Yamaha PSR-240 Owner's Manual

Yamaha PSR-240 Manual

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  • Yamaha PSR-240 | Owner's Manual - Page 1
  • Yamaha PSR-240 | Owner's Manual - Page 2
    ... 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 ... as indicated in the instructions contained in this manual, meets FCC requirements. Modifications not expressly approved by Yamaha may void ...
  • Yamaha PSR-240 | Owner's Manual - Page 3
    ...use immediately and have it inspected by qualified Yamaha service personnel. • Do not expose ...outlet, and have the instrument inspected by qualified Yamaha service personnel. • Use the specified adaptor... and LCD screens as shown in this owner's manual are for instructional purposes only, and may...
  • Yamaha PSR-240 | Owner's Manual - Page 4
    Congratulations on your purchase of the Yamaha PSR-240 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 ...
  • Yamaha PSR-240 | Owner's Manual - Page 5
    Main Features The PSR-240 is a sophisticated yet easy-to-use keyboard with the following features and functions: Yamaha Education Suite page 26-... selected Style. • MIDI terminals for interfacing with other MIDI devices. The PSR-240 also has a Sustain switch jack. • Built-in...
  • Yamaha PSR-240 | Owner's Manual - Page 6
    ...TONK BALLAD GPL SHUFFLE JAZZ WALTZ PIANO BALLAD BEAT POP 6/8 GOSPEL FUSION ... POP MAMBO DANCE POP ROCK PIANO BEGUINE BLUEGRASS TECHNO ROCK & ROLL ... INTRO/ A ENDING rit. ´ OTS CHORD GUIDE OFF ² SMART DICTIONARY ACMP ON/OFF... m aug B ¹ WAITING VOICE CHANGE MELODY GUIDE MINUS ONE OFF dim L sus4...
  • Yamaha PSR-240 | Owner's Manual - Page 7
    ... is selected, this is used to control the Chord Guide functions. (See page 37.) When the Song mode is selected, this is... the Voice mode and calls up the Grand Piano voice. (See page 13.) METRONOME button This .... (See page 31.) This button has no function in the Song mode. ¾ SYNC-START, Pause (ƒ ƒ)...
  • Yamaha PSR-240 | Owner's Manual - Page 8
    Panel Controls and Terminals Rear Panel IN MIDI OUT SUSTAIN PHONES/ OUTPUT DC IN 10-12V DC IN 10-12V jack This is for connection to a PA-3B AC power adaptor. (See page 9.) PHONES/OUTPUT jack This is for connection to a set of stereo headphones or to an external amplifier/speaker system. (See ...
  • Yamaha PSR-240 | Owner's Manual - Page 9
    ... to be used for a long time. Power Requirements Although the PSR-240 will run either from an optional AC adaptor or batteries, Yamaha recommends use of an ...PSR240. • Unplug the AC Power Adaptor when not using the PSR-240, or during electrical storms. Turning On the Power...
  • Yamaha PSR-240 | Owner's Manual - Page 10
    ... s Using a Sustain Footswitch This feature lets you use an optional footswitch (Yamaha FC4 or FC5) to sustain the sound of the keyboard voice. This is used in the same way as a damper pedal on an acoustic piano - press and hold down the footswitch as ...
  • Yamaha PSR-240 | Owner's Manual - Page 11
    ...will play in sequence. You can play along on the keyboard with the songs. If the Voice Change function is on (page 27), the keyboard voice will change to match the changes in the song of the melody voice. The... 27) 002 Current chord Melody notation Keyboard diagram (current note is dark) 11
  • Yamaha PSR-240 | Owner's Manual - Page 12
    ..., contact the store where you purchased the instrument or, Yamaha directly, to have the LCD replaced. A fee... 002 WholeNew MEASURE 003 ² Chord ¿ Keyboard ´ Measure/Tempo and beat ³ Mode... conveniently indicate notes currently played on the keyboard. When a song is being played back, they show...
  • Yamaha PSR-240 | Owner's Manual - Page 13
    ... entire instrument for playing the special “Stereo Sampled Piano” Grand Piano voice (voice 001). It automatically selects the Song mode, calling up song #72,... START/STOP (>/s) button. It also sets the Multi Pads to special piano phrases, and calls up style #81 (“2beatମ.
  • Yamaha PSR-240 | Owner's Manual - Page 14
    ...note based meters. NOTE: The time signature changes automatically when a style or song is selected. Simultaneously hold down the METRONOME button and press ... low clicks) Adjusting the Metronome Volume You can adjust the volume of the Metronome sound independently of the other PortaTone sounds. The ...
  • Yamaha PSR-240 | Owner's Manual - Page 15
    ...of voices and their numbers are shown at the right side of the panel. A complete list of the available voices is given on page 43. Voice list GRAND PIANO PIANO HONKY-TONK E PIANO 1~4 HARPSICHORD CLAVI CELESTA E ORGAN 1~4 CHURCH ORG 1~2 FULL ORGAN WAVE ORGAN ACCORDION HARMONICA ...
  • Yamaha PSR-240 | Owner's Manual - Page 16
    ... as the + button.) NOTE: Each voice is automatically called up with the most suitable octave range setting. Thus, playing middle C with one voice may sound higher or lower than another voice at the same key. 042 Trombone TEMPO 116 NOTE: When selecting Voice numbers 1 - 10, the PortaTone pauses ...
  • Yamaha PSR-240 | Owner's Manual - Page 17
    ....) This includes not only the notes played from the keyboard, but also the notes in a style pattern,...you play various drum and percussion sounds from the keyboard. (Refer to the Percussion Voice chart... are also printed above the keyboard, conveniently indicating which sounds are played from which keys...
  • Yamaha PSR-240 | Owner's Manual - Page 18
    ...accompaniment of the selected style. It also determines the pitch of the songs and the Multi Pads. This allows you... in the Overall menu). NOTE: This setting has no effect on the DrumKit voice (#90, #100). Also, this setting cannot be changed during song playback. Decreases Transpose value Increases...
  • Yamaha PSR-240 | Owner's Manual - Page 19
    ...voice and the bass/chord accompaniment of the selected style. It also determines the pitch of the songs and the Multi Pads. This allows you to accurately match the tuning ... 2, or 3. A setting of "1" results in a narrow dynamic range, no matter how lightly or strongly you play the keys. A setting ...
  • Yamaha PSR-240 | Owner's Manual - Page 20
    ... A Voice Change function lets you set whether the keyboard voice changes or not with the voice changes in the song itself. Also, by using the Minus One function, you can "mute" the original melody and play it manually on the keyboard yourself. Selecting and Playing a Song Select the Song mode. ...
  • Yamaha PSR-240 | Owner's Manual - Page 21
    ... 002 NOTE: You can play along with the song using the currently selected voice, or even select... started by pressing the START/STOP (>/s) button, the selected song stops automatically. Changing the Tempo The tempo of... playback can be adjusted over a range of 40 - 240 bpm (beats per minute). Select ...
  • Yamaha PSR-240 | Owner's Manual - Page 22
    ... (when Tempo is selected in the Overall menu). Also, the tempo of a song or style returns to the default setting when selecting a different song... the display provides a convenient, easy-to-understand indication of the rhythm - for song and style playback. The flashing "handclap" icons indicate...
  • Yamaha PSR-240 | Owner's Manual - Page 23
    ... can be adjusted. This volume control affects only the song volume. The volume range is 000 - 127. ... value. Use the OVERALL +/- buttons to increase or decrease the Song Volume value. Holding down either ... value Restoring the Default Value To restore the default Song Volume value (110), press both ...
  • Yamaha PSR-240 | Owner's Manual - Page 24
    ... during playback, or when playback is paused or stopped. This has no function in the Song mode. Pressing this button alternately starts and ... CHANGE MELODY GUIDE MINUS ONE OFF Pressing this button alternately pauses and resumes song playback. This controls the A/B Repeat function. (See below.)...
  • Yamaha PSR-240 | Owner's Manual - Page 25
    ...function. Press the button. This can be done either when the song is stopped or during playback. oFF Repeat ... also set the A/B Repeat function while the song is stopped. Simply use the r/f buttons to select ..., then start playback. • While the song is playing back (but before setting the A/B points...
  • Yamaha PSR-240 | Owner's Manual - Page 26
    .... During song playback, the PortaTone shows the notes of the melody in the music staves and the keyboard ... the keyboard diagram). MinusOne Minus One, as its name implies, mutes the melody part of the song... the keyboard diagram). MinusOne Off This turns the Melody Guide function off. The selected song...
  • Yamaha PSR-240 | Owner's Manual - Page 27
    ... can also change the Melody Guide setting while the song is playing back by simply... voices of the PortaTone for playing the melody from the keyboard. Select a song. With the Song mode active, select... or the numeric keypad. The programmed voice of the song and the keyboard voice both change to the new...
  • Yamaha PSR-240 | Owner's Manual - Page 28
    ... accompaniment by the chords you play. Auto accompaniment effectively splits the keyboard into two sections: The upper is used for playing a melody line, and the lower (labeled "ACMP" below the keyboard) is for the auto accompaniment function. Selecting and Playing a Style Select ...
  • Yamaha PSR-240 | Owner's Manual - Page 29
    ...start the rhythm/accompaniment by simply pressing a key on the keyboard. To use Sync-Start, first press ...then press any key in the ACMP section of the keyboard (or any key when accompaniment is off). ACMP ...style by playing any key in the ACMP section of the keyboard. ACMP ON/OFF SYNCSTART START/ STOP ...
  • Yamaha PSR-240 | Owner's Manual - Page 30
    ... by simply playing a chord or key in the ACMP section of the keyboard (or any key when accompaniment is off). Style Controls ... function on/off. (See page 36.) CHORD GUIDE SMART DICTIONARY INTRO/ A ENDING rit. B ... B section. (See page 32.) This controls the Chord Guide function. (See page 37.) 30
  • Yamaha PSR-240 | Owner's Manual - Page 31
    ... breaks in your performance. NOTE: Chords played in the ACMP section of the keyboard are also detected and played when the accompaniment is stopped. In ... of song (and style) playback can be adjusted over a range of 40 - 240 bpm (beats per minute). For instructions on changing the Tempo, see page 21. ...
  • Yamaha PSR-240 | Owner's Manual - Page 32
    ... - in which case the Fill-in will begin from the first beat of the next measure. • Fill-in patterns are not available when one of the Piano styles (#81 - #100) are selected. MAIN AUTO FILL B OTS VOICE CHANGE Adjusting the Accompaniment Volume The playback volume of the accompaniment can be ...
  • Yamaha PSR-240 | Owner's Manual - Page 33
    ... for you to play along with, by using Multi Fingering operation. You can change the chords of the accompaniment by playing keys in the ACMP section of the keyboard using either the "Single Finger" or "Fingered" method. With Single Finger you can simply play a one-, two- or three-finger chord...
  • Yamaha PSR-240 | Owner's Manual - Page 34
    ...) is the most important note in the chord, because it anchors the sound harmonically by determining its “key” and forms the basis for ... 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 ...
  • Yamaha PSR-240 | Owner's Manual - Page 35
    ..., it's very simple to use this shorthand to write out the chords of a song. First, write the root note of the chord in an uppercase letter.... type as a number - the number being the distance of the note from the root. (See the keyboard diagram below.) For example, the minor 6th chord includes the ...
  • Yamaha PSR-240 | Owner's Manual - Page 36
    ... that "OTS On" appears briefly in the display. AIN O FILL B OTS CHORD GUIDE OTS On TEMPO ACMP ON 116 When One Touch Setting is on, the ... set to On when One Touch Setting is on, playing a key in the ACMP section of the keyboard starts the style. To turn One Touch Setting off, press the button...
  • Yamaha PSR-240 | Owner's Manual - Page 37
    ... Playing Styles - The Style Mode Chord Guide The Chord Guide functions of the PortaTone provide powerful, ... learning chords and chord relationships. Chord Guide features two different types of operation:...described in steps 1 - 2 on page 28. OTS CHORD GUIDE SMART DICTIONAR OFF Select the Smart ...
  • Yamaha PSR-240 | Owner's Manual - Page 38
    ... Bbm) b=4 (Ab, or Fm) b=3 (Eb, or Cm) b=2 (Bb, or Gm) b=1 (F, or Dm) For example, if you want ... Start style playback in the desired way. (For specific instructions on starting styles, see page 29.)...automatically converted. Played notes F D G D Bb C F Actual chords F Dm Gm Dm Bb C F 38
  • Yamaha PSR-240 | Owner's Manual - Page 39
    ... ACMP ON 116 ROOT G Specify the root of the chord. Press the key on the keyboard that corresponds to the desired chord root (as printed on the panel). ... of the chord (major, minor, seventh, etc.). Press the key on the keyboard that corresponds to the desired chord type (as printed on the panel). ...
  • Yamaha PSR-240 | Owner's Manual - Page 40
    ...also change harmonically along with the accompaniment chords (both in the Style and Song modes). Select the Pad function in the Overall menu. Press ... the phrase completely plays back) creates a "stutter" effect. In the Song and Style modes, melodic-type sounds correctly follow the chord changes....
  • Yamaha PSR-240 | Owner's Manual - Page 41
    ...device. IN MIDI OUT S Transmits MIDI data (keyboard performance) to the connected device. About MIDI MIDI... sending. performance data played on the PortaTone keyboard. Before actually recording to the sequencer, press... powerful MIDI application example below, the Yamaha QY-70 Music Sequencer is used...
  • Yamaha PSR-240 | Owner's Manual - Page 42
    ... to "Waiting." The sound of the voices or rhythms seems unusual or strange. There is no sound even when the keyboard is played or when a Song is being played back. When one of the PIANO styles is selected and started, the rhythm cannot be ...
  • Yamaha PSR-240 | Owner's Manual - Page 43
    ... 47 49 48 50 49 Panel Name GRAND PIANO PIANO HONKY-TONK E PIANO 1 E PIANO 2 E PIANO 3 E PIANO 4 HARPSICHORD CLAVI CELESTA E ORGAN 1 E ORGAN 2 E ORGAN 3 E ORGAN ... 1 SY BRASS 2 RISING SLOW STRS PIANO TRIO PNO COUNTRY E PNO TRIO .../TRP SY B/BRS SEC PIANO/FLUTE PIANO E PIANO HARPSICHORD CELESTA FOLK ...
  • Yamaha PSR-240 | Owner's Manual - Page 44
    ... 42 46 49 51 56 57 59 60 61 Voice Name Piano Honky-tonk Piano Electric Piano... Slow Strings Crystal Sitar Banjo Sustain Piano Sustain E.Piano 1 Sustain E.Piano 2 Sustain E.Guitar Sustain Vibraphone Sustain Strings Steel Drums Sound Effect Wood Bass / Piano Strings / Piano Finger Bass / Electric Piano...
  • Yamaha PSR-240 | Owner's Manual - Page 45
    MULTI PAD LIST No. 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 Name Pianist1 Pianist2 Guitar Play Brass BrassHit Funky Techno1 Techno2 Arpeggio Twinkle1 Twinkle2 Crystal Bird Africa DrumKit Tom_Flam Drum_Seq LatPerc BongoSeq Timbales LCD Pianist1 Pianist2 Gtr.Play Brass BrassHit...
  • Yamaha PSR-240 | Owner's Manual - Page 46
    midi implementation chart [Portable Keyboard] Model: PSR-240 MIDI Implementation Chart Date: 7-JAN-1999 Version: 1.0 Function Transmitted Recognized Remarks Basic Channel ...Depth RPN Inc RPN Dec RPN LSB, MSB All Sound Off Reset All Controllers Mode Note Number Velocity ...
  • Yamaha PSR-240 | Owner's Manual - Page 47
    ... program change values, refer to the voice list. Program change and other like channel messages received will not affect the PSR-240 panel settings or what is being played on the keyboard. *4 < GM System on > F0H,7EH,7FH, 09H, 01H, F7H All data is restored ...
  • Yamaha PSR-240 | Owner's Manual - Page 48
    ... in every locale, please check with your Yamaha dealer. Optional accessories Headphones: AC power adaptor: Footswitch: Keyboard stand: HPE-150 PA-3B ... 9 oz.) Supplied accessories Music Stand, Owner's Manual, Song Book Power supply Adaptor: Yamaha PA-3B AC power adaptor Batteries: Six "D" size, ...
  • Yamaha PSR-240 | Owner's Manual - Page 49
    ... (style) ...31 Time Signature ...14 Touch ...19 Transpose ...18 Troubleshooting ...42 Tuning ...19 C Chord Guide ...37 chord names, about ...35 ... Pads ...40 music stand ...10 N D DEMO button ...11 Demo songs ...11 Dictionary ...39 display indications ...12 Dual voices ......
  • Yamaha PSR-240 | Owner's Manual - Page 50
    ... all models included in the following series of products: PSR SERIES OF PORTATONE ELECTRONIC KEYBOARDS If during the first 90 days that immediately follows the ... warranty replacements. THIS WARRANTY IS THE ONLY EXPRESS WARRANTY WHICH YAMAHA MAKES IN CONNECTION WITH THESE PRODUCTS. ANY IMPLIED ...
  • Yamaha PSR-240 | Owner's Manual - Page 51
    ... M1S 3R1, Canada Tel: 416-298-1311 ITALY Yamaha Musica Italia S.P.A., Home Keyboard Division Viale Italia 88, 20020 Lainate (Milano), ... Athens, Greece Tel: 01-364-7111 CENTRAL & SOUTH AMERICA MEXICO Yamaha de Mexico S.A. De C.V., Departamento de ventas Javier Rojo Gomez No.1149, Col. Gpe Del Moral,...
  • Yamaha PSR-240 | Owner's Manual - Page 52
    M.D.G., EMI Division © 1999 Yamaha Corporation V345980 ???PO???.?-01A0 Printed in China



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