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Once you select the input and output port, Ardour will initialize the Faderport and it will be ready to use. Bank The “Bank” button is currently not used by Ardour. Each button has 3 possible actions associated with it: The User button also has no gaderport mapping to specific Ardour functionality, so we allow users to choose from any possible GUI action.
This is a compact control surface featuring a single motorized fader, a single knob encoder and 24 buttons with fixed labels. 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. Also used in combination fadeport the Rewind button to “return to zero”. If the Ardour preference “Loop-is-mode” is enabled, this does nothing to the current transport state.
This button will do nothing if the Faderport is controlling a bus. facerport
When pressed in conjunction with the Shift button, this moves the playhead to the previous Marker. We have therefore allowed mnual to choose from a carefully curated set of possible actions that seem related to the button labels in some clear way. 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.
PreSonus FaderPort User Manual
Because mamual 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, starts the transport moving backwards. Output Pressing the Output button causes the Faderport to control the fader, pan, mute and solo settings of the Master manul. We note this detail to avoid speculation about whether Ardour supports the device via the HUI protocol—it does not.
When pressed on its own, toggles punch recording. This issue might get fixed by Presonus in the future.
When pressed in conjunction with the Shift button, this moves the playhead to the previous Marker User See above. To connect the Faderport to Ardour, open the Preferences dialog, and then click on “Control Surfaces”. If pressed while also holding the Shift button, the playhead will move to the session end marker.
The transport buttons all work as you would expect. Play Starts the transport. Click on the “Enable” button in the line that says “Faderport” in order to activate Ardour’s Faderport support. Punch When pressed on its own, toggles punch recording. The menu for selecting the action is somewhat confusing and it can be hard to find what you’re looking for.
Loop When pressed on its own, this toggles loop playback. Transport Buttons The transport buttons all work as you would expect.
Using the PreSonus FaderPort
Successive presses speed up the “fast forward” behaviour. 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. When pressed in conjunction with the Shift button, this will move the playhead to the next marker.
Successive presses speed up the “rewind” behaviour. Stop Stops the transport. The Mix, Proj, Trns buttons do not obviously correspond any particular functions or operations in Ardour.
If pressed while also holding the Stop button, the playhead will return to the zero position on the timeline. If there is no punch range set for the session, this will do nothing. When pressed in conjunction with the Shift button, this will create a new unnamed marker at the current playhead position. You do not need to use the power supply that comes with the Faderport but without it, the fader will not be motorized.
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While the transport is rolling, touching the fader will initiate recording all fader changes until the fader is released. 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. Pressing the Output button causes the Faderport to control the fader, pan, mute and solo settings of the Master bus.