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Jan 18, 2020

Yamaha PSR-S710 "Cannot display the page" appears on screen

Hello keyboard musicians, I own a yamaha arranger home workstation PSR-S710. I pair my PSR-S 710 to the lan cable from my modem and the other cable from

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Jan 18, 2020

Yamaha S900 freezes at logo on power-up

The first time it happened it took 3 restarts and it booted fine. Tonight about 20, off-on, pulled plug in out, finally came on. Using a back up s900 until

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Jan 14, 2020

Yamaha CVP 701 - Playing Accompaniment Through Speakers

I have a Yamaha CVP 701 and would like to play a Concerto with an orchestra and could do this with Music Minus One Series. Is it possible to play the

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Jan 11, 2020

Yamaha MX88 wiring harness

Removing the back from my MX 88 I dislodged two wires from the wiring harness that goes from the main case above the hammers to the lid. Has anyone sourced

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Jan 11, 2020

Yamaha DGX 205 CD

I lost my cd long time ago for my yamaha dgx 205. I have been trying to find out how to get a download for my computer however all i get are driver updates

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Dec 31, 2019

Yamaha CP33 - How To Assign Expression Pedal

How can I assign expression pedal to zone 2 only? When I try to set it, both zone 1 and 2 are fading out together.

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Dec 31, 2019

Missing the tone, "E“ on Yamaha EZ-220

Hi there, On my keyboard EZ-220 the Tone „E“ is missing. Pressing any respective key, no sound comes out. All other tones are still working. Is it a problem

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Dec 21, 2019

USB Audio play - 3 minute limit? - Yamaha ClavInova CVP601

I’ve put some songs onto a USB in WAV format and when playing them it cuts each song out after 3 minutes and goes straight onto the next song. Is there

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Dec 18, 2019

Yamaha keyboard PSR-EW Series in France

Thanks in advance for your help. I'd like to purchase either the 300 or 410 model of this Yamaha PSR-EW series as a gift for my aunt (a St Paul de Chartres

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Dec 18, 2019

Key does not send midi information

Hello, All of the sudden, the G4 key (two G's above middle C) does not send midi information. All other keys are fine. What is the likely problem?

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Dec 18, 2019

Yamaha CVP 307 - Data Transfer from CD

Hello, I have a Clavinova CVP 307 bought in 2006 and would like to transfer songs from a USB my friend did In .wav format into the digital piano. I've

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Dec 12, 2019

Yamaha CLP-50 Weighted keys feel too weighted

I have to press the keys harder than an acoustic piano to achieve the same level of sound and touch. This is also makes my hands sore after playing for

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Dec 09, 2019

Keyboard Transposition - Yamaha YPG-635

I have a 10 year old YPG-635 which has given many good years of music. The keyboard recently was dropped to the floor and two keys had to be replaced.

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Dec 04, 2019

Why did my Yamaha motif xf8 suddenly went off while I was playing and won't come back on?

I was rehearsing like I always have and just like that my motif went off and wouldn't come back on. I have tried unplugging and re-plugging to the electricity

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Dec 02, 2019

Garageband and Yamaha Clavinova CLP-685 Recording

Hi, My daughter plays a Clavinova CLP-685. We want to connect it to the Garageband App on the MacBook. So far so good, we made it allowing her to record

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Nov 15, 2019

What can I do on a Yamaha CLP-675?

I am called upon to play a new Yamaha CLP-675 on occasion. I have owned a CLP-360 for about 25 years, using it as an input device to Cakewalk on a Windows

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Nov 12, 2019

Yamaha PSR 2100 distortion sound

When I switch on the Yamaha PSR 2100,I get a disturbing highly flickering sound. The noise goes of when I turn off the DSP switch. When I switch on the

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Nov 04, 2019

Yamaha Clavinova CLP-250 Amplifier Board

The sound on my Yamaha Clavinonva CLP-250 cuts in/out pretty randomly. It goes from no volume, then a loud transient spike, then sometimes works normally

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Oct 28, 2019

Yamaha Installer disk

How can fix my Yamaha CVP 207... Everytime I switch it on, there is a note saying Please insert installer disk on the screen... do you have any idea

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Oct 28, 2019

Yamaha Clavinova clp611 as slave controller

I want to use my iPad as the midi sound module and the keyboard as a controler. Help

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Oct 28, 2019

Yamaha Clavinova Blue Screen Fault

I have a clavinova cvp 501 and when it is switched on the screen is lit blue but completely blank & there is no sound.

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Oct 13, 2019

Yamaha CVP-109 no sound all of a sudden while playing

Any thoughts? As I was playing, sound cut out. Complete silence... no hum, buzzing, nothing. Nothing from headphones. Power is fine, display is fine,

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Oct 04, 2019

Yamaha Clavinova CVP 307 - How to Turn Off Styles Effects

I own a Yamaha Clavinova CVP 307... I want to record some rhythm tracks from the Styles selection... but I want to turn off ALL of the effects such as

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Oct 01, 2019

One key playing full volume - Yamaha DGX220

Hi I occasionally get one or more keys playing at full volume and I strip it down take out the keys clean and refit. Does anyone know the cause and what

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Oct 01, 2019

Yamaha Clavinova P-100 High Pitched Sound

A customer of our shop recently donated a Yamaha Clavinova PF P-100 and I'd like to get it back in working order for use in one of our lesson rooms. When

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Sep 25, 2019

Recording transposition onto usb

I'm recording from user to usb. It has a keychange and I use the transpose button to change the key. When I play it back, it does not change keys. Is

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Sep 25, 2019

Technics SX-PR-703 - No Power Supply

I own a Technics SX-PR-703 digital piano. I have the power cord plugged into a live receptacle, push the on/off button and receive nothing. Any suggestions

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Sep 19, 2019

Damper pedal stays "on" until keyboard is switched off and restarted

I have just purchased a used Clavinova CVP-205. It works perfectly with this exception: When I use the damper pedal, it stays on until I switch the keyboard

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Sep 16, 2019

How to Transfer song from Yamaha Clavinova CLP295-GP to USB Stick

I am trying to transfer a song from the memory of my Yamaha Clavinova CLP295-GP to a USB stick. I have read the book but don’t seem to be able to do the

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Sep 16, 2019

Yamaha Clavinova CLP 990 model updates

My name is carlos guerra from Miami, and I own a Clavinova CLP 990 since 2002. I would like to update my Clavinova to work with the current technology.

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Sep 10, 2019

Yamaha PSR 1000 - Alternative compatible board

I have a faulty mainboard of PSR 1000. Is there any other mainboard I can use as a substitute.

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Sep 10, 2019

Fix the blank screen on Yamaha CVP 401

I have a Yamaha Clavinova CVP-401. When I switch it on, it is a blank screen. I can still play the clavinova. What do I need to do to fix the blank screen?

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Sep 07, 2019

Yamaha DGX200 Default Split Voice

Hello! I was wondering if there was a way to change the default split voice when I first turn on my dgx 200? Thanks! Freddie

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Sep 07, 2019

Yamaha CLP-155 Noisy Key Action

I have a Yamaha CLP-155 and I love the sound and feel BUT it has recently developed a very noisy key action when the keys are released - a loud thump or

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Sep 07, 2019

Yamaha P80 digital piano E4 not sounding

I have taken the key off and pushed down the internal mechanism and still no sound. I assume this is a problem with the circuit board. Please advise

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Sep 03, 2019

Yamaha Clavinova USB Emulator

Hi, I see there is various USB emulators to convert from floppy disks on several models of the Clavinova. Is there one that would be recommended specifically

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Sep 03, 2019

Yamaha Motif - Tracks Erase or Mesh Together

I’m having problems when I am recording a song in the pattern mode. Sometimes the tracks will mysteriously erase or blend into one track and not show up

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Aug 31, 2019

Headphones in PSR-290 Yamaha Keyboard?

I'm trying to find a way to plug headphones into my keyboard and I saw that you can get some sort of piece that you put into the 'phone input', but exactly

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Aug 31, 2019

Hundreds of songs and patterns created on Yamaha Motif XS8 -now need to upgrade but afraid all my work won’t transfer- What should I buy?

Hey there- It’s time to upgrade but I believe (nott sure) that Yamaha stopped making keyboard workstations after the XF8s. Is this true? How do I not

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Aug 31, 2019

Yamaha Pf70 Voice doesn’t work

My Yamaha Pf70 switch does no ”find” voice. It is three way switch Voice-F1-F2. F2 ok F1 ok but when I switch to Voice it will stay on F1 in display and

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