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This Reference Manual explains advanced features of the Tyros4 that are not explained in the
Owner's Manual. Please read the Owner's Manual first, before reading this Reference Manual.
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  • Page 1 Reference Manual This Reference Manual explains advanced features of the Tyros4 that are not explained in the Owner’s Manual. Please read the Owner’s Manual first, before reading this Reference Manual.
  • Page 2: Table Of Contents

    Playlist Mode............................93 Vocal Harmony – Adding Harmony Vocals and Synth Vocoder to Your Singing – Setting up the Vocal Harmony Control Parameters ................96 Editing the Vocal Harmony Types......................98 Editing the Synth Vocoder Types......................103 Tyros4 Reference Manual...
  • Page 3 Editing EFFECT Parameters ....................... 109 Editing EQ Parameters ........................112 Line Out Settings ..........................114 Internet Direct Connection – Connecting the Tyros4 Directly to the Internet – Editing the Browser Settings........................ 115 Registering Bookmarks of Your Favorite Pages .................. 116 Connections –...
  • Page 4: Voices

    • Editing an Expansion Voice Bank—Library Edit ........28 • Saving your Custom Voices to a Library—Library Save ......30 • Loading a single Additional Voice to the Tyros4—Individual Load..31 • Loading a Library (Expansion Voice Bank) to the Tyros4—Library Load ........................
  • Page 5: Selecting Gm/xg Or Other Voices From The Panel

    NOTE display of GM/XG Voices, GM2 Voices, etc. You can find the “Legacy” folder in this display. This folder contains previous Yamaha keyboards’ Voices (such as Select the desired Voice. Tyros, Tyros2, Tyros3, etc.) for data compatibility with other models.
  • Page 6: Effect-related Settings

    HARD: Relatively strong aftertouch pressure is needed to produce changes. NORMAL: Produces a fairly standard aftertouch response. SOFT: Allows you to produce relatively large changes with very light aftertouch pres- sure. [5 ]– LEFT–RIGHT3 Turns Initial Touch on or off for each keyboard part. [8 ] Tyros4 Reference Manual...
  • Page 7: Selecting The Harmony/echo Type

    Chord section for Style playback LEFT Voice and chord section and Harmony effect for Harmony effect Split Point Split Point (for Style playback) (for the Voice) RIGHT 1–3 Voices LEFT Voice Chord section for Style playback and Harmony effect NEXT PAGE Tyros4 Reference Manual...
  • Page 8 This allows you to selectively apply the harmony by your playing strength, letting you create har- mony accents in the melody. The harmony effect is applied when you play the key strongly (above the set value). Tyros4 Reference Manual...
  • Page 9: Pitch-related Settings

    Fine-tuning the Pitch of the Entire Instrument You can fine-tune the pitch of the entire instrument—useful when you play the Tyros4 along with other instruments or CD music. Please note that the Tune function does not affect the Drum Kit or SFX Kit Voices and audio files.
  • Page 10: Changing The Part Assignment Of The Transpose Buttons

    MASTER When this is selected, the TRANSPOSE [-]/[+] buttons affect the overall pitch of the instrument, except audio playback. You can confirm the setting here by viewing the popup window called up via the TRANSPOSE [-]/[+] buttons. Tyros4 Reference Manual...
  • Page 11: Editing Voices (voice Set)

    Editing Voices (Voice Set) The Tyros4 has a Voice Set feature that allows you to create your own Voices by editing some parameters of the existing Voices. Once you’ve created a Voice, you can save it as a User Voice to the USER drive or external devices for future recall.
  • Page 12: Editable Parameters In The Voice Set Displays

    LFO FMOD Determines the degree to which the MODULATION wheel modulates the Filter mod- ulation, or the wah effect. [7 ] LFO AMOD Determines the degree to which the MODULATION wheel modulates the amplitude, or the tremolo effect. Tyros4 Reference Manual...
  • Page 13 Determines how quickly the sound reaches its sustain level (a slightly lower level than maximum). The lower the value, the quicker the decay. [5 ] RELES. Determines how quickly the sound decays to silence after the key is released. The (Release) lower the value, the quicker the decay. Tyros4 Reference Manual...
  • Page 14 Determines the Frequency and Gain of the Low and High EQ bands. For informa- tion about EQ, refer to page 112.  HARMONY Page Same as in the [FUNCTION]  [F] HARMONY/ECHO display. See “Selecting the Harmony/Echo type” on page Tyros4 Reference Manual...
  • Page 15: Disabling Automatic Selection Of Voice Sets (effects, Etc.)

    [FUNCTION]  [E] REGIST SEQUENCE/FREEZE/VOICE SET  TAB [][] VOICE SET Use the [A]/[B] buttons to select a keyboard part. Use the [4 ]–[7 ] buttons to enable/disable automatic calling up of the settings (ON or OFF) independently for each parameter group. Tyros4 Reference Manual...
  • Page 16: Editing Organ Flutes Parameters

    Affects the attack portion of the sound producing a longer or shorter decay immedi- ately after the initial attack. The longer the graphic bar, the longer the decay.  EFFECT/EQ Page Same parameters as in the VOICE SET “EFFECT/EQ” Page explained on page Tyros4 Reference Manual...
  • Page 17: Creating Custom Voices (voice Creator)

    Voice)” on page Importing the Wave Data to the Optional Expansion Module Install the expansion module to the Tyros4. For information on installation, refer to the Appendix section in the Owner’s Man- ual. Prepare the Wave data you’ll be using for the new Voice.
  • Page 18 As soon as the Import operation is finished, the “Completed” dialog appears. Press the [G] (OK) button to return to the Expansion Module display. The Wave files imported from the USB or HD drive are shown. NEXT PAGE Tyros4 Reference Manual...
  • Page 19 Selects the next or previous page in the list. [2 ] [3 ]– Up/Down Selects the next or previous file. [5 ] [6 ] AUDITION Allows you to listen to the currently selected file. [7 ]/ PROPERTY Shows the Property display (page 29). [8 ] Tyros4 Reference Manual...
  • Page 20: Creating Normal Voices (custom Voice)

    Voices. A Voice consists of eight elements and you need to assign Wave files to each element (more than two Waves can be assigned to one element). The resulting Voice is called a Custom Voice and can be selected and played in the same way as all other Tyros4 Voices. Flash Memory Expansion Module...
  • Page 21 Use the [F] button to select the category which contains the desired Wave file. For information on category, refer to page Select the desired Wave file by using the [1 ]–[5 ] buttons, then press the [ENTER] button to confirm your selection. NEXT PAGE Tyros4 Reference Manual...
  • Page 22 12 on page 23 about the Custom steps 5–7. Voice display. Each time you make some change (e.g., add a Wave to the Element or add an Element to the Voice), you should store the Voice. NEXT PAGE Tyros4 Reference Manual...
  • Page 23 NOTE (If necessary) You can re-edit the element and the entire Voice. For details, refer to Do not use any special characters the section “Re-Editing a Custom Voice” (page 27). (umlaut, accent, etc.) in the Voice name. Tyros4 Reference Manual...
  • Page 24: Creating Drum Voices (custom Drum Voice)

    Drum Voices with other instruments of Preset Drum Voice and your own Wave files, and by editing selected parameters of each key. The resulting Voice is called a Custom Drum Voice and can be selected and played in the same way as all other Tyros4 Voices. Drum Voice (Custom Drum Voice)
  • Page 25 KIT: Sorts the sounds according to the containing Drum Kit Voice. INST.: Sorts the sounds according to the instrument (drum/percussion) type. EMPTY Disables the selection. [1 ]/ PAGE Up/Down page [2 ] [3 ]– Up/Down [5 ] [6 ] AUDITION NEXT PAGE Tyros4 Reference Manual...
  • Page 26 [7 ] ALTERNATE Assigns the key (TARGET) to a specific group. This lets you separate certain sounds, GROUP such as open and closed hi-hat sounds, so that one will cancel the other. NEXT PAGE Tyros4 Reference Manual...
  • Page 27: Re-editing A Custom Voice

    Press the [VOICE CREATOR] button to call up the Voice Creator Menu. Press the [G] (CUSTOM VOICE ASSEMBLY) button to call up the operation display. The subsequent steps are the same as for creating the Custom Voice (Normal Voice: page 20, Drum Voice: page 24). Tyros4 Reference Manual...
  • Page 28: Editing An Expansion Voice Bank-library Edit

    When you reorganize Voices in this dis- play, you are simply organizing the paths of the Voices, not copying or moving the Voices themselves. Shows the property display (see below). When you’ve finished editing, press the [EXIT] button. NEXT PAGE Tyros4 Reference Manual...
  • Page 29 • FREQUENCY (kHz): The sampling frequency of the focused Wave • CHANNEL: The number of channels of the focused Wave, MONO or STEREO • TIME: The playback time of the focused Wave To close the Property display, press the [F] (OK) button. Tyros4 Reference Manual...
  • Page 30: Saving Your Custom Voices To A Library-library Save

    [8 ] (PROP- A message appears prompting you to select the method for saving. ERTY) button here. Press the [G] (OK) button to save the Library file. To cancel, press the [H] (CANCEL) button. Tyros4 Reference Manual...
  • Page 31: Loading A Single Additional Voice To The Tyros4-individual Load

    Loading a single Additional Voice to the Tyros4—Individual Load This operation allows you to load a single additional Voice (including from Custom Voices, Custom Drum Voices and downloaded Premium Voices) to the Expansion Voice bank in the instrument for playing or editing.
  • Page 32: Loading A Library (expansion Voice Bank) To The Tyros4-library Load

    Loading a Library (Expansion Voice Bank) to the Tyros4—Library Load This operation lets you recall the Custom Voices you’ve saved to a Library file (in Library Save on page 30), and load them to the Tyros4. Call up the operation display.
  • Page 33: Editing A Custom Voice On Your Computer-voice Editor

    Voice to a computer and use the comprehensive Voice Editor software (included on the CD-ROM) to edit all the parameters from your computer. The Voices you create can be saved to the PRESET tab page on the Tyros4 as Custom Voices, and can be called up any time by pressing the [EXPANSION] button.
  • Page 34: Styles

    On the CHORD FINGERING display, specify the Chord Root and Chord Type by using the [6 ]–[8 ] button. The notes you need to play are shown in the display. NOTE Depending on the chord, some notes may be omitted. Tyros4 Reference Manual...
  • Page 35 Style. The Fingered type recognizes the various chord types which are listed on the Data List available at the Yamaha website and can be looked up using the Chord Tutor function on page...
  • Page 36: Style Playback Related Settings

    Style Playback Related Settings The Tyros4 has a variety of Style playback functions which can be accessed in the display below. Call up the operation display. [FUNCTION]  [C] STYLE SETTING/SPLIT POINT/CHORD FINGERING  TAB [][] STYLE SETTING Use the [1 ]–[8 ] buttons for each setting.
  • Page 37 PART ON/OFF This determines whether the Style Channel On/Off status changes or not when you change Styles. HOLD: The Style Channel On/Off status of the previous Style is maintained. RESET: All Style Channels are set to On. Tyros4 Reference Manual...
  • Page 38: Split Point Settings

    You can specify each Split Point by note name. “STYLE” indicates Split Point (S), [2 ] “LEFT” indicates Split Point (L) and “RIGHT3” indicates Split Point (R). [3 ]/ LEFT [4 ] [5 ]/ RIGHT3 [6 ] Tyros4 Reference Manual...
  • Page 39: Memorizing The Original One Touch Setting

    Press [F] (YES) button to call up the Style Selection display and NOTICE save the panel settings as a Style file. The panel settings memorized to each OTS button will be lost if you change the Style or turn the power off without executing the Save operation. Tyros4 Reference Manual...
  • Page 40: Creating/editing Styles (style Creator)

    [DIGITAL RECORDING]  [B] STYLE CREATOR There are six Pages (tabs) in the Style Creator display. NOTE The Style files created on the Tyros4 can • BASIC....... Creates the basic settings of the Style. You can also record only be played back on instruments which are compatible with SFF GE.
  • Page 41: Realtime Recording

    You cannot select INTRO 4 and ENDING 4 sections directly via the panel opera- First close the RECORD display by pressing the [EXIT] button. Then use the [3 tion. ]/[4 ] buttons to select the section to be recorded. NEXT PAGE Tyros4 Reference Manual...
  • Page 42 Style, you have to delete the original data before record- You can cancel the deletion by pressing the same numbered button again before ing. releasing your finger from the [J] button. NEXT PAGE Tyros4 Reference Manual...
  • Page 43 CM7 to another chord, the chord notes and recommended notes will also change. For details on chord notes and recommended notes, page NOTE For the INTRO and ENDING sections, any appropriate chord or chord progression can be used. Tyros4 Reference Manual...
  • Page 44: Step Recording

    First call up the SECTION Selection display by pressing one of the Section but- tion. tons (INTRO, MAIN, ENDING, etc.) on the panel. Then change the section as desired by using the [6 ]/[7 ] buttons and actually enter the selection by pressing the [8 ] (OK) button. NEXT PAGE Tyros4 Reference Manual...
  • Page 45 Press the [J] (SAVE) button to execute the Save operation. NOTICE The edited Style will be lost if you change to another Style or turn the power to the instrument off without executing the Save opera- tion. Tyros4 Reference Manual...
  • Page 46: Editing The Rhythmic Feel

    (for example, the 2nd and 3rd beats, if “3” is selected). In all cases, “A” types produce minimum effect, “B” types produce medium effect, and “C” types produce maximum effect. NEXT PAGE Tyros4 Reference Manual...
  • Page 47 Press the [I] (SAVE) button to execute the Save operation. NOTICE The edited Style will be lost if you change to another Style or turn the power to the instrument off without executing the Save opera- tion. Tyros4 Reference Manual...
  • Page 48: Editing Data For Each Channel

    Style or turn Undo function only has one level; only the previous operation can be undone. the power to the instrument off without executing the Save opera- Press the [I] (SAVE) button to execute the Save operation. tion. Tyros4 Reference Manual...
  • Page 49: Making Style File Format Settings

    Making Style File Format Settings The Style File Format (SFF) combines all of Yamaha’s auto accompaniment (Style playback) know-how into a single unified format. By using the Style Creator, you can take advantage of the power of the SFF format and freely create your own Styles.
  • Page 50 C R C ( b13) (13) (b9) (#9) CM aug C aug R C C C R C C R C C R C Csus Csus C C R C = Chord notes C, R = Recommended notes Tyros4 Reference Manual...
  • Page 51 Other notes are not changed. Use this for chord channels of Sections which respond only to a Major/minor chord such as Intros and Endings. NEXT PAGE Tyros4 Reference Manual...
  • Page 52 The note is retriggered with a new attack at a new pitch corresponding to the next chord. RETRIGGER TO ROOT The note is retriggered with a new attack at the root note of the next chord. However, the octave of the new note remains the same. Tyros4 Reference Manual...
  • Page 53: Songs

    Enables/disables display of the right-hand key range. RIGHT and LEFT (above) can- not be turned off at the same time. [3 ] CHORD ON/OFF Enables/disables display of the chords. If the selected Song does not contain chord data, chords are not displayed. NEXT PAGE Tyros4 Reference Manual...
  • Page 54 The root note is indicated as Do. For example, in the key of G major the root note of “Sol” would be indicated as “Do.” As with “Fixed Do,” the indication differs depending on the selected language. Tyros4 Reference Manual...
  • Page 55: Editing Lyrics/text Display Settings

    [EXIT] button to return back to the Lyrics/Text display. NOTE When the background picture is specified in the Song data, the BACKGROUND setting cannot be changed. NOTE For information on available image files, refer to the MAIN PICTURE parameter on page 136. Tyros4 Reference Manual...
  • Page 56: Using The Auto Accompaniment Features With The Song Playback

    The Song and Style starts playing. When you play chords, pressing the [SCORE] the Song is automatically used. button and turning CHORD on (page 53) allows you to see the chord information. When the Song playback is stopped, the Style playback is also stopped at the same time. Tyros4 Reference Manual...
  • Page 57: Song Playback Related Parameters (repeat Settings, Channel Settings, Guide Function)

    Song Playback Related Parameters (Repeat settings, Channel settings, Guide Function) The Tyros4 has a variety of Song playback functions—repeat playback, various guide settings, etc.—which can be accessed in the display below. Call up the operation display. [FUNCTION]  [B] SONG SETTING...
  • Page 58: Keyboard And Vocal Practice Using The Guide Function

    [SCORE] button, you can have the notation of the Song displayed, showing the notes you should play and when you should play them, for ease in learning. The Tyros4 also features a convenient vocal practice tool that controls the timing of Song playback while you sing along (when singing into a connected microphone.)
  • Page 59 Song data (page 72). For Songs to which the Guide settings have been saved, the Guide function will be automatically turned on and the related settings will be recalled when the Song is selected. Tyros4 Reference Manual...
  • Page 60: Playing Backing Parts With The Performance Assistant Technology

    Press the [STOP] button to stop playback. Press the [8 ] button to turn the [P.A.T.] off. Tyros4 Reference Manual...
  • Page 61: Creating/editing Songs (song Creator)

    NOTE ously. Selecting a blank Song initializes the panel settings. A blank Song (“New Song”) is called up for recording. Call up the operation display. [DIGITAL RECORDING]  [A] SONG CREATOR  TAB [][] 1-16 NEXT PAGE Tyros4 Reference Manual...
  • Page 62 Deletes the selected data. [1 ] Sets the position of the note to be entered. [2 ] BEAT [3 ] CLOCK [4 ]– Determines the note length to be entered: whole-note, half-note, quarter-note, eighth- [8 ] note or sixteenth-note. Tyros4 Reference Manual...
  • Page 63 To enter the rest, use the [4 ]–[8 ] buttons. (Press the button once to select the rest value, and once again to actually enter it.) A rest having the speci- fied note length will be entered. NEXT PAGE Tyros4 Reference Manual...
  • Page 64 Press the [EXIT] button to exit from the Step Recording display. Press the [I] (SAVE) button to execute the Save operation. NOTICE The recorded Song data will be lost if you select another Song or turn the power to the instrument off without executing the Save operation. Tyros4 Reference Manual...
  • Page 65: Recording Chords (step Recording)

    Call up the operation display. [DIGITAL RECORDING]  [A] SONG CREATOR  TAB [][] CHORD Press the [G] (STEP REC) button to call up the STEP RECORD display. Start Step Recording. About these buttons, refer to page Tyros4 Reference Manual...
  • Page 66 ON, and simply press the Press the [6 ] button to select the quarter-note length. desired MAIN VARIATION [A]–[D] but- ton. Play the chords F, and G7 in the chord section of the keyboard. NEXT PAGE Tyros4 Reference Manual...
  • Page 67 Song data. Press the [I] (SAVE) button to execute the Save operation. NOTICE The recorded Song data will be lost if you select another Song or turn the power to the instrument off without executing the Save operation. Tyros4 Reference Manual...
  • Page 68: Re-recording A Specific Section-punch In/out

    Foot Pedal 2 is cancelled when the Pedal Punch In/Out function is set to ON. NOTE Pedal Punch In/Out operation may be reversed depending on the particular pedal you’ve connected to the instrument. If necessary, change the pedal polarity to reverse the control (page 121). NEXT PAGE Tyros4 Reference Manual...
  • Page 69 Examples of re-recording with various Punch In/Out settings turn the power to the instrument The Tyros4 features several different ways you use the Punch In/Out function. The off without executing the Save illustrations below indicate a variety of situations in which selected measures in an operation.
  • Page 70: Editing Channel Events

    Press the [I] (SAVE) button to execute the Save operation. NOTICE The recorded Song data will be lost if you select another Song or turn the power to the instrument off without executing the Save operation. Tyros4 Reference Manual...
  • Page 71 You can delete the data of the specified channel in the Song. Select the channel whose data to be deleted by using the [1 ]–[8 ] buttons, then press the [D] (EXECUTE) button to execute the operation. Tyros4 Reference Manual...
  • Page 72 VH/MIC: Records the Vocal Harmony and the microphone settings in the Mixing Console display. [8 ] MARK ON Add or remove a checkmark to the selected item. Checked items are recorded to the Song. [8 ] MARK OFF Tyros4 Reference Manual...
  • Page 73: Editing Chord Events, Notes, System Exclusive Events And Lyrics

    [5 ] buttons or [DATA ENTRY] dial. [6 ] Executes cut/copy/delete/paste operation. [7 ] COPY [7 ] DELETE [8 ] PASTE [6 ] INS (INSERT) Adds a new event. [8 ] CANCEL Cancels editing and restores the original value. Tyros4 Reference Manual...
  • Page 74 XGPrm (XG parameters) Allows you to make various detailed changes to the XG parameters. Refer to the “MIDI Data Format” in the Data List for details. The Data List is available at the Yamaha website. SYS/EX. (System Exclusive) Displays the System Exclusive data in the Song. Keep in mind that you cannot create new data or change the contents of the data here;...
  • Page 75 Enters/removes the checkmark for the selected event type. The checked [7 ] event types can be shown on the CHORD, 1-16, SYS/EX. or LYRICS Page. [6 ]/ MARK OFF [7 ] Press the [EXIT] button to execute the settings. Tyros4 Reference Manual...
  • Page 76: Editing Song Position Markers

    This is because of limitations in was copied from—only the location of the copied Marker provides it with this different the effect processors of the Tyros4. function. In Song playback, the markers formatted as “SPJ-xxxxx” (xxxxx: any character except NOTE 01–04 and any number of letters is OK) are handled as Loop End Markers.
  • Page 77: Multi Pads

    Pad data from scratch, press the [C] (NEW BANK) button to call up an empty bank. Press the [H] (REC) button to enter the recording standby sta- tus for the Multi Pad selected in step 4. NEXT PAGE Tyros4 Reference Manual...
  • Page 78 • In the Multi Pad Creator, only the channel events and System Exclusive messages can be entered. Chord and Lyrics events are not available. You can switch between the two types of Event Lists by pressing the [F] button. Tyros4 Reference Manual...
  • Page 79: Multi Pad Editing

    If you want to copy the selected Pad(s) to another bank, press the [8 ] (UP) button to call up the Multi Pad Bank Selection display, select the desired bank, press the [8 ] (EDIT) button, then select the destination. Press the [4 ] (PASTE) button to execute the Copy operation. Tyros4 Reference Manual...
  • Page 80: Creating A Set Of Favorite Records

    Deleting Records from the FAVORITE Display Select the record you want to delete from the FAVORITE display. Press the [H] (DELETE FROM FAVORITE) button, then press the [G] (YES) button to actually delete the record. Tyros4 Reference Manual...
  • Page 81: Editing Records

    Intro section. For SONG or AUDIO records, this field cannot be changed. [5 ]/ GENRE Selects the desired genre. [6 ] [7 ] GENRE NAME Creates a new genre. DELETE RECORD Deletes the currently selected record. NEXT PAGE Tyros4 Reference Manual...
  • Page 82: Saving The Record As A Single File

    Make sure that all important data has been archived to another location beforehand. APPEND The records called up are added to the record currently in the instrument. CANCEL Selecting this button aborts the operation (the selected file is not called up). Tyros4 Reference Manual...
  • Page 83: Viewing Record Information On The Internet (music Finder Plus)

    [1 ]–[5 ] buttons or the [DATA ENTRY] dial. Press the [J] (MUSIC FINDER +) button to open the Web page. The information of the selected record is shown. Press the [EXIT] button to exit the browser screen and return to the MUSIC FINDER display. Tyros4 Reference Manual...
  • Page 84: Registration Memory

    Press the [FREEZE] button on the panel to turn the Freeze func- saved to the instrument when you tion on. exit from this display. However, if you turn the power off without exiting from this display, the set- tings will be lost. Tyros4 Reference Manual...
  • Page 85: Calling Up Registration Memory Numbers In Order (registration Sequence)

    Press one of the REGISTRATION MEMORY [1]–[8] buttons on the panel, then press the [6 ] (INSERT) button to input the number. Indicates the Registration Memory numbers, in the order of the current Registration Sequence. NEXT PAGE Tyros4 Reference Manual...
  • Page 86 Banks, unless you’ve saved it with the Registration Memory Press the REGIST BANK [+] and [-] buttons simultaneously to Bank file. call up the REGISTRATION BANK Selection display. Press the [6 ] button to save the Bank file. Tyros4 Reference Manual...
  • Page 87: Audio Recorder/player

    Copying is the easiest way to do this. However, since copying within a folder in the HDD is not possible, you need to cre- ate a new folder. For details on file management, refer to the Owner’s Manual. Tyros4 Reference Manual...
  • Page 88: Normalize

    Press the [H] (TRACK DELETE) button. At the prompt, press the [G] (OK) button to start deleting the selected track. If you want to undo the operation, press the [G] (UNDO) button just after pressing the [G] (OK) button. Tyros4 Reference Manual...
  • Page 89: Re-recording The Multi Track Recording File

    Change the volume settings if nec- essary. If you wish to add a keyboard-played Voice from the Tyros4, select the desired Voice. If you wish to record your singing voice or an external instrument, connect a microphone or instrument and make the appropriate settings.
  • Page 90: Punch In Out / Punch In Out (merge)

    Use the [F] (TRACK SELECT) button to select the track to be re- recorded. Use the [B]/[C] buttons to select a recording method. • Replace a certain range of the data: PUNCH IN/OUT • Overdub a certain range of the data: PUNCH IN/OUT (MERGE) NEXT PAGE Tyros4 Reference Manual...
  • Page 91 Play the keyboard or sing the desired part in practice. In this rehearsal function, recording is not started. Press the AUDIO RECORDER/PLAYER [STOP] button. NOTE Repeat playback of the rehearsal function is automatically stopped after playing back 99 times. NEXT PAGE Tyros4 Reference Manual...
  • Page 92: Setting The Start/end Points Of The Audio (multi Track Recording File)

    For instructions, see “Specifying the recording range in AUTO Owner’s Manual. mode” on page Press the [F] (OK) button to enter the new settings to the file. To cancel the operation, press the [G] (CANCEL) button. Tyros4 Reference Manual...
  • Page 93: Playlist Mode

    Keep in mind that playback of files is not instantaneous. Since the Audio Recorder/Player needs to load each file before playing it, playback pauses roughly one or two seconds between files. Press the AUDIO RECORDER/PLAYER [SELECT] button several times to call up the Playlist display. NEXT PAGE Tyros4 Reference Manual...
  • Page 94: Playlist Controls

    Pressing this button randomly rearranges the order of the files. UNDO/REDO Pressing this button (Undo) cancels the last action made to the Playlist. Pressing it again (Redo) restores the cancelled action. Only one level of Undo/Redo is available. Tyros4 Reference Manual...
  • Page 95 Actually selects the file at the cursor position. [8 ] MARK Adds or removes the checkmark to/from the selected data. Only the checkmarked files will be played. Holding this button adds (or removes) the checkmark to (or from) all files. Tyros4 Reference Manual...
  • Page 96: Vocal Harmony

    Press the [8 ] (SETUP) button to call up the Setup display, then set the value by using the [2 ]–[5 ] and [7 ] but- tons. For information on each parameter, see page NEXT PAGE Tyros4 Reference Manual...
  • Page 97: Setup Parameters

    When set to “OFF,” song data control over harmony is turned off. When set to one of the values 1–16, note data (played from a Song on the Tyros4 or external MIDI sequencer) contained on the corresponding channel is used to control the harmony.
  • Page 98: Editing The Vocal Harmony Types

    Chordal Type and Vocal Effect, etc. • PART ...... Adjusts volume and panning, etc. for each part. • DETAIL ....Detailed editing for Vocal Harmony type. Press the [I] (SAVE) button to save your edited Vocal Harmony type. Tyros4 Reference Manual...
  • Page 99: Editing The Overview Tab Parameters

    ] buttons to select the desired effect type and parameter,   then set the value of the selected parameter by using the [6 ]/[7 ] buttons. For information on each parameter, refer to the Data List on the website. NEXT PAGE Tyros4 Reference Manual...
  • Page 100 Determines the scale type for the transposition. Use this in combination with Key [8 ] Root above to enable modal scale harmony transposition. When the Chordal Type parameter is set to ScaleDiatonic, this parameter is available. Settings: Maj, Min (Natural), Min (Harmonic) Tyros4 Reference Manual...
  • Page 101: Editing The Part Tab Parameters

    Settings: 0–127  PITCH CORRECT MODE (set by [7 ]–[8 ] buttons) Determines how the Pitch Correct affects your voice. For information on each parameter, refer to the Data List on the website. Settings: OFF, SOFT1, SOFT2, HARD Tyros4 Reference Manual...
  • Page 102: Editing The Detail Tab Parameters

    Use the [2 ]–[5 ] buttons to select the desired parame- ter, then set the value of the selected parameter by using the [6 ]/[7 ] buttons. For information on each parameter, refer to the Data List on the website. Tyros4 Reference Manual...
  • Page 103: Editing The Synth Vocoder Types

    • OVERVIEW... Edits basic parameters for Synth Vocoder type, including Carrier, Vocoder Attack/Release and HPF (High Pass Fil- ter), etc. • DETAIL ....Detailed editing for Synth Vocoder type. Press the [I] (SAVE) button to save your edited Synth Vocoder type. Tyros4 Reference Manual...
  • Page 104: Editing The Overview Tab Parameters

    ] buttons to select the desired effect type and parameter,   then set the value of the selected parameter by using the [6 ]/[7 ] buttons. For information on each parameter, refer to the Data List on the website. NEXT PAGE Tyros4 Reference Manual...
  • Page 105 Determines the amount of effect applied to the overall Synth Vocoder sound. [7 ] REVERB Determines the amount of reverb applied to the overall Synth Vocoder sound. [8 ] CHORUS Determines the amount of chorus effect applied to the overall Synth Vocoder sound. Tyros4 Reference Manual...
  • Page 106: Editing The Detail Tab Parameters

    Determines each output gain of the BPF 1 – 10 for the Inst Input (keyboard perfor- mance sound). The BPF 1 corresponds to the lowest Formant while the BPF 10 corresponds to the highest Formant. Settings: -18dB – +18dB Tyros4 Reference Manual...
  • Page 107: Mixing Console

    Multi Pad cannot be changed via the Mixing Console. [D]/[I] PANPOT Determines the stereo position of the selected part (channel). [E]/[J] VOLUME Determines the level of each part or channel, giving you fine control over the balance of all the parts. Tyros4 Reference Manual...
  • Page 108: Editing Filter Parameters

    (SONG), or the keyboard pitch (KEYBOARD), respectively. Please note that the “KEYBOARD” also transposes the keyboard pitch of Style playback and the Multi Pads (since these are also affected by keyboard play in the left-hand section). Tyros4 Reference Manual...
  • Page 109: Editing Effect Parameters

    Please note that a category cannot be selected if REVERB is the selected block. Use the [7 ]/[8 ] buttons to select the effect TYPE. If you want to edit the effect parameters, go on to the next operation. Tyros4 Reference Manual...
  • Page 110: Editing And Saving The Effect

    Effect Return Level by pressing [8 ] button. To re-select the Effect block, category and type, use the [1 ]–[3 ] buttons. The re-selected effect configuration is displayed at the upper left side box in the display. NEXT PAGE Tyros4 Reference Manual...
  • Page 111 The maximum number for effects that can be saved differs depending on the effect block. Press the [I] (SAVE) button to save the effect. When recalling the saved effect, use the same procedure as in steps 4-5 of “Select- ing an Effect type.” Tyros4 Reference Manual...
  • Page 112: Editing Eq Parameters

    “dead” and free of echoes. The Tyros4 possesses a high grade five-band digital EQ. With this function, a final effect—tone control—can be added to the output of your instrument. You can select one of the five preset EQ settings in the EQ display.
  • Page 113: Editing And Saving The Selected Master Eq

    Press the [H] or [I] (STORE 1 or 2) button to save the edited EQ type. Up to two types of EQ can be created and saved. The saved EQ can be recalled from the EQ tab display by using the [A]/[B] buttons. Tyros4 Reference Manual...
  • Page 114: Line Out Settings

    Only the DSP2–9 and Vocal Harmony effects can be applied to the sound output from the SUB jacks. Other effects (Reverb, Chorus and DSP1) will not be applied. (If the “Connection” parameter of the DSP1 is set to “Insertion”, the DSP1 will also be applied.) Tyros4 Reference Manual...
  • Page 115: Internet Direct Connection

    Internet Direct Connection – Connecting the Tyros4 Directly to the Internet – Contents Editing the Browser Settings ................ 115 Registering Bookmarks of Your Favorite Pages ......... 116 • Editing Bookmarks................... 117 Editing the Browser Settings You can change the home page and delete cookies in the Browser setting display.
  • Page 116: Registering Bookmarks Of Your Favorite Pages

    To save the bookmark, press the [7 ] (EXECUTE) button, or press the [8 ] (CANCEL) button to cancel. Press the [8 ] (CLOSE) button to return to the browser. The bookmarked page can be opened by pressing the [2 ] (VIEW) button in the Bookmark display. Tyros4 Reference Manual...
  • Page 117 Changes the name of the selected bookmark. Pressing this button calls up the display for entering characters. [6 ] DELETE Deletes the selected bookmark from the Bookmark list. [8 ] CLOSE Closes the Bookmark display and returns to the browser display. Tyros4 Reference Manual...
  • Page 118: Connections

    Connections – Using Tyros4 with Other Devices – Contents Microphone Settings ..................118 • Overall Settings ..................118 • Saving the Microphone Settings............... 119 • VOCAL Page.................... 119 • TALK Page ....................120 Footswitch/Foot Controller Settings............. 121 • Assigning Specific Functions to Each Foot Pedal........121 MIDI Settings ....................
  • Page 119: Saving The Microphone Settings

    EQ (Equalizer) is a processor that divides the frequency spectrum into multiple bands which can be boosted or cut as required to tailor the overall frequency response. The Tyros4 features a high-grade three-band (LOW, MID and HIGH) digital equalizer function for the microphone sound.
  • Page 120: Talk Page

    The settings on the TALK page are microphone settings that are active when the Talk function is on. All indications and parameters (with the exception of TALK MIXING below) are the same as in the VOCAL page. However, the settings are independent from those in the VOCAL page. NEXT PAGE Tyros4 Reference Manual...
  • Page 121: Footswitch/foot Controller Settings

    If necessary, set the polarity of the pedal by using the [I] button. Pedal on/off operation may differ depending on the particular pedal you’ve con- nected to the Tyros4. For example, pressing down on one pedal may turn the selected function on, while pressing a different make/brand of pedal may turn the function off.
  • Page 122 DSP VARIATION Same as the [DSP VARIATION] button on the panel. HARMONY/ECHO Same as the [HARMONY/ECHO] button. VOCAL HARMONY Same as the [VOCAL HARMONY] button. VOCAL EFFECT Same as the [EFFECT] button. TALK Same as the [TALK] button. Tyros4 Reference Manual...
  • Page 123 Same as the PART ON/OFF [RIGHT 2] button. RIGHT 3 ON/OFF Same as the PART ON/OFF [RIGHT 3] button. LEFT ON/OFF Same as the PART ON/OFF [LEFT] button. OTS +/- Calls up the next/previous One Touch Setting. Tyros4 Reference Manual...
  • Page 124: Midi Settings

    MIDI Settings In this section, you can make MIDI-related settings for the Tyros4. The Tyros4 gives you a set of ten pre-programmed templates that let you instantly and easily reconfigure the instrument to match your particular MIDI application or exter- nal device.
  • Page 125 Playback or recording (Song, Style, Multi Pad, etc.) synchronizes with an external MIDI clock instead of the Tyros4’s internal clock. This template should be used when you wish to set the tempo on the MIDI device connected to the Tyros4. Playback or recording of the Tyros4 syn- chronizes with an external clock received via MIDI A.
  • Page 126: Midi System Settings

    INTERNAL is the normal Clock setting when played from the panel buttons. the Tyros4 is being used alone or as a master keyboard to control external devices. If you are using the Tyros4 with an external sequencer, MIDI computer, or other MIDI device, and you want to synchronize it to that device, set this parameter to the appropriate set- ting: MIDI A, MIDI B, USB 1, or USB 2.
  • Page 127: Midi Transmit Settings

    Protected Songs cannot be transmitted CC (Control Change)........page 74 even if the proper Song channels 1–16 are set to be transmitted. PC (Program Change) ........page 74 PB (Pitch Bend)..........page 74 AT (Aftertouch)..........page 74 Tyros4 Reference Manual...
  • Page 128: Midi Receive Settings

    There are four parts specially reserved for receiving and playing MIDI data. Nor- mally, these parts are not used by the instrument itself. The Tyros4 can be used as a 32-channel multi-timbral tone generator by using these four parts in addition to the parts (except for the microphone sound).
  • Page 129: Setting The Bass Note For Style Playback Via Midi Receive

    The chord types will be detected regardless of the [ACMP] or split point settings. When several channels are simultaneously set to “ON,” the chord type is detected from merged MIDI data received over the channels. The operation procedure is basically the same as that of the BASS display above. Tyros4 Reference Manual...
  • Page 130: Mfc10 Settings

    124. By connecting an optional MFC10 MIDI Foot Controller to the Tyros4, you can conveniently control a wide range of operations and functions by using your feet—perfect for changing settings and controlling the sound while you perform live. Different functions can be assigned to each of the footswitches and up to five foot controllers (optional) can be con- nected to the MFC10, for additional sound-shaping possibilities.
  • Page 131 USER tab. Using a computer or another MIDI instrument instead of the MFC10 The following two settings on the MFC10 Page can be saved not to the MFC10 but to the Tyros4 as a MIDI template.
  • Page 132: Utility

    Determines the level of the metronome sound. [3 ]– SOUND Determines whether a bell accent will be sounded or not at the first beat of each measure. [5 ] [6 ]/ TIME Determines the time signature of the metronome sound. [7 ] SIGNATURE Tyros4 Reference Manual...
  • Page 133 4 Tap This allows you to set the drum sound and the velocity which will sound when the Tap function is used. [2 ]– PERCUSSION Selects the instrument. [4 ] [5 ]/ VELOCITY Sets the velocity. [6 ] Tyros4 Reference Manual...
  • Page 134: Config2

    TEMPO, TRANSPOSE or UPPER OCTAVE, etc.) 3 SA2 Auto Articulation NOTE Determines whether articulation is added to SA2 Voices automatically. This affects not only SA2 Voices of your keyboard performance, but also the SA2 Voices in Songs or Styles. Tyros4 Reference Manual...
  • Page 135: Media

    Turns the Song Auto Open function on or off. When this is set to “ON” and the media selected [4 ] OPEN in the Device List above is inserted, the Tyros4 automatically calls up the first Song in the media. Tyros4 Reference Manual...
  • Page 136: Owner

    [8 ] 2 License Key When you want to purchase and install Premium Voices, Songs and Styles, etc. (called Premium Pack data), a license key may be needed. For details, refer to Chapter 1 in the Owner’s Manual. Tyros4 Reference Manual...
  • Page 137: System Reset

    (see below) Factory Reset—Restoring the Factory Programmed Settings This function lets you restore the status of the Tyros4 to the original factory settings. Select the desired item to be restored by using [1 ]–[3 ] buttons and add a checkmark to it by pressing the [4 ] (MARK ON) button.
  • Page 138: Custom Reset-saving And Recalling Your Original Settings As A Single File

    To recall your file, press the desired [F]–[I] buttons in the SYS- TEM RESET display, then select the desired file. When the file is selected, a message is displayed according to the content of the file. Press the desired button. Tyros4 Reference Manual...
  • Page 139: Index

    ......105, 109 ..61, 70 EFFECT CHANNEL (Song Creator) ......7 Harmony Types ........ 14 . 40, 47–48 CHANNEL (Style Creator) EFFECT/EQ ....... 7 Harmony/Echo type ..........13 .... 29 CHANNEL (Voice Creator) ........52 HIGH KEY Tyros4 Reference Manual...
  • Page 140 OTS LINK TIMING ..121 REDUCTION LEVEL (Talk) ......51 MELODIC MINOR ...... 41 Overdub Recording REGIST SEQUENCE/FREEZE/ ....51 MELODIC MINOR 5th ......99, 104 Overview ....15, 84–85 VOICE SET ........51 MELODY ........136 OWNER Tyros4 Reference Manual...
  • Page 141 ... 61, 65 Step Recording (Song) ......16 VIBRATO SPEED ....44 Step Recording (Style) ........ 26 VIEW NOTE ........ 52 STOP (RTR) ..99, 104 VOCAL EFFECT EDIT ....... 36 STOP ACMP ......96 Vocal Harmony Tyros4 Reference Manual...

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