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    Mark III Series Full-Function Models Advanced Operation Manual...

  • Page 4: Table Of Contents

    Table of Contents Advanced Playback Chapter 1 Storing & Managing Chapter 2 Chain Play — Playing Back Songs on Disks Memory Disks in a Group Using Memory Disks ......... 1 Registering a Group .......... 9 Specifying a Memory Disk ........ 2 Chain-Playing Disks in a Group ......

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    Advanced Operations Chapter 9 Song and Disk Formats Chapter 11 The Disklavier & Personal and Compatibility Computers Song Format ............ 50 Connecting to a Personal Computer ..... 70 Disk Types ............51 Setting the HOST SELECT Switch ....72 Converting Song Format ........ 52 Playing Back Songs Created in a Computer ..

  • Page 6: Using Memory Disks

    Chapter 1 Storing and Managing Songs on Disks You can use the Disklavier’s internal Memory Disks to store songs. Memory Disks are ideal for storing many songs, especially when you want to program your Disklavier to automatically play back many songs with the Chain Play or Timer Play features. See Chapter 2 “Chain Play —...

  • Page 7: Specifying A Memory Disk

    Specifying a Memory Copying Songs Disk You can copy songs stored on a disk to another one song at a time or all songs at once. The procedure for specifying a Memory Disk is Songs stored on a floppy disk can be copied to the essentially the same as specifying the floppy disk same floppy disk, to another floppy disk or to a or CD, as described in “Specifying a Disk”...

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    A display similar to the following appears. process is complete. If the destination disk is Other Disk, the following display appears. When the source disk is a floppy disk, the parameter next to the arrow shows Insert a formatted floppy disk in the disk “Memory [X]”;...

  • Page 9: Copying The Entire Contents Of A Disk (disk Copy)

    Copying the Entire Use the [–/NO] and [+/YES] Contents of a Disk buttons to select the destination disk. (Disk Copy) You can copy the entire contents of a disk to Press [ENTER]. another disk. Disk copy of the source disk begins. Note: The contents of the destination disk will be If the destination disk is a floppy disk, the erased.

  • Page 10: Deleting Songs

    Deleting Songs The copy process may take several seconds depending on the size of the disk content. If the disk content is too large or if the You can delete songs stored on a disk one song at destination disk becomes full, the following a time or all songs at once.

  • Page 11: Rearranging The Song Order (song Sort)

    Rearranging the Song The following display appears. Order (Song Sort) You can rearrange the order of songs on a disk. TO DELETE ONE SONG Use the [–/NO] and [+/YES] buttons to select the song that Specify a disk. you want to delete. Press [FUNC.].

  • Page 12: Changing The Counter Display

    Changing the Counter Press [ENTER]. Display The following display appears. The counter display of a song can be changed from “measures and beats” (metronome) to “minutes and seconds” or vice versa. Note: At this point of the procedure, the Note: If the format is changed from minutes and seconds to measures and betas, the metronome Disklavier has not saved the sorted beat will not match the timing of the song.

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    When you have selected a song, press [>], then use the [–/NO] and [+/YES] buttons to select the time display. TIME: minutes and seconds display METRONOME: measures and beats display Press [ENTER]. Note: You cannot change the time display of copy-protected songs.

  • Page 14: Chain Play - Playing Back Memory Disks In A Group Registering A Group

    Chapter 2 Chain Play — Playing Back Memory Disks in a Group The 16 Memory Disks of the Disklavier are numbered from 0 to 9 and A to F. You can specify and play back one disk, or specify several disks to be played back sequentially. To play several disks, what you actually do is form a group of Memory Disks.

  • Page 15: Chain-playing Disks In A Group

    Chain-Playing Disks in Use [<] and [>] to move the a Group cursor to a disk number, then use the [–/NO] and [+/YES] buttons to select or unselect it. One of the advantages of the group feature is its ability to automatically play back disks in a group consecutively without the need to make settings after each Memory Disk has finished playing.

  • Page 16: Canceling Group Functions

    Canceling Group In the above display, “A” is selected. Therefore, playback begins from disk A and Functions continues to the end of disk F, then stops. You can choose to manage your disks in disk units Disks are played back from left to right in instead of group units by setting Memory Disk the display.

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    With the cursor at the End option, press [ENTER] to restart the Control Unit. This is the same as turning off the Control Unit and then turning it back on. The standard disk title display appears. The disk title display shows [- - - -] to indicate that no group is selected.

  • Page 18: Creating A Program

    Chapter 3 Timer Play You can program your Disklavier to play back groups of disks at various specified times. All you need to do is register up to a maximum of 99 timer settings, and your Disklavier will perform them unattended. This function is called Timer Play.

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    Use [<] and [>] to move the Repeat steps 4 to 8 to set as many cursor sideways to each programs as necessary. parameter and the [–/NO] and [+/YES] buttons to set a value. Pressing [ ] and [ ] scrolls the display vertically through the programs.

  • Page 20: Timer Play Examples

    Timer Play Examples Example 2 Location: Cocktail bar With a little creativity, you can use Timer Play in Repeat = RND a variety of ways. You can also set Timer Play in 16:50 Turn on Control Unit (manually) conjunction with Repeat playback. 17:00 01:[17:00 >...

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    Example 3 Location: store 07:55 Turn on Control Unit (manually) 08:00 Opening (1 song) 01:[08:00 > PLAY > Grp1] 10:00 Time (1 song) 02:[10:00 > PLAY > Grp2] 12:00 Lunch (continuous) 03:[12:00 > PLAY > Grp3] 13:00 Lunch end 04:[13:00 > STOP] 15:00 Time (1 song) 05:[15:00 >...

  • Page 22: Formatting & Titling Disks

    Chapter 4 Formatting & Titling Disks This chapter describes how to format and title disks. New floppy disks must be formatted before you can use them to record songs with the Disklavier. Memory Disks are pre-formatted, but you may want to re- format them when you want to erase all data on them at once.

  • Page 23: Titling Disks

    Titling Disks Press [+/YES] to start the disk formatting process. You can give your own disks titles that will scroll across the display when the disk is inserted into If you do not want to continue with the the disk drive. formatting process, press [–/NO].

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    Keyboard Characters The following table shows which characters are available. Space “ & ’ – < > Keyboard Character Map The Disklavier keyboard can also be used to enter characters when titling songs and disks. Note: Not all characters that the Disklavier provides are available from the keyboard. Certain punctuation must be input from the Control Unit.

  • Page 25: Chapter 5 Basic Recording

    Chapter 5 Basic Recording This chapter describes the basic procedure for recording a song, as well as other general recording functions such as song titling, metronome recording, and changing song tempo. The procedure below only explains the very basics of song recording. For more details on recording songs, see Chapter 6 “Recording L/R Songs”...

  • Page 26: Recording A Song

    Recording a Song Start playing your song and recording will begin. You can record your song onto Memory Disks or a floppy disk. Recording will start as soon as you touch a key or press a pedal. A very basic description of the song recording procedure is described below.

  • Page 27: Setting The Type Of Time Display

    Setting the Type of Song Titling and Title Time Display Editing Song time is indicated in one of two formats: Songs can be titled before or after recording, and minutes and seconds or measures and beats. the title can be edited at any time. The format used depends on whether or not you use the metronome for recording.

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    Pressing [ENTER] or the sustain (right) Only 16 characters can be displayed at a pedal moves the cursor to the next time. To see the rest of the title, use [<] character. and [>]. Disk titles can be up to 64 characters long. Keyboard Characters The following table shows which characters are available.

  • Page 29: Recording With The Metronome

    Recording with the If you are titling a new song, Metronome press [PLAY/PAUSE]. Recording begins. You can use the metronome to record songs. When you finish playing your song, press Songs recorded with the metronome will be in the [STOP]. measures and beats format.

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    Press [PLAY/PAUSE]. Use [<] and [>] to select a parameter: click, tempo, time signature, volume, or pedal count. The metronome starts and recording begins immediately. The LED volume indicators flash to show Use the [–/NO] and [+/YES] the beat and the beat indicator starts buttons to set the selected counting (001 –...

  • Page 31: Changing The Default Song Tempo

    Changing the Default For minutes and seconds, the current song tempo is shown as “000%.” Song Tempo This function allows you to change the default tempo of a song and save the change to disk. It If the song’s tempo has already been should not be confused with the playback tempo changed, the new value is shown on the function described in Chapter 6 “Basic Playback”...

  • Page 32: Mdr (midi Data Recording) Mode

    MDR (MIDI Data Use [<] and [>] to select an Recording) Mode option, then press [ENTER]. To change the tempo again or to reset the A song sent to the Disklavier by an external original tempo, repeat steps 1 to 6. device through the MIDI IN or TO HOST connector can be recorded onto a Memory Disk or a floppy disk.

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    Press [+/YES] until the following display appears. Press [>]. A display similar to the following appears. Press [–/NO] and [+/YES] buttons to set the piano parts. For E-SEQ songs, L=01 (fixed), and R= can be set to ## or 02. For SMF songs, L= can be set to tracks 01 to 16, and R= can be set to tracks 01 to 16 not already selected for L= and ##.

  • Page 34: Chapter 6 Recording L/r Songs

    Chapter 6 Recording L/R Songs This chapter describes how to record an L/R song. With L/R songs, you can operate the left-hand part and right-hand part independent of each other. L/R Songs Recording the Left and Right Parts Separately In an L/R song, the left-hand piano part is stored on track 1 and the right-hand piano part is stored When recording an L/R song, the left- and right- on track 2.

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    You can title your new recording either now When you finish playing the first or after recording. See “Song Titling and part, press [STOP]. Title Editing” on page 22. If you want to record your L/R song using The first L/R part is saved to disk. the metronome, see “Recording with the Metronome”...

  • Page 36: Recording The Left And Right Parts Together

    Recording the Left and When you finish playing the Right Parts Together second part, press [STOP]. (Setting a Split Point) The following display appears. You can also record an L/R song by playing the left- and right-hand parts simultaneously. In this case, a keyboard split point is set, and the notes The following table gives a description of played on the left-hand side of the split point are...

  • Page 37: Re-recording Both Parts Simultaneously

    Re-Recording Both The following display appears. Parts Simultaneously The above display shows that the default To re-record both parts of an L/R song, follow the keyboard split point is note C3, or middle procedure below. C. In this case, note C3 and notes below are saved as the left-hand part and note C 3 and above are saved as the right-hand part, as Specify a disk.

  • Page 38: Re-recording One Part

    Re-Recording One Part Start playing your song with the left- and right-hand parts and the pedal part simultaneously. Specify a disk. As soon as you play the keyboard or press a pedal, recording will start. Press [REC]. The REC indicator lights and the PLAY/PAUSE indicator flashes.

  • Page 39: Recording A Pedal Count-in

    Recording a Pedal Use [<] and [>] to select an Count-In option. When recording a song, you can also record a Use the [–/NO] and [+/YES] “count-in” preceding the song to indicate the buttons to set the option. tempo and the initial downbeat of the song, as a band leader would do.

  • Page 40: Playback With A Pedal Count-in

    Playback with a Pedal Once you begin recording your song, subsequent sustain pedal presses will not be Count-In recorded as count-in beats. When a song recorded with a pedal count-in is played back, you can set the count-in to precede the song.

  • Page 41: Ensemble Songs

    Chapter 7 Recording Ensemble Songs This chapter describes how to record an Ensemble song. Ensemble Songs An SMF (Standard MIDI File) format Ensemble song can have two piano parts (left and right), and up to 14 accompanying instrument tracks. You can select any track for the piano parts and accompanying parts. Continuous piano pedal data is stored with piano parts.

  • Page 42: Recording Ensemble Tracks

    Recording Ensemble The bottom line of the display shows the status of each of the 16 available tracks, using the Tracks following characters. Ensemble songs can be composed of up to 16 Symbol Description individually recorded tracks. Tracks that the piano plays (the piano A track can be built up in stages by overdubbing, can play no more than two tracks at a method often used when creating a rhythm...

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    You can title your new song either now or Press [>] once, then use the after recording. In either case, see “Song [–/NO] and [+/YES] buttons to Titling and Title Editing” on page 22. select a basic voice (bank 0), drum kit, or SFX voice.

  • Page 44: Overdubbing A Track

    Overdubbing a Track For new songs or when re-recording a song recorded in measures and beats, the following display appears. Once a track has been recorded, extra parts can be overdubbed. This is especially useful for creating a rhythm track. For example, you can record a bass drum first, and then overdub a snare drum, When re-recording a song recorded in hi-hat, etc.

  • Page 45: Quantizing Notes

    Quantizing Notes Press [PLAY/PAUSE]. Quantize is a function for auto-correcting the Recording starts immediately. timing of notes you play on the piano. It is When you finish playing the especially useful for recording rhythm tracks. overdub, press [STOP]. In the following example, a measure of 8th notes is shown recorded first with quantize set to off, The following display appears.

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    When you finish playing, press [STOP]. The following display appears. The following table gives a description of each of the options. Option Description SAVE The new track is saved with the existing tracks under the current song number. The new track and the existing tracks are saved under a new song number.

  • Page 47: Editing Tracks

    Chapter 8 Editing Tracks You can edit a track’s voice selection and volume setting after recording with a simple procedure described below. You can also use the Track Editing functions to mix, move, copy, delete, and transpose tracks of an Ensemble song after recording.

  • Page 48: Mixing Two Tracks

    Mixing Two Tracks This volume setting only adjusts the volume of the currently selected track, not the overall volume of the tone generator. Specify a disk. The volume can be set from 0 to 127. Press [STOP]. Press [FUNC.] The following display appears. The FUNC.

  • Page 49: Moving A Track

    Moving a Track Press [ENTER]. You can move data from one track to a different A display similar to the following appears. track. Specify a disk. Press [+/YES] to mix the tracks. The first track is merged into the second Press [FUNC.].

  • Page 50: Copying A Track

    Copying a Track Press [>] to position the c cursor next to the arrow, then use the [–/NO] and [+/YES] buttons to You can copy tracks to another track. select the destination track. Specify a disk. The above example shows that track 05 is Press [FUNC.].

  • Page 51: Deleting A Track

    Deleting a Track Press [>] to position the c cursor next to the arrow, then use the [–/NO] and [+/YES] buttons to Specify a disk. select the destination track. Press [FUNC.]. The above example shows that track 05 is The FUNC. indicator lights and the to be copied to track 06.

  • Page 52: Transposing A Track

    Transposing a Track Press [ENTER]. A display similar to the following appears. Specify a disk. Press [FUNC.]. Press [+/YES] to delete the track. The FUNC. indicator lights and the Function menu appears. The selected track is deleted. If you do not want to delete the track, press Press [>] until the c cursor is next [–/NO] to cancel the function.

  • Page 53: Editing The Piano Track Assignments

    Editing the Piano Track Press [>] to move the c cursor to Assignments its next position, then press the [–/NO] and [+/YES] buttons to set the desired transposition value. You can change the piano track assignments for songs played by the Disklavier and save the changes with the song.

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    If, after you play back the “corrected” song on the Press [>] until the c cursor is next Disklavier, you want to adjust the volume of the to the L= parameter, then use the piano part, see “Editing a Track’s Voice & Volume” [–/NO] and [+/YES] buttons to on page 42.

  • Page 55: Chapter 9 Song And Disk Formats And Compatibility

    Compatibility This chapter describes the song formats and disk types that the Disklavier uses to control song data on disks. This information is relevant to using the Disklavier song data with other Yamaha instruments or MIDI equipment. E-SEQ Format Songs...

  • Page 56: Disk Types

    Note: The terms “SMF type disk” and “E-SEQ type Disks formatted by instruments other than the disk” are unique to the Yamaha Disklavier, and Disklavier may be displayed as a Cl Type Disk or should not be confused with SMF and E-SEQ Other Type Disk.

  • Page 57: Converting Song Format

    Converting Song When you have selected the song, press [>] until the c cursor is next Format to the arrow. Then use the [–/NO] and [+/YES] buttons to select a SMF songs can be converted to E-SEQ songs and song format: E-SEQ, SMF0 or vice versa.

  • Page 58: Converting Disk Type

    Converting Disk Type Note: Piano1 is a format that can be played back by all Disklaviers. In the display, disk type for a Piano1 type disk will be SMF type disks can be converted to E-SEQ type shown as E-SEQ. disks and vice versa.

  • Page 59: Chapter 10 The Disklavier & Midi

    Chapter 10 The Disklavier & MIDI This chapter describes how the Disklavier can be used with other MIDI instruments. The Disklavier’s MIDI functions are quite flexible, so there are many different connection possibilities. This chapter provides a few examples. Even if your particular application is not among these, you should be able to derive the information required to create your own setup by reading through these setup examples.

  • Page 60: Sending The Keyboard Data To A Midi Instrument

    Sending the Keyboard Press [+/YES] to set the Remote Data to a MIDI Out parameter to ON. Instrument Press [FUNC.] or [STOP] to exit the MIDI setup. In this setup, as you play the Disklavier, a connected external MIDI tone generator or synthesizer plays as well.

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    Press [>] until the c cursor is next If you want to transpose the MIDI to the MIDI Setup option, then output, press [>] to position the c cursor next to the Trans press [ENTER]. parameter, then use the [–/NO] and [+/YES] buttons to set a value.

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    Filtering KBD Out Data To select a voice for the MIDI output, press [>] until the When sending data for the piano part you play on c cursor is next to the Prg the Disklavier keyboard to an external MIDI parameter, then use the [–/NO] instrument, the data contains keyboard touch data and [+/YES] buttons to select a...

  • Page 63: Receiving Data From A Midi Sequencer

    Receiving Data from a Connect the MIDI sequencer’s MIDI Sequencer MIDI OUT to the Disklavier’s MIDI IN with a MIDI cable. In this setup, the Disklavier is connected to a Disklavier MIDI Sequencer MIDI sequencer for song recording and playback. MIDI IN MIDI OUT In this way you can use a MIDI sequencer’s...

  • Page 64: Controlling The Disklavier In Real Time

    Controlling the Press either [FUNC.] or [STOP] to Disklavier in Real Time return to the normal display. The Disklavier can now be used in the As the Disklavier uses a mechanical system for sequencer system. driving the piano keys, incoming MIDI data cannot be played instantly.

  • Page 65: Sending Song Data To A Midi Instrument

    Use the [–/NO] and [+/YES] buttons to select a MIDI channel. For the best compatibility, your external MIDI instrument should support Yamaha XG, General See page 58 for a list of available options. MIDI (GM), or both. Press [>] until the c cursor is next to the Delay In parameter, then use the [–/NO] and [+/YES]...

  • Page 66: Playing Back Import Files

    Playing Back Import Press [>] until the c cursor is next Files to the MIDI Setup option, then press [ENTER]. Songs recorded onto floppy disks using MIDI The following display appears. equipment other than the Disklavier can be played back with the Disklavier. These are called “import files”.

  • Page 67: Synchronization Using The Mtc

    Synchronization Using The import file is played by the piano on the channel with the the MTC smallest number containing a piano group voice. MTC Synchronization Prg(all) All channels that contain a Settings piano group voice in the import file is played by the In order to achieve synchronization using the piano.

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    One of the following three MTC mode Set the connector from which the MTC parameters can be selected. which has been received is to be output. OFF: The synchronization function is Thru parameter: OFF (default) (default) set to OFF. MIDI Slave: Disklavier operates in response to HOST...

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    Using Disklavier as the MTC Operate the external component. Slave (The external component must first be set up to serve as the MTC In this status, Disklavier operates in Master.) synchronization with the time information of the external component. Playback is performed in synchronization with the MTC Example of connections received from the external...

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    If pause, fast forward or reverse is performed Start playing your song in using the Disklavier panel or remote controller synchronization with the external during MTC sync playback, the MTC sync component. playback is suspended. However, sync playback can be resumed in response to signals from the external component by Upon completion of the song, pressing the [STOP] button, and then pressing...

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    Sending the MTC from TO HOST Control Unit Computer (Sequencer with MTC Slave function, etc.) TO_HOST COM port DRIVE SELECT CONTROL UNIT DKC55RCD GENERAL INSTRUMENT VOLUME —10 —8 —6 —4 —2 PLAY/PAUSE STOP SONG SELECT/REV ¥ FWD ENTER ¥ ¥ ¥ TEMPO TRANSPOSE —/NO...

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    Correlation between MTC Settings and Remote Function, and Behavior When the song position has exceeded [7F 7F], F2 (Song Position), F8 (Continue) and F8 (Timing Clock) are not sent.

  • Page 73: Summary Of The Midi Out Parameter In A Midi Setup

    Summary of the MIDI Out Parameter in a MIDI Setup The following tables show the differences among the MIDI OUT settings (KBD Out, ESBL Out, Thru Port2) with the HOST SELECT switch set to MIDI. MIDI OUT = KBD Out .

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    MIDI OUT = Thru Port2 . t n × . t n × . y l e l i × × × l l a × × = TO HOST connector inactive...

  • Page 75: Chapter 11 The Disklavier & Personal Computers

    Your computer may also require a serial port driver for this function. This software is used for controlling the MIDI interface. For further information, please consult your Yamaha dealer. Note: Be sure to turn the computer and Disklavier power switches off before making the connections and setting...

  • Page 76: Connecting To An Apple Macintosh Series Computer

    Connecting to an Apple Macintosh Series Computer Use a standard Macintosh 8-pin system peripheral cable. Mini DIN 8-pin Mini DIN 8-pin 2 (HSK 1) 1 (HSK 0) 5 (RxD-) 4 (GND) 3 (TxD-) 8 (RxD+) 7 (GP 1) 6 (TxD+) Connecting to an NEC PC-9801/9821 Series Computer Use a standard 8-pin MINI DIN 25-pin D-SUB cross cable.

  • Page 77: Setting The Host Select Switch

    Setting the HOST SELECT Switch Set the HOST SELECT switch on the rear panel of the Control Unit according to your computer type. HOST SELECT MIDI i t c . y l * Apple and Macintosh are trademarks of Apple Computer, Inc. * IBM PC/AT is a trademark of International Business Machines Corporation.

  • Page 78: Recording Songs To A Computer (sequencer)

    Recording Songs to a Press [>] until the c cursor is next Computer (Sequencer) to the Delay In parameter, then use the [–/NO] and [+/YES] buttons to set it. You can record keyboard and pedal data onto a computer. Press [FUNC.]. Option Description A delay of 500 ms is applied to all incoming MIDI data from the...

  • Page 79: Playing Back More Than 16 Channels

    Playing Back More than Channel Description No data is sent to the MIDI 16 Channels instrument. 1 to 16 The Disklavier keyboard data and You can play back from a computer song data that pedal data is sent on the selected contains up to 32 channels by connecting the channel.

  • Page 80: Temporarily Deactivating The Internal Tone Generators

    Temporarily Note: The OFF setting remains in effect only until the Disklavier is switched off. The Deactivating the next time you switch on the Disklavier, the “Local” setting is returned to ON Internal Tone (default). Generators Press [FUNC.] or [STOP] to return to the normal display.

  • Page 81: Summary Of The Midi Out Parameter In A Computer Setup

    Summary of the MIDI Out Parameter in a Computer Setup The following tables show the differences among the MIDI OUT settings (KBD Out, ESBL Out, Thru Port2) with the HOST SELECT switch set to PC1, PC2 or MAC. MIDI OUT = KBD Out .

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    MIDI OUT = Thru Port2 . t n . t n . a t . y l e l i ) . e . a t ) . e l l a Note: When pedals are played (activated) by data, the depth of the pedals is read by the sensors and sent (KBD Out) via channels selected in the Out Ch setting (as, unlike the keyboard, the pedals cannot distinguish whether they are being activated by foot or by data).

  • Page 83: Chapter 12 Resetting Your Disklavier

    Chapter 12 Resetting Your Disklavier If you want to return your Disklavier to its initial factory settings, follow the Reset function below. Resetting Your Use the [–/NO] and [+/YES] Disklavier buttons to select the item that you want to reset. Then press [ENTER].

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    Forced Reset Reset the Memory Disk as described above. When the message “UNFORMATTED MEMORY DISK” appears, this indicates that all Note: If you accidentally turn off the Control Unit Memory Disks are damaged. while data is being stored to a Memory Disk, In the Reset display, press [ENTER].

  • Page 85: Chapter 13 Troubleshooting

    Chapter 13 Troubleshooting If you are having difficulty operating your Disklavier, see if any of the symptoms listed below apply to your problem and follow the recommended remedy. Power • Make sure that the remote control’s batteries have been installed correctly. See “Installing Batteries in the Remote You cannot turn on the Disklavier.

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    You selected a song using the remote • When the songs are all the same even if the control’s number pad, but the last song on CD is different, copy Smart PianoSoft onto the the disk is selected. memory disk, and execute “Change to a •...

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    See “Balancing the Ensemble Volume (TG Disk Utilities Master Balance)” on page 26 in the Basic Operation Manual. You cannot copy a song in the Memory Disk onto a floppy disk. Recording • Copy-protected songs in the Memory Disk cannot be copied onto a floppy disk. They can only be copied onto the Memory Disk.

  • Page 88: Chapter 14 Display Error Messages

    Chapter 14 Display Error Messages While operating your Disklavier an error message may appear in the display. If an error message appears, refer to the table below for an explanation of the message. Note: This table does not explain every error message. PianoSoft songs are write-protected and cannot be re-recorded.

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    Only E-SEQ files can be recorded onto an E-SEQ type disk. The disk may be damaged. Press the Stop key to clear the message. If this message appears frequently with other disks as well, contact your nearest Yamaha service representative.

  • Page 90: Chapter 15 Glossary

    GM compatible tone generator. The standard specifies that a GM compatible tone E-SEQ Song Format generator must support 24-note polyphony, 16 A song file format developed by Yamaha for parts, and 128 standard voices. saving songs.

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    PianoSoft the piano pedals. The PianoSoft Disk Collection is a library of prerecorded song disks made by Yamaha Liquid Crystal Display. The Control Unit has an specifically for use with the Disklavier. LCD that shows 2 large characters and 2 lines of PianoSoft .

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    Silent System the split point are saved as the left-hand part and Yamaha’s innovative system in which a push of notes played on the right-hand side of the split the SILENT button keeps the hammers from point are saved as the right-hand part.

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    Appendix “MIDI Data Format” at the very end of this manual for a full listing of available voices. Yamaha XG is an extension of the GM (General MIDI) format. Its greater polyphony, more voices, and use of effects enhances the compatibility between MIDI devices.

  • Page 94: Chapter 16 Specifications

    Chapter 16 Specifications & : t f , f f & : t f - t l i t / " 5 " 9 " 2 ) " f i l ) " " 1 , ) t ± i l i "...

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    t t a , e r " 5 s ' r , s l c t i Function & Controls i t c , t c i t i ± t i l e l i c i t , f f e l i i t c i t i...

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    Mark III Series Full-Function Models Appendix MIDI Data Format...

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    Appendix MIDI Data Format If you are familiar with MIDI, or are using a computer to control your music software with computer- generated MIDI messages, the data provided in this section can help you to control your Disklavier. Messages include those that can be received by the piano part and/or those that can be received by an ESBL part.

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    Cntrl# Parameter Data Range mm : $00 - $40 - $7F (-64 - 0 - +63) Release Time 0...127 EG Attack Time (0:-64, 64:+0, 127:+63) mm : $00 - $40 - $7F (-64 - 0 - +63) EG Decay Time 1.2.14 Attack Time mm : $00 - $40 - $7F (-64 - 0 - +63) (ESBL Part)

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    Pitch Bend Reset All Controllers All Note Off (ESBL Part) Omni Off When Multi Part Parameter Rcv PITCH BEND CHANGE=OFF, Omni On pitch bend for that part is not received. 0 ~ 16 Mono Channel Aftertouch Poly (ESBL Part) 1.2.23.1 All Sound Off Polyphonic Aftertouch (Piano Part, ESBL Part) (transmitted) (ESBL Part) (PianoPart) (transmitted)

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    XG mode. 11110000 Exclusive status When this happens, the ESBL part will receive the MIDI 01000011 YAMAHA ID messages which compatible with GM System Level 1, and 0001nnnn Device Number consequently will not receive NRPN and Bank Select messages.

  • Page 102

    0aaaaaaa aaaaaaa Address Low Transmission 0ddddddd Data Transmitted. b) Reception Once FE has been received. if no MIDI data is subsequently 0ccccccc ccccccc Checksum received for longer than an interval of approximately 11110111 End of Exclusive 300msec. the Disklavier will perform the same function as 2.2.2.1 QS300 User Normal Voice Data bulk damp when ALL SOUNDS OFF.

  • Page 103

    <Table 1-3> MIDI Parameter Change table (EFFECT 1) [XG] Address Size Data Parameter Description Default value 00-7F REVERB TYPE MSB see Effect Type List 01(=HALL1) 00-7F REVERB TYPE LSB 00 : basic type 00-7F REVERB PARAMETER 1 see Effect Parameter List Depends on reverb type 00-7F REVERB PARAMETER 2...

  • Page 104

    00-01 VARIATION CONNECTION 0:INSERTION, 1:SYSTEM 00-0F,7F VARIATION PART Part1...16(0...15) 0FF (127) 00-7F MW VARIATION CONTROL DEPTH -64 - +63 00-7F BEND VARIATION CONTROL DEPTH -64 - +63 00-7F CAT VARIATION CONTROL DEPTH -64 - +63 00-7F AC1 VARIATION CONTROL DEPTH -64 - +63 00-7F AC2 VARIATION CONTROL DEPTH...

  • Page 105

    00 - 01 Rcv CONTROL CHANGE 0/OFF, 1/ON 00 - 01 Rcv POLY AFTER TOUCH (PAT) 0/OFF, 1/ON 00 - 01 Rcv NOTE MESSAGE 0/OFF, 1/ON 00 - 01 Rcv RPN 0/OFF, 1/ON 00 - 01 Rcv NRPN 0/OFF, 1/ON XG=01, GM=00 00 - 01 Rcv MODULATION...

  • Page 106

    <Table 1-5> MIDI Parameter Change table (DRUM SETUP) [XG] Address Size Data Parameter Description Default 00 - 7F PITCH COARSE -64 - +63 00 - 7F PITCH FINE -64 - +63 [cent] 00 - 7F LEVEL 0 - 127 Depends on the note 00 - 7F ALTERNATE GROUP 0/OFF, 1 - 127...

  • Page 107

    20-60 Note Shift 0E -72 Detune 00-05 Pitch Scaling 0:100%, 1:50%, 2:20%, 3:10%, 4:5%, 5:0% 00-7F Pitch Scaling Center Note 00-03 Pitch EG Depth 0:1/2oct, 1:1oct, 2:2oct, 3:4oct 39-47 Velocity PEG Level Sensitivity 39-47 Velocity PEG Rate Sensitivity 39-47 PEG Rate Scaling 00-7F PEG Rate Scaling Center Note 00-3F...

  • Page 108: Xg Normal Voice List

    XG Normal Voice List Bank Select MSB = 000, LSB = Bank Number Voice names in bold typeface are voices that can be selected in the Disklavier. The Disklavier can produce all the voices listed below, but can only display bank 0 voices. Instrument Program Bank...

  • Page 109

    Bank Select MSB = 064, LSB = 000 SFX Voice Instrument Bank Instrument Bank Instrument Bank Program MSB=064 Program MSB=064 Ele- Program Ele- Program Ele- Program Ele- Ele- Voice Name Voice Name Voice Name Group ment Group ment Group ment LSB=000 LSB=000 ment...

  • Page 110

    TG300B Normal Voice List Bank Select MSB = Bank Number, LSB = ooo Instrument Program Bank Ele- Instrument Program Bank Ele- Instrument Program Bank Ele- Instrument Program Bank Ele- Voice Name Voice Name Voice Name Voice Name Group Group Group Group ment ment...

  • Page 111

    Instrument Bank Instrument Bank Instrument Bank Instrument Bank Program Ele- Program Ele- Program Ele- Program Ele- Voice Name Voice Name Voice Name Voice Name Group Group Group Group ment ment ment ment Brass Trumpet Synth Lead SquareLd Synth Rain Percussive TnklBell Trumpet2 Square 2...

  • Page 112

    XG Drum Voice List Bank Select MSB = Bank Number, LSB = 000 Drum kit names in bold typeface are those that can be selected in the Disklavier. Bank Program # Standard Kit Standard2 Kit Room Kit Rock Kit Electro Kit Analog Kit Jazz Kit Brush Kit...

  • Page 113

    TG300B Drum Voice List Program # Note# Note Alternate Standard Kit Room Kit Power Kit Electro Kit Analog Kit Jazz Kit Brush Kit Orchestra Kit SFX Set C/M Kit assign Snare Roll Finger Snap Hi Q Hi-Hat Closed Whip Slap Hi-Hat Pedal Scratch Push Hi-Hat Open...

  • Page 114: Effect Type List

    Effect Type List Exclusive Effect Type Description REVERB NO EFFECT Effect turned off. HALL1 Reverb simulating the resonance of a hall. HALL2 Reverb simulating the resonance of a hall. ROOM1 Reverb simulating the resonance of a room. ROOM2 Reverb simulating the resonance of a room. ROOM3 Reverb simulating the resonance of a room.

  • Page 115: Effect Parameter List

    Effect Parameter List No Parameter Range Value Con- No Parameter Range Value Con- Table trol Table trol ECHO HALL1, HALL2, ROOM 1, 2, 3, STAGE 1, 2, PLATE 1 Lch Delay1 0.1~355.0ms 1-3350 Reverb Time 0.3~30.0s 0-69 table#4 -63~+63 1-127 Diffusion 0~10 0-10...

  • Page 116

    No Parameter Range Value Con- No Parameter Range Value Con- Table trol Table trol KARAOKE 1, 2, 3 ROTARY SPEAKER 1 Delay Time 0~127 0-127 table#7 1 LFO Frequency 0.00~39.7Hz 0-127 table#1 • 2 Feedback Level -63~+63 1-127 2 LFO Depth 0~127 0-127 3 HPF Cutoff...

  • Page 117

    No Parameter Range Value Con- No Parameter Range Value Con- Table trol Table trol DISTORTION, OVERDRIVE 2-BAND EQ 1 Drive 0~127 0-127 • 50Hz~2.0kHz 8-40 table#3 EQ Low Frequency 50Hz~2.0kHz 8-40 table#3 2 EQ Low Gain -12~+12dB 52-76 EQ Low Frequency 3 EQ Low Gain -12~+12dB 52-76...

  • Page 118: Effect Data Assign Table

    Effect Data Assign Table Table#1 Table#3 Table#2 Table#4 LFO Frequency (Hz) Modulation Delay Offset (ms) EQ Frequency (Hz) Reverb Time (ms) Data Value Data Value Data Value Data Value Data Value Data Value Data Value Data Value Data Value Data Value 0.00 1.81...

  • Page 120

    MIDI IMPLEMENTATION CHART YAMAHA [Disklavier] Date : 01-Feb-2000 Model: Mark III Full-Function Version : 1.00 Function... Transmitted Remarks Recognized Basic Default 1-16 1-16 Memorized Channel Changed 1-16 1-16 Default × Mode Messages 3, 4 (m=1) *2, *3 × Altered ****************...

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