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Owner's Manual
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Summary of Contents

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    Owner’s Manual...

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    For longer extension cords, consult a local electrician. This product should be used only with the components supplied or; a cart, rack, or stand that is recommended by Yamaha. If a cart, etc., is used, please observe all safety markings and instructions that accom- pany the accessory product.

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    Compliance with FCC regulations does * This applies only to products distributed by YAMAHA CORPORATION OF AMERICA. IMPORTANT NOTICE FOR THE UNITED KINGDOM Connecting the Plug and Cord IMPORTANT.

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    • Only use the voltage specified as correct for the instrument. The required voltage is printed on the name plate of the instrument. • Use the specified adaptor (PA-150 or an equivalent recommended by Yamaha) only. Using the wrong adaptor can result in damage to the instrument or overheating.

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    fluids, or chemical-impregnated wiping cloths. Yamaha cannot be held responsible for damage caused by improper use or modifications to the instrument, or data that is lost or destroyed. Always turn the power off when the instrument is not in use.

  • Page 6: Copyright Notice, Panel Logos

    Devices. It allows “hot swapping” (connecting peripheral devices while the power to the com- puter is on). STYLE FILE The Style File Format is Yamaha’s original style file format which uses a unique conversion system to pro- vide high-quality automatic accompaniment based on a wide range of chord types. DGX-230/YPG-235 Owner’s Manual Can’t Help Falling In Love...

  • Page 7: Included Accessories

    Make sure to keep this manual in a safe and handy place even after you finish reading, and refer to it often when you need to better understand an operation or function. Included Accessories The DGX-230/YPG-235 package includes the following items. Please check that you have them all. • Owner’s Manual • Music rest •...

  • Page 8: Special Features Of The Dgx-230/ypg-235

    Special Features of the DGX-230/YPG-235 Just as on an actual piano, the lower keys are heavy in touch and the higher keys are light, with soft touch of digital keyboard for beginners. ■ Play a Variety of Instrument Voices The instrument voice that sounds when you play the keyboard can be changed to violin, flute, harp, or any of an extensive range of voices.

  • Page 9: Table Of Contents

    Copyright Notice ... 6 Panel Logos ... 6 Included Accessories ... 7 Special Features of the DGX-230/YPG-235 ... 8 Setting Up Power Requirements ... 10 Connecting Headphones (PHONES/OUTPUT Jack)... 11 Connecting a Footswitch (SUSTAIN Jack) ... 11 Connecting to a Computer (USB Terminal) ... 11 Turning the Power On...

  • Page 10: Setting Up, Power Requirements

    Be sure to do the following operations BEFORE turning on the power. Power Requirements Although the instrument will run either from an optional AC adaptor or batteries, Yamaha recommends use of an AC adaptor whenever possible. An AC adaptor is more environmentally friendly than batteries and does not deplete resources.

  • Page 11: Connecting Headphones (phones/output Jack), Connecting A Footswitch (sustain Jack), Connecting To A Computer (usb Terminal)

    Connecting a Footswitch (SUSTAIN Jack) The sustain function lets you produce a natural sustain as you play by pressing a footswitch. Plug the Yamaha FC4 or FC5 footswitch into this jack and use it to switch sustain on and off.

  • Page 12: Panel Controls And Terminals, Front Panel

    [REC], [1]–[5], [A] buttons... page 45 !0 [REPEAT & LEARN]/ [ACMP ON/OFF] button... pages 41, 20 !1 [A-B REPEAT]/ [INTRO/ENDING/rit.] button ... pages 71, 64 DGX-230/YPG-235 Owner’s Manual Style Category List (page 106) Music Database List (page 107) !0 !1 !2 !3 !4 !5 !2 [REW]/ [MAIN/AUTO FILL] button...pages 26, 64...

  • Page 13: Rear Panel

    “Standard Kit 1” is selected. #1 USB terminal ...pages 11, 79 #2 SUSTAIN jack... page 11 #3 PHONES/OUTPUT jack ... page 11 #4 DC IN 12V jack... page 10 Panel Controls and Terminals Rear Panel Rear Panel DGX-230/YPG-235 Owner’s Manual...

  • Page 14: Try Playing A Variety Of Instrument Voices, Select And Play A Voice—main

    The voice selected here becomes the main voice. For this example select the “092 Flute” voice. Play the keyboard. Try selecting and playing a variety of voices. DGX-230/YPG-235 Owner’s Manual Voice name GrandPno Appears when the Voice mode is engaged.

  • Page 15: Play Two Voices Simultaneously—dual

    (page 36). NOTE • You can also select the Dual Voice display by pressing the [FUNCTION] button and then using the CATEGORY [ ] and ] buttons to select the “D.Voice” item. The currently selected dual voice DGX-230/YPG-235 Owner’s Manual...

  • Page 16: Play Different Voices With The Left And Right Hands Split

    “S.VOICE” appears in the display for a few seconds, then the currently selected split voice will be displayed. Hold for longer than a second DGX-230/YPG-235 Owner’s Manual Two voices will sound at the same time. Split point Main voice and dual voice...

  • Page 17: Play The Grand Piano Voice

    • When you press the [PORTA- BLE GRAND] button all settings other than touch sensitivity are turned off. The dual and split voices will also be turned off, so only the Grand Piano voice will play over the entire keyboard. DGX-230/YPG-235 Owner’s Manual...

  • Page 18: Fun Sounds, Drum Kits, Sound Effects

    ◆ Sound Effect Selection Procedure ➔ (refer to steps 1 and 2 on page 14) Press the [VOICE] button. Use the dial to select “128 SFX Kit2”. Try out each key and enjoy the sound effects! DGX-230/YPG-235 Owner’s Manual Fun Sounds Drum Kits Sound Effects As you try out the various keys you’ll hear the sound...

  • Page 19: Playing Styles, Select A Style Rhythm

    For these styles first turn auto accompaniment on as described on page 20, press the [START/STOP] button, and the accompaniment bass and chord parts will begin playing when you play a key to the left of the keyboard split point. DGX-230/YPG-235 Owner’s Manual...

  • Page 20: Play Along With A Style

    Press the button a second time to turn the sync start function off. DGX-230/YPG-235 Owner’s Manual PopBossa This icon appears when auto- matic accompaniment is on.

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    Press the [START/STOP] button to stop style playback when you’re done. You can switch style “sections” to add variety to the accompaniment. Refer to “Pattern Variation (Sections)” on page 63. Split point Split point Playing Styles DGX-230/YPG-235 Owner’s Manual...

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    This is a simple-but-effective chord progression. When you play through to the end of the score, start again from the beginning. When you’re ready to stop playing press the [INTRO/ENDING/rit.] button and the auto accompaniment function will create a perfect ending. DGX-230/YPG-235 Owner’s Manual...

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    5 This progression includes jazzy “two-five” (II-V) changes. Try playing it through several times. When you’re ready to stop playing press the [INTRO/ENDING/rit.] button. 148 Piano Boogie 096 Bossa Nova Playing Styles Press the [INTRO/ENDING/rit.] button. DGX-230/YPG-235 Owner’s Manual...

  • Page 24: Playing Auto-accompaniment Chords

    • To play a minor seventh chord Press the root note together with the nearest white and black keys to the left of it (three keys altogether). DGX-230/YPG-235 Owner’s Manual Split point (default: 54/F#2) D E F G A B C D E F Accompaniment...

  • Page 25: Using Songs, Select And Listen To A Song

    The currently selected song and number are displayed ForElise The song displayed here can be played DGX-230/YPG-235 Owner’s Manual NOTE • You can also play songs you have recorded yourself (User Songs) or songs that have been transferred to the instrument...

  • Page 26: Song Fast Forward, Fast Reverse, And Pause

    [REW] and pause [PAUSE] playback of the song. Press the fast reverse button to rapidly return to an earlier point in the song. DGX-230/YPG-235 Owner’s Manual Song start! PAUSE Press the fast for- Press the pause ward button to...

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    This is ability you’ll need if you’re invited to play with a band. These songs allow you to practice backing parts one hand at a time, which can be the easiest way to master this important skill. DGX-230/YPG-235 Owner’s Manual Using Songs...

  • Page 28: Types Of Songs

    * The Accessory CD-ROM includes a selection of 70 MIDI songs. See page 83 for instructions on how to transfer the songs to the instrument. The chart below shows the basic DGX-230/YPG-235 processes flow for using the preset songs, user songs, and external song files—from storage to playback.

  • Page 29: The Easy Way To Play Piano

    Refer to page 34 for more information on using performance assistant technology to help you play. Split point Play your own melody with the right hand. DGX-230/YPG-235 Owner’s Manual...

  • Page 30: Chord Type—play With Both Hands

    “Song” refers to the data that makes up a complete song. The performance assistant technology features uses the chord and melody data, and should always be used with a song (page 25). DGX-230/YPG-235 Owner’s Manual Nocturne Icon will appear when performance assistant technology is on.

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    You can stop song playback at any time by pressing the [START/STOP] button. Press the [P.A.T. ON/OFF] button to turn the performance assistant technology feature off. The Easy Way to Play Piano After DGX-230/YPG-235 Owner’s Manual NOTE • The score for Ave Maria is pro- vided on page 96.

  • Page 32: Chd/free Type—applying The Chord Type To The Left Hand Only

    Select a song. Press the [SONG] button, and the Song Select display appears. Select a song by using the dial. For this example try selecting the “011 Noc- turne”. DGX-230/YPG-235 Owner’s Manual AveMaria Icon will appear when performance assistant technology is on.

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    You can stop song playback at any time by pressing the [START/STOP] button. Press the [P.A.T. ON/OFF] button to turn the performance assistant technology feature off. The Easy Way to Play Piano NOTE • The score for Nocturne is pro- vided on page 98. DGX-230/YPG-235 Owner’s Manual...

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    To use the performance assistant technology feature it is necessary to play a song that includes chord data, or a style with auto accompaniment on. If a song includes the required data, the chords are shown on the right side of the display (page 52). DGX-230/YPG-235 Owner’s Manual Sounds like you’re playing the right notes! ●...

  • Page 35: Change The Song Tempo

    You can return to the original tempo by simultaneously pressing the [+] and [-] buttons. ● About the Beat Display The arrow marks in the beat display flash in time with the rhythm of the song or style. First beat of measure Third beat Second beat Fourth beat DGX-230/YPG-235 Owner’s Manual...

  • Page 36: Select A Song For A Lesson, Lesson 1—waiting

    Press the [SONG] button, and rotate the dial to select the song you want to use for your lesson. As listed on page 28 there are a variety of song types. For this example try selecting the “012 ForElise”. DGX-230/YPG-235 Owner’s Manual Select lesson Lesson 1, 2, or 3.

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    Song playback will begin automatically when you select Lesson 1. Select a Song For a Lesson Right Right-hand lesson Left Left-hand lesson BothHand Both-hands lesson Waiting (Lesson 1) YourTemp (Lesson 2) MinusOne (Lesson 3) ForElise (Song Lesson off) Start the lesson! DGX-230/YPG-235 Owner’s Manual...

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    ~~~~ Good After the evaluation display has appeared, the lesson will start again from the beginning. DGX-230/YPG-235 Owner’s Manual Waiting Right-hand part (In the case of a right-hand lesson) ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ●...

  • Page 39: Lesson 2—your Tempo

    Once you’ve mastered Lesson 2, move on to Lesson 3. Select a Song For a Lesson YourTemp In this case “ hand lesson 2 has been selected. Start the lesson! Right-hand part (In the case of a right-hand lesson) DGX-230/YPG-235 Owner’s Manual ” indicate that right-...

  • Page 40: Lesson 3—minus One

    Play the note shown in the display. Left-hand part Stop the Lesson mode. You can stop the Lesson mode at any time by pressing the [START/ STOP] button. DGX-230/YPG-235 Owner’s Manual MinusOne In this case “ hand lesson 3 has been selected. Start the lesson!

  • Page 41: Practice Makes Perfect—repeat And Learn

    Press immediately Oops! A mistake! Select a Song For a Lesson NOTE • You can change the number of measures the Repeat and learn function jumps back by pressing a number button [1]–[9] during repeat playback. DGX-230/YPG-235 Owner’s Manual...

  • Page 42: Play Using The Music Database

    The jazz style will start playing when you play a left-hand chord to the left of the split point (page 16). Refer to page 24 for information about playing chords. Press the [START/STOP] button to stop playback. DGX-230/YPG-235 Owner’s Manual Jude Hey Patrol Split Point NOTE •...

  • Page 43: Change A Song's Style, Listen To The Demo Song For Easy Song Arranger

    Select a Song. Use the dial to select the song you want to arrange. Halleluj NOTE • The score for Hallelujah Chorus is provided on page 94. Halleluj The currently selected song number and name are displayed here. DGX-230/YPG-235 Owner’s Manual...

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    Change the song’s melody voice. Press and hold the [VOICE] button for longer than a second. After SONG MELODY VOICE appears on the display the voice you selected in step 6 becomes the song’s melody voice. DGX-230/YPG-235 Owner’s Manual Song start! PopShf 1 GrandPno...

  • Page 45: Record Your Own Performance, Track Configuration, Recording Procedure

    Up to approximately 5,500 chord changes can be recorded for the five songs if you record only to the style track. Rotate the dial to select a song number between 031 and 035. DGX-230/YPG-235 Owner’s Manual...

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    You can also start recording by pressing the [START/STOP] button. The current measure will be shown on the display during recording. Stop recording by pressing the [START/STOP] or [REC] button. DGX-230/YPG-235 Owner’s Manual User 1 User 1 User 1 Recording...

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    • The following data are recorded at the beginning of the track. Changes made during the song will not be recorded. reverb type, chorus type, time signature, style number, style volume, tempo (When the style track is recorded) Record Your Own Performance DGX-230/YPG-235 Owner’s Manual...

  • Page 48: Song Clear—deleting User Songs, Track Clear—deleting A Specified Track From A User Song

    You can cancel the clear operation by pressing the [-] button. Press the [+] button to clear the track. The clear-in-progress message will appear briefly on the display while the track is being cleared. DGX-230/YPG-235 Owner’s Manual ClrUser1 Press and hold...

  • Page 49: Backup And Initialization, Backup, Initialization

    CAUTION • When you execute the Flash Clear operation, data you have purchased will also be cleared. Be sure to save data you want to keep to a com- puter. DGX-230/YPG-235 Owner’s Manual...

  • Page 50: Basic Operation And Displays, Basic Operation

    Basic Operation and Displays Basic Operation Overall DGX-230/YPG-235 control is based on the following simple operations. Press a button to select a basic function. Use the dial to select an item or value. Start a function. Start a function. ● Volume Adjustment Adjusts the volume of the sound heard via the instrument’s speakers or a pair of headphones...

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    Please note however, that most items or values that can be selected using the dial can also be selected using the [+] and [-] buttons. DGX-230/YPG-235 Owner’s Manual Basic Operation and Displays ] buttons Jump to the first item...

  • Page 52: Display Items

    (see page 20) SYNC STOP Indicates that SYNC STOP is turned on. (see page 64) DGX-230/YPG-235 Owner’s Manual BEAT number and MEASURE Indicates the beat number in a measure during the Metronome function. Indi- cates the current measure during play- back of a song or style.

  • Page 53: Adding Effects, Harmony

    (ACMP ON is lit). • Harmony type 13 to 19 (Tremolo) Keep holding down the keys. • Harmony type 20 to 26 (Echo) Keep holding down the keys. You can adjust the Harmony Volume in the Function Settings (page 62). DGX-230/YPG-235 Owner’s Manual...

  • Page 54: Adding Reverb

    Reverb Hall2 The currently selected reverb type DGX-230/YPG-235 Owner’s Manual Use the dial to select a reverb type. You can check how the selected reverb type sounds by playing on the keyboard. Hall3...

  • Page 55: Adding Chorus

    Refer to the Effect Type List on page 109 for information about the available chorus types. ● Adjusting the Chorus Level You can individually adjust the amount of chorus that is applied to the main, dual, and split voices. (See page 76). DGX-230/YPG-235 Owner’s Manual Adding Effects...

  • Page 56: Handy Performance Features, The Metronome

    NOME ON/OFF] button again. GrandPno Indicates the beat number in the measure DGX-230/YPG-235 Owner’s Manual ■Adjusting the Metronome Tempo ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ●...

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    ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● Press the [FUNCTION] button. Use the CATEGORY [ ] and [ ] but- tons to select the Metronome Volume item. MtrVol Metronome volume Use the dial to set the metronome vol- ume as required. DGX-230/YPG-235 Owner’s Manual...

  • Page 58: Tap Start, Touch Response Sensitivity

    TouchSns Medium Touch Sensitivity DGX-230/YPG-235 Owner’s Manual Use the dial in response to keyboard dynamics to select a touch sensitivity setting between 1 and 3. Higher values produce greater (easier) volume varia- tion in response to keyboard dynam- ics—i.e.

  • Page 59: Panel Sustain, Pitch Bend

    Handy Performance Features You can then use the [+] and [-] buttons to turn panel sustain on or off. NOTE • The sustain of some voices may not be markedly affected when the panel sustain function is turned on. DGX-230/YPG-235 Owner’s Manual...

  • Page 60: Pitch Controls

    -12 and +12 as required. NOTE • The pitch of Drum Kits voices cannot be changed. DGX-230/YPG-235 Owner’s Manual ◆ Small Pitch Changes (Tuning) The overall tuning of the instrument can by shifted up or down by a maximum of 100 cents in 1-cent increments (100 cents = 1 semitone).

  • Page 61: One Touch Setting

    Use the dial to change songs, then play the keyboard and listen to the voice. You should hear a different keyboard voice than you played in step 3. Press the [VOICE] button after changing songs to see the name of the voice being used. DGX-230/YPG-235 Owner’s Manual...

  • Page 62: Adjusting The Harmony Volume, Select An Eq Setting For The Best Sound

    EQ type function “MasterEQ”. “MasterEQ” will be shown in the display for a few seconds, then the currently selected EQ type will appear. DGX-230/YPG-235 Owner’s Manual Use the dial to set the harmony volume between 000 and 127. MasterEQ Speaker1 The currently selected master EQ type.

  • Page 63: Style (auto-accompaniment) Functions, Pattern Variation (sections)

    Pattern Variation (Sections) The DGX-230/YPG-235 features a wide variety of style “sections” that allow you to vary the arrangement of the accompaniment to match the song you are playing.

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    Press the [MAIN/AUTO FILL] button. FILL A≥B When the fill-in is finished, it leads smoothly into the selected main section A/B. DGX-230/YPG-235 Owner’s Manual Press the [INTRO/ENDING/rit.] button. ENDING This switches to the ending section. When the ending is finished, the auto accompa- niment stops automatically.

  • Page 65: Adjusting The Style Volume, Setting The Split Point

    Split voice NOTE • When you change the split point the auto-accompaniment split point also changes. • The split point cannot be changed during a song lesson. • The split voice sounds when the split-point key is played. DGX-230/YPG-235 Owner’s Manual...

  • Page 66: Playing Styles Using The Entire Keyboard

    “Chord Fin- gering”. “ChdFing” will be shown in the display for a few seconds, then the currently selected Chord Fingering type will appear. DGX-230/YPG-235 Owner’s Manual PopBossa Appears when auto accompaniment is on Accompaniment range ChdFing Multi Use the dial to select 2 “FullKbd”.

  • Page 67: Loading Style Files

    With the name of the style file you want to load shown in the display, press the number [0] but- ton. A confirmation message for the load operation will appear. Press the [+/YES] button to actually load the file. DGX-230/YPG-235 Owner’s Manual...

  • Page 68: Chord Basics

    flatted seventh, what alterations or tensions it uses ... all at a glance. ● Some Chord Types (These are just some of the “Standard” chord types recognized by the DGX-230/YPG-235.) Suspended 4 sus4...

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    • The auto accompaniment will sometimes not change when related chords are played in sequence (e.g. some minor chords followed by the minor seventh). • Two-note fingerings will produce a chord based on the previously played chord. Display (#11) (11) (b9) (b13) (#11) (13) (#9) DGX-230/YPG-235 Owner’s Manual...

  • Page 70: Looking Up Chords Using The Chord Dictionary

    “ROOT”. (The note doesn’t sound.) The root note you set is shown in the display. Dict. DGX-230/YPG-235 Owner’s Manual Press the “M7” (major seventh) key in the section of the keyboard labeled “CHORD TYPE”. (The note doesn’t sound.) The notes you should play for the specified chord (root note and...

  • Page 71: Song Settings, Song Volume, A-b Repeat

    • The current measure number is shown in the display during play- back. • If you want to set the start point “A” at the very beginning of the song press the [A-B REPEAT] button before starting playback of the song. DGX-230/YPG-235 Owner’s Manual...

  • Page 72: Muting Independent Song Parts, Change The Melody Voice

    Rotate the dial to select the voice you want to listen to after pressing the [VOICE] button. Strings DGX-230/YPG-235 Owner’s Manual Track number on—Track will playback Track number off—Track is muted or contains no data Press the [VOICE] button for longer than a second.

  • Page 73: Memorize Your Favorite Panel Settings, Saving To The Registration Memory

    CAUTION • Do not turn off the power while saving settings to the registra- tion memory, otherwise the data may be damaged or lost. Writing! DGX-230/YPG-235 Owner’s Manual...

  • Page 74: Recalling A Registration Memory

    The panel controls will be instantly set accordingly. REGIST 1 DGX-230/YPG-235 Owner’s Manual ● Settings That Can be Saved to the Registra- tion Memory • Style settings* Style number, Auto Accompaniment ON/OFF,...

  • Page 75: The Functions, Selecting And Setting Functions

    Parameters” on page 49 for information on the function settings that are stored on the instru- ment. To restore all initial factor default set- tings perform the “Backup Clear” procedure described in the “Initialization” section on page DGX-230/YPG-235 Owner’s Manual Direct numeric entry.

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    S.Octave Split Voice Pan S.Pan Split Voice Reverb Level S.Reverb Split Voice Chorus Level S.Chorus DGX-230/YPG-235 Owner’s Manual Range/Settings 000–127 Determines the volume of the Style. 000–127 Determines the volume of the Song. -12–12 Determines the pitch of the instrument by semitone increments.

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    Determines whether the Grade function is on or off. Determines whether Demo cancel is enabled or not. When this is set to ON/OFF ON, the Demo Song will not play, even if the [DEMO] button is pressed. The Functions Description DGX-230/YPG-235 Owner’s Manual...

  • Page 78: Connecting To A Computer, What Is Midi

    So then what is the information from the keyboard that becomes the basis for note production? DGX-230/YPG-235 Owner’s Manual For example, let’s say you play a “C” quarter note using the grand piano sound on the instrument.

  • Page 79: Connecting A Personal Computer

    (1) when turning the power of the instrument off then on again, or (2) when alternately connecting/disconnecting the USB cable. DGX-230/YPG-235 Connecting to a Computer Instrument Operation/Panel Setting Reverb/chorus settings, etc. Start/stop operation DGX-230/YPG-235 Owner’s Manual...

  • Page 80: Transferring Performance Data To And From A Computer

    • If External Clock is ON and no clock signal is being received from an external device, the song, style, and metronome functions will not start. Press the [FUNCTION] button. DGX-230/YPG-235 Owner’s Manual USB terminal USB terminal USB cable Description...

  • Page 81: Remote Control Of Midi Devices

    NOTE • You can also access the PC Mode item by first pressing the [FUNC- TION] button and then using the CATEGORY [ locate it (page 75). DGX-230/YPG-235 Owner’s Manual Connecting to a Computer PC mode ] and [ ] buttons to...

  • Page 82: Initial Send, Transferring Data Between The Computer And Instrument

    Song: .mid SMF format 0/1 Style: .sty Music Database: .mfd Backup File: 08PG76.bup DGX-230/YPG-235 Owner’s Manual Press [+/YES] to send, or press [-/NO] to cancel. ● What is SMF (Standard MIDI File)? The SMF (Standard MIDI File) format is one of the most common and widely compatible sequence formats used for storing sequence data.

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    Click the “Electronic Musical Instruments”, and then “Flash mem- ory”. “ Look in” Connecting to a Computer Click the CD-ROM drive Click “Open” Click the “Electronic Musical Instruments”, and then “Flash Memory” DGX-230/YPG-235 Owner’s Manual...

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    We recommend that you select channel 1 for the right-hand part and channel 2 for the left-hand part. DGX-230/YPG-235 Owner’s Manual ■Transfer a backup file from the instrument to a computer You can use the Musicsoft Downloader to transfer “Backup Files”...

  • Page 85: Accessory Cd-rom Installation Guide, Important Notices About The Cd-rom

    • Yamaha makes no representations or warranties with regard to the use of the software and documentation and can- not be held responsible for the results of the use of this manual and the software.

  • Page 86: Cd-rom Contents

    Refer to “Installing the USB-MIDI Driver” on page 87 for installation and setup instructions. DGX-230/YPG-235 Owner’s Manual This application can be used to download MIDI song data from the Internet and transfer it from the computer to the instrument’s memory.

  • Page 87: System Requirements, Software Installation

    (D:, E:, Q: etc.) The drive name is displayed beside the CD-ROM icon in your “My Computer” folder. The root directory of the CD- ROM drive will be D:\ , E:\ , or Q:\ , respectively. DGX-230/YPG-235 Owner’s Manual Hard Disk Display at least 128 MB of...

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    Click [Finish]. (Some computers may take a while to display the Wizard window.) Restart the computer. The USB-MIDI driver installation is complete. DGX-230/YPG-235 Owner’s Manual Installing the driver in Windows XP Start the computer and use the “Adminis- trator” account to log on to Windows XP.

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    The system starts the installation. NOTE • If the “Windows Security” window appears, confirm this software is authored by Yamaha Corporation then click [Install]. When the installation is complete, the system displays the message “The soft- ware for this device has been success- fully installed.”...

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    • Did you install the driver? (page 87) • Is the USB cable connected correctly? DGX-230/YPG-235 Owner’s Manual • Are the volume settings of the instrument, playback device, and application program set to the appropriate levels? •...

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    • If the “User Account Control” window appears, click [Continue]. A message asking you to restart your computer in order to complete the uninstall procedure will appear. Driver removal will be complete when you have restarted your computer. DGX-230/YPG-235 Owner’s Manual...

  • Page 92: Appendix Troubleshooting

    The ACMP ON indicator does not appear when the [ACMP ON/OFF] button is pressed. There is no harmony sound. DGX-230/YPG-235 Owner’s Manual Possible Cause and Solution This is normal and indicates that the instrument is receiving electrical power. Using a mobile phone in close proximity to the instrument may produce interfer- ence.

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    Memo DGX-230/YPG-235 Owner’s Manual...

  • Page 94: Scores

    Scores This demo is an example of how the Easy Song Arranger can be used to change styles throughout a piece. q q q q =123 Song No. (Function Demo for Easy Song Arranger) Hallelujah Chorus DGX-230/YPG-235 Owner’s Manual...

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    Scores DGX-230/YPG-235 Owner’s Manual...

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    =61 Song No. (Function Demo for performance assistant technology) Ave Maria P.A.T. Type =CHORD Your Turn. Repeatedly Play the Same Key. DGX-230/YPG-235 Owner’s Manual...

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    Scores DGX-230/YPG-235 Owner’s Manual...

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    If you play the “Play These Notes” part using the performance assistant technology feature, the part will be corrected and played so that it matches the backing part. q q q q =108 Song No. (Function Demo for performance assistant technology) Nocturne op.9-2 P.A.T. Type =CHD/FREE DGX-230/YPG-235 Owner’s Manual...

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    Scores DGX-230/YPG-235 Owner’s Manual...

  • Page 100: Voice List

    Fretless Bass Slap Bass Synth Bass Hi-Q Bass Dance Bass DGX-230/YPG-235 Owner’s Manual NOTE • The Voice List includes MIDI program change numbers for each voice. Use these program change numbers when playing the instrument via MIDI from an external device.

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    Steel Guitar with Body Sound Mandolin Jazz Guitar Jazz Amp Clean Guitar Chorus Guitar Muted Guitar Funk Guitar Muted Steel Guitar Jazz Man Overdriven Guitar Guitar Pinch Distortion Guitar Feedback Guitar Feedback Guitar 2 Guitar Harmonics Guitar Feedback Guitar Harmonics 2 DGX-230/YPG-235 Owner’s Manual...

  • Page 102

    Choir Aahs Stereo Choir Mellow Choir Choir Strings Voice Oohs Synth Voice Synth Voice 2 Choral Analog Voice Orchestra Hit Orchestra Hit 2 Impact DGX-230/YPG-235 Owner’s Manual Bank Select Voice Voice Name (0–127) MIDI Program Voice Name Change# (0–127) (1–128) BRASS...

  • Page 103

    Car Crash Siren Train Jet Plane Starship Burst Roller Coaster Submarine Laugh Scream Punch Heartbeat Footsteps Machine Gun Laser Gun Explosion Firework The voice number with an asterisk (*) is XGlite optional voice. DGX-230/YPG-235 Owner’s Manual Voice List Voice Name...

  • Page 104: Drum Kit List

    MSB (0–127) / LSB (0–127) / PC (1–128) Keyboard MIDI Alternate assign Note# Note Note# Note C# -1 D# -1 G# -1 DGX-230/YPG-235 Owner’s Manual 127/000/001 127/000/002 127/000/009 Standard Kit 1 Standard Kit 2 Room Kit Surdo Mute Surdo Open Hi Q Whip Slap Scratch H...

  • Page 105

    Hand Cymbal 2 Train Jet Plane Hand Cymbal 2 Short Starship Burst Roller Coaster Submarine Shower Laugh Thunder Scream Wind Punch Stream Heartbeat Bubble Footsteps Feed Machine Gun Horse Laser Gun Bird Tweet 2 Explosion Firework Maou DGX-230/YPG-235 Owner’s Manual...

  • Page 106: Style List

    DreamDnc TcnPolis Clubdanc Club Ltn Garage UK Pop HHGroove Hip Shfl HipHopPp DISCO 70sDsc 1 70sDsc 2 LatinDsc DscPhily DGX-230/YPG-235 Owner’s Manual Style No. Style Name SatNight DscChoco DscHands SWING&JAZZ TradPno1 TradPno2 PnoBlues BB Fast BBMedium BBBallad BB Shfl JazzClub...

  • Page 107: Music Database List

    CanCan AsPlayed Charmain BabyGrov Musicbox Highwy66 Clementn SweetCHI Doodah! JustU&Me Dreamer ManLoves EnterRag OurLove Birthday Wish I MaryLamb DGX-230/YPG-235 Owner’s Manual MDB No. MDB Name Donald’s MoonWlz MoulinHt Sunshine PieceOf GreenSlv TakeFour TexRose ThePolka Scarboro Edelweis AroundWd Whatever Yankee’s WORLD Hawaii D’amor...

  • Page 108: Songs Provided On The Supplied Cd-rom

    O du lieber Augustin (DUET) 069Londo.mid London Bridge (DUET) 070Three.mid Three Blind Mice (DUET) The easy song arranger can only be used with songs that include chord data. DGX-230/YPG-235 Owner’s Manual Song Name Composer P.I. Tchaikovsky J. Offenbach A. Dvorák ˇ...

  • Page 109: Effect Type List

    • The Echo effect Types (20–26) create delayed repeats of each note played. Concert hall reverb. Small room reverb. Reverb for solo instruments. Simulated steel plate reverb. No effect. Conventional chorus program with rich, warm chorusing. Pronounced three-phase modulation with a slight metallic sound. No effect. Description Description DGX-230/YPG-235 Owner’s Manual...

  • Page 110: Midi Implementation Chart

    MIDI Implementation Chart DGX-230/YPG-235 Owner’s Manual...

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    MIDI Implementation Chart DGX-230/YPG-235 Owner’s Manual...

  • Page 112: Midi Data Format

    (02)Chorus2 Celeste Flanger 068...127 No Effect DGX-230/YPG-235 Owner’s Manual <MIDI Master Tuning> F0H, 43H, 1nH, 27H, 30H, 00H, 00H, mm, ll, cc, F7H • This message simultaneously changes the tuning value of all channels. • The values of “mm” and “ll” are used for MIDI Master Tuning.

  • Page 113

    (14) days from the date of receipt, as evidenced by a copy of the receipt. Yamaha’s entire liability and your exclusive remedy will be replacement of the defective media if it is returned to Yamaha or an authorized Yamaha dealer within fourteen days with a copy of the receipt.

  • Page 114

    Licensor belongs to the Licensor or its licensors and is protected by copyright laws, national and international, and all other applicable laws. DGX-230/YPG-235 Owner’s Manual Disclaimer of Liability In consideration of the fact that the Product is licensed hereunder free of charge, (a) the Licensor disclaims any and all...

  • Page 115: Specifications

    • Headphones: HPE-150 * Specifications and descriptions in this owner’s manual are for information purposes only. Yamaha Corp. reserves the right to change or modify products or specifications at any time without prior notice. Since specifications, equipment or op- tions may not be the same in every locale, please check with your Yamaha dealer.

  • Page 116: Index

    SUSTAIN ... 11, 13 SYNC START ... 12, 63 SYNC STOP ... 12, 64 TEMPO/TAP ... 12, 35 USB ... 13, 79 VOICE ... 12, 14 DGX-230/YPG-235 Owner’s Manual Alphabetical order A-B Repeat ...71 Accessories ...7 ACMP ...20 Auto Accompaniment Range ...20 Auto-Accompaniment ...20...

  • Page 117

    Touch Response ...58 Touch Sensitivity ...58 Track ...45–48 Track Clear ...48 Transfer ...82–84 Transpose ...60 Troubleshooting (Installation) ...90 Troubleshooting (instrument) ...92 Tuning ...60 USB ...79 USB-MIDI Driver ...88–89 User Song ...45 Voice ...14 Voice List ...100 XGlite ...6 Index DGX-230/YPG-235 Owner’s Manual...

  • Page 118

    DGX, YPG SERIES OF Portable Grand ELECTRONIC KEYBOARDS If during the first 90 days that immediately follows the purchase date, your new Yamaha product covered by this warranty is found to have a defect in material and/or workmanship, Yamaha and/or its authorized representative will repair such defect without charge for parts or labor.

  • Page 119

    For details of products, please contact your nearest Yamaha representative or the authorized distributor listed below. Pour plus de détails sur les produits, veuillez-vous adresser à Yamaha ou au distributeur le plus proche de vous figurant dans la liste suivante.

  • Page 120

    Yamaha Home Keyboards Home Page (English Only) http://music.yamaha.com/homekeyboard Yamaha Manual Library http://www.yamaha.co.jp/manual/ U.R.G., Pro Audio & Digital Musical Instrument Division, Yamaha Corporation © 2007 Yamaha Corporation WM36950 XXXPOXXX.X-01A0 Printed in China...

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