Native Instruments Komplete Kontrol S49 MK2
The Native Instruments Komplete Kontrol S49 MK2 is a sequel to the 49-key smart keyboard controller and now features two large high-resolution RGB colour displays for browsing, tweaking, mixing and more. The Komplete Kontrol S49 MK2 is the ideal centrepiece for studio and stage. The Komplete Kontrol S49 MK2 comes with Komplete 12 Select software which includes 14 premium instruments and effects such as classic organs, synthesizers and percussion.
With KOMPLETE KONTROL, music-making becomes a more intuitive, hands-on experience. Perform expressively, browse and preview sounds, tweak parameters, sketch your ideas, then navigate and mix your project - all from one fully integrated centerpiece for studio and stage.
Register your hardware to download the KOMPLETE KONTROL software, plus KOMPLETE 12 SELECT for free - 14 premium instruments and effects:
- MASSIVE - Heavyweight synthesizer combining analog architecture with wavetable synthesis. Perfect for heavy basses and piercing leads.
- MONARK - Uncompromising software version of the holy grail of analog monosynths. Every nuance has been meticulously studied to recreate the spirit of this legend in definitive detail.
- THE GENTLEMAN - Classic piano that delivers balanced tone, a wide dynamic range, and a beautiful, lush sound. Your new standard vintage upright.
- DRUMLAB - First-of-its-kind drum laboratory. Combine 38 pristinely sampled acoustic drums with 80 synthetic layers for a punchy electronic edge all from one intuitive interface.
- PHASIS - PHASIS combines timeless phasing effects adding movement, soul, and creative magic to any signal with powerful new features for never-heard-before results.
- REAKTOR PRISM - Unique and highly responsive polyphonic modal synthesizer capable of everything from hard basses and shimmering leads to organic soundscapes, percussive keys, flutes, and bells.
- SCARBEE RICKENBACKER BASS - The punchy midrange and stunning power of a Rickenbacker® 4003 captured for the first time officially approved by Rickenbacker.
- SCARBEE MARK 1 - The sound of an iconic electric piano, beautifully sampled and perfectly preserved in all its brilliance.
- RETRO MACHINES MK2 - 16 legendary vintage instruments from the 70s and 80s, lovingly sampled and refined. Retro analog sound with all the benefits of modern software technology.
- VINTAGE ORGANS - No producers palette is complete without classic organ sounds. Based on high-quality recordings of 50s and 60s tonewheel and combo organs, VINTAGE ORGANS is full of charm and character.
- WEST AFRICA - Vibrant percussion and enchanting melodic instruments plus an intuitive pattern sequencer. Play djembe, dunun, bells, and more solo or as polyrhythmic ensembles.
- SOLID BUS COMP - Inspired by a legendary bus compressor from a famous British console. Delivers power and punch without sacrificing clarity.
- REPLIKA - Two studio-quality delays and a powerful diffusion algorithm in a sleek interface.
- KONTAKT + REAKTOR PLAYERS - KOMPLETE 12 SELECT includes REAKTOR 6 PLAYER and KONTAKT 6 PLAYER, plus the new KONTAKT 6powered ETHEREAL EARTH Play Series instrument.
Komplete Kontrol S49 MK2 Features:
- Smart keyboard controller for all your virtual instruments
- Pro-grade Fatar keybeds with aftertouch - 49 semi-weighted keys
- Ergonomic pitch and mod wheels, plus touch strip for expression control
- Pre-mapped control of KOMPLETE instruments and hundreds of Native Kontrol Standard (NKS) instruments from leading manufacturers
- Full VSTi support
- Tag-based preset browsing: Find sounds quickly and hear instant previews
- Two high-res colour screens for browsing, tweaking, mixing, and more
- Light Guide: RGB lights above each key highlight drum cells, key switches, chords, scales, and more
- Smart Play: See scales and modes on the Light Guide, play chord progressions and arpeggios with single keys, or map any scale to white keys only
- Deep integration with MASCHINE software / hardware
- Intuitive control over Logic Pro X, Ableton Live, and GarageBand. Cubase and Nuendo integration coming soon after initial release
- 4-directional push encoder for one-handed sound browsing and project navigation
- Two assignable pedal inputs
- MIDI in / out
- USB 2.0 bus powered
- Includes KOMPLETE 12 SELECT
Komplete Kontrol S49 MK2 Specifications:
- Dimensions: 840 x 297 x 84 mm / 33.1 x 11.7 x 3.3"
- Weight: 5.55 kg / 12.25 lbs
- Mac OS X 10.11 or macOS 10.12, Intel Core 2 Duo
- Windows 7 or later, Intel Core 2 Duo or AMD Athlon 64 X2
- Internet connection and a graphics card with support for
- OpenGL 2.1 or higher (for software download and activation only)
- 4 GB RAM (6 GB recommended for large KONTAKT Instruments)
- USB 2.0 or higher (cable included)
Ordered around lunchtime and was delivered the next day, best price I found too. Great service and very quick considering all this pandemic stuff going on at the moment.