Yamaha POCKETRAK 2G Owner's Manual

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  • Page 1 Owner’s Manual Bedienungsanleitung Mode d’emploi Manual de instrucciones Manuale di istruzioni...
  • Page 2 Compliance with FCC * This applies only to products distributed by YAMAHA CORPORATION OF AMERICA. POCKETRAK 2G Owner’s Manual regulations does not guarantee that interference will not occur in all installations.
  • Page 3 ICES-003. Cet appareil numérique de la classe B est conforme à la norme NMB-003 du Canada. • This applies only to products distributed by Yamaha Canada Music Ltd. • Ceci ne s’applique qu’aux produits distribués par Yamaha Canada Musique Ltée.
  • Page 4: About Mp3

    WMDRM to access their content. If you decline an upgrade, you will not be able to access content that requires the upgrade. POCKETRAK 2G Owner’s Manual About MP3 • Supply of this product does not convey a license nor imply any right to distribute content created...
  • Page 5: Table Of Contents

    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.
  • Page 6 About the PDF manual The flash memory of the unit contains the POCKET- RAK 2G Reference Manual (PDF) which provides advanced feature of the POCKETRAK 2G, trouble- shooting and other information that are not explained in this owner’s manual. Please refer to the PDF manual for complete and detailed informa- tion.
  • Page 7: Included Accessories

    · The diameter of the mounting hole is 1/4 inch (6.35mm). · Using the included microphone stand adapter, you can attach the soft case to a microphone stand (the diameter of adapter thread is 3/8 inches, or 9.525mm). POCKETRAK 2G Owner’s Manual...
  • Page 8: Main Features

    Auto Level Control function helps you to adjust the sensitivity of the microphones in response to the recording environment. (page 18) POCKETRAK 2G Owner’s Manual • Direct recording from CD player (LINE input) You can connect the unit to a CD player or MD player, and record music to the unit.
  • Page 9: Precautions

    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. Handling caution • Do not operate the device or use headphones/earphones while driving car or riding a motorcycle or a bicycle, since this could result in a serious accident.
  • Page 10 Use of batteries other than eneloop might cause battery fire, explosion and fluid leakage, resulting in fire, injuries, chemical burns or environmental pollution. POCKETRAK 2G Owner’s Manual • Recharge the battery only in this product or the specified charger Charging the battery in any other charger may cause excessive or abnormal current flow during charging, producing abnormal...
  • Page 11 Battery fluid is corrosive and may possibly cause loss of sight or chemical burns. Also if your skin should become inflamed when contacted by battery fluid, consult a doctor. (5)-5 POCKETRAK 2G Owner’s Manual Precautions...
  • Page 12 Precautions 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. The performance of components with moving contacts, such as switches, volume controls, and connectors, deteriorates over time. Consult qualified Yamaha service personnel about replacing defective components.
  • Page 13: Starting Up

    13 Speaker 14 Headphones socket ( 15 Power/Hold switch (POWER/HOLD) 16 Playback speed control switch (PLAY SPEED) 17 Battery compartment lid 18 USB terminal slide switch 19 USB terminal cover (may be rotated) 20 USB terminal POCKETRAK 2G Owner’s Manual...
  • Page 14: Lcd Screen

    12 Information display (Time/Message/Mode etc.) 13 Security setting On/Off (S folder only) 14 Folder (A, B, C, D, S, L, M) POCKETRAK 2G Owner’s Manual Adjusting the direction of the built-in microphones (Tilt up) You can adjust the direction of the built-in micro- phones.
  • Page 15: Inserting A Battery

    MENU/STOP button for at least two seconds to access the COMMON menu, then use the DATE & TIME settings. Note: · Dispose of all used batteries safely in accordance with all applicable laws. POCKETRAK 2G Owner’s Manual Starting Up...
  • Page 16: Basic Operations

    Using the headphones Connect the headphones to the speaker will be disconnected automatically. POCKETRAK 2G Owner’s Manual Turning the power on or off then the last selected file number appears (Resume function). Set the POWER/HOLD switch to the left. “SEE YOU!”...
  • Page 17: Hold Function

    • If operation (playback or recording) is finished while the Hold function is engaged, the unit automatically shuts down. Adjusting the volume Press the VOL + or – button. The volume level appears on the display (VOLUME 0 to VOLUME 20). POCKETRAK 2G Owner’s Manual Basic Operations...
  • Page 18: Quick Guide

    (such as musical practices or meetings) (page 19). This function is turned off by default. POCKETRAK 2G Owner’s Manual Hint: · Press and hold down the FOLDER/INDEX button for at least two seconds to select the S folder.
  • Page 19 To set the microphone sensitivity, press the Y or T button to select “HIGH,” “MIDDLE” or “LOW” for SP 23 MIC MIC SENS., then press the W button. HIGH: High sensitivity MIDDLE: Middle sensitivity LOW: Low sensitivity Quick Guide POCKETRAK 2G Owner’s Manual...
  • Page 20: Stopping Recording

    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. File number Pausing recording Total file number Press the PAUSE/REC button.
  • Page 21: Playback

    • SLOW (Slow speed playback) • NORMAL (Normal speed playback) • FAST (Fast speed playback) Note: · This function may not work with some files. Quick Guide Use the Playback speed control switch to change the playback speed. POCKETRAK 2G Owner’s Manual...
  • Page 22: Deleting

    Press the Y or T button to select “YES”, then press the W button. The selected file is deleted. POCKETRAK 2G Owner’s Manual Hint: To delete all files in the selected folder, press the Y or T button to select “FOLDER” (instead of “FILE”) in step 3, then select the folder to be deleted.
  • Page 23: Connecting To A Computer

    USB connector on your computer. Do not apply force to the terminal. Otherwise, it may break. If necessary, use the supplied USB cable. Take note of the orientation of the terminal. POCKETRAK 2G Owner’s Manual...
  • Page 24 · Safely remove the unit from the computer after closing all windows that accessed the unit. POCKETRAK 2G Owner’s Manual • While the unit is connected to the computer, you should wait for six seconds or more between...
  • Page 25: Disconnecting The Unit From Your Computer

    Help. Click [Safely Remove Hardware]. 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...
  • Page 26: About The Folder In Removable Disk

    My Computer directory folder in Windows. The system displays two removable disks if the security lock has been canceled. POCKETRAK 2G Owner’s Manual [VOICE] and [VOICE_S] folders These folders store files recorded by the unit. The [VOICE] folder contains sub-folders A-D (VOICE).
  • Page 27 (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.
  • Page 28 • 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. POCKETRAK 2G Owner’s Manual...
  • Page 29: About Cubase Ai 4

    “Cubase AI 4 for Windows” folder (for Windows users), or double-click the “CubaseAI4.mpkg” in the “Cubase AI 4 for MacOS X” (for Macintosh users). Follow the on-screen instructions to install the Cubase AI 4 software. POCKETRAK 2G Owner’s Manual...
  • Page 30 Step2. Connecting the unit to your computer Connect the unit directly to your computer using the USB terminal. (page 23) POCKETRAK 2G Owner’s Manual Step3. Importing audio data to Cubase AI 4 Launch Cubase AI 4. Windows:...
  • Page 31 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 POCKETRAK 2G Owner’s Manual Mixer window...
  • Page 32 Inspector on the left side of the display. Track list Inspector POCKETRAK 2G Owner’s Manual Go to [File] menu ^ [Import] ^ [Audio File] ^ [My Computer]. When the following window appears, select “Removable Disk,” then click [Open].
  • Page 33 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- ware. POCKETRAK 2G Owner’s Manual...
  • Page 34: About The Accessory Disk

    ^ <http://www.yamahasynth.com/> • Note that Yamaha does not offer technical support for the DAW software in the accessory disk. POCKETRAK 2G Owner’s Manual About the DAW software in the accessory disk The accessory disk contains DAW software both for Windows and Macintosh.
  • Page 35: Software License Agreement

    PROCESS, YOU SHOULD SELECT “AGREE” WITH THE EUSLA, WITHOUT YOUR JUDGMENT THERETO, SO AS TO PROCEED TO THE NEXT PAGE. 1. GRANT OF LICENSE AND COPYRIGHT Yamaha hereby grants you the right to use one copy of the software program(s) and data (“SOFTWARE”) accompanying this Agreement.
  • Page 36 (14) days from the date of receipt, as evidenced by a copy of the receipt. Yamaha’s entire liability and your exclusive remedy will be replacement of the defective media if it is returned to Yamaha or an authorized Yamaha dealer within fourteen days with a copy of the receipt.
  • Page 37: Recharging The Eneloop

    The REC/PEAK LED lights up and recharging starts. When the battery is recharging, the battery indica- tor on the LCD screen changes in the following sequence: When recharging is complete, the REC/PEAK LED turns off. POCKETRAK 2G Owner’s Manual...
  • Page 38: Canceling The Recharge Operation

    • The battery life has come to an end if the battery is exhausted relatively quickly even after being fully recharged. POCKETRAK 2G Owner’s Manual The recharging operation may not start for one of the following reasons. In such cases, a crossed-out battery icon will appear.
  • Page 39 For details of products, please contact your nearest Yamaha representative or the authorized distributor listed below. NORTH AMERICA CANADA Yamaha Canada Music Ltd. 135 Milner Avenue, Scarborough, Ontario, M1S 3R1, Canada Tel: 416-298-1311 U.S.A. Yamaha Corporation of America 6600 Orangethorpe Ave., Buena Park, Calif.
  • Page 40 Yamaha Web Site (English only) http://www.yamahasynth.com/ Yamaha Manual Library http://www.yamaha.co.jp/manual/ U.R.G., Pro Audio & Digital Musical Instrument Division, Yamaha Corporation ©2008 Yamaha Corporation 1AJ6P1P0036--A 807IP-02B0 Printed in China...

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