Elektron announced today that the Analog Rythm MKII is now shipping and available worldwide. The new version comes with some major changes like a new crisp, large OLED display, better sampling capabilities as well as interface improvements (larger pads…).
Analog Rytm MKII is an analog/digital beat making dream machine. Everything – from the state of the art aluminium enclosure, via the large pads, to the new quick performance controls – is a direct result of the quest for rhythmical excellence. And now you can sample with it too.
What does the MKII version bring?
Analog Rytm MKII features several upgrades compared to the MKI version:
- Sampling capability
- Crisp, large OLED screen providing optimal feedback in dimly lit environments
- Ultra durable back-lit buttons rated for 50 million presses
- Precise, hi-res encoders
- Quick performance controls
- Large pads for maximum playability
- Increased amount of dedicated buttons enabling quicker workflow
- Expression/CV inputs for external control of Analog Rytm MKII parameters
- Balanced sampling inputs
- Overbridge with higher bandwidth
- Premium cast aluminium enclosure
Overbridge for Analog Rytm MKII
Overbridge for Analog Rytm MKII will be free of charge, and become available in February 2018. Read more on Elektronauts. With Overbridge and Analog Rytm MKII, you essentially get a real analog drum machine inside your computer. The unmatched sound of real analog drums being controlled from a plugin interface offers ultimate convenience and flexibility.
- Fully integrate Analog Rytm MKII with Daw environments
- Control Analog Rytm MKII with a dedicated VST/AU plugin. (stand-along operation available)
- Use Analog Rytm MKII as a 2 in/2 out sound card (CoreAudio/ASIO/WDM)
- Stream all eight internal analog voices, external inputs, and main bus to separate DAW tracks (24 bit/48 kHz)
- Route DAW audio to the analog compressor of the Analog Rytm MKII
The new Elektron Analog Rytm MKII is now available for 1699 EUR/$1549 USD.
More information here: Elektron Analog Rytm MKII
Available here: Elektron Analog Rythm