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Yamaha YDP-131 Owner's Manual

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  • Page 1 DIGITAL PIANO YDP-131/YDP-213 Owner's Manual Bedienungsanleitung Mode d'emploi Manual de instrucciones...
  • Page 2: Special Message Section

    For longer extension cords, consult a local electrician. This product should be used only with the components supplied or; a cart, rack, or stand that is recommended by Yamaha. If a cart, etc., is used, please observe all safety markings and instructions that accom- pany the accessory product.
  • Page 3: Precautions

    • Only use the voltage specified as correct for the instrument. The required voltage is printed on the name plate of the instrument. • Use the specified adaptor (PA-5D or an equivalent recommended by Yamaha) only. Using the wrong adaptor can result in damage to the instrument or overheating.
  • Page 4 Yamaha cannot be held responsible for damage caused by improper use or modifications to the instrument, or data that is lost or destroyed. Always turn the power off when the instrument is not in use.
  • Page 5: About This Owner's Manual

    Thank you for purchasing the Yamaha Digital Piano! We recommend that you read this manual carefully so that you can take full advantage of the advanced and convenient functions of your new digital piano. We also recommend that you keep this manual in a safe, convenient place for future reference.
  • Page 6: Table Of Contents

    MIDI Transmit/Receive Channel Selection...29 Local Control ON/OFF...29 Program Change ON/OFF...30 Control Change ON/OFF ...30 Table of Contents YDP-131/YDP-213 Transmitting Song Data between the Computer and the Digital Piano ... 31 Loading Song Data from a Computer to the Digital Piano ... 31 Transmitting Song Data from the Digital Piano to a Computer ...
  • Page 7: Application Index

    ...“Transmitting Song Data from the Digital Piano to a Computer” on page 31 Transmitting song data from a computer to the instrument ... “Loading Song Data from a Computer to the Digital Piano” on page 31 Assembling Assembling and disassembling this instrument...“Keyboard Stand Assembly” on pages 34–36 Application Index YDP-131/YDP-213...
  • Page 8: Accessories

    (assembled) or you can disassemble the unit before moving. Transport the keyboard horizontally. Do not lean it up against a wall or stand it up on its side. Do not subject the instrument to excessive vibration or shock. Accessories YDP-131/YDP-213...
  • Page 9: Features

    (i.e., lower keys are weighted more heavily). As a result, the YDP-131/YDP-213 provides unmatched sonic realism and natural grand-piano type playability.
  • Page 10: Before Using The Digital Piano

    fire or other serious damage to the instrument. If this happens, turn off the power immediately and unplug the power cord from the AC outlet. Then have the instru- ment inspected by qualified Yamaha service personnel. Music Rest To raise the music rest: 1.
  • Page 11: Turning The Power On

    WARNING Use ONLY a Yamaha PA-5D AC Power Adaptor (or other adaptor specifically recommended by Yamaha) to power your instrument from the AC mains. The use of other adaptors may result in irreparable damage to both the adaptor and the instrument.
  • Page 12: Setting The Volume

    You can connect two sets of standard stereo headphones. (If you are using only one pair of headphones, you can plug them into either jack.) Before Using the Digital Piano YDP-131/YDP-213 control to the most comfortable listening level. [MASTER VOLUME] The level increases.
  • Page 13: Reference

    Transmitting Song Data from the Digital Piano to a Computer... 31 Backing up Data and Initializing the Settings ... 32 Troubleshooting ... 33 Options ... 33 This section explains how to make detailed settings for this instrument’s various functions. Keyboard Stand Assembly ... 34 Index ... 37 YDP-131/YDP-213...
  • Page 14: Part Names

    3 [PIANO/VOICE] ...P18–21 4 [SELECT] ... P15, 16, 18 5 [REC]... P25 6 [PLAY] ... P25, 26 7 [METRONOME]... P23 Part Names YDP-131/YDP-213 MIDI PEDAL 8 [MASTER VOLUME]... P12 9 [PHONES] ... P12 0 MIDI [IN] [OUT]... P27 A [PEDAL]... P35 B Soft (Left) Pedal ...
  • Page 15: Listening To The Demo Songs

    Each of the 6 voices features its own demo song that showcases the correspond- ing voice. Please refer to “Selecting Voices” on page 18. The demo songs listed below are re-arranged excerpts from the original compo- sitions. The other demo songs are Yamaha’s original pieces (©2005 Yamaha Corpora- tion). Voice Name GrandPiano1 “Eintritt”...
  • Page 16: Listening To 50 Piano Preset Songs

    To stop the song during playback (or continuous playback), press the button. SONG] • To continue playing other songs, see procedure Listening to 50 Piano Preset Songs YDP-131/YDP-213 button, press one of the C2-C 6 keys [DEMO/SONG] button, press the D6 key. 30th song 40th song...
  • Page 17: Listening To Songs Loaded From The Computer

    [DEMO/SONG] [PIANO/ The top key Listening to Songs Loaded from the Computer YDP-131/YDP-213 You can load up to 10 songs or up to 352 KB of data from the computer. Use the following table to write down the song titles you loaded from the computer.
  • Page 18: Selecting & Playing Voices

    Spacious and large-scale string ensemble. Try combining this voice with piano in DUAL mode. Selecting & Playing Voices YDP-131/YDP-213 button to select the Grand Piano 1 voice. button, press one of the C1-F1 keys to select button, then press the...
  • Page 19: Using The Pedals

    Organ and string voices will continue to sound for as long as the sostenuto pedal is depressed. When you press the sostenuto pedal here while holding the note, the note will sustain as long as you hold the pedal. YDP-131/YDP-213 Selecting & Playing Voices...
  • Page 20: Adding Variations To The Sound - Reverb

    While holding down the [PIANO/VOICE] the depth most suitable for the selected voice. Selecting & Playing Voices YDP-131/YDP-213 button, press one of the C2–E2 keys to select C 2 D 2 Description button. The depth range is from 0 through 20.
  • Page 21: Layering Two Voices (Dual Mode)

    -3 -1 0 +2 +4 +5 For setting the balance. (F 5–F 6) The highest key button, press one of the C1–F1 keys. YDP-131/YDP-213 You cannot assign the same voice to Voice 1 and Voice 2 simultaneously in Dual mode.
  • Page 22: Transposition

    To tune down A -1 A-1 B-1 427.0-453.0 Hz Setting range: Default pitch: 440.0 Hz Selecting & Playing Voices YDP-131/YDP-213 buttons, press one of [PIANO/VOICE] -6 -4 -2 +1 +3 -5 -3 -1 0 +2 +4 +5 Transpose Transpose down.
  • Page 23: Using The Metronome

    C 5 key. button, press the B4 key. button, press the D5 key. button, press the A 4 key. 0 2 4 5 7 9 The highest key A4 B4 C5 D5 button, press the C5 key. YDP-131/YDP-213 Selecting & Playing Voices...
  • Page 24: Adjusting The Keyboard Touch (Touch Sensitivity)

    Procedure While holding down the [PIANO/VOICE] the desired touch sensitivity. Selecting & Playing Voices YDP-131/YDP-213 [METRONOME] button, press one of the C1–G2 keys button. [METRONOME] button, press one of the A6-C7 keys to select...
  • Page 25: Recording Your Performance

    Press the button. [REC] button, press one of the C1–F1 keys to [MASTER VOLUME] control to adjust the vol- YDP-131/YDP-213 You cannot engage Record mode while a demo song is playing. Recording capacity “Recording capacity” is the maximum amount of perfor- mance data that you can record.
  • Page 26: Playing Back Recorded Performance Data

    Stop the playback. When the user song finishes playing back, this instrument automatically returns to the previous mode. To stop the playback, press the Recording your Performance YDP-131/YDP-213 button. [PLAY] You cannot adjust the tempo of the recorded user song. The user song always plays at the recorded tempo.
  • Page 27: Connecting Midi Instruments

    MIDI OUT connector MIDI IN connector YDP-131/YDP-213 ● Transferring MIDI data to and from a computer USB port Optional USB-MIDI interface Computer (e.g., Yamaha UX16) MIDI MIDI IN connector Optional MIDI OUT MIDI cables connector MIDI instrument MIDI IN connector...
  • Page 28: Connecting The Digital Piano To A Computer

    first, then turn on the power to this instrument. An example of connecting this instrument to the USB port on a computer Use an optional USB-MIDI interface (such as a Yamaha UX16) to connect this instrument’s MIDI connectors to the com- puter’s USB port.
  • Page 29: Midi Functions

    Data for the demo song and 50 piano preset songs cannot be transmitted via MIDI. CAUTION When Local control is turned OFF, the keyboard of this instru- ment does not play the internal voices. MIDI Functions YDP-131/YDP-213...
  • Page 30: Program Change On/Off

    Procedure While holding down the [DEMO/SONG] and [PIANO/VOICE] buttons simulta- neously, press the D6 key. Pressing the D6 key repeatedly toggles between Control Change On and Off. MIDI Functions YDP-131/YDP-213 buttons simultaneously, [PIANO/VOICE] The highest key The highest key For information on program change numbers for each of this instrument’s voices, refer to...
  • Page 31: Transmitting Song Data Between The Computer And The Digital Piano

    To be able to use this function, you must first download Musicsoft Downloader from Yamaha website at the following URL, and install it on your computer. ●...
  • Page 32: Backing Up Data And Initializing The Settings

    The data (excluding the data for the recorded performance and songs loaded from a computer) will be initialized. Transmitting Song Data between the Computer and the Digital Piano YDP-131/YDP-213 The highest key CAUTION Do not turn off the power to this...
  • Page 33: Troubleshooting

    Options BC-100 Bench A comfortable bench styled to match your Yamaha digital piano. UX16 USB-MIDI interface Possible Cause and Solution This instrument has not been plugged in properly. Insert the adaptor plug into an AC outlet and the adaptor socket into the unit securely (page 11).
  • Page 34: Keyboard Stand Assembly

    6 × 20 mm long screws ×4 1 6 × 16 mm short screws ×4 2 4 × 12 mm thin screws ×2 3 Keyboard Stand Assembly YDP-131/YDP-213 AC power adaptor 4 × 20 mm tapping screws ×4 1 Cord holders × 2 Attach (finger-tighten) C to D and E.
  • Page 35 6-1 Insert the pedal cord plug to the pedal con- nector from the rear. 6-2 Attach the cord holders to the B as shown, then clip the cord into the holders. 6-3 Use a vinyl tie to take up any slack in the pedal cord. YDP-131/YDP-213 Keyboard Stand Assembly...
  • Page 36 Connect the AC power adaptor. WARNING Use the specified adaptor (PA-5D or an equiva- lent recommended by Yamaha) only. After completing the assembly, please check the following. • Are there any parts left over? ➝ Review the assembly procedure and correct any errors.
  • Page 37: Index

    50 Piano Preset Songs ... 16 Demo Songs... 15 User Song... 26 Tempo (metronome)... 23 Touch Sensitivity... 24 Transmitting Song Data ... 31 Transporting ... 8 Transposition ... 22 Troubleshooting... 33 User Song... 25 Voice ... 18 Volume (metronome) ... 24 YDP-131/YDP-213 Index...
  • Page 38 MEMO Index YDP-131/YDP-213...
  • Page 39 MIDI Data Format / MIDI-Datenformat / Format des données MIDI / Formato de datos MIDI ... 40 MIDI Implementation Chart / MIDI Implementierung stabelle / Feuille d’implantation MIDI / Gráfica de implementación MIDI ... 44 Specifications / Technische Daten / Caractéristiques techniques / Especificaciones ... 45 YDP-131/YDP-213...
  • Page 40: Midi Data Format

    Falls Sie bereits mit MIDI vertraut sind oder einen Computer zur Erzeugung von MIDI-Steuermeldungen für die Instrumente verwenden, können Sie sich zur Steuerung des YDP-131/YDP-213 nach den im folgenden Abschnitt aufgeführten Spezifikationen richten. 1. NOTE ON/OFF Data format: [9nH] -> [kk] -> [vv]...
  • Page 41 4. PROGRAM CHANGE Data format: [CnH] -> [ppH] CnH = Program event (n = channel number) ppH = Program change number P.C.#=Program Change number YDP-131/YDP-213 P.C.# Grand Piano 1 Grand Piano 2 E.Piano Harpsichord Church Organ Strings • When program change reception is turned OFF, no program change data is transmitted or received.
  • Page 42: Metronome]

    Data format: [F0H] -> [43H] -> [1nH] -> [4CH] -> [hhH] -> [mmH] -> [llH] -> [ddH] -> [F7H] F0H = Exclusive status 43H = YAMAHA ID 1nH = When received, n=0~F. When transmitted, n=0. 4CH = Model ID of XG...
  • Page 43 VARIATION TYPE MSB Refer to Effect MIDI Map VARIATION TYPE LSB 00 : basic type Parameter Description DRY LEVEL 0 - 127 Appendix/Anhang/Annexe/Apéndice YDP-131/YDP-213 Default value (H) 00 04 00 00 Default value (H) 01(=HALL1) 00(=Effect off) Default value (H)
  • Page 44: Midi Implementation Chart

    : Local ON/OFF : All Notes OFF : Active Sense : Reset Notes: Mode 1 : OMNI ON, POLY Mode 3 : OMNI OFF, POLY Appendix/Anhang/Annexe/Apéndice YDP-131/YDP-213 YDP-131/YDP-213 MIDI Implementation Chart Transmitted 1-16 1-16 1-16 ************** 0-127 0-127 0-127 **************...
  • Page 45: Specifications

    Accessories * Specifications and descriptions in this owner’s manual are for information purposes only. Yamaha Corp. reserves the right to change or modify products or specifications at any time without prior notice. Since specifications, equipment or options may not be the same in every locale, please check with your Yamaha dealer.
  • Page 46 * This applies only to products distributed by YAMAHA CORPORATION OF AMERICA. OBSERVERA! Apparaten kopplas inte ur växelströmskällan (nätet) så länge som den ar ansluten till vägguttaget, även om själva apparaten har stängts av.
  • Page 47 For details of products, please contact your nearest Yamaha representative 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.
  • Page 48 Yamaha Manual Library U.R.G., Pro Audio & Digital Musical Instrument Division, Yamaha Corporation © 2005 Yamaha Corporation WF16260 5XXAPXXX.X-01A0 Printed in China...

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