Yamaha Pickup Mute PM5X Brass Owner's Manual PDF

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Thank you for purchasing the Yamaha SILENT Brass Pickup Mute. In order to obtain the maximum performance and enjoyment from your Pickup Mute, we urge you to read this Owners Manual thoroughly before using. Please keep this Owners Manual in a safe place for later reference.

Pickup Mute Owners Manual


SPECIFICATIONS SUBJECT TO CHANGE: The information contained in this manual is believed to be correct at the time of printing. However, Yamaha reserves the right to change or modify any of the specifications without notice or obligation to update existing units. Do not attempt to service this product beyond that described in the user-maintenance instructions. All other servicing should be referred to qualified service personnel. This product, either alone or in combination with an amplifier and headphones or speaker/s, may be capable of producing sound levels that could cause permanent hearing loss. DO NOT operate for long periods of time at a high volume level or at a level that is uncomfortable. If you experience any hearing loss or ringing in the ears, you should consult an audiologist.

IMPORTANT: The louder the sound, the shorter the time period before damage occurs.

NOTICE: Service charges incurred due to a lack of knowledge relating to how a function or effect works (when the unit is operating as designed) are not covered by the manufacturers warranty, and are therefore the owners responsibility. Please study this manual carefully and consult your dealer before requesting service.

Disposal Notice: Should this product become damaged beyond repair, or for some reason its useful life is considered to be at an end, please observe all local, state, and federal regulations that relate to the disposal of products that contain lead, batteries, plastics, etc. If your dealer is unable to assist you, please contact Yamaha directly.

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Please keep this manual in a safe and handy place for future reference.


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:

Do not open Thisinstrumentcontainsnouser-serviceableparts.Donotopen theinstrumentorattempttodisassembleormodifytheinternal componentsinanyway.Ifitshouldappeartobemalfunctioning, discontinueuseimmediatelyandhaveitinspectedbyqualified Yamahaservicepersonnel.

Water warning Donotexposetheinstrumenttorain,useitnearwaterorindamp orwetconditions,placeonitanycontainers(suchasvases,bottles orglasses)containingliquidswhichmightspillintoanyopenings. Ifanyliquidsuchaswaterseepsintotheinstrument,turnoffthe powerimmediatelyandunplugthepowercordfromtheACoutlet. ThenhavetheinstrumentinspectedbyqualifiedYamahaservice personnel.


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.Beforeturningthepoweron oroffforallcomponents,setallvolumelevelstominimum.

Besuretosetthevolumesofallcomponentsattheirminimum levelsandgraduallyraisethevolumecontrolswhileplayingthe instrumenttosetthedesiredlisteninglevel.

Location Donotplacetheinstrumentinanunstablepositionwhereitmight accidentallyfallover.

Handling caution Donotrestyourweighton,orplaceheavyobjectsontheinstrument, anddonotuseexcessiveforceonthebuttons,switchesorconnectors.


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Firmly insert the Pickup Mute into the bell of the instrument.

Take care not to drop the Pickup Mute. Dropping may damage the device. It also may damage your hearing due to the loud noise that occurs. Please use caution.

Do not touch or jab the Pickup Mutes microphone component.

Avoid stepping on the cable.

When you are finished playing, remove the Pickup Mute from the instrument. Clean any moisture on the Pickup Mute with a cloth.


If moisture gets on the Pickup Mute during or after playing, please dry thoroughly.


The following cautions are for your own safety and to avoid possible damage to and malfunctioning of the equipment, and thus should be observed carefully. Cautions Relating to Assembly

(PM1X/PM2X) Carefully read and follow the procedures provided in

the owners manual accompanying the PM1X or PM2X when assembling.

Never put your finger, etc., into the hole in the pickup mute pipe. Doing so can result in injury.

Take care not to let the mute bump into other objects.

Take care not to let the cable or earphones get hooked on other objects.

To prevent the mute from falling out of the tuba or euphonium bell, make sure the pickup mute is secured to the bell using the supplied belt.

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Contents of Set

* The Personal Studio STX-2 and stereo earphones are not included if the Pickup Mute was purchased separately.

Pickup Mute Specifications Pickup Mute PM7X PM6X PM5X PM3X PM2X PM1X

Instrument Trumpet, Flugelhorn TenorTrombone, Frenchhorn Euphonium Tuba

Cornet TenorBassTrombone

Dimensions 82139mm 129143mm 129220mm 129216mm 210x395mm 335x695mm (diameter x length) (3-1/4"x5-1/2") (5-1/16"x5-5/8") (5-1/16"x8-11/16") (5-1/16"x8-1/2") (8-1/4"x15-9/16") (13-3/16"x27-3/8")

Weight 70g 130g 155g 195g 750g 1800g (2.5oz.) (4.6oz.) (5.5oz.) (6.9oz.) (1lbs.10oz.) (3lbs.15oz.)

Pickup Mute (one of the following) PM7X/PM6X/PM5X/PM3X/PM2X/PM1X Cable x 1 Owners Manual (This booklet) x 1

* The pickup mute will not mount on instruments with a bell shape and size that differs greatly from the shape of the pickup mute.

* The body cap (the cushion that is in contact with the inner surface of the bell) is a consumable item. If the part becomes worn or dam- aged, please consult your local Yamaha dealer.

* Details explained in this manual are based on the latest specifications available at the time of publication. The most recent version of the manual can be downloaded and read from the Yamaha web site.

* SILENT Brass, Personal Studio, Pickup Mute, Brass Resonance Modeling, and the SILENT Brass logo are all registered trademarks of the Yamaha Corporation.

Common specifications for all models Internal Microphone: Electric condenser microphone, Pickup Output Jack: Mini phone jack, Nominal Level: -25 dB to -35 dB

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Set up and Use

Connecting the Personal Studio STX-2 and the Pickup Mute Before connecting the cable and attaching the Pickup Mute, make sure the power is switched

OFF and the earphones are removed from your ears.

Connecting Cable (Accessory)

Personal Studio STX-2 Stereo Earphones

PM7X for Trumpet, Cornet

PM5X for Tenor Trombone, Tenor Bass Trombone


PM6X for Flugelhorn

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PM3X for French Horn

PM1X for Tuba

PM2X for Euphonium

* Please read the accompanying instructions for information on assembling the PM1X or PM2X.

Connecting Cable (Accessory)

Pickup Output Jack

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* The Personal Studio STX-2 and stereo ear- phones are not included if the Pickup Mute was purchased separately.

Do not disturb your neighbours during late hours.






Stereo Earphones or Headphones

Audio Player, etc.

Personal Studio


To M



Signal path

Pickup Mute

Caution! Accidental Cable Disconnection Accidentally disconnecting the cable while the power is ON may cause a loud noise that can dam- age your hearing and the unit. Please use caution.

Using the SILENT Brass

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Attaching the Pickup Mute

Holding the Pickup Mute in your right hand, use a rotating motion to insert the Pickup Mute firmly into the instru- ment while holding the instrument securely in your left hand.

Hold the instrument with the base of your right hand thumb gently positioned on the Pickup Mute, and use your other fingers to hold the outer rim of the bell.

Hold the instrument with your right hand placed over the edge of the Pickup Mute and the base of your thumb on the Pickup Mute.

Holding the French Horn

Use either of the methods shown below to support both the Pickup Mute and the instrument at the same time.

* Do not block the breather hole on the Pickup Mute when holding the instrument. * Never apply excessive force to the cable. * Always remove the Pickup Mute before emptying the instrument.

* Please read the accompanying instructions for information on attaching the PM1X or PM2X.

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Information for users on collection and disposal of old equipment: This symbol on the products, packaging, and/or accompany- ing documents means that used electrical and electronic products should not be mixed with general household waste. For proper treatment, recovery and recycling of old prod- ucts, please take them to applicable collection points, in accordance with your national legislation.

By disposing of these products 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, 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 Euro- pean Union: This symbol is 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.


Verbraucherinformation zur Sammlung und Entsorgung alter Elektrogerte

Befindet sich dieses Symbol auf den Produkten, der Verpa- ckung und/oder beiliegenden Unterlagen, so sollten benutzte elektrische Gerte nicht mit dem normalen Haushaltsabfall entsorgt werden. In bereinstimmung mit Ihren nationalen Bestimmungen bringen Sie alte Gerte bitte zur fachgerechten Entsorgung, Wiederaufbereitung und Wiederverwendung zu den entspre- chenden Sammelstellen.

Durch die fachgerechte Entsorgung der Elektrogerte helfen Sie, wertvolle Ressourcen zu schtzen, und verhindern mgliche negative Auswirkungen auf die menschliche Gesundheit und die Umwelt, die andernfalls durch unsachgerechte Mllentsorgung auftreten knnten.

Fr weitere Informationen zum Sammeln und Wiederaufbereiten alter Elektrogerte kontaktieren Sie bitte Ihre rtliche Stadt- oder Gemeindever- waltung, Ihren Abfallentsorgungsdienst oder die Verkaufsstelle der Artikel.

Information fr geschftliche Anwender in der Europischen Union: Wenn Sie Elektrogerte ausrangieren mchten, kontaktieren Sie bitte Ihren Hndler oder Zulieferer fr weitere Informationen.

Entsorgungsinformation fr Lnder auerhalb der Europischen Union: Dieses Symbol gilt nur innerhalb der Europischen Union. Wenn Sie solche Artikel ausrangieren mchten, kontaktieren Sie bitte Ihre rtlichen Behrden oder Ihren Hndler und fragen Sie nach der sachgerechten Entsorgungsmethode.


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Informations concernant la collecte et le traitement des dchets dquipements lectriques et lectroniques

Le symbole sur les produits, lemballage et/ou les do- cuments joints signifie que les produits lectriques ou lectroniques usags ne doivent pas tre mlangs avec les dchets domestiques habituels. Pour un traitement, une rcupration et un recyclage appropris des dchets dquipements lectriques et lectro- niques, veuillez les dposer aux points de collecte prvus cet effet, conformment la rglementation nationale.

En vous dbarrassant correctement des dchets dquipements lectriques et lectroniques, vous contribuerez la sauvegarde de prcieuses res- sources et la prvention de potentiels effets ngatifs sur la sant humaine qui pourraient advenir lors dun traitement inappropri des dchets.

Pour plus dinformations propos de la collecte et du recyclage des dchets dquipements lectriques et lectroniques, veuillez contacter votre municipalit, votre service de traitement des dchets ou le point de vente o vous avez achet les produits.

Pour les professionnels dans lUnion europenne : Si vous souhaitez vous dbarrasser des dchets dquipements lectriques et lec- troniques, veuillez contacter votre vendeur ou fournisseur pour plus dinformations.

Informations sur la mise au rebut dans dautres pays en dehors de lUnion europenne : Ce symbole est seulement valable dans lUnion europenne. Si vous souhaitez vous dbarrasser de dchets dquipements lectriques et lectroniques, veuillez contacter les autorits locales ou votre fournisseur et demander la mthode de traitement approprie.


Informacin para usuarios sobre la recogi- da y eliminacin de los equipos antiguos

Este smbolo en los productos, embalajes y documentos anexos significa que los productos elctricos y electrni- cos no deben mezclarse con los desperdicios domsticos normales. Para el tratamiento, recuperacin y reciclaje apropiados de los productos antiguos, llvelos a puntos de reciclaje correspondientes, de acuerdo con la legislacin nacional.

Al deshacerse de estos productos de forma correcta, ayudar a ahorrar recursos valiosos y a impedir los posibles efectos desfavorables en la salud humana y en el entorno que de otro modo se produciran si se trataran los desperdicios de modo inapropiado.

Para obtener ms informacin acerca de la recogida y el reciclaje de los productos antiguos, pngase en contacto con las autoridades locales, con el servicio de eliminacin de basuras o con el punto de venta donde adquiri los artculos.

Para los usuarios empresariales de la Unin Europea: Si desea desechar equipos elctricos y electrnicos, pngase en contacto con su vendedor o proveedor para obtener ms informacin.

Informacin sobre la eliminacin en otros pases fuera de la Unin Europea: Este smbolo solo es vlido en la Unin Europea. Si desea desechar estos artculos, pngase en contacto con las autoridades locales o con el vendedor y pregnteles el mtodo correcto.


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