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Yamaha BF-1 - BODiBEAT Music Player/Heart Rate Monitor Quick Manual

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The "Precautions" section is located on pages 4 – 5. Please read this carefully before using the


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  • Page 1 BF-1 BF-1 Quick Guide The “Precautions” section is located on pages 4 – 5. Please read this carefully before using the BODiBEAT BF-1.
  • Page 2: Main Features

    Congratulations! Thank you for purchasing the Yamaha BODiBEAT BF-1 Interactive Music Player. If you’re a music lover who enjoys exercising along with music, you’ll find that the many functions and features of the BF-1 not only make exercising more enjoyable but also make it much more effective.
  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    • Copying of the commercially available musical data is strictly prohibited except for your personal use. • This manual is the exclusive copyrights of Yamaha Corporation. • The illustrations and displays as shown in this manual are for instructional purposes only, and may appear somewhat different from those on your device.
  • Page 4: Precautions

    fire. If the device should appear to beginning any exercise. be malfunctioning, discontinue use immediately and have it inspected by qualified Yamaha service • If exercising causes you any pain or discomfort, personnel. immediately get rest and consult a physician if necessary.
  • Page 5 If this should modifications to the device. occur, stop using the device and consult a • Yamaha cannot be held responsible for any physician. health problems during exercise with the • When using the optional AC power adaptor, device.
  • Page 6: Starting Up

    Starting Up Panel Controls Open the flap MENU 1 ▲/▼ (Up/Down) buttons (page 8) 5 [MENU] button (page 8) 2 Display 6 Earphone/ear clip connector 3 LED 7 [RESET] switch Red: Heart rate is fast. 8 USB connector (pages 7 and 19) Green: Optimal aerobic exercise.
  • Page 7: Charging The Battery

    Charging the Battery You will need to charge the BF-1 before you use it for the first time. To charge the battery of the BF-1, simply connect it to a computer with the included USB cable. (Refer also to page 19.) BF-1 Computer USB cable...
  • Page 8: Basic Operations

    Basic Operations Moves cursor highlight down Moves cursor highlight up MENU ■ Selecting a menu item Press the ▲ button: Moves the cursor highlight up Press the ▼ button: Moves the cursor highlight down Press both ▲ / ▼ buttons simultaneously: Actually selects or calls up the item ■...
  • Page 9 Turning the Power On / Making Initial Settings The first time you turn on the power of your new BF-1, the device guides you through several important settings. You’ll need to make these settings before you can effectively use the BF-1. Press the [ ] (Standby/On) button to turn on the power.
  • Page 10: Attaching The Armband

    Attaching the armband Connect the earphone cable to the BF-1. Correct Attach the device to the armband. Incorrect Loosen the armband and put your left arm into the armband. Fasten the armband to your upper arm. Adjust the armband into position so that you can easily see the display.
  • Page 11: Putting On The Earphones And Pulse Sensor

    Putting on the earphones and pulse sensor Hook the earphone cable over the top of your ear. Insert the earphone into your ear. Adjust the earphone angle as desired. Pulse sensor Clip the pulse sensor onto your left ear lobe. Slide the cable tightener toward your head.
  • Page 12: Exercising With The Bf-1

    Exercising with the BF-1 Walking/Jogging at Your Own Pace—Free Workout Mode In the Free Workout mode, the BF-1 automatically matches the music to your exercise pace, selecting songs that have almost the same tempo as your jogging or walking speed. When you change pace, the music changes with you.
  • Page 13 Optimal Aerobic Exercise—Walk Fitness and Jog Fitness Modes The Fitness Modes (Walk Fitness programmed for walking and Jog Fitness for jogging) provide the most appropriate music playback for optimal aerobic exercise. The built-in pulse sensor detects your heart rate as you exercise. Continuously and in real time, the BF-1 calculates the optimal exercise pace for you, given your physical condition—and then automatically changes the music to match your pace and heart rate.
  • Page 14: Operation During Exercise

    Operation During Exercise ■ Pausing the exercise Press (but do not hold) the ▲/▼ (Up/Down) buttons simultaneously. This pauses the music and exercise session. Press them again to restart the music and exercise. ■ Changing music playback volume Press one of the ▲/▼ (Up/Down) buttons and change the volume. ■...
  • Page 15 Goal Setting You can specify the target to structure your sessions if you want. When you specify the target before your exercise, music playback will automatically stop once the set target has been reached. At step 2 on page 12 or step 3 on page 13, select “Setting.” Select the desired setting: Time, Distance, Calories.
  • Page 16 Exercising According to a Training Program—Training Mode The Training mode is like having a professional athletic coach by your side, telling you not only when to speed up and when to slow down, but exactly how much you should speed up or slow down—all the while playing your favorite music to keep you on program.
  • Page 17 After a Workout Session Once your exercise session is stopped, a log of the session automatically appears. Use the ▲/ ▼ (Up/Down) buttons to scroll through the display pages to view all log entries and graphs. To exit from the Log display pages, press the [MENU] button. Selecting “Data”...
  • Page 18: Connecting To A Computer

    Connecting to a Computer About the BODiBEAT Station Connecting with a computer and using the included BODiBEAT Station software allows you to easily and intuitively manage the exercise logs, training programs, and music data, and lets you take full advantage of all the modes and functions on the BF-1 conveniently and efficiently from your computer.
  • Page 19: How To Connect

    When removing the BF-1 from the computer… Double-click “Safely Remove Hardware” icon on the Windows task bar. The “Safely Remove Hardware” dialog appears. Confirm that the “Display device component” is checkmarked, select “Yamaha BODiBEAT USB Device,” then click [Stop]. The “Stop a Hardware device” dialog appears.
  • Page 20 BODiBEAT Station Installation IMPORTANT Before installing the software, please read carefully the End User Licensing Agreement included in the CD- ROM. By installing it, you are agreeing to be bound by the terms of the license agreement. Insert the supplied CD-ROM into your computer’s CD/DVD drive. The initial menu appears on the screen.
  • Page 21 Loading Music Data to the BF-1 By loading your favorite songs to the BF-1, you can listen to them when you exercise or play them back in the Music Playback mode. If you want to load the song data from a music CD, import songs from the CD to your computer in advance, using a CD ripping software, such as Windows Media Player.
  • Page 22: Using The Bf-1 As A Music Player

    Using the BF-1 as a Music Player Selecting Songs In the Music Playback mode, the BF-1 performs as a simple music player. From the Top Menu, Select “Music Playback.” There are three operations to select a song to be played: Artist/Album ..
  • Page 23: Settings

    Settings This group of controls and parameters let you customize the BF-1 for your own preferences and physical condition. The Settings are divided into three main groups: Music, Hardware and User, with a separate Initialize function for instantly restoring the default settings of the device. Also included is an Information menu, which lets you check the version of your BF-1.
  • Page 24: Menu Tree

    Menu Tree Top Menu Free Workout Walk Fitness Jog Fitness Training Music Playback Artist/Album, Songs, Playlists, Now Playing Data Workouts, Days, Weeks, Months Settings Music Settings Workout Music Music Priority Tempo Guide Half Tempo Song Transition Playback Time Normalize Volume Play Mode Repeat Shuffle...
  • Page 25: Specifications

    BODiBEAT Station * Specifications and descriptions in this owner’s manual are for information purposes only. Yamaha Corp. reserves the right to change or modify products or specifications at any time without prior notice. Since specifications, equipment or options may not be the same in every locale, please check with your Yamaha dealer.
  • Page 26 For details of products, please contact your nearest Yamaha representative or the authorized distributor listed below. THE NETHERLANDS/BELGIUM/ NORTH AMERICA EUROPE LUXEMBOURG CANADA THE UNITED KINGDOM Yamaha Music Central Europe GmbH, Yamaha Canada Music Ltd. Yamaha Music U.K. Ltd.. Branch Benelux...
  • Page 27 891/1 Siam Motors Building, 15-16 floor THE PEOPLE’S REPUBLIC OF CHINA Tel: 67 16 77 70 Rama 1 road, Wangmai, Pathumwan Yamaha Music & Electronics (China) Co., Ltd. Bangkok 10330, Thailand 25/F., United Plaza, 1468 Nanjing Road (West), ICELAND Tel: 02-215-2626...
  • Page 28 fifty states of the USA and District of Columbia (the “Warranted Area”) and (2) used exclusively in the Warranted Area. YAMAHA suggests that you read the Limited Warranty thoroughly, and invites you to contact your authorized YAMAHA dealer or YAMAHA Customer Service if you have any questions.
  • Page 29 YAMAHA does not warrant that the operation of the product will be uninterrupted or error-free. YAMAHA is not responsible for damage arising from failure to follow instructions relating to the product’s use.
  • Page 31 Yamaha neither assumes nor authorizes anyone to assume for it any other express warranty. If you have any questions about service received or if you need assistance in locating an authorized YAMAHA Servicer, please contact: CUSTOMER SERVICE...
  • Page 32 BODiBEAT Website Yamaha Manual Library U.R.G., Pro Audio & Digital Musical Instrument Division, Yamaha Corporation © 2007 Yamaha Corporation WJ94120 707MWAP5.3-01A1 Printed in China...

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