Check out this cool video from Native Instruments featuring Felix Da Housecat rocking the Traktor Kontrol X1. NI is most probably preparing something big (Traktor Kontrol S8 anyone)¬†for the next weeks, so their “future of sound” campaign will certainly get more intensive as october comes closer. Can’t wait!

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Traktor Kontrol X1 Features

  • Top features:
  • Designed by the creators of TRAKTOR for perfect software integration
  • Plug and play: instant recognition by TRAKTOR with no setup required
  • Precision-designed high-end buttons, knobs, and encoders
  • Software-controlled backlit buttons for comprehensive visual feedback
  • Lightweight, robust housing with a slim, ultraportable form factor; fits perfectly alongside a standard club mixer
  • Super-intuitive loop and cue control section
  • 8 knobs and 8 buttons for simultaneous access to all effect parameters of both decks
  • Push encoders for browsing and loading tracks to each deck instantly
  • Expandable: connect 2 X1s to control 4 decks
  • Compatible: Includes MIDI templates for controlling other DJ and performance software
  • Optional TRAKTOR KONTROL X1 padded gig bag (sold separately)
  • Dimensions: 4.7″W x 2″H x 11-1/2″D
  • Weight: 1-1/2 lb.
  • Advanced features:
  • Seamlessly adjustable LED brightness adapts to any environment from bright daylight to the darkest club
  • Button-off glow for reading button labels in absolute darkness
  • All buttons feature backlights in multiple colors for ease-of-use. FX buttons: orange, Transport buttons: blue, MIDI mode: green, Shift and Hotcue buttons: white.
  • Bi-directional communication with TRAKTOR using NHL (Native Hardware Library). The NHL protocol features resolution that is almost 4 times that of a regular MIDI
  • Calibration wizard precisely and individually defines mid-point of each knob
  • Controller is premapped by the makers of TRAKTOR, with the option to freely customize any individual part. Tweak the defaults or reconfigure the mapping entirely to your preferred workflow.
  • Included powerful MIDI configuration software provides templates for various applications and gives access to advanced features such as encoder step size, note up/down encoder messages, and more

Find out more about the Traktor Kontrol X1 here.