YAMAHA PSR 650
The PSR650 offers exceptional support for musical creativity. Its 16-track
sequencer and floppy disk drive let you record and store complex compositions
and lushly layered arrangements. You get Yamaha XG sound with hundreds of
voices. Sophisticated accompaniment control. Song lyric display. Easy expansion
options. Plus access to an ever-growing range of advanced capabilities via your
PC or Macintosh® computer.
State-of-the-art Sound and Musical Range
Breakthrough Yamaha XG technology extends General MIDI standards with
hundreds of additional voices, plus voice editing, digital effects and other
New! Over 690 Superb Digital Voices
Choose from 200 panel voices and 12 complete drum kits, plus an additional
480 XG voices. Voice Set can automatically set optimal parameters for each panel
voice to help you sound your best.
61-Key Touch-Sensitive Keyboard
Five full octaves of standard-sized keys give you plenty of room to play, or
to split the keyboard for dual voicing or accompaniment, with variable touch
sensitivity for intuitive control.
New! Extended Auto-Accompaniment Features
In addition to 100 built-in accompaniment styles, the PSR650 lets you call
up sophisticated variations with the Virtual Arranger. Yamaha Style File format
even lets you record your own, or add more styles available on disk.
New! Powerful Bass Port Speaker System
The ported bass reflex speaker system delivers full, rich sound with
excellent low-range tone reproduction.
Packed With Powerful , Professional Features
Equipped with an extensive range of sophisticated features, the PSR650 lets
you maximize your musical potential in a number of different ways.
New! Direct Computer Interface
A simple connection lets you link your PSR650 with your desktop or laptop
computer to take advantage of a wide variety of software, or access online and
New! Internal 16-Track Sequencer
Record your own songs with up to 16 separate tracks. The PSR650 makes it
easy, with features like one-touch recording, visual beat and measure
indicators, and pre-recording 'rehearsal mode.'
New! Built-In Floppy Disk Drive
The internal FDD gives you unlimited capacity for recording nd data storage
- songs, styles, online MIDI files and more - along with built-in access to
additional music software.
Digital Signal Processing (DSP) Effects
Add depth and feeling to your music with advanced, studio-quality digital
effects, including 13 types of reverb, 10 chorus, 16 harmony and 46 DSP effects.
Equipped for Tomorrow as Well as Today
In addition to the built-in computer interface, the PSR650 offers a full
complement of connections and expansion options, letting you add new
functionality as your interests evolve.
Scaleable, Expandable XG Technology
Already a major upgrade to conventional MIDI technology, Yamaha XG is
designed to take immediate advantage of future technological advances as well.
General MIDI (GM) Compatible
MIDI connections let you share musical data or allocate control among the
PSR650 and other MIDI devices. The advanced XG format is fully upward compatible
with General MIDI standards.
Extended Style File Accompaniment Options
The Yamaha Style File accompaniment format lets you add new styles to the
PSR650's internal selection, or record and store your own custom accompaniment
Disk Orchestra Collection Compatibility
With a vast library of professionally recorded music, Yamaha DOC disks
provide a rich source of backup, inspiration and listening pleasure for use with
Exceptionally Easy to Play and Enjoy
The PSR650 makes sophistication simple, so you can concentrate on making
music, not on learning how.
Extra-Wide LCD Control Panel Display
The easy-to-read, wide-format LCD panel offers clear, comprehensible
operating information and easy access to parameter settings, with simple icons
and menu-based navigation.
Minus One Mode' Play-Along Feature
Individual track buttons let you easily mute one or more of the sequencer
tracks and 'sit in' on recorded songs, playing any part while the keyboard plays
New! Song Lyric Display
Sing along with your favorite songs without missing a beat. With
lyric-encoded recordings, the PSR650 lets you read the words in real time, right
in the control panel display.
Versatile Repeat Functions
Master difficult passages by repeating a section as many times as you want,
at any tempo you choose.
Handy Multi Pads
Four convenient programmable pads let you insert rhythmic accents or
complete musical phrases with just a single tap.