Product Details


* Factory Refurbished - This item has been 100% tested for proper operation and carries the full manufacturer's Limited Warranty.

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  • Tightly integrated, flexible production and performance environment with included Studio One® Artist
  • Produce, play virtual instruments, and trigger samples and loops with unsurpassed expressiveness and flexibility
  • 16 full-size velocity- and pressure-sensitive, RGB LED pads with selectable velocity curves and pressure thresholds
  • 8 assignable pad banks, 20 assignable buttons, and 4 endless rotary encoders
  • Includes MVP Loops content custom-designed for ATOM


* Factory Refurbished - This item has been 100% tested for proper operation and carries the full manufacturer's Limited Warranty.

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Both a flexible performance controller and a tightly integrated production environment, PreSonus®’ ATOM pad controller and included Studio One Artist production software let you create and perform with ease. The most versatile pad controller in its class, ATOM is compatible with most music software and lets you perform and produce with virtual instruments and trigger samples and loops in real-time, using 16 full-size, velocity- and pressure-sensitive RGB pads; 4 programmable rotary encoders; 20 assignable buttons; and 8 assignable pad banks. To fuel your creativity, you get an MVP Loops library custom-designed for ATOM, in addition to more than 2 GB of Studio One content.

Computer system requirements:

Below are the minimum computer-system requirements for ATOM with Studio One 4 or later:


  • Mac® OS X 10.11 or higher (64-bit only)
  • Intel® Core® 2 Duo processor (Intel Core i3 or better recommended)


  • Windows® 7 (SP1 + platform update), Windows 8.1, or Windows 10 (64-bit only)
  • Intel Core Duo or AMD® Athlon™ X2 processor (Intel Core 2 Duo or AMD Athlon X4 or better recommended)

Mac and Windows Systems

  • 4 GB RAM (8 GB or more recommended)
  • USB 2.0 port
  • Internet connection (needed for software installation and activation)
  • Monitor with 1366 x 768 resolution (high-dpi monitor recommended)
  • 40 GB hard-drive space
  • Universal Control 2.9 or later (for firmware updates)
  • Studio One 4.1+ required for native integration

Technical Specifications


Connection Type USB 2.0 (bus-powered)

Pads, Buttons, and Knobs

16 full-size velocity- and pressure-sensitive, RGB LED pads
20 assignable buttons
4 endless rotary knobs
1 Setup button


Height 0.82” (20.75 mm)
Depth 7.68” (195 mm)
Width 7.95” (202 mm)
Weight 1 lb. (0.45 kg)

As a commitment to constant improvement, PreSonus® Audio Electronics, Inc., reserves the right to change any specification stated herein, at any time, without notification.

Audiofanzine ATOM review

“Les utilisateurs de Studio One, quant à eux, auraient tort de se passer de ce compagnon aux multiples ressources! [Studio One users, for their part, would be wrong to do without this multi-resourceful companion!]”

Pierre-Antoine Winter-Samary, Audiofanzine, May 2021

MusicTech ATOM review

“... the software and hardware experience is so tight that £115 just to try it out has to be money well spent.”

John Andrews, MusicTech, February 2020

San Diego Troubadour Studio One 4.5 and ATOM review, part 2

“Pairing [ATOM] with a Digital Audio Workstation as deeply featured and user friendly as Studio One Professional 4.5 creates a creative environment as formidable and affordable as any I can imagine.”

Sven-Erik Seaholm, San Diego Troubadour, July 2019

Performer ATOM review

“...everything mapped and functioned instantly with no fussiness.”

Benjamin Ricci, Performer, June 2019

San Diego Troubadour Studio One 4.5 and ATOM review, part 1

“Being able to indulge and audition your creative whims is a huge advantage for songwriters and producers.”

Sven-Erik Seaholm, San Diego Troubadour, June 2019

SoundBytes ATOM review

“A pure joy to use... if you own Studio One, just grab one of these and run.”

Alex Arsov, SoundBytes, May 2019

Crossfadr ATOM review 052019

“...there are virtually limitless options for manipulating and playing sounds.”

David Larkin, Crossfadr, May 2019

Sound on Sound ATOM review

“...a little powerhouse of pad‑oriented control.”

Robin Vincent, Sound on Sound, April 2019

Recording mag ATOM review

“Tweakheads and musicians alike will find the ATOM a real creativity booster.”

Mike Metlay, Recording magazine, April 2019 ATOM review

“Für alle, die ohnehin schon mit Studio One arbeiten oder gar mit Studio One als DAW liebäugeln, heißt es: bedenkenlos zugreifen!”

Markus Galla,, March 2019

American Songwriter ATOM review

“I’d highly recommend this unit to the singer-songwriter that needs to make quality demos, yet doesn’t have the space or means to record a full drum kit.”

Nick Ryan Piescor, American Songwriter, March 2019

Buenasideas ATOM review

“Die Arbeit mit „Studio One“ erleichtert es alle mal. Und das Arbeiten grade mit „Impact XT“ macht damit auch richtig Spaß.”

Klaus Feurich, Buenasideas, February 2019

StrongMocha ATOM review

“The Atom is very sturdy and the pads are great, it is of excellent build quality.”

Thorsten Meyer, StrongMocha, January 2019 ATOM review

“Von mir gibt es eine klare Kaufempfehlung!”

Martin Beurskens,, December 2018

Bonedo ATOM review

“PreSonus ATOM is not only a lightweight and portable drum pad controller but the perfect complement for beat production with Studio One 4.”

Tobias Homburger,, December 2018 ATOM review

“Mit dem Atom eine sehr dynamische Pad-Einheit, die sich dazu noch einfach bedienen lässt.”

Felix Thoma,, December 2018

Gearspace ATOM review

“ATOM is a winner.”

SoundGuy, Gearspace, December 2018