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Using Panorama with Presonus StudioOne

Panorama can be used as a generic MIDI controller in Presonus StudioOne with some simple configuration. To make this process even simpler, we've provided a template for Panorama, to help you get started. mapping template for Studio One

Setup Instructions: Windows

1. Transmit the sysex file to Panorama using a sysex utility (such as MIDI Ox, Bome's Send SX, or Snoize' Sysex Librarian)

2. You should now see a message on your P4's display that says "Loading Memory Bank from Sys Ex..."

3. Copy the "Nektar Technology" folder to C:\Program Files\PreSonus\Studio One\devices as per the below image (1).


4. Start Studio One

5. Select "Options..." from the Studio One menu (Image 2)

6. Select the "External Devices" tab then click the "Add" button (Image 3)

7. Select "Panorama P4" from the Nektar Technology folder

8. Select "PANORAMA P4" from the Receive From menu (Image 4)

9. Click the "OK" button (Image 5)

10. Click the "OK" button again


Your Panorama P4 is now configured to control Studio One while it's in Internal Mode.

Setup Instructions: OSX

1. Transmit the sysex file to Panorama using a sysex utility (such as MIDI Ox, Bome's Send SX, or Snoize' Sysex Librarian)

2. You should now see a message on your P4's display that says "Loading Memory Bank from Sys Ex..."

3. Copy the Nektar Technology folder

4. Navigate to the Applications directory, then right-click on the "Studio One" icon and select "Show Package Contents" (Image 6)

5. Open the "Contents" folder, then paste the Nektar Technology folder into the "Devices" folder as per the below image (7).


6. Start Studio One

7. Select "Preferences..." from the Studio One menu (Image 8)

8. Select the "External Devices" tab then click the "Add" button (Image 9)

9. Select "Panorama P4" from the Nektar Technology folder

10. Select "PANORAMA P4" from the Receive From menu (Image 10)

11. Click the "OK" button (Image 11)

12. Click the "OK" button again.

Your Panorama P4 is now configured to control Studio One while it's in Internal Mode.





Features

Global Controls:

Press 'Track-' button to select previous track
Press 'Track+' button to select next track
Hold 'Shift' button and press 'Track-' button to select the previous bank of 8 channels
Hold 'Shift' button and press 'Track+' button to select the next bank of 8 channels
Press 'Patch-' button to select previous preset for currently selected device
Press 'Patch+' button to select the next preset for the currently selected device
Hold 'Shift' button and press 'Patch-' button to select previous instrument in rack
Hold 'Shift' button and press 'Patch+' button to select next instrument in rack
Press 'View' button to show or hide the currently selected device
Hold 'F-Keys' button and press '|<</F1' to select Preset 1-S1 Mute (this will assign the buttons below the fader section to mixer channel mutes in banks of 8)
Hold 'F-Keys' button and press '>>|/F2' to select Preset 2-S1 Solo (this will assign the buttons below the fader section to mixer channel solos in banks of 8)
Hold 'F-Keys' button and press 'Undo/F3' to select Preset 3-S1 Inst (this will map all encoders, faders and buttons to the left of Panorama's display for Control Link learn assignments)


Transport Controls:

Press 'Loop/F6' button to enable loop points
Press '<</F7' button to Rewind
Press '>>/F8' button to Fast Forward
Press 'Stop/F9' button to Stop playback (press again to Return to Zero)
Press 'Play/F10' button to Start playback
Press 'Record/F11' button to start Recording
Press '|<</F1' button to go to Loop Start marker
Press '>>|/F2' button to go to Loop End marker
Press 'Undo/F3' button to Undo the last action
Press 'Click/F4' button to activate/deactivate the Metronome
Press 'Mode' to quantize the currently selected Event

Channel Strip Controls:

Move 100mm fader to control the Channel Volume for the currently selected track
Press 'Mute' button to Mute the currently selected track
Press 'Solo' button to Solo the selected track
Turn the Data Encoder while in Fader Mode (with the encoder parameter set to Pan) to control the Channel Pan for the currently selected track

Mixer Controls:

When Preset 1-S1 Mute or Preset 2-S1 Solo are selected, the encoders, faders and buttons to the left of Panorama's display will control Studio One's Mixer in banks of 8 channels. The 9th fader controls Master volume.

Encoders - Channel Pan
Faders - Channel Volume
Buttons - Channel Mute (when 1-S1 Mute is selected)
Buttons - Channel Solo (when 2-S1 Solo is selected)





Assignable (Public) Controls:

Public controls are only available to Studio One's Control Link feature. You can use Studio One's Control Link to associate parameters from Studio One or 3rd-party plug-ins to Panorama's controls (Image 12).

When Preset 3-S1 Inst is selected (hold 'F-Keys' then press 'Undo/F3'),  the Encoders, Faders and Buttons to the left of Panorama's display and Encoders to the right of Panorama's display are designated as Public controls and may be used with Studio One's Control Link feature. Linked controls follow the currently selected device, so you can assign controls for one device,  then select another device and assign the same controls to do different parameters on the second device. When you return to the first device, the assignments for that device will be remembered.

Note: The encoders to the right of Panorama's display are always available for Control Link assignments.



Image 2: Select "Options..." from the Studio One menu



Image 3: Select the "External Devices" tab
then click the "Add" button



Image 4: Select "PANORAMA P4" from the
Receive From menu



Image 5: Click the "OK" button


Image 6: OS X, In the Applications directory 
select "Show Package Contents"



Image 8: OS X, Select "Preferences..." from the Studio One menu


Image 9: OS X, Select the "External Devices" tab
then click the "Add" button



Image 10: OS X, Select "PANORAMA P4" from the
Receive From menu



Image 11: OS X, Click the "OK" button


Image 12: Use Studio One's Control Link feature to
associate controls with plug-in parameters