Playing styles, 8btmodrn, Lovesong – Yamaha PSR-E253 User Manual
PSR-E253/YPT-255 Owner’s Manual
This instrument includes the Auto Accompaniment feature that plays appropriate
“Styles” (rhythm + bass + chord accompaniment). You can select from a huge variety of
Styles covering a wide range of musical genres.
Press the [STYLE] button, then use the
number buttons –, [+], [-] to select
the desired Style.
The Style List is provided on the front panel, or in
the Style List (page 40).
Press the [ACMP ON/OFF] button to turn
on the Auto Accompaniment.
With this operation, the area of the keyboard to
the left of the Split Point (054: F
#2) becomes the
“Auto Accompaniment range” and is used only for
specifying the chords.
The highest key for the Auto Accompaniment
range is referred to as the “Split Point,” which can
be changed from the default of F
#2 via Function
number 005 (page 30).
Press the [SYNC START] button to turn
Synchro Start on.
Play a chord in the Auto Accompani-
ment range to start playback.
Press the [START/STOP] button to stop
You can add intro, ending and rhythm variations
to Style playback by using “Sections.” For details,
refer to page 19.
Adjusting the Style Volume
To adjust the volume balance between Style play-
back and keyboard, you can adjust the Style Volume.
This can be set via Function number 001 (page 30).
This icon appears when the [STYLE]
button is pressed.
This icon appears when auto-
matic accompaniment is on.
Split Point ... default setting: 054 (F
To play back the rhythm part only
If you press the [START/STOP] button (without pressing
the [ACMP ON/OFF] button in step 2), only the rhythm
part can be played back, and you can play a melody
performance using the entire keyboard range.
Flashes when sync start is on.
• Since the Pianist category Styles (093–100) have no
rhythm parts, no sound will be produced if you start
rhythm-only playback. When playing these Styles, make
sure to carry out Steps 2–4 on this page.