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Experience a new way to mix and perform with TRAKTOR KONTROL S8, a 4-channel stand-alone mixer, professional audio interface, and enhanced performance decks for ultimate control over the included TRAKTOR SCRATCH PRO software. Touch-sensitive controls and high-res displays deliver DJ workflow that is truly cutting-edge.

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FLAGSHIP ALL-IN-ONE DJ SYSTEM

  •  Cutting-edge DJ controller, decks, and stand-alone mixer
  •  Stunning high-res displays react to touch-sensitive controls
  •  Plug-and-play with included TRAKTOR SCRATCH PRO software

THE FUTURE OF DJING
Experience a new way to mix and perform with TRAKTOR KONTROL S8, a 4-channel stand-alone mixer, professional audio interface, and enhanced performance decks for ultimate control over the included TRAKTOR SCRATCH PRO software. Touch-sensitive controls and high-res displays deliver DJ workflow that is truly cutting-edge.

CONNECT WITH YOUR CROWD
Get physical with the music. Touch-sensitive knobs, faders, and LED-guided touch strips bring TRAKTOR software to life on vivid full-color displays, keeping you focused on performance, not on your laptop. The S8’s touch-and-see workflow means you connect with your music and with your crowd.

TOUCH-AND-SEE WORKFLOW
TRAKTOR KONTROL S8’s features work together to set your creativity in motion, DJ workflow that is truly multisensory.

Touch-sensitive knobs respond to activate the Browse View, plus filter, pitch, and effect parameters on the displays, all without shifting focus to the laptop.

SMART VIEWS
TRAKTOR KONTROL S8’s smart views and pop-up panels deliver dynamic visual feedback that’s more than meets the eye. Browse your library, monitor effects, improvise on the fly, and more at the touch of a button and directly within view.

BROWSE VIEW: Instantly access and explore your music collection right from the S8 in Browse View.

TRACK PREPARATION
Keep your tracks ready for the mix. The Beatgrid view instantly shows your grids on the displays for editing in advance or on the fly.

CREATIVE PERFORMANCE
Trigger cue points and loops with color-coded pads for instant creative editing. The colors match the different hotcue types for easy recognition.

LIVE CAPTURING
Remix Decks’ hands-on workflow lets you capture loops from a running track in perfect sync and layer them for advanced track edits on the fly.

IMPROVISING WITH FREEZE
Take a snapshot from a running track using the Freeze Button. A loop appears on the deck display ready for you to slice up with the performance pads.

ENHANCED REMIX DECKS CONTROL
Activate Remix Decks directly from the S8 to see your Remix Sets in full view. Trigger sounds from the performance pads and mix them in with the deck faders.

HIGH-RESOLUTION DISPLAYS
Two high-res color displays put TRAKTOR software in plain sight. Browsing, track info, effect, and filter values come into view directly in front of you. Keep an eye on the running track’s ultra-crisp vector waveform. Or access Remix Decks in full view.

REMIX IN THE MOMENT
Create your signature sound with responsive Remix Deck controls. Intuitively mix in sounds with 4+4 channel Remix Deck faders. Plus, live capture and trigger your own samples and loops using 16 color-coded performance pads.

Your style. Your sound. This is enhanced DJ performance.

BUILT FOR PERFORMANCE
Connect anything your setup needs – TRAKTOR KONTROL S8 boasts the most expansive connectivity on a DJ controller yet. The on-board 4-channel mixer features unique wear-resistant faders that offer unprecedented durability.

Plus, TRAKTOR Mode buttons on every mixer channel switch between TRAKTOR and stand-alone mode, ideal for handing the night over to the next DJ.

RESPONSIVE HARDWARE
Designed for enhanced DJ performance, TRAKTOR KONTROL S8 is the perfect fusion of hardware and software.

The S8’s touch-and-see workflow brings the industry-leading DJ software to life under your fingertips and right before your eyes.

Access transport controls, cue points, and trigger loops or Remix Decks directly on the unit. Plug-and-play control of TRAKTOR SCRATCH PRO 2 means no mapping or control assignments necessary.

NEXT GENERATION DECKS
Play different. TRAKTOR SCRATCH PRO’s Effects, Remix Decks, and track browsing come to life on full color displays triggered by touch-sensitive controls. Two wide touch strips allow for pitch bending, track seeking, and vinyl scratch emulation.

Sixteen color-coded performance pads transform the decks into powerful live performance controls. Trigger Remix Set cells, slice up and rearrange in Freeze mode, tweak your loops, or improvise using hotcues all within view, and within reach.

VERSATILE MIXER
Not the average mixing interface. TRAKTOR Mode buttons on every mixer channel toggle between TRAKTOR and stand-alone mode for integrating a wealth of analog and digital gear, perfect for use with TRAKTOR SCRATCH and seamless transitions between multiple setups.

The S8’s 4-channel mixer section features innovative wear-resistant faders. Under the hood, inversed carbon strips prevent nightclub wear from debris and drastically prolong fader life.

AUDIO INTERFACE
The S8 offers the most comprehensive connectivity on a TRAKTOR controller yet. Four analog inputs with phono and mic preamps let you connect turntables, CDJs or other gear. Both XLR and RCA master outputs and ¼ inch booth outputs connect the TRAKTOR KONTROL S8 to any sound system imaginable.

24-bit/48kHz of built-in, pristine audio boosts output to levels designed for the most demanding situations. MIDI In and Out lets you sync TRAKTOR with synthesizers, drum computers, MASCHINE, or external effects.

SOFTWARE DETAILS
TRAKTOR SCRATCH PRO 2 contains a wealth of software features designed for ultimate flexibility and intuitive pro performance.

CORE FEATURES
From advanced library management, to automatic track analysis, TRAKTOR SCRATCH PRO 2 takes care of the essentials.

TRACK PREPARATION Browse and find your favorite tracks in seconds. Full iTunes integration in TRAKTOR SCRATCH PRO 2 means your library and playlists are quickly accessible directly from TRAKTOR.

SYNC tracks instantly. Track BPM, beatgrids, and key are automatically detected on import and used by the powerful Sync engine for perfectly beatmatched mixes – every time.

SOFTWARE MIXER the built-in software mixer provides a wealth of customizable professional DJ mixer features. Choose from different EQs and filter types modelled after industry favorites. Plus activate FX Units from each channel.

CREATIVE ARSENAL
LOOPING AND CUEING Advanced looping features let you take snapshots of your favorite track parts in perfect time and change loop length on the fly. TRAKTOR automatically stores your hotcues, so you can jump to straight to key moments.

EFFECTS Over 30 studio-grade effects, 4 individual FX Units, and one-knob Macro FX offer an endless sonic palette designed to texturize your tracks. Or group and customize effects to let your creativity run wild.

LOOP RECORDER Record audio from a live source, master out, or individual channels for creative, multi-layered overdubs. Then transfer sounds into Remix Decks slots instantly.

TRAKTOR SCRATCH
Mix with your digital files on turntables or CDJs with TRAKTOR SCRATCH PRO 2 software plus vinyl and CD control. Native Scratch technology features ultra-responsive timecode for outstanding performance on up to four decks.

Spin with super-precise 2kHz control signal on 120g vinyl that feels just like a 12-inch record. Or use TRAKTOR’s loops and hot cues with your CDJs’ cue and manual looping functions to get the best out of both analog and digital mediums.

And improvise live using Remix Decks with timecode control to seamlessly merge the worlds of DJing and live performance.

REMIX DECKS AND REMIX SETS
Get creative with your music. Remix Decks let you slice, loop, edit and deconstruct tracks, powerful performance tools directly integrated into TRAKTOR SCRATCH PRO 2. Load sounds into up to 64 slots or capture loops on the fly during your set.

Ready-made Remix Sets from top artists are the fuel behind Remix Decks – released online for download. Instantly remix your favorite artists and create your signature sound.

Dive right in to the world of Remix Sets with a free selection of nearly 2 GB of cutting-edge sounds.

FUEL FOR YOUR REMIX DECKS
Ready-made Remix Sets from top artists are the fuel behind Remix Decks, released online for download. Instantly remix your favorite artists and create your signature sound.

DIMENSIONS:  24 x 5 x 15 inches ; 11 pounds

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UPC 4042477227920
Platform Hybrid (Mac and PC)
Manufacturer NATIVE INSTRUMENTS
System Requirements (Windows)
  •  Windows 7 or 8 (latest Service Pack, 32/64 Bit)
  •  2.0 GHz Intel Core
  •  i5 or AMD A-Series, 4 GB RAM
  •  Monitor with 1024 x 768 screen resolution
  •  USB 2.0 or higher
  •  OpenGL version 2.1 or higher
  •  1.5 GB free disc space
  •  high-speed internet connection (for installation)
  •  SUPPORTED AUDIO FORMATS:  MP3, WAV, AIFF, Audio-CD, FLAC, Ogg Vorbis, non-DRM WMA**, non-DRM AAC

             ** WMA playback supported only on Windows

System Requirements (Mac)
  •  Mac OS X 10.8 or 10.9 (latest update)
  •  Intel Core
  •  i5, 4 GB RAM
  •  Monitor with 1024 x 768 screen resolution
  •  USB 2.0 or higher
  •  OpenGL version 2.1 or higher
  •  1.5 GB free disc space
  •  high-speed internet connection (for installation)
  •  SUPPORTED AUDIO FORMATS:  MP3, WAV, AIFF, Audio-CD, FLAC, Ogg Vorbis, non-DRM WMA**, non-DRM AAC

             ** WMA playback supported only on Windows

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