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• Use the speciﬁed adaptor (PA-3B, PA-3C or an equivalent recommended by Yamaha) only. Using the wrong adaptor can result in damage to the instrument or overheating. • Check the electric plug periodically and remove any dirt or dust which may have accumulated on it.
• Unless otherwise indicated, the example panel control illustrations, Keyboard illustrations and LCD screenshots are taken from the PSR-E203. ● COPYRIGHT NOTICE This product incorporates and bundles computer programs and contents in which Yamaha owns copyrights or with respect to which it has license to use others’ copyrights. Such copyrighted materials include, without limitation, all computer soft- ware, style ﬁles, MIDI ﬁles, WAVE data, musical scores and sound recordings.
Yamaha’s sophisticated AWM (Advanced Wave memory) tone generation system. Yamaha Education Suite 5 The instrument features the new Yamaha Education Suite—a set of learning tools that utilize the latest technology to make studying and practicing music more fun and fulﬁlling than ever before! Supplied Accessories The PSR-E203/YPT-200 package includes the following items.
Panel logos ... 6 Supplied Accessories... 6 Setting Up Power Requirements ... 8 Connecting headphones (PHONES/OUTPUT Jack) . 9 Connecting a footswitch (SUSTAIN Jack) ... 9 Using the MIDI Terminals ... 9 Turn on the power... 9 Panel Controls and Terminals Front Panel ...
Be sure to do the following operations BEFORE turning on the power. Power Requirements Although the instrument will run either from an optional AC adaptor or batteries, Yamaha recommends use of an AC adaptor whenever possible. An AC adaptor is more environmentally friendly than batteries and does not deplete resources.
Connecting a footswitch (SUSTAIN Jack) The sustain function lets you produce a natural sustain as you play by pressing an optional footswitch. Plug the Yamaha FC4 or FC5 footswitch into this jack and use it to switch sustain on and off. NOTE •...
Step — Quick Guide — Changing the Voices Turn the power on and adjust the volume Turning the power on Adjusting the volume When turning the power on, bars appear at the left side in the display to indicate the value of the master volume. The volume increases as indicated by the bars in the display.
Try playing a variety of instrument Voices In addition to the piano Voice, a wide variety of other instrument Voices can be selected and played, including guitar, trumpet and ﬂute. The Voice selected here becomes the Main Voice. Press the [VOICE] button. The Voice number and name are displayed.
Playing the Grand Piano Voice When you simply want to play a piano Voice, all you have to do is press one convenient button. Press the [PORTABLE GRAND] button. The Voice “Grand Piano1 001” will automatically be selected as the Main Voice. Drum kits Drum kits are collections of drum and percussion instruments.
Try out each key. You’ll hear bongo drums, congas, maracas, and more—a compre- hensive variety of drum and percussion sounds. Details on the instruments and key assignments of each drum kit can be found in the Drum Kit List on page 55. ●...
Step — Quick Guide — Fun Sounds This instrument also includes a wide range of unique sound effects. Try out each key and enjoy the sounds! As you try out the various keys you’ll hear the sound of a dog barking, running water, a creaking door and many other unique effects.
Step — Quick Guide — Play With The Metronome Start the metronome The instrument includes a metronome with adjustable tempo and time signature. Play and set the tempo that is most comfortable for you. Starting the metronome Turn the metronome on and start it by pressing the [METRONOME ON/ OFF] button.
Setting the Metronome Time Signature A chime will sound on the ﬁrst beat of each measure, while a metro- nome click will sound on all others. You can also set the time signature to “00,” in which case the chime will not sound and the click sound will be heard on all beats.
Step — Quick Guide — Playing Songs Select and Listen to a Speciﬁc Song This instrument has 102 built-in Songs. Listening to a Song Press the [SONG] button. The Song number and name are displayed. Select the desired Song by using the number buttons -, [+], [-]. Refer to the Song List on next page.
● Other Operations [REW] button ... Fast-reverses the Song if pressed during playback (no sound is heard [FF] button... Fast-forwards the Song if pressed during playback. Increases the [PAUSE] button ... Temporarily stops playback. Press this button a second time to resume ●...
Step — Quick Guide — Play with a Style Selecting a rhythm of a Style The Style feature provides backing and rhythm parts in a wide variety of musical categories, including rock, blues, techno and much more. Here’s how to play a rhythm of a Style. The rhythm sound consists of percussion instruments.
Playing with a Style On the previous page, you’ve learned how to select your favorite rhythm of a Style. Here, you’ll learn how to expand on that rhythm with bass and chord backing, and use all of it as your accom- paniment as you play.
The Style will begin playing as soon as you play a chord in the accompaniment range of the keyboard. Not sure how to play chords? No problem! This instrument is capable of playing chords even if you only play one key. Try playing one, two or three keys (any notes will do) in the auto accompaniment range of the keyboard.
Basic Operation and Displays Basic Operation Turning the power on Press the [STANDBY/ON] switch to turn on the power. Press the [STANDBY/ON] switch again to turn the power OFF. About the [START/STOP] button Press the [START/STOP] button after pressing the [SONG] or [STYLE] button to start play- back of the selected Song or Style (rhythm).
Press a button to select a basic function Press the [SONG] button to select a Song. Press the [STYLE] button to select a Style. Press the [VOICE] button to select a Voice. Function Settings (page 48) The [FUNCTION] button contains 16 settings.
Basic Operation and Displays Display The Main display shows all of the current basic settings for Song, Style and Voice. It also includes a range of indicators that show the on/off status for various functions. Notation Displays the melody and chord notes of a Song when the Song lesson function is in use, or the notes of chords you specify when the Dictio- nary function is in use.
Song Lesson Yamaha Education Suite 5 You can select any Song you like and use it for a left-hand, right-hand, or both-hands lesson. Song Lesson lets you learn how to play Songs in three easy steps. ■ Lesson Flow Select a Song Select the part you want for your lesson.
Song Lesson Select the part you want to practice. Press the [R] button for a right-hand lesson, [L] button for a left-hand lesson, or press both the [R] and [L] buttons simultaneously for a both- hands lesson. The selected part is displayed. Left-hand lesson Left A “No LPart”...
Lesson 2 (Timing) In this lesson, try playing the notes with the correct timing. Simply concentrate on playing each note in time with the rhythmic accompa- niment. The correct notes sound even if you play wrong notes as long as you play in time with the rhythm. Select a Song for your lesson.
Song Lesson Lesson 3 (Waiting) In this mode, try playing the correct notes. The notes you should play appear in the score and the keyboard on the display. The Song pauses until you play the right note. Select a Song for your lesson. Select the part you want to practice.
Song settings Changing the Melody Voice You can change a Song’s melody Voice to any other Voice you prefer. Select the Song and play it. Refer to the section “Playing Songs” on page 19. Select the voice. Select a desired Voice by using the number buttons -, [+], [-]. The selected Voice sounds when you play the keyboard.
Song settings Press the [FUNCTION] button a number of times until “SongVol” appears. Set the Song Volume by pressing the number buttons - , [+], [-]. Mute The Song is made up by several tracks. You can mute Track 1 or Track 2 during Song playback. •...
Practice Makes Perfect You can repeatedly practice a section you ﬁnd difﬁcult. This function lets you specify a section of a Song you want to practice—“A” is the start point and “B” is the end point—for repeat playback. Repeat playback of this section Play the Song and press the [A-B REPEAT] button at the beginning of the section you want to repeat (the “A”...
Play With a Variety of Effects Adding Reverb Reverb adds the ambience of a room or concert hall to the sound that you play on the keyboard. To add Reverb Press the [REVERB ON/OFF] button to turn Reverb on. Reverb is normally on.
Adding Panel Sustain This function adds a ﬁxed sustain to the keyboard Voices. Press the [FUNCTION] button a number of times until the “Sustain” item appears. Press the [+] button to turn the Panel Sustain on. Panel Sustain will be added to the notes you play on the keyboard when the Panel Sustain is on.
Handy Performance Features Setting the Split Point The Split Point setting can be changed as desired. Split Point—default setting: 54 (F#2) The initial default Split Point is key number 54 (the F#2 key), but you can change it to another key. When you change the Split Point, the auto accom- paniment range also changes.
Tuning You can ﬁne tune the pitch of the entire instrument. The overall tuning of the instrument can be shifted up or down by a maximum of 100 cents in 1- cent increments (100 cents = 1 semitone). Press the [FUNCTION] button a number of times until “Tuning” appears.
Handy Performance Features Changing the tempo of the Song/Style Songs and Styles can be played at any tempo you desire—fast or slow. Press the [TEMPO/TAP] button to call up the Tempo setting in the dis- play after selecting a Style/Song. Set the Tempo by using the number buttons -, [+], [-].
Style (Auto Accompaniment) Functions Various ways to start and stop Style playback Starting Style playback The following three methods can be used to start Style playback. In all cases you will need to press the [ACMP ON/OFF] button to turn auto accompaniment on before actually starting Style playback.
Style (Auto Accompaniment) Functions Stopping Style playback The following three methods can be used to stop Style playback. ■ Immediate Stop Playback will stop as soon as you press the [START/STOP] button. ■ Stop and Enter Sync Start Mode If you press the [SYNC START] button during Style playback, playback will stop immediately and the Sync Start standby mode will be engaged (beat arrows will ﬂash).
Pattern Variation (Sections) The instrument features a wide variety of Style “sections” (patterns) that allow you to vary the arrangement of the accompaniment to match the Song you are playing. ● INTRO section This is used for the beginning of the Song When the intro ﬁnishes playing, accompaniment shifts to the main section.
Style (Auto Accompaniment) Functions Press the [MAIN/AUTO FILL] button. Press the [INTRO/ENDING/rit.] button. As soon as you play a chord with your left hand, the Intro of the selected Style starts. For this example, play a C major chord (as shown below). For informa- tion on how to enter chords, see “Playing Auto Accompaniment Chords”...
Adjusting the Style Volume This procedure allows you to adjust the balance between Style playback and the notes you play on the keyboard by setting the volume of the play- back sound. Press the [STYLE] button. Press the [FUNCTION] button a number of times until the “StyleVol”...
Playing Auto Accompaniment Chords You’ve learned in the section “Play with a Style (Accompaniment)” on page 21 that the “feel” of the Style changes every time you play a chord on the left-hand side of the key- board. Here, you’ll learn the types of the chords and how to play them in greater detail. The examples of chords are given here in the key of C.
● Recognized Standard Chords Chart Chord Name/[Abbreviation] Major [M] Add ninth [(9)] Sixth  Sixth ninth [6(9)] Major seventh [M7] Major seventh ninth [M7(9)] Major seventh add sharp eleventh [M7(#11)] Flatted ﬁfth [(b5)] Major seventh ﬂatted ﬁfth [M7b5] Suspended fourth [sus4] Augmented [aug] Major seventh augmented [M7aug] Minor [m]...
Playing Auto Accompaniment Chords Looking up Chords Using the Chord Dictionary The Dictionary function is essentially a built-in “chord dictionary” that shows you the individual notes of chords. It is ideal when you know the name of a certain chord and want to quickly learn how to play it. Press and hold the [WAITING] button for longer than a second.
■ About chords Playing two or more notes together simultaneously creates a “chord.” Playing a note together with two other notes spaced three notes (steps) apart—such as the notes C, E and G—creates a harmonious sound. Chords like these are called “triads” and they play an important role in most music.
Function Settings The [FUNCTION] button gives you access to a variety of operations related to adjust- ing or enhancing the sound and making settings for connection to external devices. Select the item and change the value There are 16 different items that can be set. Press the [FUNCTION] button a number of times until desired item appears.
● Function Setting List Item Display Style Volume StyleVol Song Volume SongVol Transpose TransPos Tuning Tuning Split Point SplitPnt Main Voice Volume M.Volume Main Voice Octave M.Octave Reverb Type Reverb Reverb Level RevLevel Panel Sustain Sustain Local On/Off Local External Clock ExtClock Initial Setup Send InitSend...
About MIDI The instrument features a MIDI terminals that can be connected to other MIDI instru- ments and devices for expanded musical functionality. What is MIDI? MIDI (Musical Instrument Digital Interface) is a world-standard interface for communication between electronic musical instruments and music devices.
A Yamaha UX16 or similar USB-MIDI interface (sold separately) will be necessary for MIDI connection between the PSR-E203/YPT-200 and a USB-equipped computer. Make sure to purchase a Yamaha UX16 or a quality USB-MIDI interface at a musical instrument store, computer store or electrical appliance store.
About MIDI ■ MIDI settings These settings should be made when transmitting/receiving performance data to a connected MIDI device or computer. Local Settings Local Control determines whether or not notes played on the instrument are sounded by its internal tone generator system; the internal tone genera- tor is active when local control is on, and inactive when local control is off.
Voice List ■ Maximum Polyphony • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • The instrument has 32-note maximum polyphony. This means that it can play a maximum of up to 32 notes at once, regardless of what functions are used.
Voice List Bank Select MIDI Voice Program Change# (0 - 127) (0 - 127) (1 - 128) BRASS Brass Section Synth Brass 1 Synth Brass 2 FLUTE Flute Piccolo Pan Flute Recorder Blown Bottle Shakuhachi Whistle Ocarina SYNTH LEAD Square Lead Sawtooth Lead Calliope Lead Chiff Lead...
Drum Kit List • “ ” indicates that the drum sound is the same as “Standard Kit”. • Each percussion voice uses one note. • The MIDI Note # and Note are actually one octave lower than keyboard Note # and Note. For example, in “Standard Kit”, the “Seq Click H”...
Effect Type List ● Reverb Types Reverb Type Hall 1 Hall 2 Hall 3 Room 1 Room 2 Stage 1 Stage 2 Plate 1 Plate 2 Description Concert hall reverb. Small room reverb. Reverb for solo instruments. Simulated steel plate reverb. No effect.
MIDI Data Format NOTE: 1 By default (factory settings) the instrument ordinarily func- tions as a 16-channel multi-timbral tone generator, and incoming data does not affect the panel voices or panel set- tings. However, the MIDI messages listed below do affect the panel voices, auto accompaniment, and songs.
Troubleshooting Problem When the instrument is turned on or off, a popping sound is temporarily produced. When using a mobile phone, noise is pro- duced. There is no sound even when the keyboard is played or when a Song or Style is being played back.
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