The Komplete Kontrol S Keyboard gives you complete control over the world's most advanced software instruments. There is no other device that will give better or more intuitive control of the Komplete software. The high-quality, fully weighted hammer action keybed gives you superior feel over competing keyboards and high quality encoders offer total control of all key software parameters. The Light Guide™ key illumination and Clear View display deliver a unique visual perspective on the creative process.
The innovative Native Map technology ensures that struggling to map Komplete instruments is a thing of the past. With every Komplete instrument having being pre-mapped by Native Instruments' leading sound designers all you have to do is simply select your desired instrument and watch as the parameter names and values load onto the clear view display providing a huge amount of parameter control right there on the S88.
With a built in light guide system located to the top of the keys the Kontrol S88 helps you identify drum cells, key switches, phrases and many more at just a glance saving you time and allowing you to absorb yourself fully in the music. Not only do the colour coded lights serve as instrument group markers but they also have the incredible ability once in scale mode to light up the notes of a desired scale allowing you to create fantastic and professional sounding melodies whether an experienced of aspiring keyboard player.
The two ultra-sensitive touch strips located on the left of the keys have the ability to act as pitch and mod wheels allowing you to add unique nuances to your playing. They can also be used to mimic physical objects like springs and bouncing balls for interesting modulation curves.
Activate chord mode on the Native S88 and create a rich harmonic performance by playing single keys. Map chords simply by selecting mode and inversion, or by loading up a chord set of ready-to-play progressions to inspire and augment your own compositions.
- 88 Key professional grade (fully-weighted) hammer action keyboard
- Unified browsing across all KOMPLETE Instruments, tag-based, and directly from the hardware
- Main parameters of every KOMPLETE Instrument pre-map to touch-sensitive controller knobs via Native Map
- Multi-colour Light Guide reveals advanced features of KOMPLETE Instruments and provides performance feedback
- Expressive, highly flexible touch strip controls with advanced physics
- Clear View display shows all the most important details at a glance
- Create arpeggio melodies at the touch of a button, play chords with single keys or map the whole keyrange to scales
- Full access to the host transport control without stepping out of your creative workflow
- Keys: 88
- Key Action: Hammer Action (Fully Weighted)
- Encoders/Pots: 9
- Other Controls: 2 x Touch Sensitive Strips
- Pedal Inputs: 1 x Expression, 1 x Sustain
- MIDI: In/Out
- USB: 1