Thank you for purchasing the YAMAHA YM-2000 Multi
Please read this manual thoroughly and keep it in a safe place for
N To prevent damage, do not use the metronome in the following
• places where the unit will be in direct sunlight;
• places subject to temperature and humidity extremes;
• places that are sandy or dusty.
N To power the metronome, use only a CR-2025 lithium battery.
N For maximum battery life, always be sure the metronome is turned
OFF when not in use.
N If an exhausted battery is left in the unit for an extended period of time,
it may leak and cause malfunctioning of the unit. When the battery
becomes exhausted, always remove it and replace it as soon as
N Do not use press or bump on the LCD panel.
N If the indications on the LCD panel are difficult to see, adjust the
N Do not subject the metronome to strong physical shock or vibration. Do
not use excessive force on any of the controls.
N Never use solvents such as benzene or thinner to clean the
metronome. Wipe clean with a soft, dry cloth.
N After reading the owner's manual, keep it in a safe place for future
Never dispose of used batteries by burning them.
Also make sure to keep batteries away from children.
I FEATURES OF THE YM-2000
G Metronome Function
11 beat patterns (1 to 7 beats, duplets, triplets, quintuplets) and 30
rhythm patterns can be played at a variable tempo (30 to 240 beats
G Note/Standard Pitch Sound Generating Function
The unit can generate a tuning note selectable within one octave (C –
B) in half-tone steps. The standard pitch (for note A) can be set within
the range of 438 to 445 Hz.
* Operation Confirmation Beep
When a button is pressed, a beep sound will comfirm the
The confirmation beep will also be produced when the metronome
sound is muted.
* Auto Power Off Function
When the unit is used in metronome mode and none of the buttons
is pressed for approximately 15 minutes, the power will
automatically turn off.
When the unit is set to note/standard pitch setting mode and none
of the buttons is pressed for approximately 5 minutes, the power
will automatically turn off.
* Memory Backup Function
This function retains all current settings in memory when the unit is
turned off (POWER button or Auto Power Off). The MUTE function,
however, will be released, and sound will be heard when the unit is
turned on again.
I THE HARD CASE
The hard case can be used as a
stand as shown in the illustration on
: Display (LCD panel), tempo indicator
: 30 – 240 beats/minute, accuracy ±0.2 %
: 1 – 7 beats, duplets, triplets, quintuplets
: 30 preset patterns
: C4 – B4 (in half-tone steps), accuracy ±1
Note setting range
Standard pitch setting range : 438 Hz – 445 Hz
Auto Power Off Function : Metronome mode — after approx. 15
: Operation confirmation beep, memory
: Lithium battery x 1 (CR-2025)
: Approx. 45 hours
: 102 x 12 x 64 mm (4-1/8" x 1/2" x 2-1/2")
(W x H x D)
: 65 g (2.1 oz)
: Lithium battery x 1 (CR-2025),
* Specifications and design subject to change without notice.
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.
When connecting this product to accessories and/or another product use only high quality shielded cables. Cable/s supplied with
this product MUST be used. Follow all installation instructions. Failure to follow instructions could void your FCC authorization to use this
product in the USA.
This product has been tested and found to comply with the requirements listed in FCC Regulations, Part 15 for Class "B" digital devices.
Compliance with these requirements provides a reasonable level of assurance that your use of this product in a residential environment will not
result in harmful interference with other electronic devices. This equipment generates/uses radio frequencies and, if not installed and used
according to the instructions found in the users manual, may cause interference harmful to the operation of other electronic devices. Compliance
with FCC regulations does not guarantee that interference will not occur in all installations. If this product is found to be the source of interfer-
ence, which can be determined by turning the unit "OFF" and "ON", please try to eliminate the problem by using one of the following measures:
Relocate either this product or the device that is being affected by the interference.
Utilize power outlets that are on different branch (circuit breaker or fuse) circuits or install AC line filter/s.
In the case of radio or TV interference, relocate/reorient the antenna. If the antenna lead-in is 300 ohm ribbon lead, change the lead-in to co-
axial type cable.
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, please contact Yamaha Corporation of America, Electronic Service Division, 6600 Orangethorpe Ave, Buena
Park, CA 90620
The above statements apply ONLY to those products distributed by Yamaha Corporations of America or its subsidiaries.
THIS DIGITAL APPARATUS DOES NOT EXCEED THE "CLASS B" LIMITS FOR RADIO NOISE EMISSIONS
FROM DIGITAL APPARATUS SET OUT IN THE RADIO INTERFERENCE REGULATION OF THE CANADIAN
DEPARTMENT OF COMMUNICATIONS.
Note/standard pitch setting mode — after
approx. 5 minutes
ear phone jack (monaural)
Hard case (can be used as stand)
FCC INFORMATION (U.S.A.)
This jack allows connection of a standard earphone (3.5 ).
If a stereo headphone is connected, sound will be produced
from one side only. When connecting an earphone the
internal speaker is muted automatically.
G Selecting a Rhythm Pattern and Setting the Tempo
1. Press the RHYTHM button.
"RHYTHM" on the display will blink.
2. Press the UP or DOWN button to
select a rhythm pattern. Each time the
button is pressed, the number on the
display will increase/decrease by one.
When the button is kept pressed, the
number will change continuously.
3. Press the TEMPO button. "TEMPO" on the display will blink.
4. Press the UP or DOWN button to set the desired tempo. Each time
the button is pressed, the tempo value will increase/decrease by
one. When the button is kept pressed, the tempo value will change
5. To use without metronome sound, press the MUTE button.
"MUTE" will appear on the display.
* The 8 STEP indicator segments at the bottom of the display light up or
blink according to the rhythm pattern.
* The setting can be returned to its initial value (default) by pressing the
UP and DOWN buttons simultaneously.
G Selecting the Note and Setting the Standard Pitch
1. Press the NOTE button. "NOTE" on the
display will blink and the currently set
note will sound.
2. Press the UP or DOWN button to select
the desired note. Each time the button
is pressed, the note will change in half-
tone steps. However, the note will not
change continuously if the button is kept pressed.
3. Press the PITCH button. "PITCH" on the display will blink.
4. Press the UP or DOWN button to adjust the standard pitch (A)
between 438 and 445 Hz. Each time the button is pressed, the pitch
value will change by 1 Hz. However, the pitch will not change
continuously if the button is kept pressed.
5. To set the note and pitch without sound, press the MUTE button.
"MUTE" will appear on the display.
* The standard pitch (438 – 445 Hz) will always be set for note A.
* The setting can be returned to its initial value (default) by pressing the UP
and DOWN buttons simultaneously.
I RHYTHM PATTERN LIST
1 BEAT (weak)
1 BEAT (strong)
* No. 0: Single weak beat
I BATTERY REPLACEMENT
When the battery weakens, the display indications will fade and the
tempo indicator dots grow dim, while the sound volume decreases. In this
case, replace the battery with a new one (CR-2025 lithum battery) as
soon as possible.
N Replacement Procedure
1. Remove the battery cover fixing screw at the bottom of the unit and
remove the battery cover by sliding it in the direction of the arrow as
shown in the illustration below.
2. Lift out the old battery using a pointed tool (tweezers etc.).
3. Insert the new battery with its - pole facing down (+ pole must be
visible when inserted).
4. Attach the battery cover and secure it using the fixing screw.
* Always press the POWER button to turn off the unit before changing the
After battery replacement, turn on the power to check if
operation is normal. If the unit is operating abnormally,
press the reset button on the bottom side, and then turn on
the power again to check the operation.
* The default settings after resetting the unit are as follows:
Metronome mode, tempo "120", rhythm "11", note "A", pitch "440" Hz
The indicator dots light up from left
to right in the set tempo.
16 BEAT 1
16 BEAT 2
No. 1: Single strong beat
Printed in Hong Kong