Arturia BeatStep

Arturia's BeatStep is a portable pad controller offering full functionality and performance capability. BeatStep can efficiently integrate with software like Ableton Live, BFD, EZdrummer, just to name a few. You can also utilize BeatStep as a 16-step analog sequencer, allowing you to create all types of musical phrases to be sent to analog synthesizers, MIDI drum machines, MIDI keyboard devices, or computer programs. Its ample connectivity gives you the ability to connect the BeatStep to a computer or iPad using USB, a drum module using MIDI or an analog synthesizer equipped with CV/GATE. BeatStep is truly flexible, opening up new avenues of hands-on creative control for the contemporary musician.


  • Portable pad controller with 16 velocity and pressure sensitive pads
  • 16-step analog sequencer for synths, drum machines, computer programs and more
  • 16 assignable encoders to control effects and software parameters
  • 16 MIDI controller presets and 16 sequence presets
  • Standalone MIDI or CV operation when powered via standard USB power adaptor
  • USB Class compliant (no drivers)
  • Internal and External clocking

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