Recording to usb memory – Yamaha LS9 User Manual
Recording to USB memory
LS9-16/32 Owner’s Manual
Here’s how to record the signal of the desired output channels as an audio file (MP3) onto the
USB memory inserted in the USB connector located at the right of the display.
In the DISPLAY ACCESS section, press the
[RECORDER] key repeatedly to access the
Audio file display field
The track number, title, artist, format (MP3/WMA/
AAC), and bit rate of during playback or the most
recently played audio file are displayed.
This button selects the content that is shown in the
TIME FIELD (
). When you move the cursor to this
button and press the [ENTER] key, the field will alter-
nate between showing REMAIN (remaining time dis-
play) and ELAPSE (elapsed time display).
TIME (remaining time / elapsed time) field
According to the setting in (
), this shows either the
remaining time that can be recorded to USB memory,
or the elapsed time.
These buttons perform record/play/stop operations for
the USB memory recorder.
REC RATE (bit depth) button
This selects the bit depth for recording.
FREE SIZE field
This indicates the amount of free capacity in USB
memory, in terms of MB and as a percentage.
Connect USB memory with sufficient free
capacity to the USB connector.
The FREE SIZE field indicates the amount of free
When you connect USB memory to the USB connec-
tor, a YPE folder and a SONGS folder within that YPE
folder will be created automatically in the root direc-
tory of the USB memory.
The files created by recording operations will be saved
in the above SONGS folder, or in the currently
selected folder below that level.
For playback as well, you will only be able to play
back audio files that are saved in the SONGS folder or
in the currently selected folder below that level.
■ USB memory folder structure
Assign the desired channels to the input
and output of the USB memory recorder (
So that you can monitor the signal being
recorded on the recorder, raise the fader of
the channel(s) that are patched to the input/
output of the recorder.
The level meter in the RECORDER screen shows the
signal level before and after the recorder. If necessary,
use the ATT knob in the RECORDER INPUT field to
adjust the input level to the recorder.
Move the cursor to the REC RATE field in
the lower right of the screen, and use the
dial or the [DEC]/[INC] keys to select the bit
depth of the audio file that will be recorded.
You can choose 96 kbps, 128 kbps, or 192 kbps.
Higher bit rates will improve the audio quality, but
will increase the size of the data.
Recording to USB memory
• The signal being recorded will not be output from the recorder
output jacks (PLAYBACK OUT).
• Operating the ATT knob will not affect the level of the signal
being output to other ports from the corresponding output
• The word clock rate at which the LS9 is currently operating
(44.1 kHz or 48 kHz) will automatically be selected as the
sampling rate of the audio file.