October 15, 2012
Controlling 4 decks on a 2 deck controller is well within your means, but it will take careful attention and you need to be an organized person – otherwise you can just as easily manipulate a live tracks or something to that end. Traktor has mapping that will allow one physical deck to control more than one virtual deck, with a caveat. The pitch control must be reset to its original placement before the new pitch can be set.
This makes sense, because if you pitch as maxed out, let’s say +10%, then you wouldn’t be able to raise the pitch of the next track that shares the same controls.…
DJ Scott Mad Flip
January 3, 2012
This mapping may not work with the latest version of Traktor.
The Torq Xponent was designed specifically for use with Torq DJ software (included) and we had the opportunity to get funky with Torq a few months ago and found it to be very cool and quite intuitive. The Xponent controller translates the software flawlessly, has massive touch sensitive jog wheels, and a super clean layout with LED backlit, rubberized pads and buttons. It is a medium sized compared to other controllers, and very lightweight with a durable plastic construction. It is DC powered, with RCA main and booth outputs, MIDI in/out, with foot switch and expression pedal inputs. It’s definitely a good looking controller that works well with both Torq and many other DJ software.
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DJ Scott Mad Flip
July 29, 2011
We first saw the Vestax PAD-One at the Winter NAMM show in Anaheim earlier this year. We marveled at it’s sturdy construction, compact size, x-y touch pad, and most of all it’s 12 dual led lit highly responsive drum pads. We couldn’t wait to try it out ourselves here in our studio. It finally arrived and we were eager to get our drum-on, but what are we going to use it with? The obvious was with any drum software, but that was too easy. We wanted to use it with DJ software. Luckily our resident marketing manager, Ariff Glick, was up to the task yet again of mapping a cool .tsi file for us to use the PAD-One with Traktor Pro 2. The results were magnificent.
The first thing you notice about the PAD-One is the size and construction. It has a die-cast aluminum body which …