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Native Instruments: the next generation

Native Instruments: the next generation

Native Instruments have pulled out all the stops with their new batch of products: They’re releasing two new entry-level Traktor controllers, a new line of low-cost Komplete Kontrol controllers, and the compact version of the Maschine Mikro. These will all be a massive game-changers for what you can get on a lower budget. On top of that, Native have also launched the second generation of the Komplete Kontrol S88 keyboard, as well as a major update for Komplete 12. The collection is a pretty exciting haul, if you ask us…

We’ll take a look at all the new Native Instruments hardware, as well as pricing, expected arrival dates, and pre-order options. Find out about Komplete 12 in our other post.

Komplete Kontrol A Series

The Komplete Kontrol A Series is a new line of affordable, smart keyboard controllers at super budget-friendly prices. Combining streamlined designs with intelligent workflows, they make it easy for music makers to create, perform, and capture ideas straight from their keyboard. We know many of you will be super chuffed about these…

In the Native Instruments Komplete Kontrol A Series, you get a choice between 25, 49, or 61 keys. We’re expecting the first shipment to arrive around October 23rd, so pre-order yours now to secure one from the first batch.

Maschine Mikro Mk3 

Maschine Mikro Mk3 is a flexible, compact beatmaking companion, now in its third generation. The bigger pads make tapping out beats, playing melodies, and building up tracks a more fun and hands-on experience. The addition of a Smart Strip provides new ways of playing letting you get creative with effects in real-time. So if you want to tap out beats, play melodies, and build up tracks, the Maschine Mikro will help you achieve that without needing to spend too much.

Komplete Kontrol S88

The Komplete Kontrol S88 builds upon the playability of its predecessor, adding more immersive visual feedback and deeper control for expanded creative possibilities. The fully-weighted, hammer-action Fatar keybed gives an authentic piano-feel, whilst the hi-res colour screens and Light Guide provide at-a-glance visual guidance. Get it as soon as September 27th if you pre-order.

 Native Instruments Traktor Kontrol MK3

NI-2018-new-36Another amazing new Native Instruments set of products is their entry-level DJ hardware, the Traktor Kontrol S2 and S4 MK3, two portable DJ systems that give you everything you need to easily create powerful sets with FX, samples, and more. The Traktor Kontrol MK3 will also includes a full version of the new Traktor Pro 3 software. Yours for a super budget-friendly price!

As always, don’t hesitate to give one of our experts a shout if you have any questions whatsoever.

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