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Yamaha YM-41 Owner's Manual

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CONCERT
MARIMBAS
YM-460/460F/410D/410/410F
YM-46/41
OWNER'S MANUAL
Make sure to read "PRECAUTIONS FOR HANDLING
GAS SPRING" and "PRECAUTIONS".

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  • Page 1 CONCERT MARIMBAS YM-460/460F/410D/410/410F YM-46/41 OWNER’S MANUAL Make sure to read “PRECAUTIONS FOR HANDLING GAS SPRING” and “PRECAUTIONS”.
  • Page 2: Preventing Injuries

    Never hold the instrument anywhere other than the frame ends. * Approximate weights for concert marimbas are given in the following chart. YM-41 41 kg (90 lbs 6 oz) YM-410 49 kg (108 lbs)
  • Page 3 Injury or handicaps to persons caused by the disregard of warnings with Caution this mark or, misuse of the instrument, may result in the loss of personal property. Please change cracked tone bars as soon as possible. Cracked tone bars have sharp edges that can cut hands. If the instrument is often moved, bolts, parts, etc., may become loose.
  • Page 4 Thank you for purchasing a Yamaha Marimba. Exhaustive research by Yamaha technicians and craftsmen focusing on tone quality and playability, has led to the design and creation of these marimbas, using select, high quality materials, and Yamaha’s original FRP Acoustalon. We are convinced that you will enjoy playing your instrument that produces spreading and yet deep sounds as well as rich volume to your content.
  • Page 5 NOMENCLATURE ■ YM-460/460F/410/410F/46/41 * The illustration shows model YM-460. Accidental tone bars Natural tone bars Rail Suspension cord Frame end Slide leg Leg (Small end) Slant shaft Resonators Resonators (Natural tone side) (Accidental tone side) Caster (with brake) Reinforcement stay (Small end) Reinforcement stay (Large end)
  • Page 6 YM-410/410F, 41: One-piece type e Resonators (Natural tone side) YM-460/460F, 410/410F, 46: Clamp on both sides 2 sections plus wing bolts x2 YM-41: One-piece type o Rail (4) YM-460/460F, 46: Two-section folding type YM-410/410F, 41: One-piece type YAMAHA logo r Resonators (Accidental tone side)
  • Page 7 YM-460/460F/410/410F/46/41 ASSEMBLY For safety, the instrument should be assembled by at least two persons in a loca- tion with sufficient space. We recommend to you to assemble the instrument on a soft rug or carpet. Connect the large and the small end legs using the reinforcement stays. * YM-460/460F/410/410F: Before proceeding to the next step, make sure that the slide leg fixing bolts of the large and small end legs are securely fastened.
  • Page 8 YM-460/460F/410/410F/46/41 ASSEMBLY 1-2. YM-460/460F/46: Connect the reinforcement stays at the center. Align the end of the fixing bolt and the holes in the reinforcement stays and tighten the fixing bolt securely. * Insert the support using the reference hole close to the hole for the screw as a guide. Reference hole Reinforcement stay (Small end)
  • Page 9 Tone bar height can be adjusted at this point. (Refer to n on page 32.) Rail (4): With YAMAHA logo. Logo side facing the audience. (3): Both sides have clamps attached. The side with the shorter clamp should face the player.
  • Page 10 YM-460/460F/410/410F/46/41 ASSEMBLY Attach the resonators. 3-1. Assemble the resonator pipes of the YM-460, 460F, 410, 410F, and 46. Make sure that the natural tone and accidental tone sides are properly assembled. All pipes on the natural tone side have bottoms attached. 3-2.
  • Page 11 YM-460/460F/410/410F/46/41 ASSEMBLY Insert the rails (1) and (4) into the frame ends of the legs. 4-1. Insert the outer rails (1) and (4) in the same way as the inner rails (2) and (3). A mark “A” is printed on the large end face of the rail (1) and the groove section of the frame end of the large end leg, and a mark “D”...
  • Page 12 YM-460/460F/410/410F/46/41 ASSEMBLY YM-460/460F/410/410F Only Adjust the height of the tone bars. Make sure that this procedure is performed by at least two persons. Reverse the assembly procedure going from steps b → v → c and remove the resonators and the stay fixing bolts attached to the rail section (2) so that the stays can be moved.
  • Page 13 Accidental tone bars Threaded hole i Rail (3) Clamp on both sides e Resonators (Natural tone side) o Rail (4) YAMAHA logo !0 Leg (Large end) r Resonators (Accidental tone side) t Reinforcement stay For low sound side !1 Leg (Small end)
  • Page 14 YM-410D ASSEMBLY For safety, the instrument should be assembled by at least two persons in a loca- tion with sufficient space. We recommend to you to assemble the instrument on a soft rug or carpet. Connect the large and the small end legs using the reinforcement stays. 1-1.
  • Page 15 YM-410D ASSEMBLY 1-3 Insert the reinforcement stay with its notch facing up into the stay mount hole of the large end leg Fixing bolt as far as it will go (aligning the notch with the fixing bolt) and tighten the fixing bolt securely. Reinforcement stay Notch Fixing bolt...
  • Page 16 * Do not insert one side of the rail all the way down first, but push both sides into grooves alter- nately little by little until both sides are inserted fully and stop. Rail (4): With YAMAHA logo. Logo side facing the audience. (3): Both sides have clamps attached. The side with the shorter clamp should face the player.
  • Page 17 YM-410D ASSEMBLY Attach the resonators. 3-1. Assemble the resonator pipes. Make sure that the natural tone and accidental tone sides are properly assembled. All pipes on the natural tone side have bottoms attached. 3-1. First, lower the accidental resonator pipes from above the instrument between the frame sections, and into the rubber resonator holder.
  • Page 18 YM-410D ASSEMBLY Insert the rail (1) into the frame ends of the legs. 4-1. Insert the outer rail (1) in the same way as the inner rails (2), (3) and (4). A mark “A” is printed on the large end face of the rail (1) and the groove section of the frame end of the large end leg.
  • Page 19 24 – 22.5 mm (0.95 – 0.89") thick ● 25 – 21 mm (0.98 – 0.83") thick Bar sizes YM-41: 53 – 38 mm (2.2 – 1.5") wide YM-460F: 58 – 38 mm (2.2 – 1.5") wide YM-410D/410: 24 – 22.5 mm (0.95 – 0.89") thick 23 mm (0.91") thick...

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