# Quick Start Guide
Thank you for buying Electra One!
Electra One is a MIDI controller, a USB host, and a MIDI USB interface capable of streamlining your entire music production process. We hope Electra One will do the job you bought it for!
# 1. Create your Electra One account
Open Chrome (opens new window) or Edge (opens new window) browser and go to https://app.electra.one/register (opens new window) to create your Electra One account. The account will grant you access to the Preset library and the Preset editor.
# 2. Connect your new Electra One controller to a computer
Once you signed in to your new account, use the bundled USB cable to connect the Electra One to your computer's USB port.
# 3. Confirm the connection
Confirm that the Electra One controller is connected by clicking the CONNECT button in the web application.
# 4. Allow use of MIDI devices
If you get a prompt asking about the use of MIDI devices, accept it by clicking ALLOW button. If the use of MIDI devices is not allowed, Electra One controller will not be able to communicate with the browser application.
# 5. Your Electra is connected
If everything was done correctly, your new Electra One controller is successfully connected to the Preset library and linked to your personal account. If you get any warnings or a port selection form, refer to The Connection Troubleshooting Guide to resolve the issue.
# 6. Go to the Preset library
Click on the PRESET LIBRARY link in the top menu and pick one of many available presets. Choose a preset you would like to upload to your Electra One controller.
# 7. Send the preset to your Electra One
Hit the SEND TO ELECTRA button. Et voilà, the preset you have chosen is now loaded in your Electra One MIDI controller and ready to be used !
If you twist the knobs or use the LCD touch, your Electra One controller will send MIDI data according to the preset definition. To get more familiar with your new MIDI controller, proceed to the next chapter of the User Guide - Hardware overview.
Our try our fast route to get started by going through series of tutorials at Learn Electra One (opens new window).