Yamaha Electone STAGEA ELC-02 Owner's Manual
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** The explanations in this Owner's Manual apply to the ELC-02. Only the Main unit
is included in the ELCU-M02. Since the ELCU-M02 does not include the Bench,
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  • Page 1 Owner’s Manual * For information on assembling the ELC-02, refer to the instructions at the end of this manual. ** The explanations in this Owner’s Manual apply to the ELC-02. Only the Main unit is included in the ELCU-M02. Since the ELCU-M02 does not include the Bench, Stand, Speaker, or Pedal unit, explanations for those items can be ignored when using the ELCU-M02.
  • Page 2: Precautions

    For AC Adaptor WARNING CAUTION • This AC adaptor is designed for use with only Yamaha electronic • When setting up, make sure that the AC outlet is easily accessible. If instruments. Do not use for any other purpose. some trouble or malfunction occurs, immediately turn off the power switch of the instrument and disconnect the AC adaptor from the •...
  • Page 3 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 4 Save important data to a USB flash drive. the U.S. and other countries and is used under license. • To protect against data loss through media damage, we • Electone and STAGEA are the trademarks of Yamaha recommend that you save important data you’ve created Corporation.
  • Page 5: About The Manuals

    Contains MIDI related information such as MIDI Data Format and the MIDI Implementation Chart. For Electone users iPhone/iPad Connection Manual Explains how to connect this instrument to the iPhone/iPad. To obtain these manuals, access the Yamaha Downloads. Select your country, enter “ELC-02” to the Model Name box, then click [SEARCH]. Yamaha Downloads http://download.yamaha.com/...
  • Page 6: Main Features

    • The Electone features a piano Voice created with samples of the Yamaha CFX flagship concert grand piano, as well as high-quality Voices of strings, orchestra percussion, and ethnic instruments of the world — lending amazing dynamic realism to your Electone performance.
  • Page 7 XF file containing lyric data is played. GS was developed by the Roland Corporation. In the same way as Yamaha XG, GS is a major enhancement of the GM specifically to provide more Voices and Drum kits and their variations, as well as greater expressive control over Voices and effects.
  • Page 8: Table Of Contents

    Contents PRECAUTIONS ................2 5. Rhythm/Keyboard Percussion About the Manuals..............5 Selecting Rhythms with the Rhythm Buttons......54 Items Included with the ELC-02..........5 Selecting a rhythm ..............54 Main Features ................6 Operating the rhythm from the panel........55 Changing the rhythm volume..........57 Panel Layout Adjusting the tempo............57 Changing the rhythm reverb ..........58...
  • Page 9 Displaying the Score............... 122 11. Foot Controllers Changing the score contents and settings ...... 123 Footswitches................174 Other Functions (Tools) ............124 Controlling the Rhythm............175 Song copy ................ 124 Controlling Glide ...............175 Song delete ..............126 Controlling Rotary Speaker ..........176 Converting to XG .............. 127 Calling up another page of the music score.....176 Converting to EL format............
  • Page 10: Panel Layout

    Panel Layout Front Panel [VOICE SECTION 2] UPPER KEYBOARD LEAD VOICE 1/2 button (page 24) VOICE 1/2 (page 24) (page 24) SUSTAIN buttons (page 46) REVERB buttons (page 44) REGISTRATION MENU (page 19) RHYTHM/ KEYBOARD PERCUSSION (page 54) LOWER KEYBOARD PEDAL VOICE 1/2 VOICE 1/2 (page 25) (page 25)
  • Page 11 LCD display/DISPLAY SELECT MASTER VOLUME dial (page 12) (page 13) [P] Power switch (page 13) [USB TO DEVICE] terminals (page 108) Registration memory [D.] (Disable) button (page 93) (page 94) ELC-02/ELCU-M02 Owner’s Manual...
  • Page 12: Lcd Display/Display Select

    LCD Display/Display Select 1 LCD display (touch panel)....page 14 9 [VOICE EDIT] button ......page 136 2 DATA CONTROL dial......page 15 ) [PATTERN] button ......page 142 3 [VOICE DISPLAY] button ...... page 17 ! [SEQUENCE] button ......page 168 4 [A.B.C./M.O.C.] button ....
  • Page 13: Quick Introductory Guide

    The required voltage is printed on the name plate of the volume volume Electone. Yamaha products are manufactured specifically for the supply voltage in the area where they are to be sold. If you intend to use the instrument in another location, or if any doubt exists about the supply voltage, please consult with a qualified technician.
  • Page 14: Using The Lcd Display

    Using the LCD Display Using the display buttons Using the LCD Display There are three types of display buttons: those that select This instrument features a special touch panel that allows a function, those that switch a function on/off, and those you to change the parameters by simply touching the that open a list or menu of parameters.
  • Page 15: Adjusting Parameter Values By Using The Display Sliders

    Using the LCD Display To open the parameter list: Touching the display slider directly: To change a display slider value, press the desired point in the slider. The slider moves to the point that is pressed. You can also change the parameter value by sliding your finger up or down while holding down on the display slider.
  • Page 16: Lcd Display Settings

    LCD Display Settings Muting the touch panel sound LCD Display Settings By default, the Electone is set with the touch panel sound Here you can change the display settings: displayed turned on, giving you audio feedback when you press a language (English or Japanese), touch panel sound, and button or control.
  • Page 17: Voice Guide

    Voice Guide Shift, and so on, in the Voice Display. (audio) file from the Yamaha website, and save it to USB flash drive, which you then connect to this instrument. For information on using Voice Guide, refer to the Voice How to call up the Voice Display: Guide Tutorial Manual (simple text file).
  • Page 18 Voice Display Voice Display [Page 1] Reference pages • Registration Memory and Bank (page 93) Switching the display pages • Storing Registrations to Another Bank (page 94) 8 Registration Shift Shows the current position of the Registration Shift. Reference page •...
  • Page 19: Registration Menu

    Registration Menu Change the display pages here. Registration Menu A “Registration” consists of panel settings including the selected Upper Keyboard Voices, Lower Keyboard Voices, Pedal Voices, rhythm and so on. Each Registration Menu button (1 – 5) includes each different music styles of the Registrations.
  • Page 20: Registration Menu List

  • Page 23: Confirming The Electone Version

    About the latest Firmware Version If you don’t want to reset the LCD display settings, you Yamaha may from time to time update firmware of the can initialize only the Registration settings. See page 96 product without notice for improvement. We recommend for more information.
  • Page 24: Voices

    Voices This Electone features more than 900 high-quality Voices. Any of these Voices can be used on the Upper Keyboard, Lower Keyboard and Pedalboard. Up to four Voice sections are available on the Upper Keyboard for playing together in a layer, while the Lower Keyboard and Pedalboard each have two Voice sections. Voices for the Upper Keyboard Voices for the Lower Keyboard Voices for Pedalboard...
  • Page 25: Selecting Voices With The Voice Buttons

    Selecting Voices with the Voice Buttons Voices for the Lower Keyboard For example, if you have pressed the [PIANO] button, the following display (Voice Menu) will Up to two different Voice sections are available on the appear. Lower Keyboard for playing together: Lower Keyboard Voice 1 and Lower Keyboard Voice 2.
  • Page 26: Changing The Voice Volume

    Selecting Voices with the Voice Buttons Changing the Voice volume Calling up the Voice Menu display and Voice Condition display There are two ways to set the Voice volume: using the alternatively VOLUME buttons on the panel and using the volume Pressing a Voice button once calls up the Voice Menu slider in the display.
  • Page 27 Selecting Voices with the Voice Buttons About the To Lower function Connect a Foot Pedal (sold Voices selected for the Lead Voice 1, Pedal Voice 1, separately) to the [FOOT PEDAL] and Pedal Voice 2 sections can also be played on the jack located on the rear of the Lower Keyboard when the [TO LOWER /SOLO] Electone.
  • Page 28: Selecting Voices From The User Buttons

    Selecting Voices from the User Buttons For example, to call up Marimba 1, select the Selecting Voices from the Percussion category. Reference page User Buttons • Voice List (page 29) Percussion This Electone has a wide variety of Voices from which you can choose —...
  • Page 29: Voice List

    Voice List Voice List This list shows all available Voices on the Electone. Numbers written at the left side of each column in this list indicate the numbered buttons displayed in the Voice Menu. STRINGS/VIOLIN Violin 1 Power Brass 1 Muted Trumpet 2 Strings 1 Violin 2...
  • Page 30 Voice List Whistle Flutes&Oboes PopVocals Haa 1 Resonance Pad 5 Clarinet 1 Woodwind&Glocken PopVocals Haa 2 Resonance Pad 6 Clarinet 2 PopVocals Ooh 1 Resonance Pad 7 Clarinet 3 PopVocals Ooh 2 Resonance Pad 8 TUTTI Clarinet 4 PopVocals Ooh 3 Resonance Pad 9 Clarinet 5 Strings&Winds...
  • Page 31 Voice List Warm Pad 6 Soft Lead 4 Synth Brass 11 Pop Synth Bell 5 Dark Pad 1 Soft Lead 5 Synth Brass 12 Synth Decay 1 Dark Pad 2 Soft Lead 6 Synth Brass 13 Synth Decay 2 Dark Pad 3 Soft Lead 7 Fat Synth Brass1 Synth Decay 3...
  • Page 32 Voice List Harmonica 4 Combo Organ 4 S-Stage E.Piano4 E.Guitar Amp 1 S-Harmonica Rock Organ 1 S-Stage E.Piano5 E.Guitar Amp 2 S-BluesHarp Rock Organ 2 Stack E.Piano 1 E.Guitar Amp 3 Reed Organ Rock Organ 3 Stack E.Piano 2 E.Guitar Amp 4 Bandoneon 1 Rock Organ Slow1 S-E.Grand CP80 1...
  • Page 33 Voice List Harp 3 Slap Bass 1 Smooth Bass 8 Harp 4 Slap Bass 2 Smooth Bass 9 Sitar 1 Harp 5 Slap Bass 3 Smooth Bass 10 Sitar 2 Slap Bass 4 Deep Bass 1 Kamanche Slap Bass 5 Deep Bass 2 Steel Drum PERCUSSION...
  • Page 34 Voice List Super Articulation Voice Supplementary List This list describes the effects that are produced by playing the Super Articulation Voices (having names beginning with the prefix “S-”). The meanings of the column titles are as follows: • Super Articulation Describes the effects produced just by playing the keyboard, regardless of the settings.
  • Page 35 Voice List Category Voice Name Super Articulation Auto ART.1 ART.2 Type CHOIR S-ChoirSoft Aah Legato – – – S-ChoirBoys Aah Legato – – – S-ChoirSoft Ooh Legato – – – S-ChoirBoys Ooh Legato – – – S-GsplChr Hmm Key-off Samples, Legato –...
  • Page 36 Voice List Category Voice Name Super Articulation Auto ART.1 ART.2 Type GUITAR S-Clean Solid 1 Key-off Samples, Legato – Sound Effect Sound Effect S-Clean Solid 2 Legato – Sound Effect Sound Effect S-Clean Solid 3 Legato – Sound Effect Sound Effect S-Clean Guitar 1 Key-off Samples –...
  • Page 37: Tone Generator

    Tone Generator Example: S-Alto Saxophone (type D) Tone Generator When “ART.1” is selected, playing the keyboard with the Left Footswitch pressed will bend the pitch up. When “ART.2” is selected, playing the keyboard with the The Electone features the AWM (Advanced Wave Left Footswitch pressed will produce glissando.
  • Page 38: Organ Flutes

    Organ Flutes This Electone has an Organ Flutes feature that allows you to create your own organ Voices, giving you access to an unlimited combination of organ sounds. With this function, you can recreate all of the classic organ sounds by adjusting the flute footage levels and the percussive sounds, just like on conventional organs. There are nine flute footage settings, with three additional footage settings for the attack sound.
  • Page 39 4 REVERB EFFECT Page Determines the amount of reverb applied to the Organ Flute Voice. When the panel REVERB control is set to the minimum, the setting here will have no effect. Reference page • Reverb (page 44) 5 VOLUME Determines the overall volume of the Organ Flute Voice.
  • Page 40: Voice Controls And Effects

    Voice Controls and Effects The Electone is equipped with two general kinds of functions that can be used to change the sound of the Voices: Voice Controls and Effects. Each Voice has been given certain factory-preset effect settings to best enhance its sound.
  • Page 41: Settings Selected From The Voice Condition Display

    Settings Selected from the Voice Condition Display 3 TOUCH TONE Settings Selected from the The Touch Tone function gives you expressive control over the volume and timbre of a Voice. All Voices are Voice Condition Display provided with this expressive function, making it possible to perfectly reproduce the subtle dynamic and tonal changes of actual instruments.
  • Page 42 Settings Selected from the Voice Condition Display 5 FEET Voice Condition [Page 2] Determines the octave setting of the Voice, letting you 1 - 1 use the Voice over a wide register. There are three settings: 4', 8' and 16' (4' is highest and 16' is lowest). A 2' setting is added to the Pedal Voice sections.
  • Page 43 Settings Selected from the Voice Condition Display 1 -4 SPEED Voice Condition [Pages 3 and 4] Determines the speed of the vibrato effect. Higher settings increase the speed of the vibrato. Range: 0 – 14 2 TOUCH VIBRATO Turns the Touch Vibrato function on or off. Setting Touch Vibrato to on lets you apply vibrato to individual notes as you play them by after touch.
  • Page 44: Selecting From The Panel

    Selecting from the Panel Voice Condition [Page 5] Selecting from the Panel The Reverb, Sustain, Brilliance and Rotary Speaker displays are called up by pressing the respective buttons on the panel. Reverb Reverb adds an echo-like effect to the sound, giving the impression of a performance in a large room or concert 1 TRANSPOSE hall.
  • Page 45 Selecting from the Panel 3 ORGAN NOTE Depending on the reverb depth value (set by the slider), two Determines the amount of reverb applied to the Organ adjacent REVERB lamps may be lit at the same time, indicating Flute Voice. This parameter corresponds to the REVERB an intermediate position.
  • Page 46: Sustain

    Selecting from the Panel 3 RHYTHM SUSTAIN LENGTH display Determines the amount of reverb applied to the rhythm (with PERCUSSION slider) and accompaniment (with ACCOMPANI. slider). Each slider corresponds to the REVERB slider in the Rhythm Condition display. Range: 0 – 24 Reference page •...
  • Page 47: Rotary Speaker

    Selecting from the Panel Rotary Speaker Rotary Speaker recreates the rich, swirling sound of the popular rotating speaker effect. The Rotary Speaker effect can be switched in real time as you play, with either the front panel button or the Left Footswitch (when properly set for Footswitch operation).
  • Page 48: Using Voice Link

    Using Voice Link The settings will be registered, then the Voice Link Using Voice Link indication (chain link icon) appears at right of the Voice name on the display. Registering a Voice with the settings on the Voice Condition display to Voice Link You can register the current Voice with the current settings (except for Volume and Brilliance) on the Voice Condition display to the Voice Link category as a Voice.
  • Page 49: Editing The Voice Registered To Voice Link

    Using Voice Link Press the Voice Link Category from the Releasing the current Voice Voice Categories at the right top on the settings from Voice Link display, then press the desired Voice name, for example “Strings 2” here. When you want to change the Voice Condition settings of Voice Categories Voice Link the Voice already registered to Voice Link without...
  • Page 50: Registering A Voice To Voice Link With A Different Voice Name

    Using Voice Link The settings will be registered, then the Voice Link Registering a Voice to Voice Link indication appears at right of the Voice name on the display. with a different Voice name This section covers how to register the current Voice to Voice Link with a different Voice name.
  • Page 51 Using Voice Link Press the [OK] button on the dialog window. The selected Voice is now deleted from Voice Link. When you press the Registration Number button containing data using a Voice registered to Voice Link, the corresponding Voice and its settings on the Voice Condition display will be called up from its original Voice Category (not from Voice Link).
  • Page 52: Effect List

  • Page 54: Rhythm/Keyboard Percussion

    Rhythm/Keyboard Percussion This Electone features more than 600 different real rhythms featuring actual drum and percussion sampled sounds. Automatic Accompaniment functions are used with the rhythms, providing appropriate and completely automatic accompaniment to match the style of the selected rhythm. Moreover, the Electone has a Keyboard Percussion feature that allows you to play drum and percussion sounds from the Upper, Lower keyboard and Pedalboard.
  • Page 55: Operating The Rhythm From The Panel

    Selecting Rhythms with the Rhythm Buttons Operating the rhythm from the Rhythm structure Each rhythm is made up of “sections. ” Since each section is a panel rhythmic variation of the basic rhythm, you can use them to add “spice” to your performance and mix up the beats while You can turn the rhythm on/off and switch the sections as you are playing.
  • Page 56 Selecting Rhythms with the Rhythm Buttons While the introduction is playing, the BAR/BEAT display To use the Fill In patterns: shows the countdown to the first measure of the pattern. As you play the Electone along with the rhythm, For example, if there is a four-measure lead-in for a occasionally press the selected MAIN/FILL button as pattern in 4/4 time, the display at right appears: desired.
  • Page 57: Changing The Rhythm Volume

    Selecting Rhythms with the Rhythm Buttons Changing the rhythm volume Adjusting the tempo There are two ways to set the rhythm volume: using the Use the TEMPO buttons (as shown below) to decrease or VOLUME buttons on the panel and using the volume increase the tempo.
  • Page 58: Changing The Rhythm Reverb

    Selecting Rhythms from the User Buttons Each rhythm has its original (preset) tempo. Press Selecting Rhythms from [PRESET TEMPO] button in the display or simultaneously press both TEMPO buttons on the panel the User Buttons to restore the tempo to the original setting. As with the Voice sections, the Rhythm section also has User buttons (numbered 1 or 2) from which rhythms can be selected.
  • Page 59: Rhythm List

    Rhythm List Rhythm List This list shows all available rhythms on the Electone. Numbers written at the left side of each column in this list indicate the numbered buttons displayed in the Rhythm Menu. MARCH Jazz Waltz 1 Big Band Bop Jazz Waltz 2 Movie Panther Simple March...
  • Page 60 Rhythm List Organ Groove Jersey Pop Modern R&B 2 + Piano Swing *2, *3 60s Vintage Pop Soul R&B Piano JazzBallad *2, *3 60s Chart Swing New R&B Piano Stride *2, *3 Bubblegum Pop Worship Medium Tijuana Worship Fast + 70s 8Beat Worshp Power Bld POPS...
  • Page 61 Rhythm List BALLAD Guitar Rumba 1 Organ Ballad 1 Guitar Rumba 2 Organ Ballad 2 Simple 8BtBallad Piano Rumba *2, *3 Guitar Ballad 1 SimpleRockBallad Piano Cha Cha *2, *3 Guitar Ballad 2 8Beat Ballad Guitar Ballad 3 Acoustic 8Bt Bld Pop Gtr Ballad 8Beat Modern WORLD MUSIC...
  • Page 62 Rhythm List METRONOME Boogie Woogie 2 Disco Rock + *1, *2 Swingin' Boogie Disco Fox Metronome 2/4 + *1, *2 Oldies Rock&Roll Mallorca Disco + *1, *2 Metronome 3/4 + *1, *2 Croco Twist + Disco Palace Metronome 4/4 + *1, *2 Southern Rock Disco Philly 1...
  • Page 63: Accompaniment

    Accompaniment Accompaniment Main Drum and Add Drum contains drum and percussion rhythm patterns. When you turn both Main Drum and Add Drum off, The Accompaniment function provides arpeggiated the drum and percussion do not sound. Generally, chords and other instrumental embellishments when Main Drum contains the main part of the rhythm rhythms are used.
  • Page 64: Automatic Accompaniment - Auto Bass Chord (A.b.c.)

    Automatic Accompaniment – Auto Bass Chord (A.B.C.) SINGLE FINGER: Automatic Accompaniment The Single Finger mode provides the fastest and easiest means to obtain many different chord/bass – Auto Bass Chord (A.B.C.) combinations. You can produce major, minor, 7th, and minor 7th chords by simply using one, or at The Auto Bass Chord (A.B.C.) function works with the most, two or three fingers to play the chords.
  • Page 65: Melody On Chord (M.o.c.)

    Melody On Chord (M.O.C.) Key of C Melody On Chord (M.O.C.) The Melody On Chord (M.O.C.) feature automatically Cm maj7 adds a harmony part to the melodies you play on the Cmaj7 Upper keyboard. The harmony is derived from the chords you play on the Lower keyboard —...
  • Page 66: Keyboard Percussion

    Keyboard Percussion Mode 2: Keyboard Percussion Produces harmonies of up to three notes in a range close to the melody played. The Keyboard Percussion function features many types of Mode 3: drum and percussion sounds, playable from the Produces harmonies of up to four notes in a range keyboards and Pedalboard.
  • Page 67 Keyboard Percussion Press the [ASSIGN] button at the top Adjust the volume and amount of reverb right in the display to call up the applied to the Keyboard Percussion. ASSIGN Page. Two sliders in the K.B.P. display determine the reverb and volume settings. To adjust the volume and amount of reverb, touch the slider in the display Press the [KIT CHANGE] button at the or use the Data Control dial.
  • Page 68: Preset Keyboard Percussion List

    Keyboard Percussion Preset Keyboard Percussion List EL Kit Standard Kit 1* Preset 1 (UK) Preset 1 (LK) Preset 2 (PK) Preset 1 (UK) Preset 1 (LK) Preset 2 (PK) Bass Drum Heavy Kick SD Brush Roll Surdo Mute Side Stick Snare Drum Heavy Surdo Open Snare...
  • Page 69 Keyboard Percussion Live!AcousticKit Live!Real Drums Preset 1 (UK) Preset 1 (LK) Preset 2 (PK) Preset 1 (UK) Preset 1 (LK) Preset 2 (PK) Kick Open Aco Kick Real 2 Surdo Mute Stick Acoustic Surdo Mute Stick Real Surdo Open Snare Acoustic Surdo Open Snare Real 1 Hi Q...
  • Page 70 Keyboard Percussion Live!RealBrushes Analog T8 Kit Preset 1 (UK) Preset 1 (LK) Preset 2 (PK) Preset 1 (UK) Preset 1 (LK) Preset 2 (PK) KickJazzAmbience Kick T8 1 Surdo Mute Stick Brush Surdo Mute Snare T8 Rim Surdo Open Vintage Slap 4 Surdo Open Snare T8 2 Hi Q...
  • Page 71 Keyboard Percussion Analog T9 Kit House Kit Preset 1 (UK) Preset 1 (LK) Preset 2 (PK) Preset 1 (UK) Preset 1 (LK) Preset 2 (PK) Kick T9 3 Kick T9 5 Surdo Mute Snare T9 Rim W Kick Snare T9 Rim Surdo Open Snare T9 1 Disco Fx...
  • Page 72 Keyboard Percussion HipHop Kit Drum Machine Preset 1 (UK) Preset 1 (LK) Preset 2 (PK) Preset 1 (UK) Preset 1 (LK) Preset 2 (PK) Kick Analog CR Kick T9 4 Surdo Mute SnareAnalogSmRim Surdo Mute Snare T9 Rim Surdo Open Snare HipHop 1 Surdo Open Snare T9 1...
  • Page 73 Keyboard Percussion Break Kit SFX Kit 1/Live! SFX Kit 1 Preset 1 (UK) Preset 1 (LK) Preset 2 (PK) Preset 1 (UK) Preset 1 (LK) Preset 2 (PK) Kick Break 1 Cutting Noise 1 Surdo Mute Snare Hip Rim 1 Cutting Noise 2 Surdo Open Snare Break 3...
  • Page 74 Keyboard Percussion SFX Kit 2/Live! SFX Kit 2 Noise Kit Preset 1 (UK) Preset 1 (LK) Preset 2 (PK) Preset 1 (UK) Preset 1 (LK) Preset 2 (PK) Phone Call White Noise Door Squeak Pink Noise Door Slam WhiteNoiseDown 1 Scratch Cut PinkNoise Down 1 Scratch Split...
  • Page 75 Keyboard Percussion VocalEffectsKit GospelAdLibs Preset 1 (UK) Preset 1 (LK) Preset 2 (PK) Preset 1 (UK) Preset 1 (LK) Preset 2 (PK) Male Ha 1 Female Ha 1 Male Ha 2 Male Ha 3 Male Bh 1 Female Bh 1 Male Kh 1 Female Kh 1 Male Ph 1...
  • Page 76 Keyboard Percussion Wonderland Kit PopLatin Kit Preset 1 (UK) Preset 1 (LK) Preset 2 (PK) Preset 1 (UK) Preset 1 (LK) Preset 2 (PK) Laser Beam Thunder Bongo H Open 1 f Laser Shot Horse Cajon Low Bongo H Open 3 f Water Phone Bass Drum Cajon Slap...
  • Page 77 Keyboard Percussion Arabic Kit Turkish Kit Preset 1 (UK) Preset 1 (LK) Preset 2 (PK) Preset 1 (UK) Preset 1 (LK) Preset 2 (PK) Kick Soft Tef Dum Mute Side Stick Asma Davul L Tef Cymbal Snare Soft Asma Davul R Tef Cymbal Mute Arabic Hand Clap Asma Davul Side...
  • Page 78 Keyboard Percussion China Kit OrchestraPerc Preset 1 (LK) Preset 2 (PK) Preset 1 (UK) Preset 1 (LK) Preset 2 (PK) Preset 1 (UK) Luo High 1 Snare Ensemble Gong Batter Symphonic Gong 1 Sus Cym 1 Roll S Jin Luo Symphonic Gong L Sus Cymbal 1 Luo High 2...
  • Page 79: Creating A User Keyboard Percussion Kit

    Keyboard Percussion Creating a User Keyboard Percussion Kit You can create your own original Keyboard Percussion kit by assigning specific drum/percussion sounds to the notes on the keyboard. To do this, assign your desired Kit (pages 83 – 92) to a User Keyboard Percussion (any of User 1 –...
  • Page 80 Keyboard Percussion To erase one instrument: Assign an instrument to a particular key Simultaneously hold down the [CLEAR] button in the or pedal by simultaneously holding display (ASSIGN Page) and press the key (or pedal) down the desired instrument name in corresponding to the instrument you wish to erase.
  • Page 81: Copying The Keyboard Percussion Settings

    Keyboard Percussion Select the copy source (Preset 1 here) Copying the Keyboard Percussion from the list. settings A message appears, prompting confirmation of the operation. You can copy the Preset Keyboard Percussion to one of the User locations, or copy from one User location to Press the [COPY] button in the display another.
  • Page 82 Keyboard Percussion 1 PAN Determines the position of the currently selected instrument in the stereo image. Seven pan positions are available. 2 PITCH COARSE Adjusts the pitch of the currently selected instrument by 100 cents. Range: -64 – +63 3 PITCH FINE Adjusts the pitch of the currently selected instrument by one cent, allowing more detailed tuning of the instrument than PITCH COARSE (2).
  • Page 83: Kit Assign List

    Keyboard Percussion Kit Assign list • Bongo Low • Wood Block H EL Kit Standard Kit 1 • Bongo Slap • Wood Block L • Bongo Mute • Sticks CYMBAL CYMBAL • Whip Slap CUICA/SURDO • Crash Cymbal 1 • Crash Cymbal 1 •...
  • Page 84 Keyboard Percussion PERCUSSION 2 PERCUSSION 1 • Hi-Hat Pedal SNARE DRUM • Surdo Mute • Conga H Open • Tom Room 1 • Surdo Open • Conga L • Tom Room 2 • Snare Rock • Cuica Mute • Conga H Mute •...
  • Page 85 Keyboard Percussion • Finger Snap • Samba Whistle L • Maracas 2 Electro Kit • Hand Clap • Vibraslap Analog PERCUSSION 3 CYMBAL PERCUSSION 4 PERCUSSION 2 • Tambourine • Crash Cymbal 1 • Hi Q • Hi Q 2 •...
  • Page 86 Keyboard Percussion PERCUSSION 1 • Hi-Hat Pedal Live!StudioKit SNARE DRUM • Conga H Open • Tom Brush 1 CYMBAL • Conga L • Tom Brush 2 • Band Snare • Conga H Mute • Tom Brush 3 • Band Snare 2 •...
  • Page 87 Keyboard Percussion • Finger Snap • Samba Whistle L • Maracas PERCUSSION 1 • Hand Clap • Vibraslap PERCUSSION 3 • Conga H Open PERCUSSION 4 PERCUSSION 2 • Conga L • Tambourine • Conga H Mute • Hi Q •...
  • Page 88 Keyboard Percussion • Hi-Hat PedalReal • Sticks Live!RealBrushes • Whip Slap SNARE DRUM • Tom Rock 1 • Finger Snap CYMBAL • Tom Rock 2 • Snare Real 1 • Clap Power • Tom Rock 3 • Snare Real 2 •...
  • Page 89 Keyboard Percussion • Cowbell T8 • Tom T9 6 • Snare T9 Rim HipHop Kit • Claves T8 • Snare T8 1 BASS DRUM • Glass H • Snare T8 5 CYMBAL • Kick T9 1 • Glass L • Snare T8 Rim •...
  • Page 90 Keyboard Percussion • Triangle Open • BassDrumTekPower SFX Kit 2 • Triangle Mute • BassDrumHardLong • Tom Break 1 • Whip Slap • Bass Drum Blip SFX 1 • Tom Break 2 • HipHop Clap 2 • BassDrumAnalogSm • Tom Break 3 •...
  • Page 91 Keyboard Percussion • Train 2 • Male Th 3 • Car Crash PERCUSSION 1 • Jet Plane 2 • Male Th 4 • Helicopter • Timbale H • Starship • Starship • Timbale L • Burst ANIMAL • Paila H GospelAdLibs •...
  • Page 92 Keyboard Percussion • Rik Dom • DarbukaTekeFlamD • Da Gu Roll • Concert Tom 5 • Rik Tak 1 • Darbuka TekeFlam • Da Gu Hand • Rotating Tom 1 • Rik Tak 2 • Darbuka Slap • Pai Gu 1 •...
  • Page 93: Registration Memory

    Registration Memory Registration Memory allows you to store virtually all the settings you make on the panel and LCD, providing a convenient way to instantly change all Voice settings and rhythms while you’re playing, with the simple touch of a single button on the Registration Memory panel. The buttons are conveniently located between the Upper and Lower keyboards for easy access while playing.
  • Page 94: Storing Registrations To Another Bank

    Storing Registrations to Another Bank Storing Registrations to Another Bank With the default initial settings and Bank A selected, you can store your original Registrations to Banks A and B. Storing the Registrations to Bank B enables selection of Bank C. Similarly, storing Registrations to Bank C enables selection of Bank D, and so on, up to a maximum of Bank NOTE When you try to store Registrations after changing the Bank, a...
  • Page 95: Saving The Registration Data To Usb Flash Drive

    Saving the Registration Data to USB Flash Drive Saving the Registration Selecting Disable mode: The Disable mode enables you to select what is to be Data to USB Flash Drive disabled when the [D.] (Disable) button is on. There are two Disable modes: Normal (rhythm menu, tempo, etc.
  • Page 96: Initializing Registration Memory

    Initializing Registration Memory Press the [UNIT EDIT] button on the Initializing Registration lower right side of the display to call up Memory the Unit Edit display. Press the [SAVE] button in the display. Deleting all Registration data in Registration Memory initializes the Registration Memory.
  • Page 97: Registration Shift

    Registration Shift 1 OFF Registration Shift Turns off the Registration Shift assignment. When you select OFF, you cannot change Registrations by using the Right Footswitch. The Registration Shift function allows you to change Registrations without taking your hands from the 2 SHIFT keyboards.
  • Page 98 Registration Shift To set the User Registration order: INSERT: For inserting a Registration number just before the current cursor position. To perform the operation, first move the cursor to a Select a Bank. numbered position. Then, press the desired Registration Memory button (the selected button will light), and press Press the desired numbered button in [INSERT] in the display.
  • Page 99: Confirming The Registration Shift Setting In The Voice Display

    Registration Shift Registration Shift, in “SHIFT” mode: Confirming the Registration Shift setting in the Voice Display You can confirm the Registration Shift mode in the Voice Display, Page 1. Press the [VOICE DISPLAY] button on the panel to call Current Registration Next Registration up the Voice Display.
  • Page 100: Unifying Values/Settings Of A Specific Parameter

    Unifying Values/Settings of a Specific Parameter Select the Bank, then press the Unifying Values/Settings PARAMETER button (indicates the of a Specific Parameter currently selected parameter) in the display to select the desired parameter for changing. In the Voice Display, Page 2, you can conveniently unify The Parameter Select pop-up menu appears, letting the values or settings of a specific parameter used in the you select the desired parameter.
  • Page 101 Unifying Values/Settings of a Specific Parameter Unifying the currently highlighted Select the targeted Registration parameter’s value: numbers and turn them on. Pressing [SET] unifies the currently highlighted Parameters in Registrations set to ON will be changed. parameter’s values to the one in the currently selected Registration (at the cursor position).
  • Page 102: Copying Registrations

    Copying Registrations Copying Registrations In the Voice Display, Page 3, you can copy a Registration stored to a specific Registration Memory number to another number on a specific section basis (Voices, rhythm, keyboard percussion). (The function is called Regist Section Copy.) This is useful, for example, when you want the upper keyboard Voice in Registration number 4 to be the same as in Registration number 1.
  • Page 103 Copying Registrations To copy a Bank: In the same way, select the COPY TO You can also copy Registration data by Bank. To do this, Registration number and Regist select the source Bank in the COPY FROM area, select Section. the destination Bank in the COPY TO area, then press The COPY TO Regist Section depends on the Regist the [EXECUTE] button at the right bottom in the display.
  • Page 104: Music Data Recorder (Mdr)

    Music Data Recorder (MDR) The Music Data Recorder (MDR) is a sophisticated recording system built into the Electone that lets you record your performances and Registration settings to a USB flash drive. Before using a USB flash drive, carefully read “Precautions when using the [USB TO DEVICE] terminal” section on page 108. Calling Up the MDR Display Using the MDR Display Press the [MDR] button in the panel to call up the MDR...
  • Page 105 Using the MDR Display 1 Current USB Flash Drive/Folder ) CUSTOM PLAY Displays the currently selected USB flash drive and Records/plays back only the performance data of the folder(s). The left side of the indication (before “:/”) selected Songs. Using this button does not recall the shows the particular USB flash drive and the right side Registration data.
  • Page 106: Song Icons

    Using the MDR Display * INFORMATION Song icons Displays available memory when USB flash drive is selected and displays information such as the title and composer when a Song is selected. The information to be These icons are shown when you select a USB flash drive, displayed depends on the Songs.
  • Page 107 Using the MDR Display USB flash drive contents: Folders, Songs, and Files Folders: A folder is a storage location in the USB flash drive, used to organize multiple Songs in groups. If you’ve saved many Songs to a USB flash drive, it may be difficult to find the desired Song quickly. Organizing your Songs in folders, with similar Songs grouped together (for example, according to genre or tempo), makes it easier to find the Songs you want.
  • Page 108: Precautions When Using The [Usb To Device] Terminal

    (page 109). A USB flash drive formatted on The instrument does not necessarily support all another device may not operate properly. commercially available USB devices. Yamaha cannot NOTICE guarantee operation of USB devices that you purchase. The format operation overwrites any previously existing Before purchasing a USB device for use with this data.
  • Page 109: Formatting A Usb Flash Drive

    USB storage media. NOTE Before purchasing a USB flash drive, please consult your Yamaha dealer, or an authorized Yamaha distributor for advice, or see the Yamaha website: http://download.yamaha.com/ Connect the USB flash drive to the [USB TO DEVICE] terminal.
  • Page 110: Selecting A Song

    Selecting a Song Selecting a Song About the [SETTINGS] button Pressing the (SETTINGS) button calls up a display of the currently selected Song, letting you confirm In the MDR display, you can select a blank Song to which the tempo and parts that are played when playing the Song. you want to record your performance or save the Registration settings, or you can select a desired Song for playback.
  • Page 111 Selecting a Song Press the [SEARCH] button in the Press the [OK] button. display. The search will begin, and the detected folder/Song name will be shown on the display. NOTE Previous searched data can be shown on the display. To cancel the Search operation, press the However, the data does not appear if you’ve turned off the [INTERRUPT] button.
  • Page 112: Recording

    Recording Press the [R] (Play) button. Recording An hourglass icon appears at the bottom left of the display, indicating that Registration data is currently being read. Recording your performance NOTE Regardless of the currently selected Unit number, the recording operation will save data other than your Set the desired Registrations on the Electone.
  • Page 113: Recording Specified Parts Only

    Recording The following setting lets you record only Lower Press the [R] (Play) or [CUSTOM PLAY] Keyboard and Pedalboard parts. button to begin rerecording the Song. Re-recording starts from the beginning of the Song and replaces the previously recorded performance with the newly recorded performance.
  • Page 114: Punch-In Recording

    Changing the Song Name Press the [CUSTOM PLAY] button to Changing the Song Name start recording of the part selected in step 6 (Upper part). You can name the Song, such as giving it a title or Playback of the previously recorded parts starts indicating the date on which it was recorded.
  • Page 115 Changing the Song Name To convert into kanji (Japanese Select the desired character type: language): alphabet, upper or lowercase, or This applies only if you are using the (Kana-Kan) symbol. button in Japanese. When the input “Hiragana” characters are shown in the reverse display (highlighted), press the (kanji- conversion) button once or several...
  • Page 116: Saving Registrations And Other Data To A Unit

    Saving Registrations and Other Data to a Unit Press the [UNIT EDIT] button at the right Saving Registrations and lower section in the display to call up Other Data to a Unit the Unit Edit display. At the left side in the display, the Registration Unit list of the current Song is shown, such as “UNIT 1”...
  • Page 117: Changing The Order Of The Registration Units

    Saving Registrations and Other Data to a Unit Press the [SAVE] button. Change the order of the Registration Units. A message appears, prompting confirmation of overwriting the Registration Unit. Press From the Registration Unit list at the left end in the [OVERWRITE] to overwrite (replace), or press display, select the desired Unit then use the MOVE [CANCEL] to abort the operation.
  • Page 118: Recalling Recorded Registrations

    Recalling Recorded Registrations NOTE Recalling Recorded When you load the Registration data by using the Next Unit function, all data will be loaded no matter which buttons you select here. Registrations Press the [LOAD] button. Registrations (and bulk data) recorded to Song numbers A message appears, prompting confirmation of the can be easily loaded back to the Electone by the following operation.
  • Page 119: Playing Back A Song

    MDR can be saved to a USB flash drive confirmed by Yamaha. A Protected Song can be played back in the Select the Song to be played back. same way as Songs you’ve created, but it cannot be converted to XG format or EL format.
  • Page 120: Playing Back The Selected Part(S)

    Playing Back a Song To play back the selected part(s) of XG- Custom Play compatible Song data: If you want to play back a Song without resetting the Press the Part [XG] button while XG-compatible Song Registrations, press the [CUSTOM PLAY] button data is being played back.
  • Page 121: Changing The Tempo

    Playing Back a Song Changing the tempo Repeat playback You can change the tempo of the Song as the Song is This feature allows you to repeatedly play back either all playing in the MDR display, either while the Song is Songs in a folder or only one specific Song.
  • Page 122: Displaying The Score

    Displaying the Score SINGLE Displaying the Score Repeats the currently selected Song indefinitely. The MDR display can display music notation (score) of Repeats all Songs in the currently selected folder in the performance data recorded to USB flash drive. You order.
  • Page 123: Changing The Score Contents And Settings

    Displaying the Score The score size can be adjusted by pressing the [SIZE Changing the score contents CHANGE] button in the display. Each press of the [SIZE CHANGE] button alternates the score size in and settings the following sequence: normal, large, extra large, small, normal, and so on.
  • Page 124: Other Functions (Tools)

    Other Functions (Tools) also use the Data Control dial to select channels Other Functions (Tools) after pressing the [] or [] button. Selecting [AUTO] automatically assigns parts to the channels according to the Song data. The TOOLS Page in the MDR display has many functions, such as Song copy, Song delete, etc.
  • Page 125 Other Functions (Tools) To copy a Song: Press the [EXECUTE] button to execute You can copy Song data within the USB flash drive, and the copy. also to another USB flash drive. The folder/Song name in the destination is the same Connect the USB flash drive containing the Song and (if as the one of the source Song.
  • Page 126: Song Delete

    Other Functions (Tools) Instructions when only one [USB TO Press the [EXECUTE] button to execute DEVICE] terminal is available: Song Copy. Select [CLOSE] or It is recommended that you use connect both USB flash [CANCEL] to abort the operation. drives (source and destination) to the [USB TO DEVICE] The Song is copied with the same name as the terminals.
  • Page 127: Converting To Xg

    Other Functions (Tools) Press the [DELETE] button in the Converting to XG display. A message appears, prompting confirmation of the Song data recorded on this Electone can be converted to operation. XG-compatible data which can be played back by XG- Confirm that the Song to be deleted is shown in the compatible devices.
  • Page 128: Converting To El Format

    Other Functions (Tools) Press the [CONVERT TO XG] button. In the TOOLS Page, press the [CONVERT] button. The following display appears. A “Which do you want to select?” message appears. (If necessary) Change the destination for saving the converted Song. For details on changing the destination, see page 110.
  • Page 129: Converting From El Format

    Other Functions (Tools) Converting from EL format Checking the remaining memory If Song data created on an EL-series instrument, such as When a USB flash drive is selected on the TOOLS Page, the EL-900, is saved in the USB flash drive, you can pressing the [INFORMATION] button will indicate the convert the Song data to data compatible with this remaining memory in the USB flash drive.
  • Page 130: Audio

    • Yamaha recommends that you format a USB flash drive, computer. You can also record the monophonic after checking if the USB flash drive does not contain any...
  • Page 131 Recording Your Performance as Audio Connect a compatible USB flash drive Press the [I] (Record) button to engage to the [USB TO DEVICE] terminal. Standby status for recording. Reference page • Compatible USB flash drives (page 130) Press the [AUDIO] button located at the top right on the panel to call up the AUDIO Page.
  • Page 132: Playing Back Audio Files

    Playing Back Audio Files To hear your newly recorded Playing Back Audio Files performance, press the [R] (Play) button in the AUDIO Page. Try playing back audio files from a USB flash drive connected to this instrument. File format that can be played back .wav —...
  • Page 133: Rewind, Fast Forward And Pause

    Playing Back Audio Files Select the desired audio file for Rewind, Fast Forward and Pause playback. To simply play an existing audio file, select the desired audio file (containing data), referring to the audio file name and icon . Since the operation for selecting audio files is the same as that for Songs, refer to instruction steps 2 and 3 in “Selecting a Song”...
  • Page 134: Changing The Volume, Tempo And Pitch

    Playing Back Audio Files To adjust the Volume: Changing the Volume, Tempo Touch the VOLUME slider in the display or use the Data Control dial. and Pitch Range: 0 – 127 To change the Tempo: You can change the volume, tempo and pitch of the audio file as the file is playing.
  • Page 135: Other Functions (Tools)

    Other Functions (Tools) To delete the file: Other Functions (Tools) Press the [DELETE] button in the display. A message appears prompting confirmation of the operation. You can cancel the operation at this point by pressing the [CANCEL] button. If you want to delete the file, press the [DELETE] button in the Creating a New Folder/Deleting display.
  • Page 136: Voice Edit

    Voice Edit This Electone has a Voice Edit feature that allows you to create your own Voices. We suggest that you read through the Voice Structure below at first to get a firm understanding of what comprises a Voice. Then go through the editing steps, referring to page 137 for editing of an AWM Voice.
  • Page 137: Editing An Awm Voice

    Editing a Voice Editing an AWM Voice You can edit an AWM Voice on the AWM Page and LAYER Page in the Voice Edit display. In the AWM Page, the tonal balance of the entire Voice can be corrected by some EQ parameters.
  • Page 138 Editing a Voice 4 EQ HIGH FREQ./EQ HIGH GAIN LAYER Page 1 These buttons switch the display. Sets the frequency and gain (level) of the high frequency band. The EQ HIGH FREQ. slider sets the desired frequency band over a range of 500 Hz – 16.0 kHz. The EQ HIGH GAIN slider sets the level for the frequency band (specified by the EQ HIGH FREQ.
  • Page 139 Editing a Voice 3 ATTACK RATE LAYER Page 3 Determines how quickly the Element will reach its maximum level after the key is played. Higher values produce a faster attack. Range: 0 – 127 4 RELEASE RATE Determines how much time it takes for the level to reach 0 after the key is released.
  • Page 140: Saving The Edited Voice

    Saving the Edited Voice Saving the Edited Voice LFO (Low Frequency Oscillator) As its name suggests, the LFO creates waveforms of a low frequency. Edited AWM Voices can be saved as User Voices (up to These waveforms can be used to vary the pitch, filter 80).
  • Page 141: Quitting Voice Edit

    Quitting Voice Edit Quitting Voice Edit Recalling an Edited Voice You can quit the Voice Edit function from any of its Once your original AWM Voice has been saved, it can be display pages. selected from the User button in each Voice section. Refer to chapter 2, “Selecting Voices from the User buttons”...
  • Page 142: Rhythm Program

    Rhythm Program The Electone includes powerful rhythm programming functions: Rhythm Pattern Program and Rhythm Sequence Program. Rhythm Pattern Program allows you to record your own original rhythms and save them as user rhythms. Rhythm Sequence Program lets you connect the existing rhythms or your original rhythms to create complete rhythm tracks, which you can automatically play back during your performance.
  • Page 143 Rhythm Pattern Program To create your own rhythm from scratch: Press the [PATTERN] button and release it without selecting a Rhythm button. A blank pattern is loaded to the Rhythm Pattern Program. A Rhythm consists of 15 sections: Intro 1 – 3, Main A –...
  • Page 144: Basic Settings For The Rhythm Pattern

    Rhythm Pattern Program Case 2: Creating your own rhythm by Basic settings for the rhythm assembling parts from other different pattern rhythms In the SETTING Page of the display, set the conditions of Preset Rhythm the rhythm, such as time signature, measure length, and Intro 1 Main A Fill In A...
  • Page 145 Rhythm Pattern Program Selecting [CLEAR] deletes all data in the rhythm (If necessary) Set the Metronome, Part and changes the time signature. Assemble, and Part Clear parameters. Select [CANCEL] to abort the operation. Select a section to which you want to enter or edit the rhythm pattern.
  • Page 146 Rhythm Pattern Program When selecting the desired part, a display prompting You can also select a rhythm pattern currently being confirmation of the operation appears. Select [CLEAR] to created as the COPY FROM RHYTHM. execute the operation, or select [CANCEL] to abort the To create a MAIN B section based on MAIN A, create the operation.
  • Page 147: Entering Percussion Sounds To A Rhythm Pattern - Step Write

    Rhythm Pattern Program Entering percussion sounds to a rhythm pattern — Step Write You can enter percussion sounds in the INPUT Page of the display. Before entering percussion sounds, turn off the Upper and Lower keyboard Voices by setting each Voice’s volume to MIN.
  • Page 148: Editing Entered Percussion Notes

    Rhythm Pattern Program 2 ACCENT buttons Set the appropriate Quantize value. Records the instrument and determines its volume or For details on Quantize, refer to page 151. Accent level. Press one of the ACCENT buttons you wish to set (“ ”...
  • Page 149 Rhythm Pattern Program 2 NOTE [L] [R] controls To move an entered note: Selects the previous/next position’s note of the currently selected instrument. In the notes below for example, you Select the note you want to move (as in can select notes 1, 3 and 4 one by one. Rests (2 and step 1 on page 148).
  • Page 150 Rhythm Pattern Program You can also erase all notes of a single instrument, or all To erase all instruments: notes entered. Press [CLEAR] in the display. The following display appears, prompting To erase one instrument: confirmation of the operation. Select the key to which the instrument that you want to erase is assigned.
  • Page 151: Entering Percussion Sounds To A Rhythm Pattern - Real Time Write

    Rhythm Pattern Program Entering percussion sounds to a About Quantize The Quantize function is a process of rounding off timing rhythm pattern — Real Time Write or duration values, so that each note plays with precise timing. You can select nine types of Quantize value. While you listen to the entered rhythm or metronome click, play the Upper/Lower keyboards to enter the desired percussion sounds.
  • Page 152: Creating Backing Patterns (Rhythmic Chord Function)

    Rhythm Pattern Program “loop”) for a certain number of measures as set in Using the COPY FROM [RHYTHM] and the SETTING Page. [SECTION] buttons, select the rhythm Reference page and the section which has the • Metronome (page 145) accompaniment you wish to use. Reference page Repeat steps 2 through 4 above to layer •...
  • Page 153 Rhythm Pattern Program Voices can also be changed even after entering the Select the part, CHORD 1 or CHORD 2, Rhythmic Chord pattern. which you want to create for the You can select only one Voice for one part (Chord 1 Rhythmic Chord pattern.
  • Page 154: Changing The Voices For Accompaniment Parts

    Rhythm Pattern Program To change the Gate Time: Select the desired part for which you wish to change the Voice. The Voice menu appears. Select the note for which you want to change the gate time (see step 1 on page 148).
  • Page 155: Adjusting Volume And Panning

    Rhythm Pattern Program REVERB display Adjusting volume and panning Volume and Pan are set in the VOICE/EFFECT Page. VOLUME display Determines the amount of reverb applied to each accompaniment part. Range: 0 – 127 CHORUS display 1 ON/OFF Determines the on/off status of each accompaniment part.
  • Page 156: Detailed Settings For Each Percussion Instrument

    Rhythm Pattern Program 2 Chorus sliders Determines the amount of chorus effect applied to each accompaniment part. Range: 0 – 127 VARIATION display 1 VARIATION (Variation Effect Category) Selects the effect category of the variation effect. Pressing the VARIATION button calls up the effect category list. Reference page Select the desired type, and the list automatically closes.
  • Page 157: Saving Rhythm Patterns

    Rhythm Pattern Program 5 PITCH COARSE Press the appropriate key (the key to Determines the pitch of the currently selected which the instrument to be changed is instrument, adjustable in semitone (100-cent) steps. assigned). Range: -64 – +63 The selected instrument’s name is shown on the display and you can change its settings.
  • Page 158: Quitting The Rhythm Pattern Program

    Rhythm Pattern Program After saving the Rhythm, be sure to quit Rhythm Pattern Select the User Rhythm number to Program before turning the power off. Turning off the which you wish to save. Electone without quitting Rhythm Pattern Program The following display appears, prompting erases the User Rhythm you have created.
  • Page 159: Recalling User Rhythm Patterns

    This Electone is compatible with Style File contains the desired pattern into the Format data. [USB TO DEVICE] terminal. The Style File Format (SFF) is Yamaha’s original Style data format, which uses a unique conversion system to provide high-quality Press the [PATTERN] button on the automatic accompaniment based on a wide range of chord panel.
  • Page 160: Percussion Kit List

    Rhythm Pattern Program Percussion Kit list Drum ELKit 1 ELKit 2 Standard Kit 1 Standard Kit 2 Hit Kit Room Kit Scratch Maracas High Surdo Mute Surdo Mute Surdo Mute Surdo Mute Concert BD Surdo Mute Surdo Open Surdo Open Surdo Open Surdo Open Noise Percussion...
  • Page 161 Rhythm Pattern Program Drum Rock Kit Electro Kit Analog Kit Dance Kit Jazz Kit Brush Kit Surdo Mute Surdo Mute Surdo Mute Kick Dance 1 Surdo Mute Surdo Mute Surdo Open Surdo Open Surdo Open Kick Dance 2 Surdo Open Surdo Open Hi Q Hi Q...
  • Page 162 Rhythm Pattern Program Drum Symphony Kit China Mix Kit Live!Std Kit Live!Std+P Kit Live!Funk Kit Live!Funk+P Kit Surdo Mute Surdo Mute Surdo Mute Surdo Mute Surdo Mute Surdo Mute Surdo Open Surdo Open Surdo Open Surdo Open Surdo Open Surdo Open Hi Q Hi Q Hi Q...
  • Page 163 Rhythm Pattern Program Drum Live!Brush Kit Live!Brush+P Kit Live!Studio Kit Live!AcousticKit Live!Power Kit 1 Live!Power Kit 2 Surdo Mute Surdo Mute Surdo Mute Surdo Mute Surdo Mute Surdo Mute Surdo Open Surdo Open Surdo Open Surdo Open Surdo Open Surdo Open Hi Q Hi Q Hi Q...
  • Page 164 Rhythm Pattern Program Drum Live!Rock Kit Live!Real Drums Live!RealBrushes Analog T8 Kit Analog T9 Kit House Kit Surdo Mute Surdo Mute Surdo Mute Surdo Mute Surdo Mute W Kick * Surdo Open Surdo Open Surdo Open Surdo Open Surdo Open Disco Fx * Hi Q Hi Q...
  • Page 165 Rhythm Pattern Program Drum HipHop Kit Drum Machine Break Kit SFX Kit 1 SFX Kit 2 Live! SFX Kit 1 Surdo Mute Surdo Mute Surdo Mute Surdo Open Surdo Open Surdo Open Hi Q Hi Q Hi Q Whip Slap Whip Slap Whip Slap Scratch H...
  • Page 166 Rhythm Pattern Program Live! SFX Kit 2 Noise Kit VocalEffectsKit GospelAdLibs Wonderland Kit PopLatin Kit Cajon Low Cajon Slap Cajon Tip Claves High Claves Low Hand Clap Finger Snap Castanet Conga H Tip Conga H Heel Laser Beam Conga H Open Laser Shot * Conga H Mute Water Phone *...
  • Page 167 Rhythm Pattern Program Cuban Kit Arabic Kit Turkish Kit China Kit OrchestraPerc Asma Davul L Symphonic Gong 1 Asma Davul R Symphonic Gong L * Asma Davul Side Symphonic Gong 2 Asma Davul Both Timpani E KoltukDavul Flam Timpani F KoltukDavul Teke Timpani F# Koltuk Davul Tek...
  • Page 168: Rhythm Sequence Program

    Rhythm Sequence Program Rhythm Sequence Program With the Rhythm Sequence Program function, you can string together any of the Electone’s existing rhythms and the rhythms of your own creation together to make complete rhythm compositions. You can save four rhythm compositions (each containing up to 140 bars) to the Sequence buttons on the panel for future recall.
  • Page 169: Programming A Sequence

    Rhythm Sequence Program Instead of pressing the Sequence button on the NOTE display, you can press one of the sequence buttons in • When entering an Intro section, you can confirm the number of measures at the top of the display. the Rhythm section on the panel to select the •...
  • Page 170: Editing An Existing Rhythm Sequence

    Rhythm Sequence Program INSERT Press the rhythm [START] button on the For inserting a rhythm before the current cursor panel. position. The new rhythm is entered just before the cursor position and all other rhythms to the right of the cursor are moved to accommodate the new number.
  • Page 171: Editing An Existing Registration Sequence

    Rhythm Sequence Program Entering Next Unit: When you program the Next Unit function in Registration Sequence, the next registration data in current Song can be loaded automatically just by playing the Rhythm Sequence. Using the buttons in the display or the Data Control dial, set the Measure/Beat/Clock position at which you want to enter the Next Unit (1 beat = The Registration Sequence is programmed from this...
  • Page 172: Quitting The Rhythm Sequence Program

    Rhythm Sequence Program To erase an entry: The Registration Memory also changes with Rhythm Sequence playback, if the sequence includes a Registration Sequence. Using the POSITION buttons, move the cursor and select the data (Registration Rhythm playback automatically stops when the number or Next Unit) you want to delete.
  • Page 173: Copying A Rhythm Sequence

    Saving Rhythm Pattern and Rhythm Sequence Data to a USB Set the control mode of the Footswitch Saving Rhythm Pattern and to RHYTHM STOP. Rhythm Sequence Data to a (See page 174 for information about the Footswitch settings.) USB Flash Drive Press the Left Footswitch with your You can save your own rhythm patterns (created in the right foot to turn the sequence on.
  • Page 174: Foot Controllers

    Foot Controllers The Electone features a variety of convenient foot-operated controllers that allow you to execute various performance functions and switch effects on/off, without taking your hands from the keyboard. Press the [FOOT SWITCH] button. Footswitches Press the [LEFT] button at the top right The Electone has two Footswitches on the main of the display to call up the LEFT Page.
  • Page 175: Controlling The Rhythm

    Footswitches Controlling the Rhythm Controlling Glide You can control the rhythm start/stop or switch the You can control the Glide effect by using the Left rhythm sections by using the Left Footswitch. Footswitch. 1 STOP Pressing the Footswitch immediately lowers the pitch of Switches the rhythm on/off whenever you press the the selected Voice or Voices by a half-step and releasing it Footswitch.
  • Page 176: Controlling Rotary Speaker

    Foot Pedal (sold separately) Controlling Rotary Speaker Foot Pedal (sold separately) You can control the Rotary Speaker effect (on/off ) by The Foot Pedal can be used to turn one of the following using the Left Footswitch. on and off: Sustain effect, Melody On Chord function, Lead Slide effect, or Solo function.
  • Page 177: Controlling Melody On Chord

    Foot Pedal (sold separately) 3 When the Foot Pedal is continuously Controlling Lead Slide with Foot pressed: Pedal (sold separately) Sustain is applied constantly, as long as the front panel Sustain buttons are on. Call up the Voice Condition display Page 2 of the Lead Voice section to Controlling Melody On Chord which you want to apply the Lead Slide...
  • Page 178: Expression Pedals

    Expression Pedals In this display, you can assign the Pitch Bend control Expression Pedals or Tempo control to the 2nd Expression Pedal. If both Pitch Bend and Rhythm Tempo controls are set to ON, both functions are applied when you press The Expression pedal can be used to control the volume the 2nd Expression Pedal.
  • Page 179: Controlling The Rhythm Tempo

    Expression Pedals Controlling the Rhythm Tempo 1 MODE Determines the range of tempo change. Range: 1 – 12 The setting 2 (NARROW) results in a small amount of tempo change (70% – 140%); the setting 12 (WIDE) results in a large amount of tempo change (50% – 200%). 2 TEMPO When you want to control the tempo with the 2nd Expression Pedal, set this to “ON.
  • Page 180: Transpose And Pitch Controls

    Transpose and Pitch Controls There are two pitch-related controls on the Electone: Transpose and Pitch. Transpose allows you to change the key of the instrument and Pitch lets you finely adjust the tuning. Transpose and Pitch can be adjusted in the Utility display. (The settings here cannot be recorded to the Music Data Recorder.) 2 PITCH Press the [UTILITY] button.
  • Page 181: Connections

    Connections On the backside and front left side of this Electone is a separate panel equipped with various input/output terminals and miscellaneous controls, including a terminal for connecting a Foot Pedal (sold separately). 3 MIC jack Accessory Jacks and For connecting a mono input, such as a microphone. This Electone outputs the microphone signal, with reverb Controls processing, through the OUTPUT jacks or AUX OUT...
  • Page 182 Accessory Jacks and Controls 6 FOOT PEDAL jack ) AUX IN (Phone; L/L+R, R) jacks For connecting to a Foot Pedal (sold separately). This pair of stereo phone jacks is for connection to an external device. The signal from the connected external Reference page device sounds from external speakers connected to the •...
  • Page 183: Connection Examples - External Devices

    Connection Examples – External Devices Using a mixer for live performance Connection Examples – External Devices Generally, when you use this Electone on stage (in concert, etc.), you should connect it to a mixer. By using a mixer, you can easily adjust the volume and tone quality CAUTION of each component.
  • Page 184: Selecting Outputs For Each Part

    Connection Examples – External Devices Power-on procedure Before turning the power on to all components, set all volume levels to minimum (0) then turn on the power in the following order: (1) Electone and external keyboard(s) (2) Mixer (3) Powered Speaker To turn the power off, first turn down the volume for each device, then turn off the power in the reverse order (3 →...
  • Page 185: Outputting The Sound Of An External Device Through The Speakers Of This Electone

    Connection Examples – External Devices Use the INPUT VOLUME knob to set the Outputting the sound of an microphone volume. external device through the speakers of this Electone You can connect the AUX IN jacks of the Electone with the LINE OUT of an external device, such as a CD player. The sound from the CD player is output from an external To adjust the volume/reverb: audio system via the Electone.
  • Page 186: Controlling The Electone From An External Device

    Connection Examples – External Devices MIDI messages Connecting a Pedal Unit MIDI cable Use this Electone attaching the pedal unit by necessity. MIDI IN Connecting a Pedal Unit to the Electone allows you to use the Pedalboard, right and left Footswitches, Expression Pedal and 2nd Expression Pedal.
  • Page 187: Connection With Computer

    Electone and computer. Regarding the USB- NOTICE MIDI driver, you can download the latest version from the Yamaha website: • Use an AB type USB cable of less than 3 meters. USB 3.0 cables cannot be used. http://download.yamaha.com/ •...
  • Page 188: Midi Control

    MIDI Control 3 INTERNAL/EXTERNAL MIDI Control Switches control over the displayed items between the Electone (INTERNAL) or the connected device When you connect your Electone with a second MIDI (EXTERNAL). device (such as a synthesizer or computer), you can 3 -1 LEAD 1 determine how the Electone controls that MIDI device, Determines Internal or External control of the Lead or how the Electone is controlled.
  • Page 189: Connecting To An Iphone/Ipad

    Compatible USB Device List downloadable from the Before using the [USB TO DEVICE] terminal, be sure to read “Precautions when using the [USB TO DEVICE] terminal” on Yamaha website: page 108 in chapter 7. http://download.yamaha.com/ To enable a wireless connection between the Electone and an iPhone/iPad, follow the instructions in the “For...
  • Page 190 Connecting to an iPhone/iPad Automatic Setup by WPS Press the [OK] button to start WPS If your access point supports WPS, you can easily connect setup, then press the WPS button on the instrument to access point by WPS, without making your access point within two minutes.
  • Page 191 Connecting to an iPhone/iPad Displaying available networks in the Select the desired network by pressing wireless LAN and connecting to a the button shown the name of the network network in the display. Select the desired Network for connection from the For a network without a lock icon: Network list in the display by following the steps below.
  • Page 192 Connecting to an iPhone/iPad Manual Setup SECURITY Press the [SECURITY] button in the display to call If you cannot find the desired network on the display, it up the display for security select, then press either may be a network that is closed or hidden. In this case, the [NONE], [WPA2-PSK (AES)] or [WEP] button.
  • Page 193 Connecting to an iPhone/iPad Connecting by the Ad Hoc Mode Set the Wireless LAN mode to “Ad Hoc Mode.” Refer to “Wireless LAN Mode. ” The settings for the instrument are complete if you do not need to change the SSID and so on. Connect the iPhone/iPad to the instrument by referring to the “For Electone users iPhone/iPad Connection Manual.”...
  • Page 194: Wireless Lan Detailed Settings

    Connecting to an iPhone/iPad Wireless LAN Detailed Settings You can set the detailed settings for each mode: INFRASTRUCTURE and AD HOC. There is no need to change or make any settings if you’ve enabled connection between the iPhone/iPad and instrument. Reference page •...
  • Page 195 Connecting to an iPhone/iPad As necessary, set the detailed settings. Wireless LAN mode Display Item Default setting Setting/Input INFRASTRUCTURE DETAIL DHCP Determines whether or not DHCP is mode (IP ADDRESS) used. If your router is compatible with display DHCP, select [ON] (set DNS automatically) here.
  • Page 196: Initialize The Wireless Lan Settings

    Short for Local Area Network, this is a data-transfer network that connects a group of computers at a single location (such as an office or home) by means of a special cable. Router A device that allows multiple devices (e.g., computers, your Yamaha instrument) to share the same Internet connection. Site Short for “website,”...
  • Page 197: Appendix

    Appendix Stand Assembly CAUTION • Be sure to install the stand with two or more people. • Take care not to drop the Main unit or to pinch your finger(s). • Always place the stand on a flat, stable surface. Placing the stand on uneven surfaces may result in it becoming unstable or overturn, causing the Main unit to drop and possibly resulting in injury.
  • Page 198: Installing The Speaker

    Installing the Speaker Install the braces while pressing to Installing the Speaker extend the frames by hand. Since the screws are attached to both below and above the frame beforehand, align them to the Please confirm that all parts shown in the illustration are positions of the frame and brace, then tighten them provided.
  • Page 199: Installing The Pedal Unit

    Installing the Pedal unit Place the speaker onto the fixing Installing the Pedal unit bracket, and secure it by finger- tightening the two screws from the bottom surface. CAUTION • Before installing/uninstalling, turn the power of the Main unit off. •...
  • Page 200 Installing the Pedal unit Hold the cable connector so that the two Attach the hollow parts on the rear of lines on the connector are facing upward, the Pedal unit to the corresponding then carefully plug it into the inside indentions on the frame of the stand, as connector on the bottom of the Expression shown below.
  • Page 201: Installing And Connecting The Main Unit

    Installing and Connecting the Main Unit Connect one end of the included Installing and Connecting speaker audio cable to the INPUT2 jack on the rear of speakers and the other to the Main Unit the OUTPUT jack on the rear of Main unit.
  • Page 202: Installing The Music Rest

    Installing the Music Rest Installing the Music Rest Using the Bench (if included) Please confirm that all parts shown in the illustration are CAUTION provided. • Be careful not to get your finger(s) caught while assembling. • Always place the chair on a flat, stable surface. Placing the chair on uneven surfaces may result in it becoming unstable or overturn, and possibly resulting in injury.
  • Page 203 Using the Bench (if included) Open the legs, then secure one side to To fold back, put the bench on the floor the hooks (as shown), making sure they with the seating surface face down. are locked in. Hooks Lock lever Press the lock lever downward, then Turn over the bench as shown in the press the leg not having the lock, then...
  • Page 204: Troubleshooting

    Troubleshooting Troubleshooting Problem Possible Cause and Solution GENERAL OPERATION A click or pop is heard when the power is Electrical current is being applied to the instrument. This is normal. turned on or off. The sound is not heard for about 10 seconds This is normal;...
  • Page 205 Troubleshooting Problem Possible Cause and Solution The Pedal Voices do not sound, even though • The Single Finger or Fingered Chord mode of Auto Bass Chord is on. Turn off the the volume is properly set. mode in the display (page 64). •...
  • Page 206 The USB flash drive is not recognized. Check whether the connected USB flash drive is supported or not from the website below: http://download.yamaha.com/ Recording or playback cannot be • The part buttons in the Rec Standby display or Playing display may have been performed.
  • Page 207: Specifications

    Specifications Specifications PRODUCT NAME DIGITAL ORGAN TONE GENERATION KEYBOARD Upper: 49 keys (C – C), Lower: 49 keys (C – C), Pedal: 20 keys (C – G) Keyboard Type Standard (FS) Initial Touch Upper, Lower, Pedal After Touch Upper, Lower REGISTRATIONS Registration Menu Registration Memory 1 Unit 16 x 5...
  • Page 208 • Bench *The contents of this manual apply to the latest specifications as of the publishing date. To obtain the latest manual, access the Yamaha website then download the manual file. Since specifications, equipment or separately sold accessories may not be the same in every locale, please check with your Yamaha dealer.
  • Page 209: Index

    Index Index Numerics 2nd Expression Pedal ......178 EACH (Organ Flutes) ......38 L. ORGAN FLUTE ........ 38 EFFECT ..........43 LANGUAGE ......... 16 Effect category (Voice) ......43 LAST (Lead Voice) ....... 42 A.B.C./M.O.C........64, 65 Effect Parameters ......... 43 LAYER (Voice Edit) ......
  • Page 210 Index PHASER ..........52 SINGLE FINGER ........64 Version ..........23 PHONES ..........181 SLIDE ............ 43 VIBRATO ..........42 PHRASE 1 ..........63 SLOW (Rotary Speaker) ....... 47 VIBRATO (Organ Flutes) ...... 39 PHRASE 2 ..........63 SOLO ............ 27 Voice ............ 24 Pitch ............180 Song ...........
  • Page 211 About Using BSD-Licensed Software The software used by this product includes components XySSL that comply with the BSD license. Copyright © 2006-2008, Christophe Devine. All rights reserved. The restrictions placed on users of software released under a typical BSD license are that if they redistribute Redistribution and use in source and binary forms, with or such software in any form, with or without modification, without modification, are permitted provided that the...
  • Page 212 Manual Development Group Yamaha Downloads © 2016 Yamaha Corporation http://download.yamaha.com/ Published 05/2017 MWTO-C0 Printed in Japan ZY80650 ZY80650...

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