SampleTron 2 for iPad combines the powerful sound engine of IK’s award-winning SampleTank with our industry-leading tape modeling technology to recreate the distinctive, ultra-vibey sounds of tape-based samplers from the ‘60s and ‘70s, along with quirky early digital sample players and vocoders.
Especially designed to fit the form factor of the iPad screen, this comprehensive collection offers immediate support for all iPad model sizes and AU Host apps. The UI design is based on the desktop counterpart with a user-friendly approach that’s custom-tailored for mobile music production and performance on the iPad.
What's new in version 1.1.2
SampleTron 2 for iPad comes with a vast library of over 400 “tracks” that you can load into any preset—up to 3 at once—and then individually process with IK’s cutting-edge tape modeling DSP for ultimate tone-shaping flexibility.
While an extensive collection of new, original samples of vintage Mellotron and Chamberlin are included, SampleTron 2 for iPad also shines where it processes our non-Tron material. Here you’ll gain access to exciting new sounds with the choir, strings, brass, organ, piano, bass, and even synths and vocoders that all come included.
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We’ve also added vintage digital sample-based instruments such as the Mattel Optigan, Vako Orchestron and 360 Systems Digital Keyboard to give your creativity more options than any other Tron collection. And to complete the circle, you’ll find the full content of the much-revered original IK SampleTron product to bring legacy users totally up to date.
In addition to sounding better than ever, SampleTron 2 for iPad looks the part with a gorgeous interface that’s true to the original instruments, remaining simple and intuitive to use. All 11 models are gloriously detailed and designed to give you the immersive experience of using actual vintage gear right on your iPad, even to the point of exposing their inner workings, all while maintaining uniform ease of use and functionality across the board.
360 - based on the 360 System Digital Keyboard digital sample player
M1 - based on the Chamberlin M1 tape-based sample player
M300 - based on the Mellotron® M300 tape-based sample player
M400 - based on the Mellotron® M400 tape-based sample player
M400S - based on the Mellotron® M400S tape-based sample player
MKII - based on the Mellotron® MkII tape-based sample player
Modern - new acoustic and electric instruments designed for SampleTron 2
Novatron - based on the Novatron tape-based sample player
Optigan - based on the Mattel® Optigan digital sample player
Orchestron - based on the Vako Orchestron digital sample player
VP330 - based on the Roland® VP-330 analog vocoder
All controls are intuitive to use with old-school looks on top of some ground-breaking engineering. Like the original Mellotron hardware, there are three available tracks for each preset. You can load any of the included tracks without having to fudge the track selector to combine them.
In addition to the included library, the ‘Tron characteristics can be applied to any sound. Your own samples can now be easily loaded and mapped to take full advantage of the tape processing sound using IK’s industry-leading tape modeling technology. A panel of global controls along with six tape controls let you dial in exactly the right mood.
When you want to fine-tune the sound further, SampleTron 2’s edit mode lets you dive deep into the preset parameters with controls for volume, pan, fine tune, transpose and high and low note range for each Track. You’ll also find additional synthesizer-style controls including a filter with selectable type and an amplitude envelope with velocity control for each track individually or all tracks combined. With SampleTron 2 for iPad, you can truly invent your own Tron sound anywhere.
SampleTron 2 for iPad includes a powerful set of effects to give each performance exactly the depth and dimension your music needs. Effects include a Channel Strip equalizer and compressor, Tape Echo, Multimod—with selectable chorus, ensemble, flanger, phaser, Uni-V and Rotary Speaker—and the new Vintage Plate Reverb that’s based on the Plate algorithm developed for AmpliTube 5 and MixBox. These are great-sounding effects that leverage IK’s expertise in the field, and we’ve chosen the ones that complement SampleTron 2 for iPad perfectly.
SampleTron 2 for iPad works as a standalone app or as an AUv3 instrument plug-in. Use it with your favorite AU host apps such as GarageBand, Cubasis, AUM, Beatmaker, Auria and more. It also supports MIDI learn and standard MIDI keyboard control for nearly all its functions. Take control of the SampleTron 2 app with any compatible MIDI controller and use your iPad as the brains of a portable Tron module!
IK offers 3- and 4-octave controllers that are well-suited to match the range of the original Chamberlin and Mellotrons, making them ideal for performing on classic Tron instruments such as strings and horns. Choose from the iRig Keys 2 series with affordable ways to connect and control all of your gear and either mini- or full-sized keys. Or, step up to the iRig Keys I/O series, which integrates full-sized keys together with a professional audio interface.
Experience what inspired bands like The Beatles, Moody Blues, Genesis, Yes and other greats to record their most memorable music. Pick up SampleTron 2 for iPad and see where it takes you and your music.
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