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Playing Duo - Yamaha Arius YDP-S51 Owner's Manual

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Playing Duo

This function allows two different players to play the instrument, one on the left and the other on the right, over the same
octave range.
While holding down [PIANO/VOICE], press [+R] and [–L]
simultaneously to engage Duo.
The keyboard is divided into two sections, with the E3 key as the Split Point.
Equivalent to C3 (middle C)
Left Voice (Voice 2)
One person should play the left section of the keyboard while
the other plays the right.
To shift the Octave for each Voice:
Same operation as in Dual (page 20).
To adjust the volume balance between two keyboard sections:
Same operation as in Dual (page 20).
Pedal function in Duo
• Damper Pedal: Applies Sustain to the right section.
• Sostenuto Pedal: Applies Sustain to both sections.
• Soft Pedal: Applies Sustain to the left section.
To exit from Duo, simultaneously hold down [PIANO/VOICE]
and press [+R] and [–L].
Split Point E3
Right Voice (Voice 1)
Advanced Operations
Equivalent to C3 (middle C)
The Split Point cannot be
changed from E3.
If the keyboard is in Dual,
engaging Duo will exit from
Dual. The Voice 1 is used as
the Voice of the entire
YDP-S51 Owner's Manual


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