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Saitenmann 2012-12-08 16:14

KONG - changeable skins for the PADs
OK, so I can change the background of the Kong, which is nice for some visual reasons,
BUT: why the heck can't I change the 16 Pads, respectively their appearance???

Saying this, there is a lot more than "visual" reasons to this, so here's my top five of why changing the pad appearances would be useful, too:

1. the numbers 1 - 16 in the upper left corner of each pad are very small. How nice it would be, if one could write in plain letters and actually NAME the pads...

2. I often work with people who can't read (no, they're not alphabetians, but mentaly impaired), so working with pictures is a good idea. It'd be a great ease, if I could underlay the pads with certain customizable pics...

3. Colours! Same reason as 1 above, but even more simple - different instruments / noises / patterns equal different colours...

4. OK - this one is going to be "visual" - a picture of your band across the Pads! Wouldn't it be fresh?

5. see 1 - 4 again :-D

Hope someone likes the idea of a fully to custom Kong...

der Saitenman

ohmygoff 2012-12-08 17:14

Nice idea. Change of pad graphics (or colours at least) would be pretty handy when working with samples phrases, drum groups etc.

lilgeez 2012-12-08 17:32

Sounds pretty cool! Especially helpin out the impaired.. Good gig man

joeyluck 2012-12-08 19:43

Cool idea, but might be complicated since the pads are animated? That is in terms of "skins." However, I think it would be cool to have something integrated like the colors of Maschine MkII. It might not be able to be custom though...

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