The Native Instruments Komplete Kontrol S88 MK2 is a powerful smart keyboard controller that offers superior control over your virtual instruments and effects. This high-quality keyboard is designed to provide a seamless integration with Komplete and Komplete Ultimate, giving you access to thousands of high-quality sounds with just a few clicks. The S88 MK2 is the perfect center piece for both your studio and stage setup, providing direct control over your DAW and all your virtual instruments.
Smart keyboard controller for all your virtual instruments
The Native Instruments Komplete Kontrol S88 MK2 offers complete control over the world’s most advanced software instruments, allowing you to perform expressively with thousands of high-quality sounds.
Pre-mapped control of KOMPLETE instruments and effects
With every Komplete instrument being pre-mapped by Native Instruments’ leading sound designers, the innovative Native Map technology ensures that struggling to map Komplete instruments is a thing of the past. The Light Guide™ key illumination and Clear View display provide a unique visual perspective on the creative process.
Tag-based preset browsing
With the tag-based preset browsing feature, you can find sounds quickly and hear instant previews, making it easy to navigate and explore everything Komplete 13 Select has to offer, all included for free.
Touch strips and chord mode
The two ultra-sensitive touch strips located on the left of the keys have the ability to act as pitch and mod wheels, allowing you to add unique nuances to your playing. Additionally, chord mode makes it easy to create a rich harmonic performance by playing single keys, mapping chords simply by selecting mode and inversion, or by loading up a chord set of ready-to-play progressions to inspire and augment your own compositions.
Deep integration with MASCHINE software/hardware and DAWs
The Native Instruments Komplete Kontrol S88 MK2 offers intuitive control over Logic Pro X, Ableton Live, GarageBand, Cubase, and Nuendo, allowing you to control all your virtual instruments, effects, and move around your DAW. Additionally, the controller has deep integration with MASCHINE software/hardware, allowing you to control both seamlessly.
The Komplete Kontrol S88 gives you complete control over the world’s most advanced software instruments. The fully weighted hammer-action keybed provides a superior feel over competing keyboards, and the high-quality encoders offer total control of all key software parameters. The Light Guide key illumination and Clear View display provide a unique visual perspective on the creative process.
Huge Amount of Control
The innovative Native Map technology eliminates the struggle of mapping Komplete instruments. Every Komplete instrument has been pre-mapped by Native Instruments’ leading sound designers, so all you have to do is select your desired instrument, and the parameter names and values will load onto the Clear View display, providing a huge amount of control right on the S88.
Easy to Use and Navigate
The built-in light guide system located above the keys helps you identify drum cells, key switches, phrases, and more at a glance, saving you time and allowing you to fully immerse yourself in the music. The color-coded lights serve as instrument group markers, and they also have the ability, in scale mode, to light up the notes of a desired scale, allowing you to create professional-sounding melodies, whether you’re an experienced or aspiring keyboard player.
The two ultra-sensitive touch strips located on the left of the keys have the ability to act as pitch and mod wheels, allowing you to add unique nuances to your playing. They can also be used to mimic physical objects like springs and bouncing balls for interesting modulation curves.
Chord Mode for Easy Chord Performance
Activate chord mode on the Native S88 and create a rich harmonic performance by playing single keys. Map chords simply by selecting mode and inversion, or by loading up a chord set of ready-to-play progressions to inspire and augment your own compositions.
- Smart keyboard controller for all your virtual instruments
- Pro-grade Fatar keybeds with aftertouch – hammer-action keys
- Ergonomic pitch and mod wheels, plus touch strip for expression control
- Pre-mapped control of KOMPLETE instruments and effects, plus hundreds of Native Kontrol Standard plug-ins from leading manufacturers
- Full VSTi support
- Tag-based preset browsing – find sounds quickly and hear instant previews
- Light guide – RGB lights above each key highlight drum cells, key switches, chords, scales, key splits (both for NKS instruments and in MIDI mode), and more
- Smart play – select from 100+ scales and modes to display on the Light Guide, play chord progressions and arpeggios with single keys, or map any scale to white keys only