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The Nu:Tekt NTS-3 KAOSS pad is a revolutionary new effects unit that seamlessly integrates the iconic KAOSS XY pad touch interface and distinctive KAOSS effects into a compact yet powerful DIY kit. With the NTS-3, you can build your own customizable effects unit, combining up to four effects simultaneously with deep editing options for unmatched versatility that takes your performances to new creative heights.

Build Your Own Customizable Effects Unit With the Iconic KAOSS Pad

Assemble your very own effects unit with the easy DIY kit and make it your own with customizable side panels in reversible metallic black and metallic red. The NTS-3 brings the renowned KAOSS pad interface for intuitive control of effects parameters through touch, reinvented in a compact DIY format. Designed for inspired performances, the NTS-3 offers superior playability to enhance your music, wherever you take it.

Combine and Control Up to Four Effects Simultaneously

Despite its portable size, the NTS-3 packs a trove of distinctive KAOSS effects ranging from essential filters to immersive reverbs. With its powerful engine, you can combine up to four effects simultaneously and save for later use. Toggle between effects on the fly or route them in creative configurations for boundless sonic possibilities. The NTS-3 also enables extensive editing so you can customize each effect deeply to suit your creative vision.

Intuitive Performance Controls and Connectivity

The NTS-3 brings intuitive control features like tap BPM, mute and FX depth mapping on the XY pad for fluid performances. Flexible sync and MIDI connectivity makes syncing with other devices a breeze. An internal switch even lets the sync connections double as MIDI in/out to adapt to your workflow.

Extensive Editing Options to Customize Effects

For endless creative possibilities, the NTS-3 offers extensive onboard editing options to customize effects deeply. It also has an open development platform and API so you can invent your own effects with the dedicated software development kit. Load these custom-built effects via the Librarian app to make the NTS-3 truly your own.

For musicians and creators craving a customizable, performance-focused effects unit, the NTS-3 KAOSS pad delivers iconic KAOSS expressiveness in a DIY format. Build your own effects wonderland with the Nu:Tekt NTS-3.

KORG Nu:Tekt NTS-3 KAOSS DIY Realtime Effects Pad
KORG Nu:Tekt NTS-3 KAOSS DIY Realtime Effects Pad
KORG Nu:Tekt NTS-3 KAOSS DIY Realtime Effects Pad

WARNING: This product can expose you to chemicals including Benzene, which is known to the State of California to cause cancer, and to cause birth defects or other reproductive harm. For more information go to www.P65Warnings.ca.gov.

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  • Total: 35
  • Filter: 5
  • Modulation: 6
  • Delay: 4
  • Reverb: 5
  • Other (looper, grainshifter, vinyl break…): 5
  • Mastering: 7
  • OSC: 3
Performance Programs
  • 200 programs (100 preload, 100 user programs)
Input/Output Jacks
  • Headphone/AUDIO OUT jack (3.5 mm stereo mini-phone jack)
  • AUDIO IN jack (3.5 mm stereo mini-phone jack)
  • SYNC OUT jack (3.5 mm TRS mini-phone jack, 5V output level)
  • SYNC IN jack (3.5 mm TRS mini-phone jack, 20V maximum input level)
  • USB port (Type-C)
Power Supply
  • USB bus power mode
Current Consumption
  • 500 mA or less
Dimensions (WxDxH)
  • 104 x 101 x 39 mm/4.09" x 3.98" x 1.54"
  • 119 g / 4.20 oz
Included Items
  • USB cable, Assembly Instructions

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USA Warranty Policy

All Korg products purchased from a Korg USA authorized dealer are warranted to be free from defects in material and workmanship to the original consumer purchaser as listed below:

Labor: 1 Year
Parts: 1 Year

Exceptions: Tubes, AC Adapters, Foot Switches: 90 days

Warranty Requirements and Limitations:

-Proof of Warranty - The customer must provide proof of purchase in order to obtain warranty service. The dated sales slip or copy thereof is the only acceptable proof of purchase.

-The product must be purchased from a Korg USA authorized dealer and have a valid serial number.

Damage resulting from the following causes are excluded from the warranty set forth above:
-Misuse, including damage occurring during shipment, damage caused by battery leakage, accident, fire, unauthorized repairs, tampering, cosmetic damage or other types of damage which are the result of improper handling or abuse.
-The cleaning of controls or contacts due to exposure to dirty, dusty, or otherwise contaminated environment.
-Damage resulting from modification.
-Damage to units used for loan or rental.

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