Native Instruments TRAKTOR KONTROL S5 - 4-Channel DJ System

Native Instruments TRAKTOR KONTROL S5 - 4-Channel DJ System

Native Instruments TRAKTOR KONTROL S5 - 4-Channel DJ System

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Native Instruments TRAKTOR KONTROL S5 - 4-Channel DJ System

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Product Highlights

  • 4 Channels of Mixer Control
  • Integrated Professional Audio Interface
  • Dual High Resolution Displays
  • LED-Guided Touch Strip Controls
  • Includes TRAKTOR PRO 2
  • Browse Library and Monitor Effects
  • 16 Color-Coded Pads
  • Improvise On the Fly with Remix Decks
  • Freeze Snapshots of Tracks
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Native Instruments S5 Pro overview

  • 1Description

The TRAKTOR KONTROL S5 from Native Instruments is an all-in-one combination 4-channel DJ controller with an integrated audio interface and designed for included TRAKTOR PRO 2 software. The controller features a dual built-in high-res displays, knobs, faders, and LED guided touch-sensitive strip controls.

The high-resolution displays allow you to browse tracks, see track info, see the track's vector waveform, access remix decks, as well as effect and filter values. The controller has a 4 channel remix deck for live capture and triggering of your own samples and loops using the device's 16 color-coded performance pads.

The integrated audio interface provides 24-bit 48 kHz resolution with stereo master outputs provided on RCA and XLR connectors and 1/4" booth outputs enable connecting the controller to a club sound system. Additionally, the controller features a 1/4" / 6.35mm mic input and a stereo RCA auxiliary input. The KONTROL S5 ships with TRAKTOR PRO 2 software, Remix Sets, a USB cable, and a power adapter.

Workflow Details

Touch-and-See Workflow
  • TRAKTOR KONTROL S5 combines time-tested TRAKTOR hardware control and advanced visual feedback for workflow that enhances your performance
  • Touch-sensitive knobs instantly activate the Browse View, loops, plus filter, pitch, and effect parameters on the displays to keep you in control in the heat of the night. And TRAKTOR deck flavors switch automatically on the displays to match the track, Stem file, or Remix Set being loaded – no interrupted workflow
Smart Views
  • TRAKTOR KONTROL S5’s high-res displays provide dynamic smart views and pop-up panels that keep you in control without looking at the laptop. Browse your library, monitor effects, and improvise on the fly – all at the touch of a knob, and directly within view
  • Browse View: Instantly access and explore your music collection right from the S5 in Browse View
  • Stem View: View and mix with all four parts of a Stem file as color-coded, stacked waveforms
  • Beatgrid View: Adjust grids on the fly with the Beatgrid View when a track needs fine tuning
  • FX Panel: All FX chain parameters show instantly when the FX panel is triggered by an FX knob
  • Remix View: Color-coded Remix Sets' samples and loops are all visible from the display in Remix View
  • Freeze View: Freeze View instantly slices a track in eight parts for deconstructing on the fly with the performance pads
  • Performance Panels: Pop-up panels let you monitor and tweak track parameters like BPM, key, and filter instantly
Stem Decks
  • The S5’s performance pads instantly map to each stem part when a Stem file is loaded. Mute or unmute, control volume, and add filters to stems with the pads and touch-sensitive encoders. Or add effects to individual sounds by holding shift and selecting stems
Creative Performance Features
  • Track Preparation: Seamless iTunes library integration and powerful automatic beat detection means tracks are ready to hit the dance-floor anytime. And you can adjust a track’s beatgrid in real-time on the S5 - the Beatgrid View instantly reveals your grids for easy editing directly from the displays
  • Hotcues and Flux Mode: Trigger cue points and loops with color-coded pads for instant creative editing. The colors match different hotcue types for easy recognition. And with Flux Mode, you can juggle hotcues while maintaining playback position, for spontaneous re-editing in time – every time
  • Improvising with Freeze Mode: Take a snapshot from a running track using the Freeze Button and slice it up. A loop appears on the deck display ready for you to rearrange using the performance pads
  • Live Remixing: Access the power of TRAKTOR’s Remix Decks directly from the S5. Trigger sounds with the performance pads and see it all in Remix View on the high-res displays. And to build your own creative arsenal, capture loops from a running track in perfect sync, and layer them for advanced track edits on the fly

Hardware Details

Enhanced Decks
  • Simple and intuitive – right from the start. Touch-sensitive Browse, Loop, and FX knobs trigger smart views and pop-up panels on the displays. And precision touch strips allow for pitch bending, track seeking, and vinyl scratch emulation
  • Eight color-coded performance pads per deck unlock the door to creative performance. Slice-up and rearrange in Freeze mode, tweak your loops, improvise using hotcues, and control Stem and Remix Decks – all within view, and within reach
Audio Interface
  • The S5’s built-in soundcard provides essential connectivity and 24-bit/48 kHz of pristine audio guaranteed to pack a punch in any room. Connect to any sound system in seconds – XLR and RCA master outputs, plus a 1/4" booth output make setting up the S5 fast and simple at any gig
  • And TRAKTOR KONTROL S5 even features an independent AUX channel to connect a mic for the MC, an MP3 player, or any additional device your setup needs

Software Details

Track Preparation
  • Browse and find your favorite tracks in seconds. Full iTunes integration in TRAKTOR 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 beat-matched 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 modeled after industry favorites. Plus activate FX Units from each channel
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
  • 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
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 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 2GB of cutting-edge sounds
In the Box
Native Instruments TRAKTOR KONTROL S5 - 4-Channel DJ System
  • TRAKTOR PRO 2 Software with Stem & Remix Decks
  • Power Adapter with Four Adapters
  • USB Cable
  • Limited 1-Year Warranty
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    Native Instruments S5 Pro specs

    System Requirements 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)

    Mac OS X 10.9 or 10.10 (latest update), Intel Core i5, 4 GB RAM

    Windows 7 or 8 or 10 (latest Service Pack 32/64 bit), 2.0 GHz Intel Core i5 or equal AMD processor, 4 GB RAM
    Supported Audio Formats MP3, WAV, AIFF, Audio-CD, FLAC, OGG Vorbis, non-DRM WMA (Windows), non-DRM AAC
    I/O Input
    1x Stereo Aux RCA input
    1x 1/4" mic input
    1x USB Type-B

    2x RCA master outputs (stereo pair)
    2x XLR-3M master output (stereo pair)
    2x 1/4" / 6.35 mm booth outputs
    1x 1/4" / 6.35 mm headphone output
    1x 1/8" / 3.5 mm headphone output
    Channels 1 stereo
    Sample Rate 48 kHz
    Resolution 24-bit
    Converter Cirrus Logic
    Audio Input
    Full Scale Input Level Line Input: +17 dBu
    Mic Input: -12.5 dBu
    DNR Line Input (A-weighted): 118 dB
    Mic Input (A-weighted): 96 dB
    THD + N Line Input (at 1 kHz): 0.002%
    Mic Input (at 1 kHz): 0.002%
    Frequency Response Line Input: 20 to 20,000 Hz ±0.1 dB
    Mic Input: 20 to 20,000 Hz ±0.6 dB
    Crosstalk Line Input: -118 dB (at 1 kHz)
    Audio Output
    Channels 2 stereo
    Sample Rate 48 kHz
    Resolution 24-bit
    Converter Cirrus Logic
    Maximum Output Level Line Output: +24 dBu
    RCA Output: +18 dBu
    Headphone Output (32 ohms load): +15 dBu
    DNR Line Output (XLR and 1/4" booth, A-weighted): 108 dB
    RCA Output (A-weighted): 113 dB (A-weighted)
    Headphones Output (A-weighted): 116 dB
    THD+N Line Output (XLR and 1/4" booth, at 1 kHz): 0.003%
    RCA Output (At 1 kHz): 0.003%
    Headphones Output (At 1 kHz): 0.005%
    Frequency Response Line Output (XLR and 1/4" Booth): 20 to 20,000 Hz ±0.2 dB
    RCA Output: 20 to 20,000 Hz ±0.1 dB
    Headphone Output: 20 to 20,000 Hz ±0.2 dB
    Crosstalk Line Output (XLR and 1/4" Booth, at 1 kHz): -110 dB
    RCA Output (At 1 kHz): -110 dB
    Headphone Output (At 1 kHz) : -70 dB
    Headphone Impedance 32 to 600 ohms
    Dimensions (D x H x W) 12.7 x 2.6 x 19.7" / 32.2 x 6.6 x 50.0 cm
    Weight 8.2 lb / 3.7 kg
    Packaging Info
    Package Weight 11.85 lb
    Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 21.6 x 15.3 x 5.5"

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