Yamaha DGX 660 / Yamaha DGX 660 Review / Yamaha DGX 660 Best Price / Yamaha DGX 660 vs DGX 650 Comparison & Function -Digital Piano Best Review..
Yamaha DGX 660, is a compact grand digital piano that can express high quality and detailed sounds. It’s excellent for solo practice because it has numerous features such as accompaniment, chord helper, and mic support. Since it has a lot of value compared to its price (for just under $800), it’s a good piano that buyers can keep for years. Yamaha DGX 660 sampled the Yamaha’s best grand piano CFIIIS 9’ which has clear and grandeur sound. With installed speaker, sub-woofer, and twitter, Yamaha DGX 660 can effectively play bass stronger and play treble sharper. Yamaha DGX 660 has 192 polyphony that allows players to play any genre of songs with dynamic sound and ability to control strength of responsiveness. Yamaha DGX 660 has 554 voices of piano, brass, woodwind, and others. Yamaha DGX 660 is a great aid to musical studies as it was sampled from Yamaha instruments. Yamaha DGX 660 has more than 165 rhythms and it can give amusement to your performance. Yamaha DGX 660 also brought amazing features such as wireless adapter, dedicated microphone, piano room, style-recommender, chord helper, and music sheet viewer.
We strongly recommend Yamaha DGX 660 to players who want a digital piano that is compact, has many functions; and for the students of variety of music genre. It is adequate to be used in home, church, auditorium, stage, dormitory and basically any places. Cabinet stand is included with the price of $799.99 which is a great price. 3 pedals (LP7) and bench can be purchased additionally with the shopper’s choice.
Apps| Apps can be used on your IOS device which can connect to the Yamaha DGX 660 by a cable or wireless adapter. You can enhance your enjoyment through variety of Yamaha apps (Yamaha Official Website).
Sound| Yamaha DGX 660 has more than 554 voices in brass, woodwind, and others.
Touch| Yamaha DGX 660 has 88-key weighted hammer action. It has same feeling of action like an acoustic piano. Keys are lighter in high notes, and get heavier as it progressively move downward. Yamaha DGX 660 has GHS (Grade hammer standard), so it is able to control touch and responsiveness. Light touch, easy control, good responsiveness and velocity make Yamaha DGX 660 as the perfect piano for the use of both performance and practice.
Layer (Dual layer)| With this technique, you can play two different sounds simultaneously on one key. You will be able to play ‘piano and string’ sound or ‘piano and organ’ sound simultaneously on one key. You will be able to make the performance more beautiful and will give you more enjoyment.
Split | You can play two different instrument sounds on each hand within a keyboard. For example, left hand can play vibratone, right hand can play piano; it gives effect of one person playing two different instrument sound.
Transpose Function| You can easily harmonize Yamaha DGX 660 with different instruments using transpose function.
LED Screen| Yamaha DGX 660 has LED Screen that allows convenient use of different functions and even states description of function details.
Other| Yamaha DGX 660 includes recording, metronome, USB function, Mic recorder, optional wireless adapter(can connect to smart devices to use app), and it has an OUT/IN plug that can connect to another speaker. Yamaha DGX 660 also has USB function that connects to computer and enjoy composition and computer music. Now can use switch foot pedal in addition to 3 pedals for ‘start and stop’, ‘microphone recording’, and ‘tap tempo’.
Option| Yamaha DGX 660 comes with keyboard, cabinet stand, switch damper pedal and adapter. 3 pedal(LP7) and bench can be purchases additionally.
Color| Available in black or white
Warranty| Yamaha DGX 660 provides 3 year part and labor warranty.
Yamaha DGX 660 features
Yamaha DGX 660 Dedicated Microphone Input
– Yamaha DGX 660 can adjust the volume of microphone with a dedicated knob, and it also has mic setting that you can change the environment and customize by yourself.
Yamaha DGX 660 Piano Room
– You can play sound of variety of instruments with Yamaha DGX 660 in different environments preset(like equalizer). Players can change piano environments to concert hall, recital hall, stage, or room, close or open the lid of the 9′ grand piano, change instruments, and also change touch sensitivity, tuning, damper resonance. Yamaha DGX 660 will provide you such meticulous option to choose.
Yamaha DGX 660 Style Recommender
– Yamaha DGX 600 can helps you to find the style that you’re looking for. After you press the ‘style recommender button’, just play a rhythmic style that you’re thinking of for few seconds, and Yamaha DGX 660 will pick up that rhythm and will play the back-up band that fits. And also, when you change chord, the backup-band will follow the new chord right away.
Yamaha DGX 660 Interface:
Yamaha DGX 660 Auto Accompaniment buttons are:
-Press ‘Intro/Ending’ to start the performance, after the introduction, it will shift to the main section.
-A little section is added when ‘Auto Fill’ is pressed, you can use this function when changing style. (style changes when you change chord style)
-Press ‘ACMP On/Off’ for little improvisation!
-If you want to end your play, press ‘Intro/Ending’ button to close down the band.
With Yamaha DGX 660, you can literally play with a perfect backup band if you properly utilizes these buttons.
During the performance, you can change tempo, voice, split, and etc.
Yamaha DGX 660 has a feature called ‘Smart chording’ for beginners or players who want to play complex chords with just a press of a finger
Yamaha DGX 660 You Are The Artist
– You can download digital file of hit songs to piano, see the music score through the screen of Yamaha DGX 660. You can also use lyrics feature and lesson feature.
Comparison of Yamaha DGX 660 and DGX 650
|DGX 650||DGX 660|
|Wireless adaptor compatible||No||Yes|
|Dedicated Microphone Jack||No||Yes|
|Piano Room feature||No||Yes|
|# of voice||543||554|
|# of reverb||35||41|
|# of preset style||195||205|
|# of music database||305||320|
Specs(Yamaha DGX 660 Specification)
|Dimensions||Width||1,397mm (55”) /with keyboard stand 1,399mm (55-1/16”)|
|Height||146mm (5-3/4”) /with keyboard stand 761mm (29-15/16”)|
|Depth||445mm (17-1/2”) /with keyboard stand 445mm (17-1/2”)|
|Weight||Weight||21kg (46 lbs. 5 oz.)/with keyboard stand:28kg (61 lbs. 12 oz.)|
|Keyboard||Number of Keys||88|
|Type||Graded Hammer Standard(GHS) keyboard|
|Touch Response||Soft, Medium, Hard, Fixed|
|Other Controllers||Pitch Bend||Yes|
|Display||Type||Full Dot LCD|
|Score Display Function||Yes|
|Lyrics Display Function||Yes|
|Tone Generation||Piano Sound||Pure CF Sound Engine|
|Polyphony||Number of Polyphony (Max.)||192|
|Preset||Number of Voices||151 + 15 Drum/SFX Kits + 388 XGlite|
|Featured Voices||1 Natural! Voice, 10 Live! Voices, 11 Sweet! Voices, 7 Cool! Voices|
|Master EQ||5 types|
|Intelligent Acoustic Control (IAC)||Yes|
|Panel Sustain||Yes (Function Menu)|
|Preset||Number of Preset Styles||205|
|Fingering||Multi Finger, Full Keybord, AI Fingered|
|Style Control||INTRO, MAIN x 2, FILL-IN x 2, ENDING|
|Other Features||Music Database||320|
|One Touch Setting (OTS)||Yes|
|Compatibility||Style File Format (SFF),Style File Format GE (SFF GE)|
|Preset||Number of Preset Songs||100|
|Recording||Number of Songs||5|
|Number of Tracks||6|
|Data Capacity||Approx. 30,000 notes for 1 user song|
|Compatible Data Format||Playback||SMF (Format 0, Format 1), XF|
|Recording||SMF (Format 0)|
|Registration||Number of Buttons||4 ( x 8 banks )|
|Lesson/Guide||Yamaha Education Suite (Y.E.S.)||Waiting, Your tempo, Minus one, Repeat & Learn, Chord Dictionary|
|Tempo Range||5 – 280|
|Transpose||-12 – 0 – +12|
|Tuning||415.3 – 440.0 – 466.2 Hz|
|Audio Recorder/Player||Recording Time (max.)||80 minutes/Song|
|Recording||WAV (44.1kHz, 16bit, stereo)|
|Playback||WAV (44.1kHz, 16bit, stereo)|
Storage and Connectivity
|Storage||Internal Memory||Approx. 1.7 MB|
|External Drives||USB Flash Memory|
|Headphones||x 1 (Standard stereo phone jack)|
|Microphone||Yes (Standard phone jack)|
|AUX IN||Yes (Stereo mini jack)|
|USB TO DEVICE||Yes|
|USB TO HOST||Yes|
Amplifiers and Speakers
|Amplifiers||6W x 2|
|Speakers||12cm x 2 + 5cm x 2|
|Power Supply||Adapter (PA-150 or an equivalent recommended by Yamaha)|
|Power Consumption||13 W|
|Auto Power Off||Yes|
|Accessories||• Owner’s Manual • Data List • Keyboard Stand • Footswitch • Music Rest • AC Power Adapter (PA-150 or an equivalent recommended by Yamaha) *1 • Warranty *1 • Online Member Product Registration *2 *1: May not be included depending on your area. Check with your Yamaha dealer. *2: The PRODUCT ID on the sheet will be needed when you fill out the User Registration form.|
Yamaha DGX 660 official website: http://usa.yamaha.com/products/musical-instruments/keyboards/digitalkeyboards/dgx_series/dgx-660/