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Faderfox UC4 Micromodul MIDI Controller

£220.00
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Great portable MIDI controller with fader "snap" mode and precision encoders. Suitable for controlling both hardware and software, and a particularly great accompaniment to the Elektron Octatrack!


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Details

Details

UC4 as successor of the UC3 is a universal controller for all kinds of midi controllable hard- and software. The all-rounder has 8 push-encoders without detents, 9 faders and 8 buttons, all switchable to 8 controller groups that allow to control a total amount of 264 control parameters. A 4-digit-display and 8 leds show the current values of all controls.

Various kinds of midi commands like program change, pitchbend, aftertouch and control change in relative and absolute mode with different acceleration amounts are possible. All these properties are fully programmable on the devices very fast and easy for each control separately.

The encoders can work as high resolution 14bit controllers too (control change or pitchbend) which makes them suitable for sensitive parameters like resonating filter cutoffs or similar things.

Use the internal 18 setups to save your individual settings. Backup and restore of all settings by sysex dumps is possible too.

The factory settings are perfect to control music and video software products out of the box if they are freely assignable. So any additional device programming isn’t necessary for many applications.

The little box is also a great extension for your Ableton Live setup. There you can control all the continues parameters like track volumes, rack macros, send amounts, track pannings and switchable patameters like clip launch/stop, mute, solo, rec arm, monitor and track select. A special control surface script for Ableton Live 8/9 with all necessary mappings is enclosed in the package. With that script you can also use two UC4 devices to control up to 16 tracks simultaneously.

Check out this amazing power box and you will get a reliable mate...

Features:

Universal controller for all kinds of midi controllable hard- and software
iPad compatible with camera connection kit
Control surface script for Live 8/9 is shipped with the controller
USB interface with bus powering - class compliant / no driver necessary
MIDI in and out ports with routing and merge functionality
8 push encoders without detents (resolution about 36 pulses)
Encoder push buttons can send commands (fully programmable)
9 faders with 30mm length and programmable snap function
8 Buttons with LED for switchable parameters
4-digit-display to show control values and programming data
14 bit high resolution encoder mode for sensitive parameters
Programmable value ranges with min/max values
Data feedback for encoders and faders avoid value jumps
All controls (incl. push buttons) fully programmable in the device by channel, type, number ...
Different command types like control change (CC), pitch bend, program change, notes etc.
Advanced programming functions like copy, paste and group sets
8 independent groups for encoders and faders/buttons (controlled by shift key)
About 264 commands per setup (33 controls x 8 groups)
18 setups with backup/restore function contain all controller settings
Very compact design in a black casing (180x105x70 mm, 350 g)

Specifications

Specifications

Specification

Extensions to UC3:

Midi in/out ports
8 additional buttons
Editable group names
Min/max values
Programmable encoder push buttons
Fader snap mode
More precise encoders
Various software improvements

System requirements:

PC or Mac with a free USB port (1.0 or higher) or a USB hub (connection by inclosed USB cable)
iPad with iOS5 or higher (connection by apples camera connection kit)
MIDI device with standard midi in port (5pin DIN socket connection by enclosed adapter cable)
USB power adapter (5V min 100mA) if you want to control only midi gear

Accessories:

Midi adaptor cable Type B for connection between device and other midi gear (one piece is enclosed)
Special Midi cable for connection between 4th gen devices
USB Power adaptors for powering without USB host connection