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Yamaha Arius YDP-135 Owner's Manual

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YDP-135
Owner's Manual
For information on assembling the keyboard stand, refer to the instructions at the end of this manual.
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  • Page 1 YDP-135 Owner's Manual For information on assembling the keyboard stand, refer to the instructions at the end of this manual.
  • Page 2 YDP-135 Owner’s Manual...
  • Page 3 ADVARSEL: Netspændingen til dette apparat er IKKE afbrudt, sålænge netledningen sidder i en stikkontakt, som er tændt — også selvom der er slukket på apparatets afbryder. VAROITUS: Laitteen toisiopiiriin kytketty käyttökytkin ei irroita koko laitetta verkosta. (standby) YDP-135 Owner’s Manual...
  • Page 4 AC walk on, trip over, or roll anything over it. outlet. Then have the instrument inspected by qualified Yamaha service • Only use the voltage specified as correct for the instrument. The required personnel.
  • Page 5 Yamaha cannot be held responsible for damage caused by improper use or modifications to the instrument, or data that is lost or destroyed. Always turn the power off when the instrument is not in use.
  • Page 6: About The Manuals

    Online Materials (Downloadable from the web) The following instructional materials are available for downloading from the Yamaha Manual Library. Access the Yamaha Manual Library, then enter your model name (YDP-135, for example) in the Model Name area to search the manuals.
  • Page 7: Table Of Contents

    Fine-tuning the Pitch ........... 20 Using the Metronome ..........21 Adjusting the Keyboard Touch (Touch Sensitivity)..22 Recording Your Performance ....23 Recording Your Performance ........23 Playing Back Recorded Performance Data ....24 Erasing Recorded Performance Data ......24 YDP-135 Owner’s Manual...
  • Page 8: Features

    Features ■ GHS (Graded Hammer Standard) keyboard This Yamaha digital piano features a special “GHS (Graded Hammer Standard) keyboard with matte black keytops.” The GHS keyboard offers natural grand-piano type playability by simulating the heavier touch of the low range and the lighter touch of the high range across the keyboard.
  • Page 9: Panel Controls And Terminals

    [REC] button ......... page 23 make them sound softer and less bright. Allow you to record your performance. [PLAY] button ........page 24 Play back your recorded performance. [MASTER VOLUME] control ....page 11 Adjust the volume level using this control. YDP-135 Owner’s Manual...
  • Page 10: Before Using The Digital Piano

    If this happens, turn off the power immediately and unplug the power cord from the AC outlet. Then have the instrument inspected by qualified Yamaha service personnel. Music Rest...
  • Page 11: Turning The Power On

    When you start playing, adjust the [MASTER VOLUME] control to the most comfortable listening level. The level The level decreases. increases. CAUTION Do not use this instrument at a high volume level for a long period of time, or your hearing may be damaged. YDP-135 Owner’s Manual...
  • Page 12: Using Headphones

    CAUTION Do not listen to the instrument at a high volume level through headphones for a long period of time, or your hearing may be damaged. Bottom of the keyboard Standard stereo phone plug YDP-135 Owner’s Manual...
  • Page 13: Listening To The Demo Songs

    Grand Piano 2 Original Original E.Piano Original Original Harpsichord Gavotte J.S.Bach Church Organ Original Original Strings Original Original “Original” songs are Yamaha originals (©2011 Yamaha Corporation). Demo songs excluding the original songs are re-arranged excerpts from the original compositions. YDP-135 Owner’s Manual...
  • Page 14: Listening To The 50 Piano Preset Songs

    Press the [DEMO/SONG] button to stop playback. When you select a different song (or a different song is selected during chained playback), an appropriate reverb type will be selected accordingly. Data of the 50 piano preset songs is not transmitted via MIDI. YDP-135 Owner’s Manual...
  • Page 15: Listening To Songs Loaded From A Computer

    21. Selecting all song playback channels: While pressing and holding down the [DEMO/SONG] button and the [PIANO/ VOICE] button simultaneously, press the B6 key. All channels 1 through 16 produce the sound. Highest key YDP-135 Owner’s Manual...
  • Page 16: Selecting & Playing Voices

    This is a typical pipe organ sound (8 feet + 4 feet + 2 feet). Good for sacred music Church Organ from the Baroque period. Spacious and large-scale string ensemble. Try combining this Voice with piano in Strings Dual mode. YDP-135 Owner’s Manual...
  • Page 17: Using The Pedals

    Soft (Left) pedal The soft pedal reduces the volume and slightly changes the timbre of notes played while the pedal is pressed. The soft pedal will not affect notes that are already playing when it is pressed. YDP-135 Owner’s Manual...
  • Page 18: Adding Variations To The Sound - Reverb

    C3: depth 0 Lowest key The depth value increases as you press higher keys. While holding down the [PIANO/VOICE] button, press the A4 key to set the reverb to the depth most suitable for the selected Voice. YDP-135 Owner’s Manual...
  • Page 19: Layering Two Voices (Dual Mode)

    “0” increase the volume of Voice 1 in relation to Voice 2. -6 -4 -2 +1 +3 -3 -1 0 +2 +4 +5 Highest key Exit Dual mode and return to normal play mode. To return to single-Voice play mode, press the [PIANO/VOICE] button. YDP-135 Owner’s Manual...
  • Page 20: Transposition

    Hold down the A-1, B-1, C0 and C#0 keys together and press any key in the range Standard pitch: from C3 to B3. 440.0 Hz To tune up To tune down To reset to default pitch A-1 C0 YDP-135 Owner’s Manual...
  • Page 21: Using The Metronome

    Select a number starting from the left-most digit. For example, to set the tempo to “95,” press the C4 (0), A4 (9) and F4 (5) keys in sequence. METRONOME 0 2 4 5 7 9 Highest key F4 A4 C5 D5 YDP-135 Owner’s Manual...
  • Page 22: Adjusting The Keyboard Touch (Touch Sensitivity)

    You have to hit the keys hard to produce a loud sound. While holding down the [PIANO/VOICE] button, press one of the A6–C7 keys to select the desired touch sensitivity. YDP-135 Owner’s Manual...
  • Page 23: Recording Your Performance

    You can save the recorded user song to a computer. You can also load the user song data from a computer and play it back on this instrument. (See page 26.) YDP-135 Owner’s Manual...
  • Page 24: Playing Back Recorded Performance Data

    Press the [REC] button again if you wish to cancel the clear operation. Erase the song. Press the [PLAY] button to start recording. Then, without playing the keyboard, press the [REC] button to stop recording. The recorded user song is erased. YDP-135 Owner’s Manual...
  • Page 25: Connecting Midi Instruments

    For more information on the MIDI IN transmission and reception of connector USB port song data, refer to “Transmitting Song Data POWER UX16 (optional) between the Computer and MIDI OUT Computer Your digital piano connector the Digital Piano” on page 26. YDP-135 Owner’s Manual...
  • Page 26: Connecting The Digital Piano To A Computer

    Also, installing Musicsoft Downloader on the computer enables you to transfer song data between the piano and the computer (see next section). Connecting this instrument to the USB port on a computer Use an optional USB-MIDI interface (such as a Yamaha UX16) to connect this instrument’s Before you connect this MIDI connectors to the computer’s USB port.
  • Page 27: Backing Up Data And Initializing The Settings

    • Maximum data size: Total 307 KB [PLAY] button indicators on • Data format: SMF Format 0 and YDP-135.BUP (user song) the piano light up. You can play the loaded songs (page 15) and the loaded user song (page 24).
  • Page 28: Midi Functions

    When Local control is turned simultaneously, press the C6 key. Off, playing the keyboard of this instrument does not sound Pressing the C6 key repeatedly toggles between Local Control On and Off. the internal Voices. Default setting: On Highest key YDP-135 Owner’s Manual...
  • Page 29: Program Change On/Off

    Default setting: On Control Change On and Off. For information on Control Change data that can be used with this instrument, check the MIDI Data Format on the web (please refer to “MIDI Highest key Reference” on page 6). YDP-135 Owner’s Manual...
  • Page 30: Troubleshooting

    Be sure to insert the pedal cord all the way until the metal part of the cord plug disappears from view (page 33). Options (May not be available depending on your locale.) BC-100 Bench A comfortable bench styled to match your Yamaha digital piano. UX16 USB-MIDI interface HPE-150 Headphones...
  • Page 31: Keyboard Stand Assembly

    6 ×16 mm short screws × 4 Cord holders × 2 1-2 Align D and E with each end of C. 1-3 Attach D and E to C by finger-tightening the long screws (6 × 20mm). 4 ×12 mm thin screws ×2 YDP-135 Owner’s Manual...
  • Page 32 A will project beyond D and E equally when seen from the front. 5-2 Secure A by tightening the short screws (6 × 16mm) from the front. Securely tighten the screws on C that were attached in Step 1-3. Projection of A YDP-135 Owner’s Manual...
  • Page 33: Connecting The Pedal Cord

    Do not hold the key cover or top portion. Improper handling can result in damage to the instrument or personal injury. CAUTION Do not bend the cord tightly when you hang the cord on the cord hook. Otherwise, a short-circuit or fire may result. YDP-135 Owner’s Manual...
  • Page 34: Index

    ............... 23 User Song ............9, 21 METRONOME ................25 MIDI ............... 16 Voice ..............25 MIDI cables ............25 MIDI connectors ............6 MIDI Data Format ..........6 MIDI Implementation Chart ..............9 MIDI IN/OUT ...............25 Music Rest ..........26 Musicsoft Downloader ..............30 Options YDP-135 Owner’s Manual...
  • Page 35: Specifications

    AC Power Adaptor (included or optional depending on locale) PA-150 or an equivalent • 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 36 U.R.G., Digital Musical Instruments Division © 2011 Yamaha Corporation WZ44620 105AP***.*-**A0...