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Mar 10, 2018

Displaying notes played on Yamaha DGX 660

I upgraded a YPG 235 for a DGX 660. One feature I liked on the 235 was that it displayed the staff and the keyboard when playing (even outside of the lesson

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Mar 10, 2018

Yamaha GSX-640 dual function appearing unrequested

I have a problem with my Yamaha GSX-640 keyboard. I am not able to switch off the DUAL function appearing unrequested. To explain: 1) When I switch on

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Feb 28, 2018

Yamaha P series pedal options (INPUT NEEDED)

I recently purchased a P-115 and want to use my existing pedals, which have standard 1/4 plugs. Is there an adapter that would convert the mini DIN (multi-pedal

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Feb 28, 2018

Yamaha P105 issue

I have had my P105 for almost 6 years and play mostly organ and piano sounds in a classic rock band. Recently, when I use the Pipe organ or Vibe settings,

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Feb 23, 2018

Yamaha CLP 122S Problems

We have just given our old Yamaha clp 122s to our daughter - it has been stored under a bed for 10 years and seems fine but I can't get the demo tunes

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Feb 23, 2018

Rattling keys on Yamaha P105

Hi. Has anyone had this problem. The keys on my P105 have become loose and noisy. I've replaced the rubber key contacts inside the piano but no change.

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Feb 23, 2018

A transposing problem - Yamaha PSR S770

I have a newly bought Yamaha PSR S770 but when I transpose the styles I created in the style creator some of the channels would not transpose like the

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Feb 08, 2018

No sound coming through headphones when plugged into output

I have a Yamaha P120 piano. For some reason, there is no sound coming through the headphone when I plug in to the output slots. What could be the problem?

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Feb 08, 2018

Yamaha P-120S Has no sound

We have owned this keyboard for about 12 years. Now it has stopped producing sound. If I plug in an amplifier I can get barely audible sound if I really

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Feb 08, 2018

Yamaha Clavinova CVP 205 sustain pedal broken

The sustain pedal on our Yamaha clavinova cvp 205 doesn't work. Is there a way to use an auxiliary sustain pedal?

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Feb 08, 2018

300 IV per song? Yamaha Psr 970 and A3000

Hi, I'm thinking of buying an A3000 , primarily for world instruments, rhythms and recording. I saw in the specs for the 970 and A3000 300kilobytes per

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Feb 08, 2018

Recording on Yamaha PSR E243

Just purchased a PSR E243 Keyboard for my daughter. There is no record button. Is there a way to record and playback a piece she has just played (not

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Feb 08, 2018

Yamaha CSP 170 issue

Please help:( i wanted to post this here because there was no 'yamaha csp' section. i have bought the new csp 170. And there is a feature that lets you

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Feb 01, 2018

Yamaha DGX 640 adjacent key stops working while holding the one next to it.

When I hold one key down the next one stops functioning and vice versa.This happens with all the C sharp and D sharp notes and with G and A notes. I have

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Feb 01, 2018

Yamaha Clavinova 307 - Blank Screen

I have recently purchased a second hand electronic piano. I've had it for a while but now find the LCD screen is blank ... What can I do?

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Feb 01, 2018

Single Finger Chords

I have been given a PSR 125, and I have downloaded the manual for it but I can't work out how to get the single finger chord option to work. I just seem

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Jan 23, 2018

Fading LCD on Yamaha PSR 1500

Our 2008 Yamaha PSR 1500 has been all I needed it to be, but over the past year the LCD screen has been getting dimmer to a point where is is hard to read.

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Jan 23, 2018

Yamaha Clavinova Speaker Problems

Hi, I got a Yamaha Clavinova CLP 300 from my grandparents this past week and the speakers work but barely. The sound is very faint whether I play it through

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Jan 23, 2018

keyboard floppy disc convertor

My wife has a PSR2000, which was purchased in 2003 and still in use and in very good working order. The only part of the keyboard not fully utilized, previously,

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Jan 21, 2018

yamaha cp300 action

is there any way to increase the hammer recovery time on the cp300? i want to play billy joel's angry young man but the action isn't fast enough.... th

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Jan 21, 2018

Yamaha CP4 Pedal

Hi, do I need to use a Yamaha pedal or will any work with a CP4 stage?

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Jan 21, 2018

Loose right pedal - Yamaha Clavinova

I have an old Yamaha CVP-65 and the right pedal is loose. Can it be repaired easily?

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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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