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    Nektar Aura Beat Composer

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    Nektar AURA is a powerful beat creation and performance instrument. Featuring 16 hyper-sensitive RGB illuminated pads, an on-board step sequencer, a flexible pad repeat engine and incredible plugin control, AURA brings an exciting drum-machine-style workflow to any DAW or external MIDI setup.


    • Stores 16 Collections of 16 Patterns each
    • Each Pattern with up to 4 parts for a total of up to 64 steps
    • Dedicated programming interface with 16 RGB buttons and parts selection buttons
    • Real-time performance features (solo, mute, instant start options and more)
    • Trigger sequencer parts in any combination at any time
    • Independent settings per part (play rate, step length, velocity, accent, gate, swing and more)
    • Extensive editing features all the way down to step level
    • Internal and external clock operationLatch automation on/off
    • 8 adjustable real-time parameters incl. note length, accent level and interval and repeat rate
    • Dedicated Repeat rate settings & activation buttons
    • Display soft button for instant assignment of pressure to velocity
    • Tap tempo feature
    • Internal and external clock operation
      • AAX, AU, VST or VST3 plugin version and stand-alone application for OSX & Windows
      • Load any VST, VST3 and AU instrument plugins
      • 16 instrument plugin slots
      • Each instrument slot with choke, volume, pan, mute/solo, sends 1-4 controls
      • 4 effect insert plugin slots per instrument (AU / VST / VST3 FX)
      • 4 send effect plugin slots (AU / VST / VST3 FX)
      • Store instrument & FX plugin patches + Nektarine Multi-Patches
      • Browser Settings are remembered per plugin slot
      • Handles all pad-, plugin- & patch-management with complete control from AURA
      • Control page editor for customizing Nektar plugin maps or creating new ones from scratch
      • Full parameter feedback: display updated in real-time
      • Scale and Chords mode for building tracks
      • Multi-Patch with Pad settings save as ‘Default’ load as default – all browser settings can be saved with tags for slots tag ‘kick’, slot 1, etc.

        • Ableton Live Suite
        • Apple Logic + Garageband
        • Bitwig 8-Track + Studio
        • Cockos Reaper
        • MOTU Digital Performer
        • Presonus Studio One
        • Reason Studios Reason
        • Steinberg Cubase + Nuendo
          • 16 RGB color illuminated velocity- and pressure-sensitive pads
          • 8 heavy duty potentiometers (360 degrees, endless)
          • TFT colour display with 320×240 px including 4 soft buttons
          • 16 RGB LED buttons
          • 8 Nektarine buttons for direct access to Patches, Mixer, Pad Setup, Plugins and more
          • 6 mode buttons
          • 7 Transport Buttons with LED illumination
          • Fully MIDI-programmable pads, switches and pots
          • 16 Presets for storing all internal settings (not required when using Nektarine)
          • Rugged housing with aluminium top
        • Panorama T4/T6 MIDI controller
        • Studio One version 4 or higher
        • Windows 7, 8, 10 or higher, Mac OS 10.7 or higher
        • 30,1 cm (L) x 23,1 cm (D) x 4,5 cm(H), 1,4 kg
        • AURA: USB class compliant (no driver needed) works with Windows XP, Vista, 7, 8, 10 or higher. Mac OS X 10.5 or higher, Linux (Ubuntu)
        • Nektarine and Nektar DAW Integration: Windows 8,10 or higher. Mac OS X 10.7 or higher