Wednesday, February 11, 2009

Connect Your Keyboard and Computer to Learn, Play and Record

Yamaha keyboards can do a lot on their own, but they can do even more when you link them up to a computer. You can record new songs, play along with songs you've downloaded and more - the possibilities are vast.

Still, the idea of combining two complex pieces of technology can be daunting. Luckily, if you get a headache just thinking of terms like "MIDI Driver" and "USB to Host", we have a remedy. With the video below, connection is a snap. Just watch and follow along with the step by step instructions.

Because the process involves installing a driver which is different depending on your computer's operating system, we've created three separate videos for Windows XP, Vista and Mac users. Below is the video for Windows XP - you can click here for the Mac version or here for the Vista version.