INTRO Get connected in three easy steps! The USB TO HOST port connects MIDI and audio from the MX to your computer or iOS device down a single USB cable. The advantage is a single cable solution for audio and MIDI from MX to your computer or mobile device. This allows a multitude of recording […]
Get connected in three easy steps! The USB TO HOST port connects MIDI and audio from the MX to your computer or iOS device down a single USB cable. The advantage is a single cable solution for audio and MIDI from MX to your computer or mobile device. This allows a multitude of recording and performance possibilities with a single cable. For example:
Record and playback MIDI to a computer or iOS device
Record MX Series audio digitally to your computer DAW or iOS device
Play and monitor computer/iOS audio through MX ’s audio outputs
DRIVER DOWNLOAD AND INSTALLATION
MX isn’t just a great synthesizer, it’s also a great MIDI controller and audio interface. Connecting MX to your computer or iOS device gives you knobs, drawbars, switches for controlling plugins and softsynths as well as a 2×2 audio interface to record audio and MIDI, all in a single USB connection. Best of all you can download a free version of Cubase AI for Mac/PC, allowing you to record MIDI and audio with your MX Series Synthesizer. Go here to get Cubase AI.
The Yamaha-Steinberg USB Driver lets you use audio and MIDI with your computer. Here’s where to get it and how to install: Download links:
After downloading the file, follow the included installation instructions.
MAC OR WINDOWS COMPUTER:
Connect MX ’s USB TO HOST port to your computer’s USB port using a MIDI USB cable. This is often referred to as a MIDI USB Type A to Type B cable.
Software setup for Mac and Windows computers: In the download package above you’ll find a folder called “InstallationGuide” with instructions in multiple languages. This guide describes what it is, how to install/uninstall and tips for troubleshooting. Select the appropriate version and follow the directions as described.
Check out his short video showing MX with Cubase AI: