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Layering Two Voices (Dual Mode) - Yamaha 140 Owner's Manual

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Selecting & Playing Voices

Layering Two Voices (Dual mode)

You can layer two voices and play them simultaneously to create a thicker and more supple sound.
Procedure
1.
Engage Dual mode.
While holding down the
C1through A1 (YDP-160) or C1 through F1 (YDP-140) simultaneously (or
press and hold down one key, then press another) to select the two desired
voices.
Refer to "Selecting Voices" (page 19) for information on the voices that are
assigned to the keys.
The voice assigned to the lower key will be designated as Voice 1, and the voice
assigned to the higher key will be designated as Voice 2.
You can make the following settings for Voices 1 and 2 in Dual mode:
Setting the Octave
You can shift the pitch up and down in octave steps for Voice 1 and Voice 2 inde-
pendently. Depending on which voices you combine in Dual mode, the combi-
nation may sound better if one of the voices is shifted up or down an octave.
While holding down the
C5 key: –1 (Voice 1),
D 5 key: –1 (Voice 2),
Setting the Balance
You can adjust the volume balance between two voices. For example, you can set
one voice as the main voice with a louder setting, and make the other voice softer.
While holding down the
A setting of "0" produces an equal balance between the two Dual mode voices.
Settings below "0" increases the volume of Voice 2 in relation to Voice 1, and set-
tings above "0" increases the volume of Voice 1 in relation to Voice 2.
2.
Exit Dual mode and return to normal play mode.
While holding down the
160) or C1–F1 (YDP-140) keys.
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YDP-160/140
[PIANO/VOICE]
The lowest key
C1
[PIANO/VOICE]
C 5 key: 0 (Voice 1),
E5 key: 0 (Voice 2),
[PIANO/VOICE]
F 5
-6 -4 -2
[PIANO/VOICE]
button, press two keys in the range of
F1
A1
button, press one of the C5–F5 keys.
C5
F5
The highest key
D5 key: +1(Voice 1),
F5 key: +1(Voice 2)
button, press one of the F 5–F 6 keys.
F 6
C6
+1 +3
+6
-5
-3 -1 0 +2 +4 +5
The highest key
button, press one of the C1–A1 (YDP-
You cannot assign the same
voice to Voice 1 and Voice 2
simultaneously in Dual mode.
Reverb in Dual Mode
The reverb type assigned to
Voice 1 will take priority. (If the
reverb assigned to Voice 1 is set
to OFF, the reverb assigned to
Voice 2 will be in effect.)

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