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Does the one fader FaderPort support Sonar

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asked Jun 27 in FaderPort 2018 by robertcampbell15 (240 points)
I can see that the 8 and 16 fader FaderPort has support for Sonar but it's not clear if that is the case for the single fader FaderPort.  Can anyone help with this?

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answered Jun 27 by uchendueke (1,510 points)
selected Jun 28 by nickmaggio
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The Faderport range support both Mackie Control and HUI protocols. Sonar has supported the Mackie Control protocol since before v2 (c 2003) It might not be the full experience you could get through using it with Studio One, but it should be able to work. Things may have changed a bit since Bandlab took over, but I was still able to use a Mackie Control compatible controller with Sonar just over a year ago.
asked Jun 27 in FaderPort 2018 by robertcampbell15 (240 points) Follow up question
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answered Jun 27 by robertcampbell15 (240 points)
Thanks for the info.  So just to confirm we are talking about the 'new' FaderPort? not the Classic?

If yes, then can you tell me which mode I should select?

In terms of the Mackie Control protocol it appears to offer either Logic MCU (Next then Mute buttons), Cubase MCU (Next then Bypass buttons) or Live (Next then Arm buttons).  I only ask because the pushbutton sequence is not the same.