Nektar Panorama P4 49-Key USB MIDI Keyboard Controller

MFR: PANORAMA P4
SKU: PANORAMAP4
$499.99

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Nektar Panorama P4 49-Key USB MIDI Keyboard Controller

  • Nektar Panorama P4 49-Key USB MIDI Keyboard Controller
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Nektar Panorama P4 49-Key USB MIDI Keyboard Controller

The Nektar Panorama P4 49-Key USB MIDI Keyboard Controller is an incredible keyboard controller instrument with the most intuitive workflow, you have ever seen. Spectacular and deep integration with Bitwig Studio, Cubase, Logic Pro, MainStage, Reaper, Reason, and Studio One puts the spotlight on performance and creativity. Keyboards and pads are dynamic, sensitive, and balanced carefully with a solid feel that allows for complete expression. All this, combined with 93 real-time controls available at any one time, makes Panorama the definitive keyboard controller for Bitwig Studio, Cubase, Logic Pro, Reason, and Studio One.

Keyboard Balanced to Perfection

Panorama’s keyboard action uses weights to offset the otherwise increasing tension you would experience from the spring. This means the down movement is as clean as possible and not heavy or fatiguing to play. We keep the down weight required within the heavy end of common standards for acoustic pianos. In addition, the dynamic range is much wider than what you experience on most controller keyboards allowing better control of both low and high-velocity values. 5 velocity curves give you choice just in case your playing style requires a different feel. Monophonic aftertouch, pitch bend, and modulation wheels, plus foot switch and expression pedal jacks set you up for performance.

The Display Says it All

A crystal clear 3.5-inch color TFT display delivers the information you really need, for each mode or menu. Regardless of whether you are operating Reason or programming MIDI assignments in Internal mode, the display provides detailed information that makes your workflow fluent and fast. Panorama takes the hard work out of using a controller and makes operations that seem complicated and non-transparent on other products, straightforward and simple.

More Controls Than Ever Before

An unrivaled amount of assignable controls makes Panorama the most comprehensive and fully featured MIDI controller keyboard around. 16 encoders, 9 45mm faders, 1 100mm motorized ALPS fader, 10 LED buttons, 28 buttons, 12 pads each with strike and pressure component, foot switch jack, expression pedal jack, keyboard aftertouch, pitch bend, and modulation wheels give you immediate control of up to 93 parameters at any one time. You can store settings in 20 presets with individually savable and loadable keyboard-, pad- and F-keys-maps. We could argue that it gives you access to over 1500 assigned controls, but that would be spinning it too far.

MIDI Control for Versatility

Setting up presets or F-keys maps is easy on Panorama. The Control Edit menu enables you to quickly select a control and assign the MIDI command you want in real-time. For each control, values can be scaled, reverse, and assigned specific or global MIDI channels.

Pro Console Control Within Reach

The motorized 100mm touch-sensitive ALPS fader gives you pro-console mixer channel control when operated with Bitwig, Cubase, Logic, Nuendo, Reaper, or Reason. Watch the fader move when you change tracks and just move it to change the volume. Two LED buttons control Solo and Mute – so no matter what mode you are operating Panorama in, you always have pro-console control within reach.

Transport it When You Need

It’s hard to go places without transport, so Panorama features an extended 11-button transport bar, positioned right where you need it: Return to L, Forward to R, Undo, Click on/off, Record Mode, Cycle on/off, Back, Forward, Stop, Play and Record. Using the shift button, these also double up as 11 function buttons each assignable to MIDI commands or QWERTY macros.

Shortcut to Software Functions

Your software has a ton of features and functions that can be activated using QWERTY shortcut commands. Assigning a command to a button, so you don’t have to be near your computer, makes life a lot easier. Assigning a string of up to 8 commands takes it to another level. With this powerful feature you could for example enter edit mode, zoom in and select a tool with just one button press. Or create an instrument or effects track and locate a folder containing your presets so you can select them from Panorama, all with one button press and without looking at your computer.

Dedicated Communication Protocol

For Bitwig Studio, Cubase, Nuendo, Logic Pro, Reaper Reason, and Studio One users, Panorama is a dream come true. The dedicated communication protocol ties Panorama and your DAW tightly together, so all you have to do is select the mode and menu you want to control. Panorama does the rest. It is just one button press to switch between controlling the Mixer, Instruments, and Transport thanks to Panorama’s mode buttons, with the 4th mode, Internal, still providing access to traditional MIDI control. The integration with Bitwig Studio, Cubase, Nuendo, Logic Pro, MainStage, Reaper, Reason, and Studio One is so deep that you can immerse yourself in your music without having to constantly reach for the mouse. Panorama gives you the creative freedom to just focus on your music.

Your Rewire Slave and Host Controlled in Real-Time

Reason ReWired to Cubase, Nuendo, Logic Pro, or Reaper is a whole new experience with Panorama. Select which DAW you want to control straight from Panorama, in absolute real-time and regardless of what’s in focus on your computer. Color coding clearly tells you which environment you are controlling, so you don’t get confused as you switch back and forth. And better still, there is no functionality lost when you change control from one DAW to the other.

Keyboard

Keyboard TypeSemi-Weighted
Keyboard Size49 Key

Sounds and Songs

Performance Functions
  • Octave Shift
  • Transpose
  • Transport Controls

Physical

Weight14 lbs
DisplayTFT

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