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PreSonus Faderport 8 Advanced 8-Fader Mix Production Controller

 
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The FaderPort 8 features eight 100 mm motorized, touch-sensitive faders; digital scribble strip displays; and a unique Session Navigator to make mixing and controlling your favorite DAW application quick and easy. The FaderPort 8 is compatible with virtually any DAW host for Mac OS X or Windows, ... Read More

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The FaderPort 8 features eight 100 mm motorized, touch-sensitive faders; digital scribble strip displays; and a unique Session Navigator to make mixing and controlling your favorite DAW application quick and easy. The FaderPort 8 is compatible with virtually any DAW host for Mac OS X or Windows, with support for HUI and Mackie Control and native control of Studio One, including Control Link support as well as parameter follow, allowing you quick access to any control under your mouse. Its ergonomic design makes it a comfortable companion to your keyboard and mouse.

Features:

  • 8 touch-sensitive, 100 mm long-throw, motorized fader
  • 8 high-definition Scribble Strip displays
  • Complete recording-transport controls: Play, Stop, Fast Forward, Rewind, Record, Loop
  • Drop Marker, Next/Prev Marker, Next / Prev Event
  • General session controls: Undo/Redo, Arm All, Solo/Mute Clear, Track Management, Click On/Off with tap tempo
  • Session Navigator provides quick control over Track Scrolling, Channel Banking, Timeline Scrolling, and much more
  • Channel Controls: Level, Pan, Solo, Mute, Rec Arm
  • Automation Controls: Touch, Latch, Trim, Write, Read, Off
  • Optional Fader functionality: Plug-in edit, bus sends, pan
  • OS X / Windows compatible with native Studio One support and HUI and Mackie Control Universal emulation
  • Footswitch input for hands-free start/stop
  • USB 2.0 connectivity

Don't kill that mouse - give it a companion.
Although a keyboard and mouse are tried-and-true DAW-control devices, they're far more effective when used in tandem with the FaderPort™ 8's precise tactile control over mix and automation functions. With 8 touch-sensitive, motorized, 100 mm faders and 57 buttons covering 78 different functions, you can quickly zoom in on audio files for editing, adjust your click-track tempo with a simple tap, modify plug-in parameters, manage aux mixes - and, of course, control track levels with the touch of a finger. With the FaderPort 8, you'll enjoy the fastest, most efficient workflow you've ever experienced.

Work faster and smarter.
Rather than forcing you to revise your mixing method, the FaderPort 8 augments the way you currently mix. You still use your faithful keyboard and mouse for things they do well, and the FaderPort 8 handles the features you want to get your fingers on, allowing you to customize your workflow. Large, illuminated buttons make finding the function you need quick and easy. Eight high-definition digital scribble strips provide visual feedback. And if you select a track with your mouse, the FaderPort 8 will follow your selection, giving you yet another way to get to the function you need, right when you need it. This is DAW control the way you always hoped it could be!

One-button access to key functions.
The FaderPort 8's unique Session Navigator provides easy access to eight mission-critical functions for maximum flexibility. Dedicated buttons are provided to instantly arm all tracks for recording; control mutes and Solo Clear; view only the tracks, buses, and VCAs you want so see; and more. You're not limited to preset controls, either: Four programmable User buttons let you quickly and easily access your favorite functions.

Universal compatibility and tight Studio One® integration.
FaderPort 8's streamlined workflow and support for the Mackie Control and HUI protocols make it fast and easy to control virtually any DAW. No driver installation is necessary; just plug the control surface into a USB port and take command of your mix and plug-ins.

But the FaderPort 8 is downright magical when used with PreSonus Studio One. (Studio One Artist is included.) You'll be amazed how much faster you can work.

An amazingly fast, efficient studio workflow awaits you!
With the compact, easy-to-use FaderPort 8, you'll enjoy the fastest, most efficient workflow you've ever experienced.

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Product Specs

System Requirements  
Mac®
  • macOS® 10.8.5 or higher
  • Intel® Core™ 2 Duo processor (Intel Core i3 or better recommended)
Windows®
  • Windows 10 x64/x86, Windows 8.1 x64/x86, Windows 7 x64/x86 SP1 + platform update
  • Intel Core 2 Duo or AMD® Athlon™ X2 processor (Intel Core i3 or better recommended)
Windows and Mac Systems
  • USB 2.0 port
  • Internet connection required for driver and bundled software installation
PreSonus FaderPort 8 has been tested and approved to work with the following software:
  • Native Mode
    • PreSonus® Studio One® 3
  • HUI Emulation
    • Supported by Pro Tools
  • Mackie Universal Control Emulation
    • Supported by Logic, Cubase, Ableton, Nuendo, Bitwig, Reaper, Digital Performer, and more
Input / Output
1 USB 2.0 port
1 Footswitch jack for hands-free stop/start
Faders
8 100 mm long-throw, touch-sensitive, motorized faders
Dual-servo motorized drive belt system for fast and quiet operation
Ultra-smooth feel and lightning fast
Heavy-duty construction
Resolution: 10-bit, 1,024 steps
Buttons and Knobs
General Controls Undo/Redo, Arm All, Solo/Mute Clear, Timecode, Click On/Off with Tap Tempo, 4 programmable User buttons, 8 Function buttons, Macro, Parameter Link, Bypass Plug-ins
Channel Controls Level, Pan, Solo, Mute, Select, Rec Arm
Automation Controls Touch, Latch, Trim, Write, Read, Off
Optional Fader Functionality Plug-in Edit, Bus Sends, Pan
Window View Mix, Project, Transport, Undo
Transport Play, Stop, Fast Forward, Rewind, Record, Loop, Return to Zero (Functionality varies slightly depending on the DAW.)
Navigation Track Scroll, Channel Banking, Timeline Scroll, Horizontal Zoom, Vertical Zoom, Drop Marker, Next/Prev Marker, Next / Prev Event, Nudge
Console Management Show/Hide: Audio Track, Inputs, MIDI Tracks, Buses, Outputs, VCA, FX; Show All
Displays 8 high-definition digital scribble strip displays, timecode display, channel meters
Power 12 VDC, 2A external power supply

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