The Korg Mini Kaoss Pad 2S is an advanced DJ effects unit that now features a sampler function as well for increased possibilities in your performance. The compact effects unit fits in the palm of your hand and comes with the familiar Korg touchpad as well as over 100 different effects for you to utilise while the sampler lets you load and trigger a range of samples and sounds, whether you’re playing around with the unit or performing live you’ll have a massive amount of fun and will amaze your audience with the crazy effects abilities. The Mini Kaoss Pad 2S is perfect for live performers, musicians, and performance DJs looking for a decent effects unit that will liven up your sets and performances.
This effects unit allows you to intuitively control the FX in real-time by stroking the sleek touchpad with your fingers and with the broad range of 100 different effects programs you can easily integrate the unit into your DJ sets and performances allows you to control your sound with creativity and flair. When you take your finger off of the pad, the FX release function works to automatically add a delay effect which lets the effect blend smoothly into your song to avoid abrupt effects dropouts while a program memories function allows you to recall your favourite FX instantly.
A hold function lets you freeze the FX parameters according to your fingers current position on the touchpad which gives you hands-free operation, and automatic BPM detection works to synchronise the effects unit to the tempo of the current track you’re playing which makes everything perfectly move in sync for professional performances. An integrated microphone allows you to apply effects to your voice as well as record vocal samples for you to use in your sets.
The new sampler function means you can prepare sound effects and voice samples and use them in your live performances and DJ sets and comes with three playback methods including, one-shot, gate, and loop/ you can alter the playback speed of your samples which changes the pitch of the sample as well as specify a playback start position which acts as a cue point for your samples allowing you to always stay in time.
You can also use the sample recorder to capture sounds that are input via the built-in microphone or the 3.5mm line input. You can also use the device as an audio player, simply save your favourite tracks to an SD card and use the Kaoss Pad 2S to apply effects with no other equipment required. Using the master record function you can record your Mini Kaoss Pad 2S performances straight to WAV format while the batter operation and built-in speaker lets you perform with the unit at any time and in any place.