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Yamaha Clavinova CVP-600 Owner's Manual

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Check Your Power Supply
Make sure that your local AC mains
voltage matches the voltage speci-
fied on the name plate on the bottom
panel. In some areas a voltage se-
lector 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 se-
lector dial so that the correct voltage
appears next to the pointer on the
Netzspannung überprüfen
Vergewissern Sie sich vor dem An-
schließen an das Stromnetz, daß die
örtliche Netzspannung den Betriebs-
spannungswerten auf dem Typenschild
an der Unterseite des Instruments ent-
spricht. In bestimmten Verkaufs-
gebieten ist das Instrument mit einem
Spannungswähler an der Unterseite
neben der Netzkabeldurchführung aus-
gestattet. Falls vorhanden, muß der
Spannungswähler auf die örtliche Netz-
spannung eingestellt werden. Der
Spannungswähler wurde werkseitig auf
240 V voreingestellt. Zum Verstellen
drehen Sie den Spannungsregler mit
einem Schlitzschraubendreher, bis der
Zeiger auf den korrekten Spannungs-
wert weist
Vérifiez la source d'alimentation
Vérifiez que la tension spécifiée sur
le panneau inférieur correspond à la
tension du secteur. Dans certaines
régions, l'instrument peut être équipé
d'un sélecteur de tension situé sur
le panneau inférieur du clavier à
proximité du cordon d'alimentation.
Vérifiez que ce sélecteur est bien
réglé en fonction de la tension sec-
teur de votre région. Le sélecteur de
tension est réglé sur 240 V au dé-
part d'usine. Pour modifier ce ré-
glage, utilisez un tournevis à lame
plate pour tourner le sélecteur afin
de mettre l'indication correspondant
à la tension de votre région vis à vis
du repère triangulaire situé sur le
Compruebe la alimentación de su área
Asegúrese de que tensión de alimen-
tación de CA de su área correspon-
de con la tensión especificada en la
placa de características del panel
inferior. En algunas zonas puede
haberse incorporado un selector de
tensión en el panel inferior de la uni-
dad del teclado principal, cerca del
cable de alimentación. Asegúrese de
que el selector de tensión esté ajus-
tado a la tensión de su área. El
selector de tensión se ajusta a 240V
cuando la unidad sale de fábrica.
Para cambiar el ajuste, emplee un
destornillador de cabeza "recta" para
girar el selector de modo que apa-
rezca la tensión correcta al lado del
indicador del panel.


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  • Page 1 IMPORTANT Check Your Power Supply Netzspannung überprüfen Make sure that your local AC mains Vergewissern Sie sich vor dem An- voltage matches the voltage speci- schließen an das Stromnetz, daß die örtliche Netzspannung den Betriebs- fied on the name plate on the bottom panel.
  • 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 • On the CVP-600, gently remove dust and dirt with a soft cloth. Do not wipe too hard since small particles of dirt can scratch the instrument’s finish.
  • Page 4: Table Of Contents

    Thank you for purchasing the Yamaha Clavinova! We recommend that you read this manual care- fully so that you can fully take advantage of the advanced and convenient functions of the Clavinova. We also recommend that you keep this manual in a safe and handy place for future reference.
  • Page 5 Reverb Reverb ON/OFF ... 41 Selecting the Reverb Type ... 41 Setting the Total Depth ... 42 Setting the Depth for Each Part — Reverb Part Depth ... 43 Voice Effects Effect ON/OFF ... 44 Selecting the Effect Type ... 45 Setting the Effect Depth ...
  • Page 6: Features Of The Clavinova

    1: Getting Ready CHAPTER Features of the Clavinova Large, Easy-to-use LCD Display The large LCD (along with the dedicated buttons) provides comprehen- sive and easy-to-understand control of the Clavinova’s operations (page 12). Wealth of Rich, Realistic Voices The Clavinova has a wide variety of authentic and dynamic voices (133 Clavinova voices + 480 XG voices + 12 Drum Kits).
  • Page 7: About This Manual

    About This Manual Conventions Used in This Manual Indications of Buttons and LCD Display [ ]: This indicates actual panel buttons. When this mark is used, words such as button, slider, jack (terminal) sometimes may not be used. For example, the slider for the master volume is expressed as [MASTER VOLUME] in this manual.
  • Page 8 About This Manual Basic Settings: The functions of the Clavinova are set to certain standard values or standard conditions when the instrument is shipped. These settings and conditions are called the basic settings. The basic settings of each func- tion can be changed according to your preferences. Depending on the settings of the Backup function (page 147), you can have the Clavinova maintain your own edited settings or return to the basic settings after turning off the power.
  • Page 9: Handling Floppy Disks

    Handling Floppy Disks The “Music Software Collection” disk and one blank disk are supplied with the Clavinova. Taking Care of Your Floppy Disks Do NOT eject the disk during recording or play- back, or at any time when the DISK IN USE lamp is lit.
  • Page 10: Setting Up The Clavinova

    Setting Up the Clavinova Music Stand CVP-98 CVP-98 Key Cover CVP-98 Be careful to avoid catching your fingers when opening or closing the cover. CVP-98 CVP-98/96/600 To raise the music stand: Pull the stand up and toward yourself as far as it will go. Flip down the two metal supports at the left and the right on the rear of the music stand.
  • Page 11: Lid (Cvp-600 Only)

    (CVP-600 only) • Make sure that the end of the stay fits securely in the lid recess. If the stay is not prop- • Be careful that you or others do not bump the stay while the lid is raised. The stay may •...
  • Page 12: Panel Controls And Terminals

    DOC format disks. See page 8 in the Reference Manual for more information on the DOC format. This is the Style File logo. This indicates that the CVP-98/96/600 can use optional Yamaha Style File disks. See page 80 for more information on Style File data.
  • Page 13: The Panel Controls

    PAUSE EXIT DISPLAY HOLD F3 G3 A3 B3 C4 D4 E4 F4 G4 A4 B4 C5 D5 E5 F5 G5 A5 B5 C6 D6 E6 F6 G6 A6 B6 C7 Left LCD buttons ... page 12 Right LCD buttons ... page 12 LCD buttons ...
  • Page 14: Basic Operation

    Basic Operation Virtually all of the Clavinova’s operations are done from the LCD display. When you press a button on the panel once, the relevant function’s display appears. Depending on the display that ap- pears, you can conveniently perform various functions and change values/settings by using the buttons located directly below, or to the left or right of the LCD, and the data dial and [–/+] buttons at the right of the LCD.
  • Page 15 When function is within “soft” rectangle: First press the appropriate LCD button under the display (the selected item is highlighted), and use the data dial or [–/+] to set the items which are in “soft” rectangles with rounded corners. Alternately, after selecting the item, press the LCD button again. For example, when selecting a voice from the display shown below, press the LCD button below VOICE then is highlighted, and you can select the desired voice by using the data...
  • Page 16: Page [<] [>] Buttons

    Basic Operation When function is within “hard” rectangle: Items within a “hard” rectangle can be directly selected or switched ON/OFF by simply pressing the corresponding LCD button located di- rectly below the desired item. For example , when selecting the first Demo song in the display shown below, you can immediately begin playback of the first song by pressing the LCD button under 1.
  • Page 17: [Exit] Button

    [EXIT] Button Press [EXIT] in order to leave the current mode or return to the pre- vious display. EXIT DISPLAY HOLD [DISPLAY HOLD] Button The [DISPLAY HOLD] button lets you keep the display from chang- ing. For example, voices and accompaniment styles can be selected by pressing the VOICE button or STYLE button.
  • Page 18: Memory Backup

    Basic Operation Memory Backup The Backup function (page 147) can be used to maintain various val- ues and settings, even after the power has been turned off. In the Backup function display, each parameter group to be backed up can be selected individually.
  • Page 19: Adjusting The Volume [Master Volume]

    Adjusting the Volume The Clavinova has two sliders on the panel for adjusting the volume. It also allows you to adjust the volume of each part of the Automatic Accompaniment or song. VOLUME MASTER ACMP/SONG VOLUME VOLUME [MASTER VOLUME] This determines the entire vol- ume of the Clavinova.
  • Page 20: [Exp.pedal]

    See Song volume (page 95) for details. [EXP.PEDAL] You can control the volume of your keyboard performance with your foot, by connecting the optional Yamaha FC7 foot controller to the [EXP.PEDAL] jack of the Clavinova. CVP-98/96/600 The volume becomes louder when pressing the pedal down with your toes.
  • Page 21: Adjusting The Timbre Of The Sound

    Adjusting the Timbre of the Sound The sound timbre can be adjusted by using the [MASTER EQUAL- IZER] and [POWER BASS] (CVP-98 only) controls. • Distortion could result if these effects are set to higher levels. If this is the case, reduce the overall volume with the [MASTER VOLUME] control.
  • Page 22 Adjusting the Timbre of the Sound Select the band (frequency range) to be adjusted. Select the band you wish to adjust by pressing the BAND < or > button. The central frequency of the selected band (expressed in Hz) is shown in the BAND <...
  • Page 23: Power Bass (Cvp-98 Only)

    Power Bass (CVP-98 only) Press the [POWER BASS] button (the lamp lights) to emphasize the sounds of the lower range. The amount of the emphasis can be changed by the VOLUME tons in the POWER BASS display. DEMO HELP POWER BASS To turn off the Power Bass function and return the sound to normal, press the [POWER BASS] button again so that the lamp goes out.
  • Page 24: Using The Help Mode

    2: Help Mode and Demo CHAPTER Using the Help Mode The Help mode provides convenient explanations of the main functions of the Clavinova. As the explanations shown in the display automatically progress, the Clavinova actually operates itself in demonstration — the Clavinova sounds various voices and styles.
  • Page 25 Play Select the desired menu. Use the left/right LCD buttons to select the desired menu. You can also select the menu by pressing the SELECT The selected menu is highlighted. Ten menus (listed below) are avail- able. Help Menus 1. Introduction 2.
  • Page 26: Demo Play

    Demo Play The Clavinova features a total of 27 demo pieces: 4 entire Demo songs, 12 special pieces showcasing the voices, and 11 showcasing the styles. Listen to them all and hear what the Clavinova can do. DEMO Call up the Demo Play mode. Press [DEMO].
  • Page 27 (A) To listen to a Demo song for voices, press the VOICE button corresponding to the desired voice. Playback starts from the Demo song of the selected voice. The lamp of the corresponding VOICE button flashes. PIANO E. PIANO STRINGS/ CHOIR BRASS (B) To listen to a Demo song for styles, press the STYLE...
  • Page 28 March and Progression of Bacchus Sax/Flute Londonderry Air • Some of the demonstration pieces listed above are specially-arranged excerpts from the original compositions listed above. All other songs are original (©1997 by Yamaha Corporation). CVP-98/96/600 Composer Robert Alexander Schumann (Traditional)
  • Page 29: Selecting Voices

    3: Voices CHAPTER Selecting Voices The Clavinova features a wealth of rich, authentic voices, including piano, strings and brass instruments. It also features a Keyboard Percussion function that lets you play the realistic drum and percussion sounds directly from the keyboard. STYLE CONTRAST DANCE...
  • Page 30: Selecting Voices From The Main Display

    Effect Setting parameter (page 131). About XG Voices • Yamaha’s XG format is a major new enhancement to the GM (General MIDI) System Level 1 format. It pro- vides for more instrument sounds and variations, as well as greater expres- sive control over voices and effects.
  • Page 31: Organ Combination (Organ Combi.)

    Organ Combination (Organ Combi.) To call up the ORGAN COMBINATION display, press the [OR- GAN] button and select Organ Combi. in the pop-up display. With the Organ Combination function in this display, you can select from six different kinds of organ sounds, and even create your own organ sounds by editing these voices.
  • Page 32 Selecting Voices Editing the Voice Select the desired voice for editing, then set each parameter. The ORGAN COMBINATION has two display pages: [FOOTAGE] and [ATTACK]. Press the right-most LCD button to change between the displays. Press the PRESET button in each display to instantly return to the pre-edited voice.
  • Page 33 Making Settings in the ORGAN COMBINATION [ATTACK] Display Attack Footage Volume, Length, and Response settings Select the appropriate bar in the display by pressing the CURSOR buttons, then set the Volume, Length or Response by using the data dial or [–/+] buttons. Setting the Attack Mode Press the middle LCD button to change between the EACH/FIRST settings.
  • Page 34: Keyboard Percussion

    Selecting Voices Keyboard Percussion The Clavinova has twelve Drum Kits in the [DRUMS] voice group. When one of the Drum Kits is selected, various drum and percussion sounds are assigned individually to the keys, letting you play the sounds from the keyboard. The various drum/percussion instruments of the Standard Kit are marked by symbols above the assigned keys.
  • Page 35: Playing Two Voices Simultaneously - Dual Mode

    Playing Two Voices Simultaneously — Dual Mode The Dual mode of the Clavinova allows you to select and play two different voices simultaneously in a layer. This makes it easy to create exceptionally rich and thick tonal textures. The volume balance and the depth of detune* can also be set for the two voices.
  • Page 36: Setting The Volume Balance Of The Two Voices

    Playing Two Voices Simultaneously — Dual Mode The second voice can be selected from all available voices, including the same voice as the first one. You can also select a voice by using RIGHT1 VOICE or RIGHT2 VOICE, even after the pop-up DUAL display has changed back to the main DUAL display.
  • Page 37: Detuning The Pitches Of The Two Voices

    Detuning the Pitches of the Two Voices The Detune Depth setting lets you produce an even richer sound by finely detuning the pitch of the two voices. DETUNE DEPTH Press play. It is highlighted. Adjust the Detune Depth by using the data dial or [–/+] buttons.
  • Page 38: Playing Two Voices From Different Sides Of The Keyboard - Split Mode

    Playing Two Voices from Different Sides of the Keyboard — Split Mode The Split mode of the Clavinova allows you to select and play two different voices with your left and right hands — for example, play bass with the left and piano with the right. STYLE DANCE DEMO...
  • Page 39: Changing The Split Point

    Playing Two Voices from Different Sides of the Keyboard — Split Mode You can also select a voice by using LEFT VOICE or RIGHT1 VOICE, even after the pop-up SPLIT display has changed back to the main SPLIT display. After pressing LEFT VOICE or RIGHT1 VOICE (it is highlighted), select the voice in the normal way.
  • Page 40: Setting The Volume Balance Of The Two Voices

    Playing Two Voices from Different Sides of the Keyboard — Split Mode You can also set the Split Point by using the data dial or [–/+] buttons, after pressing SPLIT POINT in the pop-up SPLIT display. Pressing SPLIT POINT also advances the value. To reset the value to the basic setting of F#2, simultaneously press the [–/+] buttons.
  • Page 41: Using The Dual And Split Functions Simultaneously

    Playing Two Voices from Different Sides of the Keyboard — Split Mode Using the Dual and Split Functions Simultaneously The [DUAL] and [SPLIT] buttons can be turned on simultaneously. The right range set for the Split mode can be used with two voices (Dual) when using the Dual and Split modes simultaneously.
  • Page 42: Using The Pedals

    Using the Pedals The Clavinova has three pedals. Damper Pedal (Right) The damper pedal performs the same function as the damper pedal on an actual acoustic piano, letting you sustain the sound of the voices even after releasing your fingers from the keys. Sostenuto Pedal (Center) If you play a note or chord on the keyboard and press the sostenuto pedal while the note(s) are held, those notes will be sustained as long as...
  • Page 43: Reverb

    Reverb Reverb is an effect that recreates the decaying reflections of a sound in a performance space, and reproduces the special ambience of a concert hall. The Clavinova has various Reverb effects and allows you to set the Reverb Depth to your preference. The Reverb effect here is also applied to the microphone input signal received via the [MIC.] jack.
  • Page 44: Setting The Total Depth

    Reverb You can also select the Reverb Type by using the REVERB TYPE buttons, or by pressing REVERB TYPE (to highlight the parameter) and using the data dial or [–/+] buttons. Reverb Type List HALL1 HALL2 HALL3 Concert hall reverb. HALL4 HALL5 ROOM1...
  • Page 45: Setting The Depth For Each Part - Reverb Part Depth

    Setting the Depth for Each Part — Reverb Part Depth The Reverb Part Depth parameter lets you make different Reverb Depth settings for the microphone input connected to the [MIC.] jack, the rhythm, bass, and chord parts of the Automatic Accompaniment (page 47), as well as the parts you play from the keyboard.
  • Page 46: Voice Effects

    Voice Effects The Clavinova has various types of effects besides Reverb that enhance the sound of the voices or create wild, special effects. You can also adjust the depth of the effect as desired. The Effect here is also applied to the microphone input signal received via the [MIC.] jack.
  • Page 47: Selecting The Effect Type

    Selecting the Effect Type Select the Effect Type by pressing the left/right LCD buttons in the EFFECT pop-up display. You can also select the Effect Type by using the EFFECT TYPE buttons, or by pressing EFFECT TYPE (to highlight the parameter) and using the data dial or [–/+] buttons.
  • Page 48: Setting The Effect Depth

    Voice Effects Setting the Effect Depth The Effect Depth parameter lets you adjust the degree or depth of the currently selected effect type. To set this, press R1 DPT or MIC DPT (to highlight the corresponding parameter), and use the data dial or [–/+] buttons.
  • Page 49: Accompaniment Styles

    CHAPTER Selecting Accompaniment Styles The Clavinova has 100 musical “Styles” that can be used as a basis for rhythm accompaniment, or fully orchestrated rhythm, bass, and chord accompaniment (Auto Accompaniment; page 56). • The Clavinova also features forty special [PIANIST] styles consisting of STYLE DANCE 16BEAT...
  • Page 50: Selecting Styles From The Main Display

    Selecting Accompaniment Styles 16BEAT BALL– LATIN ROOM Select the Style. Select the desired style by pressing the appropriate left/right LCD button. The data dial and [–/+] buttons also can be used. You can also select the style by pressing the STYLE Selecting styles from the Main Display You can also select a style by using STYLE STYLE SELECT display has changed back to the main display.
  • Page 51: Tempo Control And Volume Adjustment

    Press either STYLE STYLE is highlighted. Select the style. Select the style by using the data dial or [–/+] buttons. You can also select styles by pressing STYLE way, the style can be selected not only from a certain style group but from all styles.) Tempo Control and Volume Adjustment Whenever you select a different style, the preset tempo for that style...
  • Page 52: Starting/Stopping The Accompaniment Style

    Starting/Stopping the Accompaniment Style Starting the Accompaniment Style There are several ways to start the accompaniment style, as described below: Straight Start Press the [START/STOP] button. The lamp lights up and the style starts. Each of the styles also has two main variations that can be selected by pressing the [MAIN A] or [MAIN B] buttons.
  • Page 53: Tap Start

    Synchronized Start This method lets you start the style by simply playing a note or chord on the keyboard. To use this, press the [SYNCHRO] button. (The lamp lights.) The [BEAT] lamp flashes in time with the selected tempo, indicating that Synchronized Start is in stand-by.
  • Page 54 Starting/Stopping the Accompaniment Style There are two introduction patterns: Intro A and Intro B. If you press [INTRO] after pressing [MAIN B], the style starts with the Intro B pattern, followed by Main B. VIRTUAL ARRANGER ACMP ON Start with Fade In This function lets you gradually fade in the volume of the Style with any of the start methods above.
  • Page 55: Break

    Beat lamp Tempo display Measure BEAT number Break When the Left Pedal function (page 133) is set to BREAK, you can use the left pedal to trigger a break (silence) in the accompaniment for dynamic effect. Holding down the left pedal creates the break, and playback resumes from the top of the next measure after the pedal is released.
  • Page 56: Using The Metronome

    Using the Metronome The Clavinova features a convenient metronome that is ideal for practicing. [START/STOP] of Metronome To start the metronome, simply press the [METRONOME] button so that its lamp lights. The metronome pop-up display appears and the currently selected beat and volume are indicated.
  • Page 57 The metronome volume can also be set from the METRONOME pop- up display. Adjust the volume by selecting VOLUME using the data dial or [–/+] buttons. You can also adjust it by continuously pressing VOLUME As with the volume parameter of the style, it can also be adjusted by using [ACMP/SONG VOLUME].
  • Page 58: Playing With The Auto Accompaniment

    Playing with the Auto Accompaniment The Clavinova includes a sophisticated Auto Accompaniment system that can provide automated rhythm, bass and chord backing for your performance in 100 different styles. STYLE DANCE 16BEAT ROCK BALL– LATIN TRADI– ROOM TIONAL COUNTRY ONE TOUCH PIANIST HARMONY SETTING...
  • Page 59: Pianist

    Pianist Press the [PIANIST] button to select the piano-only accompaniment styles. Forty different Pianist styles are available. When the [PIANIST] button is pressed, the STYLE SELECT [PI- ANO] pop-up display appears. The [PIANIST] lamp lights. Select the desired Pianist style by pressing the appropriate left/right LCD button.
  • Page 60 Playing with the Auto Accompaniment Select the chord indication method. To do this, press one of the left LCD buttons — SINGLE FINGER, MULTI FINGER, FINGERED or FULL KEYBOARD — while the AC- COMPANIMENT MODE pop-up display is active. Start the Auto Accompaniment. To start Auto Accompaniment, press [START/STOP].
  • Page 61: Stopping The Auto Accompaniment

    Fingered To play Auto Accompaniment, play any chord in the left range (below and including the split point). Play the melody in the right range along with the Auto Accompaniment. If the Clavinova cannot recognize the played chord, “*” will appear instead of the chord name in the display.
  • Page 62: Adjusting The Overall Auto Accompaniment Volume

    Playing with the Auto Accompaniment AUTO ACCOMPANIMENT VIRTUAL ACMP ON ARRANGER INTRO Adjusting the Overall Auto Accompaniment Volume Use the [ACMP/SONG VOLUME] con- trol to adjust the overall volume of the Auto Accompaniment. (This does not affect the volume of parts played from the keyboard.) This control lets you adjust the level balance of the accompaniment and the voices played from the keyboard.
  • Page 63: Changing The Split Point

    Select the desired part by pressing BASS, CHORD, PAD, PHRASE, or RHYTHM and set the value by using the data dial or [–/+] buttons. The value changes in units of two. You can also select several parts and adjust their volume settings simultaneously. To reset the value to the basic setting of 90, simultaneously press the [–/+] buttons.
  • Page 64: Other Auto Accompaniment Functions

    Other Auto Accompaniment Functions The Clavinova has many other features and functions that make the use of the Auto Accompaniment even more convenient and enjoyable. Harmony This feature adds harmony or embellishment notes to the melody you play in the right range of the keyboard. The harmony notes are produced automatically to match chords played with Auto Accompaniment.
  • Page 65: One Touch Setting

    Left Pedal and Harmony If the Left Pedal Function is set to HARMONY ON/OFF (see page 133), harmonization of notes played on the right-hand section of the key- board only occurs while the left pedal is pressed. This allows you to add harmony only to certain phrases in the middle of the song as you play, without having to take your hands from the keyboard.
  • Page 66: Virtual Arranger

    Other Auto Accompaniment Functions The panel setup called up here can be freely changed according to your preferences. You can also save it to memory by using the Registraiton function (page 83). To exit One Touch Setting, press the [ONE TOUCH SETTING] button again (the lamp turns off), and the previous panel setup before using One Touch Setting is recalled.
  • Page 67: Small Accompaniment (Small Acmp)

    Press the [ACMP ON] button to call up the ACCOMPANIMENT MODE pop-up display. Press SYNCHRO STOP so that it is highlighted. The [SYNCHRO START] lamp lights. To turn Synchronized Stop off, press SYNCHRO STOP again. Small Accompaniment (SMALL ACMP) The Small Accompaniment function lets you mute some of the se- lected Auto Accompaniment parts, creating a simpler and smaller orches- tration and accompaniment.
  • Page 68: Chord Assist

    Other Auto Accompaniment Functions Chord Assist This function uses the keyboard guide lamps to show you appropriate fingerings for chords. (See page 104.) The Chord Assist feature is essentially an electronic “chord book” that shows you appropiate fingerings for chords, and is ideal when you want to quickly learn how to play certain chords.
  • Page 69 Enter the chord type. Press TYPE (it is highlighted), then use the data dial or [–/+] buttons to select the desired chord type. You can also select the chord type by pressing TYPE. Enter the chord. The fingering for the selected chord appears on the keyboard guide lamps.
  • Page 70: Custom Style

    Custom Style The Clavinova Custom Style feature allows you to create original accompaniment styles that can be later recalled and played at any time, just like the presets. Up to 12 custom styles can be maintained in internal memory at the same time, and any number can be saved to disk for later reloading and use.
  • Page 71 Select a source style. Select a preset style that is close to the style you want to create. Preset style selection is carried out in the normal way (page 47). If you want to select a [DISK/CUSTOM] style, press the [DISK/ CUSTOM] style button once again and use the STYLE tons, or the data dial or [–/+] buttons to select a [DISK/CUSTOM] style.
  • Page 72 Custom Style Use the BEAT LCD button to select a different time signature, or the data dial or [–/+] buttons once the BEAT parameter has been selected. As soon as you choose to change the beat value, the “Clear style ?” prompt will appear, since you will have to completely clear all sections and parts of the style and start recording from scratch if you change the time signature.
  • Page 73 Select the part and voice you want to record. Use the PART LCD button, the data dial, or [–/+] buttons to select the part you want to record: Rhythm 1 Rhythm 2 Bass Chord 1 Chord 2 Phrase 1 Phrase 2 Recording part Playback part The R1 part is initially selected and set to the record mode.
  • Page 74 Custom Style Record the selected part. You can now add new parts to the selected part by playing the key- board at the appropriate timing (play in C Major seventh since the Cus- tom Style is recorded as a C Major seventh pattern). If you want to create a totally new part from scratch, press the CLEAR LCD button to clear the selected part before beginning to record.
  • Page 75 Once the required quantize size has been selected press the START LCD button to actually quantize the current part. Playback will stop for an instant while the data is being quantized, then the START LCD button will change to UNDO, allowing you to undo the quantize operation and return to the pre-quantized data if the results are not as you expected.
  • Page 76: Other Custom Style Functions

    Custom Style Store the custom style. Press the STORE LCD button in CUSTOM STYLE display page 3 to store the current custom style in the internal memory. The “Store XXXXXXXX?” confirmation prompt and MEMORY No. parameter will appear (“XXXXXXXX” is the style name). Use the MEMORY No. LCD buttons to select the memory number —...
  • Page 77: Style Clear

    Style Clear Press the STYLE CLEAR LCD button in CUSTOM STYLE display page 3 to entirely clear the current custom style. The “Are you sure?” confirmation prompt will appear. Press YES to clear the style or NO to abort. Volume & Effects CUSTOM STYLE display page 4 includes a range of parameters that let you individually set the volume, reverb, effect, and pan for each part of each custom style section.
  • Page 78: Save To Disk

    Custom Style Save to Disk A complete set of 12 custom styles or individual custom styles can be saved to disk via CUSTOM STYLE page 5. After making sure that a properly formatted disk is inserted in the Clavinova disk drive (page 7), use the MEMORY No. to select the memory number of the custom style you want to save to disk, or “ALL”...
  • Page 79: Playing Back Your Custom Styles

    disk, the “Please store to memory before saving to disk” alert display will appear. If this happens press OK to return to the previ- ous display (CUSTOM STYLE display page 3), store the custom style, then try saving again. Delete from Disk Saved custom styles can also be deleted from disk via CUSTOM STYLE page 5.
  • Page 80: Custom Style Alert & Error Displays

    Custom Style Custom Style Alert & Error Displays The following alert and error displays may appear in the corresponding situations. Insufficient Memory To Store This alert message will appear if there is not enough memory to per- form a store operation. In this case it will be necessary to either delete a style you don’t need or simplify the style you are currently recording.
  • Page 81 Press OK to return to CUSTOM STYLE display page 1 and simplify the style by clearing a part, etc. Exit Before Store If you press [EXIT] button to exit from the Custom Style function before storing the style the following display will appear. Select a memory number and press YES to store the style and then exit, press NO to exit without storing the style, or press CANCEL to return to the Custom Style mode.
  • Page 82: Style File Load

    Style File Load Style files from optional Yamaha “Style File” disks, or disks containing custom style files you’ve created yourself, can be loaded into the Clavinova and played as required. DISK CUSTOM Loading Disk Styles Insert the Style Disk Insert the Style File Disk into the disk drive with the sliding door on the disk facing the drive slot and the label side facing upward.
  • Page 83 A set of 12 files saved by using the Custom Style save “ALL” func- tion (page 76) can be loaded by pressing the ALL LOAD LCD button rather than the LOAD SINGLE button. The rest of the ALL LOAD pro- cedure is essentially the same as the LOAD SINGLE procedure, as fol- lows.
  • Page 84: Using Loaded Style Files

    Style File Load It is not necessary to select a memory number when ALL LOAD is selected in step 1. Simply press OK to load or CANCEL to abort. If there is not enough memory to load the specified file the “Not enough memory! Delete an unneeded style ?”...
  • Page 85: Registrations

    5: Registrations CHAPTER Registrations (Registering/Recalling Panel Setups) The Registration feature can be used to memorize a number of complete panel setups that you can recall whenever needed. A total of 20 setups (5 banks x 4 memories) can be registered. STYLE CONTRAST DANCE...
  • Page 86: Recalling The Registered Panel Settings

    Registrations (Registering/Recalling Panel Setups) Register the panel setup. While holding the [MEMORY] button, simultaneously press one of the REGISTRATION [1] — [4] buttons. Any data that was previously in the selected location is erased and replaced by the new settings. The corresponding Registration number (bank/button number) and the Regis- tration name will appear below and to the right of the style name in the main display.
  • Page 87: Naming The Registration

    Naming the Registration A temporary name is given to the Registration setup when you regis- ter the panel settings; however, you can change this name freely with this function. Press the [MEMORY] button to call up the REGIS- TRATION [NAME] pop-up display. Select the number of the Registration whose name you wish to change by using the left/right LCD buttons.
  • Page 88: Freeze Function

    Registrations (Registering/Recalling Panel Setups) Freeze Function When the Registration Freeze function is set to on, the parameters set in the FREEZE display will not be changed when a Registration is re- called. This allows you to recall different Registrations while using the Auto Accompaniment, without suddenly changing the styles or volume settings.
  • Page 89: Chapter 6: Song Control

    • Consult your Yamaha dealer for information on song data that is compat- ible with the Lyric Display function of the Clavinova. • See the section “Handling Floppy Disks” (page 7) for information on using floppy disks.
  • Page 90: File Icons

    File Icons There are four icons (shown below) that indicate the type of the file. XG/SMF format file DOC/ESEQ format file Yamaha Disklavier PianoSoft or XG/ESEQ file Song data recorded with the CVP-98/96/600 CVP-98/96/600 Current voice for the keyboard File icon •...
  • Page 91 Use the PAGE [<] [>] buttons to call up the SONG PLAY [LIST] display (display page 3), to view the entire list of the song names in the disk. The desired song can be selected easily by using the left/right LCD buttons, data dial, or [–/+] buttons.
  • Page 92 Song Playback Adjusting the Tempo The playback tempo of the song can be changed freely as desired. (See page 49.) The preset tempo for the selected song can be restored at any time by simultaneously pressing the TEMPO [–/+] buttons. Usually the tempo is indicated by numbers.
  • Page 93: Part Cancel

    (page 92), or when the assigned track is set to “TRK - - (OFF).”] • In the case of Yamaha Disklavier PianoSoft files, DOC files and XG/ ESEQ files, the part indication does not appear for the parts without data.
  • Page 94: Assignment Of Tracks To 1/Right And 2/Left, And Voice Assignment

    You can also select the track by pressing the 1/RIGHT or 2/LEFT button. CVP-98/96/600 • The track assignments of DOC files and Yamaha Disklavier PianoSoft files are fixed, and therefore cannot be changed. • Tracks cannot be assigned during playback.
  • Page 95: Overall Song Playback Volume Control

    Selecting Voices for 1/RIGHT and 2/LEFT Parts The playback voices for the 1/RIGHT and 2/LEFT parts can be se- lected in the SONG PLAY [PART] display. Press PART1,2 VOICE tion of the display, then select the playback voice for 1/RIGHT and 2/ LEFT parts by using the data dial or [–/+] buttons.
  • Page 96: Individual Part Volume Control

    Song Playback Individual Part Volume Control To adjust the playback volume of individual parts, press the [MIXER] button while in the Song Play mode to call up the MIXER display. The display corresponding to the software being played back appears in display page 1, and you can control the volume balance of the keyboard sound and the orchestra accompaniment.
  • Page 97 When Playing Back XG/ESEQ Files When Playing Back Yamaha Disklavier PianoSoft Files Page 2 Use the PAGE [<] [>] buttons to call up display page 2 of the TRACK MIXER display so that all sixteen tracks appear. From this page you can change the volume, voice, Reverb Depth, etc.
  • Page 98: Changing Settings In The Track Mixer Display

    Song Playback Changing Settings in the TRACK MIXER Display Select the track to be changed. Select the desired track by pressing TRACK < or >. Selecting TTL (Total) will change the overall settings of the song rather than the set- tings of individual tracks.
  • Page 99: Repeat Functions

    Repeat Functions The Clavinova has convenient repeat functions that let you repeated play back the same song or sections within the song. This function is useful if you want to practice a difficult phrase repeatedly. Select the desired mode from the available four Repeat modes from the SONG PLAY [REPEAT] display (display page 4).
  • Page 100: Song Repeat

    Song Playback 1 Song Repeat When 1 SONG is selected by pressing the REPEAT MODE button, any song selected and played as described above will play repeat- edly until stopped. AB Repeat This function allows you to specify any section (between point A and point B) of a song, letting you repeatedly play back the selected section for practice.
  • Page 101: Other Playback Controls

    The internal tone generator of the CVP-98/96/600 automatically resets for compatibility with song data of the Yamaha XG format (including GM Sys- tem Level 1) (page 8 in the Reference Manual) or of Yamaha DOC voice allocation (page 8 in the Reference Manual), depending on the playback data.
  • Page 102: Guide Control

    Guide Control The Clavinova has a special Guide function which allows you to practice by using the appropriate disk software. The “piano roll” display and the keyboard guide lamp indicate which keys you should play, and when you should play them. You can even practice at your own pace since the Clavinova pauses playback of the accompaniment until you play the correct keys.
  • Page 103: Using The Guide Function

    Practicing Phrase-by-phrase with the Playback: Sound Repeat In the Sound Repeat method, the Clavinova plays back a short phrase. Listen to the phrase and practice. Playback of one phrase repeats three times, then is followed automati- cally by the next phrase. Piano Roll To show the piano roll in the display, press any GUIDE CONTROL button, then press the [PLAY/STOP] button to start playback.
  • Page 104 Guide Control Select the Guide method. Press one of the GUIDE CONTROL buttons: [EASY PLAY], [NEXT NOTE] or [SOUND REPEAT]. The lamp of the corresponding button lights. EASY PLAY Practice the part. Press the [PLAY/STOP] button to start playback. The piano roll will appear. Practice along with the accompani- ment.
  • Page 105: Other Guide-Related Functions

    Other Guide-related Functions Various settings related to the Guide functions can be made in the SONG PLAY [GUIDE MODE] display (display page 5). GUIDE MODE NORMAL is ususally displayed in the location of the GUIDE MODE. Change the indication to ENSEMBLE by pressing the GUIDE MODE button;...
  • Page 106 Guide Control Setting the Sound Repeat Number To set the number of times the phrase is repeated in the Sound Repeat mode, press the SOUND REPEAT button. When AUTO is selected, only the notes which have not been played correctly are repeated; the Guide function will automatically go on to the next phrase once the previous one has been played properly.
  • Page 107: Song Recording

    Song Recording The Clavinova features comprehensive song recording functions that allow you to record your own performances to floppy disks. Three recording methods are available: Quick Recording (page 107), which lets you record quickly and easily; Track Recording (page 110), with which you can record multiple instrumental parts; and Chord Sequence (page 116), which lets you step-record Auto Accompaniment chords.
  • Page 108: Recording Setup: Disk Format

    Song Recording Recording Setup: Disk Format Before you can record to the included blank disk, you will have to format it. Commercially available blank disks must also be formatted before using. Refer to Format in the Function section (page 135) to re- format floppy disks that have already been used for recording.
  • Page 109: Quick Recording

    Quick Recording Insert a formatted disk. Make sure that the disk’s write protect tab is set to the “write” posi- tion, then insert the disk face up with the shutter forward until it clicks into place. Shutter Label side of disk The DISK IN USE lamp stays lit until the Clavinova reads and rec- ognizes the disk.
  • Page 110 Song Recording Select the record mode. Press the [REC] button. The [REC] lamp lights and the QUICK RECORD display of record mode page 1 appears. Call up page 1 by using the PAGE [<] [>] buttons if the lamp is lit but the QUICK RECORD display is not shown. PAUSE Select the part for recording.
  • Page 111: Start Recording

    Select the desired voices and accompaniment style, etc. Select the voices and accompaniment style and set the tempo in the normal way, and other settings needed. (If you want to try out the selected voices, style and tempo, etc., make sure to do so be- fore entering the SONG PLAY mode, since the recording will start as soon as you play the keyboard or press the [START/STOP] button.)
  • Page 112: Track Recording (Multi-Track Recording)

    Song Recording Stop recording. Press the [PLAY/STOP] button. Recording stops. When the recorded data has been written to disk, the [REC] lamp goes out and the song play display appears. You can also stop recording by pressing the [REC] button. When pressing the [START/STOP] button, only the recording of the Auto Accompaniment or rhythm will stop.
  • Page 113 Select the desired track for recording. Press the TRACK < or > buttons or use the data dial or [–/+] buttons to select the track. The selected track is indicated by an underline mark. Use the LCD button at the far right to set the selected tracks to RECORD (record enable) or OFF (record/playback disable).
  • Page 114: • Intro

    Song Recording Set all performance features as required. After setting the tracks to be recorded, set up all necessary perform- ance features as required: voice, accompaniment style, tempo, reverb, etc. Start recording. There are several ways to start recording, as described below. •...
  • Page 115: Adding New Tracks

    Stop recording. Press the [PLAY/STOP] button. Recording stops. The [REC] lamp goes out when the data has been written to the disk, and the song play display appears. You can also stop recording by pressing the [REC] button. When pressing the [START/STOP] button, only the recording of the Auto Accompaniment or rhythm will stop.
  • Page 116 Song Recording Pause before the Punch-in point. Press the [PAUSE] button to pause play back a bit before the point at which you want to start recording. Leave a measure or more before the Punch-in point so you’ll be able to grasp the timing for the Punch in. PAUSE Turn on the Punch-in/out function.
  • Page 117 Select the Punch-in mode. Select the desired Punch-in mode by using the LCD button located second from the right. Two modes are available, as described below. 1ST KEY Recording begins as soon as the first key is played, after Punch-in playback is started in step 7 (below). PEDAL Recording begins as soon as the left pedal is pressed, after Punch-in playback is started in step 7 (below).
  • Page 118: Chord Sequence

    Song Recording < Stop recording. Press the [PLAY/STOP] button. Recording stops. When the data has been written to disk, the [REC] lamp goes out and the SONG PLAY [MAIN] display ap- pears. You can also stop recording by pressing the [REC] button. Chord Sequence The Chord Sequence function allows you to enter Auto Accompani- ment data step-by-step according to chord names, and lets you record the...
  • Page 119 Turn on the Chord Sequence function. Press the CHORD SEQ. button in the RECORD [EDIT] dis- play. The CHORD SEQUENCE display appears and Auto Ac- companiment is turned on. If the Full Keyboard mode is currently active, the Fingered Chord mode will be selected instead.
  • Page 120 Song Recording Enter and set the chords and/or style changes. To enter a chord, either play the chord with appropriate fingering on the left range of the Auto Accompaniment section of the keyboard (lower than the split point), or highlight ROOT or TYPE in the LCD display and use the data dial or [–/+] buttons.
  • Page 121: Other Chord Sequence Functions

    Stop recording. When all recording has been finished, select page 2 of the CHORD SEQUENCE display, then press the END MARK and SET buttons and input an “end mark” which determines the location of the ending. The end mark will be displayed in the box at the middle of the display. Finally, press the [REC] button and a “Save recorded data?”...
  • Page 122: Record Edit Function

    Song Recording END MARK To enter an “end mark” at the current cursor location, press the END MARK button followed by the SET button. An end mark signifies the end of the song, and should always be entered to properly end each song. (An end mark is unnecessary when ending with an Ending pattern or Fade-out.) The cursor cannot be moved past an end mark.
  • Page 123: Song Name

    Song Name This function is used to name song files recorded with the Clavinova or to change existing names. To call up the Song Name function, press the SONG NAME button in the RECORD [EDIT] display. Enter the desired name. Use the CHAR >...
  • Page 124: Track Edit

    Song Recording Track Edit Press the TRACK EDIT button in the RECORD [EDIT] display to call up the TRACK EDIT display. There are three pages in the TRACK EDIT display: TRACK EDIT [MIX], TRACK EDIT [DELETE], and TRACK EDIT [QUANTIZE]. Track Mix —...
  • Page 125: Track Quantize

    Track Delete — Track Edit, Page 2 The Track Delete function can be used to delete the data from any specified track. Specify the track to be deleted. Use the TRACK button to highlight the Track parameter, then use the data dial or [–/+] buttons to select the track to be deleted. Execute the Delete operation.
  • Page 126: Initial Edit (Changing The Initial Data)

    Song Recording Specify the track to be quantized. Use the TRACK use the data dial or [–/+] buttons to select the track to be quantized. Specify the quantize “size.” Press the LCD button below the note symbol to select the desired quantize “size”...
  • Page 127: Making Settings In The Initial Edit Display

    The following parameters can be changed in the Initial Edit display. Refer to the indicated page for details on each parameter. Parameters which can be changed with Initial Edit: When one of tracks 1 - 16 is selected • Volume (page 94) •...
  • Page 128 Song Recording Change the settings. Use the data dial or [–/+] buttons to change the settings. You can instantly check the effect of the changes, since the settings can be changed during playback. Write the changes. When all the Initial Data changes have been made as desired, press the WRITE button.
  • Page 129: Recording Without A Disk

    Recording Without a Disk The Clavinova has internal RAM memory (about 25KB) that allows a limited amount of recording — even if a disk is not loaded — up to ap- proximately 2,500 notes, if no other data is recorded. If you enter the Song Record mode without inserting a disk, CVP MEMORY will be indicated in the SONG display as shown below, and the Quick Record- ing, Track Recording and Punch-in/out Recording functions will become...
  • Page 130: The Utility Functions

    CHAPTER The Function mode provides various advanced functions that, for example, let you make various MIDI settings, or give you greater, more convenient control over disk-related operations. These sophisticated functions let you customize the Clavinova to your own musical needs and preferences. The following functions are available: Keyboard Group Pedal Group...
  • Page 131 Selecting and Operating the Functions All functions in this mode can be selected and set by using the fol- lowing procedure. Press the [FUNCTION] button. The lamp lights and the Function mode display appears. MASTER SONG MIXER EQUALIZER FUNCTION Select the group by using the left/right LCD buttons, and call up the page of the desired function by using the PAGE [<] [>] buttons.
  • Page 132: Keyboard

    Keyboard Keyboard 1 (KEYBOARD 1) Display — Tune The Tune function lets you make fine adjustments to the pitch, allowing you to accurately match the tuning with that of other instru- ments. The frequency (in Hz) of A3 is displayed in the TUNE sec- tion.
  • Page 133: Keyboard 2 (Keyboard 2) Display

    Effect Setting This feature determines whether the basic effect setting (page 44) for each voice is automatically selected or not, when the voice is selected. To change the setting, press the EFFECT SETTING button. When set to AUTO, the basic effect setting for each voice is automatically selected when the voice is selected;...
  • Page 134 Keyboard Pan determines the stereo image of the voices, or in other words, where the sound of the voice appears to come from — left, center, or right. The Pan position can be set individually for the following three voice assignments: LEFT Left voice in the Split mode RIGHT1...
  • Page 135: Pedal

    Pedal Pedal (PEDAL) Display — Left Pedal This function conveniently lets you set the left pedal to control one of various functions. Controllable Functions and Data SOFT The left pedal functions as the soft pedal (basic setting). (See page 40.) START/STOP The left pedal functions the same as the [START/STOP] button.
  • Page 136: Damper Range

    Pedal Damper Range This determines whether the damper pedal affects the right-hand, left- hand, or both voices in a Split setup. Press the DAMPER RANGE but- ton to set. The data dial and the [–/+] buttons cannot be used. Damper Mode This function lets you set how the damper pedal affects the sustain sound.
  • Page 137: Disk

    Disk When using the disk-related function, make sure to first set the [FUNCTION] button to on and call up the appropriate page before inserting the floppy disk. Disk functions cannot be used — even when pressing the [FUNCTION] button — if a floppy disk has been inserted and the [SONG] button is set to on.
  • Page 138: Song Copy (Song Copy) Display

    Disk Song Copy (SONG COPY) Display — This function allows you to copy song data (data files on disk) re- corded by the Clavinova to a different song number on the same disk, or to a different disk. Set up the disk(s). Insert the disk containing the source song.
  • Page 139 Execute the Copy operation. Press the COPY button. The Copy operation begins. If you are copying to the same disk, an “Are you sure?” confirmation prompt will appear. Press the YES button to continue or the NO button to cancel. If you are copying the data to a different disk, a “Number of disk ex- change (**)”...
  • Page 140: Song Delete (Song Delete) Display

    Disk Copying Data Recorded Without a Disk If you’ve recorded a song without inserting a disk, the song data is automatically recorded to the Clavinova’s internal RAM. To copy the data to the disk, first select the Song Copy display and insert a formatted disk.
  • Page 141: Registration (Registration) Display

    Registration (REGISTRATION) Display — This function allows you to save the panel settings registered using the Registration function to disk, load Registration data from disk, delete Registration data from a disk, or name Registration files. Before executing the Registration function, make sure that the disk you want to use for this operation is inserted in the disk drive.
  • Page 142 Disk SAVE When you select SAVE, the name entry function display for the file to be saved will appear. Press the CHAR > button to move the underline cursor, and select the character position of the file name. (File names can contain up to twelve characters.) Use the data dial or [–/+] buttons to highlight the characters to be input.
  • Page 143 First, select the desired file to be named. Press either of the two left- most LCD buttons to select the file, then press the OK button. The name entry display will appear. Enter a new file name in the same way as described above for the Save function. Pressing the OK button changes the current name to the newly entered name.
  • Page 144: Transform (Transform) Display

    Disk Transform (TRANSFORM) Display — This function allows you to convert song data recorded on the CVP- 98/96/600 so that the data can be played back on other Clavinova models or a Disklavier. Make sure to insert a proper disk (2DD disk containing the data to be converted) in the disk drive.
  • Page 145: Midi

    MIDI Functions related to MIDI (Musical Instrument Digital Interface) can be called up from pages 9 through 11. • If you are using the MIDI terminals, set the HOST SELECT switch to “MIDI”. MIDI 1 Display — PAGE Set the Send Channel SEND CH In any MIDI control setup, the MIDI channels of the transmitting and receiving equipment must be matched for proper data transfer (channels 1 through 16).
  • Page 146: Midi 2 Display

    MIDI Local Control ON/OFF LOCAL “Local Control” refers to the fact that, normally, the Clavinova key- board controls its internal tone generator, allowing the internal voices to be played directly from the keyboard. This situation is called “Local Control ON”. When the local control is set to off, the “keyboard” and “sound source”...
  • Page 147 The program numbers of the Clavinova’s voices are standarized ac- cording to the XG voice allocation. See the Voice List on page 26 in the Reference Manual for details. Control ON/OFF Control change messages are used for various non-keyboard perform- ance controls, such as the damper pedal, or for expressive control of the sound of a connected MIDI device, such as effects and volume.
  • Page 148: Midi 3 Display

    MIDI MIDI 3 Display — From the MIDI 3 display you can set whether or not MIDI data re- ceived from an external device is affected by the Transpose setting (page 130) or not, whether or not the Auto Accompaniment, rhythm and Har- mony data is transmitted, and whether or not the MIDI data received from an external device affects the keyboard-played voices.
  • Page 149: Backup

    Backup Backup (BACKUP) Display — This function allows you to set the backup of various parameter groups on or off. When set to on, the corresponding settings will not be reset to the basic settings (default settings) when power is turned off. Press the button or use the data dial or [–/+] buttons to select the desired group, then use the right-most LCD button to set the selected...
  • Page 150: Recall (Recall) Display

    Backup Recall (RECALL) Display — This funciton can be used to recall the initial factory settings (basic settings) for a range of parameters — individually or all at once. Press the buttons or use the data dial or [–/+] buttons to select the group you want to recall, then press the START button.
  • Page 151: Utility

    Utility Micro Tuning (MICRO TUNING) Display — The Micro Tuning Feature makes it possible to individually tune each key of the keyboard. The created tuning can be saved to a disk and loaded whenever necessary. The set tuning can be turned on or off at anytime by using the left-most LCD button in this display.
  • Page 152: Scale Tuning (Scale Tuning) Display

    Utility Select the desired file operation. Use the LCD button located second from right to select the desired file operation: LOAD, SAVE, DELETE or NAME. Press the START button. After the START button is pressed, the display corresponding to the selected file operation appears.
  • Page 153 Select PRESET with the left-most LCD button, and the following display appears. Press the SCALE to highlight the parameter, then use the data dial or [–/+] buttons to select the temperament type. When selecting temperaments other than equal (EQUAL) tempera- ment, the central key (reference pitch for the temperament) must be set.
  • Page 154 Utility Press the desired key to be tuned. The note name and the current tuning value of the pressed key appears. Set the pitch by pressing the TUNE data dial or [–/+] buttons. You can play the key being tuned to check the sound during this operation.
  • Page 155: Pop-Up Time (Popup Time) Display

    Pop-up Time (POPUP TIME) Display — This determines the amount of time the pop-up displays remain on the display screen before disappearing. The pop-up time of the voice/ac- companiment style displays can be set independently from all other pop- up displays. To set the pop-up time of voice/accompaniment style, first press the VOICE/STYLE button to highlight the parameter, then use the data dial or [–/+] buttons.
  • Page 156: The Connectors

    Clavinova by connecting audio cables to the jacks as shown below. Recommended Headphones: • Yamaha HPE-160 headphones • Do not return the sound output through AUX OUT [L/L+R] [R] jacks to the AUX IN [L/L+R] [R] jacks.
  • Page 157 MIDI device. Computer” for details. Personal Computer By connecting audio cables to the jacks An optional Yamaha FC7 Foot Controller Connect the Clavinova to external MIDI [TO HOST] terminal is connected di- Set the HOST SELECT switch to match See the section “Connecting to a Personal...
  • Page 158: Connecting To A Personal Computer

    Connecting to a Personal Computer Although the Clavinova can be connected to a personal computer via the MIDI IN/OUT connectors and a MIDI interface, the TO HOST connector and HOST SELECT switch allow direct connec- tion to Apple Macintosh or IBM-PC/AT personal computers for sequencing and other music applications without the need for a separate MIDI interface.
  • Page 159 Connector Pin Numbers MINI DIN 8-PIN 6 7 8 D-SUB 9-PIN Trademarks • Apple and Macintosh are trademarks of Apple Computer, Inc. • IBM-PC/AT is a trademark of International Business Machines Corporation. • Windows is the registered trademark of Microsoft® Corporation. •...
  • Page 160: Index

    ... 104 Keyboard Percussion ... 32 LCD buttons ... 12 LCD display ... 12 left pedal ... 133 Lid (CVP-600) ... 9 Local Control ... 144 Lyrics ... 104 Master Equalizer ... 19 messages .. 16, 78; 2 (Reference Manual) metronome ...
  • Page 161 1. IMPORTANT NOTICE: DO NOT MODIFY THIS UNIT! This product, when installed as indicated in the instructions contained in this manual, meets FCC requirements. Modifications not expressly approved by Yamaha may void your authority, granted by the FCC, to use the product. 2. IMPORTANT: When connecting this product to accessories and/or another product use only high quality shielded cables.
  • Page 162: 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 163 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 164 M.D.G., EMI Division © Yamaha Corporation 1998 V280810 809POCP15.2-01A0 Printed in Japan...

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