Korg have just announced that the Kaossilator 2 and Mini Kaoss Pad 2 are available now. Both products were announced at the WinterNamm 2012, past january. The new Kaossilator 2 is a Dynamic Phrase Synthesizer. The Mini Kaoss Pad 2 is a Dynamic Effect Processor.
Boasting a supercharged sound generator, Kaossilator 2 delivers excellent synth and drum sounds spanning a wide range of genres, plus dramatically expanded loop recording. Use the internal mic to record guitar, vocal, or other audio source – just as with a looper effect. The Organic Electroluminescent (OEL) display provides superb visibility. Add to that a touch slider for ease of use, microSD card data saving, plus a built-in speaker and battery power. All of these features reflect the enhancements incorporated into the sleek and exciting Kaossilator 2.
- Simply tap or slide your finger across the X-Y touchpad
- 150 built-in sounds cover every style of dance music
- PCM sound engine serves up realistic drums
- Scale Key and Note Range eliminates “wrong” notes
- Built-in Gate Arpeggiator with adjustable gate time and swing settings
- Loop Recording allows the creation of layered phrases with unlimited overdubs
- Dual Loop Recording banks allow DJ-Style mutes and cross-fades
- Record using the built-in mic; or use the mic input for recording of external input
- microSD/SDHC card slot for saving loops and recorded performances
Mini Kaoss Pad 2
Korg’s Kaoss Pad Series products have become the must-have effect units on in every musician’s rig – especially on the DJ scene. In addition to inheriting powerful effect programs from the Kaoss Pad KP3 and the Kaoss Pad Quad, the Mini Kaoss Pad 2 provides an MP3 player with adjustable pitch, making it ideal for creating DJ-Style performances. Use it as a DJ playback device, or use it to process the entire output of your DJ rig with Korg’s famous KAOSS effects. Instrumentalists, guitarists, sound designers and even just music fans will enjoy using the Mini Kaoss Pad 2. Offering a built-in mic, onboard speaker, and convenient battery power, the Mini KAOSS Pad 2 is completely self-contained and ready wherever you go!
- Control effects in real time using the intuitive touchpad interface
- MP3 player with microSD card slot for data storage/exchange;
Perform on the Mini Kaoss Pad 2 without needing any other equipment!
- 100 effect programs, ideal for DJ mixes or sound design
- 3 Program Memories provide instant recall of favorite effects
- Powerful Looper, Vinyl Break, and Ducking Comp effects borrowed from the Kaoss Pad Quad
- Internal mic plus external audio inputs
- Support for pitch change and cue point settings allows serious DJ play.
- Record your performances and save them to using the microSD card slot
- 6 preset audio demo loops