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PreSonus Faderport USB DAW Controller

PreSonus Faderport Mk2 USB Control Surface front

The PreSonus Faderport Mk2 is the latest generation of PreSonus’ classic USB control surface.

£142.89 ex VAT £171.47 inc VAT

UK List Price: £157.50 ex VAT

UK List Price: £189.00 inc VAT

Availability: In Stock

The latest generation of PreSonus®’ classic USB control surface, the FaderPort™ enables you to record and mix with a smooth, touch-sensitive, motorized, 100 mm fader; transport controls; and many of the new workflows introduced in the FaderPort 8 and 16. Manage markers, punch in and out with a footswitch (not included), arm tracks, and employ the innovative Session Navigator to control your favorite DAW application quickly and easily. The FaderPort connects via USB 2.0 and offers native control of PreSonus Studio One® DAW (Studio One Artist is included), including Control Link support and parameter follow, allowing quick hardware access to any control.

PreSonus FaderPort Features:

  • Single touch-sensitive, 100 mm long-throw, motorized fader
  • Large, 360-degree push-button encoder
  • Transport controls, channel record-enable, enable/disable looping
  • Innovative Session Navigator section makes mixing and controlling DAWs quick and easy
  • Seamless, native support for Studio One® (Studio One Artist included)
  • Compatible with Logic Pro X, Cubase, Ableton Live, and Pro Tools via Mackie Control Universal and Mackie HUI emulation
  • Automation behavior selection buttons, user-definable function buttons
  • Channel control buttons, solo or mute channels, clear all solos or mutes
  • Bypass all plug-ins on one channel or bypass all plug-ins on all channels (not available in all DAWs)
  • Connects via USB 2.0
  • Footswitch jack (footswitch not included)

Computer system requirements:

Below are the minimum computer-system requirements for FaderPort:

Mac®

macOS® 10.8.5 64-bit or higher

Intel® Core™ 2 Duo processor (Intel Core i3 or better recommended)

Windows®

Windows® 7 x64/x86 SP1 + platform update, Windows 8.1 x64/x86, or Windows 10 x64/x86

Intel Core 2 Duo or AMD® Athlon™ X2 processor (Intel Core i3 or better recommended)

Mac and Windows Systems

The most recent FaderPort firmware*

USB 2.0 port

Internet connection required for driver and bundled software installation

Universal Control 2.8 or later (for firmware updates)

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

Native Mode

PreSonus Studio One® 3.5.6 with extension*** or Studio One 4.0.1 or later

HUI Emulation

Supported by Pro Tools

Mackie Universal Control Emulation**

Supported by Logic, Cubase, Nuendo, and Ableton

* A firmware update is currently required for full functionality. Please download and install the latest version of Universal Control and run the firmware updater when prompted. See the FaderPort Owner's Manual for instructions.

 

** Users of third-party DAWs not listed that support the Mackie Control protocol, such as Reason, Bitwig Studio, and Reaper, should contact their DAW vendor for support.

 

*** For more information, please see https://support.presonus.com/hc/en-us/articles/360005017651-How-do-I-use-new-FaderPort-with-Studio-One-3-5-6-.

 

As a commitment to constant improvement, PreSonus Audio Electronics, Inc., reserves the right to change any specification stated herein, at any time, without notification.​​

 

Technical Specifications

Input / Output

1 USB 2.0 port

1 Footswitch jack for hands-free stop/start

Faders

1 100 mm long-throw, touch-sensitive, motorized fader

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              360° button encoder, Undo/Redo, Arm All, Solo/Mute Clear, Click On/Off, 4 Function buttons, Parameter Link, Bypass Plug-ins

Channel Controls             Level, Pan, Solo, Mute, Rec Arm

Automation Controls      Touch, Latch, Trim, Write, Read, Off

Transport            Play, Stop, Fast Forward, Rewind, Record, Loop, Return to Zero (Functionality varies slightly, depending on the DAW.)

Navigation          Track Scroll, Timeline Scroll, Horizontal Zoom, Vertical Zoom, Drop Marker, Pre/Next Marker, Prev/Next Event, Scrub, Nudge

Power

Motorized fader requires 12 VDC, 1.2A external power supply (factory configured, included)

Physical

Dimensions       

Height   1.8” (45 mm)

Depth   5.5” (140 mm)

Width    9” (230 mm)

Weight 1.5 lb. (0.68 kg)

How to use the PreSonus FaderPort Mk2: