Yamaha Clavinova CLP-170 Owner's Manual

Yamaha Clavinova CLP-170 Owner's Manual

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CLP-170
CLP-150
Owner's Manual
IMPORTANT
Check your power supply
Make sure that your local AC mains voltage matches the voltage specified on the name plate
on the bottom panel. In some areas a voltage selector may be provided on the bottom panel of
the main keyboard unit near the power cord. Make sure that the voltage selector is set for the
voltage in your area. The voltage selector is set at 240V when the unit is initially shipped. To
change the setting use a "minus" screwdriver to rotate the selector dial so that the correct voltage
appears next to the pointer on the panel.

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  • Page 1 CLP-170 CLP-150 Owner's Manual IMPORTANT Check your power supply Make sure that your local AC mains voltage matches the voltage specified on the name plate on the bottom panel. In some areas a voltage selector may be provided on the bottom panel of the main keyboard unit near the power cord.
  • Page 2: Introduction

    SPECIFICATIONS SUBJECT TO CHANGE: 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: Precautions

    If it should appear to be malfunctioning, discontinue use immediately and have it 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 instrument or other property.
  • Page 4 If you experience any hearing loss or ringing in the ears, consult a physician. Yamaha cannot be held responsible for damage caused by improper use or modifications to the instrument, or data that is lost or destroyed.
  • Page 5: About This Owner's Manual And Reference Booklet

    Thank you for choosing the Yamaha Clavinova CLP-170/150. In order to make the most of your Clavinova’s performance potential and features, please read this Owner’s Manual thoroughly, and keep it in a safe place for later reference. About this Owner’s Manual and Reference Booklet This manual consists of four main sections: “Introduction,”...
  • Page 6: Table Of Contents

    Using the pedals ... 29 Adding variation to the sound [BRILLIANCE]/[REVERB]/[CHORUS]... 30 To enhance the acoustic realism of the sound ...[iAFC (Instrumental Active Field Control)] (CLP-170) ... 32 Combining two voices (Dual mode)... 33 Splitting the keyboard range and playing two different voices (Split mode) ... 35 Using the metronome ...
  • Page 7 Saving recorded or other songs to Clavinova Storage memory...[SaveToMemory]... 48 Saving recorded or other songs to floppy disk...[SaveToDisk] (CLP-170)... 49 Deletes a song from the Clavinova’s save memory or (CLP-170 only) from a floppy disk...[DeleteSong] ... 50 Renaming a song...[RenameSong] ... 51 Copying data from one floppy disk to another...[CopyDisk] (CLP-170)...
  • Page 8 Setting the center pedal function [MPedal] ... 83 Setting the left pedal function [LPedal] ... 84 Setting the auxiliary pedal function [AuxPedal] ... 84 Detailed settings for iAFC [iAFC SETTING] (CLP-170)... 85 Selecting the iAFC type [iAFC Type] ... 85 Adjusting the iAFC depth [iAFC Depth]... 85 Calibration (automatic adjustment) [Calibration]...
  • Page 9 Appendix ... 105 Troubleshooting... 106 Data Compatibility ... 107 Preset Voice List ... 109 Voice Combination Examples (Dual and Split) ... 111 CLP-150: Keyboard Stand Assembly ... 112 CLP-170: Keyboard Stand Assembly ... 115 Index... 118 Table of contents CLP-170/150...
  • Page 10: Application Index

    Listening to songs from “50 greats for the Piano” ...“Playing the 50 piano preset songs” on page 24 Listening to my recorded performance ... “Recording to [TRACK 1]” on page 38 Listening to songs in a floppy disk (CLP-170) ... “Playing back a song” on page 55 Playing Using three pedals...“Using the pedals”...
  • Page 11: Clp-170/150

    Connecting a computer... “Connecting a personal computer” on page 61 Assembling Assemble/disassemble the Clavinova... “CLP-150: Keyboard Stand Assembly” on page 112 ... “CLP-170: Keyboard Stand Assembly” on page 115 Quick solution What the Clavinova offers... “Application Index” on page 10 Returning to the main screen...
  • Page 12: Handling The Floppy Disk Drive(Fdd) And Floppy Disk (Clp-170)

    Yamaha recommends that you use a commercially-avail- able dry-type head cleaning disk to clean the head about once a month. Ask your Yamaha dealer about the avail- ability of proper head-cleaning disks. • Never insert anything but floppy disks into the disk drive.
  • Page 13: Maintenance

    Transport the keyboard horizontally. Do not lean it up against a wall or stand it up on its side. Do not subject the instrument to excessive vibration or shock. The CLP-170 features an iAFC (Instrumental Active Field Control) effect. This produces sound from the speaker located on the rear of the Clavinova, enhancing the reverberation and spaciousness of the sound.
  • Page 14: Features

    “Graded Hammer” keyboard (CLP-150) that varies the key weight according to the key range, and a “GH3” keyboard (CLP-170) that enhances the graded hammer keyboard by allowing you to play a note to be played repeatedly without pressing the pedal, giving these electronic pianos a “playing-feel” that is very close to the keyboard of a genuine grand piano.
  • Page 15 BRILLIANCE [MELLOW] [BRIGHT] Adjust the brightness of the tone using these buttons. (page 30) [iAFC ON/OFF] (CLP-170) This enhances the acoustic realism of the sound produced from the Clavinova, similar to the sound of an acoustic instru- ment. (page 32)
  • Page 16: Before Using The Clavinova

    About the music braces These braces are for holding the pages of music books in place. To open CLP-170/150 Be careful to avoid catching your fingers when opening or closing the cover. To close...
  • Page 17: Turning The Power On

    WARNING! Make sure your CLP-170/150 is rated for the AC voltage supplied in the area in which it is to be used (voltage rating appears on the name plate on the bottom panel). In some areas, a voltage selector may be provided on the bottom panel of the main key- board unit near the power cord.
  • Page 18: Adjusting The Display Contrast

    Performing the iAFC automatic adjustment (CLP-170) The CLP-170 features an iAFC (Instrumental Active Field Control) effect. This produces sound from the speaker located on the rear of the Clavinova, enhancing the reverberation and spaciousness of the sound.
  • Page 19: Basic Operation

    Basic Operation CLP-170/150...
  • Page 20: Part Names

    [VOICE SETTING] ...P77 [SPLIT] ...P35 ]...P24, 38, 55 [REVERB]...P31 [CHORUS] ...P31 VARIATION [ ] [ ] ...P28 BRILLIANCE [MELLOW] [BRIGHT]...P30 iAFC [ON] / [OFF] (CLP-170)...P32 [iAFC SETTING] (CLP-170) ...P85 [MIDI SETTING]...P87 [OTHER SETTING] ...P91 [PHONES] ...P18 Soft pedal ...P29 Sostenuto pedal ...P29 Damper pedal ...P29...
  • Page 21 GM-compatible tone generator or synthe- sizer from any manufacturer. XG Format XG is a new Yamaha MIDI specification which significantly expands and improves on the “GM System Level 1” standard with greater voice han- dling capacity, expressive control, and effect capability while retaining full compatibility with GM.
  • Page 22: Listening To The Demonstration Tunes

    This section explains how to listen to the demo songs for the voice groups listed below. Demonstration tunes Voice group GRAND PIANO1 HARPSICHORD The demonstration pieces listed above are short rearranged excerpts the original compositions. All other songs are original (©2002 Yamaha Corporation). SONG SELECT SONG KEYBOARD NEW SONG MASTER VOLUME SONG BALANCE...
  • Page 23 170). The piano demo lets you compare the result of enabling/dis- abling each sampling technology. The iAFC demo (CLP-170) lets you compare three iAFC types. The demo songs are assigned to the sound buttons as follows. GRAND PIANO1 ... Stereo Piano (stereo sampling) GRAND PIANO2 ...
  • Page 24: Listening To 50 Piano Preset Songs

    Press one of the [SONG SELECT] buttons repeatedly to select the desired piano song from P-001 to P-050. Song select screen The song number appears on the display. Play a preset song. Press the SONG [START/STOP] button to start playback. CLP-170/150 METRONOME [START/STOP] METRONOME TRACK TRACK EXTRA...
  • Page 25: Adjusting The Tempo

    If you have selected a disc song (CLP-170) and there is a folder before the song, the folder will appear on the dis- play when you press the SONG SELECT [ buttons or C [–]/[+] buttons...
  • Page 26: Practicing A One-Hand Part Using 50 Preset Songs

    [START/STOP] indicator will blink, and the Clavinova will wait for Syncro Start. Now when you play the keyboard, playback will begin at the same moment. If you press [TOP] while waiting, Synchro Start will be cancelled. CLP-170/150 METRONOME TRACK TRACK EXTRA...
  • Page 27 You can also assign a phrase in a song to repeatedly practice that part. Refer to the [FromToRepeat] option in the “SONG SETTING” menu on page 74. Listening to 50 Piano Preset Songs Resetting the part play- back Both parts are automatically turned ON whenever you select a new song. CLP-170/150...
  • Page 28: Selecting And Playing Voices

    Voice List” on page 109. XG is a major enhancement of the GM System level 1 format, and was developed by Yamaha specially to pro- vide more voices and varia- tions, as well as greater expressive control over voices and effects, and to ensure compatibility of data well into the future.
  • Page 29: Using The Pedals

    Pedal”, “M Pedal”, and “L Pedal” parameters in the “VOICE SETTING” menu. (See pages 83, 84.) The center and left pedals can also be assigned to song start/stop operation (START/STOP function) via the “PedalStart/Stop” parameter in the “OTHER SETTING” menu (on page 94). CLP-170/150...
  • Page 30: Adding Variation To The Sound [Brilliance]/[Reverb]/[Chorus]

    The sound becomes more mellow and rounder as the number increases. Mellow1 Normal... Standard tone Bright1 Bright tone. Bright2 The sound becomes brighter as the number increases. Bright3 Press the [EXIT] button to return to the main screen. CLP-170/150 METRONOME TRACK TRACK EXTRA TRACKS FILE START/STOP SETTING START/STOP...
  • Page 31 Reverb Send parameter. You can also turn chorus on or off via the Chorus On Off parameter. (See page 79.) Normal Setting The normal chorus on/off setting is different for each voice. CLP-170/150...
  • Page 32: To Enhance The Acoustic Realism Of The Sound

    Selecting and Playing Voices To enhance the acoustic realism of the sound ...[iAFC (Instrumental Active Field Control)] (CLP-170) When iAFC is engaged, the Clavinova will sound deeper and more resonant, similar to an acoustic musical instruments. Perform the automatic adjustment after you turn on the power of the Clavinova for the first time, and after each time you move the Clavinova.
  • Page 33: Combining Two Voices (Dual Mode)

    (page 35), hold down [SPLIT] and simultaneously press two voice group but- tons. You can also use the VARIA- TION [▼]/[▲] buttons to select the voice 1. Refer to page 28 for details on how to select XG voices. CLP-170/150...
  • Page 34 B [–]/[+] but- tons repeatedly. Exit Dual mode and return to normal play mode. Press any voice group button. CLP-170/150 If you want to select Dual mode for the left-hand area when the entire keyboard is devided into left and right areas (page 35), press D [–]...
  • Page 35: Splitting The Keyboard Range And Playing Two Different Voices (Split Mode)

    Use C [–][+] to select a voice. Selecting and Playing Voices Voice group buttons 1 3 4 5 You can also use A [–][+] to select a voice for the right- hand area. Refer to page 28 for details on how to select XG voice. CLP-170/150...
  • Page 36 Exit Split mode and return to normal play mode. Press [SPLIT]. see page 33 You can use Dual ( mode. CLP-170/150 Center “C” ) in each area (right-hand and left-hand) of Split A specified “split point” key is included in the left-hand range.
  • Page 37: Using The Metronome

    VOICE EFFECT The default tempo is 120. (If a song has been selected, the song tempo is used.) You can set the time signa- ture, metronome volume, and metronome tone using the METRONOME [SET- TING] button. (See page 76.) CLP-170/150...
  • Page 38: Recording Your Performance

    Recording to [TRACK 1] SONG SELECT SONG KEYBOARD NEW SONG MASTER VOLUME SONG BALANCE DEMO Procedure Select “NewSong” for recording. Press the SONG SELECT [ New Song screen CLP-170/150 Recording vs. Saving: METRONOME TRACK TRACK EXTRA TRACKS FILE START/STOP SETTING START/STOP SONG...
  • Page 39 When you press the SONG [START/STOP] button dur- ing recording, recording is paused. To resume record- ing, press the SONG [START/STOP] button again or play a note on the key- board. When you press the [REC] button, recording pauses. CLP-170/150...
  • Page 40: Re-Recording Track 1

    When you turn off the power to the Clavinova, the recorded performance data will be lost. If you wish to keep the recording, save the data using the SaveToMemory parameter (page 48) or SaveToDisk parameter (CLP-170) (page 49) in the File menu.
  • Page 41: Re-Recording Track 1 Partially

    Key On — Data that exists prior to the point where you start playing a note will not be erased. Recording Your Performance If the playback screen is not displayed, press one of the SONG SELECT [ buttons once. NOTE CLP-170/150...
  • Page 42: Recording To [Track2]

    The [TRACK 2] indicator flashes in red. (To cancel recording, press the [REC] or [TOP] button.) Make the recording by following the procedure beginning with Step 4 on page 39. You can record a new part while listening to playback of the recorded [TRACK 1] data. CLP-170/150 METRONOME TRACK TRACK...
  • Page 43: Recording To The Third Or More Tracks [Extra Tracks]

    To continue recording, follow the procedure described in “Recording a New Song” from page 38 to 43. select a recording track (3-16) Recording Your Performance NOTE If you record on a track that already has data, the exist- ing data on the track will be lost. CLP-170/150...
  • Page 44: Changing A Voice Or Tempo After Recording

    At this point, do not play the keyboard or press the SONG [START/ STOP] button. Otherwise, recording will start, erasing the recorded data. Press the [TOP] or [REC] button to exit record mode. CLP-170/150 ] buttons. NOTE Before changing a voice or tempo, set the starting method to “Normal.”...
  • Page 45: Adjusting The Volume Balance Between Playback And Your Performance [Song Balance]

    When using such data, please adjust the song bal- ance. The song balance setting is also used during playback. (See page 55.) Split+Dual EXTRA TRACK1 TRACK2 TRACKn TRACK1 TRACKn TRACK2 TRACKn +1 TRACK3 TRACKn +2 TRACK4 TRACKn +3 CLP-170/150...
  • Page 46: Saving Recorded Songs And Handling The Files

    In this manual, a song located in a song recorded in Current memory, is referred to as a “Current song,” a song in Storage memory is a “Memory song,” and a song on a floppy disk is a “Disk song” (CLP-170). Preset song...
  • Page 47: Basic File Operation

    SONG BALANCE DEMO SONG Procedure Select a song / (CLP-170 only) Prepare a disk. Select a song you wish to save or rename. (Optional) Insert a floppy disk for copying or formatting into the disk drive (CLP-170). Access the File menu.
  • Page 48: Saving Recorded Or Other Songs To Clavinova Storage Memory

    If you record a song, then turn off the power to the Clavinova, the song will be erased. To save the recorded song, you must save it into the Clavinova Storage memory or to a floppy disk (CLP-170). (To save a song to a floppy disk, refer to the next section [SaveToDisk].) You can also save the preset songs, disk songs, and addi-...
  • Page 49: Saving Recorded Or Other Songs To Floppy Disk

    Saving recorded or other songs to floppy disk...[SaveToDisk] (CLP-170) Songs you record, memory songs, or recordings you added or recorded over (page 43) previously-recorded memory songs can be saved on a floppy disk. Procedure See page 47 for basic operation information. The following is a detailed pro- cedure of Step 4.
  • Page 50: Deletes A Song From The Clavinova's Save Memory Or (Clp-170 Only) From A Floppy Disk

    Deletes a song from the Clavinova’s save memory or (CLP-170 only) from a floppy disk...[DeleteSong] This deletes a song from memory or (CLP-170 only) from disk. It is not possi- ble to delete a preset song or the current song.
  • Page 51: Renaming A Song

    Saving Recorded Songs and Handling the Files...[FILE] CAUTION Do not turn off the power or eject the floppy disk while the screen displays “Execut- ing.” After you rename a song, the Clavinova sorts songs alphabetically and renum- bers them. CLP-170/150...
  • Page 52: Copying Data From One Floppy Disk To Another

    Saving Recorded Songs and Handling the Files...[FILE] Copying data from one floppy disk to another...[CopyDisk] (CLP-170) You can copy the entire contents of one floppy disk to another floppy disk. Procedure See page 47 for basic operation information. The following is a detailed pro- cedure for Step 4.
  • Page 53: Formatting A Floppy Disk

    Formatting a floppy disk...[FormatDisk] (CLP-170) You can format a floppy disk so that it can be used with the Clavinova. Procedure page 47 Refer to for the basic procedure. Perform the following operations in step 4. Make sure that the formatted floppy disk is inserted in the disk drive.
  • Page 54: Automatically Open A Song When The Disk Is Inserted [Floppydisksongautoopen] (Clp-170)

    Saving Recorded Songs and Handling the Files...[FILE] Automatically open a song when the disk is inserted [FloppyDiskSongAutoOpen] (CLP-170) Specify whether a song will automatically be opened when you insert a disk. Procedure Refer to page 47 for the basic procedure.
  • Page 55: Playing Back Recorded Songs And Commercially-Available Music Data

    200–300KB, however this may differ depending on the data contents of each song. Playing back a song If you want to play back a disk song on the CLP-170, insert the floppy disk into the disk drive. TRACK SONG SELECT...
  • Page 56 However, if you have selected a disc song (CLP-170) and there is a folder before the song, the folder will appear on the display when you press the SONG...
  • Page 57: Turning Track Playback On And Off

    3.5-inch 2HD disks in the MS-DOS 1.44MB format Sequence format SMF (Standard MIDI File) formats 0 and 1 ESEQ Performance data recorded on the CLP-170 is saved in the SMF for- mat 0 in a floppy disk. You can practice a part or phrase using the FromToRe-...
  • Page 58 GM system level 1 voice arrangement DOC voice arrangement (CLP-170) Performance data recorded with preset XG voices on the CLP-170/150 can be played on other XG-compatible instruments. See page 6 of the separate “Reference Booklet” for the XG voice list.
  • Page 59: Connections

    Before connecting the Clavinova to other electronic components, turn off the power to all the components. Before turning the power on or off to all components, set all volume levels to minimum (0). Otherwise, electrical shock or damage to the components may occur. CLP-170 AUX PEDAL CLP-150...
  • Page 60 When these are connected (with stan- dard phone plugs), you can use the [MASTER VOLUME] control to adjust the volume of the sound output to the external device. CLP-170/150 Plug shape depends on the divece. AUX OUT Tone Generator audio cable...
  • Page 61: Connecting A Personal Computer

    English) at the following Internet address: Clavinova Web site (English only): Yamaha Manual Library: There are the three methods by which to connect the Clavinova to a personal computer: 1. Connecting the serial port on the computer to the Clavinova’s TO HOST jack (page 59) 2.
  • Page 62 To transfer data via the computer’s serial port and the Clavinova’s TO HOST jack, you need to install a specific MIDI driver (the Yamaha CBX driver for Windows). You can download this driver from XG Library on the Yamaha Web site (http://www.yamaha-xg.com) or install from the Accessory CD-ROM included with the Clavinova.
  • Page 63 According to the type of computer you connect, use one of the following serial cables. • Windows (with a serial port of D-sub 9-pin) 8-pin mini DIN plug → D-sub 9-pin plug (Yamaha CCJ-PC2 or equivalent) mini DIN 8 (CTS)
  • Page 64 Use a MIDI interface device to connect a computer to the Clavinova using special MIDI cables. MIDI MIDI MIDI MIDI interface Windows Clavinova HOST SELECT switch setting Set the Clavinova HOST SELECT switch to “MIDI.” CLP-170/150 Clavinova (CLP-170) THRU PC-2 MIDI HOST SELECT MIDI OUT...
  • Page 65 Set the Clavinova HOST SELECT switch to “USB.” About the USB driver You must install the specified USB driver (YAMAHA USB MIDI Driver) in your computer before you can transfer data between the computer and the Clavinova. The YAMAHA USB MIDI Driver can be installed from the Accessory CD-ROM included with the Clavi- nova.
  • Page 66 - Connecting/disconnecting the cable while the power of the Clavinova is on - Turning the power of the Clavinova on/off, starting up your computer, or installing the driver while a large amount of data is being transferred CLP-170/150...
  • Page 67: Detailed Settings

    Detailed Settings CLP-170/150...
  • Page 68: Detailed Settings

    Specifying the range and playing back repeatedly Playing back the phrase specified by the phrase number Playing back a song repeatedly Metronome METRONOME [SETTING] Settings Metronome time signature Metronome volume level Metronome voice CLP-170/150 Parameter name Reference page Quantize QuickPlay ChannelListen ChannelClear FromToRepeat PhraseMark...
  • Page 69 Adjust the high-range gain (boost/cut) of the equal- izer* Touch sensitivity* Right pedal function Center pedal function Left pedal function Auxiliary pedal function iAFC [iAFC SETTING] (CLP-170) Settings Select the iAFC type Adjust the iAFC depth Calibrate (automatically adjust) iAFC Restore the basic iAFC settings Parameter name...
  • Page 70 Setting the point at which the damper pedal starts to affect the sound Pitch bend range Switch the speaker on/off Selecting the items saved at the time of shutdown Restoring the normal (default) settings CLP-170/150 Parameter name Reference page MidiOutChannel MidiInChannel LocalControl...
  • Page 71: Making Detailed Settings

    Access a setting menu. Press the desired setting button ([SONG SETTING], MET- RONOME [SETTING], [VOICE SETTING], [iAFC SETTING] (CLP-170), [MIDI SETTING], or [OTHER SETTING]) to access the corresponding setting menu. Press the [EXIT] button any time to close the setting menu.
  • Page 72 (page 86) and [VoiceBulkDump] (page 90) is finished will not change back to the previous display after three seconds. Press any button on the panel to return to the previous display. Close the setting menu. Press the [EXIT] button. CLP-170/150...
  • Page 73: Detailed Settings For Recording And Playback [Song Setting]

    [SONG SETTING] You can make detailed settings for the selected song. First, select the desired song from preset songs (“Preset- Song”), memory songs (“MemorySong”), or disk songs (“DiskSong”) (CLP-170) (see page 55). Procedure Select the desired song and press the [SONG SETTING] button to access the “Song Setting”...
  • Page 74: Specifying Whether Playback Starts Immediately Along With The First Voicing [Quickplay]

    Usually, channels that do not contain any data are not displayed. However, for some songs, all channels (including the channels that contain no data) may be dis- played. CLP-170/150 Deleting data from each chan- nel [ChannelClear] You can delete data from each of 16 channels.
  • Page 75: Playing Back The Phrase Specified By The Phrase Number [Phrasemark]

    You can repeatedly play back all songs or a single song selected from the 50 preset songs or from the floppy disks (CLP-170). • When you start playback, the Clavinova plays the song you selected using the front panel, then starts repeat playback of the specified songs until...
  • Page 76: Detailed Settings For The Metronome Metronome [Setting]

    2, 4, and 8 Setting the metronome vol- ume level [MetronomeVol- ume] See the procedure on page 71. Setting range: 0-127 CLP-170/150 [METRONOME SETTING] Selecting the metronome voice [MetronomeSound] See the procedure on page 71. Use these buttons Setting range: to set the denominator of the time signature.
  • Page 77: Detailed Settings For The Voices [Voice Setting]

    [Main Layer] MAIN Voice 1 and Voice 2 (displayed when the MAIN side is in Dual mode) [Left] LEFT voice (displayed in Split mode) [Left Layer] LEFT Voice 1 and Voice 2 (displayed when the LEFT side is in Dual mode) [VOICE SETTING] CLP-170/150...
  • Page 78: Setting The Octave [Octave]

    In Dual mode: Voice for editing (Voice 1 and Voice 2) Setting range: 0 - 127 CLP-170/150 Setting the position of right and left channels [Pan]* You can specify the position in the stereo image from which you hear the sound.
  • Page 79: Selecting The Reverb Type [Reverbtype]

    Adds swell and a spacious sound. Flanger Adds swell effects of an ascending or descending jet plane. Setting the chorus depth [ChorusSend]* See the procedure on page 71. In Dual mode: Voice for editing (Voice 1 or Voice 2) Setting range: 0 - 127 CLP-170/150...
  • Page 80: Setting The Chorus On/Off [Chorusonoff]

    Adds the vibrato effect of a rotary speaker. Tremolo The volume level changes in rapid cycles. VibeRotor The vibrato effect of a vibra- phone. CLP-170/150 AutoPan The sound pans left to right and back and forth. Phaser The phase changes periodically, swelling the sound. AutoWah The center frequency of the wah filter changes periodically.
  • Page 81: Turning The Vibraphone Vibrato Effect On/Off [Viberotoronoff (Rotoronoff)]

    [Brightness] See the procedure on page 71. Setting range: –64–+63 Adjusting the resonance effect* [HarmonicContent (Harmonic)] See the procedure on page 71. Setting range: –64–+63 Resonance can produce a distinctive “peaky” tone, mak- ing the sound brighter and harder. CLP-170/150...
  • Page 82: Adjusting The Low-Range Frequency Of The Equalizer [Eq Lowfreq. (Eq L.freq)]

    Adjusting the low-range gain (amount of boost/cut) of the equalizer* [EQ LowGain] See the procedure on page 71. Setting range: –12–+12 dB CLP-170/150 Adjusting the high-range fre- quency of the equalizer* [EQ HighFreq. (EQ H.Freq)] See the procedure on page 71. Setting range: High Gain 500 Hz–16.0 kHz...
  • Page 83: Setting The Touch Sensitivity [Touchsense]

    (switch on/off each time you press the pedal) No function Normal setting: SustainCont Setting the center pedal func- tion [MPedal] See the procedure on page 71. Setting range: Same as “Specifying the function of the right pedal,” above. Normal Setting: Sostenuto CLP-170/150...
  • Page 84: Setting The Left Pedal Function [Lpedal]

    Setting range: Same as “Right pedal function assignment” (page 83). Normal setting: Expression YAMAHA FC7 foot controller This foot controller is suitable for controlling Expression, SustainCont, or PitchBend Up/Down. YAMAHA FC4 foot switch YAMAHA FC5 foot switch These foot switches are suitable for controlling Sustain, Sostenuto, Soft, RotarySpeed, or VibeRotor.
  • Page 85: Detailed Settings For Iafc [Iafc Setting] (Clp-170)

    Detailed settings for iAFC [iAFC SETTING] (CLP-170) This section describes how to adjust various iAFC settings, such as selecting the iAFC type and adjusting the depth. You can also perform an automatic adjustment in order to obtain the optimal iAFC effect.
  • Page 86: Calibration (Automatic Adjustment) [Calibration]

    Detailed settings for iAFC [iAFC SETTING] (CLP-170) Calibration (automatic adjust- ment) [Calibration] This automatically adjusts the sensitivity and response of iAFC so that the optimal iAFC effect will be obtained. When automatic adjustment begins, a fairly loud harpsichord note will sound four times at a fixed interval.
  • Page 87: Midi [Midi Setting]

    The Clavi- nova’s MIDI Implementation Chart is listed on pages 31 and 32 in the “Reference Booklet” for the CLP-170/150. When you are using the MIDI connectors, set the [HOST SELECT] switch to “MIDI.” (See page 59.)
  • Page 88: Setting The Midi Transmit Channel [Midioutchannel]

    Normal setting: Main — Ch1 Left — Ch2 Layer — Ch3 Left Layer— Ch4 CLP-170/150 Setting the MIDI receive chan- nel [MidiInChannel] You can specify whether each channel of data from MIDI [IN], [TO HOST], and [USB] will be received.
  • Page 89: Setting Local Control On/Off [Localcontrol]

    Select a type of data. Type of data: Note, Control, Program, Pitch Bend, SystemReal- Time, SysEx (System Exclusive) Setting range: On/Off Normal setting: On for all types of data MIDI [MIDI SETTING] Select On or Off. Select On or Off. CLP-170/150...
  • Page 90: Transmitting The Initial Settings On The Panel [Initialsetup]

    You can transmit the voice data specified in the “Voice Setting” menu (page 77) as MIDI bulk data. You can interrupt voice data bulk dump transmis- sion by pressing the B [– (NO)] button. See the procedure on page 71. CLP-170/150...
  • Page 91: Other Settings

    See the procedure on page 71. Setting range: Stretch Tuning curve particularly for pianos Flat Tuning curve in which the frequency is octave doubled over the entire keyboard range [OTHER SETTING] CLP-170/150...
  • Page 92: Selecting A Scale [Scale]

    If you select a scale other than Equal, you need to specify the root note using the B [–]/[+] buttons. CLP-170/150 Setting range: C, C , D, E , E, F, F , G, A , A, B , B...
  • Page 93: Adjusting The Depth Of The Soft Pedal [Softpedaldepth]

    (“PianoLike”) or the sound is sustained only while you press and hold down the sustain pedal, like playing a real vibraphone (“Normal”). See the procedure on page 71. Setting range: PianoLike, Normal Normal setting: PianoLike Other settings CLP-170/150...
  • Page 94: Assign The Song [Start/Stop] Function To The Pedal [Pedalstart/Stop]

    Use this parameter to reverse this mechanism. See the procedure on page 71. Setting range: Make, Break CLP-170/150 Setting the point at which the damper pedal starts to affect the sound [HalfPedalPoint] Here you can specify the point to which you must depress the pedal (right, center, left, AUX) before the assigned effect begins to be applied.
  • Page 95: Switch The Speaker On/Off [Speaker]

    See the procedure on page 71. Select the desired item. Select on or off. Setting for: Transpose, Brilliance, ReverbOnOff, iAfcOnOff (CLP-170), SplitPoint, Main/LeftVoice, Metro- nomeSetting, SongSetting, iAfcSetting (CLP-170), MidiSetting, and OtherSetting (except for Trans- pose and SplitPoint setting). Setting range:...
  • Page 96: Message List

    If you see this message while using a brand new disk, it is more likely that the disk drive is malfunctioning. Ask your Yamaha dealer for repair. The floppy disk space is full and can no longer record data. Use a new disk (page 48) or delete unnecessary files from the disk...
  • Page 97 This message may appear if a cable is left connected to the [TO HOST] or [USB] connector of the CLP-170/150. In this case, turn off the power of the CLP-170/150, disconnect the cable, and then turn on the power again. If the cable is left connected, the CLP-170/150 may not function correctly.
  • Page 98 Insert the disk and continue. This message will appear if there is no song for the “SaveToMemory” (page 48) or “SaveToDisk” (CLP-170) (page 49) operation to save. In this case, no song will be saved. You tried to delete a song that does not exist in the storage memory or on disk.
  • Page 99 B [– (NO)] button. To keep the recording, press the B [+ (YES)] button. The Clavinova displays the “SaveToMemory” (page 48) or “SaveToDisk” (CLP-170) (page 49) parameter screen. If necessary, select “SaveToMemory” or “SaveToDisk” accordingly and save the recorded song, then proceed to another operation.
  • Page 100 2. This message will be displayed when you select a song if that song is larger than the capacity of the current memory (page 102). This song cannot be loaded into the CLP-170/150, and cannot be played back. Please select a different song.
  • Page 101 You used a period or space at the beginning of a song name or you tried to change a song name that includes a character (or characters) not supported by the CLP-170/150, and the CLP-170/150 could not process the name. The Clavinova displays the previous screen in three seconds.
  • Page 102: Questions About Operations And Functions

    Make tempo changes when the recording track is selected and a red track indicator is flashing. The same trick applies to editing the tempo after recording. CLP-170/150 ■ Performance in Dual or Split mode is not recorded. Track data is lost unexpectedly.
  • Page 103 How much data can I record? • Current memory (page 48): About 800KB • Storage memory (page 48): About 750KB • 2DD floppy disk (CLP-170) (page 12): about 720KB • 2HD floppy disk (CLP-170) (page 12): about 1.4MB The on/off setting of the pedal connected to the AUX PEDAL jack is reversed.
  • Page 104 MEMO CLP-170/150...
  • Page 105: Appendix

    Appendix CLP-170/150...
  • Page 106: Troubleshooting

    (page 116) Turn iAFC OFF, and perform the automatic adjustment (page 86). Plug the pedal cable firmly into the [PEDAL] jack. (Refer to “CLP-150: Keyboard Stand Assembly” begin- ning on page 112, or “CLP-170: Keyboard Stand Assembly” on page 115.)
  • Page 107: Data Compatibility

    This section covers basic information on data compatibility: whether or not other MIDI devices can playback the data recorded by CLP-170/150, and whether or not the CLP-170/150 can playback commercially available song data or song data created for other instruments or on a computer.
  • Page 108 • Many MIDI devices are compatible with GM Sys- tem Level 1, as is most commercially available software. • The CLP-170/150 is compatible with GM System Level 1. ■ XG is a major enhancement of the GM System Level 1 format, and was developed by Yamaha specifically...
  • Page 109: Preset Voice List

    The sound of a celesta (a percussion instrument in which hammers strike metallic bars to produce sound). This instrument is well-known for its appearance in “Dance of the Sugar-plum Fairies” from Tchaikovsky’s “Nutcracker Suite.” : YES, : No Voice description CLP-170/150...
  • Page 110 Choir SlowChoir CHOIR Scat SynthPad1 SYNTH.PAD SynthPad2 WoodBass WOOD BASS Bass&Cymbal ElectricBass E.BASS FretlessBass * ( ) are provided only on the CLP-170. CLP-170/150 Stereo Touch Dynamic Key-off sampling Sense sampling samples String Voice description resonance A warm and natural nylon-string guitar sound.
  • Page 111: Voice Combination Examples (Dual And Split)

    This sound is suitable for fusion. Deeper reverb and chorus (page 79) will improve the groove. The damper pedal is effective on the voice assigned to the right-hand range. This combination makes a very brilliant sound. CLP-170/150...
  • Page 112: Clp-150: Keyboard Stand Assembly

    12 mm thin screws 2 Main unit Side panel Rear panel (left) Pedal box Bundled pedal cord inside CLP-170/150 (1) Untie and straighten out the bundled cord attached to the bottom of the pedal box. 20 mm tapping (1) Place the bot-...
  • Page 113: Connect The Pedal Cord

    An improper voltage setting can cause serious damage to the Clavinova or result in improper operation. cord plug to the pedal connector from the front. (2) Attach the cord holders to the rear panel as shown, then clip the cord into the holders. CLP-170/150...
  • Page 114 • If the main unit creaks or is otherwise unsteady when you play on the keyboard, refer to the assembly dia- grams and retighten all screws. CLP-170/150 When moving the instrument after assembly, always hold the bottom of the main unit.
  • Page 115: Clp-170: Keyboard Stand Assembly

    • To disassemble, reverse the assembly sequence given below. The CLP-170 has an iAFC (Instrumental Active Field Con- trol) effect. This uses the speaker on the rear of the instru- ment to create a sense of reverberation and spaciousness.
  • Page 116 CLP-170: Keyboard Stand Assembly Attach the front panel. (1) Insert the front panel in alignment with the metal hardware of the pedal box/side panel (right) and side panel (left). (2) Secure the panel using the six 4 × 14mm thin...
  • Page 117 When moving the instrument after assembly, always hold the bottom of the main unit. CAUTION Do not hold the keyboard cover or top portion. Improper handling can result in damage to the instrument or personal injury. CLP-170: Keyboard Stand Assembly Key cover Top portion CLP-170/150...
  • Page 118: Index

    50 Piano Preset Songs 24 Practicing a one-hand part 26 Adding variation to the sound ➔ Effect function 30 Assembly (CLP-150) 112 Assembly (CLP-170) 115 Assigning the START/STOP function to a pedal 94 AUX IN jacks 60 AUX OUT jacks 60...
  • Page 119 Type of data (recorded) 102 UP (TEMPO) 50 Piano Preset Songs 25 metronome 37 USB jack 59 Voice group buttons 28, 35 VOICE SETTING 77 Voices* 28 Detailed settings 77 Volume Balance (SONG BLANCE) 45 Setting 18 XG 108 CLP-170/150...
  • Page 120 MEMO CLP-170/150...
  • Page 121: Important Safety Instructions

    Do NOT connect this type of product to any power supply or adapter other than one described in the owners manual, on the name plate, or specifically recommended by Yamaha. WARNING: Do not place this product or any other...
  • Page 122 * This applies only to products distributed by YAMAHA CORPORATION OF AMERICA. IMPORTANT NOTICE FOR THE UNITED KINGDOM Connecting the Plug and Cord IMPORTANT.
  • Page 123 For details of products, please contact your nearest Yamaha 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. NORTH AMERICA CANADA Yamaha Canada Music Ltd.
  • Page 124 Clavinova Web site (English only) http://www.yamahaclavinova.com/ Yamaha Manual Library http://www2.yamaha.co.jp/manual/english/ M.D.G., Pro Audio & Digital Musical Instrument Division, Yamaha Corporation 2002 Yamaha Corporation V914960 ???AP???.?-0?C0 Printed in Indonesia...

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