Everyone's favorite new controller, the Native Instruments Traktor Kontrol X1, is now certified on Serato! With a designated Serato mapping and overlay included in the package, Traktor Kontrol X1 is the ultimate Serato controller to control looping, hot cues, track browsing and effects as well as the SP-6 Sample Player with ease and style. The download is available on the Native Instruments website and available to all Kontrol X1 users. Check out the promotional video showing what you can do with a Kontrol X1 running on Serato. The DJ and producer team Faust and Shortee use their X1 with custom-made faceplate showcasing some epic scratching and controller-ism on Serato. As you can imagine, this is something that should really light up the faces of all the Serato DJ's out there as it pulls back the DJs' focus from looking at laptop screens to working with the crowd!
Native Instruments Traktor Kontrol D2 Announced [Video]
Native Instruments has officially announced the arrival of their newest compact DJ controller for Traktor called the Traktor Kontrol D2. The Traktor Kontrol D2 is essentially the "deck" section of the recently reviewed Traktor Kontrol S8 DJ controller and it sports the same hi-res screen and heavy remix deck control with multicolored backlit pads and volume controls. The D2 and the S8 will also use these remix deck controls to manipulate the new Stems file format.