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Owner's Manual
Keyboard Stand Assembly
For information on assembling the
keyboard stand, refer to the instructions
on page 10 of this manual.
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  Summary of Contents for Yamaha Portable Grand DGX-630

  • Page 1 Owner’s Manual Keyboard Stand Assembly For information on assembling the keyboard stand, refer to the instructions on page 10 of this manual.
  • Page 2: Special Message Section

    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.
  • 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 If you experience any hearing loss or ringing in the ears, consult a physician. 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

    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’ copyrights. Such copyrighted materials include, without limitation, all computer software, style files, MIDI files, WAVE data, musical scores and sound recordings.
  • Page 7: Included Accessories

    • Owner’s manual (this book) • Keyboard stand • Footswitch • AC Power Adaptor (PA-5D or an equivalent recommended by Yamaha) * May not be included depending on your particular area. Please check with your Yamaha dealer. DGX-630/YPG-635 Owner’s Manual...
  • Page 8: Special Features Of The Dgx-630/Ypg-635

    The keyboard’s sensitivity can even be adjusted to match your playing style. This Graded Hammer technology also enables the DGX-630/YPG-635 to provide authentic touch in a light- weight instrument.
  • Page 9: Table Of Contents

    Copyright Notice ... 6 Panel Logos ... 6 Included Accessories ... 7 Special Features of the DGX-630/YPG-635... 8 Setting Up Keyboard Stand Assembly... 10 Power Requirements ... 13 Connecting Headphones (PHONES/OUTPUT Jack) ... 13 Connecting a Footswitch (SUSTAIN Jack)... 13 Connecting a Pedal Unit (PEDAL UNIT jack)...
  • Page 10: Setting Up

    Use the packing sheet to protect both the instrument and the floor when assembling. * The sheet is the bag in which the instrument is wrapped. DGX-630/YPG-635 Owner’s Manual Keyboard Stand Assembly Joint connectors (4 pcs.) 6 x 70 mm roundhead screws (4 pcs.)
  • Page 11 NOTE • If you don’t have the packing sheet, use a thick blanket or other soft material to protect the floor and the instrument. Setting Up DGX-630/YPG-635 Owner’s Manual...
  • Page 12 5–6 5 x 16 mm roundhead screws DGX-630/YPG-635 Owner’s Manual Put the keyboard on the stand. Check the back-to-front orientation for stand, and care- fully place the keyboard on the side boards. Slowly move the keyboard so that the holes on the bottom of the key- board are properly aligned with the holes on the angle brackets.
  • Page 13: Power Requirements

    STANDBY. WARNING • Use the specified adaptor (PA-5D or an equivalent recom- mended by Yamaha) only. The use of other adaptors may result in irreparable damage to both the adaptor and the instrument. Connect the AC adaptor to the power supply jack.
  • Page 14: Connecting A Pedal Unit (Pedal Unit Jack)

    The soft pedal will not affect notes that are already playing when it is pressed. DGX-630/YPG-635 Owner’s Manual This jack is for connecting an optional LP-7 pedal unit. When connecting the pedal unit, make sure to also assemble the unit on the supplied keyboard stand.
  • Page 15: 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. Insert the music rest into the slots as shown. DGX-630/YPG-635 Owner’s Manual Setting Up...
  • Page 16: Panel Controls And Terminals

    !6 [REW]/ [MAIN/AUTO FILL] button...pages 34, 79 !7 [FF]/[SYNC STOP] button ...pages 34, 81 !8 [PAUSE]/ [SYNC START] button ...pages 34, 80 DGX-630/YPG-635 Owner’s Manual Style Category List (page 134) Front Panel !9 [START/STOP] button ...pages 27, 34, 67 @0 [SONG] button ... page 33 @1 [EASY SONG ARRANGER] button ...
  • Page 17: Rear Panel

    #8 SUSTAIN jack...page 13 Music Database List (page 135) Rear Panel #9 PEDAL UNIT jack... page 14 $0 PHONES/OUTPUT jack ... page 13 $1 DC IN 12V jack ... page 13 Panel Controls and Terminals Voice Category List (page 128) DGX-630/YPG-635 Owner’s Manual...
  • Page 18: 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-630/YPG-635 Owner’s Manual Language item The currently selected...
  • Page 19: Try Playing A Variety Of Instrument Voices

    For this example select the “105 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 105 Flute Adjusts volume. DGX-630/YPG-635 Owner’s Manual...
  • Page 20: 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 “123 Vibraphone” voice. DGX-630/YPG-635 Owner’s Manual Voice Number Dual voice selection display...
  • Page 21: 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-630/YPG-635 Owner’s Manual...
  • Page 22: 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-630/YPG-635 Owner’s Manual NOTE • When you press the [PORTA-...
  • Page 23: 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 133. DGX-630/YPG-635 Owner’s Manual...
  • Page 24: The Metronome

    To stop the metronome, press the [METRONOME ON/OFF] button again. Adjusting the Metronome Tempo Press the [TEMPO/TAP] button to call up the tempo set- ting. Use the dial to select a tempo from 5 to 280. DGX-630/YPG-635 Owner’s Manual Current setting Tempo...
  • Page 25: Setting The Number Of Beats Per Measure, And The Length Of Each Beat

    The Metronome Denominator (The length of one beat.) NOTE • The metronome time signature will synchronize to a style or song that is playing, so these parameters cannot be changed while a style or song is playing. DGX-630/YPG-635 Owner’s Manual...
  • Page 26: Setting The Click Bell Sound

    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-630/YPG-635 Owner’s Manual Metronome volume...
  • Page 27: Playing Styles

    For these styles first turn auto accompaniment on as described on page 28, 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-630/YPG-635 Owner’s Manual...
  • Page 28: 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-630/YPG-635 Owner’s Manual This icon appears when automatic accompani- ment is on. Split point (54: F#2) Flashes when sync start is on.
  • Page 29 Auto accompaniment region 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 79. Split point Split point Playing Styles DGX-630/YPG-635 Owner’s Manual...
  • Page 30: 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-630/YPG-635 Owner’s Manual...
  • Page 31 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-630/YPG-635 Owner’s Manual...
  • Page 32: 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-630/YPG-635 Owner’s Manual Split point (default: 54/F#2) D E F G A B C D E F Accompaniment...
  • Page 33: Using Songs

    NOTE • You can also play songs you The song highlighted here can be played DGX-630/YPG-635 Owner’s Manual have recorded yourself (User Songs) or songs that have been transferred to the instrument from a computer in the same way that you play the internal songs.
  • Page 34: Song Fast Forward, Fast Reverse, And Pause

    5 and 280 quarter-note beats per minute. You can return to the original tempo by simultaneously pressing the [+] and [-] buttons. Press the [EXIT] button to return to the MAIN display. DGX-630/YPG-635 Owner’s Manual Song start! PAUSE...
  • Page 35: Play The Demo Song

    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-630/YPG-635 Owner’s Manual Using Songs Suggested Uses...
  • Page 36: Types Of Songs

    Using Songs Types of Songs The following three types of songs can be used by the DGX-630/YPG-635. ● 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 37: Displaying The Song Score

    • Small notes that are hard to read may be easier to read after you use the quantize function (page 94). Marker Melody score Chord Lyrics NOTE • No chords or lyrics are shown on the double-staff. DGX-630/YPG-635 Owner’s Manual Using Songs...
  • Page 38: 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-630/YPG-635 Owner’s Manual Song title, lyricist, and composer. Lyrics and chord display...
  • Page 39: The Easy Way To Play Piano

    Chord type. Refer to page 48 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-630/YPG-635 Owner’s Manual...
  • Page 40: 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 33). DGX-630/YPG-635 Owner’s Manual The currently selected type Select Chord NOTE •...
  • Page 41 “...” will appear on the display where the performance assistant technol- ogy type is normally shown. The Easy Way to Play Piano After DGX-630/YPG-635 Owner’s Manual NOTE • The score for Ave Maria is pro- vided on page 124.
  • Page 42: Chord/Free Type-Applying The Chord Type To The Left Hand Only

    Chord/Free 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. For this example try selecting the “011 Noc- turne”. DGX-630/YPG-635 Owner’s Manual The currently selected type Select Chord/Free NOTE •...
  • Page 43 “...” will appear on the display where the performance assistant technol- ogy type is normally shown. Split point The Easy Way to Play Piano NOTE • The score for Nocturne is pro- vided on page 126. DGX-630/YPG-635 Owner’s Manual...
  • Page 44: Melody Type-Play With One Finger

    Select the Mel- ody 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-630/YPG-635 Owner’s Manual The currently selected type Select Melody NOTE •...
  • Page 45 Press the [P.A.T. ON/OFF] button to turn the performance assistant technology feature off. “...” will appear on the display where the performance assistant technol- ogy type is normally shown. The Easy Way to Play Piano Song start! Sounds like a melody! DGX-630/YPG-635 Owner’s Manual...
  • Page 46: 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-630/YPG-635 Owner’s Manual The currently selected type Select Chord/Melody NOTE •...
  • Page 47 Press the [P.A.T. ON/OFF] button to turn the performance assistant technology feature off. “...” will appear on the display where the performance assistant technol- ogy type is normally shown. Split point The Easy Way to Play Piano DGX-630/YPG-635 Owner’s Manual...
  • Page 48: Use The Performance Assistant To Play Like A Pro

    Play 3 notes at once with your right hand. 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-630/YPG-635 Owner’s Manual Sounds like you’re playing the right notes! ●...
  • Page 49 See page 109 for instructions on how to transfer the songs to the instrument. The Easy Way to Play Piano Appears when the performance assistant technology is on Marker Chord Melody Play while watching the marker DGX-630/YPG-635 Owner’s Manual...
  • Page 50: Select A Song For A Lesson

    ● Lesson 1 ...Learn to play the correct notes. ● Lesson 2 ...Learn to play the correct notes with the correct timing. ● Lesson 3 ...Learn to play the correct notes at the correct timing along with the song. DGX-630/YPG-635 Owner’s Manual Select lesson Lesson 1, 2, or 3.
  • Page 51: Lesson 1-Waiting

    The currently selected part is shown in the upper right cor- ner of the display. Select a Song For a Lesson Select R for right-hand lesson. Select L for left-hand lesson. Select LR for bothhands lesson. DGX-630/YPG-635 Owner’s Manual...
  • Page 52 Playback will pause and wait for you to play the correct note. The triangular marker (▼) above the score indicates play- back progress. DGX-630/YPG-635 Owner’s Manual In this case the “R1” indicates that right- hand lesson 1 has been selected.
  • Page 53 The displayed range (61 keys) Actual keyboard range (DGX-630/YPG-635 = 88 keys) 61 keys of the keyboard’s range are shown on the display. The DGX-630/ YPG-635 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 54: Lesson 2-Your Tempo

    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-630/YPG-635 Owner’s Manual In this case the “R2” indicates that right-hand lesson 2 has been selected.
  • Page 55: 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-630/YPG-635 Owner’s Manual Select a Song For a Lesson In this case the “R3” indicates that right-hand lesson 3 has been selected.
  • Page 56: Practice Makes Perfect-Repeat And Learn

    Jump back 4 measures and repeat playback Song playback direction DGX-630/YPG-635 Owner’s Manual Press imme- diately Oops! A mistake! NOTE • You can change the number of...
  • Page 57: Play Using The Music Database

    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-630/YPG-635 Owner’s Manual NOTE • Music Database (MDB) files transferred from a computer or stored on a USB flash memory...
  • Page 58: 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-630/YPG-635 Owner’s Manual NOTE • The score for Hallelujah Chorus is provided on page 122.
  • Page 59: Select A Style

    The currently selected mel- ody voice will be displayed. NOTE • If you press the [INTRO/END- ING/rit.] button during style play- back, the style will stop but the song will continue playing. Use the [START/STOP] button to stop playback completely. DGX-630/YPG-635 Owner’s Manual...
  • Page 60: Record Your Own Performance

    Track Track Track ■ Track Mute This instrument allows you to choose whether recorded tracks will play back while you are recording or playing back other tracks (page 89). DGX-630/YPG-635 Owner’s Manual Chords Specify track(s) and record Track Track Track NOTE •...
  • Page 61: 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-630/YPG-635 Owner’s Manual...
  • Page 62 MIDI file and saving it later. To do this press and hold the [REC] button until the save confirmation message appears, then press the [+/YES] button. DGX-630/YPG-635 Owner’s Manual Current measure Recording starts NOTE •...
  • Page 63: Song Clear-Deleting User Songs

    You can cancel the clear operation by pressing the [-] button. Hold for longer than a second Record Your Own Performance NOTE • If you only want to clear a spe- cific track from a user song use the Track Clear function. Press and hold DGX-630/YPG-635 Owner’s Manual...
  • Page 64: Track Clear-Deleting A Specified Track From A User Song

    You can cancel the clear operation by pressing the [-] button. Hold for longer than a second 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-630/YPG-635 Owner’s Manual...
  • Page 65: Backup And 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-630/YPG-635 Owner’s Manual...
  • Page 66: Basic Operation

    Basic Operation Basic Operation Overall DGX-630/YPG-635 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 67: 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-630/YPG-635 Owner’s Manual Basic Operation Jump to the first item in the next or previ- ous category.
  • Page 68: 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-630/YPG-635 Owner’s Manual Title Function item Value...
  • Page 69: Main Display Items

    Harmony Appears when Harmony is on. When this icon is showing har- mony notes will be added to the main voice. File Control When this icon is showing you can control file operations. DGX-630/YPG-635 Owner’s Manual...
  • Page 70: Play With A Variety Of Effects

    Auto Accompaniment is on (page 28). • Harmony type 15 to 18 (Echo) Keep holding down the keys. DGX-630/YPG-635 Owner’s Manual When harmony Use the dial to select a harmony type. is on the har- mony icon will...
  • Page 71: Adding Reverb

    Refer to the Effect Type List on page 138 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 93). DGX-630/YPG-635 Owner’s Manual...
  • Page 72: Adding Chorus

    FUNCTION display. Use the CATEGORY [ ] and [ ] but- tons to select the Chorus Type item. DGX-630/YPG-635 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 73: Adding Dsp

    ● Adjusting the DSP Level You can individually adjust the amount of DSP that is applied to the main and dual voices. (See page 93). DSP Type Play with a Variety of Effects Currently selected DSP type. DGX-630/YPG-635 Owner’s Manual...
  • Page 74: Panel Sustain

    You can change the amount of pitch bend produced by the wheel, as described on page 93. DGX-630/YPG-635 Owner’s Manual You can then use the [+] and [-] buttons to turn panel sustain on or off.
  • Page 75: Handy Performance Features

    —i.e. greater sensitivity. A setting of “4” results in a fixed touch response, or no level change no matter how hard or how soft you play the keys. NOTE • The initial default touch sensitivity setting is “2”. DGX-630/YPG-635 Owner’s Manual...
  • Page 76: One Touch Setting

    If you have stopped playback at some point during this procedure press the [START/STOP] button to start playback again. DGX-630/YPG-635 Owner’s Manual 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.
  • Page 77: Select An Eq Setting For The Best Sound

    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. Handy Performance Features DGX-630/YPG-635 Owner’s Manual...
  • Page 78: Pitch Controls

    -12 and +12 as required. NOTE • The pitch of Drum Kits voices cannot be changed. DGX-630/YPG-635 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 79: Style (Auto-Accompaniment) Functions

    Pattern Variation (Sections) The DGX-630/YPG-635 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 80 You can disengage the synchro-start standby mode by pressing the [SYNC START] button again. DGX-630/YPG-635 Owner’s Manual Press the [MAIN/AUTO FILL] button. The name of the selected sec- tion—MAIN A or MAIN B—will be displayed.
  • Page 81 Style playback will stop when you release the keys. To turn the function on, press the [SYNC STOP] button. Style (Auto-accompaniment) Functions The style will play while you are playing Style playback will the keys stop when you release the keys DGX-630/YPG-635 Owner’s Manual...
  • Page 82: Setting The Split Point

    Press the [FUNCTION] button. Use the CATEGORY [ ] and [ ] but- tons to select the Split point item. DGX-630/YPG-635 Owner’s Manual Use the dial to set the split point to any key from 021(A-1) through 108 (C7). Split point (54: F#2)
  • Page 83: Play A Style With Chords But No Rhythm (Stop Accompaniment)

    Style (Auto-accompaniment) Functions Appears when auto accompaniment is Use the CATEGORY [ ] and [ ] but- tons to select the Style Volume item. Use the dial to set the style volume between 000 and 127. Accompaniment range DGX-630/YPG-635 Owner’s Manual...
  • Page 84: 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-630/YPG-635.) Suspended 4 sus4...
  • Page 85 • Two-note fingerings will produce a chord based on the previously played chord. Display M7 9 M7 #11 M7 b5 sus4 M7aug m7 9 m7 11 mM7 9 m7 b5 mM7 b5 dim7 7 b9 7 b13 7 #11 7 13 7 #9 7 b5 7aug 7sus4 sus2 DGX-630/YPG-635 Owner’s Manual...
  • Page 86: Playing Styles Using The Entire Keyboard

    In this mode only chords played in the normal way (page 32) can be detected. Press and hold the [ACMP ON/OFF] but- ton for longer than a second to select the function “Chord Fingering”. Hold for longer than a second DGX-630/YPG-635 Owner’s Manual Use the dial to select 2 “FullKeyboard”.
  • Page 87: Looking Up Chords Using The Chord Dictionary

    When you’ve played the chord properly, a bell sound signals your success and the chord name in the display flash. Press the [EXIT] button to return to the MAIN display. DGX-630/YPG-635 Owner’s Manual...
  • Page 88: Song Settings

    Play the song (page 33) and press the [A-B REPEAT] button at the beginning of the section you want to repeat (the “A” point). DGX-630/YPG-635 Owner’s Manual Song volume item Can be set between 000 and 127 Use the dial to set the song volume between 000 and 127.
  • Page 89: Muting Independent Song Parts

    Use the dial to select the voice. As you select different melody voices, only the melody voice changes while the song will remain the same. Hold for longer than a second Song Settings No track number ... no data. DGX-630/YPG-635 Owner’s Manual...
  • Page 90: Memorize Your Favorite Panel Settings

    1 to NOTE • Data cannot be saved to the registration memory during song play- back. DGX-630/YPG-635 Owner’s Manual Up to 16 presets (eight banks of two each) can Memory 1 Memory 2 be memorized.
  • Page 91: Recalling A Registration Memory

    Panel Sustain ON/OFF, DSP ON/OFF, DSP Type • Harmony settings Harmony ON/OFF, Harmony Type, Harmony Volume • Other settings Transpose, Pitch Bend Range * Style settings are not available for Registration Memory when using the Song features. DGX-630/YPG-635 Owner’s Manual...
  • Page 92: The Functions

    Function category Previous item Next item The selected function DGX-630/YPG-635 Owner’s Manual Use the dial, the [+] and [-] buttons, or the [0]–[9] number buttons to set the selected function as required. The [+] and [-] buttons are used to make ON/ OFF type settings: [+] = ON, [-] = OFF.
  • Page 93 Determines how much of the Split voice’s signal is sent to the Reverb effect. Determines how much of the Split voice’s signal is sent to the Chorus effect. DGX-630/YPG-635 Owner’s Manual The Functions...
  • Page 94 Time Signature - METRONOME Denominator Bell Metronome Volume SCORE Quantize DGX-630/YPG-635 Owner’s Manual Range/Settings 01–30 Determines the Reverb type, including off. (See the list on page 138) 1–25 Determines the Chorus type, including off. (See the list on page 138) 001–183 Determines the DSP type, including off.
  • Page 95 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-630/YPG-635 Owner’s Manual The Functions...
  • Page 96: Saving And Loading Data

    Refer to the “Messages” on page 120 for an explanation of each message. DGX-630/YPG-635 Owner’s Manual Check that the file control icon is shown in the MAIN display. You can go to the FILE CONTROL display from which you can access file operations by...
  • Page 97: Precautions When Using The Usb To Device Terminal

    • USB storage devices (flash memory, floppy disk drive) The instrument does not necessarily support all commer- cially available USB devices. Yamaha cannot guarantee operation of USB devices that you purchase. Before pur- chasing a USB device for use with this instrument, please visit the following web page: http://music.yamaha.com/download/...
  • Page 98: 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-630/YPG-635 Owner’s Manual Press the [EXECUTE] button again, or the [+] button, and the format operation will begin.
  • Page 99: Saving User Files (Registration Memory) To Usb Flash Memory

    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-630/YPG-635 Owner’s Manual The dial selects characters...
  • Page 100: Save A User Song To Usb Flash Memory

    7. Press the [EXECUTE] button. A cursor will appear below the first character in the file name. DGX-630/YPG-635 Owner’s Manual Change the file name as necessary. Refer to “Saving User Files (Registration Memory) to USB Flash Memory” on page 99 for filename entry.
  • Page 101: Loading Files From A Usb Flash Memory

    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-630/YPG-635 Owner’s Manual...
  • Page 102: Deleting Data From A Usb Flash Memory

    Use the CATEGORY [ ] and [ ] but- tons to locate the USB Delete item. DGX-630/YPG-635 Owner’s Manual Use the dial to select the file you want to delete. All User files in the USB flash memory will be displayed first, followed by the style files, song...
  • Page 103: Delete User Data From The Instrument

    Use the dial to select the file you want to play. Play the selected file in the same way the internal files are played: press the [START/STOP] button, or play on the keyboard. DGX-630/YPG-635 Owner’s Manual...
  • Page 104: Connections

    This terminal allows connection to USB stor- age devices. Refer to “Precautions when using the USB TO DEVICE terminal” on page 97. DGX-630/YPG-635 Owner’s Manual w USB TO HOST terminal This terminal allows direct connection to a per- sonal computer. Refer to “Connecting a Per- sonal Computer”...
  • Page 105: Connecting A Personal Computer

    • While the computer is connected to the instrument, you should wait for six seconds or more between these operations: (1) when turning the power of the instrument off then on again, or (2) when alternately connecting/disconnecting the USB cable. Instrument Connections DGX-630/YPG-635 Owner’s Manual...
  • Page 106: Transferring Performance Data To And From A Computer

    Local Control being set to off. CAUTION • 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. DGX-630/YPG-635 Owner’s Manual USB terminal USB terminal USB cable Description Press the [FUNCTION] button.
  • Page 107: Remote Control Of Midi Devices

    • You can also access the PC Mode item by first pressing the [FUNC- TION] button and then using the CATEGORY [ locate it (page 92). NOTE • Remote control of MIDI devices will function independently of the PC2 mode. C7: Fast forward Connections ] and [ ] buttons to DGX-630/YPG-635 Owner’s Manual...
  • Page 108: Initial Send

    Song: .mid SMF format 0/1 Style: .sty Music Database: .mfd Backup File: 08PG88G.bup DGX-630/YPG-635 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...
  • Page 109 USB flash memory device—cannot be deleted via the instru- ment’s file control display. Use the Musicsoft Downloader delete but- ton to delete such files. Click “Open” Connections Click the “Electronic Musical Instruments”, and then “Flash Memory” DGX-630/YPG-635 Owner’s Manual...
  • Page 110 We recommend that you select channel 1 for the right-hand part and channel 2 for the left-hand part. DGX-630/YPG-635 Owner’s Manual ■Transfer a Backup file from the instrument to a computer You can use the Musicsoft Downloader to transfer “Backup”...
  • Page 111: 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 112: Cd-Rom Contents

    Refer to “Installing the USB-MIDI Driver” on page 113 for installation and setup instructions. DGX-630/YPG-635 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 113: System Requirements

    (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-630/YPG-635 Owner’s Manual Hard Disk Display at least 128 MB of...
  • Page 114 Click [Finish]. (Some computers may take a while to display the Wizard window.) Restart the computer. The USB-MIDI driver installation is complete. DGX-630/YPG-635 Owner’s Manual Installing the driver on Windows XP Start the computer and use the “Adminis- trator” account to log on to Windows XP.
  • Page 115: Downloader And Digital Music Notebook Applications

    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.”...
  • Page 116 • Windows 2000 users... see page 114 • Windows XP users... see page 114 • Windows Vista users ... see page 115 DGX-630/YPG-635 Owner’s Manual When controlling the instrument from your computer via USB, the instrument does not operate correctly or no sound is heard.
  • Page 117 • 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. Accessory CD-ROM Installation Guide DGX-630/YPG-635 Owner’s Manual...
  • Page 118: 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-630/YPG-635 Owner’s Manual Possible Cause and Solution This is normal and indicates that the instrument is receiving electrical power.
  • Page 119 Communication with the USB device has been shut down because of the overcurrent to the USB device. Disconnect the device from the USB TO DEVICE terminal, then turn on the power of the instrument. DGX-630/YPG-635 Owner’s Manual Troubleshooting...
  • Page 120: Messages

    Move File “Now Writing... (Don’t turn off the power now, otherwise the data may be damaged.)” DGX-630/YPG-635 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 121 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. Messages DGX-630/YPG-635 Owner’s Manual...
  • Page 122: 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-630/YPG-635 Owner’s Manual...
  • Page 123 Scores DGX-630/YPG-635 Owner’s Manual...
  • Page 124 =61 Song No. (Function Demo for performance assistant technology) Ave Maria P.A.T. Type =CHORD Your Turn. Repeatedly Play the Same Key. DGX-630/YPG-635 Owner’s Manual...
  • Page 125 Scores DGX-630/YPG-635 Owner’s Manual...
  • Page 126 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-630/YPG-635 Owner’s Manual...
  • Page 127 Scores DGX-630/YPG-635 Owner’s Manual...
  • Page 128: Voice List

    Clean Guitar Octave Guitar Muted Guitar Overdriven Guitar Distortion Guitar DGX-630/YPG-635 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 129 Reed Organ Puff Organ Accordion Harmonica Harmonica 2 Tango Accordion Tango Accordion 2 XG GUITAR Nylon Guitar Velocity Guitar Harmonics Ukulele Steel Guitar 12-string Guitar Nylon & Steel Guitar Steel Guitar with Body Sound Mandolin Jazz Guitar DGX-630/YPG-635 Owner’s Manual...
  • Page 130 Orchestra Orchestra 2 Tremolo Orchestra Velocity Strings Strings 2 Stereo Slow Strings Legato Strings Warm Strings Kingdom Synth Strings 1 Synth Strings 2 DGX-630/YPG-635 Owner’s Manual Bank Select Voice Voice Name (0–127) MIDI Program Voice Name Change# (0–127) (1–128) Choir Aahs...
  • Page 131 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-630/YPG-635 Owner’s Manual Voice List Voice Name...
  • Page 132: 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-630/YPG-635 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 133 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-630/YPG-635 Owner’s Manual...
  • Page 134: Style List

    FunkyHouse MellowHipHop EuroTrance Ibiza DreamDance TechnoPolis Clubdance ClubLatin Garage UKPop HipHopGroove HipShuffle HipHopPop DISCO 70’sDisco1 70’sDisco2 LatinDisco DiscoPhilly DGX-630/YPG-635 Owner’s Manual Style No. Style Name SaturdayNight DiscoChocolate DiscoHands SWING&JAZZ TradJazzPiano1 TradJazzPiano2 PianoBarBlues BigBandFast BigBandMedium BigBandBallad BigBandShuffle JazzClub Swing1 Swing2 OrchestraSwing...
  • Page 135: Music Database List

    CanCan AsPlayed Charmain BabyGrov Musicbox Highwy66 Clementn SweetCHI Doodah! JustU&Me Dreamer ManLoves EnterRag OurLove Birthday Wish I MaryLamb DGX-630/YPG-635 Owner’s Manual MDB No. MDB Name Donald's MoonWlz MoulinHt Sunshine PieceOf GreenSlv TakeFour TexRose ThePolka Scarboro Edelweis AroundWd Whatever Yankee's WORLD...
  • Page 136: 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-630/YPG-635 Owner’s Manual Song Name Composer P.I. Tchaikovsky J. Offenbach A. Dvorák ˇ...
  • Page 137: Harmony Type List

    • The Echo effect Types (15–18) create delayed repeats of each note played. • The Tremolo effect Types (19–22) repeat all held notes (up to four). • The Trill effect Types (23–26) create two-note trills (alternating notes) when two notes are held. DGX-630/YPG-635 Owner’s Manual...
  • Page 138: Effect Type List

    FLANGER1 FLANGER2 FLANGER3 Creates a sound reminiscent of a jet airplane. FLANGER4 FLANGER5 GM FLANGER SYMPHONIC1 Adds more stages to the modulation of Celeste. SYMPHONIC2 ROTARY SP5 Simulates a rotary speaker. NO EFFECT No effect. DGX-630/YPG-635 Owner’s Manual Description Description...
  • Page 139 This effect isolates only the early reflection components of the reverb. Simulation of gated reverb. Simulation of gated reverb played back in reverse. Conventional chorus program with rich, warm chorusing. A 3-phase LFO adds modulation and spaciousness to the sound. Effect Type List DGX-630/YPG-635 Owner’s Manual...
  • Page 140 (Stereo Amp Simulator6) DST+DELAY1 (Distortion + Delay1) DST+DELAY2 (Distortion + Delay2) DGX-630/YPG-635 Owner’s Manual Description Adds more stages to the modulation of Celeste. Chorus effect without modulation, created by adding a slightly pitch- shifted sound. Creates a sound reminiscent of a jet airplane.
  • Page 141 Changes the center frequency of a wah filter according to the input level. The output of an Touch Wah can be distorted by Distortion. The output of an Touch Wah can be distorted by Overdrive. Clavinet Touch Wah Effect Type List DGX-630/YPG-635 Owner’s Manual...
  • Page 142 (Guitar Tremolo2) AUTO PAN1 AUTO PAN2 EP AUTOPAN AUTO PAN3 DGX-630/YPG-635 Owner’s Manual Description EP Touch Wah Wah, Distortion and Delay are connected in series. Wah, Distortion and Tempo Delay are connected in series. Wah, Overdrive and Delay are connected in series.
  • Page 143 Blurs the stereo positioning of the sound to add spatial width. Adds a vowel sound to the input signal. Controls the level of a specified frequency band of the input signal. No effect. Bypass without applying an effect. Effect Type List DGX-630/YPG-635 Owner’s Manual...
  • Page 144: Midi Implementation Chart

    MIDI Implementation Chart DGX-630/YPG-635 Owner’s Manual...
  • Page 145 MIDI Implementation Chart DGX-630/YPG-635 Owner’s Manual...
  • Page 146: Midi Data Format

    • The values of “dd” are used for XG Master Tuning. • The default value of “dd” are 00H, 04H, 00H, 00H, respec- tively. DGX-630/YPG-635 Owner’s Manual <Reverb Type> F0H, 43H, 1nH, 4CH, 02H, 01H, 00H, mmH, llH, F7H • mm : Reverb Type MSB •...
  • Page 147 (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 148 Licensor belongs to the Licensor or its licensors and is protected by copyright laws, national and international, and all other applicable laws. DGX-630/YPG-635 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 149: Specifications

    • Pedal Unit: LP-7 * Specifications and descriptions in this owner’s manual are for infor- mation purposes only. 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.
  • Page 150: Index

    SYNC STOP ... 16, 81 TEMPO/TAP ... 16, 24, 34, 75 USB TO DEVICE ... 17, 104 USB TO HOST ... 17, 105 VOICE ... 16, 19 DGX-630/YPG-635 Owner’s Manual Alphabetical order A-B Repeat ...88 Accessories ...7 ACMP ...28 Auto Accompaniment Range ...28 Auto-Accompaniment ...28, 30, 32...
  • Page 151 Transfer ...106, 108 Transpose ...78 Troubleshooting ...116, 118 Tuning ...78 USB ...104 USB-MIDI Driver ...114–115 User file ...99, 101 User File Save ...99 User Song ...36, 60 Voice ...19 Voice List ...128 XF ...6, 38 XGlite ...6 Index DGX-630/YPG-635 Owner’s Manual...
  • Page 152: 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 153 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 154 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 WM92600 XXXPOXXX.X-01A0 Printed in China...