144 color-coded keys professionally arranged, designed, and mapped to a comprehensive set of Pro Tools commands. Be more efficient, more comfortable, and work faster than ever before.


HOTKEY MATRIX - Control Surface for Pro Tools®

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  • The fastest and easiest way to use Pro Tools!
  • All commands accessed with a single, dedicated key. No modifier keys, modes, pages, swiping, or complicated programming!
  • Real controls with tactile response create the most comfortable and intuitive work flow.
  • Features a comprehensive set of the most powerful Pro Tools commands. Access the deeper functionality of Pro Tools and learn new ways work.
  • Reduces repetitive keyboard and mouse activity. Save thousands of clicks and keystrokes in a single project!
  • Uses only native features of Pro Tools and the operating system. No extra software to run!
  • Works great with any existing input devices, from mouse and keyboard, to dedicated hardware controllers, to touch screen controllers.
  • Fast and simple installation.



  • 144 keys mapped to specific Pro Tools commands and functions
  • Commercial grade hardware; keys rated at over 50 million presses
  • USB bus powered
  • Works with Mac OS and Windows 7
  • Compatible with Pro Tools 8, 9, 10, and 11
  • Shortcuts cover major areas of Pro Tools functionality, including:
    • editing
    • selecting
    • nudging
    • windows and layout
    • zooming
    • file menu functions
    • track and playlist
    • MIDI composition
  • Dimensions: 14.17 × 7.79 × 1.49 inches
  • One year warranty


  • Hotkey Matrix Documentation-Manual

    You can download the Hotkey Matrix manual here. It has detailed descriptions of the shortcuts and how to use them.

  • Download alternate language setup files for the Hotkey Matrix

    These are coming soon...if you need help with language localizaton contact us at dnahotkeymatrix@gmail.com

  • A Philosophical Overview

    Virtual controls on your computer screen come with several fundamental problems: they can be hidden, their location changes, and they have different sizes or resolutions. This requires a rigid focus with your eyes on the screen to make an action — we don't get to take advantage of our memory. The Hotkey Matrix addresses these problems unlike any other control surface.

    The main concept of the Hotkey Matrix is to have a permanently located, one-key shortcut for a given function in Pro Tools. This simplicity boosts efficiency, as actions that normally require multiple key presses or mouse clicks only take a single button push. This concept also takes advantage of our memory, because we will always know exactly where and how to execute a command.

email us at dnahotkeymatrix@gmail.com
include short description of problem and:
Pro Tools version (Pro Tools HD or standard, version 10 or 11)
OS version (Mac 10.6-Mac 10.10, Windows 7 or 8)
System languege setting (i.e. the language on the computer menus)
Keyboard input language (i.e. English/QWERTY, German/QWERTZ, French/AZERTY)

Price: $279.99

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