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Drum Trigger Module Setup Manual for DT50S/DT50K EN

This manual describes how to correctly connect drum triggers (DT50S/DT50K) to your drum trig- ger module and set parameters on your module to use the triggers. Refer to the Owners Manual that came with your DT50S/DT50K for details on how to use drum triggers and mount them on acoustic drums.

Select your drum trigger module.

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DTX502 Page 2 DTX700 Page 12

DTX900M/DTX900/DTXTREME III Page 17 DTX-MULTI 12 Page 24

DTX502

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Depending on the version of the firmware, you may need to update it. Before you connect the module to your DT50S/DT50K triggers, be sure to check the version of your modules firmware.

1. While holding down the [SHIFT] button, turn on the drum trigger module.

2. Confirm the version displayed on-screen.

After you confirm the version, select the appropriate setup method.

If Version 1.30 or later Quick Setup (recommended)

Advanced Setup

If Version less than 1.30 Update before Using (recommended)

Use without Updating

Checking the Firmware Version

Selecting a Setup Method

Quick Setup (recommended) DTX502

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This section describes the basic setup for connecting your DT50S/DT50K triggers to your module, and how to automatically set parameters by using Trigger Setup. With this method, you do not need to select voices individually. You can play snare, tom, or kick drum sounds simply by selecting a Pre- set kit.

1. Connecting to the Drum Trigger Module Connect your drum triggers to the jacks on your DTX502 indicated below by using the stereo audio cables that came with the triggers. Refer to the Owners Manual that came with your DT50S/DT50K for details on how to use the drum triggers and mount them on acoustic drums.

NOTE The following jacks on the DTX502 each comprise a pair of mono inputs (L: trigger, R: trigger): [wTOM1/!0], [eTOM2/!1], [rTOM3/!2], and

[uKICK/i]. In this basic setup, the snare drum (DT50S) is connected to the [uKICK/i] jack and the bass drum (DT50K) to the [qSNARE] jack in order to produce two sounds on the snare drum, one for a head shot and one for a rim shot. Note that in this case the connected drums will not match the jack names.

If you wish to produce a sound for tom rim shots as well, refer to Advanced Setup.

Quick Setup (recommended)

Tom1 (DT50S)

Tom2 (DT50S)

Floor tom (DT50S)

Snare drum (DT50S)

Bass drum (DT50K)

stereo audio cables that came with DT50S/DT50K

Basic Setup

Quick Setup (recommended) DTX502

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2. Selecting a Trigger Setup 1. While holding down the [SHIFT] button, press the [SAVE/ENTER] button to access Menu Mode.

2. Turn the Data Dial to select the Trigger area, and then use the [<]/[>] buttons to select the TRG1 page.

3. Turn the Data Dial to select DT50 or DT50Mesh.

DT50: Setup for a normal acoustic drum set. DT50Mesh: Setup for mesh heads.

The most appropriate pad types will be automatically selected.

This completes the quick setup process.

You can now use your drum triggers to experience a whole new world of drumming.

Click here for hints on how to make your triggers easier to use. TIPS!

HINT Input Exchange Because the above connection consists of connecting the snare drum (DT50S) to the [uKICK/i] jack and the bass drum (DT50K) to the [qSNARE] jack, the connected drums will not match the jack names. In order to avoid confusion, if you have selected DT50 or DT50Mesh, the Input Exchange function will automatically turn on to swap the snare and kick.

qSNARE

uKICK/i

qSNARE

uKICK/i

If Input Exchange is Off (normal input sources)

Bass drum

Snare drum

Head

Head

Rim

(Snare)

(Snare)

(Kick)

(Pad8)

Input Exchange: off

(Snare)

(Snare)

(Kick)

(Pad8)

If Input Exchange is On

Bass drum

Snare drum

Head

Head

Rim

Input Exchange: on

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This section describes how to set individual pad types and voices for drum triggers without using Trigger Setup. Use this method for more advanced configurations such as mounting a DT50S on a tom in order to produce two sounds, one for a head shot and one for a rim shot. A high degree of customization is possible, but you will need to adjust the parameters yourself.

1. Connecting to the Drum Trigger Module Connect your drum triggers to the jacks on your DTX502 by using the stereo audio cables that came with the triggers. Refer to the Owners Manual that came with your DT50S/DT50K for details on how to use the drum triggers and mount them on acous- tic drums.

2. Setting Parameters on the Drum Trigger Module This section describes how to set parameters to play voices by using signals from DT50S/DT50K triggers connected to your drum trigger module.

2-1. Selecting the Pad Type Set the pad type for the DT50S/DT50K connected to the trigger input jack. Make sure to select the appropriate pad type for the drum trigger in order to take full advantage of its functions.

1. While holding down the [SHIFT] button, press the [SAVE/ENTER] button to access Menu Mode.

2. Turn the Data Dial to select the Trigger area, and then press the [<]/[>] buttons to select the TRG3 page.

3. Strike the head of the connected drum to select the trigger input (q). Alternatively, you can change the selection by holding down the [SHIFT] button and pressing the [<]/[>] buttons.

NOTE The following jacks on the DTX502 each comprise a pair of mono inputs (L: trigger, R: trigger): [wTOM1/!0], [eTOM2/!1], [rTOM3/!2], and [uKICK/i]. (Refer to the diagram below).

If you wish to produce two sounds with a DT50S (which is designed for snares and toms), one for a head shot and one for a rim shot, connect the trigger to one of the jacks indicated above.

Advanced Setup

q

w

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4. Turn the Data Dial to set the pad type (w). Refer to the table below for settings.

(S): Only the head trigger of the DT50S will produce a sound. *: If mounting a DT50S on a bass drum, such as in the Yamaha Junior Kit, set the Pad Type parameter to DT50K.

2-2. Saving Pad Types Save your pad type settings on the drum trigger module as a User trigger setup to ensure they are not lost.

1. Press the [SAVE/ENTER] button.

2. Turn the Data Dial to select the User trigger setup number (18 to 33) in which you wish to save your settings.

3. If necessary, change the setup name. Press the [<]/[>] buttons to move the cursor to the character you wish to change, and then turn the Data Dial to change it.

4. Press the [SAVE/ENTER] button. To cancel the process without saving any settings, press the [ ] button.

5. To proceed, press the [SAVE/ENTER] button once again.

2-3. Selecting a Voice Select a voice for each input jack.

1. Press the [KIT] button to access the Kit Mode.

2. Navigate to the KIT2 page using the [<]/[>] buttons.

3. Strike the head or rim whose instrument voice(s) you wish to change. Alternatively, you can change the selection by holding down the [SHIFT] button and pressing the [<]/[>] buttons.

This changes the instrument to which the voice will be assigned.

4. Use the [<]/[>] buttons to move the cursor to the voice category (q) and/or voice number (w), and turn the Data Dial to change the voice.

Acoustic drum on which the trigger is mounted

Input jack on drum trigger module

[qSNARE] [wTOM1/!0], [eTOM2/!1],

[rTOM3/!2], or [uKICK/i]

DT50S

Snare DT50S(S) SN DT50S SN

Tom DT50S(S) tomH DT50S tomH

Floor tom DT50S(S) tomL DT50S tomL

DT50K Bass drum (*) DT50K DT50K

Destination for saving

wq

Voice assignment destination

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2-4. Saving Voices Save your voice settings on the drum trigger module as a User kit to ensure they are not lost.

1. Press the [SAVE/ENTER] button.

2. Turn the Data Dial to select the User kit number (51 to 100) in which you wish to save your settings.

3. If necessary, name your new drum kit. Press the [<]/[>] buttons to move the cursor to the character you wish to change, and then turn the Data Dial to change it.

4. Press the [SAVE/ENTER] button. To cancel the process without saving any settings, press the [ ] button.

5. To proceed, press the [SAVE/ENTER] button once again.

2-5. Setting other Trigger Parameters Based on the recommended settings below, adjust the parameters in accordance with your drum setup. Refer to Menu ModeTrigger-related settings in the DTX502 Owners Manual for details on other trigger input parameters such as Gain and Minimum Level.

Recommended Settings (regular drums)

Recommended Settings (Mesh Pads)

This completes the advanced setup process.

You can now use your drum triggers to experience a whole new world of drumming.

Click here for hints on how to make your triggers easier to use. TIPS!

Velocity Curve

Gain Minimum Level (%)

Minimum Velocity

Reject Time (ms)

Wait Time (ms)

Noise Filter

DT50S

Snare (Head) norm 65 30 1 20 3 6

(Rim) norm 85 25 1 20 3 6

Tom (Head) norm 40 35 1 51 3 7

(Rim) norm 85 25 1 26 3 7

Floor tom (Head) norm 20 35 1 51 3 8

(Rim) norm 85 25 1 26 3 7

DT50K Bass drum norm 27 35 1 20 5 8

Velocity Curve

Gain Minimum Level (%)

Minimum Velocity

Reject Time (ms)

Wait Time (ms)

Noise Filter

DT50S

Snare norm 85 0 1 26 3 6

Tom norm 75 0 1 26 3 6

Floor tom norm 85 0 1 26 3 6

DT50K Bass drum norm 85 0 1 20 5 7

Destination for saving

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TIPS! This section provides tips on how to make your drum triggers even easier to use.

Adjusting the Noise Filter Follow the steps below to make adjustments in situations where, for whatever reason, noise enters the trigger signal when a pad is struck or other instability in trigger signals leads to sounds not being generated correctly.

1. While holding down the [SHIFT] button, press the [SAVE/ENTER] button to access Menu Mode.

2. Turn the Data Dial to select the Trigger area, and then press the [<]/[>] buttons to navigate to the Noise Filter page (TRG9).

3. Strike the head of the connected drum to select the trigger input (q), and then turn the Data Dial to set the noise filter (w).

4. Save your settings on the drum trigger module as a User trigger setup to ensure they are not lost. Refer to 2-2. Saving Pad Types in this manual for details on how to save settings.

Adjusting Head and Rim Balance Follow the steps below to adjust the balance between the head and rim of the snare or other drum on which a DT50S is mounted. This setting will only work when you have selected DT50S SN, DT50S tomH, or DT50S tomL for the Pad Type parameter.

1. While holding down the [SHIFT] button, press the [SAVE/ENTER] button to access Menu Mode.

2. Turn the Data Dial to select the Trigger area, and then press the [<]/[>] buttons to navigate to the Balance page (TRG3).

3. Strike the head of the connected drum to select the trigger input (q), and then turn the Data Dial to set the balance (w).

4. Save your settings on the drum trigger module as a User trigger setup to ensure they are not lost. Refer to 2-2. Saving Pad Types in this manual for details on how to save settings.

q

w

HINT The larger the value, the more noise and unintentional sounds will be filtered. Larger noise filter settings can, in cases where the drum is struck multiple times in rapid succession, result in sounds being dropped. Be sure to adjust the setting to best match your style of drumming.

q

w

HINT If the head sounds when the rim is struck, move the balance further to the R side (i.e., raise the setting) to ensure that the rim sounds. Similarly, if the rim sounds when the head is struck, move the balance further to the H side (i.e., lower the setting) to ensure that the head sounds instead. Adjust the value until you reach the optimal balance.

Update before Using (recommended) DTX502

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There are two ways to update the firmwarea Windows application or an iOS app. If you are using Windows, search for DTX502 Updater on the web site below, download the DTX502 Updater application, and follow the steps on the firmware updater page to update the firm- ware.

Yamaha Downloads: http://download.yamaha.com

Updating with the iOS App (DTX502 Touch)

Special Notices When the update is installing, be sure not to remove the USB cable from the [USB TO HOST] terminal or turn off the

drum trigger module. Failure to observe this precaution can result in the module being damaged.

A camera connector is required to connect the DTX502 to an iOS device.

If you are using a version of DTX502 Touch earlier than Version 2.*.*, update the DTX502 Touch app before updating the firmware.

DTX502 Touch Version 2.*.* 1. Download the iPhone/iPad Connection Manual.

2. Connect the device containing the DTX502 Touch app to the DTX502 in accordance with the directions in the iPhone/iPad Connection Manual.

3. Open the DTX502 Touch app. The app will automatically confirm the current firmware version, and a message will appear prompting you to update it. Follow the steps displayed to update.

Return to the Selecting a Setup Method section Selecting a Setup Method

Update before Using (recommended)

Use without Updating DTX502

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You can use drum triggers with DTX502 drum trigger modules of Version less than 1.30, but in such a case, you will need to set parameters individually. We recommend updating the module, as it will make setup easier. Follow the steps below to use your drum triggers without updating the DTX502.

1. Connecting to the Drum Trigger Module Connect your drum triggers to the jacks on your DTX502 by using the stereo audio cables that came with the triggers. Refer to the Owners Manual that came with your DT50S/DT50K for details on how to use drum triggers and mount them on acoustic drums.

2. Setting Parameters on the Drum Trigger Module

2-1. Selecting the Pad Type Set the pad type for the DT50S/DT50K connected to the trigger input jack.

1. While holding down the [SHIFT] button, press the [SAVE/ENTER] button to access Menu Mode.

2. Turn the Data Dial to select the Trigger area, and then press the [<]/[>] buttons to select the TRG3 page.

3. Strike the head of the connected drum to select the trigger input (q). Alternatively, you can change the selection by holding down the [SHIFT] button and pressing the [<]/[>] buttons.

4. Turn the Data Dial to set the pad type (w). Refer to the table below for settings.

*1: The following jacks on the DTX502 each comprise a pair of mono inputs (L: trigger, R: trigger): [wTOM1/!0], [eTOM2/!1], [rTOM3/!2], and [uKICK/i]. If you wish to produce two sounds with a DT50S (which is designed for snares and toms), one for a head shot and one for a rim shot, connect the trigger to one of these jacks.

*2: If mounting a DT50S on a bass drum, such as in the Yamaha Junior Kit, set the Pad Type parameter to DT50K.

Acoustic drum on which the trigger is mounted

Settings

If connected to dual mono input jacks (L: trigger, R: trigger) (*1)

If connected to a mono input jack

DT50S

Snare

2P: 2Piezo

DT: 10/20SN

Tom DT: 10/20tomH

Floor tom DT: 10/20tomL

DT50K Bass drum (*2) DT: 10/20kick

Use without Updating

q

w

Use without Updating DTX502

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2-2. Setting Other Trigger Parameters Based on the recommended settings below, adjust the parameters in accordance with your drum setup. Refer to Menu ModeTrigger-related settings in the DTX502 Owners Manual for details on other trigger input parameters such as Gain and Minimum Level.

Recommended Settings (regular drums)

Recommended Settings (Mesh Pads)

2-3. Saving Settings Save your settings on the drum trigger module as a User trigger setup to ensure they are not lost. Refer to 2-2. Saving Pad Types under Quick Setup for details on how to save settings.

This completes the setup process.

You can now use your drum triggers to experience a whole new world of drumming.

Velocity Curve

Gain Minimum Level (%)

Minimum Velocity

Reject Time (ms)

Wait Time (ms)

Noise Filter

Dual Piezo Balance

DT50S

Snare (Head) norm 65 30 1 20 3 6

R40 (Rim) norm 85 25 1 20 3 6

Tom (Head) norm 40 35 1 51 3 7

0 (Rim) norm 85 25 1 26 3 7

Floor tom

(Head) norm 20 35 1 51 3 8 0

(Rim) norm 85 25 1 26 3 7

DT50K Bass drum

norm 27 35 1 20 5 8

Velocity Curve

Gain Minimum Level (%)

Minimum Velocity

Reject Time (ms)

Wait Time (ms)

Noise Filter

Dual Piezo Balance

DT50S

Snare (Head) norm 85 0 1 20 3 6

R40 (Rim) norm 85 25 1 20 3 6

Tom (Head) norm 75 0 1 26 3 6

0 (Rim) norm 85 25 1 26 3 7

Floor tom

(Head) norm 85 0 1 26 3 6 0

(Rim) norm 85 25 1 26 3 7

DT50K Bass drum

norm 85 0 1 20 5 7

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Depending on the version of the firmware, you may need to update it. Before you connect the module to your DT50S/DT50K triggers, be sure to check the version of your modules firmware.

1. While holding down the drum trigger modules [REC] button, turn on the power.

2. Confirm the version displayed on-screen. Look for the number after Firm Ver:. If the version is 1.03 or earlier, search for DTX700 on the web site below, and then follow the steps on the Firmware Updater page to update the firmware.

Yamaha Downloads: http://download.yamaha.com

Confirm that the drum trigger module has been updated to Version 1.10, and then proceed to the setup procedures on the fol- lowing page.

Checking the Firmware Version

Setup Procedures DTX700

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1. Connecting to the Drum Trigger Module Connect your drum triggers to the jacks for the DTX700 voices you wish to play by using the stereo audio cables that came with the triggers. Refer to the Owners Manual that came with your DT50S/DT50K for details on how to use the drum triggers and mount them on acoustic drums.

2. Setting Parameters on the Drum Trigger Module This section describes how to set parameters to play voices by using signals from DT50S/DT50K triggers connected to your drum trigger module.

2-1. Selecting the Pad Type Set the pad type for the DT50S/DT50K connected to the trigger input jack. Make sure to select the appropriate pad type for the drum trigger in order to take full advantage of its functions.

1. Press the [MENU] button to access the Menu area.

2. Use the dial to navigate to the TRIGGER/PAD/PAD TYPE page.

3. Use the [F1] button to set the name of the jack used for connection to the drum trigger module.

4. Set the pad type. Refer to the table below for settings.

(S): Only the head trigger of the DT50S will produce a sound. *: If mounting a DT50S on a bass drum, such as in the Yamaha Junior Kit, set the Pad Type parameter to DT50K.

NOTE The DTX700 has only one dual mono input jack (L: trigger, R: trigger)[oKICK/!0]. If you wish to produce two sounds with a DT50S (which is

designed for snares and toms), one for a head shot and one for a rim shot, connect the trigger to this jack.

You can connect multiple DT50S/DT50K triggers to the module. See TIPS! for sample connections.

HINT Using the dial The dial can be turned or pressed. Turn the dial to select pages, and press it to confirm.

Acoustic drum on which the trigger is mounted

Input jack

[qSNARE] [iHI-HAT], [!1] [oKICK/!0]

DT50S

Snare DT50S(S) Snare DT50S Snare

Tom DT50S(S) HiTom DT50S HiTom

Floor tom DT50S(S) LoTom DT50S LoTom

DT50K Bass drum (*) DT50K DT50K

Setup Procedures

Setup Procedures DTX700

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2-2. Storing Pad Types Store your pad type settings on the drum trigger module to ensure they are not lost.

1. Press the [STORE] button. You can press the [EXIT] button to return to the previous page without storing.

2. Press the [ENTER] button to store the settings.

2-3. Selecting a Voice Select the voice(s) you wish to play for each input jack (instrument).

1. Press the [INST] button.

2. Strike the head or rim whose instrument voice(s) you wish to change. This will change the displayed trigger input jack.

3. Select a voice for your newly-added drum trigger.

2-4. Storing Voices Store your voice settings on the drum trigger module to ensure they are not lost. Follow the steps indicated in 2-2. Storing Pad Types.

This completes the setup process.

You can now use your drum triggers to experience a whole new world of drumming.

Notice Never attempt to turn off the drum trigger module while the message Please keep power on is shown. If this precaution is not observed, user data may be lost or the internal system may be damaged, rendering your drum trigger module unable to startup nor- mally when it is next turned on.

NOTE If you have connected a DT50S to the [oKICK/!0] jack, Kick will be displayed when you strike the head, and Pad10 will be displayed when you strike the rim.

NOTE If you wish to assign a voice to the rim, navigate to the Menu areas Kit/Voice page and make the necessary settings.

Name of trigger input jack

DTX700

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TIPS! This section provides tips on how to make your drum triggers even easier to use.

Adjusting Head and Rim Balance Follow the steps below to adjust the balance between the head and rim of the snare or other drum on which a DT50S is mounted. This setting will only work when you have selected DT50S Snare, DT50S HiTom, or DT50SLoTom for the Pad Type parameter.

1. Press the [MENU] button to access the Menu area.

2. Use the dial to navigate to the TRIGGER/PAD/PAD TYPE page.

3. Adjust the Balance parameter to set the balance.

HINT If the head sounds when the rim is struck, move the balance further to the R side (i.e., raise the setting) to ensure that the rim sounds. Similarly, if the rim sounds when the head is struck, move the balance further to the H side (i.e., lower the setting) to ensure that the head sounds instead. Adjust the value until you reach the optimal balance.

NOTE If noise enters the trigger signal or sounds are not being generated correctly, adjust the noise filter. For details, refer to Noise Filter Table (NoiseFltrTbl) in this drum trigger modules Reference Manual.

TIPS! DTX700

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Connecting Multiple DT50S/DT50K Triggers This section describes how to connect five DT50S/DT50K triggersfor example, four DT50S triggers and one DT50K trigger to the five [oKICK/!0], [wTOM1], [eTOM2], [rTOM3], and [!1] jacks. Adding triggers is a great way to expand your performance options by playing voices, waves, and songs; assigning func- tions to the triggers; and so on.

If setting up your drum trigger module with the above connections, refer to the table below for settings. See Setup Proce- dures for details on setting parameters.

Tom1 (DT50S)

Tom2 (DT50S)

Floor tom (DT50S)

Snare drum (DT50S)

Bass drum (DT50K)

stereo audio cables that came with DT50S/DT50K

*: These voices are presented as examples only. Feel free to change them to suit your personal preferences. Furthermore, if you wish to assign a voice to the rim, navigate to the Menu areas Kit/Voice page and make the necessary settings.

Acoustic drum on which the trigger is

mounted

Input jack on drum trigger

module

Settings for pad type Settings for Voice

Name of trigger

Pad type Name of trigger

Voice *

DT50S

Snare Head

[oKICK/!0] Kick

DT50S Snare Kick Sn1: 013 Bright Oak

Rim Pad10 Pad10 Sn1: 014 BrOak OpRm

Tom1 [wTOM1] Tom1 DT50S(S) HiTom Tom1 Tom1: 005 Oak H

Tom2 [eTOM2] Tom2 DT50S(S) HiTom Tom2 Tom1: 006 Oak M

Floor tom [rTOM3] Tom3 DT50S(S) LoTom Tom3 Tom1: 007 Oak L

DT50K Bass drum [!1] Pad11 DT50K Pad11 Kick: 009 BriteOak22

DTX900M/DTX900/DTXTREME III

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Unless otherwise noted, DTX900 in this manual refers to the DTX900M, DTX900, and DTX- TREME III drum trigger modules. Please interpret it as referring to your module.

Depending on the version of the firmware, you may need to update it. Before you connect the module to your DT50S/DT50K triggers, be sure to check the version of your modules firmware.

1. While holding down the [F1] button and the [REC] button simultaneously, turn on the drum trigger module.

2. Confirm the version displayed on-screen. If the version is 1.05 or earlier, search for DTX900 on the web site below, and then follow the steps on the Firmware Updater page to update the firmware.

Yamaha Downloads: http://download.yamaha.com

Confirm that the drum trigger module has been updated to Version 1.10, and then proceed to the setup procedures on the fol- lowing page.

Checking the Firmware Version

Setup Procedures DTX900

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1. Connecting to the Drum Trigger Module Connect your drum triggers to the jacks for the DTX900 voices you wish to play by using the stereo audio cables that came with the triggers. Refer to the Owners Manual that came with your DT50S/DT50K for details on how to use the drum triggers and mount them on acoustic drums.

2. Setting Parameters on the Drum Trigger Module This section describes how to set parameters to play voices by using signals from DT50S/DT50K triggers connected to your drum trigger module.

2-1. Selecting the Pad Type Set the pad type for the DT50S/DT50K connected to the trigger input jack. Make sure to select the appropriate pad type for the drum trigger in order to take full advantage of its functions.

1. Press the [TRIGGER] button to access Trigger mode.

2. Press the [F2] button to open the PadType parameter page.

3. Set the PadType parameter. Select the trigger input jack (q), and then set the pad type (w). Refer to the table below for settings.

(S): Only the head trigger of the DT50S will produce a sound. *: If mounting a DT50S on a bass drum, such as in the Yamaha Junior Kit, set the PadType parameter to DT50K.

NOTE The DTX900 has only one dual mono input jack (L: trigger, R: trigger)[!0KICK/!1]. If you wish to produce two sounds with a DT50S (which is

designed for snares and toms), one for a head shot and one for a rim shot, connect the trigger to this jack.

You can connect multiple DT50S/DT50K triggers to the module. See TIPS! for sample connections.

Acoustic drum on which the trigger is mounted

Input jack on drum trigger module

[qSNARE] [oHI-HAT], [!2] [!5] [!0KICK/!1]

DT50S

Snare DT50S(S) (for snare) DT50S (for snare)

Tom DT50S(S) (for HiTom) DT50S (for HiTom)

Floor tom DT50S(S) (for LoTom) DT50S (for LoTom)

DT50K Bass drum (*) DT50K DT50K

Setup Procedures

w

q

Setup Procedures DTX900

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2-2. Storing Pad Types Store your pad type settings on the drum trigger module as a User Trigger Setup to ensure they are not lost.

1. Press the [TRIGGER] button to access Trigger mode.

2. Press the [ENTER/STORE] button.

3. Turn the data dial to select the Trigger Setup number in which you wish to store your settings.

4. Press the [ENTER/STORE] button. You will be asked to confirm that you wish to proceed. Press the [DEC/NO] button to cancel the process without storing any settings.

5. To proceed, press the [INC/YES] button.

2-3. Selecting a Drum Voice Select the drum voice(s) you wish to play for each input jack.

1. Press the [DRUM KIT] button to access Drum Kit mode.

2. Press the [F2] VOICE button, and then the [SF1] SELECT button to call up the Select page.

3. Press the [SF5] button to set SOURCE.

4. Strike the head or rim whose Trigger Input Jack you wish to change. Alternatively, you can move the cursor to q, and then change the setting by pressing the [DEC/NO] and [INC/YES] buttons.

5. Move the cursor to the Voice Category (w) and Voice Number (e) parameters, and select the desired category and voice by using the [DEC/NO] and [INC/YES] buttons.

Notice Never attempt to turn off the drum trigger module while the message Please keep power on is shown. If this precaution is not observed, user data may be lost or the internal system may be damaged, rendering your drum trigger module unable to startup nor- mally when it is next turned on.

NOTE If you have connected a DT50S to the [!0KICK/!1] jack, Kick will be displayed when you strike the head, and Pad11 will be displayed when you strike the rim.

Destination Trigger Setup number for storing

q

w e

Setup Procedures DTX900

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2-4. Storing Drum Voices Store your drum voice settings on the module as a User kit to ensure they are not lost.

1. Press the [DRUM KIT] button to access Drum Kit mode.

2. Press the [ENTER/STORE] button.

3. Turn the data dial to select the Drum Kit bank and Drum Kit number in which you wish to store your settings.

4. Press the [ENTER/STORE] button. You will be asked to confirm that you wish to proceed. Press the [DEC/NO] button to cancel the process without storing any settings.

5. Press the [INC/YES] button to store your settings.

This completes the setup process.

You can now use your drum triggers to experience a whole new world of drumming.

Notice Never attempt to turn off the drum trigger module while the message Please keep power on is shown. If this precaution is not observed, user data may be lost or the internal system may be damaged, rendering your drum trigger module unable to startup nor- mally when it is next turned on.

Destination Drum Kit bank for storing Destination Drum Kit number for storing

DTX900

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TIPS! This section provides tips on how to make your drum triggers even easier to use.

Configuring Startup Settings You can configure settings so that stored pad type and voice settings will be automatically selected when you turn on the drum trigger module.

1. Press the [UTILITY] button to access Utility mode.

2. Press the [F1] GENERAL button, and then the [SF4] STARTUP button to call up the display for making the drum trig- ger modules startup settings.

3. Select a User Kit (q, w) that you stored as described in 2-4. Storing Drum Voices.

4. Select a User Trigger Setup (e) that you stored as described in 2-2. Storing Pad Types.

5. Press the [ENTER/STORE] button to store your settings.

qe w

Notice Never attempt to turn off the drum trigger module while the message Utility stored. is shown. If this precaution is not observed, user data may be lost or the internal system may be damaged, rendering your drum trigger module unable to startup normally when it is next turned on.

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Adjusting the Noise Filter Follow the steps below to make adjustments in situations where, for whatever reason, noise enters the trigger signal when a pad is struck or other instability in trigger signals leads to sounds not being generated correctly.

1. Press the [TRIGGER] button to access Trigger mode.

2. Press the [F3] button to call up the Trigger Sensitivity Settings display.

3. Select the name of the jack (q) used for connection to the drum trigger module, and then adjust the NoiseFilter parameter (w).

4. Store your settings on the drum trigger module as a User Trigger to ensure they are not lost. Refer to 2-2. Storing Pad Types in this manual for details on how to store settings.

Adjusting Head and Rim Balance Follow the steps below to adjust the balance between the head and rim of the snare or other drum on which a DT50S is mounted. This setting will only work when you have selected DT50S (for snare), DT50S (for HiTom), or DT50S (for LoTom) for the PadType parameter.

1. Press the [TRIGGER] button to access Trigger mode.

2. Press the [F2] button to open the PadType parameter page.

3. Select the name of the jack (q) used for connection to the drum trigger module, and then adjust the balance (w).

4. Store your settings on the drum trigger module as a User Trigger to ensure they are not lost. Refer to 2-2. Storing Pad Types in this manual for details on how to store settings.

q

w

HINT The larger the value, the more noise and unintentional sounds will be filtered. Larger noise filter settings can, in cases where the drum is struck multiple times in rapid succession, result in sounds being dropped. Be sure to adjust the setting to best match your style of drumming.

q

w

HINT If the head sounds when the rim is struck, move the balance further to the R side (i.e., raise the setting) to ensure that the rim sounds. Similarly, if the rim sounds when the head is struck, move the balance further to the H side (i.e., lower the setting) to ensure that the head sounds instead. Adjust the value until you reach the optimal balance.

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Connecting Multiple DT50S/DT50K Triggers This section describes how to connect five DT50S/DT50K triggersfor example, four DT50S triggers and one DT50K trigger to the five [!0KICK/!1], [!2], [!3], [!4], and [!5] jacks. Adding triggers is a great way to expand your performance options by playing voices, waves, and songs; assigning func- tions to the triggers; and so on.

If setting up your drum trigger module with the above connections, refer to the table below for settings. See Setup Proce- dures for details on setting parameters.

Tom1 (DT50S)

Tom2 (DT50S)

Floor tom (DT50S)

Snare drum (DT50S)

Bass drum (DT50K)

stereo audio cables that came with DT50S/DT50K

*: These drum voices are provided as examples only. Feel free to change them to suit your personal preferences.

Acoustic drum on which the trigger is

mounted

Input jack on drum trigger

module

Settings for pad type Settings for Drum Voice

Name of trigger

Pad type Name of trigger

Drum Voice *

DT50S

Snare Head

[!0KICK/!1] kick

DT50S (for snare) kick sanre1: 001 OakCustom

Rim pad11 pad11 sanre1: 002 OakCusOpRm

Tom1 [!2] pad12 DT50S(S) (for HiTom) pad12Hd tom1: 001 Oak 10

Tom2 [!3] pad13 DT50S(S) (for HiTom) pad13Hd tom1: 004 Oak 12

Floor tom [!4] pad14 DT50S(S) (for LoTom) pad14Hd tom1: 007 Oak 14

DT50K Bass drum [!5] pad15 DT50K pad15Hd kick1: 001 Oak 22

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Depending on the version of the firmware, you may need to update it. Before you connect the elec- tronic percussion pad to your DT50S/DT50K triggers, be sure to check the version of your instru- ments firmware.

1. While holding down the [SHIFT] button, turn on the instrument.

2. Confirm the version displayed on-screen. If the version is 1.03 or earlier, search for DTX-MULTI 12 on the web site below, and then follow the steps on the Firm- ware Updater page to update the firmware.

Yamaha Downloads: http://download.yamaha.com

Confirm that the instrument has been updated to Version 1.10, and then proceed to the setup procedures on the following page.

Checking the Firmware Version

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1. Connecting to the Instrument Connect your drum triggers to the jacks for the DTX-MULTI 12 voices you wish to play by using the stereo audio cables that came with the triggers. Refer to the Owners Manual that came with your DT50S/DT50K for details on how to use the drum triggers and mount them on acoustic drums.

2. Setting Parameters on the Instrument This section describes how to set parameters to play voices by using signals from DT50S/DT50K triggers connected to your instrument.

2-1. Selecting the Pad Type Set the pad type for the DT50S/DT50K connected to the trigger input jack. Make sure to select the appropriate pad type for the drum trigger in order to take full advantage of its functions.

1. While holding down the [SHIFT] button, press the [UTILITY] button to access the Trigger setting area.

2. Use the [ ]/[ ] buttons and the [ENTER] button to navigate to the TRG2 section, and from there to the TRG2-1 settings page.

3. Set the pad type.

Use the [ ] button to move the cursor to the jack name (q) and the pad type (w), and set each one with the [/DEC] and [+/INC] buttons. Refer to the table below for settings.

(S): Only the head trigger of the DT50S will produce a sound. *: If mounting a DT50S on a bass drum, such as in the Yamaha Junior Kit, set the Type parameter to DT50K.

NOTE The following jacks on the DTX-MULTI 12 each comprise a pair of mono inputs (L: trigger, R: trigger): [!4/!5] and [!6/!7]. If you wish to produce

two sounds with a DT50S (which is designed for snares and toms), one for a head shot and one for a rim shot, connect the trigger to one of these jacks.

You can connect multiple DT50S/DT50K triggers by using a commercially available Y-cable. See TIPS! for sample connections.

HINT Navigating between sections Each setting area is subdivided into a number of different sections (e.g., TRG1, TRG2). Use the [ ]/[ ] buttons to navigate between these sections. Each section contains a number of parameter setting pages (e.g., TRG1-1, TRG1-2) that are used to make actual settings. With a section page displayed, press the [ENTER] button to access its parameter setting pages (which are arranged hierarchically). You can use the [ ]/[ ] buttons to navigate between the parameter setting pages.

Acoustic drum on which the trigger is mounted

Input jack on drum trigger module

[!3] [!4/!5] [!6/!7]

DT50S

Snare DT50S(S)SN DT50S SN

Tom DT50S(S)HTm DT50S HTm

Floor tom DT50S(S)LTm DT50S LTm

DT50K Bass drum (*) DT50K DT50K

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q

w

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2-2. Storing Pad Types Save your pad type settings on the instrument as a User trigger setup to ensure they are not lost.

1. While holding down the [SHIFT] button, press the [UTILITY] button to access the Trigger setting area.

2. Press the [STORE] button.

3. By using the [/DEC] and [+/INC] buttons, indicate where you wish to store your settings.

4. Press the [ENTER] button. You will be asked to confirm that you wish to proceed. Press the [EXIT] button to cancel the pro- cess without storing any settings.

5. To proceed, press the [ENTER] button.

2-3. Selecting a Voice Select a voice for each input jack.

1. Press the [VOICE] button to access the Voice setting area.

2. Strike the head or rim whose voice you wish to change. Alternatively, you can use the [ ] button to move the cursor to q, and then change the setting by pressing the [/DEC] and [+/INC] buttons. This will change the trigger input jack (q).

3. Move the cursor to the voice category (w) and the voice number (e), and select the desired category and voice by using the [/DEC] and [+/INC] buttons.

Notice Never attempt to turn off the instrument while the message Please keep power on is shown. If this precaution is not observed, user data may be lost or the internal system may be damaged, rendering your instrument unable to startup normally when it is next turned on.

NOTE If you have connected a DT50S to the [!4/!5] jack, 14 will be displayed when you strike the head, and 15 will be displayed when you strike the rim.

Destination for storing

q

ew

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2-4. Storing Voices Store your voice settings on the instrument as a User kit to ensure they are not lost.

1. Press the [VOICE] button to access the Voice setting area.

2. Press the [STORE] button. The following will be displayed on-screen. Use the [/DEC] and [+/INC] buttons to indicate where you wish to store your settings.

3. Press the [ENTER] button. You will be asked to confirm that you wish to proceed. Press the [EXIT] button to cancel the pro- cess without storing any settings.

4. To proceed, press the [ENTER] button.

This completes the setup process.

You can now use your drum triggers to experience a whole new world of drumming.

NOTE Voice data is stored as part of kit data. For details, refer to Internal DesignMakeup of Internal Memory in the DTX-MULTI 12 Owners Manual.

Notice Never attempt to turn off the instrument while the message Please keep power on is shown. If this precaution is not observed, user data may be lost or the internal system may be damaged, rendering your instrument unable to startup normally when it is next turned on.

Destination for storing

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TIPS! This section provides tips on how to make your drum triggers even easier to use.

Configuring Startup Settings You can configure settings so that stored pad type and voice settings will be automatically selected when you turn on the instrument.

1. Press the [UTILITY] button to access the Utility setting area.

2. Use the [ ]/[ ] buttons and the [ENTER] button to navigate to the GENERAL page (UTIL1), and from there to the Startup Kit page (UTIL1-3).

3. Set the User Kit you stored as described in 2-4. Storing Voices.

4. Navigate to the GENERAL page (UTIL1), and from there to the Startup Trigger page (UTIL1-5).

5. Select the User trigger setup you stored as described in 2-2. Storing Pad Types.

6. Press the [STORE] button.

7. To proceed, press the [ENTER] button.

Notice Never attempt to turn off the instrument while the message Please keep power on is shown. If this precaution is not observed, user data may be lost or the internal system may be damaged, rendering your instrument unable to startup nor- mally when it is next turned on.

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Adjusting the Noise Filter Follow the steps below to make adjustments in situations where, for whatever reason, noise enters the trigger signal when a pad is struck or other instability in trigger signals leads to sounds not being generated correctly.

1. While holding down the [SHIFT] button, press the [UTILITY] button to access the Trigger setting area.

2. Use the [ ]/[ ] buttons and the [ENTER] button to navigate to page TRG2, then to page TRG2-1, and from there to the Noise Filter page (TRG2-1-6).

3. Strike the head or rim for which you wish to adjust the noise filter. Alternatively, you can use the [ ] button to move the cursor to q, and then change the setting by pressing the [/DEC] and [+/INC] buttons. This will change the trigger input jack (q).

4. Set the noise filter (w).

5. Store your settings. Refer to 2-2. Storing Pad Types in this manual for details on how to store settings.

Adjusting Head and Rim Balance Follow the steps below to adjust the balance between the head and rim of the snare or other drum on which a DT50S is mounted. This setting will only work when you have selected DT50S SN, DT50S HTm, or DT50S LTm for the Type param- eter.

1. While holding down the [SHIFT] button, press the [UTILITY] button to access the Trigger setting area.

2. Use the [ ]/[ ] buttons and the [ENTER] button to navigate to page TRG2, then to page TRG2-1, and from there to the Balance page (TRG2-1-7).

3. Strike the head or rim for which you wish to adjust the balance. Alternatively, you can use the [ ] button to move the cursor to q, and then change the setting by pressing the [/DEC] and [+/INC] buttons. This will change the trigger input jack (q).

4. Set the balance (w).

5. Store your settings. Refer to 2-2. Storing Pad Types in this manual for details on how to store settings.

q

w

HINT The larger the value, the more noise and unintentional sounds will be filtered. Larger noise filter settings can, in cases where the drum is struck multiple times in rapid succession, result in sounds being dropped. Be sure to adjust the setting to best match your style of drumming.

q

w

HINT If the head sounds when the rim is struck, move the balance further to the R side (i.e., raise the setting) to ensure that the rim sounds. Similarly, if the rim sounds when the head is struck, move the balance further to the H side (i.e., lower the setting) to ensure that the head sounds instead. Adjust the value until you reach the optimal balance.

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Connecting Multiple DT50S/DT50K Triggers The instrument has three input jacks that allow triggers to be connected[!3], [!4/!5], and [!6/!7]. However, you can connect up to five DT50S/DT50K triggers (e.g., four DT50S triggers and one DT50K trigger) by using commercially available Y-cables. This section describes how to connect five DT50S/DT50K triggers (four DT50S triggers and one DT50K trigger) as an example. Adding triggers is a great way to expand your performance options by playing voices, waves, and patterns; assigning func- tions to the triggers; and so on.

If setting up your instrument with the above connections, refer to the table below for settings. See Setup Procedures for details on setting parameters.

L R L R Tom1 (DT50S)

Tom2 (DT50S)

Floor tom (DT50S)

Bass drum (DT50K)

stereo audio cables that came with DT50S/DT50K

commercially available Y-cables

Snare drum (DT50S)

*: These voices are presented as examples only. Feel free to change them to suit your personal preferences.

Acoustic drum on which the trigger is mounted

Input jack on drum trigger module

Settings for pad type Settings for Voice

Name of trigger Pad type Name of trigger Voice *

DT50S

Snare [!4/!5] [!4] DT50S(S)SN [!4] Sn001: OakCustom

Tom1 [!4/!5] [!5] DT50S(S)HTm [!5] Tm001: OakCtm H

Tom2 [!6/!7] [!6] DT50S(S)HTm [!6] Tm002: OakCtm M

Floor tom [!6/!7] [!7] DT50S(S)LT

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