Yamaha QY700 Owner's Manual

Yamaha QY700 Manual

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  • Yamaha QY700 | Owner's Manual - Page 1
  • Yamaha QY700 | Owner's Manual - Page 2
  • Yamaha QY700 | Owner's Manual - Page 3
  • Yamaha QY700 | Owner's Manual - Page 4
    Owner's Manual Reference Introduction Thank you for purchasing the Yamaha QY700 music sequencer. The QY700 is a 20 song / 32 track sequencer with 1/480th quarter note resolution featuring a built-in XG- and GM-compatible highquality AWM2 tone generator, all...
  • Yamaha QY700 | Owner's Manual - Page 5
    Features of the QY700 Features of the QY700 Powerful sequencer functionality The sequencer of the QY700 provides 32 sequence tracks and 16 ... through data just as on a VTR. Full assortment of preset phrases The QY700 provides a vast 3,876 types of preset phrases from all musical genres. All preset ...
  • Yamaha QY700 | Owner's Manual - Page 6
    Features of the QY700 XG tone generator for rich expressiveness The QY700 features an XG-compatible tone generator with 491 high-quality...formats 0/1. Playback data that was created on the QS300 music synthesizer can also be played back on the QY700. You can also playback commercially available "XG-...
  • Yamaha QY700 | Owner's Manual - Page 7
    ... use the manuals How to use the manuals The documentation for the QY700 consists of the following two manuals. Understand ... so that you can refer to it. Owner's Manual: QY700 Reference Listings This is a booklet that contains ...Preset Phrase list, Effect list, Chord Type list, MIDI data format, and...
  • Yamaha QY700 | Owner's Manual - Page 8
    Printing conventions in this manual [Procedure] This icon indicates the actual procedure for using the function. [Supplementary comments] This icon indicates... that you should press either thenor theykey. This icon indicates the sequence in which buttons must be pressed. For example, numeric keys → ...
  • Yamaha QY700 | Owner's Manual - Page 9
    ... the information that you need, you can make use of the following pages. Table of contents (→ p.9) Locate the desired information within the flow of the entire manual. Front and rear panels (→ p.12) Here you can read about the name and location of each button and control, and read about their ...
  • Yamaha QY700 | Owner's Manual - Page 10
    Table of contents Table of contents Introduction Features of the QY700 ...4 How to use the manuals ...6 Printing conventions ... two or more devices ...21 3. Using the Style and Demonstration disk ...22 Contents ... ...26 Function tree ...34 How the QY700 is organized ...36 Sequencer block ...37 The tone...
  • Yamaha QY700 | Owner's Manual - Page 11
    ... ...106 Recording Standby ...108 Realtime Recording: Sequence Tracks (TR1,...,TR32) ...112 Realtime Recording: ... ...117 Punch Recording ...118 Step Recording: Sequence Tracks (TR1,...,TR32) ...120 Step ... mode ...288 1. System ...289 2. MIDI ...291 3. MIDI filter ...293 4. Sequencer ...295 5. Click ......
  • Yamaha QY700 | Owner's Manual - Page 12
    Table of contents Chapter 7. DISK MODE About floppy disks ...302 About Disk mode ...304 1. Save ...307 2. Load ...310 3. Rename ...312 4. Delete ...314 5. Format ...316 APPENDIX 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. Specifications ...318 Troubleshooting ...320 Error messages ...322 Glossary ...324 Index ...328 11
  • Yamaha QY700 | Owner's Manual - Page 13
    ... wheel 1. PITCH wheel L/MONO OUTPUT R FOOT SW 8. LCD display 13. MIDI Data monitors IN A IN B MIDI OUT A OUT B IN A MUSIC SEQUENCER IN B OUT A OUT B MIDI PITCH ASSIGNABLE SONG PATTERN UTILITY 3. Mode keys VOICE EFFECT 12. Direct Cursor keys DISK MAX ...
  • Yamaha QY700 | Owner's Manual - Page 14
    ... to the setting items that are shown in the right side of the display. 13. MIDI Data monitors The corresponding indicator will blink when MIDI data is transmitted or received at the four MIDI connectors (IN-A, IN-B, OUT-A, OUT-B). This provides a way to confirm MIDI communications. (...
  • Yamaha QY700 | Owner's Manual - Page 15
    ...22. Decrement key, Increment key 19. Locate keys 17. EDIT key 16. Sequencer keys 18. JOB key 21. Cursor keys 23. Numeric keypad 20. ... m7 mM7 m6 dim m7 ( 5) aug SECTION A B C D E F G H 25. Octave keys 16. Sequencer keys 26. Microkeyboard 25. Octave keys 24. Enter key Use these keys ...
  • Yamaha QY700 | Owner's Manual - Page 16
    SETUP 20. Track keys Use these keys to change the currently selected track, or to mute or solo specific tracks. d key u key m key s key These keys switch the currently selected track. This mutes the playback of the currently selected track. Press the key once again to unmute the track. This mutes ...
  • Yamaha QY700 | Owner's Manual - Page 17
    ...Headphones) jack 3. OUTPUT jacks 7. POWER switch 1. MIDI connectors These connectors are used to connect ... be connected to this jack. (HPE-170 or other Yamaha recommended headphones: impedance 8 - 150 ohms... adaptor, make sure that the power switch of the QY700 is turned off. First connect the AC ...
  • Yamaha QY700 | Owner's Manual - Page 18
    ...), it will not be possible to modify, add, or delete data. When you wish to protect important data, you should leave the tab in this position. Write permit Write prohibit Write protect tab • Be aware that Yamaha can make no guarantee regarding data damage that results from improper use. 17
  • Yamaha QY700 | Owner's Manual - Page 19
    SETUP 2. Connections In order to use the QY700, the included AC adaptor and an amp system etc.... supply connections 1. Make sure that the power switch of the QY700 is turned off, and connect the included AC ...AC adaptor into an AC outlet, and turn on the QY700 power switch. • Use only the included PA...
  • Yamaha QY700 | Owner's Manual - Page 20
    ... type of connections if you are connecting the QY700 to an MTR or cassette deck. 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 6 0 5 6 0 5 6 0 5 6 0 5 6 0 5 6 0 5 6 0 5 6 0 5 6 0 5 6 0 5 16 60... the device may be damaged. Also, when connecting the QY700 to a mixer or similar device, set the mixer ...
  • Yamaha QY700 | Owner's Manual - Page 21
    ... on the rear panel. MIDI OUT-B OUT-A IN-B IN-A A B C D MIDI OUT Connecting a tone generator module QY700 song and pattern playback data can be used to play ...EDIT A/D INPUT UTIL EFFECT XG TG300B C/M PERFORM PART PUSH ON/OFF MIDI BANK/PGM# VOL EXP PAN REV CHO VAR KEY MUTE/...
  • Yamaha QY700 | Owner's Manual - Page 22
    ...MIDI OUT-A or OUT-B connector of the QY700 to the MIDI IN connector of the external device. MMC messages will be transmitted ...via MMC from the QY700 L/MONO OUTPUT R FOOT SW IN A IN B MIDI OUT A OUT B IN A MUSIC SEQUENCER ... or more devices Since the QY700 provides two sets of MIDI connectors, you can...
  • Yamaha QY700 | Owner's Manual - Page 23
    ...playback, and to playback songs while adjusting the Play Effects or Multi to experience the possibilities of the QY700. • "STYLE" allows you to restore the factory settings of the QY700. Listening to the demo playback • Here's how to load a demo song file from ...
  • Yamaha QY700 | Owner's Manual - Page 24
    ...display. Restoring the factory settings • Here's how to restore the QY700 to the factory settings. • When you load "STYLE" from the disk, all internal memory will be... → e to set the song number to 01. 9. Press r to playback the demo song. w Playback will begin, so use the volume control ...
  • Yamaha QY700 | Owner's Manual - Page 25
    SETUP 4. Press d [D1] (All Data). w The Load All Data page will appear, and the filenames will be displayed. 5. Use the cursor keys / data dial to move the cursor to "STYLE" and press e. w A message of "Are You Sure? (Y/N)" will appear, asking whether it is OK to erase the data in internal...
  • Yamaha QY700 | Owner's Manual - Page 26
    ... need to know before use, such as the mode structure and the internal structure of the QY700. 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. Mode structure ...26 Function tree ...34 How the QY700 is organized ...36 Sequencer block ...37 The tone generator block ...43 Controller block ......
  • Yamaha QY700 | Owner's Manual - Page 27
    ... CONCEPTS 1. Mode structure About modes • The many functions of the QY700 are grouped by type into modes, sub-..., and pages (see the diagram below). When operating the QY700, you will arrive at the desired function by first ... page name Modes and sub-modes The QY700 has the following modes and sub-...
  • Yamaha QY700 | Owner's Manual - Page 28
    ...-mode. Song Edit Here you can modify the song data of a song, or insert new data. (→ p.129) In Song Play, press e to enter this sub-mode....up the song, determining how they will be transmitted to the tone generator block and to the MIDI OUT connectors. (→ p.103) In Song Play, press 3 (OutCh.) to ...
  • Yamaha QY700 | Owner's Manual - Page 29
    BASIC CONCEPTS s Voice mode Here you can make tone generator settings such as voice and volume for each part, determining how each part will sound when the song is played back. (→ p.168) Press v to enter this mode. Mixer Here you can make tone generator settings such as voice, pan and volume for ...
  • Yamaha QY700 | Owner's Manual - Page 30
    BASIC CONCEPTS Effect Reverb Edit Here you can make settings for the Reverb effect. (→ p.193) In Effect mode, press 2 (Reverb) to enter this sub-mode. s Pattern mode Here you can create and playback patterns or phrases. (→ p.200) Press p to enter this mode. Patch Here you can select and ...
  • Yamaha QY700 | Owner's Manual - Page 31
    ...you can select and execute jobs to edit or modify a pattern. (→ p.256) In Patch, press j to enter this sub-mode. Phrase Recording Here you can record musical data into the selected User Phrase. (→ p.247) In Patch, move the cursor to User Phrase and press e to enter this sub-mode. 30 Chapter 1
  • Yamaha QY700 | Owner's Manual - Page 32
    ... mode Here you can make basic settings for the QY700 and MIDIrelated settings. (→ p.288) Press u to... System Here you can make basic settings for the QY700 such as master tuning and controller settings. ...(→ p.291) In Utility mode, press 2 (MIDI) to enter this sub-mode. Sequencer Here you can make ...
  • Yamaha QY700 | Owner's Manual - Page 33
    BASIC CONCEPTS Fingered Chord Zone Here you can specify the range of the keyboard in which Fingered Chord will function. (→ p.299) In Utility mode, press 6 (FngZone) to enter this sub-mode. Rename Here you can change the filename of a file on floppy disk. (→ p.312) In Disk mode, press 4 (Rename...
  • Yamaha QY700 | Owner's Manual - Page 34
    BASIC CONCEPTS Format Here you can format a floppy disk. (→ p.316) In Disk mode, press 6 (Format) to enter this sub-mode. 1 Chapter 1 33
  • Yamaha QY700 | Owner's Manual - Page 35
    BASIC CONCEPTS 2. Function tree Song mode sSong Play ...p.72 1Play Effect ...p.80 1Groove ...p.82 4Groove View ...p.82 5Copy Template ...p.89 2Clock Shift / Gate Time / Velocity ...p.90 3Transpose ...p.94 4Drum Table Edit ...p.97 2Track View ...p.100 3Out Channel ...p.103 5Save Song ...p.307 6Load...
  • Yamaha QY700 | Owner's Manual - Page 36
    ... ...p.280 25 Copy Pattern ...p.281 26 Append Pattern ...p.282 27 Split Pattern ...p.283 28 Clear Pattern ...p.284 29 Pattern Name ...p.284 30 Style Icon ...p.285 Utility mode u ...1System ...2MIDI ...3MIDI Filter ...4Sequencer ...5Click ...6Fingered Chord Zone ...p.288 p.289 p.291 p.293 p.295 p.297...
  • Yamaha QY700 | Owner's Manual - Page 37
    ... 3. How the QY700 is organized Four blocks • The QY700 consists of four blocks: the sequencer block, the tone generator block, the controller ... block is specified by the Keyboard Track setting (→ p.74) of the sequencer block. The musical data is output as specified by the Out Channel setting of ...
  • Yamaha QY700 | Owner's Manual - Page 38
    ... Sequencer block 1. About the sequencer block • This block lets you create songs by recording/editing the musical ... tone generator block or to an external MIDI tone generator as MIDI messages. • The sequencer block can ... OUT audio signals Sequence tracks MIDI messages Pattern track Chord track ...
  • Yamaha QY700 | Owner's Manual - Page 39
    ... the guitar part. Phrases are the smallest unit that makes up the accompaniment of a song. • The QY700 provides 3,876 Preset Phrases, and 99 User Phrases for each Style. • Preset phrases and user phrases are categorized by three parameters: "instrument ...
  • Yamaha QY700 | Owner's Manual - Page 40
    ...and chord backing. While phrases contain musical data for a single instrument, patterns combine ...Styles" are groups of patterns for each song. The QY700 provides 64 styles. • "Blocks" are groups of patterns..., themes, fillins, breaks, and endings. For each style, the QY700 provides eight blocks...
  • Yamaha QY700 | Owner's Manual - Page 41
    ...record musical data. Data can be recorded from the controller block etc. using realtime recording or step recording etc. The QY700 has 32 sequence tracks, and each track can record musical data for one Part. • To use the auto-accompaniment ...
  • Yamaha QY700 | Owner's Manual - Page 42
    BASIC CONCEPTS TR 1 TR 2 TR 3 ••• musical data musical data musical data ••• Sequencer block Sequence... 32 PATTERN CHORD TEMPO Sequence track musical data musical data Patterns, time ... track playback channels • When a song is played back, the musical data of each sequence track and the...
  • Yamaha QY700 | Owner's Manual - Page 43
    ... you play below the Fingered Chord Zone will be detected and set as the On Bass, and a chord will be detected as the Original Bass. • The fingered chord function can be used not only from the QY700's microkeyboard, but also from a MIDI keyboard connected to the MIDI IN connector. 42 Chapter 1
  • Yamaha QY700 | Owner's Manual - Page 44
    ..., MIDI tone generator Voice Category, Program Number, and Bank Number • The QY700 ... number of 1 - 128. Thus, voices are selected on the QY700 using a combination of the Voice Category, Program ... Category is a broad classification of the type of voice. The QY700 uses four voice categories: normal ...
  • Yamaha QY700 | Owner's Manual - Page 45
    ...drum voice for the other part. Selecting voices via MIDI • Voice Category, Program Number, and Bank ...Program Change, and Bank Select LSB. When using MIDI to select a voice, transmit these three MIDI ... Drum Setup 1 - Drum Setup 3 are selected using MIDI System Exclusive messages. • Each voice is...
  • Yamaha QY700 | Owner's Manual - Page 46
    ...The number of elements used by each voice is given in the voice lists of the separate "QY700 Reference Listings". • If MIDI messages are received which request more than ... MIDI OUT-A MIDI OUT-B MIDI OUT-B Part 16 Part 17 Connections between the sequencer block and the tone...
  • Yamaha QY700 | Owner's Manual - Page 47
    ...foot switch etc. to play music and control the tone generator block via the sequencer block, ..., MIDI tone generator external MIDI device, MIDI keyboard MIDI IN Sequencer block Tone Generator... generator and to the MIDI OUT connectors via the keyboard track (recording track) of the sequencer block. ...
  • Yamaha QY700 | Owner's Manual - Page 48
    ... generator block, adding reverberation or ambiance etc. • The QY700 has three types of effect: the reverb ...block and to the MIDI OUT connectors each time the pattern is switched. When using effects on a sequence ... Settings are changed Effect block MIDI IN MIDI OUT Sequencer block Tone generator ...
  • Yamaha QY700 | Owner's Manual - Page 49
    ... which function in completely different ways: system effects and insertion effects. • On the QY700, the reverb effect and the chorus effect are system effects, and ... and the mixer, and adjusted using the Dry/Wet Balance. On the QY700, an insertion effect can be used on any one specified Part. • ...
  • Yamaha QY700 | Owner's Manual - Page 50
    BASIC CONCEPTS Effect blocks diagram in Song mode (Variation mode= INS) 2 3 6 4 Variation mode = System • When Variation mode is set to System, the three effects will be connected as shown in the diagram below. • The signals from all tone generator parts will be sent to the reverb effect, ...
  • Yamaha QY700 | Owner's Manual - Page 51
    BASIC CONCEPTS Voice mode (Mixer) 1 2 3 4 7 8 0 B 5 6 Effect mode (Effect Connection) A 9 50 Chapter 1
  • Yamaha QY700 | Owner's Manual - Page 52
    BASIC CONCEPTS 8. Basic operation 1. Moving the cursor • You will notice a black, highlighted location in the display. This is referred to as the cursor, and the location of the cursor will be the currently-selected command or data. • Use the cursor keys to move the cursor. • When you press ...
  • Yamaha QY700 | Owner's Manual - Page 53
    BASIC CONCEPTS • This example is of selecting pages within Song (mode) Play Effect (sub-mode). • In this display, 1 - 3 are assigned to pages, 4 is assigned to a sub-page, and 6 is assigned to a special page. The sub-pages and special pages will differ depending on the page. • The page will...
  • Yamaha QY700 | Owner's Manual - Page 54
    ... display will appear as long as you continue holding these keys. 6. Inputting characters • Some items such as song name, voice name, track name, style name, pattern name, and file name require you to enter characters. • Characters are always entered using the same procedure. 3 CAPS SHIFT SPACE...
  • Yamaha QY700 | Owner's Manual - Page 55
    ... p.259). 10. Initialization • If you wish to reset the QY700's settings to the factory condition, you can perform the Initialization ... map display accessed by d [OCT DOWN] + u [OCT UP] will appear. • When the QY700 was shipped, the contents of the included demonstration disk were loaded into ...
  • Yamaha QY700 | Owner's Manual - Page 56
    BASIC CONCEPTS 11. Other key operations Here are some convenient key operations that you should know. Auto Repeat function • The cursor keys, n/y, and r/f will Auto Repeat. • If you continue holding them, the value or item being controlled by the key will change continuously. 1 r/f • In ...
  • Yamaha QY700 | Owner's Manual - Page 57
    BASIC CONCEPTS 9. Song creation procedure • This section will take you through the steps of actually creating a song, providing a practical demonstration of the relation between phrases, patterns and songs, the procedure for using Auto-Accompaniment to create a song, and recording procedure in ...
  • Yamaha QY700 | Owner's Manual - Page 58
    ...Style 01, Section C "normal2" Style 01, Section D "fill1" Style 01, Section E "fill2"... for creating a pattern will be explained as we create the Style 01 Section A "intro" pattern. Section ... mode. 2. Select a pattern. (1) Move the cursor to the Style number or Section (→ p.202). Chapter 1 57...
  • Yamaha QY700 | Owner's Manual - Page 59
    ... to erase it. Now let’s playback. • Press the sequencer key r to playback the pattern. • To create an original... (→ p.57), and enter all phrases and rests for Style 01 Sections A – F. 8. Specify....” (3) Press e to access the Pattern Name display. Style name Section Pattern name (4) Move...
  • Yamaha QY700 | Owner's Manual - Page 60
    ... table. 4. After you have finished entering all the values, press e to return to the Patch display. Now let's playback. • Press sequencer key p and the pattern will playback. • To create an original pattern, you can modify the Pattern Voice or Play Effect settings while playing back. Chapter...
  • Yamaha QY700 | Owner's Manual - Page 61
    ...Here we will use Step Recording to record Styles and Sections on the Pattern track. 1. Enter ...Move the cursor. • Move the cursor to the locations for entering Style and Section. • First move the cursor ...stop recording. 001 : 010 : 022 : 031 Style 01 FuncDeGo : : : Section [A] intro : [E] fill2 ...
  • Yamaha QY700 | Owner's Manual - Page 62
    ... to specify a Dm7(9) chord. Select the m7(9) Chord Type by pressing the C4 microkeyboard twice in succession. Now let's playback. • Press the sequencer key r and the song will playback. • After you have finished entering the Pattern track and Chord track, return to Song Play and playback. ...
  • Yamaha QY700 | Owner's Manual - Page 63
    ... number and bank number of parts 1 and 2. Program number Bank number Realtime record of track 2 • Here we will record the track 2 organ part in realtime from the musical score on page 56. • Before you begin record , press s to return to Song Play. 1. Press s to enter Song mode. 2. Press d/u to...
  • Yamaha QY700 | Owner's Manual - Page 64
    ... e to set the desired values. 1 Now let's playback. • Press the sequencer key p to playback the song. • Listen to the performance of track 2. Changing ... Here we will use step recording to record the melody part for track 1 from the musical score printed on page 56. 1. Press d/u to move the ...
  • Yamaha QY700 | Owner's Manual - Page 65
    ...song position pointer will move. s Repeat steps 6 through 9, and enter all the notes of track 1. 10. Press s to stop recording. • Press p to playback. Now let's playback. • Press the sequencer key p to playback the song. • Make sure that the performance of track 1 is correct. 64 Chapter 1
  • Yamaha QY700 | Owner's Manual - Page 66
    ...(3) When you have made all settings, press e to execute the job. • For track 2, set TR=02 and Quantize= • Press the sequencer key p to playback the song. • Listen to the changes in the performance that are produced by Quantization and Play Effect. Play Effect Groove Quantize settings • The...
  • Yamaha QY700 | Owner's Manual - Page 67
    ... as a guideline for modifying the values. PORTAMENT FILTER EG MONO/POLY SW TIME CUTOFF RESNANCE ATTACK MONO ON 07 +16 +43 -64 Now let's playback. • Press the sequencer key p to playback the song. • Playback the song while you modify the voice, and notice how the voice changes. 66 Chapter 1
  • Yamaha QY700 | Owner's Manual - Page 68
    BASIC CONCEPTS Save to floppy disk • Let's save the patterns and song that you created to a floppy disk. 1. Prepare a new disk. • The QY700 can use 3.5 inch floppy disks of either 2HD or 2DD types. • For details on types of disk, refer to...
  • Yamaha QY700 | Owner's Manual - Page 69
    BASIC CONCEPTS Memo 68 Chapter 1
  • Yamaha QY700 | Owner's Manual - Page 70
    Chapter 2. SONG MODE 2 You use SONG mode to play, edit, and record your songs. This chapter explains all SONG-mode operations. SONG MODE Overview ...70 1. SONG PLAY ...72 2. Play Effects ...80 3. Track View ...100 4. Output Channels ...103 5. Song Recording ...106 6. Song Editing ...129 7. Song ...
  • Yamaha QY700 | Owner's Manual - Page 71
    ... performance data that you create by recording onto the QY700 tracks under SONG mode. • The QY700's ... Each song can comprise as many as 32 sequence tracks, together with a PATTERN track, a CHORD track, ... wish to record songs in the same way as on a conventional sequencer, you can do so by working ...
  • Yamaha QY700 | Owner's Manual - Page 72
    ...TEMPO track PATTERN track CHORD track 2 Track Output Channels • During song replay, the QY700 transmits sequence data (from the sequence tracks) and pattern data (from...tone generator block supports a maximum of 32 parts, and cannot reproduce data from all 32 sequence and 16...
  • Yamaha QY700 | Owner's Manual - Page 73
    ... 8. Keyboard image 7. Fingered-chord switch 5. Style number, style name, section, pattern name Parameter 1...data. Also indicates/selects SOLO or MUTE operation. Sets initial style for backing. Name of selected style. ...: data exists : MUTE : SOLO P.74 5 Style no. Style name Section Pattern name 6 ...
  • Yamaha QY700 | Owner's Manual - Page 74
    ... Press s. w The indicator above the key comes on, and the QY700 enters SONG mode (SONG PLAY). ...keypad. 2. Pattern setup • This parameter determines whether the QY700 uses the pattern effects (the effects set ... replay. • If you set this to OFF, the QY700 will not use the pattern effects. Instead,...
  • Yamaha QY700 | Owner's Manual - Page 75
    ... keyboard-track setting Track is muted. • Each sequence track and pattern track is identified by... options can be used with all tracks: the 32 sequence tracks and the 16 pattern tracks. ...previous SOLO selection is automatically canceled. 1,...,32 [sequence tracks], 1,...,16 [pattern tracks] Press ...
  • Yamaha QY700 | Owner's Manual - Page 76
    ... key between E2 and E3. • If you are working with sequence tracks only (TR1 to TR32), you should set the style number to 00 (off). • For a full chord listing, refer to the QY700 Reference Listings. 0101 1101 Chord root: C, C , D, E , E, F, F...
  • Yamaha QY700 | Owner's Manual - Page 77
    ... Press down the keys for the appropriate chord, using either the QY700 microkeyboard or a remote MIDI keyboard. Be sure that all the keys you press... p.299), while using the area to the right of the zone for normal play. The QY700 will produce your performance in the keyboard track's current voice. ...
  • Yamaha QY700 | Owner's Manual - Page 78
    ... the measure value while song playback is in progress. Playback will immediately jump to the new location. • There are three ways to change the measure during ... return to the top of the song (measure 1, beat 1). • When you select a new song, the measure value automatically switches to 001. Same ...
  • Yamaha QY700 | Owner's Manual - Page 79
    ... values are set in Song Recording. (→ p.111) 12. Click mode, click beat, and count • Set the loop feature ON when you want to repeatedly play a specific area of the selected song. • When loop play is in effect, locations 1 and 2 set the start and end points of the loop (by measure number). ...
  • Yamaha QY700 | Owner's Manual - Page 80
    1. SONG PLAY • If the QY700 fails to produce a click sound even when the mode setting is All, you may need to change... The transposition is set in semitone increments. • The setting operates on pattern tracks as well as sequence tracks. • Transposition has no effect on drum voices and SFX kits. ...
  • Yamaha QY700 | Owner's Manual - Page 81
    2. Play Effects 2. Play Effects sSONG PLAY 1 Play Effects 1 Groove Quantize 4 Groove View 2 Clock Shift, Gate Time, and Velocity 3 Transpose 4 Drum Table Edit 80 Chapter 2. SONG MODE
  • Yamaha QY700 | Owner's Manual - Page 82
    ...stores its own Play Effect settings. When you change to a different song, the new song's settings automatically become effective. • The Play Effects... adjust drum table settings. 1. At the SONG PLAY screen, press 1 (PlayFx). w The QY700 enters the Play Effects submode. 2. If necessary, change the ...
  • Yamaha QY700 | Owner's Manual - Page 83
    2. Play Effects Groove Quantizing Data display 3.Voice program sSONG PLAY 2.Measure and beat 1. Track numbers Track name Keyboard-track setting 4.Play-effects THRU setting 5.Groove template 6.Quantizing value 7.Strength 8.Groove timing 9.Groove gate time 10.Groove velocity 1 Play Effects 1 ...
  • Yamaha QY700 | Owner's Manual - Page 84
    ...possible to convert mechanicalsounding song data into driving, meaningful music. • The QY700 comes equipped with 100 preset groove templates, each corresponding to a different musical genre: swing, beat rock, acid jazz, and so on. The QY700 also allows you to create your own, customized ...
  • Yamaha QY700 | Owner's Manual - Page 85
    ... 1. From the SONG PLAY screen, press 1 (PlayFx). w The QY700 enters the Play Effects submode. 2. Press 1 (... you want to change, and set the new value using the data dial, n/y, or the numeric ... 1. From the Groove Quantize page, press 4 (GrovView). w The QY700 displays the Groove View page. 2. Press u ...
  • Yamaha QY700 | Owner's Manual - Page 86
    ... song playback is in progress. Playback will immediately jump to the new location. • There are three ways to change ... track. If you set the value to , the QY700 will play the track without using the play effects. • The QY700 memorizes the THRU settings separately for each song 0101 1101 Apply ...
  • Yamaha QY700 | Owner's Manual - Page 87
    ... values are not used. If the time signature is 4/4, for example, the template values for beats 5 to 8 are meaningless. • The QY700 comes equipped with 100 preset templates, each corresponding to a different musical genre, such as swing, beat rock, ...
  • Yamaha QY700 | Owner's Manual - Page 88
    ... multiplier -100) × GROOVE GATETIME). • If GROOVE GATETIME is 100%, the QY700 will adjust the note gate times for each interval exactly in accordance ...template's multiplier. • If the adjusted gate time is less than 1, the QY700 automatically uses a value of 1. 0101 1101 8. Groove timing • ...
  • Yamaha QY700 | Owner's Manual - Page 89
    ... the original velocity unchanged. • If the adjusted velocity is less than 1, the QY700 automatically uses a velocity of 1. • If the adjusted velocity is greater ... are shifted after initial quantization is completed. In other words, the QY700 will first quantize the notes (pulling them toward the ...
  • Yamaha QY700 | Owner's Manual - Page 90
    ... template into the user template for a designated song or style. • You can set up one user template for each song, and one for each style. • The values in the window select the destination. Copy ... template User template for selected destination (song or style) 14. Velocity offset 0101 1101 ...
  • Yamaha QY700 | Owner's Manual - Page 91
    2. Play Effects Clock Shift, Gate Time, and Velocity 1.Keyboard track Data display 1.Track number and name sSONG PLAY 2. Measure and beat 1.Track number 3.Voice program 4.Play-effects THRU setting 15.Clock shift modifie 1 Play Effects 2 Clock Shift, Gate Time, and Velocity 16.Gate-time modifier ...
  • Yamaha QY700 | Owner's Manual - Page 92
    ... velocities separately for each track. 1. At the SONG PLAY screen, press 1 (PlayFx). w The QY700 enters the Play Effects submode. 2. Press 2 (Shf|GT|Vel).... parameter values even while song playback is in progress. 0101 1101 • On the QY700, one clock cycle is equivalent to 1/480 quarter note. • A...
  • Yamaha QY700 | Owner's Manual - Page 93
    ...an adjusted gate-time value is less than 1, the QY700 will use a value of 1. Original data Original data ... upward. • If an adjusted velocity is less than 1, the QY700 automatically uses a velocity of 1. • If an adjusted velocity is greater than 127, the QY700 uses 127. 92 Chapter 2. SONG MODE
  • Yamaha QY700 | Owner's Manual - Page 94
    ... × VELOCITY RATE) + VELOCITY OFFSET. • If an adjusted velocity is less than 1, the QY700 automatically uses a velocity of 1. • If an adjusted velocity is greater than 127, the QY700 uses 127. 2 • You use this parameter to apply an offset to the track's ...
  • Yamaha QY700 | Owner's Manual - Page 95
    2. Play Effects Transposition 1.Keyboard track Data display 1.Track number and name sSONG PLAY 2.Measure and beat 1.Track number 3.Voice program 4.Play-effects THRU setting 19.Drum table 1 Play Effects 3 Transpose 4 Drum-Table Edit 20.Transposition SHIFT F1 F2 F3 F4 F5 F6 SHIFT EXIT ...
  • Yamaha QY700 | Owner's Manual - Page 96
    ...). 1. At the SONG PLAY screen, press 4 (PlayFx). w The QY700 enters the Play Effects submode. 2. Press ... table • Drum tables are required to handle sequence data produced by drum machines that are not... select the table separately for each track. • The QY700 provides eight different tables. To view...
  • Yamaha QY700 | Owner's Manual - Page 97
    2. Play Effects 20. Transposition • You can use this feature to change the key (alter the pitch) of any track. You can set transposition separately for each track. • Transposition is in semitone increments. Setting the value to +12, therefore, will raise the pitch of all notes on the track by ...
  • Yamaha QY700 | Owner's Manual - Page 98
    2. Play Effects Drum Table Edit 1.Keyboard track Data display 1.Track number and name sSONG PLAY 2.Measure and beat 1.Track number 3.Voice program 4. Play-effects THRU setting 19.Drum table 21.Replacement list 1 Play Effects 3 Transpose 4 Drum-Table Edit 2 22.Velocity rate SHIFT F1 F2 F3 ...
  • Yamaha QY700 | Owner's Manual - Page 99
    ... means "All but". A "No Snares" entry, for example, instructs the QY700 to substitute the to instrument for all voices other than ... (the instrument named in the To column). • To calculate the adjusted velocity, the QY700 multiplies the original velocity value by the Velocity Rate value. A ...
  • Yamaha QY700 | Owner's Manual - Page 100
    ... the table. • If you press 1 while the cursor is in the From column, the QY700 will delete both the From and the To entries for that line. • If you ... to the appropriate entry. 2. Press 1 (Clear). 2 (Default) • Press 2 (Default) to reset the drum table to its default values. All of the From, To...
  • Yamaha QY700 | Owner's Manual - Page 101
    3. Track View 3. Track View 1.Track numbers; keyboard track 1.Track number and name sSONG PLAY 4.Measure 5.Tempo 4.Measure 6.Meter More than 4 events in this measure 2 Track View Between 1 and 4 events in this measure 3.Voice program 2.Track status (data, MUTE, SOLO) Parameter 1 Track number ...
  • Yamaha QY700 | Owner's Manual - Page 102
    ...(data, SOLO, MUTE) 2 e 1. At the SONG PLAY screen, press 2 (TrView). w The QY700 displays the Track view screen. 2. Press p to begin song...number identifies the keyboard track. • The keyboard track is internally connected to the QY700 controller section. 0101 1101 • The space to the immediate ...
  • Yamaha QY700 | Owner's Manual - Page 103
    ...the data dial, n/y, or the numeric keypad → e. • You can change the measure value while song playback is in progress. Playback will immediately jump to the new location. • There are three ways to change the measure during playback, as follows. • Press d [D1] to move the cursor to the measure...
  • Yamaha QY700 | Owner's Manual - Page 104
    ...-B channel setup 1.Track number 3.TO TG channel setup 4.MIDI OUT-A channel setup ... 4.MIDI OUT-B channel setup SHIFT F1 F2 F3 F4 F5 F6... Keyboard track 2. Measure Beat 3 TO TG Channel setup 4 MIDI OUT-A Channel setup... block. Sets up channel transmission to the MIDI OUT-A connector. Sets up channel...
  • Yamaha QY700 | Owner's Manual - Page 105
    ... and MIDI OUT-B settings to assign each track to a MIDI OUT channel. • The QY700 stores separate channel arrangements for each... track number identifies the keyboard track. The keyboard track is internally connected to the QY700 controller section. 0101 1101 Sequence track: Pattern track: 1,...,32...
  • Yamaha QY700 | Owner's Manual - Page 106
    ...assign tracks to MIDI channels. • During playback, the QY700 adds corresponding MIDI OUT channel identification data to each track's... set. 2. Set the value using the data dial, n/y, or the numeric keypad. QY700 does not send data to MIDI OUT. QY700 sends data out over corresponding MIDI channel,...
  • Yamaha QY700 | Owner's Manual - Page 107
    ... 5Punch 6Step Recording Recording Songs on the QY700 The QY700 offers two general methods for ... and step recording. • With realtime recording, the QY700 operates as a multitrack recorder, recording the performance ... while recording the other parts onto the sequence tracks. • If you are not using ...
  • Yamaha QY700 | Owner's Manual - Page 108
    ... right rhythms and nuances. You can listen to the recording as you make the adjustments. (→ p.80) 7. Go to SONG EDIT mode, and edit the sequence tracks as necessary. (→ p.129) 8. If necessary, use appropriate song jobs to make other types of editing changes. (→ p.138) 9. Return to VOICE mode, ...
  • Yamaha QY700 | Owner's Manual - Page 109
    ...Multitrack switch 8.Chord root and type 7.Style number, style name, section, pattern name Parameter ... switch Allows you to record onto all sequence tracks (1 to 16) at the same time. P.110 3 ... indicates/selects SOLO or MUTE operation. Sets initial style for backing. Shows name of selected style....
  • Yamaha QY700 | Owner's Manual - Page 110
    .... (→ p.307) • If you press e while in Recording Standby, the QY700 returns to SONG PLAY screen. 1. Recording mode 2 • The QY700 ..., while the STEP mode is used for step recording. • With realtime recording, the QY700 operates as a multitrack recorder, recording the performance data as it is ...
  • Yamaha QY700 | Owner's Manual - Page 111
    ... available with STEP recording. • If you select this feature, the QY700 will simultaneously record data received over MIDI channels 1 to 16 onto the corresponding..., use PATTERN mode. (→ p.197) The Multitrack function is OFF. The QY700 records to one selected track only. The Multitrack...
  • Yamaha QY700 | Owner's Manual - Page 112
    5. Song Recording 11. Meter 2 • This parameter sets the meter for each measure of the song. The selected meter applies to all tracks. • Although you will generally set these values before starting to record, you are also free to set or change them after recording is completed. If your song ...
  • Yamaha QY700 | Owner's Manual - Page 113
    ...time. You can input the performance using the QY700 microkeyboard, a remote MIDI keyboard, or some other type of... • If you have selected a style number and section, the QY700 will start pattern replay at the... to memory constraints. (You can use your QY700 as a MIDI data filer.) • If you input your...
  • Yamaha QY700 | Owner's Manual - Page 114
    ... 7. When you are ready to stop recording, press s. w The QY700 returns to the SONG PLAY screen. • Style number: • Section: 00 (=off), 01,...,64, 65 (=end) A,...,H 1. At the SONG PLAY screen, press e. w The QY700 displays the Recording Standby page. The RECORDING indicator comes on. 2. ...
  • Yamaha QY700 | Owner's Manual - Page 115
    ... is a good idea to select a slow tempo. This will make it easier to enter the style and section values at the right time. • Set the style number...113) • You can use step recording of the PATTERN track to review or modify the recorded style and section values. (→ p.125) 114 Chapter 2. SONG MODE
  • Yamaha QY700 | Owner's Manual - Page 116
    ...track recording. 0101 1101 1. Starting from the SONG PLAY screen, press e. w The QY700 displays the Recording Standby page. The RECORDING indicator comes on....use the fingered chording. 5. Press p. w The PLAY indicator begins flashing. The QY700 counts out the specified number of lead-in measures (as...
  • Yamaha QY700 | Owner's Manual - Page 117
    ... 2) Play the desired chord within the "fingered-chord zone" on your external MIDI keyboard (→ p.299). The QY700 will automatically set the chord root and... type Melody 7. When you are ready to stop recording, press s. w The QY700 returns to the SONG PLAY screen. 116 Chapter 2....
  • Yamaha QY700 | Owner's Manual - Page 118
    ... make them. 6. When you are finished recording the tempo changes, press s. w The QY700 returns to the SONG PLAY screen. Tempo: = 25.0,...,300.0 1. Starting from the SONG PLAY page, press e. w The QY700 displays the Recording Standby page. The RECORDING indicator comes on. 2. ...
  • Yamaha QY700 | Owner's Manual - Page 119
    .... 1. Starting from the SONG PLAY screen, press e. w The QY700 displays the Recording Standby page. The RECORDING ...-In Point • This is the point within the song at which the QY700 begins realtime recording operation. You... the song at which recording stops, and the QY700 resumes song playback. You set...
  • Yamaha QY700 | Owner's Manual - Page 120
    5. Song Recording • The figure below illustrates the process. The QY700 switches from PLAY to RECORD at the punch-in point, then returns to PLAY at the punch-out point. If settings are: → 013: 1 ← 016: 1 Then: Play Record Play Punch-in point Operation switches from playback to recording at ...
  • Yamaha QY700 | Owner's Manual - Page 121
    ..., velocity, and so on. 1. Starting from the SONG PLAY screen, press e. w The QY700 displays the Recording Standby page. The RECORDING indicator comes on. 2....(TR1,...,TR32). 4. Press p. w The PLAY indicator comes on. The QY700 displays the step recording page for sequence-track recording. 5. Move the ...
  • Yamaha QY700 | Owner's Manual - Page 122
    5. Song Recording Beat Graph • The beat graph is a useful guide for setting up the timing for your recording. Location Pointer 2 • The ... so that it comes above one of the note markings on the beat graph, the QY700 will play out the corresponding note(s). • When selected by the cursor, the ...
  • Yamaha QY700 | Owner's Manual - Page 123
    ...) 2 Half note (960 cycles) 3 Quarter note (480 cycles) 0 Dotted note 1. Press d [D1] to move the cursor into the location area. 2. Select the new location using the data dial, n/y, or the numeric keypad. • The lower part of the step-time entry area sets the step time by clock cycles. You can ...
  • Yamaha QY700 | Owner's Manual - Page 124
    ... upper part of the entry area sets the velocity by its musical notation. Again, the easiest way to make the...use the lower entry area to set an actual MIDI velocity value (from 001 to 127). When you ...area. (If you set the value to 0 (EXT), the QY700 sets the velocities according to the keyboard input.)...
  • Yamaha QY700 | Owner's Manual - Page 125
    ...a simple way to remove your incorrect entries. • When you press 5 (BkDelete), the QY700 deletes the last note entry and moves the location pointer back...to quarter note, then press m. s/TIE • You use this key to enter a musical tie. This extends the length of the note you just entered, by adding ...
  • Yamaha QY700 | Owner's Manual - Page 126
    ... Recording Step Recording: PATTERN track Measure no. Meter Style no. Section sSONG PLAY Location eSong Recording 6Step... you can set the meter, the style, and the section. 1. Starting from the SONG PLAY screen, press e. w The QY700 displays the Recording Standby page. The RECORDING indicator comes ...
  • Yamaha QY700 | Owner's Manual - Page 127
    ...can use this feature to adjust meter values for sequence tracks that have already been recorded....entry space blank. • If you leave the Style or Section column completely empty, the Q700 ...64, 65 (=end) A,...,H 6 (Clear) • This function clears the Style or Section entry selected by the cursor. 126...
  • Yamaha QY700 | Owner's Manual - Page 128
    ... --(=THRU) Syncopation: , , , 1. Starting from the SONG PLAY screen, press e. w The QY700 displays the Recording Standby page. The RECORDING indicator comes ... the recording track to CHORD. 4. Press p. w The PLAY indicator comes on. The QY700 displays the step recording page for CHORD-track recording....
  • Yamaha QY700 | Owner's Manual - Page 129
    ... the cursor in the switch area). 2) Play the desired chord within the "fingered-chord zone" on your external MIDI keyboard (→ p.299). The QY700 will automatically set the chord root and type. 3) While continuing to hold down the chord in the ...
  • Yamaha QY700 | Owner's Manual - Page 130
    ...) Shows/changes time of indicated event. See page P.130 P.130 P.131 Note, Bend, PC, CC, ChAT, KeyAT, Excl, Tmp Varies by event type Shows/sets MIDI event. Event-related arguments. Mark appears if View Filter is ON. Mark appears if XG Viewer is ON. Mark appears if mute or solo is ON. P.131 P....
  • Yamaha QY700 | Owner's Manual - Page 131
    ... the contents of a song. You can adjust or delete any of the MIDI events that constitute the song, and you can add new events. • The QY700 offers two different sequence-track editing screens: an event list and a graphic display. You can ...
  • Yamaha QY700 | Owner's Manual - Page 132
    ... 2 • When you record a performance onto a sequence track, you are recording it as a series of MIDI events. Each event corresponds to a specific MIDI action. The... to the parameter value you want to change. 2. Enter the new value using the data dial, n/y, or the numeric keypad. w ...
  • Yamaha QY700 | Owner's Manual - Page 133
    ...to enter a name (up to eight characters) for the currently selected track. • The QY700 displays the track name on the SONG PLAY and TRACK VIEW screens. ... appears in the track-name area at the upper right of the screen. • The QY700 includes a "View Filter" that can limit the event types that ...
  • Yamaha QY700 | Owner's Manual - Page 134
    ...to return to the Edit List page. • You use this function to insert a new event into the event list. • When inserting an event, you need to...Each of these are described below. Event name • As explained above, all MIDI performances are recorded as a series of events. Each event is defined by its ...
  • Yamaha QY700 | Owner's Manual - Page 135
    ... Song Editing • On the QY700, you can set the measure to any value between 001 ... type. 1. At the Event List screen, press 6 (Insert). w The QY700 displays the "INSERT" window. 2. Move the cursor ...LIST page. Check the listing to make sure that the new system exclusives are correct. 134 Chapter ...
  • Yamaha QY700 | Owner's Manual - Page 136
    ... the cursor more slowly with the shuttle dial, the QY700 will play out note events as the cursor ... one event at a time by pressing u or d. Again, the QY700 will reproduce note events when the cursor lands..., you must press e to register the value. • The new settings will blink on the screen until you...
  • Yamaha QY700 | Owner's Manual - Page 137
    6. Song Editing 1. Beat Graph • You can scroll the piano roll up or down an octave by pressing u [OCT UP] or d [OCT DOWN]. 3. Point Graph • The beat graph indicates the start point for each note event. • Each dash (-) on the graph represents a 32nd-note interval. Eight consecutive ...
  • Yamaha QY700 | Owner's Manual - Page 138
    6. Song Editing 5. Velocity 6. Pitch Bend 7. Control Change 2 • The VELCTY box lets you select whether or not to display velocity values on the point graph. If you choose to display these values, they are indicated by a symbol that appears directly under the start point of each note. The scale ...
  • Yamaha QY700 | Owner's Manual - Page 139
    7. Song Jobs 7. Song Jobs sSONG PLAY jSong Job 00 Undo/Redo 25 Song Name 138 Chapter 2. SONG MODE
  • Yamaha QY700 | Owner's Manual - Page 140
    ...track. Expand PATTERN- and CHORD-track data into performance data, and write results into sequence tracks 17 to 32. Rewrite sequence track(s) so that play-effect settings are internalized. Copy all content of another song. Delete all of a song's data....
  • Yamaha QY700 | Owner's Manual - Page 141
    ... Song Jobs • You use the QY700 song jobs to perform various operations on the songs ...D4](Song) ...jumps to 23 Copy Song. • As the factory default, function keys 1 to 6 on the menu page ...values and are ready to execute the job, press e. w The QY700 executes the job. The screen displays "Executing...
  • Yamaha QY700 | Owner's Manual - Page 142
    7. Song Jobs JOB 00 UNDO/REDO 2 • The UNDO job cancels the changes you made in your most recent recording session, editing session, or job, restoring the data to its previous state. This allows you to recover from accidental data loss. • The REDO job, which becomes available only after you ...
  • Yamaha QY700 | Owner's Manual - Page 143
    ... track. Apply quantizing to all 32 sequence tracks. • The quantizing strength determines how closely ...can combine these settings, for example, to direct the QY700 to slightly adjust only those notes ...even-numbered interval, thereby adding a "swing" to the music. If you are using an eighth-note ...
  • Yamaha QY700 | Owner's Manual - Page 144
    7. Song Jobs 3. Quantizing value • The Quantize setting selects the quantizing interval. You can set the value using n/y or the data dial, or by pressing the appropriate note key on the numeric keypad. • Notice that the settings create both "normal" and "triplet" intervals over the ...
  • Yamaha QY700 | Owner's Manual - Page 145
    ... interval prior to the "swing-rate" shift. In this case, the QY700 will slide all of the notes within the interval ... notes into the next interval. If the QY700 must push a note beyond one ... • With the triplet quantizing values (see above), the QY700 applies the shift to the third interval only....
  • Yamaha QY700 | Owner's Manual - Page 146
    ... is less than 1 or higher than 127, the QY700 sets the velocity to 1 or 127, respectively. 0101 .... • If the adjustment result is less than 1, the QY700 sets the value to 1. If the result is higher ... 127, the QY700 sets the value to 127. 1. Track setting: TR • This parameter selects the sequence ...
  • Yamaha QY700 | Owner's Manual - Page 147
    7. Song Jobs 2. Segment and notes (M and Note=) • The two boxes at the top of the screen (to the right of the M) select the track segment over which adjustment is carried out. The first box sets the measure and beat for the start point; the second box sets the end point. The Note boxes select ...
  • Yamaha QY700 | Owner's Manual - Page 148
    ...time X Rate) + Offset. • If the adjustment result is less than 1, the QY700 sets the value to 1. 3. Set all • Use this parameter if you want...to double. Original gate timing 1. Track setting: TR • This parameter selects the sequence track to which adjustment is applied. 0101 1101 (Gate) 32 32...
  • Yamaha QY700 | Owner's Manual - Page 149
    ... range of notes (pitches) in the specified segment of the designated track. The QY700 produces the effect by applying a slight velocity adjustment (offset) ... the velocities of notes at the final meter and beat of the segment. The QY700 gradually increases the amount added to (or subtracted from) the ...
  • Yamaha QY700 | Owner's Manual - Page 150
    ... by exactly one octave, while a value of -12 would transpose down by an octave. 0101 1101 01,...,32,Chd • 01,...,32 Apply transposition to the corresponding sequence track. • Chd Apply transposition to the CHORD track. 2. Segment and notes (M and Note=) • The two boxes to the right of the M ...
  • Yamaha QY700 | Owner's Manual - Page 151
    ... occurrences of a specified pitch (within the selected segment of the selected sequence track) with some other pitch. 3. Source pitch • The first ...,...,32 4. Destination pitch • The second box to the right of "Note=" selects the new pitch for the transposed notes. 0101 1101 2. Segment and ...
  • Yamaha QY700 | Owner's Manual - Page 152
    ... Tmp • 01,...,32 Apply the shift to the corresponding sequence track. • Tmp Apply the shift to the TEMPO track... EDIT page listing, and determines the separation sequence used by the CHORD SEPARATE job (see next...all begin at the same time, the job adjusts the sequence to C3, E3, G3 (if the setting ...
  • Yamaha QY700 | Owner's Manual - Page 153
    7. Song Jobs JOB 09 CHORD SEPARATE • This job plays opens each chord formation (within the specified segment of the specified track) into its individual notes, inserting a specified delay between each note. • If the Clock value is set to 30, a block chord consisting of elements C3, E3, G3 ...
  • Yamaha QY700 | Owner's Manual - Page 154
    ... event type (within the selected segment of the selected sequence track) with some other designated event ... argument (parameter value) is retained and applied to the new event type. • As an example, you can ... Note Note event (where original argument gives the new veVelo# (Note=C3) locity; the note ...
  • Yamaha QY700 | Owner's Manual - Page 155
    ...,...,32, Pat, Chd, Tmp, All • 01,...,32 Sequence track • Pat PATTERN track • Chd CHORD track ...32, Pat, Chd, Tmp, All • 01,...,32 Sequence track • Pat PATTERN track • Chd CHORD track ... will automatically take the same value. If you copy from a sequence track, the destination must also be a ...
  • Yamaha QY700 | Owner's Manual - Page 156
    ...,...,32, Pat, Chd, Tmp • 01,...,32 Sequence track • Pat PATTERN track • Chd ... all instances of specified event data from a selected segment of a sequence track to the same segment on a different sequence track. Following the operation, the targeted events no longer exist in the source segment. ...
  • Yamaha QY700 | Owner's Manual - Page 157
    ...6. Argument range • The lowest two boxes on the screen select the argument range. The QY700 will extract only those note events whose arguments fall within the ... destination track. 0101 1101 01,...,32, Off • 01,...,32 • Off Sequence track No destination. (Extract and delete) 156 Chapter 2. ...
  • Yamaha QY700 | Owner's Manual - Page 158
    ... the targeted event type. • Note that these settings are available only when you are working on a sequence track. If you have selected the TEMPO track, the QY700 will automatically target tempochange events. 0101 1101 PB, CC (000,...,127), CAT, ...
  • Yamaha QY700 | Owner's Manual - Page 159
    ...All • 01,...,32 • All Corresponding sequence track All sequence tracks 0101 1101 ...same location on all tracks (all 32 sequence tracks, as well as the PATTERN, CHORD, and ...Insertion point • The M value sets the position for the insertion. Specifically, the value sets the measure number (within...
  • Yamaha QY700 | Owner's Manual - Page 160
    ... set the insertion point past the end of the song, the QY700 will append the empty measure(s) to the end of Track ...Meter • The middle box on the screen sets the meter for the new measure. • You can select any ... is removed from all tracks (all 32 sequence tracks, as well as the PATTERN, CHORD, and ...
  • Yamaha QY700 | Owner's Manual - Page 161
    ... 01,...,32, Pat, Chd, Tmp • 01,...,32 Sequence track • Pat PATTERN track • Chd CHORD track... will automatically take the same value. If you copy from a sequence track, the destination must also be a... 01,...,32, Pat, Chd, Tmp • 01,...,32 Sequence track • Pat PATTERN track • Chd CHORD track...
  • Yamaha QY700 | Owner's Manual - Page 162
    7. Song Jobs JOB 19 MIX TRACKS 2 • This job mixes all data from a selected sequence track onto another sequence track. The two tracks do not have to be in the same song. • When the operation is completed, the source track remains unchanged, while...
  • Yamaha QY700 | Owner's Manual - Page 163
    ... settings. 0101 1101 01,...,32, Pat, Chd, Tmp, All • 01,...,32 Sequence track • Pat PATTERN track • Chd CHORD track • Tmp TEMPO track • ...-track data into pattern performance data (event data), and places the results into sequence tracks 17 to 32. Pattern TR1 ↓ 2 ↓ 3 ↓ 4 ↓ 5 ...
  • Yamaha QY700 | Owner's Manual - Page 164
    ...values are internalized into the track's MIDI event data. • After rewriting the track's sequence data, the job reinitializes the track's play-effect parameters... 1101 01,...,32, All • 01,...,32 • All Normalize the corresponding sequence track. Normalize all sequence tracks...
  • Yamaha QY700 | Owner's Manual - Page 165
    7. Song Jobs JOB 23 COPY SONG • This job copies the selected song (including play effects and VOICE-mode settings) into another song location. Following the copy, the selected song will exist at two song locations. • The copy operation causes loss of any data already existing in the ...
  • Yamaha QY700 | Owner's Manual - Page 166
    ...JOB 25 SONG NAME 2 • You use this job to set or change the name for the currently selected song. 1. Song name 0101 1101 Supported characters: 0,...,9, a,...,z, A,...,Z space 1. Use the numeric keypad and the microkeyboard to input each character. You can use the l and r keys to move the cursor...
  • Yamaha QY700 | Owner's Manual - Page 167
    7. Song Jobs Memo 166 Chapter 2. SONG MODE
  • Yamaha QY700 | Owner's Manual - Page 168
    Chapter 3. VOICE MODE 3 This chapter explains mixer, tune, and voice edit settings. Voice mode is where you will select the voices used by a song, and edit voices. About Voice mode ...168 1. Mixer ...170 2. Tune ...174 3. Voice Edit ...176 4. Drum Setup Edit ...182
  • Yamaha QY700 | Owner's Manual - Page 169
    ...a single fixed "top" display which will always appear when you press the MODE key. (The last-selected display will appear.) • In the QY700, the tracks of the sequencer block and the parts of the tone generator block are connected according to the Song ...
  • Yamaha QY700 | Owner's Manual - Page 170
    ... which set program changes, the settings of Voice mode will be ignored. • If you want your Voice mode settings to be reflected in the data, highlight the XG Header item in the Save page of Disk mode when saving the song to a Standard MIDI File etc. (→ p.307) 3 Chapter 3. VOICE MODE 169
  • Yamaha QY700 | Owner's Manual - Page 171
    1. Mixer 1. Mixer Data display vVoice Mode 2.Location 3.Part number 4.Velocity meter 5.Voice category 6.Program number 7.Bank number 8.Reverb send 9.Chorus send 10.Variation switch/ Variation send 11.Pan 12.Volume 13.Expression 1Mixer 2Tune 3Voice Edit 4Drum Setup 1 Edit 5Drum Setup 2 Edit ...
  • Yamaha QY700 | Owner's Manual - Page 172
    ...keypad → e to specify the desired measure. 3. Part number • This indicates the part number of the QY700's tone generator block. • On the QY700, the Track of the sequencer block and the Part of the tone generator block are connected according to the ...
  • Yamaha QY700 | Owner's Manual - Page 173
    ... will change according to the Program Change data that was recorded into each track of the sequencer block. 0101 1101 5. Voice category • Voice Category allows you to .... (→ p.43) • For voice names and numbers, refer to the separate “QY700 Reference Listings”. 172 Chapter 3. VOICE MODE
  • Yamaha QY700 | Owner's Manual - Page 174
    ...101 (discontinuous) • For details on bank selection, refer to “Chapter 1. BASIC CONCEPTS”. (→ p.43) • For bank numbers, refer to the separate “QY700 Reference Listings”. Random (0), Left63(1)–Center(64)–Right63(127) 8. Reverb send • This specifies the amount that will be sent...
  • Yamaha QY700 | Owner's Manual - Page 175
    2. Tune 2. Tune 10.Transpose 1.Data display 2.Location vVoice Mode 3.Part number 1Mixer 2Tune 4.Velocity meter 5.Voice category 6.Program number 7.Bank number 8.Detune 9.Note shift 3Voice Edit 4Drum Setup 1 Edit 5Drum Setup 2 Edit SHIFT F1 F2 F3 F4 F5 F6 SHIFT EXIT Parameter 1 Data ...
  • Yamaha QY700 | Owner's Manual - Page 176
    2. Tune • Here you can make detune and note shift settings for each part that will apply during song playback or recording. • These settings can be made while the song is playing back, and tracks can also be muted or soloed, just as in Song mode. 1. Press v. w The indicator above v will light, ...
  • Yamaha QY700 | Owner's Manual - Page 177
    3. Voice edit 3. Voice edit 6.Velocity sensitivity depth / Velocity sensitivity offset 4.Mono/Poly 5.Element reserve 7.Portamento switch / Portamento time 1.Data display 8.MW LFO depth pitch modulation / MW LFO filter modulation / MW LFO amplitude modulation 2.Location vVoice Mode 1Mixer 2Tune ...
  • Yamaha QY700 | Owner's Manual - Page 178
    ... same as in the Mixer page. For details on these parameters, refer to the explanation for the Mixer page. (→ p.170) 5. Element reserve • On the QY700, when the total number of voice elements sounding for each part would exceed the maximum polyphony of 32 notes, currently-sounding notes will be...
  • Yamaha QY700 | Owner's Manual - Page 179
    3. Voice edit 6. Velocity sensitivity depth, Velocity sensitivity offset An Offset value less than 64 will produce an overall decrease in the velocity values applied by the tone generator, meaning that until the received velocity exceeds a certain level, the minimum velocity value (1) will be ...
  • Yamaha QY700 | Owner's Manual - Page 180
    ...Off, On Portamento Time 000-127 • For each part, these parameters adjust the cutoff frequency of the filter, modifying the tone. • Since the filters of the QY700 are low pass filters, the portion of the sound above the cutoff frequency will be cut. • A low cutoff frequency will remove many ...
  • Yamaha QY700 | Owner's Manual - Page 181
    3. Voice edit Volume portion that is passed portion that is cut • Release Time adjusts the time over which the volume falls from the sustain level (when the note is released) to reach a level of 0. Smaller values will cause the sound to reach silence more quickly. Frequency Overtones Cutoff ...
  • Yamaha QY700 | Owner's Manual - Page 182
    3. Voice edit 12. Pitch bend control • For each part, this sets the width of the pitch change that can be controlled by pitch bend. • With a setting of +12, the pitch will change one octave when pitch bend is fully raised or lowered. • With negative settings, the direction of pitch change ...
  • Yamaha QY700 | Owner's Manual - Page 183
    ...184 P.184 P.185 P.185 13 Key assign SINGLE, MULTI Specify how multiple MIDI Note On messages of the same note which are received while a note is ... instrument. P.185 14 Receive note off OFF, ON Specify whether or not MIDI Note Off messages will be received by each instrument. P.185 15 Filter ...
  • Yamaha QY700 | Owner's Manual - Page 184
    ... types of instrument which are assigned to each note will depend on the drum kit. For the arrangements of each drum kit, refer to the separate "QY700 Reference Listings". • When you change drum kits, all instrument settings will be initialized. When editing a drum setup, you must first select ...
  • Yamaha QY700 | Owner's Manual - Page 185
    ... types of instrument which are assigned to each note will depend on the drum kit. For the arrangements of each drum kit, refer to the separate "QY700 Reference Listings". 0101 1101 7. Variation send • When the Effect mode parameter Variation Mode (→ p.191) is set to System, this parameter ...
  • Yamaha QY700 | Owner's Manual - Page 186
    .... Receive note off • Specify whether or not MIDI Note Off messages will be received by each instrument... off) the currently-sounding note. • If this is off, MIDI Note Off messages will be ignored, and the... 127 13. Key assign • Specify how multiple MIDI Note On messages of the same note which are...
  • Yamaha QY700 | Owner's Manual - Page 187
    4. Drum Setup Edit • Attack Adjust the time over which the volume rises from 0 (when the note is played) until it reaches the maximum volume. Excessively high settings may mean that the wave will finish playing before the maximum volume is reached, producing an unnatural effect. • Decay 1 ...
  • Yamaha QY700 | Owner's Manual - Page 188
    Chapter 4. EFFECT MODE This chapter explains connections, reverb, chorus, and variation. In Effect mode, you can select the effects used in a song and modify effect settings. 4 About effect mode ...188 1. Connection ...190 2. Reverb edit Chorus edit Variation edit ...193
  • Yamaha QY700 | Owner's Manual - Page 189
    ...want the settings of Effect mode to be reflected in the data, highlight XG Header in the Save page of Disk mode when saving the song to a Standard MIDI File etc. (→ p.307) • For details on Variation mode and effect structure, refer to "Chapter 1. BASIC CONCEPTS" (→ p.47). 188 Chapter 4. ...
  • Yamaha QY700 | Owner's Manual - Page 190
    About effect mode When Variation Mode = Insertion thick line indicates a stereo signal Variation can be used only by one part variation part dry VAR volume expression rev send part 1 variation on/off PAN cho send dry REVERB reverb pan PAN reverb return VAR volume expression rev send ...
  • Yamaha QY700 | Owner's Manual - Page 191
    1. Connection 1. Connection 10.Variation type 1.Data display 2.Variation mode 3.Reverb type 5.Reverb pan 6.Chorus type 8.Chorus pan 9.Send chorus to reverb eEffect mode 1 Connection 2Reverb edit 3Chorus edit 4Variation edit 4.Reverb return 7.Chorus return SHIFT F1 F2 F3 F4 F5 F6 SHIFT ...
  • Yamaha QY700 | Owner's Manual - Page 192
    ... is used as an insertion effect, it can be used only by one specific part. In this case, a modulation wheel or foot controller can be used to ... Level. In this case, it will not be possible to use controllers to control specific parameters. 0101 1101 Insertion, System • Insertion The Variation ...
  • Yamaha QY700 | Owner's Manual - Page 193
    1. Connection 7. Chorus return • This sets the amount that is returned from the chorus, adjusting the overall chorus effect for all parts. 0101 1101 11. Variation return (Available only if variation mode = System) • This sets the amount that is returned from the variation, adjusting the ...
  • Yamaha QY700 | Owner's Manual - Page 194
    2. Reverb edit, Chorus edit, Variation edit 2. Reverb edit, Chorus edit, Variation edit eEffect mode 1 Connection 2Reverb edit 3Chorus edit 4Variation edit 4 Chapter 4. EFFECT MODE 193
  • Yamaha QY700 | Owner's Manual - Page 195
    2. Reverb edit, Chorus edit, Variation edit Parameter 1 Effect type 2 Effect parameters 3 Dry/Wet (only for Variation edit) D63>W - D=W - D
  • Yamaha QY700 | Owner's Manual - Page 196
    ... settings, raising the controller will lower the parameter value. • Assignable controllers are controllers whose control number can be set freely. The QY700 provides two assignable controllers: AC1 and AC2. Assignable controller settings are made using Exclusive messages. • This can be set only ...
  • Yamaha QY700 | Owner's Manual - Page 197
    Memo 196 Chapter 4. EFFECT MODE
  • Yamaha QY700 | Owner's Manual - Page 198
    ... user phrases into patterns, and to set up the pattern playback characteristics. This chapter describes all PATTERN-mode operations: pattern arrangement (style and sections), pattern play effects, voice and effects settings, phrase recording and editing, and pattern jobs. 5 PATTERN MODE Overview ...
  • Yamaha QY700 | Owner's Manual - Page 199
    ... only (consisting of up to 16 tracks of independent phrase sequences). During replay, the QY700 switches from pattern to pattern in accordance with the pattern sequence you have specified. • The QY700 organizes patterns within styles and sections. More precisely, each pattern ...
  • Yamaha QY700 | Owner's Manual - Page 200
    PATTERN MODE Overview • The QY700 provides 64 styles. Since you can set up ...an entire pattern by changing its source-chord value. The QY700 executes the modulation by transposing all of the phrase's ... replay, the QY700 transmits pattern-track data to both the tone generator block and the MIDI OUT ...
  • Yamaha QY700 | Owner's Manual - Page 201
    1. PATCH 1. PATCH 1. Style number and name 2. Section, and pattern name 4. Chord root and... Scale time 12. Track status Parameter 1 Style number Style name 2 Section Pattern name 3 Section...View only A,...,H View only A,...,H Values Selects the style. Name of selected style. Function See page P.202...
  • Yamaha QY700 | Owner's Manual - Page 202
    ..., and so on). To create a pattern 1. Press p. w The QY700 enters PATTERN mode. The PATTERN indicator ... with the cursor and then press 4 (PhrSolo). The QY700 will begin repeated solo play of the selected.... To select and play a pattern 1. Press p. w The QY700 enters PATTERN mode. The PATTERN indicator...
  • Yamaha QY700 | Owner's Manual - Page 203
    ..., it plays the section once and then proceeds to Section B (of the same style). If the setting is A → A, then the QY700 continues to repeat section A until instructed otherwise. • A connection value of corresponds to "end of playback." If the...
  • Yamaha QY700 | Owner's Manual - Page 204
    ... chord, using either the microkeyboard or a remote MIDI keyboard. Be sure that all the keys you press are within the fingered-chord zone. The QY700 will automatically detect and register the root... zone 5 • For a full chord listing, refer to the QY700 Reference Listings (separately bound). 0101...
  • Yamaha QY700 | Owner's Manual - Page 205
    ... the appropriate chord either at the microkeyboard or at a remote MIDI keyboard. Specifically, you can enter the root and type by playing the keys within the keyboard's... meter setting applies to all sections within in the style. • Each style retains its own tempo and meter settings ...
  • Yamaha QY700 | Owner's Manual - Page 206
    1. PATCH 0101 1101 Tempo Meter 25.0,...,300.0 (= ) 1/16,...,16/16; 1/8,...,16/8; 1/4,...,8/4 9. Data display • This area shows the name of the currently selected phrase, or the value of the currently selected scale-time or beatshift setting. 1. Press d [D2] as necessary to move the cursor to ...
  • Yamaha QY700 | Owner's Manual - Page 207
    ... to indicate that a track is muted; an mark indicates that it is set to SOLO. • If you set one or more tracks to SOLO, the QY700 automatically switches off playback from all other tracks. (The track-number borders change appearance to indicate the tracks that are temporarily switched off.) • ...
  • Yamaha QY700 | Owner's Manual - Page 208
    ... US Drum-a Drum-b(General) Drum Fill-a(Pop&Rock) Drum Fill-b (Specific) Drum Fill-c(General) Drum Parts Percussion Percussion Fill Bass-a Bass... number, phrase name, and instrument category for the cursor-selected phrase. • The QY700 provides two types of phrases: preset phrases and user phrases. ...
  • Yamaha QY700 | Owner's Manual - Page 209
    ...the appropriate value using the data dial, n/y, or the numeric keypad. • Phrase numbers for user phrases do not include a beat value. • You can record new user phrases using the Phrase Recording submode. (→ p.247) 4 (PhrSolo) 5 (Rest) • The "phrase-solo" feature lets you play a single...
  • Yamaha QY700 | Owner's Manual - Page 210
    1. PATCH Phrase Table 5. Low and high limits 1. Phrase number and name 2. Length pPATCH 4Phrase Solo 4. Retrigger 3. Phrase type 6. High key 6Phrase Table 8. Source chord SHIFT F1 F2 F3 F4 F5 F6 SHIFT EXIT 7. Voice category, program number, and bank number Parameter 1 Phrase number, ...
  • Yamaha QY700 | Owner's Manual - Page 211
    ..., the phrase switches off when the chord change occurs. If ON, the QY700 transposes the phrase (in accordance with the chord-conversion parameters) and ... transposed phrase. If transposition produces a note that is outside the limit, the QY700 shifts the note (by octave) to bring it into range. 0101 ...
  • Yamaha QY700 | Owner's Manual - Page 212
    ... separating the source chord's root and the new chord's root. Because too large... the phrase to lose its original character, however, the QY700 will automatically shift downward, by one octave... under which the phrase was originally played). The QY700 uses this value as the basis for executing chord...
  • Yamaha QY700 | Owner's Manual - Page 213
    2. Play Effects 2. Play Effects pPATCH 1 Play Effects 1Groove Quantize 4Groove View 2Clock Shift, Gate Time, and Velocity 3Transpose 4Drum Table Edit 212 Chapter 5. PATTERN MODE
  • Yamaha QY700 | Owner's Manual - Page 214
    ...your pattern data (as adjusted by the Play Effects settings) into MIDI sequence data. The job stores the results onto sequence tracks 17 to 32. • You can continue to... the PATCH screen in Pattern mode, press 1 (PlayFx). w The QY700 enters the Play Effects submode. 2. If necessary, ...
  • Yamaha QY700 | Owner's Manual - Page 215
    2. Play Effects Groove Quantizing 1. Track number pPATCH 2. Measure 1. Track numbers 3. Voice program 5. Groove template 1 Play Effects 1Groove Quantize 4Groove View 7. Strength 8. Groove timing 9. Groove gate time 10. Groove velocity SHIFT F1 F2 F3 F4 F5 F6 SHIFT EXIT 6. Quantizing...
  • Yamaha QY700 | Owner's Manual - Page 216
    ... mechanicalsounding note data into driving, meaningful music. • The QY700 comes equipped with 100 preset groove templates, each corresponding to a different musical genre. You can therefore get ... results simply by selecting the appropriate template. But the QY700 also lets you create your ...
  • Yamaha QY700 | Owner's Manual - Page 217
    2. Play Effects 1. Track number • The numbers running horizontally across the screen identify the different tracks. The highlighted number (and the number value at the top right of the screen) indicates the track currently selected for editing. 0101 1101 Selected track: 1,...,16 2. Measure ...
  • Yamaha QY700 | Owner's Manual - Page 218
    2. Play Effects Clock Shift, Gate Time, and Velocity 1. Track number pPATCH 2. Measure 1. Track numbers 4. Play-effects THRU setting 1 Play Effects 2Clock Shift, Gate Time, and Velocity 15. Clock shift 16. Gate-time modifier 17. Velocity rate 18. Velocity offset SHIFT F1 F2 F3 F4 F5 F6...
  • Yamaha QY700 | Owner's Manual - Page 219
    ...). w The "Clock Shift, Gate Time, and Velocity" page appears. 2. Move the cursor to each of the parameters you want to change, and set the new value using the data dial, n/y, or the numeric keypad. 3. When you have finished making changes, press e to return to the PATCH screen. • The playback ...
  • Yamaha QY700 | Owner's Manual - Page 220
    2. Play Effects Transposition 1. Track number pPATCH 2. Measure 1. Track numbers 1 Play Effects 3Transpose 4Drum-Table Edit 4. Play-effects THRU setting 19. Drum table 20. Transposition 21. Inversion transposition 22. Open harmony SHIFT F1 F2 F3 F4 F5 F6 SHIFT EXIT Parameter 1 Track...
  • Yamaha QY700 | Owner's Manual - Page 221
    ... the cursor to each of the parameters you want to change, and set the new value using the data dial, n/y, or the numeric keypad. 3. When you have finished .... This can be an easy way to try out different instrument combinations. • The QY700 stores eight different drum tables. To view or edit the ...
  • Yamaha QY700 | Owner's Manual - Page 222
    2. Play Effects 22. Open harmony • This adjustment opens or closes the chord voicings on the track. • This feature lets you adjust chord resonance characteristics without changing the essential character of the chords. 0101 1101 -15,...,+00,...,+15 1. Move the cursor to the OPEN HARMONY ...
  • Yamaha QY700 | Owner's Manual - Page 223
    2. Play Effects Drum Table Edit 1. Track number pPATCH 2. Measure 1. Track numbers 4. Play-effects THRU setting 19. Drum table 23. Replacement list 1 Play Effects 3Transpose 4Drum-Table Edit 24. Velocity rate SHIFT F1 F2 F3 F4 F5 F6 SHIFT EXIT Parameter 1 Track number 1,...,16 Values...
  • Yamaha QY700 | Owner's Manual - Page 224
    ... actually means "All but." A "No Snares" entry, for example, instructs the QY700 to substitute the To instrument for all voices other than ...An "All" specification in the From column (for example, "All Shakers") tells the QY700 to replace all instruments of the specified type with the ...
  • Yamaha QY700 | Owner's Manual - Page 225
    ... (the instrument named in the To column). • To calculate the adjusted velocity, the QY700 multiplies the original velocity value by the Velocity Rate value. A... table. • If you press 1 while the cursor is in the From column, the QY700 deletes both the From and the To entries for that line. • If ...
  • Yamaha QY700 | Owner's Manual - Page 226
    ...1 Mixer 2 Voice Edit 3 Drum Setup-3 Edit Sequencer block Tone generator (TG) block TO ... 47 for more information. • The illustration at right shows how sequencer-block tracks correspond to "parts" in the tone ... VOICE-mode screens; see Chapter 3.) Track 1 Sequence tracks 1 2 16 17 18 16 off ...
  • Yamaha QY700 | Owner's Manual - Page 227
    3. Pattern Voice submode 1. At the PATCH screen, press 2 (Voice). w The Pattern Voice Setup page appears. 2. Press 1 (Mixer), 2 (VoicEdit), or 3 (DrS3Edit) to move to the page you want to work on. 3. Move the cursor to any parameter you need to change, and set the value using the data dial, n/y, or...
  • Yamaha QY700 | Owner's Manual - Page 228
    3. Pattern Voice submode Mixer 2. Location 1. Data display 3. Track numbers 4. Track status 6. Voice category 7. Program number 8. Bank number 9. Reverb send 10. Chorus send 11. Variation depth 12. Pan 13. Volume 5. Voice select pPATCH 2 Voice 1 Mixer 2 Voice Edit 3 Drum Setup-3 Edit SHIFT F1 ...
  • Yamaha QY700 | Owner's Manual - Page 229
    ...: Press d [D1] to move the cursor into this area, then select the new location using the data dial, n/y, or the numeric keypad. 3. Track number • The ... is set to SOLO. • If you set one or more tracks to SOLO, the QY700 automatically switches off playback from all other tracks. (The track-number ...
  • Yamaha QY700 | Owner's Manual - Page 230
    3. Pattern Voice submode 1. Select a non-empty track using u/ d or the left or right cursor key. 2. To mute the track : Press m key once, so that an appears. To release a mute : Press m once again. 3. To set the track to SOLO : Press s, so that an appears. To deselect SOLO : Press s once again. •...
  • Yamaha QY700 | Owner's Manual - Page 231
    ... listing of voice names and numbers, refer to the QY700 Reference Listings. 8. Bank Number • This is the third ..., the position changes at random each time a new note is sounded. 0101 1101 000... 1. (→ p.44) • For a full bank listing, refer to the QY700 Reference Listings. 9. Reverb send level ...
  • Yamaha QY700 | Owner's Manual - Page 232
    3. Pattern Voice submode 13. Volume • This parameter sets the volume for the part. • During replay, the volume changes in accordance with the track's MIDI volume data. 0101 1101 000,...,127 5 Chapter 5. PATTERN MODE 231
  • Yamaha QY700 | Owner's Manual - Page 233
    3. Pattern Voice submode Voice Edit 2. Location 1. Data display 3. Track number pPATCH 2 Voice 1 Mixer 2 Voice Edit 3 Drum Setup-3 Edit SHIFT F1 F2 F3 F4 F5 F6 SHIFT EXIT 4. Filter cutoff, filter resonance 5. EG attack, EG decay, EG release Parameter 1 Data display 2 Location 3 Track ...
  • Yamaha QY700 | Owner's Manual - Page 234
    ... for each track. • Settings do not apply to the voices themselves, but only to the track. If the track's voice changes, the settings operate on the new voice. If you use the same voice on different tracks with different edit settings, the sound characteristics may be quite different. • These ...
  • Yamaha QY700 | Owner's Manual - Page 235
    3. Pattern Voice submode 0101 1101 Filter cutoff Resonance -64,...,+00,...,+63 -64,...,+00,...,+63 5. EG attack, decay, and release times EG attack Decay Release times • These values control how volume changes over time, starting with the initial note strike and ending at the point where ...
  • Yamaha QY700 | Owner's Manual - Page 236
    3. Pattern Voice submode Drum-Setup Edit 2. Location 1. Data display 3. Note 4. Drum kit 5. Reverb send level 6. Chorus send level 7. Variation send level 8. Pan pPATCH 2 Voice 1 Mixer 2 Voice Edit 3 Drum Setup-3 Edit 9. Level SHIFT F1 F2 F3 F4 F5 F6 SHIFT EXIT 11. Pitch coarsetuning ...
  • Yamaha QY700 | Owner's Manual - Page 237
    ... and their instrument arrangements, refer to the QY700 Reference Listings. • When you work at the Drum ... the cursor into this area, then select the new location using the data dial, n/y, or the numeric ... arrangements within each voice, refer to the QY700 Reference Listings. C -1,...,C5 5. Now edit ...
  • Yamaha QY700 | Owner's Manual - Page 238
    3. Pattern Voice submode 4. Drum kit • This area selects the drum voice (drum kit) to be edited. Each voice consists of a kit of instruments, with each instrument assigned to a different note on the keyboard. • As explained above, you can apply editing to one drum kit only. If you change the ...
  • Yamaha QY700 | Owner's Manual - Page 239
    ... determines how the instrument's loudness changes over time. Loudness development is controlled by the envelope generator (EG). The following graph shows the development sequence. Volume Attack Decay-1 Decay level Decay-2 Time Strike point • ATTACK This value sets the time it takes for the ...
  • Yamaha QY700 | Owner's Manual - Page 240
    ... Voice submode, where you can set up the voicing for each style. (→ p.225) • The variation mode setting (accessible from the Effect Connection Setup screen) determines how the QY700 handles effects processing. The illustration on the next page shows the two ...
  • Yamaha QY700 | Owner's Manual - Page 241
    4. Pattern Effects Where variation mode = Insertion: Bold line indicates stereo transmission. Variation is effective on one part only variation part dry VAR volume expression rev send part 1 variation on/off PAN cho send dry reverb pan reverb return REVERB PAN VAR volume expression ...
  • Yamaha QY700 | Owner's Manual - Page 242
    4. Pattern Effects Connection 4. Reverb return pPATCH 1. Display data 2. Variation mode 3Pattern Effects 10. Variation type 3. Reverb type 5. Reverb pan 1 Effect Connection Setup 2 Reverb Edit 3Chorus Edit 4Variation Edit SHIFT F1 F2 F3 7. Chorus return F4 F5 F6 SHIFT EXIT 6. Chorus ...
  • Yamaha QY700 | Owner's Manual - Page 243
    ... set the effect types themselves, although these settings are also accessible from the corresponding edit pages (→ p.244). 1. At the PATCH screen, press 3 (Effect). w The QY700 enters the Pattern Effects submode. 2. If necessary, press 1 (Connect) to move to the Effect Connection Setup screen. 3. ...
  • Yamaha QY700 | Owner's Manual - Page 244
    4. Pattern Effects 9. Chorus-to-reverb • The Send Chorus to Reverb parameter sets the signal level on the bus from the chorus block to the reverb block. 0101 1101 14. Variation-to-reverb (Available only if variation mode = System) • The Send Variation to Reverb parameter sets the signal level...
  • Yamaha QY700 | Owner's Manual - Page 245
    4. Pattern Effects Reverb Edit, Chorus Edit, and Variation Edit pPATCH 3Pattern Effects 1. Data display 2. Effect type 3. Effect parameters 1 Effect Connection Setup 2 Reverb Edit 3Chorus Edit 4Variation Edit 1. Data display 2. Effect type 3. Effect parameters 1. Data display 2. Effect type 3....
  • Yamaha QY700 | Owner's Manual - Page 246
    ..., chorus effect, and variation effect. 1. At the PATCH screen, press 3 (Effect). w The QY700 enters the Pattern Effects submode. 2. Press 2 (Reverb), 3 (... variation mode is Insertion and the variation effect type is NO EFFECT, the QY700 will not produce any sound at all for the part whose variation ...
  • Yamaha QY700 | Owner's Manual - Page 247
    ... reduces the value. • Note that an assignable controller is a controller (such as a control wheel) whose function can be set by the user. The QY700 provides two assignable controllers, AC1 and AC2. (You select the function by assigning the appropriate "control number" to the controller. You ...
  • Yamaha QY700 | Owner's Manual - Page 248
    ... 4 Replace 5 Overdub 6 Step Recording • Although the QY700 comes equipped with many preset phrases,... and step recording. • With realtime recording, the QY700 operates as a tape recorder, recording the performance... you were writing the notes down on a music sheet. This allows you to create complex...
  • Yamaha QY700 | Owner's Manual - Page 249
    5. Phrase Recording Recording Standby 5. Low and high limits 1. Phrase number; 2. Phrase length phrase name pPATCH e 4. Retrigger 3. Phrase type 6. High key Recording Standby 4 Replace 5 Overdub 6 Step Recording 8. Source chord 1. Phrase number 9. Recording mode SHIFT F1 F2 F3 F4 F5 F6...
  • Yamaha QY700 | Owner's Manual - Page 250
    .... • The Bass type is designed for bass phrases. For these phrases, the QY700 always produces the root note at the start of any chord ...OFF, the phrase switches off when the chord change occurs. If ON, the QY700 transposes the phrase (in accordance with the chord-conversion parameters) and continues ...
  • Yamaha QY700 | Owner's Manual - Page 251
    ...a transposed phrase. If transposition produces a note that is outside the limit, the QY700 shifts the note (by octave) to bring it into range. 0101 ... the value correctly; an incorrect setting may make it impossible for the QY700 to transpose the phrase. 0101 1101 C,...,B 7. Voice category, program ...
  • Yamaha QY700 | Owner's Manual - Page 252
    5. Phrase Recording 9. Recording mode • The QY700 offers three different phrase recording modes: two realtime modes and ... the process of writing musical notations onto music paper. (→ p.253) This method supports "overdubbing," since events are not removed unless you explicitly erase them. ...
  • Yamaha QY700 | Owner's Manual - Page 253
    ...keyboard or other such MIDI device. Or you can record (copy) a phrase from a computer or from another sequencer. • The QY700 offers two realtime phrase recording methods: 4...parameter; see page 78), and then starts recording. • The QY700 loops over the recording area until you press s...
  • Yamaha QY700 | Owner's Manual - Page 254
    ... so on. 1. Starting from the PATCH screen, press e. • The QY700 displays the Recording Standby page. The RECORDING ... to the note's location and press 6 (Delete). The QY700 deletes all notes that start at that position... starting on page 256.) • Step recording supports entry of note data only. You...
  • Yamaha QY700 | Owner's Manual - Page 255
    ... appears if View Filter is ON. Shows/sets cursor location (by measure). Shows/changes time of indicated note event. See page P.132 P.130 P.131 Note, Bend, PC, CC, ChAT, KeyAT, Excl, Tmp Varies by event type Shows/sets MIDI event. Event parameter values. P.131 P.131 254 Chapter 5. PATTERN MODE
  • Yamaha QY700 | Owner's Manual - Page 256
    ... adjust or delete any of the MIDI events that constitute the phrase, and you can add new events. • The QY700 offers two different editing screens: an ... up or down one event at a time by pressing u/d. Again, the QY700 will reproduce note events when the cursor lands on them. 4....
  • Yamaha QY700 | Owner's Manual - Page 257
    7. Pattern Jobs 7. Pattern Jobs pPATCH j PATTERN JOB 00 Undo/Redo 30 Style Icon 256 Chapter 5. PATTERN MODE
  • Yamaha QY700 | Owner's Manual - Page 258
    ...27 Split Pattern 28 Clear Pattern 29 Pattern Name 30 Style Icon Purpose If UNDO: Cancel the last operation. ...into two patterns. Delete all data from selected pattern. Assign style and section names. Assign icon to currently selected style. See page P.259 P.260 P.261 P.262 P.263 P.263 P.264 P.265 P....
  • Yamaha QY700 | Owner's Manual - Page 259
    ... Track. d [D4](Pattern) ...jumps to 25 Copy Pattern. • As the factory default, function keys 1 to 6 on the menu page automatically switch you into ... entered all the values and are ready to execute the job, press e. w The QY700 executes the job. The screen displays "Executing...," and then "...
  • Yamaha QY700 | Owner's Manual - Page 260
    7. Pattern Jobs Job 00 Undo/Redo • The UNDO job cancels the changes you made in your most recent patch session, recording session, editing session, or job, restoring the data to its previous state. This allows you to recover from accidental data loss. • The REDO job, which becomes available ...
  • Yamaha QY700 | Owner's Manual - Page 261
    ... the SONG-mode version of the job, on page 142. Note the following differences, however: the PATTERN-mode job applies to a user phrase rather than a sequence track, and the maximum segment length is 256 measures. 5. Sensitivity 0101 1101 -100%,...,+000%,...,+100% 6. Swing rate 0101 1101 • If ...
  • Yamaha QY700 | Owner's Manual - Page 262
    ...Offset. • If the adjustment result is less than 1, the QY700 sets the value to 1. If the result is higher than 127, the QY700 sets the value to 127. • For full information about this job's parameters and ...job applies to a user phrase rather than a sequence track, and that maximum segment length...
  • Yamaha QY700 | Owner's Manual - Page 263
    ... time X Rate) + Offset. • If the adjustment result is less than 1, the QY700 sets the value to 1. • For full information about this job's parameters and operation, ... that the PATTERN-mode job applies to a user phrase rather than a sequence track, and that maximum segment length for a phrase is ...
  • Yamaha QY700 | Owner's Manual - Page 264
    ... decrescendo to the specified range of notes (pitches) in the specified user phrase. The QY700 produces the effect by applying a slight velocity adjustment (offset) at ... that the PATTERN-mode job applies to a user phrase rather than a sequencer track, and that maximum segment length for a phrase is ...
  • Yamaha QY700 | Owner's Manual - Page 265
    ...1. Phrase • The Phrase value selects the user phrase. 0101 1101 C-2,...,G8 01,...,99 4. Destination pitch • The second box to the right of "Note=" selects the new pitch for the transposed notes. 0101 1101 2. Segment and notes (M) • The two boxes to the right of the M select the phrase ...
  • Yamaha QY700 | Owner's Manual - Page 266
    .... The sort is reflected in the EDIT page listing, and determines the separation sequence used by the CHORD SEPARATE job (see next page). • Sorting is by pitch. If notes E3, C3, and G3 all begin at the same time, the job adjusts the sequence to C3, E3, G3 (if the setting is Normal) to G3, E3, C3 ...
  • Yamaha QY700 | Owner's Manual - Page 267
    ... then another 30 cycles later by the G3. This feature is useful, for example, when you want to open up guitar chords stroking. • Note that the QY700 will shorten chord breaks as necessary to avoid playing over the next measure boundary or into the next chord. 2. Segment • The two boxes to the ...
  • Yamaha QY700 | Owner's Manual - Page 268
    ...accompanying argument (parameter value) is retained and applied to the new event type. • As an example, you can use ....) Note Note event (where original argument gives the new note Note (Velo=64) number; velocity... 108.) Note Note event (where original argument gives the new veVelo# (Note=C3) locity; ...
  • Yamaha QY700 | Owner's Manual - Page 269
    ... If you select three iterations, for example, the segment will be copied three times, with the copies placed one after the other. 1. Style • The Style value selects the style containing the desired phrase. 0101 1101 01,...,64 2. Phrase • The Phrase value selects the user phrase. 0101 1101 01...
  • Yamaha QY700 | Owner's Manual - Page 270
    7. Pattern Jobs Job 12 Erase Event • This job clears all data from the specified segment of the designated user phrase, and replaces the data with "rests" (so that the segment becomes silent). 2. Segment • The two boxes to the right of the M select the phrase segment to be erased. 0101 ...
  • Yamaha QY700 | Owner's Manual - Page 271
    ... to the right of the M select the source segment. 0101 1101 6. Argument range • The lowest two boxes on the screen select the argument range. The QY700 will extract only those events whose argument falls within the specified range. • If you are extracting note events, for example, you can use ...
  • Yamaha QY700 | Owner's Manual - Page 272
    ...non-note event within the designated segment of a selected user phrase. The purpose is to reduce the data volume and free up additional memory. • Specifically, the job will remove every other occurrence of the event in areas where the event recurs within 60 clock cycles. The job will not remove an...
  • Yamaha QY700 | Owner's Manual - Page 273
    ...050%,...,200% Job 16 Copy Phrase • This job copies a selected phrase (either user phrase or preset phrase) to the designated user phrase. • The source-side Style parameter is meaningful only if you are copying from a user phrase. • If the destination phrase does not yet exist, this job will ...
  • Yamaha QY700 | Owner's Manual - Page 274
    7. Pattern Jobs 1. Source style • The first Style value selects the style containing the user phrase ... only if you are copying a user phrase; the QY700 ignores the setting if you are copying a ...Any preset phrase, or user phrase 01 to 99 3. Destination style • The second Style value selects the ...
  • Yamaha QY700 | Owner's Manual - Page 275
    ... destination phrase. If you select "a", the QY700 copies the phrase-table data from the source ... destination side remains unchanged. 0101 1101 1. Source style • The first Style value selects the...table data from phrase "b". 01,...,99 3. Destination style • The second Style value selects ...
  • Yamaha QY700 | Owner's Manual - Page 276
    ... than 256 measures (the maximum phrase length), the QY700 returns the "Illegal Input" message and ...destination phrase. If you select "a", the QY700 copies the phrase-table data from the source ...table data from phrase "b". 01,...,99 3. Destination style • The second Style value selects ...
  • Yamaha QY700 | Owner's Manual - Page 277
    ...original phrase is copied to the destination phase. 4. Destination style • The second Style value selects the destination ... destination. 0101 1101 01,...,99 1. Source style • The first Style value selects the style containing the user phrase to be split. 0101 1101 01,...,64 2. Source phrase ...
  • Yamaha QY700 | Owner's Manual - Page 278
    ...a segment of sequencetrack data from a song into the designated destination phrase. • The QY700 sets the time signature (meter) for the new phrase equal to the meter ...• The job does not copy voice and tempo settings. 4. Destination style • The Style value selects the style that...
  • Yamaha QY700 | Owner's Manual - Page 279
    ...is to be copied. 0101 1101 01,...,32 5. Track location • The M value selects the starting measure, on the sequence track, for the copy. 0101 1101 1. Source style • The Style value selects the style containing the source phrase. 0101 1101 ...
  • Yamaha QY700 | Owner's Manual - Page 280
    7. Pattern Jobs Job 22 Clear Phrase • This job deletes all data from the selected user phrase, and reinitializes the phrase table. 0101 1101 1. Phrase • The Phrase value selects the user phrase to be deleted. 01,...,99 Job 23 Phrase Name 5 • You use this job to set or change the name ...
  • Yamaha QY700 | Owner's Manual - Page 281
    ... matrix, and check that the name appears correctly in the data-display area. • Note that you do not need to press e to enter the name. Supported characters: 0,...,9, a,...,z, A,...,Z space Job 24 Clear Track • This job deletes all data (of the selected type) from the selected pattern track, ...
  • Yamaha QY700 | Owner's Manual - Page 282
    ...All". (If you change an "All" setting to a number or letter, the QY700 automatically deselects the "All" setting at the destination side.) 0101 1101...setting to a number or letter, the QY700 automatically deselects the "All" setting at the source side.) 0101 1101 Style Section Track 01...
  • Yamaha QY700 | Owner's Manual - Page 283
    ... would become longer than 256 measures, the QY700 returns the "Illegal Input" message and ...64 A,...,H 2. Destination pattern (pattern "b") • The second Style and Section settings select the pattern to... pattern. If you select "a", the QY700 copies the play effects from the source phrase ...
  • Yamaha QY700 | Owner's Manual - Page 284
    ... any data already existing in the destination pattern. 3. Destination pattern • The second Style and Section select the new location for the portion of the pattern that begins at the split point. 0101 1101 Style Section 01,...,64 A,...,H 4. Play Effect ...
  • Yamaha QY700 | Owner's Manual - Page 285
    ... data from the selected pattern(s). • If you set Style to "All", the job executes a total deletion ...-effect and pattern-voice settings for all styles. • Note that it is not possible to UNDO a total ... the pattern(s) to be deleted. • If you set Style to "All", then Section is also forced ...
  • Yamaha QY700 | Owner's Manual - Page 286
    ... first appears, the Style entry shows the name of the currently selected style. You can overwrite as necessary to create the new name. 0101 1101 3. Pattern name... section that you want to name. 0101 1101 A,...,H Job 30 Style Icon 5 • You use this job to change the icon for ...
  • Yamaha QY700 | Owner's Manual - Page 287
    Memo 286 Chapter 5. PATTERN MODE
  • Yamaha QY700 | Owner's Manual - Page 288
    Chapter 6. UTILITY MODE This chapter explains Utility mode. Utility mode is where you can make system settings and MIDIrelated settings. 6 About Utility mode ...288 1. System ...289 2. MIDI ...291 3. MIDI filter ...293 4. Sequencer ...295 5. Click ...297 6. Fingered chord zone ...299
  • Yamaha QY700 | Owner's Manual - Page 289
    About Utility mode About Utility mode u 1 System 2 MIDI 3 MIDI filter 4 Sequencer 5 Click 6 Fingered chord zone • Utility mode is where you can make system settings ... 3 (MIDI Fltr) will access the MIDI filter page. (→ p.293) Pressing 4 (Seqencr) will access the sequencer page. (→ ...
  • Yamaha QY700 | Owner's Manual - Page 290
    ... System 1. System u 1 System 2 MIDI 3 MIDI filter 4 Sequencer 5 Click 6 Fingered chord zone .... • Like any fluorescent light, the backlight of the QY700 has a finite lifespan. Turning the unit... tune • This sets the overall tuning of the entire QY700 in 0.1 cent steps. • The pitch of drum voices...
  • Yamaha QY700 | Owner's Manual - Page 291
    ... the footswitch was pressed will be sustained until the footswitch is released. 4. Pitch bend wheel, Assignable wheel • These settings specify the MIDI messages that are output when the PITCH wheel and ASSIGNABLE wheel located on the QY700's top panel are operated. • Since the PITCH wheel ...
  • Yamaha QY700 | Owner's Manual - Page 292
    ...MIDI filter 4 Sequencer 5 Click 6 Fingered chord zone F1 F2 F3 F4 F5... Clock messages. • With a setting of MIDI-A or MIDI-B, the QY700 will be controlled by MIDI Clock messages received ... device. • With a setting of MTC:MIDI-A or MTC:MIDI-B, the QY700 will synchronize to MTC messages received...
  • Yamaha QY700 | Owner's Manual - Page 293
    ... in/out • These settings determine whether the MIDI messages Start, Stop, Continue Start,... keyboard and external MIDI tone generator to record on QY700 tracks, select RecMonitor... will be transmitted in realtime from the MIDI OUT connectors as MIDI data. • When using the QY700 together with another...
  • Yamaha QY700 | Owner's Manual - Page 294
    3. MIDI filter 3. MIDI filter u 1 System 2 MIDI 3 MIDI filter 4 Sequencer 5 Click 6 Fingered chord zone F1 F2 F3 F4 F5 F6... MIDI IN connectors or MIDI OUT connectors. • MIDI Filter settings apply to recording and playback of the sequencer block. They have no effect on the tone generator block...
  • Yamaha QY700 | Owner's Manual - Page 295
    ...filter 4. Program Change • Specify whether or not MIDI Program Change messages and the control ... After Touch • Specify whether or not MIDI Polyphonic After Touch messages will be passed. 6. Channel Aftertouch • Specify whether or not MIDI Channel Aftertouch messages will be passed. 7. System...
  • Yamaha QY700 | Owner's Manual - Page 296
    ... Sequencer u 1 System 2 MIDI 3 MIDI filter 4 Sequencer 5 Click 6 Fingered chord zone F1 F2 ...F4 F5 F6 • Here are the setup parameters for the sequencer block. 1. Press u. w The indicator located above ...use unexpected voices or the wrong pitch. Such problems can occur if the section of the song ...
  • Yamaha QY700 | Owner's Manual - Page 297
    ... exclusive data (bulk data) recorded in a sequence track is played back, an interval of the duration ... data processing power may result in MIDI errors. By setting an appropriate Interval Time... at a rate that the receiving device is able to process. • In sequence tracks, each unit of system exclusive...
  • Yamaha QY700 | Owner's Manual - Page 298
    5. Click 5. Click u 1 System 2 MIDI 3 MIDI filter 4 Sequencer 5 Click 6 Fingered chord zone F1 F2 F3 F4 F5 F6... that uses the QY700's tone generator block or an external MIDI tone generator. • Since the QY700 does not have a dedicated tone generator for the click, simply outputting a click ...
  • Yamaha QY700 | Owner's Manual - Page 299
    ... can use the Note setting to select instruments within the drum voice. • For the correspondence between notes and instrument, refer to the separate "QY700 Reference Listings". • Level sets the volume by specifying the velocity. 0101 1101 Note Level C-2 - G8 000 - 127 298 Chapter 6. ...
  • Yamaha QY700 | Owner's Manual - Page 300
    6. Fingered chord zone 6. Fingered chord zone u 1 System 2 MIDI 3 MIDI filter 4 Sequencer 5 Click 6 Fingered chord zone F1 F2 F3 F4 F5 F6 • The chord ... using n/y or the data dial, and also using the microkeyboard of the QY700. Zone Low C-2 - G8 Zone High C-2 - G8 (...
  • Yamaha QY700 | Owner's Manual - Page 301
    6. Fingered chord zone 3. MIDI port/channel • When using an external MIDI keyboard for Fingered Chord input, specify the MIDI IN connector(s) to which the keyboard is connected. 0101 1101 MIDI Port In-A, In-B, In-A,B MIDI Channel ALL, 01 - 16 300 Chapter 6. UTILITY MODE
  • Yamaha QY700 | Owner's Manual - Page 302
    Chapter 7. DISK MODE This chapter explains Disk mode. Disk mode is where data can be transferred to and from floppy disk. About floppy disks ...About Disk mode ...1. Save ...2. Load ...3. Rename ...4. Delete ...5. Format ... 302 304 307 310 312 314 316 7
  • Yamaha QY700 | Owner's Manual - Page 303
    ...and remove it from the drive. Types of floppy disk • The QY700 can use two types of floppy ...disk, the disk must be formatted (initialized). (→ p.316) • The QY700 formats 2HD disks to 1.44 MB ...data is being transferred between the floppy disk and the QY700. While the disk-in-use indicator is lit...
  • Yamaha QY700 | Owner's Manual - Page 304
    About floppy disks Preventing accidental erasure • Floppy disks have a write-protect slide which can be used to prevent accidental erasure of data. On floppy disks which contain important data, move the write-protect slide to the write-protect position (the window open) so that data cannot be ...
  • Yamaha QY700 | Owner's Manual - Page 305
    ...In Disk mode, data can be transferred between a floppy disk and the QY700. • Disk mode contains the following five groups of operations, ...(Song SMF) handles only the musical data for one song as an SMF format file. Types of file used by the QY700 1. All Data • These files handle all data of the ...
  • Yamaha QY700 | Owner's Manual - Page 306
    ...unlimited number of tracks, and each track can contain data of multiple MIDI channels. This format can handle the musical data of all QY700 sequence tracks (Tr1 - Tr32) plus the tempo track. Format 1 was defined as an extension of format 0. ...
  • Yamaha QY700 | Owner's Manual - Page 307
    ... XG header, the song can be played back using another sequencer and XG-compatible tone generator to produce the same musical result. • When a ... • When the above-mentioned five types of data are saved by the QY700, a filename extension (three characters indicating the type of ...
  • Yamaha QY700 | Owner's Manual - Page 308
    ... of data [D1] All Data Save all data from QY700 memory to floppy disk. Screen display Setting items 1. Specify the filename [D2] Style Save all data included in one Style of Pattern mode to floppy disk. 1. Select the Style to be saved 2. Specify the filename [D3] Song Save all ...
  • Yamaha QY700 | Owner's Manual - Page 309
    ...on the different file types, refer to "Types of file used by the QY700." (→ p.304) • The "DISK INFORMATION" area located in the lower...press 6 (DeflName), the name previously specified for the selected of song or style will be copied to the filename. • When you access the Save page, the ...
  • Yamaha QY700 | Owner's Manual - Page 310
    1. Save 8. Press e to close the Save page. • When saving a style or song, memory numbers for which there is no data will be displayed as If you attempt to save such styles or songs, a message of "No Data" will appear, and it will not be possible to execute ...
  • Yamaha QY700 | Owner's Manual - Page 311
    ... data [D1] All Data A file that was saved as QY700 All Data format will be loaded from floppy ...loaded Setting items [D2] Style A file that was saved as QY700 Style format will be loaded from floppy ...loaded 2. Select the loading destination style [D3] Song A file that was saved in QY700 Song format ...
  • Yamaha QY700 | Owner's Manual - Page 312
    ... operation loads data from floppy disk into the QY700. • You can select one of three types ... types of file, refer to "Types of file used by the QY700." (→ p.304) • The "DISK INFORMATION" area located in ... Song as the data type, and if a Standard MIDI File format 0 song file is selected, ...
  • Yamaha QY700 | Owner's Manual - Page 313
    ...Data [D2] Style [D3] Song Function Modify the filename of a file that was saved as QY700 All Data Modify the filename of a file that was saved as QY700 Style data Modify the filename of any ... that were saved by devices other than the QY700. • The "DISK INFORMATION" area located in the lower...
  • Yamaha QY700 | Owner's Manual - Page 314
    3. Rename 4. Press r to move the cursor to the right, and modify the filename. • For details on inputting characters, refer to "Chapter 1. BASIC CONCEPTS". (→ p.53) 5. Check the settings, and press e. w The display will indicate "Executing..." and the filename will be changed. • If ...
  • Yamaha QY700 | Owner's Manual - Page 315
    ...D1] All Data [D2] Style [D3] Song Delete a file that was saved as QY700 All Data Delete a file that was saved as QY700 Style data Function Delete any file including...delete files that were saved by devices other than the QY700. • The "DISK INFORMATION" area located in the lower right ...
  • Yamaha QY700 | Owner's Manual - Page 316
    4. Delete 3. Use u/d to select the file that you wish to delete. 4. Check the display, and press e. w A message will ask for confirmation. 5. Pressy. w The display will indicate "Executing..." and the file will be deleted. • To cancel without deleting, press n. 6. Press e to close the Delete ...
  • Yamaha QY700 | Owner's Manual - Page 317
    ... Format operation formats (initializes) a floppy disk. • Before a new floppy disk can be used, it must be ...the Format page. • To cancel without formatting, press n. • The QY700 can use two types of floppy disk: 3.5 inch 2HD and 3.5 inch 2DD. • The QY700 will format 2HD disks to 18 sectors (1....
  • Yamaha QY700 | Owner's Manual - Page 318
    APPENDIX 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. Specifications ...Troubleshooting ...Error messages ...Glossary ...Index ... 318 320 322 324 328 APPENDIX INDEX
  • Yamaha QY700 | Owner's Manual - Page 319
    1. Specifications 1. Specifications Sequencer block Data capacity Note resolution Polyphony Tempo Record modes Tracks Songs Patterns ..., Clock Shift / Gate Time / Velocity, Transpose Chord Root, Chord Type, On Bass, Original Bass QY700 native sequence format, ESEQ, SMF formats 0/1 Jobs Play effects ...
  • Yamaha QY700 | Owner's Manual - Page 320
    1. Specifications Sequencer keys (e, s, p, t, r, f) Locate keys (1, 2) Track keys (d, u, m, s) Data entry keys (n, y) Cursor keys (u, d,...floppy disk) Power adaptor (PA-5B) Owner's manual set: Reference + QY700 Reference Listings Connectors Floppy disk drive Power supply Dimensions Weight Included...
  • Yamaha QY700 | Owner's Manual - Page 321
    ... 2. Troubleshooting If you experience problems such as "no sound," "incorrect sound," or "sequencer ... If this does not solve the problem, contact your nearest Yamaha dealer or the authorized distributor ... in the middle Does the Pattern track contain style 65 "end p.126) Does the Pattern ...
  • Yamaha QY700 | Owner's Manual - Page 322
    ...? ...(→ p.302) Can't load phrases or patterns created on the QY300 or QS300 into the QY700 The patterns and phrases of the QY700 are ...songs or phrases containing large amounts of data? ...(→ p.53) (The memory capacity of the QY700 (approximately 110,000 notes) is for the total data of all songs...
  • Yamaha QY700 | Owner's Manual - Page 323
    ... appear if the floppy disk is of a format which the QY700 is not able to handle. Check the contents of ... Found XG Data Error This indicates that MIDI data sent to the QY700 contained an error. Check MIDI .... MIDI Buffer Full This indicates that the MIDI reception buffer of the QY700 has filled up, and ...
  • Yamaha QY700 | Owner's Manual - Page 324
    ..., this will appear if the specified file cannot be handled by the QY700. Check the contents of the file. Can't Change File Name When ...once again. Battery Low This will appear when the internal backup battery of the QY700 has run down. Contact nearest Yamaha dealer or the authorized distributer for ...
  • Yamaha QY700 | Owner's Manual - Page 325
    .... On the QY700, one clock is a length of 1/480th of a quarter note. Control change: A group of MIDI... controls the filter. ESEQ: A sequence data file format developed by Yamaha. ESEQ-compatible...: A symbolic or numerical indication of how a chord is composed. The QY700 allows you to select from 28 chord...
  • Yamaha QY700 | Owner's Manual - Page 326
    ... to floppy disk. An example is the Yamaha MDF2 MIDI data filer. Mixer: On the QY700, the display page in which you can make settings ... regular intervals when transmitting bulk data that was recorded in a sequence track. L Length: On the QY700 this indicates the number of measures in the...
  • Yamaha QY700 | Owner's Manual - Page 327
    ... controls EG or scaling. For example in the case of an EG on the QY700, two rates can be adjusted. Realtime recording:...a device. The QY700 has preset memories for voices, phrases, and patterns. Program change: A MIDI message that selects a voice. Program number: On the QY700, a number specifying one ...
  • Yamaha QY700 | Owner's Manual - Page 328
    ...allow reverb or chorus etc. to be applied to the overall music. The QY700 provides Reverb and Chorus ...Wah effect: An effect that cyclically modulates the tone. The QY700 produces this effect by using an LFO signal ... Hz. U Utility mode: A mode on the QY700 in which system or MIDI settings can be made....
  • Yamaha QY700 | Owner's Manual - Page 329
    5. Index 5. Index y key ...15 n key ...15 2Band EQ (2 band equalizer) ...192 2DD ...302, 316 2HD ...302, 316 3Band EQ (3 band equalizer) ...192 Click ...297 Click beat ...205 Click mode ...205 Clock shift ...88, 91 Cnnect (connection) ...188, 242 Connection ...190 CONTRAST control ...13 CONTRL (...
  • Yamaha QY700 | Owner's Manual - Page 330
    ...289 Measure ...140 Meter ...102, 111, 204 Microkeyboard ...15 MIDI ...291 MIDI connectors ...16 MIDI CONTROL IN/OUT ...292 MIDI data monitors ...13 MIDI echo back ...292 MIDI filter ...293 MIDI OUT-A/B channel setup ...105 MIDI PORT/CHANNEL ...300 MIDI sync ...291 Mix Phrase ...274 ...
  • Yamaha QY700 | Owner's Manual - Page 331
    5. Index MUTE ...74 MUTE key ...15 MUTE mark ...132 MUTE TRACKS LEVEL ...295 MW LFO DEPTH A.MOD(Modulation Wheel LFO depth amplitude modulation) ...179 MW LFO DEPTH F.MOD(Modulation Wheel LFO depth filter modulation) ...179 MW LFO DEPTH P.MOD(Modulation Wheel LFO depth pitch modulation) ...179 ...
  • Yamaha QY700 | Owner's Manual - Page 332
    ... ...192 Sequence Tracks ...112, 120 Sequencer ...295 Sequencer keys ...14 SetAll ...133 SFX kit ......285 Style name ...202 Style number ...202 SYMPHONIC ...192 Syncopation ...128 System ...289 Track ... 219 TREMOLO ...192 TrNAME (Track name) ...132 Troubleshooting ...320 TrView ...101 Tune ...175 TUNNEL ...
  • Yamaha QY700 | Owner's Manual - Page 333
    5. Index W WHITE ROOM ...194 X XG ...5 XG header ...306 XG On (XG system on) ...169 XG parameter out ...292 XG View ...132 XG Viewer mark ...132 Z ZONE LOW/HIGH ...299 332 APPENDIX
  • Yamaha QY700 | Owner's Manual - Page 334



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