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The Nu:Tekt NTS-2 is a DIY multifunctional tool for musicians. Building on a 4-channel oscilloscope that makes it easy to monitor and analyze audio and Control Voltage signals alike, the NTS-2 also includes a flexible waveform generator and spectrum analyzer, as well as tuner functions that make it the ideal addition to any studio.
The oscilloscope, a tool for visualizing signals and voltages, has been around for many years – but as scientific instruments, they might not seem like something a musician could easily use. Not anymore – for the first time, an oscilloscope has been designed with the musician in mind! The NTS-2’s interface is simple, clean, and easy to use; rather than twiddling knobs and trying to understand obscure parameters, you can look at your signals and understand them in a matter of seconds. That way, your artistic focus can remain where it belongs: on making your music.
A useful toolset for musicians
The NTS-2 includes a variety of useful studio functions, all in a pocket-sized, elegant package that you can take anywhere.
4 CHANNEL OSCILLOSCOPE
With its dual stereo inputs, you can study up to four signals at once, comparing and overlapping them with ease. A variety of display modes let you see your data in color, a huge advantage over the old oscilloscopes you’ve seen in science fiction movies! Its user interface is clear and quick, thanks to its dedicated menu buttons and clickable encoder knob, and its 240 x 320 pixel 2.8” color LCD is a joy to watch.
FFT / SPECTRUM ANALYZER
To further dive into analyzing any signal, the NTS-2 also comes with a dedicated FFT (Fast Fourier Transform) mode with a real-time Spectrum Analyzer. These handy tools have always been out of reach for the synth musician because they either required expensive hardware or a nearby computer. Now you can carry them in your pocket!
DUAL WAVEFORM GENERATOR:
But the NTS-2 is much more than just an oscilloscope. The flexible Wave Generator mode has 2 oscillators with dedicated outputs, so you can test your synth rig or just get creative! Each oscillator can create a variety of waveforms – sine, square, triangle, sawtooth, pulse, and noise – whose shape and phase can be adjusted to suit many applications.
These sounds can be used in the audio range or as control voltage sources, and they can be set to cycle continuously or act as one-shot impulses; that means you can turn them into LFOs, envelopes, triggers, and control voltage generators, as well as sound sources. Attaching the NTS-2 to any patchable synthesizer instantly expands its power in useful ways, making it an analog synth player’s dream tool.
And of course, coming from KORG, this multi-functional utility kit wouldn’t be complete without a precise and easy-to-use Tuner with multiple display modes!
Being able to receive and monitor up to 4 input signals at the same time, the NTS-2 is an analog synth player’s dream tool.
NTS-2 oscilloscope kit
12.9 x 7.8x 3.9 cm ( 5.08 x 3.07 x 1.53 inches)
130g (not including batteries) (4.6 oz)
USB type-C (2.0, 500mA max) or 2x AAA batteries (approx 2 hours running time)
Input : 3.5mm Stereo x2, ±10V max
Through Output : 3.5mm Stereo x2
Output : 3.5mm Mono x2, ±5V max
Display modes : Single, Stereo (Input1L-INPUT1R, Input1L - Input2L, Input2L - Input2R), 4ch、XY(Lissajous, 2ch)
Vertical : 10mV~5V/div, AC/DC MODE switchable
Horizontal : 50us~1s/div
Trigger : Auto, Rise, Fall, Single(rise), Single(fall)
FFT (Spectrum Analyzer)
Input : mono (1L, 1R, 2L, 2R)
Wave type : sine, square, triangle, saw, noise, pulse, envelope
Frequency : 1Hz~10kHz, Hz/NOTE mode switchable, [1ms~10s,sec/BPM switchable(pulse, envelope mode)]
Output level : 10Vpp max, V/dB mode switchable
Display mode : Needle, Meter
Input : Mono, Stereo (Input1L-Input1R, Input1L-Input2L)
Calibration : 410-480Hz