Korg PadKontrol USB Drum Pad Studio Controller Review
If you spend a lot of time making digital music tracks with your favorite music software, you know there is always one thing missing from the equation – control. When you’re making digital tracks you are always limited by the software and how your computer interacts with it.
You can take the shackles off, once and for all, with the Korg PadKontrol USB Drum Pad Studio Controller. This is your command center to control every aspect about the digital beats, loops and samples that you use every day using this amazing drum machine.
The Korg PadKontrol was designed to help you have detailed control over your music with their easy to use and control input pads. These pads are intuitive to use, and are reliable to stay on task for every music project, whether you’re in the studio or playing out live. Korg has gone above and beyond with making the Korg PadKontrol USB Drum Pad Studio Controller user friendly. Even if you’ve never used an input pad before, you’ll find yourself plugging in the Korg PadKontrol and getting started easier than you might have imagined.
It’s all about the pads
Some control pads are pretty lame when it comes to the reaction you get from their pads. The Korg PadKontrol, is sensitive and responsive, like you wouldn’t believe. No matter where you strike the pads, they react and play back the sounds you expect to hear. No more struggling to cover up lapses in the beat, with the Korg PadKontrol USB Drum Pad Studio Controller, you’ve got a tool that is easy to use and responsive to your every touch.
The Technical Details:
- 16 velocity-sensitive Trigger pads with LED illumination
- Two assignable knobs
- Assignable pedal jack
- 7-segment, 3-digit LED
- 16 user scene memories and 30 preloaded scene templates
- AC adapter (optional)
- Product Dimensions: 15 x 3 x 11 inches
- Weight: 4 pounds
You can easily adjust the Korg PadKontrol to anticipate your personal playing style. The velocity pads are made to be tweaked so that you get the response you need, no matter what your rhythm style is. This is a great feature to help newer users get accustomed to creating beats, as it can cover up mistakes relatively easy.
You don’t have to be a recording engineer to get good user from the Korg PadKontrol USB Drum Pad Studio Controller. All you really need is to purchase the controller, plug into your PC and integrate the hardware with your favorite music production software.
If you’ve been toying around with creating sounds on your PC, this controller will help you take your musical creations to new levels. Of course, studio pros and digital music prodigies are going to take to using the Korg PadKontrol a little quicker than newbies will, but even beginners will enjoy using this great piece of digital music hardware.