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  • Page 1 DKC-850 Disklavier Control Unit...
  • Page 2 SPECIAL MESSAGE SECTION This product utilizes an external power supply (adaptor). NOTICE: Service charges incurred due to lack of DO NOT connect this product to any power supply or knowledge relating to how a function or effect works adaptor other than one described in the manual, on the (when the unit is operating as designed) are not covered name plate, or specifically recommended by Yamaha.
  • Page 3 The control unit is classified as a Class 1 laser product. One of the IMPORTANT NOTICE FOR THE UNITED KINGDOM labels below is located on the inside of the CD drive unit. Applies to Power Adaptor L’unité de commande est classée produit laser de Classe 1. Une des Connecting the Plug and Cord étiquettes ci-dessous ou une étiquette similaire se trouve à...
  • Page 4 Information for Users on Collection and Disposal of Old Equipment and used Batteries These symbols on the products, packaging, and/or accompanying documents mean that used electrical and electronic products and batteries should not be mixed with general household waste. For proper treatment, recovery and recycling of old products and used batteries, please take them to applicable collection points, in accordance with your national legislation and the Directives 2002/96/EC and 2006/66/EC.
  • Page 5 : 1-714-522-9301 Type of Equipment : Player Piano Control Unit Model Name : DKC-850 This device complies with Part 15 of the FCC Rules. Operation is subject to the following two conditions: 1) this device may not cause harmful interference, and 2) this device must accept any interference received including interference that may cause undesired operation.
  • Page 6 Disklavier Control Unit DKC-850 Operation manual...
  • Page 7 Welcome to the Yamaha Disklavier Thank you for purchasing the Yamaha Disklavier control unit! This control unit is a fascinating instrument that integrates a classic Yamaha acoustic piano with innovative electronics to suit your entertainment, educational, and creative needs, while retaining the tone, touch and long-term value that have long made Yamaha pianos the world’s finest.
  • Page 8 Important Precautions Read the following before operating the Disklavier control unit. ■ Warnings ■ Cautions • Do not locate the Disklavier control unit in a • Turn off all audio devices when connecting to place subject to excessive heat, low the Disklavier control unit.
  • Page 9 ■ Interference • When the battery-powered unit is not going to be used for a prolonged period of time, remove the • The Disklavier control unit uses high-frequency dry batteries from the unit. Otherwise the digital circuits that may cause interference to batteries will run down and their electrolyte may radios and TVs placed close to it.
  • Page 10: Table Of Contents

    Table of Contents Chapter 1 Introduction Chapter 5 Internet Direct Connection (IDC) Features ..............1 Items Supplied with the Disklavier Control Unit ..1 What is Internet Direct Connection (IDC)? ..35 Names of Parts and Their Functions......2 Obtaining an ID and Password for the IDC Service Basic Disklavier Terminology .........6 (IDC Registration)..........
  • Page 11 Chapter 8 Advanced Piano Playing Restoring the Backups ........108 Playing the Disklavier along with the Internal Chapter 12 Enhancing the Disklavier by Metronome ............68 Hooking Up Other Devices Playing the Disklavier with an Ensemble Voice ...69 Hooking Up Audio Equipment ......110 Chapter 9 Video Synchronization Connecting Monitor Speakers ......
  • Page 12: Chapter 1 Introduction

    Introduction Chapter Features The Disklavier control unit offers the valuable features that open up your musical possibility to explore. Here are brief explanations of such features: Advanced Features for Your Listening Pleasure • Special music CDs, contain over 17 hours of fantastic music, let you start listening on the day this unit arrives at your home.
  • Page 13: Names Of Parts And Their Functions

    Chapter Introduction Names of Parts and Their Functions ■ Front Panel [ON/OFF] button Cursor/[ENTER] buttons Turns on or shuts down the Disklavier control unit. Cursor: Used to select options and parameters. Press once to turn it on, and once again to shut it [ENTER]: Used to execute the selection.
  • Page 14: Rear Panel

    Chapter Introduction ■ Rear Panel USB TO DEVICE port MIDI OUT terminal Used to connect a USB flash memory, an optional For models to be replaced with Disklavier control USB floppy disk drive, etc. unit: Used to connect external MIDI equipment. LAN port For models to be connected with the MIDI cables: Used to connect to the Internet.
  • Page 15: Remote Control

    Chapter Introduction ■ Remote Control [ON/STANDBY] button [RECORD] button ( page 32) Turns on the Disklavier control unit or puts it in the Used to engage the record standby mode before standby mode. recording starts. Number keypad [PLAY] button ( page 24) Used for direct album/song selection and to enter a Used to start playback.
  • Page 16 Chapter Introduction [BACK] button [PAUSE] button ( page 25) Used to cancel the selection, and return to the Used to pause playback. previous screen. [STOP] button ( page 25) [VOLUME] buttons ( page 31) Used to stop playback and recording. Used to adjust the volume.
  • Page 17: Basic Disklavier Terminology

    Chapter Introduction Basic Disklavier Terminology PianoSoft·Plus The following is a list of several basic Disklavier words that you may need to know before PianoSoft·Plus software contains proceeding with operational procedures in this prerecorded ensemble songs featuring manual. For additional Disklavier terminology, see instrumental accompaniment that can be played the glossary provided in Chapter 16.
  • Page 18: Getting Started

    Getting Started Chapter This chapter describes instructions for connecting with your Disklavier piano and other preparation. Checking the Type of Your Piano The Disklavier control unit can be connected to several models of the Yamaha Disklavier pianos, however, connections and setup procedures vary depending on the piano model. Check the model number on the existing control unit and find your piano model following the descriptions below before connecting.
  • Page 19: Replacing The Existing Control Unit With The Disklavier Control Unit

    Chapter Getting Started Replacing the Existing Control Unit with the Disklavier Control Unit Connect the Disklavier control unit to your piano, replacing with the existing control unit. Tighten Disklavier control unit AC adaptor (PJP-PS02/PJP-PS04) (supplied) Connect monitor speakers. Power cable See page 12.
  • Page 20 Chapter Getting Started Turn off your piano, and disconnect the power cable from the AC wall outlet. Note: Disconnect the control cable from the TO CONTROL The location of the TO CONTROL CABLE FOR PIANO connector on the rear panel of your CABLE FOR PIANO connector varies depending on the piano control unit.
  • Page 21: Connecting The Disklavier Control Unit With The Midi Cables

    Chapter Getting Started Connecting the Disklavier Control Unit with the MIDI Cables Connect the Disklavier control unit to your piano using the MIDI cables. 2, 3 2, 3 Connect monitor speakers. See page 12. Disklavier control unit Your control unit MIDI cable (supplied) AC adaptor (PJP-PS02/PJP-PS04)
  • Page 22 Chapter Getting Started Turn off your piano, and disconnect the power cable from the AC wall outlet. Note: Connect the MIDI IN terminal of your control unit to the The location of the MIDI IN MIDI OUT terminal of the rear panel of the Disklavier terminal varies depending on the piano model.
  • Page 23: Connecting Monitor Speakers

    Chapter Getting Started Connecting Monitor Speakers To listen to the internal XG tone generator voices, you have to connect monitor speakers. Connection methods vary depending on whether your piano is equipped with the Silent Piano™ function or not. ■ For Pianos Equipped with the Silent Piano™ Function Connect the AUX IN jacks of your piano to the OUTPUT jacks on the rear Note:...
  • Page 24: Using The Remote Control

    Chapter Getting Started Using the Remote Control The Disklavier control unit is equipped with a remote control which allows convenient control from almost anywhere in the room. This section provides notes on handling the remote control. ■ Installing Batteries in the Remote Control Before the remote control can be used, the two batteries supplied with the Disklavier control unit must be installed.
  • Page 25: Turning On The Disklavier Control Unit

    Chapter Getting Started ■ Using the Remote Control To use the remote control, point it at the remote control sensor on the front panel. Approx. 5 m 30° 30° 30° 30° 30° 30° 30° 30° Turning On the Disklavier Control Unit Make sure that the AC adaptor is plugged into the AC wall outlet.
  • Page 26: Setting The Type Of Your Piano

    Chapter Getting Started Setting the Type of Your Piano [SYSTEM] “PianoType” After you have connected the Disklavier control unit to your piano, you must set the type of your piano. Press [SYSTEM] on the remote control. The system menu screen appears. =SYSTEM MENU= (1/2) Clock Adj.
  • Page 27: Setting The Internal Calendar

    Chapter Getting Started Press [ENTER]. The piano type is set, and this unit is automatically rebooted. =PianoType= estarting... Setting the Internal Calendar [SYSTEM] “TimeZone” and “Clock Adj.” The Disklavier control unit has an internal calendar that can be set from 1/ Setting the correct time is also 1/1985 00:00:00 to 12/31/2084 23:59:59.
  • Page 28 Chapter Getting Started Press [+/YES] and [–/NO] to change the time zone. = ime Zone= -+EN imeZone=GM +2 Examples of Time Zone Note: The time zone listed here should be The chart below shows the correspondence between the time zone used only as a guide.
  • Page 29 Chapter Getting Started ■ Calendar Select “Clock Adj.” with the cursor buttons ([ ]), then press [ENTER]. =SYSTEM MENU= (1/2) Clock Adj. TimeZone Backup Restore The current date and time appear. =Clock Adjust= 009/01/01 13:54:30 Press [ENTER]. The time setup screen appears with the cursor flashing on the hours display.
  • Page 30: Turning Off The Disklavier Control Unit (standby Mode)

    Chapter Getting Started Turning Off the Disklavier Control Unit (Standby Mode) Note: Press [ON/STANDBY] on the remote control. Press [ON/STANDBY] on the remote control to turn the Disklavier The ending screen appears, and [ON/OFF] on the front panel lights control unit back on. red.
  • Page 31: Compatible File Format

    Chapter Getting Started Compatible File Format The Disklavier control unit can handle these three types of file format: SMF0 Standard MIDI File format 0 for playback and recording. The name of the file should have an extension as “.MID” or “.mid.” SMF1 Standard MIDI File format 1 for playback only.
  • Page 32: Chapter 3 Basic Song Playback

    Basic Song Playback Chapter Types of Playable Software PianoSoft and PianoSoft·Plus When piano songs such as those contained in PianoSoft and PianoSoft·Plus software are played back on the Disklavier, the piano parts are actually played by the Disklavier keyboard, and the keys move up and down as though they were being played by an invisible performer.
  • Page 33: Selecting Medium And Their Contents

    Chapter Basic Song Playback Selecting Medium and Their Contents [SELECT] Insert a desired medium. CD eject button USB flash memory USB port Press [SELECT]. The media selection screen appears with the current selected medium highlighted. =MEDIA SELECT= Memory Front panel Remote control Note: Select a desired medium with the cursor buttons ([...
  • Page 34 Chapter Basic Song Playback Press [ENTER] or [ The album selection screen appears. ALBUM SELECT 1:5 Greats for t Note: Select a desired album with the cursor buttons ([ The maximum number of the selectable albums in a medium is 99. ALBUM SELECT Note: You can also select albums directly...
  • Page 35: Using The Number Keypad

    Chapter Basic Song Playback Using the Number Keypad Album or song selection screen Number button You can also select albums or songs directly with the number keypad on the remote control. Note: Press the corresponding number button, then press If you enter a number higher than [ENTER].
  • Page 36: Stopping Playback

    Chapter Basic Song Playback Stopping Playback During playback [STOP] Press [STOP]. Front panel Remote control Playback stops, and the song returns to the beginning. [PLAY/PAUSE] on the front panel turns off, and the counter is reset to “00:00” or “001-1.” Pausing Playback During playback [PAUSE]...
  • Page 37 Chapter Basic Song Playback ■ Song Playback Screen Here are a few things that you will often see during playback. Memory LR SO V+00 A02-001 iano Sonate <00:00> Media Song Format The selected medium is displayed here. The format of the selected song is displayed here. Display Description Album/Song Number...
  • Page 38: Fast Preview & Review

    Chapter Basic Song Playback Fast Preview & Review During playback [FORWARD] or [REVERSE] During playback, fast preview and review allow you to quickly search Note: No sound is produced by the piano through a song while listening to the sound. This is useful for locating a when fast-previewing or reviewing desired position within a song.
  • Page 39: Fast Forward & Reverse

    Chapter Basic Song Playback Fast Forward & Reverse Stop or pause mode [FORWARD] or [REVERSE] In the stop or pause mode, fast forward and reverse allow you to quickly locate a desired position in a song. Reverse can also be used to return a song to the beginning, ready to play again.
  • Page 40: Searching A Specific Section Of A Song

    Chapter Basic Song Playback Searching a Specific Section of a Song During playback or stop/pause mode [SEARCH] Playback can be started from a specified point in a song. Instead of using fast forward or preview, you can use this function to go directly to a desired point within a song.
  • Page 41: Listening To The Disklavierradio

    Chapter Basic Song Playback Listening to the DisklavierRadio Media selection screen “D-Radio” You can listen to streaming broadcasts of music, with many channels of Note: DisklavierRadio is available only on music contents. models of which the control unit is replaced with the Disklavier control unit.
  • Page 42: Adjusting The Volume

    Chapter Basic Song Playback ■ Muting the Sound Note: Press [PAUSE] or [STOP]. Streaming broadcasts continue during muting. Therefore, the song “MUTE” appears on the upper right of the screen. broadcasted when releasing muting may differ from the one when muting.
  • Page 43: Recording A New Song

    Basic Recording Chapter A song that you play on the Disklavier can be recorded and the recorded song can be easily saved for the selected medium. Furthermore, you can title your new recording for simple distinguish before recording. Recording a New Song [RECORD] You can save a new song that you play for an album.
  • Page 44: Titling A Song

    Chapter Basic Recording Titling a Song [RECORD] [FUNC.]×2 Title a new song before you start recording. Select a destination medium and album. To select a medium and album, see Chapter 3 “Basic Song Playback – Selecting Medium and Their Contents” on page 22. Press [RECORD].
  • Page 45 Chapter Basic Recording Available Characters The following table shows which characters are available. You can switch the character types by the yellow button on the remote control. Character Type Characters Letters Space (Upper Case) [A-Z] Letters Space (Lower Case) [a-z] Space ”...
  • Page 46: Chapter 5 Internet Direct Connection (idc)

    Internet Direct Connection (IDC) Chapter By connecting to the Internet, you can enjoy a streaming broadcast or download update programs directly. Internet Direct Connection is available only on models of which the control unit is replaced with the Disklavier control unit. What is Internet Direct Connection (IDC)? Internet Direct Connection (IDC) is a feature that allows you to connect Note:...
  • Page 47: Connection Example

    Chapter Internet Direct Connection (IDC) ■ Connecting the Disklavier Control Unit to the Note: Depending on the contract with your Internet Internet provider, you may not be able to connect two or more devices (for example, a computer and this Connection example 1: unit) to the Internet.
  • Page 48: Accessing The Internet

    Chapter Internet Direct Connection (IDC) For further information on the Internet connection (only a wired LAN connection is supported), visit the Yamaha Disklavier website: http://www.yamaha.com/disklavier/ (for US customers) http://www.yamaha.ca/content/piano/products/disklavierpianos/ (for Canadian customers) http://www.yamaha-disklavier.com/ (for European customers) http://www.yamaha.com.au/au/ (for Australian customers; Check the Disklavier website) ■...
  • Page 49: Checking Your Account Information

    Chapter Internet Direct Connection (IDC) Press [INTERNET] on the remote control. The Internet menu screen appears. =Internet= (1/1) *D-Radio *MyAccount *Update Select a desired menu with the cursor buttons ([ ]), then press [ENTER]. Perform operations on the screen that appears. Checking Your Account Information [INTERNET] “MyAccount”...
  • Page 50: Updating The Disklavier Control Unit Using The Internet

    Chapter Internet Direct Connection (IDC) Select “MyAccount” with the cursor buttons ([ ]), then press [ENTER]. =Internet= (1/1) *D-Radio *MyAccount *Update The MyAccount screen appears. =MyAccount= 1:Account Information 2:Subscription Status Select a desired option with the cursor buttons ([ then press [ENTER]. Perform operations on the screen that appears.
  • Page 51 Chapter Internet Direct Connection (IDC) Select “Update” with the cursor buttons ([ ]), then press [ENTER]. =Internet= (1/1) D-Radio MyAccount Update The update screen appears if there is any update program available. = pdate= pdate Available ------------------------ You can scroll the screen up or down with the cursor buttons ([ Following the instructions on the screen, select the option with the cursor buttons ([ ]), then press...
  • Page 52: Setting The Disklavier Control Unit For The Internet Connection

    Chapter Internet Direct Connection (IDC) Setting the Disklavier Control Unit for the Internet Connection [SETUP] “Network” You can change various settings related to the Internet connection. In most To use the Internet connection, cases, you do not have to change the default factory settings. inquire of your Internet service provider.
  • Page 53: Initializing Internet Settings

    Chapter Internet Direct Connection (IDC) Select a desired option with the cursor buttons ([ ]), then press [+/YES] and [–/NO] to change setting. If you select “Information” on the network setting screen, the current network setting appears. To return to the network setting screen, press [ENTER] after confirming.
  • Page 54: Advanced Song Playback

    Advanced Song Playback Chapter Changing the Playback Tempo [TEMPO –] or [TEMPO +] You can speed up or slow down the playback tempo. Slowing down the Note: You cannot change the playback playback tempo can be useful when practicing a difficult piano part. tempo of songs on audio CDs.
  • Page 55: Repeating Song Playback

    Chapter Advanced Song Playback Press [TRANSPOSE –] or [TRANSPOSE +] on the remote control. The transposition setting screen appears. =Memory= TRANS-/0/+ TRANS +01key Note: Press [TRANSPOSE –] or [TRANSPOSE +] to change the You can also use the dial on the key.
  • Page 56: Repeating A Specific Section Of A Song (a-b Repeat)

    Chapter Advanced Song Playback Press [REPEAT] to select repeat modes. The following options are available: Option Description Repeats all songs on the selected album. Repeats selected song. Shuffles the order of songs on the selected album and repeats the cycle. Plays back songs normally.
  • Page 57: Playing Back Only The Desired Piano Part

    Chapter Advanced Song Playback Note: To set point B, press [A-B] again. You cannot set point B that is beyond the selected song. Point B is set. =Memory= <02:22> A-B Playback starts from point A, continues up to point B and, returns to point A and playback starts repeatedly.
  • Page 58 Chapter Advanced Song Playback Notes of displays: Note: Guide part can be set on the models Display Description capable of the SmartKey playback. Left hand part Note: For the SmartKey song, “ON”, Right hand part “OFF” and “G” appear sequentially Pedal part each time you press [PART SELECT L] or [PART SELECT R].
  • Page 59: Adjusting The Volume Balance Among The Keyboard Playing, Ensemble Sound, And Software Playback

    Chapter Advanced Song Playback To replay the pedal part, press [+/YES] to select “ON” with the cursor is on “P=.” Piano Part =ON R=OFF P=ON Press [BACK] to return to the song playback screen. Adjusting the Volume Balance among the Keyboard Playing, Ensemble Sound, and Software Playback [BALANCE] Besides adjusting the overall volume, the volume balance among the...
  • Page 60 Chapter Advanced Song Playback ■ Adjusting the Audio Balance Press [BALANCE] twice on the remote control. The audio balance setting screen appears. =BALANCE= AUDIO BALANCE 100 ×2 Note: Press [+/YES] and [–/NO] to adjust the volume of the You can also use the dial on the audio.
  • Page 61: Adjusting The Pitch Of Audio

    Chapter Advanced Song Playback Adjusting the Pitch of Audio During playback [FUNC.] You can temporarily adjust the pitch of the song contains audio Note: This function cannot be used to (PianoSoft·PlusAudio, SmartPianoSoft) or an audio CD for your listening adjust the pitch of external audio pleasure.
  • Page 62: Using Timer Play

    Chapter Advanced Song Playback Press [+/YES] and [–/NO] to change the audio pan. =CD= -+ENT AudioPan=Left The following pan settings are available: Option Description Left Audio of the L channel is output to both of the L and R channels. Center Audio of the L channel is output to the L channel, and the R channel is output to the R channel.
  • Page 63 Chapter Advanced Song Playback Select “TimerPlay” with the cursor buttons ([ ]), then press [ENTER]. =SETUP MENU= (1/2) *TimerPlay *AudioI/O *MIDI *M-Tune The timer play setting screen appears. Timer switch =TimerPlay= _? ] >TimerPlay=OFF 01[##:## ---- Program Time Function Album number selection List of the parameters...
  • Page 64 Chapter Advanced Song Playback ■ Moving Program Number Press [ ] and [ ] to go to the program number. The cursor moves to the function parameter. ■ Setting Function The following describes how to play back the first album in the internal flash memory at 8:15 AM.
  • Page 65 Chapter Advanced Song Playback ■ Setting Time Press [ ] and [ ] to move the cursor to the hour parameter, then press [+/YES] and [–/NO] to set hours. =TimerPlay= >TimerPlay=ON 01[08:00 PLAY Mem01] Press [ ] to move the cursor to the minute parameter, then press [+/YES] and [–/NO] to set minutes.
  • Page 66: Skipping The Blank Part At The Beginning Of A Song

    Chapter Advanced Song Playback Skipping the Blank Part at the Beginning of a Song [SETUP] “Playback” When there is a blank part created at the beginning of the recorded song, turning on this function automatically skips the unwanted part and starts playback from the actual beginning of the song.
  • Page 67: Smartkey™ Playback

    Chapter Advanced Song Playback SmartKey™ Playback Select a SmartKey song [PLAY] Special SmartKey software uses all the “SmartKey” features to create an Note: The SmartKey playback is available exciting way in which non-players can learn to play simple melodies, one only on models of which the control note at a time, without the need for written music.
  • Page 68: Inactivating The Key Movement During Playback

    Chapter Advanced Song Playback ■ Key notation As a reference, “C3” is middle “C”, which means “C4” is an octave above middle “C” and so on. C 2 D 2 F 2G 2 A 2 C 3 D 3 F 3G 3A 3 C 4 C2 D2 E2 F2 G2 A2 B2 C3 D3 E3 F3 G3 A3 B3 C4 Middle C Inactivating the Key Movement during Playback...
  • Page 69: Advanced Recording

    Advanced Recording Chapter This chapter describes further functions for the advanced piano recording such as playing and measuring the current playing song tempo with the metronome, recording the left-hand part and the right-hand part separately. Recording with the Internal Metronome [METRONOME] [RECORD] You can use the metronome to record songs.
  • Page 70 Chapter Advanced Recording To change the volume, move the cursor to the volume parameter with the cursor buttons ([ then press [+/YES] and [–/NO]. =ME RONOME= }][{ EMPO=125bpm =3/4 VOLUME=HHHD SOUND=BUZZER The volume can be adjusted in 4 steps. To change the sound, move the cursor to the sound parameter with the cursor buttons ([ then press [+/YES] and [–/NO].
  • Page 71: Recording The Left And Right Parts Separately

    Chapter Advanced Recording Recording the Left and Right Parts Separately [RECORD] [FUNC.] When recording an L/R song, the left- and right-hand parts can be recorded separately. Either part can be recorded first, and the pedals can be recorded with the first part. While you record the second part, the first part will play back for monitoring.
  • Page 72 Chapter Advanced Recording ■ Recording the Right-Hand Part Press [RECORD]. Press [ ] and [ ] to select the L/R song with the left- hand part that you have just recorded, then press [ENTER]. Press [FUNC.] in the recording standby screen. The part selection screen appears.
  • Page 73: Recording The Left And Right Parts Together (setting A Split Point)

    Chapter Advanced Recording Press [STOP] when you finish playing your song. The following screen appears. =Record= Save to Disk? *SAVE *NEW *CANCEL The following table gives a description of each of the options. Option Description SAVE The second part is saved with the first part under the current song number.
  • Page 74 Chapter Advanced Recording Press [PART SELECT R] to set both parts to record. The split point setting screen appears. =Record= LR=REC SPLIT=C3 The above display shows that the default keyboard split point is note C3, or middle C. In this case, note C3 and notes below are saved as the left-hand part and notes above C3 are saved as the right-hand part, as shown in the following figure.
  • Page 75: Re-recording One Part

    Chapter Advanced Recording Re-Recording One Part [RECORD] Select the L/R song [PART SELECT L] or [PART SELECT R] You can re-record the only one part left-hand or the right-hand of the existing L/R song. Select a desired medium and album. To select a medium and album, see Chapter 3 “Basic Song Playback –...
  • Page 76: Changing The Default Tempo

    Chapter Advanced Recording Press [STOP] when you finish playing your song. The following screen appears. =Record= Save to Disk? *SAVE *NEW *CANCEL The following table gives a description of each of the options. Option Description SAVE The re-recorded part is saved with the other existing part under the current song number.
  • Page 77 Chapter Advanced Recording Select a desired medium and album. To select a medium or album, see Chapter 3 “Basic Song Playback – Selecting Medium and Their Contents” on page 22. Press [RECORD]. Press [ ] and [ ] to select the song in which you want to change the tempo, then press [ENTER].
  • Page 78 Chapter Advanced Recording Press [STOP] to save the tempo change. The following screen appears. =Record= Save to Disk? *SAVE *NEW *CANCEL The following table gives a description of each of the options. Option Description SAVE The song is saved at its new tempo under the current song number.
  • Page 79: Metronome

    Advanced Piano Playing Chapter Playing the Disklavier along with the Internal Metronome [METRONOME] The internal metronome helps you playing along the meter (beat) and the Note: The tempo parameter displayed on tempo you set. Also the volume of the metronome can be adjusted. the metronome setting screen indicates the number of beats in a minute, and one beat represents a...
  • Page 80: Playing The Disklavier With An Ensemble Voice

    Chapter Advanced Piano Playing To change the volume, move the cursor to the volume parameter with the cursor buttons ([ then press [+/YES] and [–/NO]. =ME RONOME= }][{ EMPO=125bpm =3/4 VOLUME=HHHD SOUND=BUZZER The volume can be adjusted in 4 steps. To change the sound, move the cursor to the sound parameter with the cursor buttons ([ then press [+/YES] and [–/NO].
  • Page 81 Chapter Advanced Piano Playing Press [+/YES] and [–/NO] to select a voice group. Changing the voice group displays the top voice of that group in the voice parameters. =VOICE= roup=02<ChromaticPerc> Voice=040<Celesta >[ M ] To change the voice, press [ ] to move the cursor to the voice parameter, then press [+/YES] and [–/NO].
  • Page 82: Video Synchronized Recording

    Video Synchronization Chapter You can record a song synchronized with the video, and enjoy a synchronized playback of piano and video later on. This feature offers great listening experience with sight. Video Synchronized Recording [SETUP] “AudioI/O” Connect a camcorder and a DVD recorder By recording a song played on the Disklavier synchronized with the video For details on video synchronized recording, later on, you can enjoy piano playback with the video.
  • Page 83 Chapter Video Synchronization Select “OMNI OUT” with the cursor buttons ([ then press [+/YES] and [–/NO] to change setting to “SYNC”. =AudioI/O= OMNI OUT=SYNC OMNI OUT Vol=M-Volume Press [ENTER] to complete the operation. Note: Connect a camcorder and a DVD recorder to the Disklavier Confirm the shape of input/output control unit.
  • Page 84 Chapter Video Synchronization ■ Starting Video Synchronized Recording Select a destination medium and album. To select a medium and album, see Chapter 3 “Basic Song Playback – Selecting Medium and Their Contents” on page 22. Press [RECORD]. The video synchronized recording standby screen appears, and [RECORD] on the front panel lights red, and [PLAY/PAUSE] flashed in green.
  • Page 85 Chapter Video Synchronization ■ Using the Camcorder only If your camcorder has both mic input and audio output, you can perform video synchronized recording using the camcorder only. 1. Set the Disklavier control unit following the procedures 1 to 5 on page 71.
  • Page 86: Video Synchronized Playback

    Chapter Video Synchronization Video Synchronized Playback You can enjoy piano playback with the video recorded on the DVD For details on video synchronized recorder. recording, see Chapter 9 “Video Synchronization – Video Synchronized Recording” on Perform the video synchronized recording in advance. page 71.
  • Page 87: Cd Synchronized Recording

    CD Synchronization Chapter You can record a piano performance along with the playback of songs on commercially available CDs. Once you record a song with this feature, later on, you can enjoy piano playback along with the played back songs on the CD. CD Synchronized Recording Insert an audio CD [RECORD]...
  • Page 88 Chapter CD Synchronization Adding Disklavier Accompaniment to Commercial CD Songs (PianoSmart™ Playback) Insert a CD Select a SmartPianoSoft song [PLAY] You can add a Disklavier piano performance you recorded or on To record the piano performance to commercially available SmartPianoSoft software to the playback of songs add, see Chapter 10 “CD on your favorite CDs.

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