The Korg Mini Kaoss Pad 2S is the latest in a line of great Kasoss Pads that have taken the DJ world by storm and have even found their ways into guitars and various other tools. The Korg Kaoss Pad 2S introduces a brand new sampler into the set up allowing you to set up pre made audio files to play back as a 1-shot (once), Gate, or Loop to be triggered from the Kaoss Pad itself. Once loaded in you can change the playback speed and start position as well as apply one of the 100 built in effects that can be controlled by the touch pad.
Also in the Korg Mini Kaoss Pad 2S you have all of the functions you have come to love with the Kaoss Pad over the years. Including amazing effects control with the ability to automatically sync it to any track going through the Mini Kaoss Pad 2S. You can also add effects onto your voice using the built in microphone and store up to 3 different effect settings for instant recall anytime you need them all while being small enough to fit in the palm of your hand.
Here's what Korg say about the Mini Kaoss Pad 2S
A sampler that DJs can use live.
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.
- 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.