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Dec 14, 2017

USB flash drive not working in Yamaha PSR I455

Sir, I have been trying to connect a USB flash drive in to my new Yamaha PSR I455 with some style files with extension .sty.I have press the function key

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Dec 11, 2017

Weird hum - Yamaha P-250

Hello! My Yamaha P-250 developed a hum, seemingly overnight! One of my students was messing around with the buttons a lot and the following day I had a

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Dec 04, 2017

Can Clavinova CLP 550 use the pedal from Clavinova CLP 50

I have CLP 550 but no pedal and I can't find CLP 550 pedal on the internet but found this https://m.ebay.com/itm/Pedal-Assembly-from-Yamaha-Clavinova-CLP-50-/201956416719

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Dec 02, 2017

Trade a Yamaha acoustic baby grand for a Clavinova

I have a 1968 model Yamaha G2 Baby Grand Piano that I want to trade for a Clavinova so that I can give it to my granddaughter. They do not have the space

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Nov 28, 2017

Trying to repair defective Yamaha S80

Hi! I have an issue I'm desperately trying to get fixed. I just bought myself the vintage Yamaha S80, knowing that it was partial broken. The recent

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Nov 27, 2017

Key will not sound off after release

George. Foxhowell@aol.com My E above middle C voices after the key is released... Modus fb 01 Probably a contact issue... Dont wanna spend hundreds of

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Nov 21, 2017

Top keyboard out of tune

I have a Yamaha Electone me-50. The entire top keyboard is out of tune. Any idea on how to tune it?

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Nov 17, 2017

Yamaha P-45 - Muffled sound sometimes

Most of time the sound is loud and clear, but occasionally, if I slide the volume down to 0 and then back up, the sound will be muffled somewhat and sound

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Nov 13, 2017

Recording on Flash Drive - Yamaha DGX 650 Keyboard

I am trying to record on a flash drive while playing the keyboard. Before I get to the end of the song, it stops recording. The flash drive only has

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Nov 12, 2017

Yamaha CVP-201 static / white noise type of hissing

Hi, I am new to this forum and I am looking for some advice / guidance. My cvp-201 has started hissing when either reverb or effect is selected and a

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Nov 10, 2017

Recording malfunction with Clavinova CLP 330

Whenever I try to record a song on my Clavinova CLP 330 it records it but also adds the choir button and starts playing that with my recording. Any ideas

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Nov 10, 2017

Yamaha P-45B - Very weird problem - all Ds misplaying

The problem is basically this: one day the piano was working fine, then the next day I sat down to play around a bit and it started putting out these weird,

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Nov 10, 2017

Yamaha YPG-235 low volume on piano sounds

Does anyone else notice how low the volume is on the Yamaha YPG-235 piano voices? I went into Function and turned up the Grand piano sound as loud as

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Nov 09, 2017

Yamaha CVP-700 Database Problem

hello...i need to know why my yamaha cvp-700 screen is blue, with no data showing and notting on the screen.... i think someone push the last C note and

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Nov 09, 2017

Can I plug guitar into Yamaha PSR 8000 and get various effects?

Good day. I would like to find out whether,the psr 8000 once plugged your guitar in, can u get different effects such has distortion etc? . I am new

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Nov 02, 2017

Music Finder question

I have just received delivery of a Yamaha CVP709. Fantastic piano! As I am new to this sort of instrument I am having a few teething problems in finding

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Nov 02, 2017

Yamaha Clavinova CLP-100 Foot Pedal

I was recently lucky enough to acquire a Yamaha Clavinova CLP-100. The seller provided the keyboard piece, and the stand linked below on Amazon. We are

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Oct 30, 2017

Yamaha Clavinova clp-320 - missing parts

I inherited this piano but it seems to be missing the cords to plug it in. I seem to be missing 2 things: 1. The outlet cord. I found a replacement

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Oct 30, 2017

Yamaha PSR 740 - Master volume Problem

My master volume pans r & L is stuck on high volume-what could it be ?- I just bought this keyboard and it was like this.

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Oct 28, 2017

Yamaha DGX-300 - Midi connection windows 10

I bought a Yamaha dgx-300 and wish to record to Cubase with it. I bought a midi to usb cable and while Cubase recognises it as a piano, doesn't recognise

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Oct 28, 2017

Help! What has happened to my Yamaha Clavinova CLP 411? No sound.

Last year I bought a used Clavinova CLP 411 electric piano. It worked perfectly until last month. For some reason, it started making a loud constant noise

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Oct 28, 2017

Yamaha Clavinova CLP 575 Key Sound Problem

My 3 year old CLP 575 is developing a worsening problem. The F note in the 2nd octave below middle C, and sometimes the surrounding notes has a wooden

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Oct 28, 2017

Yamaha PSRS-550 can't switch off style/auto-accompaniment when recording?

I have a PSRS-550 and it will not let me record any of my own songs without playing a style/auto-accompaniment? I have tried recording over User Songs

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Oct 20, 2017

Sustain pedal issue

I have just bought the DGX660 after upgrading from a Yamaha EZ220. Before on my EZ220 when I pressed the sustain pedal the note and chord lasted for as

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Oct 17, 2017

Midi not responding on Yamaha Clavinova

Set up midi on a Casio keyboard to check signals are being sent and revived, the move midi cable to Clavinova clip 860, set switch at back to midi and

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Oct 17, 2017

Yamaha Clavinova Bluetooth Headphones Pairing

How to pair Bluetooth headphones with the Yamaha Clavinova. I have a CLP 685 and when I push the pair button it just stays pairing is it possible to need

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Oct 13, 2017

Yamaha DGX200 - Bass Notes - Soft

Yamaha DGX200. The bass notes - lower end of the keyboard - are very soft and lack any punch or volume. Can this be corrected and if so - how? I would

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Oct 13, 2017

Does the Yamaha DGX660 have alternate intro/ending s?

I thought since many functions seem to have options that are accessed by holding down the button > 1 second, it might work for intros and ending where

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Oct 04, 2017

Sounds like sustain pedal is always on

I have a clp-611 that ever since I had it moved, it sounds like the sustain pedal is always on...Help?

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Oct 01, 2017

What stands will work with a Yamaha DGX-530?

I just ordered a dgx-530 used for my wife but it doesn't come with the original, or any for that matter, stand. I've been searching online for a suitable

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Oct 01, 2017

How to fix Yamaha P-105 digital piano sound problems?

This makes me so desperate and angry; i've bought it brand new (few years ago) but only been able to play a few times before it eventually muted totally.

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Sep 25, 2017

Help with Yamaha SY-85 not formatting Disk

Hello !, Now i know you've probably had this a million times, but i will try to keep it simple. My Smart friend factory reset the keyboard thinking it

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Sep 22, 2017

Yamaha PSR 292 Loud Key

I know it is an older model but was led to believe it was a very popular one. I have searched this group and cannot find any questions or answers for

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Sep 22, 2017

Yamaha CVP 303 Firmware Upgrade

I have a Yamaha CVP 303 which has never had a firmware upgrade. I have not managed to find any successful method of being able to do this?

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Sep 12, 2017

Is it possible to play a Yamaha CLP 300 with organ sound?

I have to play in a CLP 300 and I would like to use an organ register. Is there any possibility?

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Sep 09, 2017

Yamaha Psr225gm Pitch Adjustment

My quartz tuners adapt to A=430-450hz, but my PSR-225GM only programs 12+ or 12- notes transpose. Is there a pitch adjustment?

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Sep 09, 2017

Yamaha DGX 230 dual voicing ??

Can't figure out how to do the duel voicing I'm trying to play Let's Groove with since in the base and cool galaxy in the soprano

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Sep 09, 2017

Connecting Yamaha CLP-635 via USB?

Hey! I'm so happy that i finally get my CLP-635! But i can't connect it via USB to PC :( I don't know - is it my PC not detecting piano? or maybe piano

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Aug 23, 2017

Yamaha clp-350 sustain pedal

I just got a CLP 350 and it didnt not come with the frame or sustain pedal. It looks like the system for plugging in a sustain pedal is a bit odd, and

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Aug 08, 2017

Yamaha CLP 330 keyboard mute!

Hello there! I need your help on a problem! I own the CLP 330 and the last weeks when I begin playing the piano, suddenly after a few minutes the keyboard

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