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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-5D or an equivalent recommended by Yamaha) only. Using the wrong adaptor can result in damage to the instrument or overheating.
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.
• Bulk Data Send ... 69 • Keyboard Out... 70 • Style Out ... 70 • Song Out... 70 • Loading a Song into DGX-202’s Flash Memory .. 71 • PC Mode ... 73 Function ... 74 • Using the Function parameters... 74 Troubleshooting ...
Panel Controls and Terminals I Front Panel q Power switch ([STANDBY/ON]) w [MASTER VOLUME] dial This determines the overall volume of the DGX-202. e [TOUCH] button This turns the Touch function on and off. (See page 30.) r [HARMONY] button This turns the Harmony effect on and off.
@0 Numeric keypad, [+/YES] and [-/NO] but- tons These are used for selecting songs, voices, and styles. (See pages 24.) They are also used for adjusting cer- tain settings and answering certain display prompts. @1 [ACMP] / [ ] button When the Style mode is selected, this turns the auto accompaniment on and off.
Setting Up This section contains information about setting up your DGX-202 for playing. Make sure to read this section carefully before using the instrument. Power Requirements Although the DGX-202 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.
• Even when the switch is in the “STANDBY” position, electricity is still ﬂowing to the instrument at the mini- mum level. When you are not using the DGX-202 for a long time, make sure you unplug the AC power adaptor from the wall AC outlet, and/or remove the batteries from the instrument.
Quick Voices Step 1 Guide Playing the Piano Simply by pressing the [PORTABLE GRAND] button, you can automatically select the Grand Piano voice. Press the [PORTABLE GRAND] button. Play the keyboard. Want to ﬁnd out more? See page 20. G Panel Voice List Voice Name Voice Name PIANO...
Selecting and Playing Other Voices The DGX-202 has a huge total of 605 dynamic and realistic instrument voices. Let’s try a few of them out now... Press the [VOICE] button. Playing with the DJ Feature The exciting new DJ feature gives you a full variety of dance and DJ sounds — letting you create your own real-time mixes and groove along with various contemporary rhythms.
Playing the Songs The DGX-202 is packed with a total of 100 songs, including one Demo song — which has been specially created to show- case the rich and dynamic sounds of the instrument. There are also 99 additional songs, designed to be used with the edu- cational Lesson feature.
Recording Your Own Song Much like a multi-track tape recorder, the DGX-202 lets you play and record the individual parts of your own song in real time. Select the desired User song (201 - 205) for recording. • You can also select the appropriate category by using the [ ] buttons.
Music Database Here’s a convenient feature that lets you instantly reconﬁgure the DGX-202 for playing in different music styles. If you want to perform in a certain genre but don’t know what settings to make, simply select the genre from the Music Database — and the DGX-202 makes all the right settings for you! •...
Looking up Chords in the Dictionary The convenient Dictionary function teaches you how to play chords by showing you the individual notes. In the example below, we’ll learn how to play a GM7 chord... Keys for entering Keys for entering the chord the chord type (E0 –...
Panel Display Indications The DGX-202 features a large multi-function display that shows all important settings for the instrument. The section below brieﬂy explains the various icons and indications in the display. Octave indicator q Notation / w Keyboard These two portions of the display conveniently indi- cate notes.
Style mode and auto accompaniment are on. Music Stand Insert the bottom edge of the included music stand into the slot located at the top rear of the DGX-202 control panel. Panel Display Indications !3 Song track indicators In song recording and playback, these indicate the sta- tus of the tracks.
Portable Grand This convenient function lets you instantly call up the Grand Piano voice. Playing the Portable Grand Press the [PORTABLE GRAND] button. Doing this automatically selects the special “Stereo Sampled Piano” Grand Piano voice. Using the Metronome Call up the Tempo setting. Press the [TEMPO/TAP] button.
Turn on the Metronome. Press the [METRONOME] button. To turn the Metronome off, press the [METRONOME] button again. Setting the Metronome Time Signature The time signature of the Metronome can be set to var- ious quarter-note based meters. The Time Signature can be set in the Function mode (page 76).
G For example, when 601 “DJ Set 1” is selected: Accompaniment area (E0 – F#2) area Ohh2 • The DGX-202 has a Demo song and DJ Cancel function that allows you to disable Demo song and DJ function. Set Demo and DJ Cancel in the Function mode (page 76).
Playing Voices The DGX-202 features a total of 605 authentic voices — all of which have been created with Yamaha’s sophisticated AWM (Advanced Wave Memory) tone generation system. These include 480 XG voices and drum kits. The DGX-202 also has a Dual Voice or Split Voice function that lets you combine two different voices in a layer, or play from separate areas of the keyboard, play the two together across the keyboard.
Playing Voices G Select the voice number Select a voice by using the dial or the SELECT [ I Use the numeric keypad. There are two ways to select voices: 1) directly entering the voice number with the numeric keypad, or 2) using the [+]/[-] buttons to step up and down through the voice numbers.
Play the selected voice. Since either the Style, Song or M.D.B. mode is active in the background, you can also play styles, songs or M.D.B., respectively, in the Voice mode by simply pressing the [START/STOP] button. The last selected style, song or M.D.B.
Playing Voices #000 OTS This special “voice” is actually a convenient feature which automatically selects a suitable voice for you when you select a style. The voice is selected to best match the style or song you’ve called up. Select voice #000 (OTS). Dual Voice The Dual Voice function lets you combine two different voices in a layer —...
Split Voice The Split Voice function lets you assign two different Voices to opposite areas of the keyboard, and play one Voice with your left hand while your right plays another. For example, you could play bass with the left hand and play piano with the right. The right-hand (or upper) Voice is selected in the Main Voice mode (page 23), and the left-hand (or lower) Voice is selected in the Function mode (page 75), along with the other Split Voice parameters shown below.
Playing Voices One Touch Setting This convenient feature automatically selects the voice to best match the selected style — simply by pressing one of the two One Touch Setting buttons. Two types of One Touch Settings are available. For each style, you can create and store your own custom One Touch Settings. G One Touch Setting Parameters Main Voice Voice Number...
It also determines the pitch of the songs. This allows you to easily match the pitch of the DGX-202 to other instruments or singers, or play in a different key without changing your ﬁngering. The Transpose settings can be adjusted over a range of ±...
80) is produced. Pitch Bend The DGX-202 has a [PITCH BEND] wheel that lets you change the pitch of the voices in real time, as you play. Pitch Bend Range lets you set how the DGX-202 responds to your wheel playing, allowing you to customize the range to suite your own playing style.
Effects The DGX-202 is equipped with a wide variety of effects that can be used to enhance the sound of the voices. The DGX-202 has four separate effect systems — Harmony, Reverb, Chorus and DSP — and each has many different effect types to choose from.
DSP Send Level Dual Voice DSP Send Level Split Voice DSP Send Level • Each voice of the DGX-202 has its own independent DSP setting. • Fifty-one additional DSP Types are available when controlling the DGX-202 from a MIDI device.
F#2 and lower) is for the auto accompaniment function. The DGX-202 also features the convenient Dictionary function (page 45). Dictionary provides you with a built- in “chord encyclopedia” that teaches you how to play any chord you specify by showing you the appropriate notes in the display.
Selecting and Playing Styles I Use the numeric keypad. Style numbers can be selected in the same way as with the voices (page 24). You can use the numeric keypad to directly enter the style number, or use the [+]/[-] buttons to step up and down through the styles. Playing the Styles The panel buttons below function as style controls.
[TEMPO/TAP] button twice at the desired tempo. I Using Sync Start The DGX-202 also has a Sync Start function that allows you to start the style by simply pressing a key on the keyboard. To use Sync Start, ﬁrst press the [SYNC START] button (the beat marks all ﬂash to indicate Sync Start stand-...
Selecting and Playing Styles Starting with an Intro section Each style has its own two- or four-measure Intro section. When used with the auto accompaniment, many of the Intro sections also include special chord changes and embellishments to enhance your performance. To start with an Intro section: 1) Press the [MAIN/AUTO FILL] button —...
Change chords using the auto accompaniment feature. Try playing a few successive chords with your left hand, and notice how the bass and chord accompaniment change with each chord you play. (Refer to page 43 for more information on how to use auto accompaniment.) Stop the style.
Selecting and Playing Styles Sync Stop This convenient feature lets you stop (or pause) the style by releasing your ﬁngers from the auto accompaniment area of the keyboard. Playing the chord again restarts the style. This is ideal for putting dynamic breaks in your performance — for example, stopping the rhythm and accompaniment brieﬂy while you play a melodic break or solo with your right hand.
Changing the Tempo The tempo of style playback can be adjusted over a range of 32 - 280 bpm (beats per minute). Call up the Tempo setting. Press the [TEMPO/TAP] button. Change the value. Use the dial or numeric keypad to set the desired Tempo value, or use the [+]/[-] buttons to increase or decrease the value.
Selecting and Playing Styles Accompaniment Sections (Main A/B and Fill-ins) While the style is playing, you can add variation in the rhythm/accompaniment by pressing the [MAIN/AUTO FILL] button. This switches between the Main A and Main B sections, automatically playing a ﬁll-in pattern to smoothly lead into the next section.
(see Single Finger Chords below). The Fingered technique is that of conventionally playing all the notes of the chord. Whichever method you use, the DGX-202 “understands” what chord you indicate and then automatically generates the accompaniment.
Selecting and Playing Styles Chord Name/[Abbreviation] Major [M] Add ninth [(9)] Sixth  Sixth ninth [6(9)] Major seventh [M7] Major seventh ninth [M7(9)] Major seventh add sharp eleventh [M7(#11)] Flatted ﬁfth [(b5)] Major seventh ﬂatted ﬁfth [M7b5] Suspended fourth [sus4] Augmented [aug] Major seventh augmented [M7aug] Minor [m]...
Dictionary The Dictionary function is essentially a built-in “chord book” that shows you the individual notes of chords. It is ideal when you know the name of a certain chord and want to quickly learn how to play it. Press the [DICTIONARY] button. Specify the root of the chord.
Selecting and Playing Styles Play the chord. Play the chord (as indicated in the display) in the chord area of the keyboard. The chord name ﬂashes in the display when the correct notes are held down. (Inversions for many of the chords are also recognized.) To leave the Dictionary function, press the [DICTIONARY] button again.
Beautiful sounding harmonies can be built in this manner. The use of intervals and chords is one of the most important elements in music. A wide variety of emotions and feelings can be created depending on the types of chords used and the order in which they are arranged. •...
If you want to play in a certain genre of music but don’t know which style and voice settings would be appropriate, simply select the desired genre from the Music Database. The DGX-202 automatically makes all appropriate panel settings to let you play in that music style! Press the [M.D.B.] (MUSIC DATABASE) button.
In this example, we will select #208 “Xmas Walz” and play the Song “Silent Night”. Play the chords with your left hand and the melody lines with your right hand along with the music. As soon as you play a chord with your left hand, the style starts. For information on how to enter chords, see “Multi Fingering”...
Using the Music Database Data stored by the Music Database Each of the Music Database settings has been specially programmed to match the selected musical style and each features the best suited voice (or combination of voices), style and other settings. Pressing the [M.D.B.] (MUSIC DATABASE) button and selecting a number lets you instantly reconﬁgure all relevant settings, conveniently allowing you to start playing in the desired genre with all the appropriate sounds —...
Selecting and Playing Songs The DGX-202 features a total of 105 songs. These include 100 songs that showcase the rich and dynamic sounds of the instrument, and 99 of these songs can be used with the educa- tional Lesson feature (page 61), a powerful tool that makes learning songs fun and easy.
Listening to the Flash Memory Song The DGX-202 can play a song loaded into its internal ﬂash memory. To do this, you’ll need to connect the DGX- 202 to a personal computer, and use the “Song Filer” software to transmit the song from the computer.
Playing the Songs The Panel buttons below function as Song controls. Turns on the A-B Repeat function (page 54). Pauses playback. About the Song Tracks Track 1 generally contents data for the right hand. Track 2 generally contents data for the left hand. Melody tracks Start the selected song.
Selecting and Playing Songs A-B Repeat The convenient A-B Repeat function is an ideal aid for practicing and learning. It allows you to specify a phrase of a song (between point A and point B) and repeat it — while you play or practice along with it. While playing a song, set point A (the start point).
Melody Voice Change The DGX-202 lets you play a melody on the keyboard along with each of the songs, either with the original melody voice or one of your own selection. The convenient Melody Voice Change feature takes this one step further — it lets you replace the original voice used for the melody of the song with the panel voice of your own selection.
— for creating your own complete, fully orchestrated compositions. You can record and save up to ﬁve User songs. Song recording on the DGX-202 is similar to using a tape recorder; whatever you play on the keyboard is recorded in real time as you play it. Also, when you record subsequent parts to other tracks, you can hear the previously recorded parts as you record new ones.
Select a User song number for recording. Use the dial or numeric keypad to select the desired song: 201 - 205. If no song is manually selected, the DGX-202 automatically selects the ﬁrst avail- able empty song number. Select a track number for recording.
Song Recording Muting Tracks During Playback While recording is enabled, you can selectively mute different tracks. This is useful for when you want to clearly hear certain tracks, and not others, during recording. Muting can also be done “on the ﬂy” during playback. To use muting, press the corresponding SONG MEMORY button, repeatedly if necessary, until the desired track number in the display is off.
Song Clear The Song Clear operation completely erases all recorded data on all tracks of a selected User song. Use this operation only when you’re sure you want to erase a song and record a new one. To erase an individual track of a song while leaving the other tracks intact, use the Track Clear operation (page 60).
Song Recording Track Clear The Track Clear operation completely erases all recorded data on a selected track of a selected User song, leaving the other tracks intact. Use this operation only when you’re sure you want to erase a track and record a new one. To erase the data of an entire song, use the Song Clear operation (page 59).
I Lesson 2 — Waiting In this lesson step, the DGX-202 waits for you to play the correct notes before continuing playback of the song. I Lesson 3 — Minus One This lesson step plays back the song with one part muted, letting you play and master the missing part yourself —...
65). After a short pause, the Lesson begins again automati- cally. Press the [START/STOP] button to stop the Lesson. The DGX-202 exits from the Lesson feature automatically when the [START/STOP] button is pressed. (Song Lesson off) (Song Lesson off)
In Lesson 1, simply play one note repeatedly in time with the music. Regarding chords and the use of the left hand, the DGX-202 actually has two different types of songs: 1) songs with normal left-hand chords, and 2) songs in which the left hand plays arpeggios or melodic ﬁgures in combination...
Song Lesson Lesson 2 — Waiting In this lesson step, the DGX-202 waits for you to play the correct notes before continuing playback of the song. This lets you practice reading the music at your own pace. The notes to be played are shown in the display, one after another, as you play them correctly.
Play the appropriate part with the song. After the lead-in, the song starts automatically, and the appropriate notes appear in the display. In Lesson 3, listen carefully to the un-muted part, and play the muted part yourself. Lesson 4 — Both Hands Lesson 4 is a “Minus One”...
MIDI Functions The DGX-202 is MIDI-compatible, featuring MIDI IN and MIDI OUT terminals and providing a variety of MIDI-related controls. By using the MIDI functions you can expand your musical possibilities. This section explains what MIDI is, and what it can do, as well as how you can use MIDI on your DGX-202.
Note, Control Change, Program Change and various other types of MIDI data, or messages. The DGX-202 can control a MIDI device by transmitting note related data and various types of controller data. The DGX-202 can be controlled by the incoming...
MIDI Functions Connecting to a Personal Computer By connecting your DGX-202’s MIDI terminals to a personal computer, you can have access to a wide variety of music software. G When using a MIDI interface device installed in the personal computer, connect the MIDI terminals of the personal com- puter and the DGX-202.
MIDI sequencer. If you are using the sequencer to play back the voices of the DGX-202, you would want to set this to “off” — in order to avoid getting “double” notes, both from the keyboard and from the sequencer.
MIDI Functions Keyboard Out This determines whether Keyboard performance data of the DGX-202 is transmit- ted via MIDI OUT or not. These settings can be made in the Function mode (page 76). Style Out This determines whether style data is transmitted via MIDI OUT or not.
You can play or practice Flash songs (saved in ﬂash memory) in the same way as preset songs. To transmit song data from a personal computer to the DGX-202, you ﬁrst need to install the “Song Filer” application to your computer.
I Song Filer • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • After you install Song Filer and connect the DGX-202 to the computer, you can use the two functions described below.
Press and hold the [PC] button until “WRITING!” appears in the LCD. PC mode is off MIDI Functions • No sound is output from the DGX-202 when Local ON/OFF is set to OFF. • If External Clock is set to ON, style, song or M.D.B. playback will not start unless external clock are received.
Function The DGX-202 has a variety of settings in the Function parameters. These give you detailed control over many of the DGX-202’s features. Using the Function parameters Press the Function button. Select a Function name. Use the SELECT [ Input the appropriate value or use the [+]/[-] buttons to set the selected Function.
-12–12 This determines the transposition of the entire DGX-202 sound. -100–100 This determines the pitch of the entire DGX-202 sound . 000–127 This determines the highest key for the Split voice and sets the Split “point” — in other words, the key that separates the Split (lower) and Main (upper) voices.
Use the [YES/+] button to transmit the data. Use the [NO/-] button to stop the transmission. YES/NO This lets you save DGX-202 initial data to another device (such as a se- quencer, computer, or MIDI data filer). Use the [YES/+] button to transmit the data.
ON and keys are played in the auto accompaniment area of the keyboard. The DGX-202 is polyphonic up to a maximum of 32 notes. If the Dual voice or Split voice is being used and a style or song is playing back at the same time, some notes/sounds may be omitted (or “stolen”)
All Data Initialization pro- cedure is carried out. • Carrying out the data initializa- tion procedure will usually restore normal operation if the DGX-202 freezes or begins to act erratically for any reason.
I Maximum Polyphony • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • The DGX-202 has 32-note maximum polyphony. This means that it can play a maximum of up to 32 notes at once, regardless of what functions are used.
Voice List Bank Select MIDI Voice Program Change# FLUTE SYNTH LEAD SYNTH PAD PERCUSSION DRUM KITS G XG Voice List Bank Select MIDI Voice Program Change# PIANO Voice Voice Name Synth Brass Jump Brass Techno Brass Flute Piccolo Pan Flute Recorder Ocarina Square Lead...
Bank Select MIDI Voice Program Voice Name Change# DrawOrg2 60sDrawOrg3 Even Bar 16+2"2/3 Organ Bass 70sDrawOrg2 Cheezy Organ DrawOrg3 Percussive Organ 70’s Percussive Organ Detuned Percussive Organ Light Organ Percussive Organ 2 Rock Organ Rotary Organ Slow Rotary Fast Rotary Church Organ Church Organ 3 Church Organ 2...
Bank Select MIDI Voice Program Voice Name Change# Voice Lead Synth Aahs Vox Lead Fifths Lead Big Five Bass & Lead Big & Low Fat & Perky Soft Whirl SYNTH PAD New Age Pad Fantasy Warm Pad Thick Pad Soft Pad Sine Pad Horn Pad Rotary Strings...
Voice List Bank Select MIDI Voice Program Change# SOUND EFFECTS Voice Voice Name Bonang Altair Gamelan Gongs Stereo Gamelan Gongs Rama Cymbal Asian Bells Agogo Steel Drums Glass Percussion Thai Bells Woodblock Castanets Taiko Drum Gran Cassa Melodic Tom G DJ Voice List Melodic Tom 2 Real Tom Voice...
G DJ Voice List Voice No. MSB/LSB/PC 000/123/118 Note# Note DJ Set 1 1 BD Analog H Bass Drum Soft C# 1 Analog Side Stick Side Stick 1 Analog Snare 1 Snare M D# 1 Hand Clap Hand Clap 1 Analog Snare 2 Snare H Hard 1 Analog Tom 1 Floor Tom L...
Music Database List M.D.B. No. M.D.B. Name POP HITS AlvFever Croco Rk DayPdise EasySday GoMyWay HowDeep! HurryLuv I’m Torn Imagine ISurvive JustCall JustWay NikitTrp ProudGtr SailngSx Sept.Pop SultanSw SweetLrd ThnkMsic TitanicH WatchGrl WhatALoo WhitePle YestDGtr SWING & JAZZ Alex Rag Blue Set DayOfW&R HighMoon...
Drum Kit List • “ ” indicates that the drum sound is the same as “Standard Kit 1”. • Each percussion voice uses one note. • The MIDI Note # and Note are actually one octave lower than keyboard Note # and Note. For example, in “109: Standard Kit 1”, the “Seq Click H” (Note# 36/Note C1) corresponds to (Note# 24/Note C0).
MIDI Implementation Chart YAMAHA [ Portable Grand™ ] Model DGX-202 Function... Basic Default Channel Changed Default Mode Messages Altered Note Number : True voice ************** Velocity Note ON Note OFF After Key's Touch Ch's Pitch Bend 0,32 o 38 x...
NOTE: *1 By default (factory settings) the DGX-202 ordinarily functions as a 16-channel multi-timbral tone generator, and incoming data does not affect the panel voices or panel settings. However, the MIDI messages listed below do affect the panel voices, auto accompaniment, and songs.
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