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If faddrport Ardour preference “Loop-is-mode” is enabled, this does nothing to the current transport state. The menu for selecting the action is somewhat confusing and it can be hard to find what you’re looking for. Pressing the “Shift” button while turning the knob will alter the width setting. To connect the Faderport to Ardour, open the Preferences dialog, and then click on “Control Surfaces”.

Output Pressing the Output button causes the Faderport to control the fader, pan, mute and solo settings of the Master bus.

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Bank The “Bank” button is currently not used by Ardour. 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”. If pressed faderpory also holding the Shift button, the playhead will move to the session end marker. Any and all GUI-initiated actions can be driven with by pressing this button on its own, or with a “long” press.


Punch When pressed on its own, toggles punch recording. The Mix, Proj, Trns buttons do not obviously correspond any particular functions or operations in Ardour. 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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This issue might get fixed manuual Presonus in the future. This button will do nothing if the Faderport is controlling a bus. While the transport is rolling, touching the fader will initiate recording all fader changes until the fader is released. The Faderport comes with a single USB socket on the back. Existing automation data will be left unmodified by any fader changes, and will not be used for controlling gain.

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. The transport buttons all work as you would expect. Ardour uses the Faderport in what Presonus calls “native” mode.

Once you select the input and output port, Ardour will initialize the Faderport and it will be ready to use. When pressed in conjunction with the Shift button, this moves the playhead to the previous Marker. Play Starts the transport. Loop When pressed on its own, this toggles loop playback. Fadreport that preference is disabled, then engaging loop playback will also start the transport. The button will be lit if the track is record-enabled.


However, all possible actions are there, so keep looking!

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Using the Faderport The Faderport’s controls can be divided into three groups: Also used in combination with the Rewind button to “return to zero”.

Successive presses speed up the “fast forward” behaviour.

When pressed in conjunction with the Shift button, this will move the playhead to the next marker. As of the end ofyou should avoid USB3 ports—these cause erratic behaviour with the device. When pressed on its own, this toggles loop playback. Rewind When pressed on its own, starts the transport moving backwards. We note this detail to avoid speculation about whether Ardour supports the device faderpor the HUI protocol—it does not.