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The articles in this page will assist you in creating your own keyboard styles; getting more knowledge about style features and the MIDI standard; and getting help to software and computer related issues.

The information can be applied to the Yamaha Tyros, PSR, CVP, DGX and YPG range of keyboards.

Style Creation Course1. Introduction2. The overall Picture3. General Setup4. Creating the accompaniment5. Drums Channel6. Bass Channel7. Guitar Channel8. Brass Channel9. Strings Channel10. Finishing the Style11. Enhancing the Style Features12. Trouble Shooting13. CASM Section Format 1

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Style Reference
Introduction
Style MIDI Section
Style CASM Section
Style OTS Section
Style MDB Section
Style File Features
Style Part Rearranging
MIDI to Style Conversion
MIDI and Style Voices
Style Parts with different Time Signature
Breaks and Variations
Multi Pads
Download and Save Styles to Disc
MIDI and Style File Repair

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MIDI Reference
1. Introduction
2. The basic concept
3. The structure
4. Messages
5. Files
6. General MIDI Voice List
7. General MIDI Percussion Key Map
8. General MIDI Voices - Natural Range
9. Controller List
10. Message List
11. Hex Numbers
12. Audio to MIDI

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Software Support
Running Software from Explorer
Sound through the keyboard/computer
Technical problems - .Net programs
Technical problems - Java programs
Required Software
Software Compatibility
Software Settings Files
Connect USB Drive to keyboard AND computer
Yamaha Internal Data
Yamaha Expansion Pack
Yamaha File Extensions

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