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NI | KONTROL S49 MK3 | Native Instruments | Smart Keyboard Controller

Original price $1,249.00
Original price $1,249.00 - Original price $1,249.00
Original price $1,249.00
Current price $1,099.00
$1,099.00 - $1,099.00
Current price $1,099.00

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Since the inception of the Kontrol Smart Keyboard Controllers, Native Instruments has embarked on an uncompromising odyssey to bridge the physical and digital divides, seamlessly integrating their cutting-edge NKS technology with nuanced, tactile control that makes any Virtual Instrument feel as real as possible. With the Kontrol S Mk3 controllers, they’ve elevated the series to new heights of expressivity, available in 49-, 61-, and 88-key options and loaded with cutting-edge Fatar keybeds developed in collaboration with Native Instruments to ensure that the highly-detailed polyphonic aftertouch captures every nuance of your sound. While the S49 and S61 feature semi-weighted keys, the S88 boasts one of the world’s first widely available hammer-action polyphonic aftertouch controllers, blending worlds of sound, form, and function like never before. This keyboard has comprehensive control, not just for expanding the DAW integration of its predecessors to go far beyond simple transport controls, but for its future-minded design via MIDI 2.0 compatibility and USB-C MIDI.

  • Onboard polyphonic aftertouch and MPE capabilities mean deep, customizable expression with your virtual instruments, breathing new life into every sound
  • MIDI 2.0 compatibility means uncompromising control of your sound with stunning detail
  • 1200 x 480mm high-resolution full-color display allows for precision browsing, tweaking, mixing, and more
  • CNC-machined housing comprises anodized aluminum with a bead-blasted surface for a design that’s both aesthetically pleasing and engineered for long-term use
  • RGB-backlit encoders, pads, keys, and wheels enable the use of the extremely versatile Light Guide
  • Redesigned Light Guide provides real-time and interactive information that includes scales, key zones, switches, and more
  • Keybed was designed in collaboration with Fatar for unparalleled expressivity
  • Expanded connectivity includes dedicated 1/4-inch jacks for sustain and expression pedals, as well as two more assignable jacks for flexible sonic control
  • 5-pin DIN MIDI in/out allows for extensive interoperative use with most arrangements, including MPE and polyphonic aftertouch data for compatible instruments
  • Ergonomic pitch and modulation wheels support versatile assignment options to maximize the potential of every supported DAW and NKS instrument
  • 4-directional push encoder supplies one-handed sound browsing and project navigation
  • USB-C bus-powered design doubles for MIDI over USB to reduce cable clutter while increasing data transmission speeds
  • Tag-based unified browsing across all Komplete instruments lets you quickly find the sounds you want right from the hardware
  • Dial in the main parameters of any Komplete instrument, which automatically map to the touch-sensitive controller knobs
  • Create arpeggiated melodies at the touch of a button, play chords with single keys, or map the whole keyrange to scales
  • Dedicated transport section gives you full access to your DAW’s playback and recording controls, going far deeper than previous models for unmatched integration