NI Komplete Kontrol A61

NI Komplete Kontrol A61

$379.00

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GET HANDS-ON WITH YOUR MUSIC

Music-making is at its best when it’s fast, fun, and physical. Find the right sound, make it your own, perform, and capture the results – all from a responsive, semi-weighted keyboard.

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GET HANDS-ON WITH YOUR MUSIC

Music-making is at its best when it’s fast, fun, and physical. Find the right sound, make it your own, perform, and capture the results – all from a responsive, semi-weighted keyboard. Complete with four premium instruments plus MASCHINE Essentials, A-Series keyboards come with everything you need to bring your ideas to life.

FIND YOUR SOUNDS FASTER

With hundreds of presets to choose from, finding the right sound can be a chore. With KOMPLETE KONTROL, however, all of your KOMPLETE and NKS presets are intuitively tagged and organised, so finding the right one is fast and easy. What’s more, you can hear a preview of each sound as you browse, without loading individual instruments. 

Need some serious low end? Use the encoders and OLED display to select SYNTH > BASS > SUB BASS, then listen through the presets and load up the right one for your track.

PRE-MAPPED AND READY TO PLAY

All of your KOMPLETE and NKS instruments and effects are pre-mapped to the KOMPLETE KONTROL hardware by the people who know them best – the instrument designers themselves. Essential parameters like envelope controls and filter cutoffs are instantly displayed on the OLED display as you touch the corresponding knob. That means you can see exactly what you’re adjusting in real time – whether it’s in kHz, dB, or BPM.

PERFORM CREATIVELY

With Smart Play, you never need to worry about hitting a wrong note – just pick a scale and play. Activate chord mode to create a rich progression by playing single keys, then switch on the arpeggiator and turn it into an expressive musical performance. And for keyboard novices, Easy Mode maps the white keys to whichever scale you like.

CAPTURE YOUR IDEAS

No matter your setup, A-Series is designed to fit right into your existing workflow, with immediate access to transport, mixing, and editing controls in your favorite DAW. Logic Pro X, GarageBand, and Ableton Live are currently supported, with advanced integration for Cubase and Nuendo coming in a future update to the KOMPLETE KONTROL software. And if you’re just getting started, the included MASCHINE Essentials allows you to capture and arrange your ideas direct from your hardware – no additional software needed.

CAPTURE YOUR IDEAS

No matter your setup, A-Series is designed to fit right into your existing workflow, with immediate access to transport, mixing, and editing controls in your favorite DAW. Logic Pro X, GarageBand, and Ableton Live are currently supported, with advanced integration for Cubase and Nuendo coming in a future update to the KOMPLETE KONTROL software. And if you’re just getting started, the included MASCHINE Essentials allows you to capture and arrange your ideas direct from your hardware – no additional software needed.

MONARK

Monophonic synthesizer capturing every sonic nuance of the king of analog monosynths in spectacular detail – the holy grail of analog modeling.

THE GENTLEMAN

A classic upright piano that delivers balanced tone and a wide dynamic range, sampled from a vintage upright.

REAKTOR PRISM

Unique, responsive polyphonic instrument and effect, based on the innovative modal synthesis technology from REAKTOR.

SCARBEE MARK I

The sound of an iconic 70s electric piano – beautifully sampled and perfectly preserved in all its analog brilliance.

KOMPLETE KONTROL SOFTWARE

Browse and preview all your instruments and effects directly from your A-Series keyboard. This software also makes KOMPLETE and NKS instruments and effects accessible to visually-impaired users – feature coming shortly after initial release.

KOMPLETE START

KOMPLETE START lets you produce and perform with over 2,000 studio-quality sounds – all for free. Explore drums and percussion, bass, acoustic instruments, synths, pads and atmospheres, effects, and more. Everything is hand-picked from the go-to production suite for artists and musicians: KOMPLETE.

SOUNDS.COM

Enjoy two months of free access to over a million samples and loops from top artists and leading sound creators with Sounds.com. Add your sounds to a collection, sync with one click, and everything is tagged and ready-to-play in KOMPLETE KONTROL.

ABLETON LIVE 10 LITE

A lightweight version of Ableton Live 10. It comes with all of Live’s essential workflows, instruments, and effects – everything you need to record songs.

INCLUDES MASCHINE ESSENTIALS

Get your ideas down fast with MASCHINE Essentials – a powerful groovebox packed with instruments, effects, and sounds for sketching out ideas, arranging them into tracks, mixing down, and more.

GETTING STARTED WITH THE A-SERIES

Don’t feel lost staring at a blank screen. Whether you’re making your first track, or wanting to step up your game, we’re here to help. Take an in-depth look at all the controls and workflows of the A-Series keyboards with this animated Quickstart Guide – a fun and interactive way to get up to speed.

PRODUCE, PERFORM, PLAY OUT

Pair your A-Series keyboard with its compact beat making companion MASCHINE MIKRO for a fun, intuitive production setup: Tap out a groove on the MIKRO’s RGB-backlit pads and layer on chords and melodies to ignite your idea. Once your tracks are wrapped up, it’s time to kick off the party: TRAKTOR KONTROL S2 is a club-standard DJ controller that lets you take your mix anywhere.

 

SMART, STREAMLINED KEYBOARD CONTROLLER

•Intuitive pre-mapped control for hundreds of KOMPLETE and NKS plug-ins, plus full VST support

•Perform on a custom NI keybed with 25, 49, or 61 semi-weighted keys

•Includes MASCHINE ESSENTIALS, MONARK, THE GENTLEMAN, REAKTOR PRISM, SCARBEE MARK I, and more

•Full integration with MASCHINE, Logic Pro X, GarageBand, and Ableton Live. Cubase and Nuendo integration coming in a future update to the KOMPLETE KONTROL software

 

Additional information

Brands

Native Instruments

Product Type

61 Keys

Sub Categories

MIDI Keyboard

•Smart, streamlined keyboard controller for all your virtual instruments and effects

•Best-in-class, custom NI keybed, available with either 25, 49 or 61 semi-weighted keys

•Informative OLED display for at-a-glance navigation

•8 touch-sensitive control knobs

•Ergonomic pitch and mod wheels

•4-directional push encoder for one-handed sound browsing and project navigation

•Tag-based preset browsing directly from the keyboard or via the KOMPLETE KONTROL software: Find sounds quickly and hear instant previews

•Smart Play: Stay in key with over 100 scales and modes, play chord progressions and arpeggios with single keys, or map any scale to white keys only

•Pre-mapped control of KOMPLETE Instruments and Effects plus hundreds of Native Kontrol Standard (NKS) plug-ins from leading manufacturers via the KOMPLETE KONTROL software

•Full VSTi and VST FX support

•Deep integration with MASCHINE software

•Intuitive control over Logic Pro X, GarageBand, and Ableton Live. Cubase and Nuendo integration coming in a future update to the KOMPLETE KONTROL software.

•TRS pedal input, assignable to sustain

•USB 2.0 bus powered

•Can be used as a MIDI controller

•Includes a collection of KOMPLETE Instruments and Effects, KOMPLETE KONTROL Software, and MASCHINE ESSENTIALS (full MASCHINE software plus 1.6 GB MASCHINE Factory Selection), and Ableton Live 10 Lite

SYSTEM REQUIREMENTS

macOS 10.12, 10.13, 10.14 (latest update), Intel Core i5, 4 GB RAM

Windows 10 (latest Service Pack), Intel Core i5 or equivalent CPU, 4 GB RAM

An Internet connection and a graphics card that supports OpenGL 2.1 or higher are required to download and activate this product. Once installed and activated, the product can be used offline.

4 GB RAM (6 GB recommended for large KONTAKT Instruments)

USB 2.0 or higher (cable included)

AVAILABLE PLUG-IN FORMATS

Mac OS X (64-bit only): Stand-alone, VST, AU, AAX

Windows (64-bit only): Stand-alone, VST, AAX

 

 

COMPATIBILITY INFO

The included KOMPLETE KONTROL software provides unparalleled integration with KOMPLETE and NKS instruments and effects. 

All KOMPLETE KONTROL keyboards also function as MIDI controllers.

 

CONNECTIVITY

Can be used as a USB MIDI controller

TRS pedal input, assignable to sustain

 

ADVANCED FUNCTIONALITY IN THE FOLLOWING HOSTS

Logic X 10.3.1 or higher

GarageBand 10.2.0 or higher

Ableton Live 10.05 or higher

Cubase and Nuendo integration coming in a future update to the KOMPLETE KONTROL software.

Please read the KOMPLETE KONTROL documentation for detailed information about host compatibility. For a quick-reference guide to using KOMPLETE KONTROL Mk2 keyboards in the above DAWs, please download the DAW shortcut sheet.

 

PRODUCT INCLUDES

Keyboard, USB cable.

The KOMPLETE KONTROL software, a collection of KOMPLETE Instruments and Effects plus MASCHINE ESSENTIALS, and Ableton Live 10 Lite – provided as downloads after hardware registration. 

Setup Guide and documentation supplied as downloads.

 

Dimensions: 984 x 257 x 89 mm / 38.7'' x 10.1'' x 3.5''

Weight: 4.7 kg / 10.4 lbs

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