This section provides information on performing basic
To play the keyboard
Press the POWER button to turn the keyboard on.
Set the MODE switch to NORMAL.
Use the VOLUME knob to set the volume to a
relatively low level.
Play something on the keyboard.
Selecting a Tone
This keyboard comes with 515 built-in tones. Use the
following procedure to select the tone you want.
To select a tone
Find the tone you want to use in the TONE List and
note its tone number.
• Not all of the available tones are shown on the tone
list printed on the keyboard console. For a complete
list, see the "Tone List" on page A-1.
Press the TONE button.
Use the number buttons to input the three-digit tone
number of the tone you want to select.
Example: To select "111 ACOUSTIC BASS", input 1, 1
and then 1.
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• Always input all three digits for the tone number,
including leading zeros (if any). If you input one or two
digits and stop, the display will automatically clear your
input after a few seconds.
• You can also increment the displayed tone number by
pressing [+] and decrement it by pressing [–].
• When one of the drum sets is selected (tone numbers
501 through 515), each keyboard key is assigned a
different percussion sound. See page A-5 for details.
The term polyphony refers to the maximum number of notes
you can play at the same time. The keyboard has 32-note
polyphony, which includes the notes you play as well as the
rhythms and auto-accompaniment patterns that are played
by the keyboard. This means that when a rhythm or auto-
accompaniment pattern is being played by the keyboard, the
number of notes (polyphony) available for keyboard play is
reduced. Also note that some of the tones offer only 16-note
• When rhythm or auto accompaniment is playing, the
number of sounds simultaneously played is reduced.
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