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Native Instruments - Kontrol S3 - Layout

DECK CONTROLS






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

KEY

ACTION

SHIFT (SECONDARY) ACTION

14 PLAY
Play-pause left/right assigned Deck
Plays-stutter left/right Deck from last paused position
15 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
16 DECK SELECT
Select Deck A / Deck C as Left Deck or Deck B/ Deck D as Right Deck.
17 JOG MODE
Toggle between Vinyl (led lit) and CD (led dimmed) modes.
18 GRID MODE
Sets jogwheel to Grid mode while pressed.
Re-analyze BPM and beatgrid (undo Grid manual adjusts)
19 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 mode is enabled use the jogwheel to move the Beat-Grid in time.
Fast seek/search trough track
20 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.
21 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
22 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
23 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
24 TEMPO
Adjust the Tempo of the playing track. When at middle position, track will be playing at its original tempo.
25 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
26 MOVE
When Loop is enabled, turn to move the loop backwards/forward in time by 1 beat per click.
Push: Reloop/Exit. Press to trigger the last enabled Loop. If in Loop, exit the Loop
Adjust the 1st Parameter of the selected Pads page.
Push: No action


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