Korg NTS:1 NuTekt MKII Digital Synthesizer Kit

Assemble your own NTS-1 MKII synthesizer with this fun DIY kit from Korg. The MKII edition includes an updated chip for more complex sound sculpting.

The compact and incredibly powerful NTS-1 is back with an array of features, a refreshed interface and more customization options than ever before. Boasting an updated keyboard, built-in sequencer, fresh sounds, and expanded MIDI capabilities, the NTS-1 mkII packs a gigantic set of features in the palm of your hand.

Powered by an even more powerful processor than its predecessor, the NTS-1 mkII unlocks its full potential and welcomes another wave of custom content through its upgraded logueSDK. This DIY synth and effects unit is not just powerful but also versatile, a must-have tool for both studio and stage.

Multitouch keyboard
The NTS-1 mkII boasts an 18-key multitouch keyboard, substituting the ribbon controller of the first generation, for precise playing and sequencing. This upgrade unlocks the ability to send MIDI note messages polyphonically, opening the doors to custom oscillators and effects leveraging the paraphonic potential of the NTS-1.

The center of your performance
In addition to a powerful arpeggiator, the 8-step sequencer opens a whole world of musical possibilities. With live and step recording modes (with per-note gate length and velocity settings) available in combination with its keyboard and easy octave switch, the NTS-1 mkII provides an intuitive and seamless performance experience.

The NTS-1 mkII takes the sting out of forgetting your creative sparks. An autosave function recalls all the parameters used in your last performance, including the step read more sequencer data, so you can pick up right where you left off. No more struggling to remember knob tweaks and pattern edits!

But that's not all! NTS-1 mkII has a MIDI OUT output so you can use its internal sequencer to control other gear in your setup.

Powerful engine, sounds and effects
NTS-1 mkII is an extremely powerful, flexible and fun-to-explore synth. While retaining the versatile features of its predecessor, this iteration adds an array of sounds, including more oscillator types and modulation possibilities, using its Audio IN signal as a modulation source to create FM, AM or RING sounds.

The NTS-1 mkII is also an incredibly capable and expandable FX unit. In the mkII, Korg added many Modulation (distortion, fuzz...), Delay (tape delay, BPM synced delays...) and Reverb effects, as well as handy oscillator OFF and Filter THRU functions, making it a uniquely versatile piece of gear that will cover all your needs at home or on stage.

Expanded connectivity
Integrating the NTS-1 mkII is now easier than ever. In addition to the SYNC IN/OUT and MIDI IN, Korg added a MIDI OUT output for seamless connection and expanded performance possibilities with other gear. On top of that, most parameters on NTS-1 mkII have been made MIDI CC compatible for deeper control. It is also now powered through a USB-C bus.

Even more DIY fun
The NTS-1 mkII retains the DIY kit format from the original, and offers customization options with reversible anodized silver and metallic black side panels. And don't worry, Korg kept the same form factor and dimensions as its predecessor meaning custom sides, stands and other custom parts will still fit!

A more powerful logueSDK
Powered by an updated chip, the NTS-1 mkII has expanded processing power, making complex effects and oscillators more possible than ever before. A development API is available for developers on Github.


- Keyboard: Multitouch keyboard
- Sound generator system: 1 VCO, 1 Multimode filter, 1 EG, 3 LFO
- Input/output jacks:
- Headphone / AUDIO OUT jack (3.5 mm stereo mini-phone jack)
- AUDIO IN jack (3.5 mm stereo mini-phone jack)
- SYNC OUT jack (3.5 mm TRS mini-phone jack, 3.3V output level)
- SYNC IN jack (3.5 mm TRS mini-phone ack, 20V maximum input level)
- MIDI OUT jack (3.5 mm TRS mini-phone jack)
- MIDI IN jack (3.5 mm TRS mini-phone jack), USB port (Type-C)
- Power supply: USB bus powered
- Current consumption: 500 mA or less
- Dimensions (W x D x H): 129 x 78 x 39 mm /5.08" x .07" x .54"
- Weight: 122 g/4.30 oz
- Included items: USB cable, Assembly Instructions
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Dimensions and Weight in Packaging
Base Item
Shipping Weight: 0.64 lbs
Shipping Dimensions: 10 x 6 x 2 in
Manufacturer Part Number (MPN): NTS1DIGITAL2

For support or warranty questions, please contact the manufacturer:
Phone: 631-390-6800
Web: https://www.korgusa.com/support


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