PreSonus FaderPort 8 Makes DAW Control Faster

presonus-faderport_8-top-1216The PreSonus FaderPort 8 Mix Production Controller connects via USB 2.0 to provide precise tactile control DAW’s mix and automation functions, including complete transport control. With eight touch-sensitive, motorized, 100-millimeter 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 control track levels with the touch of a finger.

The Session Navigator provides easy access to eight mission-critical functions and 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 to see. Four programmable user buttons let you set up macro functions.

The 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.

When used with Studio One, the FaderPort 8 lets you do things like bypass all the plug-ins on any track with one button-press and open the Channel Editor and enable your faders to control each channel’s custom macro. Use the Control Link feature so that the Pan/Param encoder can follow your mouse, providing instant hands-on control of any parameter — or lock the encoder to the current parameter. Use the Session Navigator to quickly scroll through the different sections in the Arranger track and more.

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