Control the pattern of TB-03 by MIDI Note from Cubase

I would like to know. I use Cubase 12 Pro.

Roland TB-03 is connected to a computer via USB and the following can be achieved.

  • Set the output destination of Cubase’s MIDI Clock to TB-03, and start the Cubase song and the TB-03 pattern at the same time.
  • Create a MIDI track in Cubase, set the output routing to TB-03, and play the TB-03 sound with MIDI notes.

Is it possible to achieve the following?

  • Play the TB-03 pattern by MIDI notes entered from the Cubase MIDI track.


Cubase MIDI C1 → TB-03 Pattern I-1
Cubase MIDI D1 → TB-03 Pattern I-2
Cubase MIDI E1 → TB-03 Pattern I-3


Make sure the TB-03 clock is set to external, please.

Thank you.

Yes, I already make TB-03 MIDI Clock Source “AUTO”.


Isn’t there the External iron explicitly available, please?

Could you attach a screenshot of the Synchronization Setup from Cubase, please?



Try to enable all 3 options in the MIDI Clock Preferences, please.

Thank you . I am going to try now.

I enable all 3 options but I could not control TB-03’s PATTERN


Wait… something is different …

I tried again, but it didn’t work.

When I put the TB-03 in PATTERN + WRITE mode,
the steps transitioned when I played MIDI notes,
but that’s not what I’m trying to do.

I want to be able to play one pattern by triggering it with one MIDI note.

It seems to me that this is really a question for the TB-03 manual or their user forum and has rather little to do with Cubase.
I kindly suggest that you find out if the TB-03 supports this feature through its manual or customer support.

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Thank you. I will ask as you advised. I appreciate your response and help.