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Yamaha Clavinova CLP-411 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 Owner’s Manual Bedienungsanleitung Mode d’emploi Manual de instrucciones C L P - 4 1 1 C L P - 5 1 1 English Deutsch Français Español...
  • Page 4: Taking Care Of Your Clavinova

    Thank you for choosing a Yamaha CLP-411/511 Clavinova. Your Clavinova is a fine musical instrument that employs advanced Yamaha music technology. With the proper care, your Clavinova will give you many years of musical pleasure. Yamaha’s AWM (Advanced Wave Memory) tone generator system offers rich, realistic voices.
  • Page 5: Table Of Contents

    Using the Recorder Recording ... 17 Changing the Initial Settings ... 18 Erasing a Single CLP-511 Track ... 18 Erasing All Recorded Data On the CLP-411 ... 18 Playback ... 19 Synchro Start (CLP-511) ... 19 Left Pedal Start/Stop ... 19 The Function Mode To Select a Function …...
  • Page 6: The Control Panel

    The Control Panel CLP-511 MASTER VOLUME TRANSPOSE SPLIT POWER Tuning keys (See page 15) PHONES Jacks (Bottom Panel) CLP-411 MASTER VOLUME FUNCTION TRANSPOSE POWER Tuning keys (See page 15) PHONES Jacks (Bottom Panel) FUNCTION ROOM HARD HALL 1 MEDIUM HALL 2...
  • Page 7 Clavinova to match your playing style. See page 14 for details. 9 Voice Selectors & [VARIATION] Button The CLP-411 has seven voice selectors and a [VARIATION] button, and the CLP-511 has nine voice selectors and a [VARIATION] button. Simply press any of the voice selectors to select the corresponding voice.
  • Page 8 The Control Panel Soft pedal Damper pedal Sostenuto pedal The Music Stand CLP-511 The Key Cover CLP-511 0 [METRONOME] Button Turns the metronome sound on and off. The [TEMPO/SONG] but- tons, below, are used to set the tempo of the metronome sound, and the volume of the metronome sound if used while the [METRONOME] button is held —...
  • Page 9: Connections

    1 AUX IN L and R Jacks (CLP-511: L/L+R and R) These jacks are intended for use with an external tone generator module such as the Yamaha DOU-10 Disk Orchestra Unit. The stereo outputs from the external tone generator module are connected to the AUX IN L and R jacks, allowing the sound of the tone generator to be reproduced via the Clavinova’s internal sound system and speakers.
  • Page 10: Selecting & Playing Voices

    [MASTER VOLUME] control for the most comfortable listening level. Select a Voice Select the desired voice by pressing one of the voice selectors. Use the [VARIATION] button to select a variation of the current voice, as required. CLP-411 PIPE PIPE PIANO CLAVI.TONE E.PIANO 1 ORGAN 1...
  • Page 11: Playing The Demonstration Tunes

  • Page 12: Piano Song A-B Repeat

    Playing the Demonstration Tunes FUNCTION FUNCTION RECORDER START/ STOP Piano Song A-B Repeat The A-B Repeat function can be used to continuously repeat a specified phrase within a piano song. Combined with the Part Cancel function described below, this provides an excellent way to practice difficult phrases.
  • Page 13: Piano Song Part Cancel (Clp-511)

    Piano Song Part Cancel (CLP-511) RECORDER START/ STOP RECORDER START/ STOP RECORDER START/ STOP Playing the Demonstration Tunes The 30 piano songs provided on the CLP-511 have separate left- and right-hand parts that can be turned on and off as required so you can practice the corresponding part on the keyboard.
  • Page 14: The Dual Mode

    Dual Mode “1st Voice Effect Depth” and “2nd Voice Effect Depth” functions described on page 23. Other Dual Mode Functions The CLP-411/CLP-511 Function mode provides access to a number of other dual-mode functions, listed below. See the corresponding pages for details.
  • Page 15: The Split Mode (Clp-511)

    The Split Mode (CLP-511) The split mode makes it possible to play two different voices on the keyboard — one with the left hand and another with the right hand. The left-hand voice is played on all keys to the left of (and including) a specified “split point” key, while the right-hand voice is played on all keys to the right of the split point key.
  • Page 16: Reverb

    Reverb The [REVERB] button selects a number of digital reverb effects that you can use for extra depth and expressive power. ROOM HALL 1 HALL 2 STAGE REVERB ROOM HALL 1 HALL 2 STAGE TEMPO/ SONG REVERB – / NO + / YES To select a reverb type press the [REVERB] button a few times until the indicator corresponding to the desired type lights (the indica-...
  • Page 17: The Chorus Effect

    SONG – / NO + / YES The Pedals The CLP-411 and CLP-511 have three foot pedals that produce a range of expressive effects similar to those produced by the pedals on an acoustic piano. Soft pedal Damper pedal Sostenuto pedal The [EFFECT] button turns the chorus effect on (indicator lit) and off (indicator off).
  • Page 18: Touch Sensitivity

    Touch Sensitivity Four different types of keyboard touch sensitivity — HARD, MEDIUM, SOFT or FIXED — can be selected to match different playing styles and preferences. HARD MEDIUM SOFT FIXED TOUCH Transposition The Clavinova’s TRANSPOSE function makes it possible to shift the pitch of the entire keyboard up or down in semitone intervals up to a maximum of 12 semitones (i.e.
  • Page 19: Tuning

    Tuning Tuning makes it possible to adjust the pitch of the Clavinova over a 427.0 Hz … 453.0 Hz (corresponding to the A3 note’s Hz) range in approximately 0.2 Hertz intervals. Pitch control is useful for tuning the Clavinova to match other instruments or recorded music.
  • Page 20: The Metronome & Tempo Control

    The Metronome & Tempo Control The CLP-411/511 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 Beat indicator TEMPO/ SONG METRONOME – / NO...
  • Page 21: Using The Recorder

    Using the Recorder The CLP-411 has a 1-track recorder and the CLP-511 features a two-track recorder that let you record what you play on the keyboard and then play it back. Two tracks on the CLP-511 mean that you can “overdub” one part on top of another, using a different voice if you like.
  • Page 22: Changing The Initial Settings

    CLP-511. If you start this procedure on the CLP-411 but decide to cancel, simply press the [REC] button a second time without making any changes to exit. On the CLP-511 it is...
  • Page 23: Playback

    UME] control and [TEMPO/SONG] buttons (press both [TEMPO/SONG] buttons simultaneously to recall the default tempo). • CLP-411: All recorder data will be erased when the power is turned off. Store recordings you want to keep to an external MIDI storage device such as the Yamaha DOU-10 Disk Orchestra Unit by using the Bulk Dump function described on page 28.
  • Page 24: The Function Mode

    VERB] buttons on the CLP-411, or the [TRANSPOSE] and [SPLIT] buttons on the CLP-511) to select the desired function: F1 through F9 on the CLP-511; F1 through F6 on the CLP-411. In the case of the Dual Mode (F3), Split Mode (F4: CLP-511),...
  • Page 25: F1 Tuning

    4. 4 0. Scale In addition to the standard Equal Temperament tuning, the CLP-411 and CLP-511 include 6 classic tunings that you can select and use to play music of the corresponding period, or experiment with in a more modern context. The tunings are:...
  • Page 26: F3 Dual Mode Functions

    The Function Mode Dual Mode Functions After selecting “F3. Y ”, press the [+/YES] button to engage the dual-mode function sub- mode, then use the [<] and [>] buttons to select the desired dual mode function, as listed below. If the Dual mode is not engaged “F3. - ” will appear instead of “F3. Y ” and the Dual mode functions cannot be selected.
  • Page 27: F3.5: 1St Voice Effect Depth

    Press the [–/NO] and [+/YES] buttons simultaneously to recall the default setting: “OFF”. F3.7: (CLP-411), F3.8: (CLP-511) Reset This function resets all dual-mode functions to their default values. Press the [+/YES] button to reset the values. “End” will appear on the display when all functions have been reset.
  • Page 28: F4.2: Split Balance

    The Function Mode F4.2: Split Balance The volume levels of the two voices combined in the split mode can be adjusted as re- quired by using this function. Use the [–/NO] and [+/YES] buttons to adjust the balance as required. The balance range is from 0 through 20. A setting of “10” produces equal balance between the two split-mode voices.
  • Page 29: F4 Clp-411 Metronome Functions

    “20” produces maximum metronome volume. Press the [–/NO] and [+/YES] buttons simulta- neously to recall the default setting: “10”. CLP-411 Left Pedal Mode CLP-511 Left Pedal Mode This function sets the left pedal for normal soft-pedal operation, or for song start/stop operation.
  • Page 30: F6 Clp-411 Midi Functions

    DOU-10 The examples given above really only scratch the surface. MIDI can do much, much more. The CLP-411/511 MIDI functions allow it to be used in fairly sophisticated MIDI systems. MIDI IN MIDI THRU...
  • Page 31: F6.3/F8.3: Local Control On/Off

    In any MIDI control setup, the MIDI channels of the transmitting and receiving equipment must be matched for proper data transfer. A “Multi-timbre” receive mode is also available, which allows simultaneous reception of different parts on all 16 MIDI channels, allowing the Clavinova to play multi-channel song data received from a music computer or sequencer.
  • Page 32: F6.5/F8.5: Control Change On/Off

    • See page 45 for list of the “Panel Data Contents” transmitted by this function. NOTE • Panel setting data can only be transferred between the same models (i.e. CLP-411 data cannot be F6.8/F8.8: Bulk Data Dump This function is used to transmit all data stored in the Recorder memory to a MIDI data storage device such as the Yamaha DOU-10 Disk Orchestra Unit, other sequence recorders, or MIDI compatible computers.
  • Page 33: F9 (Clp-511) Backup Functions

    (CLP-511) Backup Functions After selecting “F9. Y ”, press the [+/YES] button to engage the backup function sub-mode, then use the [<] and [>] buttons to select the desired backup function, as listed below. • The backup settings themselves, and the contents of the recorder memory, are always backed up. NOTE Even if backup is turned on via one of the functions described below, the data will only be retained in memory for about 1 week if the power is not turned on during this time.
  • Page 34: Connecting To A Personal Computer

    8-PIN • 8-pin system peripheral cable. • Data transfer rate: 31,250 bps. • When using the [TO HOST] terminal of the CLP-411/511, first turn the NOTE power off on both the CLP-411/511 and the computer before connecting the cable. After connecting the cable, turn the power of the computer on first, then the CLP-411/511.
  • Page 35: Connecting To An Ibm-Pc/At Series Computer

    HOST SELECT TO HOST PC-2 PC-1 MIDI Set to the “PC-2” position. IBM-PC/AT Series Computer Connector Pin Numbers MINI DIN 8-PIN 6 7 8 D-SUB 25-PIN 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 D-SUB 9-PIN Connecting to a Personal Computer...
  • Page 36: Troubleshooting

    If the damper pedal doesn’t work, or notes are sustained even when the pedal is not pressed, make sure that the pedal cord is properly plugged into the main unit (page 36: CLP-411, page 42: CLP-511). 3. The Clavinova Reproduces Radio or TV Sound This can occur if there is a high-power transmitter in your vicinity.
  • Page 37: Factory Preset Recall (Clp-511)

    High-performance lightweight dynamic headphones with extra-soft ear pads. Expander Modules DOU-10 Disk Orchestra Unit A range of MIDI recording and playback functions, plus Yamaha Disk Orchestra Collection, Disklavier PianoSoft™, General MIDI, and Standard MIDI File disk playback capability. All dual mode, split mode, reverb, effect, touch sensitivity, tuning...
  • Page 38: Clp-411: Keyboard Stand Assembly

    AC power cord Netzkabel Cordon d’alimentation Cable de alimentación de CA CLP-411: Keyboard Stand Assembly • We do not recommend attempting to assemble the NOTE Clavinova alone. The job can be easily accomplished, however, with only two people. • Use only the screws provided or replacements of exactly the specified size.
  • Page 39 6 x 35 mm Halbrundschrauben Vis à tête ronde de 6 x 35 mm Tornillos de cabeza redonda de 6 x 35 mm CLP-411: Assemblage du support de clavier • Nous ne vous conseillons pas d’essayer d’assembler REMARQUE le Clavinova seul. Toutefois, ce travail peut être facile- ment exécuté...
  • Page 40: Connect The Pedal Cord

    6 x 16 mm flat-head screws 6 x 16 mm Senkschrauben Vis à tête plate de 6 x 16 mm Tornillos de cabeza plana de 6 x 16 mm Install the main unit (A). Place the main unit (A) on the side panels (D) with the screws on its bottom panel (toward the rear of the main unit) just behind the grooves in the brackets located at the top of the side panels.
  • Page 41 Cord holder Kabelhalter Support de cordon Soporte del cable Posez le clavier (A) Placez le clavier sur les panneaux latéraux (D), avec les vis de son panneau inférieur (situées vers l’arrière du clavier) placées immédiatement derrière les rainures des ferrures situées à la partie supérieure des panneaux latéraux (D), puis faites glisser le clavier vers l’avant jusqu’à...
  • Page 42: Clp-511: Keyboard Stand Assembly

    Bundled pedal cord inside Gebündeltes Pedalkabel Cordon de pédalier enroulé à l’intérieur Cable de pedales enrollado en el interior Cord holders Kabelhalter Serre-câble Soportes de cable CLP-511: Keyboard Stand Assembly • We do not recommend attempting to assemble the NOTE Clavinova alone.
  • Page 43: Assemblage Du Support De Clavier

    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 CLP-511: Assemblage du support de clavier • Nous ne vous conseillons pas d’essayer d’assembler REMARQUE le Clavinova seul.
  • Page 44 4 x 20 mm tapping screws 4 x 20 mm Schneidschrauben Vis auto-taraudeuses 4 x 20 mm Tornillos de autoenrosque de 4 x 20 mm Attach the rear panel (B). With the rear panel slightly angled as shown in the illustration, lower it onto the feet’s protruding edge at the rear of the pedal box.
  • Page 45 10 cm 10 cm Be sure to place your hands at least 10 centimeters from either end of the main unit when positioning it. Mindestens 10 cm innen unter die Tastatureinheit greifen. Placez bien vos mains à 10 cm au moins des extrémités du clavier, lors de sa mise en place.
  • Page 46 Cord holder Kabelhalter Serre-câble Soporte del cable Connect the pedal cord. The pedal cord from the pedal box must be plugged into the corresponding connector in the main unit. The plug only goes in one way (the lug on the connector should face the rear of the main unit, as shown in the illustration), so don’t try to force it in the wrong way around.
  • Page 47 A voltage selector is provided in some areas. Spannungswähler (nur in bestimmten Verkaufsgebieten) Un sélecteur de tension est prévu pour certaines régions El selector de tensión está provisto para ciertos destinos. Raccordez le cordon du pédalier Le cordon qui sort du pédalier doit être branché sur le connecteur correspondant du clavier.
  • Page 48: Midi Data Format

    MIDI Data Format/MIDI-Datenformat/Format des données MIDI/Formato If you’re already very familiar with MIDI, or are using a computer to control your music hardware with computer- generated MIDI messages, the data provided in this section can help you to control the Clavinova. Falls Sie bereits mit MIDI vertraut sind oder einen Compu- ter zur Erzeugung von MIDI-Steuermeldungen für die Instrumente verwenden, können Sie sich zur Steuerung des...
  • Page 49: System Exclusive Messages

    = Sub-ID #2=General MIDI On = End of Exclusive [mm] -> [ll] -> [dd] -> [F7H] = Exclusive status = YAMAHA ID = When n is received n=0~F, whichever is received. When n is transmitted n always=0. = Model ID of XG...
  • Page 50 (6) Clavinova MIDI Format Data format: [F0H] -> [43H] -> [73H] -> [3BH] -> [yy] -> [F7H] = Exclusive status = Yamaha ID = Clavinova ID = CLP-411/511 ID = Substatus Information Internal MIDI clock External MIDI clock Bulk Data * The bulk data follows 06H.
  • Page 51: Specifications

  • Page 52: Demo Song List

    Hymn “Allein Gott in der Höh’ sei Ehr’ ” * The demonstration pieces listed above are short excerpts from the original compositions. All other demo tunes are original (© 1996 by YAMAHA CORPO- RATION). * Bei den oben aufgeführten Demo-Stücken handelt es sich um kurze Auszüge aus den Originalkompositionen.
  • Page 53: Midi Implementation Chart

    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 54 BORNE CORRESPONDANTE DE LA PRISE ET POUSSER JUSQU’AU FOND. • This applies only to products distributed by Yamaha Canada Music Ltd. • Ceci ne s’applique qu’aux produits distribués par Yamaha Canada Musique Ltée. regulations does not guarantee that interference will not occur in all installations.

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