Yamaha ENSPIRE Controller Operation Manual

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(for ST and PRO type)
ENSPIRE Controller
Operation Manual
ENST-EN05 Jun-20

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  • Page 1 English (for ST and PRO type) ENSPIRE Controller Operation Manual ENST-EN05 Jun-20...
  • Page 2: Introduction

    • Specifications are subject to change without notice. Trademarks & Copyrights: • The contents of this manual and the copyrights thereof are under exclusive ownership by Yamaha Corporation. • Yamaha, Disklavier™, disklavier ENSPIRE™, SILENT Piano™, and DisklavierRadio are trademarks of Yamaha Corporation.
  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    Table of Contents Introduction ......................2 DisklavierRadio Screen ..................30 Control Screen ......................4 Logging in and/or Subscribing to the Service ..........31 Playing Function ......................6 DisklavierRadio Playback Screen ..............33 Metronome ......................7 Music Shop Screen ....................34 Voice List .......................8 Purchase History & Download Screen............35 Reverb Type List ....................10 Download Screen ....................36 Information Screen ....................11...
  • Page 4: Control Screen

    Control Screen Accessing the Disklavier from the ENSPIRE Controller app on your smart device calls up the Control screen. Continued on next page...
  • Page 5 Control Screen Logo Playback time counter Volume Calls up the Playback screen. Indicates the playback time. Adjusts the volume of both the piano and speakers (when connected). Use the slider to adjust the Timer Play Repeat volume. Appears when the Timer is set. Opens the Repeat setting menu.
  • Page 6: Playing Function

    Playing Function Tapping on the Playing Function button calls up the Playing Function. Playing Function Metronome Opens the Metronome pop-up window.  page 7  • Grand piano with SILENT Piano™ function: The following functions are often used when selecting the Quiet or Headphone mode in the Balance screen.  page 13 ...
  • Page 7: Metronome

    Metronome In this pop-up window you can change the playback tempo and other settings of the Metronome. Play/Stop Starts or stops Metronome playback. Tempo Adjusts the Metronome tempo over a range of 30 bpm to 400 bpm. Beat Changes the beat (time signature) to one of the following settings: 1/4, 2/4, 3/4, 4/4, 5/4, 6/4, 7/4, 8/4, 9/4.
  • Page 8: Voice List

    OFF/Piano This sound was sampled from the Yamaha CFX concert grand piano. It uses different samples depending on the strength of your playing and produces smoother tonal changes. Even the tonal changes produced by the damper pedal and the subtle sounds of releasing the keys are reproduced.
  • Page 9 Voice List Voice Explanation Pipe Organ 3 A pipe organ sound that combines flute-type (woodwind type) stops of different pitches (8’+4’). This is a gentle sound that is ideal for accompanying hymns. Pipe Organ 4 A pipe organ sound that combines flute-type (woodwind type) stops of different pitches (8’+4’+1-1/3’). This is brighter than Pipe Organ 3, and is suitable for solos.
  • Page 10: Reverb Type List

    Reverb Type List Reverb Type Explanation Room Reverberation similar to that heard in a normal room. Hall 1 Reverberation similar to that heard in a small concert hall. Hall 2 Reverberation similar to that heard in a large concert hall. Stage Reverberation similar to that heard on a stage.
  • Page 11: Information Screen

    Tapping on the Information button calls up the Information screen. (If you have not logged in) Information Login Opens the Login pop-up window. You can log in to Yamaha MusicSoft. You need to enter your e-mail address and password. Register Opens the account registration page for Yamaha MusicSoft in a separate browser tab.
  • Page 12 Information Screen (If you have logged in) Information Logout Opens the Logout pop-up window. Info. Opens the My Account pop-up window, from which you can confirm your subscription status and account information. *1 Internet connection required.
  • Page 13: Balance Screen

    Balance Screen Tapping on the Balance button calls up the Balance screen. Acoustic/Quiet (Piano with SILENT Piano™ function only) Cycles through the following output options. • Acoustic: Outputs as an acoustic piano • Quiet: Outputs piano sound through the monitor speaker(s) connected to the OUTPUT jacks •...
  • Page 14: Practice Function Menu

    Practice Function Menu Tapping on the Practice Function button opens the Practice Function menu. Tempo  page 15  Transpose  page 16  Part Select  page 17  A-B Repeat  page 18  Close Closes the Practice Function menu. NOTE These settings remain in effect until another Song is selected, or the power is turned off.
  • Page 15: Changing The Playback Tempo

    Changing the Playback Tempo You can speed up or slow down the Playback Tempo. Slowing down the Playback Tempo can be useful when practicing a difficult piano part. Tempo controls Adjusts the Playback Tempo. The Playback Tempo can be adjusted over a range of 50% to 150%. Use the –/+ buttons or slider to adjust the Playback Tempo.
  • Page 16: Playing Back Songs In A Different Key (Transpose)

    Playing Back Songs in a Different Key (Transpose) Playback can be transposed up or down by up to two octaves. This is useful, for example, when you want to sing along (karaoke) in a different key from the original recording. Transpose controls Playback can be transposed in half-step increments up or down two octaves (–24 key to +24 key).
  • Page 17: Playing Back Only The Desired Piano Part

    Playing Back Only the Desired Piano Part You can select the desired piano part. For example, this could be useful for practicing only one part (left- or right-hand) while the Disklavier plays the other. Plays or cancels the left part. Plays or cancels the right part.
  • Page 18: Repeating A Specific Section Of A Song (A-B Repeat)

    Repeating a Specific Section of a Song (A-B Repeat) When using A-B Repeat, playback is repeated between two specified points (point A and point B) in a Song. This is useful when practicing or memorizing a difficult section of a Song. A-B Repeat Turns A-B Repeat on or off.
  • Page 19: Songs Screen

    Songs Screen Tapping on the Songs button calls up the Songs screen. Songs NOTE My Songs, My Recordings and PC Sharing Folder appear only when a USB flash drive is connected. Continued on next page...
  • Page 20 Indicates the Song type. Audio: Songs with audio accompaniment • > Downloaded Songs Plus: Songs with MIDI accompaniment • Folder containing Songs you have purchased at Yamaha MusicSoft. Solo: Piano solo songs • My Recordings • WAV: WAV format Songs Folder containing recorded Songs that have been saved.
  • Page 21: Search Screen

    Search Screen Tapping on the Search button calls up the Search screen. You can search for your desired Songs. Input area You can input any letter and then go to search. Select Search Category You can search for desired Songs via the following categories.
  • Page 22: Editing Screen

    Editing Screen The edit screen is displayed only when a USB flash drive is connected. Tapping on the Edit button opens the Editing screen. The editing menu may differ depending on the Song. Selects the Song/Album you want to edit. •...
  • Page 23: Recording Standby Screen

    Recording Standby Screen Tapping on the Record button calls up the Recording Standby screen. Record Return Returns to the Playback screen. In Portrait View, returns to the Menu screen. Metronome  page 7  Start Recording will start as soon as you touch the piano keys or pedals, or tap on the Start button.
  • Page 24: Recording Screen

    Recording Screen Once you start recording, the Recording screen appears. Stop Stops recording. NOTE Tapping on the Stop button in the lower area also stops recording. Tap on the Stop button when you’ve finished playing. The recorded Song is saved and loaded.  page 25 ...
  • Page 25: Saved Screen

    Saved Screen The recorded Song is automatically saved and loaded after stopping recording. Play/Pause Starts or pauses playback of the recorded Song. NOTE Tapping on the Play/Pause button in the lower area also starts or pauses playback of the recorded Song. Song position Indicates the playback position.
  • Page 26: Video Sync Recording - Connection

    Video Sync Recording — Connection Connect a video camera recorder and a DVD recorder to the control unit for Video Synchronized Recording. ■ Grand piano ■ Upright piano (ENSPIRE) ■ Upright piano (DKC-900) Video camera recorder Video camera recorder (for shooting video) (for shooting video) (for displaying video) (for displaying video)
  • Page 27: Video Sync Recording / Video Sync Playback

    Video Sync Recording / Video Sync Playback You can record both a Song and video at the same time by connecting to a video camera or DVD recorder, when “OMNI OUT” is set to “Sync.”  page 42  The recorded Song is perfectly synchronized with the video during playback (Video Sync Playback), giving you a complete visual/music experience and the capability of creating your own music videos.
  • Page 28: L/R Recording Standby Screen

    L/R Recording Standby Screen The left- and right-hand parts can be recorded separately. Either part can be recorded first, and the pedals can be recorded with the first part. While you record the second part, the first part will play back for monitoring. Tapping on the L/R Recording button calls up the L/R Recording Standby screen.
  • Page 29: Recording With Audio Standby Screen

    Recording with Audio Standby Screen You can record your piano performance as MIDI data and the audio input from the OMNI IN jack as audio (WAVE file) data simultaneously. OMNI IN Level Indicate the volume level of OMNI IN. The [Clip] lights up when the volume goes beyond recordable level.
  • Page 30: Disklavierradio Screen

    DisklavierRadio Screen Tapping on the DisklavierRadio button connects to the server. When the Disklavier is successfully connected to the server, the channel list of DisklavierRadio appears. DisklavierRadio Return Disconnects from the server and returns to the Playback screen. Channel list Shows the free and pay channels.
  • Page 31: Logging In And/Or Subscribing To The Service

    Logging in and/or Subscribing to the Service To listen to the pay channel, you must log in to Yamaha MusicSoft and/or subscribe to the service. You can log in and/or subscribe to the channel from the Information pop-up window below.
  • Page 32 Logging in and/or Subscribing to the Service (If you have not subscribed) Subscribe Opens the subscription page on the Yamaha MusicSoft website in a separate browser tab.
  • Page 33: Disklavierradio Playback Screen

    DisklavierRadio Playback Screen Selecting the channel calls up the DisklavierRadio Playback screen. Return Returns to the DisklavierRadio screen. Play/Mute Mutes or unmutes DisklavierRadio playback.
  • Page 34: Music Shop Screen

    Music Shop Screen You can purchase and download song data from the Yamaha MusicSoft website if you have an Internet connection and a USB flash drive connected to this product. The downloaded song data will be saved to the USB flash drive.
  • Page 35: Purchase History & Download Screen

    Purchase History & Download Screen Tapping the Purchase History & Download button calls up the Purchase History & Download screen. Songs you’ve previously purchased are displayed. Return Returns to the Music Shop screen. Download Downloads Song data not yet downloaded to USB flash drive.
  • Page 36: Download Screen

    Displayed only when the USB flash drive is connected. Purchase date Shows the date when the Song data was purchased. NOTE In order to download song data, you will need the e-mail address and password you registered with Yamaha MusicSoft.
  • Page 37: Settings Screen

    Settings Screen Tapping the Settings button calls up the Settings screen. Network > Wired Network  page 38  > Wireless Network  page 38  > Passcode  page 40  Connection > Audio I/O  page 42  > MIDI I/O  page 44  Special Playback  page 46  System  page 50  Settings...
  • Page 38: Changing Wired / Wireless Network Connection Settings

    Changing Wired / Wireless Network Connection Settings Tapping the Wired Network/the Wireless Network button calls up the Network screen. You can change various settings related to the network connection. 3, 4, 5 NOTE If you do not have a network connection, refer to “Choosing the Network Connection Method” in the operation manual of this product. Continued on next page...
  • Page 39 Changing Wired / Wireless Network Connection Settings Return Use Proxy Returns to the Network screen. Selects whether to use a proxy server or not. When set to ON, enter the name and the port number for the proxy server. These settings are necessary only Information when a proxy server is located in your local network.
  • Page 40: Setting The Disklavier For The Passcode

    Setting the Disklavier for the Passcode You can enter the 4-digit passcode to prevent unauthorized access from the commercially available external remote controller. Tapping on the Passcode button in the Network Screen calls up the Login Passcode screen. Return Returns to the Network screen. Input area Sets the passcode;...
  • Page 41: Login Passcode Screen

    Login Passcode Screen If the passcode has already been set it up, the Login Passcode screen appears for the first access time only. After approval the passcode, the Login Passcode screen is skipped until updating your passcode. Input area Input your passcode. The Control screen appears with approved passcode.
  • Page 42: Setting The Disklavier For Audio Reception/Transmission

    Setting the Disklavier for Audio Reception/Transmission Tapping the Audio I/O button calls up the Audio I/O screen, where you can change the settings related to audio signal input/output. Continued on next page...
  • Page 43 Setting the Disklavier for Audio Reception/Transmission Return OMNI OUT SYNC OUT Level Returns to the Connection screen. Selects the desired audio to be output from the Adjusts the output level of the SMPTE signal. For OMNI OUT jacks. normal use, the adjustment of this option is not OMNI IN •...
  • Page 44: Setting The Disklavier For Midi Data Reception/Transmission

    Setting the Disklavier for MIDI Data Reception/Transmission Tapping the MIDI I/O button calls up the MIDI I/O screen, where you can change the settings related to MIDI signal input/output. Continued on next page...
  • Page 45 Setting the Disklavier for MIDI Data Reception/Transmission Return MIDI IN Delay MIDI OUT Returns to the Connection screen. Applies a delay to the incoming MIDI data to Selects the parts to be transmitted to the eliminate delays that may occur in producing the connected MIDI device.
  • Page 46: Special Playback Screen

    Special Playback Screen Tapping the Special Playback button calls up the Special Playback screen. Return Returns to the Settings screen. Timer Play  page 47  You can program your Disklavier to start or stop playback of a Song at various specified times. When this switch is OFF, all timer settings are off.
  • Page 47: Timer Play Screen

    Timer Play Screen You can program your Disklavier to start or stop playback of a Song at various specified times. Timer Play Return Returns to the Special Playback screen. Add the timer setting Calls up the Timer Setting screen.  page 48  Timer setting Shows the Timer list you set in the Timer Setting screen.
  • Page 48: Timer Setting Screen

    Timer Setting Screen Tapping the Timer Setting button calls up the Timer Setting screen. Continued on next page...
  • Page 49 Timer Setting Screen Return Minute Returns to the Timer Play screen. Sets minutes over a range of 00 to 59. Delete Select Album Deletes the selected timer setting. Selects the desired Album. Submit Repeat • Off: Confirms the settings. Repeats off •...
  • Page 50: System Screen

    System Screen Tapping the System button calls up the System screen. Return Returns to the Settings screen. Auto Power Off Calls up the Auto Power Off screen, letting you specify the amount of time for the Auto Power Off function. Clock Adjustment Calls up the Clock Adjustment screen, letting you adjust the internal clock and set the time zone for your area.
  • Page 51: Screen Layout In Portrait View

    Screen Layout in Portrait View Menu screen The upper area includes the following controls: • Logo: Calls up the Menu screen • Timer: Calls up the Timer Play screen  page 47  • Menu: Calls up the Menu screen The middle area includes the following controls: •...
  • Page 52 Screen Layout in Portrait View Playback screen The Playback screen shows: • Cover art (otherwise default image) • Song title • Artist • Album title The upper area includes the same controls as in the Menu screen. The middle area includes the following controls: •...
  • Page 53: Troubleshooting

    Troubleshooting If you are having difficulty operating the Disklavier, see if any of the symptoms listed below apply to your problem and follow the recommended remedy. Monitor Speaker Symptom Remedy No sound is heard from the monitor speaker. Make sure that the POWER switch on the monitor speaker is turned on. Make sure that the monitor speaker is connected to the OUTPUT jacks on the control center unit with the supplied speaker cord.
  • Page 54 Troubleshooting Tone Generator Symptom Remedy The ensemble parts cannot be heard during ensemble Make sure that “Ensemble TG Volume” is set to an appropriate level and readjust it if necessary. Song playback. The pitch of the Disklavier and the internal tone Use “Master Tune”...
  • Page 55 Select the synchronized Song in advance, and then start playback on the DVD recorder. Note that you should wait for a while before playing the piano after recording begins on the DVD recorder. Manual Development Group © 2016 Yamaha Corporation 06/2020 MW-F0...