Korg -Taktile 49 USB Keyboard with Triton sound engine
KORG TRITON TAKTILE 49 MIDI CONTROLLER
We feature many different MIDI controllers here at Scan, but this one comes with one of the highest pedigrees. Korg are of course pre-eminent in the world of keyboards, workstations and synthesisers, so it stands to reason that they would have a very deep intuition when it comes to creating a controller.
This one boasts an X-Y pad which offers huge benefits over a traditional Mod/Pitch wheel, as well as a Ribbon controller alongside the usual pads and knobs. Both the Pad and the ribbon double as controllers for your computer too, with the trackpad controlling the mouse pointer and the ribbon providing mouse clicks.
It features dedicated transport controllers for Stop, Play FF, Rew and Record and also Add Markers. The whole idea of this controller is that you don’t have to take your hands off it.
8 assignable sliders are married with buttons and encoders to give you ultimate control over editing, and the Velocity sensitive Pads combined with the Chord scale and Touch scale function borrow form the mighty Kaossilator to allow you to trigger melodies in any key or scale you specify, oh, and finally there’s an arpeggiator with 50 built-in patterns with which you can trigger your synths or soft synths.
The taktile is designed for simplicity; connect it to your computer via a single USB cable and the power turns on. It supports the major DAW/sequencer software* and its easy setup lets you start creating music right away. Controllers can be freely assigned, making the taktile a USB/MIDI controller that will meet all demands, from controlling a mixer to editing your software synthesizers.
* Supported software: Cubase 7 / Live 9 / Garage Band 10 / Logic Pro X / Pro Tools 10 / SONAR X2 / Digital Performer 8 Any other application that supports MIDI input
Turn your software synthesizer into a Kaossilator, so you can create musical phrases easily
TRITON Taktile controller feature a stylish design that projects a sense of professionalism, functionality and style, together with the same great-feeling semi-weighted keyboard that's used on synthesizers and music workstations such as the KingKORG and KROME. It's loaded with functions that make it fun to play and use, such as a touch pad inherited from the Kaossilator that lets you play melodies using just a single finger, trigger pads that let you generate chords in the key and scale of your choice and an arpeggiator that includes rhythm patterns. Of course, the TRITON Taktile also delivers the functionality that you expect from a MIDI controller. It provides all of the basic controllers such as sliders and switches, and makes setup easy so you can start producing music right away. Convenience is not the only attraction of TRITON Taktile; it's a MIDI controller that's full of features that will stimulate your creativity. In addition, the TRITON Taktile adds 512 sounds from the TRITON, KORG's best-selling music workstation loved by top-ranking musicians around the world. From your desktop to live stage performances, it's a USB MIDI controller that you can use in any situation.
KORG TOUCH PAD
The touch pad located in the center of the TRITON taktile feature the Touch Scale function that was so popular on the KORG Kaossilator. Simply stroke the touch pad to generate melodies in the key and scale that you specify; you'll be able to use easy and intuitive gestures to perform musical phrases without needing advanced musical knowledge or keyboard performance skills. There's also an arpeggiator function with fifty different rhythm patterns, so you can play your software synthesizers with a single finger just as though you were using a Kaossilator.
The trigger pads placed in the right of the panel have two banks, A and B, and are also velocity-sensitive. Since the dynamics of your performance will be faithfully conveyed, your drum and percussion input will have a sense of life. The Chord Scale function automatically generates chords according to the key and scale that you specify. By using this in conjunction with the arpeggiator and the Touch Scale function of the touch pad, you'll find yourself finishing entire songs in no time at all. You can also assign chords that you yourself play, opening up endless possibilities that are limited only by your imagination.
Touch pad that can also be used as a mouse
The touch pad can also be used as a USB track pad, with gestures such as two-fingered vertical scrolling and tapping to click. Your productivity will be boosted since there's no need to interrupt your musical workflow.
Semi-weighted keyboard with a great playing feel
The semi-weighted keyboard featured on the KROME and KingKORG music workstations and synthesizers that are used by players around the world is also featured on the TRITON taktile. No compromises have been made in the playing feel for either the 49-key or 25-key model. You can use these keyboards not just to enter notes on your desktop music production setup, but also for real-time performance.
A compact and lightweight synthesizer that you can take anywhere
Turn on the power and start playing immediately. Since you can power-on the TRITON taktile and start playing immediately without having to wait through a lengthy start-up. This is a convenient way to hear your ideas using the internal sound module or to do a bit of practicing or playing when the feeling strikes you. Even when the TRITON taktile is not connected to your computer, you can use it stand-alone with an AC adapter or with mobile batteries (separately sold: USB 2.0 compliant DC5V 550 mA or higher). As a single-unit compact and lightweight synthesizer, it doesn't have to stay on your desk; it can be a trusty partner that goes with you everywhere, whether it's the studio or on the stage.
Stylish and usable design
The taktile is designed in a stylish matte finish black that you'll never tire of. With a high-contrast OEL (Organic Electroluminescent) full dot-matrix display, it's easy to check the settings on the device itself. There are two different types of LEDs available for the two trigger pad banks, A and B, providing both visual appeal and functionality. Attention has also been paid to fine details, for instance, the connectors are grouped together on the right panel so the rear panel will present a clean appearance.
|Number Of Keys||49|
|Connections||1 x USB|
|Dimensions||83 x 750 x 290mm|
|USB Bus Powered||No|
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