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#2085241 - 05/19/13 02:14 PM Connecting a DGX 630 to a computer??
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I believe the installation disc might be necessary, which I do not have. Connected up the USB cable from piano to computer. Zilch. No recognition at all at all. Fiddled wi the MIDI and computer stuff on the keyboard; still nothing. Now, I`ll attempt to acquire a disc from the net unless I`m told there`s no need.

I have a Pianoteq download on my lappie just rarin` to go . . .AAAAAARGGGHH!!!!!!! Too bloody old for this . . . But I`ll get there . .
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#2085250 - 05/19/13 03:00 PM Re: Connecting a DGX 630 to a computer?? [Re: peterws]
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#2085319 - 05/19/13 04:34 PM Re: Connecting a DGX 630 to a computer?? [Re: semo]
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I tried the second site for a download; doesn`t darn well work! Tried it on two different `puters . . .It`s not my day today . . . ! Thanks anyway.
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#2085328 - 05/19/13 04:58 PM Re: Connecting a DGX 630 to a computer?? [Re: peterws]
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Are you plugging into DGX 630's type B usb connector?

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:USB_Std_B.png
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#2085329 - 05/19/13 04:59 PM Re: Connecting a DGX 630 to a computer?? [Re: peterws]
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Doesn't work for me either, I'm afraid.

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#2085358 - 05/19/13 06:27 PM Re: Connecting a DGX 630 to a computer?? [Re: semo]
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I sure am. Not a scrap o` recognition. I had a 620 from new a few years ago; that took the disc OK. But when I tried it a short while ago, it was out of date and wouldn`t deliver correctly. I couldn`t upgrade it either, for the same reason. I wonder if this is a Yamaha quirky problem in general? Same if it is . . That Casio`s looking better by the minute!
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#2085368 - 05/19/13 06:47 PM Re: Connecting a DGX 630 to a computer?? [Re: peterws]
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Download from the same site for my 620, works for me with windows 7. Didn't work initially, then found out that I have to plug into the square(type B) connector instead of the rectangular one.
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#2085718 - 05/20/13 11:52 AM Re: Connecting a DGX 630 to a computer?? [Re: semo]
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That`s interesting; I tried the square connector into the computer usb socket and I got a sound.
And a notice which said no drivers were found . . . .
so I went to the piano shop and questioned the geezer who was around.
I got the Yamaha Guru`s name and number. Which is as good as it gets at that shop . . .!
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#2086014 - 05/20/13 09:22 PM Re: Connecting a DGX 630 to a computer?? [Re: peterws]
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Yes the "square" USB (USB to host) on the keyboard is
to connect to a computer, the "rectangle"
one is to connect a flash drive (USB to device)..


Did you RTFM? smile
http://www2.yamaha.co.jp/manual/pdf/emi/english/port/dgx630_en_om_a0.pdf

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#2086081 - 05/21/13 01:35 AM Re: Connecting a DGX 630 to a computer?? [Re: peterws]
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Driver or no driver, Pianiteq`s on now . . . and working! Feels strange but then - so does playing an acoustic . . . WHAT have I let meself in for??
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#2086091 - 05/21/13 02:32 AM Re: Connecting a DGX 630 to a computer?? [Re: peterws]
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- is the strangeness anything to do with the latency you were getting, or have you sorted that out?

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#2086111 - 05/21/13 03:49 AM Re: Connecting a DGX 630 to a computer?? [Re: dire tonic]
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It probably has much to do with latency (I used to play a pipe organ, and latency was built-in! It was also built into the choir lol) but I also have to use much pressure on the keys to vary the volume. I`m still fiddling with it , velocity curves and all that. There is much to fiddle with . . .

My wife says "Rome`s burning . . " or words to that effect. And She Must Be Obeyed . . grin
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