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CMC PD Modular Controller
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OverviewLay down deeply dynamic drum grooves, play natural percussion patterns and control your favorite DAW functions — all from one intuitive interface. With 16 highly responsive, backlit rubber pads, a rotary encoder and dedicated working modes, the CMC-PD is a multipurpose pad controller designed to improve your beat creation, recording and live performance workflow.Key features USB-powered MIDI pad controller Each pad illuminates in green, orange or red depending on tap strength Bank function provides 15 different MIDI note allocation maps (banks 1–8: variable user banks, banks 9–15: fixed factory banks, and bank 16: dedicated Cubase functions) 4Velocity mode speeds up step recording CMC-PD editor software includedIn detailThe centerpiece of the CMC-PD is formed by 16 highly responsive rubber pads, laid out in an MPC-style 4x4 matrix. The pads allow you to create stunningly natural drum grooves and complex rhythmic patterns with the touch of your fingers. Best of all, the LED-based background lights change colors according to the velocity level — from green to orange over to red. In addition, the practical rotary encoder allows you to browse sounds and presets in next to no time.The 4x4 layout makes the CMC-PD the ideal hardware partner for MPC-style, virtual drum samplers such as Steinberg’s Groove Agent ONE or external hardware sound modules. But the CMC-PD also works wonders as an all-in-one DAW control desk. And with the included PD Editor software you can easily change the MIDI note assignment for each pad.