83points

Native Instruments Traktor Kontrol S4 MK2

63points

Numark N4

Native Instruments Traktor Kontrol S4 MK2
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42 facts in comparison

Native Instruments Traktor Kontrol S4 MK2 vs Numark N4

Native Instruments Traktor Kontrol S4 MK2
Numark N4
83
points
Native Instruments Traktor Kontrol S4 MK2
63
points
Numark N4

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

  • 20 more buttons
    ?

    74vs54
  • Has a frequency filter
    ?
  • 4 more knobs
    ?

    32vs28
  • 4 more encoders
    ?

    5vs1
  • 51.9kHz higher audio interface frequency rate
    ?

    96kHzvs44.1kHz
  • Has plug and play feature
    ?
  • Has a hot cue section
    ?
  • Has Traktor DJ software
    ?

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

  • 200g lighter
    ?

    3.2kgvs3400g
  • Has Serato DJ software
    ?
  • 1 higher total number of headphone ports
    ?

    2vs1
  • 2 more RCA connector output ports
    ?

    4vs2
  • 1 more outputs
    ?

    4vs3
  • 1 more microphone input ports
    ?

    2vs1
  • 2 more XLR connector output ports
    ?

    2vs0
  • Has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
    ?

Price comparison

Native Instruments Traktor Kontrol S4 MK2

Buy used:

$293.47

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$999.00
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$169.00
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$219.00
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$649.00
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$217.70
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$1,199.00
Native Instruments Traktor Kontrol S4 MK2 AmazonNative Instruments Traktor Kontrol Z2 DJ...Native Instruments Traktor Kontrol Z2 DJ Mixer
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$592.49

Design

1.weight

3.4kg

3.2kg

We consider a lower weight better because lighter devices are more comfortable to carry. A lower weight is also an advantage for home appliances, as it makes transportation easier, and for many other types of products.
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.width

500mm

570mm

The width represents the horizontal dimension of the product. We consider a smaller width better because it assures easy maneuverability.
4.thickness

72mm

60mm

We consider a thinner chassis better because it makes the product more compact and portable. Thinness is a feature highlighted by many manufacturers of mobile devices, but it is essential for a wide range of products.
5.height

338mm

300mm

The height represents the vertical dimension of the product. We consider a smaller height better because it assures easy maneuverability.

Controls & Buttons

1.number of buttons

74

54

The more buttons the device has, the more complex the input can be.
2.number of faders

7

7

Faders can be either channel volume faders, pitch sliders, crossfaders or even EQs.
3.number of knobs

32

28

More knobs (rotating controls) can give the user more dedicated control over the device – e.g., volume, effects, EQs, etc. Types of knobs may differ between endless type or step type.
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.

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 Mac OS X
Native Instruments Traktor Kontrol S4 MK2
Numark N4
It is compatible with Mac OS X devices such as MacBooks and iMacs.
3.Is compatible with Windows
Native Instruments Traktor Kontrol S4 MK2
Numark N4
It is compatible with PCs and laptops running the Windows operating system.

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.
4.Has LED sound level indicator
Native Instruments Traktor Kontrol S4 MK2
Numark N4
An LED sound level indicator makes it easier to monitor and control the audio level.
5.headphone sockets

1

2

The number of headphone output ports the device has (usually 6.35mm or 3.5mm).
6.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.

Price comparison

Native Instruments Traktor Kontrol S4 MK2

Buy used:

$293.47

ProductStorePrice
Native Instruments Traktor Kontrol S4 MK2 AmazonNative Instruments Traktor Kontrol S4 Mk...Native Instruments Traktor Kontrol S4 Mk3 DJ Controller
Amazon logo
$999.00
Native Instruments Traktor Kontrol S4 MK2 AmazonNative Instruments Traktor Kontrol S4/S5...Native Instruments Traktor Kontrol S4/S5 Mk3 Flight Case
Amazon logo
$169.00
Native Instruments Traktor Kontrol S4 MK2 AmazonNative Instruments Traktor Kontrol X1 Mk...Native Instruments Traktor Kontrol X1 MkII DJ Controller
Amazon logo
$219.00
Native Instruments Traktor Kontrol S4 MK2 AmazonNative Instruments Traktor Kontrol S3 4-...Native Instruments Traktor Kontrol S3 4-Channel, 4 DJ Controller (26660)
Amazon logo
$649.00
Native Instruments Traktor Kontrol S4 MK2 AmazonNative Instruments Traktor Kontrol Z1 DJ...Native Instruments Traktor Kontrol Z1 DJ Mixing Interface
Amazon logo
$217.70
Native Instruments Traktor Kontrol S4 MK2 AmazonNative Instruments Traktor Kontrol S8 DJ...Native Instruments Traktor Kontrol S8 DJ Controller
Amazon logo
$1,199.00
Native Instruments Traktor Kontrol S4 MK2 AmazonNative Instruments Traktor Kontrol Z2 DJ...Native Instruments Traktor Kontrol Z2 DJ Mixer
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$592.49

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