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DD-65

Designed from a drummer's point of view, the DD-65 features eight touch-sensitive pads, 2 drum pedals and AUX IN for playing along with your favorite MP3 player.

  • Overview
  • Features
  • Specs

DD-65 is a digital drumkit with eight touch sensitive pads and two foot pedals. High quality drum and wide variety of percussion sounds from all over the world are mixed with orchestra voices to provide a wide range of musical opportunities. AUX IN jack lets you connect and MP3 player and play along with your favorite music.

Main Features at a Glance

The drummer-friendly and stylish design of the Yamaha DD-65 marks a transition to a more professional and versatile digital-drumming instrument. AUX IN jack lets you connect an MP3 player and play along with your favorite music or load MIDI songs from the Internet into the internal Flash ROM memory and play along. New stereo-sampled voices, a wide variety of percussion sounds from all over the world, a bass boost system and digital stereo processing give the DD-65 an irresistible, thundering beat. The panel includes intuitive features that are easy to operate. For example, select the Hand Percussion mode and the kit automatically switches to percussion voices like congas and bongos. With its powerful features, this is no toy. Anyone can enjoy it.

And for those who want more, check out the optional DK-65 Yamaha hardware kit that transforms the DD-65 into a hybrid, portable drum kit!

  • 8 Touch-sensitive drum pads allow expressive playing
  • AUX in jack for connecting and playing along with an MP3 player
  • Tempo control using Tap Start
  • Hand percussion mode with Latin drums allows playing with hands
  • 254 GM compatible Voices assignable to any pad
  • Two assignable foot pedals included for kick, hi-hat or any other Voice
  • 100 built-in songs for learning and playing along with
  • 50 Programmed Drum Kits + custom kits
  • 32-note polyphony
  • Reverb and Master EQ
  • Large 3-Digit LED Shows Selection
  • Record your own songs (up to 5 in memory at one time)
  • MIDI In/Out for computer connectivity
  • Headphone jack
  • Stereo speakers with bass port provide great sound quality

Accessories

Drum Stick x 2
Foot Pedal 1 & 2

 

PA5D Yamaha power adapter
PA150 Yamaha power adapter

Color/Finish

BodyColorSilver

Size/Weight

DimensionsWidth602mm (23-11/16")
Height 180mm (7-1/16")
Depth 411mm (16-3/16")
Weight Weight  4.5 kg (9 lbs., 15 oz. )

Control Interface

PedalNumber of Pedals2
  Functions Hi-hat, Bass drum
Pad Number of Pads 8
  Touch Response Yes
Display Type LED
  Size 7-segment, 3-digit
Panel Language English

Voices

Tone GenerationTone Generating TechnologyAWM Stereo Sampling
Polyphony Number of Polyphony (Max.) 32
Preset Number of Voices 254 Drum Voices + 25 Phrase
Compatibility GM Yes
  XGlite Yes

Effects

TypesReverbYes
Master EQ On/Off

Songs

PresetNumber of Preset Songs100
Recording Number of Songs 5
Number of Tracks 4
Data Capacity approx. 10,000 notes per song
Recording Function Yes
Compatible Data Format Playback SMF (Format 0)
Recording SMF (Format 0)

Functions

11 - 320

Overall ControlsTempo Range 

Storage and Connectivity

StorageInternal Memory350KB
Connectivity DC IN DC IN 12V
Headphones x 1
MIDI In/Out
AUX IN Yes

Amplifiers and Speakers

Amplifiers5W x 2
Speakers 8cm x 2

Power Supply

Power SupplyAdapto(PA-5D, PA-150, or an equivalent recommendedby Yamaha) Batteries(Six "C" size, LR14 (R14P)), or equivalent batteries
Power Consumption 19 W

Accessories

Included AccessoriesPedal/FootswitchYes