Yamaha PSR-225GM Owner's Manual

Yamaha PSR-225GM Manual

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  • Yamaha PSR-225GM | Owner's Manual - Page 1
  • Yamaha PSR-225GM | Owner's Manual - Page 2
    ... or adapter other than one described in the manual, on the name plate, or specifically recommended by Yamaha. Battery Notice: This product ... SUBJECT TO CHANGE: The information contained in this manual is believed to be correct at the time of printing. However, Yamaha reserves the right to change or ...
  • Yamaha PSR-225GM | Owner's Manual - Page 3
    ...use immediately and have it inspected by qualified Yamaha service personnel. • Do not expose ..., and have the instrument inspected by qualified Yamaha service personnel. • Use the specified adaptor ... replace the batteries to prevent loss of data. Yamaha cannot be held responsible for damage caused ...
  • Yamaha PSR-225GM | Owner's Manual - Page 4
    Congratulations on your purchase of the Yamaha PSR-225 PortaTone! You now own a portable keyboard that combines advanced functions, great sound and exceptional ease-of-use in a highly compact package. Its outstanding features also make it a remarkably expressive and versatile ...
  • Yamaha PSR-225GM | Owner's Manual - Page 5
    ... an EZ Chord Bank ...71 79 Quick Guide - How to Use Your New PSR-225 PortaTone Step 1 Step 2 Step 3 Step 4 Step 5 Step 6 10 ...91 PANEL DISPLAY INDICATIONS 22 • Music Stand ...23 • Footswitch Assign Functions ...92 MIDI FUNCTIONS 93 PORTABLE GRAND 24 PLAYING THE ...
  • Yamaha PSR-225GM | Owner's Manual - Page 6
    .... (See page 16.) • Setting the time signature for the Metronome (page 25) • Setting the key signature for the Smart Chord function (page 64) º PORTABLE GRAND button This instantly changes to the Voice mode and calls up the Grand Piano voice. ...
  • Yamaha PSR-225GM | Owner's Manual - Page 7
    ...Auto Fill function. (See page 54.) CHORD GUIDE button When the Style mode is selected, this is used to control the Chord Guide functions. (See page 62.) RECORD button This is used for selecting and... SWITCH IN ¿ MIDI OUT ³ DC IN 10-12V jack This is for connection to a PA-3B AC power adaptor...
  • Yamaha PSR-225GM | Owner's Manual - Page 8
    ... REQUIREMENTS Although the PSR-225 will run either from an optional AC adaptor or batteries, Yamaha recommends use...Never interrupt the power supply (e.g. remove the batteries or unplug the AC adaptor) during any PSR-... at the minimum level. When you are not using the PSR-225 for a long time, make sure ...
  • Yamaha PSR-225GM | Owner's Manual - Page 9
    ...feature lets you use an optional footswitch (Yamaha FC4 or FC5) to sustain the sound of the voices... hold down the footswitch as you play the keyboard to sustain the sound. PHONES/ AUX OUT FOOT SWITCH I Connecting a Keyboard Amplifier or Stereo System Though the PortaTone is equipped with a builtin...
  • Yamaha PSR-225GM | Owner's Manual - Page 10
    Quick Guide - How to Use Your New PSR-225 PortaTone Step 1 Voices This brief, easy... features and functions of your new PSR-225 PortaTone. If you've never touched an electronic keyboard before,... MEASURE 001 063 q z x Selecting other voices The PSR-225 features a total of 238 high-quality...
  • Yamaha PSR-225GM | Owner's Manual - Page 11
    ... 001 Grand Piano 002 Bright Piano 003 Honky-tonk Piano 004 Funky Electric Piano 005 DX Electric Piano 006 MIDI Grand Piano 007 CP 80 008 Hyper Electric Piano 009 Bell Electric Piano 010 Harpsichord 011 Clavi 012 Celesta MALLET 013 Vibraphone 014 Marimba 015 Xylophone ...
  • Yamaha PSR-225GM | Owner's Manual - Page 12
    ... 2 Auto Accompaniment Using the auto accompaniment The PSR-225 has powerful and easy-to-use auto ... in learning how to play chords, refer to "Using the Chord Guide function" on page 14. Accompaniment section x Select...to find out more? See pages 47-61. VOICE STYLE 001GrandPno TEMPO MEASURE 001 ...
  • Yamaha PSR-225GM | Owner's Manual - Page 13
    ...voice and other settings - One Touch Setting The PortaTone features 100 different styles in various music... 0018BtPop1 TEMPO MEASURE 001 116 v Play the keyboard. x Select a style. For a list of styles, see below... Cumbia No. Style Name COUNTRY & WESTERN 61 Bluegrass 62 Country 2/4 63 Country Rock...
  • Yamaha PSR-225GM | Owner's Manual - Page 14
    ... 116 TEMPO v Play the notes of the chord as indicated in the keyboard diagram in the display. MEASURE 001 116 x...chord. ROOT G STYLE Dict. ACMP ON The notes in the keyboard diagram flash when the chord is played properly.... 001 116 keyboard. To play these chords...press these keys (root notes)...
  • Yamaha PSR-225GM | Owner's Manual - Page 15
    ...the CHORD GUIDE button until "EZ. is shown in the display. STYLE Continue pressing the same key each ...page 68. r Press and release a single note on the keyboard to play a chord. VOICE STYLE 001GrandPno TEMPO MEASURE 001 116 ce zzq xw Use these keys for the Chord Guide Dictionary function. ...
  • Yamaha PSR-225GM | Owner's Manual - Page 16
    Step 4 Songs Playing a song Playing back all three songs Playing back a single song The PSR-225 has three Demo songs that showcase the authentic voices and dynamic accompaniment of the instrument. Naturally, you can also individually select and play back any of the PortaTone's songs. z Enter ...
  • Yamaha PSR-225GM | Owner's Manual - Page 17
    Step 4 Songs Recording your own song The PSR-225 lets you record your own ...reconfigure virtually all PortaTone settings at the touch of a button! Up to 16 settings can be saved (4 User banks ... buttons). q Make all desired settings on the PortaTone. w Select the User One Touch Setting record mode...
  • Yamaha PSR-225GM | Owner's Manual - Page 18
    Step 5 Function Parameters Using the Function parameters The PSR-225 has a variety of settings in the Function parameters. These give you detailed control over many of the PSR-225's features. z Press the FUNCTION button. c After "FUNCTION" in the ...
  • Yamaha PSR-225GM | Owner's Manual - Page 19
    ... Dual On/Off F41 UserBank One Touch Setting User Bank F51 AcmpSPnt Accompaniment Split Point F61 ...F62 USng2Clr User Song 2 Clear F63 USng3Clr User Song 3 Clear F71 FootSw Footswitch F21 S.Volume Split...Remote Channel F82 KbdOut F83 AcmpOut F84 Local Keyboard Out Accompaniment Out Local On/Off F24 S....
  • Yamaha PSR-225GM | Owner's Manual - Page 20
    Step 6 MIDI Using MIDI The PSR-225 also features rear panel MIDI ... Setting data to another PSR-225. MIDI transmit MIDI OUT MIDI IN PSR-225 MIDI...Save/load data MIDI IN PSR-225 MIDI IN MIDI OUT MIDI receive MDF3 ... Remote Channel (page 97) to "off." PSR-225 MIDI IN MIDI OUT Available disks ...
  • Yamaha PSR-225GM | Owner's Manual - Page 21
    Step 6 MIDI G Controlling the PSR-225 with a MIDI keyboard controller (not having a tone generator) ... can also be used in this setup.) MIDI receive MIDI keyboard with no tone generator PSR-225 MIDI ...Arrange and edit the data on the computer/sequencer. MIDI transmit MIDI OUT MIDI IN PSR-225 MIDI ...
  • Yamaha PSR-225GM | Owner's Manual - Page 22
    PANEL DISPLAY INDICATIONS The PortaTone features a large multi-function display that shows all ... window 1 2 CHORD ´ Measure and Tempo ¿ Keyboard » Notation ¸ Song track indicators... next to its name (printed on the panel). » Notation ¿ Keyboard These two portions of the display conveniently...
  • Yamaha PSR-225GM | Owner's Manual - Page 23
    ... It also indicates chords played in the ACMP section of the keyboard when the Style mode and auto accompaniment are ...as well as other important operation messages. Music Stand Insert the bottom edge of the included music stand into the slot located at the top rear of the PortaTone control panel. 23...
  • Yamaha PSR-225GM | Owner's Manual - Page 24
    PORTABLE GRAND This convenient function lets you automatically exit from any other mode ...voice. "STEREO SAMPLED PIANO" PLAYING THE PORTABLE GRAND Press the PORTABLE GRAND button. Doing...). It also resets the footswitch to Sustain operation. The Portable Grand setting is designed also for playing...
  • Yamaha PSR-225GM | Owner's Manual - Page 25
    PORTABLE GRAND 2 Change the value. Use the OVERALL +/- buttons to increase or decrease the Tempo value. Holding down either button continuously increases or decreases the value. Increases Tempo value The numeric keypad cannot be used to change values for the Overall menu settings. Decreases ...
  • Yamaha PSR-225GM | Owner's Manual - Page 26
    PORTABLE GRAND Adjusting the Metronome Volume You can adjust the volume of the Metronome sound independently of the other PortaTone sounds. The volume range is 000 - 127. 1 Select the Metronome Volume function in the Overall menu. ...
  • Yamaha PSR-225GM | Owner's Manual - Page 27
    ...two different voices for playing from separate sections of the keyboard. Moreover, each mode features special... various drum and percussion sounds from the keyboard. (Refer to the Drum Kit Voice chart... printed above the keyboard, conveniently indicating which sounds are played from which keys. PLAYING...
  • Yamaha PSR-225GM | Owner's Manual - Page 28
    ... voices: 1) directly entering the voice number with the numeric keypad, 2) using the +/- keys to step up and down through the voices, or 3) ...selected without entering an initial "0." However, when selecting voice numbers 1 - 23, the PortaTone pauses briefly before actually calling up the voice. (...
  • Yamaha PSR-225GM | Owner's Manual - Page 29
    ...down either key continuously scrolls up or down through the numbers. The +/- keys have a "wrap around" feature. For example, pressing the ... may sound higher or lower than another voice at the same key. 3 Play the selected voice. When you select a voice, the PortaTone also automatically calls up...
  • Yamaha PSR-225GM | Owner's Manual - Page 30
    ... the 10 panel Drum Kit voices are selected you can play different drums and percussion instruments on the keyboard. The drums and percussion instruments played by the various keys are marked by symbols above the keys. VOICE STYLE 101Std.Kit1 ...
  • Yamaha PSR-225GM | Owner's Manual - Page 31
    ... other mode buttons (SONG, STYLE, or VOICE). These settings are not saved when you turn off the power. If you wish to save them, save them to a User bank in the One Touch Setting feature (page 72). Function Parameters No. Parameter Name F01 ...
  • Yamaha PSR-225GM | Owner's Manual - Page 32
    ...You can also adjust the tuning and change the transposition (key) of the entire PortaTone sound with the Transpose and Tuning functions. The Transpose...allows you to easily match the pitch of the PortaTone to other instruments or singers, or play in a different key without changing your fingering. The...
  • Yamaha PSR-225GM | Owner's Manual - Page 33
    PLAYING VOICES - THE VOICE MODE Tuning Tuning determines the fine pitch setting of both the main voice and the bass/chord accompaniment of the selected style. It also determines the pitch of the songs. This allows you to accurately match the tuning with that of other instruments. The Tuning ...
  • Yamaha PSR-225GM | Owner's Manual - Page 34
    ... a connected footswitch. (See page 91.) TEMPO MEASURE 001 116 When you play the keyboard, both the currently selected Main and Dual voices will be heard. To ... numbers can be selected in the same way as with the voices (see page 28) - with the numeric keypad, +/- keys, or the FUNCTION button. 34
  • Yamaha PSR-225GM | Owner's Manual - Page 35
    ... - button and press the desired number button. These settings are not saved when you turn off the power. If you wish to save them, save them to a User bank in the One Touch Setting feature (page 72). Restoring the Default Value If you've...
  • Yamaha PSR-225GM | Owner's Manual - Page 36
    ...can assign two different Voices to opposite sections of the keyboard, and play one Voice with your left ... voices (see page 28) - with the numeric keypad, +/- keys, or the FUNCTION button. 3 Set Split to "on." After the... turn off the power. If you wish to save them, save them to a User bank in...
  • Yamaha PSR-225GM | Owner's Manual - Page 37
    ... by a connected footswitch. (See page 91.) This determines the highest key for the Split voice and sets the Split "point" - in... also be set directly by pressing the desired key while this parameter is selected. While this is being set, the keyboard does not produce any sound. After setting this...
  • Yamaha PSR-225GM | Owner's Manual - Page 38
    ... Once the Touch Sensitivity parameter is set below, Touch response of the keyboard can be turned on or off by pressing the TOUCH button. Indicates Touch ... as with the voices (see page 28) - with the numeric keypad, +/- keys, or the FUNCTION button. 3 Change the parameter setting or value. After...
  • Yamaha PSR-225GM | Owner's Manual - Page 39
    ... A setting of "1" results in limited touch response; this setting produces a relatively narrow dynamic range, no matter how lightly or strongly you play the keys. "2" lets you play over a normal dynamic range (soft to loud), while "3" is designed for playing very soft passages, giving ...
  • Yamaha PSR-225GM | Owner's Manual - Page 40
    ... The panel REVERB on/off button affects only the keyboard played voices. If you want to turn ... you turn off the power. If you wish to save them, save them to a User bank in ... • Three additional Reverb Types are available when controlling the PortaTone from a MIDI device. (For details, see page 116.)...
  • Yamaha PSR-225GM | Owner's Manual - Page 41
    ... Chorus Types, see page 45.) STYLE FUNCTION • The Chorus effect is applied only to the keyboard-played voices. • These settings are not saved when you turn off the power. If you wish to save them, save them to a User bank in the One Touch Setting feature (...
  • Yamaha PSR-225GM | Owner's Manual - Page 42
    ... the DSP Types, see page 45.) STYLE FUNCTION • The DSP effect is applied only to the keyboard-played voices. • These settings are not saved when you turn off the power. If you wish to save them, save them to a User bank in the One Touch Setting feature (page ...
  • Yamaha PSR-225GM | Owner's Manual - Page 43
    ... parts (for notes played in the upper section of the keyboard) to match the accompaniment chords. The Harmony effect ...), chords must be played in the Accompaniment section of the keyboard. • The speed of the Trill, Tremolo, and Echo ... off the power. If you wish to save them, save them to a User bank...
  • Yamaha PSR-225GM | Owner's Manual - Page 44
    EFFECTS 3 Exit the Function mode. Once you've made all desired settings, press one of the other mode buttons (SONG, STYLE, or VOICE). Function Parameters - Effects The Effect Function parameters provide all effect-related settings (with the exception of the Send parameters in the Main, Dual...
  • Yamaha PSR-225GM | Owner's Manual - Page 45
    ...Pronounced, metallic modulation with periodic phase change. Rotary speaker simulation. Rich Tremolo effect with both volume and pitch modulation. Simulated electric guitar tremolo. Several panning effects that automatically shift the sound position (left, right, front, back). Repeating filter sweep ...
  • Yamaha PSR-225GM | Owner's Manual - Page 46
    ...-note harmonies to the single-note melody played in the right hand. These types only sound when chords are played in the auto accompaniment section of the keyboard. Types 6 - 26 are rhythm-based effects and add embellishments or delayed repeats in time with the auto accompaniment. These types sound ...
  • Yamaha PSR-225GM | Owner's Manual - Page 47
    ...you play. Auto accompaniment effectively splits the keyboard into two sections: The upper is used ...function. The Style mode also has the powerful Chord Guide features, which include three ...chords by simply pressing a single key in the auto accompaniment section of the keyboard. SELECTING A STYLE AND ...
  • Yamaha PSR-225GM | Owner's Manual - Page 48
    ... that allows you to start the rhythm/accompaniment by simply pressing a key on the keyboard. To use Sync-Start, first press the SYNC-START button (the beat bars below the ... to indicate Sync-Start standby), then press any key on the keyboard. (When auto accompaniment is on, play a key ...
  • Yamaha PSR-225GM | Owner's Manual - Page 49
    AUTO ACCOMPANIMENT - THE STYLE MODE Starting with an Intro section Each style has its own two- or four-measure Intro section. When used with the auto accompaniment, many of the Intro sections also include special chord changes and embellishments to enhance your performance. To start with an ...
  • Yamaha PSR-225GM | Owner's Manual - Page 50
    ...START button to enable Sync-Start, and start the Intro section and accompaniment by playing any key on the keyboard. (When auto accompaniment is on, play a key or chord in the auto accompaniment section of the keyboard.) Auto accompaniment section Once the Intro section is finished...
  • Yamaha PSR-225GM | Owner's Manual - Page 51
    ...button This immediately stops the accompaniment and automatically enables Sync-Start, letting you re-start the accompaniment by simply playing a chord or key in the auto accompaniment section of the keyboard. 51
  • Yamaha PSR-225GM | Owner's Manual - Page 52
    ... stops accompaniment playback. Pressing this button selects the Main A section, or adds a Fill-in A section. (See page 54.) This controls the Chord Guide functions. (See page 62.) Pressing this button alternately enables and cancels the SyncStart function. (See page 48.) This controls the Intro ...
  • Yamaha PSR-225GM | Owner's Manual - Page 53
    .... Chords played in the auto accompaniment section of the keyboard are also detected and played when the accompaniment is stopped. In effect, this gives you a "split keyboard," with bass and chords in the left hand... - 280 bpm (beats per minute). For instructions on changing the Tempo, see page 76...
  • Yamaha PSR-225GM | Owner's Manual - Page 54
    AUTO ACCOMPANIMENT - THE STYLE MODE ACCOMPANIMENT SECTIONS (MAIN A, MAIN B AND FILL-INS) While the accompaniment is playing, you can add variation in the rhythm/ accompaniment by pressing the MAIN/AUTO FILL A or B button. This automatically plays one of four Fill-in sections, and smoothly leads ...
  • Yamaha PSR-225GM | Owner's Manual - Page 55
    AUTO ACCOMPANIMENT - THE STYLE MODE ADJUSTING THE ACCOMPANIMENT VOLUME The playback volume of the accompaniment can be adjusted. This volume control affects only the accompaniment volume. The volume range is 000 - 127. 1 Select the Accompaniment Volume function in the Overall menu. Press one ...
  • Yamaha PSR-225GM | Owner's Manual - Page 56
    ... using Multi Fingering operation. You can change the chords of the accompaniment by playing keys in the auto accompaniment section of the keyboard using either the "Single Finger" or "Fingered" method. With Single Finger you can simply play a one-,...
  • Yamaha PSR-225GM | Owner's Manual - Page 57
    ...C7 C7(b9) C7(b13) C7(9) C7(#11) C7(13) C7(#9) C7b5 C7aug C7sus4 C • Notes in parentheses can be omitted. • Playing two same root keys in the adjacent octaves produces accompaniment based only on the root. • A perfect fifth (1 + 5) produces accompaniment based only on the root and fifth which ...
  • Yamaha PSR-225GM | Owner's Manual - Page 58
    ... THE ACCOMPANIMENT SPLIT POINT The Accompaniment Split Point determines the highest key for the accompaniment section. The accompaniment can be played with the keys up ... way as with the voices (see page 28) - with the numeric keypad, +/- keys, or the FUNCTION button. STYLE FUNCTION F51AcmpSPnt 58
  • Yamaha PSR-225GM | Owner's Manual - Page 59
    ... parameter or exit the Function mode before playing the keyboard. Function Parameter - Accompaniment Split Point ... Split mode (page 37). While this is being set, the keyboard does not produce any sound.... sure to select a different parameter or exit the Function mode before playing the keyboard. 59
  • Yamaha PSR-225GM | Owner's Manual - Page 60
    ...notes (called "inversions"), or play the same notes in different octaves - without changing the basic nature of the chord itself. Inversion examples for the key of C G E C C G E E C G Beautiful sounding harmonies can be built in this manner. The use of intervals and chords is one of the most ...
  • Yamaha PSR-225GM | Owner's Manual - Page 61
    ... should be indicated to the right as well. Examples for the key of C are shown below. Major chord Minor... - the number being the distance of the note from the root. (See the keyboard diagram below.) For example, the minor 6th... chord 6th 9th Diminished 7th (double flatted 7th) Diminished chord 61...
  • Yamaha PSR-225GM | Owner's Manual - Page 62
    ... STYLE MODE CHORD GUIDE The Chord Guide functions of the PortaTone provide powerful, easy-to-use tools for learning chords and chord relationships. Chord Guide features...STYLE Dict. 2 Specify the root of the chord. Press the key on the keyboard that corresponds to the desired chord root (...
  • Yamaha PSR-225GM | Owner's Manual - Page 63
    ... type of the chord (major, minor, seventh, etc.). Press the key on the keyboard that corresponds to the desired chord type (as printed on .... Play the chord (as indicated in the display) in the auto accompaniment section of the keyboard. The chord name flashes when the correct notes are held down. (...
  • Yamaha PSR-225GM | Owner's Manual - Page 64
    ...how chords relate to each other harmonically in a given key. 1 2 Select a style. Select the Smart Chord Guide. Select one of the styles, as described in steps 1 - 2 on page 47. Press the CHORD GUIDE button so that "Smart" appears briefly in the display. STYLE Smart ACMP ON ...
  • Yamaha PSR-225GM | Owner's Manual - Page 65
    ...root notes) in the auto accompaniment section. Start accompaniment playback in the desired way. (For specific instructions on starting the accompaniment, see page 48.) For example, when the key has been set to F major, you can play...
  • Yamaha PSR-225GM | Owner's Manual - Page 66
    ... "play" each chord in the sequence you programmed by simply pressing a single key in the auto accompaniment section of the keyboard. Besides being a convenient performance tool, EZ Chord is also ideal for practicing right hand melodies and soloing ...
  • Yamaha PSR-225GM | Owner's Manual - Page 67
    ... chord, press any one key in the auto accompaniment section of the keyboard. Auto accompaniment section ... set, letting you determine what keys comprise the auto accompaniment section of the keyboard. (See page ... time you press a single key in the accompaniment section of the keyboard, EZ Chord plays ...
  • Yamaha PSR-225GM | Owner's Manual - Page 68
    ... chords in the auto accompaniment section. (See page 56.) • Enter the chord root and name manually from the ROOT and CHORD TYPE section of the keyboard. RECORD ACMP ON M7 Indicates the recorded chord. 3-025 Bank number Block number (128 are ...
  • Yamaha PSR-225GM | Owner's Manual - Page 69
    ... button. 4) Record the chord. Play the desired chord in the auto accompaniment section of the keyboard. Remember that the chord is not actually recorded until you press the + button to move to the next block. If you manually enter the chord root and type (as described on page 68), ...
  • Yamaha PSR-225GM | Owner's Manual - Page 70
    AUTO ACCOMPANIMENT - THE STYLE MODE HINT - Using Spaces If your chord progressions are not long and the maximum memory space for chords isn't very important to you, you can use the spaces between recorded blocks to good advantage. (Keep in mind that spaces have no effect during playback; the...
  • Yamaha PSR-225GM | Owner's Manual - Page 71
    ... EZ Chord recording is selected. 2) Select the desired point at which the chord will be cleared. Use the +/- buttons. 3) Execute the Clear function. Press the C6 key (highest key on the keyboard) to actually clear the chord data. 71
  • Yamaha PSR-225GM | Owner's Manual - Page 72
    ...settings of the PortaTone - with the touch of a single button. Two types of One Touch Settings are available: User ...setting Recording a User One Touch Setting 1 2 Make all desired settings for the PortaTone. Virtually all PortaTone settings can be saved to a User button. Refer to the list above...
  • Yamaha PSR-225GM | Owner's Manual - Page 73
    ... indicate that settings have been saved to OTS User button 1. 5 Exit from the Record mode. Press the ... Once you've recorded your settings to a User button, you can instantly recall ... Press the appropriate ONE TOUCH SETTING USER button. Press the USER button (1 - 4) corresponding to the desired ...
  • Yamaha PSR-225GM | Owner's Manual - Page 74
    ... - PRESET Preset One Touch Settings are used in a slightly different way than the User settings. First, select a style, then select a Preset OTS. The ... set to On when One Touch Setting is on, playing a key or chord in the auto accompaniment section of the keyboard starts the accompaniment. 74
  • Yamaha PSR-225GM | Owner's Manual - Page 75
    ...created using the rich and dynamic sounds of the PortaTone, and three User songs to which you can ..., you can also play along with them on the keyboard. The User songs are "empty" and cannot be ... measure number SONG 003Rockin' TEMPO When playing User songs using accompaniment, these display the ...
  • Yamaha PSR-225GM | Owner's Manual - Page 76
    ... numbers can be selected in the same way as with the voices (see page 28). You can use the numeric keypad to directly enter the song number, use the +/- keys to step up and down through the songs, or press the SONG button to advance through the song numbers. 3 Start the selected song. Press the ...
  • Yamaha PSR-225GM | Owner's Manual - Page 77
    ... set tempo remains, however, when switching styles during playback.) When you turn on the power of the PortaTone, the tempo is automatically set to 116 bpm. ABOUT THE BEAT DISPLAY This section of the display provides a convenient, easy-to-understand indication ...
  • Yamaha PSR-225GM | Owner's Manual - Page 78
    SELECTING AND PLAYING SONGS - THE SONG MODE ADJUSTING THE SONG VOLUME The playback volume of the song can be adjusted. This volume control affects only the song volume. The volume range is 000 - 127. 1 Select the Song Volume function in the Overall menu. Press one of the OVERALL L/M buttons, ...
  • Yamaha PSR-225GM | Owner's Manual - Page 79
    SONG RECORDING The PortaTone features powerful and easy-to-use song recording features that let you record your keyboard performances - using up to six separate tracks - ... to using a tape recorder; whatever you play on the keyboard is recorded in real time as you play it. Also,...
  • Yamaha PSR-225GM | Owner's Manual - Page 80
    SONG RECORDING RECORDING A USER SONG - REALTIME RECORDING In brief, the basic operation for recording is: 1) Make all desired PortaTone settings. 2) Select the Realtime Record mode. 3) Select a User song for recording. 4) Select a track number. 5) Start recording. 6) ...
  • Yamaha PSR-225GM | Owner's Manual - Page 81
    ...004RealTime RECORD TEMPO MEASURE 001 116 3 Select a User song for recording. Use the numeric keypad to select the desired song: User 1 (004), User 2 (005), or User 3 (006). User song numbers can ...numeric keypad to directly enter the song number, use the +/- keys to step up and down through the...
  • Yamaha PSR-225GM | Owner's Manual - Page 82
    ...number start flashing, you can start recording simply by playing the keyboard (or by pressing the START/STOP button). SONG 00 This function ...on, play the first chord of the song in the auto accompaniment section of the keyboard. The accompaniment starts automatically and you can continue recording,...
  • Yamaha PSR-225GM | Owner's Manual - Page 83
    ... Song Clear operation, page 90): 1) Press the RECORD button. 2) Select the desired track (with the corresponding SONG MEMORY button). 3) Press the START/STOP button once to start recording, and once again to stop (without playing any keys). This erases previous data, and creates a blank track. 83
  • Yamaha PSR-225GM | Owner's Manual - Page 84
    SONG RECORDING RECORDING A USER SONG - STEP RECORDING The basic steps for Step recording are similar to those for ... basic operation is: 1) Make all desired PortaTone settings. 2) Select the Step Record mode. 3) Select a User song for recording. 4) Select a track number. 5) Start recording. Enter ...
  • Yamaha PSR-225GM | Owner's Manual - Page 85
    ... press of the button moves one beat forward or backward.) 2) Play the desired key or keys. (The note name is shown at the top of display.) When recording ... the accompaniment is on, then play the desired chord in the accompaniment section of the keyboard. More than one note can be recorded at a time;...
  • Yamaha PSR-225GM | Owner's Manual - Page 86
    ... For example, if a whole note is entered at the beginning of measure 1, the next position is the beginning of measure 2. As mentioned above, you can use the +/- keys to move backward and forward in the track. When material has been recorded, this steps through and sounds each note in succession. 86
  • Yamaha PSR-225GM | Owner's Manual - Page 87
    ...and Sections to the Chord Track: 1) Play a chord in the accompaniment section of the keyboard. ("Chord" and the chord name appears in the display.) ..., no further notes can be recorded. M7 Chords can be entered manually (with the Dictionary function), or played with Multi Fingering. (See page 62,...
  • Yamaha PSR-225GM | Owner's Manual - Page 88
    ... you can easily replace it with a new one. To do this: 1) Select the desired position in the song with the +/- buttons. 2) Press the new note on the keyboard (or the appropriate rest value button on the numeric keypad). 3) Enter the new note value on the numeric keypad. (Enter dotted note or triplet...
  • Yamaha PSR-225GM | Owner's Manual - Page 89
    SONG RECORDING Entering Velocity Curves In Step recording, all notes are recorded at the same velocity or volume. To make a Step-recorded track sound more natural or to create some dynamic changes in the track, use the Velocity Curve function. 1) Select the first note to be affected by the ...
  • Yamaha PSR-225GM | Owner's Manual - Page 90
    ...all recorded data on all tracks of a selected User song. Use this operation only when you'...parameter can be selected. 2 Select the Function parameter (61 - 63) corresponding to the song you wish ... to select the desired Function parameter number: • 61 - Clear song #1 ("F61 USng1Clr") • 62...
  • Yamaha PSR-225GM | Owner's Manual - Page 91
    FOOTSWITCH The PortaTone has a footswitch feature that can be used to control a variety of functions and operations. By using your foot...same way as with the voices (see page 28) - with the numeric keypad, +/- keys, or the FUNCTION button. STYLE FUNCTION Since the "FUNCTION" indication flashes ...
  • Yamaha PSR-225GM | Owner's Manual - Page 92
    ... pedal or sustain operation. Pressing the footswitch applies a natural sustain to the keyboard-played voice. When using EZ Chord (page 66), this provides the same function as pressing a key in the accompaniment section of the keyboard. Each press of the footswitch advances to and plays...
  • Yamaha PSR-225GM | Owner's Manual - Page 93
    ...what it can do, as well as how you can use MIDI on your PSR-225. The MIDI functions cannot be used in the Song mode. WHAT ...? For example, let's say you play a "C" quarter note using the grand piano sound on the PSR-225 keyboard. Unlike an acoustic instrument that puts out a resonated note, the...
  • Yamaha PSR-225GM | Owner's Manual - Page 94
    ... Note ON/OFF PSR-225 Operation/Panel Setting Messages which are generated when the keyboard is played. ...each device must be connected by a cable. The MIDI terminals of the PSR-225 are located on the rear panel.... data from another MIDI device. MIDI OUT ...Transmits the PSR-225's keyboard information ...
  • Yamaha PSR-225GM | Owner's Manual - Page 95
    ... CONNECTING TO A PERSONAL COMPUTER By connecting your PSR-225's MIDI terminals to a personal computer, you can ... terminals of the personal computer. MIDI OUT MIDI IN PSR-225 MIDI IN MIDI OUT Computer (.... MIDI interface RS-422 MIDI IN PSR-225 When using a Macintosh series computer, set the ...
  • Yamaha PSR-225GM | Owner's Manual - Page 96
    ... provide additional, more detailed MIDI settings for the PortaTone. These settings include: • Remote Channel • Keyboard Out • Accompaniment Out • Local ... indication is flashing, use the numeric keypad to select the desired MIDI Function parameter number (81 - 87). (See the...
  • Yamaha PSR-225GM | Owner's Manual - Page 97
    ...RemoteCh Range/Settings off, 01 - 16 This determines how the PortaTone is controlled by a "remote" (external) MIDI keyboard. Set this to one of the 16...set to "off," neither the connected MIDI device nor the PortaTone voices will sound when playing the keyboard. 83 Accompaniment Out AcmpOut...
  • Yamaha PSR-225GM | Owner's Manual - Page 98
    ... device (such as a sequencer, computer, or MIDI data filer). The saved settings are: User One Touch ... data to floppy disk on a computer or a MIDI data filer (such as the Yamaha MDF3), and have ... storage capability for your valuable PortaTone data. (For detailed instructions, see the section "USING ...
  • Yamaha PSR-225GM | Owner's Manual - Page 99
    ... For example, if you are using the Yamaha MDF3 MIDI Data Filer: 1) Make the appropriate MIDI connections. PSR-225 MIDI OUT MIDI IN MDF3 2) Set up the MDF3 for recording MIDI data. (Refer to the MDF3 Owner's Manual.) 2 On the PortaTone, select the Bulk Dump Send function. ...
  • Yamaha PSR-225GM | Owner's Manual - Page 100
    MIDI FUNCTIONS 4 At the "Sure?" prompt, start sending the data. Press the + button to actually start transmitting the...:OTS Send:Sng Send:Chd Indicates One Touch Setting User data is being sent. Indicates User Song data is being sent. STYLE FUNCTION STYLE FUNCTION Indicates EZ Chord data is...
  • Yamaha PSR-225GM | Owner's Manual - Page 101
    ... may differ depending on your particular equipment and software. For example, if you are using the Yamaha MDF3 MIDI Data Filer: 1) Make the appropriate MIDI connections. PSR-225 MIDI IN MIDI OUT MDF3 2) Insert the appropriate floppy disk (containing the ...
  • Yamaha PSR-225GM | Owner's Manual - Page 102
    ...could also do this in the middle of a song - for example, completely changing the PortaTone settings for the next section of the song. Sending Initial Setup ...Initial Setup data should then be recorded to this space in the song. 2 On the PortaTone, select the Initial Setup Send function. Do this...
  • Yamaha PSR-225GM | Owner's Manual - Page 103
    MIDI FUNCTIONS 3 At the "InitSnd?" prompt above, set the operation to standby. Press the + button. STYLE FUNCTION YESSure? 4 Start recording on the sequencer, then send the Initial Setup data. Start recording on the sequencer in the normal way, then - with as little delay as possible ...
  • Yamaha PSR-225GM | Owner's Manual - Page 104
    ... 97) is set to "off," the connected MIDI device will not sound when playing the PortaTone keyboard. The accompaniment does not sound properly.... heard when accompaniment is set to ON and keys are played in the auto accompaniment section of the keyboard. The PortaTone is polyphonic up to a maximum...
  • Yamaha PSR-225GM | Owner's Manual - Page 105
    ... the factory preset condition by turning on the power while holding the highest (rightmost) white key on the keyboard. "CLr Backup" will appear briefly on the ... initialization procedure will usually restore normal operation if the PSR-225 freezes or begins to act erratically for any ...
  • Yamaha PSR-225GM | Owner's Manual - Page 106
    ...beat indicators ...77 Bulk Dump Send ...99 K Keyboard out ...97 L loading bulk data ...101 Local control ...97 C Chord Guide ...62 chord names, about ...61 chord track ...82, 85... ...72 User songs ...79 Utility ...38, 91 P PHONES / AUX OUT jack ...9 Portable Grand ...24 Preset One Touch Setting...
  • Yamaha PSR-225GM | Owner's Manual - Page 107
    SONG SCORES (EZ Chord banks 1, 2) EZ Chord Bank 1 Menuet EZ Chord Bank 2 The Entertainer 107
  • Yamaha PSR-225GM | Owner's Manual - Page 108
    VOICE LIST I Maximum Polyphony The PSR-225 has 32-note maximum polyphony. This means that it can play ... List includes MIDI program change numbers for each voice. Use these program change numbers when playing the PSR-225 via MIDI from an external device. • Some voices may sound continuously or have ...
  • Yamaha PSR-225GM | Owner's Manual - Page 109
    ...112 112 112 113 112 112 112 MIDI Program Voice Name Change# PIANO 0 ...3 Honky-tonk Piano 4 Funky Electric Piano 5 DX Electric Piano 2 MIDI Grand Piano 2 ... 112 113 112 112 113 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0s MIDI Program Voice Name Change# 52 Choir ... Section 60 French Horn 58 Tuba 61 Brass Section 62 Synth Brass 62...
  • Yamaha PSR-225GM | Owner's Manual - Page 110
    ...Acoustic Grand Piano 1 Bright Acoustic Piano 2 Electric Grand Piano 3 Honky-tonk Piano ... Guitar (nylon) 25 Acoustic Guitar (steel) 26 Electric Guitar (jazz) 27 ... Guitar (clean) 28 Electric Guitar (muted) 29 Overdriven Guitar 30 Distortion ...59 Muted Trumpet 60 French Horn 61 Brass Section 62 Synth Brass...
  • Yamaha PSR-225GM | Owner's Manual - Page 111
    ...224 225 226 227 228 229 230 Bank Select MSB 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 LSB 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 MIDI Program Voice Name Change# 110 Fiddle 111 Shanai PERCUSSIVE 112... 233 234 235 236 237 238 Bank Select MSB 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 LSB 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 MIDI Program Voice Name Change# SOUND EFFECTS 120 Guitar Fret ...
  • Yamaha PSR-225GM | Owner's Manual - Page 112
    ...(They are designed to be played alternately with each other.) Voice# Bank MSB# Bank LSB# Program Change# Keyboard MIDI Note# Note Note# Note 25 C# 0 13 C# -1... A 2 70 A# 3 58 A# 2 71 B 3 59 B 2 72 C 4 60 C 3 73 C# 4 61 C# 3 74 D 4 62 D 3 75 D# 4 63 D# 3 76 E 4 64 E 3 77...
  • Yamaha PSR-225GM | Owner's Manual - Page 113
    DRUM KIT LIST Voice# Bank MSB# Bank LSB# Program Change# Keyboard MIDI Note# Note Note# Note 25 C# ...A 1 58 A# 2 46 A# 1 59 B 2 47 B 1 60 C 3 48 C 2 61 C# 3 49 C# 2 62 D 3 50 D 2 63 D# 3 51 D# 2 ...A# 3 58 A# 2 71 B 3 59 B 2 72 C 4 60 C 3 73 C# 4 61 C# 3 74 D 4 62 D 3 75 D# 4 63 D# 3 76 E 4...
  • Yamaha PSR-225GM | Owner's Manual - Page 114
    MIDI IMPLEMENTATION CHART [Portable Keyboard] Model: PSR-225GM Function Basic Channel Default Changed Default Messages Altered 1 - 16 1 - 16 3 X ************** 0 - 127 ************** O 9nH, v=1 - 127 O 9nH, v=0 X X X 0, 32 1 7, 10 11 6, 38 64 84 91, 93, 94...
  • Yamaha PSR-225GM | Owner's Manual - Page 115
    MIDI IMPLEMENTATION CHART NOTE: *1 By default (factory settings) the PSR-225 ordinarily functions as a 16channel multi-timbral tone generator, ... received over the set channel are handled in the same way as key data received from the PSR-225 itself. The following messages can be ...
  • Yamaha PSR-225GM | Owner's Manual - Page 116
    MIDI IMPLEMENTATION CHART I Effect map * If the received value does not contain an effect type in the TYPE LSB, the ..., you can select the Reverb, Chorus and DSP effect types which are not accessible from the PSR-225 panel itself. When one of the effects is selected by the external sequencer, " - ...
  • Yamaha PSR-225GM | Owner's Manual - Page 117
    ... 13 W (when using PA-3B power adaptor) Power Supply • Adaptor : Yamaha PA-3B AC... Multi fingering • Accompaniment Volume Yamaha Educational Suite • Chord Guide : Dictionary, Smart Chord,... and descriptions in this owner's manual are for information purposes only. Yamaha Corp. reserves the right ...
  • Yamaha PSR-225GM | Owner's Manual - Page 118
    ... to be serviced under warranty to: the retailer selling the product, an authorized service center, or to Yamaha with an explanation of the problem. Please be prepared to provide proof purchase date (sales receipt, credit card copy, etc.) when ...
  • Yamaha PSR-225GM | Owner's Manual - Page 119
    ... in the instructions contained in this manual, meets FCC requirements. Modifications not expressly approved by Yamaha may void your authority, granted by the ...locate the appropriate retailer, please contact Yamaha Corporation of America, Electronic Service Division, 6600 Orangethorpe Ave, ...
  • Yamaha PSR-225GM | Owner's Manual - Page 120
    ... unten aufgeführten Niederlassung und bei Yamaha Vertragshändlern in den jeweiligen Bestimmungslä...-298-1311 ITALY Yamaha Musica Italia S.P.A., Home Keyboard Division Viale Italia... THAILAND Siam Music Yamaha Co., Ltd. 121/60-61 RS Tower... Tel: 01-64-61-4000 HEAD OFFICE Yamaha Corporation, Pro Audio...
  • Yamaha PSR-225GM | Owner's Manual - Page 121
    Yamaha PK CLUB (Portable Keyboard Home Page, English only) http://www.yamahaPKclub.com/ Yamaha Manual Library (English versions only) http://www2.yamaha.co.jp/manual/english/ M.D.G., Pro Audio & Digital Musical Instrument Division, Yamaha Corporation © 2001 Yamaha Corporation V799500 10?...



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