Ultra-compact and low-profile USB-MIDI controller that 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. The nanoKEY2 is equipped with 25 velocity-sensing keys and an advanced design for reliable recording.
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!
The nanoKEY2 and nanoSERIES2 models (nanoKONTROL2 and nanoPAD2) are ideal 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.
Accurate, responsive, and great-feeling keybed
The nanoKEY2 features an advanced and up-to-date design. By combining the great-feeling "touch" that Korg has developed for its professional MIDI keyboards and the low-profile "thinness" of recent computer keyboard innovations, the nanoKEY2 provides a superior keyboard response for its class and size. It's designed with ample key width and plenty of space between the keys, reducing the chances of a wrong note. The touch and velocity response have been carefully tuned, as only a manufacturer with Korg's track record and know-how can, ensuring that your expressive performance will be conveyed accurately to your software.
Control buttons provide simple yet versatile control
The Octave Shift buttons – borrowed from Korg's MIDI controllers – allow the overall pitch to be shifted four levels, either UP or DOWN, in octave increments. For enhanced performances, the nanoKEY2 also provides Pitch Bend buttons, a Modulation button, and a Sustain button – one that's indispensible for piano or electric piano performance. For each of these buttons, the on/off switching speed can be specified over four levels (using the Korg Kontrol Editor), ensuring the smooth changes that are appropriate for your performance.
Korg Kontrol Editor software
The nanoKEY2 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. Choose from a total of four velocity settings: three velocity curves or fixed velocity; specify the control change messages transmitted by the modulation button and the sustain button.
USB power for an uncluttered setup
Just connect a single USB cable from your computer to the nanoKEY2, 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.
Apple iPad Compatibility
The Korg nanoKEY2 controller can now be used with the iPad via the Apple iPad Camera Connection Kit, providing MIDI control using the Apple Core MIDI features. Apple iOS 4.2.1 is supported, and the app needs to support Core MIDI. If you are using multiple nanoSERIES2 controllers, or plan to use a single nanoSERIES2 for an extended period of time, please use a powered USB hub.
• Low-profile, 25-key USB-MIDI keyboard, ideal for use with laptop and netbook computers
• Keyboard: 25-key with velocity and 4 velocity curves
• Pitch up/down buttons
• Octave Shift up/down buttons with -4 to +4 octave range
• Modulation button
• Sustain button – ideal for entering piano parts!
• Advanced-design keybed offers improved accuracy and velocity-sensitive keys.
Condition New Brand Korg UPC/SKU 4959112081048 Item Weight (lbs.) 1.00 Shipping Weight (lbs.) 2.0000 Item Dimensions (W x L x H) 12.80" x 3.27" x 0.65" Shipping Dimensions (W x L x H) No Country of Manufacture Japan
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