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Digital Workstation
Clavier Arrangeur Professionnel
Owner's Manual
Mode d'emploi
Thank you for purchasing this Yamaha Digital Workstation!
We recommend that you read this manual carefully so that you can fully take advantage of
the advanced and convenient functions of the instrument. We also recommend that you
keep this manual in a safe and handy place for future reference.
Before using the instrument, be sure to read "PRECAUTIONS" on pages 5 – 6.
Merci d'avoir choisi ce Clavier Arrangeur Professionnel Yamaha !
Nous vous conseillons de lire attentivement ce mode d'emploi afin de tirer pleinement profit
des fonctions avancées et très utiles de votre instrument. Nous vous recommandons
également de garder ce manuel à portée de main pour toute référence ultérieure.
Avant d'utiliser l'instrument, lisez attentivement la section « PRÉCAUTIONS
D'USAGE » aux pages 5 et 6.
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  • Page 1 Before using the instrument, be sure to read “PRECAUTIONS” on pages 5 – 6. Merci d'avoir choisi ce Clavier Arrangeur Professionnel Yamaha ! Nous vous conseillons de lire attentivement ce mode d'emploi afin de tirer pleinement profit des fonctions avancées et très utiles de votre instrument.
  • Page 2: Special Message Section

    This product should be used only with the components supplied never mix different types of batteries. Batteries MUST be installed or; a cart, rack, or stand that is recommended by Yamaha. If a correctly. Mismatches or incorrect installation may result in over- cart, etc., is used, please observe all safety markings and instruc-...
  • Page 3 Yamaha Corporation of America or its subsidiaries. devices. Compliance with FCC regulations does not guarantee * This applies only to products distributed by YAMAHA CORPORATION OF AMERICA. (class B) PSR-S970/S770 Owner’s Manual...
  • Page 4: Important Safety Instructions

    (1) this device may not cause harmful interference, and (2) this device must accept any interference received, including interference that may cause undesired operation. (fcc_sengen) CAN ICES-3 (B)/NMB-3(B) • This applies only to products distributed by Yamaha Canada Music Ltd. • Ceci ne s’applique qu’aux produits distribués par Yamaha Canada Musique Ltée. (can_b_01) Explanation of Graphical Symbols...
  • Page 5 For AC adaptor WARNING CAUTION • This AC adaptor is designed for use with only Yamaha electronic instruments. Do • When setting up, make sure that the AC outlet is easily accessible. If some not use for any other purpose.
  • Page 6: Saving Data

    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 7: Included Accessories

    Connection Manual (only in English, French, German and Spanish) Explains how to connect the instrument to smart devices, such as an iPhone, iPad, etc. To obtain these materials, access the Yamaha Downloads website, then enter the model name for searching the desired files. Yamaha Downloads http://download.yamaha.com/ •...
  • Page 8: Formats

    * The contents described above include a computer program, Accompaniment Style data, MIDI data, WAVE data, voice recording data, a score, score data, etc. * You are allowed to distribute medium in which your performance or music production using these contents is recorded, and the permission of Yamaha Corporation is not required in such cases.
  • Page 9: Table Of Contents

    Setting Up for Using a Microphone/Guitar ......89 Using the Wheels..............39 Using the Talk function ............90 Using the LIVE CONTROL Knobs........40 Using Vocal Harmony (PSR-S970) ........91 Applying Voice Effects ............42 Using Synth Vocoder (PSR-S970) ........93 Creating Your Original Organ Flutes Voices ......45 Mixing Console –...
  • Page 10: Welcome To Digital Workstation

    Featured on our special website (http://www.yamaha.com/awk/) are many Voices and Styles (called Expansion Pack data) that you can get and load to the PSR-S970/S770. By using the “Yamaha Expansion Manager” software, you can manage the variety of Expansion Packs and create your own custom Pack for installing on your instrument.
  • Page 11 — for example, adding female backup to your own male voice (or vice versa) — or use the Vocal Doubler to make your single voice sound like many. The PSR-S970 also has a Synth Vocoder feature, recreating that popular effect for a variety of luscious, other-worldly sounds.
  • Page 12: Panel Controls And Terminals

    Controls Style playback. Calls up the display from which you can make settings for # [ASSIGN] button, LIVE CONTROL knobs..Page 40 the microphone/guitar and (on the PSR-S970) Vocal Har- Assigns functions and controls sounds in real time. mony settings.
  • Page 13 By using the controls on the panel, you can make various settings as Applies various effects to the keyboard performance. described here. These settings of the instrument are together referred to as “panel setup” or “panel settings” in this manual. PSR-S970/S770 Owner’s Manual...
  • Page 14: Rear Panel

    Do not place objects where they might block the air vent, since this may prevent adequate ventilation of the internal components, and possibly result in the instrument overheating. Attaching the Music Rest Insert the music rest into the slots as shown. PSR-S970/S770 Owner’s Manual...
  • Page 15: Using The Headphones

    For connecting to a computer. ) [USB TO DEVICE] terminal ......Page 100 For connecting a USB device such as a USB flash drive. ! [RGB OUT] terminal (PSR-S970) ....Page 99 For connecting to an external monitor. Using the Headphones Connect a pair of headphones to the [PHONES] jack.
  • Page 16: Setting Up

    After you finish using the instrument, turn off the power by pressing and holding the [ ] (Standby/On) switch for about a NOTE second. Until the Main display appears, no operations can be carried out, includ- ing power-off and keyboard perfor- mance. NEXT PAGE PSR-S970/S770 Owner’s Manual...
  • Page 17 Press the [EXIT] button several times to exit from the display. Disabling Auto Power Off (simple method) Turn the power on while holding down the lowest key on the keyboard. A message appears briefly, then the instrument starts up with the Auto Power Off function disabled. PSR-S970/S770 Owner’s Manual...
  • Page 18: Adjusting The Master Volume

    Call up the operation display. [FUNCTION]  TAB [F] MENU 2  [G] SYSTEM  TAB [E] OWNER Use the [4 ]/[5 ] buttons to select the desired language. Press the [EXIT] button several times to exit from the display. PSR-S970/S770 Owner’s Manual...
  • Page 19: Playing The Demos

    [EXIT] button. Sub menus may be shown on the display. Press one of the [A] – [J] buttons corresponding to the desired sub menu. Press the [EXIT] button several times to exit from the Demo display. PSR-S970/S770 Owner’s Manual...
  • Page 20: Basic Operations

    [A] – [J] buttons can be used to select the corresponding files. • Example 2 The [A] and [B] buttons are used to The [F] and [H] buttons are used to select move the cursor up or down. the corresponding parameter. PSR-S970/S770 Owner’s Manual...
  • Page 21 [1 ] – [8 ] buttons. form, use the [1 ] – [8 ] buttons to adjust the value. To reset the desired parameter value to its default, simultaneously press both the [] and [] buttons below it. PSR-S970/S770 Owner’s Manual...
  • Page 22 (ex., TEMPO [+]), then rotate the Data dial to set the value. 5 [EXIT] button Pressing the [EXIT] button returns to the previously indicated display. Pressing the [EXIT] button several times returns to the default Main display (page 24). PSR-S970/S770 Owner’s Manual...
  • Page 23: Calling Up The Desired Display Instantly - Direct Access

    For example, pressing the [GUIDE] button calls up the display in which the Guide mode can be set. Messages Shown in the Display A message (information or confirmation dialog) sometimes appears on the screen to facilitate operation. When the message appears, simply press the appropriate button. PSR-S970/S770 Owner’s Manual...
  • Page 24: Main Display Configuration

    4 Split Point Displays the Split Point positions (page 58). 5 MIC/Guitar input level indicator (PSR-S970) When a microphone/guitar is connected, this indicates the input level. Adjust the level with the [GAIN] knob on the rear panel so that the indicator lights in green or yellow (but not in red).
  • Page 25 ! LIVE CONTROL knob information Indicates the currently selected number of the eight available LIVE CONTROL knob assignments (page 40). @ Vocal Harmony type (PSR-S970) Displays the currently selected Vocal Harmony type (page 91). # USB Audio Player/Recorder information Displays information for the selected audio file in the connected USB flash drive (page 71), including the elapsed playback time, file name and Repeat mode icon.
  • Page 26: File Selection Display Configuration

    MENU 1 and MENU 2 by pressing the [8 ] button. Selecting MENU 1 shows the function names related to the current file (Voice, Style, Song, etc.) while selecting MENU 2 shows the function names of the file/ folder management (page 27). PSR-S970/S770 Owner’s Manual...
  • Page 27: File Management

    • Prot. 1: Indicates Preset Songs copied to the USER drive. These only can be copied/moved/deleted in the USER drive. • Prot. 2 Orig: Indicates Yamaha-protection-formatted Songs. These cannot be copied. These can be moved/saved only to the USER drive and USB flash drives with ID.
  • Page 28 Even if you skip this step, you can rename the file at any time after saving it (page 30). Press the [8 ] (OK) button to actually save the file. The saved file will be automatically located at the appropriate position among the files in alphabetical order. PSR-S970/S770 Owner’s Manual...
  • Page 29: The Display

    Enter the name of the new folder (page 32). Expansion Pack (page 46) is installed. The created folder will be automatically located at the appropriate position among the folders in alphabetical order. PSR-S970/S770 Owner’s Manual...
  • Page 30 Make sure that MENU 2 is shown at the bottom right corner of • Commercially available song data the display. may be copy protected to prevent If necessary, press the [8 ] button to call up MENU 2. illegal copying. NEXT PAGE PSR-S970/S770 Owner’s Manual...
  • Page 31 Make sure that MENU 2 is shown at the bottom right corner of the display. If necessary, press the [8 ] button to call up MENU 2. Press the [5 ] (DELETE) button. The window for the Delete operation appears at the bottom of the display. NEXT PAGE PSR-S970/S770 Owner’s Manual...
  • Page 32: Entering Characters

    For more information on entering characters, refer to “Other character-entry NOTE operations” below. To cancel the character-entering oper- ation, press the [8 ] (CANCEL) but- ton. Press the [8 ] (OK) button to actually enter the new name and return to the previous display. NEXT PAGE PSR-S970/S770 Owner’s Manual...
  • Page 33: Deleting Characters

    You can also reset specified settings to the factory default value or delete all files and folders in the USER drive. Call up the operation display: [FUNCTION]  TAB [F] MENU 2  [G] SYSTEM  TAB [F] RESET. For details, refer to the Reference Manual on the website, Chapter 11. PSR-S970/S770 Owner’s Manual...
  • Page 34: Data Backup

    Move the Protected Songs When the operation is completed, the instrument will be restarted automatically. (saved to the USER drive) to a USB flash drive before restoring. If the Songs are not moved, the operation deletes the data. PSR-S970/S770 Owner’s Manual...
  • Page 35: Playing Voices

    Turn on the PART ON/OFF button corresponding to the part you NOTE want to use. You can save the Voice selection and on/off setting for each part to Registra- The corresponding PART SELECT button is automatically turned on. tion Memory (page 85). NEXT PAGE PSR-S970/S770 Owner’s Manual...
  • Page 36 NOTE Make sure that MENU 1 is shown at the bottom right corner of the display (page 26). If necessary, repeat steps 1 – 4 above to select the Voice for the other part. Play the keyboard. PSR-S970/S770 Owner’s Manual...
  • Page 37: Using The Metronome

    These let you recreate all of the classic organ sounds by adjusting the flute footage result. levels and the percussive sounds, just like on conventional organs. For details, refer to page 45. For information about other Voice types, refer to the Reference Manual on the website. PSR-S970/S770 Owner’s Manual...
  • Page 38: Changing The Pitch Of The Keyboard

    [FUNCTION]  TAB [E] MENU 1  [E] MASTER TUNE/SCALE TUNE. The pitch can be shifted up or down between 414.8Hz and 466.8Hz in approximately 0.2 Hz increments. For details, refer to the Reference Manual on the website. PSR-S970/S770 Owner’s Manual...
  • Page 39: Using The Wheels

    LEFT part during Style wheel is self-centering and will automatically return to normal pitch when released. playback, depending on the Style setting. • (PSR-S970) The effects produced by using the [PITCH BEND] wheel are not applied to the Vocal Harmony effect.
  • Page 40: Using The Live Control Knobs

    Style (page 48). deeper. Rotating the knob to the left-most turns the func- tion off; rotating it to the right turns the function on and decreases the length. NEXT PAGE PSR-S970/S770 Owner’s Manual...
  • Page 41 NOTE Pressing the [F] (RESET) button resets the selected function’s parameter value to the default, while pressing the [G] (ALL RESET) button resets all parame- ter values of the assignable functions. PSR-S970/S770 Owner’s Manual...
  • Page 42: Applying Voice Effects

    Voice Set. For details on the Voice Set function, refer Use the [1 ] – [3 ] buttons to select “Harmony” or “Echo.” to the Reference Manual on the web- site. NEXT PAGE PSR-S970/S770 Owner’s Manual...
  • Page 43 [RIGHT 1] and [RIGHT 2] should be turned on when using the Multi Assign effect. The RIGHT 1 and RIGHT 2 Voices are alternately assigned to the notes in the order you play. NEXT PAGE PSR-S970/S770 Owner’s Manual...
  • Page 44 To turn off the effect, turn the [HARMONY/ARPEGGIO] button off. You can control the Arpeggio volume and the length of each note by using the LIVE CONTROL knobs. For instructions on how to assign the functions to the knobs, refer to page 40. PSR-S970/S770 Owner’s Manual...
  • Page 45: Creating Your Original Organ Flutes Voices

    Specifies the type of organ tone generation to be simulated. SINE: Produces a clean, clear sound. VINTAGE: Produces a gritty, slightly distorted sound. EURO (PSR-S970 only): Produces the sound of the transistor electronic organ equipped with the electronic tremolo. ROTARY SP...
  • Page 46: Adding New Contents - Expansion Packs

    STYLE category selection buttons, allowing you to expand your music performance and creation possibilities. You can get high quality Expansion Pack data created by Yamaha, or create your own original Expansion Pack data by using the “Yamaha Expansion Manager” software on your computer. For instructions on how to install the Expansion Packs, refer to the Reference Manual on the website.
  • Page 47: Advanced Features

    [FUNCTION]  TAB [E] MENU 1  [F] VOICE SET FILTER (effects, etc.): [ORGAN FLUTES]  TAB [E][F] VOLUME/ATTACK or Editing Organ Flutes Voices: EFFECT/EQ [FUNCTION]  TAB [F] MENU 2  [F] PACK INSTALLA- Installing Expansion Pack data: TION  [6 ] (INSTALL) PSR-S970/S770 Owner’s Manual...
  • Page 48: Playing A Style With The Auto Accompaniment

    For details, refer to page 59. a basis for fully automatic accompaniment with the selected Style. NEXT PAGE PSR-S970/S770 Owner’s Manual...
  • Page 49 • Keep in mind that the audio Styles kit. Yamaha Time Stretch Technology allows the audio to follow your tempo may take more time to load than oth- changes without changing pitch, so everything stays in perfect sync.
  • Page 50: Operating Style Playback

    You can have the ending gradually slow down (ritardando) by pressing the same ENDING/rit. button once again, while the ending is playing. NOTE If you press the ENDING/rit. [I] button when the Style is playing, a fill-in automatically plays before the END- ING/rit [I]. PSR-S970/S770 Owner’s Manual...
  • Page 51: Adjusting The Tempo

    During playback of a Style or Song, you can change the tempo by tapping the [TAP TEMPO] button twice at the desired tempo. When Style and Song are stopped, tapping the [TAP TEMPO] button (four times for a 4/4 time signature) starts Style playback at the tempo you tapped. PSR-S970/S770 Owner’s Manual...
  • Page 52: Changing The Chord Fingering Type

    — and still have appropriate accompaniment. You don’t have to worry about specifying the chords. (Depending on the song arrangement, AI Full Keyboard may not always produce appropriate accompaniment.) For other types, refer to the Reference Manual on the website. PSR-S970/S770 Owner’s Manual...
  • Page 53: Calling Up Appropriate Panel Settings For The Current Style (One Touch Setting)

    You can memorize original settings to One Touch Setting. For instructions, Each Style has four One Touch Setting setups. Press other ONE TOUCH refer to the Reference Manual on the SETTING [1] – [4] buttons to try out other setups. website. PSR-S970/S770 Owner’s Manual...
  • Page 54: Finding Suitable Music Pieces For The Current Style (Repertoire)

    Depending on the particular selected Style, there may not be any Records The appropriate panel settings for playing the music piece are called up. called up. As soon as you play a chord in the chord section, the selected Style starts. PSR-S970/S770 Owner’s Manual...
  • Page 55: Calling Up Optimum Styles For Your Performance (Style Recommender)

    The Styles that best match your performance having similar tempos are listed. • Example 2: Play the following rhythm on the Drum section. Snare Kick The Styles that contain similar drum patterns are listed. NEXT PAGE PSR-S970/S770 Owner’s Manual...
  • Page 56: Turning On/Off Each Channel Of The Style

    Press the [CHANNEL ON/OFF] button repeatedly if necessary to call up the CHANNEL ON/OFF (STYLE) display which contains the desired channel. On the PSR-S970, there are two pages, 1/2 and 2/2 for Style channels. The NOTE PSR-S770 has only one page.
  • Page 57: Adjusting The Volume Balance Between The Parts

    “WLAN” appears in the to page 74. BALANCE 2/2 page, and the volume of the audio input via an iPhone/iPad application tool (page 102) can also be Press the [EXIT] button to close the BALANCE display. adjusted. PSR-S970/S770 Owner’s Manual...
  • Page 58: Setting The Split Point

    You can also specify the Split Point directly from the keyboard by pressing the LEFT desired key on the keyboard while holding the appropriate button, [G] or [H]. NOTE Split Point (LEFT) cannot be set lower than Split Point (STYLE). PSR-S970/S770 Owner’s Manual...
  • Page 59: Specifying Chords With Your Right Hand While Playing Bass With Your Left Hand

    This type is basically same as “FIN- GERED,” except that “1+5,” “1+8” and simultaneously to specify the chord. Pressing two or less notes does not change Chord Cancel are not available. the chord type. • Split Point (STYLE) is unavailable. PSR-S970/S770 Owner’s Manual...
  • Page 60: Creating/Editing Styles (Style Creator)

    Source Pattern for each channel, or by importing pattern data from other existing Styles. Ending 3 Ending 2 Intro Fill In Main B (Only for PSR-S970) Used as is when selecting an Audio Style as starting data. This cannot be edited or deleted. Main A Audio Part Rhythm 1...
  • Page 61  TAB [E][F] CHANNEL • Editing data for each channel:  TAB [E][F] PARAMETER • Making Style File Format settings: • Editing the rhythm part of a Style  TAB [E] BASIC  [G] DRUM SETUP (Drum Setup) PSR-S970/S770 Owner’s Manual...
  • Page 62: Playback Of Songs

    Songs – Playing, Practicing and Recording Songs – For the PSR-S970/S770, “Song” refers to the MIDI songs which include preset songs, commercially available MIDI format files, etc. Not only can you play back a Song and listen to it, but you can also play the keyboard along with Song playback and record your own performance as a Song.
  • Page 63 (page 65). • Rewind/Fast Forward .......Press the [G] (REW) or [H] (FF) during playback or while the Song is stopped. Pressing either of them once moves back/forward one measure. Holding either of them scrolls backward/forward continuously. NEXT PAGE PSR-S970/S770 Owner’s Manual...
  • Page 64: Displaying Music Notation (Score)

    You can change the displayed notation style by using the [1 ] – [8 ] buttons. For details, refer to the Reference Manual on the website. PSR-S970/S770 Owner’s Manual...
  • Page 65: Displaying Lyrics/Text

    [1 ] buttons. TAB [E] MENU 1  [H] SONG SET- TING. NOTE (PSR-S970) The Lyrics (text) can be displayed on an external monitor (page 99). When the Song data contains lyrics data, the lyrics are shown on the LYRICS NOTE display.
  • Page 66: One-Handed Practice With The Guide Function

    (Any Key), for Karaoke or for practicing a song at your own pace (Your Tempo). [FUNCTION]  TAB [E] MENU 1  [H] SONG SETTING  TAB [E] GUIDE/CHANNEL  [A]/[B] GUIDE MODE For more information, refer to the Reference Manual on the website. PSR-S970/S770 Owner’s Manual...
  • Page 67: Repeat Playback

    After you’ve finished practicing, press the [REPEAT] button to turn off Repeat playback. Specifying the repeat range while Songs are stopped 1. Fast-forward the Song to Point A, then press the [REPEAT] button. 2. Fast-forward the Song to Point B, then press the [REPEAT] button again. PSR-S970/S770 Owner’s Manual...
  • Page 68: Recording Your Performance

    After you finish your performance, press the SONG [ ] (STOP) button to stop recording. A message may appear prompting you to save the recorded data. Press the [EXIT] button to close the message. NEXT PAGE PSR-S970/S770 Owner’s Manual...
  • Page 69 To cancel the REC status of the channel, press the desired channel button. Use the [C]/[D] buttons to change the part assignment for the NOTE channel to be recorded. To cancel the recording, press the [J] (STOP) button before going on to step NEXT PAGE PSR-S970/S770 Owner’s Manual...
  • Page 70 • Re-recording a specific section — Punch In/  TAB [E] REC MODE Out:  TAB [E][F] CHANNEL • Editing channel events: • Editing chord events, notes, System Exclusive  TAB [E][F] CHORD, 1-16, SYS/EX. or LYRICS events and lyrics: PSR-S970/S770 Owner’s Manual...
  • Page 71: Usb Audio Player/Recorder

    (WAV) in the Audio Link Multi Pad function (step 5 on page 78), the [USB AUDIO PLAYER] button does not func- tion. Press the [H] (FILES) button to call up the Audio File Selection display. NEXT PAGE PSR-S970/S770 Owner’s Manual...
  • Page 72 (page 26). To stop playback, press the [2 ] (STOP) button. NOTICE Do not attempt to disconnect the USB flash drive or turn the power off during playback. Doing so may corrupt the USB flash drive data. PSR-S970/S770 Owner’s Manual...
  • Page 73 The time set as the B point is shown in at “B [--:--]” in the display, and is indicated by the second wedge mark in the playback progress bar. The specified A-B section of the audio file will now play back repeatedly. 3. To cancel Repeat playback, press the [C] button again. NEXT PAGE PSR-S970/S770 Owner’s Manual...
  • Page 74: Recording Your Performance As Audio

    Preset Songs) and the metronome sound. Connect the USB flash drive to the [USB TO DEVICE] terminal. Make the necessary settings such as Voice/Style selection and the microphone connection (if you want to record your vocal). NEXT PAGE PSR-S970/S770 Owner’s Manual...
  • Page 75 [H] (FILES) button. Keep in mind that if you make a mis- take in your performance, you cannot correct it by overwriting an existing file. Delete the recorded file on the File Selection display, then record your performance again. PSR-S970/S770 Owner’s Manual...
  • Page 76: Playing The Multi Pads

    You can play up to four Multi Pads at the same time. ers will be played back repeatedly (loop). NOTE Pressing the pad during its playback will stop playing and begin playing from the top again. NEXT PAGE PSR-S970/S770 Owner’s Manual...
  • Page 77: Using Chord Match

    If you put a Multi Pad in standby during Style or Song playback, pressing any note (when [ACMP] is off) or playing a chord in the chord section (when [ACMP] is on) will start Multi Pad playback at the top of the next measure. PSR-S970/S770 Owner’s Manual...
  • Page 78: Creating A Multi Pad With Audio Files (Audio Link Multi Pad)

    To confirm the path of the selected audio file By pressing the [H] (INFO) button in the AUDIO LINK MULTI PAD display, you can confirm the path. Press the [F] (OK) button to close it. NEXT PAGE PSR-S970/S770 Owner’s Manual...
  • Page 79 Refer to the Reference Manual on the website, Chapter 5. [FUNCTION]  TAB [F] MENU 2  [C] MULTI PAD CRE- Creating Multi Pads (Multi Pad Creator): ATOR Multi Pad Bank Selection display  [7 ] (EDIT) Editing Multi Pads: PSR-S970/S770 Owner’s Manual...
  • Page 80: Music Finder

    When sorting the Records by STYLE, you can use the [4 ]/[5 ] button to skip up or down through the Style names alphabetically. Simultaneously press the [] and [] buttons to move the cursor to the first Record. NEXT PAGE PSR-S970/S770 Owner’s Manual...
  • Page 81: Searching For Records (Panel Settings)

    Sets the range of the tempo you want to use for the search. [4 ] TEMPO TO NOTE [5 ]/ GENRE Selects the desired music genre. To cancel searching, press the [8 ] [6 ] (CANCEL) button. NEXT PAGE PSR-S970/S770 Owner’s Manual...
  • Page 82: Downloading Records (Panel Settings) From The Website

    As a factory default, some sample Records are provided in the Music Finder. To use the Music Finder function more conveniently and effectively, we recommend that you download the Records from the Yamaha website, and load them to this instrument.
  • Page 83: Registering A Song, Audio Or Style File To A Record

    Check that the registered Record is shown in the MUSIC FINDER display. In the STYLE column of the Record, the Song is registered as “(SONG),” the audio file as “(AUDIO)” and the Style is registered according to its Style name. NEXT PAGE PSR-S970/S770 Owner’s Manual...
  • Page 84 [MUSIC FINDER]  TAB [E][F] ALL, SEARCH 1 or Creating a set of favorite Records: SEARCH 2  [H] ADD TO FAVORITE [MUSIC FINDER]  [8 ] (RECORD EDIT) Editing Records: [MUSIC FINDER]  [7 ] (FILES) Saving the Record as a single file: PSR-S970/S770 Owner’s Manual...
  • Page 85: Registration Memory

    You can also use the Data dial to select items, and the [ENTER] button to enter remove the checkmark by using the [4 ]/[5 ] (MARK ON)/[4 ]/[5 ] or remove checkmarks. (MARK OFF) buttons. NEXT PAGE PSR-S970/S770 Owner’s Manual...
  • Page 86: Saving The Registration Memory As A Bank File

    Press the [6 ] (SAVE) button to save the Bank file. NOTE Make sure that MENU 2 is shown at For instructions on saving, refer to page 28. the bottom right corner of the display (page 26). PSR-S970/S770 Owner’s Manual...
  • Page 87: Recalling A Registered Panel Setup

    [FUNCTION]  TAB [E] MENU 1  [C] REGIST Disabling recall of specific items (Freeze): SEQUENCE/FREEZE  TAB [F] FREEZE Calling up Registration [FUNCTION]  TAB [E] MENU 1  [C] REGIST SEQUENCE/FREEZE  TAB [E] REGISTRATION Memory numbers in order (Registration SEQUENCE Sequence): PSR-S970/S770 Owner’s Manual...
  • Page 88: Guitar With The Instrument

    You can also connect a guitar to the [MIC/GUITAR INPUT] jack, and output the sound from the speakers of the PSR-S970/S770. Connecting a Microphone/Guitar Before connecting a microphone or guitar, set the [GAIN] knob NOTE to the minimum position.
  • Page 89: Setting Up For Using A Microphone/Guitar

    2. Disconnect the microphone/guitar from the [MIC/GUITAR INPUT] jack. Setting Up for Using a Microphone/Guitar Connect the microphone/guitar to the instrument (page 88). Press the [MIC SETTING/ VOCAL HARMONY] (PSR-S970) or [MIC SETTING] (PSR-S770) button to call up the MIC/GUITAR SETTING display.
  • Page 90: Using The Talk Function

    Talk function on/off during a performance. For details, refer to the Reference Manual on the website, Chapter 10. You can also change the Talk settings to suit your preferences. For details, refer to the Reference Manual on the website. PSR-S970/S770 Owner’s Manual...
  • Page 91: Using Vocal Harmony (Psr-S970)

    Using Vocal Harmony (PSR-S970) This section covers the Vocal Harmony Effects that can be applied to your voice via the microphone. Connect the microphone to the instrument (page 88). Press the [MIC SETTING/VOCAL HARMONY] button to call up the MIC/GUITAR SETTING display.
  • Page 92 The microphone sound is output via the notes or note you play on the chord you play; for Vocoder-Mono, the keyboard or Song playback. the effect is only applied to a single note (last note played). PSR-S970/S770 Owner’s Manual...
  • Page 93: Using Synth Vocoder (Psr-S970)

    Using Synth Vocoder (PSR-S970) These are special effects that graft the characteristics of your voice input from the microphone onto synthesizer and other sounds, for unusual machine‐like or robotic effects, as well as unique choir sounds, which you can control with your own singing and playing.
  • Page 94 S770) [MIC SETTING]  [B] (EQ/CMP)  [H] (USER MEM- ORY)  [6 ] (SAVE) [MIC SETTING/VOCAL HARMONY]  [E] (TYPE)  [8 ] (PSR-S970) Setting up the Vocal Harmony Con- trol parameters: (SET UP) [MIC SETTING/VOCAL HARMONY]  [E] (TYPE)  TAB [] (PSR-S970) Editing the Vocal Harmony Types: VOCAL HARMONY ...
  • Page 95: Basic Procedure

    STYLE Page 1: Rhythm 1, 2, Bass, Chord 1, 2, Pad, Phrase 1, 2 NOTE Page 2 (only PSR-S970): Rhythm 1, 2, Audio (1/2 or 2/2) For parts that have two pages, press- ing the [A] (PART) button lets you switch between the pages.
  • Page 96 3. Use the [8 ] (APPLY) buttons to actually apply the settings. 4. Press the [I] (SAVE) button to call up the Song Selection display, then save it (page 28). Advanced Features Refer to the Reference Manual on the website, Chapter 9. PSR-S970/S770 Owner’s Manual...
  • Page 97: Connecting A Footswitch/Foot Controller (Foot Pedal Jacks)

    [FUNCTION]  TAB [E] MENU 1  [D] CONTROLLER  TAB [E] FOOT PEDAL. Advanced Features Refer to the Reference Manual on the website, Chapter 10. [FUNCTION]  TAB [E] MENU 1 [D] CONTROLLER  Assigning specific functions to each foot pedal: TAB [E] FOOT PEDAL PSR-S970/S770 Owner’s Manual...
  • Page 98: Connecting Audio Devices (Output [L/L+R]/[R] Jacks, [Aux In] Jack)

    You can also adjust the input volume by using the LIVE CONTROL knobs. sounds played on the keyboard can be adjusted from the BALANCE display For instructions on how to assign the (page 57). functions to the knobs, refer to page 40. PSR-S970/S770 Owner’s Manual...
  • Page 99: Connecting An External Monitor ([Rgb Out] Terminal) (Psr-S970)

    Connecting an External Monitor ([RGB OUT] terminal) (PSR-S970) By connecting an external monitor to the [RGB OUT] terminal of the instrument, CAUTION you can have the lyrics, text and display of the instrument’s LCD shown on the Avoid looking at the television or monitor.
  • Page 100: Connecting Usb Devices ([Usb To Device] Terminal)

    The instrument does not necessarily support all commer- can save data you’ve created to the connected device, as cially available USB devices. Yamaha cannot guarantee well as read data from the connected device. operation of USB devices that you purchase. Before pur-...
  • Page 101: Formatting A Usb Flash Drive

    By pressing the [USB] button, you can access the files which are saved in the USB flash drive. Select the desired category by using the [A] – [C] and [F] – [H] buttons, then select files by pressing one of the [A] – [J] buttons. PSR-S970/S770 Owner’s Manual...
  • Page 102: Connecting To An Iphone/Ipad ([Usb To Device], [Usb To Host] And Midi Terminals)

    • The instrument will begin trans- mission a short time after the USB connection is made. • For information on setting up your sequence software, refer to the owner’s manual of the relevant soft- ware. USB cable PSR-S970/S770 Owner’s Manual...
  • Page 103: Connecting External Midi Devices (Midi [In]/[Out] Terminals)

    “MIDI Basics,” which is downloadable from the website. Advanced Features Refer to the Reference Manual on the website, Chapter 10. [FUNCTION]  TAB [E] MENU 1  [I] MIDI MIDI settings: PSR-S970/S770 Owner’s Manual...
  • Page 104: Using Advanced Features

    For information on what you can do on each page, refer to the Function List on page 105. Use the TAB [E][F] buttons to call up desired page. Change the settings or carry out the operation. Refer to the Function List on page 105 to see where you can find detailed information. PSR-S970/S770 Owner’s Manual...
  • Page 105: Function List

    For installing Expansion Packs for adding extra contents downloaded from PACK INSTALLATION Chapter 1 the website or created on your own by using the Yamaha Expansion Manager. OWNER For setting the Owner name, Message language, etc. page 18...
  • Page 106: Direct Access Chart

    Effect Type Selection display [MUSIC FINDER] MUSIC FINDER MUSIC FINDER SEARCH 1 ONE TOUCH SETTING [1], [2], [3], [4] OTS INFORMATION (PSR-S970) [MIC SETTING/VOCAL HARMONY] MIC/GUITAR SETTING EQ/CMP SETTING MIC/GUITAR (PSR-S770) [MIC SETTING] REGIST BANK [+], [-] REGISTRATION SEQUENCE [FREEZE]...
  • Page 107: Troubleshooting

    This may occur if a USB flash drive has been installed to the instru- ment. Installation of some USB flash drives may result in a long interval between turning the power on and appearance of the Main display. To avoid this, turn the power on after disconnecting the device. PSR-S970/S770 Owner’s Manual...
  • Page 108 The tempo, beat, measure and music notation is not displayed Some Song data for the instrument has been recorded with special correctly. “free tempo” settings. For such Song data, the tempo, beat, mea- sure and music notation will not be displayed correctly. PSR-S970/S770 Owner’s Manual...
  • Page 109 The microphone input signal cannot be recorded by Song record- ing. Use the USB Audio Player/Recorder function (page 74). (PSR-S970) Harmony can be heard in addition to the microphone Vocal Harmony is set to “ON.” Turn Vocal Harmony off (page 91).
  • Page 110: Specifications

    Preset Number of Multi Pad Banks 188 banks x 4 Pads 188 banks x 4 Pads Multi Pads Audio Audio Link Harmony Arpeggio Voices Panel Sustain Mono/Poly Functions Voice Information Style Creator Styles Style Recommender OTS Information PSR-S970/S770 Owner’s Manual...
  • Page 111 * The contents of this manual apply to the latest specifications as of the printing date. Since Yamaha makes continuous improvements to the product, this manual may not apply to the specifications of your particular product. To obtain the latest manual, access the Yamaha website then download the manual file. Since specifications, equipment or separately sold accessories may not be the same in every locale, please check with your Yamaha dealer.
  • Page 112: Index

    Move ..........30 Data List ..........7 MP3..........71 Delete ..........31 Multi Pad......... 76 Harmony ........42 Demo..........19 Multi Pad Creator......79 Headphones ........15 Direct Access......23 Multi Track Recording ....69 DJ Style ...........49 Music Finder ........80 PSR-S970/S770 Owner’s Manual...
  • Page 113 Time Stretch ........73 Recording (Audio)......74 Touch Response....... 42 Recording (Song)......68 Transpose ......... 38 Reference Manual ......7 Troubleshooting ......107 Registration Memory .......85 Tuning ........38 Registration Sequence....87 Repeat........ 67 Repertoire........54 Reset ..........33 UPPER ..........59 Rewind ........63 PSR-S970/S770 Owner’s Manual...
  • Page 114 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 116 Yamaha at the address, telephone number or website shown below. Yamaha may request that you send the defective product to a local authorized Yamaha Servicer or authorize return of the defective product to Yamaha for repair. If you are uncertain as to whether a dealer has been authorized by Yamaha, please contact Yamaha’s Service Department at the number shown below, or...
  • Page 117 Niederlassung und bei Yamaha Vertragshändlern in den jeweiligen Bestimmungsländern erhältlich. Pour plus de détails sur les produits, veuillez-vous adresser à Yamaha ou au distributeur le plus proche de vous figurant dans la liste suivante. Para detalles sobre productos, contacte su tienda Yamaha más cercana o el distribuidor autorizado que se lista debajo.
  • Page 118 Yamaha Global Site http://www.yamaha.com/ Yamaha Downloads http://download.yamaha.com/ Manual Development Department © 2015 Yamaha Corporation Published 07/2015 POZC*.*-**B0 Printed in Indonesia ZP52790...

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