Native Instruments Battery 2
Large images ..Available from 10/25/2004 until 11/30/1999
BATTERY 2 is the ultimate drum sampler for creating and fine-tuning all of the percussive elements in any production. With a streamlined design for fast and intuitive control, generate perfect drums and percussion every time. From the smoothest grooves to the most rugged rhythms - BATTERY 2 is the professional choice.
BATTERY Re-born - The latest version offers an even more intuitive user-interface with a larger, customizable matrix. Every sample-cell is armed with a powerful compressor and multi-mode filter, an LFO, freely assignable envelope, mapping editor managing 128 sample-layers per cell, re-sampling effect and an extended Loop section. BATTERY 2 also offers a first-class sample library containing 3.5 GB worth of drum and percussion samples as well as compatibilty to many sample formats plus a simplified file management.
The cell matrix is as fast as it is easy to use. Simply load your various sounds into the 72 sample cells and create whole new drum kits in a matter of seconds. Rearrange the cells or the matrix itself, group cells together or mute and solo cells or groups for easy management. BATTERY 2’s intuitive interface truly is a case of plug and play.
Sculpt Your Sound - BATTERY 2 will bring your drums and percussion to life and lend them a unique flavor. Every sample cell has an individual and comprehensive set of powerful sound-shaping tools: compressors, filters, saturation, bit-reduction, modulation including freely assignable envelopes and LFOs, an extended Loop section and much more afford you the creative power to sculpt distinctive rhythm tracks.
Access All Areas - BATTERY 2 is compatible with a wide range of professional sample-formats, ensuring that you can import the exact samples required. Included in BATTERY 2 is a huge 3.5 GB library with loads of professional drum kits: natural drums and percussion, orchestral percussion, electronic drum kits, a selection of specials as well as an optimized version of the popular BATTERY 1 library. Everything needed to keep your productions sounding fresh.
- Fast, powerful and intuitive drum sampler based on a next-generation sample engine
- Fast and direct access to wide range of sound parameters for each individual cell.
- New: Up to 72 sample cells for large and versatile drum kits
- New: Variable cell matrix size to match individual requirements
- New: A filter section for each cell with 15 individual types
- New: A powerful compressor for every cell with optimized presets#
- New: Extensive modulation options including a freely assignable envelope and LFO for each cell
- News: Mapping editor managing 128 sample-layers per cell
- Up to 16 mono and 8 stereo outputs, 256 stereo voices , 32 Bit internal resolution
- New: Over 3,5 GB of professional drum and percussion samples
* Import and Compatibility:
EXS24™, Gigasampler™, HALion™, AKAI™ S-1000/S-3000, REX I & II™, AIFF™, WAV™, SDII™, SoundFont2™, SampleCell™, LM4™, KONTAKT™*, INTAKT™*, KOMPAKT™*, BATTERY™* (version 1)
- Audio Units™
- Core Audio™
- Core MIDI™
- Direct Sound™
Minimum: Mac OS 10.2.6 or higher, G3 500 MHz, 256 MB RAM
Empfohlen: Mac OS 10.2.6 or higher, G4 733 GHz, 512 MB RAM
Minimum: Windows XP, Pentium III/Athlon 500 GHz, 256 MB RAM
Empfohlen: Windows XP, Pentium / Athlon XP 1 GHz, 512 MB RAM
* New features in detail:
New Sample Engine - At the heart of BATTERY 2 is a new high-performance sample-engine delivering improved efficiency and an even better sound quality. 256 stereo voices and 32 Bit internal resolution bring the quantity and the quality needed to get the most out of your rhythm tracks.
Customizable Matrix - Customize the cell matrix. A total of 72 possible sample-cells: up to 6 rows with between 9 and 12 cells per row ensure your drum kit is presented in the most economic and practical manner.
Graphical Mapping Editor
The graphical mapping editor enables the easy configuration of up to 128 sample layers per cell for even greater versatility. Merge different sections of sounds together to form new samples. Individually trigger different samples layered within the same cell for a deeper creative expression.
Filter / Equalizer - A dedicated filter / equalizer per cell offering 15 individual types of filter plus presets optimised for drums ensure your percussive elements sound just right.
Compressor - Each individual cell has its own compressor allowing for exact manipulaton of the dynamic range so that each hit packs just the right punch. Or use the built-in compressor presets for high-quality result sright from the start.
Modulation - Modulate up to 8 parameters per cell with a wide range of modulations sources and targets. Use each cell’s integrated freely assignable LFO, envelope and other sources to give your rhythm section a life of its own.
Loop section - Customise your samples. The Loop section offers 4 loops per sample including tuning, crossfade and alternating loop functions, letting you edit ingenious sounds. A process made easy by the Loop Point visualization and Loop Preview features.
The new Sample Library - Included in BATTERY 2 is a huge 3.5 GB library with some 9400 professional drum and percussion samples. All samples were produced using first class, professional equipment and are of the highest quality. The samples are pre-arranged into drum kits and make use of multi-layering techniques, to meet the most rigorous of demands. Everything needed to keep your productions sounding fresh: natural drums and percussion, electronic hits, a selection of specials as well as an optimized version of the popular BATTERY 1 library.
Multiformat Import - BATTERY 2 is compatible to many more sample formats and as such can import virtually all sample libraries.
More new features:
-Many details in the user interface have been improved
-Customizable Interface: As well as a customizable cell matrix, the lower half of the user-interface (containing the sound manipulation patameters) can be folded up or down as needed.
-Improved file management with a drum kit selection dialogue box
-Export of individual cells, including all sample layers and settings, as “.cel” files which can then be imported into other Battery drum kits
-Improved voice group and choke group management
-Learn Function for key mapping: Just press “Learn” and hit the desired key