The chameleon controller and sequencer that will match your musical environment perfectly. It’s compact, rugged, and the perfect companion on the road or in the studio.

Arturia’s BeatStep: a degree of functionality and performance never seen before in a portable pad controller. BeatStep is highly versatile, capable of triggering clips in applications like Ableton Live, playing drums with BFD or EZDrummer, or tweaking synth parameters. Or doing all of those at once!

BeatStep is also a 16-step analog sequencer, and it’s like a force of nature when it comes to creating interesting musical phrases for analog synthesizers, MIDI drum machines, keyboards and DAWs. Its advanced connectivity interfaces easily with a computer or iPad? using USB, a drum module with MIDI, or the CV/Gate inputs on an analog synthesizer.

Oliver Huntemann

Artists Corner

I fell in love with a little new toy, the BeatStep. So simple and so effective. I hate complicated technology and the BeatStep is as simple as one would wish. Plus the benefit of great sequenzing and controlling possibilities including a CV/Gate connectivity to get my old synths back from the attic in the studio.
Oliver Huntemann
( DJ/ Producer )
Guy J

Artists Corner

Arturia's BeatStep will definitely be connected to my DAW , Love the fact it can be both Midi controller and a Sequencer , will make building Drums part in your track more creative and fun task then before.
Guy J
( DJ/ Producer )
Doc McKinney

Artists Corner

The new beatStep is extremely intuitive and has helped my creative process and workflow exponentially. Not to mention making programming fun again!
Doc McKinney
( Producer - Composer )
Aki Bergen

Artists Corner

It's not a toy. The BeatStep is a solid step sequencer, easy to use and extremely fun to play with. Although it has plenty of applications, I do love it to go on with other analogue synthesizers as it allows me to get all of those incomparable musical nuances I was looking for.
Aki Bergen
( DJ/ Producer )
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Main Features

  • 16 backlit pads
    • Red = Control mode
    • Blue = SEQ mode
    • Velocity- and pressure-sensitive
  • 16 assignable encoders with 2 modes
    • MIDI CC
    • NRPN/RPN
  • Transport controls
    • Send MIDI clock with Start/Stop (internal sync)
    • Send MMC Play and Stop messages
  • Data Encoder
    • Volume MIDI CC#7 – Control Mode
    • Rate – in Sequence mode
    • Sequence Transpose – SHIFT + Data Encoder
  • Kensington Lock port
  • 16 user presets
  • Multiple pad modes
    • Note data
    • MIDI CC data
    • Program Change with Bank Select

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