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  • Page 1 Owner’s Manual...
  • Page 2: Special Message Section

    Yamaha. 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.
  • Page 3 Compliance with FCC regulations does * This applies only to products distributed by YAMAHA CORPORATION OF AMERICA. OBSERVERA! Apparaten kopplas inte ur växelströmskällan (nätet) så länge som den ar ansluten till vägguttaget, även om själva apparaten har stängts av.
  • Page 4 • 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-5D or an equivalent recommended by Yamaha) only. Using the wrong adaptor can result in damage to the instrument or overheating.
  • Page 5 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

    As a result, this device may not play them back precisely as their producers or composers originally intended. This product incorporates and bundles computer programs and contents in which Yamaha owns copyrights or with respect to which it has license to use others’...
  • Page 7: 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. Accessories The DGX-620/520, YPG-625/525 package includes the following items. Please check that you have them all. • Music rest •...
  • Page 8: Special Features Of The Dgx-620/520, Ypg-625/525

    The keyboard’s sensitivity can even be adjusted to match your playing style. This Graded Hammer technology also enables the DGX-620/YPG-625 to provide authentic touch in a light- weight instrument.
  • Page 9: Table Of Contents

    Copyright Notice ... 6 Panel Logos ... 6 Accessories ... 7 Special Features of the DGX-620/520, YPG-625/525... 8 Setting Up Power Requirements ... 10 Connecting Headphones (PHONES/OUTPUT Jack) ... 10 Connecting a Footswitch (SUSTAIN Jack)... 10 Connecting to a Computer (USB Terminal)... 11 Turning the Power On ...
  • Page 10: Setting Up

    Make sure that the [STANDBY/ON] switch of the instrument is set to STANDBY. WARNING • Use ONLY a Yamaha PA-5D AC Power Adaptor (or other adap- tor specifically recommended by Yamaha) to power your instrument from the AC mains. The use of other adaptors may result in irreparable damage to both the adaptor and the instrument.
  • Page 11: Connecting To A Computer (usb Terminal)

    • Never attempt to turn the power off when a “WRITING!” message is shown in the display. Doing so can damage the flash memory and result in a loss of data. ● Music Rest Insert the music rest into the slots as shown. DGX-620/520, YPG-625/525 Owner’s Manual Setting Up...
  • Page 12: Panel Controls And Terminals

    !1 [METRONOME ON/OFF] button ... page 20 !2 [TEMPO/TAP] button ... pages 46, 70 !3 SONG MEMORY [REC], [1]–[5], [A] buttons... page 57 DGX-620/520, YPG-625/525 Owner’s Manual Style Category List (page 130) !4 [REPEAT & LEARN]/ [ACMP ON/OFF] button ...pages 52, 24 !5 [A-B REPEAT]/ [INTRO/ENDING/rit.] button...pages 83, 74...
  • Page 13: Rear Panel

    #5 CONTRAST knob ... page 65 #6 USB TO DEVICE, TO HOST terminals ...pages 11, 99 #7 SUSTAIN jack... page 10 #8 PHONES/OUTPUT jack ... page 10 #9 DC IN 12V jack... page 10 DGX-620/520, YPG-625/525 Owner’s Manual Panel Controls and Terminals Rear Panel...
  • Page 14: Changing The Display Language

    The language selection will be stored in the internal flash memory so that it is retained even when the power is turned off. Press the [EXIT] button to return to the MAIN display. DGX-620/520, YPG-625/525 Owner’s Manual Language item The currently selected...
  • Page 15: Try Playing A Variety Of Instrument Voices

    For this example select the “102 Flute” voice. Play the keyboard. Try selecting and playing a variety of voices. Press the [EXIT] button to return to the MAIN display. The currently selected voice num- ber and name Select 102 Flute Adjusts volume. DGX-620/520, YPG-625/525 Owner’s Manual...
  • Page 16: Play Two Voices Simultaneously-dual

    Watch the displayed dual voice and rotate the dial until the voice you want to use is selected. The voice selected here becomes the dual voice. For this example try selecting the “120 Vibraphone” voice. DGX-620/520, YPG-625/525 Owner’s Manual Voice Number Dual voice selection display...
  • Page 17: Play Different Voices With The Left And Right Hands-split

    Hold for longer than a second Try Playing a Variety of Instrument Voices Two voices will sound at the same time. Main voice and dual voice Voice Number Split voice selection display The currently selected split voice DGX-620/520, YPG-625/525 Owner’s Manual...
  • Page 18: Play The Grand Piano Voice

    When you just want to play piano, all you have to do is press one convenient button. Press the [PORTABLE GRAND] button. The “001 Grand Piano” voice will be selected. DGX-620/520, YPG-625/525 Owner’s Manual NOTE • When you press the [PORTA-...
  • Page 19: Fun Sounds

    For details on the instruments included in the SFX kit voices, see “SFX Kit 1” and “SFX Kit 2” in the “Drum Kit List” on page 129. DGX-620/520, YPG-625/525 Owner’s Manual...
  • Page 20: The Metronome

    Adjusting the Metronome Tempo Press the [TEMPO/TAP] button to call up the tempo set- ting. Use the dial to select a tempo from 11 to 280. DGX-620/520, YPG-625/525 Owner’s Manual MEASURE 1 Indicates the beat number in the measure Tempo...
  • Page 21: Setting The Number Of Beats Per Measure, And The Length Of Each Beat

    Select the required length for each beat: 2, 4, 8, or 16 (half note, quarter note, eighth note, or 16 note). Select 8 for this example. Numerator (Number of beats per measure.) DGX-620/520, YPG-625/525 Owner’s Manual The Metronome Denominator (The length of one beat.) NOTE • The metronome time signature...
  • Page 22: Adjusting The Metronome Volume

    Adjusting the Metronome Volume Press the [FUNCTION] button. Use the CATEGORY [ ] and [ ] buttons to select the Met- ronome Volume item. Use the dial to set the metronome volume as required. DGX-620/520, YPG-625/525 Owner’s Manual Metronome volume...
  • Page 23: Playing Styles

    For these styles first turn auto accompaniment on as described on page 24, 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-620/520, YPG-625/525 Owner’s Manual...
  • Page 24: Play Along With A Style

    “auto accompaniment region” and is used only for specifying the accompaniment chords. Auto accompaniment region Turn sync start on. Press the [SYNC START] button to turn the sync start function on. DGX-620/520, YPG-625/525 Owner’s Manual This icon appears when automatic accompani- ment is on. Split point (54 : F#2) Flashes when sync start is on.
  • Page 25 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 74. Split point Split point DGX-620/520, YPG-625/525 Owner’s Manual Playing Styles...
  • Page 26: Playing The Chord Progressions

    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-620/520, YPG-625/525 Owner’s Manual...
  • Page 27 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. 138 Piano Boogie 086 Bossa Nova Playing Styles Press the [INTRO/ENDING/rit.] button. DGX-620/520, YPG-625/525 Owner’s Manual...
  • Page 28: 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-620/520, YPG-625/525 Owner’s Manual Split point (default: 54/F#2) D E F G A B C D E F Accompaniment...
  • Page 29: Using Songs

    Record The currently selected song number and name The song highlighted here can be played DGX-620/520, YPG-625/525 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 30: 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-620/520, YPG-625/525 Owner’s Manual Song start! PAUSE Press the fast for- Press the pause ward button to rap-...
  • Page 31: Song List

    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-620/520, YPG-625/525 Owner’s Manual Using Songs...
  • Page 32: Types Of Songs

    Using Songs Types of Songs The following three types of songs can be used by the DGX-620/520, YPG-625/525. ● Preset Songs (the 30 songs built into the instrument) ...Song numbers 001–030. ● User Songs (recordings of your own performances) ...Song numbers 031–035.
  • Page 33: Displaying The Song Score

    • Small notes that are hard to read may be easier to read after you use the quantize function (page 89). Marker Melody score Chord Lyrics NOTE • No lyrics are shown in double- staff. DGX-620/520, YPG-625/525 Owner’s Manual Using Songs...
  • Page 34: Display The Lyrics

    ■ Preset Songs That Can be Used For Lyrics Display Number Mona Lisa (Jay Livingston and Ray Evans) Against all odds (Collins 0007403) Can’t Help Falling In Love (George David Weiss, Hugo Peretti and Luigi Creatore) DGX-620/520, YPG-625/525 Owner’s Manual Song title, lyricist, and composer. Lyrics and chord display...
  • Page 35: The Easy Way To Play Piano

    Chord type. Refer to page 44 for more information on using performance assistant technology to help you play. Split point Play your own melody with the right hand. Split point DGX-620/520, YPG-625/525 Owner’s Manual...
  • Page 36: 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 29). DGX-620/520, YPG-625/525 Owner’s Manual Select Chord NOTE • Using Songs (page 29) The song displayed here will be played.
  • Page 37 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-620/520, YPG-625/525 Owner’s Manual NOTE • The score for Ave Maria is pro- vided on page 120.
  • Page 38: Chord/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-620/520, YPG-625/525 Owner’s Manual Select Chord/Free NOTE • Using Songs (page 29) The song displayed here will be played.
  • Page 39 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. Split point DGX-620/520, YPG-625/525 Owner’s Manual The Easy Way to Play Piano NOTE • The score for Nocturne is pro- vided on page 122.
  • Page 40: Melody Type-play With One Finger

    Select a song. Press the [SONG] button, and the Song Select display appears. Select a song by using the dial. DGX-620/520, YPG-625/525 Owner’s Manual Select Melody NOTE • Using Songs (page 29) The song displayed here will...
  • Page 41 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 Song start! Sounds like a melody! DGX-620/520, YPG-625/525 Owner’s Manual...
  • Page 42: Chord/melody-chord Type With The Left Hand, Melody With The Right

    Select the Chord/Melody type by using the dial. Select a song. Press the [SONG] button, and the Song Select display appears. Select a song by using the dial. DGX-620/520, YPG-625/525 Owner’s Manual Select Chord/Melody NOTE • Using Songs (page 29) The song displayed here will be played.
  • Page 43 [SCORE] button to call up the melody score in the display. 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. Split point DGX-620/520, YPG-625/525 Owner’s Manual The Easy Way to Play Piano...
  • Page 44: Use The Performance Assistant To Play Like A Pro

    Once you get a feel for it, try playing chords with your left hand and a melody with your right ... or any other combination. DGX-620/520, YPG-625/525 Owner’s Manual Sounds like you’re playing the right notes! ●...
  • Page 45 See page 103 for instructions on how to transfer the songs to the instrument. The Easy Way to Play Piano Marker Chord Melody Play while watching the marker DGX-620/520, YPG-625/525 Owner’s Manual...
  • Page 46: Change The Song Tempo

    OFF, which is indicated on the display. The demo song will automatically repeat from the beginning after it has played all the way through. You can stop demo playback at any time by pressing the [START/ STOP] button. DGX-620/520, YPG-625/525 Owner’s Manual...
  • Page 47: Select A Song For A Lesson

    Press the [SONG] button, and rotate the dial to select the song you want to use for your lesson. As listed on page 31 there are a variety of song types. Press [EXIT] button to return to the MAIN display. Select lesson Lesson 1, 2, or 3. start! DGX-620/520, YPG-625/525 Owner’s Manual...
  • Page 48: Start Lesson

    Song playback will begin automatically when you select Lesson 1. DGX-620/520, YPG-625/525 Owner’s Manual Select R for right-hand lesson. Select L for left-hand lesson. Select LR for bothhands lesson.
  • Page 49 The displayed range (61 keys) Actual keyboard range (DGX-620/520, YPG-625/525 = 88 keys) 61 keys of the keyboard’s range are shown on the display. The DGX-620/ 520 and YPG-625/525 actually have 88 keys. In some songs that include very high or low notes, those notes may fall outside the displayed range and may not be shown on the display.
  • Page 50: Lesson 2-your Tempo

    Stop the Lesson mode. You can stop the Lesson mode at any time by pressing the [START/ STOP] button. Once you’ve mastered Lesson 2, move on to Lesson 3. DGX-620/520, YPG-625/525 Owner’s Manual Play while following the score marker Left-hand part (In the case of a right-hand lesson) In this case the “R2”...
  • Page 51: Lesson 3-minus One

    You can stop the Lesson mode at any time by pressing the [START/ STOP] button. ▼ Marker Left-hand part ● Marker DGX-620/520, YPG-625/525 Owner’s Manual Select a Song For a Lesson In this case the “R3” indicates that right-hand lesson 3 has been selected.
  • Page 52: Practice Makes Perfect-repeat And Learn

    Jump back 4 measures and repeat playback Song playback direction DGX-620/520, YPG-625/525 Owner’s Manual Press imme- diately Oops! A mistake! NOTE • You can change the number of...
  • Page 53: Play Using The Music Database

    (page 24). Refer to pages 26–28 for information about playing chords. If you press the [EXIT] button to return to the MAIN display at this point you can check the assigned voice and style. Press the [START/STOP] button to stop playback. Split Point DGX-620/520, YPG-625/525 Owner’s Manual...
  • Page 54: Change A Song's Style

    The Song Select display will appear. The currently selected song name and number will be highlighted. Select a Song. Use the dial to select the song you want to arrange. DGX-620/520, YPG-625/525 Owner’s Manual NOTE • The score for Hallelujah Chorus is provided on page 118.
  • Page 55: Select A Style

    “melody” parts are provided for both the right and left hands. MELODY R is the melody part played by the right hand, and MELODY L is the melody part played by the left hand. DGX-620/520, YPG-625/525 Owner’s Manual...
  • Page 56: Record Your Own Performance

    Other perfor- melody melody mance data The parts played by each track when a user song is played back. DGX-620/520, YPG-625/525 Owner’s Manual Chords Specify track(s) and record • Track [1]—Will play back as the right-hand melody part (MELODY R) •...
  • Page 57: Recording Procedure

    [A] has not yet been recorded, the style track [A] will automatically be selected for recording when a melody track is selected. If you only want to record a melody track, be sure to turn the style track [A] off. DGX-620/520, YPG-625/525 Owner’s Manual...
  • Page 58 3 Press the [START/STOP] button to start playback. ◆ To Save a User Song to USB flash memory ➔ page 93 ◆ To save a User Song to USB flash memory in SMF format ➔ page 94. DGX-620/520, YPG-625/525 Owner’s Manual Current measure Recording starts NOTE •...
  • Page 59: Song Clear-deleting User Songs

    • If you only want to clear a spe- cific track from a user song use the Track Clear function. Press and hold NOTE • To execute the Song Clear func- tion press the [+] button. Press [-] to cancel the Song Clear operation. DGX-620/520, YPG-625/525 Owner’s Manual...
  • Page 60: Track Clear-deleting A Specified Track From A User Song

    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-620/520, YPG-625/525 Owner’s Manual NOTE • To execute the Track Clear func- tion press the [+] button. Press [-] to cancel the Track Clear operation.
  • Page 61: Backup And Initialization

    CAUTION • When you execute the Flash Clear operation, song data you have purchased will also be cleared. Be sure to save data you want to keep to a computer. DGX-620/520, YPG-625/525 Owner’s Manual...
  • Page 62: Basic Operation

    Basic Operation Basic Operation Overall DGX-620/520, YPG-625/525 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...
  • Page 63: Use The Dial To Select An Item Or Value

    Please note however, that most items or values that can be selected using the dial can also be selected using the [+] and [-] buttons. DGX-620/520, YPG-625/525 Owner’s Manual Basic Operation Jump to the first item in the next or previ- ous category.
  • Page 64: The Displays

    ” symbol that appears next to some buttons indicates that the button can be pressed and held for longer than a second to call up a related function. This provides convenient direct access to a range of functions. DGX-620/520, YPG-625/525 Owner’s Manual Title Function item Value...
  • Page 65: Main Display Items

    A border appears around a selected track that contains data. No border appears around a Muted track. DGX-620/520, YPG-625/525 Owner’s Manual Basic Operation Measure Number Function ON/Off Icons Dual Appears when the Dual Voice is on.
  • Page 66: Play With A Variety Of Effects

    Press the right-hand keys while playing chords in the auto accompaniment range of the keyboard when the Auto Accompaniment is on (page 24). • Harmony type 06 to 12 (Trill) DGX-620/520, YPG-625/525 Owner’s Manual When harmony Use the dial to select a harmony type. is on the har-...
  • Page 67: Adding Reverb

    Refer to the Effect Type List on page 133 for information about the available reverb types. ● Adjusting the Reverb Level You can individually adjust the amount of reverb that is applied to the main, dual, and split voices. (See page 88). DGX-620/520, YPG-625/525 Owner’s Manual...
  • Page 68: Adding Chorus

    FUNCTION display. Use the CATEGORY [ ] and [ ] but- tons to select the Chorus Type item. DGX-620/520, YPG-625/525 Owner’s Manual Use the dial to select a chorus type. You can check how the selected chorus type sounds by playing on the keyboard.
  • Page 69: Panel Sustain

    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-620/520, YPG-625/525 Owner’s Manual...
  • Page 70: Handy Performance Features

    The currently selected touch sensitivity will be displayed. Touch Sensitivity item DGX-620/520, YPG-625/525 Owner’s Manual Use the dial to select a touch sensitivity setting between 1 and 3. Higher values produce greater (easier) volume varia- tion in response to keyboard dynamics —i.e.
  • Page 71: One Touch Setting

    You should hear a different keyboard voice than you played in step 3. Watch the display while changing songs and you will see that dif- ferent voices are selected for each song. DGX-620/520, YPG-625/525 Owner’s Manual...
  • Page 72: Select An Eq Setting For The Best Sound

    EQ setting. Five settings are available: 1–5. Settings 1 and 2 are best for listening via the instrument’s built-in speakers, setting 3 is for headphones, and settings 4 and 5 are ideal for listening via external speakers. DGX-620/520, YPG-625/525 Owner’s Manual...
  • Page 73: Pitch Controls

    Tuning item. Tuning item Can be set between -100 and +100 Use the dial to set the tuning value between -100 and +100 as required. NOTE • The pitch of Drum Kits voices cannot be changed. DGX-620/520, YPG-625/525 Owner’s Manual...
  • Page 74: Style (auto-accompaniment) Functions

    Pattern Variation (Sections) The DGX-620/520, YPG-625/525 features a wide variety of style “sections” that allow you to vary the arrangement of the accompaniment to match the song you are playing.
  • Page 75 Intro of the selected Style starts. For this example, play a C major chord (as shown below). For information on how to enter chords, see “Playing Auto-accompaniment Chords” on page 28. Split point Accompaniment range DGX-620/520, YPG-625/525 Owner’s Manual...
  • Page 76 Style playback will stop when you release the keys. To turn the function on, press the [SYNC STOP] button. DGX-620/520, YPG-625/525 Owner’s Manual The style will play while you are playing Style playback will...
  • Page 77: Setting The Split Point

    • The split voice sounds when the split-point key is played. NOTE • You can also access the Split Point item by pressing the [FUNCTION] button and using the CATEGORY [ ] and [ ] buttons to locate the item (page 87). DGX-620/520, YPG-625/525 Owner’s Manual...
  • Page 78: Play A Style With Chords But No Rhythm (stop Accompaniment)

    Adjusting the Style Volume Press the [STYLE] button to engage the style function. Press the [FUNCTION] button. DGX-620/520, YPG-625/525 Owner’s Manual Appears when auto accompaniment is Use the CATEGORY [ ] and [ ] but- tons to select the Style Volume item.
  • Page 79: 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-620/520, YPG-625/525.) Suspended 4 sus4...
  • Page 80 7 b 5, 6(9), sus2. DGX-620/520, YPG-625/525 Owner’s Manual ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ●...
  • Page 81: Style File

    In this mode only chords played in the normal way (page 28) can be detected. Press the [CHORD FINGERING] button to select the function “Chord Finger- ing”. Style (Auto-accompaniment) Functions Use the dial to select 2 “FullKeyboard”. DGX-620/520, YPG-625/525 Owner’s Manual...
  • Page 82: Looking Up Chords Using The Chord Dictionary

    “G” key in the section of the keyboard labeled “ROOT”. (The note doesn’t sound.) The root note you set is shown in the display. DGX-620/520, YPG-625/525 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...
  • Page 83: Song Settings

    • 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-620/520, YPG-625/525 Owner’s Manual...
  • Page 84: Muting Independent Song Parts

    Melody R or Melody L voice. Pressing the [VOICE] button alternates between VOICE SELECT MELODY R and MELODY L. DGX-620/520, YPG-625/525 Owner’s Manual Track number without border ... track contains data but is muted. Track number with border ... track contains data and is not muted.
  • Page 85: Memorize Your Favorite Panel Settings

    CAUTION • Do not turn off the power while saving settings to the registra- tion memory, otherwise the data may be damaged or lost. Bank number DGX-620/520, YPG-625/525 Owner’s Manual...
  • Page 86: Recalling A Registration Memory

    Press the REGIST MEMORY button, [1] or [2], containing the settings you want to recall. The panel controls will be instantly set accordingly. DGX-620/520, YPG-625/525 Owner’s Manual ● Settings That Can be Saved to the Registra- tion Memory • Style settings*...
  • Page 87: The Functions

    To restore all initial factor default settings perform the “Backup Clear” procedure described in the “Initialization” sec- tion on page 61. Value DGX-620/520, YPG-625/525 Owner’s Manual Direct numeric entry. • Increment value by 1. • ON •...
  • Page 88 Split Reverb Level Split Chorus Level Reverb Type Chorus Type Sustain EFFECT Master EQ Type DGX-620/520, YPG-625/525 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.
  • Page 89 English. When this is set to Japanese, the file names are displayed in the Japanese font. The lyrics display follows the language setting originally made in the song data; however, when no such setting exists, the setting here is used. DGX-620/520, YPG-625/525 Owner’s Manual The Functions...
  • Page 90: Using Usb Flash Memory

    Yamaha cannot guarantee operation of USB storage devices that you purchase. Before purchasing USB storage devices, please consult your Yamaha dealer, or an authorized Yamaha distributor (see list at end of the Owner’s Manual) for advice. USB Flash Memory Before using a USB device, read through the “Precautions when using the USB TO DEVICE terminal”...
  • Page 91: Connecting A Usb Flash Memory

    • The FILE CONTROL display will not appear in any of the following cases: • During style or song playback. • During a lesson. • While data is being loaded from a USB flash memory. DGX-620/520, YPG-625/525 Owner’s Manual File Control Icon...
  • Page 92: Formatting Usb Flash Memory

    Press the [EXECUTE] button and the display prompts you for confirmation. You can press the [-] button at this point to can- cel the operation. DGX-620/520, YPG-625/525 Owner’s Manual Press the [EXECUTE] button again, or the [+] button, and the format operation will begin.
  • Page 93: Saving Data

    Press [EXECUTE] or [+] if it is OK to overwrite the file, or [-] to cancel. • The amount of time it will take to perform the save operation will depend on the condition of the USB flash memory. DGX-620/520, YPG-625/525 Owner’s Manual The dial selects characters...
  • Page 94: Convert A User Song To Smf Format And Save

    The DESTINATION SONG will be high- lighted, and a default name will appear for the converted song file. DGX-620/520, YPG-625/525 Owner’s Manual ● To Overwrite an Existing File If you want to overwrite a file that already exists on the USB flash memory, use the dial or the [+] and [-] buttons to select the file, then skip...
  • Page 95: Loading User Files And Style Files

    Never turn off the power or remove the USB flash memory during this operation. A message will appear on the display to inform you that the operation has fin- ished. Press the [EXIT] button to return to the MAIN display. DGX-620/520, YPG-625/525 Owner’s Manual...
  • Page 96: Deleting Data From A Usb Flash Memory

    MAIN display. Press the [SONG] button. DGX-620/520, YPG-625/525 Owner’s Manual Select the file you want to delete. You can press the [+] and [-] buttons simulta- neously to select the first song or user file on the USB flash memory.
  • Page 97: Connections

    Before purchasing USB storage devices, please consult your Yamaha dealer, or an authorized Yamaha distributor (see list at end of the Owner’s Manual) for advice. CAUTION • Avoid frequently turning the power on/off to the USB storage device, or connecting/disconnecting the cable too often.
  • Page 98 Backing up data to a computer and organizing files/folders USB terminal Computer DGX-620/520, YPG-625/525 Owner’s Manual Copying files from a computer hard disk to a USB storage device Files on a computer’s hard disk can be transferred to the instrument by first copying them to the stor- age media, then connecting/inserting the media to the instrument.
  • Page 99: Connecting A Personal Computer

    • The Musicsoft Downloader application may not be able to access the Instrument instrument in the following cases: • During style playback. • During song playback. • During a file control operation (while the FILE CONTROL display is showing). DGX-620/520, YPG-625/525 Owner’s Manual Connections...
  • Page 100: 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-620/520, YPG-625/525 Owner’s Manual USB terminal USB terminal USB cable...
  • Page 101: Remote Control Of Midi Devices

    TION] button and then using the CATEGORY [ locate it (page 87). NOTE • Remote control of MIDI devices will function independently of the PC2 mode. C7: Fast forward Connections ] and [ ] buttons to DGX-620/520, YPG-625/525 Owner’s Manual...
  • Page 102: Initial Send

    • Data Capacity: Flash memory 875 kb • Data Format: SMF format 0, style file (extension: .sty), Backup File (06PG88.BUP) DGX-620/520, YPG-625/525 Owner’s Manual Press [+/YES] to send, or press [-/NO] to cancel. ■With the Musicsoft Downloader You Can. ● Transfer MIDI songs you have downloaded from the Internet or created on your computer from the computer to the instrument’s flash...
  • Page 103 “List of files stored temporarily” to the instrument’s memory. Close the window to end the Musicsoft Downloader. NOTE • End the Musicsoft Downloader to playback the song transferred from your computer. Click “Open” Connections Click “Instrument”, and then “Flash Memory” DGX-620/520, YPG-625/525 Owner’s Manual...
  • Page 104 We recommend that you select channel 1 for the right-hand part and channel 2 for the left-hand part. DGX-620/520, YPG-625/525 Owner’s Manual ■Transfer a Backup file from the instrument to a computer You can use the Musicsoft Downloader to transfer “Backup file”...
  • Page 105: Accessory Cd-rom Installation Guide

    • 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 106: Cd-rom Contents

    Refer to “Installing the USB-MIDI Driver” on page 107 for installation and setup instructions. DGX-620/520, YPG-625/525 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 107: System Requirements

    CD-ROM icon in your “My Computer” folder. The root directory of the CD- ROM drive will be D:\ , E:\ , or Q:\ , respectively. DGX-620/520, YPG-625/525 Owner’s Manual Hard Disk Display at least 128 MB of...
  • Page 108 When the system detects the driver on the CD-ROM and is ready for installation, it is shown as a message on the screen. Make sure that the “YAMAHA USB MIDI Driver” is listed, and click [Next]. The sys- tem starts the installation.
  • Page 109: Downloader And Digital Music Notebook Applications

    * You can obtain the latest version of the Musicsoft Downloader at the following Internet URL. http://music.yamaha.com/download/ IMPORTANT • Only Musicsoft Downloader can be used to transfer files between this instrument and a computer. No other file transfer application can be used. DGX-620/520, YPG-625/525 Owner’s Manual ● ● ●...
  • Page 110: Troubleshooting

    When the instrument is recognized cor- rectly, double-click “System” in the Con- trol Panel to open the System window. Double-click the “Device Manager” tab, select “YAMAHA USB MIDI Driver” and delete it. Use the MS-DOS prompt or Explorer to delete the following three files.
  • Page 111 (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 112: Troubleshooting

    The sound of the voice changes from note to note. The Demo display is shown in Japanese, and/or there are Japanese characters in the display mes- sages. DGX-620/520, YPG-625/525 Owner’s Manual Possible Cause and Solution This is normal and indicates that the instrument is receiving electrical power.
  • Page 113 Types 06–26 will function whether style playback is on or off. For types 06–12 you need to play two notes at the same time. DGX-620/520, YPG-625/525 Owner’s Manual Troubleshooting...
  • Page 114: Messages

    (Don’t turn off the power now, otherwise the data may be damaged.)” Overwrite ? Please Wait... DGX-620/520, YPG-625/525 Owner’s Manual Comment Indicates the failure in reading or writing from/to the media or the flash memory. Displayed while erasing all data in the flash memory. Never turn the power off during data transmission.
  • Page 115 Indicates that saving data cannot be executed since the total number of files exceeds the capacity. Indicates the designated function is not available since the instrument is executing another job. Indicates the file name of the currently transmitting. “nnn” indicates the receiving block. DGX-620/520, YPG-625/525 Owner’s Manual Messages...
  • Page 116: Keyboard Stand Assembly

    Stand bases 6 x 70 mm roundhead screws DGX-620/520, YPG-625/525 Owner’s Manual (DGX-620/YPG-625 only) (DGX-620/YPG-625 only) Attach the stand bases. Making sure that the boards are facing the proper direc- tion (the holes should face inside). The left and right side Joint connectors boards for the DGX-520 and YPG-525 are the same shape.
  • Page 117 Keyboard Stand Assembly Attach the back board. Attach the back board, using the 6 x 30 mm roundhead screws e. DGX-620 and YPG-625 owners : Check the back-to-front orientation for the side boards. Make sure the non-colored surface is facing down.
  • Page 118: 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-620/520, YPG-625/525 Owner’s Manual...
  • Page 119 Scores DGX-620/520, YPG-625/525 Owner’s Manual...
  • Page 120 =61 Song No. (Function Demo for performance assistant technology) Ave Maria P.A.T. Type =CHORD Your Turn. Repeatedly Play the Same Key. DGX-620/520, YPG-625/525 Owner’s Manual...
  • Page 121 Scores DGX-620/520, YPG-625/525 Owner’s Manual...
  • Page 122 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 =CHORD/FREE DGX-620/520, YPG-625/525 Owner’s Manual...
  • Page 123 Scores DGX-620/520, YPG-625/525 Owner’s Manual...
  • Page 124: Voice List

    Finger Bass Acoustic Bass Pick Bass Fretless Bass DGX-620/520, YPG-625/525 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.
  • Page 125 Nylon Guitar Velocity Guitar Harmonics Ukulele Steel Guitar 12-string Guitar Nylon & Steel Guitar Steel Guitar with Body Sound Mandolin Jazz Guitar Jazz Amp Clean Guitar Chorus Guitar Muted Guitar Funk Guitar Muted Steel Guitar Jazz Man DGX-620/520, YPG-625/525 Owner’s Manual...
  • Page 126 Legato Strings Warm Strings Kingdom Synth Strings 1 Synth Strings 2 Choir Aahs Stereo Choir Mellow Choir Choir Strings Voice Oohs Synth Voice DGX-620/520, YPG-625/525 Owner’s Manual Bank Select Voice Voice Name (0–127) MIDI Program Voice Name Change# (0–127) (1–128)
  • Page 127 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-620/520, YPG-625/525 Owner’s Manual Voice List Voice Name...
  • Page 128: 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-620/520, YPG-625/525 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 129 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-620/520, YPG-625/525 Owner’s Manual...
  • Page 130: Style List

    Clubdance ClubLatin Garage1 Garage2 TechnoParty UKPop HipHopGroove HipShuffle HipHopPop DISCO 70’sDisco1 70’sDisco2 LatinDisco DiscoPhilly SaturdayNight DiscoChocolate DiscoHands DGX-620/520, YPG-625/525 Owner’s Manual Style No. Style Name SWING&JAZZ BigBandFast BigBandMedium BigBandBallad BigBandShuffle JazzClub Swing1 Swing2 OrchestraSwing Five/Four JazzBallad Dixieland Ragtime AfroCuban Charleston R&B...
  • Page 131: Music Database List

    SF Heart AlhHwaii ShearJz Babylon SplnkyTb Barbados SunnySde DnceBird TstHoney FestaMex Tunisia HandsPty TwoFoot5 LuvTheme USPatrol ModrnTlk DGX-620/520, YPG-625/525 Owner’s Manual MDB No. Song Name NxtAlice PalomaFl Tijuana Why MCA? BALLROOM BrazilBr CherryTp DanubeWv MantoStr SandmnFx SpainTwn SundyNvr TangoAc Tea4Two...
  • Page 132: 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-620/520, YPG-625/525 Owner’s Manual Song Name Composer P.I. Tchaikovsky J. Offenbach A. Dvorák ˇ...
  • Page 133: 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. DGX-620/520, YPG-625/525 Owner’s Manual Description Description...
  • Page 134: Midi Implementation Chart

    MIDI Implementation Chart DGX-620/520, YPG-625/525 Owner’s Manual...
  • Page 135 MIDI Implementation Chart DGX-620/520, YPG-625/525 Owner’s Manual...
  • Page 136: Midi Data Format

    (02)Chorus2 Celeste Flanger 068...127 No Effect DGX-620/520, YPG-625/525 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 137: Specifications

    Yamaha Corp. reserves the right to change or modify products or specifications at any time without prior notice. Since specifications, equipment or options may not be the same in every locale, please check with your Yamaha dealer. DGX-620/520, YPG-625/525 Owner’s Manual...
  • Page 138: Index

    SYNC STOP ... 12, 76 TEMPO/TAP ... 12, 20, 46, 70 USB TO DEVICE ... 13, 90, 97–98 USB TO HOST ... 13, 99 VOICE ... 12, 15 DGX-620/520, YPG-625/525 Owner’s Manual Alphabetical order A-B Repeat ...83 Accessories ...7 ACMP ...24 Auto Accompaniment Range ...24...
  • Page 139 Transpose ...73 Troubleshooting ...110, 112 Tuning ...73 USB ...97 USB MIDI Driver ...108–109 User file ...93, 95 User File Save ...93 User Song ...32, 56 Voice ...15 Voice List ...124 XF ...6, 34 XGlite ...6 DGX-620/520, YPG-625/525 Owner’s Manual Index...
  • Page 140: Limited Warranty

    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 141 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 142 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 © 2006 Yamaha Corporation WG29380 XXXPOXXX.X-01A0 Printed in China...

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  • Shirley Nov 05, 2017 09:04:
    My display lights up when switching on but is completely blank.....​.no text is displayed. How can I remedy this.
  • Denni Oct 30, 2017 07:18:
    I don't see anything about keys malfunctio​n. On all bflat b c, and E,F, F#- pitches all sounding together.