Unfortunately flawed until they update the software. This includes heavy and oversized items. The knobs are more plastic and the chassis is more plastic or at least it feels like that but after using it for an hour or so that general … Read more » Lol. You'll still get the trustworthy service you've come to expect from zZounds, without paying more for your gear! We'll refund you the difference for 45 days, so you'll never regret buying from zZounds. Plug in, line up a few of your favorite tracks, and get mixing wherever you are.
I never really liked using my MacBook to dj in the first place. I tried using this with my friends Mac and discovered a known bug where the tracks stop playing if you touch the jog wheels. Club-ready output levels pack enough punch to rock even the most demanding crowds at home or at the party. Just got one of these so I would like to share my own thoughts on this controller with you. I would really appreciate if you could enlighten … Read more » Hey Phil, as always great review! Out of the box and straight into the mix. Turn the music you listen to into the sets you play, with a streamlined interface that makes blending tracks a breeze.
Edit and Re-Edit with Loops and Samples Timing is everything, as they say. My Reloop Mixtour literally wiped the floor with S2 mk3 in every department apart from jog wheels…. Connect a mic via the 6. While our competitors might offer house credit cards that require you to fill out an application and pass a credit check, our payment plans are easy to get, simple to use, and, best of all, accrue zero interest. Jump to different parts of a track with cue points, depending on what the crowd needs. Find intuitive professional tools that quickly help you define your style. Or use your own samples to personalize your sound with Remix Decks.
Craft sets on two decks and get creative with easy-to-use tools like looping, beat syncing, and club-grade effects. Rugged, long-lasting faders are designed for extended use and excel in sharp, cutting performance. Use it to beatmatch tracks — nudge the deck forward or back with the jog wheels to get a track in sync, use the touch-sensitive top-plate to find your starting position, or even spin it back for high-energy rewinds. The setup package generally installs about 6 files and is usually about 36. Who is this suitable for? As really for us the weak point of this device, if it has one, is the Traktor software itself despite improvements it is too complex and is still missing a few expected modern features like smart playlists and best-in-class beatgridding , we await developments in this area keenly. Sync tracks to one another for flawless beatmatching. In fact even those are changing now as I am getting further into the workflow with the S2 mk3.
I am stuck in between of these 2 products. Because each is assigned to one of eight pads on each deck, you can play them like an instrument to seriously chop things up. Program details Estimated size: 36. Morse, I have been waiting for this product and I watched your review and some others. Below you will find our review and unboxing videos, as well as our review summary, with a full rundown on the new hardware from Native Instruments.
My Mk2 remains in place for everything I do. The Lowdown The Traktor Kontrol S2 Mk3 is a two-channel device for Traktor Pro 3. The Native Instruments Traktor Kontrol S2 is now released to the public and available for sale worldwide! The primary executable is named ks2m2cpl. The performance pads come with a choice of hot cue and sample functions, which is pretty basic, but looping fares better, with both loop size and loop move encoders per channel — something Traktor has always done well. Unlike those house credit cards that can leave you vulnerable to exorbitant interest charges once the promotional period ends, we never have and never will charge interest when you take advantage of one of the zZounds Play as you Pay® plans.
You need to act now because this deal will expire on March 31st 2012. A guarantee so solid, you never have to worry about price when shopping at zZounds We'll beat any price Simply click the Seen it for less? Overall, it is basic, but in a pleasing way — think minimal rather than cheap. . The Traktor Kontrol S2 Mk3 is a fun controller to use. If you've been putting off purchasing a new all-in-one Traktor controller, then this is the time to act. I would have much preferred if they gave us a power supply. If you can't touch the jog wheels it defeats the purpose of it.
I have my eyes on 3, the pioneer ddj400, sb3, Roland dj202, and this Traktor Kontrol s2 mk3, can anyone help? If they are big on their effects then they will not like the mk3 at all. Meanwhile, if you hold down Shift and turn the encoder, the software cycles either through the tree items on the left, or through the favourites folders above the main library — you can choose which in the preferences. Quantise and Snap have survived, although on a single button you press the button with Shift to engage Snap , and we also liked that if you press Shift then Sync, it locks the tempo faders entirely, to stop you accidentally nudging them should you be mixing exclusively using sync. Open up a big reverb, a dubby delay, or a smooth filter to get your tracks popping during the mix. The mk3 is more plastic. The sound quality of the headphones were clear and precise with a decent volume but only in a bedroom with a law abiding sound level and to to be honest a club would be out of the question! A scheduled task is added to Windows Task Scheduler in order to launch the program at various scheduled times the schedule varies depending on the version.
Use it to beatmatch tracks — nudge the deck forward or back with the jog wheels to get a track in sync, use the touch-sensitive top-plate to find your starting position, or even spin it back for high-energy rewinds. This matters because a lot has changed since the came out years ago. The Traktor Kontrol S2 made with the same high quality faders, jog wheels, and controls as the S4. The build quality is fantastic and the functionality it gives is wonderful. Find a better price after buying from us? Because each is assigned to one of eight pads on each deck, you can play them like an instrument to seriously chop things up. There are separate knobs for headphones volume, headphones mix, sampler volume and master volume — no booth output here. Finally: Has anyone made a decksaver for either this or the s4mk3 yet? A single volume control effectively replaces the upfaders for decks 3 and 4, and is situated in the centre of the mixer.
Jump to different parts of a track with cue points, depending on what the crowd needs. You just long into their site and it takes your step by step. There are more complex and robust controllers on the market but this has everything I need. Cue and seek through your track. Check inside to see our full video review and to purchase your new Traktor Kontrol S2 for the new low price.