Mac OSX - Verifying Yamaha USB MIDI Driver Installation and Connectivity

Last Update: 03/26/2013

Note: Applicable for USB "To Host" equipped Yamaha Digital Instruments and Yamaha USB MIDI interfaces.

To verify the installation of the Yamaha USB MIDI Driver on Mac OSX, follow the steps below:

1) After installing the Yamaha USB MIDI Driver and restarting your computer, access the Apple System Preferences menu.

2) In the Apple System Preferences Menu, select the "Yamaha USB-MIDI" icon located under the “Other” category. This will confirm that the driver has been installed.

mac osx sp.jpg

 

3) To confirm connectivity between the MIDI device and the computer, view the "Device Name" drop down. The instrument or device model will be listed (example: Yamaha Motif-R XS).

 

mac osx ut.jpg

4) Select "Send All Note On" to verify MIDI note transmission between the computer and your device. When selected, a note should sound on your instrument.

Note: If using a UX16 USB MIDI interface, ensure that that MIDI ends are properly connected to the instrument in the following fashion: IN>OUT and OUT>IN

 

Was this answer helpful?

Thank you for your feedback!

Thank you for the opportunity to serve you. It is possible that we have another article that will address your issue better.
Please click here to see additional articles, or click here to contact our tech support team.

Contact Us

Do you need an additional help?

Return to Top