Display items and basic operations, Display items, Basic operations – Yamaha PSR-E253 User Manual

Page 15: Display items basic operations, Grandpno, Number buttons, And [+] buttons

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PSR-E253/YPT-255 Owner’s Manual

Display Items and Basic Operations

Display Items

Basic Operations

Before operating the instrument, it may be helpful to familiarize yourself with the basic controls below that are
used to select items and change values.

Number buttons

Use the Number buttons to directly enter an item or
value. For numbers that start with one or two zeroes,
the first zeroes can be omitted.

[-] and [+] buttons

Press the [+] button briefly to increase the value by 1, or
press the [-] button briefly to decrease the value by 1.
Press and hold either button to continuously increase or
decrease the value in the corresponding direction.




These indicate the operating
condition of the instrument.


Normally this indicates the notes you
play. When the Song Lesson function
is used, this indicates the current
notes and chord of playback. When
the Dictionary function (page 21) is
used, this indicates the notes of the
chord you specify.


• Any notes occurring below or above

the staff are indicated by “8va.”

• For a few specific chords, not all notes

may be shown, due to space limita-
tions in the display.


Each indication is shown when the
corresponding function is turned on.

... Ultra-Wide Stereo

(page 17)

... Auto Accompaniment

(page 18)

... Indicates that a Dual

Voice (No.309–323) is

... Duo (page 22)

On/Off status

Indicates the chord which is played on the Auto
Accompaniment range (page 18) of the keyboard, or
specified via Song playback.

Normally indicates the current measure number
of current Style or Song. When the [FUNCTION]
button (page 30) is in use, this indicates the
Function number.

Indicates notes currently being played. Indicates the melody and
chord notes of a Song when the Song lesson function is in use.
Also indicates the notes of a chord—either when playing a chord or
when using the Dictionary function (page 21).


Measure or Function

Keyboard Display

003 023

Indicates the on/off status of Song playback or
target Track of Song recording (page 25).

Lit: Track contains data

Unlit: Track is muted or contains no data

Indicates the current beat of playback.

Song Track status


Press number buttons
[0], [0], [3], or simply
press [3].

Example: Selecting Voice 003, Bright Piano.

Press briefly to increase.

Press briefly to decrease.

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