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Yamaha Clavinova CLP-157 Owner's Manual

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  • Page 2: Special Message Section

    SPECIFICATIONS SUBJECT TO CHANGE: The information contained in this manual is believed to be correct at the time of printing. However, Yamaha reserves the right to change or modify any of the specifications without notice or obligation to update existing units.
  • Page 3: Important Safety Instructions

    Some of these items are de- signed to be dealer assembled or installed Please make sure that benches are stable and any optional fixtures (where applicable) are well secured BEFORE using. Benches supplied by Yamaha are designed for seating only. No other uses are recommended.
  • Page 4: Taking Care Of Your Clavinova

    Thank you for choosing a Yamaha CLP-157 Clavinova. Your Clavinova is a fine musical instru- ment that employs advanced Yamaha music technology. With the proper care, your Clavinova will give you many years of musical pleasure. Stereo sampling of the acoustic piano voices offers unmatched realism and expressive power, while the AWM (Advanced Wave Memory) tone generator system offers rich, realistic reproductions of all other voices.
  • Page 5 Owner’s Manual Bedienungsanleitung Mode d’emploi Manual de instrucciones CLP- 1 57 English Deutsch Français Español...
  • Page 6: Table Of Contents

    The Control Panel ... 2 Connections ... 4 Selecting & Playing Voices ... 5 Playing the Demonstration Tunes ... 6 The Dual Mode ... 7 Adjusting the Balance Between the Dual-mode Voices ... 7 Shifting a Dual-mode Voice Up One Octave ... 7 Slow-attack Strings ...
  • Page 7: The Control Panel

    The Control Panel BRILLIANCE MELLOW NORMAL MASTER VOLUME BRIGHT POWER Pitch control keys (See page 12) PHONES Jacks (Bottom Panel) Left voice shift up key Soft pedal Sostenuto pedal Damper pedal The Music Stand If you will be using sheet music with your Clavinova, raise the music stand using both hands, then lower the raised stand so that the hole in the lower edge of the stand engages with the bracket.
  • Page 8 The voice selector LED will light to indicate which voice is currently selected. The CLP-157 also has a DUAL mode in which two voices can be played simultaneously across the full range of the keyboard — see page 7 for details.
  • Page 9: Connections

    L/L+R jack so you don’t lose any of the Clavinova’s sound. The Internal Amplifier & Speaker System The CLP-157 features a powerful stereo amplifier delivering 50 watts per channel, driving a speaker system that puts out exceptionally rich sound with natural re- sponse from powerful lows to shimmering highs.
  • Page 10: Selecting & Playing Voices

    Selecting & Playing Voices Turn Power On POWER Set the Volume MASTER VOLUME Select a Voice CLAVINOVA PIANO 1 PIANO 3 PIANO 2 TONE Play Adjust Tone & Add Effects As Required BRILLIANCE REVERB EFFECT ROOM MELLOW HALL 1 DETUNE NORMAL HALL 2 CHORUS...
  • Page 11: Playing The Demonstration Tunes

    Selecting & Playing Voices Playing the Demonstration Tunes The CLP-157 features 10 demonstration tunes that effectively demonstrate it’s sound capabilities. Here’s how you can select and play the demo tunes. Engage the Demo Mode DEMO Select a Demo Tune CLAVINOVA...
  • Page 12: The Dual Mode

    The Dual Mode The DUAL mode makes it possible to play two voices simultaneously across the entire range of the key- board. To activate the DUAL mode simply press two voice selectors at the same time (or press one voice selector while holding another).
  • Page 13: Memorizing The Balance, Strings Type, & Octave Shift Settings

    The Dual Mode Memorizing the Balance, Strings Type, & Octave Shift Settings HARPSI- E. PIANO 2 CHORD Default Settings PIANO 1 PIANO 2 PIANO 1 8 (C3) PIANO 2 PIANO 3 CLAVINOVA TONE E. PIANO 1 E. PIANO 2 HARPSICHORD VIBES STRINGS ORGAN...
  • Page 14: Reverb

    Reverb The [REVERB] button selects a number of digital reverb effects that you can use for extra depth and expressive power. To select a reverb type press the [REVERB] button a few times until the indicator corresponding to the desired type lights (the indicators light in sequence each time the [REVERB] button is pressed).
  • Page 15: Effects

    Effect The Pedals The CLP-157 has three foot pedals that produce a range of expressive effects similar to those produced by the pedals on an acoustic piano. Pressing the soft pedal reduces the volume and slightly changes the timbre of notes played.
  • Page 16: Touch Sensitivity

    Touch Sensitivity The [TOUCH SENSITIVITY] button selects four different types of keyboard touch sensitivity — HARD, MEDIUM, SOFT or FIXED — to match different playing styles and preferences. The different touch sensitivity settings are selected by using the [TOUCH SENSITIVITY] button. HARD ...
  • Page 17: Pitch Control

    Pitch Control Pitch control makes it possible to tune the Clavinova over a 50-cent range (approximate) in ap- proximately 1.2-cent or 1-hertz intervals. A hundred “cents” equals one semitone, so the tuning range provided allows fine tuning of overall pitch over a range of approximately a semitone. Pitch control is useful for tuning the Clavinova to match other instruments or recorded music.
  • Page 18: The Metronome & Tempo Control

    The Metronome & Tempo Control The CLP-157 built-in metronome is a convenient feature for practice, and it can also provide a solid rhythmic guide when recording using the Recorder feature, described below. METRONOME Metronome Volume TEMPO METRONOME Metronome Time Signature...
  • Page 19: Using The Recorder

    Using the Recorder The CLP-157 features a two-track recorder that lets you record what you play on the keyboard and then play it back. Since you have two tracks, you can “overdub” one part on top of another, using a different voice if you like, to create complex, rich-sounding recordings.
  • Page 20: Changing The Initial Settings

    If you want to keep your recorded data for longer periods, turn the power on briefly at least once a week. It is also possible to store it to an external MIDI storage device such as the Yamaha DOU-10 Disk Orchestra Unit by using the Bulk Dump function described on page 22.
  • Page 21: Individual Key Tuning

    Individual Key Tuning The individual key tuning feature makes it possible to individually tune each key on the CLP-157 keyboard in oder to match different tuning standards. The pitch of each key can be raised or lowered by a maximum of 50 cents (approximately) from the standard pitch.
  • Page 22: To Restore Standard Tuning For A Single Key

    To Restore Standard Tuning For A Single Key MIDI/ TRANSPOSE TEMPO Factory Preset Recall POWER Hold the [MIDI/TRANSPOSE] button. Press the TEMPO [s] and [t] buttons simultaneously. “F” will ap- pear on the TEMPO display. While still holding the [MIDI/TRANSPOSE] button, press the key you want to restore to normal pitch.
  • Page 23: Midi Functions

    “play” the corresponding note(s) whenever note and velocity data is received from an external MIDI device. Program Change Numbers The CLP-157 transmits a MIDI program change number between 0 and 9 when one of its voice selectors is pressed. This normally causes the correspondingly numbered voice to be selected on a receiving MIDI device.
  • Page 24: Midi Transmit & Receive Channel Selection

    MIDI Transmit & Receive Channel Selection MIDI OUT MIDI IN Tone Generator DOU-10 MIDI THRU (Set to receive on MIDI channel 2) MIDI IN Clavinova (Set to receive on MIDI channel 1) MIDI/ TRANSPOSE 7 9 11 14 16 7 9 11 14 16 1 3 5 6 8 10 12 13 15 1 3 5 6 8 10 12 13 15...
  • Page 25: Other Midi Functions

    OFF. If the PIANO 2 LED is not lit when the [PIANO 2] voice selector is pressed, you have turned pro- gram change reception/transmission ON. Release the [MIDI/TRANSPOSE] button. CLP-157 Voice Selector [PIANO 1] [PIANO 2] [PIANO 3] [CLAVINOVA TONE ] [E.PIANO 1]...
  • Page 26: Control Change On/Off

    In the MIDI split mode one section of the Clavinova keyboard is used to play a Clavinova voice in the normal way, while the remaining section is used to play a second MIDI keyboard or tone generator such as the Yamaha DOU-10 Disk Orchestra Unit.
  • Page 27: The Midi Split & Right Local Off Mode

    The MIDI Split & Right Local Off Mode In the CLP-157 either the right- or left-hand section of the keyboard can be assigned to control an external keyboard or tone generator. Assigning the left-hand section to external tone generator control was described in the previous section.
  • Page 28: Troubleshooting

    VOLUME control turned up to a reasonable listening level? The Clavinova Reproduces Radio or TV Sound This can occur if there is a high-power transmitter in your vicinity. Contact your Yamaha dealer. Intermittent Static Noise This is usually due to turning ON or OFF a household appliance or other electronic equipment which is fed by the same AC mains line as your Clavinova.
  • Page 29: Keyboard Stand Assembly

    Keyboard Stand Assembly • We do not recommend attempting to assemble the NOTE Clavinova alone. The job can be easily accom- plished, however, with only two people. • Use only the screws provided or replacements of exactly the specified size. Using screws of the wrong size can result in damage to the instrument.
  • Page 30 5 x 40 mm long gold screws Lange goldene Schrauben (5 x 40 mm) Vis longues dorées de 5 x 40 mm Tornillos dorados largo de 5 x 40 mm Assemblage du support de clavier • Nous ne vous conseillons pas d’essayer d’assembler REMARQUE le Clavinova seul.
  • Page 31 Attach the speaker box (B) to the side panels (E). Before attaching the speaker box, remove the speaker grille (the speaker grille is attached by “magic tape” and can be easily pulled away from the speaker box). Lower the speaker box (B) into place between the tops of the side panels (E), center the speaker box to produce equal clear- ance on the right and left sides, then attach each side (from below) using two 6 x 18 millimeter flat head screws 4.
  • Page 32 6 x 30 mm long black screws Lange schwarze Schrauben (6 x 30 mm) Vis longues noires de 6 x 30 mm Tornillos negros largos de 6 x 30 mm Fixez les haut-parleurs (B) aux panneaux latéraux (E) Avant de poser les haut-parleurs, enlevez la grille frontale (celle-ci est fixée à...
  • Page 33 Cord holder Kabelhalter Support de cordon Soporte del cable Connect the cords. The pedal and speaker cord plugs must be plugged into the corresponding connectors in the main unit. Make sure that the pedal cord is clipped into the cord holders pro- vided before plugging them into the main unit connectors.
  • Page 34 Connectez les cordons Les prises du cordon du pédalier et du cordon des haut- parleurs doivent être branchées aux connecteurs correspondants du clavier. Veillez à ce que le cordon du pédalier soient correctement attachés à l’aide des serre- câbles fournis avant de les brancher aux connecteurs du clavier.
  • Page 35: Midi Data Format

    Data format: [F0H] -> [43H] -> [73H] -> [38H] -> [yy] -> [F7H] 43H : Yamaha ID 73H : Clavinova ID 38H : CLP-157 ID yy : Substatus Reception Received as 96-clock tempo timing when MIDI clock is set to External...
  • Page 36 -> [11H] -> [4FH] -> [cc] -> [dd] -> [F7H] 43H : Yamaha ID 73H : Clavinova ID : 38H (CLP-157 ID) or common 01H 11H : Clavinova special control 4FH : Control MIDI change ccH : 00H= Beat lamp...
  • Page 37: Midi Implementation Chart

    MIDI Implementation Chart Not available.
  • Page 38: Specifications

    1436.8 x 513.0 x 1024.6 mm (56-1/2" x 20-1/4" x 40-3/8") Music stand up WEIGHT 69.5 kg (153.2 lbs.) CLP-157 / Input sensitivity -10 dBm 5 cm x 2, 5x9 cm x 2 * Specifications subject to change without notice.
  • Page 39 Serie auf Einhaltung der Bestimmungen eingeräumt. Yamaha Europa GmbH Name des Importeurs • Dies bezicht sich nur auf die von der Yamaha Europa GmbH vertriebenen Produkte. Dit produkt is gefabriceerd in overeenstemming met de radiostoringsvoorschriften van de Richtlijn van de Raad (82/499/ EEG).