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Computer-related Operations
File Transfer and MIDI communication
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Connecting a Computer to the Instrument .................................................................
Connecting to the USB TO HOST terminal..............................................................
Connecting to the MIDI terminals ............................................................................
Recording Your Keyboard Performance to a Computer ............................................
Transferring MIDI Files Including Songs.....................................................................
Installing Musicsoft Downloader ..............................................................................
Target Models and Functions ....................................................................................
NOTE
• This manual applies to models released on January 2012 or later.
• For information about the target model and available functions of this manual, refer to the end of this manual.
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    Computer-related Operations File Transfer and MIDI communication Table of Contents What You Can Do by Connecting to a Computer ..... page 2 Connecting to a Computer: Which Terminal Should I Use? ... page 3 Connecting a Computer to the Instrument ..............

  • Page 2: What You Can Do By Connecting To A Computer

    • This manual covers only MIDI communication between the instrument and computer via a USB cable and MIDI cables. Note that audio-related infor- mation is not covered. • For details about MIDI, refer to “MIDI Basics” on Yamaha Manual Library (web site). Transferring MIDI Files Including Songs …...

  • Page 3: Connecting To A Computer: Which Terminal Should I Use

    In this case, the instrument can be connected to the computer via MIDI cables and a USB-MIDI interface such as the Yamaha UX16. If the instrument is equipped with both terminals, we recommend you use the USB TO HOST terminal, since there is need for only one cable and multiple ports can be supported.

  • Page 4: Connecting A Computer To The Instrument, Connecting To The Usb To Host Terminal

    Mac OS X Version 10.5.0 – 10.7.X NOTICE • Never use a computer having a different OS from those above. Doing so may cause problems. The Yamaha Standard USB-MIDI driver will sup- port only the above requirements. Turn off the power of the instrument.

  • Page 5: Connecting To The Midi Terminals

    Connecting a Computer to the Instrument Connecting to the MIDI terminals The computer can also be connected to the MIDI terminals, via a USB-MIDI interface, such as the Yamaha UX16. Install the Yamaha USB-MIDI driver supplied with the USB-MIDI Interface to the computer.

  • Page 6: Playing Back Songs On A Computer Via The Instrument Sounds

    Transmitting the Panel Settings (Initial Send) By executing this before recording, you can record the panel settings to the beginning of the Song data. This ensures that the proper and expected sounds will be produced when the recorded Song plays back. Record Instrument Computer-related Operations...

  • Page 7: Transferring Midi Files Including Songs

    To avoid power down during data transfer and possible data loss, make sure to use the power adaptor rather than batteries when using the Musicsoft Downloader. NOTE • Make sure to stop playback of the Song or Style when using Musicsoft Downloader, since internal memory of the instrument cannot be accessed from the computer during playback. Computer-related Operations...

  • Page 8: Installing Musicsoft Downloader

    Execute installation by following the on-screen instructions. After installation is completed, confirm that the Shortcut icon is located on the screen or Musicsoft Downloader is added under Yamaha in the Start menu. For detailed instructions of this application, refer to the Help.

  • Page 9: Transferring Midi Data From The Computer To The Instrument

    Connect the instrument to a computer. On the desktop of the computer, double-click the shortcut icon of Musicsoft Downloader. If you cannot find the shortcut icon, select [Start]  [All Programs]  [YAMAHA]  [Musicsoft Downloader 5]  [Musicsoft Downloader].

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    If you’ve transferred a Song (***.mid) or Style (***.sty), select the corresponding number then start playback. For details, refer to the Owner’s Manual of the instrument, or refer to page 12 in this document. NOTE • Note that the instrument cannot be operated while Musicsoft Downloader is running. Computer-related Operations...

  • Page 11: Transferring Song/style Data From The Instrument To The Computer

    Connect the instrument to a computer. On the desktop of the computer, double-click the shortcut icon of Musicsoft Downloader. If you cannot find the shortcut icon, select [Start]  [All Programs]  [YAMAHA]  [Musicsoft Downloader 5]  [Musicsoft Downloader].

  • Page 12: Playing Back Midi Files Including Songs Transferred From A Computer

    With this operation, the Song data of only channels 1 and 2 will be played back. When Voices incompatible with this instrument are assigned to Channels 3 – 16 and the Piano parts are assigned to the Channels 1 and 2, this operation results in the proper or expected sound. Computer-related Operations...

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    Playing Back MIDI Files including Songs Transferred from a Computer To set Playback Channels to “All”: While holding down [DEMO/SONG] and the [PIANO/VOICE] simultaneously, press the B6 key. Highest key With this operation, the Song data of all channels will be played back. Computer-related Operations...

  • Page 14: Target Models And Functions

    (SMF Formats 0 & 1)      PSR-S750 (PSR-S750.bup) (SMF Formats 0 & 1)   – – – P-105 (SMF Formats 0 & 1) U.R.G., Digital Musical Instruments Division © 2012 Yamaha Corporation 209POLB-C0 Computer-related Operations...

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