Yamaha PSR-S550 Owner's Manual

Yamaha PSR-S550 Manual

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  • Yamaha PSR-S550 | Owner's Manual - Page 1
    DIGITAL WORKSTATION Owner's Manual EN
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    ...one described in the manual, on the name plate, or specifically recommended by Yamaha. This product should be used ...cart, rack, or stand that is recommended by Yamaha. If a cart, etc., is used, please observe all... to perform the replacement. PLEASE KEEP THIS MANUAL 92-BP (bottom) 2 PSR-S550 Ownerମ.
  • Yamaha PSR-S550 | Owner's Manual - Page 3
    ...-522-9011 Type of Equipment : Digital Keyboard Model Name : PSR-S550/S550B This device complies with Part 15 of the FCC Rules. Operation is subject to the following two conditions:... This applies only to products distributed by Yamaha-Kemble Music (U.K.) Ltd. (2 wires) PSR-S550 Owner's Manual...
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    ... the instrument in the vicinity of a TV, radio, stereo equipment, mobile phone, or other electric devices. Otherwise, the instrument, TV, or radio may generate noise. (3)-12 1/2 4 PSR-S550 Owner's Manual
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    ... registered trademarks of Microsoft® Corporation. • The company names and product names in this Owner's Manual are the trademarks or registered trademarks of their respective companies. (3)-12 2/2 PSR-S550 Owner's Manual 5
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    .... The GM mark is affixed to all software and hardware products that support GM System Level. XG XG is a major enhancement of the GM ... a computer with peripheral Devices. It allows "hot swapping" (connecting peripheral devices while the power to the computer is on). 6 PSR-S550 Owner's Manual
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    Congratulations and thank you for purchasing the Yamaha PSR-S550! Please read this owner's manual carefully before using the instrument in order to take full... be included depending on your particular area. Please check with your Yamaha dealer.) PSR-S550 Owner's Manual 7
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    Special Features of the PSR-S550 ■ Play a Variety of Instrument Voices Page 17 The instrument voice that sounds when you play the keyboard can be changed...to a USB Flash Memory device or a computer, then load the data back to the instrument as needed. Pages 83 and 94 8 PSR-S550 Owner's Manual
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    Contents Logos...6 Accessories ...7 Special Features of the PSR-S550 ...8 Style (Auto Accompaniment) Functions 55 Setting Up 10 Power Requirements ...10 ... Response ...51 EQ settings ...52 Pitch Controls ...53 Changing the pitch of the instrument in octaves ...54 PSR-S550 Owner's Manual 9
  • Yamaha PSR-S550 | Owner's Manual - Page 10
    ... sustain as you play by pressing a footswitch. Plug the Yamaha FC4 or FC5 footswitch into this jack and use it to switch sustain on and off. NOTE •... the power on. Doing this changes the recognized polarity of the footswitch, resulting in reversed footswitch operation. 10 PSR-S550 Owner's Manual
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    .... CAUTION • Never attempt to turn the power off when a "Writing.." message is shown in the display. Doing so can damage the flash memory and result in a loss of data. PSR-S550 Owner's Manual 11
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    .... The language selection will be stored in the internal flash memory so that it is retained even when the power is turned off. Press the [EXIT] button to return to the MAIN display. 12 PSR-S550 Owner's Manual
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    Setting Up ● Music Rest Insert the music rest into the slots as shown. PSR-S550 Owner's Manual 13
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    ...page 55 [SYNC STOP] button ...page 57 [SYNC START] button ...pages 23, 56 [START/STOP] button...pages 22, 41 14 PSR-S550 Owner's Manual !0 SONG CONTROL [r] button...page 28 [f] button ...page 28 [A B] button ...page 73 [ ] button...page 28 ...
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    ...21 #4 SUSTAIN jack...page 10 #5 USB TO HOST and TO DEVICE terminals ...page 90 #6 CONTRAST knob ...page 12 #7 PHONES/OUTPUT jack ...page 10 #8 DC IN 16V jack...page 10 PSR-S550 Owner's Manual 15
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    ... to stop Demo. Operation automatically returns to the Main display. NOTE • The [DEMO] button doesn't function when the Demo Cancel function is set to enable. (See page 82.) PSR-S550 Owner's Manual
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    .... For this example, select the "010 Flute" Voice. Play the keyboard. Try selecting and playing a variety of Voices. Press the [EXIT] button to return to the MAIN display. 17 PSR-S550 Owner's Manual
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    ... Dual Voice Hold for longer than a second 3 Select and press the desired Voice category button in the Voice section. For this example, select the "Percussion" category. 18 PSR-S550 Owner's Manual
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    .... The [LEFT] button turns the left Voice on or off. The currently selected Left Voice will sound when you play keys to the left of the keyboard split point. [LEFT] button is lit PSR-S550 Owner's Manual 19
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    .... For this example, select the "041 FolkGuitar" Voice. 5 Play the keyboard. Try playing the selected Left Voice. Press the [EXIT] button to return to the MAIN display. 20 PSR-S550 Owner's Manual
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    ... er te Br Br St Si O G C H H H H C Sh o la ve rt s ap Ta p ick la p C im t as ta pe n at C Sl ne R s h h St an d i-H i-H ui ro ick us us de C PSR-S550 Owner's Manual 21
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    ... displayed in sequence. See the Style list on page 121. Press the [START/STOP] button. The Style rhythm will start playing. To stop playback, press the [START/STOP] button again. PSR-S550 Owner's Manual
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    ... playing as soon as you play a note to left of the keyboard split point. To cancel or disable Sync Start, press the button a second time to turn the Sync Start function off. PSR-S550 Owner's Manual 23
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    ...STOP] button to stop Style playback when you're done. You can switch Style "sections" to add variety to the accompaniment. Refer to "Pattern Variation (sections)" on page 55. 24 PSR-S550 Owner's Manual
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    ...area of the keyboard, and is set as the default for the instrument. Full Keyboard: This lets you play the accompaniment chords freely from anywhere on the keyboard. PSR-S550 Owner's Manual ( ) ( ) ( ) ( ) ( ) 25
  • Yamaha PSR-S550 | Owner's Manual - Page 26
    ... changing the MDB category. Referring to the Music Database List on page 122 of the manual, use the dial to select a music database. Select one that matches the... point by pressing the [EXIT] button to return to the MAIN display. > Press the [>/■] button to stop playback. PSR-S550 Owner's Manual
  • Yamaha PSR-S550 | Owner's Manual - Page 27
    ... MODE] button is lit. When Style mode is enabled, the button is not lit. Currently selected Song Select a Song. Use the dial to select the Song you want to listen to. PSR-S550 Owner's Manual 27
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    ... return to an earlier point in the Song. FF Press the fast forward button to rapidly skip ahead to a later point in the Song. PAUSE Press the pause button to pause playback. 28 PSR-S550 Owner's Manual
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    ... store user Songs and loaded Song files transferred from a computer. User Songs cannot be directly transferred to the loaded Song area of the internal memory, and vice versa. PSR-S550 Owner's Manual 29
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    .... The Song will begin playing. The triangular cursor will move across the top of the score to indicate the current location. 4 To return to the MAIN display, press the [EXIT] button. 30 PSR-S550 Owner's Manual
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    ...on page 27. Try to select the Preset SONG 001 or 003. NOTE • Songs downloaded from the Internet or commercially available Song files, including XF format files (page 6), ...Songs That Can be Used For Lyrics Display Song No. 001 003 Song Name Amazing Grace Annie Laurie PSR-S550 Owner's Manual 31
  • Yamaha PSR-S550 | Owner's Manual - Page 32
    ... data are indicated with framed rectangles in the display. 32 e d NOTE • Up to approximately 30,000 notes can be recorded, if you record only to the melody tracks. PSR-S550 Owner's Manual
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    ...3 Tracks 9-16 Main Voice part Left Voice part Dual Voice part Accompaniment part Make sure to turn the Dual Voice or Left Voice on when recording the Dual Voice or Left Voice. PSR-S550 Owner's Manual 33
  • Yamaha PSR-S550 | Owner's Manual - Page 34
    ... recorded user Song number and the parts for tracks individually. 1 From the MAIN display press the [USER] button, then use the dial to select the user Song number (001-005) you want to record to. 34 PSR-S550 Owner's Manual
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    ...ready mode of a track, simultaneously hold down the [REC] button and press again the track button you want to cancel. Press and hold ACMP is set to record ready mode. PSR-S550 Owner's Manual 35
  • Yamaha PSR-S550 | Owner's Manual - Page 36
    ...tracks (page 74). ■ Redo the Recording Simply select the track you want to re-record for recording in the normal way. The newly recorded material will overwrite the previous data. 36 PSR-S550 Owner's Manual
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    ... the [FILE MENU] button. 2 Rotate the dial and select a Song. 3 Press the [EXECUTE] button. A confirmation message will appear in the display. 4 Press [+/YES] button to clear the Song. PSR-S550 Owner's Manual 37
  • Yamaha PSR-S550 | Owner's Manual - Page 38
    ... on the display while the track is being cleared. NOTE • To execute the Track Clear function press the [+/YES] button. Press [-/NO] to cancel the Track Clear operation. 38 PSR-S550 Owner's Manual
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    .... CAUTION • When you execute the Clear operation, User Song, User Style or User MDB you have purchased will also be cleared. Be sure to save any important data to a computer. PSR-S550 Owner's Manual 39
  • Yamaha PSR-S550 | Owner's Manual - Page 40
    Basic Operation and Displays Basic Operation Overall PSR-S550 control is based on the following simple operations. 1 Use the category buttons to select a basic...want to play * If you want to change the category, press another category button or use the Category button. 40 PSR-S550 Owner's Manual
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    .... 3 Starting/stopping a Song or Style. Press the [START/STOP] button after selecting the Song category or Style category to start playback of the selected Song or Style (rhythm). 41 PSR-S550 Owner's Manual
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    ... as necessary until the required function appears. You can then use the dial or the [+/YES] and [-/NO] buttons to adjust the value of the function as required. Function item Value 42 PSR-S550 Owner's Manual
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    ...and Displays MAIN Display Items The MAIN display shows all of the current basic settings: Song, Style, Voice. It also includes a range of indicators that show the on/off status of a... (page 18) Left Voice (page 19) Style (page 22) Song (page 27) Music Database (page 26) PSR-S550 Owner's Manual 43
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    ... to 26 (Trill) • Harmony types 15 to 18 (Echo) Hold down two keys. Keep holding down the keys. You can adjust the Harmony Volume in the Function Settings (page 82). 44 PSR-S550 Owner's Manual
  • Yamaha PSR-S550 | Owner's Manual - Page 45
    ...described below. 1 Press the [FUNCTION] button to call up the FUNCTION display. 3 Use the dial to select a Reverb Type. You can check the sound of the... You can individually adjust the amount of reverb that is applied to the Main, Dual, and Left Voices. (See page 81). PSR-S550 Owner's Manual 45
  • Yamaha PSR-S550 | Owner's Manual - Page 46
    ... unison. When you select a Style or Song the optimum Chorus Type for the Voice used is automatically selected. If you want to select a different Chorus Type, ...can individually adjust the amount of Chorus that is applied to the Main, Dual, and Left Voices. (See page 81). 46 PSR-S550 Owner's Manual
  • Yamaha PSR-S550 | Owner's Manual - Page 47
    ...A-B Repeat function during Song playback. 2 Press and hold the [DSP] button for longer than a second. The currently selected DSP type will be displayed. Currently selected DSP type. PSR-S550 Owner's Manual 47
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    .... You can change the amount of pitch bend produced by the wheel, as described on page 81. NOTE • Pitch Bend is not applied to the Left Voice when accompaniment is turned on. 48 PSR-S550 Owner's Manual
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    ...] button. 2 Press the CATEGORY [] but- tons as many times as necessary to call up "Bell." Tempo value 3 Rotate the dial and select ON (sound) or OFF (mute). PSR-S550 Owner's Manual 49
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    ... up Metronome Volume. 3 Press the CATEGORY [>] button once to call up the Time Signature Denominator display. Metronome volume 3 Use the dial to set the metronome volume. 50 PSR-S550 Owner's Manual
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    Using Various Functions Using Tap Start You can also set the tempo by simply tapping the [TAP TEMPO] button at the... values produce greater (easier) volume variation in response to keyboard dynamics-i.e., greater sensitivity. NOTE • The initial default setting is 2. PSR-S550 Owner's Manual 51
  • Yamaha PSR-S550 | Owner's Manual - Page 52
    ...[>] but- tons as many times as necessary to call up Master EQ Type. The currently selected EQ type will appear. 3 Use the dial to select an EQ Setting for the best sound. 52 PSR-S550 Owner's Manual
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    ... [>] butCurrent value tons as many times as necessary to call up Tuning. 2 Use the dial to set the transpose value between -12 and +12 as required... single-step changes. Pressing and holding either TRANSPOSE [+]/[-] button continuously increases or decreases the value. PSR-S550 Owner's Manual 53
  • Yamaha PSR-S550 | Owner's Manual - Page 54
    ...the case of UPPER OCTAVE -1 NOTE • When a Drum Kit is selected, each percussion Voice assigned to the keyboard are shifted in location but not pitch. One octave down 54 PSR-S550 Owner's Manual
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    ... the ending (in measures) differs depending on the selected Style. ●AUTO Fill-in section This is automatically added before the current section changes to a newly selected section. PSR-S550 Owner's Manual 55
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    ... so there is no rhythm sound for this Style. ● Synchro Start When Synchro Start is on you, can start the Style by playing any key in the accompaniment range of the keyboard. 56 PSR-S550 Owner's Manual
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    ... ENDING/ rit. [I]-[III] buttons again while the Ending is playing back. The Style will play while you are playing the keys Style playback will stop when you release the keys PSR-S550 Owner's Manual 57
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    ... is on, OTS 1-4 automatically change the number according to the selected variation number. (see below) Press the [OTS LINK] button to turn on the OTS link. Automatically change 58 PSR-S550 Owner's Manual
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    ... Accompaniment Split Point. 2 Use the CATEGORY [] buttons as many times as necessary to call up Split Point. • The Left Voice sounds when the split-point key is played. PSR-S550 Owner's Manual 59
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    ...is on (ACMP button lights) and Synchro Start is off, you can play chords in the left-hand accompaniment range of the keyboard while the Style is stopped and still hear ... Volume. 1 Press the [FUNCTION] button. 3 Use the dial to set the Style Volume between 000 and 127. 60 PSR-S550 Owner's Manual
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    ... 7 th ● Some Chord Types (These are just some of the "Standard" chord types recognized by the PSR-S550.) Suspended 4 th 7 th Minor 7 th C sus4 C7 C m7 C M7 ... chord Flatted 5 th 7 th chord Flatted 5 th Minor 7 th chord Flatted 7 th Suspended 4 th chord PSR-S550 Owner's Manual 61
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    ... accompaniment based only on the root. • A perfect fifth (1 + 5) produces accompaniment based only on the root and fifth which can be used with both major and minor chords. 62 PSR-S550 Owner's Manual
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    ... played in the normal way (page 25) can be detected. 1 Press the [ACMP] button for longer than a second. 2 Use the dial to select 2 "FullKeyboard". Hold for longer than a second PSR-S550 Owner's Manual 63
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    ... 1-3, MAIN A-D, FILL IN A-D, ENDING 1-3 Current section For example, set the beat number by using the dial Current selected section and selected Part in the section. 64 PSR-S550 Owner's Manual
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    ... Save the Style data Record another section Exit from the Style Creator * Press the [EXIT] button whenever you want to exit from the Style Creator (except during recording). PSR-S550 Owner's Manual 65
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    ...Erase unwanted data from the instrument to make more memory available. You can use the mixer function (page 75) to adjust individual track volumes before proceeding with step 3. 66 PSR-S550 Owner's Manual
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    ... NOTE • If you set a length smaller than that of the previous one, any data existing beyond the new length will be deleted. 3 Press the [EXECUTE] button to set the Measure Length. PSR-S550 Owner's Manual 67
  • Yamaha PSR-S550 | Owner's Manual - Page 68
    ...the Part you're recording), by simply pressing the [PART] button so that the mute mark is indicated at the Part. In this condition, the [PART] button also changes from green to unlit. 68 PSR-S550 Owner's Manual
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    ...in the display. In this condition, the [PART] button also changes to red. Press the [START/STOP] button to begin recording. Play the keyboard and record your playing. 69 2 3 4 PSR-S550 Owner's Manual
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    ...ed, Quantize cannot be set. Specify the Part for recording and then use the quantize function. • The undo icon on the display will disappear if you exit from the current display. 70 PSR-S550 Owner's Manual
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    .... 3 Use the Dial to select the user style data you want to delete. 4 Press the [EXECUTE] button. 5 Press the [+/YES] button to delete the file. A confirmation message appears. PSR-S550 Owner's Manual 71
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    ... Song Volume Can be set between 000 and 127 3 Use the dial to set the Song volume between 000 and 127. NOTE • Song volume can be adjusted while a Song is selected. or 72 PSR-S550 Owner's Manual
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    ... the [A B] button before starting playback of the Song. Point A 2 Press the [A B] button a second time at the end of the section you want to repeat (the "B" point). Point B PSR-S550 Owner's Manual 73
  • Yamaha PSR-S550 | Owner's Manual - Page 74
    ...Specify the mute tracks of 1-8 by pressing the [1/9]-[8/16] buttons. Specify the mute tracks of 9-16 by pressing the [1/9]-[8/16] buttons. REGIST. TR 1 - 8 TR 9 - 16 74 PSR-S550 Owner's Manual
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    ..., tracks 9-16 are selected automatically. When track 1-8 is selected Control the parameter by using the dial or the [+/YES], [-/NO] buttons. When track 9- 16 is selected PSR-S550 Owner's Manual 75
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    ...: 0-127 Range: 0-64-127 Range: 0-127 Range: 0-127 Repeat steps 1-2 and set other tracks if necessary. 3 Press the [EXIT] button to exit from the mixer operation. 76 PSR-S550 Owner's Manual
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    ... the power while saving settings to the registration memory, otherwise the data may be damaged or lost. NOTE • Data cannot be saved to the registration memory during Song playback. PSR-S550 Owner's Manual 77
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    ... you want to recall. The panel controls will be instantly set accordingly. The button to which the data is stored lights in green and the currently set button is in red. 78 PSR-S550 Owner's Manual
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    ... operation. 5 Press the [+/YES] button again to clear the Registration Memory. The clear-in-progress message will appear briefly on the display while the Song is being cleared. PSR-S550 Owner's Manual 79
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    ... • ON • Execute Press these simultaneously to recall the default setting. • Decrement value by 1. • OFF • Cancel Function group Previous item Next item Parameter 80 PSR-S550 Owner's Manual
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    ... of the Left Voice's signal is sent to the DSP effect. Determines how much of the Left Voice's unprocessed signal sounds (no Reverb, Chorus or DSP effect processing). PSR-S550 Owner's Manual 81
  • Yamaha PSR-S550 | Owner's Manual - Page 82
    ... Harmony Type Harmony Volume PC Mode Local ON/OFF External Clock ON/OFF Keyboard Out Style Out Song Out Initial Setup Harmony Type Harmony Volume PC ...YES] and [-/NO] buttons simultaneously. (The exception to this is Initial Send, which is an operation, not a setting.) 82 PSR-S550 Owner's Manual
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    ...please consult your Yamaha dealer, or an authorized Yamaha distributor (see list at end of the Owner's Manual) for advice. Before using a USB device, ... display to facilitate operation. Refer to the "Messages" section on page 108 for an explanation of each message. PSR-S550 Owner's Manual 83
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    ... device has been write-protected, an appropriate message will appear in the display and you will not be able to execute the operation. The display prompts you for confirmation. 84 PSR-S550 Owner's Manual
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    ...left, and the [2] button moves it to the right. • Use the dial to select a character for the current cursor location. • The [8] button deletes the character at the cursor location. PSR-S550 Owner's Manual 85
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    ... the file, or [-/NO] to cancel. • The amount of time it will take to perform the save operation depends on the particular USB flash memory device you are using. 86 PSR-S550 Owner's Manual
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    ... the USB flash memory during this operation. 7 A message appears in the display indi- cating that the operation is complete. Press the [EXIT] button to return to the MAIN display. PSR-S550 Owner's Manual 87
  • Yamaha PSR-S550 | Owner's Manual - Page 88
    ... flash memory. 1 Press the [FILE MENU] button. 2 Use the CATEGORY [ < ] and [ > ] buttons to locate the User Delete item. 3 Follow the procedure described above from step 4. 88 PSR-S550 Owner's Manual
  • Yamaha PSR-S550 | Owner's Manual - Page 89
    Using USB Flash Memory Playing Songs or Styles Saved to USB Flash Memory 1 Make sure that the USB flash memory device containing... a computer (refer to page 91). You can move the directory in the USB memory by pressing the CATEGORY button. 5 Press the [>/■] button. PSR-S550 Owner's Manual 89
  • Yamaha PSR-S550 | Owner's Manual - Page 90
    ...storage devices, please consult your Yamaha dealer, or an authorized Yamaha distributor (see list at end of the Owner's Manual) for advice. CAUTION • Avoid frequently turning the ... USB TO DEVICE connector and turn the instrument's power off and then back on again. 90 PSR-S550 Owner's Manual
  • Yamaha PSR-S550 | Owner's Manual - Page 91
    ... File Song Folder Song File Song Folder Can be selected/ played. root Song File Song Folder Cannot be selected/ played. The directory can be moved using the CATEGORY buttons. PSR-S550 Owner's Manual 91
  • Yamaha PSR-S550 | Owner's Manual - Page 92
    ...ash memory. For instructions about how to install Musicsoft Downloader and how to transfer Song files, see pages 103, 96. Computer USB TO HOST terminal Instrument USB cable 92 PSR-S550 Owner's Manual
  • Yamaha PSR-S550 | Owner's Manual - Page 93
    ..., please visit the following web page: http://music.yamaha.com/download/ NOTE • Other USB devices such as a computer keyboard or mouse cannot be used. ● Using USB Storage... turn the power off to either device. Doing so may corrupt the data on either or both devices. PSR-S550 Owner's Manual 93
  • Yamaha PSR-S550 | Owner's Manual - Page 94
    ... signal is being received from an external device, the Song, Style, and Metronome functions will not start. 1 Press the [FUNCTION] button. 3 Use the dial to select ON or OFF. 94 PSR-S550 Owner's Manual
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    ... the actual performance data. 1 Press the [FUNCTION] button. 3 Press [+/YES] to send, or press [-/NO] to cancel. 2 Use the CATEGORY [] buttons to select the Initial Setup item. PSR-S550 Owner's Manual 95
  • Yamaha PSR-S550 | Owner's Manual - Page 96
    .... Double-click the "SongData" Folder on the window. Select the file you want to transfer to the instrument, and click "Open". q Click a Song file w Click "Open" 96 PSR-S550 Owner's Manual
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    ... downward [Move] button and a confirmation message will appear. Click [OK] and the Song will be transferred from the "List of files stored temporarily" to the instrument's memory. PSR-S550 Owner's Manual 97
  • Yamaha PSR-S550 | Owner's Manual - Page 98
    ...in the Musicsoft Downloader display, and then "System Drive," a file named "PSR-S550.BUP" will appear in the lower right corner of the Musicsoft Downloader display... data on the computer. If you do so it will not be recognized when transferred to the instrument. 98 PSR-S550 Owner's Manual
  • Yamaha PSR-S550 | Owner's Manual - Page 99
    ... and download the latest version of the software from the following site. http://music.yamaha.com/download • Future upgrades of application and system software and any ... the USB-MIDI driver to the computer (pages 101-102). Install the software (page 103). 3 4 5 PSR-S550 Owner's Manual 99
  • Yamaha PSR-S550 | Owner's Manual - Page 100
    ... see the respective download page on the web. The download page can be displayed by clicking the software menu on the Start window and the "download" button in the next page. 100 PSR-S550 Owner's Manual
  • Yamaha PSR-S550 | Owner's Manual - Page 101
    ...and the instrument via a USB cable. Computer Sequence software USB Cable Driver PSR-S550 • For Windows XP: See below. • For Windows 2000: See page ...if you've connected a new USB device or updated the USBMIDI driver. The USB-MIDI driver installation is complete. PSR-S550 Owner's Manual 101
  • Yamaha PSR-S550 | Owner's Manual - Page 102
    ...software for this device has been successfully installed." Click [Close]. (Some computers may take a while to display the window.) The USB-MIDI driver installation is complete. 102 PSR-S550 Owner's Manual
  • Yamaha PSR-S550 | Owner's Manual - Page 103
    ... the instrument including this Accessory CD-ROM, you can use only the Musicsoft Downloader as a file transfer application software. Other applications ... the USB-MIDI driver, refer to "How can I remove the driver?" in the "Troubleshooting" section (page 104). PSR-S550 Owner's Manual 103
  • Yamaha PSR-S550 | Owner's Manual - Page 104
    ... Have you selected an appropriate port in the sequence software? • Are you using the latest USB-MIDI driver? The latest driver can be downloaded from the web site (page 101). 104 PSR-S550 Owner's Manual
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    ... OUT OF THE USE, MISUSE OR INABILITY TO USE THE SOFTWARE, EVEN IF YAMAHA OR AN AUTHORIZED DEALER HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY... No amendment or revision of this Agreement will be binding unless in writing and signed by a fully authorized representative of Yamaha. PSR-S550 Owner's Manual 105
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    ... between you and the Licensor belongs to the Licensor or its licensors and is protected by copyright laws, national and international, and all other applicable laws. 106 PSR-S550 Owner's Manual
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    ... in Japanese, and/or there are Japanese characters in the display messages. The ACMP indicator does not appear when the [ACMP] button is pressed. There is no harmony sound. PSR-S550 Owner's Manual 107
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    ... Media capacity is full. Memory Full "MIDI receive buffer overflow." Move File "Now Writing...(Don't turn off the power now, otherwise the data may be damaged.)" 108 PSR-S550 Owner's Manual
  • Yamaha PSR-S550 | Owner's Manual - Page 109
    ...le name of the currently transmitting. "nnn" indicates the receiving block. NOTE • Not all the messages are listed in the table: the messages necessary to be explained only. PSR-S550 Owner's Manual 109
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    ...17 0 112 42 18 0 112 43 19 0 112 44 20 0 113 111 21 0 112 47 22 0 113 47 23 0 113 108 PSR-S550 Owner's Manual NOTE • The Voice List includes MIDI program change numbers for each voice. Use these program change numbers when playing the instrument via ...
  • Yamaha PSR-S550 | Owner's Manual - Page 111
    ... AirChoir GothicVox SweetHeaven DreamHeaven Choir VoxHumana Insomnia NeoWarmPad CyberPad Wave2001 Atmosphere XenonPad Equinox Fantasia DX Pad Symbiont Stargate Area51 DarkMoon Ionosphere PSR-S550 Owner's Manual 111
  • Yamaha PSR-S550 | Owner's Manual - Page 112
    ... 9 RoomKit 7 127 0 17 RockKit 8 127 0 25 ElectroKit 9 127 0 26 AnalogKit 10 127 0 28 DanceKit 11 127 0 49 SymphonyKit PSR-S550 Owner's Manual Voice No. 309 310 311 312 313 314 315 316 Bank Select MIDI Voice Program No. MSB LSB Change# (...
  • Yamaha PSR-S550 | Owner's Manual - Page 113
    ...€™sStrings Orchestra Orchestra2 TremOrchstra Velo.Strings Strings2 S.SlowStrngs LegatoStrngs WarmStrings Kingdom 70’sStrings Strings3 SynStrings1 ResoStrings SynStrings4 SynStrings5 PSR-S550 Owner’s Manual 113
  • Yamaha PSR-S550 | Owner's Manual - Page 114
    ...77 263 0 0 78 264 0 0 79 265 0 0 80 266 0 0 81 267 0 6 81 268 0 8 81 269 0 18 81 PSR-S550 Owner's Manual Voice Name SynStrings2 ChoirAahs StereoChoir ChoirAahs2 MellowChoir ChoirStrings VoiceOohs SynthVoice SynthVoice2 Choral AnalogVoice OrchestraHit OrchestrHit2 Impact ...
  • Yamaha PSR-S550 | Owner's Manual - Page 115
    ... CarEngineIgn CarTiresSqel CarPassing CarCrash Siren Train JetPlane Starship Burst RollrCoaster Submarine Laugh Scream Punch Heartbeat FootSteps MachineGun LaserGun Explosion Firework PSR-S550 Owner's Manual 115
  • Yamaha PSR-S550 | Owner's Manual - Page 116
    ...Brush 2 Tom Brush 3 Tom Brush 4 Tom Brush 5 Tom Brush 6 Snare Snappy Snare Tight Snappy Tom Room 1 Tom Room 2 Tom Room 3 Tom Room 4 Tom Room 5 Tom Room 6 1 1 1 O O O 2 2 116 PSR-S550 Owner's Manual
  • Yamaha PSR-S550 | Owner's Manual - Page 117
    ... M Conga Analog L Maracas 2 Maracas 2 O O O Claves 2 Scratch H 2 Scratch L 2 Scratch H 2 Scratch L 3 Claves 2 Dance Percussion 3 Dance Percussion 4 Dance Breath 1 Dance Breath 2 2 2 PSR-S550 Owner's Manual 117
  • Yamaha PSR-S550 | Owner's Manual - Page 118
    Drum Kit List Voice No. MSB (0-127) / LSB (0-127) / PC (1-128) Keyboard MIDI Key Alternate Note# Note Note# Note Off Group 1 127/000/001 Standard Kit 1 Surdo ... Tak Sagat 2 Rik Dom Rik Tak 2 Rik Finger 1 Rik Tak 1 Rik Finger 2 Rik Brass Tremolo Rik Sak Rik Tik 118 PSR-S550 Owner's Manual
  • Yamaha PSR-S550 | Owner's Manual - Page 119
    Drum Kit List Voice No. MSB (0-127) / LSB (0-127) / PC (1-128) Keyboard MIDI Key Alternate Note# Note Note# Note Off Group 1 127/000/001 Standard Kit 1 Surdo Mute ...9 9 9 9 9 10 10 11 11 12 12 13 12 13 14 14 15 15 16 16 17 17 3 3 3 3 3 2 2 2 O O O 2 2 18 18 PSR-S550 Owner's Manual 119
  • Yamaha PSR-S550 | Owner's Manual - Page 120
    .... & FX Voice No. MSB (0-127) / LSB (0-127) / PC (1-128) Keyboard MIDI Key Alternate Note# Note Note# Note Off Group 1 127/000/001 Standard ... Laugh Scream Punch Heartbeat Footeps 7 7 Dog Horse Bird Tweet 2 Machine Gun Laser Gun Explosion Firework Ghost Maou 120 PSR-S550 Owner's Manual
  • Yamaha PSR-S550 | Owner's Manual - Page 121
    ... 53 54 55 56 57 58 59 Style No. Style Name (Category) Pop&Rock 1 FunkPopRock 2... OrchBigBand 2 OrchestraSwing1 3 OrchestraSwing2 4 BigBandFast 5 BigBandShuffle 6 MidnightSwing 7 JumpJive Style No. 60 61 62 63 64 65 ... Bhajan 22 Bhangra 23 Xi Qing Luo Gu 24 Jing Ju Jie Zou PSR-S550 Owner's Manual 121
  • Yamaha PSR-S550 | Owner's Manual - Page 122
    ...Riding What's Taken So Long? You Only Need Love Sing Alongs Danny's Boy Dear, My Clementine Deep In Texas's Heart Ease Up Mother Brown PSR-S550 Owner's Manual No. 70 71 72 73 74 75 76 77 78 79 80 81 82 83 84 85 86 87 88 89 90 91...
  • Yamaha PSR-S550 | Owner's Manual - Page 123
    ... Amor In Latin Luminous Mambo Jamming Mentiroso Es My Sweet Calypso Girl Not Less Only One Note Makes A Samba Pasodoble Cani Patricia Is Dancing The Cha Cha Rumba For Volare PSR-S550 Owner's Manual 123
  • Yamaha PSR-S550 | Owner's Manual - Page 124
    ... The World Yak This Sax Party Time Aga Doo Big Samba Bamboo Blankenesenolop Dancing Bird Going With A Good Thing Hands Up Party PSR-S550 Owner's Manual No. 478 479 480 481 482 483 484 485 486 487 488 489 490 491 492 493 494 495...
  • Yamaha PSR-S550 | Owner's Manual - Page 125
    ... hand. These types sound when chords are played in the auto accompaniment range of the keyboard. These Harmony types will also work when playing songs that contain chord data. PSR-S550 Owner's Manual 125
  • Yamaha PSR-S550 | Owner's Manual - Page 126
    ...1 1 1 1 1 1 1 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 3 3 3 3 4 4 4 4 17 18 19 16 0 LSB 0 16 17 18 1 6 7 30 31 23 16 17 18 19 0 1 2 5 6 7 20 21 22 16 17 0 1 16 17 0 7 0 0 0 0 0 126 PSR-S550 Owner's Manual
  • Yamaha PSR-S550 | Owner's Manual - Page 127
    ...70 120 0 LSB 17 8 16 1 2 0 1 8 16 17 3 4 5 6 7 0 2 16 0 8 16 17 1 0 7 16 17 18 17 18 0 22 0 16 0 21 0 16 19 0 18 20 19 0 0 Adds more stages to the modulation of Celeste. PSR-S550 Owner's Manual 127
  • Yamaha PSR-S550 | Owner's Manual - Page 128
    ... the sound heard through a telephone receiver. A stereo EQ with adjustable LOW and HIGH. Ideal for drum Parts. A mono EQ with adjustable LOW, MID, and HIGH equalizing. 128 PSR-S550 Owner's Manual
  • Yamaha PSR-S550 | Owner's Manual - Page 129
    ... vintage tube and fuzz sounds. Tempo synchronized flanger. Produces three delayed sounds: L, R and C (center). Produces two delayed sounds: L and R. Two feedback delays are provided. Two delayed... 0 1 20 21 8 24 25 26 16 0 17 1 16 0 17 1 1 3 0 1 16 1 0 1 16 17 18 19 20 PSR-S550 Owner's Manual 129
  • Yamaha PSR-S550 | Owner's Manual - Page 130
    ... automatically shift the sound position (left, right, front, back). Tempo synchronized pan. Rich Tremolo effect with both volume and pitch modulation. Vibraphone effect. 130 PSR-S550 Owner's Manual
  • Yamaha PSR-S550 | Owner's Manual - Page 131
    ...+OD HV P.WH+OD LT NO EFFECT THRU Description Tempo synchronized tremolo. Cyclically modulates the center frequency of a wah filter. The output of an Auto Wah can be distorted by Distortion. The output of...1 17 2 16 0 0 17 1 1 16 18 28 19 29 0 1 21 23 25 2 22 24 26 0 0 PSR-S550 Owner's Manual 131
  • Yamaha PSR-S550 | Owner's Manual - Page 132
    YAMAHA [ Digital Keyboard ] Model PSR-S550 MIDI Implementation Chart Transmitted Recognized Remarks Date:11-APR-2008 Version:1.0 132 ...x x o o 0-24 semi Bank Select Data Entry 3 x x 1 - 16 1 - 16 PSR-S550 Owner's Manual Basic Channel Default Changed Mode Default Messages Altered Note ...
  • Yamaha PSR-S550 | Owner's Manual - Page 133
    ...- :Active Sense sages:Reset Notes: Aux Mode 1 : OMNI ON , POLY Mode 3 : OMNI OFF, POLY Mode 2 : OMNI ON ,MONO Mode 4 : OMNI OFF,MONO o : Yes x : No MIDI Implementation Chart PSR-S550 Owner's Manual 133
  • Yamaha PSR-S550 | Owner's Manual - Page 134
    ... settings. However, the MIDI messages listed below do affect the panel voices, auto accompaniment, and songs. • MIDI Master Tuning • System exclusive messages for changing the Reverb... ON/OFF Bn, 7A, 7F Bn, 7A, 00 Value for "n" is ignored. 134 PSR-S550 Owner's Manual
  • Yamaha PSR-S550 | Owner's Manual - Page 135
    ...• Footswitch: FC4/FC5 * Specifications and descriptions in this owner's manual are for information purposes only. Yamaha Corp. reserves the right to change or modify products or...SCORE: Quantize, Right-Part, Left-Part UTILITY: Demo Cancel, TG Mode LANGUAGE: Language PSR-S550 Owner's Manual 135
  • Yamaha PSR-S550 | Owner's Manual - Page 136
    ...15, 18 Dual Voice ...18 Dual Voice Chorus level ...81 Dual Voice Dry Level ...81 K Keyboard Out...94 O Octave...54 One Touch Setting (OTS)...58 ONE TOUCH SETTING 1-4 ......81 Left Voice Octave...81 P Part Assign ...35 PAUSE ...28 PC ...95 PHONES/OUTPUT jack...10, 15 136 PSR-S550 Owner's Manual
  • Yamaha PSR-S550 | Owner's Manual - Page 137
    ...ON switch...11, 14 START/STOP button ...14, 22, 41 Stop Accompaniment ...60 Store (Registration) ...77 Style...22, 55 STYLE category buttons...14, 22 Style File ...... 32 User Style...63 V Voice...17 VOICE category buttons...15, 17 Voice List...110 Volume...40 X XG...6 PSR-S550 Owner's Manual 137
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    138 PSR-S550 Owner's Manual
  • Yamaha PSR-S550 | Owner's Manual - Page 139
    ...This symbol is only valid in the European Union. If you wish to discard these items, please contact your local authorities or dealer and ask for the correct method of disposal. PSR-S550 Owner's Manual 139
  • Yamaha PSR-S550 | Owner's Manual - Page 140
    ... 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 ...Avenue Buena Park, CA 90620 KEEP THIS DOCUMENT FOR YOUR RECORDS. DO NOT MAIL! 140 PSR-S550 Owner's Manual
  • Yamaha PSR-S550 | Owner's Manual - Page 141
    ... details of products, please contact your nearest Yamaha representative or the authorized distributor listed below.... (Distributor) PT. Nusantik Gedung Yamaha Music Center, Jalan Jend. Gatot Subroto ..., Selangor, Malaysia Tel: 3-78030900 ARGENTINA Yamaha Music Latin America, S.A. Sucursal de Argentina ...
  • Yamaha PSR-S550 | Owner's Manual - Page 142
    Yamaha Home Keyboards Home Page http://music.yamaha.com/homekeyboard/ Yamaha Manual Library http://www.yamaha.co.jp/manual/ U.R.G., Digital Musical Instruments Division © 2008 Yamaha Corporation WN55250 XXXPOXXX.X-01C0 Printed in China



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