USB-MIDI Setup guide
If you intend to use the microSTATION with your
computer via the USB port, you'll need to install the
KORG USB‐MIDI driver on your computer.
When the microSTATION Editor/Plug‐In Editor has
been installed successfully, restart your computer.
On Mac OS X, the stand‐alone version and the plug‐
in version are each installed in their own folder.
About the microSTATION and USB-MIDI driver
Applications on your computer use this port to receive
MIDI messages from the microSTATION (data from
the keyboard and controllers).
Applications on your computer use this port to send
MIDI messages to the microSTATION's internal sound
generator, making it produce sound.
Connecting a computer
USB connection and setup
Note: The USB connector of the microSTATION is only
able to transmit and receive MIDI data.
Before you connect the microSTATION to your
computer via USB, you must install the KORG
USB‐MIDI driver on your computer. If you're
using Windows XP or Windows Vista, you'll need
to install the driver for each USB port that you use.
If you connect the microSTATION to a USB port
other than the one you used when installing the
KORG USB‐MIDI driver, you'll need to install the
driver again. For details, please see "Installing in
Windows" on page 4.
1. Using a USB cable, connect the USB connector of
the microSTATION to the USB connector of your
2. Adjust the necessary settings in the
microSTATION's Global/Media mode.
For details, please see "Global/Media mode settings
on the microSTATION" on page 8.
3. Adjust the necessary settings on your computer.
For details, please see the "microSTATION Editor/
Plug‐In Editor user's guide" (PDF).
Using the microSTATION Editor/Plug-In Editor
via a USB connection
If you want to mix the microSTATION's audio signals
with the audio signals sent from your host application
via your audio interface, or with audio signals from
another sound module, make connections as
microSTATION's audio signals
Other audio signals