• Before connecting the instrument to other electronic components, turn off the
power for all components. Before turning the power on or off for all components,
set all volume levels to minimum. Also, be sure to set the volumes of all
components at their minimum levels and gradually raise the volume controls
while playing the instrument to set the desired listening level.
• When cleaning the instrument, use a soft, dry cloth. Do not use paint thinners,
solvents, cleaning ﬂuids, or chemical-impregnated wiping cloths.
• Do not insert a ﬁnger or hand in any gaps on the instrument.
•Never insert or drop paper, metallic, or other objects into the gaps on the panel or
keyboard. If this happens, turn off the power immediately and unplug the power
cord from the AC outlet. Then have the instrument inspected by qualiﬁed Yamaha
• Do not place vinyl, plastic or rubber objects on the instrument, since this might
discolor the panel or keyboard.
• Do not rest your weight on, or place heavy objects on the instrument, and do not
use excessive force on the buttons, switches or connectors.
•Do not operate the instrument for a long period of time at a high or uncomfortable
volume level, since this can cause permanent hearing loss. If you experience any
hearing loss or ringing in the ears, consult a physician.
•This instrument has a built-in lithium backup battery. When you unplug the power
cord from the AC outlet, the SRAM data (see page 63) is retained. However, if the
backup battery fully discharges, this data will be lost. When the backup battery is
running low, the LCD display indicates “Change internal battery.” In this case,
immediately save the data to a Memory Card (SmartMedia)/a SCSI disk then have
qualiﬁed Yamaha service personnel replace the backup battery.
Saving and backing up your data
For instruments with DRAM (RAM that does not retain data)
•DRAM data (see page 63) is lost when you turn off the power to the instrument.
Save the data to a Memory Card (SmartMedia)/a SCSI disk.
For instruments with SRAM (RAM that retains data by using a lithium
•SRAM data (see page 63) is retained when the power is turned off, as long as the
backup battery retains a charge. However, the data could be lost due to
malfunction or incorrect operation. Save important data to a Memory Card
(SmartMedia)/a SCSI disk.
Backing up the Memory Card (SmartMedia)/SCSI disk
•To protect against data loss through media damage, we recommend that you save
your important data onto twoMemory Cards (SmartMedia)/SCSI disk.
Yamaha cannot be held responsible for damage caused by improper use or modiﬁcations to the instrument, or data that is lost or destroyed.
Always turn the power off when the instrument is not in use.
Make sure to discard used batteries according to local regulations.