Native Instruments is back in the limelight, unveiling their latest Traktor controller, the X1 MK3. This compact powerhouse stands as a testament to their continued innovation, following the renowned X1 MK1 and MK2 versions. Boasting a range of novel attributes, the X1 MK3 steps up with five crisp OLED screens, giving users real-time data on track evolution, loop metrics and even the track’s title.
Additionally, a game-changing “Mixer Mode” debuts, along with the capacity to tailor button shades, diversifying its appeal further. Traktor portrays the X1 MK3 as the ideal gadget for today’s DJ—sleek, modular, and most importantly, user-centric. Whether you’re a seasoned pro or a newbie, this device promises adaptability and ease. Incorporating the state-of-the-art Traktor Pro 3 software, Native Instrument assures DJs of a premium experience with the Traktor X1 MK3. Slated for September 20th release, it has a price tag of £259/€299. Dive deeper and reserve yours here.
Taking a moment to look back, Native Instruments had rolled out a special edition timecode vinyl series, celebrating Traktor’s 20th anniversary.
The year of 2021 was also special for the brand, marking its 25th year with exclusive hardware controllers and a unique free plugin, aptly named TWENTY FIVE.