your recording situation (page 13). Press the FOLDER/INDEX button to select a folder (A, B, C, D or S). Note: ·...
Quick Guide Press the PAUSE/REC button. The recording LED lights up and recording starts. Elapsed recording time Remaining recording time Note: · With some ﬁles, the elapsed recording time dis- played on the LCD may differ from the actual elapsed time. POCKETRAK 2G Owner’s Manual Stopping recording Press the MENU/STOP button.
Playback Press the FOLDER/INDEX button to select a folder (A, B, C, D, L or M). Press the Y or T button to select a ﬁle. Press the W button. Playback begins. Elapsed playing time Total playing time Stopping playback Press the MENU/STOP button.
Quick Guide Deleting The deleted ﬁle is not recoverable. Deleting the selected ﬁle Press the FOLDER/INDEX button to select a folder. Press the DEL button. Press the Y or T button to select “FILE”, then press the W button. Press the Y or T button to select the ﬁle to be deleted, then press the W button.
Connecting to a Computer Computer system requirements Windows Computer Windows-based computer with built-in USB interface Windows Vista, XP Others Speakers or headphones Sound playback function Macintosh Computer Macintosh computer with built-in USB interface Mac OS X 10.4, 10.5 Others Speakers or headphones Sound playback function Connecting the unit to your computer...
Connecting to a Computer Precautions when using the USB ter- minal When connecting the USB terminal to the com- puter, make sure to observe the following points. Failing to do so risks freezing the computer and corrupting or losing the data. If the computer or the unit freezes, restart the application software or Windows OS, or turn the power to the unit off then on again.
Click [Safely Remove Hardware]. Connecting to a Computer Select [USB Mass Storage Device] and click [Stop]. Make sure that [Yamaha Pocketrak USB Device] is in the list, then select [USB Mass Storage Device] and click [OK]. Disconnect the unit from your computer.
Connecting to a Computer About the folder in Remov- able Disk When you connect the recorder to your com- puter, Removable Disk icons will appear in the My Computer directory folder in Windows. The system displays two removable disks if the security lock has been canceled.
(page 6) Note: · If you format the unit, the Manual folder will be deleted. You can download the latest PDF manual ﬁles from the following Yamaha web site. http://www.yamaha.co.jp/manual/ [ALARM] folder This folder stores MP3/WMA ﬁles (excluding DRM contents) that can be played as an alarm.
Connecting to a Computer [LINE] folder This folder stores ﬁles recorded from external devices. • Files recorded and stored in the LINE folder are named “IC_L_XXX (ﬁle number).MP3”. • The LINE folder accommodates up to 199 ﬁles. • You can play only those ﬁles (in the LINE folder) that comply with the ﬁle naming rules.
About Cubase AI 4 The included DVD-ROM contains Cubase AI 4 DAW software that enables you to record, edit and mix audio data. This section explains how to install Cubase AI 4 and import audio data for editing and mixing. While going through this section you might ﬁnd it useful to also refer to the PDF manual supplied with the Cubase AI 4 software.
Connecting to a Computer Note: · When installing Cubase AI 4, you will need a work- ing internet connection to register your Cubase AI 4. Make sure to ﬁll in all required ﬁelds for user reg- istration. If you do not register the product, you will be unable to use the application after a limited period of time expires.
When the directory selection dialog window appears, select the folder to which the project and audio ﬁles for the project are to be stored, and click [OK]. An empty project window with 4 stereo and 8 monaural tracks will appear. Project window Transport panel Click in the track list (the area in which the...
Connecting to a Computer Go to [File] menu ^ [Import] ^ [Audio File] ^ [My Computer]. When the following window appears, select “Removable Disk,” then click [Open]. Note: · The screen shots are of Windows XP. The screen might look different if you are using a different OS. POCKETRAK 2G Owner’s Manual Select an audio ﬁle to import from the fwolder, then click [Open].
To save the project ﬁle, select [Save] from the [File] menu, then enter a ﬁle name before actually saving the ﬁle. Save your project ﬁle frequently to avoid losing a large amount of unsaved data in case a prob- lem occurs. Hint: For further instructions such as adding effects or mix- ing, refer to the PDF manual provided with the soft-...
^ <http://www.yamahasynth.com/> POCKETRAK 2G Owner’s Manual • Note that Yamaha does not offer technical support for the DAW software in the accessory disk. About the DAW software in the accessory disk The accessory disk contains DAW software both for Windows and Macintosh.
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Recharging the eneloop • Be sure to insert and recharge the eneloop. Do not attempt to recharge alkaline batteries. Oth- erwise, the battery liquid may leak and damage the unit. • Recharge the eneloop at an ambient temperature between 5 and 35 degrees Celsius (41 and 95 degrees Fahrenheit).
Connecting to a Computer Note: · Recharging takes approximately 90 minutes. · The recharging time is an approximate value based on a full recharge of a fully drained eneloop battery. The recharging time will vary depending on the power left in the battery and the ambient tempera- ture.
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