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Dazzling performance effects and onboard MP3 playback in a super-portable, handheld design.

Korg’s Kaoss Pad Series products have become must-have effect units on many musician’s rigs – especially DJs. In addition to inheriting powerful effect programs from the Kaoss Pad KP3 and the Kaoss Pad Quad, the Mini Mini KAOSS PAD 2 provides an MP3 player with adjustable pitch, making it ideal for creating DJ-style performances. Use it as a DJ playback device, or use it to process the entire output of your DJ rig with Korg’s famous KAOSS effects. Offering a built-in mic, onboard speaker, and convenient battery power, the Mini Mini KAOSS PAD 2 is completely self-contained and ready wherever you go.

Realtime touchpad control
The intuitive design and amazing flexibility of the touchpad allows Mini KAOSS PAD 2 users to easily control multiple effects and parameters by simply stroking, tapping, or rubbing the KAOSS touch pad with their finger. Using this remarkable design, you can easily control effects in complex ways that would be impossible on a conventional effect unit, almost as though you were playing an instrument.

100 Dynamic KAOSS effects
100 diverse, ready-to-play effect programs are packed into the Mini Mini KAOSS PAD 2, including many inherited from the Kaoss Pad KP3. These include standard effects such as Flanger, Filter, Delay, and Reverb, as well as three new effects that first appeared on the KAOSS PAD Quad: the powerful Looper, Vinyl Break, and Ducking Compressor.

FX RELEASE provides natural effects and transitions
When you take your finger off the touchpad, the FX RELEASE automatically adds a delay effect so that the effect blends smoothly into your song or performance, and avoids abrupt effect dropouts. When using an effect (such as aggressive distortion) that has a completely different character than the unprocessed sound, enabling the FX RELEASE ensures that the effect will blend naturally into the tracks of your song.

Extreme performance control
Excellent for DJ use and live performance, the Mini KAOSS PAD 2 provides three Program Memories for instant recall of your favorite effects. The Hold function freezes the effect parameters based on your finger’s current location on the touchpad for hands-free operation. Auto BPM detection syncs the applicable effects to the tempo of the song, so that everything continues to move in sync for a professional performance. These features provide the Mini KAOSS PAD 2 with extreme DJ potential.

Built-in Mic
Need to really whoop it up on the dance floor? The Mini KAOSS PAD 2 offers a built-in mic that can be used as a “shout” mic during your DJ performance to further energize the crowd. And yes indeed, you can apply the effects to the mic sound.

MP3 player
The Mini KAOSS PAD 2 provides an MP3 player that can play back audio data from a microSD card*. You can save your favorite songs on a card, and apply realtime effects to the song as it plays. Store sound effects or other audio material that you want to use during your DJ session, or save your favorite song data and then enjoy applying various effects to it. Unlike previous KAOSS PAD models, the self-contained Mini KAOSS PAD 2 allows you to perform without requiring any additional equipment as input sources. Both WAV and MP3 formats** are supported. Use the Mini KAOSS PAD 2 for those professional performances that require high audio quality.

* SDXC cards cannot be used.
** Supported file formats:
WAV files (16-bit, 44.1 kHz/48 kHz, stereo); MP3 files (44.1 kHz@128, 192, 256, 320 kbps, stereo, VBR supported)

Serious DJ toolkit
The playback speed of the internal MP3 player can be varied using the VALUE slider. The Mini KAOSS PAD 2 also allows you to set a cue point specifying where in the song playback will start. In addition, the VALUE slider can be used as a fader to adjust the volume balance between the external audio input and the MP3 player, allowing the Mini KAOSS PAD 2 to be used as a serious DJ player or a simple mixer. Add the Mini KAOSS PAD 2 as the third player in a DJ set, enjoy exciting DJ play by combining two Mini KAOSS PAD 2s, or load your Mini KAOSS PAD 2 with sound effects or voice samples and use it as a sample player.

Record your performances
A microSD card can be used for saving MP3 data, and also to capture your Mini KAOSS PAD 2 performance into the master recorder as WAV format data. Once you've found the perfect way to apply an effect, you can use this function to record your idea. This is a convenient way to share Mini KAOSS PAD 2 performances on the Internet.

6 preset audio demo Loops
6 preset audio demo loops are stored in the internal memory. These demo loops provide a handy audio source that can be used to immediately audition the various effect programs, without having to hook up an external audio player, or before any audio data or MP3 files have been stored on to a microSD Card.

Ergonomic design
The Mini KAOSS PAD 2 features a comfortably curved body that makes it both stylish and extremely easy to play. The high-contrast OEL (Organic Electroluminescent) display clearly shows the names of the sounds, features, and parameters, and ensures excellent visibility, even in a dimly lit DJ booth or stage. As with the touchpad, the VALUE slider is also touch-sensitive. By sliding or tapping your finger (as appropriate for each function), parameters and functions may be controlled smoothly. Lightweight and compact, the Mini KAOSS PAD 2 is slim enough to fit easily in your hand or pocket. The energy-efficient design allows it to operate everywhere on just two AA batteries. Equipped with a built-in speaker, the Mini KAOSS PAD 2 is ready to share your exciting sonic creations wherever your music takes you. The headphone output provides privacy for playing and experimenting alone, and can also be used to connect the Mini KAOSS PAD 2 to another audio device.

Korg mini KAOSS PAD 2 FX Processor Features:

  • Control effects in real time using the intuitive touchpad interface
    MP3 player with microSD card slot for data storage/exchange
    Perform on the Mini Kaoss Pad 2 without needing any other equipment!
    100 effect programs, ideal for DJ mixes or sound design
    3 Program Memories provide instant recall of favorite effects
    Powerful Looper, Vinyl Break, and Ducking Comp effects borrowed from the Kaoss Pad Quad
    Internal mic plus external audio inputs
    Support for pitch change and cue point settings allows serious DJ play.
    Record your performances and save them to using the microSD card slot
    6 preset audio demo loops

    Accessories:
    Owner’s Manual
    AA batteries x2 (for verifying operation)


Korg mini KAOSS PAD 2 FX Processor Specifications:

  • Program categories: Filter (15), Modulation (15), LFO (20), Delay (10), Reverb (5), Looper (20), Vocoder (5), Synthesizer (10)
    Audio Demo sample: 6 preset loops (House, HipHop, Electro, Breaks, Dubstep, D&B)
    Sampling frequency: 48kHz
    AD/DA conversion: 24-bit linear
    Input connectors: Line Input (stereo mini jack type)
    Output connectors: Headphone output (stereo mini jack type)
    Data Storage: microSD card (512MB - 2GB), microSDHC card (2GB - 16GB) *SDXC cards cannot be used.
    Power Supply: AA batteries (alkaline battery or Nickel-Metal Hydride battery) x 2
    Battery Life: Approx. 5 hours (Power Saving: On, with Nickel-Metal Hydride battery)
    Dimensions (WxDxH): 76mm x 128mm x 25mm / 2.99” x 5.04” x 0.98”
    Weight: 105g / 3.75oz. (without batteries)


Korg mini KAOSS PAD 2 FX Processor

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  • vector synthesis controller and vocal processor

    As reviewed by Terrance Stewart on 12/13/2012

    Korg info and the manual does not due this product justice. The ads natter about this being a DJ toy but the potential is far greater. 1- this is a vector synthesis digital processor where 2 axises can be controlled by your finger. Old style vector controllers were joy sticks (anyone remember those?). 2- the built in mic allows your voice to be modulated by the various digital processors and vocoder settings. This is extremely useful and neglected in the manual. 3- this is a recorder if you buy a memory card ---(worth the $). Recorded sequences can be run through the digital processor and segments used in the loop functions. 4- loop functions can create rhythmic structures that can be manipulated by the touchpad...very useful. To sum up my experience, the way Korg tries to sell this item and the manual are crap. The product is easy and fun to use but has vast capacity for musical applications. I expect to be finding new uses months or years from now. If you like vocal treatments, vocoders, vector controllers or just putzing with an external source then the cost is worth it even if mucking through a wretched manual is a necessity.

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  • BANG for your buck.

    As reviewed by Kenneth Devol on 4/22/2014

    Apply realtime, 2-axis controlled effects to any audio source, with the ability to record your performance as a .WAV file. For UNDER $200. Great for home recording, DJ performance,or as an addition to a live performing rig. You will definitely want to buy an AC adapter and micro SD card. Battery life is around 5 hours. I use rechargeable AA batteries when traveling, but the adapter eliminates the need for changing batteries in the middle of a performance. Many of the effects are aimed at the hip-hop/pop/EDM demographics, but there is much to be had here for rock/alternative musicians: Phasers, filters, flangers, and delays,as well as loopers, LFO's, and vocoders. And, it's FUN to play. I would rate this an EXCELLENT value in terms of how much you get for the price.

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