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MalletKAT 8 Pro

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The malletKAT is the world's most powerful MIDI percussion mallet controller. The malletKAT Pro offers a standard 3-octave design which can be expanded to 4 or 5 octaves.

All controllers are BUILT TO ORDER. There is currently a 3 week lead time.


The malletKAT Pro offers a standard 3-octave design which can be expanded to 4 or 5 octaves. It incorporates the same FSR technology as all of the KAT instruments, delivering superb feel and response. With 127 programmable setups and features like splitting, layering, poly/mono and "hang" modes, the malletKAT is an incredibly expressive and powerful alternative to traditional marimba and vibraphone instruments.

Dimensions: 47" x 11" x 2.5"
Weight: 15 lbs.

The following features/accessories now ship "standard" with the malletKAT 8:

  • Clambusters - to help silence the occasional “missed note”
  • Direct connection to your computer, DAW, phone** or tablet** apps with a MIDI-to-USB cable (sold separately)
  • Standard 5-pin MIDI cable - for direct connection to your external synth or audio card
  • Sustain pedal
  • Footswitch for configuring your personal sound directly on the malletKAT
  • PitPads - a sturdy, protective surface to prolong the life of your pads


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We offer a warranty on our controllers for one year on parts and FSR sensors. We offer a 90 Day warranty for LABOR. All controllers are BUILT TO ORDER. There is a 2 week lead time on all controller purchases.

**iOS compatibility requires an Apple Lightning to USB 3 Camera Adapter (sold separately)
**Android compatibility requires a USB converter cable (sold separately)

About pre-configured sound modules: 

The 128 User Kits inside the malletKAT can be pre-configured for immediate use with the sound modules listed above.

If you purchased one of these sound modules separately and would like your instrument to include pre-configured firmware, please include this in the comments when placing your order.

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Introduction to the malletKAT
Introduction to the malletKAT

malletKAT Performance Features and Modes
malletKAT Performance Features and Modes

Configuring Your malletKAT
Configuring Your malletKAT

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MalletKAT 8 Pro

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