Nektar Updates Panorama Keyboards With Reaper, Apple MainStage 3 Support

Nektar_Panorama_Apple_MainStage_3At the 2015 NAMM Show, Nektar introduced an update to their flagship Panorama integrated keyboard controller products P1, P4 and P6.

They now offer integrated support for Apple MainStage 3. According to the company, adding Panorama takes MainStage to another level, providing complete transparency for the musician operating MainStage without having to keep a computer monitor within view. Continue reading

The Best Of The 2013 NAMM Show

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The 2013 NAMM Show was as good as any we can remember, when it comes to new synths and electronic music gear. There were new synths all over, analog made a big comeback, multiple vendors released control voltage devices, there were unique new music controllers and more.

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Nektar Intros Panorama P6 – A 61-Note USB MIDI Controller For Reason

Today Nektar announced the Panorama P6, a 61-note USB MIDI controller keyboard with the same extensive integration with Propellerhead Reason as their earlier Panorama P4, which first shipped in June of this year.

Like the P4, the new Panorama P6 features 4 modes that allow the user to switch between Mixer, Instrument and Transport mode and a 4th Internal mode with 20 user presets, each configurable for control of external hardware, ReWired DAW’s or other software.

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Nektar Panorama P4 Controller For Propellerhead Reason (Details & Photo)

Nektar Panorama Propellerhead Reason Controller

2012 NAMM Show: At the Winter NAMM Show, Nektar will officially announce the Nektar Panorama P4 controller – a dedicated keyboard controller for Propellerhead Reason.

The Panorama P4 was conceived as an instrument intended to augment a computer music system through direct and tight integration. The workstation keyboard concepts allows for complete “on device” selecting and editing of sound with direct visual feedback.

Panorama has a ton of controls, with 90 control elements assignable to a MIDI-message. In addition, buttons and pads can be assigned to ASCII messages which allows for sending shortcut commands to Reason. 20 preset locations store the assignments of controls for later recall. A preset is linked to a Pad Map, Keyboard Map and F-Keys Map so you can save and load these components independently of the individual presets.

The Nektar Panorama P4 is expected to be available in stores worldwide in March 2012. It’s priced at US $599.99, with an anticipated street price US $499.99.

Details below.

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