Tangent Wave2 Panel

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Tangent Wave2 Panel
Key Features
  • 3 x High-Resolution Optical Trackballs
  • 9 x Programmable Knobs with Push Reset
  • 9 x Programmable Function Buttons
  • Large Ice-White OLED Display Area
The Wave2 Panel from Tangent is a portable control surface that offers a quicker, more ergonomic workflow for color-correcting than working with a keyboard and mouse alone. With an ergonomic design that is even more compact than its predecessor the Wave, the Wave2 is suitable for desktop editing, and on-set use by DITs and colorists. Its three high-resolution, trackballs, and nine control knobs all feature non-contact optical pickups for responsiveness and durability.
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Tangent Wave2 Overview

The Wave2 Panel from Tangent is a portable control surface that offers a quicker, more ergonomic workflow for color-correcting than working with a keyboard and mouse alone. With an ergonomic design that is even more compact than its predecessor the Wave, the Wave2 is suitable for desktop editing, and on-set use by DITs and colorists. Its three high-resolution, trackballs, and nine control knobs all feature non-contact optical pickups for responsiveness and durability.

Use the Wave2 to access color-correction tools in applications such as Adobe Premiere Pro CC (Lumetri), Assimilate SCRATCH, Baselight, DaVinci Resolve, Final Cut Pro X, Lustre, LiveGrade Pro, and more. Most supported applications offer layout customization using the downloadable Tangent Mapper. A large LED panel displays the Wave2's knob and button commands in easy-to-read white type. The Wave2 Panel also features USB power and plug-and-play setup.

Features

  • High-resolution, optical trackballs, and knobs
  • Large, easy-to-read, ice-white OLED display panel
  • Supports most popular color-correction applications
  • Plug-and-play, USB-powered setup
  • Customized layouts available for most apps with Tangent Mapper
  • Compact, portable design suits desktop, or on-set use

Compatible Applications

Adobe Premiere Pro, Adobe SpeedGrade
Apple FCPX
Assimilate SCRATCH
Autodesk Flame Premium, Autodesk Lustre
Blackmagic DaVinci Resolve, Blackmagic Generation
Codex Live, Codex Production Suite, Codex Vault S and XL Series
Color Finale Pro
Colorfront On-Set Dailies
Digital Vision Nucoda, Digital Vision Phoenix
FilmLight Baselight 1/2/4/8, FilmLight Baselight For Avid, FilmLight Baselight For FCP
FilmLight Daylight, FilmLight Prelight, FilmLight Prelight On-Set
FireFly FirePost
Foolcolor Foolcontrol
FotoKem NextLAB Live, FotoKem NextLAB Mobile
Framewright LinkColor
Gamma & Density 3CP
IFX Piranha
In2Core Qtake HD
Lasergraphics Dierctor10K, Lasergraphics ScanStation
Marquise RAIN
MTI CORTEX Dailies
Phase One Capture One Pro
Pixel Farm PF Clean
Pomfort LiveGrade Pro
RED REDCINE-X PRO
SAM Archangel Ph.C-HD
DFT Sondor ALTRA
Sony Catalyst Browse, Sony Catalyst Prepare
Sony RAW Viewer
Synthetic Aperture Color Finesse
Wowow WonderLook Pro
YoYotta YoYo

Tangent Wave2 Specs

Controls3 x Trackball
4 x Dial
14 x Pre-Labeled Key
27 x Programmable Key
Display3 x Monochrome OLED
USB1 x USB Type-B 2.0 Female Input
Power
Power SourceUSB
Physical
Dimensions15.3 x 11.4 x 1.8" / 38.9 x 29 x 4.6 cm
Packaging Info
Package Weight4.45 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH)19.2 x 14.3 x 3.8"
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I did a search on the Tangent website in their applications search for "Photoshop" and got nothing. I suspect this means I can't use this surface for color correcting in Photoshop?
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Unfortunately, the Tangent 2 does not support Photoshop.
Answered by: Nicholas
Date published: 2021-04-14

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Asked by: Jiawei
At this time Tangent does not have support for Vegas Pro listed as an option. However you are able to custom map the controls on their units to other softwares. Even if a software is not listed as supported, you still may be able to set this up to work with it.
Answered by: Joseph
Date published: 2019-10-30

Can this be set up to function differently based ...

Can this be set up to function differently based on the program currently in use? (ie. grading in resolve and editing photos in Lightroom?)
Asked by: Louis
The functionality of the panel is defined by the application which it is controlling. So, yes, the controls will do different things for each application. Please note that this does mean that the application must support the panel or you will need to map keyboard shortcuts to provide all functions yourself. See here for a list of applications which offer direct support: www.tangentwave.co.uk/applications/
Answered by: Tangent Customer Support
Date published: 2019-05-07

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Is it possible to ad node and secondary correction inTangent Wave2 Panel ?
Asked by: varaprasad r.
That all depends on which software application you will be using the panel with. Most applications do support this however it is down to the application manufacturers to decide which features to enable on hardware panels.
Answered by: Tangent Tangent Expert
Date published: 2018-08-27

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Is the wave 2 ready for capture 1 or do I need to wait for any firmware or software updates?
Asked by: Andrew
Yes. The Wave2 is already supported by Capture One. No updates are required.
Answered by: Tangent Tangent Expert
Date published: 2019-02-18

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In the first version of the wave, the balls do not fall out. Is it the same with the wave 2? Or do your balls fall out like the ripple/elements?
Asked by: Rany L.
The balls come out easily,
Answered by: Anonymous
Date published: 2019-01-08
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