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Yamaha PSR-S710 Owner's Manual

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O w n e r ' s M a n u a l
Thank you for purchasing this Yamaha Digital Workstation!
We recommend that you read this manual carefully so that you can fully take advantage of the advanced and
convenient functions of the instrument.
We also recommend that you keep this manual in a safe and handy place for future reference.
Before using the instrument, be sure to read "PRECAUTIONS" on pages 6-7.


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    O w n e r ' s M a n u a l Thank you for purchasing this Yamaha Digital Workstation! We recommend that you read this manual carefully so that you can fully take advantage of the advanced and convenient functions of the instrument.

  • Page 2: Special Message Section

    This product should be used only with the components supplied or; a cart, rack, or stand that is recommended by Yamaha. If a cart, etc., is used, please observe all safety markings and instructions that accompany the accessory product.

  • Page 3

    Cet appareil numérique de la classe B est conforme à la norme NMB-003 du Canada. • This applies only to products distributed by Yamaha Canada Music Ltd. • Ceci ne s’applique qu’aux produits distribués par Yamaha Canada Musique Ltée. (standby) PSR-S910/S710 Owner’s Manual...

  • Page 4: Welcome To Digital Workstation

    Welcome to Digital Workstation Explore the Demos The Demos showcase the variety of stunning Voices and Styles on the instrument, and give you hands-on experience using it. Play a Wide Variety of Instrument Voices The instrument gives you not only various realistic piano Voices, but also features an exceptionally wide variety of authentic instruments, both acoustic...

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    Add Phrases and Rhythms to Your Performance The instrument can add spice to your performance with short phrases and rhythms. Call Up the Ideal Voice and Style for Each Song By using the convenient Music Finder function, you can call up the ideal panel settings including the most suitable Voice, Style, effects, etc.

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    If any liquid such as water seeps into the instrument, turn off the power immediately and unplug the power cord from the AC outlet. Then have the instrument inspected by qualified Yamaha service personnel. • Never insert or remove an electric plug with wet hands.

  • Page 7: Saving Data

    If you experience any hearing loss or ringing in the ears, consult a physician. 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 8: Notices And Information

    • This product incorporates and bundles computer programs and contents in which Yamaha owns copyrights or with respect to which it has license to use others’ copyrights. Such copyrighted materials include, without limitation, all com- puter software, style files, MIDI files, WAVE data, musical scores and sound recordings.

  • Page 9: Included Accessories

    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 10: About The Manuals

    Online Materials (Downloadable from the web) The following instructional materials are available for downloading from the Yamaha Manual Library. Access the Yamaha Manual Library, then enter your model name (PSR-S910, for example) in the Model Name area to search the manuals.

  • Page 11: Table Of Contents

    Welcome to Digital Workstation Notices and Information ... 8 Included Accessories ... 9 About the Manuals ... 10 Panel Controls Starting Up Powering Up ... 14 Attaching the Music Rest ... 15 Using Headphones ... 16 Changing the Display Language... 16 Adjusting the Contrast of the Display Entering the Owner Name in the Opening Display ...

  • Page 12: Panel Controls

    Turns the metronome sound on or off. [TAP TEMPO]/TEMPO buttons ... Page 43 These control the tempo for Style, Song and Metronome play- back. [LCD CONTRAST] knob (PSR-S710) ... Page 17 Adjusts the LCD contrast. LCD and related controls... Page 19 &...

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    ¤ § ∞ ¶ ¢ ª [CHANNEL ON/OFF] button ... Pages 47, 54 Turns channels of Style/Song on or off. º [FUNCTION] button (See Reference Manual on website.) Lets you make some advanced settings and create your origi- nal Styles, Songs and Multi Pads. ¡...

  • Page 14: Starting Up

    Starting Up Powering Up Power supply Make sure that the instrument’s [STANDBY/ON] switch is set to STANDBY (off). Connect one end of the AC cable to the power adaptor. Connect the power adaptor’s DC plug to the instrument’s [DC IN] terminal on the rear panel. Connect the other end (normal AC plug) to the nearest electrical outlet.

  • Page 15: Attaching The Music Rest

    Setting the volume. Use the [MASTER VOLUME] dial to adjust the volume to an appropriate level. Air Vents CAUTION This instrument has special air vents in the top panel (see below) and rear panel. Do not place objects where they might block the air vent, since this may prevent adequate ventilation of the internal components, and possibly result in the instrument overheating.

  • Page 16: Using Headphones

    Using Headphones Connect a pair of headphones to the [PHONES] jack. The internal stereo speaker system is automatically shut off when a pair of headphones is plugged into the [PHONES] jack. Standard phone plug Changing the Display Language This determines the language used in the display for messages, file names, and character input.

  • Page 17: Adjusting The Contrast Of The Display

    Adjusting the Contrast of the Display You can adjust the contrast of the display by turning the [LCD CONTRAST] knob located to the left of the display. Entering the Owner Name in the Opening Display You can have your name appear in the opening display (the display that appears when the power is turned on).

  • Page 18: Playing The Demos

    Playing the Demos The Demos provide helpful, easy-to-understand introductions to the features and functions as well as sound demonstrations. Press the [DEMO] button to start the Demos. Overview Demo will play back continuously, calling up the various displays in sequence. Press the [7 ▲▼]/[8 ▲▼] (SKIP OVERVIEW) buttons in the Demo display to call up the specific Demo menu.

  • Page 19: Display-based Controls

    Display-based Controls The LCD provides comprehensive at-a-glance information on all current settings. The displayed menu can be selected or changed by the controls around the LCD. [A] – [E] buttons (see below) [DIRECT [1 ▲▼] – [8 ▲▼] buttons ACCESS] (page 20) button (page 22)

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    TAB [E][F] buttons These buttons are used mainly to change the Pages of displays that have “tabs” at the top. [1 ▲▼] – [8 ▲▼] buttons The [1 ▲▼] – [8 ▲▼] buttons are used to make selections or adjust settings (up or down correspondingly) for functions shown directly above them.

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    [DATA ENTRY] dial and [ENTER] button Depending on the selected LCD display, the [DATA ENTRY] dial can be used in the following two ways. • Selecting files (Voice, Style, Song, and so on) When one of the File Selection displays (page 25) is shown, you can use the [DATA ENTRY] dial and the [ENTER] button to select a file (Voice, Style, Song, and so on).

  • Page 22: The Messages Shown In The Display

    Guide mode can be set. Refer to the Data List for a list of the displays that can be called up with the Direct Access function. The Data List is available at the Yamaha website. (See page 10.) PSR-S910/S710 Owner’s Manual...

  • Page 23: Main Display Configuration

    Main Display Configuration The display that appears when the power is turned on is the Main display. The Main display shows the current basic settings such as the currently selected Voice and Style, allowing you to see them at a single glance. The Main display is the one you’ll usually see when you play the keyboard.

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    Registration Memory Bank name Displays the currently selected Registration Memory Bank name and Registration Memory number. Pressing the [J] button calls up the Registration Memory Bank Selection display (page 72). Volume Balance Displays the volume balance among the parts. Adjust the volume balance among the parts by using the [1 ▲▼] – [7 ▲▼] buttons.

  • Page 25: File Selection Display Configuration

    File Selection Display Configuration The File Selection display is for selecting Voice, Styles, and other data. The File Selection display appears when you press one of the VOICE or STYLE category selection buttons, SONG [SELECT] button, etc. REGIST BANK SONG selection button selection button...

  • Page 26: Entering Characters

    Closing the current folder and calling up the next highest level folder In the PRESET display, several data (files) are contained together in a folder. You can also organize your original data in the USER/USB display by creat- ing several new folders (page 59). To close the current folder and call up the next highest level folder, press the [8 ▲] (UP) button.

  • Page 27: Restoring The Factory-programmed Settings

    Press the [2 ▲▼] – [6 ▲▼] and [7 ▲] buttons, corresponding to the character you wish to enter. To actually enter the selected character, move the cursor or press another letter- input button. Alternately, you can wait for a short time and the characters will be entered automatically.

  • Page 28: Data Backup

    This procedure backs up all data stored in USER drive (except Protected Songs) and all settings including Internet Direct Connection settings. For maximum data security Yamaha recommends that you copy or save your important data to a USB storage device. This provides a convenient backup if the internal memory is damaged.

  • Page 29: Voices

    Voices – Playing the keyboard – Playing Preset Voices Selecting a Voice (RIGHT 1) and playing the keyboard Press the PART SELECT [RIGHT 1] button. Make sure that the PART ON/OFF [RIGHT1] button is also turned on. If it is turned off, the right-hand part will not sound.

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    Press one of the [A] – [J] buttons to select the desired Voice. To call up the other display pages, press one of the [1 ▲] – [5 ▲] buttons or press the same VOICE button again. To listen to the demo phrases for each Voice Press the [8 ▼] (DEMO) button to start the Demo for the selected Voice.

  • Page 31: Playing Different Voices With The Left And Right Hands

    Press one of the VOICE category selection buttons to call up the Voice Selection display for the Right 2 part. Press one of the [A] – [J] buttons to select the desired Voice. Play the keyboard. The Voice selected for RIGHT 1 (page 29) and the Voice selected here are sounded simultaneously in a layer.

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    Keyboard Parts Voices can be assigned independently to each of the three keyboard parts: Right 1, Right 2 and Left. You can combine these parts by using the PART ON/OFF buttons to create a rich, ensemble sound. Lower section of the When the LEFT part is off, the RIGHT 1 and 2 Voices can be played over the entire keyboard.

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    Voice Types [USER] button (page 30) Preset Voices • Voice Characteristics The Voice type and its defining characteristics are indicated above the Voice name—Live!, Cool!, Sweet!, etc. For detailed explanation, refer to the Reference Manual. In this section, only MegaVoice and Super Articulation Voice are explained. These Voices have special characteristics you should be aware of, and they require specific performance techniques to bring out all of their expressive qualities.

  • Page 34: Transposing The Pitch Of The Keyboard

    Transposing the Pitch of the Keyboard The TRANSPOSE [-]/[+] buttons transpose the overall pitch of the instrument (the keyboard sound, Style playback, Song playback, and so on) in semitone steps. Press the [+] and [-] buttons simultaneously to instantly reset the transpose value to 0. The UPPER OCTAVE [-]/[+] buttons allow the pitch of the RIGHT 1 and 2 parts to be shifted up or down by one octave.

  • Page 35: Applying Voice Effects

    Using the Modulation Wheel The Modulation function applies a vibrato effect to notes played on the keyboard. By default, this is applied to the keyboard parts RIGHT 1 and 2. Moving the MODULATION wheel down (toward you) decreases the depth of the effect, while moving it up (away from you) increases it.

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    • DSP/DSP VARI. With the digital effects built into the instrument, you can add ambience and depth to your music in a variety of ways—such as adding reverb that makes you sound like you are playing in a concert hall. The [DSP] button is used to turn the DSP (Digital Signal Processor) effect on or off for the currently selected keyboard part.

  • Page 37: Creating Your Original Organ Flutes Voices

    Creating Your Original Organ Flutes Voices The PSR-S910/S710 uses advanced digital technology to recreate the legendary sound of vintage organs. Just as on a traditional organ, you can create your own sound by increasing and decreasing the levels of the flute footages. Press the [ORGAN FLUTES] button.

  • Page 38: Advanced Features

    Press the [I] (PRESETS) button to call up the Organ Flutes Voice Selection display. Use the TAB [E E E E ][F F F F ] buttons to select the location to which your Organ Flutes Voice will be saved. Press the [6 ▼] (SAVE) button to call up the Save display.

  • Page 39: Styles

    Styles – Playing Rhythm and Accompaniment – Playing a Style with the Auto Accompaniment Press one of the STYLE category selection buttons to call up the Style Selection display. Press one of the [A] – [J] buttons to select the desired Style. Pressing one of the [1 ▲] –...

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    As soon as you play a chord with your left hand, the selected Style starts. Try playing chords with your left hand and play melody with your right hand. Press the [START/STOP] button to stop Style playback. Style Characteristics The Style type and its defining characteristics are indicated on the Preset Style icon.

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    Chords For users who are unfamiliar with chords, this handy chart features common chords for your quick reference. Since there are many useful chords and many different ways to use them musically, refer to commercially available chord books for further details. Major Minor Changing the Chord Fingering Type...

  • Page 42: Operating Style Playback

    Operating Style Playback To Start/Stop Playing • [START/STOP] button Style starts playing back as soon as the [START/STOP] button is pressed. To stop playback, press the button again. • [SYNC START] button This puts the Style playback in “standby.” The Style starts play- ing back when you press any note on the keyboard (when [ACMP] is off) or you play a chord with your left hand (when [ACMP] is on).

  • Page 43: Adjusting The Tempo

    Changing Pattern Variation (Sections) During Style playback Each Style features four different Main sections, four Fill-in sections and a Break section. By using these sections effectively, you can easily make your performance sound more dynamic and professional. The section can be freely changed while the Style is playing back.

  • Page 44: Calling Up The Panel Settings To Match The Style (repertoire)

    Fading In/Out • [FADE IN/OUT] button This produces smooth fade-ins and fade-outs when starting/ stopping playback. Press the [FADE IN/OUT] button when playback is stopped and press the [START/STOP] button to start playback with a fade in. To stop the playback with a fade out, press the [FADE IN/OUT] button during playback.

  • Page 45: Appropriate Panel Settings For The Selected Style (one Touch Setting)

    Appropriate Panel Settings for the Selected Style (One Touch Setting) One Touch Setting is a powerful and convenient feature that automatically calls up the most appropriate panel settings (Voices or effects, etc.) for the currently selected Style, with the touch of a single button. If you’ve already decided which Style you wish to use, you can have One Touch Setting automatically select the appropriate Voice for you.

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    Confirming the One Touch Setting contents You can check the information of the One Touch Setting [1] – [4] assigned to currently selected Style. In the Style Selection display, press the [7 ▲] (OTS INFO.) button to call up the Information display. Press the [F] (CLOSE) button to close the Information display.

  • Page 47: Turning Style Parts On/off And Changing Voices

    Turning Style Parts On/Off and Changing Voices A Style contains eight channels: RHY1 (Rhythm 1) – PHR2 (Phrase 2) below. You can add variations and change the feeling of a Style by selectively turning channels on/off as the Style plays. Style channels •...

  • Page 48: Adjusting The Volume Balance Between The Style And Keyboard

    Adjusting the Volume Balance Between the Style and Keyboard You can adjust the volume balance between Style playback and the sound you play on the keyboard. Press the [BALANCE] button to call up the BALANCE display. Adjust the Style volume by using the [2 ▲▼ ] buttons. Using the [1 ▲▼] –...

  • Page 49: Songs

    Songs – Playing, Practice and Recording Songs – Playback of Songs You can play back the following types of Songs. • Preset Songs (in the PRESET Page of the Song Selection display) • Your own recorded Songs (see page 56 for instructions on recording) •...

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    Press the SONG [F/ II] (PLAY/PAUSE) button to start playback. Queuing the next Song for playback While a Song is playing back, you can queue up the next Song for playback. This is convenient for chaining it to the next Song smoothly during stage performance.

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    • Rewind/Fast Forward Press the [G] (REW) or [H] (FF) button once to move back/forward one measure. Hold the [G] (REW) or [H] (FF) button to scroll backward/ forward continuously. Pressing the [G] (REW) or [H] (FF) button calls up a pop-up window showing the current measure number (or Phrase Mark number) in the display.

  • Page 52: Displaying Music Notation (score)

    • Prot. 1: Indicates Preset Songs saved to the User drive. These cannot be copied/moved/saved to external devices. • Prot. 2 Orig: Indicates Yamaha-protection-formatted Songs. These cannot be copied. These can be moved/saved only to the User drive and USB stor- age devices with ID.

  • Page 53: Displaying Lyrics (text)

    Displaying Lyrics (Text) When the selected Song contains lyric data, you can view it on the instrument’s display during playback. Select a Song (steps 1 – 3 on page 49). Press the [LYRICS/ TEXT] button to call up the Lyrics display. When the Song data contains lyrics data, the lyrics are shown on the display.

  • Page 54: Turning Song Channels On/off

    Turning Song Channels On/Off A Song consists of 16 separate channels. You can independently turn each channel of the selected Song playback on or off. Press the [CHANNEL ON/OFF] button once or twice to call up the CHANNEL ON/OFF (SONG) display. Use the [1 ▲▼] –...

  • Page 55: Repeat Playback

    Press the SONG [F/ II] (PLAY/PAUSE) button to start playback. Practice the muted part viewing the Score display. After your practice, turn the [GUIDE] button off. Other guide functions There are additional functions in the Guide features, for practicing the tim- ing of playing the keys (Any Key mode) or for Karaoke.

  • Page 56: Recording Your Performance (quick Recording)

    To stop playback, press the SONG [■] (STOP) button. The Song position will return to Point A. Press the [REPEAT] button to turn off Repeat playback. Specifying the repeat range while Songs are stopped 1. Press the [H] (FF) button to advance to the Point A location. 2.

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    Press the SONG [■] (STOP) button to stop recording. A message prompting you to save the recorded performance appears. To close the message, press the [EXIT] button. Press the SONG [F/ II] (PLAY/PAUSE) button to play back the recorded performance. Save the recorded performance as a Song.

  • Page 58: Saving Files

    Saving Files This operation lets you save your original data (such as Songs you’ve recorded and Voices you’ve edited) to a file. The explanations here apply when you save your recorded performance as a Song file. In the Song selection display, select the appropriate tab (USER or USB) to which you want to save the data by using the TAB [E E E E ][F F F F ] buttons.

  • Page 59: File Management

    File Management If you’ve saved a lot of files to a USB flash memory or USER drive, it may be difficult to find the desired file quickly. To make it easier to find the files you want, you can organize your files in folders, rename the files, delete unnecessary files, etc. These operations are done in the File Selection display.

  • Page 60

    Renaming Files/Folders This operation lets you rename files/folders. Call up the display containing the file/folder you want to rename. Press the [1 ▼] (NAME) button. The pop-up window for the Rename operation appears at the bottom of the display. Press one of the [A] – [J] buttons corresponding to the desired file/folder.

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    Press the [7 ▼] (OK) button to confirm the file/folder selection. Select the destination tab (USER or USB) to paste the file/folder, by using the TAB [E E E E ][F F F F ] buttons. If necessary, select the destination folder by using the [A] – [J] buttons. Press the [4 ▼] (PASTE) button to paste the file/folder selected in step 3.

  • Page 62

    Advanced Features Refer to the Reference Manual on the website, Chapter 3. Editing Music Notation settings: Editing Lyrics/Text display settings: Using the Auto Accompaniment Features with the Song Playback: Song Playback related parameters: • Keyboard and Vocal Practice Using the Guide Function: •...

  • Page 63: Multi Pads

    Multi Pads – Adding Musical Phrases to Your Performance – Playing the Multi Pads Press the MULTI PAD CONTROL [SELECT] button to call up the Multi Pad Bank Selection display, then select the desired bank. Select pages using the [1 ▲] – [7 ▲] buttons that correspond to “P1, P2...” in the display or pressing the MULTI PAD CONTROL [SELECT] button repeatedly, then use the [A] –...

  • Page 64: Using The Multi Pad Synchro Start Function

    Using the Multi Pad Synchro Start Function While holding the MULTI PAD CONTROL [SELECT] button, press one of the MULTI PAD CONTROL [1] – [4] buttons to put the Multi Pad playback in standby. The corresponding button will flash in red. You can even play two, three, or four Multi Pads at the same time.

  • Page 65: Music Finder

    Loading panel settings from the website As a factory default, some sample records (panel settings) are provided in the Music Finder. By downloading many panel settings from Yamaha website and importing them to the instrument, you can use the Music Finder function more conveniently and effectively.

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    Use the TAB [E][F] buttons to call up the USB display containing the panel settings file downloaded from the website. Press the button which corresponds to the file to display the message for selecting REPLACE/APPEND of the panel settings. Press the [F] (REPLACE) button to delete all records currently in the instrument and replace them with the records of the selected file.

  • Page 67: Selecting The Desired Song From Among The Panel Settings

    Selecting the Desired Song from among the Panel Settings Press the [MUSIC FINDER] button to call up the MUSIC FINDER display. In the ALL display, all the records are shown. Shows the song title and information of the Style assigned to the panel settings.

  • Page 68: Registering The Song/audio Data (song/audio)

    Enter the search criteria. MUSIC KEYWORD STYLE BEAT SEARCH AREA [1 ▲▼] ALL CLEAR [3 ▲▼] TEMPO FROM [4 ▲▼] TEMPO TO [5 ▲▼]/ GENRE [6 ▲▼] To cancel searching, press the [8 ▼] (CANCEL) button. Press the [8 ▲] (START SEARCH) button to start the search. The Search 1 display appears, showing the results of the search.

  • Page 69

    Song data (AUDIO) in the USB Audio Selection display 1-1 Press the [USB] button to call up the Playback display (AUDIO PLAYER display). 1-2 Press the [8 ▲▼] (FILE SELECT) button to display the song data (Audio file) in the connected USB storage device. Press the [A] –...

  • Page 70

    Let’s connect the instrument to the Internet, and press the [J] (MUSIC FINDER+) button on the MUSIC FINDER display! For more details about this service, refer to the following website. Advanced Features Refer to the Reference Manual on the website, Chapter 5.

  • Page 71: Registration Memory

    Registration Memory – Saving and Recalling Custom Panel Setups – Registering Your Panel Setups Set up the panel controls (such as Voice, Style, effects, and so on) as desired. Press the [MEMORY] button in the REGISTRATION MEMORY section. The display for selecting the items to be registered appears. Determine the items you want to register.

  • Page 72: Saving The Registration Memory As A Bank File

    Press one of the REGISTRATION MEMORY [1] – [8] buttons to which you wish to memorize the panel setup. The memorized button becomes red, which indicates the number button contains data and its number is selected. About the lamp status •...

  • Page 73: Recalling A Registered Panel Setup

    Recalling a Registered Panel Setup The saved Registration Memory Bank files can be recalled by using the REGIST BANK [-]/[+] buttons or the following procedure. Press the REGIST BANK [+] and [-] buttons simultaneously to call up the REGISTRATION BANK Selection Display. Press one of the [A] –...

  • Page 74: Confirming The Registration Memory Information

    [1] – [8] buttons in sequence. NOTE If some Voice part is set to off (PSR- S910), the Voice name for corre- sponding part is shown in gray. (On the PSR-S710, the Voice part name for corresponding part is shown in gray.)

  • Page 75: Usb Audio

    USB flash memory device, it is possible to play back the files on computer, share them with your friends, and record your own CDs to enjoy as well. PSR-S910 PSR-S710 PSR-S910 PSR-S910/S710 Owner’s Manual NOTE The instrument cannot be play back DRM protected files.

  • Page 76: Playback-related Operations

    Press the [EXIT] button to return to the Playback display (AUDIO PLAYER display). Press the [2 ▲▼] (F/ II) button to play back. Playback-related Operations You can stop, pause, select, rewind, and forward by using the [1 ▲▼] – [6 ▲▼] buttons.

  • Page 77: Recording Your Performance As Audio

    • Adjusting volume for audio playback Press the [7 ▼] (VOL.) button then adjust the volume for audio files by using the [7 ▲▼] buttons. To close the setting display, press the [8 ▲▼] (CLOSE) button. Recording Your Performance as Audio Try recording your performance as audio data (WAV file) to a USB flash memory.

  • Page 78

    Press the [E] (RECORDER) button to call up the Recording display (USB AUDIO RECORDER display). Check the information of the USB flash memory as a recording destination On the display of step 4, press the [E] (PROPERTY) button to check the number of the USB flash memory device, memory size of the device, avail- able recording space on the device, and available time for recording.

  • Page 79: Mixing Console

    Mixing Console – Editing the Volume and Tonal Balance – Basic Procedure Press the [MIXING CONSOLE] button to call up the MIXING CONSOLE display. Use the TAB [E E E E ][F] buttons to call up the desired page. For details about each display Page, refer to the Reference Manual on the website.

  • Page 80

    Press the [MIXING CONSOLE] button repeatedly to call up the MIXING CONSOLE display for the relevant parts. The part name is indicated at the top of the display. PANEL PART STYLE PART SONG CH 1-8 SONG CH 9-16 Use the [A] – [J] buttons to select a parameter, then use the [1 ▲▼] –...

  • Page 81: Changing Voices And Adjusting Panning/volume For Each Part

    Changing Voices and Adjusting Panning/Volume for Each Part You can change the Voice and adjust panning and volume for each keyboard part, Style channel or Song channel. Changing the Voice for each part Same operation as in the “Basic Procedure” on page 79. In step 2, select VOL/VOICE tab.

  • Page 82

    Adjusting Panning/Volume for each part Same operation as in the “Basic Procedure” on page 79. In step 2, select VOL/VOICE tab. Press the [D] (or [I]) button to select the PANPOT parameter or press the [E] (or [J]) button to select the VOLUME parameter. PANPOT VOLUME Use the [1 ▲▼] –...

  • Page 83: Applying Effects To Each Part

    Applying Effects to Each Part Same operation as in the “Basic Procedure” on page 79. In step 2, select EFFECT tab. Use the [C]/[D]/[E] buttons to select the desired effect. • REVERB: Reproduce the warm ambience of playing in a concert hall or jazz club. •...

  • Page 84: Internet Direct Connection

    Internet. This section provides the overview of the Internet Direct Connection. For specific instructions on connecting and Internet- related terms, refer to the Internet Connection Guide, which can be downloaded from the Yamaha Manual Library website. NOTE Only the special website can be opened when the instrument is directly connected to the Internet.

  • Page 85: Connection Examples

    Connection Examples • Connection example 1: Connecting by cable (using a LAN cable) Modem* Router No router capability Cable type LAN cable *Here, “modem” refers to an ADSL modem, optical network unit (ONU) or cable modem. • Connection example 2: Wireless connection (using a wireless LAN Ethernet Converter) Access point Modem*...

  • Page 86: Operations In The Special Website

    Operations in the Special Website After connecting the instrument to the internet, use these operations to take advantage of Internet services directly from the instrument. Following Links By using the [DATA ENTRY] dial and [ENTER] button, you can follow links and navigate through the website.

  • Page 87

    Monitoring the Internet Connection Status The messages and icons at the bottom right of the Internet display indicate the current Internet connection status. Message The following three messages are displayed according to the loading status of the web page. Disconnected.: This appears when the instrument is not connected with the Internet.

  • Page 88: Connections

    Connections – Using Your Instrument with Other Devices – CAUTION Before connecting the instrument to other electronic components, turn off the power of all the components. Also, before turning any components on or off, make sure to set all volume levels to minimum (0).

  • Page 89: Connecting A Separate Tv Monitor

    Connecting a Separate TV Monitor Connect the instrument to an external TV monitor, and you can have the current display contents, lyrics (for group sing-alongs and the like, or text files) displayed on the TV. VIDEO OUT Screen Out Settings Call up the operation display.

  • Page 90: Connecting A Microphone Or Guitar

    Connecting a Microphone or Guitar By connecting a microphone or guitar to the [MIC/LINE IN] jack (standard 1/4" phone jack), you can enjoy singing along with your own performance or playing guitar along with Song playback. The instrument outputs your vocals or guitar sounds through the built-in speakers.

  • Page 91

    Applying Effects to Your Voice You can also apply various effects to your voice. Press the [MIC SETTING/VOCAL HARMONY] button to call up the Mic Setting display. Use the [2 ▲▼] – [7 ▲▼] buttons to turn the effect on/off. [2 ▲▼]/ TALK Turning TALK on lets you temporarily cancel...

  • Page 92

    Press the [H] button to call up the Vocal Harmony selection display. Select a Vocal Harmony type by using the [A] – [J] buttons. Turn the [ACMP] button on. Play and hold down chords in the left-hand section of the keyboard or play back a Song which contains chord data, as you sing along with it.

  • Page 93: Connecting A Footswitch/foot Controller

    Connecting a Footswitch/Foot Controller Optional footswitches (Yamaha FC4 or FC5) and an optional Foot controller (Yamaha FC7) can be connected to one of the FOOT PEDAL jacks. A footswitch can be used for switching functions on and off, while a foot controller controls continuous parameter such as volume.

  • Page 94: Connecting A Usb Storage Device

    • USB-LAN adaptor • USB hub The instrument does not necessarily support all commer- cially available USB devices. Yamaha cannot guarantee operation of USB devices that you purchase. Before pur- chasing a USB device for use with this instrument, please visit the following web page:

  • Page 95: Connecting To The Internet

    Connecting to the Internet By using the [LAN] or [USB TO DEVICE] terminal, you can connect the instrument to the Internet. For instructions on connecting, refer to page 85 and Internet Connection Guide downloadable from the Yamaha website. CAUTION The format operation deletes any previously existing data.

  • Page 96: Connecting To A Computer

    NOTE You can also use the MIDI IN/OUT terminals to connect to a computer. In this case, a MIDI interface (such as the Yamaha UX16) is needed. For more information, refer to the owner’s manual of the MIDI interface. NOTE •...

  • Page 97: Connecting External Midi Devices

    MIDI device MIDI IN MIDI OUT [FUNCTION] → [I] MIDI → [8 ▼] EDIT PSR-S910/S710 Owner’s Manual NOTE For a general overview of MIDI and how you can effectively use it, refer to “MIDI Basics” (downloadable from the Yamaha website).

  • Page 98: Utility

    Utility – Making Global Settings – Basic Procedure Call up the operation display. [FUNCTION] → [J] UTILITY Use the TAB [E E E E ][F F F F ] buttons to call up desired page. • CONFIG 1 General settings such as Fade in/out time, Metronome sound, Tap Tempo sound, etc.

  • Page 99: Troubleshooting

    Troubleshooting Overall A click or pop is heard when the power is turned on or off. Noise is heard from the instrument’s speakers. There is a slight difference in sound quality among different notes played on the keyboard. Some Voices have a looping sound. Some noise or vibrato is noticeable at higher pitches, depending upon the Voice.

  • Page 100

    Voice The Voice selected from the Voice Selection display does not sound. A strange “flanging” or “doubling” sound occurs. The sound is slightly different each time the keys are played. Some Voices will jump an octave in pitch when played in the upper or lower registers.

  • Page 101

    (page 95) and try recording again. The file format may not be compatible with the instrument. The com- patible formats are: MP3 and WAV (PSR-S910), WAV (PSR-S710). The DRM protected files cannot be played back. The audio playback volume has been changed. Setting the volume value to 100 plays back the file as the same volume when it was...

  • Page 102: Panel Button Chart

    MAIN VARIATION [A]–[D] [BREAK] ENDING/rit. [I]–[III] [SYNC STOP] [SYNC START] [START/STOP] TRANSPOSE [-]/[+] [METRONOME] (TEMPO) [TAP TEMPO] TEMPO [-]/[+] [LCD CONTRAST] knob (PSR-S710) (LCD related TAB [E][F] controls) [A]–[J] [DIRECT ACCESS] [EXIT] [1 ▲▼]–[8 ▲▼] buttons DATA ENTRY dial [ENTER] & [BALANCE] PSR-S910/S710 Owner’s Manual...

  • Page 103


  • Page 104: Specifications

    Style File Format GE Single Finger, Fingered, Fingered On Bass, Multi Finger, AI Fingered, Full Keyboard, AI Full Keyboard INTRO x 3, MAIN VARIATION x 4, FILL x 4, BREAK, ENDING x 3 PSR-S710 10 kg (22 lbs.) B/W QVGA LCD Playback)

  • Page 105

    * Specifications and descriptions in this owner’s manual are for information purposes only. Yamaha Corp. reserves the right to change or modify products or specifications at any time without prior notice. Since specifications, equipment or options may not be the same in every locale, please check with your Yamaha dealer.

  • Page 106: Index

    Index Symbols ] (PLAY/PAUSE) ... 50 ](REW)... 51 ] (FF)... 51 ■ ] (STOP)... 50 Numerics ▲▼ ▲▼ ] – [8 ] buttons ... 20 1-16 ... 62 [A] – [J] ... 19 A-B Repeat ... 55 ACMP... 39 ADD TO FAVORITE... 70 ADD TO MF ...

  • Page 107

    LAN terminal... 85 Language ... 16 LCD ... 12 LEFT... 32 Left Hold ... 32 LINE MIC switch ... 90 Link ... 86 Lyrics ... 53 LYRICS (Song Creator)... 62 LYRICS/ TEXT ... 53 Main Display ... 23 MAIN PICTURE... 17 Main section ...

  • Page 108

    SYNC STOP ... 42 Synchro Start (Multi Pad) ... 64 Synchro Start (Song) ... 50 SYS/EX..62 SYSTEM RESET ... 27, 98 TAB ... 20 TALK ... 91 TAP TEMPO ... 43 TEMPO ... 43 Text ... 53 TOUCH ... 35 TR1, TR2 ...

  • Page 109

    Original Owner, the following Limited Warranty, which applies only to products that have been (1) directly purchased from Yamaha’s authorized dealers in the fifty states of the USA and District of Columbia (the “Warranted Area”) and (2) used exclusively in the Warranted Area.

  • Page 110

    Compliance with FCC regulations does not guarantee * This applies only to products distributed by YAMAHA CORPORATION OF AMERICA. IMPORTANT NOTICE FOR THE UNITED KINGDOM Connecting the Plug and Cord IMPORTANT.

  • Page 111

    For details of products, please contact your nearest Yamaha representative or the authorized distributor listed below. Pour plus de détails sur les produits, veuillez-vous adresser à Yamaha ou au distributeur le plus proche de vous figurant dans la liste suivante.

  • Page 112

    Yamaha Home Keyboards Home Page Yamaha Manual Library U.R.G., Pro Audio & Digital Musical Instrument Division, Yamaha Corporation © 2009 Yamaha Corporation WR35340 906MWAPX.X-01A0 Printed in China...

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  • Ike Qwesi Sep 16, 2016 08:11:
    I have been experienci​ng problem with my psr s710 panel buttons keys. The light on the panel buttons turns on and off for seconds when you turn the keyboard On. It will then go off. When this happens the all the panel buttons become unresponsi​ve. I have been searching for how to troublesho​ot it but have not gotten answers to it yet. Can any one Please help me on how to fix it ?

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  • Ward Parks Feb 14, 2016 04:29:
    I amthe owner of a PSR 910. It seems to be impossible for me to download a pdf of this manual. I have lost my own. it does not good for me to access this manual on my computer; I nbeed it with myiano. Why don't you make the manual available as a pdf file? After going to the expense of buying it, I ought to have access to the means of using it.
  • Ward Parks Feb 14, 2016 04:28:
    I amthe owner of a PSR 910. It seems to be impossible for me to download a pdf of this manual. I have lost my own. it does not good for me to access this manual on my computer; I nbeed it with myiano. Why don't you make the manual available as a pdf file? After going to the expense of buying it, I ought to have access to the means of using it.