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MIDI playback wrong instrument - Yamaha DGX-660

When I record midi to Reaper on my laptop, it plays back on a different instrument than what I recorded with. I'm recording with the default piano sound

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midi transmit from yamaha clp 430 to synth

How can I control my surface synth with my yamaha clavinova clp 430? I am connecting the midi cable out from the clavinova to the midi in of the synth.

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How to Split Yamaha DGX300

Can someone please help me, with my dgx Yamaha Ivan not get it to split. I need piano on left and strings on right how do I get it to set up that way.

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Yamaha CVP103 - Why do my settings keep disappearing?

Hi - I have one of the older Clavinova's - a CVP 103. I constantly have to go through and update my settings even as I am using the keyboard for 1 session.

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Yamaha CVP205 Style Section and Song Playing

Style section and song playing won't do anything on our cvp 205. Have we done something to the settings or what ? MAny thx.

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Taking my clavinova on the road... reducing its weight

I have been taking my CVP 505 on the road for the last 6 months. To do so I removed the legs for easier carrying and I've built custom saw horses - works

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What type of headphones for my old Yamaha clavinova clp920?

I can't get headphones to plug into my Yamaha Clavinova CLP920. I know I used them when I first got it years ago. Please help. What type and please post

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Wireless headphones for Yamaha CLP240

I have a ten year old clp240, and want to use wireless speakers as the plug and wire continually get damaged by little fingers. Is there anything available

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Yahama YDP-142 Button Panel Does Not Work

The button panel does not work, the rest is working, but buttons don't work... I've alredy tried restore and csis-f-gsis and did not work. some help??

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Compare Yamaha CVP Series

There are numerous series of cvp Clavinova pianos. Where can I find a comparison by series?

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Yamaha PF100 Settings

I have two problems with settings on my PF100. First is when I'm using their voices it drops the Left setting when you change the voices form one preset

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Out of tune Yamaha S90xs

Was playing at my church on Easter and my S90xs went out of tune. It was so bad I had to stop playing. What could cause this problem? How can it be

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Yamaha YPT-330 - No Sound

My son has been playing piano on the YPT-330 for the past couple of years and today the sound stopped working. I do not have anything plugged into the

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16 track recording on new Yamaha CLP 575

I just bought a new CLP 575 and I'm having problems working the 16 track recording. I follow the instructions and record L, R, then Extra. Each time I

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Keyboard Tone Drop

My keyboard has dropped one full tone. I have adjusted transpose to 2 which corrects the problem artificially. I have tried resetting system to factory

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Yamaha Clavinova CLP 820 Repair

I have a Yamaha Clavinova CLP 820 which is many years old. Recently the sound is beginning to deteriorate a little. The occasional key reverberates louder

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Connecting Yamaha PSR keyboard to PC

I have a Yamaha psr 295 with some prerecorded songs in memory which i want to transfer to the pc. I also have the drivers and musicsoft software installed

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Yamaha i455 tabela styles

Sir Very Good morning.. Hope you are doing well.. I purchased yamaha PSR i 455..I playing in church...I need tabela styles..Please

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Yamaha DGX-205 only works with batteries. Bad powerboard needing replacement

Ok, so I play on my keyboard, and it's great! But when I go to my friend's house, she has to use batteries to power her DGX-205 keyboard! She can't use

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Yamaha DGX 640 sequencer volume adjustments

Is it possible to make volume adjustments on the sequencer after a track is recorded?

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Yamaha DGX-505 - Keys Don't Work

Had this keyboard since I was 15 I'm now 27 lol. But it cost a lot of money back then and I really want it fixed. At first like 4 keys wouldn't work so

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Yamaha CVP 701 - Help Learning About It

JUST BOUGHT A CVP 701 TO REPLACE MY BELOVED CVP 65. I NEED HELP WITH THE TECHNOLOGY. I'M LOOKING FOR AN EXPERT FOR IN-HOME ADVICE/LESSON. I LIVE IN SAN

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How to remove key in Yamaha P150 piano

How can I remove a black key in the middle of my P150 keyboard . It doesn't seem broken but is not producing any sound

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Yamaha P60 - C and F# keys stopped working from Middle C upward

Dear all, I have a Yamaha P60, bought 8 years ago. Last month, 9 keys stopped working: From the Middle C, all C and F# keys do not operate any more. There

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Yamaha clavinova cvp 309 recording techniques various

Good Day; I own the above Clavinova an wish to be advised as to the various techniques required in order to record on to a floppy disc, smart media card,

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Yamaha Clavinova CVP96 Plays the Wrong Notes

I am having an issue with my piano. If I play the keys individually it plays correctly with no problems. But if I attempt to play a chord or multiple

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Yamaha CVP301 firmware upgrade problem

I have recently purchased a second hand Clavinova CVP301. I'm trying to upgrade the firmware from V 1.04 to V 1.08 but with little success. I have formatted

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Great keyboard, but I have a problem! Split Point

MY problem is the SPLIT, it has been good up until yesterday, but now NO MATTER WHERE I SET THE SPLIT POINT, there is a noise something similar to an

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Yamaha DGX-520 Shutting Off By Itself

Keyboard shuts off when certain chords and scales and left hand bass figures are played. Any idea how to repair? Is it salvageable? Keyboard is about 6

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PLAYING BOTH Yamaha PSR970 AND TYROS 5 VIA MIDI CABLE

Hi Currently I play my old Yamaha PSR 9000, and my new PSR 970 simultaneously via a Midi cable, giving me the opportunity to play 5 left hand voices;

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Yamaha P60 - 80 out of 88 keys working... But I'd like them all.

Hi Folks, So I picked up a Yamaha P60 on the side of the road and plugged it in with an appropriate cord I had lying around at home and to my surprise

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Dead keys - Yamaha Keyboard

Last month my brother got a new phone for his birthday and he's been working on videos to help him improve on the keyboard. The model is a yamaha ypg-235.

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Yamaha psr8000 mic problems

Has anyone else seen this problem? I have owned the PSR 8000 for a few years now, never been gigged, but my favorite toy and relaxation method. Today,

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Yamaha Clavinova CVP. 55. Disks won't play back

We recorded music on the 55 a few years back. Today I wanted to listen to the disk but when I inserted disks in the same Clav it was recorded on, the

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Yamaha YPT 300

My YPT 300 shuts off while playing. It works for a bit but then shuts off while playing. Anybody know a fix for this issue Thanks

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Fixed Yamaha P85 no sound

My P85 had no sound so I used the service manual to replace a part on the circuit board. C122 was at fault. The service manual has schematics and the

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Yamaha CLP 115 Demo, Metronome and Voice buttons are dead

Hello, I have a CLP115 and the three buttons on the left are dead, no lights and they dont perform their functions at all. I tried doing a factory reset

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Yamaha CVP 505 hit by lightning only red indicator light turns on

This CVP was plugged in during a lightning storm, now the only thing that happens when you turn it on is the little red indicator light comes on and that

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Experienced acoustic player needing apartment-friendly keyboard...Yamaha CLP-240?

Hello! I've got a question regarding the CLP-240; A bit of a backstory... I've been playing piano since I was very young. I inherited two acoustic pianos

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Turning off auto acmp when quick recording - Yamaha PSR-S650

How do I turn off the auto acmp when I use the quick record feature on my PSR-S650? I am quite annoyed. I have been changing the split key to C1, but then

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