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FaderPort Classic - Digital Performer 8+ setup for Windows (HUI mode)

This article applies to this model FaderPort: 

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FaderPort Classic - Digital Performer 8 setup for Windows (HUI mode)

For Windows installations of Digital Performer, the FaderPort Classic must be used as a HUI device.  No further installation is necessary in order to proceed with setup in your DAW. 

1. From the toolbar in Digital Performer 8 select Setup and click on Control Surface Setup. 

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2. In the Control Surface setup menu, the first menu on the left is the Driver drop down menu. Select 'HUI'.

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3. Next, in the same Control Surface Menu under Input Port, hover over FaderPort and on the right select, FaderPort-1. 

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4. Next, in the same Control Surface Menu under Output Port, select FaderPort. 

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5. The setting should look like this. 

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Click “OK”. Your FaderPort Classic is now ready to use.

PLEASE NOTE: Because the FaderPort Classic was not designed to function specifically as a HUI device. The FaderPort does have some inherent functions intended for use Native mode drivers which do not respond to the Mackie HUI protocol.

The following buttons have no functionality:

  • Output
  • User
  • Prev
  • Next
  • Mark
  • Fader Mode Buttons - Read, Write, Touch, Off
  • Start
  • End

 

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