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