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Yamaha YPP-200 Ligh Piano Owner's Manual

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  • Page 2: Special Message Section

    This product should be used only with the components supplied or; a When installing batteries, do not mix batteries with new, or with batter- cart, rack, or stand that is recommended by Yamaha. If a cart, etc., is ies of a different type. Batteries MUST be installed correctly. Mis-...
  • Page 3 The above statements apply ONLY to those products distributed to the operation of other electronic devices. Compliance with FCC by Yamaha Corporation of America or its subsidiaries. This applies only to products distributed by YAMAHA CORPORATION OF AMERICA. (class B) OBSERVERA! Apparaten kopplas inte ur växelströmskällan (nätet) sá...
  • Page 4 • Use the specified adaptor (PA-5C, PA-5D or an equivalent recommended by Yamaha) only. Using the wrong adaptor can result in damage to the instrument • Never insert or remove an electric plug with wet hands. or overheating.
  • Page 5 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 6: Included Accessories

    Introduction Thank you for choosing a Yamaha Light Piano YPP-200. Your YPP-200 is a fine musical instrument that employs advanced Yamaha music technology. With the proper care, your YPP-200 will give you many years of musical pleasure. G The YPP-200 utilizes Yamaha’s “AWM Stereo Sampling” tone generating Light Piano technology to produce musically rich voices of unmatched sonic realism.
  • Page 7: Table Of Contents

    Contents The Control Panel F3 Dual Mode Functions ........28 ............... 8 F3.1: Dual Balance ..........28 Setting Up ................. 10 F3.2: Dual Detune ..........28 F3.3: 1st Voice Octave Shift ......28 Power supply connections ........10 F3.4: 2nd Voice Octave Shift ......28 Accessory Jacks ...........
  • Page 8: The Control Panel

    The Control Panel 8. 8. 8. C1 D1 E1 F1 G1 A1 B1 C2 D2 E2 F2 G2 A2 B2 C3 D3 E3 F3 G3 A3 B3 C4 D4 E4 F4 G4 A4 B4 C5 D5 E5 F5 G5 A5 B5 C6 D6 E6 F6 G6 A6 B6 C7 The PHONES jacks are located on the front panel, below the left end of the keyboard.
  • Page 9 The Control Panel & 9 [PRESET SONG] Button $ [EFFECT] Button This button enters the preset song mode. While in This button selects a number of effects which can this mode you can use the [–/NO] and [+/YES] give your sound greater depth and animation. buttons to select from 20 songs.
  • Page 10: Setting Up

    • Never interrupt the power supply (e.g. unplug the AC adaptor) during any YPP-200 record operation! Doing so can result in a loss of data. WARNING • Use ONLY a Yamaha PA-5C or PA-5D AC Power Adaptor (or other adaptor PA-5C specifically recommended by Yamaha) to power your instrument from the AC mains.
  • Page 11: Music Stand

    Setting Up Using the MIDI IN and OUT Connectors ........ The MIDI IN connector receives MIDI data from an external MIDI device which can be used to control the YPP-200. The MIDI OUT connector transmits MIDI data generated by the YPP-200 (e.g. note and velocity data produced by playing the YPP-200 keyboard).
  • Page 12: Selecting & Playing Voices

    Selecting & Playing Voices Turn Power On ....................With the AC power adaptor connected, simply press the [STANDBY/ON] switch until it locks in the ON position. When the instrument is not in use, be sure to turn the power off. (Press the switch again so that it pops up.) CAUTION •...
  • Page 13: Playing The Demonstration Tunes

    Playing the Demonstration Tunes Demonstration tunes are provided that effectively demonstrate each of the YPP-200’s voices. There are also 20 preset songs that you can play individually, all in sequence, or in random order. Here’s how you can select and play the demo tunes.
  • Page 14: Preset Song

    Playing the Demonstration Tunes Preset Song Engage the Preset Song Mode ............Press the [PRESET SONG] button to engage the preset song mode — the [PRESET SONG], TRACK [1] and [2] indicators will light. Play a Preset Song ..................To play any of the 20 preset songs provided, use the [–/NO], [+/YES] buttons to select the number of the tune you want to play (the number will appear on the LED display), then press the SONG [START/STOP] button.
  • Page 15: Preset Song A-B Repeat

    Playing the Demonstration Tunes Preset Song A-B Repeat The A-B Repeat function can be used to continuously repeat a specified phrase within a preset song. Combined with the Part Cancel function described below, this provides an excellent way to practice difficult phrases.
  • Page 16: Preset Song Part Cancel

    Playing the Demonstration Tunes Preset Song Part Cancel The 20 preset songs have separate left- and right-hand parts that can be turned on and off as required so you can practice the corresponding part on the keyboard. The right-hand part is played by TRACK [1] track, and the left-hand part is played by TRACK [2] track.
  • Page 17: The Dual Mode

    The Dual Mode The dual mode makes it possible to play two voices simultaneously across the entire range of the keyboard. To activate the dual mode simply press two voice selectors at the same time (or press one voice selector while holding another). The voice indicators of both selected voices will light when the dual mode is active.
  • Page 18: Reverb

    Reverb The [REVERB] button selects a number of digital reverb effects that you can use for extra depth and expressive power. To select a reverb type press the [REVERB] button a few times until the indicator corresponding to the desired type lights (the indicators light in sequence each time the [REVERB] button is pressed).
  • Page 19: The Effect

    The Effect The [EFFECT] button allows you to select one of the effects that can give your sound greater depth and animation. To select an effect type press the [EFFECT] button a few times until the indicator corresponding to the desired type lights (the indicators light in sequence each time the [EFFECT] button is pressed).
  • Page 20: Touch Sensitivity

    Touch Sensitivity Four different types of keyboard touch sensitivity — HARD, MEDIUM, SOFT or FIXED — can be selected to match different playing styles and preferences. To select a touch sensitivity type press the [TOUCH] button a few times until the indicator corresponding to the desired type lights (the indicators light in sequence each time the [TOUCH] button is pressed).
  • Page 21: Transposition

    Transposition The YPP-200’s TRANSPOSE function makes it possible to shift the pitch of the entire keyboard up or down in semitone intervals up to a maximum of 12 semitones (i.e. a maximum of one octave up or down). “Transposing” the pitch of the YPP-200 keyboard facilitates playing in difficult key signatures, and you can easily match the pitch of the keyboard to the range of a singer or other instrumentalist.
  • Page 22: The Metronome & Tempo Control

    The Metronome & Tempo Control The YPP-200 built-in metronome is a convenient feature for practice, and it can also provide a solid rhythmic guide when recording using the User Song Recorder feature, described in the next section. The Metronome The metronome sound is alternately turned on and off by pressing the METRONOME [START/STOP] button.
  • Page 23: Using The User Song Recorder

    Using the User Song Recorder The ability to record and play back what you’ve played on the YPP-200 key- board can be an effective practice aid. You can, for example, record just the left- hand part, and then practice the right-hand part while playing back the recorded left-hand part.
  • Page 24: Start Recording

    Using the User Song Recorder Start Recording ....................Recording will begin automatically as soon as you play a note on the keyboard or press the SONG [START/STOP] button. The current measure number will appear on the display while recording. • A footswitch connected to the SOFT jack can be assigned to function as a start/stop switch for song recording with the “Soft Pedal Mode”...
  • Page 25: Playback

    It is also possible to store it to an external MIDI storage device such as the Yamaha MIDI Data Filer MDF3 by using the Bulk Data Dump function described on page 32.
  • Page 26: The Function Mode

    The Function Mode The [FUNCTION] button provides access to a range of functions that give the YPP-200 extraordinary versatility. The functions are categorized in groups as follows: Tuning ..............27 Scale ................ 27 Dual Mode Functions ..........28 Soft Pedal Mode............29 Metronome Volume ..........
  • Page 27: F1 Tuning

    The Function Mode Tuning After selecting “F1”, use the [–/NO] and [+/YES] buttons to lower or raise the pitch in approximately 0.2 Hz increments (the first time the [–/NO] or [+/YES] button is pressed simply switches to the tuning value display without actually changing the tuning). The overall tuning range is from 427.0 Hz to 453.0 Hz (corresponding to the A3 note’s Hz).
  • Page 28: F3 Dual Mode Functions

    The Function Mode Dual Mode Functions After selecting “F3. Y ”, press the [+/YES] button to engage the dual-mode function sub- mode, then use the [TEMPO/FUNCTION t, s] buttons to select the desired dual mode function, as listed below. If the Dual mode is not engaged “F3. - ” will appear instead of “F3. Y ” and the Dual mode functions cannot be selected.
  • Page 29: F3.5: 1St Voice Effect Depsth

    The Function Mode F3.5: 1st Voice Effect Depsth ......................F3.6: 2nd Voice Effect Depth ......................These functions make it possible to individually set the depth of the effect for the 1st and 2nd dual-mode Voices (“1st” and “2nd” is explained on page 17). Use the [–/NO] and [+/YES] buttons to set the effect depth for the corresponding voice as required.
  • Page 30: F7 Midi Functions

    The Function Mode MIDI Functions After selecting “F7. Y ”, press the [+/YES] button to engage the MIDI function sub-mode, then use the [TEMPO/FUNCTION t, s] buttons to select the desired MIDI function, as listed below. • Always use a high-quality MIDI cable to connect MIDI OUT to MIDI IN terminals. Never use MIDI cables longer than about 15 meters, since cables longer than this can pick up noise which can cause data errors.
  • Page 31: F7.3: Local Control On/Off

    The Function Mode F7.3: Local Control ON/OFF ......................MIDI MIDI OUT Tone Generator YPP-200 “Local Control” refers to the fact that, normally, the YPP-200 keyboard controls its internal tone generator, allowing the internal voices to be played directly from the keyboard. This situation is “Local Control On”...
  • Page 32: F7.5: Control Change On/Off

    MIDI OUT terminal. This is particularly useful if you will be recording performances to a MIDI sequence recorder such as the Yamaha MIDI Data Filer MDF3 which will be used to control the YPP-200 on playback. By transmitting the YPP-200 panel settings...
  • Page 33: F8 Backup Functions

    The Function Mode Backup Functions After selecting “F8. Y ”, press the [+/YES] button to engage the backup function sub-mode, then use the [TEMPO/FUNCTION t, s] buttons to select the desired backup function, as listed below. • The backup settings themselves, and the contents of the user song recorder memory, are always backed up.
  • Page 34: Using The Midi Functions

    Using the MIDI Functions The YPP-200 is MIDI-compatible, featuring MIDI IN and MIDI OUT terminals and providing a variety of MIDI-related controls. By using the MIDI functions you can expand your musical possibilities. This section explains what MIDI is, and what it can do, as well as how you can use MIDI on your YPP-200. What Is MIDI? No doubt you have heard the terms “acoustic instrument”...
  • Page 35: Channel Messages

    Using the MIDI Functions MIDI is an acronym that stands for Musical Instrument Digital Interface, which allows electronic musical instruments to communicate with each other, by sending and receiving compatible Note, Control Change, Program Change and various other types of MIDI data, or messages.
  • Page 36: Connecting To A Personal Computer

    MIDI interface you are using. For details, refer to the owner’s manual for the software you are using. G When connecting to a computer with a USB interface, use the Yamaha UX256 USB/MIDI Interface. Connect the UX256 and the computer with a standard USB cable, then make the proper MIDI connections between the YPP-200 and the UX256.
  • Page 37: Factory Preset Recall

    This can occur if there is a high-power transmitter in reducing the volume of the YPP-200 first, then your vicinity. Contact your Yamaha dealer. reduce the volume of the external equipment to a level at which the distortion ceases.
  • Page 38: Voice Descriptions

    Voice Descriptions Voice Stereo/Mono Touch Response Voice Descriptions Newly-recorded samples from a full concert grand piano. Perfect for classi- PIANO 1 Stereo cal compositions as well as any other style that requires acoustic piano. A bright, expansive piano sound which is ideal for rock and popular PIANO 2 Stereo genres.
  • Page 39: Demo And Preset Song List

    Brandenburgisches Konzert No.3 J.S.Bach CHOIR Kantate Nr.140 J.S.Bach • Some of the demonstration pieces listed above are short rearranged excerpts from the original compositions. Original songs are all rights reserved (© 2001 YAMAHA CORPORATION). Preset Song Titles Title Composer Arabesque 1 C.A.Debussy Melody in F A.Rubinstein...
  • Page 40: Factory Setting List

    Factory Setting List Backup Group Voice PIANO 1 Dual Mode Reverb Type Preset for each voice Reverb Depth Preset for each voice F8.1 Effect Type Preset for each voice Effect Depth Preset for each voice Touch Sensitivity MEDIUM Volume in the FIXED Mode Metronome —...
  • Page 41: Midi Data Format

    MIDI Data Format If you’re already very familiar with MIDI, or are using a computer to control your music hardware with computer- generated MIDI messages, the data provided in this section can help you to control the YPP-200. 1. NOTE ON/OFF 3 MODE MESSAGES Data format: [BnH] ->...
  • Page 42 MIDI receive channel, not the panel master volume. = Exclusive status = Universal Realtime 6. SYSTEM EXCLUSIVE MESSAGES = ID of target device (Yamaha MIDI Format) = Sub-ID #1=Device Control Message = Sub-ID #2=Master Volume Panel Data Transmit ll H = Volume LSB Data format: [F0H] ->...
  • Page 43 Control Change values. Allow suffi- F0H = Exclusive Status cient time for processing to execute (about 50 msec) before 43H = Yamaha ID sending the YPP-200 another message. 1nH = Transmission from n=YPP-200 is always 0. 0-F is received.
  • Page 44 MIDI Data Format <Table 1> MIDI Parameter Change table ( SYSTEM ) Address (H) Size (H) Data (H) Parameter Description Default value (H) 00 00 00 020C - 05F4(*1) MASTER TUNE -50 - +50[cent] 00 04 00 00 1st bit 3 - 0 → bit 15 - 12 2nd bit 3 - 0 →...
  • Page 45: Midi Implementation Chart

    MIDI Implementation Chart YAMAHA [Light Piano] Date: 24 – April – 2001 MIDI Implementation Chart Model: YPP-200 Version: 1.0 Transmitted Recognized Remarks Function... Basic Default Channel Changed 1 – 16 1 – 16 Default Poly Mode only Mode Messages Altered...
  • Page 46: Keyboard Stand Assembly

    Assembly Parts Side boards Back board Stand bases 1 6 x 70 mm round head screws (4 pcs.) 4 6 x 30 mm round head screws (4 pcs.) 5 5 x 16 mm round head screws (4 pcs.) 2 Joint connectors (4 pcs.) 3 3.5 x 16 mm tapping screws (12 pcs.) 6 Angle brackets (4 pcs.) Keyboard Stand Assembly...
  • Page 47 Attach the angle brackets. Attach the angle brackets 6 to the side boards using the 3.5 x 16 mm tapping screws 3. 6 Angle brackets 3 3.5 x 16 mm tapping screws Attach the back board. Attach the back board, using the 6 x 30 mm round head screws 4.
  • Page 48 Put the keyboard on the stand. Carefully place the keyboard on the side boards. Slowly move the keyboard so that the holes on the bottom of the keyboard are properly aligned with the holes on the angle brackets. CAUTION • Be careful not to drop the keyboard or to get your fingers caught between the keyboard and the stand parts.
  • Page 49: Specifications

    Footswitch : FC4, FC5 • 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 50: Limited Warranty

    YPP SERIES OF PORTABLE PIANO If during the first 90 days that immediately follows the purchase date, your new Yamaha product covered by this warranty is found to have a defect in material and/or workmanship, Yamaha and/or its authorized representative will repair such defect without charge for parts or labor.
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  • Page 52 Yamaha PK CLUB (Portable Keyboard Home Page, English only) Yamaha Manual Library (English versions only) M.D.G., Pro Audio & Digital Musical Instrument Division, Yamaha Corporation © 2001 Yamaha Corporation V762620 1??PO????.?-??A0 Printed in Indonesia...