80points

Native Instruments Traktor Kontrol S4 MK2

66points

Numark N4

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Native Instruments Traktor Kontrol S4 MK2 vs Numark N4

Native Instruments Traktor Kontrol S4 MK2
Numark N4
Native Instruments Traktor Kontrol S4 MK2
Numark N4
80
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66
points

Why is Native Instruments Traktor Kontrol S4 MK2 better than Numark N4?

  • Has a frequency filter
  • Has Traktor DJ software
  • Has midi input/output port
  • Has plug and play feature
  • Has a hot cue section
  • 70mm narrower
    500mmvs570mm

Why is Numark N4 better than Native Instruments Traktor Kontrol S4 MK2?

  • 200g lighter
    3.2kgvs3400g
  • Has Serato DJ software
  • 2 more RCA connector output ports
    4vs2
  • 1 more outputs
    4vs3
  • 1 more microphone input ports
    2vs1
  • 1 higher total number of headphone ports
    2vs1
  • Has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
  • 38mm shorter
    300mmvs338mm

Top specs and features

Design

1.weight

3.4kg

3.2kg

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2.Has backlit LED buttons
Native Instruments Traktor Kontrol S4 MK2
Numark N4

Buttons will light up when pressed, resulting in better visibility to users.

3.height

338mm

300mm

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25mm

4.thickness

72mm

60mm

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10mm

5.width

500mm

570mm

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Controls & Buttons

1.number of buttons

74

54

The more buttons the device has, the more complex the input can be.

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2.number of faders

7

7

Faders can be either channel volume faders, pitch sliders, crossfaders or even EQs.

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3.number of knobs

32

28

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.

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4.encoders

5

1

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.

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Ports

1.has midi input/output port
Native Instruments Traktor Kontrol S4 MK2
Numark N4

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.

Features

1.Has plug and play feature
Native Instruments Traktor Kontrol S4 MK2
Numark N4

The device is set up and ready to be used with the included software.

2.Is compatible with Windows
Native Instruments Traktor Kontrol S4 MK2
Numark N4

It is compatible with PCs and laptops running the Windows operating system.

3.Is compatible with Mac OS X
Native Instruments Traktor Kontrol S4 MK2
Numark N4

It is compatible with Mac OS X devices such as MacBooks and iMacs.

Miscellaneous

1.has a frequency filter
Native Instruments Traktor Kontrol S4 MK2
Numark N4

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.

2.has Serato DJ software
Native Instruments Traktor Kontrol S4 MK2
Numark N4

The bundle includes Serato DJ software ready to install. Usually this is a basic version of the software.

3.audio interface frequency rate

96kHz

44.1kHz

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.

Best

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96kHz

4.RCA connector output ports

2

4

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.

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5.outputs

3

4

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.

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6.microphone inputs

1

2

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.

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2

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