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Elektron’s Analog Rytm MKII is a One-Stop Solution Beat Machine

Gear Reviews, News, Technology | Nov 29, 2017

Elektron’s Analog Rytm MKII is a One-Stop Solution Beat Machine

Swedish hardware/software company, Elektron, has released the Analog Rytm MKII – an eight voice analog/digital beat making drum machine and sampler. This new beat machine combines an analog drum synthesis with a digital sample engine and a sequencer, giving you a variety of sound possibilities. 

“What really sets the Analog Rytm MKII apart is the analog sound. It has a magic character. The depth of the kick drums, the bite of the snare drums, those cavernous toms, the airy shimmer of the hihats. Fine-tune the sounds to your liking and get working.”

The Analog Rytm MKII has state of the art aluminum enclosure, large pads, and quick performance controls. Here are some of the key features:

  • Sampling capability
  • Crisp, large OLED screen providing optimal feedback in dimly lit environments
  • Ultra durable back-lit buttons rated for 50 million presses
  • Precise, hi-res encoders
  • Quick performance controls
  • Large pads for maximum playability
  • Increased amount of dedicated buttons enabling quicker workflow
  • Expression/CV inputs for external control of Analog Rytm MKII parameters
  • Balanced sampling inputs
  • Overbridge with higher bandwidth
  • Premium cast aluminium enclosure

Check out Elektron’s intro video for a closer look:

The Analog Rytm MKII retails at $1,599 USD and is initially only available through Elektron retailers. Visit their store locator to find a retailer near you.

Outside of hardware, Elektron also offers their Overbridge software, created to fully integrate Elektron instruments with your computer. Check out more products on the company’s website and let us know what you think of their latest releases. We want to hear from you!


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