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Sep 08, 2021

Loss of many notes on a Yamaha P105B

I was given a P105B which I was going to pass onto a student. Sadly many of the keys will not sound in most octaves. Starting with D D# 1 it varies on

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Sep 08, 2021

Yamaha M1 Playcard System

I have a Yamaha M1 play card system. When turning it on the keyboard works great and all lights lite up, but the play card side of the organ does not light

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Sep 08, 2021

Yamaha Motif ES7 question

I’m trying to create a performance patch on a Motif ES7. I have four parts assigned but I’m trying to adjust the velocity limit on parts 3 and 4. I can’t

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Sep 01, 2021

Yamaha P 70 Factory reset does not work

Having an issue with my Yamaha P 70 not switching into grande piano mode. Tried a factory reset but that did not work either. Can somebody please help?

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Sep 01, 2021

Yamaha P 70 Grand Piano/Voice button does not work

I got a Yamaha P 70 that was all in pieces. I re-assembled it according to an online service manual. The Demo function works well and I am able to select

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Aug 26, 2021

Yamaha CLP-230 tuning issue

This is going to sound strange, but for some reason, the black keys on my CLP-230 seem to be out of tune with the white keys for some reason. If I just

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Aug 26, 2021

Old Yamaha CLP-123 only one note across half the keyboard doesn’t play

I have a really old 20+ years Yamaha CLP-123. Worked like a charm till now. Suddenly G notes across half of the keyboard (starting in the middle and to

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Aug 20, 2021

Yamaha CLP-635 Highest six notes sound dead, almost no tone

On my Yamaha CLP-635 I just recently noticed this issue because previously I never used these highest six notes but now I’m learning Flight Of The Bumblebee

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Aug 20, 2021

Yamaha Clavinova CVP 601 Church Chime Sound

Can I get a church chime sound on our church's Yamaha Clavinova 601 - CVP - 601 keyboard? If so, how is it done?

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Aug 07, 2021

Can I use expansion packs from different Yamaha keyboard models?

Am I able to use expansion packs, or even built in packs from one model keyboard to another; let's say, that we stay in the psrs series.

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Aug 07, 2021

Yamaha Psr sx700 touchscreen and speaker problems.

Hi. I've bought an x700 arranged keyboard, and about a year later, the touchscreen started to glitch, sometimes working and sometimes not. Regarding my

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Jul 27, 2021

Yamaha CVP 203 Clavinova Replacement Floppy Disks

I OWN A CVP 203 CLAVINOVA. INCLUDED WITH THE UNIT WAS A PACKAGE CONTAINING 2 MUSIC FLOPPY DISKS: 50 GREATS FOR THE PIANO AND MUSIC SOFTWARE COLLECTION

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Jul 07, 2021

How to stop key creaking?

My Yamaha DGX 660 purchased in Nov. 2020 has developed a creaking in the keyboard when played. Is there a safe lubricant or powder to employ to correct

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Jul 07, 2021

Yamaha Clavinova CVP 303 Firmway

Hi Can you explain how can I actualize the firmware on a clavinova cvp 303? The USB port to device don't recognize the USB pen. The floppy disk doesn't

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Jul 07, 2021

Sound goes off but keyboard stays on

While I'm playing, there would all of a sudden be no sound, but the keyboard is still on. I can't change the sound or go to any other mode, because the

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Jul 07, 2021

Yamaha PSR-293 Transpose Problem

I have a Yamaha PSR-293. I like to transpose sometimes, and it's no problem when I have the entire keyboard on one setting. But once I split the keyboard

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Jul 07, 2021

Yamaha DGX 650 and DGX 670 Sometimes Sound Out of Tune

I've had my Yamaha DGX 650 for approximately 5 years. I've had my DGX 670 for about a month. A common problem of both is sometimes when I start the instruments,

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May 10, 2021

Distorted Aux Out Recording

I am trying to record to a Boss BR-800 digital multitrack recorder from my CVP 609 GP. I'm using the L and R aux outputs to corresponding inputs on the

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Apr 25, 2021

Yamaha CVP 94 Won't Play Pre-recorded Discs

My cvp 94 won’t play pre-recorded discs. When I insert a disc, it wants to initialize it. Is there an easy fix or is an expensive repair in order?

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Apr 25, 2021

How to Fix Yamaha Clavinova Keys - CLP 930

We have a Yamaha clp 930 and the keyboard is completely dead when turned on. All the keys look good. The demo plays perfectly but the keys don’t play.

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Apr 25, 2021

Yamaha CVP 208 Issues

Having some issues and am seeking some advice. Our Piano stopped having sound one day so we replaced the DAC chips....Voila....back up and running. A

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Apr 18, 2021

How to Replace Keys on the Yamaha P-150

Two keys on the Yamaha P-150 are hanging. I could open the P-150. The task is to replace those 2 keys: I ordered two keys in USA by Syntaur. All the tutorial

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Apr 15, 2021

Yamaha CP-33 Stage Piano - Fixing Keys

I've had my Yamaha cp 33 stage piano for 10 years. The keys are not level. They're all sunk back on a slope. Can I fix this myself?

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Apr 02, 2021

Yamaha PSR-EW300 Keyboard

Need advice on connecting the entitled keyboard to an external amp. This keyboard has a Phone/Output jack. I believe this is a 1/4 stereo connector. Most

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Apr 02, 2021

CD Rom for Yamaha PSR-E403 forbids 10

l obtained a CDRom for my PSR-E403 only to find it does not work on windows 10 any idea how to get it to work or a disc that supports windows 10

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Apr 02, 2021

Some keys don't work on the Yamaha P-150

Just bought a P-150 today but 7 keys don't work. It's in the higher range and it's the E's and the A#'s. I opened it, disassembled and cleaned it. Found

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Apr 02, 2021

Yamaha DGX 630 right speaker has some noise

I just bought a second-hand Yamaha DGX 630 piano. Very much impressed by the sound. But the right speaker gives some additional noise. I was thinking if

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Apr 02, 2021

Yamaha DGX 630 dual on/off plays demo

I got a second-hand Dgx 630. I was amazed by the sounds and keyboard action. I just noticed that there was some problem with the buttons. For example,

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Apr 02, 2021

Misbehaving Yamaha CLP-155. Odd symptom.

The E,F, A# and B keys, in all octaves of my CLP-155 only work the first time pressed. Second press, nothing. After a few minutes, the affected keys work

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Feb 11, 2021

Loading Registration Files (,rgt) from USB Drive - Yamaha CVP-509

I downloaded several registration files (.rgt) from the Internet with the intention of loading them on my CVP-509. I copied the files from the USB to a

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Feb 03, 2021

No sound for style playback - Yamaha DGX-505

I have the DGX-505. All of a sudden, the style playback will not play. I've tried every sound, none will play. The internal clock is at off where it

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Feb 03, 2021

How to replace a speaker in a yamaha clavinova cvp 65?

My piano speaker sounds like it is going out. How do I diagnose the exact problem and where do I purchase the replacement parts to fix it? The sound in

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Feb 03, 2021

The Yamaha CLP-430 loudspeaker does not shift to headphones

Hi, Can anyone help me to repair this setting which appeared recently. I cannot play any longer silent with headphones and the sound is also coming trough

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Jan 19, 2021

Yamaha PSR 70 keyboard

Hello DONALEE, I have the same issue like yours. Have you fixed your keyboard? If you have, please share how did you do that. We have not used it

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Jan 19, 2021

Shipping Yamaha YPG-635

I want to ship a YPG-635 to my daughter in Florida. I currently have it in Las Vegas. Anybody have any idea of the best way to do that? I need to box it

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Jan 07, 2021

Effects stopped working - Yamaha Clavinova CVP-75

We have a Clavinova CVP-75, opened it up and cleaned three sticking keys. Only the connectors for the keys were disconnected temporarily. But now none

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Jan 07, 2021

LCD screen gone bad Yamaha CLAVINOVA 503 CVP

My Yamaha Clavinova 503 CVP digital piano has two problems. Number One is that last TWO OCTAVES HAVE NO SOUND number 2 the LCD Screen has gone black

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Jan 07, 2021

How to Play MIDI Tracks on Yamaha CVP

Have Yamaha PSR-3000 and PSR SX700 and use both to record midi tracks to a memory stick (thumb drive) and taken to the CVP-401 for playback in church.

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Dec 28, 2020

Yamaha PSR2000 Cut and Paste Files

I am having trouble with cut and paste files on psr2000. I am able to select the file to cut but when I call up the destination folder the paste option

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Dec 28, 2020

Yamaha PSR 9000 Version 2

I have inherited a Yamaha PSR 9000 Version 2 but have no knowledge of this type of Keyboard. I learnt to play on a two keyboard Yamaha Organ. The floppy

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