Arturia BeatStep Pro Controller and Sequencer

Get hands-on control over all your MIDI and CV gear! BeatStep goes "Pro" with a 64-step sequencer, a 16-track drum sequencer, touchstrip effects and more.
BeatStep Pro is a world-class controller and a dynamic performance sequencer that is unmatched in features and connectivity. Targeting both live musicians and producers, it offers a pure hands-on experience.

See and hear what's possible with the BeatStep Pro in this video from Arturia:


Step Up Your Music

Designed for hands-on hardware sequencing, the BeatStep Pro brings two fully independent melodic sequencers and one drum sequencer. You can from the BeatStep Pro manage a full performance, controlling software instruments, analog and digital synthesizers, drum machines and drum kits, iPad apps.

The melodic sequencers offer up to 64 steps per sequence, 16 sequences per project and 16 projects, making them the most impressive step sequencers ever made. The additional drum sequencer allows for 16 separate tracks of sequencing. Record in real-time via the pads or use the step buttons for a classic drum machine workflow.

Performance Maestro

As if all this were not enough, Arturia added a number of performance effects such as a looper with touch strip, randomizer, swing settings and other hands-on control possibilities that are sure to make this a modern classic.

Take Control

The controller mode allows you to trigger clips in your favorite DAW, play drum sounds in a module or adjust parameters in your favorite plug-in. The possibilities are only limited by your imagination.

Total Integration

With USB, MIDI in and out, CV/GATE outputs, and Clock in/out read more that can work as a 1:1 clock with an external clock generator or DIN sync, the BeatStep Pro goes well beyond any other step-sequencer on the market. You can use it with large modular synthesizers, current digital synthesizers, the computer.

Features:

- 2 melodic step sequencers with up to 64 steps per sequence
- Tie, note, velocity and gate
- 16-track drum sequencer with one track per pad
- Real-time recording or step-recording
- MIDI controller mode
- Fully customizable for knobs, step buttons and pads
- Send MIDI CC, note data, program changes
- 16 Projects each with 16x2 sequences, 16 drum sequences and a controller map

Performance Controls:
- Touch sensitive knobs
- Real-time looper/roller touch strip
- Step buttons with RGB LEDs
Randomizer with amount and probability settings
- Independent swing amount per sequence
- Tap tempo
- Velocity and pressure sensitive pads

Connectivity:
- CV/GATE outputs (1 volt per octave CV, 12 volt gates)
- 8 drum gate outputs
- Clock sync with multiple standards
- MIDI In/Out with supplied MIDI adapters
- USB class compliant
- Kensington lock
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Dimensions and Weight in Packaging
Base Item
Shipping Weight: 5.5 lbs
Shipping Dimensions: 20 x 9 x 3 in
Manufacturer Part Number (MPN): AUA BEATSTEPPRO
(1 ratings)
Submitted September 16, 2018 by Cliff M
"Steal At The Price"
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The Beatstep Pro is easily the best purchase I’ve made in a long time. This controller has a ton of uses/functionality. I personally use it as a drum machine within Ableton. You have a pad on the beatstep pro assigned to a pad within ableton and trigger your drums sounds using the beatstep pros step sequencer. If you want to use your own drum sounds in your daw, I don’t know a better option. Thanks zZounds!
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