The Impact iX keyboards offer standard USB keyboard controller functionality as well as Nektar DAW integration, with 11 supported DAWs.
The full-size keyboards feature pitch bend, modulation wheel and a foot switch jack for connecting a sustain pedal. Being USB class compliant the keyboards can be plugged easily into the computer or iPad, no drivers required. Continue reading
Nektar has released a free Panorama Reason update that adds support for Reason 8 and support for 24 new Rack Extensions, taking the total number of mapped RE’s to 139.
Here are the details on what’s new: Continue reading
Musikmesse 2014: Today, gear maker Nektar announced the release of their new Impact LX25 and Impact LX61 budget USB MIDI controller keyboards.
The Impact LX61 (top right) is a 61-note velocity sensitive, synth-style keyboard with pitch bend, modulation wheel, 9 faders, 9 MIDI buttons, 8 pots, 8 pads, transport control, 3-digit LED display, foot switch and USB sockets. Continue reading
Nektar has introduced the Impact LX49, the first in a new line of budget controllers, designed to offer deep integration with many popular DAWs.
Here’s what they have to say about it:
The Impact LX49’s real magic shows with the unique DAW integration which offers pre-mapped support for Cubase, Digital Performer, Garageband, Logic, Nuendo, Reason, Sonar and Studio One, with additional DAW support scheduled for following release.
Nektar has developed custom integration with a common workflow. As such, Impact LX49’s integration goes way beyond the typical basic Mixer mapping. Users of supported DAWs will be able to navigate tracks, switch between controlling mixer or instruments, trigger and set loop points, switch metronome on/off, Undo and more.
Here are the details: Continue reading
New VST Plug-in Maps for Cubase / Nuendo. Nektar has added 54 insert and instrument maps to their VST plug-in collection, each “carefully handmapped at Nektar HQ:” Continue reading