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74points

Native Instruments Traktor Kontrol S4

80points

Native Instruments Traktor Kontrol S4 MK2

Native Instruments Traktor Kontrol S4
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Native Instruments Traktor Kontrol S4 vs Native Instruments Traktor Kontrol S4 MK2

Native Instruments Traktor Kontrol S4
Native Instruments Traktor Kontrol S4 MK2
74
points
Native Instruments Traktor Kontrol S4
80
points
Native Instruments Traktor Kontrol S4 MK2

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

  • 1 more outputs
    ?

    4vs3
  • 20mm thinner
    52mmvs72mm
  • 16mm shorter
    322mmvs338mm
  • 1 more inputs
    ?

    4vs3

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

  • 8 more buttons
    ?

    74vs66
  • 3 more knobs
    ?

    32vs29
  • 5 more encoders
    ?

    5vs0
  • Has a booth output
    ?

Price comparison

Native Instruments Traktor Kontrol S4

Native Instruments Traktor Kontrol S4 MK2

Design

1.weight
?

Best

Ion Audio DJ2GO

454g

3.4kg

3.4kg

2.Has backlit LED buttons
?

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

Native Instruments Traktor Kontrol S4
Native Instruments Traktor Kontrol S4 MK2
3.height
?

Best

Hercules DJ 4Set

25mm

322mm

338mm

4.thickness
?

Best

Ion Audio DJ2GO

10mm

52mm

72mm

5.width
?

Best

Allen & Heath Xone 2D

160mm

500mm

500mm

Controls & Buttons

1.number of buttons
?

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

Best

Numark 4TRAK

95

66

74

2.number of faders
?

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

Best

Vestax Spin

13

7

7

3.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.

Best

Allen & Heath Xone 4D

56

29

32

4.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.

Best

Reloop Jockey 3 ME

13

0

5

Ports

1.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
Native Instruments Traktor Kontrol S4 MK2

Features

1.Has plug and play feature
?

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

Native Instruments Traktor Kontrol S4
Native Instruments Traktor Kontrol S4 MK2
2.Is compatible with Mac OS X
?

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

Native Instruments Traktor Kontrol S4
Native Instruments Traktor Kontrol S4 MK2
3.Is compatible with Windows
?

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

Native Instruments Traktor Kontrol S4
Native Instruments Traktor Kontrol S4 MK2

Miscellaneous

1.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
Native Instruments Traktor Kontrol S4 MK2
2.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.

Best

Native Instruments Traktor Kontrol S4 MK2

96kHz

96kHz

96kHz

3.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.

Best

Allen & Heath Xone 4D

12

2

2

4.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.

Best

Allen & Heath Xone 4D

10

4

3

5.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
Native Instruments Traktor Kontrol S4 MK2
6.headphone sockets
?

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

Best

Reloop Terminal Mix 8

2

1

1

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