Native Instruments KOMPLETE KONTROL S49 MK2 49-Key Controller for KOMPLETE

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Native Instruments KOMPLETE KONTROL S49 MK2 49-Key Controller for KOMPLETE
Key Features
  • Semi-Weighted Keybed with Aftertouch
  • Auto-Mapping with KOMPLETE 9/10/11/12
  • Control Any MIDI Software or Hardware
  • Pitch and Mod Wheels + Touch Strip
The Native Instruments KOMPLETE KONTROL S49 MK2 builds upon the success of the original with an updated user interface featuring two high-resolution displays and more buttons for faster direct control over parameters. Other notable upgrades include a four-directional push encoder, eight touch-sensitive knobs, ergonomic pitch and mod controls, an assignable touch-sensitive smart strip, and dedicated MASCHINE controls with access to Scenes, Patterns, and Tracks. The keybed of the keyboard is made by Fatar and offers semi-weighted keys with aftertouch. Additionally, there are DAW transport controls for direct access to DAW transport functions for Logic Pro X, Ableton Live, GarageBand, Cubase, and Nuendo.

The S49 is designed to be used with all software- and hardware-based MIDI instruments and features expanded integration with KOMPLETE 9, KOMPLETE 10, KOMPLETE 11, and KOMPLETE 12 such as automatic parameter mapping. When used with KOMPLETE, the KOMPLETE KONTROL software allows for unified browsing from a single plug-in. It allows you to search sounds across all KOMPLETE and NKS instruments by simply pressing the controller's Browse button and turning the push encoder to select your instrument and sound. Sounds can also be searched using musical tags and keywords. What's more, a Preview Sound function now lets you hear sounds when browsing presets to help with a fast and efficient workflow.

The KOMPLETE KONTROL S49 also features a plethora of other useful features such as the Light Guide, which allows you to identify drum cells, key switches, phrases, scales, and chords by way of multicolored lights that shine above the keys. It also features an arpeggiator, integrated scale mapping, single key chords, and more.
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Native Instruments KOMPLETE KONTROL S49 MK2 49-Key Controller for KOMPLETE

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Native Instruments KOMPLETE KONTROL S49 Overview

  • 1Description
  • 2Key Features
  • 3Included Software
  • 4Advanced MIDI Capabilities

The Native Instruments KOMPLETE KONTROL S49 MK2 builds upon the success of the original with an updated user interface featuring two high-resolution displays and more buttons for faster direct control over parameters. Other notable upgrades include a four-directional push encoder, eight touch-sensitive knobs, ergonomic pitch and mod controls, an assignable touch-sensitive smart strip, and dedicated MASCHINE controls with access to Scenes, Patterns, and Tracks. The keybed of the keyboard is made by Fatar and offers semi-weighted keys with aftertouch. Additionally, there are DAW transport controls for direct access to DAW transport functions for Logic Pro X, Ableton Live, GarageBand, Cubase, and Nuendo.

The S49 is designed to be used with all software- and hardware-based MIDI instruments and features expanded integration with KOMPLETE 9, KOMPLETE 10, KOMPLETE 11, and KOMPLETE 12 such as automatic parameter mapping. When used with KOMPLETE, the KOMPLETE KONTROL software allows for unified browsing from a single plug-in. It allows you to search sounds across all KOMPLETE and NKS instruments by simply pressing the controller's Browse button and turning the push encoder to select your instrument and sound. Sounds can also be searched using musical tags and keywords. What's more, a Preview Sound function now lets you hear sounds when browsing presets to help with a fast and efficient workflow.

The KOMPLETE KONTROL S49 also features a plethora of other useful features such as the Light Guide, which allows you to identify drum cells, key switches, phrases, scales, and chords by way of multicolored lights that shine above the keys. It also features an arpeggiator, integrated scale mapping, single key chords, and more.

The KOMPLETE 12 SELECT software is included with eleven premium instruments and effects such as MASSIVE, MONARK, THE GENTLEMAN, MASCHINE Essentials, and more.

Key Features

  • Smart keyboard controller for all virtual instruments and effects
  • Pro-grade Fatar keybed with aftertouch
  • 49 semi-weighted keys
  • Ergonomic pitch and modulation wheels + touch strip for expression control
  • Pre-mapped control of KOMPLETE instruments and effects + hundreds of Native Kontrol Standard (NKS) plug-ins from leading manufacturers
  • Full VSTi support
  • Tag-Based Preset Browsing: Find sounds quickly, and hear instant previews
  • Two high-resolution color screens for browsing, tweaking, mixing, and more
  • Light Guide: RGB lights above each key highlight drum cells, key switches, chords, scales, key splits (both for NKS instruments and in MIDI mode), and more
  • Smart Play: Select from 100+ scales and modes to display on the Light Guide, play chord progressions and arpeggios with single keys, or map any scale to white keys only
  • Deep integration with MASCHINE software/hardware
  • Intuitive control over Logic Pro X, Ableton Live, GarageBand, Cubase, and Nuendo
  • Four-directional push encoder for one-handed sound browsing and project navigation
  • Two assignable pedal inputs
  • MIDI in/out
  • USB 2.0 bus power

Included Software

  • KOMPLETE KONTROL software
  • KOMPLETE 12 SELECT
    • MASSIVE: Virtual analog synthesizer
    • MONARK: Iconic mono synth
    • DRUMLAB: Sampled/synthesized percussion
    • PHASIS: Timeless phasing sounds with powerful new features
    • THE GENTLEMAN; Classic upright piano
    • REAKTOR PRISM: Polyphonic synthesizer
    • SCARBEE MARK 1: Electric piano
    • SCARBEE RICKENBACKER BASS: Sampled Rickenbacker 4003 bass guitar
    • RETRO MACHINES: 20+ legendary vintage synths
    • VINTAGE ORGANS: Sampled classic organs
    • WEST AFRICA: Percussion library
    • SOLID BUS COMP: Powerful compressor
    • REPLIKA: Pro-quality delay
  • MASCHINE Essentials

Advanced MIDI Capabilities

  • Extensive MIDI control for third-party instruments with the included Controller Editor software
  • Adjust touch-strip behavior, configure keyboard splits with Light Guide visual feedback, and create custom templates
  • Use KOMPLETE instruments and third-party instruments together in a session. KOMPLETE KONTROL automatically switches between MIDI mode and KOMPLETE KONTROL software when you select a track for uninterrupted workflow

Native Instruments KOMPLETE KONTROL S49 Specs

USB / MIDI Controller
Keyboard49  Keys, Synth Action with Aftertouch
MIDI Control Surfaces8 x Rotary Encoders
Performance FunctionsTransport Controls
Connectivity
I/O1 x USB Type-B 
1 x MIDI 5-Pin Input
1 x MIDI 5-Pin Output
2 x 1/4" TS Expression Pedal/Sustain Input
OS CompatibilitymacOS
Physical
Dimensions (W x D x H)33.1 x 11.7 x 3.3" / 840.0 x 297.0 x 84.0 mm
Weight12.2 lb / 5.6 kg
Packaging Info
Package Weight15 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH)35.3 x 14.2 x 6.5"
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