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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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Oct 13, 2020

How to play original sounds from Yamaha Ez-200 on Logic Pro

Hi , I know that I can use the piano as a midi , which is great , now , how do I make the sounds from the Yamaha keyboard play on Logic or any other

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Sep 22, 2020

Yamaha CLP645 - a little dissapointed

I have just had to send my Clavinova CLP645 in to have the contact rubbers replaced in the middle section of the keyboard. Bought it new so only a year

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Sep 22, 2020

Yamaha CVP-501 Screen - Black with Lines on Sides

I have a CVP-501. Suddenly the screen went black with lines on the sides. I cannot use it at all. Can see nothing. What must I do to fix it. Please help

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Aug 20, 2020

Yamaha DGX 220 Chords not playing correctly

Hi to all... hoping someone may give advice on my old keyboard. I have been having problems with notes not playing and playing loudly etc. but I have used

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Aug 07, 2020

the keyboard pressure sound is irritating.. doesn't have a piano feel at all

When I moved to a new state I had to give up my baby grand piano that was used in the half time show in 1988 at the Super Bowl. My piano was white. I

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Aug 07, 2020

Yamaha Clavinova CLP 840

I have a Yamaha Clavinova CLP 840 with bench in perfect condition. Any idea of its value? Thanks, Jan

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Aug 07, 2020

Replacing sticky keys - new spring or key?

My Yamaha CLP130 occasionally develops sticky keys which are slow to return to their position. I've been replacing the key with a new one. However, I've

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Jul 08, 2020

Yamaha CLP 500 Repair

We have a CLP 500 which is at least 20 years old. It was working fine til we moved to a new house. Professional movers moved our belongings. When it was

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Jun 08, 2020

How To Balance Level Between Midi'd Yamaha CLP 340 Clavinova and Commodore MK10

Hello, My wife (a retired music teacher) has a Yamaha CLP 340 Clavinova. I have an old Commodore MK10 MIDI keyboard. THis does interface with the midi

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May 24, 2020

Yamaha MODX8 - HELP!!

Every time I hit the keys slightly hard during a performance or recording, it changes the reverb or parameters of the sound I'm recording and it's REALLY

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May 24, 2020

All of Clavinova Keys Not Working! No Sound.

Hi dears, I have a Yamaha psr a1000 keyboard from 2003 til now. This is working perfect but recently some of keys don’t work properly and in this case,

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May 24, 2020

Converting User Song to Audio on Yamaha DGX660

Have followed the instructions for this procedure but after approx 45 seconds it tells me the device is busy and stops playback/save process. Any suggestions

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May 24, 2020

Yamaha CLP-170 - Faint overtone/ringing/harmonic on note D3

When playing note D3 on my wife's 1 year-old CLP-170 there is a faint overtone or ringing or harmonic (not sure how to describe) that sounds along with

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May 24, 2020

Yamaha CLP 470 recording issue

HI, I am playing on a Yamaha CLP 470 and I try to record music: I bought a brand new USB device, but it is actually impossible to export recording on it.

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May 24, 2020

convert UK Yamaha Clavinova to US power input

I would like to convert my CLP-440, boutght in the UK, to run on US electrical grid. Currently I am running it off an external transformer. WHat do I need

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May 24, 2020

Trying to replace a Yamaha Clavinova CLP-560 pedal set with a set of from CLP 230

Hi, Thank you in advance with any help you could provide.. I recently acquired a Clavinova piano in perfect condition but with no pedals...Finding a used

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