Finally, I think the bitstream that is more oriented live studio Mackie Control mode is quite complicated to set up such and I think anyone looking for a controller to make the sound recording and mixing will be happier with BCF example, or, if they can afford a real Mackie Control. That stands for strength! Back to home page Return to top. Our Verdict First impressions are good, but less-than-perfect integration with the latest software and poor construction let the Bitstream down. Do not include HTML, links, references to other stores, pricing or contact info. Get Notified When In Stock. Downloading the Mackie Emulation user libraries from the Wave Idea website gives you thousands of presets, but we found actually getting the Mackie Emulation mode to work properly to be a tricky task indeed.

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By using our services, you agree to our use of cookies. Ultimately, this is a controller that doesn’t quite live up to its potential. Below these you’ll find a two-axis joystick, the highly unusual Automation section, a row of mute buttons and a dinky little crossfader.

Our Verdict First impressions are good, but less-than-perfect integration with the latest software and poor construction btstream the Bitstream down. Our members also liked: The lion’s share of the 3X’s top panel is filled with knobs and faders. Useful for live performers. Purchasing this protection for your product guarantees you the very best post-manufacturer warranty support.

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Birstream had further woes trying bitsfream set the unit up to work with Ableton Live 5 and found that the instructional PDF on the website missed out some important information that we later located on the Wave Idea forum. Opening the box, the first thing that came to mind is: The sexy black exterior and uniform grey controls give it a ‘military chic’ vibe, while the rows of knobs and buttons are reassuringly high-tech.


Reason users, however, can rejoice – the Bitstream features a special Reason mode that intelligently maps your Reason modules, which we’re happy to report works very well indeed. Start typing your question and we’ll check if it was already asked and answered. Subscribe to our free newsletter Subscribe. This is cross-platform and enables each of the controls to be set up as a CC or Note On.

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Get Notified When In Stock. In short, I recommend it to those who already know the MIDI controller and are seeking a creative and effective, others may be a little confused by the machine in user mode even if the standard mode will certainly make the happiness of a user Ableton Live for example.


It is better, in my opinion, having already strong foundation to use MIDI real potential of the machine the side that it is fully programmable navigate through several sub-menus in the software configuration to really do what the one wants to. How long have you been using? Back btistream home page Return to top.

Start of add to list layer. Sell one like this. Likely due to either replacement with a newer model or manufacturer discontinuation. These are arranged in standard mixing desk style – you get bitstreamm row of eight faders with a set of four knobs sitting above each one.

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Sign me up for Weekly Deals. See full item description. It does have some cool features and the Reason integration is great, but that suspect build quality is a real problem and the documentation could be bitstreaam – as mentioned, there were omissions in the Live 5 PDF we downloaded from the website, and many of the page numbers in the printed manual’s index are incorrect. How long have you use it?