Using a USB Flash Memory
This instrument features several functions which handle the Song files, as listed below.
• Playing Back Songs in USB Flash Memory (page 25)
• Copying a User Song in the Instrument to a USB Flash Memory (page 30)
• Converting a User Song in the Instrument to an Audio Song (page 31)
• Backing up Data to a USB Flash Memory (page 36)
Handling a USB Flash Memory
Precautions when using the [USB TO
When connecting a USB device to the terminal, be
sure to handle the USB device with care. Follow the
important precautions below.
For more information about the handling of USB devices,
refer to the owner's manual of the USB device.
Compatible USB devices
• USB flash memory
The instrument does not necessarily support all
commercially available USB devices. Yamaha cannot
guarantee operation of USB devices that you purchase.
Before purchasing a USB device for use with this
instrument, please visit the following web page:
Other USB devices such as a computer keyboard or mouse
cannot be used.
Connecting a USB device
When connecting a USB device to
the [USB TO DEVICE] terminal,
make sure that the connector on the
device is appropriate and that it is
connected in the proper direction.
• Avoid connecting or disconnecting the USB device
during playback/recording, file management (such
as Save and Copy operations) or when accessing
the USB device. Failure to do so may result in
"freezing" of the operation of the instrument or
corruption of the USB device and the data.
• When connecting then disconnecting the USB
device (and vice versa), make sure to wait a few
seconds between the two operations.
When connecting a USB cable, make sure that the length is
less than 3 meters.
Using a USB Flash Memory
F02 Owner's Manual
Using USB Flash Memory
By connecting the instrument to a USB flash memory,
you can save data you've created to the connected USB
flash memory, as well as read data from the connected
USB flash memory.
Number of USB flash memories that can
Only one USB flash memory device can be connected
to the [USB TO DEVICE] terminal.
Formatting USB flash memory
When a USB flash memory is connected, a message
may appear prompting you to format the device. If so,
execute the Format operation by the computer.
The Format operation deletes any previously existing
data. Make sure that the USB flash memory you are
formatting does not contain important data.
To protect your data (write-protect)
To prevent important data from being inadvertently
erased, apply the write-protect provided with each
USB flash memory. If you are saving data to the USB
flash memory, make sure to disable write-protect.
Turning off the instrument
When turning off the instrument, make sure that the
instrument is NOT accessing the USB flash memory
by playback/recording or file management (such as
during Save and Copy operations). Failure to do so
may corrupt the USB flash memory and the data.