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Here’s a quick start guide for your new CP73/88 Stage Piano!


Get connected in three easy steps! The CP73/88 Stage Piano’s USB TO HOST port connects MIDI and audio from the CP73/88 Stage Piano to your computer or iOS device down a single USB cable. The advantage is, audio and MIDI travel to and from your CP73/88 Stage Piano to your computer or mobile device. This allows a multitude of recording and performance possibilities with a single cable. For example:

  • Record and playback MIDI
  • Record CP73/88 Stage Piano digitally to your DAW
  • Play and monitor computer/iOS audio through the CP73/88 Stage Piano’s audio outputs


CP73/88 Stage Piano isn't just a great stage piano—It’s also a great MIDI controller and audio interface. Connecting CP73/88 Stage Piano to your computer or iOS device gives you knobs and switches for controlling plugins and softsynths as well as a 2x2 audio interface to record audio and MIDI, all in a single USB connection.
The Yamaha-Steinberg USB Driver lets you use audio and MIDI with your computer. Here’s where to get it and how to install:

Download links:

MAC: https://usa.yamaha.com/support/updates/yamaha_steinberg_usb_driver_for_mac.html

WIN: https://usa.yamaha.com/support/updates/yamaha_steinberg_usb_driver_for_win.html

After downloading the file, follow the included installation instructions.


Connect CP73/88 Stage Piano’s USB TO HOST port to your computer’s USB port using a “type A to type B” cable.

Connect CP73/88 Stage Piano to iOS with the aforementioned USB cable and a lightning to USB or USB C to USB adapter.


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