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Nektar Panorama T6 61-Key USB MIDI Keyboard Controller

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Panorama T4 and T6 are the first controllers to deliver Nektar-level instrument plug-in control in any VST/AU compatible DAW. Load patches directly f...Click To Read More About This Product

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Deep instrument control in any DAW with VST/AU support.

Panorama T4 and T6 are the first controllers to deliver Nektar-level instrument plug-in control in any VST/AU compatible DAW. Load patches directly from the keyboard and start controlling parameters immediately, with every change instantly visible on the LED display. Control any instrument plug-in with one of the many included maps or customize and create your own. Discover new performance tools like the powerful chord, hold and note repeat functions. Tweak repeat parameters, plug-in parameters and record it all in your DAW. Panorama T4 & T6 connect to most DAWs delivering track navigation, mixer and transport control with either Nektar DAW integration or MCU compatibility. Experience the unsurpassed integration of Panorama T4 and T6.

Second generation Panorama keybed
Panorama T4 and T6 feature a second-generation Panorama synth-action keybed. Dampened and carefully balanced across the keyboard with medium tension, which means the activation force required is in the middle of the range established for professional keyboards. Five velocity curves shift the emphasis from soft to hard, giving enough choice to cater for any playing style. A fixed option enables velocity values to be set by controls, including the wheels. The second-generation Panorama keybed is Nektar's most expressive keybed yet and features the AfterTouch strip: Easily triggered and controlled, AfterTouch makes it possible to dynamically alter tone or volume by gently applying just a bit of pressure.

Beats on tap
Designed with finger drumming in mind, Panorama T4/T6's eight large velocity and pressure sensitive pads are the perfect tool for beat creation. Triggering at an extremely low threshold, they will capture ghost notes and flams as easily as you can play them. If the factory settings are not expressive enough for you, it's even possible to calibrate each pad individually for optimum performance. Each pad can be assigned any MIDI note number or MIDI cc message for use as MIDI trigger or toggle buttons – and assigning sounds couldn’t be easier: Activate Pad Learn, select a pad, play the required note or drum sound on the keyboard and assignment is done. A Pad Bank Button left to the pads gives you access to another eight pads, for a total of 16 pads within a pad map. 8 such pad maps are available for recall at any time.

Key and pad repeat
Located just above the wheels are the Key Repeat and Pad Repeat buttons. Press to activate the repeat function and notes will be repeated at the set rate. Change the rate in real-time from 1/4 - 1/96 note values, change the tempo, add some swing and set an accent interval. Repeat settings for pads and keys are independent of each other, so one can be set for the drum beat and the other for an instrumentation part. The Repeat's trigger mode can be set to repeat from the point of playing a note or to sync with the beat. Clock source can either be internal or external MIDI clock. Repeat is a fun way to look for ideas and facilitate "happy accidents", regardless of whether you are adding flams to drum beats or creating big repetitive chord progressions.

Instant feedback
The custom LCD display provides crisp and clear feedback for all your settings: Here is where you select Panorama’s different modes, access global parameters and navigate your software. With DAW Integration and Nektarine, you will even see your software’s mixer and plugin parameters right there. The 4 soft buttons below the display will change their function according to the selected menu for fast access. The four mode buttons to the right of the display allow you to change from internal mode to DAW or plugin control at the touch of a button. The Multi button is reserved for Nektarine.

FEATURES
  • 61 note 2nd generation synth-action keyboard
  • Eight velocity and pressure sensitive LED color pads
  • Nine 30mm faders with assignable buttons and encoders
  • 128 x 64 pixel custom LCD display
  • Extended transport control with Undo, Click and Record Arm
  • Mixer mode with display feedback, track listing, volume, pan and sends control
  • Control of Smart/Quick Control in Logic and Cubase/Nuendo
  • Dedicated maps for DAW's own included instruments
  • Automation write/read activation

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