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Summary of Contents for Yamaha Disklavier Mark IV Pro series

  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    Table of Contents Chapter 1 Basic Operations Operating the Pocket Controller Turning the Disklavier On Turning the Disklavier Off (Standby Mode) Shutting Down the Disklavier Chapter 2 Basic Playback Types of Playable Software Song Libraries and Their Contents Playing Back the Sample Songs in the Song Library Adjusting the Overall Volume Selecting a Song Searching Forward and Backward in a Song...
  • Page 4: Basic Operations

    Chapter 1 Basic Operations Before operating the Disklavier Be sure to set up the Disklavier and the Pocket Controller. ( pg. 11 “Setting Up the Disklavier” and pg. 15 “Preparing the Pocket Controller” in “Advanced Operating Manual”) Convention In the following procedures, the buttons and controls mentioned are of the Pocket Controller unless otherwise noted.
  • Page 5: Turning The Disklavier On

    Chapter 1: Basic Operations Pressing buttons LNK PWR Press (cursor buttons) to move the focus on the desired icon, button, control, etc., and then press (select button) to execute its function. Press (back button) to return to the previous screen. Back button Select button Cursor buttons...
  • Page 6: Power Supply Unit

    Chapter 1: Basic Operations Press the [ON] side of the [MAINS] switch on the Power Supply Unit. ( pg. 5 in “Advanced Operating Manual”) Press the [ON] side of the [MAINS] switch on the I/O Center. ( pg. 4 in “Advanced Operating Manual”) on the Media Center starts flashing green.
  • Page 7: Turning The Disklavier Off (Standby Mode)

    Chapter 1: Basic Operations Turning the Disklavier Off (Standby Mode) After daily use, be sure to turn the Disklavier off by following the procedure below. In Standby mode, the piano is in effect turned off. However, electrically it is in a state in which a small quantity of power is being consumed.
  • Page 8: Shutting Down The Disklavier

    Chapter 1: Basic Operations Shutting Down the Disklavier Before disconnecting the power cable from the AC wall outlet, be sure to shut down the Disklavier by following the procedure below. Tap on in the [Main] screen, if necessary. Tap on Tap on The Pocket Controller turns off and on the Media Center goes out.
  • Page 9: Basic Playback

    Chapter 2 Basic Playback The Disklavier can play back piano songs contained in PianoSoft, PianoSoft·Plus, PianoSoft·PlusAudio, and PianoSoft·PlusGraphics software. Furthermore, audio/MIDI CDs of other manufacturer’s and standard audio CDs, as well as piano songs that you recorded in the song library* of the Disklavier can be played back. * For details on organizing songs with the internal song libraries, see “Song Libraries and Their Contents”...
  • Page 10: Song Libraries And Their Contents

    Chapter 2: Basic Playback SmartPianoSoft disks and CDs For details, see “Adding Disklavier Accompaniment to Commercial CD Songs (PianoSmart)“ on pg. 38 in “Advanced Operating Manual“. Standard audio CDs Standard audio CDs contain two audio channels (R and L), and are both heard from the Monitor speakers** just like a normal stereo system.
  • Page 11: Playing Back The Sample Songs In The Song Library

    Chapter 2: Basic Playback Playing Back the Sample Songs in the Song Library Turn the Disklavier on. ( pg. 4) [Main] screen Tap on in the [Main] screen. Albums in the current source* Album list screen * For details on source selection, see “Selecting a Song”...
  • Page 12 Chapter 2: Basic Playback Tap on the desired album. Songs in the current album* Song list screen * For details on album selection, see “Selecting a Song” ( pg. 12). Tap on the desired song. [Song] screen Press to start playback. To stop playback, press Tip: Pressing...
  • Page 13: Adjusting The Overall Volume

    Chapter 2: Basic Playback Adjusting the Overall Volume Press to adjust the overall volume. Volume bar Minimum volume indication The volume at recording (only for Acoustic mode) (only for Acoustic mode) Value of the adjusted volume Note: During Acoustic mode, the overall volume cannot be effectively turned down less than the minimum volume indication.
  • Page 14 Chapter 2: Basic Playback Tap on the desired source* in the [Main] screen. * In this manual, we call each removable medium (floppy disk, CD, and USB flash memory, etc.) and the internal song library as “source”. Selected source Appears when there are more albums not shown in the screen.
  • Page 15 Chapter 2: Basic Playback Tap on the desired album in the album list screen. Selected album Song type icon Song list screen Song type icons : PianoSoft/PianoSoft·Plus pg. 8 “Types of Playable Software”) : PianoSoft·PlusAudio/User recorded audio and MIDI song pg.
  • Page 16: Searching Forward And Backward In A Song

    Chapter 2: Basic Playback Tap on the desired song in the song list screen. Selected source Selected album Selected song Elapsed playing time Song screen Searching Forward and Backward in a Song During playback, hold down until the desired point in a song is located, and then release the button.
  • Page 17: Basic Piano Playing

    Chapter 3 Basic Piano Playing The Disklavier is a versatile instrument offering various functions that integrate innovative technologies, but let’s start with the most basic use of the piano: playing the keyboard. Playing the Acoustic Piano (Acoustic Mode) Play the keyboard as you would play any acoustic piano. You do not need to “turn the Disklavier on.”...
  • Page 18: Using Headphones (Headphone Mode)

    Chapter 3: Basic Piano Playing Tap on in the Information Area to activate the Quiet Mode. The color of the button and the volume bar turns to blue ( Tip: Pressing on the Media Center also activates the Quiet Mode. QUIET Play the Disklavier.
  • Page 19: Adjusting The Volume In Quiet/Headphone Mode

    Chapter 3: Basic Piano Playing Play the Disklavier. The Acoustic mode is silenced and the digital piano sound is heard only from the connected headphones. Note: Two sets of headphones can be connected simultaneously. In this case, the two headphones should be the same model. Adjusting the Volume in Quiet/Headphone Mode Press...
  • Page 20: Selecting The Voice In Quiet/Headphone Mode

    Chapter 3: Basic Piano Playing Selecting the Voice in Quiet/Headphone Mode In Quiet or Headphone mode, you can select the digital piano sound (voice) that expresses various instruments to your preference. Tap on in the Information Area. Tap on the either end of the bar to show the hidden voices.
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