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Jan 08, 2018

Yamaha DGX-650 Metronome Not Working

The metronome button on my DGX-650 no longer works. Other buttons seem to work just fine. Can set the temp/tap but can't start the metronome nor can I

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Jan 08, 2018

Please help me fix my Keyboard

My Yamaha PSR-E443 keyboard suddenly stopped working this morning... All the key functions do not work including the power button.. You can turn it on,

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Jan 08, 2018

What would be the closest instrument to a lighter Yamaha DGX-660?

Tried a DGX-660 out for a while and really like it, but it's just a little too heavy for what I want. Would the MX88 be what I'm looking for? I like

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Jan 02, 2018

Yamaha EZ250i... lighting specific keys.

Any way to get specific keys to light up? For example, if you just wanted to get all the keys in a scale to stay lit for practice.

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Dec 23, 2017

Amplifiers for Yamaha DGX 660 home use

I just bought a DGX 660. Loved it but would like to amplifier the sound. Need advice please.

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Dec 20, 2017

Yamaha ES 220 Keyboard

I have a ES YAMAHA LIGHTED KEYs KEYBOARD. It works well. I use the Songbook to learn songs to play on it from My Ipad2 which has a program downloaded

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Dec 20, 2017

Yamaha PSR 620 keyboard shifts tone randomly

My PSR 620 is behaving strangely. It is unusable because the tone sweeps up or down randomly for the entire keyboard,the same way tones shift when you

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Dec 18, 2017

In octave four a couple of notes play loud

I have a Yamaha YPG 535 that my son purchased for me back in October for my birthday. I have two questions. One is-- in octave four I have a couple of

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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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