I have a hot corner on my monitor that turns on my favorite lava-lamp-esque screensaver, and I toss the cursor in that corner whenever I can. Rated 5 out of 5 by Theraytow from Great solution for a tight space I have a multi-keyboard rig set up in a converted closet for recording soundtrack music. It’s quite adaptable and assignable. Zoom through your project with two fingers, then just lift one finger and slide to quickly set the precise position you want. In all truth, I did pursue patenting The Monorail, a name I still hold the rights to, only to learn a lot about inventing and patent law, including some nonsense about “not a novel assemblage of prior technologies,” and “it is not recommended that applicant pursue patent. Whether to work with a control surface or not is a personal decision. I love Pro Tools, but if I never look at it again, I’ll be okay.

Uploader: Kazragore
Date Added: 24 January 2009
File Size: 54.46 Mb
Operating Systems: Windows NT/2000/XP/2003/2003/7/8/10 MacOS 10/X
Downloads: 83595
Price: Free* [*Free Regsitration Required]

Frontier Design Group

See any errors on this page? Frontier Design AlphaTrack reviews.

Working with AlphaTrack is really fun, intuitive, simple, and effective. In the meantime, I aggressively advocate the AlphaTrack to anyone working without a control surface, especially if you don’t have room for a multi-fader surface. Be the first to review this item.

Please update your browser to use Reverb

It takes a minute to learn the commands a combination of one and two finger movesbut once I did, using the shuttle strip was quite intuitive. A few months ago, while Neil Mclellan and I were having dinner at his place and listening to some tracks he’d been mixing on his home rig, he started to show me webpages of some big old synths that he In all truth, I did pursue patenting The Monorail, a name I still hold the rights desigj, only to learn desig lot about inventing and patent law, including some nonsense desiyn “not a novel assemblage of prior technologies,” and “it is not recommended that applicant pursue patent.


For me, it’s been a liberating tool for writing automation while mixing in the box, especially across a lead vocal track.

Their mic preamps, summing amps, and control room What about a low profile and very narrow version with fewer controls for ultra-portability and elegance?

The B4 has been one of my most regularly used alphatraci cherished VST plug-ins, so just for the sake of nostalgia, I took a look back in the archive of Tape Op reviews and saw that my original review of the The controller works with both Mac OS X and Windows XP operating systems and can integrate with all the major music applications on the market. These let you adjust track and plug-in parameters while the character backlit display shows detailed feedback in response to your touch.

Write a review cbeqfratttbzxzbubvwuceywcw. It wasn’t very sleek, it required a wall wart, the name wasn’t that cool, there wasn’t a display to indicate which track or parameter was selected, and the buttons were kind of hard to push. Enter new zip code to refresh estimated delivery time. AlphaTrack has 22 buttons desiggn 21 LEDs, including transport controls, track record, solo and mute buttons, and automation-mode indicators.

No Longer Available Update Location close. Here’s a rugged and eminently practical Aophatrack controller with a great form factor, surprisingly good “feel”, and an adaptable DIY programming environment.

Eyes rolling back into the head. I also envision a version that would mount in either a 60 mm or mm console frame.

Frontier Design AlphaTrack DAW Controller B&H Photo

It’s quite adaptable and assignable. Plus, we decided our Frontier Design AlphaTrack overview. Sonar is a trademark of Twelve Tone Systems, Inc. I have a laptop set to record using Sonar; as soon as I plugged in the AlphaTrack and got it configured, it took me about 10 minutes to learn the features and program the function buttons.


Make those daisy-chainable snap them together like Legosand build a modular control surface that grows with your needs. Compared to using a mouse, I’m not only able to get the intuitive feel of a fader, but I can turn off the damn screen!

If you do any audio processing in the analog domain, whether you rely on a large-format console or just a modest rack of gear, you’ll realize quickly how drontier and easy-to- use these half-width, After many years of regular use, it was starting to show its age. I tried the PreSonus out and was kind of bummed, to be honest. Support for more applications will be xesign regularly. Everyone I shared the idea with said it was a brilliant idea and that I should pursue it.

The AlphaTrack isn’t dinky and might be a bit big for use on an airplane tray table, for example. Having designed The Monorail to some degree, I have some ideas to throw out into the creative ether.

Single fader control surface, optimized for fast DAW mixing and editing in a small footprint mm touch-sensitive, high-resolution true bit positions motorized fader Three touch-sensitive encoders.