Giving you portable, hands-on control of 100 effect programs and a sampler the mini Kaoss Pad 2S from Korg features an XY touchpad capable of controlling a wide range of effects. Its built-in sampler can be used to capture voice samples or sound effects, and boasts 3 methods of playback with adjustable pitch. The sampler can be used on sources captured with the built-in mic or from the line input.
The mini Kaoss Pad 2S's ergonomic, handheld design allows for portable use, and it can be operated by 2 AA batteries (included) or an optional AC adapter. Playback is provided via either its built-in speaker or through its headphone jack.
A Sampler DJs Can Use Live
The 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
You can control effects in real-time by stroking the touch pad with your fingertip. There are one hundred built-in effect programs 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