This is a friendly reminder that the new Traktor F1 DJ controller and Traktor 2.5 update will be available on 5/30/2012. The new remix decks and all new functionality will be ready to set the DJ world ablaze. In order to ensure that you can get your F1 controller on the release date, you might want to click on the below link and secure yourself a pre-order since this one seems to be seriously hot judging from the emails in my inbox. Our full HD-Video review will be released right around the time of the hardware and software, so stay tuned.
Traktor Kontrol F1 Out Now!
The newest controller from Native Instruments for DJ's is the new Traktor Kontrol F1 that can control the Traktor 2.5 Remix decks perfectly has now been released worldwide and is available on store shelves everywhere. We are currently hard at work on the F1 video review and we'll be sure to bring it out as soon as it's ready. Check out the full press release and see how to download your 1.4GB of Remix samples, loops, and one-shots for free with your copy of Traktor 2.5 regardless if you get the F1 or not.
Traktor Kontrol F1 Moldover Video
The new Traktor Pro 2.5 software and Traktor Kontrol F1 Controller are set to arrive on store shelves everywhere next month. In the meantime, Native Instruments is providing us with a slew of new videos and information regarding the new 2.5 software update and F1 controller to hold everyone over until the actual release. This new video will show controllerist Moldover combining two F1 controllers with his Traktor Kontrol S4 in order to unlock the full potential of Traktor's new Remix Decks. Check out the full video inside along with a quick breakdown from yours truly.
Traktor Kontrol F1 Unboxing & First Impressions Video
The newest Native Instruments DJ controller is finally in the lab for a full out HD-video review. The Traktor Kontrol F1 is the new USB DJ controller that can perfectly control the new Traktor 2.5 Remix Decks that was recently introduced to the DJ world last month. With the F1, DJ's now have the power to control one-shot samples, loops, and cue points within Traktor like never before. There's a lot to cover and we'll have the review video done shortly. Check out the unboxing and first-impressions video after the jump.
Traktor Kontrol F1 Tutorial Videos
The Traktor Kontrol F1 has been making huge waves in the DJ performance world. We recently released our full HD-Video review of the new Traktor 2.5 software and the F1 controller which stated that there would be a rather steep learning curve before most "normal" playback style DJ's could seriously get into the remix decks. Native Instruments has heard everyone's remarks and has responded with a series of Traktor Kontrol F1 tutorial videos to help make the remix decks more accessible.
[Video] Luciano Rocks the Traktor Kontrol F1
The Traktor Kontrol F1 has opened up lots of new and exciting possibilities when used with the new Traktor 2.5.1 Remix decks. Some DJ's can take advantage of these new features and add them to their existing sets to make the crowd really move. One such DJ is Luciano. Check out this new video released by Native Instruments that shows Luciano explaining how he uses the Traktor Kontrol F1 to layer and customize edits on the fly to suit his own personal taste. Check out the video after the jump.
NI Traktor Kontrol F1 Controller & Traktor PRO 2.5 Announced! (Video)
Our good friends over at Native Instruments are never ones to quit while they are ahead in the DJ software game. This is a great thing for DJ's all over the world because we get to reap the benefits of this new age of digital DJ competition and all the new digital hardware and software goodness it brings. Introducing the new Traktor Kontrol F1 Pad-Based DJ controller that was built to control the new Remix Decks included in the all new Traktor PRO 2.5 software update along with other new functions and features. Check out the full press release, info links, and Demo video inside.
Introducing The Traktor Kontrol Z1
Hot off the heels of this month's Traktor Kontrol Z2 discount offer from Native Instruments, the Traktor Kontrol Z1 portable mixer and interface has just been announced. The Traktor Kontrol Z1 is a compact two-channel mixer that works seamlessly with both the Traktor DJ App for portable and "on-the-go" mixing with the iPad, iPad mini, iPhone, or iPod Touch and the Traktor Pro/LE DJ software for desktop/laptop control. Check out the full press release, introduction video, and my thoughts after the jump.