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Build your KAOSS

The Nu:Tekt NTS-3 kaoss pad is a groundbreaking new effects unit, seamlessly integrating the iconic KAOSS XY pad touch interface and the distinctive KAOSS effects into a compact yet powerful customizable DIY kit.

With up to 4 effects playable at the same time and deep editing options, NTS-3 stands as a performance powerhouse, offering unparalleled versatility that elevates your on-the-go performances to new heights.

Designed with performance in mind, the NTS-3 boasts user-friendly controls and adaptable connectivity, making it the ultimate compact FX unit that will delight musicians, sound creators and DIY gadget fans alike. Experience the next level of sonic expression with the Nu:Tekt NTS-3 kaoss pad.

KAOSS powered performances

Betraying its compact size, The NTS-3 kaoss pad comes with a treasure trove of built-in, distinctive KAOSS effects. These range from essential filters and compressors to immersive delays, reverbs and imaginative modulation effects, offering a palette of original and previously unexplored performance possibilities.

With its powerful engine, the NTS-3 allows you to play individual KAOSS effects or seamlessly combine up to 4 effects simultaneously, which can be saved for future use. Toggle these on and off at will, and route them in various configurations for virtually endless avenues of creative expression and boundless performance possibilities.

But that’s not all—the NTS-3 opens the door to extensive editing options, enabling you to meticulously customize and fine-tune each effect's parameters to your heart's content, with the freedom and precision your creativity demands.

Unbound playability

NTS-3 is not just an FX unit; its unique interface brings a new, fresh dimension to your performances with superior playability in a compact body that can be taken anywhere.

Drawing inspiration from the renowned intuitive, ease-of-use underlying all KAOSS products, NTS-3 uses the iconic XY pad to drive performance focused features like Mute, FX Depth and tap BPM, combined with a creative Latch function to separately control several Effects at the same time.

Unparalleled Customization and logueSDK

NTS-3 offers unbound on-board editing and customization options, and also uses an open development API (Application Programming Interface) available on Github that allows users to develop and create brand new effects via its dedicated logueSDK (Software Development Kit), allowing for virtually unlimited possibilities and new effects becoming available for the platform- a true game changer!

Users can then load these new custom effects into their NTS-3 via the dedicated Librarian application.

KORG KONTROL Editor and custom content


As a performance focused FX instrument, the NTS-3 brings comprehensive and flexible connectivity options.
Using the Sync IN/OUT connections, playing in sync with other devices is fast and easy.

Nu:Tekt DIY fun

True to the DIY nature of every Nu:Tekt product, the NTS-3 kaoss pad kit is really safe and easy to assemble (*).

To add some extra creativity to the assembly process we have included reversible metallic black and KAOSS reminiscent metallic red side panels so you can further personalize your NTS-3.

(*) No soldering needed, the assembly process requires less than 20 minutes

NTS-3 assembly video

Physical customization and 3D data

Thanks to its DIY nature and open design, the NTS-3 is a highly customizable FX unit that you can modify in several ways. In addition to the open source logueSDK that allows users to build their own effects, the hardware of the NTS-3 can also be physically modified cosmetically and functionally. To help you get started with physical customization, we are providing the necessary schematics and instructions so you can personalize your NTS-3 in many different ways!

3D data available here

Free bundle of music software

The NTS-3 comes with a diverse variety of music software from Izotope including “Ozone Elements” which lets you not only create songs but also master them using AI, “Skoove” which will help you improve your keyboard playing skills, “Reason Lite” DAW software, as well as software synths from KORG and other brands.

In other words, the moment you get your hands on this FX unit you'll have a variety of tools to help you take your music to the next level.

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