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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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Jun 19, 2018

Yamaha CVP-103 Clavinova Pedals Not Working

None of the pedals on my CVP-103 are working. They all quit at the same time. And ideas on how to fix this myself? Closest repair is several hours away!

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Jun 19, 2018

Yamaha P35 keys only work after few minutes

When I turn on my Yamaha P35, the keys from G to C (6 keys) from the 5th octave are dead. They usually work after a few minutes. I replaced the rubber

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Jun 19, 2018

Yamaha PSR 85 No Power Button

Lent my PSR-85 to a friend whose Grandchild banged on keyboard and broke the on/off button. Now there is no way to power on/off. Is there a way that I

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Jun 19, 2018

Yamaha DGX-505 - Midi connection to computer

I have the Yamaha DGX-505 (still works fine). I downloaded the latest driver for it. I turn on (first) the DGX-505; press the PC button (I don't know what

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Jun 19, 2018

Yamaha DGX230 Keys and Volume Level Problem

After several years of my Yamaha DGX 230 working perfectly, I have a strange problem. All keys below Middle C sound loud and clear until I use the style

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Jun 19, 2018

Yamaha CLP-120 - Midi Clock

Hi I'm trying to turn off the internal midi clock on my Yamaha CLP-120 as it is interfering with other midi devices. Any help with this would be greatly

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Jun 19, 2018

Old Yamaha CLP 122S pedal connector wiring

Hi, The connector attached to the wire coming from the sustain pedals on my CLP-122S came off, and I need to know the color sequence to wire on a new

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Jun 19, 2018

Wiring for Clavinova CLP 122s pedals connector

Hi, The connector attached to the wire coming from the sustain pedals on my CLP-122S came off, and I need to know the color sequence to wire on a new

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May 09, 2018

Yamaha motif xs8 no sound from any of the outputs

my motifs recently stop producing sound out of all the out puts everything else works perfectly but there is no sound no voice demo anything going out

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May 09, 2018

Factory Reset for Yamaha DGX 505 Portable Grand

Does anyone know how to do a factory reset on a Yamaha DGX 505

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May 09, 2018

Yamaha Clavinova for Daughter - Grade 8 Exam

Hello, looking for clavinova piano for my 9 yr old daughter who will be taking grade 8 exam of Yamaha. Please suggest piano type and where to buy. Looking

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May 09, 2018

Yamaha CLP230 Sustain Pedal Cable

The choir I sing with has a CLP230 keyboard. The sustain pedal cable was damaged recently. Will a cable from another model work? If not, is a suitable

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May 03, 2018

Yamaha YPG-535 Keys Do Not Sound Correct, Some Not At All, etc

YPG-535 Trouble. Can someone post an answer. all keys seem to sound out of tune, different sounds for each key and some keys do not sound at all...

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May 03, 2018

Midi files and what to play on keyboard

Hi my name is Ash, im disabled and use a wheelchair. I play a Yamaha E453 keyboard using my left arm as I can't use both arms because of my disability.

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Apr 28, 2018

Yamaha P-120 Save user songs to external device for storage and playback

What is best way to save more than 3 user songs on an external device for storage and playback for live performance on a Yamaha P-120? Could use IPad

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Apr 26, 2018

Yamaha DGX640 style backing tracks no longer play

Actually you can hear them faintly when the volume is turned way up. Is there a separate set of speakers for style vs song bank and voice that allow them

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Apr 26, 2018

My Yamaha P255 doesn't sound as good as in videos..

So I just got myself the P255 and I am 100% certain that my settings are not correct on the piano as it sounds muffled and doesn't capture the string resonance

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Apr 26, 2018

Playing Yamaha cvp while standing

CVP109 Yamaha: We are using this in our church, but need have option to have pianist play while standing. We will utilize a platform to achieve proper

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Apr 26, 2018

Looking for a plastic music note holder base for a Yamaha CLP-155

Hello, I have a CLP-155 Stereo model which the bottom part of the music book holder has broken. Its the dark brown colour and has 5 screws that holds it

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Apr 26, 2018

Musicsoft program not working to transfer midi files from my keyboard to computer

So I downloaded the driver for Yamaha and musicsoft program. It is saying to download some piansoft data program which I cannot find online. It won't open

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Apr 23, 2018

Yamaha PSR S910 Data Flash ROM Error

IT WAS A REALLY GOOD KEYBOARD UNTIL I ENCOUNTERED ......DATA FLASH ROM ERROR.. IVE TRIED FACTORY RESET IN VAIN. I NEED A TECHNICIAN FOR ASSISTANCE. IT

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Apr 20, 2018

Yamaha CLP 645 - subdued sound

Hi, I just bought Yamaha Clavinova CLP 645 and it sounds horrible, especially the two main piano voices. It sounds like the sound comes from the cupboard.

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Apr 20, 2018

Sustain Pedal Works In Reverse/ Model 620

When I plug my sustain pedal in, it works backwards! When I play without my foot, the piano sustains and when I place my foot on the pedal, it stops the

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Apr 20, 2018

Yamaha YPT 310 - I'm trying to hook them up with my headphones (Astro A40's)

I'm wondering if it is even possible to hook my old YPT 310 with my headphones, which are your generic AUX cable headphones. I've looked up in the YPT

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Apr 10, 2018

Yamaha Clavinova CVP59s - Turns On. NO Sound, Won't Play

I have a Yamaha Clavinova CVP 59s. When powered on, the floppy disk clicks and greeen light turns on. That's above all it does. Nothing on the display,

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Apr 04, 2018

Cannot remember piece title - Yamaha CVP-105 3-1/2 in floppy disk

I had a CVP-105 Clavinova which came with a dozen or so floppy disks of 3-1/2 in size. There was one song I absolutely idolized in this collection years

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Apr 01, 2018

" insert the installer card" - Yamaha CVP 303

Hi, I don't understand how to verify the firmware installed in my CVP 303 and how to upgrade it. I've downloaded new firmwares 1.60 and 1.80, following

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Mar 26, 2018

Yamaha DGX 660 Recording to USB success FINALLY!

I was discouraged when I had attempted to record to a USB, because it would stop at seemingly random times, all less than 3 minutes from starting. So,

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Mar 26, 2018

Replacing Yamaha CVP 303 LCD display

We have had the LCD display replaced 3 times since 2008. Is it possible to connect a remote monitor to the mother board?

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Mar 26, 2018

Yamaha PSR 2000 Accompaniment

Yamaha PSR 200 accompaniment left hand. When pressing sync start on keyboard I get the drums. Then pressing accomp I get like bass & guitar or whatever

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Mar 26, 2018

Listening on the headphone of the piano what is played on the piano and the PC

Hi I would like to listen to what is played on a pc and my piano at the same time over the headphones. For example, I would like to listen to the instructions

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