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Advanced, Innovative DAW Control FaderPort 16: 16-channel Mix Production Controller
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Advanced, Innovative DAW Control FaderPort 16: 16-channel Mix Production Controller

Don’t kill that mouse, give it a companion.

Although a keyboard and mouse are tried-and-true DAW-control devices, they’re far more effective when used in tandem with the FaderPort 16’s precise tactile control over mix and automation functions. A superior solution for anyone who mixes in the box, only the FaderPort 16 provides 16 100 mm touch-sensitive, motorized faders and 89 buttons covering 104 different functions, all in a compact chassis that easily sits on any desk. Quickly zoom in on audio files for editing, modify plug-in parameters, manage aux mixes and, of course, control track levels with the touch of a finger. With the FaderPort 16, you’ll enjoy the fastest, most efficient workflow you’ve ever experienced.

Work faster and smarter.

Rather than forcing you to revise your mixing method, the FaderPort 16 augments the way you currently mix. You still use your faithful keyboard and mouse for things they do well, and the FaderPort 16 handles what you really want to get your fingers on: your mix. Having the ability to control the levels of 16 channels at once makes creating the perfect mix easier than ever before. And the FaderPort 16 allows you to view just the information you need to access. Sixteen digital scribble strips provide visual feedback. Quickly navigate between tracks and buses. Need to automate your virtual instruments? The FaderPort 16 lets you view just those tracks, making switching automation tasks a breeze. This is DAW control the way you always hoped it could be!

One-button access to key functions.*

The FaderPort 16's unique Session Navigator provides easy access to eight mission-critical functions for maximum flexibility. Use the large encoder button and companion buttons to edit and mix with greater efficiency and speed. Scroll through your timeline, using the encoder, or work measure by measure with the arrow buttons; zoom in and out on the timeline with the encoder and make your tracks larger or smaller with the arrow buttons; navigate and drop markers; and maintain constant control of your main level. Once you start using the Session Navigator, you’ll wonder how you mixed without it.

*Features may vary depending on your software.

Universal compatibility and tight Studio One integration.

FaderPort 16’s streamlined workflow and support for the Mackie Control and HUI protocols make it fast and easy to control virtually any DAW. No driver installation is necessary; just plug the control surface into a USB port and take command of your mix and plug-ins.

But the FaderPort 16 is downright magical when used with PreSonus Studio One. (Studio One Artist is included.) You’ll be amazed how much faster you can work.

An amazingly fast, efficient studio workflow awaits you!

With the compact, easy-to-use FaderPort 16, you’ll enjoy the fastest, most efficient workflow and the most session control you’ve ever experienced. 

Features

  • 16 touch-sensitive, 100 mm long-throw, motorized faders
  • 16 Scribble Strip displays
  • Complete recording-transport controls: Play, Stop, Fast Forward, Rewind, Record, Loop
  • Drop Marker, Next/Prev Marker, Next / Prev Event
  • General session controls: Undo/Redo, Arm All, Solo/Mute Clear, Track Management, Click On/Off
  • Session Navigator provides quick control over Track Scrolling, Channel Banking, Timeline Scrolling, and much more
  • Channel Controls: Level, Pan, Solo, Mute, Rec Arm
  • Automation Controls: Touch, Latch, Trim, Write, Read, Off
  • Optional Fader functionality: Plug-in edit, bus sends, pan
  • Mac / Windows compatible with native Studio One support and HUI and Mackie Control Universal emulation
  • Footswitch input for hands-free start/stop
  • USB 2.0 connectivity

Features may vary depending on your software.

Tech Specs

Input / Output

 
  1 USB 2.0 port
  1 Footswitch jack for hands-free stop/start

Faders

 
  16 100 mm long-throw, touch-sensitive, motorized faders
  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 Undo/Redo, Arm All, Solo/Mute Clear, Timecode, Track Management, Click On/Off, 4 programmable User buttons, 8 Function buttons, Macro, Parameter Link, Bypass Plug-ins
Channel Controls Level, Pan, Solo, Mute, Select, Rec Arm
Automation Controls Touch, Latch, Trim, Write, Read, Off
Optional Fader Functionality Plug-in Edit, Bus Sends, Pan
Window View Mix, Project, Transport, Undo
Transport Play, Stop, Fast Forward, Rewind, Record, Loop, Return to Zero (Functionality varies slightly, depending on the DAW.)
Navigation Track Scroll, Channel Banking, Timeline Scroll, Horizontal Zoom, Vertical Zoom, Drop Marker, Next/Prev Marker, Next/Prev Event, Scrub, Nudge
Console Management Show/Hide: Audio Tracks, Inputs, MIDI Tracks, Buses, Outputs, VCAs, FX; Show All
Displays 16 digital scribble strip displays, time code display, channel meters

Power

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

Physical

 
Dimensions  
Height 2.11” (53.59 mm)
Depth 11.9” (302.26 mm)
Width 19.6” (497.84 mm)
Weight 8 lb. (3.63 kg)

Product Details

Product Details

Manufacturer Part # FADERPORT16
UPC 673454006272
Platform Hybrid (Mac and PC)
Manufacturer PRESONUS
System Requirements (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)
  • The most recent FaderPort firmware* - 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.
  • USB 2.0 port
  • Internet connection required for driver and bundled software installation
  • Universal Control 2.8 or later (for firmware updates)
System Requirements (Mac)
  • macOS 10.8.5 64-bit or higher
  • Intel® Core 2 Duo processor (Intel Core i3 or better recommended)
  • The most recent FaderPort firmware* - 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.
  • USB 2.0 port
  • Internet connection required for driver and bundled software installation
  • Universal Control 2.8 or later (for firmware updates)
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