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PreSonus FaderPort 8 - 8:8-Channel Mix Production Controller

PreSonus FaderPort 8 - 8:8-Channel Mix Production Controller
£410.00 (inc. vat)
£341.67 (ex. vat)

Brand: PreSonus

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The PreSonus FaderPort 8 is tactile control surface with 8 touch-sensitive, motorized, 100 mm faders and 57 buttons covering 78 different functions 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.
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PreSonus FaderPort 8

The PreSonus FaderPort 8 is tactile control surface with 8 touch-sensitive, motorized, 100 mm faders and 57 buttons covering 78 different functions. With the FaderPort 8 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.

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.

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.

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.

PreSonus FaderPort 8 Features

  • 8 touch-sensitive, 100 mm long-throw, motorized faders
  • 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
  • macOS® / 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

Specifications

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

  • FaderPort 8 firmware 1.0.1 or later (requires Universal Control v.1.8.3 or later)
  • USB 2.0 port
  • Internet connection required for driver and bundled software installation
  • Universal Control v.1.8.3 (for firmware updates)

PreSonus FaderPort 8 has been tested and approved to work with the following software:

  • Native Mode: PreSonus® Studio One® 3.3.2 or later
  • HUI Emulation: Supported by Pro Tools
  • Mackie Universal Control Emulation: Supported by Logic, Cubase, Ableton, Nuendo, Bitwig, Reaper, Reason, and more

Specifications

  • 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
  • Dimensions 
    • Height 2.25" (57.2 mm)
    • Depth 11.85" (301 mm)
    • Width 13.15" (334 mm)
  • Weight: 5 lbs. (2.3 kg)
Additional Information

Additional Information

Manufacturer PreSonus
SKU SPREFADERPORT8
Model FADERPORT8
GTIN 0673454005527