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    Arturia BeatStep USB MIDI Controller and Sequencer

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    SKU: AUA BEATSTEP


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    Warehouse Resealed

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    Blemished

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    Factory Resealed

    A factory resealed product is purchased directly from its manufacturer, who may have refurbished the product or used it for training and demonstration purposes. These products are not in absolutely new condition, but will ship with everything the brand new product would ship with including manuals (physical copy or downloadable) and the full factory warranty*. These products are still covered by our 30-day satisfaction guarantee, so they're a great deal! 

    B-Stock

    A B-stock product is purchased directly from its manufacturer, who may have refurbished the product or used it for training and demonstration purposes. These products may be cosmetically blemished, but will ship with everything the brand new product would ship with including manuals (physical copy or downloadable) and the full factory warranty*. These products are still covered by our 30-day satisfaction guarantee, so they're a great deal! 


    *Warranty coverage for non-new gear varies by manufacturer. To see if the non-new product you’re interested in has warranty coverage, click the "What is Blemished/Warehouse Resealed/etc." text link near the price on the product page.

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    New Top-Brand Gear From An Authorized US Dealer

    You get top-brand gear, new from the factory, from an authorized US dealer. Our products are shipped from the vendor to our warehouse, and then from the warehouse to you. There is no detour through a retail store, where the boxes are opened, the products put on display, and then sold as leftovers. When you shop online, make sure you are comparing new gear from authorized US dealers. 

    Special Opportunities: When It's Not New, We Tell You

    We occasionally have opportunities to buy B-stock merchandise to offer at special discounts. We also sometimes get returns in less than perfect condition. Sometimes we will offer these products to you - but we always identify it clearly as such using the classifications below. So unless it says otherwise, it's new from the factory.

    Important Guarantee: Your 100% Satisfaction

    Regardless of the condition described on our site, what you should remember is that if you are not 100% satisfied with your purchase you may return it (though exceptions apply for some products). Of course, if you know you will only be happy if a product is 100% cosmetically perfect, then you shouldn't order B-Stock or Blemished merchandise - it's just not a good gamble. And if you will only be happy if a product has never been touched by another human, well then the Resealed products aren't a good choice for you. But if you are looking for even more impressive values than our already-low prices, then these options will be very attractive when available.

    These are our best descriptions of the quality and condition of this merchandise. Because of the highly efficient, automated nature of our warehouse, and the high volume of products we stock and ship, there is no way for us to provide any additional detail on the condition of any individual item. Just remember our 100% satisfaction guarantee!

    Warehouse Resealed

    A warehouse resealed product is usually a customer return. These products are not in absolutely new condition, but will ship with everything the brand new product would ship with including manuals* and the full factory warranty*. These products are still covered by our 30-day satisfaction guarantee, so they're a great deal! 

    Blemished

    This is typically a customer return with minor cosmetic imperfections, such as superficial scratches or scuffs on the finish. This inventory includes all parts, components, manuals (hard copy or downloadable) and the full factory warranty*. It has been tested to manufacturer's specifications and is guaranteed to work perfectly. It may be less attractive than Warehouse Resealed inventory, but it's priced even lower! These products are still covered by our 30-day satisfaction guarantee, so they're a great deal! 

    Scratch and Dent

    This is typically a customer return that shows general wear and tear, along with dents and scratches. This inventory includes all parts, components, manuals (hard copy or downloadable) and the full factory warranty*. It has been tested to manufacturer's specifications and is guaranteed to work perfectly, but will show signs of use. It may be less attractive than Blemished inventory, but it's priced even lower! These products are still covered by our 30-day satisfaction guarantee, so they're a great deal! 

    Factory Resealed

    A factory resealed product is purchased directly from its manufacturer, who may have refurbished the product or used it for training and demonstration purposes. These products are not in absolutely new condition, but will ship with everything the brand new product would ship with including manuals (physical copy or downloadable) and the full factory warranty*. These products are still covered by our 30-day satisfaction guarantee, so they're a great deal! 

    B-Stock

    A B-stock product is purchased directly from its manufacturer, who may have refurbished the product or used it for training and demonstration purposes. These products may be cosmetically blemished, but will ship with everything the brand new product would ship with including manuals (physical copy or downloadable) and the full factory warranty*. These products are still covered by our 30-day satisfaction guarantee, so they're a great deal! 


    *Warranty coverage for non-new gear varies by manufacturer. To see if the non-new product you’re interested in has warranty coverage, click the "What is Blemished/Warehouse Resealed/etc." text link near the price on the product page.



    Product Description


    The USB Pad Controller with a Built-in Step Sequencer!
    Since the Arturia BeatStep functions as both a USB MIDI controller and a 16-step sequencer, it serves double duty in the studio and on stage, allowing you to trigger your clips and virtual instruments, tap out rhythms with drums from your favorite CV- or MIDI-equipped synths and modules, sequence your own patterns, control your studio gear, and much more. This creative tool will help keep you on beat and on key, whether you use it with software or hardware.

    Make Beats and Tweak Effects With 16 Knobs and 16 Pads
    This portable pad controller's 16 performance pads and 16 encoders should keep your hands busy during live sets and recording sessions. Tweak the assignable encoders for real-time control of virtual instrument parameters, and tap on the velocity- and pressure-sensitive pads for instant expression. When you get to a good place in your music, let the BeatStep remember your moves; it can save up to 16 custom setups.

    If you're a DJ, you'll want to use Arturia's BeatStep alongside your other control surfaces to launch samples and perform with effects from your main DJ software or DAW.

    Sequencing Action
    As a 16-step analog sequencer, the BeatStep makes it easy to generate and send musical phrases to analog synthesizers, MIDI drum machines, MIDI keyboard devices, or computer programs. You can even interface BeatStep with a computer or iPad via either USB, a drum module using MIDI, or an analog synth with CV/Gate.

    Myriad Control Options
    As a controller, the BeatStep offers exceptionally easy ways to send MIDI messages and control changes to your hardware gear and workstations. Thanks to MIDI Control Center software included with the BeatStep, mapping and editing parameters is pretty simple, too. Each of the 16 pads can be individually set to be used for note generation, MIDI CC messages, or program change messages.

    USB- and MIDI-Ready
    The BeatStep sports USB class-compliant I/O for use with a laptop or iPad (using a camera connection kit), making it a no-brainer for controlling the transport on your DAW, sequencing in plug-ins, and so forth. A MIDI output lets you use the BeatStep to control drum modules, MIDI-equipped synths, and whatever other instruments you have in tow.

    Features:
    - USB MIDI controller and 16-step sequencer
    - 16 velocity- and pressure-sensitive pads
    - 16 endless rotary encoders
    - Backlit pads illuminate in blue, red, and purple
    - 16 MIDI Controller presets
    - 16 sequences, up to 16 steps each
    - MIDI Control Center editor software lets you edit presets and export sequences
    - Internal and External clocking
    - CV/Gate outputs
    - USB I/O
    - MIDI output
    - Transports can send MIDI CC or MMC
    - Kensington Lock
    - USB Class compliant (no drivers)
    - iPad compatibility (using camera connection kit)
    - Standalone MIDI or CV operation when powered via standard USB power adapter

    Specifications


    PLATFORM SPECIFICATIONS:
    - Windows: Seven/Eight
    - Mac OS X: Mac OS X 10.7 or higher

    REQUIRED CONFIGURATION:
    - PC/Windows: 2 GB RAM; 2 GHz CPU (multiple core required)
    - Mac (Intel only) : 2 GB RAM; 2 GHz CPU (multiple core required)
    - 2GB free hard disk space


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