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Korg NanoKontrol2 MIDI Controller

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  • Warranty is a KORG Authorized DealerThe Korg NanoKontrol2 MIDI Controller offers portable control to laptop musicians, DJs, remixers, and the like who make music with your Mac or PC. Ideal for mobile musician, the compact nanoSERIES2 units incorporate many user-requested enhancements and offer them up in the same slim casing as the original nanoSERIES. Available in both white and black, the size and color of the entire series match that of a laptop computer.

The Korg NanoKontrol2 MIDI Controller provides eight channels of the controllers needed to control music software, plus a set of transport buttons. A knob, fader, and three switches are provided for each of the eight channels, respectively assigned to pan, volume, and solo / mute / record (or whatever is specified by the user). Also featured is improved transport control with Mackie HUI protocol built in -- a feature that Korg notes was previously only offered on controllers of a higher price point.

Korg NanoKontrol2 MIDI Controllers can be further customized using the included Korg Kontrol Editor software, which offers single-cable USB bus-powered operation.

Slim-line controllers combining cutting-edge design and technology
Korg NanoKontrol2 MIDI Controllers will fit perfectly in front of your laptop computer or desktop keyboard, offering impressive control while conserving valuable set-up space. Simply connect a single USB cable, and you've got a music production studio on your desk at home or on the go.

Three models to suit your needs
The nanoKONTROL2 provides knobs, switches, and faders - perfect for controlling any DAW computer based DAW or numerous types of other music production software. Choose one, two or all three nanoSERIES2 controllers, and set up a simple and stylish system that's perfect for your music production needs.

Two stylish colors: Black and White.
Each of the three nanoSERIES2 models is available in your choice of bold Black or bright White. Choose the color that's right for you - match your computer, contrast your console - it's all up to you!

An perfect companion for the microKEY
The nanoSERIES2 controllers are the perfect companions for the 37-note, natural-touch Korg microKEY. The latter's dual USB hub ports allow any two nanoSERIES2 controllers to be connected directly to the microKEY to create a customized, expanding control center for any music production system. 


Korg NanoKontrol2 MIDI Controller Highlights:

  • Low-profile, 25-key USB-MIDI keyboard, perfect to be used with laptop and netbook computers

  • Advanced-design keybed offers improved accuracy and velocity-sensitive keys.

  • Sustain button - perfect for entering piano parts!

nanoKONTROL2 USB Control Surface

  • Low-profile, multi-function software controller

  • New track select and marker advance parameters

  • Supports numerous software titles including major DAW programs

    Convenient, compact software controller, with easy setup for immediate use
    In a body proportioned to fit perfectly in front of your laptop computer, the nanoKONTROL2 provides eight channels of the controllers you need to control your music software. The nanoKONTROL2 also features a dedicated transport control section. The buttons have been carefully selected to be useful with your software, ensuring simple and intuitive control. Many software titles - including major DAW programs - are supported, dramatically reducing the need to make complicated connection settings.

    Complete control for your DAW or software synthesizer
    A knob, fader, and three switches are provided for each of the eight channels, respectively assigned to pan, volume, and solo/mute/record. This arrangement is a real convenience when recording automation for multiple channels. There's also a marker button, making it easy to assign marks at important points in your song for more efficient recording and song production. When using a software synthesizer, you can assign parameters to the desired controllers for easy control. For example you could use the faders to control the ADSR of an envelope generator, and use the knobs to control the filter's cutoff frequency and resonance, etc.

    Korg Kontrol Editor software
    The nanoKONTROL2 works with the "Korg Kontrol Editor" software - available free on the Korg website. Load it into your computer, and use it to make detailed customized settings. For example, the minimum and maximum values for each control change message can be specified.

    USB power for an uncluttered setup
    Just connect a single USB cable from your computer to the nanoKONTROL2, and you've got a quick and portable music production system. Power and USB-MIDI data travels down the same wire for a clean, efficient workspace. 

nanoKONTROL2 specifications

8 knobs

8 sliders

24 buttons

Transport buttons: REW/FF/STOP/PLAY/REC

CYCLE button

MARKER button

TRACK button

Corresponding Software:
Avid Pro Tools/Apple Logic, GarageBand/MOTU Digital Performer/Steinberg Cubase/Ableton Live/Cakewalk


Software that can be controlled by control change message

USB bus power
Power Consumption:
USB bus power: less than 100 mA
Size (W x D x H): 12.80 x 3.27 x 1.18 inches

Weight: 0.65 lbs.

Accessories: USB cable

System Requirements:

Supported OS: Mac OS X 10.4 or later

Supported Computer: Apple Macintosh with USB port, satisfying the operating requirements of Mac OS X or Apple Macintosh with PowerPC supported

Supported OS: Microsoft Windows XP SP3 (32bit), Microsoft Windows Vista SP2 (32bit, 64bit), Microsoft Windows7 (32bit, 64bit)

Supported Computer: Computer with USB port, satisfying the operating requirements of Windows XP/ Vista/7 (Intel USB chipset recommended)

*This product uses applied technology from ART Teknika's CONSOLE.
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*Specifications and features are subject to change without notice.

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Korg warrants its products to be free from defects for 1 year from the date of purchase.