Native Instruments Komplete Kontrol S61 mk2
The Native Instruments Komplete Kontrol S61mk2 is the latest version of the popular class leading MIDI keyboard controller. The latest mk2 version is loaded with new features and technology to give you the creative flow needed in the studio or on stage. Most notable is the 2 large full colour & high-resolution screens that help with browsing, display VST information, and so much more. Also feature on the new Kontrol-S61 mk2 is the upgraded rotary encoders and pads, with added pads for faster navigation and adjustment. At its core is a Fatar keybed for the best velocity sensitivity and action possible, with after-touch for added versatility. All 61 keys are semi-weight for a true professional feel, and the upgrades RGB colour strip offers an improved visual feedback based on the VST being used. A premium MIDI keyboard controller for any musician, producer, or song writer with integration with most major DAWs.
MADE TO BE PLAYED
With the latest generation of KOMPLETE KONTROL, music-making becomes a more intuitive, hands-on experience. Perform expressively, browse and preview sounds, tweak parameters, sketch your ideas, then navigate and mix your project – all from one fully integrated centerpiece for studio and stage.
IMMERSIVE VISUAL FEEDBACK
See everything you need, when you need it, where you need it: Two high-res color screens provide essential information on sounds and projects, backlit function buttons vary in color and intensity to indicate their state, and the precision Light Guide pinpoints the location of sounds, key zones, switches, scales, and more.
FIND YOUR SOUNDS FASTER
Finding the right sound amongst a sprawling sound library can be difficult, not to mention time consuming. Now you can find exactly what you’re looking for across all KOMPLETE and Native Kontrol Standard (NKS) instruments using a simple, intuitive tagging system – directly from the hardware. What’s more, you can hear an instant preview of each sound as you browse.
Need a hip hop kit? Select Drums > Urban Drum Kit > Sample-based, scroll through the presets and pick the right one for your track. If you really like what you hear, just tag it as a Favorite for instant access next time.
PRE-MAPPED AND READY TO PLAY
All of your KOMPLETE and NKS instruments are pre-mapped to the KOMPLETE KONTROL hardware by the people who know them best – the instrument designers themselves. All essential parameters load instantly and are displayed across the two color displays, intuitively divided into pages. That means you can see exactly what you’re adjusting in real time – whether it’s in kHz, dB, or BPM.
GET HANDS-ON WITH YOUR WORKFLOW
Capture all your ideas, directly from the keyboard itself: KOMPLETE KONTROL gives you immediate access to transport, mixing, and editing controls in Logic Pro X, Ableton Live, and GarageBand, complete with visual feedback and volume metering on the keyboard’s built-in displays. And with MIDI in / out, incorporating outboard gear into your setup is just as simple.
Note: Advanced integration with Cubase and Nuendo will be available via a free update in late 2017.