Hardware Manuals


Native Instruments - Kontrol S2 MK3

DECK CONTROLS






S SHIFT
Press this button down to access secondary actions as described in the SHIFT ACTION column


KEY

ACTION

SHIFT (SECONDARY) ACTION

1 PLAY
Play-pause left/right Deck
Plays-stutter left/right Deck from last paused position
2 CUE
When Deck is paused, sets a temporary Cue point and plays from that position while pressed.When playing, returns and stops to the previously set temporary Cue
Stops at the beginning of the track
3 GRID
Sets jogwheel to Grid Shift mode (LED will be turned on solid). Hold down for more than 1 second to set current's track position as first-beat
Sets jogwheel to Grid Adjust mode (LED will be flashing). Hold down for more than 1 second to re-analyze BPM and beatgrid (undo Grid manual adjusts)
4 JOGWHEEL
Touch-sensitive jogwheel to scratch, bend or adjust Beat grid.
When Vinyl mode is enabled, use the upper part of jogwheel to hold and scratch and the outer part to pitch-bend.
When Grid Shift mode is enabled use the jogwheel to move the Beat-Grid in time.
When Grid Adjust mode is enabled, use the jogwheel to adjust the width of the Beat-Grid (same as if you adjust its BPM)
Fast seek/search trough track
5 REV
When enabled, track will be playing in reverse and when disabled, track will resume playing forward from current position.
If Slip mode is enabled, track will be playing in reverse while the button is held down and when released, will resume playing forward from the position the track would have been if the reverse was never triggered.
6 FLX
Enable/disable Slip mode. When enabled, several actions such as Loops, Hotcues, scratching, reverse etc, will act temporary and when action is done, track will resume playing from the.position it would have been if the action was never triggered
Enable/disable Vinyl mode
7 BROWSE
Scroll through files or folders. Push to load the selected track in Browser to the Left/Right Deck.
Scroll fast (-/+10 files per click) through files or folders.
Push to toggle between Normal and Zoomed Browser views.
8 FOLDERS
Sets focus to the Folders List of Browser. If focus is on Folders List, open/close sub-folders.
Cycles through the available Mixer Panels (default GUI) Audio Mixer, Video Mixer, Scratch view and Master panel.
9 LIST
Sets focus to next available Browser Window (cycles though Folders, Songs and Sideview)
Cycles through the available Sideview Lists (Automix, SideList, Karaoke, Sampler and other cloned Folders (shortcuts))
10 SYNC
Press to match BPM and phase to the opposite deck (or Master-Deck if more than 2 are used)
Smoothly resets tempo to its original value
11 KEYLOCK
Enable/disable Key-Lock (Master Tempo). When enabled, track will retain its Key when Tempo is altered
Select next available %range for the Pitch slider
12 TEMPO
Adjust the Tempo of the playing track. When at middle position, track will be playing at its original tempo.
13 MOVE
When Loop is enabled, turn to move the loop backwards/forward in time by 1 beat per click.
Push: Manual Loop. Press once to set current position as Loop In (Start) position. Press again to set current position as Loop Out (End) position and create a Manual Loop. Press a 3rd time to exit the Loop.
Adjust the 1st Parameter of the selected Pads page.
Push: No action
14 LOOP
Halves/doubles the size of the Loop
Push: Auto Loop. Press to enable/disable an Auto-Loop of the selected size in beats
Adjust the 2nd Parameter of the selected Pads page.
Push: No action
15 PAD MODES
Select a mode for the Pads (see Pads for further details)
Select a mode for the Pads (see Pads for further details)
16 PADS
8 RGB Pads offering function depending on the selected mode (see Pads for further details)
8 RGB Pads offering function depending on the selected mode (see Pads for further details)

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