Get Real Piano Feel And Tight Integration With The Native Instruments Komplete Kontrol S88 88-Key Keyboard
KOMPLETE KONTROL S88 combines the best-feeling hammer-action keybed around with vivid visual feedback and tight integration for your entire workflow: Browse and preview all your presets from KOMPLETE and hundreds of NKS plug-ins, sculpt your sound, and control your favorite DAW from the ultimate studio centerpiece.
The S88 puts everything you need to know right in your line of sight: Get essential information on sounds and projects from two high-res color screens; see exactly what's going on with backlit buttons that vary in color and intensity; and pinpoint the location of sounds, key zones, switches, scales, and more with Light Guide.
A keyboard that feels better plays better. Express yourself on 88 fully weighted Fatar keys, each with an advanced hammer-action mechanism, Smart Spring technology, and memory-foam damping for a realistic piano feel.
Tag The Right Sound
Now you can find exactly what you're looking for across all KOMPLETE and Native Kontrol Standard (NKS) instruments using a simple, intuitive tagging system - directly from the hardware. What's more, you can hear a preview of each sound as you browse, without loading the instrument. Scroll through the presets and pick the best fit. And if you really like what you hear, just tag it as a favorite for instant access next time.
Visually Intuitive Displays
Two high-res color screens make it easy to browse and preview sounds, tweak controls, and mix and edit your projects - right from the hardware.
Get hands-on with your production process, thanks to an improved layout with more dedicated function buttons and a new four-directional push encoder.
More Expressive & Integrated
KOMPLETE KONTROL S88 now sports ergonomic pitch and mod wheels, plus a touch strip for expanded creative possibilities. Mix, edit, and more in MASCHINE, Logic Pro X, Ableton Live, Cubase, Nuendo, and GarageBand.
- Smart keyboard controller for all your virtual instruments
- Fully weighted, pro-grade Fatar keybed with hammer action and aftertouch, 88 keys
- Ergonomic pitch and mod wheels, plus touch strip for expression control
- Pre-mapped control of KOMPLETE Instruments and Effects, as well as hundreds of Native Kontrol Standard (NKS) plug-ins from leading manufacturers
- Full VSTi support
- Tag-based preset browsing: Find sounds quickly and hear instant previews
- Two high-res color screens for browsing, tweaking, mixing, and more
- Light Guide: RGB lights above each key highlight drum cells, key switches, chords, scales, and more
- Smart Play: See scales and modes on the Light Guide, play chord progressions and arpeggios with single keys, or map any scale to white keys only
- Deep integration with included MASCHINE Essentials and full MASCHINE software
- Intuitive control over Logic Pro X, Ableton Live, GarageBand, Cubase, and Nuendo
- 4-directional push encoder for one-handed sound browsing and project navigation
- Two assignable pedal inputs
- MIDI in / out
- KOMPLETE 12 Select: 14 premium instruments and effects, including Massive, Monark, and The Gentleman
- USB Cable
- Power Supply
- KOMPLETE KONTROL software, MASCHINE Essentials, and KOMPLETE 12 SELECT Instruments & Effects Collection; also driver for Windows, Setup Guide and all documentation are supplied after hardware registration (An Internet connection and a graphics card that supports OpenGL 2.1 or higher are required to download and activate this product)
- MIDI in / out
- 1/4" TRS connections for expression and sustain pedals
Advanced Functionality With The Following
- Logic X 10.3.1 or higher
- GarageBand 10.2.0 or higher
- Ableton Live 9.2.3 or higher
- Cubase Artist / Pro 8.5 or higher
- Nuendo 7.1.35 or higher
- MacOS 10.12 or 10.13, Intel Core i5
- Windows 10 (latest Service Pack), Intel Core i5 or equivalent CPU, 2 GB RAM
- 4 GB RAM (6 GB recommended for large KONTAKT Instruments)
- USB 2.0 or higher (cable included)
- Plug-In Formats: MacOS (64-bit only): Stand-alone, VST, AU, AAX; Windows (64-bit only): Stand-alone, VST, AAX
- Compatibility: KOMPLETE KONTROL software integration with KOMPLETE and NKS Instruments and effects
- Dimensions: 1390 x 346 x 115 mm / 54.7" x 13.6" x 4.5"
- Weight: 13.2 kg / 29.1 lbs
Manufacturer: Native Instruments
Warranty: See manufacturer website for details