Nektar Pacer MIDI Foot Controller

Save time with the deeply DAW-integrated Nektar Pacer foot controller -- because when you're making music there's no time to waste on MIDI troubleshooting.
Pacer is the first foot controller with Nektar DAW integration. Dedicated RGB LED illuminated icons show control assignment and status for important transport and track functions for popular DAWs such as Bitwig Studio, Cubase, Nuendo, Logic, GarageBand, Reason and Reaper. MCU control is also supported as well as MIDI setups for Pro Tools.

Pacer is in addition an incredible MIDI controller with a solid steel case that's designed to cope with the demands of the gigging musician. External foot switches and expression pedals can be connected for further expansion and 4 relays can be programmed for external switch control connected to amp channel and reverb switching.


- Fully programmable MIDI control
- 24 presets (Banks A-D each store 6 presets)
- 10 programmable foot switches
- 4 programmable external foot switches (optional)
- 2 programmable external expression pedals (optional)
- 4 programmable relays
- 1 programmable encoder
- Up to 16 MIDI messages can be programmed to be sent when each of the 24 presets are selected.
- Foot switches can be programmed to send up to 6 messages when activated or in a step sequence (one after the other).
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- RGB LEDs provide multi-color status indicators (user programmable).
- Dedicated icons for Nektar DAW integration
- MIDI Out for external hardware control or used as USB MIDI interface.
- USB Class compliant and powered either from USB host or USB power supply.
- Standard external PSU socket (9v, center positive).
- Solid steel casing - built to last.
Dimensions and Weight in Packaging
Base Item
Shipping Weight: 10 lbs
Shipping Dimensions: 25 x 12 x 5 in
Manufacturer Part Number (MPN): NEK PACER
(3 ratings)
Submitted June 18, 2020 by Cliff M
"Great Purchase"
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So I bought the Pacer to use with Ableton and out of the box it’s the equivalent of a door stop (just being honest). I did email Nektar before I made my purchase (awesome company) and knew I had some programming ahead. I watched a couple videos on You Tube, prior to its arrival, which made programming the pacer pretty straight forward. Nektar makes fantastic gear, but the included documentation is garbage. Leverage the web and Nektar’s tech support (great), Nektar’s gear is worth the time and effort.
Musical Background:
Music Production- Novice
Musical Style:
Hip Hop / House / Dance
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