The Arturia BeatStep Sequencer/Controller is a compact portable pad controller that is ideal for both studio and live performance. The Arturia BeatStep offers a range of functionality and is capable of triggering clips in Ableton Live playing drums and tweaking synth parameters all at the same time. As well as being a 16-pad controller the BeatStep also works as a 16-step analog sequencer. The 16 encoders can be assigned to adjust various parameters allowing for further real-time control during performances. Featuring advanced connectivity the Arturia BeatStep integrates seamlessly with external equipment including a computer iPad drum module or analog synth. It is a versatile and convenient controller/sequencer that is ideal for travelling producers and performers.