Native Instruments Komplete Kontrol S88 Mk2 88 Key Piano-Action MIDI Controller
88 Piano Weighted Fatar Keys with Intuitive MIDI Control over KOMPLETE Instruments and VSTIs
Komplete Kontrol with Tactile Hammer Action
Take command of your Komplete instrument collection like never before, with the Native Instruments Komplete Kontrol S88 Mk2 fully weighted keyboard. Use the Komplete Kontrol S88’s purpose-built browser section to navigate through NI’s tag-based preset system, remap parts of the professional-grade, hammer-weighted keybed to play chords or scales, and even control your DAW right from the transport section – it’s all there!
Native Instruments Komplete Kontrol S88 Controller Keyboard at a Glance:
- Designed for perfect integration with Komplete
- Two high-res color screens to dive into the instruments of Komplete, right from your hardware!
- 88 refined Fatar hammer-action keys for an expressive piano feel
- Advanced control options enhance your workflow with a new, intuitive layout and four-directional push encoder
- Includes Komplete Select software bundle
- Pre-mapped to integrate perfectly with Komplete and NKS instruments
When Native Instruments introduced their universal tag-based preset system, the Maschine users were absolutely stoked. Now they’ve extended the same capabilities with their Komplete Kontrol S series keyboards. Using the Komplete Kontrol S88 Mk2’s intuitive browser controls and new, four-directional push encoder, you can you call up any NI instrument in your collection, select individual presets and search sounds by descriptive tags or keywords. Once you’ve loaded your sound, a set of touch-sensitive controls lets you dial in and tweak your tone on the fly via Native Instruments’ Native Map, and the Clear View display lets you view the instrument’s most important details at a glance.
88 fully weighted Fatar keys as expressive as a piano
There are a few good reasons why keyboardists and keyboard makers love Fatar keybeds like the one in this Native Instruments Komplete Kontrol S88 Mk2. In addition to being extremely well built, they feel fantastic, offering enough resistance so that you can really lay into the keys while recovering fast enough for synth-style repeats. Whether you’re playing a piano patch courtesy of The Giant or a lead via Monark, these keys won’t let you down. For added expression, Native Instruments have added two rubberized, ergonomic wheels for pitchbend and modulation, leaving their of ultra-sensitive touch strips to create a wide range of expressions. What’s more, the Komplete Kontrol S88 Mk2 integrates with Komplete 12 with multicolor Light Guides – a series of LEDs above each key that offers performance feedback and reveals advanced playing features.
Advanced control options enhance your workflow
There are several additional functions onboard the Komplete Kontrol S88 Mk2 that make playing virtual instruments and writing music even more fun and productive. For instance, you can play chords with single keys or map key ranges to different scales, and the onboard arpeggiator goes far beyond typical arpeggiation, offering you creative new ways to come up with melodies. And to make controlling your DAW of choice simpler, Native Instruments gave the Komplete Kontrol S88 Mk2 features a full set of transport controls and more intuitive layout then ever!
Includes Komplete 12 Select software bundle
Komplete Kontrol S-Series keyboards include Komplete 12 Select – a premium instrument and effect package worth $1,000 when purchased separately. Komplete Select includes Massive, Prism, Monark, Retro Machines, The Gentleman, Vintage Organs, Scarbee Mark I, West Africa, Drumlab, Reaktor Blocks Wired, Replika, Phasis, Solid Bus Comp and three genre-curated expansions. Komplete Select is provided as a download after hardware registration.
Native Instruments Komplete Kontrol S88 Controller Keyboard Features:
- Powerful, great-playing keyboard that gives you unrivaled integration with Komplete instruments and effects.
- Professional-grade 88-key keybed offers fully weighted hammer action for a full range of natural playing expression
- Tag-based unified browsing across all Komplete instruments lets you quickly find the sounds you want, right from the hardware
- Clear View display shows all the most important details at a glance with easily legible text that you can read in any environment
- Dial in the main parameters of any Komplete instrument, which automatically map to the touch-sensitive controller knobs
- Highly flexible touch strip controls with advanced physics offer a level of expression that goes far beyond pitch and mod wheels
- Create arpeggiated melodies at the touch of a button, play chords with single keys, or map the whole keyrange to scales
- Dedicated transport section gives you full access to your DAW’s playback and recording controls
- Experience Native Instruments Kontrol like never before with a Komplete Kontrol S88 Mk2 keyboard!