FADERPORT MANUAL PDF
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PreSonus FaderPort User Manual | 33 pages
Each button has 3 possible actions associated with it: Successive presses speed up the “fast forward” behaviour. Punch When pressed on its own, toggles punch recording. If there is no selected track or bus, the controls will do nothing. Click on the “Enable” button in the line that says “Faderport” in order to activate Ardour’s Faderport support.
The knob can also be turned while the “User” button is held, in order to modify the input gain for the currently controlled track. When pressed on its own, toggles punch recording. If pressed while also holding the Shift button, the playhead will move to the session end marker. When pressed in conjunction with the Shift button, it causes the most recent undone operation to be re-done. Undo Causes the last operation carried out in the editor to be undone.
You do not need to use the power supply that comes with the Faderport but without it, the fader will not be motorized. The Faderport comes with a single USB socket on the back. Ardour uses the Faderport in what Presonus calls “native” mode.
Pressing the “Shift” button while turning the knob will alter the width setting. When pressed in conjunction with the Shift button, this moves the playhead to the previous Marker User See above. If the Faderport is powered, changing the gain in Ardour’s GUI or via another control surface, or via automation, will manua in the fader moving under its own control.
A new dialog fderport open, containing among other things two dropdown selectors that will allow you to identify the MIDI ports where your Faderport is connected. If pressed while also holding the Shift button, the playhead will move to the session start marker. However, all possible actions are there, so keep looking! You only need do this once: Once you select the input and output port, Ardour will initialize the Faderport and it will be ready to use. If there is no punch range set for the session, this will do nothing.
Pressing the Output button causes the Faderport to control the fader, pan, mute and solo settings of the Master bus. The transport buttons all work as you would expect. Existing automation data will be left unmodified by any fader changes, and will not be used for controlling gain.
You do not need to do anything to enable this—Ardour will set the faderpport to be in the correct mode.
Stop Stops the transport. This issue might get fixed by Presonus in the future. The button will be lit if the track is record-enabled. It is a relatively low-cost device that functions very well to control a single selected track or manuual, along with a variety of other “global” settings and conditions. If you press Shift-Output after a single press to Output i.
Using the PreSonus FaderPort
The menu for selecting the action is somewhat confusing and it can be hard to find what you’re looking for. When pressed in conjunction with the Shift button, this will create a new unnamed marker at the current playhead position. When pressed in conjunction with the Shift button, this moves the playhead to the previous Marker.
The User button also has no obvious mapping to specific Ardour functionality, so we allow users to choose from any possible GUI action. The Faderport’s controls can be divided into three groups: Bank The “Bank” button is currently not used by Ardour.
Mix Possible actions include: This is a compact control surface featuring a single motorized fader, a single knob encoder and 24 buttons with fixed labels. While the transport is rolling, touching the fader will initiate recording all fader changes until the fader is released.
Transport Buttons The transport buttons all work as you would expect. We have therefore allowed users to choose from a carefully curated set of possible actions that seem related to the button labels in some clear way. Loop When pressed on its own, this toggles loop playback. When pressed in conjunction with the Shift button, this will move the playhead to the next marker.
If that preference is disabled, then engaging loop playback will also start the transport.
PreSonus FaderPort User Manual
When pressed on manuual own, this toggles loop playback. If the Ardour preference “Loop-is-mode” is enabled, this does nothing to the current transport state. If your session uses Ardour’s monitor section, you can use Shift-Output to assign it to the Faderport in the same way that Output assigns the Master bus.
Then double click on the line that says “Faderport”. As of the end ofyou should avoid USB3 ports—these cause erratic behaviour with the device. When pressed on its own, faderpott the transport moving faster than normal. When pressed on its own, starts the transport moving backwards.
The Ardour Manual
To connect the Faderport to Ardour, open the Preferences dialog, and then click on “Control Surfaces”. Play Starts the transport. Using the Faderport The Faderport’s controls can be divided into three groups: Fast Forward When pressed on its own, starts the transport moving faster than normal.
If pressed while the transport is already rolling at normal speed, causes the playhead faderpodt jump to the maunal of the last “roll” and continue rolling “Poor man’s looping”.