As usual, the Native Instruments Hardware and Software Company has announced a number of new products for this year's NAMM show. Last year, the Berlin-based company focused on launching the sounds.com trial platform and demonstrating the more expensive leading products, but this year Native Instruments has focused on accessible versions of its technology. This includes, among other things, the new controller of the Komplete Kontrol M32 keypad. small navigation screen but does not remove it. Instead of wheels for step and modulation, for example, there are sensor bands instead. You can also lose half-weighted keys.
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There are things you can get with M32, namely, a suite of software and features to speed up your music creation capabilities. Komplete Kontrol M32 includes Komplete tools and effects, Komplete Kontrol software, MONARK synthesizer, and Maschine Essentials (Native Instruments & Production Kit for making stitches, punches and melodies). You also get Ableton 10 Lite.
In addition, sounds.com is integrated directly, so you can browse and view samples and cycles without having to go to the website. There is also a smart game mode that allows you to lock the keyboard to play only on a certain scale, or to play chords and argeggio with a single key.
All this makes a product of the first level that still feels and looks professional as Native Instruments' more expensive options. See all keyboard features on Native Instruments website. Komplete Kontrol M32 is now available for $ 129.