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  • Page 2 IMPORTANT NOTICE FOR THE UNITED KINGDOM Connecting the Plug and Cord IMPORTANT: The wires in mains lead are coloured in accordance with the following code: GREEN-AND-YELLOW : EARTH BLUE : NEUTRAL BROWN : LIVE As the colours of the wires in the mains lead of this apparatus may not correspond with the coloured markings identifying the terminals in your plug, proceed as follows: The wire which is coloured GREEN and YELLOW must be...
  • Page 3: 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 4: Important Safety Instructions

    – Danger of explosion if battery incorrectly replaced. Replace only with the same type. Outlets for Speakers – Connect speakers of 2A or less of totals. Do not connect other products except speakers. – Consult Yamaha service technician when using the outlets outside the purchased area.
  • Page 5 Με την παρούσα, η Yamaha, δηλώνει ότι η ασύρµατη κάρτα LAN, µοντέλο WD05740 συµµορφώνεται µε τις απαραίτητες απαιτήσεις και τις λοιπές σχετικές διατάξεις της οδηγίας 1999/5/ΕΚ. Con la presente Yamaha dichiara che questa sche da LAN senza filo, modello WD05740 è conforme ai requisiti essenziali ed alle altre disposizioni pertinenti stabilite dalla direttiva 1999/5/CE.
  • Page 6 If these corrective measures do not produce satisfactory results, please contact the local retailer authorized to distribute this type of product. If you can not locate the appropriate retailer, please contact Yamaha Corporation of America, Electronic Service Division, 6600 Orangethorpe Ave, Buena Park, CA 90620 FOR U.S.A.
  • Page 8 Piano International Sales Division, YAMAHA Corporation The source code will be provided at no charge; however, we may require you to reimburse Yamaha for the cost of delivering the source code to you. The source code download is also available on the following website;...
  • Page 9 Important Precautions Read the following before operating the Disklavier. Warning • Do not locate the Disklavier in a place subject to excessive heat, low temperatures, or direct sunlight. This could be a fire hazard and may damage the finish and internal parts. •...
  • Page 10 • If a foreign object or water gets inside the Disklavier turn it off immediately, and remove the power plug from the AC outlet. Consult your dealer. • If you plan not to use the Disklavier for a long period of time (such as when you are on vacation), disconnect the electrical mains.
  • Page 11: Table Of Contents

    (Performance Mode) ... 37 Adding Expressive Effect to Your Play... 38 Adding Chords to a Melody Line (Harmony Mode)... 39 Applying Reverb Effects to the Digital Piano ... 40 CHAPTER Recording Recording a New Song ... 41 Quick Recording... 42 Titling a Song at the Start of Recording...
  • Page 12 Formatting a Floppy Disk ...65 Resetting the Disklavier ...66 Assigning a Specific Function to the ONE TOUCH Button ...66 Diagnosing the Disklavier ...66 Piano Voice List ...67 Ensemble Part Playback Voice List...68 Drum Voice List...76 Vocal Harmony Type List ...76 CHAPTER...
  • Page 13: Getting Started

    CHAPTER Getting Started Items Supplied with the Disklavier Make sure the following items are supplied with your Disklavier: • Media Center (1) • Installation kit for the Media Center (1 set) • Monitor speaker (2)* • Installation kit for the monitor speaker (1 set)* •...
  • Page 14 Certain USB storage devices may not function properly with the Disklavier PRO/Mark IV Series. For a list of compatible products, please visit disklavier. CHAPTER 1: Getting Started J VOL –/+ (volume) buttons Adjusts the overall volume. (Song Select, Fast Reverse/Fast Forward) buttons Pressing the button selects a song.
  • Page 15 CHAPTER 1: Getting Started I/O Center — Front — A OUTPUT jacks L/(L+R): Accepts speaker cord from the left Monitor speaker*. R: Accepts speaker cord from the right Monitor speaker*. B TO MEDIA CENTER port Accepts the cable from the Media Center. C OMNI IN (L/R) Multi-purpose input jacks Accept the RCA cords from the audio output of an external CD player, etc.
  • Page 16 O DIGITAL OUT jack Accepts the coaxial cable from the digital audio input of an AV amplifier or mixer, etc. P TO PIANO jacks Accept the cords from the Central Signal Processor. Q USB (Type A) port For future use.
  • Page 17: Power Supply Unit

    CHAPTER 1: Getting Started Central Signal Processor — Front — TO PD TO MD TO PS A TO PD terminal Accepts the power cord from the Pedal Drive (PD) unit. B TO MD terminal Accepts the power cord from the Motor Drive (MD) unit.
  • Page 18 — Right side — F TO DRIVE terminal Accepts the power cord from the Key Drive (KD) unit. G TO CSP terminal Accepts the power cable from the Central Signal Processor (CSP). CHAPTER 1: Getting Started...
  • Page 19 CHAPTER 1: Getting Started Pocket Controller — Front — A Touch screen → pg. 3 “Tapping with the stylus pen” in “Quick Guide”. B Charge indicator (amber) Lights up when the Pocket Controller is being charged. The indicator goes out when charging is completed.
  • Page 20 — Rear — N Security eyelet Accepts an anti-theft cord. O Speaker P Battery compartment lid — Top/Left side — S Stylus pen For operating the touch screen. T CF card slot Holds the CF wireless LAN card. U Stereo headphone jack For future use.
  • Page 21 CHAPTER 1: Getting Started Cradle A AC adaptor jack Accepts the AC adaptor. B I/O port Accepts the I/O port on the Pocket Controller. C ONE TOUCH button (→ pg. 66 “Assigning a Specific Function to the ONE TOUCH Button”)
  • Page 22 Monitor Speakers* * Supplied only with the Mark IV Series. — Front — A Woofer unit B LOW/HIGH volume controls Adjust the base/treble sound volume. C Power indicator Lights up while the speaker is turned on. — Rear — F POWER switch Turns the monitor speaker on/off.
  • Page 23: Setting Up The Disklavier

    CHAPTER 1: Getting Started Setting Up the Disklavier Installing the Media Center Screw the supplied screws into the nuts. Hang the Media Center. Tighten the screws to secure the Media Center. Nuts Screws (M5 x 16) (supplied) Leave 5 mm of the shank.
  • Page 24 Installing the Monitor Speaker (for the Mark IV Series only) Attach the hanger to the bottom. Slant installation Hanger (supplied) Connect the speaker cord to the INPUT LINE2 phone jack. (→ pg. 13 “Wiring the Disklavier”) Hang the Monitor Speaker to the bracket. Screw the thumbscrews to secure the Monitor Speaker.
  • Page 25 CHAPTER 1: Getting Started Wiring the Disklavier Media Center Power Supply unit SWITCHED AC OUTLET 2A 480VA TOTAL Monitor speaker (left) INPUT PARALLEL LINE2 LINE2 (+4dB) (+4dB) Note: Monitor speakers are supplied only with the Mark IV Series. Note: The location of each unit differs depending on the model.
  • Page 26 Cradle Power Supply unit Power cable Mini-DIN cable* GREEN BLUE TO PS TO I/O CENTER Blue marks Green marks I/O Center * These cords/cables are hooked up at the factory. CHAPTER 1: Getting Started Central Signal Processor DIGITAL TO PIANO...
  • Page 27: Preparing The Pocket Controller

    CHAPTER 1: Getting Started Preparing the Pocket Controller Remove the card slot protector, and then insert the supplied CF wireless LAN card into the CF card slot. Set the battery replacement switch to the [REPLACE BATTERY] position. NORMAL OPERATION REPLACE BATTERY Put the rechargeable battery into the battery compartment.
  • Page 28: Initial Settings Of The Pocket Controller

    Disklavier remotely. The [Main] screen is the top menu of this function. (→ pg. 12 in “Quick Guide”) [Interface Updater]*: Updates the [Interface]. [Piano Assign]*: (→ pg. 18 “Pairing the Pocket Controller and the Disklavier”) [Service Center]*: (→ pg. 66 “Diagnosing the Disklavier”)
  • Page 29 CHAPTER 1: Getting Started Tap on [Hour]/[Minutes] time. Tap on [Time format] select the desired format. Tap on , and then on [AM] or [PM], if necessary. Tap on the [Date] button, and then tap on current date on the mini- calendar that appears.
  • Page 30 For normal use, this setup is not required. 1 Make sure that other wireless equipment is turned off. 2 Tap on [Piano Assign] in the [PRC-100 Menu] screen. 3 Move the Pocket Controller close to the Disklavier, and then tap on...
  • Page 31: Basic Precautions For Using Floppy Disks And Cds

    CHAPTER 1: Getting Started Description of the Task Bar The task bar is always displayed at the bottom of the screen to show various information and status of the Pocket Controller. Tapping on the icon shows the respective setup screen, etc. Shows the function menus such as [Reboot], etc.
  • Page 32: Available File Format And Structure Of Data In The Removable Media

    Loading and Ejecting a Floppy Disk Loading Push the disk until it clicks into place. Floppy disk drive on the Media Center Ejecting Press the eject button on the Media Center. Eject button Access lamp Note: Do not eject the floppy disk while the access lamp is flashing or lit.
  • Page 33 CHAPTER 1: Getting Started Notes on the limitation of the compatible file format • SMF format 0: For playback and recording. • SMF format 1: For playback only. • E-SEQ: For playback and overwrite recording. • The name of the SMF file should have an extension as “.MID”...
  • Page 34: Song Playback Features

    Changing the Playback Tempo This could be useful, for example, when listening carefully to a piano part at slow tempo, and also when practicing a difficult piano part at slow tempo. Select the desired song. (→ pg. 12 “Selecting a Song” in “Quick Guide”) Tap on in the [Song] screen.
  • Page 35: Repeating Song Playback

    CHAPTER 2: Song Playback Features Repeating Song Playback This could be useful, for example, when providing non- stop background music at a party. Select the desired song. (→ pg. 12 “Selecting a Song” in “Quick Guide”) Playback options Tap on [Song] screen to show the desired playback options.
  • Page 36: Playing Back Only The Desired Piano Part

    To clear the registered point, tap on CHAPTER 2: Song Playback Features Playing Back Only the Desired Piano Part This could be useful, for example, when listening carefully to one part, and also when you practice only the left- or right-hand part while the Disklavier plays the other.
  • Page 37: Adjusting The Volume Balance Among The Keyboard

    Besides adjusting the overall volume, the volume balance among the different sound sources as described below can be adjustable. [Voice]: Adjusts the volume of the digital piano sound* that you play on the Disklavier’s keyboard in Quiet/Headphone mode. (→ pg.
  • Page 38: Temporarily Changing The Voice Of A Track

    Tap on To cancel this operation, tap on Tap on , and then on the destination list (album) if necessary. Tap to cancel the selection. Tap on Tap on after the completion message appears. Note: If necessary, change the order of the songs in the lists (albums).
  • Page 39 CHAPTER 2: Song Playback Features Tap on the desired track number to be edited in the track list. Tap on [Voice]. The voice list screen appears. Group name Voice name Tap to close the list. Selected track Tap on the desired voice name. Tip: You can also select the desired voice by specifying the voice number.
  • Page 40: Editing Tracks

    Black: Recorded track Gray: Blank track With white background: Track assigned to a piano part Underlined: Track assigned to a rhythm part Tap on the desired track number to be edited in the track list. Tap on...
  • Page 41 CHAPTER 2: Song Playback Features Tap on the desired edit track option button ( [Mix Track] screen [Move Track] screen [Copy Track] screen , or Destination track button Tap to cancel editing. Tap on the destination track button. The destination track selection screen appears. Tap to cancel selection.
  • Page 42 Delete Track Perform steps 1 thru 5 in “Editing Tracks (Mix/Move/Copy Track)”. Tap on Tap to cancel editing. Tap on Tap on after the completion message appears. Transpose Track Perform steps 1 thru 5 in “Editing Tracks (Mix/Move/Copy Track)”. (→ pg. 28) Tap on Tap on the key change button.
  • Page 43: Checking And Modifying The Song Information

    CHAPTER 2: Song Playback Features Tap on to adjust the transposition value, and then tap on Tip: The track can be transposed in half-step keys up or down (–60 to +60). Tap on Tip: To transpose all the tracks, tap on the selected track button.
  • Page 44 Checking and Modifying the Song Information (Song-Tag screen) You can modify the following information of the selected song: [Song Title]: Modifies the title of the song. [Rate]: Modifies the arbitrary rating by changing the number of the star icons. [Comment]: Modifies your comment. Select the desired song.
  • Page 45 CHAPTER 2: Song Playback Features Entering Characters 1 Slide the front panel of the Pocket Controller to show the keyboard. 2 Press a key to enter the corresponding letter. Keys Will enter lowercase letters on respective keys. (Shift) Will shift the mode to enter “UPPERCASE” letters or lowercase letters when the Caps lock key is active.
  • Page 46: Presetting Playback Control Options For Each Song

    [Piano Velocity Curve]: In acoustic mode, the loud notes may get distorted when you play a MIDI song designed not for acoustic piano playback, but for a certain instrument voice. In such a case, you can automatically adjust only the volume of the acoustic piano part moderately without changing the volume of other parts.
  • Page 47: Smartkey™ Playback

    You can activate the SmartKey function only for your desired part ([L] or [R]). The [Guide] option should be turned on in advance. (→ pg. 34) Show the [Part] screen. (→ pg. 24 “Playing Back Only the Desired Piano Part”) [Part] screen Middle “C”...
  • Page 48: Adding Disklavier Accompaniment To Commercial Cd Songs (Pianosmart)

    Accompaniment to Commercial CD Songs (PianoSmart) You can add a Disklavier piano performance provided on SmartPiano software floppy disks to the playback of songs on commercial CDs. Furthermore, once you playback a SmartPiano song to the end, the paired song on the CD is automatically copied to the [CD Library].
  • Page 49: Piano Playing Features

    Accompanied by the Additional Voice(s) (Performance Mode) This function lets you play the piano sound of the Disklavier accompanied by other voices produced by the internal tone generator. A maximum of two voices sound in unison with the right-hand part that you play and one voice does with the left-hand part.
  • Page 50: Adding Expressive Effect To Your Play

    Tap on to complete the operation. To mute the piano sound, tap on turns to red. Each time you tap on turns on and off alternately. Adding Expressive Effect to Your Play In Quiet or Headphone mode, when a voice contained in...
  • Page 51: Adding Chords To A Melody Line (Harmony Mode)

    CHAPTER 3: Piano Playing Features For Joint articulation 1 Press the desired key to be jointed with the next key. 2 Depress and hold the sostenuto pedal, and then press another key in a certain interval. The first note leads to the second one by added glissando between them.
  • Page 52: Applying Reverb Effects To The Digital Piano

    CHAPTER 3: Piano Playing Features Applying Reverb Effects to the Digital Piano A piano sounds differently depending on the size of the room in which it is played. The reverberation is the major reason for this difference. Controlling the reverberation simulates the acoustics of the digital piano played in a concert hall.
  • Page 53: Recording

    CHAPTER Recording Recording a New Song A song that you play on the Disklavier can be recorded in the [User Library] and the recorded song can be easily played back. Furthermore, you can select and exclusively record the desired part. Tap on in the [Main] screen.
  • Page 54: Quick Recording

    Quick Recording With the simple operation of the buttons on the Media Center, you can quickly start recording. The new song will be recorded as the last song of the last album in the [User Library] by following the procedure below. Press on the Media Center.
  • Page 55: Video Synchronized Recording

    ) to select its synchronized with the video recording, later on, you can enjoy piano playback with the video. (→ pg. 36 “Video Synchronized Playback”) First set up the camcorder and the Disklavier, and then start recording by following the procedures below.
  • Page 56 Tap on to turn the video synchronization on. Each time you tap on synchronization turns on and off alternately. Tap on the desired option ([Sync Level] or [Offset]), and then press to adjust its value. To cancel the adjustment, press Press (select button) to set the value.
  • Page 57: Cd Synchronized Recording

    Recording Ensemble Parts In addition to making piano-only recordings, you can record a part in a voice different from the piano as an ensemble part. (The piano can also be selected as an ensemble voice.) You can also overwrite an existing song with an ensemble part.
  • Page 58 Black: Recorded track Gray: Blank track With white background: Track assigned to a piano part Underlined: Track assigned to a rhythm part Tap on the track number to be overwritten in the track list. Tip: After tapping on a track number, you can...
  • Page 59: Overdubbing An Existing Part

    , and then Select a track (part) to be overdubbed. Overdubbing a Piano Part Tap on the desired part to turn the color from green to red. (→ pg. 42 “Recording the Left- and Right- Hand Parts Separately (Overwrite Recording)”)
  • Page 60: Recording Songs Based On Measures And Beats (Metronome Mode Recording)

    Recording Songs Based on Measures and Beats (Metronome Mode Recording) There are two recording modes available for the Disklavier: Time Mode (recording mode based on the elapsed playing time) and Metronome Mode. Once you record songs in Metronome Mode, you can start overwriting recordings synchronized with the beats of the internal metronome over the recorded songs.
  • Page 61: Quantize Function

    CHAPTER 4: Recording Quantize Function This function is used to compensate for slight inaccuracies in the playing data (the length of a note and the timing of the key stroke). A measure is equally divided into a certain number of sections (4, 6, 8, 12, and 16 sections) and the key strokes are fit exactly into the sections.
  • Page 62: Changing The Default Tempo

    Changing the Default Tempo You can change the default tempo of a recorded song afterward. When you change the tempo, note that the current tempo is overwritten by the new one. Select the song to be overwritten (→ pg. 12 “Selecting a Song” in “Quick Guide”), and then tap on Tap on Set up the overwritten part (track) and...
  • Page 63: Creating A Song Library

    CHAPTER Creating a Song Library The following functions listed in the Function Menu are useful for organizing the contents in the song libraries ([PianoSoft Library], [CD Library], and [User Library]) as well as [Play Lists]. (→ pg. 25 “Utilizing the Play Lists”) Note: Be sure to read “album”...
  • Page 64: Renaming An Album

    Renaming an Album This function is available for all song libraries and [Play Lists]. Select the desired album (→ pg. 12 “Selecting a Song” in “Quick Guide”), and then tap on Tap on Tap to cancel renaming in step 3. Tap on , rename the album (→...
  • Page 65: Making Copies Of The Entire Contents In A Medium Or Song Library

    CHAPTER 5: Creating a Song Library Copying an Album: — only when [FD] is selected as the source Tap on , and then on the destination source in the list that appears, and then go to step 4. E-SEQ (Piano1) format conversion When a song is saved in this format, the song can be played back on all Disklaviers.
  • Page 66: Deleting Songs Or Albums

    Deleting Songs or Albums This function is available for all song libraries and [Play Lists]. Select the desired song or album (→ pg. 12 “Selecting a Song” in “Quick Guide”), and then tap on Tap on To cancel deletion, tap on Tap on Tap on after the completion...
  • Page 67: Other Settings

    CHAPTER Other Settings Skipping the Blank Part at the Beginning of a Song When there is a blank part created at the beginning of the recorded song, turning on this function automatically skips the unwanted part and starts playback from the actual beginning of the song.
  • Page 68 Tap on the desired row in the timer list. Tap to delete the current timer program. Tap to close the list. Tap on [Day], and then press select the desired day. The following day settings are available: All Days, Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday, Monday-Friday, Monday-Saturday.
  • Page 69: Tuning The Tone Generator (Mastertune)

    Voice (Vocal Harmony) By connecting a microphone to the Disklavier and singing along with the piano, you can enjoy a variety of effects such as adding harmony to your voice and changing the pitch of your voice. You may feel as if you were singing in a bar lounge.
  • Page 70 Apply the desired reverb effect. (→ pg. 40) Tap on in the [Main] screen. Vocal harmony type [Vocal Harmony] screen Tap on the desired vocal harmony type. For the entire list, see “Vocal Harmony Type List”. (→ pg. 76) Tap on The [Balance] setting screen appears.
  • Page 71: Preparing For Use Of Foot Controls/Switches

    (only in the FC7). [Main Volume]: Controls the overall volume. [Voice Volume]: Controls the volume of the piano voice in Quiet Mode and Headphone Mode. [Pitch Bend]: Controls the pitch of the piano voice. Setting Up the Disklavier for Foot...
  • Page 72 When [Pitch Bend] is selected Tap on [Direction], and then press the option. [Up]: Raises the key when the foot control/ switch is pressed and resumes the original pitch when released. [Down]: Lowers the key when the foot control/ switch is pressed and resumes the original pitch when released.
  • Page 73: Hooking Up Av Equipment

    [OMNI IN] jacks. signals as the ones for the Monitor speakers*. Select this when you output the ensemble part and the digital piano sound. (Note that the digital piano sound is also output in Acoustic mode.) piano sound.
  • Page 74: Lyric Screen

    [Digital Out] Selects the desired data to be output from the [DIGITAL OUT] jack. [OUTPUT]: Select this when you output the same audio signals as the ones for the Monitor speakers*. [OMNI OUT]: Select this when you output the same audio signals as the ones to be output from the [OMNI OUT] jacks.
  • Page 75: Converting Midi Data To A Standard Form (Strip Xp)

    CHAPTER 6: Other Settings Start playback of a song with lyrics on the Disklavier. The lyrics appear with a colorful background picture. A color bar behind the lyrics stretches gradually as the song goes on to indicate the current playback point. Note: The lyrics are shown only when the song includes the lyric data.
  • Page 76: Making Backups And Restoring The Song Library

    You can make a backup copy of the song libraries and play lists, and restore the songs in the Disklavier. In order to protect your valuable music data, Yamaha strongly recommends that you backup your Mark IV hard drive on a regular basis.
  • Page 77: Restoring The Contents In The Demo Album

    CHAPTER 6: Other Settings Restoring the Contents in the Demo Album If the demo songs are erased by chance, they can be restored by following the procedure below. Tap on in the [Main] screen, and then on Tap on Tap on to start restoring.
  • Page 78: Resetting The Disklavier

    To inactivate the ONE TOUCH button, select [No Function] in step 2. Diagnosing the Disklavier The piano diagnostics may be required as the occasion demands. In such a case, follow the instructions of your Yamaha dealer and perform the following procedure.
  • Page 79: Piano Voice List

    CHAPTER 6: Other Settings Piano Voice List The following table lists the voices in the internal tone generator only for the piano playing in Quiet or Headphone mode. For details on the voice selection, see “Selecting the Voice in Quiet/Headphone Mode” on page 19 in “Quick Guide”.
  • Page 80: Ensemble Part Playback Voice List

    XG-MelloGrP XG-PianoStr XG-Dream Bright Piano XG-BritePno XG-BritPnoK XG-E.Grand XG-ElGrPnoK XG-Det.CP80 XG-ElGrPno1 XG-ElGrPno2 XG-HnkyTonk XG-HnkyTnkK Electric Piano Modern Elec. Piano Vintage Elec. Piano XG-E.Piano1 XG-El.Pno1K XG-MelloEP1 XG-Chor.EP1 XG-HardEl.P XG-VX El.P1 XG-60sEl.P CHAPTER 6: Other Settings Group Name Voice Voice Name Number...
  • Page 81 CHAPTER 6: Other Settings Group Name Voice Number Percussion Organ Voice Name Group Name XG-Marimba XG-MarimbaK XG-SineMrmb XG-Balafon2 XG-Log Drum XG-Xylophon XG-TubulBel XG-ChrchBel XG-Carillon XG-Dulcimer XG-Dulcimr2 XG-Cimbalom XG-Santur Drawbar Organ Jazz Organ XG-DrawOrgn XG-DetDrwOr XG-60sDrOr1 XG-60sDrOr2 XG-70sDrOr1 XG-DrawOrg2 XG-60sDrOr3 XG-EvenBar XG-16+2"2/3 XG-Organ Ba XG-70sDrOr2...
  • Page 82 Group Name Voice Voice Name Number Guitar XG-Jazz Gtr XG-MelloGtr XG-JazzAmp XG-CleanGtr XG-ChorusGt XG-Mute.Gtr XG-FunkGtr1 XG-MuteStlG XG-FunkGtr2 XG-Jazz Man XG-Ovrdrive XG-Gt.Pinch XG-Dist.Gtr XG-FeedbkGt XG-FeedbGt2 XG-GtrHarmo XG-GtFeedbk XG-GtrHrmo2 Acoustic Bass A.Bass and Cymbal XG-Aco.Bass XG-JazzRthm XG-VXUprght Finger Bass XG-FngrBass XG-FingrDrk XG-FlangeBa XG-Ba&DstEG XG-FngrSlap XG-FngBass2...
  • Page 83 CHAPTER 6: Other Settings Group Name Voice Number Strings Ensemble Voice Name Group Name XG-Cello Ensemble XG-Contrabs XG-Trem.Str XG-SlowTrStr XG-Susp Str XG-Pizz.Str XG-Harp XG-YangChin XG-Timpani Strings 1 XG-Strings1 XG-S.Strngs XG-SlowStr XG-ArcoStr XG-60sStrng XG-Orchestr XG-Orchstr2 XG-TremOrch XG-VeloStr Strings 2 XG-Strings2 XG-S.SlwStr XG-LegatoSt XG-Warm Str XG-Kingdom...
  • Page 84 Group Name Voice Voice Name Number Brass XG-HiBrass XG-MelloBrs XG-SynBras1 XG-QuackBr XG-RezSynBr XG-PolyBrss XG-SynBras3 XG-JumpBrss XG-AnaVelBr XG-AnaBrss1 XG-SynBras2 XG-Soft Brs XG-SynBras4 XG-ChorBrss XG-VelBras2 XG-AnaBras2 Reed XG-SprnoSax AEM-Alto Sax 1 AEM-Alto Sax 2 XG-Alto Sax XG-Sax Sect XG-HyprAlto AEM-Tenor Sax XG-TenorSax XG-BrthTnSx XG-SoftTenr XG-TnrSax 2...
  • Page 85 CHAPTER 6: Other Settings Group Name Voice Number Synth Lead Voice Name Group Name XG-WireLead Synth Lead XG-Voice Ld XG-SynthAah XG-VoxLead XG-Fifth Ld XG-Big Five XG-Bass &Ld XG-Big&Low XG-Fat&Prky XG-SoftWurl New Age Pad XG-NewAgePd XG-Fantasy2 Warm Pad XG-Warm Pad XG-ThickPad XG-Soft Pad XG-SinePad XG-Horn Pad...
  • Page 86 Group Name Voice Voice Name Number Synth XG-HollwRls Effects XG-NylonEP XG-NylnHarp XG-Harp Vox XG-AtmosPad XG-Planet XG-Bright XG-FantaBel XG-Smokey XG-Goblins XG-GobSyn XG-50sSciFi XG-Ring Pad XG-Ritual XG-ToHeaven XG-Night XG-Glisten XG-BelChoir XG-Echoes XG-EchoPad2 XG-Echo Pan XG-EchoBell XG-Big Pan XG-SynPiano XG-Creation XG-Stardust XG-Reso Pan XG-Sci-Fi XG-Starz XG-Sitar...
  • Page 87 CHAPTER 6: Other Settings Group Name Voice Number Percussive SFX Voice Voice Name Group Name XG-Real Tom SFX Voice XG-Rock Tom XG-Syn.Drum XG-Ana Tom XG-ElecPerc XG-RevCymbl XG-FretNoiz XG-BrthNoiz XG-Seashore XG-Tweet XG-Telphone XG-Helicptr XG-Applause XG-Gunshot XG-CuttngNz XG-CttngNz2 XG-Str Slap XG-Fl.KClik XG-Rain XG-Thunder XG-Wind XG-Stream...
  • Page 88: Drum Voice List

    Drum Voice List The following table lists the drum voice in the internal tone generators for MIDI file playback on the Disklavier or external MIDI device (synthesizer, sequencer, etc.). (→ pg. 78 “Enhancing the Disklavier Features by Hooking Up a MIDI Device”) Group Name Voice Drum Voice Name...
  • Page 89 CHAPTER 6: Other Settings Vocal Harmony Vocal Harmony Type Jazz Closed Cho Jazz Women Cho Ladies Quartet Sing B+G Barber shop Jazz Mixed Cho Dream Girls Sing the Bass Falsetto Duet Falsetto Trio Falsetto Dia Fal A Capella Falsetto Jazz 2 Unison Low 3 Unison Low Diatonic Jazz...
  • Page 90: Enhancing The Disklavier Features By Hooking Up A Midi Device

    L-shaped connector on the I/O Center end. Note: required to install the USB driver to the connected device. In such a case, visit the following website and download the driver. To MIDI input I/O Center When you use the USB connection, it is...
  • Page 91: Setting Up The Disklavier For Midi Data Reception (Midi In)

    [Piano Rcv Ch] The MIDI data consists of multi channels that are respectively assigned to a certain instrument’s part. This option assigns the desired channel(s) to the piano part(s) that is (are) played back on the Disklavier’s keyboard. [##]: Select this when you assign no channel to the piano part.
  • Page 92: Setting Up The Disklavier For Midi Data Transmission (Midi Out)

    [KBD Out]: Select this when you transmit the piano part played on the Disklavier. [P-Part ESBL Out] Selects the channel(s) to which the piano part is assigned. [ON]: Select this when you assign the piano parts to both the piano and the ensemble channels at data transmission.
  • Page 93: Setting Up The Disklavier For Keyboard Playing Data Transmission (Kbd Out)

    “03”. (This option is prepared for the data format used on the former version of the Disklavier.) [Local] Selects whether you reproduce or not the piano part playing with the Disklavier’s internal tone generator. [ON]: Select this when you reproduce the piano part with the Disklavier’s internal tone...
  • Page 94: Troubleshooting

    Playback, and Microphone’s Input”) • In Quiet mode, no sound is heard other than the solo piano sound during playback of a PianoSoft Solo song. • The Monitor speakers are not supplied with the Disklavier PRO Series. In such a case, prepare active speakers equivalent to the Monitor speakers supplied with the Mark IV Series.
  • Page 95 Some notes drop out during playback. • In Acoustic mode, when a piano song is played back at a low volume, some notes in trill or tranquil part may drop out. This is a characteristic of the Disklavier and not a malfunction.
  • Page 96: Error Messages

    CHAPTER Error Messages While operating your Disklavier, an error message may appear in the display. If an error message appears, refer to the table below for an explanation of the message. Situation You tried to copy copy-protected song files into a removable medium. You tried to copy song files into an album that already contains 3,000 song files.
  • Page 97: Screen Transition Diagrams

    CHAPTER Screen Transition Diagrams [Main] screens (→ pg. 9 in “Quick Guide”, (→ pg. 6, 7, 9 in “Quick Guide”, and and 37, 41) 37, 55, 57, 59, 62 – 66, 79 – 81)
  • Page 98 [Rec] screens L/R (Piano) mode (→ pg. 41) Ensemble mode (→ pg. 45) CHAPTER 10: Screen Transition Diagrams Time mode (→ pg. 50) Metronome mode (→ pg. 50) Time mode (→ pg. 47) Metronome mode (→ pg. 47, 49)
  • Page 99 CHAPTER 10: Screen Transition Diagrams [Song] screens (→ pg. 15 in “Quick Guide”) PianoSmart manual adjustment screen* (only for PianoSmart playback) * For normal use, modification of these setups are not required. (→ pg. 24) (→ pg. 34) (→ pg. 23) (→...
  • Page 100 CHAPTER 10: Screen Transition Diagrams [Song] playback option buttons (→ pg. 22) (→ pg. 23, 55) (→ pg. 44, 57) Playback option buttons [Setup] menu screens (→ pg. 39, 40, 43, 57, (→ pg. 55, 63, 65, 66) 59, 62, 66, 79 – 81)
  • Page 101 CHAPTER 10: Screen Transition Diagrams [Setup] option screens (→ pg. 61) (→ pg. 43) (→ pg. 79) (→ pg. 64) (→ pg. 65, 66) (→ pg. 63) (→ pg. 55)
  • Page 102 CHAPTER 10: Screen Transition Diagrams (→ pg. 80) (→ pg. 81) (→ pg. 59) (→ pg. 40) (→ pg. 66) (→ pg. 57) (→ pg. 39)
  • Page 103: Glossary

    L/R Song In a L/R song, the left-hand piano part is stored on track 1 (L) and the right-hand piano part is stored on track 2 (R). During playback you can cancel either part, and then play that part yourself.
  • Page 104: Tone Generator

    C is transposed to the key of D when it is moved up two semitones. Velocity Because the loudness of a piano note is determined by the speed (velocity) with which a string is struck by a hammer, note loudness is referred to as velocity.
  • Page 105: Specifications

    Yamaha PianoSoft·PlusAudio, audio CD (ISO 9600-compliant), Data CD (ISO 9660 Level1-compliant) 3.5” 2DD (720 KB) or 2HD (1.44 MB) floppy disk Yamaha does not assure the operation of all the commercially available USB flash memories. For a list of compatible products, please visit
  • Page 106 L (left), R (right), Pedal, Accompaniment -50 to +20% in 1% increment ±24 semitones (2 octaves) in 1 semitone increment Volume balances among Voice (digital piano sound), TG (ensemble sound), Audio (accompaniment or standard audio sound on a CD), and MIC (microphone input) →...
  • Page 107 CHAPTER 12: Specifications Recording Features Overwrite Recording Video Synchronization Ensemble Part Recording Overdubbing Metronome Mode Recording Quantize Tempo Changing Timer Play Other Features Vocal Harmony Foot control/switch XP Strip Backup One Touch Button Specifications are subject to change without prior notice. →...
  • Page 109 Appendix Copyright © 1989, 1991 Free Software Foundation, Inc. 59 Temple Place, Suite 330, Boston, MA 02111-1307 USA Everyone is permitted to copy and distribute verbatim copies of this license document, but changing it is not allowed. Preamble The licenses for most software are designed to take away your freedom to share and change it.
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  • Page 114 outside its scope. The act of running a program using the Library is not restricted, and output from such a program is covered only if its contents constitute a work based on the Library (independent of the use of the Library in a tool for writing it).
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  • Page 116 7. You may place library facilities that are a work based on the Library side-by-side in a single library together with other library facilities not covered by this License, and distribute such a combined library, provided that the separate distribution of the work based on the Library and of the other library facilities is otherwise permitted, and provided that you do these two things:...
  • Page 117 14. If you wish to incorporate parts of the Library into other free programs whose distribution conditions are incompatible with these, write to the author to ask for permission. For software which is copyrighted by the Free Software Foundation, write to the Free Software 15.
  • Page 118 On December 23, 2002 Metrowerks Corporation, a wholly owned subsidiary of Motorola Inc., acquired certain assetts of Embedix Inc., formerly Lineo Inc. As a result of the acquisition, the Embedix Plus PDA™ brand products have now become ® Metrowerks Linux and Metroworks OpenPDA™...
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