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Yamaha PSR S 650 Problem

once i noticed about pitch bend's error, i just took it to yamaha work shop & got it repaired. it was the only mistake it was having. now the problem

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Yamaha MOTIF ES 7 - Recording a Song

Hi all, my MOTIF ES 7 has exacerbated me for years. Seems all I do is enjoy playing in Performance mode, but I have had the hardest time recording a Song!

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Connect Yamaha cvp-701 to external speakers wirelessly

I have a cvp-701 and would like to connect it to my Yamaha Receiver wirelessly to play through the external speakers. Is that possible?

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Yamaha PSR 1000 error message

I have a yamaha psr 1000 keybord when i am switching on a error message is showing in the screen ( unexpected error turn the power off and on again hisysdwn.c/133/1A0)

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Frantzy dugesclin. Yamaha psr s 770. left voice does not work in acmp mode ?

Hi I ve got a new psr s770 and have a problem When i play with a style ,( for example latin bossanova ) Right 1 and 2 work correctly but the left

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Cannot get MIDI receiving data on Yamaha P-140

I've been trying to get piano MIDI data, recorded from my Yamaha P-140, played back and heard properly from the P-140 but I don't hear anything. I know

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Yamaha CVP 700 key replacement

Has anyone successfully replaced a key on a CVP 700 digital grand model?

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YAMAHA PSR E 413

I have downloaed many sty files from the site and try to upload in to keyboard through usb 2.0 cable. The loading showing success, but it is not showing

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Yamaha Dgx-640 adjacent keys not playing

When I hold down E, F won't play and vice versa. The same is happening with B and C. Does anyone know how to fix this? I've tried a factory reset by holding

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Yamaha dgx 500 - keys not working

I have a dgx 500 and half the keys are not working I took it apart and from I can see the contacts looked clean. Any help would be greatly appreciated

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Have a few keys that do not work on my Yamaha DGX205

There are the 3 lower E's and the 2 lower Bb's that wont play. I cleaned off any dust and even looked under the green board. There was a small amount

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Yamaha CLP 230 Power indicator on, display off, sound off

My CLP 230's indicator light turns on, but display and sound stay off. Any clues, please?

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Recording from my CLP-130 to Garageband

Hi, I have a Clavinova CLP-130 and want to record tracks in garageband on my Mac Mini. Is it best to connect using the Host 8 pin or to use the Midi connection

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Dead keys - Yamaha PRS-550

My friend opened to repair one that was not functioning and when he put it back together all keys stopped working. Can you have any ideas what could be

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Yamaha EZ-200 with the FC3A foot pedal

When I plug in the foot pedal, it doesn't work (when depressed or not depressed) the sound does not ring like a normal piano would (again, when depressed

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Dual voltage Yamaha keyboards

Hello, does anyone know if any, or all, of the portable Yamaha keyboards are dual voltage, or more importantly, 220v? I am moving overseas and would

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Yamaha Motif es6 not booting after software update. HELP!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Hi. I have an ES6 which I went to update the software on. It was connected for q very long time and locked out during the update. I had to switch it off

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Yamaha cvp 96 bottom half of keyboard not working

Unfortunately the lower half of the keyboard is not working- no sound at all- but the upper keys (from the f below middle c upwards, which appears to be

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Right tweeter speaker static on about a dozen consecutive keys in mid-high range

In my circa 1990 Yamaha Clavinova model CVP-30, lightly used and not played for years, I am now getting right speaker static on about a dozen consecutive

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Yamaha CLP-350 with 2 permanently stuck keys. Economically repairable?

I’ve just acquired an old Yamaha Clavinova CLP-350 from someone who was throwing it out. It’s fine apart from two adjacent black and white keys (bottom

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Clavinova CLP930 no power - Where to find fuse

I believe my daughter plugged it directly into a 220 without using a transformer. Hoping it is just the fuses. Can you tell me where I can find the fuse?

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Yamaha PSR 710 - OTS

My Keyboard is showing OTS has been changed. To keep the changes, save current style, otherwise OTS data will be lost when a different style is selected.

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How to change the Name Which Comes At The Startup Of Yamaha PSR - 1100

I Have Yamaha PSR - 1100 Keyboard, and I Want to change the name of it which comes at the startup. I Know It Long Back Before, Which I had Changed for

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Location of internal battery in psr i425 Yamaha keyboard

Could you please help me to locate Yamaha keyboard psr i425 internal battery location

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Yamaha DGX 300 Cannot get any buttons to work after turning on.

Is there a battery that holds bios or cmos? Seems to hang at the floppy disc. Green light flashes about every 10 seconds. Ideas?

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Yamaha Portable Grand DGX-505

Ive been playing piano the piano for a long time and I have two yamaha keyboards, I have the Yamaha Portable Grand DBX-505 and I have the Yamaha PSRE223

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Yamaha Motif keyboard malfunction

we bought the motif for 5 years now.ever since it has been working really well...but recently it has been acting weird.. cannot switch through sounds..and

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Creating style in my Yamaha psr 670 - Song recording is not possible now

Once i arm the record button in creating style in my psr 670, a message appears like this song recording is not possible now can somebody help?

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YAMAHA Motif XF8 Sticky keys

I have faced a problem that happens to BH series hammer action keys. After a while (3-4 years some keys start being sticky and do not respond to the touch

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Yamaha psr630

I love the sound that the speakers produce on this keyboard and the easy transpose button since I don't know the many chords except one that I had favoured

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Calypso style needed for Yamaha PSR 550

I own a Yamaha PSR 550 and am searching to find the Calypso style that can be loaded into the keyboard from a style disk. I am a British songwriter living

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Yamaha PSR 323 Auto Accomp

I teach keyboard and one of my pupils has a PSR 323. With most keyboards, if you press Auto Accomp ON, then you get melody in the right hand, and one-touch

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Yamaha S70SX Question

Can The Drum Arpeggios Assigned To The 5 Arpeggio Buttons Be Triggered By An External Source Such As A Foot Pedal or Computer? I Get Frustrated When I

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Can't get broken keyboard key out - HELP!

After many years with no problems, my P90 got the sticky key problem caused by the deterioration of the back part of the key causing it to tilt slightly.

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Yamaha CVP 307 Main Display screen .....not working!

My concern is for my CVP-307's main display screen that shows no display. The LCD button on the upper left hand side no longer determines the brightness/darkness

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Major scales on piano and keyboard - How to form them

Learn how to form major scales on piano and keyboard. Major piano scale charts in all keys.

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Learn piano chords - diminished and augmented charts

Learn piano chords here. Learn how to form augmented and diminished chords.

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How to build piano scales - major, minor, chromatic

Learn how to build piano scales. Building major, natural and harmonic minor scales, and chromatic scales on piano.

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Learn basic piano chords and keys

Learn how to play 14 of the most basic piano chords. Easy piano chords and keys for beginners.

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Pentatonic scale on piano - major and minor

How to construct a pentatonic scale on piano in every major and minor key. What are the notes of each scale?

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