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
    ... specified adaptor (PA-3B or an equivalent recommended by Yamaha) only. Using the wrong adaptor can result ... Save all data to an external device such as the Yamaha MIDI Data Filer MDF3, in order to... data due to a malfunction or user operating error. Yamaha cannot be held responsible for damage caused ...
  • 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
    ... the Style mode is selected, this is used to control the Chord Guide functions. (See page 37.) When the Song mode is selected, this is used to control the Melody Guide function. (See page 26.) PORTABLE GRAND ...the Voice mode and calls up the Grand Piano voice. (See page 13.) METRONOME button ...
  • 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
    ... 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... a damper pedal on an acoustic piano - press and hold down the footswitch as you play the keyboard to sustain the sound. ...
  • Yamaha PSR-240 | Owner's Manual - Page 11
    ... play in sequence. You can play along on the keyboard with the songs. If the Voice Change function is... song #1, "StarWars") and the melody notes (in the music staves and the keyboard diagram) as they change during...27) 002 Current chord Melody notation Keyboard diagram (current note is dark) 11
  • Yamaha PSR-240 | Owner's Manual - Page 12
    ... or hard to read, contact the store where you purchased the instrument or, Yamaha directly, to have the LCD replaced. A fee will be charged for... ¿ Keyboard These two portions of the display conveniently indicate notes currently played on the keyboard. When a song is being played back, they show the ...
  • Yamaha PSR-240 | Owner's Manual - Page 13
    ... function and instantly call up the Grand Piano voice. Press the piano-shaped PORTABLE GRAND button....for playing the special "Stereo Sampled Piano" Grand Piano voice (voice 001). It automatically selects the ...(>/s) button. It also sets the Multi Pads to special piano phrases, and calls up style #...
  • Yamaha PSR-240 | Owner's Manual - Page 14
    Portable Grand Setting the Metronome Time Signature The time signature of the Metronome can be set to various quarter-note based meters. NOTE: The time signature changes automatically when a style or song is selected. Simultaneously hold down the METRONOME button and press the button on the ...
  • Yamaha PSR-240 | Owner's Manual - Page 15
    ... 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 STRINGS VIOLIN CELLO HARP SITAR BANJO UKULELE ...
  • Yamaha PSR-240 | Owner's Manual - Page 16
    ... to select the next voice number. (This functions exactly the same as the + button.) NOTE: Each voice is automatically called up with the most suitable ... another voice at the same key. 042 Trombone TEMPO 116 NOTE: When selecting Voice numbers 1 - 10, the PortaTone pauses briefly before changing ...
  • Yamaha PSR-240 | Owner's Manual - Page 17
    ...available.) This includes not only the notes played from the keyboard, but also the notes in a style pattern,...designed to automatically play two or more notes with the notes you play on the keyboard, only one... can be played on the keyboard at a time. If several notes are played together, only the last...
  • Yamaha PSR-240 | Owner's Manual - Page 18
    ..., you can instantly restore the default setting of "00" by pressing both OVERALL +/- buttons simultaneously (when Transpose is selected 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 ...
  • Yamaha PSR-240 | Owner's Manual - Page 19
    Selecting and 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 and the Multi Pads. This allows you to accurately match the tuning with that of ...
  • Yamaha PSR-240 | Owner's Manual - Page 20
    ..., you can also play along with them on the keyboard. A Voice Change function lets you set whether the keyboard voice changes or not with the voice changes in the song itself. Also, by... can "mute" the original melody and play it manually on the keyboard yourself. Selecting and Playing a ...
  • Yamaha PSR-240 | Owner's Manual - Page 21
    ... Current measure number 001 StarWars MEASURE 002 NOTE: You can play along with the song using the ... back and select the desired voice . Current melody note If you want to change to another song, ... style) playback can be adjusted over a range of 40 - 240 bpm (beats per minute). Select the Tempo...
  • Yamaha PSR-240 | Owner's Manual - Page 22
    Selecting and Playing Songs - The Song Mode Change the value. Use the OVERALL +/- buttons to increase or decrease the Tempo value. Holding down either button continuously increases or decreases the value. Decreases Tempo value Increases Tempo value Restoring the Default Tempo Value Each song ...
  • Yamaha PSR-240 | Owner's Manual - Page 23
    ... Song Volume value Increases Song Volume value Restoring the Default Value To restore the default Song Volume value (110), press both OVERALL +/- buttons simultaneously (when Song Volume is selected in the Overall menu). NOTE: Song Volume cannot be changed unless the Song mode is active. 23
  • Yamaha PSR-240 | Owner's Manual - Page 24
    ... on/off. (See page 27.) WAITING VOICE CHANGE MELODY GUIDE MINUS ONE OFF Pressing this button alternately pauses and resumes song ... during playback (with sound), or when playback is paused or stopped. This controls the Melody Guide function. (See page 26.) A/B Repeat This useful function is ...
  • Yamaha PSR-240 | Owner's Manual - Page 25
    ... down the Tempo also makes it easier to practice the parts you want to learn. • To set the A point at the beginning of a song, press the button before starting song playback. NOTE: Selecting a different song number (or changing to the Style mode) automatically cancels the A/B Repeat function. 25
  • Yamaha PSR-240 | Owner's Manual - Page 26
    ...easy. During song playback, the PortaTone shows the notes of the melody in the music staves and the keyboard diagram in the display - indicating ... naturally in time with the music. The next note to be played is indicated in the display (in the music staves and the keyboard diagram). MinusOne Off ...
  • Yamaha PSR-240 | Owner's Manual - Page 27
    ... useful when used with Melody Guide, since it determines what voice sounds the melody when you play the keyboard. When set to "Off," ...changes within the song itself. Setting this to on ensures that the voice played from the keyboard remains the same as the voice (or voices) programmed to the song...
  • 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
    ... allows you to start the rhythm/accompaniment by simply pressing a key on the keyboard. To use Sync-Start, first press the SYNC-START ... icon flashes to indicate Sync-Start stand-by), then press any key in the ACMP section of the keyboard (or any key when accompaniment is off). ACMP ON/OFF SYNCSTART ...
  • Yamaha PSR-240 | Owner's Manual - Page 30
    ... style stops after the Ending section is finished. NOTE: To have the Ending section gradually slow down... simply playing a chord or key in the ACMP section of the keyboard (or any key when accompaniment is off). Style ...section. (See page 32.) This controls the Chord Guide function. (See page 37.) 30
  • Yamaha PSR-240 | Owner's Manual - Page 31
    ...rhythmic breaks in your performance. NOTE: Chords played in the ACMP section of the keyboard are also detected ...accompaniment is stopped. In effect, this gives you a "split keyboard," with bass and chords in the left hand ...) playback can be adjusted over a range of 40 - 240 bpm (beats per minute)....
  • Yamaha PSR-240 | Owner's Manual - Page 32
    ...if it is the same section. NTRO/ A ENDING rit. NOTE: • If you press the MAIN A or B button,...measure. • Fill-in patterns are not available when one of the Piano styles (#81 - #100) are selected. MAIN... value Increases Accompaniment Volume value NOTE: Accompaniment Volume cannot be changed unless...
  • Yamaha PSR-240 | Owner's Manual - Page 33
    ... the chords of the accompaniment by playing keys in the ACMP section of the keyboard using either the "Single Finger" or "Fingered" method...be recognized in the Fingered mode. s Fingered Chords in the Key of C NOTE: If the chord is inverted (i.e., C-E-G is played as G-C-E), the PortaTone will ...
  • Yamaha PSR-240 | Owner's Manual - Page 34
    ... an "interval" - an interval being the distance between two different notes. This is also referred to as a "harmony.") Depending on the intervals between the ...chord can sound beautiful or muddy and dissonant. The organization of notes in the example at left - a triad chord - produces a ...
  • Yamaha PSR-240 | Owner's Manual - Page 35
    ... omitted. One important point: Chords are made up of notes "stacked" on top of each other, and the stacked ... of the chord 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 6th note of 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
    ... SMART DICTIONAR OFF Select the Smart Chord Guide. Press the CHORD GUIDE button so that "Smart" appears briefly in the display. NOTE: The accompaniment is turned on automatically when Smart is selected. WAITING OFF Smart TEMPO ACMP ON 116 Set...
  • Yamaha PSR-240 | Owner's Manual - Page 38
    ... Play the style, and play single note chords (root notes) in the ACMP section. Start style playback in the desired way. (For specific instructions on starting styles, see page 29.)... to the key of F major are automatically converted. Played notes F D G D Bb C F Actual chords F Dm Gm ...
  • Yamaha PSR-240 | Owner's Manual - Page 39
    ... of the chord, and the individual notes - both in notation and on the keyboard diagram. 8va ACMP ... (root and type) Individual notes of chord (keyboard) Play the chord. Play the chord ... in the display) in the ACMP section of the keyboard. The chord name flashes when the correct notes are held down....
  • Yamaha PSR-240 | Owner's Manual - Page 40
    Selecting and Playing Styles - The Style Mode Multi Pads These convenient pads let you instantly trigger various musical and rhythmic phrases as you play the PortaTone. There are a total of 40 different sounds or phrases (20 banks, with two pad sounds for each bank). The phrases play back at the...
  • 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
    ...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 then pauses. The notes shown in the music staves and keyboard diagram in the display... shows the specific notes of the chords you play in the ACMP section of the keyboard. If you...
  • 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
    ...49 51 56 57 59 60 61 Voice Name Piano Honky-tonk ...Pan Flute Lead Sawtooth Rising Piano Concerto Electric Piano Concerto Fairy land ... Sitar Banjo Sustain Piano Sustain E.Piano 1 Sustain E.Piano 2 Sustain E.Guitar Sustain ...Steel Drums Sound Effect Wood Bass / Piano Strings / Piano Finger Bass / Electric...
  • 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 Funky ...
  • 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 ... : Clock Real Time : Commands Aux : Local ON/OFF : All Notes OFF Messages : Active Sense : Reset Mode 1 : ...
  • 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
    ... check with your Yamaha dealer. Optional accessories Headphones: AC power adaptor: Footswitch: Keyboard stand: HPE-150 PA-3B FC4, FC5 L-2L, L-2C Dimensions 933 x 370 x...oz.) Supplied accessories Music Stand, Owner's Manual, Song Book Power supply Adaptor: Yamaha PA-3B AC ...
  • Yamaha PSR-240 | Owner's Manual - Page 49
    ... Tempo (style) ...31 Time Signature ...14 Touch ...19 Transpose ...18 Troubleshooting ...42 Tuning ...19 C Chord Guide ...37 chord names, about ...35 ... ...33 Multi Pad List ...45 Multi Pads ...40 music stand ...10 N D DEMO button ...11 Demo songs ...11 Dictionary ...39 ...
  • Yamaha PSR-240 | Owner's Manual - Page 50
    Limited Warranty 90 DAYS LABOR 1 YEAR PARTS Yamaha Corporation of America, hereafter referred to as Yamaha, ... the periods indicated. This warranty is applicable to all models included in the following series of products: PSR SERIES OF PORTATONE ELECTRONIC KEYBOARDS If during the first 90 days that ...
  • Yamaha PSR-240 | Owner's Manual - Page 51
    ...-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 ..., Australia Tel: 3-699-2388 THE NETHERLANDS Yamaha Music Nederland Kanaalweg 18G, 3526KL... Tel: 01-64-61-4000 HEAD OFFICE Yamaha Corporation, Electronic Musical...
  • 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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