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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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Dec 28, 2020

Yamaha DGX-203 keyboard - how to play all installed songs continuously

The three demo songs will play. At one time I could set all of the installed songs to play automatically, one after the other. No longer works. Any suggestions

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Dec 28, 2020

Keyboard Pedal fault

When I operate my keyboard, yamaha np31 as a midi device and I step on the yamaha fc4 pedal it plays the middle key of E without pressing anything else....

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Dec 28, 2020

A sudden ff-note whilst playing soft (Yamaha Clavinova)

I have a problem with my CLP 575B. For the last 6 months a problem occure, when I turn the piano on and start to play. 3 or 4 notes (the middle f, f sharp,

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Dec 28, 2020

Disk Orchestra Collection floppy disks are now useless

I was an early Clavinova fan. I have owned a CVP 200 series, a 300 series, a 400 series, and now CVP 507. I did no5 keep the older models, either trading

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Dec 02, 2020

Yamaha DGX 205 display is not working

The display is very faint, you can barely tell that there are characters on the screen. I looked through the owner's manual and there are no instructions

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Dec 02, 2020

MIDI transfers to 3.5" floppy.

Hi, my name is Pete. I have several of the Clavinova Disk Orchestra software floppies and I am looking for newer music to play on my CVP-75. Since MIDI

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Nov 25, 2020

Are the Yamaha PSR-330 and PSR-350 the same?

Hi, I have the PSR-530, and I came across the PSR-330, and they seem almost identical. I did notice the 330 had no DSP or Chorus. Does anyone know

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Nov 18, 2020

Yamaha CP40 midi to S970 transpose errors

Hi. I have a Stage CP40 now midi'd to a PSR S970 and, being uneducated in this area of tech, have almost managed to accomplish what I want except for a

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Nov 18, 2020

Yamaha CVP 207 and CVP 301 Advice

I have two questions and would be very grateful if anyone can help me 1.CVP 207 Whilst playing red error flashed on screen error occurred please turn

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Nov 18, 2020

Yamaha CVP-503 Key Cover hinge separated

My kids have used this piano for years now but when I looked at it this morning the hinge has coma apart on one end and the separation is spreading down

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Nov 06, 2020

Keyboard Transpose in sync question

I want to know is it possible for live gigs to connect two or three keyboards in such way that if I press transpose button on one keyboard other two play

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Oct 29, 2020

Yamaha CVP103 UPGRADE ??

Is there a way to upgrade our Yamaha CVP103 to get more songs for follow the lights software since the 3.5 floppy are non existent today

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Oct 29, 2020

Faulty polyphony on consecutive notes

Hi, I have a Yamaha P35 and noticed yesterday, on all octaves, between adjacent F&F# and B&C if I keep pressed one the other is irresponsive. Each octave

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Oct 13, 2020

How to Clean Music Keyboard Keys

I have a couple of tops of keys that I find slightly tacky to the touch. What should I use to clean them with?

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Oct 13, 2020

Yamaha DGX640 Assembly and Installation

I am about to purchase a dgx640. To get it home I've got to remove the keyboard from the stand. Looking at the assembly instructions in the manual, it

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Oct 13, 2020

Yamaha CVP 309 screen LCD split into 4 compartments

My Clavinova CVP 309 (Grand Piano Type) screen has split into 4 vertical compartments making the screen unreadable Is there a way of correcting this?

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Oct 13, 2020

Yamaha Clavinova CVP-405 MIDI Clock

I can't get the Midi Clock setting to stay set to INTERNAL. It keeps reverting to EXTERNAL on repowering. Am I missing something? Has anyone got this problem

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