Kenton Electronics Control Freak Live

Control Freak Live
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The CONTROL FREAK LIVE was designed to give users the features of the previous Control Freaks optimized for live use. It has 16 rotary knobs and 8 buttons which are fully programmable. There are also 4 edit keys and 4 programmable function keys. It comes with tons of pre-programmed control assignment profiles for many synths and applications. Also on-board are a MIDI clock generator, MIDI analyzer, and a user-selectable global MIDI channel feature.


  • 16 fully-programmable knobs
  • 8 fully-programmable push-buttons (plus a further 8 by using shift)
  • 64 user memory locations, each capable of storing assignments for every knob and button
  • 4 programmable function keys (x2 with shift key)
  • 4 edit keys and data entry knob
  • Two-line, back-lit LCD display
  • MIDI in/Out/Thru sockets
  • Two 1/4" external input jacks which may be used with a foot pedal to replace any knob or button. May also be used for CV/Gate to MIDI conversion!
  • Intuitive, easy-to-use editing and user-interface
  • Pre-programmed with profiles for a wide range of popular applications
  • Hundreds of additional profiles available for download FREE from the download area
  • Advanced learn mode
  • Individually-named knobs and buttons for every assignment in every memory location
  • Knobs and buttons may take a parameter from another knob. For instance, if a button is set to send a note-on message, it can take its velocity from another knob's position
  • Knobs and buttons may send any MIDI message in real time, including multiple messages from the same knob or button
  • Buttons may be operated in three modes: momentary, toggle and on/off
  • User-selectable global MIDI channel feature which may, if required, override individual program settings
  • Built-in MIDI clock generator
  • Comprehensive MIDI analyser mode for quick problem identification
  • Automatically merges with incoming MIDI data (merge can be turned off)
  • Supplied complete with power adapter (UK, Eur or US)
  • Rugged metal construction
  • Dimensions 270mm x 160mm x 55mm
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