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... 10-12V jack This is for connection to a PA-3B AC power adaptor. (See page 9.) PHONES/OUTPUT jack This... optional FC4 or FC5 Footswitch. (See page 10.) MIDI IN, OUT terminals These are for connection to other MIDI ...
  • Yamaha PSR-240 | Owner's Manual - Page 9
    ... it is not 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... to the instrument at the minimum level. When you are not using the PSR-240 for a long time, make sure you unplug ...
  • 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
    ...will play in sequence. You can play along on the keyboard with the songs. If the Voice Change function is ...) and the melody notes (in the music staves and the keyboard diagram) as they change during the song. (...page 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
    ... 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
    Selecting and Playing Voices - The Voice Mode There are three ways to select 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) pressing the VOICE button to advance through the voice numbers. Using the +/- ...
  • 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,... voices, each playable from opposite sections of the keyboard - the lower voice playable up to B2 ... various drum and percussion sounds from the keyboard. (Refer to the Percussion Voice chart below.)...
  • Yamaha PSR-240 | Owner's Manual - Page 18
    Selecting and Playing Voices - The Voice Mode Transpose and Tuning You can also adjust the tuning and change the transposition (key) of the PortaTone with the Transpose and Tuning functions. Transpose Transpose determines the key of both the main voice and the bass/chord accompaniment of the ...
  • 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
    .../STOP (>/s) button, the selected song stops automatically. Changing the Tempo The tempo of song (and style) playback can be adjusted over a range of 40 - 240 bpm (beats per minute). Select the Tempo function in the Overall menu. Press one of the OVERALL s/t buttons, repeatedly if necessary, until ...
  • Yamaha PSR-240 | Owner's Manual - Page 22
    ... a different song or style. (The set tempo remains, however, when switching styles during playback except when OTS is on.) When you turn on the power of the PortaTone, the tempo is automatically set to 116 bpm. About the Beat Display TEMPO 116 Indicates the first beat of the measure (downbeat) ...
  • Yamaha PSR-240 | Owner's Manual - Page 23
    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. Select the Song Volume function in the Overall menu. Press one of the OVERALL s/t buttons, ...
  • 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
    Selecting and Playing Songs - The Song Mode Set point B (the end point of the section). Press the button once again, at the ending point of the section to be repeated. The selected phrase repeats indefinitely until stopped. A-b Repeat MEASURE 012 Pause or stop playback as needed. Use the ...
  • Yamaha PSR-240 | Owner's Manual - Page 26
    ... to be played is indicated in the display (in the music staves and the keyboard diagram). MinusOne Off This turns the Melody Guide function off. The selected ... its melody part) plays back normally. NOTE: Melody Guide is turned off automatically when a different song number is selected....
  • 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
    ...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
    Selecting and Playing Styles - The Style Mode What is a Chord? The simple answer: Three or more notes played simultaneously is a chord. (Two notes played together is an "interval" - an interval being the distance between two different notes. This is also referred to as a "harmony.") ...
  • Yamaha PSR-240 | Owner's Manual - Page 35
    ... other, and the stacked notes are indicated in the chord name 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 scale, the major 7th chord has the 7th 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
    ... and Playing Styles - The 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 two different types of operation: Smart and Dictionary. Smart ...
  • Yamaha PSR-240 | Owner's Manual - Page 38
    ... TEMPO ACMP ON 116 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.) For example, when the key has been set to F major, pressing the following single notes results in ...
  • 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
    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
    ... respond to the one sending. performance data played on the PortaTone keyboard. Before actually recording to the sequencer, press the ACMP button .... How Can MIDI be Used? In the simple, yet powerful MIDI application example below, the Yamaha QY-70 Music Sequencer is used to record and play back 41
  • Yamaha PSR-240 | Owner's Manual - Page 42
    ... method uses multiple recordings (samples) of an instrument across the range of the keyboard; thus, the actual sound of the voice may be slightly different .... 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, ...
  • 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 ...Crystal Sitar Banjo Sustain Piano Sustain E.Piano 1 Sustain E.Piano 2 Sustain E.Guitar Sustain ...Violin Horn / Trumpet Synth Bass / Brass Section Piano / Flute Used Notes 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 1 2 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 44
  • 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 Default Changed Default Messages Altered 1~7, 10 X 3 X 0~127 O...
  • 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 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-... 9 oz.) Supplied accessories Music Stand, Owner's Manual, Song Book Power supply Adaptor: Yamaha PA-3B AC power adaptor Batteries: Six "D" size, SUM...
  • Yamaha PSR-240 | Owner's Manual - Page 49
    ... ...20 Specifications ...48 Split voices ...17 M Main A/B ...32 Melody Guide ...26 style controls ...30 styles, selecting and playing ...28 ... Tempo (style) ...31 Time Signature ...14 Touch ...19 Transpose ...18 Troubleshooting ...42 Tuning ...19 C Chord Guide ...37 chord names, about ...35 chord ...
  • 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
    ...: 416-298-1311 ITALY Yamaha Musica Italia S.P.A., Home Keyboard Division Viale Italia 88,...-364-7111 CENTRAL & SOUTH AMERICA MEXICO Yamaha de Mexico S.A. De C.V., Departamento de ventas Javier Rojo ... AND TRUST TERRITORIES IN PACIFIC OCEAN Yamaha Corporation, International Marketing Division Nakazawa-...
  • 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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