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Playing Duo

This function allows two different players to play the
instrument, one on the left and the other on the right,
over the same octave range.
1
While holding down [GRAND PIANO/
FUNCTION], press the D3 key to engage
Duo.
The keyboard is divided into the two sections with
the E3 key as the Split Point.
D3
Equivalent to C3
Split Point (E3)
(Center)
Left Voice (Voice 2)
NOTE
• The Split Point cannot be changed from E3.
• If the keyboard is in Dual, engaging Duo will exit from Dual. The Voice 1
is used as the Voice of the entire keyboard.
• Changing the Voice will exit from Duo.
2
One person can play the left section of
the keyboard while the other plays the
right.
Sounds played with the left voice are played from
the left speaker, and sounds played with the right
voice are played from the right speaker.
3
To exit from Duo, press the D3 key while
holding [GRAND PIANO/FUNCTION]
again.
To shift the Octave for each Voice:
Same as in Dual (page 12).
Pedal function in Duo
The Footswitch connected to the [SUSTAIN] jack
affects both Right and Left sections.
D3
Equivalent to C3
(Center)
Right Voice (Voice 1)
Adding Variations to the Sound –
Reverb
This instrument features several Reverb Types that
add extra depth and expression to the sound to create a
realistic acoustic ambience. Although the appropriate
Reverb Type is called up automatically when you
select each of the Voices, you can change the Reverb
Type as desired.
To select a Reverb Type:
While holding down [GRAND PIANO/FUNCTION],
press one of the C5 – E5 keys.
Reverb Type List
Reverb
Key
Type
Adds a continuous reverb effect to the
C5
Room
sound, similar to the acoustic reverbera-
tion you would hear in a room.
For a bigger reverb sound. This effect
C#5
Hall1
simulates the natural reverberation of a
small-size concert hall.
For a truly spacious reverb sound. This
D5
Hall2
effect simulates the natural reverberation
of a large concert hall.
Simulates the reverb of a stage environ-
D#5
Stage
ment.
E5
Off
No effect is applied.
NOTE
• In Dual, the Reverb Type for Voice 1 is called up by default. If "OFF" is assigned
to Voice 1, the Reverb Type for the Voice 2 is called up.
To adjust Reverb Depth:
While holding down [GRAND PIANO/FUNCTION],
press the A4 key to decrease by one, B4 to increase by
one, or A#4 to reset to the default value (most suitable
value for the current Voice). The higher the value, the
deeper the effect.
Default setting: the setting best suited for the current
Voice
Setting range: 0 (no effect) – 10 (maximum depth)
Selecting & Playing Voices
C5
E5
Description
A#4 (Default)
A4
B4 (+1)
(-1)
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