Turn on Your Creative Imagination
With the PSR640 and PSR740, you'll feel your musical creativity start to flow the moment you turn on the keyboard. That's because these keyboards contain well over seven hundred song-inspiring sounds that are so full and expressive, you'll swear you're p...
Turn on Your Creative Imagination
With the PSR640 and PSR740, you'll feel your musical creativity start to flow the moment you turn on the keyboard. That's because these keyboards contain well over seven hundred song-inspiring sounds that are so full and expressive, you'll swear you're playing the real thing. Beautiful grand pianos, rich acoustic instruments, sparkling synthesizers and more. When a melody comes to mind, these keyboards are ready to follow with a fully arranged accompaniment.
Superb Digitally Sampled Voices
The PSR740/640 are loaded with well over 700 high-quality AWM (Advanced Wave Memory) voices including 480 XG voices, a wide variety of drum kits, and more than 200 amazing panel voices, also featured is an incredible sounding Grand Piano voice. "Sweet Voices" are taken from Yamaha's flagship PSR8000. And with the 32-note polyphony for the PSR640 and an outstanding 64-note polyphony for the PSR740, you can compose complex arrangements without worrying about voices dropping out of the mix.
Built-in Floppy Disk Drive
Both PSR-640 and PSR-740 are equipped with a floppy disk drive that allows you to play back MIDI song data in a variety of formats - including SMF 0 and format 1, DOC, and Disklavier formats - and gives you the benefit of unlimited storage for your original musical compositions.
PK Club (new)
New! The PK Club Web site offers users of Yamaha Portable Keyboards a variety of support including a user's forum, product information, and downloadable software. http://www.yamaha.co.jp/english/product/pk/index.html
Whether you're an enthusiastic beginner, a serious composer, or anything in-between, the PSR740/640's 16-track sequencer has the power to release your musical talent. Arrange up to 16 different instrument parts to create your own fully orchestrated songs. A variety of recording modes and editing functions are available to suit your playing style.
Keyboard operation has never been easier! Pressing the Help button calls up an on-screen navigator that takes you step-by-step through the settings of various instruments and functions by displaying helpful messages on the LCD panel.
MIDI / PC Interface
Expand your musical possibilities by connecting the keyboard to external MIDI devices or even to a personal computer. Both modes are MIDI-equipped allowing you to take advantage of the vast amount of music software and MIDI files available on the market and online.
Dynamic two-way stereo speakers effectively reproduce the PSR740/640's high quality voices with rich, full-range sound. The keyboard's built-in ports enhance lower frequencies.
Custom Twin LCD with Song Lyric Display
Sing along with your favorite songs! The twin LCD featured on these keyboards displays song lyric data from Karaoke disks in real-time for endless singing enjoyment. This unique display also makes keyboard operation easier and more convenient by displaying more information at once.
One Touch Setting
The One Touch Setting (OTS) function automatically configures keyboard parameters, such as melody voice selection, tempo, and accompaniment volume, to optimally match each music style you select.
Digital Effects Processor
Create rich timbres and professional mixes with these keyboards' built-in digital effects processor. A wide variety of effects, from warm sounding reverbs and choruses to extreme delays and distortion are provided for you to add depth to any of the voices. The PSR740 also includes several Multi Effects and Master EQ that lets you precisely shape the sound.
Incredible Music Styles
The PSR740 and 640 contain 160 fully arranged music styles, including specially designed Pianist Styles, to backup your musical performance. . Each style has its own unique Intro, Main A/B/C/D variations, and Ending, as well as four fill-in patterns for added musical expression. You can change the instrument part settings of any music style, or even create your own custom styles. The PSR740also features "Count Intro" and "Simple Ending" to enhance your musical performance.
Direct Access eliminates navigating through multiple menus. Press any function button while holding down the Direct Access button, and the keyboard will instantly jump to the screen associated with that function. Convenient for quickly setting voice and sequencer parameters, etc.