Connecting External MIDI Devices
Use the [MIDI] terminals and standard MIDI cables to connect external MIDI
devices (keyboard, sequencer, etc.).
• MIDI IN
Receives MIDI messages from another MIDI device.
• MIDI OUT
Transmits MIDI messages generated by the instrument to another MIDI device.
• MIDI THRU
Simply relays the MIDI messages received at MIDI IN.
External MIDI device
For detailed information about the instrument's MIDI settings, refer to the Reference
Refer to the Reference Manual on the website, Chapter 10.
[FUNCTION] → [I] MIDI → [8 ▼] EDIT
CVP-509/505/503/501 Owner's Manual
For a general overview of MIDI and
how you can effectively use it, refer to
"MIDI Basics" (downloadable from
the Yamaha website).