New KaossPad/Kaossilator at NAMM?

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Re: New KaossPad/Kaossilator at NAMM?

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Re: New KaossPad/Kaossilator at NAMM?

Post by polar69 » Wed Jan 18, 2012 8:52 pm

Hmmm..Better specs than the "old" one or just cosmetic, wonder what the two green buttons do

Specifications


Programs:
150

Program Categories:
Lead (25), Acoustic (10), Bass (30), Chord (25), SE (20), Drum (15), Drum Patterns (25)

Scales:
35

Key Range:
±12

Gate Arpeggiator:
50 patterns

Sampling Frequency:
48 kHz

AD/DA Conversion:
24-bit linear

Input connectors:
Mic Input (stereo mini jack type)

Output connectors:
Headphone Output (stereo mini jack type)

Data Storage:
microSD card (512MB - 2GB)
microSDHC card (2GB - 16GB)

*SDXC card cannot be used.

Power Supply:
AA batteries (alkaline battery or Nickel-Metal Hydride battery) x 2
Optional AC adapter-ready (DC4.5V – available from Korg)

Battery Life:
Approx. 5 hours (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:
105 g / 3.75 oz. (without batteries)

Options:
AC adapter-ready (DC4.5V – available from Korg)

Accessories:
Owner’s Manual, AA batteries x2 (for verifying operation)

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Re: New KaossPad/Kaossilator at NAMM?

Post by tallowwaters » Wed Jan 18, 2012 9:05 pm

What...?

I have to say that even though this is something I would never use, I do admire Korg's willingness to make some of the most out there instruments. Not only do they make them, but they are typically pretty fun and useful, if in limited applications.

Now if only they would put a Kaoss pad in a pedal enclosure with some knobs, sans touchpad, and a real I/O configuration.
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Re: New KaossPad/Kaossilator at NAMM?

Post by GuyaGuy » Wed Jan 18, 2012 9:14 pm

Oooh! Korg iPhone cover!

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Re: New KaossPad/Kaossilator at NAMM?

Post by GameChanger » Wed Jan 18, 2012 9:31 pm

Sweet an input jack. This baby should be able to sample/loop.... hopefully

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Re: New KaossPad/Kaossilator at NAMM?

Post by sequentialsoftshock » Wed Jan 18, 2012 11:08 pm

Having not read up on it and commenting purely on the photos here, it doesn't seem to have a very durable casing. Is that metal or plastic though? I'm saying this based on my assumption that it's some kind of plastic / rubber jawn.
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Re: New KaossPad/Kaossilator at NAMM?

Post by Hugo76 » Wed Jan 18, 2012 11:35 pm

And a new MiniKP:
http://korg.com/product.aspx?pd=614

edit: there's a 'play' button, indicating some sequencing functionality? And storage indicates sampling, which also goes for the Kaossilator2...?

edit2: mp3 button

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Re: New KaossPad/Kaossilator at NAMM?

Post by James Mandible » Thu Jan 19, 2012 1:59 am

I'm amazed at how ugly that is. Looks like the bottom of a golf-shoe or something.

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Re: New KaossPad/Kaossilator at NAMM?

Post by mharris80 » Thu Jan 19, 2012 3:30 am

tallowwaters wrote:What...?

I have to say that even though this is something I would never use, I do admire Korg's willingness to make some of the most out there instruments. Not only do they make them, but they are typically pretty fun and useful, if in limited applications.

Now if only they would put a Kaoss pad in a pedal enclosure with some knobs, sans touchpad, and a real I/O configuration.
I remember about 10 years ago reading about the guy from Fuel (Carl Bell, I think his name was) running his guitar through a Kpad, then putting a rubber ball on it which he rolled around with his foot. How I remember s**t like this, I have no clue. :lol:

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Re: New KaossPad/Kaossilator at NAMM?

Post by tallowwaters » Thu Jan 19, 2012 4:43 am

sequentialsoftshock wrote:Having not read up on it and commenting purely on the photos here, it doesn't seem to have a very durable casing. Is that metal or plastic though? I'm saying this based on my assumption that it's some kind of plastic / rubber jawn.
Well, it would never make it as a reusable projectile in my electronic device trebuchet, but as a small instrument meant to sit on top of a synth and be diddled by human fingertips, I imagine it will hold up okay.
mharris80 wrote:
tallowwaters wrote:What...?

I have to say that even though this is something I would never use, I do admire Korg's willingness to make some of the most out there instruments. Not only do they make them, but they are typically pretty fun and useful, if in limited applications.

Now if only they would put a Kaoss pad in a pedal enclosure with some knobs, sans touchpad, and a real I/O configuration.
I remember about 10 years ago reading about the guy from Fuel (Carl Bell, I think his name was) running his guitar through a Kpad, then putting a rubber ball on it which he rolled around with his foot. How I remember s**t like this, I have no clue. :lol:
Infinitely reusable information, sir.
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Re: New KaossPad/Kaossilator at NAMM?

Post by griffin avid » Thu Jan 19, 2012 7:04 am

I'm amazed at how ugly that is. Looks like the bottom of a golf-shoe or something.

Quoted for hilarity.

I thought it looked like one one of those toy walkie-talkies.
Still, I will be getting one. Um..anyone care?
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Re: New KaossPad/Kaossilator at NAMM?

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