Korg Kaossilator 2S Palm-Sized Synthesizer
Now with a sampler function for increased possibilities and fun!
An effect unit that fits in the palm of your hand.
A powered-up mini kaoss pad 2, the mini kaoss pad 2S ("S" for sampler) is a powerful DJ effect unit that fits in the palm of your hand. It includes the familiar KORG touchpad, which allows you to intuitively control 100 different effects, and a sampler function that makes it easy to load and trigger a variety of sounds. Whether you are playing or performing, you'll have more fun than ever with the powerful mini kaoss pad 2S.
A sampler that DJs can use live
- A sampler that DJs can use live
- A touch pad to control effects freely
- 100 built-in effect programs, ideal for DJ mixing and modifying sound
- Battery operation and built-in speaker lets you perform anytime, anywhere
The newly added sampler function let you prepare sound effects or voice samples, and use them in your DJ work or live performance. According to your needs, you can choose from three methods of playback: One Shot, Gate, and Loop. You can also change the playback speed (pitch change) and specify the playback start position (cue point). In addition, the sample recorder lets you capture sounds that are input via either the line in or the built-in mic.
You can also use the unit as a conventional audio player; save your favorite songs on a card and use the mini kaoss pad 2S to apply effects for fun. No other equipment is required.
Supported file formats: WAV files (16-bit, 44.1 kHz/48 kHz, stereo) MP3 files (44.1 kHz@128, 192, 256, 320 kbps, stereo, VBR supported)
A touch pad to control effects freely
You can intuitively control effects in real-time by stroking the touch pad with your fingertip. There are one hundred built-in effect programs, ideal for DJ mixing and controlling the sound.
Numerous other functions indispensable for DJ work are also provided:
- When you take your finger off the touchpad, the FX RELEASE automatically adds a delay effect so that the effect blends smoothly into your song or performance, and avoids abrupt effect dropouts.
- Excellent for DJ use and live performance, the mini kaoss pad 2S provides three Program Memories for instant recall of your favorite effects.
- The Hold function freezes the effect parameters based on your finger's current location on the touchpad for hands-free operation.
- Auto BPM detection syncs the applicable effects to the tempo of the song, so that everything continues to move in sync for a professional performance.
- The built-in mic lets you apply effects to your voice.
Many convenient functions are now available for enhanced usability and enjoyment:
- Record your mini kaoss pad 2s performances in WAV format using .the master recorder function.
- Battery operation and a built-in speaker let you perform anytime, anywhere.
- 6 Preset audio demo loops are stored in the internal memory. These demo loops provide a handy audio source that can be used to immediately audition the various effect programs, without having to hook up an external audio player.
- Programs: 100
- Program Categories: Filter (15), Modulation (15), LFO (20), Delay (10), Reverb (5), Looper (20), Vocoder (5), Synthesizer (10)
- Audio Demo Sample: 6 preset loops (House, HipHop, Electro, Breaks, Dubstep, D&B)
- Sampling Frequency: 48kHz
- AD/DA Conversion: 24-bit linear
- Input Connectors: Line Input (stereo mini jack type)
- Output Connectors: Headphone Output (stereo mini jack type)
- Data Storage: microSD card (512MB 2GB), microSDHC card ( 16GB) *SDXC card cannot be used.
- Power Supply: AA batteries (alkaline battery or Nickel-Metal Hydride battery) x 2
- Battery Life: Approx. 5 hours (with POWER SAVING: ON, with Nickel-Metal Hydride battery)
- Dimensions (W x D x H): 76 mm x 128 mm x 25 mm/2.99" x 5.04" x 0.98"
- Weight: 100 g/3.53 oz. (without batteries)
- Accessories: AA batteries x2 (for verifying operation)