Today were going to review the Yamaha DGX 640 keyboard. Some time ago I did a review of the DGX 620 keyboard, which in some respects has similar features to the newly created instrument.
Does It Make the Grade?
As with many other digital pianos this Yamaha perfection features graded hammer action. If you’re not familiar with graded hammer action what it really means is that the lower notes in the low register require a heavier touch and the notes in the high register.
The portable piano produces amazing realistic and dynamic sounds I get the keyboard very natural acoustic properties that resemble true life acoustic instruments like the piano. It also features digital signal processing that include over 237 types of digital effects which range from reverb like to anything like distortion for that very edgy feel.
A Handy Sequencer
To go along with the authentic sounds of this keyboard the DGX 640 also features a MIDI sequencer for arranging your songs. Beyond the MIDI sequencer there is a component that allows you to select styles to any piece of music. For instance, you complete and balanced song and instantly change that ballot to a bossa nova rhythm and feel.
And as if that wasn’t enough, this keyboard also features a music database which means you can store information into a database or store information using a USB thumb drive. With the USB connectivity you can connect your computer to your keyboard and use any one of many MIDI software programs to turn your DGX 640 into a full-fledged recording studio.
It will Give You a PAT
There is a feature that I really like which is called performance assistant technology. It’s a feature that will let you sound like a professional keyboard player by filling in notes and patterns with rthythm.
You can get the optional three panel unit that has the same titles as an acoustic piano.
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