Important note: second-generation KOMPLETE KONTROL MK2 keyboards do not offer advanced integration in Cubase and Nuendo yet. Native Instruments will offer advanced integration of KOMPLETE KONTROL MK2 with these hosts by the end of 2017.
The following article explains how to set up Steinberg Cubase 8.5 / Nuendo 7.1 for first-generation KOMPLETE KONTROL MK1. This will enable you to use advanced host integration features like transport control, track selection and automatic track focus. The features described here requires Steinberg Cubase 8.5.2 or Nuendo 7.1.0 To learn more about the general aspects of KOMPLETE KONTROL MK1's host integration, read this article.
To set up Cubase / Nuendo for KOMPLETE KONTROL MK1, follow these steps:
- Make sure KOMPLETE KONTROL 1.7.0 (or higher) is installed on your computer.
- Make sure your KOMPLETE KONTROL Keyboard is connected and powered on.
- Start Cubase / Nuendo and create or open a project.
Your KOMPLETE KONTROL MK1 Keyboard is now automatically configured for advanced host integration in Cubase or Nuendo.
Should you experience any issues with the host integration features, follow these troubleshooting steps:
- Click on Devices in the menu bar and choose Device Setup...
If you have previously configured your KOMPLETE KONTROL S-Series keyboard as a Mackie Control Device, select Mackie Control in the Devices list and click the - (minus) icon in the upper left corner of the Device Setup window to remove the device. Otherwise you can skip this step.
If Komplete Kontrol S-Series is not listed in the Devices list, click the + (plus) symbol in the upper left corner of the Device Setup window and select Komplete Kontrol S-Series from the drop-down menu. This will add a Komplete Kontrol S-Series entry in the Devices list.
- Click the OK button in the lower part of the window to apply the changes and close the Device Setup window.
|KOMPLETE KONTROL S-SERIES BUTTON||FUNCTION|
|SHIFT + PLAY||Restart Playback|
|LOOP||Turn Cycle On / Off|
|FFW / RWD||Fast Forward / Rewind|
|Main Rotary Encoder||Move the playhead in one bar increments|
|SHIFT + LEFT ARROW||Undo|
|SHIFT + RIGHT ARROW||Redo|
|LOOP + Main Rotary Encoder||Move the Cycle by its own length|
|SHIFT + STOP||Toggle the Metronome On / Off|
|SHIFT + REC||Toggles the Count-In On / Off|
|ARROW UP||Track Up|
|ARROW DOWN||Track Down|