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When pressed in conjunction with the Shift button, this moves the playhead to the previous Marker User See above. A new dialog will open, containing among other things two dropdown selectors that will allow you to identify the MIDI fderport where your Faderport is connected.
Also used in combination with the Rewind button to “return to zero”.
Loop When pressed on its own, this toggles loop playback. Pressing the “Shift” button while turning the knob will alter the width setting. Rewind When pressed on its own, starts the transport moving backwards.
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.
PreSonus FaderPort User Manual
This is a compact control surface featuring a single motorized fader, a single knob encoder and 24 buttons with fixed labels.
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.
However, all possible actions are there, so keep looking! 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.
Click on the “Enable” button in the line that says “Faderport” in order to activate Ardour’s Faderport support. When pressed on its own, this toggles loop playback. You do not need to use the power supply that comes with the Faderport but without it, the fader will not be motorized. The User button also has no obvious mapping to specific Ardour functionality, so we allow users mwnual choose from any possible GUI action.
When pressed in conjunction with the Shift button, this moves the playhead to the previous Marker. While the transport is rolling, touching the fader will initiate faderplrt all fader changes until the fader is released. As of the end ofyou should avoid USB3 ports—these cause erratic behaviour with the device.
The button will be lit if the faferport is record-enabled. Play Starts the transport. Then double click on the mannual that says “Faderport”.
This makes the overall experience of using the Faderport much less satisfactory, since the fader will not move when Ardour tells it to, leading to very out-of-sync conditions between the physical fader position and the “fader position” inside the program. Mix Possible actions include: You do not need to do anything to enable this—Ardour will set the device to be in the correct mode. We note this detail to avoid speculation about whether Ardour supports the device via the HUI protocol—it does not.
The Faderport comes with a single USB socket on the back. Ardour uses the Faderport in what Presonus calls “native” mode. When pressed in conjunction with the Shift button, it causes the most recent undone operation to be re-done. If the Ardour preference “Loop-is-mode” is enabled, this does nothing to the current transport state. If your session does not contain a Master bus, it does nothing.
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.
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Click on the relevant drop-down selector to pick an action as you prefer. If pressed while also holding the Stop button, the playhead will return to the zero position on the timeline.
Faderprt Mix, Proj, Trns buttons do not obviously correspond any particular functions or operations in Ardour. If pressed while also holding the Shift button, the mwnual will move to the session end marker. Successive presses speed up the “rewind” behaviour. The transport buttons all work as you would expect. To connect the Faderport to Ardour, open the Preferences dialog, and then click on “Control Surfaces”.
Faderpodt menu for selecting the action is somewhat confusing and it can be hard to find what you’re looking for. Pressing the Output button causes the Faderport to control the fader, pan, mute and solo settings of the Master bus. Fast Forward When pressed on its own, starts the transport moving faster than normal.
If that preference is disabled, then engaging loop playback will also start the transport. When pressed maanual its own, toggles punch recording. If you press Shift-Output after a single press to Output i. The knob can also be turned while the “User” button is held, in order to modify the input gain for the currently controlled track.
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Because the Faderport has only a single set of per-track controls, by default those controls operate on the first selected track or bus. Stop Stops the transport. Output Pressing the Output button causes the Faderport to control the fader, pan, mute and solo settings of the Master bus.
When pressed in conjunction with the Shift button, this will move the playhead to the next fsderport. It is a relatively low-cost device that functions very faderpoort to control a single selected track or bus, along with a variety of other “global” settings and conditions. Once you select the input and output port, Ardour will initialize the Faderport and it will be ready to use. Successive presses speed up the “fast forward” behaviour.
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 to jump to the start of the last “roll” and continue rolling “Poor man’s looping”.
When pressed in conjunction with the Shift button, this will create a new unnamed marker at the current playhead position. If pressed while fadedport holding the Shift button, the playhead will move to the session start marker.