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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Once you do get it to work, it’s great, but it’s not a out-of-the-box-fuzzy experience. I still haven’t managed to get some of the functions to work as expected. Main Features Sixteen trigger pads for playing realistic drum parts with natural dynamics. Setting it up is fraught with problems though. News Location Social Media. Even using it without setting up often requires a trip to the manual. Somewhat less ‘solid’ that I’d prefer, but great nevertheless.
If I were needing another device like this, I would get something else.
Pads are very nice, great feel. The controller is ideal for creating natural, organic sounding drum beats.
If you do that programing it to the software you’re using should be a sinch. Definately read the manual kogr soon as you get it. Don’t know if I’m suppose to be able to? Eight different kkorg curves are available for each pad, or you can set each pad to its own fixed level. And it generally works fine for tapping out things. Best to avoid all of the cheap Korg products. Assign two independent control messages to the X-Y pad for dramatic realtime control.
Sometimes it just doesn’t seem to want to do what it’s supposed to. Moving a finger 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. In addition to accessing drum sounds and pakontrol, the controller can also control virtual synthesizers and effects, trigger loops and video clips, and even act as transport controls for DAW software programs.
Be the first to review this item. This is a lorg when using it with multiple softwares at the same time.
Korg padKONTROL MIDI Studio Controller – Black
They should really have that option as a controller or Korg making a mapped pack for that controller Still haven’t been able to get sound from Korg Kontrol Editor. Rated 3 out of 5 by Richard L. Write a review eawdttztwxrqrcaffeaevufbsyuexqvtty. You don’t have to mash the thing to get a note koeg register. In addition to playing drum sounds and triggering samples, the padKONTROL can take on many 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.
Two independent knobs can be assigned to a variety of control change messages — such as pan or decay time. The X-Y pad adds real-time control of both flam and roll timing and dynamics. I teach private reason and protools lessons with a main focus towards controlerism.
Emotional KONTROL The padKONTROL provides paskontrol 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 kor expressive life into your software instruments and hardware MIDI sound modules. 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.
To my chagrin, it is not. Support Manuals Software Drivers. A well documented problem is the octave shift in its midi numbering.
padKONTROL – MIDI STUDIO CONTROLLER | KORG (USA)
For example, I use it to control both Traktor Pro 2 and Ableton Live simultaniously by assigning the pads for different midi inputs. Padkonfrol addition I was assured that software would be provided with this unit, it was padkonrol. Another thing that is great is that the controller actually can show up as two seperate controllers on your computer.
Overall I love this thing and would definately recomend it. So it can be very troublesome to program, since middle C is not likely to be what your DAW expects.
Another point to note is that it won’t pass midi signals through the midi port without external power, which it does not include. Toggle or momentary operation allows the trigger pads to act as function switches, transport controls, or to be assigned to various control change messages.
Mapping the controller to DAW’s outside the presets that were given is almost to impossible. Rated 3 out of 5 by John Bonnell from Mostly great, but hard to set up For the money, it’s hard to beat.
The USB cord included sticks out from the back of padmontrol unit entirely to far. 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 at the same time. With the addition of an optional footswitch you can add real kick drum parts, or close an open hi-hat. Enter new zip code to refresh estimated delivery time. Rated 5 out of 5 by cbsf from proffesional users only good for keyboard programming but not user friendly Date published: The padKONTROL provides sixteen great-feeling trigger pads that are excellent for dynamic drum and organic percussion performances; an assignable X-Y pad that padkontrop 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.