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NEW DTX900 Firmware Update 1.10!

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A new firmware update has just been released for the DTX900 module to update the instrument's compatibility with new triggers along with some enhancements in versatility.
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DTX900 Series

DTX900 Series

What is Kando?
KHAN-doh: noun.  Something that inspires the heart and spirit.  An emotional impression or sensational feeling that touches the soul. 

Yamaha Company Mission: Yamaha will continue to create ‘kando’ and enrich culture with technology and passion born of sound and music, together with people all over the world.

The DTX900 series embodies the essence of "kando".

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DTX900/DTXtreme III Firmware Update: Version 1.04


There is a new firmware posted today for the DTX900M/DTX900/DTXtreme III. Version 1.04 adds three significant improvements to the module:

Increased pad sensitivity with updated trigger set up parameters.
Expanded the input gain setting range from between 0 to 63 to 0 to 127, a huge improvement for customizing your settings.
Additional pad types such as KU100, TP70S Snare, TP70S Tom, TP70S HiHat, TP70, PCY100, and PCY90
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DTX900 BASICS

Getting around the DTX900 is takes an understanding of the basic terms used in the screen.  This article will introduce you to the DTX900 and how to change voices in a kit, using the groove tools, and playing along with the preset songs.
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DTX900 CLICK MODE & GROOVE CHECK

The DTX900 series has an advanced groove check mode that can analyze up to five pads simultaneously so you can see how your different limbs tend to play against the steady pulse of the click.
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DTX900 VOICE SET SELECT

It is easy and fun to tweak the preset kits and select new voices for the pads of any DTX900 series kit.  Whether you want to pick the individual voices for each trigger source of a multi-zone pad, or assign multiple voices to the whole input in one simple step, it's all starts in KIT mode.
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DTX900 RHYTHM GATE

Rhythm Gate lets you check the accuracy of your hit timing more finely and strictly when playing along to the CLICK or a SONG*. The sound is produced only when you hit at the correct (allowable) timing, which can be specified beforehand. *for details see the Click and Song quick starts
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DTX900 SONG MODE

PLAY a Preset SONG:
Press the [SONG] mode button, then press [F1] [PLAY] to access the song play function page. With the Song number highlighted, use the jog-dial or INC/DEC buttons to select a PRESET Song 01-87.
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DTX900 Loading a Loop

An easy option for adding samples to the DTX900/M is to load a pre-recorded sample such as a “loop” wave from a USB memory device. This article includes a video tutorial.
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