The Octatrack, from Elektron, is now in its second run, providing a fully improved, modified and enhanced version as the MKII. With a crisp OLED screen and ultra durable back-lit buttons, the visual feedback is clearer than ever, with a much bigger variety of information available to be shown on the OLED screen. High quality encoders provide precise data for changing parameters. With an updated crossfader, and an increased number of dedicated buttons, the Octatrack MKII is sure to blow the minds of music producers everywhere.
Octatrack MKII Features
Crisp OLED screen providing optimal feedback in dimly lit environments
128 × 64 OLED screen
Ultra durable back-lit buttons. Rated for 50 million presses
Contactless silky smooth performance crossfader
Precise, hi-res encoders
Increased amount of dedicated buttons enabling quicker workflow
This video shows the Elektron Octatrack MK II being used as a sampler as well as a midi sequencer and effects unit and mixer. The bass line is made by the Abstrakt Instruments Avalon and other synth sounds are provided by the Roland Boutique D-05.
Elektron Octatrack MKII Drums With Waldorf Microwave XT Chords
This video shows the Elektron Octatrack MKII being used as a drum sampler and midi sequencer for the Waldorf Microwave XT wavetable synthesizer. The Octatrack delay is used as a looper/stutter effect and can be controlled with the crossfader and scenes. The Octatrack can sequence external synthesizers with midi and then they can be mixed with the internal sounds of the Octatrack via the 4 inputs. The Octatrack effects can also be used on the external synths.
LZX Vidiot Analog Video Synth And Processor With Octatrack MKII
The LZX Vidiot is processing video from a camera and generating its own signals as well as reacting to sound in real time to create colorful visuals. The sounds for this video are created on the Elektron Octatrack MKII Sampler. The Vidiot is a self contained video synthesizer and processor with patchable control voltage inputs and outputs.
Elektron Octatrack MKII Performance Sampler Reviews