The all new Traktor Kontrol S5 has been designed for performance and reliability without sacrificing portability. Its familiar layout makes it effortless to navigate and use for previous NI Kontrol users and is equally intuitive to any newcomer.
The S5 comes with 2x high-res colour LCD screens giving you all your track and stem STEMS channels without having to up at a computer screen. The Traktor S5’s layout contains a plethora of pots and rotary encoders that can perform all the tasks you need from browsing to looping and affecting your chosen tracks. Eight backlit performance pads per deck provide added control over audio and effects and immediate control over cue points, samples, remix decks and a multitude of over FX and performance features. A central four-channel mixer brings the Traktor S5 together and offers three-band EQ and individual filtering for each channel.
Cramming the added features of STEMS into the Traktor Kontrol S5 means that you can have the option of more traditional DJ performances or genuine live remixing or unequivocal off the cuff mash-ups at the touch of a button. This not only gives an edge to any of its users but lets people seamlessly cross genres and undoubtedly ushers in a new era of live performances that is both exciting for the users and the listeners.
Ultimately, Native Instruments Traktor Kontrol S5 makes for a very exciting release for all Traktor users and will turn the heads of many of today’s Digital DJ’s. When you consider that Traktor Pro 2 software is included and you have native control over the exciting new STEMS format it seems the Traktor S5 is a creative DJ’s dream…