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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. Fast Forward When pressed on its own, starts the transport moving faster than normal. Pressing the “Shift” button while turning the knob will alter the width setting. 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.
If pressed while also holding the Faderporg button, the playhead will return to the zero position faderpor the timeline.
PreSonus FaderPort User Manual | 33 pages
Undo Causes the last operation carried out in the editor to be undone. 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”.
Farerport pressed while also holding the Shift button, the playhead will move to the session end marker. Output Pressing the Output button causes the Faderport to control the fader, pan, mute and solo settings of the Master bus. Rewind When pressed on its own, starts the transport moving backwards.
This avoids getting into a tricky situation where it is no longer apparent what is being controlled faderporr what will happen if you try to change it. If there is no punch range set for the session, this will do nothing.
If there is no selected track or bus, the controls will do nothing. Click on the relevant drop-down selector to pick an action as you prefer. The Faderport comes with a single USB socket on the back. While the transport is rolling, touching the fader will initiate recording all fader changes until the fader is released. You do not need to do anything to enable this—Ardour will set the device to be in the correct mode.
The menu for selecting the action is somewhat confusing and it can be hard to find what you’re looking for. As of the end ofyou should avoid USB3 ports—these cause erratic behaviour with the device. Pressing the Output button causes the Faderport to control the fader, pan, mute and solo settings of the Master bus.
Play Starts the transport. You do not need to use the power supply that comes with the Faderport but without it, the fader will not be motorized. Because the Faderport has only a single set of per-track controls, by default those controls operate on the first selected track or bus.
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.
Click on the “Enable” button in the line that says “Faderport” in order to activate Ardour’s Faderport support. When pressed in conjunction with the Shift button, this moves the playhead to the previous Marker User See above.
Loop When pressed on its own, this toggles loop playback. To connect the Faderport to Ardour, open the Preferences dialog, and then click on “Control Surfaces”.
The Ardour Manual
Punch When pressed on its own, toggles punch recording. Successive presses speed up the “fast forward” behaviour. When pressed on its own, starts the transport moving faster than normal. This is a manuak control surface featuring a single motorized fader, a single knob encoder and 24 buttons with fixed labels.
Any and all GUI-initiated actions can be driven with by pressing this button on its own, or with a “long” press.
Using the PreSonus FaderPort
Using the Faderport The Faderport’s controls can be divided into three groups: The User button also has no obvious mapping to specific Ardour functionality, so we allow users to choose from any possible GUI action. If you press Shift-Output after a single press to Output i.
If pressed while also holding fadegport Shift button, the playhead will move to the session start marker. Transport Buttons The transport buttons all work as you would expect.
Also used in combination with the Rewind button to “return to zero”.