Korg nanoPAD2 Slim-Line USB Pad Controller, White:
ultra-compact and low-profile USB-MIDI controllers will fit
perfectly in front of your laptop computer or desktop keyboard,
offering impressive control while conserving valuable set-up
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Korg nanoPAD2 Overview
Featuring 16 responsive pads and an X-Y touchpad, the Korg
nanoPAD2 provides four banks of pad assignments, providing a total
of 64 pad assignments. The X-Y pad can be used to control multiple
synthesizer parameters. In addition, the new "Touch Scale” function
lets you intuitively play phrases on the X-Y touchpad, just as on
You can choose from sixteen different scales, and specify the
root key and note range to ensure that your performance stays
within your song. The "Gate Arp” function, borrowed from the
Kaossilator Pro, transmits note data based on tempo; Tap tempo and
tempo sync are supported. Combined with the Touch Scale, the Gate
Arp allows you to play tempo-synchronized phrases and rhythms
simply by stroking the X-Y pad or playing the pads.
The nanoPAD2 works with the "Korg Kontrol Editor" software –
available free on the Korg website. Load it into your computer, and
use it to make detailed customized settings. Choose from a total of
four velocity settings: three velocity curves or fixed velocity.
You can also specify note numbers, create user scales for the Touch
Scale function, assign chords, assign control change messages, and
save your settings.
Korg nanoPAD2 main features include:
- 16 trigger pads with velocity and 4 velocity curves
- X-Y pad
- HOLD button, GATE ARP button, TOUCH SCALE button, KEY/RANGE
button, SCALE/ARP button, SCENE button
- Memory: 4 user scene memories
- Size (W x D x H): 12.80 x 3.27 x 0.63 inches
- Weight: 0.63 lbs.