Many knobs, sliders & buttons
The Bitstream 3X features a large number of knobs,
sliders and buttons, all fully programmable.
The cross-fader can generate two programmable MIDI events while moving just one slider.
Just like an analog mixer, this control can be used to do cross-fades between two audio tracks, or to adjust a pan or any other function
The Bitstream 3X features a ribbon controller
Simply place your finger over the ribbon controller active area
and converts your finger movements into the MIDI event of your
This control benefits all 21 groups of the Bitstream 3X, this
means it is able to generate up to 21 different MIDI events without
An additional HOLD button allows to retain the controller value
in any position when taking off your finger
A dedicated bargraph displayed on the LCD gives you a direct view
of what you're doing, since this control is mostly targeted to
an on stage use.
The joystick can also generate two MIDI events.
It gives you a way to control two parameters in a very intuitive
way. This way, you can control both the cutoff frequency and the
resonance of a filter at the same time for instance. Of course
this is just an example of the many combinations you can think
of and that produce many amazing effects.
The joystick also has a push button that is programmable.