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Putting the fun back into music production

Advantages: Too many to list
Disadvantages: May be surplus to your requirements

What is it ? This impressive peice of kit gives you the ability to twist and mash up sounds and create your own music using its advanced sampling and looping capabilities.Basically you slide,tap or touch your finger over the pad,It gives you the ability ...

jaydan245 23.02.2010 · Read full review
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Review of Korg KP3 Kaoss Pad Effects Unit / Sampler

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Great

Advantages: Sampling, Auto-BPM, Touch interface, Updates, USB Midi, Hold button
Disadvantages: Only one input at a time, pad gets marked easily

The kp3 is an amazing piece of kit, for producers, DJs, live bands and more. Its touch interface is extremely beneficial as it allows you to put more feeling into the production. But the downside to this is the pad is easily marked and needs regular clean ...

jsweet11 10.02.2008 · Read full review
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Review of Korg KP3 Kaoss Pad Effects Unit / Sampler

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Ace ! well worth the money !

Advantages: mindbending ! input and output and headphone - can be used with other instruments
Disadvantages: (not a disadvantage but) need an input - Ipod/mp3/computer + cable.

I am new to the world of synths and the like but i am experienced enough to recognize something as good as this. In simple words when i first ripped the amazon packaging off of this lil sucker i was glued to it for (no exaggeration) 5 consecutive hours. ...

Benjip 31.10.2009 · Read full review
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Review of Korg Mini KP Kaoss Pad

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Loads of dynamic control in a tiny space!

Advantages: 4 channels of compression in 1 rack space, low noise, good metering.
Disadvantages: Lacks custom attack/release time controls

I purchased this unit as I needed 4 channels of compression/gating but didn't have the rack space for a couple of 2 channel units. The MDX4600 has a lot of features such as de-esser, enhancer, noise gate, channel coupling, but lacks things like custom att ...

Mr__Steve 27.08.2007 · Read full review
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Review of Behringer MDX 4600

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Does what it says on the tin....with added hiss

Advantages: No nonsense graphic, solid dial & sliders
Disadvantages: Adds hiss, useless for quite sound reinforcement

I own one of these - they feel solid to use and are 'just' a graphic EQ instead of having lots of extra bells and whistles, which is why I chose it. However, the biggest let down with the 231 is that it puts a LOT of noise in to the signal path. Other use ...

Mr__Steve 27.08.2007 · Read full review
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Review of DBX 231

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