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Recording Your Performance - Yamaha Arius YDP-S51 Owner's Manual

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Recording Your Performance

This instrument lets you record your keyboard performance as the User Song. Up to two Parts (left-hand and right-hand)
can be recorded separately.
Recording Your Performance
Select the desired Voice and other parameters, such as beat,
for recording.
For instructions on selecting a Voice, refer to page 16. If necessary, set other
parameters, such as beat and effects, in this step.
While holding down [REC], press [+R] or [–L] to engage
Record Ready mode for the Part you want to record.
If you do not intend to record right- and left-hand Parts separately, record the entire
performance to either Part.
Recording the right-hand Part ([+R])
Recording the left-hand Part ([–L])
After a while, the [REC] lamp and the selected Part lamp will flash at the current
To exit from Record Ready mode:
Simply press [REC].
If data has already been recorded to the other Part:
The data in this Part will be played back while recording. This Part can be turned off
or on by holding down [PLAY] then pressing this Part button.
Play the keyboard or press [PLAY] to start recording.
The [REC] lamp lights up while the Recording Part lamp flashes at the current
Press either [REC] or [PLAY] to stop recording.
The [REC], [PLAY], [+R] and [–L] lamps flash, indicating that the recorded data is
being stored. After the Save operation is completed, the lamps will turn off,
indicating that the Record operation has been completed.
YDP-S51 Owner's Manual
Recording Capacity
This instrument can record up
to 100KB (approximately
11,000 notes).
You can use the Metronome
while recording; however, the
Metronome sound will not be
If a Part contains data, the
Part lamp lights. Note that the
Recording operation will
replace already-recorded data
with the new data.
Never turn off the power while
the recorded data is being
stored (while the lamps are
flashing). Otherwise, all
recorded data will be lost.


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