36 reface CS/DX/CP/YC Owner’s Manual
Connecting to Other Devices
Connecting your reface to another MIDI device (such as a keyboard or tone genera-
tor module) expands its performance features and allows you to do the following.
• Play the reface from a MIDI keyboard
• Play a tone generator module by using the reface
• Synchronize the Phrase Loopers of a reface CS and reface DX
In addition, if you connect your reface to a computer, you can also make use of the
following additional recording and playing features.
• Record performances on the reface as MIDI data in a DAW application
• Play the reface using recorded data from a DAW application
• Play a software synthesizer from the reface
This section explains how to connect the devices and make the necessary settings.
The illustrations show the reface CS but apply to all models.
Connecting to a MIDI
Playing the reface from a
qConnect the MIDI OUT terminal on the
MIDI keyboard to the reface’s MIDI IN ter-
wPlay the MIDI keyboard and confirm that the
reface produces sound in response.
Playing a tone generator
module by using the reface
qTurn off Local Control, and also turn off
MIDI Control. For details, refer to “Key-
board Settings” (page 41).
To play a tone generator module from the
reface, the transmit channel on the reface and
the receive channel on the tone generator
module must be the same. By default, the
reface’s transmit channel is set to “1.” On the
reface DX only, the transmit channel can be
changed (by using the [FUNCTION] button).
For details on how to change the receive
channel on the tone generator module, refer
to the owner’s manual that came with it.
Connect the reface’s MIDI OUT terminal to
the tone generator module’s MIDI IN terminal.
ePlay the reface and confirm that the tone gen-
erator module produces sound in response.
MIDI keyboard MIDI OUT
Tone generator module