Connecting to Other Devices
• Before connecting the instrument to external devices, turn off the power of all the devices. Also, before turning the power on or
off, make sure to set all volume levels to minimum. Otherwise, damage to the devices or electrical shock may occur.
Playing an External Audio
Device with the Built-in
By connecting an audio device such as a portable
music player to the instrument's [AUX IN] jack, you
can output the sound of the audio device through the
built-in speakers of this instrument. This lets you play
the keyboard along with the playback of your audio
• To avoid damage to the devices, first turn on the power to
the external device, and then to the instrument. When turn-
ing off the power, first turn off the power to the instrument,
and then to the external device.
Connect the headphone jack of an audio
device to the instrument's [AUX IN] jack
by using an audio cable.
Audio device (portable
music player, etc.)
Stereo mini plug
• If you are using a computer or a smart device such as an
iPhone/iPad, you can also connect it to the [USB TO
HOST] terminal (see "Connecting to a Computer, " at
Turn on the audio device, and then this
Start play back of the connected audio
The sound of the audio device is output through
the speakers of this instrument.
PSR-E453/PSR-EW400 Owner's Manual
Stereo mini plug
Adjust the volume balance between the
audio device and this instrument.
Adjust the audio playback volume on the audio
device, then adjust the entire volume by rotating
the [MASTER VOLUME] control of the instru-
• If you want to adjust the volume balance between the
audio input from the external device and Song/Style/Pat-
tern, use the [ASSIGN] button to select Function number
5, then turn Knob A (page 46).
The audio input volume from the [AUX IN] jack can also
be adjusted in the Function Settings (page 58, Function
004). If you increase the volume to more than 50, the
audio device sound may be distorted.
Play the keyboard along with the sound
of audio device.
• You can cancel or lower the volume of the melody part of
audio playback. For details, refer to page 37.
After finishing the performance, stop
playback of the audio device.
Connecting to a Computer
Connecting the [USB TO HOST] terminal of this
instrument and the computer via a USB cable allows
you to transmit/receive MIDI and Audio data to/from
the computer. For details on using a computer with
this instrument, refer to the online PDF manual (page
11) "Computer-related Operations."
[USB TO HOST]