Handling the Memory Card (SmartMedia™*)
Be sure to handle Memory Cards with care. Follow the
important precautions below.
* SmartMedia is a trademark of Toshiba Corporation.
■ Compatible Memory Card Type
3.3V(3V) Memory Cards can be used. 5V type Memory
Cards are not compatible with this instrument.
■ Memory Capacity
There are ﬁve types of Memory Cards: 2MB/4MB/
8MB/16MB/32MB. A Memory Card with the memory
capacity exceeding 32MB can also be used if it
conforms to the standards of SSFDC (Solid State
Floppy Disk Card: another name of SmartMedia)
■ Inserting/Removing Memory Cards
• To insert a Memory Card:
Hold the Memory Card so that the connector
section (gold) of the Memory Card is facing
downward and forward, towards the Memory
Card slot. Carefully insert the Memory Card into
the slot, slowly pushing it all the way in until it is
ﬁtted in place.
nDon’t insert the Memory Card in wrong direction.
Don’t insert anything other than a Memory Card in
• To remove a Memory Card:
Before removing the Memory Card, be sure to
conﬁrm that the Memory Card is not in use, or it
is not being accessed by the instrument. Then pull
the Memory Card out slowly by hand. If the
Memory Card is being accessed*, a message
indicating that it is in use appears on the
* It includes saving, loading, formatting, deleting and
making directory. Also, be aware that the instrument will
automatically access the Memory Card to check the
media type when it is inserted while the instrument is
Never attempt to remove the Memory Card or turn the
power off during accessing. Doing so can damage the
data on the instrument/Memory Card and possibly the
Memory Card itself.
■ Formatting Memory Cards
Before using a Memory Card with your instrument it
must ﬁrst be formatted. Once it is formatted all data on
it will be erased. Be sure to check if the data is
unnecessary for you or not, beforehand.
nThe Memory Cards formatted with this instrument may
become unusable with other instruments.
■ About the Memory Cards
• To handle Memory Cards with care:
There are times when static electricity affects
Memory Cards. Before you handle Memory Cards,
to reduce the possibility of static electricity, touch
the metal parts such as a door knob and aluminum
sash. Be sure to remove the Memory Card from the
Memory Card slot when it is not in use for a long time.
Do not expose the Memory Card to direct
sunlight, extremely high or low temperatures, or
excessive humidity, dust or liquids.
Do not place heavy objects on a Memory Card or bend
or apply pressure to the Memory Card in any way.
Do not touch the metal part (gold) of the Memory
Card or put any metallic plate onto the metal part.
Do not expose the Memory Card to magnetic
ﬁelds, such as those produced by televisions,
speakers, motors, etc., since magnetic ﬁelds can
partially or completely erase data on the Memory
Card, rendering it unreadable.
Do not attach anything other than the provided
labels to a Memory Card. Also make sure that
labels are attached in the proper location.
• To protect your data (Write-protect):
To prevent inadvertent erasure of important data,
stick the write-protect seal (provided in the
Memory Card package) onto the designated area
(within a circle) of the Memory Card. Conversely
speaking, to save data on the Memory Card, make
sure to remove the write-protect seal from the Card.
Do not reuse the seal that is peeled off.
■ Data Backup
For maximum data security Yamaha recommends that
you keep two copies of important data on separate
Memory Cards. This gives you a backup if one Memory
Card is lost or damaged.
■ Burglarproof Lock
This instrument is equipped with a burglarproof lock
for the Memory Card. If necessity arises, mount the
burglarproof lock onto the instrument.
To mount the burglarproof lock:
1 Remove the metallic part using a Phillips
2 Turn the metallic part upside down and then
mount it again.