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Yamaha Pickup Mute Owner`s manual
n Installing/ReplacingBatteries
Personal Studio™
STX
Owner’s Manual
Thank you for purchasing theYamaha SILENT Brass™ Personal Studio™ STX. In order to obtain
themaximumperformanceandenjoymentfromyourSTX,weurgeyoutoreadthisOwner’sManual
thoroughlybeforeusing.PleasekeepthisOwner’sManualinasafeplaceforlaterreference.
PRECAUTIONS
PLEASE READ CAREFULLY BEFORE PROCEEDING
Please keep this manual in a safe and handy place for future reference.
WARNING
Always follow the basic precautions listed below to avoid the possibility of serious injury or even death from electrical
shock, short-circuiting, damages, fire or other hazards. These precautions include, but are not limited to, the following:
Donotopen
• Thisinstrumentcontainsnouser-serviceableparts.Donotopentheinstrumentorattempttodisassembleormodifytheinternalcomponents
inanyway.Ifitshouldappeartobemalfunctioning,discontinueuseimmediatelyandhaveitinspectedbyqualifiedYamahaservicepersonnel.
Waterwarning
• Donotexposetheinstrumenttorain,useitnearwaterorindamporwetconditions,placeonitanycontainers(suchasvases,bottlesor
glasses)containingliquidswhichmightspillintoanyopenings.Ifanyliquidsuchaswaterseepsintotheinstrument,turnoffthepower
immediatelyandunplugthepowercordfromtheACoutlet.ThenhavetheinstrumentinspectedbyqualifiedYamahaservicepersonnel.
Battery
• Followtheprecautionsbelow.Failuretodosomightresultinexplosion,fire,overheatingorbatteryfluidleakage.
- Donottamperwithordisassemblebatteries.
- Donotdisposeofbatteriesinfire.
- Donotattempttorechargebatteriesthatarenotdesignedtobecharged.
- Usethespecifiedbatterytypeonly.
- Usenewbatteries,allofwhicharethesametype,samemodel,andmadebythesamemanufacturer.
- Alwaysmakesureallbatteriesareinsertedinconformitywiththe+/-polaritymarkings.
- Whenthebatteriesrunout,oriftheinstrumentisnottobeusedforalongtime,removethebatteriesfromtheinstrument.
- WhenusingNi-MHbatteries,followtheinstructionsthatcamewiththebatteries.Useonlythespecifiedchargerdevicewhencharging.
• Keepbatteriesawayfromsmallchildrenwhomightaccidentallyswallowthem.
• Ifthebatteriesdoleak,avoidcontactwiththeleakedfluid.Ifthebatteryfluidshouldcomeincontactwithyoureyes,mouth,orskin,
washimmediatelywithwaterandconsultadoctor.Batteryfluidiscorrosiveandmaypossiblycauselossofsightorchemicalburns.
Ifyounoticeanyabnormality
• Whenoneofthefollowingproblemsoccur,immediatelyturnoffthepowerswitchanddisconnecttheelectricplugfromtheoutlet.(If
youareusingbatteries,removeallbatteriesfromtheinstrument.)ThenhavethedeviceinspectedbyYamahaservicepersonnel.
- Thepowercordorplugbecomesfrayedordamaged.
- Itemitsunusualsmellsorsmoke.
- Someobjecthasbeendroppedintotheinstrument.
- Thereisasuddenlossofsoundduringuseoftheinstrument.
The device is powered by two AA alkaline or nickel-metal hydride* batteries.
* Thedevicemaynotfunctionproperlyduetothedischargingcharacteristicsofsomenickel-metalhydridebatteries.
Beforereplacingbatteries,makesurethatthepowerisswitched“OFF”.
qRemove the battery compartment cover on the back of the unit, and remove the old batteries.
wInstall the new batteries following the
polarity markings in the illustration.
eReplace the battery compartment cover.
* Theindicatorlightsredwhenbatterypower
islow.Theunitautomaticallyswitchesoff
whenpowerisdepleted.Pleasereplacethe
batterieswithafreshsetassoonaspossible.
* Formoreinformationonbatteryuse,please
refertothe“PRECAUTIONS”section.
Battery Cover
Two AA alkaline or nickel-metal
hydride batteries
n PartNamesandFunctions
qPowerSwitch(OFF/ON)/Indicator
This is the unit’s power switch. The “ON”
position supplies the unit with power and
lights the indicator.
* Always make sure that the earphones or
headphones are removed from your ears
beforeswitchingthepowerONorOFF.
e r t
y
w
wReverbTypeSwitch(Rev1/Rev2)
Selects the type of reverb (Rev1: Room, Rev2: Hall).
u
eMUTEINJack
Connects the Yamaha Pickup Mute™ to the
Personal Studio™.
q
* A lways s witc h the Pe rs onal S tudio™
power switch q “OFF” before making
connections.
* TheMUTEINjackalsosuppliesthemutewith
power, so never connect any device other
thantheYamahaPickupMute™tothejack.
rAUXINJack(StereoMiniPhoneJack)
Use a commercially available audio cable to connect an external audio player or other such
device to the AUX IN jack for playing along with audio from the external device.
* Usethevolumecontrolontheexternalaudiodevicetocontrolitsvolume.
tPHONESJack(StereoMiniPhoneJack)
Connects a pair of stereo earphones or headphones to the unit. Use a commercially
available audio cable to connect the unit to an external device for recording.
* Neverconnecttoamonauraldevice.
* Ifyouwanttousethejackasanexternaloutput,donotconnectanythingtotheAUXINjack.
Itmaycausemalfunction.
yVolumeControl(VOL)
Controls the volume level of the PHONES jack.
CAUTION
Always follow the basic precautions listed below to avoid the possibility of physical injury to you or others, or damage
to the instrument or other property. These precautions include, but are not limited to, the following:
Connection
• Beforeconnectingtheinstrumenttootherelectroniccomponents,turnoffthepowerforallcomponents.Beforeturningthe
poweronoroffforallcomponents,setallvolumelevelstominimum.
• Besuretosetthevolumesofallcomponentsattheirminimumlevelsandgraduallyraisethevolumecontrolswhileplayingthe
instrumenttosetthedesiredlisteninglevel.
Location
• Donotplacetheinstrumentinanunstablepositionwhereitmightaccidentallyfallover.
Handlingcaution
• Donotrestyourweighton,orplaceheavyobjectsontheinstrument,anddonotuseexcessiveforceonthebuttons,switchesorconnectors.
• Donotusetheinstrument/deviceorheadphonesforalongperiodoftimeatahighoruncomfortablevolumelevel,sincethis
cancausepermanenthearingloss.Ifyouexperienceanyhearinglossorringingintheears,consultaphysician.
Yamahacannotbeheldresponsiblefordamagecausedbyimproperuseormodificationstotheinstrument,ordatathatislostordestroyed.
uClip
The clip is used to attach the Personal Studio™ to a belt or pocket.
n AboutBrassResonanceModeling™
The unit features Brass Resonance Modeling™ technology developed by Yamaha. This exclusive
technology uses modeling to correct the sound when played with the Pickup Mute™ to match the
resonant characteristics of a brass instrument played without a mute. The resulting sound has a
comfortable resonance that reduces the stress often experienced when playing with a mute.
* To experience the full Brass Resonance Modeling™ effect, make sure that the left and right
sidesoftheearphones/headphonesarepositionedproperly.
* WhenaBrassResonanceModeling™compatiblePickupMute™(PMXSeries)isconnectedto
theunitandthepowerisswitchedON,themostsuitablemutesettingisrecalledandthered
indicatorlightsinoneofthefollowingpatterns.
Trumpet
PM7X
Flugelhorn
PM6X
Trombone
PM5X
Makesuretodiscardusedbatteriesaccordingtolocalregulations.
French horn
PM3X
IncompatibleMute
* Setting is invalid.
:Shortflash :Longerflash
FCC INFORMATION (U.S.A.)
1. IMPORTANT NOTICE: DO NOT MODIFY THIS UNIT!
This product, when installed as indicated in the instructions contained in this manual, meets FCC requirements. Modifications
not expressly approved by Yamaha may void your authority, granted by the FCC, to use the product.
2. IMPORTANT:
When connecting this product to accessories and/or another product use only high-quality shielded cables.
Cable/s supplied with this product MUST be used. Follow all installation instructions. Failure to follow instructions could void
your FCC authorization to use this product in the USA.
3. NOTE:
This product has been tested and found to comply with the requirements listed in FCC Regulations, Part 15 for Class
“B” digital devices. Compliance with these requirements provides a reasonable level of assurance that your use of this product
in a residential environment will not result in harmful interference with other electronic devices. This equipment generates/uses
radio frequencies and, if not installed and used according to the instructions found in the user’s manual, may cause interference harmful to the operation of other electronic devices. Compliance with FCC regulations does not guarantee that interference will not occur in all installations. If this product is found to be the source of interference, which can be determined by
turning the unit “OFF” and “ON”, please try to eliminate the problem by using one of the following measures:
Relocate either this product or the device that is being affected by the interference.
Utilize power outlets that are on different branch (circuit breaker or fuse) circuits or install AC line filter/s.
In the case of radio or TV interference, relocate/reorient the antenna. If the antenna lead-in is 300 ohm ribbon lead, change the
lead-in to co-axial type cable.
If these corrective measures do not produce satisfactory results, please contact the local retailer authorized to distribute this
type of product. If you cannot locate the appropriate retailer, please contact Yamaha Corporation of America, Electronic Service Division, 6600 Orangethorpe Ave, Buena Park, CA 90620
The above statements apply ONLY to those products distributed by Yamaha Corporation of America or its subsidiaries.
* Ifnomuteisconnected,theindicatorwillflashcontinuously.
n AbouttheAutoPowerOffFunction
In order to prevent unnecessary power consumption, the unit is equipped with an Auto
Power Off function that automatically switches the power OFF if no signal is detected from
the MUTE IN jack for 30 minutes. If the power is off due to the Auto Power Off function, slide
the power switch to the OFF position and then back to the ON position again (reboot).
n UsingtheSILENTBrass™
StereoEarphones
orHeadphones
PickupMute™
Audio
Player,
etc.
This Class B digital apparatus complies with Canadian ICES-003.
AUX IN
CANADA
• This applies only to products distributed by Yamaha Canada Music Ltd.
PHONES
• This applies only to products distributed by Yamaha Corporation of America.
MUTE IN
Signalpath
Information for Users on Collection and Disposal of Old Equipment and used Batteries
These symbols on the products, packaging, and/or accompanying documents mean that used electrical and electronic
products and batteries should not be mixed with general household waste.
For proper treatment, recovery and recycling of old products and used batteries, please take them to applicable collection
points, in accordance with your national legislation and the Directives 2002/96/EC and 2006/66/EC.
By disposing of these products and batteries correctly, you will help to save valuable resources and prevent any potential
negative effects on human health and the environment which could otherwise arise from inappropriate waste handling.
For more information about collection and recycling of old products and batteries, please contact your local municipality, your
waste disposal service or the point of sale where you purchased the items.
[For business users in the European Union]
If you wish to discard electrical and electronic equipment, please contact your dealer or supplier for further information.
[Information on Disposal in other Countries outside the European Union]
These symbols are only valid in the European Union. If you wish to discard these items, please contact your local authorities
or dealer and ask for the correct method of disposal.
Note for the battery symbol (bottom two symbol examples):
This symbol might be used in combination with a chemical symbol. In this case it complies with the requirement set by the
Directive for the chemical involved.
PersonalStudio™
STX
Accidentallydisconnectingthe
cablewhilethepowerisON,orthe
unitexperiencingastrongshock
maycausealoudnoisethatcan
damageyourhearingandtheunit.
Pleaseusecaution.
n Specifications
Jacks and Terminals (all mini jack type): MUTE IN, AUX IN, PHONES
Control: VOL. (volume), Reverb type, Power ON/OFF
Power Supply: AA alkaline or nickel-metal hydride batteries x 2 (3V DC)
Battery Life: Alkaline batteries: approx. 30 hours, Nickel-metal hydride batteries: approx. 25 hours *Dependinguponusageandconditions
Dimensions (WxDxH): 70 x 20 x 98 mm (2-3/4” x 3/4” x 3-7/8”)
Weight: 69 g (2.4 oz) without batteries
Accessories: Stereo Earphones, Owner’s Manual (this booklet)
* Specifications and appearance may change without notice.
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