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Nektar Panorama P1 Control Surface

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Quick Overview

Powerful MIDI USB controller functionality including Panorama deep integration with Bitwig Studio, Cubase, Logic, MainStage, Nuendo, Reaper and Reason in a compact form factor...

Panorama P1 is an incredible controller with the most intuitive workflow you have ever seen.

Spectacular , deep Bitwig Studio, Logic Pro X, Cubase, Nuendo, & Reason implementations, along with vast MIDI programming
options means you can focus on your music instead of the equipment. Set up your
generic MIDI presets for instant recall when you need them or use Panorama P1
with Reason or Cubase for a completely integrated experience.

The enormous controlling power of Panorama P1 is contained in a compact case about the size of a 17" laptop. An unrivalled amount of assignable controls makes Panorama the most comprehensive and fully featured MIDI controller around. 16 encoders, 9 45mm faders, 10 LED buttons, 28 buttons and a foot switch jack gives you immediate control of up to 61 parameters at any one time. Settings can be stored in 20 presets with individually save and loadable F-keys maps for more than 1200 combinations. The numbers may not matter but being in control does.


A crystal clear 3.5" color TFT display delivers the information you really need, for each mode or menu. Regardless of whether you are operating Cubase, Reason or programming MIDI assignments in Internal mode, the display provides detailed information that makes your workflow fluent and fast. Panorama takes the hard work out of using a controller and makes operations that seem complicated and non-transparent on other products, straight-forward and simple.

Setting up presets or F-keys maps is easy on Panorama. The Control Edit menu enables you to quickly select a control and in real-time assign the MIDI command you want. For each control values can be scaled, reverse and assigned specific or global MIDI channels. The chart shows the programming options available for each type of control.

It's hard to go places without transport so Panorama features an extended 11 button transport bar, positions right where you need it controlling: Return to L, Forward to R, Undo, Click on/off, Record Mode, Cycle on/off, Back, Forward, Stop, Play and Record. Using the shift button, these also double up as 11 function buttons each assignable to MIDI commands or QWERTY macro's.



So QWERTY macro's...... big deal, right? That's right, its a VERY big deal. Your software has a ton of features and functions that can be activated using QWERTY shortcut commands. Assigning a command to a button so you don't have to be near your computer makes life a lot easier. Assigning a string of up to 8 commands takes it to another level. With this powerful feature you could for example enter edit mode, zoom in and select a tool with just one button press. Or create an instrument or effects track and locate a folder containing your presets so you can select them from Panorama, all with one button press and without looking at your computer.

For Cubase, Nuendo and Reason users, Panorama is a dream come true. The dedicated communication protocol ties Panorama and your DAW tightly together so all you have to do is select the mode and menu you want to control. Panorama does the rest. 
Three modes allows you one button press to switch between controlling the Mixer, Instruments (VSTi or Devices) and Transport, with the 4th mode, Internal, still providing access to traditional MIDI control. 
The integration with Cubase, Nuendo and Reason is so deep that you can immerse yourself in your music without having to constantly reach for the mouse. Panorama gives you the creative freedom to just focus on your music.

Reason ReWired to Cubase or Nuendo is a whole new experience with Panorama. Select which DAW you want to control straight from Panorama, in absolute real-time and regardless of what's in focus on your computer. Color coding clearly tells you which environment you are controlling so you don't get confused as you switch back and forth. And better still, there really is not functionality lost when you change from controlling one DAW to the other. You of course could buy 2 Panorama products to achieve the same result but with Panorama you don't have to. The choice is yours.


Feature highlights

The new integration delivers a completely transparent control experience including features such as display of track and parameter names, extended transport control, project navigation, mixer operation, tweaking of virtual instruments and instant control of any selected parameter in Studio One. In addition the new integration supports Nektarine enabling deep instrument mapping across both T-series and P-series hardware.



Preset Controls

16 encoders
9 45mm faders
10 assignable LED buttons
11 dedicated transport buttons
20 preset locations store all settings


11 assignable Function Keys (accessible using shift and transport keys) 
Load or Save to any of 10 F-Keys maps
F-Keys assignable even in 3 Reason modes


Foot switch (sustain) 1/4" jack input (pedal not included)
USB port for communication with computer


6 dedicated assignable navigation buttons
ASCII/QWERTY macros assignable to buttons and pads
3.5” high-resolution TFT display provides incredible navigation and user visibility
Incredible Cubase, Nuendo & Reason implementations that lets you use your DAW, as if it's hardware
4 modes when used with Cubase, Nuendo or Reason switch between Mixer, Instrument, Transport and Internal
Presets and setup files for major DAW's and VIs

Weight & Dimensions

Panorama P1
Dimensions: 15 1/4"(L) x 9 1/4"(D) 1 3/4"(H)
Weight: 2.8 Lbs

Features & Specifications

• Extended transport control including setting locators, metronome, automation and undo.
• Project navigation including switching channels, opening windows, zooming and more.
• Full parameter feedback on Panorama display
• Encoders control Pan, sends, macro, automation and more.
• Patch browsing for all internal instruments
• Open/close mixer view and instrument windows
• Maps customizable by using Studio One Learn
• All maps structured in the same way:
• Faders 1-4 commonly mapped to amp envelope
• Faders 5-8 commonly mapped to filter envelope
• Fader 9/Motor Fader controls instrument main volume
• “Data” encoder click-control any visible parameter
• Control 8 channels at the same time, Bank -/+ to control more channels (1-8 / 9-16 etc.)
• Current track controlled by fader 9 (or motor fader on P4 and P6)
• Master Volume Control
• Volume assigned to faders 1-8. Solo, mute and channel selection via fader buttons
• Pan, sends or channel macros assignable to encoders
• Panorama P series offers additional control over channel inserts and insert plugins
• Soft Take-Over mode eliminates parameter value jumping
• Supports Nektarine PlugIn host for deep instrument mapping

System Requirements
• Panorama MIDI controller (P1, P4, P6 or T4 and T6)
• Studio One version 4 or higher
• Windows 7, 8, 10 or higher, Mac OS 10.7 or higher


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