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#2022262 - 01/27/13 04:12 PM Yamaha DGX640 - Harmony Function?
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I'm still working through exploring all of the functions of my new Yamaha DGX640. Everything is working as explained in the accompanying DVD except the "Harmony" button. Frankly, I don't detect any difference in sound between this button being on or not. But in the DVD video (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OwQ-6ujYlnw) there is a distinct difference. (Note that "Harmony" IS lit in the LCD when it's on.)

However, when I activate the "Dual" button next to the "Harmony button, I DO hear two voices.

Is there something I'm omitting when trying out this feature? Perhaps another setting somewhere that needs to be activated/de-activated or adjusted?

Any help with a step-by-step procedure to get this to work would be greatly appreciated! Thanks.

Bert
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#2022325 - 01/27/13 06:28 PM Re: Yamaha DGX640 - Harmony Function? [Re: newbert]
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Well, I have the 620, and when I press it, nothin happens either. Not much help am I?
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#2022419 - 01/27/13 09:06 PM Re: Yamaha DGX640 - Harmony Function? [Re: peterws]
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Originally Posted By: peterws
Well, I have the 620, and when I press it, nothin happens either. Not much help am I?


Perhaps not. But at least I'm not alone then in understanding how it's supposed to work! 8-)

Thanks.
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#2022712 - 01/28/13 09:06 AM Re: Yamaha DGX640 - Harmony Function? [Re: newbert]
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IIRC you must be using the accompaniment feature for the harmony to work. Is that what you're doing?
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#2023039 - 01/28/13 07:54 PM Re: Yamaha DGX640 - Harmony Function? [Re: piRround]
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Originally Posted By: piRround
IIRC you must be using the accompaniment feature for the harmony to work. Is that what you're doing?


AHA! That was the missing piece of the puzzle!

Thanks!
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#2023059 - 01/28/13 08:25 PM Re: Yamaha DGX640 - Harmony Function? [Re: newbert]
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And it will harmonise the melody differently if you play different chords.

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