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Mar 24, 2019

What piano chord is it when a D note is played with G Flat and B flat together?

What piano chord is it when a D note is played with G Flat and B flat together? Thanks...

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Mar 18, 2019

Yamaha DGX 660 Accompaniment Set up for Bass note?

how can I change the bass note on the yamaha dgx660. For example the music sheet shows the chord of C/E. What is the set up so it sounds like the E is

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Mar 14, 2019

Yamaha YDP-S52 and pedals

Hi all, some months ago I had a problem with the right pedal of my Yamaha YDP-S52. I disassembled the pedal unit and I replaced the right capacitor with

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Mar 14, 2019

Roland FP3 Cables

Does anybody know where i can find to purchase the cables that connects the motherboard to the key-contacts? I think its a flat flex cable not sure what

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Mar 11, 2019

Yamaha S08 sustain pedal issue

I just purchased a used Yamaha s08 but sustain pedal is not working at all. Just wondering if anybody know how to correct this issue or it has to be sent

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Mar 11, 2019

Yamaha Motif XF7 - Creating list of sounds for each song

Hi guys! I have a Yamaha Motif XF7 and I have a question. It's possible to create a list of sounds for each song, for change sound quickly during live?

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Mar 11, 2019

Connecting Yamaha CLP 645 To My Laptop - USB To Host

Hi, I have connected a usb to host connector from my Yamaha CPL 645 to my laptop, but my laptop is not picking up as a new device or connecting to it.

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Mar 11, 2019

How to connect MIDI player to Yamaha PSR S950 to play along

Recently I bought electribe MIDI to play along with Yamaha PSRs950 styles as ACMP chord detect option but I couldn't do my with my idea Something I made

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Mar 02, 2019

Midi - Yamaha PSR S970

Hi. I want to midi a sound module to my PSR S970. I know I connect it via a midi lead but how do I access the sounds of the module? Also how do I allocate

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Feb 27, 2019

Yamaha CVP 55 no sound from keys?

Hi All, I have a Yamaha CVP 55 which turns on and plays the demos and even plays beats, however when I press the keys none of them seem to create any sound?

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Feb 17, 2019

D key really loud on my Yamaha Motif XS 8

The D key is extremely louder than all the others and sounds awful. Can this be fixed? any suggestions are appreciated, Thanks

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Feb 16, 2019

How To Record Audio From Yamaha CLP 685 To A Mac?

Hi. I've got a Yamaha CLP 685, which I'm trying to record to a mac. I've tried a USB stick but when I do that it says it's saving audio to USB but doesn't

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Feb 15, 2019

Yamaha Cvp 303 Clavinova Problem

My Yamaha cvp 303 has many functions I do not use, ie direct access button and others around the display. One day I must have accidentally pressed one

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Feb 14, 2019

Yamaha PSR 1100 keyboard replacement disc?????

Hi can anyone tell me where i could get a replacement cd i lost my original cd and had not used it to load the info onto my computer. now i want to repalce

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Feb 12, 2019

My Yamaha DGX 620 sound low even in Max. Master volume

My Yamaha DGX 620 has been ok for several years. However her voices become weak as whispers even the Master volume is set at Maximum. Need to change some

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Feb 12, 2019

Yamaha PSR 3000 Display problem

My Yamaha PSR 3000 display has been developing a stripe or a partial next page showing on the right side of the screen. It covers up some 10 percent of

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Feb 09, 2019

Transferring Yamaha Clavinova CVP 103 Diskette Music to Computer

How can I transfer my Yamaha Clavinova CVP 103 diskette music to my computer without losing some of the instrument sounds? Is there a particular type of

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Feb 02, 2019

Need original Yamaha Accessory CD-ROM for DGX-530

I bought a used Yamaha DGX-530 YPG-535 and it's missing the OEM Yamaha Accessory CD-ROM. I've searched the Internets, and Yamaha's website to no avail.

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Feb 02, 2019

Dead keys/ push hard to play. Yamaha - Psr-520

Started to play again and noticed some of the keys were not making noise until you pressed down on them hard. I opened it up and got the dust out and it’s

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Jan 31, 2019

Computer sequence into the Yamaha P-250

Any sequence I send into the Yamaha P-250 only plays the piano patch (sound), it doesn't change if a different sound is selected. I must be missing something

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Jan 24, 2019

Yamaha CVP303 notes out of tune

I have a cvp303 and am having problems with intonation. Notes or keys go sharp or flat relative to other notes. Occasionally I've heard a note waver

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Jan 24, 2019

Yamaha PSR1100 - How to Record to Floppy Disk

I have a PSR1100, it has a floppy disc drive, I am able to record my playing (just a simple song) onto a disc aren't i? but me and a friend simply

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Jan 24, 2019

Turn off F8 and FE messages on YAMAHA P80

Hello, I was hoping someone here could tell me how to turn off the timing clock(f8) and active sensing(fe) messages being sent from my piano (YAMAHA

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Jan 23, 2019

Yamaha PSR S910 USB format files

Hello, I have a Yamaha PSR S910 and with USB connectivity. But it cannot read MP3 files stored on USB storage device ? I have nothing on LCD screen ?

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Jan 21, 2019

Yamaha DGX-205 - Beginner needs HELP!!

Hi! My name is Misty, and I just purchased a used Yamaha DGX-205 for my teen to learn and practice on. No formal lessons in piano, just banging around

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Jan 20, 2019

Something wrong in my power button in yamaha psr e443

Actually the power button (of my Yamaha PSR E443) isn't working. When I plug the keyboard to electricity, it turns on but the problem is it should wait

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Jan 06, 2019

Yamaha Cvp 307 tonal change

After and excessively hot day(40 degrees) followed by a lightning strike, my CVP 307 has a strange tinny sound on the octave from middle C and above. Is

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Jan 05, 2019

How to Connect Yamaha CVP 601 Directly to Camera Audio

I want to record sound directly from the Clavinova CVP 601 into a digital camera. I want to avoid midi. I just want the output to go directly to a digital

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Jan 05, 2019

How to assemble Yamaha Clavinova CLP-115?

I have a Yamaha Clavinova CLP-115 which was disassembled during a move. Upon arrival at the new destination, the movers were unable to reassemble the

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Dec 31, 2018

Noisy Keyboard - Yamaha DGX-650

My Yamaha 650 keyboard has become very noisy with a nasty rattle. From my searches on the internet, I have come to the conclusion that the key beds are

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Dec 27, 2018

Yamaha Portatone PSR-1000 Question

Hello, I inherited my 90 year old father's PSR-1000 after his passing it comes with a folding base , to be honest I dont play the keyboard, and my wife

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Dec 18, 2018

Yamaha PSR 730 Equivalent?

I am a guitarist-singer and have just bought a secondhand Yamaha PSR 730 in perfect working order as far as I know to date. Can anyone tell me what keyboard

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Dec 18, 2018

Fixing Loud Noise on Yamaha clavinova CLP 370

The keyboard makes a very loud noise and stands out from the rest when pressed gently. Can this be fixed? What can I do to fix it?

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Dec 18, 2018

Yamaha psr e403 left speaker and line out left channel not working

Left main speaker and line out got some muffled low volume sound. While volume adjustment left speaker will make some sort of distortion. Tried adjusting

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Dec 16, 2018

How to use a floppy disk on Yamaha Clavinova CVP 207

I am confused on how to start using a floppy disk on my clavinova cvp 207. The manual directions say to insert the floppy and then to punch certain buttons,

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Dec 12, 2018

Need to buy a Yamaha Motif xs6 power supply board

I urgently need a Yamaha motif xs6 power supply board, part no. is WG978900 Any help appreciated!!!!

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Dec 09, 2018

Any experience/help/guidance for swapping out floppy with USB emulator?

All my floppies have failed but I would like to be able to record and replay songs (my daughter is a superb pianist). I bought a $45 USB emulator from

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Dec 09, 2018

Left speaker not working on Yamaha CLP 300

I have a Yamaha CLP 300. I have had this keyboard from brand new and it's about 30 years old. I've had zero problems with it through the years until 2

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Nov 29, 2018

Fix Noisy Keys - Clavinova CVP 96

I have an older CVP 96 (circa 1998) that I purchased new and now the keys have become noisy as in worn felt or whatever. Other than this problem everything

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Nov 28, 2018

Replacing Floppy Disk Drive with CD Player - Yamaha Clavinova

I have an older Clavinova CVP-800 and it only plays floppy disk piano soft music. I cannot find anymore prepared music for my clavinova. Someone suggested

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