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Native Instruments Komplete Kontrol S61 MK2 Keyboard

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With KOMPLETE KONTROL S61, music-making becomes a more intuitive, hands-on experience. Perform expressively, browse and preview sounds, tweak parameters, sketch your ideas, then navigate and mix your project – all from one fully integrated centerpiece for studio and stage.

Komplete Kontrol Smart Keyboard Controller Features

  • Smart keyboard controller for all your virtual instruments
  • Pro-grade Fatar keybeds with aftertouch – 61 semi-weighted keys
  • Ergonomic pitch and mod wheels, plus touch strip for expression control
  • Pre-mapped control of KOMPLETE instruments and hundreds of Native Kontrol Standard (NKS) instruments from leading manufacturers
  • Full VSTi support
  • Tag-based preset browsing: Find sounds quickly and hear instant previews
  • Two high-res color screens for browsing, tweaking, mixing, and more
  • Light Guide: RGB lights above each key highlight drum cells, key switches, chords, scales, and more
  • Smart Play: See scales and modes on the Light Guide, play chord progressions and arpeggios with single keys, or map any scale to white keys only
  • Deep integration with MASCHINE software / hardware
  • Intuitive control over Logic Pro X, Ableton Live, and GarageBand. Cubase and Nuendo integration coming soon after initial release
  • 4-directional push encoder for one-handed sound browsing and project navigation
  • Two assignable pedal inputs
  • MIDI in / out
  • USB 2.0 bus powered
  • KOMPLETE KONTROL software, MASCHINE Essentials, and KOMPLETE 12 SELECT Instruments and Effects collection – provided as downloads after hardware registration.
Included Software
Register your hardware to download the KOMPLETE KONTROL software, plus KOMPLETE 12 SELECT for free – 11 premium instruments and effects:
  • MASSIVE – virtual analog synthesizer
  • MONARK – iconic mono synth
  • THE GENTLEMAN – classic upright piano
  • DRUMLAB – sampled / synthesized percussion
  • REAKTOR PRISM – polyphonic synthesizer
  • SCARBEE MARK 1 – electric piano
  • RETRO MACHINES – 20+ legendary vintage synths
  • VINTAGE ORGANS – sampled classic organs
  • WEST AFRICA – percussion library
  • SOLID BUS COMP – powerful compressor
  • REPLIKA – pro-quality delay
More Visual
Two high-res color screens make it easy to browse and preview sounds, tweak controls, and mix and edit your projects – right from the hardware.

More Intuitive
Get hands-on with your production process, thanks to an improved layout with more dedicated function buttons and a new four-directional push encoder.

More Expressive
KOMPLETE KONTROL S49 now sport ergonomic pitch and mod wheels, plus a touch strip for expanded creative possibilities.

More Integration
Mix, edit, and more in MASCHINE, Logic, Ableton Live, and GarageBand. Advanced functionality for Cubase and Nuendo coming late 2017.

Immersive Visual Feedback
See everything you need, when you need it, where you need it: Two high-res color screens provide essential information on sounds and projects, backlit function buttons vary in color and intensity to indicate their state, and the precision Light Guide pinpoints the location of sounds, key zones, switches, scales, and more.

Find Your Sounds Faster
Finding the right sound amongst a sprawling sound library can be difficult, not to mention time consuming. Now you can find exactly what you’re looking for across all KOMPLETE and Native Kontrol Standard (NKS) instruments using a simple, intuitive tagging system – directly from the hardware. What’s more, you can hear an instant preview of each sound as you browse.

Need a hip hop kit? Select Drums > Urban Drum Kit > Sample-based, scroll through the presets and pick the right one for your track. If you really like what you hear, just tag it as a Favorite for instant access next time.

Pre-Mapped and Ready to Play
All of your KOMPLETE and NKS instruments are pre-mapped to the KOMPLETE KONTROL hardware by the people who know them best – the instrument designers themselves. All essential parameters load instantly and are displayed across the two color displays, intuitively divided into pages. That means you can see exactly what you’re adjusting in real time – whether it’s in kHz, dB, or BPM.

Pro Performance
Stay-on key, with notes of the currently selected scale or mode lit on the Light Guide. Activate chord mode to create a progression by playing single keys, then switch on the arpeggiator and turn it into an expressive musical performance. And for keyboard novices, Easy Mode maps the white keys to whichever scale you like, so you’ll never hit a wrong note.

Precision Pitch, Mod and Expression
Get precise control of pitch and mod functions via two ergonomic, rubberized wheels. And the ultra-sensitive touch strip provides a fun, responsive alternative to plugging in a dedicated expression pedal.

Get Hands-On with your Workflow
Capture all your ideas, directly from the keyboard itself: KOMPLETE KONTROL gives you immediate access to transport, mixing, and editing controls in Logic Pro X, Ableton Live, and GarageBand, complete with visual feedback and volume metering on the keyboard’s built-in displays. And with MIDI in / out, incorporating outboard gear into your setup is just as simple.

Note: Advanced integration with Cubase and Nuendo will be available via a free update in late 2017.

Integration for all your Instruments
NKS means intuitive control over hundreds of instruments from leading manufacturers – including Heavyocity, Spitfire and Soniccouture. This extended plug-in format allows all developers to define the way their products integrate with NI hardware, so support for powerful features like tag-based browsing, Light Guide feedback, and pre-mapped controls now extends far beyond the KOMPLETE universe. And for VST instruments that haven’t yet been updated to NKS, it’s simple to create your own mappings from KOMPLETE KONTROL software.

11 Instruments and Effects Included
Register your KOMPLETE KONTROL hardware to download KOMPLETE 12 SELECT for free – the essential collection of instruments and effects, including MASSIVE, MONARK, and THE GENTLEMAN. The package features more than 2,500 sounds and over 25 GB of instruments and effects, giving you the perfect palette of sounds for any genre.

And when you’re ready to expand your collection, you’ll be eligible for a discounted upgrade to KOMPLETE 12 or KOMPLETE 12 ULTIMATE.

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Phone:  323-870-8217 Warranty:  1 Year

Product Specifications

Product Specifications
System Requirements 
  • Mac OS X 10.11 or macOS 10.12, Intel Core 2 Duo 
  • Windows 7 or later, Intel Core 2 Duo or AMD Athlon 64 X2 
  • An Internet connection and a graphics card that supports OpenGL 2.1 or higher are required to download and activate this product. Once installed and activated, the product can be used offline. 
  • 4 GB RAM (6 GB recommended for large KONTAKT Instruments) 
  • USB 2.0 or higher (cable included)

Available Plug-In Formats
  • Mac OS X (64-bit only): Stand-alone, VST, AU, AAX
  • Windows (32/64-bit): Stand-alone, VST, AAX
Compatibility Info
  • The included KOMPLETE KONTROL software provides unparalleled integration with KOMPLETE and NKS Instruments. 
  • KOMPLETE KONTROL S-Series keyboards also function as MIDI controllers assignable controls and Light Guide features.*
Connectivity
  • MIDI in / out
  • 1/4" TS connections for expression and sustain pedals
Advanced Functionality in the Following Hosts
  • Logic X 10.3.1 or higher
  • GarageBand 10.2.0 or higher
  • Ableton Live 9.2.3 or higher
  • Cubase Pro / Artist 9.0.20 or higher
  • Nuendo 7.1.35 or higher
  • Please read the KOMPLETE KONTROL documentation for detailed information about host compatibility.

Product Includes
  • Keyboard, USB cable.
  • KOMPLETE KONTROL software, MASCHINE Essentials, and KOMPLETE 12 SELECT Instruments and Effects collection – provided as downloads after hardware registration.
  • Driver (only required on Windows), Setup Guide and documentation supplied as downloads.

Hardware Specifications for KOMPLETE KONTROL S61
  • Dimensions: 1006 x 297 x 84 mm / 39.6'' x 11.7'' x 3.3''
  • Weight: 6.55 kg

Customer Reviews

Jesse Kragiel Submitted: 1/7/2019
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Best controller I've ever had!
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What is your opinion of this product?
Komplete Kontrol, and its accompanying software are a pleasure to use! Browsing and loading sounds is so simple, as is adjusting parameters! Being totally blind, the extensive accessibility features are amazing, and I look forward to more great things to come from Native! The keys feel great as well, 61 semi-weighted with aftertouch. To compare, it feels like the old Roland and Yamaha actions everyone liked from the DX7 and D50 eras. Seriously, I can't say enough about this controller!
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George Cleveland Submitted: 1/5/2019
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Essential piece to my studio
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I use it with my mpc x and logic setup and it never fails to impress.
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Jeff dell Submitted: 1/5/2019
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Awesome
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I love this unit and american musical is great at everything!
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Robert M Submitted: 1/5/2019
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Elegant, Versatile, Sturdy and “my favorite” start to sum
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To set the stage, pun somewhat intended, I own or have owned a Triton, Motif, several Kurzweil and a Fantom. I have also owned M-Audio and Arturia controller’s . FYI, the Arturia and Analog Lab are great. This Controller is by far the best I have played in this category. The chassis is solid, the key bed feels incredible and navigation is effortless. Native Instruments hit a home run with the Komplete Kontrol line up. The purchase of the S61 was the best decision, well maybe buying the S88 will be as I plan on doing so. Musicians, don’t miss out on this great fit for any studio. The included software package is all useable and integration with Logic X seemed intrinsic.
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Xavisus Gayden, heatrock29@yahoo.com Submitted: 1/5/2019
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Totally made my year when I opened it. :)
What is your opinion of this product?
I’ve wanted a new keyboard for some time now and the NI S61 is an incredible addition to my studio.
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Tysel Music Submitted: 1/1/2019
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A whole new world has opened up for me.
What is your opinion of this product?
The controller has opened so many new possibilities that I’ve never attempted before because the task was a burden. This makes completing everything, very easy. You Komplete Me! I love having control over all the most important parameters and being able to twist knobs; which automatically helps you find your own sound! Sound design becomes so easy and what I used to use plugins to do; I now create the sound myself. Thank you NI and AMS. Don’t wait forever like I did. Get one today!
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heazarlove Submitted: 12/27/2018
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Worth every penny and some.
What is your opinion of this product?
This midi keyboard is well worth every penny and some for the workflow you can get out of it. And it comes with Komplete select 11 software, I spend less time looking for a sounds I need with the quick scroll nob WOW! And so many ways to customize your sounds quickly makes my work speed up even faster,Native Instruments really did it this time, and with American music supply good customer service plus payment plans they offer puts the icing on the cake for every musicians that is on a budget. American music supply is the best thanks.
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Tyronne Calsadillas Submitted: 12/27/2018
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I love it!
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This is the best addition to my setup the last 10 yrs. I love the endless options for creativity.
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Dujuan Submitted: 12/5/2018
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Exactly what my expectations where! Incredible!
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Great in key action! Absolutely having no problems with this midi controller! Worth the buy and I enjoy using my plugs-in on the screen of the board, now I do not have to keep turning toward the computer all the time.
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Abdur Submitted: 11/26/2018
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The best control I have ever owned
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This product is so great the ideas are endless and so is its uses
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