Yamaha House of Worship Solutions - Tips


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frequently asked questions

Yes, Yamaha’s Portable Keyboard PSR-S775/975 comes loaded with several backing tracks, and you can add many more at www.yamahamusicsoft.com. In addition, the keyboards come with powerful built-in speakers and are equipped with a microphone input, so no external PA system is required to sing along. All you need is the keyboard and a microphone to perform.
With the PSR-S975, you can add sound effects to the microphone, such as reverb and compression.
The Vocal Harmonizer function allows you to perform with different styles of backing vocals, and with automatic accompaniment, you can sound like a full band through one instrument.

Yes, the auxiliary analog input on the keyboard lets you connect an external playback device with regular audio cables, so the audio from your external device comes out of the analog output from your keyboard, it turns your keyboard into a small mixer.

Yes, you can discover, create and share sounds for Montage and reface series at Yamaha Soundmondo.
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Yes, Yamaha's Chord Tracker app analyzes the audio songs stored in your iOS device's music library and then displays the song chords on the screen, allowing you to play your favorite songs.
Refer to Feature Video: Yamaha Chord Tracker Ver.2.0.0
Yes, Yamaha's free Metronome app for iOS devices.
With the "Edit Chain" option you can add songs to a setlist.
Then, when you hit stop in your playlist the app will go to the next song automatically.
You can also save mixes with various subdivisions of beats heard or not heard, and you can lose the accent on downbeats if desired.
Now, keeping a steady tempo through meter changes is easily done.
Metronome app
Yes, connecting the computer is as simple as plugging in a USB cable. Yamaha keyboards all work with class-compliant drivers in OSX, iOS, and Windows.
Yes, you can use your iPad to record your worship services with Steinberg's UR22mkII Audio Interface.
It comes bundled with CUBASIS LE music production software designed for iOS devices.
There are also other features that make connectivity a breeze. Check out this video for the UR22mkII.
UR22mkII USB Audio Interface
Yes, the EAD10 acoustic electronic drum module instantly transforms your acoustic drum kit into a powerful, digital hybrid with sampled sounds and studio-quality digital effects.
One stereo mic attached to the kick drum is all that's needed to mic the entire drum set.
See how easy it is to add and control sounds and effects with the EAD10!
Refer to Solution Video: Drum Mic Solution for Church using EAD10
In many churches now both small and large, bass guitars are going directly into the sound system and not using an amplifier. This allows the sound engineer to better control the volume and sound quality of the bass.
Refer to related FAQ: Can a guitar or bass be connected directly to a mixer?

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Yamaha Canada Music Ltd. Solutions Provider.