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Sep 24, 2018

Midi scores are not shown properly in yamaha dgx660

Hi, i downloaded some midi files and uploaded them to my dgx-660 to see their scores however i have 2 problems. First sometimes notes seems to be missing.

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Sep 22, 2018

USB drive on Yamaha cvp 309

None of my newer USB sticks work on my Yamaha CVP 309. I have an old stick that does work. How can i get a flash drive that will work or else how can i

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Sep 22, 2018

Living problems with my yamaha clavinova CLP 470

Hi my daughter has a yamaha clavinova CLP 470 digital piano and since 2 months we hear some strange noises from some keys, it is not always the same key

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Sep 19, 2018

Yamaha CLP 265 appears to be off 440 pitch

Hello We just purchased this Clavinova digital grand piano privately. I tested every key, played a couple of song intros, the pedals all work, the headphone

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Sep 14, 2018

Yamaha YPG 235 - Can Speakers Stay On While Output is Connected?

Hi, I have yamaha ypg 235 and would like to ask if I could have keyboard speakers ON while connected to Output at the SAME TIME? Thank you very much

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Sep 07, 2018

Yamaha CVP 203 Sticking Keys

I have 3 sticking keys, and after watching youtube showing a relatively easy replacement I purchased 3 new yamaha cvp replacement keys, I gained access

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Sep 07, 2018

A Stand for Yamaha P-155

Does the L-255B stand fit a P-155 piano? I need a wooden stand for a P-155, but I cannot find one (the original L-140) anywhere.

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Sep 01, 2018

Yamaha PSR 293 - How To Get Dual Voice Feature To Work

I have a Yamaha PSR 293. Sometimes the Dual Voice feature works for me and sometimes it doesn’t. Following what I THINK Is the instruction in the owners

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Aug 30, 2018

Old Yamaha Clavinova CVP-87A

Hello. I'm having several problems with my CVP-87A (Yamaha Clavinova), and I wonder if anyone can tell me where I can find parts list, schematics and/or

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Aug 25, 2018

Yamaha Clavinova CLP 250 stand

My son is studying piano on an old Clavinova CLP 250, that my cousin gave me without its own furniture. Now I put it on a table, but it's not so comfortable

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Aug 22, 2018

Yamaha YPD V240 keys in octaves out of tune

I have a YDP V240 and have say a key in each octave that is out of tune. I tried the standard rest of the piano based on web pages, and did not help.

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Aug 22, 2018

Yamaha DGX640 keyboard does not produce any sound

After sitting idle for a couple of months, I turned on the piano and am not getting any sound from the keyboard or the demo, metronome, etc. When turning

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Aug 22, 2018

Five dead keys on Yamaha DGX 640

Hi I have a DGX-640 that all of the sudden lost five keys in he last register. What can cause this to happen? Thanks

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Aug 20, 2018

Battery Pacs for Yamaha PSR-975

I am the proud owner of a Yamaha PSR-S975. Has anyone used a battery pack like a Rav power rp-pb14? There is a video of a guy using one with his Kurtzweil

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Aug 10, 2018

Yamaha CLP-685 GrandTouch keys

I bought a CLP 685 last year, and I’m happy with it. But my thumbs and little fingers hurt a bit while playing wide chords and some fast passages. That’s

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Aug 09, 2018

Can Premium Collection 1024 be Installed on Yamaha MO6?

Dear all, are you fine? I hope :) I've a Yamaha MO6, I find one FB market a premium collection 1024, this expansion pack consists of a memory card and

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Aug 09, 2018

Is it possible to connect an 88 weighted key controller to a PSR S970?

I'm thinking about getting a PSR s 970. It would be my arranger and workstation. The thing is, it only has 61 unweighted keys. At home, I would like to

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Aug 09, 2018

New Yamaha YPT-255 Won't Turn On

I am helping my brother-in-law set up his new Keyboard noted above. It worked right out of the box, but he moved into a new apartment, it will not turn

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Aug 09, 2018

Yamaha P 125 Review

Just purchased this piano, in white. A couple of thoughts... I bought it to have a reasonably cheap but quality board to grab and go to a jam, Gig or a

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Aug 09, 2018

Import to Acid Music Studio 10 from Yamaha DGX 350 doesn't work MIDI cable

I am trying to Import to Acid Music Studio 10 from DGX 350 - My PC doesn't recognize the MIDI cable despite following updating driver on the PC and also

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Aug 09, 2018

USB to host vs MIDI in and out

Can someone tell me the difference? Can the keyboard with the dedicated in / out do more than the USB to host can do? Thanks

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Aug 09, 2018

Pedal unit vs the sustain foot switch

Do you need both or does the right pedal do the same thing as the foot switch? Thanks

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Aug 09, 2018

Bass Notes Out of Tune on Yamaha DGX-650

I've watched videos with people playing the DGX-650 Yamaha keyboard and the notes sound very rich and great. On my keyboard however, the bass notes sound

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Jul 28, 2018

Keyboard, Piano, Chords and Inversions

Hello. I'm new to keyboards. I've bought a yamaha E463. As you'll know it can be a piano but also can provide auto accompaniment. I want to learn the piano

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Jul 28, 2018

How to replace the Floppy drive on Yamaha CVP96

I would like to get this drive but how do you get the old one out?

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Jul 28, 2018

How to Repair Yamaha CLP170 to Correct Noisy and Loud Keys

I have been trying to repair my CLP170 to correct noisy and loud keys. Having replaced the contact rubbers and the upper and lower felts, I put the keyboard

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Jul 28, 2018

Importing from a Yamaha DGX-640 to a DAW

Hi all Can I save a LH / RH lick and make them two different tracks in Reaper? Using a thumb drive or on desktop?

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Jul 28, 2018

Every time I start the Yamaha psr-550 it shows clear backup

I m using Yamaha psr-550 keyboard. Every time I start the keyboard, it shows 'Clear Backup'. Why does it shows that? The registration memory is also being

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Jul 28, 2018

Yamaha i455 issue

my yamaha i455 automatically changes the scale some time it goes one scale down, some time two scale down. I dont know what to do, and also it changes

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Jul 28, 2018

Restore bricked flash yamaha psr 295

Hi everyone, I have been using a yamaha psr 295 for quite some. Recently due to an overvoltage the keyboard's power supply got burnt. After this the keyboard's

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Jul 28, 2018

Yamaha MOX8 - Please help.DESPERATE!!!!!!

I have a problem and I'm hoping that someone can help me. I have the Yamaha mox8 Keyboard. And when I try to the keyboard and turn it on I get this real

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Jul 04, 2018

Recording from Yamaha P115

I want to record (sound, not MIDI) from my Yamaha P115. I am just wondering what is the optimal way. I have tried doing it simply with my phone, without

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Jul 04, 2018

Recording Audio from Yamaha YPT-260 keyboard dont work.

Keyboard : Yamaha YPT-260 Laptop : Acer Aspire 7 A717-71G I have a problem with recording sound from my keyboard to my laptop. I bought 2 cables : https://www.amazon.com/Hosa-CMS-105-Stereo-Interconnect-Cable/dp/B000068O35

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Jul 04, 2018

Yamaha Psr s910 malfunctions

I noticed that sometimes when I am playing the keyboard, it will start selecting different Beats from the Style and the Accompainment will switch on and

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Jul 02, 2018

Problem in Switching on My Keyboard - Yamaha PSR-S770

Hi, what should i do to fix my yamaha keyboard PSR-S770 when it display the message SYSTEM BOOTER VER 1.0, PLEASE INSERT THE INSTALLER MEDIA.

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Jul 02, 2018

Yamaha ES7 - Quick layer

Is there a way to layer sounds on the Yamaha ES7 without having to program it through Performance mode and then use sliders? I would like to just punch

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Jul 02, 2018

Yamaha PSR S500 USB and Styles Issue

I recently bought Yamaha psr s500 for my choir but the usb button is not functioning. The worst of all is that when I load styles, they look like they

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Jul 02, 2018

My Yamaha PSR-S670 & Yamaha P155

All set up now and just starting to learn how to play...

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Jun 21, 2018

Yamaha Cvp503 piano. keyboard and buttons unresponsive

After the boot screen and the 1st click sound, the piano does not produce sounds and the rubber buttons don't do anything. Only the display is on. If i

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Jun 19, 2018

Yamaha Dgx-640 accessories needed

Hi all I have the above keyboard and want to buy the hardware kit that mount the piano to the stand. Also I want to buy the accessory CD-ROM can anyone

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