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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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Aug 25, 2019

Yamaha P60 squeaky key problem

My Yamaha P60 has one squeaky key, and it happens to be middle C! Is there an easy fix for this, or will it have to be repaired by a professional?

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Aug 25, 2019

Yamaha YPG 235 - Stereo piano outputs?

Yamaha YPG 235 question. The output jack seems to be in stereo when listening to the demo songs, but mono when playing piano. Are there stereo pianos

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Aug 25, 2019

Sustain key issue

When I play and use the sustain key as I would on a piano, it shuts the sustain off. In other words the sustain is on all the time until I press the sustain

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Aug 25, 2019

Yamaha DGX 660 Intro Count

How do I include a intro count before the tune starts in the learning mode on my dgx 660 ? I read the manual and it says nothing about the metronome counting

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Aug 25, 2019

Yamaha Clavinova cvp-503 hangs with message

When I turn on the Yamaha cvp 503, it remains hanged with the message, Initalizing Regist Backup

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Aug 25, 2019

Yamaha CLP 123 / how to open up

I want to address sluggish keys but can't figure out how to open the top... Any help? No screws in back...

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Aug 04, 2019

Yamaha Clavinova CVP-501 Screen Issue

I have a Yamaha Clavinova CVP-501 and my screen only works for a split second then it goes back to a blank screen. What do I need to do to fix this?

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Jul 28, 2019

Intro/Ending Function Yamaha DGX 650

Hi, when using the intro button, how to continue from, there? when I press the button the intro finishes and one can't continue from there. I am sure there

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Jul 25, 2019

Using MIDI Matlab with the Yamaha P120

Hello. This is my first submission to this forum. I have been attempting to remotely strike the P120 keys using MIDI commands so that I could collect

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Jul 22, 2019

Yamaha Clavinova CVP-55 Ground noise over OPTIONA IN RCA's

Hello, I can't put any RCA on OPTIONAL IN because this input has a lot of ground noise. I have an MU-90 tone generator designed for this input and can't

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Jul 21, 2019

Yamaha CVP-92 Plays But Does Not Record

I have a CVP-92, until recently it recorded music to floppy disks quite well. It no longer records. It play the previously recorded files just fine,

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Jul 18, 2019

Yamaha YPG 525 Volume Question

I have noticed when checking main volume on different voices that each voice has its own volume setting. Piano is at 114 for instance while the organ I

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Jul 18, 2019

Yamaha Ypt 240 keyboard - Musicsoft connection failed

Hi, I have yamaha ypt 240, and I tried to record sounds and send files on my computer by Musicsoft aplication, I have installed the MIDI drivers and when

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Jul 18, 2019

Yamaha PSR S500, control panel is not responding and the response of keys are so late

Hi all, I reset my Yamaha PSR S500. Post reset, my control panel is not responding and the response of keys are so late. Any solution? Regards Shiva002

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Jul 18, 2019

Apps for Yamaha P115

It appears that the Yamaha P115 electric piano has disappeared off of the face of the earth.. I was told that there are apps available for this piano but

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