Presonus Faderport 8

8-Channel DAW Production Controller

  • 8 Touch-sensitive 100 mm motorized dual-servo drive belt (dual servo drive belt)
  • High fader resolution: 10 bit / 1,024 steps
  • 57 background- and status-lit buttons
  • 78 controllable functions
  • 8 high-resolution LC displays as digital labeling fields
  • Timecode and level display
  • Small encoder as panpot and for other selected parameters
  • Large data wheel with push button for scrolling, zooming, navigating, and much more.
  • 2 Arrow buttons for step-by-step navigation and setting
  • Transport control, track control, automation control and session navigator
  • Fader modes, mixer view, undo / redo, click track on / off, tap tempo, markers, plugin parameters, and more.
  • 4 programmable user buttons
  • 8 Function button
  • Native Studio One support, HUI and Mackie control selectable
  • Compatible with ProTools, Logic, Cubase, Ableton, Nuendo, Bitwig, Reaper, Digital Performer and others
  • Jack for optional foot switch (start / stop commands)
  • No driver installation required
  • Power supply via external power supply (12 V DC / 2 A)
  • Dimensions (W x D x H): 330 x 305 x 57 mm
  • Weight: 2.7 kg
  • Including full version of Studio One 3 Artist (DAW)

System requirements:

  • From OS X 10.8.5
  • Intel Core 2 Duo (Intel Core i3 or faster recommended)
  • Windows 7 x64 / x86 SP1 platform update
  • Windows 8.1 x64 / x86
  • Windows 10 x64 / x86

Further information

5-pole DIN MIDI No
Fader 8
Rotary Encoders 2
Audio I/O No
Transport Function Yes
Footswitch Connector Yes
Foot Controller Connection No
Bus-Powered No
Jog Yes
Joystick No
Additional Features LCD Display per Channel

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19.01.2017
I have FP8 from one month. Integration in Studio one is great. I decided to keep the old Faderport so i can use it to control master level. Fantastic product. I like it.
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Good controller for a narrow budget

FvF1984, 05.08.2017
I bought the Faderport 8 as a controller for Pro Tools. Mainly to complement my work with mouse and keyboard by haptic mixing.
The processing is good to very good, the faders are quiet and have a resolution of 1024 steps under Pro Tools.

Although many features of this controller, which is actually intended for Studio One (the one included in the Artist version) are not available for the HUI protocol, it makes a very good figure.
All important functions are available, you can miss the possibility to set loop boundaries.
Some buttons, which according to manual for Pro Tools should have no function, then have strangely but one. For example, you can use the "AUDIO" and "VI" buttons to toggle between Mix and Arrange View in Pro Tools. Practically, you just need to know.

The controller is pleasantly compact and the missing master fader I do not miss, since I regulate the volume over the hardware monitoring, as probably most.
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