Native Instruments Releases Audio Kontrol 1 Interface

Slick, powerful and tiny external USB Audio interface.

Posted by Michael Bordash on Sat Sep 30, 2006

It's the perfect audio interface for guitarists, producers and DJs who use MAC OSX or Windows. Native Instruments introduces a new kind of audio interface: high-end, professional sound quality, versatile connections, advanced controller functions and a compact and sturdy design – these are the hallmarks of AUDIO KONTROL 1. Also included are 3 full versions of Native Instruments software – ensuring you can start creating sounds and mixing tracks instantly.

  • High-quality, portable audio interface with sturdy aluminium casing
  • 24-bit / 192 KHz quality, high end Cirrus Logic® A/D, D/A converters and 103 dB-A SNR
  • 2 balanced inputs: 1 line/mic (XLR/1/4" TRS Neutrik, phantom power supplied) and 1 line/HiZ (TRS); individual gain controls with acitvity and clip LEDs
  • 4 balanced outputs (1/4" TRS ) with two stereo level controls
  • Headphone output with A/B source switching and level control
  • Direct monitoring with mono switch and mix control
  • Low latency ASIO/Core Audio driver
  • USB 2 bus powered, MIDI I/O
  • 3 freely-assignable buttons and 1 controller knob. MIDI and key commands support for control of professional audio software and other media applications such as iTunes, Winamp or Final Cut Pro
  • Includes full versions of TRAKTOR 3 LE, GUITAR COMBOS and XPRESS KEYBOARDS
The expected MSRP is $299/€279 and will be availabe October, 2006.

Related Links
· Official Audio Kontrol 1 Site

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