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Here’s a quick start guide for your new MONTAGE!
The MONTAGE’s USB TO HOST port connects MIDI and multichannel audio to your computer or iOS device with a single USB cable. This lets you do things like:
- Record and playback MIDI and multichannel audio
- Control and monitor virtual instruments
- Play and monitor computer/iOS audio through the MONTAGE’s audio outputs
Follow these next steps and you’ll be connected in no time.
DRIVER DOWNLOAD AND INSTALLATION
You’ll need the Yamaha-Steinberg USB Driver to connect to your Mac or Windows computer. Here’s where to get it:
After downloading, unzip the file and follow the instructions located in the “Installation Guide” folder.
HARDWARE CONNECTION TO A COMPUTER
Connect MONTAGE’s USB TO HOST port to your computer’s USB port using a “type A to type B” cable:
In your DAW you’ll see MONTAGE appear as both selectable audio device and a MIDI device. Note that MONTAGE appears as the three-port MIDI device. For MIDI sequencing select MONTAGE Port One.
LINKS TO GO DEEPER
When you're ready to go deeper with MONTAGE, check out these resources below:
About the author
From the moment that he heard “Switched-On Bach”, Tony Escueta was inspired to explore the world of synthesizers. Since buying his first synth at age 17, Tony has followed his lifelong passion for electronic music and music performance, eventually leading to his career at Yamaha Corporation of America.
Recognized as one of the music industry’s leading experts in music technology, Tony has worked with numerous entertainers, recording artists, and music producers throughout the U.S., and is frequently sought out for his technical knowledge by touring artists. He has worked on a broad range of projects as composer, arranger, sound designer, and programmer.
For over 30 years, he has conducted numerous clinics and master classes throughout the U.S. and has taught continuing education courses for electronic music & recording. In his role at Yamaha, Tony strives to inspire all musicians to unleash their creative and musical potential by utilizing today's technology.
Tony holds a Bachelor of Music from the world-renowned Jacobs School of Music at Indiana University, Bloomington, IN. Tony resides in Dallas, TX with his family, playing and recording music in a multitude of settings, often performing with his wife, a professional violinist.