Yamaha P-85/85S Owner's Manual

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    Owner’s Manual Bedienungsanleitung Mode d’emploi Manual de instrucciones...

  • Page 2: Special Message Section

    For longer extension cords, consult a local electrician. This product should be used only with the components supplied or; a cart, rack, or stand that is recommended by Yamaha. If a cart, etc., is used, please observe all safety markings and instructions that accom- pany the accessory product.

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    Compliance with FCC regulations does * This applies only to products distributed by YAMAHA CORPORATION OF AMERICA. OBSERVERA! Apparaten kopplas inte ur växelströmskällan (nätet) så länge som den ar ansluten till vägguttaget, även om själva apparaten har stängts av.

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    • Use the specified adaptor (PA-5D, PA-150 or an equivalent recommended by Yamaha) only. Using the wrong adaptor can result in damage to the instrument or overheating. • Check the electric plug periodically and remove any dirt or dust which may have accumulated on it.

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    fluids, or chemical-impregnated wiping cloths. 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 6: Main Features

    AWM Stereo Sampling The Yamaha P-85 offers unmatched sonic realism and natural grand-piano type playability as well as Yamaha’s original “AWM Stereo Sampling” tone-generation technology for rich, musical voices. In particular, the Grand Piano 1 and 2 voices feature samples painstakingly recorded from a full concert grand piano, while the Electric Piano 1 and 2 voice features multiple samples for different velocities (Dynamic Sampling);...

  • Page 7: About This Owner's Manual, Accessories

    Quick Operation Guide This explains the button/key assignments of the instrument and how to use them. Data List The Data List contains MIDI related information. The Data List is available for downloading from the Yamaha Manual Library. Yamaha Manual Library http://www.yamaha.co.jp/manual/...

  • Page 8: Table Of Contents

    Table of Contents Introduction Main Features...6 About this Owner’s Manual ...7 Accessories ...7 Application Index ...9 Panel Controls and Terminals...10 Before Using...11 Turning the Power On ... 11 Setting the Volume ... 11 Using the Pedal ... 12 Using Headphones ... 13 Music Rest...

  • Page 9: Application Index, P-85 Owner's Manual

    Application Index Use this index to find reference pages that may be helpful for your particular application and situation. Listening Listening to demo songs with different voices...Listening to the Demo Songs on page 14 Listening to piano preset songs ...Listening to the Piano Preset Songs on page 15 Playing Using the sustain pedal ...

  • Page 10: Panel Controls And Terminals

    Panel Controls and Terminals Panel Controls and Terminals 1 [STANDBY/ON] switch ... page 11 For turning the power on or off. 2 [MASTER VOLUME] slider ... page 11 For adjusting the volume level of the entire sound. 3 [DEMO/SONG] button ...pages 14, 15 For playing the demo songs and the piano preset songs.

  • Page 11: Before Using, Turning The Power On, Setting The Volume

    Plug the AC adaptor into an AC outlet. WARNING Use ONLY a Yamaha PA-5D/PA-150 AC Power Adaptor (or other adaptor specifically recommended by Yamaha) to power your instru- ment from the AC mains. The use of other adaptors may result in irreparable damage to both the adaptor and the P-85.

  • Page 12: Using The Pedal

    Before Using Using the Pedal [SUSTAIN] jack This jack is for connecting the included pedal (FC5). The pedal func- tions in the same way as a damper pedal on an acoustic piano. Connect an optional pedal to this jack and press the pedal to sustain the sound. An optional FC3 foot pedal or FC4 foot switch can also be connected to this jack.

  • Page 13: Using Headphones, Music Rest

    Using Headphones Connect a set of headphones to one of the jacks are provided. [PHONES] You can connect two sets of standard stereo headphones. (If you are using only one set of headphones, you can plug them into either jack.) CAUTION To protect your hearing, avoid listening to the P-85 at a high volume level for long periods of time.

  • Page 14: Listening To The Demo Songs

    HARPSICHORD 1 HARPSICHORD 2 • The demonstration pieces listed above are short rearranged excerpts of the original compositions. • All other songs are original (© 2005 Yamaha Corporation). Press the [DEMO/SONG] button to stop the voice demo. P-85 Owner’s Manual...

  • Page 15: Listening To The Piano Preset Songs

    Listening to the Piano Preset Songs The P-85 provides performance data for piano songs as well as voice demo songs, for your listening pleasure. While holding down the [DEMO/SONG] button, press one of the C2–C# # # # 6 keys to select a song to play back.

  • Page 16: Using The Metronome

    Using the Metronome Using the Metronome This instrument features a built-in metronome (a device that keeps an accurate tempo) that is con- venient for practicing. Press the [METRONOME] button to turn on the metronome. Start the metronome. Determine the time signature While holding down the The first beat is accented with a bell sound and the rest with clicks.

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    Increasing the tempo value in steps of one: While holding down the [METRONOME] Decreasing the tempo value in steps of one: While holding down the [METRONOME] Increasing the tempo value in steps of ten: While holding down the [METRONOME] Decreasing the tempo value in steps of ten: While holding down the [METRONOME] Resetting the tempo to default:...

  • Page 18: Selecting & Playing Voices, Selecting Voices

    Selecting & Playing Voices Selecting & Playing Voices Selecting Voices Press one of the voice buttons. Voice Name Recorded samples from a full concert grand piano. Perfect for classi- Grand Piano 1 cal compositions as well as any other style that requires acoustic piano.

  • Page 19: Combining Voices (dual)

    Combining Voices (Dual) You can play voices simultaneously across the entire range of the keyboard. In this way, you can combine similar voices to create a thicker sound. Press two voice buttons simultaneously to engage Dual. According to the voice button position on the panel, the voice on the left will be designated as Voice 1, and the other will be designated as Voice 2.

  • Page 20: Adding Variations To The Sound – Reverb

    Selecting & Playing Voices Adding Variations to the Sound – Reverb This control enables you to select four different types of reverb effect that add extra depth and expression to the sound to create a realistic acoustic ambience. Reverb Type Room Hall1 Hall2...

  • Page 21: Transposition, Fine Tuning Of The Pitch

    Transposition The Transpose function makes it possible to shift the pitch of the entire keyboard up or down in semitone intervals to facilitate playing in difficult key signatures, and to let you easily match the pitch of the keyboard to the range of a singer or other instruments. For example, if you set the transposition amount to “+5,”...

  • Page 22: Touch Sensitivity

    Selecting & Playing Voices Touch Sensitivity You can adjust the volume level that changes depending on how fast or strong you hit the keys. The following four settings are available. Touch Sensitivity FIXED SOFT MEDIUM HARD Setting the Touch Sensitivity Type While holding down the ton, press one of the A6–C7 keys to select the desired touch sensitivity.

  • Page 23: Recording Your Performance, Recording A Performance

    Recording Your Performance The ability to record and play back what you’ve played on the P-85 keyboard can be an effective practice aid. The P-85’s Song Recorder allows the recording of one User song. TERMINOLOGY Recording vs. Saving: The format of performance data recorded on a cassette tape differs from that of data recorded on the P-85.

  • Page 24: Play Back The Recorded Performance

    Recording Your Performance Press either [REC] or [PLAY] button to stop record- ing. When recording is stopped, the cate that the recorded data is being saved to the instrument automatically. After the data is saved, the [REC] CAUTION Do not turn off the power of the instrument when the lamps are flashing. Doing so may prevent saving of the song data which you have recorded.

  • Page 25: Changing The Initial Settings (data Recorded At The Beginning Of A Song)

    Changing the Initial Settings (Data recorded at the beginning of a song) The initial settings (data recorded at the beginning of a song) can be changed after the recording. For example, after recording, you can change the voice to create a different ambience or adjust the song tempo to your taste.

  • Page 26: Connecting Midi Instruments, Connecting Midi [in] [out] Terminals, Midi Capabilities

    MIDI data and commands your devices can transmit or receive. The MIDI Implementation Chart is included in the Data List, which can be found at the Yamaha website (See page 7). NOTE You cannot transmit the voice demo songs and the piano preset songs from the P-85 to another MIDI device.

  • Page 27: Connecting A Personal Computer, Transferring Data Between The Computer And The Instrument

    To transfer the backup data, you must first download Musicsoft Downloader (free soft- ware) from Yamaha website at the following URL, and install it on your computer. http://music.yamaha.com/download/ Please visit the URL above to get the information on the computer system requirement for Musicsoft Downloader.

  • Page 28: Midi Functions, Midi Transmit/receive Channel Selection, Local Control On/off

    MIDI Functions MIDI Functions You can make detailed adjustments to MIDI settings. MIDI Transmit/Receive Channel Selection In any MIDI control setup, the MIDI channels of the transmitting and receiving devices must be matched for proper data transfer. This parameter enables you to specify the channel on which the P-85 transmits or receives MIDI data.

  • Page 29: Program Change On/off

    Program Change ON/OFF Normally the P-85 will respond to MIDI program change numbers received from an external key- board or other MIDI device, causing the same numbered voice to be selected on the corresponding channel (the keyboard voice does not change). The P-85 will normally also send a MIDI program change number whenever one of its voices is selected, causing the same numbered voice or pro- gram to be selected on the external MIDI device if the device is set up to receive and respond to MIDI program change numbers.

  • Page 30: Control Change On/off

    [DEMO/SONG] [METRONOME] NOTE For information on control changes that can be used with the P-85, refer to the MIDI Data Format section in the Data List, which can be found at the Yamaha website (See page 7). Default setting: ON...

  • Page 31: Troubleshooting, Optional Equipment

    Troubleshooting Problem The P-85 does not turn on. Noise is heard from the speakers or head- phones. The overall volume is low, or no sound is heard. The pedal has no effect. Optional Equipment Foot Pedal (FC3/FC4) Keyboard Stand (L-85/L-85S) Pedal Unit (LP-5) USB-MIDI interface (UX16) Headphones (HPE-150/HPE-30)

  • Page 32: Index

    Index Index Backup Data ...27 Combining Voices (Dual)...19 Connecting a Personal Computer ...27 Control Change ON/OFF ...30 DC IN 12V...11 Default setting ...21 Demo Songs...14 [DEMO/SONG] button...14, 15 Dual...19 Hz (Hertz) ...21 Local Control ON/OFF...28 [MASTER VOLUME] slider...11 Metronome...16 MIDI [IN] [OUT] ...26 MIDI terminals...26 MIDI Transmit/Receive Channel Selection...28 Music Rest...13...

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    Memo P-85 Owner’s Manual...

  • Page 34: Preset Song List

    Appendix Preset Song List / Liste der voreingestellten Songs / Liste des morceaux prédéfinis / Lista de canciones preseleccionadas Invention No. 1 Invention No. 8 Gavotte Prelude (Wohltemperierte Klavier Menuett G dur BWV.Anh.114 Le Coucou Piano Sonate No.15 K.545 1st mov. Turkish March Menuett G dur Little Serenade...

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    • Si se conecta un pedal FC3 o una unidad de pedal LP-5 opcionales, se puede utilizar el efecto de medio pedal. • Specifications and descriptions in this owner’s manual are for information purposes only. Yamaha Corp. reserves the right to change or modify products or specifications at any time without prior notice.

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    Memo P-85 Owner’s Manual / Bedienungsanleitung / Mode d’emploi / Manual de instrucciones...

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    For details of products, please contact your nearest Yamaha representative or the authorized distributor listed below. Pour plus de détails sur les produits, veuillez-vous adresser à Yamaha ou au distributeur le plus proche de vous figurant dans la liste suivante.

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    Yamaha Home Keyboards Home Page (English Only) http://music.yamaha.com/homekeyboard Yamaha Manual Library http://www.yamaha.co.jp/manual/ U.R.G., Pro Audio & Digital Musical Instrument Division, Yamaha Corporation © 2007 Yamaha Corporation WK66530 712POXXXX.X-XXB0 Printed in China...

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