Computer system requirements:

Below are the minimum computer-system requirements for use for FaderPort.

Mac

  • macOS® 10.13 or higher (64-bit only)
  • Intel® Core™ i3 or better (M1 native compatible)
  • Minimum 4 GB RAM (8 GB or more recommended)

Windows

  • Windows® 10 (64-bit only)
  • Intel Core i3 / AMD A10 processor or better
  • Minimum 4 GB RAM (8 GB or more recommended)

Mac and Windows Systems

  • USB 2.0 port
  • Internal or external 7200 RPM storage drive highly recommended
  • 30 GB hard disk space (required for Studio One Artist content)
  • Monitor with 1366x768 resolution

PreSonus FaderPort has been tested and approved to work with the following software:

  • Native Mode
    • PreSonus Studio One® 3.5.6 with extension*** or Studio One 4.0.1 or later
  • HUI Emulation
    • Supported by Pro Tools 12 and higher
  • Mackie Universal Control Emulation**
    • Supported by Logic, Cubase, Nuendo, and Ableton

* 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.

** Users of third-party DAWs not listed that support the Mackie Control protocol, such as Reason, Bitwig Studio, and Reaper, should contact their DAW vendor for support.

*** For more information, please see https://support.presonus.com/hc/en-us/articles/360005017651-How-do-I-use-new-FaderPort-with-Studio-One-3-5-6-.

As a commitment to constant improvement, PreSonus Audio Electronics, Inc., reserves the right to change any specification stated herein, at any time, without notification.​​

Technical Specifications

Input / Output

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

Faders

1 100 mm long-throw, touch-sensitive, motorized fader
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 360° button encoder, Undo/Redo, Arm All, Solo/Mute Clear, Click On/Off, 4 Function buttons, Parameter Link, Bypass Plug-ins
Channel Controls Level, Pan, Solo, Mute, Rec Arm
Automation Controls Touch, Latch, Trim, Write, Read, Off
Transport Play, Stop, Fast Forward, Rewind, Record, Loop, Return to Zero (Functionality varies slightly, depending on the DAW.)
Navigation Track Scroll, Timeline Scroll, Horizontal Zoom, Vertical Zoom, Drop Marker, Pre/Next Marker, Prev/Next Event, Scrub, Nudge

Power

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

Physical

Dimensions
Height 1.8” (45 mm)
Depth 5.5” (140 mm)
Width 9” (230 mm)
Weight 1.5 lb. (0.68 kg)