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Elektron Octatrack MKII Now in Stock at Gear4music
The second instalment of the wildly popular Octatrack, the Octatrack MKII provides a number of new updates that build upon the functionality of the original.
An 8-track audio sampler that features 8 separate MIDI tracks and instantaneous stereo sampling capabilities, the Elektron Octatrack MKII has been reimagined to improve your workflow. With a particularly portable design, the Octatrack MKII's internal hardware and slimline aesthetic make it ideal for taking to your next gig. Simply slip it into your backpack or suitcase and play it at a moment's notice, wherever you are.
With a number of great performance features, the Octatrack MKII lets you to record your samples in real-time and on the fly. Additionally, the Octatrack enables the user to time-stretch and pitch-shift their samples, giving them the opportunity to make their tracks even more unique.
Ideal for live performances, the Octatrack MKII allows you to insert various sound FX into your tracks. The Octatrack MKII can also be used to route a signal and act as a perfectly competent portable mixing desk. With 3 LFOs and 2 insert FX per audio track, the Elektron MKII gives you complete freedom to chop and change your tracks to your exact desire.
Able to be used in a variety of different environments, the Elektron Octatrack MKII's brand new OLED screen makes the drum machine easy to use in darkened live environments. With instant feedback, you can streamline your performance like never before.
With a range of connectivity options, the Octatrack MKII features USB, MIDI Thru, Out & In. For those who want to sample an external sound, the Octatrack MKII is more than accommodating. With balanced audio inputs, the Octatrack features lots of headroom, an important buffer that indulges unexpected transients.
For all those who have projects on previous Octatrack devices, don't worry! The Octatrack MKII is completely backwards-compatible with Octatrack MKI projects.
To find out more about our range of Elektron products, please visit our Elektron product page.
By Josh Hummerston
Posted on 11 Oct 2017 11:13 to category : Instruments News
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