How to hook up a Yamaha Clavinova CLP-122S to an Apple via MIDI?

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How to hook up a Yamaha Clavinova CLP-122S to an Apple via MIDI?

Unread post by bhturnow » Wed Jun 19, 2019 12:31 am

Hello, I am completely new to using instruments and computers. My son is learning how to play piano and wants to be able to play/record using either GarageBand or Pro Logic X. I have the piano and an Apple iMac 27". I bought the cable that runs from the Yamaha piano to the USB port on my computer. The cable powers up and my Apple recognizes the input.

Can someone please explain to me step by step how to play the piano into the computer. I have no idea what settings to change or set in order to get it to work.

I have the manual for the Yamaha Clavinova, but it makes little sense. I tried to find videos on Youtube on how to do it, but could not find any. Thank you!!!!

Any help is appreciated!!!!!

Thank you......Brad
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Re: How to hook up a Yamaha Clavinova CLP-122S to an Apple via MIDI?

Unread post by parametric » Wed Jun 19, 2019 1:32 am

Hi bhturnow, and welcome to the forums . . . .

I've been a long time away from Macs now, but . . . . .

This might help:





As you say - The Mac can SEE the Clavinova - but you may need to actually select IT in the

Audio/Midi settings in order to use it (IIRC).

You may need to reiterate THAT choice in the Logic and GB preferences also . . . .

There are plenty of Mac users in here - so I'm sure someone will be along shortly to clarify what

I've remembered - and set you right . . . ((i))

ATB

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Re: How to hook up a Yamaha Clavinova CLP-122S to an Apple via MIDI?

Unread post by bhturnow » Wed Jun 19, 2019 2:27 am

Thank you! I will give it a try. I will let you know what happens.
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