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Yamaha Arius YDP-S31 Owner's Manual

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For information on assembling the keyboard stand, refer to the instructions at the end of this manual.
Weitere Informationen über die Montage des Keyboard-Ständers erhalten Sie in den Anweisungen am Ende dieses Handbuchs.
Pour obtenir des informations sur l'assemblage du support du clavier, reportez-vous aux instructions à la fin de ce manuel.
Para información sobre el montaje del soporte del teclado, consulte las instrucciones al final de este manual.
Owner's Manual
Mode d'emploi
Manual de instrucciones



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  • Page 1 YDP-S31 Owner's Manual Bedienungsanleitung Mode d’emploi Manual de instrucciones For information on assembling the keyboard stand, refer to the instructions at the end of this manual. Weitere Informationen über die Montage des Keyboard-Ständers erhalten Sie in den Anweisungen am Ende dieses Handbuchs.
  • Page 2: Introduction

    This product should be used only with the components supplied or; a of a different type. Batteries MUST be installed correctly. Mismatches or cart, rack, or stand that is recommended by Yamaha. If a cart, etc., is incorrect installation may result in overheating and battery case rupture.
  • Page 3 • Use the specified adaptor ((PA-5D, PA-150 or an equivalent recommended by power immediately and unplug the power cord from the AC outlet. Then have Yamaha) only. Using the wrong adaptor can result in damage to the instrument the instrument inspected by qualified Yamaha service personnel.
  • Page 4 If you experience any hearing loss or ringing in the ears, consult a physician. Yamaha cannot be held responsible for damage caused by improper use or modifications to the instrument, or data that is lost or destroyed. Always turn the power off when the instrument is not in use.
  • Page 5: Welcome

    Welcome Thank you for purchasing the Yamaha Digital Piano! We recommend that you read this manual carefully so that you can take full advantage of the advanced and convenient functions of your new digital piano. We also recommend that you keep this manual in a safe, convenient place for future reference.
  • Page 6: Table Of Contents

    Song Clear............26 Connecting MIDI Instruments ....27 About MIDI............27 MIDI’s Capability..........27 Connecting the Digital Piano to a Computer ..........28 MIDI Functions.......... 29 MIDI Transmit/Receive Channel Selection..29 Local Control ON/OFF........29 Program Change ON/OFF.........30 Control Change ON/OFF ........30 YDP-S31 Owner’s Manual...
  • Page 7: Application Index

    ................“Transmitting Song Data from the Digital Piano to a Computer” on page 31 Transmitting song data from a computer to the instrument .................. “Loading Song Data from a Computer to the Digital Piano” on page 31 Assembling Assembling and disassembling this instrument..........“Keyboard Stand Assembly” on pages 34–36 YDP-S31 Owner’s Manual...
  • Page 8: Accessories

    • Quick Operation Guide • AC Power Adaptor (Yamaha PA-5D, PA-150 or an equivalent)* * May not be included depending on your particular area. Check with your Yamaha dealer for details. Maintenance Clean the instrument using a dry or slightly damp soft cloth (wring well).
  • Page 9: Features

    Features This Yamaha digital piano features a special “GHS (Graded Hammer Standard) keyboard with matte black keytops.” The GHS keyboard offers natural grand-piano type playability by simulating the heavier touch of the low range and the lighter touch of the high range across the keyboard.
  • Page 10: Before Using The Digital Piano

    AC outlet WARNING Use the specified adaptor (PA-5D, PA-150, or an equivalent recommended by yamaha) only. The use of other adaptors may result in irrep- arable damage to both the adaptor and the instrument. WARNING Unplug the AC Power Adaptor when not using the instrument, or during electrical storms.
  • Page 11: Key Cover And Music Rest

    2. Unfold the front panel strip. 3. Hold the key cover with both hands and close it slowly. CAUTION Before closing the key cover, be sure to fold the music rest and unfold the front panel strip. YDP-S31 Owner’s Manual...
  • Page 12: Setting The Volume

    [PHONES] jacks are provided. [PHONES] You can connect two sets of standard stereo headphones. (If you are using only one pair of headphones, you can plug them into either jack.) bottom surface standard stereo phone plug YDP-S31 Owner’s Manual...
  • Page 13: Reference

    Digital Piano............31 Loading Song Data from a Computer to the Digital Piano ................ 31 Transmitting Song Data from the Digital Piano to a Computer..............31 Backing up Data and Initializing the Settings ... 32 Troubleshooting ............33 YDP-S31 Owner’s Manual...
  • Page 14: Part Names

    B [DC IN 12V]........P10 5 [PIANO/VOICE] ......P18–21 C Soft (Left) Pedal ......P19 6 [SELECT –/+] ..... P15, 16, 18 D Sostenuto (Center) Pedal ....P19 7 [REC]..........P25 E Damper (Right) Pedal ....P19 8 [PLAY] ........P25, 26 YDP-S31 Owner’s Manual...
  • Page 15: Listening To The Demo Songs

    Each of the 6 voices features its own demo song that showcases the correspond- ing voice. Please refer to “Selecting Voices” on page 18. The demo songs listed below are re-arranged excerpts from the original compo- sitions. The other demo songs are Yamaha’s original pieces (©2005 Yamaha Corpora- tion). Voice Name Title...
  • Page 16: Listening To 50 Piano Preset Songs

    To stop the song during playback, press the [DEMO/SONG] button. • To continue playing other songs, see procedure above. The 50 piano preset songs will not be transmitted via MIDI. YDP-S31 Owner’s Manual...
  • Page 17: Listening To Songs Loaded From The Computer

    The top key Selecting 1 + 2 song playback channels: While pressing and holding down the button and the [DEMO/SONG] [PIANO/ button simultaneously, press the C7 key. VOICE] Channels 1 + 2 will produce the sound. The top key YDP-S31 Owner’s Manual...
  • Page 18: Selecting & Playing Voices

    This is a typical pipe organ sound (8 feet + 4 feet + 2 feet). Good for sacred music from the Baroque period. Strings Spacious and large-scale string ensemble. Try combining this voice with piano in DUAL mode. YDP-S31 Owner’s Manual...
  • Page 19: Using The Pedals

    Soft (Left) Pedal The soft pedal reduces the volume and slightly changes the timbre of notes played while the pedal is pressed. The soft pedal will not affect notes that are already playing when it is pressed. YDP-S31 Owner’s Manual...
  • Page 20: Adding Variations To The Sound - Reverb

    The lowest key C3: depth 0 The depth value increases as you press higher keys. While holding down the button, press the A4 key to set the reverb to [PIANO/VOICE] the depth most suitable for the selected voice. YDP-S31 Owner’s Manual...
  • Page 21: Layering Two Voices (Dual Mode)

    “0” increases the volume of Voice 1 in relation to Voice 2. -6 -4 -2 +1 +3 -3 -1 0 +2 +4 +5 The highest key Exit Dual mode and return to normal play mode. While holding down the button, press one of the C1–F1 keys. [PIANO/VOICE] YDP-S31 Owner’s Manual...
  • Page 22: Transposition

    Hold down the A-1, B-1, C0 and C#0 keys, and press any key in the range from C3 to B3. To tune up To tune down To restore default pitch A-1 C0 427.0-453.0 Hz Setting range: 440.0 Hz Default pitch: YDP-S31 Owner’s Manual...
  • Page 23: Using The Metronome

    While holding down the button, press the A 4 key. [METRONOME] 0 2 4 5 7 9 The highest key A4 B4 C5 D5 Resetting the tempo to default: While holding down the button, press the C5 key. [METRONOME] YDP-S31 Owner’s Manual...
  • Page 24: Adjusting The Keyboard Touch (Touch Sensitivity)

    You have to hit the keys hard to produce a loud sound. Procedure While holding down the [PIANO/VOICE] button, press one of the A6-C7 keys to select the desired touch sensitivity. A6 C7 YDP-S31 Owner’s Manual...
  • Page 25: Recording Your Performance

    [REC] recorded, will be lost. You can save the recorded user song to a computer. You can also load the user song data from a computer and play it back on this instrument. (See page 31.) YDP-S31 Owner’s Manual...
  • Page 26: Playing Back Recorded Performance Data

    Engage Record mode. Press the [REC] button. The record button indicator lights up. Press the button again if you wish to cancel the clear operation. [REC] Start Clear Press the button and then press the button. [PLAY] [REC] YDP-S31 Owner’s Manual...
  • Page 27: Connecting Midi Instruments

    For more information on the jack transmission and reception of USB port song data, refer to “Transmitting Song Data between the Com- Optional MIDI OUT puter and the Digital Piano” on USB-MIDI interface Computer jack page 31. (e.g., Yamaha UX16) YDP-S31 Owner’s Manual...
  • Page 28: Connecting The Digital Piano To A Computer

    first, then turn on the power to this instrument. An example of connecting this instrument to the USB port on a computer Use an optional USB-MIDI interface (such as a Yamaha UX16) to connect this instrument’s MIDI jacks to the computer’s USB port.
  • Page 29: Midi Functions

    Procedure internal voices. While holding down the and [PIANO/VOICE] buttons simulta- [DEMO/SONG] neously, press the C6 key. Pressing the C6 key repeatedly toggles between Local Control On and Off. The highest key YDP-S31 Owner’s Manual...
  • Page 30: Program Change On/Off

    Control Change Off if you rather prefer not to have this capability. Procedure While holding down the [DEMO/SONG] and [PIANO/VOICE] buttons simulta- neously, press the D6 key. Pressing the D6 key repeatedly toggles between Control Change On and Off. The highest key YDP-S31 Owner’s Manual...
  • Page 31: Ydp-S31 Owner's Manual

    Yamaha website. To be able to use this function, you must first download Musicsoft Downloader from Yamaha website at the following URL, and install it on your computer. ● System requirement for Musicsoft Downloader Please visit the URL above to get the latest information on the supported computer systems.
  • Page 32: Backing Up Data And Initializing The Settings

    (that is, while the [REC] and [PLAY] button indi- cators are flashing). The highest key If this instrument somehow becomes disabled or malfunc- tions, turn off the power to the instrument, then perform the ini- tialization procedure. YDP-S31 Owner’s Manual...
  • Page 33: Troubleshooting

    The pedal cord may not be properly connected. Make sure to securely insert the pedal continuously sustains even when the damper cord into the [TO PEDAL] jack (page 34). pedal is not pressed. Options BC-100 Bench A comfortable bench styled to match your Yamaha digital piano. UX16 USB-MIDI interface HPE-150 Headphones YDP-S31 Owner’s Manual...
  • Page 34: Keyboard Stand Assembly

    * The adaptor may not be included, or may look different from the illustration above, depending on your particular area. Please check with your Yamaha dealer. Attach B to C. Attach B to D and E.
  • Page 35: Connect The Ac Adaptor

    6-1 Insert the AC adaptor plug into the [DC IN 12V] jack from the rear. 6-2 Attach the cord holder on the right (or left) end (whichever is closer to an AC outlet) of the rear panel, then clip the power cord into the holder. YDP-S31 Owner’s Manual...
  • Page 36 • The pedals may damage the floor after an handling can result in damage to the instrument or extended period of time. Protect the floor by plac- personal injury. ing a mat or area rug underneath the pedals. Do not hold here. Hold here. YDP-S31 Owner’s Manual...
  • Page 37: Index

    Transposition ..............22 MIDI [IN] [OUT] ..........14, 27, 28 Troubleshooting.............. 33 MIDI cables ..............27 MIDI connectors ............27, 28 MIDI Data Format ............5 User Song................. 25 MIDI Implementation Chart..........5 UX16................28 Musicsoft Downloader............31 Voice ................18 Volume (metronome) ............ 24 YDP-S31 Owner’s Manual...
  • Page 38 MEMO Owner’s Manual YDP-S31...
  • Page 39: Specifications

    Assembly parts * Specifications and descriptions in this owner’s manual are for information purposes only. Yamaha Corp. reserves the right to change or modify products or specifications at any time without prior notice. Since specifications, equipment or options may not be the same in every locale, please check with your Yamaha dealer.
  • Page 40 Information for Users on Collection and Disposal of Old Equipment This symbol on the products, packaging, and/or accompanying documents means that used electrical and electronic products should not be mixed with general household waste. For proper treatment, recovery and recycling of old products, please take them to applicable collection points, in accordance with your national legislation and the Directives 2002/96/EC.
  • Page 41 Information concernant la Collecte et le Traitement des déchets d’équipements électriques et électroniques. Le symbole sur les produits, l'emballage et/ou les documents joints signifie que les produits électriques ou électroniques usagés ne doivent pas être mélangés avec les déchets domes- tiques habituels.
  • Page 42 Yamaha Corporation of America or its may cause interference harmful to the operation of subsidiaries. * This applies only to products distributed by YAMAHA CORPORATION OF AMERICA. (class B) OBSERVERA! Apparaten kopplas inte ur växelströmskällan (nätet) så länge som den ar ansluten till vägguttaget, även om själva apparaten har stängts av.
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