Yamaha DGX-500 Owner's Manual

Yamaha DGX-500 Manual

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  • Yamaha DGX-500 | Owner's Manual - Page 1
  • Yamaha DGX-500 | Owner's Manual - Page 2
    ... adapter other than one described in the manual, on the name plate, or specifically recommended by Yamaha. This product should be used only ... 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...
  • Yamaha DGX-500 | Owner's Manual - Page 3
    ...in the instructions contained in this manual, meets FCC requirements. Modifications not expressly approved by Yamaha may void your authority, granted by the ... the appropriate retailer, please contact Yamaha Corporation of America, Electronic Service Division, 6600 Orangethorpe Ave, ...
  • Yamaha DGX-500 | Owner's Manual - Page 4
    ... (PA-5D, PA-5C or an equivalent recommended by Yamaha) only. Using the wrong adaptor can result in ..., and have the instrument inspected by qualified Yamaha service personnel. Do not open • Do... use immediately and have it inspected by qualified Yamaha service personnel. CAUTION Always follow the ...
  • Yamaha DGX-500 | Owner's Manual - Page 5
    ... otherwise indicated, the example panel control illustrations, Keyboard illustrations and LCD screenshots are taken from the DGX-500. G Three of the demo-songs (or compositions) included in this keyboard are as follows: Composition Title: Just The Way ...
  • Yamaha DGX-500 | Owner's Manual - Page 6
    Congratulations on your purchase of the Yamaha DGX-500/300 Portable Grand ™ ! You now own a portable keyboard that combines advanced ...play chords. • Instant Portable Grand function, for automatically configuring the DGX-500/300 for optimum piano play. Includes an ...
  • Yamaha DGX-500 | Owner's Manual - Page 7
    ...98 Music Database List ...99 Drum Kit List ...100 MIDI Implementation Chart ...102 Effect map ...104 Keyboard Stand Assembly (DGX-500 only)...105 Specifications ...108 Index ...109 7 Using the Music Database ...53 • Data stored by the Music ...
  • Yamaha DGX-500 | Owner's Manual - Page 8
    .../ON]) w [MASTER VOLUME] dial This determines the overall volume of the DGX-500/300. !0 [DICTIONARY] button This calls up the Dictionary function (...LCD let you call up various functions, settings, and operations of the DGX-500/ 300, including effects, transpose, tuning, and MIDI. (See page 20.) !5 [...
  • Yamaha DGX-500 | Owner's Manual - Page 9
    ...speed. (See page 40.) I Rear Panel #0 #1 #2 #3 #0 MIDI IN, OUT terminals These are for connection to other MIDI instruments and devices. (See page 84.) #1 FOOTSWITCH jack This is for connection to Footswitch ... sustain, just like the damper pedal on a piano. (See page 11.) #2 PHONES/OUTPUT...
  • Yamaha DGX-500 | Owner's Manual - Page 10
    ... before using the instrument. Power Requirements Although the DGX-500/300 will run either from an AC ...Power Adaptor q Make sure that the [STANDBY/ON] switch of the DGX-500/300 is set to STANDBY. w Connect ...result in irreparable damage to both the adaptor and the DGX-500/300. • Unplug the AC Power ...
  • Yamaha DGX-500 | Owner's Manual - Page 11
    ... into this jack. I Connecting a Keyboard Amplifier or Stereo System Though the DGX-500/300 is... resulting in reversed footswitch operation. I Using the MIDI Terminals The DGX-500/300 also features MIDI terminals, allowing you to interface the DGX-500/300 with other MIDI instruments and devices....
  • Yamaha DGX-500 | Owner's Manual - Page 12
    ... q w Playing the Piano Simply by pressing the [PORTABLE GRAND] button, you can automatically reset the entire DGX-500/300 for piano play. z Press the [PORTABLE GRAND] button. Playing along with the Metronome z Press the [METRONOME]...
  • Yamaha DGX-500 | Owner's Manual - Page 13
    Step 1 Voices Selecting and Playing Other Voices The DGX-500/300 has a huge total of 619 dynamic and realistic ... 030 031 032 033 034 Voice Name PIANO Live! Grand Grand Piano Bright Piano Honky-tonk Piano MIDI Grand Piano CP 80 Harpsichord E.PIANO Galaxy EP Funky Electric Piano DX Modern Elec. Piano ...
  • Yamaha DGX-500 | Owner's Manual - Page 14
    ...Live!Gnd 001 xw xce q Playing the Songs The DGX-500/300 is packed with a total of 100 songs,...a single song Naturally, you can also individually select and play back the DGX-500/300's songs (001 - 205). z...a song. x Stop the Demo song. or 005 IrishEye • The DGX-500/300 also has a Demo Cancel ...
  • Yamaha DGX-500 | Owner's Manual - Page 15
    ... a desired User song. 101 Filename G Song List No. 001 Song Name DEMO The Look Of Love (DGX-500) Ribbon In The Sky (DGX-300) Just The Way You Are Ribbon In The Sky (DGX-500) The Look Of Love (DGX-300) FAVORITES Bill Bailey (Won't You Please Come Home) When Irish Eyes Are ...
  • Yamaha DGX-500 | Owner's Manual - Page 16
    ... Database 001 Live!Gnd 001 v zb z x Music Database Here's a convenient feature that lets you instantly reconfigure the DGX-500/300 for playing in different music styles. If you want to perform in a certain genre but don't know what settings ...
  • Yamaha DGX-500 | Owner's Manual - Page 17
    ... by showing you the individual notes. In the example below, we'll learn how to play a GM7 chord...Keys for entering the chord (DGX-500 : A-1 - B2) (DGX-300 : E0 - B2) Keys for entering the chord type (C3 - B4) Keys for entering the chord root (C5 ...
  • Yamaha DGX-500 | Owner's Manual - Page 18
    ... Lesson 1 - Timing ...This lesson step lets you practice just the timing of the notes. Lesson 2 - Waiting ...In this lesson step, the DGX-500/300 waits for you to play the correct notes before continuing playback of the song. Lesson 3 - Minus One ...This ...
  • Yamaha DGX-500 | Owner's Manual - Page 19
    ... In Lesson 1, the particular note you play on the keyboard is unimportant. The DGX-500/300 checks your timing and how rhythmically "tight" your playing is. Grade The DGX-500/300 has a built-in evaluation function ... find out more? See page 70. • The DGX-500/300 also has a convenient Tap ...
  • Yamaha DGX-500 | Owner's Manual - Page 20
    Panel Display Indications The DGX-500/300 features a large multi-function display that shows all important ...of the LCD) let you access the Function operations and settings of the DGX-500/300. The currently selected setting is indicated by a dark bar that appears next to its name (printed on the panel...
  • Yamaha DGX-500 | Owner's Manual - Page 21
    ... song is playing and the note data exceeds the range limit of A-1 - C7 (DGX-500) and E0 - G6 (DGX-300), an "OVER" indication flashes and Q or W appears in the display. When a disk ...the included music rest into the slot located at the top rear of the DGX-500/300 control panel. 21
  • Yamaha DGX-500 | Owner's Manual - Page 22
    Portable Grand This convenient function lets you instantly call up the Grand Piano voice. Playing the Portable Grand Press the [PORTABLE GRAND] button. Doing this automatically calls up the special "Stereo Sampled Piano" Live! Grand voice. Using the Metronome 1 Call up the ...
  • Yamaha DGX-500 | Owner's Manual - Page 23
    Portable Grand 3 Turn on the Metronome. Press the [METRONOME] button. 1 Indicates the beat number in the measure. To turn...You can adjust the volume of the Metronome sound independently of the other DGX-500/300 sounds. The volume range is 000 - 127. 1 Call up the Metronome Volume setting. Press...
  • Yamaha DGX-500 | Owner's Manual - Page 24
    Playing Voices The DGX-500/300 features a total of 619 authentic voices - all of ... voices, DJ voices and drum kits. The DGX-500/300 also has a Dual Voice ... determines how the voices respond to your playing technique. The DGX-500/300 also includes special Drum Kit voices - #123 - #134 - that let ...
  • Yamaha DGX-500 | Owner's Manual - Page 25
    ...up and down through the voice numbers. I Using the numeric keypad Enter the digits of the voice number as indicated on the panel. For example, to select voice #109... one voice may sound higher or lower than another voice at the same key. 3 Play the selected voice. Since either the Style or Song mode...
  • Yamaha DGX-500 | Owner's Manual - Page 26
    Playing Voices Drum Kit Voice Chart (voices 123 - 134) When one of the 12 Drum Kit voices are selected you can play different drums and percussion instruments on the keyboard. 123 Std.Kit1 No. 123 124 125 126 127 128 129 130 131 132 133 134 Name Standard Kit 1 Standard Kit 2 Room Kit Rock Kit ...
  • Yamaha DGX-500 | Owner's Manual - Page 27
    Playing Voices 2 Select one of the parameters for the Main and Dual voices. Press the [SETTING L] or [SETTING M] button, repeatedly if necessary, until the desired parameter's name appears in the display. 104 M.Volume 001 3 Set the parameter's value. Use the numeric keypad or the [+]/[-] ...
  • Yamaha DGX-500 | Owner's Manual - Page 28
    ... Voices Split Voice Split Voices let you play two different instrument sounds from separate areas of the keyboard. For example, you can play a bass voice with your left hand and a piano voice with your right. Split Point Split Voice Main Voice 1 Call up a Split...
  • Yamaha DGX-500 | Owner's Manual - Page 29
    ... also adjust the tuning and change the transposition (key) of the entire DGX-500/300 sound with the Transpose and Tuning functions. I Transpose Transpose determines the key of ... the songs. This allows you to easily match the pitch of the DGX-500/300 to other instruments or singers, or ...
  • Yamaha DGX-500 | Owner's Manual - Page 30
    Playing Voices I Tuning Tuning determines the fine pitch setting of both the main voice and the bass/chord accompaniment of the selected style. It also determines the pitch of the songs. This allows you to accurately match the tuning with that of other instruments. The Tuning settings can be ...
  • Yamaha DGX-500 | Owner's Manual - Page 31
    Playing Voices Pitch Bend Range The DGX-500/300 has a [PITCH BEND] wheel that lets you change the pitch of the voices in real time, ...PITCH BEND] wheel affects the voices played in the right-hand section of the keyboard. (It has no effect on the auto accompaniment.) 1 Select the ...
  • Yamaha DGX-500 | Owner's Manual - Page 32
    ... by pressing the [TOUCH] button. 000 TUNING Indicates Touch function is on 001 Touch Sensitivity lets you set how the DGX-500/300 responds to your playing strength, allowing you to customize this expressive function to suit your own playing style. 1...
  • Yamaha DGX-500 | Owner's Manual - Page 33
    ... effects that can be used to enhance the sound of the voices. The DGX-500/300 has three separate effect... additional Reverb Types are available when controlling the DGX-500/300 from a MIDI device. (For details, See ... off, select Reverb Type #9. • Each style of the DGX-500/300 has its own independent ...
  • Yamaha DGX-500 | Owner's Manual - Page 34
    ...To turn the DSP effect off, select DSP Type #39. • Each voice of the DGX-500/300 has its own independent DSP setting. • Fifty-one additional DSP Types are available when controlling the DGX-500/300 from a MIDI device. (For details, see page 104.) • You can also...
  • Yamaha DGX-500 | Owner's Manual - Page 35
    ... enhance the melodies you play when using the accompaniment styles of the DGX-500/300. A total of twenty-six Harmony types are ... setting (page 37). 03 Block 001 • Each voice of the DGX-500/300 has its own independent Harmony setting. Indicates that Harmony is on Indicates Harmony is selected 3...
  • Yamaha DGX-500 | Owner's Manual - Page 36
    ...Pronounced, metallic modulation with periodic phase change. Rotary speaker simulation. Rich Tremolo effect with both volume and pitch modulation. Simulated electric guitar tremolo. Several panning effects that automatically shift the sound position (left, right, front, back). Repeating filter sweep ...
  • Yamaha DGX-500 | Owner's Manual - Page 37
    ... harmonies to the single-note melody played in the right hand. These types only sound when chords are played in the auto accompaniment area of the keyboard. Types 6 - 26 are rhythm-based effects and add embellishments or delayed repeats in time with the auto accompaniment. These types sound whether...
  • Yamaha DGX-500 | Owner's Manual - Page 38
    Selecting and Playing Styles The DGX-500/300 provides dynamic rhythm/accompaniment patterns ...to keys F#2 and lower) is for the auto accompaniment function. The DGX-500/300 also features the convenient ... specify by showing you the appropriate notes in the display. The DGX-500/300 can also be used with ...
  • Yamaha DGX-500 | Owner's Manual - Page 39
    Selecting and Playing Styles Playing the styles The panel buttons below function as style controls. Pressing this button alternately enables and cancels the bass and chord accompaniment. (See below.) Pressing this button alternately enables and cancels the Sync Start function. (See page 40.) ...
  • Yamaha DGX-500 | Owner's Manual - Page 40
    ...also change the tempo while the style is playing by tapping the [TEMPO/TAP] button twice at the desired tempo. I Using Sync Start The DGX-500/300 also has a Sync Start function that allows you to start the style by simply pressing a key on the keyboard....
  • Yamaha DGX-500 | Owner's Manual - Page 41
    .... Indicates Intro standby. INTRO≥A 3) Press the [SYNC START] button to enable Sync Start, and start the Intro section by playing any key on the keyboard. (When auto accompaniment is on, play a key or chord in the auto accompaniment area of ...
  • Yamaha DGX-500 | Owner's Manual - Page 42
    ...by playing staccato chords. • Chords played in the auto accompaniment area of the keyboard are also detected and played when the style is stopped. In...-start the style by simply playing a chord or key in the auto accompaniment area of the keyboard. • To have the Ending section gradually slow down...
  • Yamaha DGX-500 | Owner's Manual - Page 43
    ...) the style by releasing your fingers from the auto accompaniment area of the keyboard. Playing the chord again restarts the style. This is ideal for ... on as well, letting you immediately start the style by playing the keyboard. Indicates that Sync Stop is on. 3 4 Play a chord on the keyboard (in ...
  • Yamaha DGX-500 | Owner's Manual - Page 44
    Selecting and Playing Styles Changing the Tempo The tempo of style playback can be adjusted over a range of 32 - 280 bpm (beats per minute). • When style playback is stopped and a different style is selected, the tempo returns to the default setting of the new style. When switching styles during...
  • Yamaha DGX-500 | Owner's Manual - Page 45
    Selecting and Playing Styles MAIN/AUTO FILL (Main A/B and Fill-ins) While the style is playing, you can add variation in the rhythm/accompaniment by pressing the [MAIN/AUTO FILL] button. This switches between the Main A and Main B sections, automatically playing a fill-in pattern to smoothly lead...
  • Yamaha DGX-500 | Owner's Manual - Page 46
    Selecting and Playing Styles Adjusting the Accompaniment Volume The playback volume of the style can be adjusted. This volume control affects only the accompaniment volume. The volume range is 000 - 127. 1 Select the Accompaniment Volume function. Press the left Overall button, repeatedly if ...
  • Yamaha DGX-500 | Owner's Manual - Page 47
    ... Chords below). The Fingered technique is that of conventionally playing all the notes of the chord. Whichever method you use, the DGX-500/300 "understands" what chord you indicate and then automatically generates the accompaniment. I Single Finger Chords ...
  • Yamaha DGX-500 | Owner's Manual - Page 48
    ...Chord (C) Display C C(9) C6 C6(9) CM7 CM7(9) C C(9) C6 C6(9) CM7 CM7(9) • Notes in parentheses can be omitted. • Playing two same root keys in the adjacent octaves produces accompaniment based only on the root. • A perfect fifth (1 + 5) produces accompaniment based only on the root and fifth...
  • Yamaha DGX-500 | Owner's Manual - Page 49
    ...and Playing Styles Setting the Split Point The Split Point determines the highest key for the auto accompaniment area. The accompaniment can be played with the keys up to and including the Accompaniment Split Point key. Split Point • This setting also affects the split point for the...
  • Yamaha DGX-500 | Owner's Manual - Page 50
    .... 001 2 Specify the root of the chord. Press the key on the keyboard that corresponds to the desired chord root (... (major, minor, seventh, etc.). Press the key on the keyboard that corresponds to the desired chord type ... name (root and type) Notation of chord Individual notes of chord (keyboard) 50
  • Yamaha DGX-500 | Owner's Manual - Page 51
    ... Play the chord (as indicated in the display) in the auto accompaniment area of the keyboard. The chord name flashes in the display (and a "congratulations"... in different octaves - without changing the basic nature of the chord itself. Inversion examples for the key of C C G E E C G G E C 51
  • Yamaha DGX-500 | Owner's Manual - Page 52
    .... The chord type should be indicated to the right as well. Examples for the key of C are shown below. Major chord Minor chord Augmented chord ...type as a number - the number being the distance of the note from the root. (See the keyboard diagram below.) For example, the minor 6th chord includes the ...
  • Yamaha DGX-500 | Owner's Manual - Page 53
    ... appropriate, simply select the desired genre from the Music Database. The DGX-500/ 300 automatically makes all appropriate panel settings to let you play in that... or decrease the value. 002 Croco RK 001 The DGX-500/300 has 208 panel setups in the Music Database and they are divided into 12...
  • Yamaha DGX-500 | Owner's Manual - Page 54
    Using the Music Database 82 Auto Accompaniment area 4 When you reach the point in the music indicated by the arrow above, press the [ENDING] button. The style plays an ending phrase in ritardando. When the ending is finished, the style automatically stops. You can also stop the style by using ...
  • Yamaha DGX-500 | Owner's Manual - Page 55
    ... instantly reconfigure virtually all settings of the DGX-500/300 with the touch of a single button. ... available) for future recall. Registration Memory Presets The DGX-500/300 has eight Registration Memory...Registration Memory Preset 1 2 Make all desired settings for the DGX-500/300. Virtually all ...
  • Yamaha DGX-500 | Owner's Manual - Page 56
    Registration Memory Recalling a Registration Memory Preset 1 Select the appropriate Registration Memory bank. 1 BANK 001 2 Press the desired Registration Memory preset button ([1] or [2]). 1 REGIST1 001 56
  • Yamaha DGX-500 | Owner's Manual - Page 57
    Selecting and Playing Songs The DGX-500/300 features a total of 105 songs. These include 100 songs that showcase the rich and dynamic sounds... and cannot be played until something has been recorded to them. (For instructions on recording your own songs, see page 62.) You can ...
  • Yamaha DGX-500 | Owner's Manual - Page 58
    Selecting and Playing Songs 3 Start the selected song. Press the [START/STOP] button. As the song plays back, the measure number and chords are shown in the display. • You can play along with the song using the currently selected voice, or even select a different voice for playing along. Simply...
  • Yamaha DGX-500 | Owner's Manual - Page 59
    ... function. 4 Turn off the A-B Repeat function. Press the [A-B REPEAT] button. Melody Voice Change The DGX-500/300 lets you play a melody on the keyboard along with each of the songs, either with the original melody voice or one of your ...
  • Yamaha DGX-500 | Owner's Manual - Page 60
    Selecting and Playing Songs 3 Press and hold down the [VOICE] button for at least one second. "MELODY VOICE CHANGE" appears in the display, indicating that the selected panel voice has replaced the song's original melody voice. MELODY V -01 Changing the Tempo The tempo of song playback ...
  • Yamaha DGX-500 | Owner's Manual - Page 61
    Selecting and Playing Songs Adjusting the Song Volume The playback volume of the song can be adjusted. This volume control affects only the song volume. The volume range is 000 - 127. 1 Select the Song Volume function. Press the left Overall button, repeatedly if necessary, until "SONG VOL" ...
  • Yamaha DGX-500 | Owner's Manual - Page 62
    ...500 (when only the accompaniment track is recorded) Song recording on the DGX-500/300 is similar to using a tape recorder; whatever you play on the keyboard is recorded ...the split point cannot be recorded. 1 Make all desired DGX-500/300 settings. Before you actually start ...
  • Yamaha DGX-500 | Owner's Manual - Page 63
    ... song number for recording. Use the numeric keypad to select the desired song: 201 - 205. If no song is manually selected, the DGX-500/300 automatically selects the first available empty song number. • User song numbers can be selected in the same way...
  • Yamaha DGX-500 | Owner's Manual - Page 64
    ... start flashing, you can start recording simply by playing the keyboard (or by pressing the [START/STOP] button). rEC User 2 001 Indicates ... on, play the first chord of the song in the auto accompaniment area of the keyboard. The accompaniment starts automatically and you can continue recording, ...
  • Yamaha DGX-500 | Owner's Manual - Page 65
    Song Recording Song Clear The Song Clear operation completely erases all recorded data on all tracks of a selected User song. Use this operation only when you're sure you want to erase a song and record a new one. To erase an individual track of a song while leaving the other tracks intact, use ...
  • Yamaha DGX-500 | Owner's Manual - Page 66
    Song Recording Track Clear The Track Clear operation completely erases all recorded data on a selected track of a selected User song, leaving the other tracks intact. Use this operation only when you're sure you want to erase a track and record a new one. To erase the data of an entire song, use...
  • Yamaha DGX-500 | Owner's Manual - Page 67
    ... just the timing of the notes - any note can be used, as long as you play in rhythm. I Lesson 2 - Waiting In this lesson step, the DGX-500/300 waits for you to play the correct notes before continuing playback of the song. I Lesson 3 - Minus One This lesson ...
  • Yamaha DGX-500 | Owner's Manual - Page 68
    ... and sharp sign. (for songs having a "free" tempo, no such indications appear.) 4 Press the [START/STOP] button to stop the Lesson. The DGX-500/300 exits from the Lesson feature automatically when the [START/STOP] button is pressed. 68
  • Yamaha DGX-500 | Owner's Manual - Page 69
    ... the display. In Lesson 1, simply play one note repeatedly in time with the music. Regarding chords and the use of the left hand, the DGX-500/300 actually has two different types of songs: 1) songs with normal left-hand chords, and 2) songs in which ...
  • Yamaha DGX-500 | Owner's Manual - Page 70
    Song Lesson Lesson 2 - Waiting In this lesson step, the DGX-500/300 waits for you to play the correct notes before continuing playback of the song. This lets ... you practice one part of the song in rhythm at the proper tempo. The DGX-500/300 plays back the song accompaniment with one ...
  • Yamaha DGX-500 | Owner's Manual - Page 71
    Song Lesson 3 Play the appropriate part with the song. After the lead-in, the song starts automatically, and the appropriate notes appear in the display. In Lesson 3, listen carefully to the un-muted part, and play the muted part yourself. Lesson 4 - Both Hands Lesson 4 is a "Minus One" ...
  • Yamaha DGX-500 | Owner's Manual - Page 72
    Song Lesson Grade The Lesson feature has a built-in evaluation function that monitors your practicing of the Lesson songs, and just like a real teacher, it tells you how well you did each exercise. Four grades are assigned, depending on your performance: "OK," "Good," "Very Good!," and...
  • Yamaha DGX-500 | Owner's Manual - Page 73
    ... back Standard MIDI File (SMF) format 0 data. The DGX-500/300 can ...-500/300 Data type User Songs Style File Extension .USR .STY ... Available Music Data (sold separately) The DGX-500/300 is compatible with music disks ...) are saved and loaded as a single file on the DGX-500/300. • To ensure proper data...
  • Yamaha DGX-500 | Owner's Manual - Page 74
    ... anything but floppy disks into the disk drive. Other objects may cause damage to the disk drive or floppy disks. • When the DGX-500/300 is turned on, the LED below the floppy disk slot will be lit indicating that the Disk Drive is ready to use. I About ...
  • Yamaha DGX-500 | Owner's Manual - Page 75
    ... GM (General MIDI), Yamaha DOC (Disk Orchestra Collection), or Clavinova Disklavier Piano Soft disks. ...disk into the disk drive. Once the disk is inserted, the DGX-500/300 will automatically switch to the Song mode.... playing back free-tempo song data on the DGX-500/300, the measure display shows "F ...
  • Yamaha DGX-500 | Owner's Manual - Page 76
    ...the Track Octave Setting for a Disk Song Track When a disk song is playing and the note data exceeds the limit of A-1 - C7 (DGX-500), E0 - G6 (DGX-300), an "OVER" indication flashes and Q or W appears in the display. If this happens, you can adjust the ...
  • Yamaha DGX-500 | Owner's Manual - Page 77
    ... Filename To exit from the Save screen, press the [UTILITY] button repeatedly. 3 If necessary change the file name. The DGX-500/300 automatically creates a file name ( for example "UF_00nnn" ) for the file you are about to save. If you want to enter a...
  • Yamaha DGX-500 | Owner's Manual - Page 78
    ...le is being saved (the DISK IN USE lamp is lit), never eject the floppy disk or turn the power off. Saving files in SMF Format 0 The DGX-500/300 can also save song data in SMF (Standard MIDI File) Format 0. To do this: 2-1 In step #2 of the...
  • Yamaha DGX-500 | Owner's Manual - Page 79
    ... floppy disk, you can reload that data back to the DGX-500/300. You can also load style...button. YES Sure? • When data is loaded from a floppy disk to the DGX-500/300, the data already in the memory of the DGX-500/300 will be replaced by the data on the disk. Save important data into a disk file ...
  • Yamaha DGX-500 | Owner's Manual - Page 80
    ... by "d-s". d-U Filename This case is user file 3 Select the file to be deleted. Use the [+]/[-] buttons. • Only files that were created on the DGX-500/300 and were saved as files (User song, etc.) can be deleted. When there are no files on disk ...
  • Yamaha DGX-500 | Owner's Manual - Page 81
    ... and reinsert it in the drive. CUE Format? 2 Press the [EXECUTE] button. YES Sure? • If a disk that cannot be read by the DGX-500/300 is inserted into the disk drive, it will be treated the same as an unformatted floppy disk. Take care not to erase important ...
  • Yamaha DGX-500 | Owner's Manual - Page 82
    ... This calls up the Delete operation (page 80). The filename will appear at the top of the display. When there are no files on disk that the DGX-500/300 can delete, the FORMAT display appears instead of DELETE, when the [UTILITY] button is pressed. In this situation,...
  • Yamaha DGX-500 | Owner's Manual - Page 83
    ...what it can do, as well as how you can use MIDI on your DGX-500/300. What Is MIDI? No doubt you have heard the terms ... you play a "C" quarter note using the grand piano sound on the DGX-500/300 keyboard. Unlike an acoustic instrument that puts out a resonated note, the electronic instrument puts...
  • Yamaha DGX-500 | Owner's Manual - Page 84
    ...Below is an explanation of the various types of MIDI messages which the DGX-500/300 can receive/... The messages transmitted/received by the DGX-500/300 are shown in the MIDI Implementation Chart on page... device must be connected by a cable. The MIDI terminals of the DGX-500/300 are located on the rear...
  • Yamaha DGX-500 | Owner's Manual - Page 85
    ...Functions Connecting to a Personal Computer By connecting your DGX-500/300's MIDI terminals to a personal computer, ...-500/300 to the MIDI terminals of the personal computer. MIDI OUT MIDI IN DGX-500/300 MIDI ... you are using. RS-422 MIDI Interface MIDI IN DGX-500/300 Viewing the Notation for...
  • Yamaha DGX-500 | Owner's Manual - Page 86
    ... function lets you enable or disable keyboard control over the DGX-500/ 300's voices. This would come in handy, for example, when recording notes to MIDI sequencer.... "double" notes, both from the keyboard and from the sequencer. Normally, when playing the DGX-500/300 by itself, this...
  • Yamaha DGX-500 | Owner's Manual - Page 87
    ... Setup Send function is in recording a song on a sequencer that is intended for playback with the DGX-500/300. Essentially, this takes a "snapshot" of the DGX... could also do this in the middle of a song - for example, completely changing the DGX-500/300 settings for the next section of the song...
  • Yamaha DGX-500 | Owner's Manual - Page 88
    ... the style and song playback functions are controlled by the DGX-500/300's internal clock (off) or by MIDI clock data from an external sequencer or ...Press and hold the lowest key and turning on the power. DGX-500 DGX-300 Turning on the power again normally, "MIDI LSB receive cancel" return to ...
  • Yamaha DGX-500 | Owner's Manual - Page 89
    Troubleshooting Problem When the DGX-500/300 is turned on or off, a popping sound is temporarily produced. .... Using a mobile phone in close proximity to the DGX-500/300 may produce interference. ... are played in the auto accompaniment area of the keyboard. The DGX-500/300 is polyphonic up to a maximum ...
  • Yamaha DGX-500 | Owner's Manual - Page 90
    ... highest (rightmost) white key on the keyboard. "CLr Backup" will appear briefly on the display. DGX-500 DGX-300 • All Registration Memory and User ...data initialization procedure will usually restore normal operation if the DGX-500/300 freezes or begins to act erratically for ...
  • Yamaha DGX-500 | Owner's Manual - Page 91
    Voice List I Maximum Polyphony The DGX-500/300 has 32-note maximum polyphony. This ... for each voice. Use these program change numbers when playing the DGX-500/300 via MIDI from an external device. • Some voices may ... 002 MIDI Grand Piano 002 CP 80 006 Harpsichord E. PIANO 004 Galaxy EP 004 Funky ...
  • Yamaha DGX-500 | Owner's Manual - Page 92
    ... SPLIT - - Acoustic Bass/Live! Grand - - Finger Bass /Bright Piano Fretless Bass/DX ...064 097 098 000 000 096 Grand Piano Grand Piano KSP Mellow ...Piano Bright Piano KSP Electric Grand Piano Electric Grand Piano KSP Detuned ...Tubular Bells 014 Church Bells MIDI Program Change# PIANO 000 000 000 ...
  • Yamaha DGX-500 | Owner's Manual - Page 93
    ...000 016 035 040 041 096 000 018 032 000 MIDI Program Change# 014 015 015 015 015 ORGAN 016 ... 000 006 012 018 019 032 040 041 064 MIDI Program Change# 027 028 028 028 028 028 029 ... Bass Finger Bass Finger Dark Flange Bass Bass & Distorted Electric Guitar Finger Slap Bass Finger Bass 2 Modulated Bass ...
  • Yamaha DGX-500 | Owner's Manual - Page 94
    ... 000 016 017 032 000 018 000 016 000 000 MIDI Program Voice Name Change# STRING 040 Violin 040 Slow ...018 019 064 065 066 000 006 008 018 019 MIDI Program Change# 060 060 060 061 Voice Name French ...081 Sawtooth Lead 081 Sawtooth Lead 2 081 Thick Sawtooth 081 Dynamic Sawtooth 081 Digital Sawtooth 94
  • Yamaha DGX-500 | Owner's Manual - Page 95
    ... 493 494 495 496 497 498 499 500 501 502 503 504 505 506 507... Gamelimba Atmosphere Warm Atmosphere Hollow Release Nylon Electric Piano Nylon Harp Harp Vox Atmosphere Pad Planet Brightness Fantasy Bells Smokey Goblins... Echo Pan Echo Bells Big Pan Synth Piano Creation Star Dust Resonant & Panning Sci-Fi...
  • Yamaha DGX-500 | Owner's Manual - Page 96
    ... 064 064 064 064 064 064 064 064 MIDI Program Voice Name LSB Change# 098 105...2 000 003 String Slap 000 016 Flute Key Click 000 032 Shower 000 033 Thunder ...000 000 000 000 000 000 000 000 MIDI Program Change# 055 064 065 066 067 ...000 000 LSB 123 123 123 123 123 MIDI Program Change# DJ 118 119 120 121 ...
  • Yamaha DGX-500 | Owner's Manual - Page 97
    Voice List G DJ Voice List Voice No. MSB/LSB/PC Note No. Note 036 C 1 037 C# 1 038 D 1 039 D# 1 040 E 1 041 F 1 042 F# 1 043 G 1 044 G# 1 045 A 1 046 A# 1 047 B 1 048 C 2 049 C# 2 050 D 2 051 D# 2 052 E 2 053 F 2 054 F# 2 055 G 2 056 G# 2 057 A 2 058 A# 2 059 B 2 060 C 3 061 C# 3 062 D 3 063 D# 3 ...
  • Yamaha DGX-500 | Owner's Manual - Page 98
    Style List Serial No. 001 002 003 004 005 006 007 008 009 010 011 012 013 014 015 016 017 018 019 020 021 022 023 024 025 026 027 028 029 030 031 032 033 034 035 036 037 038 039 040 041 042 043 044 045 046 047 Style Name 8 BEAT 8BeatModern 60'sGtrPop 8BeatAdria 60's8Beat 8Beat OffBeat 60'...
  • Yamaha DGX-500 | Owner's Manual - Page 99
    Music Database List MDB No. 001 002 003 004 005 006 007 008 009 010 011 012 013 014 015 016 017 018 019 020 021 022 023 024 025 026 027 028 029 030 031 032 033 034 035 036 037 038 039 040 041 042 043 044 045 046 047 048 049 050 051 052 053 054 055 056 057 058 059 060 061 062 063 064 065 066 067 068...
  • Yamaha DGX-500 | Owner's Manual - Page 100
    ...percussion voice uses one note. • The MIDI Note # and Note are actually one octave lower than keyboard Note # and ...to be played alternately with each other.) Keyboard Note# Note Voice No. MSB/LSB/PC MIDI Key Note# Note 123 127/000/000 Alternate ... 80 81 82 83 84 85 86 87 88 89 90 91 92 93 94 95 96...
  • Yamaha DGX-500 | Owner's Manual - Page 101
    Drum Kit List Keyboard Note# Note Voice No. MSB/LSB/PC MIDI Key Note# Note 123 127/000/000 Alternate assign 129 127/000/27 Dance ... 2 Door Squeak Door Slam String Slap Scratch Cut Scratch Wind Chime Telephone Ring 2 Flute Key Click Analog Cowbell Hand Cym. H Hand Cym.Short H Analog Conga H ...
  • Yamaha DGX-500 | Owner's Manual - Page 102
    MIDI Implementation Chart YAMAHA Model [ Portable Grand™ ] DGX-500,DGX-300 MIDI Implementation Chart Transmitted Function...Basic Channel Mode Note Number Velocity After Touch Pitch Bend 0,32 1 6 38 7 10 11 64 71 72 73 74 84 91,93...
  • Yamaha DGX-500 | Owner's Manual - Page 103
    MIDI Implementation Chart NOTE: *1 By default (factory settings) the DGX-500/300 ordinarily functions as a 16channel multi-timbral tone generator,... *2 Messages for these control change numbers cannot be transmitted from the DGX-500/300 itself. However, they may be transmitted when...
  • Yamaha DGX-500 | Owner's Manual - Page 104
    ... messages and parameter changes, you can select the Reverb, Chorus and DSP effect types which are not accessible from the DGX-500/300 panel itself. When one of the effects is selected by the external sequencer, " - " will be shown on the display. G REVERB 00 000 No ...
  • Yamaha DGX-500 | Owner's Manual - Page 105
    Keyboard Stand Assembly (DGX-500 only) Have a phillips-head (+) screwdriver ready. • Be careful not to confuse parts, and be sure to...be used. Follow the assembly instructions and select the parts as needed. I Assembly Parts (DGX-500 only) Side boards Back board Stand bases q 6 x 70...
  • Yamaha DGX-500 | Owner's Manual - Page 106
    2 y Angle brackets e 3.5 x 16 mm tapping screws X Attach the angle brackets. Attach the angle brackets y to the side boards using the 3.5 x 16 mm tapping screws e. 3 r 6 x 30 mm round head screws C Attach the back board. Attach the back board, using the 6 x 30 mm round head screws r. • Be ...
  • Yamaha DGX-500 | Owner's Manual - Page 107
    ... Put the keyboard on the stand. Carefully place the keyboard on the side boards. Slowly move the keyboard... parts. 5 B Install the keyboard to the stand. Fix the keyboard to the angle brackets, using the 5 x 16 mm... tighten all screws. • Also, if the keyboard makes a creaking noise or seems unsteady...
  • Yamaha DGX-500 | Owner's Manual - Page 108
    Specifications Keyboards • DGX-500...88 standard-size keys (A-1 - C7), with Touch Response and Dynamic Filter. ... kg (22 lbs., 1 oz.) Supplied Accessories • DGX-500 ...Keyboard stand Footswitch Music Rest Data ... • Keyboard stand : HPE-150 : PA-5D, PA-5C : HPE-150 : PA-5D, PA-...
  • Yamaha DGX-500 | Owner's Manual - Page 109
    ......39 Auto Accompaniment...38 I Indicator ...20 Initial Setup Send...87 Initialization ...90 Intro...41 K Keyboard stand assembly (DGX-500 only)...105 B Bank...55 Batteries...10 Beat display ...57 beat marks...57 L Lesson ...67 C Chord ...
  • Yamaha DGX-500 | Owner's Manual - Page 110
    ...: the retailer selling the product, an authorized service center, or to Yamaha with an explanation of the problem. Please be prepared to provide proof purchase ... #_____ Date_____ Purchased from_____ (Retailer) YAMAHA CORPORATION OF AMERICA Electronic Service Division 6600 Orangethorpe Avenue Buena ...
  • Yamaha DGX-500 | Owner's Manual - Page 111
    ...: 416-298-1311 ITALY Yamaha Musica Italia S.P.A. Viale Italia 88, 20020 Lainate (Milano...-364-7111 CENTRAL & SOUTH AMERICA MEXICO Yamaha de Mexico S.A. De C.V., Departamento de ventas Javier Rojo Gomez ...-61-4000 HEAD OFFICE Yamaha Corporation, Pro Audio & Digital Musical Instrument Division Nakazawa...
  • Yamaha DGX-500 | Owner's Manual - Page 112
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