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Any faderportt all GUI-initiated actions can be driven with by pressing this button on its own, or with a “long” press. Punch When pressed on its own, toggles punch recording. Existing automation data will be left unmodified by any fader changes, and will not be used for controlling gain. When pressed on its own, starts the transport moving backwards.
When pressed on its own, starts the transport moving faster than normal. The User button also has no obvious mapping to specific Ardour functionality, so we allow users to choose from any possible GUI action. This avoids manuap into a tricky situation where it is no longer apparent what is being controlled and what will happen if you try to change it.
A new dialog will open, manua, among other things two dropdown selectors that will allow you to identify the MIDI ports where your Faderport is connected. Pressing the Output button causes the Faderport to control the fader, pan, mute and solo settings of the Master bus. Loop When pressed faderpoft its own, this toggles loop playback. The button will be lit if the track is record-enabled. To connect the Faderport to Ardour, open the Preferences dialog, and then click on “Control Surfaces”.
If your session uses Ardour’s monitor section, you can use Shift-Output to assign it to the Faderport in the same way that Manuual assigns the Master bus. Rewind When pressed on its own, starts the transport moving backwards. Stop Stops the transport.
Pressing the “Shift” button while turning the knob will alter the width setting. When pressed in conjunction with the Shift button, this will create a new unnamed marker at the current playhead position.
PreSonus FaderPort User Manual
If that preference is disabled, then engaging manuak playback will also start the transport. If there is no selected track or bus, the controls will do nothing. Then double click on the line that says “Faderport”.
The Faderport will be automatically recognized by your operating system, and will appear in any of the lists of possible MIDI ports in both Ardour and other similar software. Ardour uses the Faderport in what Presonus calls “native” mode. The Faderport comes with a single USB socket on the back.
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Once you select the input and output port, Ardour will initialize the Faderport and it will be ready to use. Play Starts the transport. This is a compact control surface featuring a single motorized fader, a single knob encoder and 24 buttons with fixed labels. Bank The “Bank” button is currently not used by Ardour.
Using the PreSonus FaderPort
Because the Faderport has only a single set of per-track controls, by default those controls operate on the first selected track or bus.
When pressed on its own, this toggles loop playback. It is a relatively low-cost device that functions very well to control a single selected track or bus, along with a variety of other “global” settings and conditions. If there is no punch range set for the session, this will do nothing.
The Ardour Manual
Also used in combination with the Rewind button to “return to zero”. This issue might get fixed by Presonus in the future.
You do not need to do anything to enable this—Ardour will set the device to be in the correct faderpkrt.
Successive presses speed up the “rewind” behaviour. This button will do nothing if the Faderport is controlling a bus. The knob can also be turned while the “User” button maanual held, in order to modify the input gain for the currently controlled track. The Mix, Proj, Trns buttons do not obviously correspond any particular functions or operations in Ardour.
Undo Causes the last operation carried out in the editor to be undone. If you press Shift-Output after a single press to Output i.
If pressed while also holding the Shift button, the playhead will move to the session start marker. When pressed on its own, toggles punch recording.
When pressed in conjunction with the Shift button, this will move faderlort playhead to the next marker. Using the Faderport The Faderport’s controls can be divided into three groups: If the Faderport is powered, changing the gain in Ardour’s GUI or via another control surface, or via automation, will result in the fader moving under its own control.
Mix Possible actions include: The menu for selecting the action is somewhat confusing and it mxnual be hard to find what you’re looking for. Fast Forward When pressed on its own, starts the transport moving faster than normal. Output Pressing the Output button causes the Faderport to control the fader, pan, mute and solo settings of the Master bus.