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Traktor: Hardware Essentials

with Nick Trikakis

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  •   01 Kontrol X1 and Z1 Overview

    17:30

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About The Class

get the right gear


You’ve got endless options for how to configure your rig – get the inside scoop on which gear is right for you in Traktor®: Hardware Essentials with Nick Trikakis.

Nick makes music under the moniker, NüTrik and makes a living as the lead product specialist for Native Instruments. In this intermediate class, he’ll introduce you to your best hardware options. You’ll learn about:

  • KONTROL S4, S8, X1, Z1, and F1  
  • Mapping Controllers in Traktor Pro  
  • Mapping Effects and MIDI Mapping  

Nick will cover everything you need to know to get started DJing and get the most out of your gear. If you’re ready to expand your setup, Traktor: Hardware Essentials will help you decide what’s right for you.


Lesson Plan

  1. 01

    Kontrol X1 and Z1 Overview

    17:30
  2. 02

    Using the X1 Touch Strip & Q Points

    13:11
  3. 03

    Midi Mapping and Customizing

    12:41
  4. 04

    Mapping Effects with X1 and S8 Kontrol

    21:18

Meet Your Expert

Nick Trikakis

Nick "NuTrik" Trikakis is the Lead Product Specialist for Native Instruments North America, Inc. He is an expert of the entire Native Instruments product line (Komplete, Maschine, Traktor) and provides one-on-one training to priority artists. He also creates and performs ... read more

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