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
W340 × D185 × H63 mm (8.5 × 7.2 × 2.5″) including knobs and rubber feet
Weight approx. 2.3 kg (5 lbs)
Fully compatible with Octatrack MKI projects/data
Product Demo Videos
Elektron Octatrack MKII
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.
Elektron Octatrack MKII Performance Sampler Reviews