Welcome to the Piano World Piano Forums
Over 2.5 million posts about pianos, digital pianos, and all types of keyboard instruments
Join the World's Largest Community of Piano Lovers (it's free)
It's Fun to Play the Piano ... Please Pass It On!


SEARCH
Piano Forums & Piano World
(ad)
Modern Piano Moving
Modern Piano Moving
(ad)
Virtual Sheet Music
Download Sheet Music Instantly
Virtual Sheet Music - Classical Sheet Music Downloads
Sheet Music...
(125ad)
Piano Life Saver - Dampp Chaser
Dampp Chaser Piano Life Saver
(ad)
Piano Buyer Guide
Piano Buyer Spring 2017
(ad)
Lindeblad Piano
Lindeblad Piano Restorations and sales
Who's Online Now
113 registered members (AlanB, aliao, adamjh, Almaviva, anamnesis, Albert Brighten, 28 invisible), 1,999 guests, and 8 spiders.
Key: Admin, Global Mod, Mod
(ad)
Estonia Pianos
Estonia Pianos
Quick Links to Useful Piano & Music Resources
Our Classified Ads
Find Piano Professionals-

*Piano Dealers - Piano Stores
*Piano Tuners
*Piano Teachers
*Piano Movers
*Piano Restorations
*Piano Manufacturers

Quick Links:
*Advertise On Piano World
*Free Piano Newsletter
*Online Piano Recitals
*Piano Recitals Index
*Piano & Music Accessories
*Live Piano Venues
*Music School Listings
* Buying a Piano
*Buying A Acoustic Piano
*Buying a Digital Piano
*Pianos for Sale
*Sell Your Piano
*How Old is My Piano?
*Directory/Site Map
*Virtual Piano
*Music Word Search
*Piano Videos
*Virtual Piano Chords & Scales
Previous Thread
Next Thread
Print Thread
#1797006 - 11/28/11 03:52 AM Yamaha P-140 low AUX level  
Joined: Nov 2011
Posts: 2
NoLuke Offline
Junior Member
NoLuke  Offline
Junior Member

Joined: Nov 2011
Posts: 2
Hi all,

I am trying to connect a Yamaha P-140 digital piano to a mixer. I find the AUX output levels to be quite low. On my mixer, there are +4/-10 buttons on the stereo channels, and the -10 dBV setting is not enough. Compared to other sources like computer line out, CD player (even mobile phone!) the piano is a whisper!

The piano's outputs are called AUX and have RCA connectors. The level is fixed (the volume slider on the piano does not change the volume on the AUX output).

I guess it is nice to have some headroom so that the connected equipment doesn't clip, but even if I hit the keys very hard, I'm not even near.

I have heard talk about a test mode on some other Yamaha P series piano. It is supposed to emit a 1 KHz tone at a specific level or something like that. Does anyone know anything about this? Can I connect a 1 kOhm load and an oscilloscope and check if they work as intended?

Thanks in advance!

(ad) ROLAND

Click Here

#1797180 - 11/28/11 01:51 PM Re: Yamaha P-140 low AUX level [Re: NoLuke]  
Joined: Dec 2008
Posts: 3,841
ChrisA Offline
3000 Post Club Member
ChrisA  Offline
3000 Post Club Member

Joined: Dec 2008
Posts: 3,841
Redondo Beach, California

Does you mixer have inputs for a dynamic microphone? That should fix the problem.

The p155 replaced the P140 and it seems Yamaha fixed the problem. My P155 has 1/4 phone jacks with normal line level. That does not help you.


#1797272 - 11/28/11 04:24 PM Re: Yamaha P-140 low AUX level [Re: ChrisA]  
Joined: Nov 2011
Posts: 78
JackieH Offline
Full Member
JackieH  Offline
Full Member

Joined: Nov 2011
Posts: 78
I am not sure if this might help you but on my Yamaha Tyros 4 this is a small knob on the back that adjusts the sound level output thru the AUX jacks independant of the Master Volume Control

I do not know if your P-140 has this knob

Jack

#1797376 - 11/28/11 06:44 PM Re: Yamaha P-140 low AUX level [Re: NoLuke]  
Joined: Nov 2011
Posts: 2
NoLuke Offline
Junior Member
NoLuke  Offline
Junior Member

Joined: Nov 2011
Posts: 2
Yes, the mixers has mono inputs with gain control. That solves my problem, but I am wasting two mono channels when I could have used one stereo.

No, the P-140 does not have this knob on the back, that would have been perfect. Maybe I shold install one myself. If someone has the schematics for the P-140, feel free to send me a copy! :-)

Thanks!

(ad)
Piano & Music Accessories
piano accessories music gifts tuning and moving equipment

Moderated by  Piano World 

Piano Acc. & Gift Items in
Piano World's Online Store
In PianoSupplies.com ,(a division of Piano World) our online store for piano and music gifts and accessories, party goods, tuning equipment, piano moving equipment, benches, lamps Caster Cups and more.


Free Shipping on Jansen Artist Piano Benches
(ad)
Pearl River
Pearl River Pianos
ad
Pierce Piano Atlas


(ad)
Pianoteq
Grotrian Concert
Royal
for Pianoteq out now
What's Hot!!
Why Do You Play The Piano?
-------------------
Posting Pictures on the Forums
-------------------
Forums RULES & HELP
-------------------
ADVERTISE on Piano World
-------------------
Piano Classified Ads
New Topics - Multiple Forums
A Specific C2 Question
by Kindgrind. 06/25/17 09:00 PM
First Public Appearence
by Qazsedcft. 06/25/17 07:43 PM
For Gould geeks.....
by bennevis. 06/25/17 04:56 PM
What pieces to play next?
by Erin Xu. 06/25/17 03:44 PM
(ad)
Sheet Music Plus
Sheet Music Plus Featured Sale
(ad)
Accu-Tuner
Sanderson Accu-Tuner
Forum Statistics
Forums44
Topics180,453
Posts2,639,024
Members88,184
Most Online15,252
Mar 21st, 2010
Check It Out!
There's a lot more to Piano World than just the forums.
Check It Out!
Visit our online store for gifts for music lovers


 
Help keep the forums up and running with a donation, any amount is appreciated!
Or by becoming a Subscribing member! Thank-you.
Donate   Subscribe
 
Our Piano Related Classified Ads
| Dealers | Tuners | Lessons | Movers | Restorations | Pianos For Sale | Sell Your Piano |

Advertise on Piano World
| Subscribe | Piano World | PianoSupplies.com | Advertise on Piano World |
| |Contact | Privacy | Legal | About Us | Site Map | Free Newsletter |


copyright 1997 - 2017 Piano World ® all rights reserved
No part of this site may be reproduced without prior written permission
Powered by UBB.threads™ PHP Forum Software 7.6.0