vKiP & vKi for Kyma

vKiP
vKi
Delora vKiP iPad app and vKi Iphone app for Kyma

Transform your iPad or iPhone/iPod touch into a mobile controller for the Symbolic Sound Kyma X sound design engine

Kyma on your Mac/PC

or

vKiP on your iPad or vKi on your iPhone

vKiP

Manipulate and set Kyma sound parameters through faders and rotaries optimized for the iPad’s touch-screen control. Works in landscape and portrait mode with 2 themes styles available.

Delora vKiP iPad app

Swipe across the photo below to see all of vKi’s screens

  • Delora vKi faders screen - iPhone
    Faders Screen
  • Delora vKi buttons screen - iPhone
    Buttons Screen
  • Delora vKi snapshots screen - iPhone
    SnapShots Screen
  • Delora vKi learn screen - iPhone
    Learn Screen
  • Delora vKi rotaries screen - iPhone
    Rotaries

vKi & vKi lite

  • Adjust a Kyma setting from anywhere in your studio.
  • Control Kyma sound settings with one hand while playing the sound from a keyboard, drum pad, or other controller using the other hand.
  • Both vKi products support systems with one or multiple Paca(rana)s or Capybaras.

vKi lite has 2 screens with 4 faders and 4 rotaries - to give you a taste for controlling a Kyma sound from your iPhone/iPod touch.

Delora vKi lite faders screen
Delora vKi lite rotaries screen

Works with Paca, Pacarana, or Capybara sound design engines and Macs or PC's.
3 connectivity options: Wi-Fi OSC, network MIDI or USB MIDI

vKiP User Manual
FAQ’s
vKi User Manual

Requirements

  • iPad or iPad mini running iOS 5.1 or higher
  • EITHER Symbolic Sound Kyma x.87 with Paca or Pacarana sound design engine running most recent Kyma software and firmware OR Symbolic Sound Kyma x.87 with Capybara 320 sound design engine running most recent Kyma software and firmware version AND ONE of these conditions is TRUE

  • Your Mac has a bidirectional MIDI connection to the Capybara, and Mac is running with CapyLink or KymaConnect, OR
  • Your Mac has a bidirectional MIDI connection to the Capybara, and you connect vKiP/vKi using network MIDI, OR
  • Your Windows PC has a bidirectional MIDI connection to the Capybara, it is running rtpMIDI (http://www.tobias-erichsen.de/software/rtpmidi.html), and you connect vKiP/vKi using network MIDI, OR
  • You have an iPad/iPhone compatible MIDI interface that connects bidirectionally to the Capybara, and you connect vKiP/vKi using regular MIDI

  • Direct OSC connection to Paca or Pacarana requires Wi-Fi access between the iPad/iPhone and the Paca or Pacarana.
  • When using CapyLink, PacaConnect, or KymaConnect, the Mac running these applications must be connected to the same Wi-Fi network as your iPad/iPhone.
  • Network MIDI connections require that the Mac or PC connects to the same Wi-Fi network as your iPad/iPhone.

Choice of 3 Methods to Connect to Kyma

  • Wi-Fi OSC to Paca(rana)s or Delora Software's Kymaconnect and CapyLink Mac applications
  • USB MIDI through a compatible MIDI interact connected to the iPad/iPhone
  • network MIDI to any Mac running OS X 10.5 or later, or a Windows PC with third party application installed (see manual for more information)

Features

vKiP & vKi

  • Swap fader and rotary controls
  • Control parameters with normal or fine adjustment mode
  • Browse or load-in Kyma sound snapshots
  • Randomly create new sounds using the "roll the dice" feature
  • Adjust Kyma's master volume or mute all sound
  • "Jump to Touch" Fader Control: Preference setting that causes the fader knob to "jump" directly to any place you tap within the fader/rotary bar
  • Disable iPad/iPhone sleep mode (auto lock) with Preference setting
  • 3 connectivity options: Wi-Fi OSC, network MIDI or USB MIDI
  • Supports multiple Kyma systems on the same network

vKiP only

  • Access controls in groups of eight using the "Bank" feature
  • View fader level data and fader/rotary labels on the "display"
  • "Control Touch Shows Value" Option: Preference setting that causes the real time value changes and the complete label name in the "LCD" display to show when manipulating an individual fader or rotary
  • 2 theme styles: 'Modern' and 'Classic'
  • 3 shortcut buttons to control Kyma DSP: play/pause or stop/start (only available when connected to KymaConnect running on the same Mac running the Kyma application)

vKi only

  • Access controls in groups of four using the arrow keys
  • Supports Kyma’s Learn feature for up to 16 controls
  • Learn preference settings