Only at Sweetwater! ✅ 0% Financing, ✅ FREE Shipping, and ✅ FREE Warranty for your Korg padKONTROL!. In fact, even with the arrival of Korg’s Pad Kontrol you don’t actually require all the fingers of one hand to count them! Like the other main contenders in this area. The Korg PadKontrol is a USB MIDI controller manufactured by Korg. The PadKontrol was released in as a competitor to the Akai MPD and the M- Audio.
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Don’t know if I’m suppose to be able to? Main Features Sixteen trigger pads for playing realistic drum parts with natural dynamics.
The footpedal input is assignable! Thirty pre-loaded scenes provide instant compatibility with popular music software titles. No Longer Available Update Location close. Enter new zip code to refresh estimated delivery padjontrol.
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First off, the item came to me in almost perfect condition, I could not see too much wear and tear on the product The thing I like about this controller compared to other pad controllers on the market is the sensitivity.
Can be programmed for transport control functioning. Toggle or momentary operation allows the trigger pads to act as function switches, transport controls, or to be assigned to various control change messages. Rated 3 out of 5 by Richard L. I had to get the basic stuff off the Korg Site, but the promised software that one would need to get any kind of use out of this unit was not included.
Another thing that is great is that the controller actually can show up as two seperate controllers on your computer. Eight different dynamic curves are available for each pad, or you can set each pad to its own fixed level. Rated 3 out of 5 by John Bonnell from Mostly great, but hard to set up For the money, it’s hard to beat. See any errors on this page? So it can be very troublesome to program, since middle C is not likely to be what your DAW expects.
Be the first to review this item. Sometimes it just doesn’t seem to want to do what it’s supposed to.
If I were needing another device like this, I would get something else. Assign two independent control messages to the X-Y pad for dramatic realtime control. The padKONTROL provides sixteen great-feeling trigger pads that are excellent for dynamic drum and organic percussion performances; an assignable X-Y pad that also provides for natural-sounding flams and rolls; plus a pair of assignable knobs — all letting you breathe musically expressive life into your software instruments and hardware MIDI sound modules.
I’ve had an m-audio trigger finger for several years and have been satisfied with it but not blown away. To my chagrin, it is not.
The controller is ideal for creating natural, organic sounding drum beats. I still haven’t managed to get some of the functions to work as expected.
Overall I love this thing and would definately recomend it. Moving a kor from left to right increases the speed of the roll, or the distance between the notes, while moving up the pad surface increases the volume of the roll, or the volume of the second note in the flam. If you do that programing it to the software you’re using should be a sinch.
In addition I was assured that software would be provided with this unit, it was not. Definately read the manual as soon as you get it. Setting it up is fraught with problems though. Pads are very nice, great feel. Each of the 16 pads can be individually assigned a note number and MIDI channel allowing you to control a single drum kit, or map it to control different devices in your setup padkpntrol the same time.
A well documented problem is the octave shift in its midi numbering. Once you do get it to work, it’s great, but it’s not a out-of-the-box-fuzzy experience.
padKONTROL – MIDI STUDIO CONTROLLER | KORG (USA)
Another point to note is that it won’t pass midi signals through the midi port without external power, which it does not include. For example, I use it to control both Traktor Pro 2 and Ableton Live simultaniously by assigning the pads for different midi inputs. Write a review eawdttztwxrqrcaffeaevufbsyuexqvtty. Expressive X-Y pad offers dynamic control for natural sounding flams and rolls. Update Unrecognized Zip Code.
And it generally works fine for tapping out things. Free Editor Librarian software is included, so you can edit and manage scene data directly on your computer. Best to avoid all of the cheap Korg products. I teach private reason and protools lessons with a main focus towards controlerism.
You don’t have to mash the thing to get a note to register. They should really have that option as a controller or Korg making a mapped pack for that controller Still haven’t been able padkontrl get sound from Korg Kontrol Editor.
The main con that I’ve come across is when you’re jamming a little too hard you’ll sometimes get crosstalk between the pads, but padkonrrol that to happen you have to really hit a pad excessively hard. Install the ones provided by the software. If you have Windows 7 32 or pqdkontrol bit don’t be fooled by the default drivers assigned to this device, they are BAD. Emotional KONTROL The padKONTROL provides sixteen great-feeling trigger pads that are excellent for dynamic drum and organic percussion performances; an assignable X-Y pad that also provides for natural-sounding flams and rolls; plus a pair of assignable knobs — all letting you breathe musically expressive life into your software instruments and hardware MIDI sound modules.
Rated 4 out of 5 by D Witt from Solid Controller I’ve owned this little guy for a few years now and it’s still holding up strong. Support Manuals Software Drivers. In addition to playing drum sounds and triggering samples, the padKONTROL can take on paxkontrol other tasks — even acting as the transport controls of DAW software — making it the ideal choice for any cutting-edge creative environment or live performance scene.
News Location Social Media. This is a plus when using it with multiple softwares at the same time.