I own a Japanese tenorion W how do I make it display english

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I own a Japanese tenorion W how do I make it display english

Post by jackblasto » Sun Feb 28, 2016 3:18 pm

I just ordered a used tenori on W from eBay. It is a japanse version. I am concerned that it will display in japanese (which I can't read) How am I to make it display English? Thanks for any assistance.

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Re: I own a Japanese tenorion W how do I make it display eng

Post by Ikben » Tue Jul 10, 2018 3:05 pm

jackblasto wrote:I just ordered a used tenori on W from eBay. It is a japanse version. I am concerned that it will display in japanese (which I can't read) How am Ipage 59 to make it display English? Thanks for any assistance.
I was looking at one on ebay....
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Some preference stuff page 59:

http://synthpalace.com/SynthPDFs/tenori%20on_manual.pdf

or maybe Franz k knows:




cool machine though! Maybe you will learn a little Japanese. :)

good luck!

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Post by fishyswaz » Fri Nov 02, 2018 8:06 am

Looking at the Japanese manuals, all of the menus and display messages are listed in English with no particular language settings

https://jp.yamaha.com/files/download/ot ... _om_a0.pdf

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Post by ersatzplanet » Fri Nov 02, 2018 11:13 am

I don't think there were a English and Japanese Tenori-On except for the power supply transformer being 100V for Japanese and 110V for the USA. There is no way to change languages on the unit itself. I am sure they followed the standard Japanese electronics practice of doing menus and graphics in English. You can't typically find the major Roland and Yamaha synths with Japanese text or menus either.

As fishyswaz points out, if the Japanese owners manual shows English menus and text on the display, that is the clincher.

Here is the graphic from the "Rename a song" section of the Japanese manual and you can see the characters to choose from are all English fonts.

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