Presonus

ATOM

PreSonus Atom Production and Performance Pad Controller

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Capture the beat whenever and wherever creativity strikes with PreSonus®’ ATOM. An intuitive, musical, MIDI pad controller, ATOM’s dynamic, ultra-sensitive pads will give you all the expression you need, whether you’re making a beat, creating a driving synth line, or triggering sound effects and loops on the fly. Tight integration with both Studio One® and Ableton® Live means that you stay inspired without missing a beat. Your focus will be off the screen and on your performance—where it matters most.

Features

General

  • Trigger loops and effects and play virtual instruments with 16 full-size, velocity- and pressure-sensitive RGB pads
  • 8 assignable pad banks
  • MIDI Keyboard mode, Note Repeat mode, and Full Velocity mode to customize instrument control (Application dependent)
  • 4 programmable rotary encoders and 20 assignable buttons, navigate and set more parameters faster
  • Pressure switchable between MIDI aftertouch, channel pressure, and CC messages
  • Selectable pad velocity curves and pad pressure thresholds

Studio One Integration Features

  • Automatically detected by Studio One Artist, no setup required
  • Navigate and choose an instrument from the Browser
  • Studio One dynamically switches ATOM between Keyboard and Drum modes depending on the selected instrument
  • Create a new track
  • Change presets on a virtual instrument
  • Change song tempo
  • Set looping points
  • Navigate the timeline
  • Zoom in and out on the timeline or events
  • Edit and quantize MIDI events
  • Transport control (stop, play, record)

Ableton® Live Integration Features

  • Navigate Up, Down, Left, or Right in Live's Session view in banks of 4 with ATOM's navigation buttons
  • Launch clips and scenes using ATOM's Session mode
  • RGB LEDs display which clips are playing or stopped and reflect each clip's assigned colour
  • Play virtual instruments and Live's Drum Rack device using ATOM's Note mode
  • Navigate Live's mixer using ATOM's Channel mode
  • Select, Solo, and Record Enable channels as well as stop all clips on a selected channel
  • Knobs are used to change track volume, track panning, Sends A, and Sends B for the selected bank
  • Switch between Session and Arranger views from ATOM
  • Record in either Session Record or Arranger Record modes
  • Dedicated User mode for custom user assignments
  • Metronome On/Off, Save and Undo, Loop On/Off, and more...

Modes*

  • MIDI "keyboard" mode
  • Note Repeat mode
  • Full Velocity mode (only send velocity 127)

Connections

  • USB 2.0

Included Software

  • Studio One® Artist production software for Mac® and Windows®
  • Ableton® Live Lite (for registered users after October 20, 2019)
  • MVP Loops content custom-designed for ATOM
  • Compatible with most music production and performance software for Mac and Windows

Technical Specifications
Input
Connection Type
USB 2.0 (bus-powered)
Pads, Buttons, and Knobs
16 full-size velocity- and pressure-sensitive, RGB LED pads
20 assignable buttons
4 endless rotary knobs
1 Setup button
Dimensions
Height
0.82” (20.75 mm)
Depth 7.68” (195 mm)
Width 7.95” (202 mm)
Weight 1 lb. (0.45 kg)

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