Yamaha p-200 left speaker doesn't work

I have Yamaha p200 piano and the left speaker does't work from yesterday/
Does anyone know how I can fix this problem


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Dec 16, 2008
Test for fault - YOU or IT
by: Max Rubi

On this model, signal level INPUT destined for each of the speakers can come from two sources, onboard voices (piano 1,piano 2, vibes, organ etc.)& from devices outside the casing (tape, CD player,computer etc.) NB Outside input must be at LINE LEVEL i.e. strait from source not from amplifier power output.
By connecting one of these outside sources to the LINE IN at the back of P200 you can play your piano while your fav. CD track is coming over the P200 speakers and add your own musical talent to that track.
If you achieve sound from left speaker using one of these outside signals connected to both L & R LINE IN, you have then verified that both the L/speaker and the L/channel of the onboard amplifier are functioning.
If there is still no sound from LEFT check that you have not inadvertently turned off that channel in the parameters fuctions. Assuming you know your way around the operating manual and have not made an error by setting the stereo BALANCE entirely to the RIGHT you will have to begin a process of elimination.
Open P200 only after isolating it from any power source, disconnect wires from L/speaker. Test speaker at low volume using speaker leads from one channel of Hi-Fi that is known to work.
If speaker fails to function you may be in luck. You probably only need to replace speaker or have it RE-Coned by a specialist.
If the speaker does function any further tests should be carried out by a qualified engineer.
LEFT channel of amplifier could be faulty.
LEFT output from PCB faulty etc. all more expensive than a new speaker.
Get it fixed. Still outstanding instrument.

Dec 19, 2008
I don't think so!
by: Holger Engel

What I think is, that the switch on the back of your p-200 does not give contact anymore. There is a switch to simply mute the loudspeakers. Touch it, move it, eventually treat it with "contact- spray", connect the wires inside the piano (bridge it) or replace it (the switch, not the piano!).
On my P-200 sometimes the sound "crackles" on one side. It's an quite old Piano, so that's normal...
Best Regards, Holger.

Oct 16, 2009
What about the psr275
by: Yoel's Dad

We have a Psr275 and the right speaker stopped working. There doesn't seem to be any balance control or separate channel settings. There also is no Line In connection.

I haven't found any Service/Repair/Troubleshooting manuals on-line.

I'm tempted to tell my kid to make do with one speaker.

Does the keyboard ever actually send different sounds through the right and left channels?

Jul 12, 2010
Left speaker on my PSR 275 stopped working
by: Anonymous

Any ideas?

Nov 05, 2010
Speaker problem solved
by: Mike

I recently had the same speaker problem. The right or left would kick out. I discovered that the on-off speaker switch was loose and was attached completely to the circuit board. I unplugged everything from the circuit board, removed the mounting screws and snipped off any remaining solder from the switch. I then ordered a couple of switches from Yamaha. They cost a few dollars each. I took the circuit board down to the local electronics guy who soldered the new part on. I reinstalled it and "voila", both speakers worked!

Dec 01, 2013
Intermittent left speaker
by: JimLondon

5 years later... many thanks to Holger Engel. I too had an intermittent left speaker. I fiddled with the switch (that I didn't know existed) and both speakers are back to life.

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