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Analogue-style Step Sequencer

  • Arturia BeatStep Step Sequencer Pads
  • Arturia BeatStep Step Sequencer Angle
  • Arturia BeatStep Step Sequencer Back
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Analogue-style Step Sequencer, MIDI Controller, 16 velocity and pressure sensitive pads, 16 encoders, CV outputs

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Arturia BeatStep Product Description

Arturia’s BeatStep offers a new degree of functionality and performance for a portable pad controller. BeatStep is highly versatile, capable of triggering clips in such applications as Ableton Live, it also allows you to play drums in conjunction with such applications as BFD or EZDrummer.

BeatStep is also a 16-step analog sequencer for creating all kinds of musical phrases to be sent to analog synthesizers, MIDI drum machines, MIDI keyboard devices, or computer programs. Its vast connectivity allows you to interface BeatStep with a computer or iPAD using USB, a drum module using MIDI or an analog synthesizer equipped with CV/GATE.


  • MIDI controller Mode – RED LED MODE
  • Step Sequencer mode – BLUE LED MODE
  • 16 velocity and pressure sensitive pads
  • 16 encoders
  • 16 MIDI Controller presets
  • 16 Sequence presets
  • Works with MIDI Control Center Editor
  • Internal and External clocking
  • CV outputs
  • USB I/O
  • MIDI output
  • iPAD compatibility (using camera connection kit)
  • Transports can send MIDI CC or MMC
  • Kensington Lock
  • Standalone MIDI or CV operation when powered via standard USB power adaptor
  • USB Class compliant (no drivers)

Technical Specifications

  • 16 backlit pads
  • Red = MIDI CC mode
  • Blue = SEQ mode
  • Velocity and pressure sensitive pads
  • 16 assignable encoders with 3 modes
  • Program Change
  • Transport Buttons
  • Sends MIDI clock with Start/Stop (internal sync)
  • Sends MMC play and stop messages.
  • Data Dial
  • Volume MIDI CC7 – Control Mode
  • Rate – in SEQUENCE mode
  • Seq Transpose – SHIFT+Data Dial
  • Kensington Lock
  • MIDI CC mode – RED LEDS
  • 16 user presets
  • Multiple pad modes
  • NOTE data
  • MIDI CC data
  • Program Change with Bank
  • Step Sequencer – BLUE LEDS
  • 16 user step sequences
  • Step play modes
  • Forward
  • Reverse
  • Alternate > <
  • Random
  • Time divisions
  • ¼th, 1/8th, 1/16th, 1/32nd
  • Internal or External Sync
  • Direct MIDI channel select
  • Pattern Length = 1 -16 steps
  • Sysex functions
  • Swing 50%-75%
  • Gate Time
  • Legato playback mode
  • User Scale setting
  • Connectivity
  • Mini USB in/out (DC in for standalone operation)
  • 3.5mm MIDI output
  • 3.5mm CV & Gate outputs

System Requirements


  • Windows: Seven / Eight
  • PC/Windows: 2 GB RAM; 2 GHz CPU (multiple core required)
  • 2GB free hard disk space


  • Mac OS X: Mac OS X 10.7 or higher
  • Mac (Intel only) : 2 GB RAM; 2 GHz CPU (multiple core required)
  • 2GB free hard disk space

Arturia BeatStep Additional Information

SKU 430101
Brand Arturia
Condition New
EAN 3760033530734

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