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Native Instruments Traktor Kontrol S4 MK2
Native Instruments Traktor Kontrol S4 MK2
Top 23%593 points
Top 23%
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Native Instruments Traktor Kontrol S4 MK2 review: 40 facts and highlights

1. number of buttons

The more buttons the device has, the more complex the input can be.
74
Numark 4TRAK: 95

2. weight

3.4kg
Ion DJ2GO: 454g

3. number of faders

Faders can be either channel volume faders, pitch sliders, crossfaders or even EQs.
7
Vestax Spin: 13

4. has a frequency filter

The device has a filter knob (hi-lo pass) for each channel. Filters are used to manipulate sound and control which frequencies are lost and which are retained.
Native Instruments Traktor Kontrol S4 MK2
39% have it

5. number of knobs

More knobs (rotating controls) can give the user more dedicated control over the device, eg. volume, effects, EQs etc. Types of knobs may differ: endless type or step type.
32
Allen & Heath Xone 4D: 56

6. encoders

A type of knob that has a push button functionality built in. Encoders are for browsing and selecting your digital sound files or turning on a function that makes use of a control's rotation such as sound effects or tempo/tap tempo selection.
5
Reloop Jockey 3 ME: 13

7. audio interface frequency rate

Audio interface sampling rate/frequency defines the number of samples per unit of time taken from a continuous signal to make a discrete signal. Sampling rate determines the quality of a digital recording.
96kHz
Native Instruments Traktor Kontrol S4 MK2: 96kHz

8. RCA connector output ports

Is a type of electrical connector (phono) commonly found on audio equipment. It is used to carry audio signals and facilitate connection between various sources in audio systems.
2
Allen & Heath Xone 4D: 12

9. outputs

Is the total amount of outputs that the device has. More output ports allow users to connect more output devices such as power amplifier, submixer, recorders or powered loudspeakers.
3
Allen & Heath Xone 4D: 10

10. height

338mm
Hercules DJ 4Set: 25mm

11. Has LED sound level Indicators

LED sound level Indicator on the mixer section allow DJs to instantly identify the sound level of each channel.
Native Instruments Traktor Kontrol S4 MK2
49% have it

12. headphone sockets

The number of headphone output ports the device has (usually 6.35mm or 3.5mm).
1
Reloop Terminal Mix 8: 2

13. microphone inputs

The total number of microphone input ports (usually XLR or ¼”) the device has. The majority of professional microphones use the XLR connector that ensures a better sound quality.
1
Pioneer DDJ-SZ: 2

14. Has backlit LED buttons

Buttons will light up when pressed, resulting in better visibility to users.
Native Instruments Traktor Kontrol S4 MK2
98% have it

15. has Traktor DJ software

The bundle includes Native Instruments Traktor DJ software ready to install. Usually this is a basic version of the software.
Native Instruments Traktor Kontrol S4 MK2
19% have it

16. has midi input/output port

Controllers generally talk to your Mac or PC using MIDI over a USB connection, but sometimes it is possible to connect other devices to your controller. This allows you to control and sync various parameters using a traditional five pin DIN cable connection.
Native Instruments Traktor Kontrol S4 MK2
6% have it

17. Has plug and play feature

The device is set up and ready to be used with the included software.
Native Instruments Traktor Kontrol S4 MK2
54% have it

18. TRS connector output ports

A TRS/phone connector (6.35mm) is a connector used to carry analog signals, primarily audio. It is commonly called jack or 1/4" jack.
2
Hercules DJ Console Rmx: 4

19. RCA connector input ports

Is a type of electrical connector (phono) commonly found on audio equipment. It is used to carry audio signals and facilitate connection between various sources in audio systems.
4
Allen & Heath Xone 4D: 20

20. width

500mm
Allen & Heath Xone 2D: 160mm

21. inputs

The total number of inputs that the device has. More input ports mean that more input sources such as microphones, CD players or turntables can be connected at once.
3
Allen & Heath Xone 4D: 10

22. Has touch sensor jog wheels

Touch sensor jog wheel platters have an analog feel as well as a high resolution sound when mixing and scratching.
Native Instruments Traktor Kontrol S4 MK2
80% have it

23. mixer channels

With more channels available, more tracks could be mixed together. It is also possible to control additional external audio sources.
4
Reloop Terminal Mix 8: 4

24. XLR connector output ports

The XLR is an electrical connector primarily found in professional audio equipment. Balanced XLR connections are used for reducing the amount of noise and interference of audio signals.
0
Pioneer DDJ-SZ: 2

25. Has pitch faders

Pitch faders are necessary for precise BPM matching when mixing tracks.
Native Instruments Traktor Kontrol S4 MK2
83% have it

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