Not always a bad thing...especially when it's the KP-2. 18/03/02Korg has redesigned the original Kaoss pad, and released the KP-2 ‘Kaoss Pad two’.
This time with new features, and more effects.
The KP-2 offers:
Touch Pad lets you use your fingertips to control how the effect is applied, allowing you to process sounds in directly intuitive ways - ideal for DJ work or laying down tracks.
100 effect programs are built-in.
New BPM functions allow onboard effects to be BPM locked in a variety of ways
Types available are:
Direct input sampling is now available with up two 6 seconds at 44.1 kHz available on each sampling button.
The Pad Motion function lets you record and reproduce complex finger movements on the touch pad. Highly original effect sounds can be played back instantly.
MIDI IN/OUT. Now allowing control from external MIDI devices
The coloring of the touch pad varies now depending on touch position and effect selection. – lots of pretty colors!
Effect Variation: 13 types (Pitch Shift, Distortion, Filter, Wah, Tremolo, Flanger, Delay, Reverb, Pan, Gate, Phaser, Ring Modulator, Sample/Play [Forward, Reverse, Time Stretch, Loop Time Modulation])
Effect Programs: 100
Inputs: LINE IN (stereo RCA phono jack) / PHONO IN (stereo RCA phono jack) / MIC IN (phone jack)