The KOMPLETE KONTROL S-Series combines smart, elegantly-designed keyboards with advanced control software to form a fully integrated centerpiece for studio and stage – matchless control over all your software instruments from one award-winning keyboard.
The KOMPLETE KONTROL S-Series keyboards augment and advance how you play and compose with a number of unique innovations.
Native Browser – Browse and load your entire library of KOMPLETE and VST instruments from a single, unified interface.
Native Map® technology automatically maps all key parameters for each KOMPLETE or NKS instrument to the touch-sensitive controller knobs.
Light Guide – The innovative LEDs above the keys mirror key switches and sound and sample types across the keyboard for all KOMPLETE and NKS instruments.
Smart Play lets you play chords with single keys or map the keyboard to musical scales, and create melodies at the touch of a button with the advanced arpeggiator.
S88 means 88-key, fully weighted hammer-action Fatar keybed with aftertouch
I give up. I have been chasing the VST piano for me for too long. I finally gave up and went back to a hardware instrument. I realized that the cost of NI Komplete Kontrol s88 and all the software, I had spent nearly enough to buy a Roland RD2000.
...The industry is still confused as to what is needed to run all of this properly. I had an Komplete Kontrol S88. Customer service is in Germany. Yes Germany. They have very restricted hours, I finally sold it all for a big loss and got a Yamaha MODX7. ...
...as a yamaha keyboard, it integrates with Cubase perfectly which is also something to consider, now that i've ditched the Komplete Kontrol S88 mk2. But on the other hand we're talking about the market and the Montage doesn't do very well in the market so it will devalue, considering it's a workstation from 2016 already...