26-01-13 | Korg KP3+


Dynamic Effects/Sampler

The realtime effects unit/sampler with the latest effects and sampling functionality

The Kaoss Pad series of effects units is famed for its intuitive touch-pad interface. The flagship model KP3 that appeared in 2006 continues to be highly acclaimed by musicians and DJs around the world for its powerful, instantaneous effect programs and its wealth of sampling functionality.

The sounds that drive the dance music scene have evolved significantly over these past seven years, and effects – and how they’re used – along with them.

The effects combinations which have become a staple in numerous genres and applications thanks to the KP3 have been taken to a new and cutting-edge level with the new KP3+. The KP3+ is a real-time effects unit that will generate the sounds of 2013 and beyond.


Use the touchpad to control effects in real time

A total of 150 effects ideal for DJ mixing and sound design; 42 new types including:

Vinyl Break simulates a turntable

Ducking Compressor emphasizes the backbeats

Newly-designed looper lets you freely manipulate loops

Effects you can use for breaks in your DJ play

High-spec sampling functionality

Numerous functions to make your performance even more expressive

FX Release function controls the reverberation to produce a more natural decay

Mute function cuts the input signal and outputs only the effect sound

Pad Motion function records and reproduces your effect usage

Practical functions that are easy to use during live performance or production

Eight program memories let you switch effects instantly

Hold function sustains the effect sound

Set the tempo with auto BPM, tap tempo, or the BPM knob

Pad LEDs ensure high visibility even in the dark

Highly expandable for even greater potential

USB MIDI allows for use as a powerful MIDI controller

Store sample data on an SD/SDHC card

Dedicated editor software for centralized management of sample data and settings

Via Korg