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Rugged design, expressive control.
Base II puts your beats, synths, and effects under your hands, ready to tweak, play, and perform. It's 32 pressure sensitive pads are built with a great feel for tapping out beats and delicate aftertouch for playing instruments. Nine sensitive touch sliders give you instant, responsive access to your effects. Onboard presets let you re-program the Base II on the fly and instantly re-map and update all the controls. Use the Base II Editor to make custom setting, maps, colors, and presets, no matter what software you use. Legendary Livid quality and a rugged build of aluminum makes sure your Base II works wherever you play.
Designed to Perform. Built to Last
Base II is built for performance. Whether you're making beats, performing, composing, or controlling lights and visuals, Base II delivers. Make it your custom instrument or use advanced scripts and creative templates for the most popular production software: Ableton Live, Native Instruments Traktor, FL Studio, Propellerhead Reason, Bitwig Studio, and more. And it doesn't stop at music. Base II is an ideal companion for pro visual mixing platforms such Arkaos Grand VJ and VDMX.
Base II integrates into your system with simple MIDI learn. It's compatible with all major DAWs and plug-ins and easy to start using. Connecting with USB class compliant MIDI means there are no drivers or scripts necessary. Use the Base II Integration Guide for controller scripts, setup instructions, and other resources to use Base II with your favorite music production or DJ software.
Dynamic controller mapping to connect Base II to different functions in Live. Access clip triggering, mixing, solo/mute, record arm, sends and returns, device parameters and macros, track selection, session navigation, user-customized maps and, most impressively, pressure sensitive control over drum racks and synths.
Fully integrated controller mapping in Bitwig Studio. Base II provides an incredibly flexible with access to playing, editing, and composition features with track, device, and instrument control. Base II is your hardware solution for clip launching, generating beats, adjusting effects, playing synths, recording clips, and even step-sequencing.
Mapped for maximum playability of synths and effects in your Reason rack. Base II offers an adaptable surface from which to play any synth in any key with a selection of scales. The pressure sensitive grid of pads are an ideal fit for the Kong Drum Designer. Base II automatically detects any instances of Kong or scale and key settings to adjust the Base II mapping and LEDs for you.
- Great for making beats, performing, composing, or controlling lights and visuals
- Fully customizable or use advanced scripts and creative templates
- Easily connects with virtually every MIDI compatible software
- USB class compliant MIDI, no drivers required
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Musician's Friend Gold Coverage
Gold Coverage goes above and beyond the manufacturer's warranty to protect your gear from unexpected breakdowns, accidental damage from handling and failures. This plan covers your product for one, two, three or up to five years from your date of purchase, costs just pennies per day and gives you a complete "no-worry" solution for protecting your investment.
Gold Coverage Includes:
- Unexpected and unintentional spills, drops and cracks
- Normal wear and tear
- Power surges
- Dust, internal heat and humidity
Other plan features include:
- For products over $200, No Lemon Policy applies. If it fails for the same defect 3 times, it is replaced on the 4th breakdown. (Does not apply to failures due to drops, spills, and cracks)
- For products under $200 experiencing the above failures, a Musician's Friend gift card will be issued for the full price of the product + tax.
- Shipping fees covered if required for repair or replacement
- Plans are transferable in the event merchandise is sold
- Plans are renewable on new gear
*Limitations and exclusions apply. See terms and conditions for program details
Term for New Gear begins on date of purchase but does not replace the store return policy or manufacturer coverage.