Yamaha PDP-300 Owner's Manual

17 pages manual for Yamaha PDP-300 Musical Instrument

Yamaha PDP-300 Musical Instrument Manual

Manufacturer: Yamaha

Category of Device: Musical Instrument

Document: Yamaha PDP-300 Owner's Manual, File Type: PDF

Count of Pages: 17

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Yamaha PDP-300 Manual Page 2 Page 2 92-469- q CAUTION RISK OF ELECTRIC SHOCK DO NOT OPEN CAUTION: TO REDUCE THE RISK OF ELECTRIC SHOCK. DO NOT REMOVE COVER (OR BACK). NO USER-SERVICEABLE PARTS INSIDE. REFER SERVICING TO QUALIFIED SERVICE PERSONNEL. PRODUCT SAFETY MARKINGS: Yamaha electronicproducts may have either labels similar to the graphicsshown below or  molded/stamped facsimiles of thesegraphics on the enclosure. The explanation of these graph-ics appears on this page. Please observe all cautions indi-cated on this page and those indicated in the safety instruc-tion section. See...

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Yamaha PDP-300 Manual Page 3 Page 3 1 CONTENTS KEYBOARD STAND ASSEMBLY ......................... 2 THE CONTROLS AND CONNECTORS ................. 4 LISTEN TO THE DEMONSTRATION .................... 6 PLAYING THE PDP-300 ...................................... 6 DUAL MODE ........................................................ 7 TOUCH SENSITIVITY .......................................... 7 * This applies only to products distributed by YAMAHA CORPORATION OF AMERICA. TAKING CARE OF YOUR PDP-300 Your PDP-300 is a fine musical instrument, and de- serves t...

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Yamaha PDP-300 Manual Page 4 Page 4 2 KEYBOARD STAND ASSEMBLY Note: We do not recommend attempting to assemble the PDP- 300 alone. The job can be easily accomplished, however,with only two people. Open the box and remove all the parts. On opening the box you should find the parts shown in the illustration to the above. Check to make sure that allthe required parts are provided. Assemble the side panels (D) and baseboards (E). Install the joint connectors in side panels (D) as shown in the illustration, then secure the base boards (E) to theside panels (D) with the long gold-colored screws. * When in...

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Yamaha PDP-300 Manual Page 5 Page 5 3 Attach the side panels (D) to the pedalbox (C). Place the pedal box on top of the brackets attached to the side panels (D), and attach using the four short large-head black-colored screws. Attach the center panel (B) to the sidepanels (D). The center panel (B) is installed between the side pan- els (D) with the center lug on each end closer to thepedal side of the pedal box. Each side of the center panelis attached using two long black screws. Install the main unit (A). Place the main unit on the side panels (D) with the screws on its bottom panel (toward the rear of the ...

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Yamaha PDP-300 Manual Page 6 Page 6 4 THE CONTROLS ANDCONNECTORS q  [POWER] Switch Press the [POWER] switch once to turn the power ON, a second time to turn the power OFF. When thepower is initially turned ON, the PIANO 1 voice se-lector LED will light. w  [MASTER VOLUME] Control The [MASTER VOLUME] control adjusts the vol- ume (level) of sound produced by the PDP-300. The[MASTER VOLUME] control also adjusts headphonevolume when a pair of headphones is plugged into theHEADPHONE jack i. e  [REVERB] Button The [REVERB] button selects a number of digital effects that you can use for extra dep...

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Yamaha PDP-300 Manual Page 7 Page 7 5 u  Damper Pedal The damper pedal functions in the same way as a damper pedal on an acoustic piano. When the damperpedal is pressed notes played have a long sustain. Re-leasing the pedal immediately stops (damps) any sus-tained notes. i  HEADPHONE Jack A standard pair of stereo headphones can be plugged in here for private practice or late-night play-ing. The internal speaker system is automatically shutoff when a pair of headphones is plugged into theHEADPHONE jack. o  OPTIONAL IN L/R and OUT L/R Jacks The Optional Out jacks can be used to deliver the outpu...

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Yamaha PDP-300 Manual Page 8 Page 8 6 PLAYING THE PDP-300 After making sure that the PDP-300’s AC plug is properly inserted into a convenient AC wall outlet: 1. Press the [POWER] switch located to the left of the keyboard to turn the power ON. When the power isturned ON, the [PIANO 1] voice selector LED willlight (the PIANO 1 voice is automatically selectedwhenever the power is turned ON). 2. Initially set the [MASTER VOLUME] control about three quarters of the way towards the “MAX” setting.Then, when you start playing, adjust the [MASTERVOLUME] control for the most comfortable listeninglevel....

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Yamaha PDP-300 Manual Page 9 Page 9 7 TRANSPOSITION The Transposition function makes it possible to shift the pitch of the entire keyboard up or down in semitoneintervals up to a maximum of six semitones. “Transpos-ing” the pitch of the PDP-300 keyboard makes it easierto play in difficult key signatures, and you can simplymatch the pitch of the keyboard to the range of a singeror other instrumentalist. The [MIDI/TRANSPOSE] button and keys F # 5 through F#6 on the keyboard are used for transposition. 1. Press and hold the [MIDI/TRANSPOSE] button.2. Press a key between F&#...

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Yamaha PDP-300 Manual Page 10 Page 10 8 Control Change Numbers Control Change data representing Soft/Sostenuto and Damper pedal operations is transmitted by the PDP-300whenever one of these pedals is used. If the receiving de-vice is a tone generator or another keyboard, it will re-spond in the same way as the PDP-300’s internal tonegenerator when one of the pedals is used. The PDP-300also receives and responds to the appropriate controlchange data. See “Control Change ON/OFF” on page 9for information on turning control change number recep-tion and transmission ON or OFF. MIDI Transmit & Receive...

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Yamaha PDP-300 Manual Page 11 Page 11 9 MIDI FUNCTION CHART Function Voice Selector* Local ON/OFF [PIANO 1] Program Change ON/OFF [PIANO 2] Control Change ON/OFF [CLAVINOVA  TONE] Multi-Timbre Mode [E.PIANO] Split & Left Local OFF [HARPSICHORD] Split & Right Local OFF [ORGAN] * The MIDI functions listed above are engaged by holding down the [MIDI/TRANSPOSE] button and pressing the correspondingvoice selector. Full details are given in the following pages. Local Control ON/OFF “Local Control” refers to the fact that, normally, the PDP-300 keyboard controls its internal tone generator,allow...

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Yamaha PDP-300 Manual Page 12 Page 12 10 The Split & Left Local OFF Mode In the split mode one section of the PDP-300 keyboard is used to play a PDP-300 voice in the normal way, whilethe remaining section is used to play a second MIDI key-board or tone generator. In this mode the right-hand sec-tion of the keyboard is used to play an internal PDP-300voice, while the left-hand section of the keyboard playsthe external keyboard or tone generator. Playing the left-hand section of the keyboard produces no sound from thePDP-300. The “split point,” or the key that divides theleft- and right-hand sections of ...

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Yamaha PDP-300 Manual Page 13 Page 13 11 MIDI DATA FORMAT If you’re already very familiar with MIDI, or are using a computer to control your music hardware with com-puter-generated MIDI messages, the data provided in thissection can help you to control the PDP-300. 1. NOTE ON/OFF Data format: [9xH] -> [kk] -> [vv] 9xH = Note ON/OFF event (x = channel number)kk = Note number (21 ~ 108 = A-1 ~ C7)vv = Velocity (Key ON = 1 ~ 127. Key OFF = 0) * Note OFF event format [8xH] -> [kk] also recognized. 2. CONTROL CHANGE & MODE MESSAGES Data format: [BxH] -> [cc] -> [dd] BxH = Control even...

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Yamaha PDP-300 Manual Page 15 Page 15 13 TROUBLESHOOTING If you encounter what appears to be a malfunction, please check the following points before assuming thatyour PDP-300 is faulty. 1. No Sound When the Power is Turned ON Is the AC plug properly connected to an AC wall out-let? Check the AC connection carefully. Is the VOL-UME control turned up to a reasonable listeninglevel? 2. The PDP-300 Reproduces Radio or TV Sound This can occur if there is a high-power transmitter inyour vicinity. Contact your Yamaha dealer. 3. Intermittent Static Noise This is usually due to turning ON or OFF a househ...

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Yamaha PDP-300 Manual Page 16 Page 16 IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS 92-469-2 8. This product was NOT designed for use in wet/damp locations and should not be used near water or exposed to rain.Examples of wet/damp locations are; near a swimming pool, spa,tub, sink, or wet basement. 9. This product should be used only with the components supplied or; a cart, rack, or stand that is recommended by themanufacturer. If a cart, rack, or stand is used, please observe allsafety markings and instructions that accompany the accessoryproduct. 10. The power supply cord (plug) should be disconnected from the outlet wh...

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Yamaha PDP-300 Manual Page 17 Page 17 M.D.G., EMI Division   Yamaha Corporation 1993 ...

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