Tascam US-2400: Assignment Overview

The following sections outline the assignment of Tascam US-2400 interface elements to Logic functions.

Tascam US-2400: Channel Strips

The following table outlines the channel strip controls and their assignments:

Note: A modifier button, such as SHIFT, below a control description indicates that the control has an alternate function or use while the modifier is held down.

Control
Modifier
Assignment
Encoders
CHAN button flashing: encoders control Instrument parameters. Also see Instrument Edit View.
PAN button flashing: encoders control plug-in parameters. Also see Plug-in Edit View.
Other modes: encoders control the parameters of the active mode.
F-KEY
  • If you are in Instrument Edit view (CHAN button flashing), pressing the F-Key enters the Instrument Assignment view. The encoders are used to choose an instrument plug-in from the list (of available software instrument plug-ins).

  • If you are in Plug-in Edit view (PAN button flashing), pressing the F-Key enters the Plug-in Assignment view. The encoders are used to choose an effect plug-in from the list (of available effect plug-ins).

  • If you are in Send view (AUX button LED flashes) and press the F-Key, the encoders are used to assign the send destination.

SEL buttons
Selects tracks/channels.
SHIFT
In Pan view: sets volume to Unity (0 dB).
In Send views: switches the Send mode (pre/post).
F-KEY
Activates/deactivates Record Enable button of each channel.
SOLO buttons
Enables/disables Solo.
MUTE buttons
Enables/disables Mute. In Send views with Flip mode enabled: mutes/unmutes the selected Send.
SHIFT
In Send views: mutes/unmutes the selected Send.
Faders
Controls the volume of each channel (unless Duplicate or Swap Flip mode is active).

Tascam US-2400: Encoder Details

In CHAN mode (CHAN button on), the encoders control these parameters on the selected channel:

Control
Assignment
Encoder 1 (AUX 1)
Controls Send 1 level.
Encoder 2 (AUX 2)
Controls Send 2 level.
Encoder 3 (AUX 3)
Controls Send 3 level.
Encoder 4 (AUX 4)
Controls Send 4 level.
Encoder 5 (AUX 5)
Controls Send 5 level.
Encoder 6 (AUX 6)
Controls Send 6 level.
Encoder 7
Controls Send 7 level.
Encoder 8
Controls Send 8 level.
Encoder 11 (GAIN 1)
Controls the Gain parameter of band 3, if a Channel EQ is inserted.
Encoder 12 (FREQ 1)
Controls the Frequency parameter of band 3, if a Channel EQ is inserted.
Encoder 13 (Q 1)
Controls the Q factor of band 3, if a Channel is inserted.
Encoder 14 (GAIN 2)
Controls the Gain parameter of band 4, if a Channel is inserted.
Encoder 15 (FREQ 2)
Controls the Frequency parameter of band 4, if a Channel is inserted.
Encoder 16 (Q 2)
Controls the Q factor of band 4, if a Channel EQ is inserted.
Encoder 17 (GAIN 3)
Controls the Gain parameter of band 5, if a Channel EQ is inserted.
Encoder 18 (FREQ 3)
Controls the Frequency parameter of band 5, if a Channel EQ is inserted.
Encoder 19 (Q 3)
Controls the Q factor of band 5, if a Channel EQ is inserted.
Encoder 20 (GAIN 4)
Controls the Gain parameter of band 6, if a Channel EQ is inserted.
Encoder 21 (FREQ 4)
Controls the Frequency parameter of band 6, if a Channel EQ is inserted.
Encoder 22 (Q 4)
Controls the Q factor of band 6, if a Channel EQ is inserted.
Encoder 24 (PAN)
Controls Panning.

In CHAN mode, with the SHIFT button held down, the encoders control the following parameters on the selected channel:

Control
Assignment
Encoder 1 (AUX 1)
Controls Pan Angle.
Encoder 11 (GAIN 1)
Controls the Slope parameter of band 1, if a Channel EQ is inserted.
Encoder 12 (FREQ 1)
Controls the Frequency parameter of band 1, if a Channel EQ is inserted.
Encoder 13 (Q 1)
Controls the Q factor of band 1, if a Channel EQ is inserted.
Encoder 14 (GAIN 2)
Controls the Gain parameter of band 2, if a Channel EQ is inserted.
Encoder 15 (FREQ 2)
Controls the Frequency parameter of band 2, if a Channel EQ is inserted.
Encoder 16 (Q 2)
Controls the Q factor of band 2, if a Channel EQ is inserted.
Encoder 17 (GAIN 3)
Controls the Gain parameter of band 7, if a Channel EQ is inserted.
Encoder 18 (FREQ 3)
Controls the Frequency parameter of band 7, if a Channel EQ is inserted.
Encoder 19 (Q 3)
Controls the Q factor of band 7, if a Channel EQ is inserted.
Encoder 20 (GAIN 4)
Controls the Slope parameter of band 8, if a Channel EQ is inserted.
Encoder 21 (FREQ 4)
Controls the Frequency parameter of band 8, if a Channel EQ is inserted.
Encoder 22 (Q 4)
Controls the Q factor of band 8, if a Channel EQ is inserted.
Encoder 24 (PAN)
Controls Pan/Balance (of mono or stereo channels).

Tascam US-2400: Master Channel

The following table outlines the master channel strip controls and their assignments:

Control
Assignment
SEL
Selects Master Output channel strip if it exists; if not, Output channel 1–2 is selected.
CLR SOLO
Disables Solo for all tracks/channels.
SHIFT
Disables Mute for all tracks/channels.
F-KEY
Disables the Record Enable buttons of all tracks/channels.
FLIP
Switches Flip mode between Off (LED off) and Duplicate (LED on). In this mode, the fader of each channel strip mirrors the encoder function.
SHIFT
Sets Flip mode to Swap (LED flashing). In this mode, the parameters controlled by the fader and encoder are swapped.
F-KEY
Sets Flip mode to Zero—fader motors are disabled (LED flashing).

Tascam US-2400: Encoder Assignment Section

The table below outlines the standard assignment of these controls:

Note: A modifier button, such as SHIFT, below a control description indicates that the control has an alternate function or use while the modifier is held down.

Control
Modifier
Assignment
CHAN
Switches encoders to Channel view (see encoders’ legend); CHAN button LED is lit.
F-KEY
Switches encoders to Instrument Edit view; CHAN button LED flashes. See Instrument Edit View for details.
PAN
Switches encoders to Mixer (multichannel) view of pan controls; PAN button LED is lit.
F-KEY
Switches encoders to Plug-in Edit view; PAN button LED flashes. See Plug-in Edit View for details.
AUX 1
Switches encoders to Mixer view of Send 1 level (for all channels).
F-KEY
Switches display of Arrange window:
  • If Arrange window is open, it closes.

  • If Arrange window is closed, it opens.

AUX 2
Switches encoders to Mixer view of Send 2 level.
F-KEY
Switches display of Event List:
  • If Event List is open, it closes.

  • If Event List is closed, it opens.

AUX 3
Switches encoders to Mixer view of Send 3 level.
F-KEY
Switches display of Score Editor:
  • If Score Editor is open, it closes.

  • If Score Editor is closed, it opens.

AUX 4
Switches encoders to Mixer view of Send 4 level.
F-KEY
Switches display of Audio Bin window:
  • If Audio Bin window is open, it closes.

  • If Audio Bin window is closed, it opens.

AUX 5
Switches encoders to Mixer view of Send 5 level.
F-KEY
Switches display of Hyper Editor:
  • If Hyper Editor is open, it closes.

  • If Hyper Editor is closed, it opens.

AUX 6
Switches encoders to Mixer view of Send 6 level.
F-KEY
Switches display of Piano Roll Editor:
  • If Piano Roll Editor is open, it closes.

  • If Piano Roll Editor is closed, it opens.

Instrument Edit View

In Instrument Edit view, the following AUX buttons have special assignments:

Control
Assignment
AUX 1
Scrolls parameter fader bank left by 24 parameters.
AUX 2
Scrolls parameter fader bank right by 24 parameters.
AUX 4
Enables/disables Bypass button of the instrument being edited.

The AUX button LEDs show the currently selected parameter bank. AUX 2 LED is on if parameters 25 to 48 are shown on the encoders.

Plug-in Edit View

In Plug-in Edit view, the following AUX buttons have special assignments:

Control
Assignment
AUX 1
Scrolls parameter fader bank left by 24 parameters.
AUX 2
Scrolls parameter fader bank right by 24 parameters.
AUX 3
Increments Insert slot (chooses higher-numbered slot).
AUX 4
Enables/disables Bypass button of the plug-in being edited.
AUX 6
Decrements Insert slot (chooses lower-numbered slot).

The AUX button LEDs show the currently selected Insert slot. For example, AUX 2 LED is on if Insert slot 2 is being edited.

Tascam US-2400: Master Section

The following table outlines the master section controls and their assignments:

Note: A modifier button, such as SHIFT, below a control description indicates that the control has an alternate function or use while the modifier is held down.

Control
Modifier
Assignment
MTR
Switches encoder LED ring display between two modes:
  • The value of the parameter (LED off)

  • Level/peak hold meters (LED on)

In Level Meter mode, the LED below the encoder displays signal overloads (clipping).
F-KEY
Modifier key, used to switch the function of other controls (see “F-KEY” entries in left column).
NULL
Sets Panning of selected channel to center position; LED is on if Panning is centered.
F-KEY
Resets overload display for level meters.
Jog Wheel
SCRUB off: moves playhead by bars.
SCRUB on: scrubbing (of audio and MIDI).
SCRUB flashing: Shuttle mode.
Joystick
Edits Panning of selected channel.
SCRUB
Switches Jog Wheel between “Move Playhead by Bars” (LED off) and Scrubbing (LED on) modes.
SHIFT
Sets Jog Wheel to Shuttle mode (LED flashes).
BANK –
Shifts fader bank to the left by one bank; LED is lit if the leftmost fader bank has not been reached.
F-KEY
Shifts fader bank to the left by one channel.
BANK +
Shifts fader bank to the right by one bank; LED is lit if the rightmost fader bank has not been reached.
F-KEY
Shifts fader bank to the right by one channel.
IN
Sets punch in locator at the current playhead position.
SHIFT
Moves playhead to left cycle locator position.
F-KEY
Sets left cycle locator at the current playhead position.
OUT
Sets punch out locator at the current playhead position.
SHIFT
Moves playhead to right cycle locator position.
F-KEY
Sets right cycle locator at the current playhead position.
SHIFT
Modifier key, used to switch the function of other controls (see “SHIFT” entries in left column).
REW
Shuttles backward.
SHIFT
Identical to (but independent of) Left Arrow key on computer keyboard.
F FWD
Shuttles forward.
SHIFT
Identical to (but independent of) Right Arrow key on computer keyboard.
STOP
Stops playback.
SHIFT
Identical to (but independent of) Down Arrow key on computer keyboard.
PLAY
Starts playback.
SHIFT
Identical to (but independent of) Up Arrow key on computer keyboard.
RECORD
Enables/disables recording.