Nektar Technologies Aruba, was previously known as Aura is a hardware beat composer, with 16 pads, display with on board timing engine, sequencer and deep integration with the DAW.
We had a visit from Tim who ran us through the firmware update which comes a long with the renamed product which includes an onboard Timing Engine for repeats, rolls and flams, plus a 16 track beat sequencer.
We also see how the new Ableton Live integration works.
In the second part of the video, we see the new Nektarine Plug-in which is a host within a host for constructing 16 slot kits from samples, plug-ins and FX or when used with the Pa dn T series keyboards, complex multi-patches.
Aruba is available now priced at £289 or less/ $349 and comes with Nektarine.
This is a sponsored presentation.
White iLoud monitors and a new modelling guitar pedal
CV controlled mixing console and some distinctly dirty effects
Zebra 2.9 + ZebraHZ and 4000 or so patches
Analogue, digital and DSP voices
Ensembles and solos - coming soon
Flagship Wavetable synthesizer