Native Instruments Traktor Kontrol S2 MK2 Quick Review

Native Instruments Traktor Kontrol S2 MK2
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The Native Instruments Traktor Kontrol S2 MK2 is the successor of the already great Kontrol S2. The jog wheels have been upgraded, the controller supports Traktor IOS DJ natively and the overall quality feeling is improved.

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The Traktor Kontrol S2 MK2 is great controller with all you need for (basic) mixing in Traktor Pro. The controller is well built and has excellent jog wheels.

The pads are small but of very high quality and besides serving as transport controls, the upper row gives access to hot cues and remix decks.

Finally, the Kontrol S2 MK2 supports Traktor DJ on IOS devices, which is a nice added bonus.

PROS CONS
  • Compact and easy to carry
  • Support for Traktor Pro on IOS is a real plus
  • Nice good responding jog wheels
  • Tight integration with Traktor Pro
  • Basic control for remix decks

Features & Specifications

  • 2+1 channel DJ performance system plus TRAKTOR PRO 2 software with Remix Decks
  • Plug-and-play control of TRAKTOR PRO and TRAKTOR DJ for iPad and iPhone
  • MKII-hardware with high-resolution jog wheels
  • Colour-coded RGB-buttons to trigger cue points, loops, and samples
  • TRAKTOR-engine guarantees perfect synchronization and ultra-precise mixing
  • Compact controller with ergonomic mixer and 3-band-EQ
  • Integrated 24-bit/96 kHz DJ audio interface
  • 2 powerful stereo-outputs – master and monitor
  • Microphone-input with gain-control and mute-button
  • Headphone-settings at the front panel
  • Easy song-management with iTunes-integration and iPod-compatibility
  • Charges your iPad / iPhone while playing
  • Traktor Cable USB to Lightning included
  • Dimensions: 438 x 67 x 308 mm
  • Weight: 2,6 kg

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