Korg Volca Sample 2 Digital Sample Sequencer
More memory, features, and connectivity to take your beat making further than ever before.
The volca sample is the compact and powerful sample-based drum machine that has captured attention and creativity of countless players around the world. This newest version adds a micro USB port for better connectivity, increased sample memory, a new up to date sound library and additional functions for an improved workflow.
The volca sample has everything that you need to create the music you like,and in a portable small form factor that you can take anywhere! On its own, it is an advanced sample machine with a powerful engine capable of 8 voice polyphony, digital reverb, a rich powerful double filter and plenty of knobs for sample manipulation which make this a powerful sampler. Totally hands on with plenty of knobs for sample manipulation, volca sample runs on 6 AA batteries, has an integrated speaker and at only 372g/13oz (without batteries) is perfect for stand-alone use. Furthermore, with its USB, SYNC IN-OUT and MIDI connections, volca sample can integrate seamlessly with your live rig, production studio and of course any other volca.
USB for Faster Sample Management and Better Connectivity
The new micro USB port added to the volca sample allows you to connect your volca sample to your computer to easily control your volca and manage your samples. It allows you to easily control, sync, and play your volca sample from any DAW. Plus, individual MIDI channels can now be assigned to different parts, making it easier to perform when using an external device such as a sequencer or keyboard.
Easier Sample and Pattern Management with your Computer
With the volca sample's dedicated Librarian software available for Mac and PC utilizing the USB port managing and sending your samples and patterns back and forth is now instantaneous and pain-free process.
You can also use the dedicated app AudioPocket manager for iOS to record new samples on the fly and transfer them to your volca sample instantly.
More New Features
Two new features have been added to this new volca sample that willl help in your music making process:
• Pattern chain mode with 2 different STEP JUMP modes
• Start delay function: Go "off the grid" with the new delay feature that lets you slightly delay the start of any part to achieve different kinds of grooves and swing.
Free bundle of music software
The volca sample comes with a diverse variety of music software from Izotope including "Ozone Elements" which lets you not only create songs but also master them using AI, "Skoove" which will help you improve your keyboard playing skills, "Reason Lite" DAW software, as well as software synths from KORG and other brands.
Keyboard: Multi-Touch keyboard
Maximum Polyphony: 8
Number of Samples: 200 (User over writable)
Memory Size for Sample: 8 MB, maximum 130 seconds
Sampling Frequency: 31.25 kHz, 16-Bit
Edit: Sample (Start Point, Length, Hi-Cut), Pitch (Speed, EG Int, Attack, Decay), Amp (Level, Pan, Attack, Decay), Reverse On/Off
Digital Reverb: On/off, Mix
Analog Isolator: Bass, Treble
Number of Parts: 10
Number of Steps: 16
Number of Recording Patterns: 16 (10 preset)
Control: Motion Sequence, Active Step, Step Jump, Swing, Start Delay
Audio Input: Headphones (3.5mm stereo mini jack)
Sync: Sync In (3.5mm monaural mini jack, Maximum input level: 20V), Sync Out (3.5mm monaural mini jack, Maximum Output level: 5V)
MIDI: MIDI IN
USB: micro-B USB port
Power Supply: 6 x AA Alkaline or 6 x AA nickel hydride batteries; 9 VDC Power Adapter (Optional)
Battery Life: Approximately 10 hours using alkaline batteries
Dimensions (W x D x H): 7.6 x 4.5 x 1.8" / 19.3 x 11.5 x 4.5 cm (including knob height)
Weight: 13.1 oz / 372 g