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Arturia BeatStep
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Arturia BeatStep

By: Arturia


Available Immediately

Product Description

CV/Gate & MIDI Controller / Sequencer

BeatStep is a feature rich pad controller that can also act as an ultra cool step sequencer. It’s full connectivity allows for sequencing analog gear (using 1 Volt per octave CV/GATE), iPad apps and software/hardware instruments (using MIDI or USB). In other words with BeatStep you can play drums, create sequenced melodies (the scales selection makes it really fun) and control any MIDI compatible gear.

16 Backlit Pads
• Red = MIDI CC mode
• Blue = SEQ mode
• Velocity and pressure sensitive pads
• Velocity curve (4 selections): Linear, Logarithmic, Exponential or Full

16 Assignable Encoders with 3 Modes
• Program Change
• Encoder modes: Relative, Absolute w/ 3 variations depending on the software you're using
• Knob acceleration modes: Slow/off, Medium, Fast

Transport Buttons
• Sends MIDI clock with Start/Stop (internal sync)
• Sends MMC play and stop messages

Data Dial
• Volume MIDI CC7: Control Mode
• Rate: in SEQUENCE mode
• Seq Transpose: SHIFT+Data Dial

• 16 user presets
• Multiple pad modes: NOTE data, MIDI CC data, Program Change with Bank

Step Sequencer – BLUE LEDS
• 16 user step sequences
• Step play modes: Forward, Reverse, Alternate, Random

Time divisions
• ¼th, 1/8th, 1/16th, 1/32nd

• Internal or External Sync
• Direct MIDI channel select
• Pattern Length: 1 -16 steps
• Sysex functions: Swing 50%-75%, Gate Time, Legato playback mode, User Scale setting

• Mini USB in/out (DC in for standalone operation)
• 3.5mm MIDI output
• 3.5mm CV & Gate outputs