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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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  • 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

    This product should be used only with the components supplied or; a When installing batteries, never mix old batteries with new ones, and cart, rack, or stand that is recommended by Yamaha. If a cart, etc., is never mix different types of batteries. Batteries MUST be installed cor- used, please observe all safety markings and instructions that accom- rectly.
  • Page 3 COMPLIANCE INFORMATION STATEMENT (DECLARATION OF CONFORMITY PROCEDURE) Responsible Party : Yamaha Corporation of America Address : 6600 Orangethorpe Ave., Buena Park, Calif. 90620 Telephone : 714-522-9011 Type of Equipment : Digital Piano Model Name : DGX-650 This device complies with Part 15 of the FCC Rules.
  • Page 4: Table Of Contents

    Clearing a User Song .............44 Specifications............... 80 Clearing a Specified Track from a User Song ....44 Index................82 Audio Recording.............45 Memorizing Your Favorite Panel Settings Memorizing Panel Settings to the Registration Memory ...46 Recalling Panel Settings from the Registration Memory...47 DGX-650 Owner’s Manual...
  • Page 5: Setting Up

    The keyboard’s sensitivity can even be adjusted to match your playing style. This Graded Hammer technology gives the DGX-650 remarkably authentic touch in a lightweight instrument.
  • Page 6: Precautions

    • When one of the following problems occur, immediately turn off the power switch inspected by qualified Yamaha service personnel. and disconnect the electric plug from the outlet. Then have the device inspected by Yamaha service personnel.
  • Page 7: Saving Data

    • 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 8: Compatible Format

    XF file containing lyric data is played. STYLE FILE The Style File Format is Yamaha’s original style file format which uses a unique conversion sys- tem to provide high-quality automatic accompaniment based on a wide range of chord types.
  • Page 9: About Manuals

    Includes instructions on connecting this instrument to a computer, and operations related to transfer- ring files and MIDI data. To obtain these manuals, access the Yamaha Downloads website, select your country, enter “DGX-650” in the Model Name box, then click [Search].
  • Page 10: Keyboard Stand Assembly

    Joint connectors Metal brackets 3 x 8 mm roundhead (4 pcs.) screws (12 pcs.) 6 x 70 mm roundhead 6 x 30 mm roundhead 5 x 16 mm roundhead screws (4 pcs.) screws (4 pcs.) screws (4 pcs.) DGX-650 Owner’s Manual...
  • Page 11 If you have trou- ble fastening the screws, use a screwdriver to rotate the joint connectors so that the connector holes are aligned with the screw holes on the stand “L” bases. “R” 6 x 70 mm roundhead screws DGX-650 Owner’s Manual...
  • Page 12 • Be careful not to drop the keyboard or to get your fin- gers caught between the keyboard and the stand parts. • Do not hold the keyboard in any position other than the position shown in the illustration. At least 10 cm DGX-650 Owner’s Manual...
  • Page 13  If so, properly tighten all screws. • Also, if the keyboard makes a creaking noise or seems unsteady when you play it, refer carefully to the assem- bly instructions and diagrams and retighten all screws. DGX-650 Owner’s Manual...
  • Page 14: Panel Controls And Terminals

    [PAUSE] button .........page 36 @9 [HARMONY ON/OFF] button ....page 27 [START/STOP] button .......page 35 #0 [PITCH BEND] wheel ......page 53 #1 USB TO DEVICE terminal .... pages 70, 71 #2 Compatible Formats ......page 8 DGX-650 Owner’s Manual...
  • Page 15: Rear Panel

    #6 PEDAL UNIT jack ......... page 18 the one called up when simply pressing. #7 AUX IN jack...........page 48 #8 PHONES/OUTPUT jack ......page 17 #9 DC IN jack ..........page 16 DGX-650 Owner’s Manual...
  • Page 16: Setting Up

    This function simulates the sustain sound produced with the damper pedal on a grand piano. If you want to use this function, select Voice 001 (page 23), then press the Footswitch. This function can be turned off via the FUNCTION display (page 68). DGX-650 Owner’s Manual...
  • Page 17: Connecting Headphones Or External Audio Equipment (Phones/Output Jack)

    Output gain level for this jack is set to a value suitable for connecting headphones, as the default setting. You can switch this to the value suitable for connecting an external audio device. For details on how to switch the value, see page 55. DGX-650 Owner’s Manual...
  • Page 18: Connecting A Pedal Unit (Pedal Unit Jack)

    Soft Pedal (Left) The soft pedal reduces the volume and slightly changes the tim- bre of notes played while the pedal is pressed. The soft pedal will not affect notes that are already playing when it is pressed. DGX-650 Owner’s Manual...
  • Page 19: Connecting A Computer (Usb To Host Terminal)

    • The instrument will begin transmission a short time after the nection, refer to “iPhone/iPad Connection Manual” USB connection is made. downloadable from the website “Yamaha Downloads” • When using a USB cable to connect the instrument to your (page 9).
  • Page 20: Setting The Volume

    Owner’s Manual to turn off the power to the instrument and the connected devices, in order to pro- tect the devices from damage. If you do not want the power to turn off automatically when a device is con- nected, disable Auto Power Off. DGX-650 Owner’s Manual...
  • Page 21: Main Display

    Contains data and is numbers that contain engaged. for recording. muted. data. A border appears Specified as Song Contains no data. around the selected recording target. number. Contains data and can Shows section name be played back. DGX-650 Owner’s Manual...
  • Page 22: Basic Controls

    1. Press and hold either button to continuously increase or decrease the value in the corresponding direction. To restore the value to the default setting, press both buttons simultaneously. Press briefly Press briefly to increase. to decrease. DGX-650 Owner’s Manual...
  • Page 23: Basic Guide

    Data List. The Voice number is set to 001 “Natural! Grand Piano” and all the settings are turned off automati- cally, so only the Grand Piano Voice will play over the entire keyboard. Select 022 Cool! Organ DGX-650 Owner’s Manual...
  • Page 24: Layering Two Voices-Dual Voice

    Dual Voice (page 57). Split Voice number and name appear when Split is on. Press the [SPLIT ON/OFF] button again to exit from Split. You can easily select a different Split Voice (page 57). DGX-650 Owner’s Manual...
  • Page 25: Using The Metronome

    A bell will sound on the first beat of each measure while the other beats will click. Press the CATEGORY [f] button to call up “Time Signature - Denominator.” Tempo Press the [EXIT] button to return to the MAIN dis- play. DGX-650 Owner’s Manual...
  • Page 26 FUNCTION display. Rotate the dial to turn the bell sound on Press the CATEGORY [r] or [f] but- or off. tons repeatedly to select “Metronome Volume.” Metronome volume Rotate the dial to set the Metronome Vol- ume. DGX-650 Owner’s Manual...
  • Page 27: Adding Harmony

    Current Harmony Type Rotate the dial to select the desired Har- mony Type. For details, refer to the separate Data List. The effect and operation differs depending on the Harmony Type. Refer to the section below. DGX-650 Owner’s Manual...
  • Page 28: Playing Styles

    [START/ play. For details, refer to page 61. STOP] button. When you want to use any of these Styles, always execute step 3 and later so that all accompaniment parts will sound. DGX-650 Owner’s Manual...
  • Page 29: Using The Music Database

    (page 30) or use the Chord Dictionary function (page 62). You can adjust the volume of the Style playback. For details, see page 60. Press the [START/STOP] button to stop playback. Play the keyboard as described in Steps 6 to 7 in this page. DGX-650 Owner’s Manual...
  • Page 30: Chords

    (three keys altogether). Changing the Chord Fingering type There are three different Chord Fingering Types. For details, refer to page 61. DGX-650 Owner’s Manual...
  • Page 31: Using The Smart Chord Feature

    Since the number of flats or sharps is shown to the right of Key Signature in the display, you can also find the desired Key Signature by counting the Hold down the [SMART CHORD] button number of flats or sharps. until the SMART CHORD setting display appears. DGX-650 Owner’s Manual...
  • Page 32 • The root of a chord shown at the bottom left of the display during Song recording may be different when the recorded Song is played back. Press the [SYNC START] button to turn Press the [SMART CHORD] button to Synchro Start on. turn off the Smart Chord function. DGX-650 Owner’s Manual...
  • Page 33: Calling Up Optimum Styles For Your Performance (Style Recommender)

    [EXIT] button to exit from the Style Recommender display. Play the keyboard along with the Style you just found. Bossa Nova Styles or those of a similar feel may be listed on the display. DGX-650 Owner’s Manual...
  • Page 34: Playing Songs And Audio Files

    Preset Songs are played, or all Songs and Audio files on a USB flash memory are played. Five playback group settings are provided. Simply select the one that suits your needs (page 63). DGX-650 Owner’s Manual...
  • Page 35: Playing Back A Song Or Audio File

    Same procedure as with Style tempo. See page 60. AUDIO SELECT. If a USB flash memory is not connected, this operation calls up only SONG NOTE SELECT display. • The tempo of audio playback cannot be changed. DGX-650 Owner’s Manual...
  • Page 36: Fast Forward, Rewind, And Pause

    When playback reaches to the point you • Up to two Track buttons can be pressed simultaneously for want to specify as the start point, press turning on or off. the [A-B REPEAT] button to set the A point. DGX-650 Owner’s Manual...
  • 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 69). MAIN display. • No chords or lyrics are shown on the double-staff display. Press the [EXIT] button to return to the MAIN display. DGX-650 Owner’s Manual...
  • Page 38: Using The Song Lesson Feature

    Here’s where you can perfect your technique. The : Right-hand lesson Song will play at the normal tempo, minus the part : Left-hand lesson you have chosen to play. Play along while listening to : Both-hands lesson the Song. DGX-650 Owner’s Manual...
  • Page 39: Making Practice Perfect-Repeat & Learn

    The displayed range (61 keys) Actual keyboard range (88 keys) To stop Lesson playback, press the [START/ STOP] button. Even during playback, you can change the Lesson number by pressing the [WAITING], [YOUR TEMPO] or [MINUS ONE] button. DGX-650 Owner’s Manual...
  • Page 40: Recording Your Performance

    AUDIO SELECT. If a USB flash memory is not selected. In this case, you will record over and erase connected, this operation calls up only SONG any previous data of this Song. SELECT display. You can select the desired User Song with the dial. DGX-650 Owner’s Manual...
  • Page 41 Song recording Style Number, ACMP ON/OFF, Smart Chord set- ting, Style Volume, Chord Fingering, Touch Response, Time Signature NOTICE • The recorded Song will be lost if you turn the power off without executing the save operation. DGX-650 Owner’s Manual...
  • Page 42: Recording To A Specified Track

    • You can use the Metronome while recording although the metronome sound will not be recorded. After pressing the [REC] button, set the Time Signature and start Metro- nome before going on to step 3. DGX-650 Owner’s Manual...
  • Page 43 • Never attempt to turn the power off when a “Now Writ- ing…” message is shown in the display. Doing so can damage the flash memory and result in a loss of data. To hear the newly recorded perfor- mance, press the [START/STOP] button. DGX-650 Owner’s Manual...
  • Page 44: Clearing A User Song

    Press the [+] (YES) button to clear the Press the [+] (YES) button to clear the Song. track. A clear-in-progress message will appear briefly on A clear-in-progress message will appear briefly on the display. the display. DGX-650 Owner’s Manual...
  • Page 45: Audio Recording

    Audio.” “USB Delete” described on page 77. NOTICE To hear the recorded performance, • If you record to Audio file that contains previously recorded data the previous data will be overwritten press the [START/STOP] button. and lost. DGX-650 Owner’s Manual...
  • Page 46: Memorizing Your Favorite Panel Settings

    • Data cannot be saved to the Registration Memory during overwritten by the new data. Song playback. • Do not turn off the power while memorizing settings to the Registration Memory, otherwise the data may be damaged or lost. DGX-650 Owner’s Manual...
  • Page 47: Recalling Panel Settings From The Registration Memory

    Use the dial to select a Bank number. Press one of the REGIST MEMORY [1] to [4] buttons to call up the panel settings you memorized. You can check the Registration Memory status in the MAIN display (page 21). DGX-650 Owner’s Manual...
  • Page 48: Playing Audio Files Via An External Audio Player

    Turn on the external audio device, then this instrument. Play back the connected external audio device. The sound of the audio device is output through the speakers of this instrument. DGX-650 Owner’s Manual...
  • Page 49: Backup Parameters And Initialization

    • Keep in mind that this operation also deletes the data you have purchased. Be sure to save the important data to a computer via Musicsoft Downloader (MSD) software. For details, refer to “Computer-related Operations” (page 9). DGX-650 Owner’s Manual...
  • Page 50: Reference

    Main, Dual, and Split Voices individually via the same operations above. Regarding the item in Step same operations above. Regarding the item in Step 2, refer to the Function List on page 67. 2, refer to the Function List on page 67. DGX-650 Owner’s Manual...
  • Page 51: Selecting A Dsp Type

    Effect Type List in the separate Data List. Adjusting the DSP Level You can adjust the DSP level applied to the Main and Dual Voices individually via the FUNCTION display. Refer to “** DSP Level” in the Function List (page 67). DGX-650 Owner’s Manual...
  • Page 52: Panel Sustain

    Use the dial to turn panel sustain on or Use the dial to set the Transpose value off. between -12 and +12. NOTE • The sustain of some Voices may not be obviously or audi- bly affected when the panel sustain function is turned on. DGX-650 Owner’s Manual...
  • Page 53: Pitch Controls-Tuning

    Press the [FUNCTION] button. Range” in the Function List ( page 67 Use the CATEGORY [+] and [-] buttons to call up “Tuning.” The current setting is displayed. Current value Use the dial to set the Tuning value. DGX-650 Owner’s Manual...
  • Page 54: Touch Response Sensitivity

    Voice and Style, compared to the other Master EQ types. NOTE • The initial default Touch Response Sensitivity value is “2. ” DGX-650 Owner’s Manual...
  • Page 55: Setting The Output Gain Level

    PHONES/OUTPUT jack. When “ALWAYS external audio device is connected to the ON” is selected the speaker sound is always on PHONES/OUTPUT jack, distortion may be pro- regardless of whether a plug is inserted or not. duced. DGX-650 Owner’s Manual...
  • Page 56: Intelligent Acoustic Control (Iac)

    “I.A. Control Depth” appears. Press the CATEGORY [r] or [f] but- ton several times until “I.A. Control” appears. Current setting Use the dial to set the desired value. Current setting Use the dial to set the desired value. DGX-650 Owner’s Manual...
  • Page 57: Voice Settings

    Registration Memory (page 46). Voice. The Voice-related settings are reset when a differ- ent Voice is selected. If you want to store the cre- ated sound for future recall, memorize the settings to the Registration Memory. DGX-650 Owner’s Manual...
  • Page 58: Style (Auto Accompaniment) Functions

    When Synchro Start is on, Style playback will begin as soon as you play a chord in the Auto Accompaniment range of the keyboard. Pressing the [SYNC START] button alternately turns Syn- chro Start on or off. Appears when ACMP is turned on. DGX-650 Owner’s Manual...
  • Page 59 Play chords with your left hand while playing Style playback stops keys. melodies with your right hand, and press the instantly when you release the keys. [MAIN/AUTO FILL] button as necessary. The Section will change to Fill-in then Main A or B. DGX-650 Owner’s Manual...
  • Page 60: Changing The Tempo

    (with SYNC START off), the chord sound will be heard without Style playback. This is referred to as “Stop Accompaniment.” The specified chord will be shown in the display, and affects the Harmony function (page 27). DGX-650 Owner’s Manual...
  • Page 61: Setting The Split Point

    To restore the value to the default setting, press [+]/[-] buttons simultaneously. NOTE • The Split Point set here is applied to both the Style and Voice. • During the Lesson playback, the Split Point cannot be changed. DGX-650 Owner’s Manual...
  • Page 62: Looking Up Chords Using The Chord Dictionary

    The notes you should play for the specified To exit from this function, press the [EXIT] but- chord (root note and chord type) are shown in ton. the display, both as notation and in the key- board diagram. DGX-650 Owner’s Manual...
  • Page 63: Song And Audio Settings

    To do so, please make sure only the files to be played back are in the root folder on a playback. USB flash memory and there are no other files in the USB flash memory. To stop playback, press the [DEMO/BGM] button again. DGX-650 Owner’s Manual...
  • Page 64: Tempo Setting Of The Song

    Press the [FUNCTION] button. Press the CATEGORY [r] or [f] but- tons several times to call up “Song Vol- Audio Volume ume.” Rotate the dial to set the Audio volume. Song Volume Rotate the dial to set the Song volume. DGX-650 Owner’s Manual...
  • Page 65: Changing The Voice Of The Song

    Hold for longer or left-hand part. than a second. Rotate the dial to select the desired Voice. As you select different Voices, the Melody Voice of the Song changes while the Song remains the same. DGX-650 Owner’s Manual...
  • Page 66: The Functions

    Some Function settings are maintained even if you appears. turn off the power, and can be transferred to the com- puter as Backup Data (page 49). Previous item Next item Current item Value DGX-650 Owner’s Manual...
  • Page 67: Function List

    (pages 24, 57) Determines how much of the Split Voice’s signal is sent to Split Reverb Level 000–127 the Reverb effect. Determines how much of the Split Voice’s signal is sent to Split Chorus Level 000–127 the Chorus effect. DGX-650 Owner’s Manual...
  • Page 68 Time Signature - 2/4/8/16 Determines the length of each metronome beat. Metronome Denominator (page 25) Determines whether a bell accent will be sounded (ON) or Bell ON/OFF not (OFF). Metronome Volume 000–127 Determines the volume of the Metronome. DGX-650 Owner’s Manual...
  • Page 69 Musicsoft Downloader. Local External Clock Song Out Style Out Keyboard Out NOTE • Preset Song data cannot be transmitted from the instrument by the Song Out function, but User Songs can. DGX-650 Owner’s Manual...
  • Page 70: Usb Flash Memory Operations

    USB The instrument does not necessarily support all flash memory. If so, execute the Format operation commercially available USB devices. Yamaha can- (page 72). not guarantee operation of USB devices that you purchase.
  • Page 71: Connecting A Usb Flash Memory

    • The FILE CONTROL display will not appear in any of the following cases: • During Style, Song or Audio playback. • During Lesson and Style Recommender. • While data is being loaded from a USB flash memory. DGX-650 Owner’s Manual...
  • Page 72: Formatting A Usb Flash Memory

    USB flash memory. NOTICE • The Format operation cannot be cancelled during exe- cution. Never turn off the power or disconnect the USB flash memory during the operation. Doing so may result in data loss. DGX-650 Owner’s Manual...
  • Page 73: Saving A Registration Memory To Usb Flash Memory

    • If you want to recall the Registration Memory (.usr) to this instrument again, execute the Load operation (page 76). NOTE • The amount of time it will take to perform the Save opera- tion will depend on the condition of the USB flash mem- ory. Cursor DGX-650 Owner’s Manual...
  • Page 74: Saving A User Song To Usb Flash Memory

    USB flash memory, use the dial to select the file, then skip ahead to step 7. NOTE • The amount of time it will take to perform the Save opera- tion will depend on the condition of the USB flash mem- ory. DGX-650 Owner’s Manual...
  • Page 75: Converting A User Song To An Audio File

    To Overwrite an Existing File If you want to overwrite a file that already exists on the USB flash memory, use the dial to select the file, then go on to the next step. DGX-650 Owner’s Manual...
  • Page 76: Loading Files From A Usb Flash Memory

    Files must be located in the “USER FILES” folder in the USB flash memory. Files located outside of that folder will not be recognized. Press the [EXECUTE] button. A confirmation message will appear. To cancel the operation, press the [-] (NO) button. DGX-650 Owner’s Manual...
  • Page 77: Deleting Files From A Usb Flash Memory

    Doing so may result in data loss. Press the [EXIT] button to exit from the Press the [EXIT] button to exit from the FILE CONTROL display. FILE CONTROL display. DGX-650 Owner’s Manual...
  • Page 78: Appendix

    USB device. Disconnect the device from the USB does not respond. TO DEVICE terminal, then turn on the power of the instrument. The Headphone sound is too low. Make sure the parameter of “Output Gain Level” is set to “Headphones” (page 55). DGX-650 Owner’s Manual...
  • Page 79: Messages

    This function is not available now. Indicates the designated function is not available since the instrument is executing another job. NOTE • Not all the messages are listed in the table; only messages needing explanation are included. DGX-650 Owner’s Manual...
  • Page 80: Specifications

    Yamaha Education Suite Waiting, Your tempo, Minus one, Repeat & Learn, Chord Lesson (Y.E.S.) Dictionary Demo Demonstration Metronome Functions Tempo Range 5–280 Overall Controls Transpose -12 to 0, 0 to +12 Tuning Miscellaneous PIANO Button Portable Grand Button DGX-650 Owner’s Manual...
  • Page 81 • USB MIDI Interface for iPhone/iPod touch/iPad: i-UX1 * Specifications and descriptions in this owner’s manual are for information purposes only. Yamaha Corp. reserves the right to change or modify products or specifications at any time without prior notice. Since specifications, equipment or options may not be the same in every locale, please check with your Yamaha dealer.
  • Page 82: Index

    Recording (Audio) .......45 Footswitch ........16 Recording (Song Track) ....42 Format (USB flash memory) ..72 Recording (Song) ......40 FUNCTION display ....66 Registration Memory ....46 Function List ........ 67 Repeat & Learn ......39 Functions ........66 DGX-650 Owner’s Manual...
  • Page 83 YAMAHA at the address, telephone number or website shown below. YAMAHA may request that you send the defective product to a local authorized YAMAHA Servicer or authorize return of the defective product to YAMAHA for repair. If you are uncertain as to whether a dealer has been authorized by YAMAHA, please contact YAMAHA’s Service Department at the number shown below, or check...
  • Page 85 For details of products, please contact your nearest Yamaha representative or the authorized distributor listed below. THE NETHERLANDS/ NORTH AMERICA ASIA BELGIUM/LUXEMBOURG CANADA THE PEOPLE’S REPUBLIC OF CHINA Yamaha Music Europe Branch Benelux Yamaha Canada Music Ltd. Clarissenhof 5-b, 4133 AB Vianen, The Netherlands Yamaha Music &...
  • Page 86 Yamaha Global Site http://www.yamaha.com/ Yamaha Downloads http://download.yamaha.com/ U.R.G., Digital Musical Instruments Division © 2013 Yamaha Corporation 302POZC*.*-01A0 Printed in Indonesia ZF49080...