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Artist Transport is a compact media controller that enables you to quickly navigate and edit projects with just one hand. Get the features and tactile feel of a high-end console transport section in a more affordable, portable solution that?s ideal for laptop use?and the perfect add-on to Artist Mix and Artist Color.
Experience a new level of control with Artist Transport?a compact media controller that enables you to quickly navigate and edit projects with just one hand. Get the features and tactile feel of a high-end console transport section in a more affordable, portable solution that?s ideal for laptop use?and the perfect add-on to Artist Mix and Artist Color.
From the weighted data wheel and spring-loaded shuttle ring to the ergonomic transport controls and numeric keypad, Artist Transport puts ultra-precise control right at your fingertips. You can even use the Soft Keys to reassign data wheel functions on the fly, making it easy to switch from navigation and editing to writing automation or tweaking plug-ins.
Artist Transport features EUCON (Extended User Control), a high-speed open control protocol that has been adopted by many of the world's leading software developers. Pro Tools, Media Composer, Apple Logic, Apple Final Cut Pro, Autodesk Smoke for Mac, Steinberg Cubase, and many other applications support EUCON?, giving you highly responsive control over almost all software functions. You gain a tightly connected experience in which the control surface acts and feels like a physical extension of your software.
Key features and benefits
- Speed up tasks with the assignable, weighted data wheel
- Move through your project using the assignable, spring-loaded shuttle ring
- Trigger keyboard shortcuts, macro commands, and more with six programmable Soft Keys
- Navigate through projects fast using seven programmable transport controls with multi-color status LEDs
- Quickly navigate to time code/markers or edit parameters using the integrated numeric keypad
- View time code, parameter names/values, and more through high-resolution OLED display
- Get high-speed, high-resolution control through Ethernet connectivity
- Take control of software using EUCON, HUI, or Mackie Control protocols
- Control multiple applications and workstations
- Slim, compact design for easy studio integration and portability
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- OLED Display
- Soft Keys (6)
- Transport/Navigation Controls
- Data Wheel and Shuttle Ring
- Application/Workstation Change
- Function Key (Shift Key)
- Numeric Keypad
- Ethernet Port
Take control with EUCON
With Artist Transport, you gain deep, integrated control over your favorite EUCON-enabled creative applications, such as Pro Tools 9, Media Composer, Logic, Nuendo, Cubase, Final Cut, Digital Performer, and more. EUCON carries high-resolution control information for faders, knobs, displays, and more between Artist Transport and whatever application is in focus on your computer. This enables you to quickly switch between multiple applications?and even workstations?at the touch of a button, with all controls and displays automatically matching the selected application.
High-resolution, high-speed control
With 8x the resolution and 250x the speed of MIDI, EUCON gives you powerful, highly responsive tactile control that feels like working on a professional console.
Work with multiple applications
Speed up modern, multi-app workflows. With Artist Transport, you can switch applications directly from the surface, and all surface controls and displays will instantly match your current application.
Control multiple workstations
Access any workstation running EUCON-enabled software on your extended network, with keyboard and mouse commands automatically forwarded to the selected workstation?ideal for multi-workstation workflows and facilities with machine rooms.
Customize for your needs
Connect multiple Artist Series controllers to function as one extended control surface?or use them independently. You can even customize the controls to meet your needs, such as setting the control sensitivity and more.
Avid and its development partners continue to develop EUCON, making it easy to add new features and functionality to your favorite software through software updates?EUCON even supports HUI and Mackie Control protocols for even greater flexibility
Get precision control
From navigation to fine editing, the weighted, optically encoded data wheel puts a host of functionality at your fingertips with the resp
- Avid Pro Tools
- Apple Logic (Pro and Express)
- Apple Soundtrack Pro
- Merging Pyramix
- MOTU Digital Performer
- Steinberg Cubase
- Steinber Nuendo
- Avid Media Composer
- Avid Symphony
- Avid DS
- Apple Color
- Apple Final Cut Pro
- Autodesk Smoke for Mac
- Colorfront On-set Dailies
- FilmLight Baselight
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