74points

Native Instruments Traktor Kontrol S4

75points

Reloop Terminal Mix 8

Native Instruments Traktor Kontrol S4
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Native Instruments Traktor Kontrol S4 vs Reloop Terminal Mix 8

Native Instruments Traktor Kontrol S4
Reloop Terminal Mix 8
Native Instruments Traktor Kontrol S4
Reloop Terminal Mix 8
74
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75
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Why is Native Instruments Traktor Kontrol S4 better than Reloop Terminal Mix 8?

  • 1.9kg lighter
    3.4kgvs5300g
  • 40mm shorter
    322mmvs362mm
  • Has midi input/output port
  • Has Traktor DJ software
  • 11mm thinner
    52mmvs63mm
  • 25mm narrower
    500mmvs525mm

Why is Reloop Terminal Mix 8 better than Native Instruments Traktor Kontrol S4?

  • Has Serato DJ software
  • 4 more knobs
    33vs29
  • 4 more encoders
    4vs0
  • 2 more RCA connector output ports
    4vs2
  • 16 more pads
    16vs0
  • 1 higher total number of headphone ports
    2vs1
  • Has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
  • Has a booth output

Top specs and features

Design

1.weight

3.4kg

5.3kg

Best

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454g

2.height

322mm

362mm

Best

Hercules DJ 4Set

25mm

3.Has backlit LED buttons
Native Instruments Traktor Kontrol S4
Reloop Terminal Mix 8

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

4.thickness

52mm

63mm

Best

Ion Audio DJ2GO

10mm

5.width

500mm

525mm

Best

Allen & Heath Xone 2D

160mm

Controls & Buttons

1.number of buttons

66

44

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

Best

Numark 4TRAK

95

2.number of faders

7

6

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

Best

Vestax Spin

13

3.number of knobs

29

33

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

4.encoders

0

4

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

5.drum pads

0

16

The pads section is ideal to trigger loops and samples, using your finger drum skills.

Best

Stanton SC System 3

47

Ports

1.has midi input/output port
Native Instruments Traktor Kontrol S4
Reloop Terminal Mix 8

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
Reloop Terminal Mix 8

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

2.Is compatible with Windows
Native Instruments Traktor Kontrol S4
Reloop Terminal Mix 8

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

3.Is compatible with Mac OS X
Native Instruments Traktor Kontrol S4
Reloop Terminal Mix 8

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

Miscellaneous

1.has a frequency filter
Native Instruments Traktor Kontrol S4
Reloop Terminal Mix 8

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
Reloop Terminal Mix 8

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

3.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.

Best

Allen & Heath Xone 4D

12

4.outputs

4

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.

Best

Allen & Heath Xone 4D

10

5.microphone inputs

1

1

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.

Best

Pioneer DDJ-SZ

2

6.headphone sockets

1

2

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

Best

Reloop Terminal Mix 8

2

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