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Yamaha 140 Owner's Manual

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For information on assembling the keyboard stand, refer to the instructions at the end of this manual.
IMPORTANT — Check your power supply — (YDP-160)
Make sure that your local AC mains voltage matches the voltage specified on the name plate on the bottom
panel. In some areas a voltage selector may be provided on the bottom panel of the main keyboard unit near the
power cord. Make sure that the voltage selector is set for the voltage in your area. The voltage selector is set at
240V when the unit is initially shipped.
To change the setting use a "minus" screwdriver to rotate the selector dial so that the correct voltage appears
next to the pointer on the panel.
Owner's Manual



  Summary of Contents for Yamaha 140

  • Page 1 YDP-160 YDP-140 Owner's Manual For information on assembling the keyboard stand, refer to the instructions at the end of this manual. IMPORTANT — Check your power supply — (YDP-160) Make sure that your local AC mains voltage matches the voltage specified on the name plate on the bottom panel.
  • Page 2: Special Message Section

    SPECIFICATIONS SUBJECT TO CHANGE: information contained in this manual is believed to be correct at the time of printing. However, Yamaha reserves the right to change or modify any of the specifications YDP-160 without notice or obligation to update existing units.
  • Page 3 This product should be used only with the components supplied or; a Disposal Notice: cart, rack, or stand that is recommended by Yamaha. If a cart, etc., is Should this product become damaged beyond repair, or for some used, please observe all safety markings and instructions that reason its useful life is considered to be at an end, please observe accompany the accessory product.
  • Page 4 • Do not use the instrument in the vicinity of a TV, radio, stereo equipment, • (YDP-140) Unplug the AC power adaptor when not using the instrument, or mobile phone, or other electric devices. Otherwise, the instrument, TV, or radio during electrical storms.
  • Page 5 Yamaha service personnel. 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 6: About The Documentation And Reference Materials For This Instrument

    Welcome Welcome Thank you for purchasing the Yamaha Digital Piano! We recommend that you read this manual carefully so that you can take full advantage of the advanced and convenient functions of your new digital piano. We also recommend that you keep this manual in a safe, convenient place for future reference.
  • Page 7: Accessories

    • “50 Greats for the Piano” (Music Book) • AC Power cord (YDP-160) • Bench* • AC Power adaptor (YDP-140)* Users within Canada or U.S.: PA-150 or an equivalent Others: PA-5D or an equivalent * Included or optional depending on locale.
  • Page 8: Features

    Features AWM Dynamic Stereo Sampling The Yamaha YDP-160/140 digital piano offers a rich and versatile range of sounds, which are created using Yamaha’s proprietary sampling tone-generation system, “AWM Dynamic Stereo Sampling.” The AWM (Advanced Wave Memory) is a sampling system which creates sound close to that of an acoustic instru- ment by using digital technology to record the instrument sound and applying high-quality digital filter technology...
  • Page 9: Table Of Contents

    Music Rest ............12 Loading Song Data from a Computer to the Connecting the Power Cord (YDP-160) ..13 Digital Piano ............. 32 Connecting the Power Adaptor (YDP-140) ..13 Transmitting Song Data from the Digital Piano Turning the Power On........14 to a Computer........... 33 Setting the Volume..........14...
  • Page 10: Part Names And Functions

    This button enables you to select any voice from voice and 50 piano preset songs (page 16). 10 (YDP-160) or 6 (YDP-140) voices. (page 19) You can also layer two voices (page 22), or select a type of reverb (page 21).
  • Page 11 Bottom of the keyboard MIDI [IN/OUT] Connect a MIDI device to this connector to use various MIDI functions. [DC IN 12V] (YDP-140) (Connecting MIDI Instruments—page 28) Connect the included power adaptor here. (page 13) Shows the MIDI [IN/OUT] and [PEDAL] jacks as seen when viewed from the rear of the instrument.
  • Page 12: Before Using The Digital Piano

    fire or other serious damage to the instrument. If this happens, turn off the power immediately and unplug the power cord from the AC outlet. Then have the instrument inspected by qualified Yamaha service personnel. Music Rest To raise the music rest: 1.
  • Page 13: Connecting The Power Cord (Ydp-160)

    Connecting the Power Cord (YDP-160) Read the instructions below very carefully to make sure that you correctly connect the power cord. YDP-140 users should skip to the next section “Connecting the Power Adaptor (YDP-140)” for information on connecting the power adaptor.
  • Page 14: Turning The Power On

    Before Using the Digital Piano Turning the Power On Press the (YDP-160) or (YDP-140) switch on the right end of the keyboard to turn on the [POWER] [STANDBY/ON] power to the unit. The power indicator located below the left end of the keyboard lights up.
  • Page 15: Using Headphones

    Install the headphone hanger using the included two screws (4 × 10mm) as shown in the figure. CAUTION Do not hang anything other than the headphones on the hanger. Otherwise, this instrument or the hanger may be damaged. Owner’s Manual YDP-160/140...
  • Page 16: Reference

    If you wish to select a particular demo song from 10 (YDP-160) or 6 (YDP-140) [DEMO/SONG] button and pressing the [+] or [–] button. voice demo songs, press and hold down the...
  • Page 17: Listening To 50 Piano Preset Songs

    (page 24) When you select a different song (or a different song is selected during chained play- back), an appropriate reverb type will be selected accord- ingly. The 50 piano preset songs will not be transmitted via MIDI. Owner’s Manual YDP-160/140...
  • Page 18: Listening To Songs Loaded From The Computer

    The highest key Selecting all song playback channels: While pressing and holding down the [DEMO/SONG] button and the [PIANO/ button simultaneously, press the B6 key. VOICE] All channels 1 through 16 will produce the sound. The highest key Owner’s Manual YDP-160/140...
  • Page 19: Selecting & Playing Voices

    (page 16). If you wish to select a particular voice directly, press and hold down the [PIANO/ button, then press one of the C1–A1 (YDP-160) or C1–F1 (YDP-140) keys. VOICE] Voice: On this instrument, a voice Turn the...
  • Page 20: Using The Pedals

    Soft (Left) Pedal depressed. The soft pedal reduces the volume and slightly changes the timbre of notes played while the pedal is pressed. The soft pedal will not affect notes that are already playing when it is pressed. Owner’s Manual YDP-160/140...
  • Page 21: Adding Variations To The Sound - Reverb

    The lowest key C3: depth 0 The depth value increases as you press higher keys. While holding down the button, press the A4 key to set the reverb to [PIANO/VOICE] the depth most suitable for the selected voice. Owner’s Manual YDP-160/140...
  • Page 22: Layering Two Voices (Dual Mode)

    [PIANO/VOICE] simultaneously in Dual mode. C1through A1 (YDP-160) or C1 through F1 (YDP-140) simultaneously (or Reverb in Dual Mode press and hold down one key, then press another) to select the two desired The reverb type assigned to voices.
  • Page 23: Transposition

    C3 and B3. To tune up To tune down To restore standard pitch 427.0–453.0 Hz Setting range: 440.0 Hz Standard pitch: Owner’s Manual YDP-160/140...
  • Page 24: Using The Metronome

    120 while the metro- While the metronome is playing, press the buttons simultaneously. [–] nome is stopped, press the Alternatively, press and hold down the [METRONOME] button, and press the [METRONOME], [+] and [–] but- tons simultaneously. C5 key. Owner’s Manual YDP-160/140...
  • Page 25: Adjusting The Keyboard Touch (Touch Sensitivity)

    The volume level changes very widely from pianissimo to fortissimo to facilitate dynamic and dramatic expression. You have to hit the keys hard to produce a loud sound. Procedure While holding down the button, press one of the A6–C7 keys to select [PIANO/VOICE] the desired touch sensitivity. Owner’s Manual YDP-160/140...
  • Page 26: Recording Your Performance

    While holding down the button, press one of the C1–A1 (YDP- [PIANO/VOICE] 160) or C1–F1 (YDP-140) keys to select the desired voice(s). (See page 19.) Recording capacity “Recording capacity” is the If you desire, you can select other settings, such as the reverb setting.
  • Page 27: Playing Back Recorded Performance Data

    [REC] button indicator flashes. [REC] To cancel the erase operation, press the [REC] button again. Erase the song. Press and hold down the button, then press the button. [PLAY] [REC] The recorded user data is erased. Owner’s Manual YDP-160/140...
  • Page 28: Connecting Midi Instruments

    For more information on the transmission and reception of song data, refer to “Transmitting Song Data between the Com- MIDI IN puter and the Digital Piano” on connector page 32. USB port POWER UX16 (optional) MIDI OUT Computer connector Owner’s Manual YDP-160/140...
  • Page 29: Connecting The Digital Piano To A Computer

    After you make the connections, turn on the power to the computer first, then turn on the power to this instrument. An example of connecting this instrument to the USB port on a computer Use an optional USB-MIDI interface (such as a Yamaha UX16) to connect this instrument’s MIDI connectors to the com- puter’s USB port.
  • Page 30: Midi Functions

    MIDI information received via the MIDI IN connector. Procedure While holding down the buttons simultaneously, [DEMO/SONG] [PIANO/VOICE] press the C6 key. Pressing the C6 key repeatedly toggles between Local Control On and Off. The highest key Owner’s Manual YDP-160/140...
  • Page 31: Program Change On/Off

    Control Change Off if you rather prefer not to have this capability. Procedure While holding down the [DEMO/SONG] [PIANO/VOICE] buttons simultaneously, press the D6 key. Pressing the D6 key repeatedly toggles between Control Change On and Off. The highest key Owner’s Manual YDP-160/140...
  • Page 32: Transmitting Song Data Between The Computer And The Digital Piano

    Yamaha website. To be able to use this function, you must first download Musicsoft Downloader from Yamaha website at the following URL, and install it on your computer. ● System requirement for Musicsoft Downloader Do not manually change the file...
  • Page 33: Transmitting Song Data From The Digital Piano To A Computer

    The data (excluding the data for the songs loaded from a computer) will be initialized. (YDP-160) The highest key (YDP-140) CAUTION Do not turn off the power to this instrument while it is initializing the data in its internal memory (that is, while the [REC] and [PLAY] button indicators are flashing).
  • Page 34: Troubleshooting

    AC out- let (page 13). (YDP-140) Securely insert the adaptor plug into the socket on this instrument, and the adaptor plug into a proper AC outlet (page 13).
  • Page 35: Keyboard Stand Assembly

    1 (6 × 20mm). AC Power cord (YDP-160) Bundled pedal cord inside AC Power adaptor (YDP-140) Assembly Parts 6 × 20 mm long screws × 4 1 4 × 20 mm tapping screws × 4 4 6 × 16 mm short screws ×4 2 Cord holders ×...
  • Page 36 5-2 Secure A by tightening the short screws 2 (6 × 16mm) from the front. Securely tighten the screws on C Projection of A that were attached in Step 1-3. Owner’s Manual YDP-160/140...
  • Page 37: Connect The Pedal Cord

    Otherwise, a short-circuit or fire may Connect the power cord (for result. YDP-160) or power adaptor (for YDP-140) to the unit. WARNING An improper voltage setting can cause serious damage to YDP-160 this instrument or result in improper operation.
  • Page 38 Do not → Check the connection. Hold here. hold here. • If the main unit creaks or is otherwise unsteady when you play on the keyboard, refer to the assembly diagrams and retighten all screws. Owner’s Manual YDP-160/140...
  • Page 39: Index

    Headphone hanger............15, 37 SMF.................. 32 Soft Pedal................. 20 Song ................. 17 Initializing the Settings ...........33 Song Playback Channel ..........18 Sostenute Pedal ............... 20 Stand ................35–37 Keyboard Stand ............35–37 Standard MIDI File ............32 Key Cover ................12 STANDBY/ON..............10 Owner’s Manual YDP-160/140...
  • Page 40 Index Start/Stop playback 50 Piano Preset Songs..........17 Demo Songs...............16 Tempo................24 Touch Sensitivity.............25 Transmitting Song Data..........32 Transporting..............7 Transposition ..............23 Troubleshooting..............34 User Song.................26 Voice ................19 Owner’s Manual YDP-160/140...
  • Page 41: Appendix

    Others: PA-5D or an equivalent * 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 42: Important Safety Instructions

    YDP-160 Explanation of Graphical Symbols The lightning flash with arrowhead symbol within an equilateral triangle is intended to alert C A U T I O N the user to the presence of uninsulated RISK OF ELECTRIC SHOCK “dangerous voltage” within the product’s DO NOT OPEN enclosure that may be of sufficient magnitude to constitute a risk of electric shock to persons.
  • Page 43 Yamaha Corporation of America or its may cause interference harmful to the operation of subsidiaries. * This applies only to products distributed by YAMAHA CORPORATION OF AMERICA. (class B) YDP-160/140 YDP-140...
  • Page 44 Niederlassung und bei Yamaha Vertragshändlern in den jeweiligen Bestimmungsländern erhältlich. 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. Para detalles sobre productos, contacte su tienda Yamaha más cercana o el distribuidor autorizado que se lista debajo.

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