It offers a familiar Kaoss interface and real-time fingertip effects, packaged in a compact body with battery operation for “shirt pocket” portability. The new Mini Kaoss Pad 2 is being promoted as being ideal for DJ club performances and for use with a variety of musical instruments, home studio applications and portable audio players.
Like its older cousins, the Kaoss Pad KP3 and Kaoss Pad Quad, the Mini Kaoss Pad 2 is played by sliding or tapping a finger on the X-Y touchpad. These finger motions allow control of multiple effect parameters at the same time.
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