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Using The Recorder; Recording - Yamaha YDP-88 Owner's Manual

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Using the Recorder

The YDP-88 recorder lets you record what you play on the keyboard and then play it back. This is a use-
ful adjunct to any keyboard study program, since it lets you hear exactly how you sound from the listener's
perspective. It can also be just plain fun.
The recorder actually records the following data:
Notes played
Damper pedal
Z
Engage the Record Ready
Mode
RECORDER
PLAY
REC
X
Make All Necessary Initial
Settings
PIANO
E. PIANO 1
E. PIANO 2
C
Start Recording
V
Stop Recording
RECORDER
PLAY
REC
Voice selection
Dual mode voices
Left pedal
Tempo

Recording

Press the RECORDER [REC] button to engage the record ready mode
(recording does not actually start yet). The [REC] button indicator will
light.
Before actually beginning to record, select the voice you want to record
with (or voices if you will be using the dual mode). You might also want to
set the volume and tempo controls.
HARPSI-
CHORD
ORGAN
Recording will begin automatically as soon as you play a note on the
keyboard or press the [PLAY] button.
NOTE
Press either the RECORDER [REC] or [PLAY] button to stop record-
ing.
Dual balance
(Initial setting only.)
• If the metronome was on when you started recording, you'll be able to
keep time with the metronome while recording, but the metronome
sound will not be recorded.
• You can record up to a maximum of about 1,300 notes, depending on
pedal usage and other factors. The [REC] button indicator will begin to
flash when recorder memory is almost full, and recording will stop auto-
matically.
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