Native Instruments Traktor Scratch A6 Digital Vinyl System (DVS) with Traktor Audio 6 Audio Interface
Traktor Scratch A6 is the straight-up digital vinyl system for spinning MP3s using super-tight vinyl and CD control. The included Traktor Audio 6 interface, timecode vinyl and CDs, and the flagship Traktor software provide pro credentials at a very attractive price.
Traktor Scratch A6 is designed for DJs who need rock-solid performance, amazing audio quality and incredible ease of use.The included Traktor Scratch Pro 2 software with Remix Deck™ technology allows for a new level of creativity - seamlessly merge the worlds of DJing and live performance.
Remix: What's New
Traktor Scratch A6 gets the remix treatment and now delivers an immense package for creative DJs. Using Traktor Scratch Duo 2 as a jumping off point, Traktor Scratch A6 now contains the flagship Traktor Scratch Pro 2 with Remix Decks software – at a new price that makes it the most incredible value out there.
Powered by the Traktor Audio 6 interface - now available exclusively with this product - you can also expand your setup to include Traktor Kontrol F1 for ultimate and intuitive control over the software’s Remix Decks.
Get ready to unleash the full sonic potential of your tracks thanks to the included Traktor Audio 6, the high-gain audio interface for DJs who demand premium sound quality and extra-loud output. With six inputs and six outputs, the TA6 is destined to be the centerpiece of your live or studio setup. And if you're looking for even more connectivity and a MIDI port (e.g. for Maschine sync),check out Traktor Scratch A10.
Easy Does It
It’s never been easier to spin digital files. Hook up the system in seconds thanks to the plug-and-play hardware and software integration. The software interface features an easy-on-the-eye Essential View, focusing on the important elements. Innovative TruWave colored waveforms let you see your tracks like never before.
With full iTunes® integration, iPod® compatibility and Crate Flick cover art browsing, selecting your tracks is a cinch. The included SoftSync feature gives you optional help in beat-matching.
Shape Your Style
Traktor Scratch A6 offers an advanced selection of creative features for developing and defining your own trademark sound. Super-intuitive looping and cueing functions have been further enhanced with the addition of Remix Decks for integrating loops and one-shot samples into your sets.
Store your favorite loops in the library, along with the included loop content, and open up another dimension in creative DJing – easily remix and re-edit tracks on the fly.
Use the exclusive scratch sounds to spice up your routine and rock the six studio-quality effects which, thanks to the additional ins and outs on the audio interface, you can route like an external effects box.
Native Scratch Technology
The Native Scratch technology features Traktor Scratch MK2 timecode vinyl and CD control for the next step in tight timecode performance. Spin super-precise 2kHz control signal on 120g vinyl – it feels just like your digital track was cut to a 12-inch – and with the innovative vinyl marker stickers you get clear visual reference at all times.
Alternatively, use your CDJs with Traktor MK2 timecode in relative mode, and stay ahead of the competition – with Traktor’s loops and hot cues and your CDJs’ cue and manual looping functionality, you get the best out of both systems.
Ease Of Use
Now with Native Scratch Technology, Traktor Scratch A6 excels in its simplicity. If you have never used a digital vinyl system before, you’ll find it surprisingly easy to get straight in the mix. Once you do, it’s more straight-forward and intuitive than ever to create outstanding and unique sets.
The TruWave hi-res colored waveforms aren’t just easier to read, they offer a whole new dimension to your mix. Differentiate between kicks, hi-hats and snares and mix your tracks visually
Set up more accurate cue points and Beat Grids for even tighter mixes
Track stripe clearly displays the track’s arrangement for better mix anticipation
With Traktor it’s easy to find and prepare your tracks, allowing you to keep your focus on the dance floor. Full iTunes® integration / iPod® compatibility for fast and efficient searches
Search through tracks via Crate Flick cover art browsing, just like a vinyl crate
Auto track analysis, BPM detection and beat-gridding offer help for instant track preparation
Twice As Tight
Traktor Scratch MK2 has the most accurate and responsive timecode control on the market - twice the resolution of most competitors. 120g timecode vinyl and 2kHz timecode for ultimate ‘tight’ feel and precision
Feels like each file is cut into the wax even with motor-offs and ultra-fast rubs
Also available separately in a selection of colors, white, red, blue and transparent
The intuitive ‘SoftSync’ system adds a new level of tempo-awareness to TRAKTOR that expands your mixing options even when using vinyl control. Get optional beat-matching help with SoftSync, easily sync the tempo for the incoming track, but still cue it in manually, keeping that special feel of spinning vinyl
SoftSync makes sure your mix stays perfectly in phase over minutes – no drift!
Use the software to easily rock the after party when timecode control isn't available
Traktor Scratch A6’s creative potential is significantly strengthened thanks to the addition of several powerful tools.
Remix Decks let you select from up to 64 loops and one-shot samples per deck.
Switch any Traktor Pro 2 deck from version 2.5 or later to be a Remix Deck and control it via timecode - just like a track deck.
Use loops from the included sound content or import any loops and sounds of your own
Develop your own unique trademark sound and build a personal arsenal of sounds by live-capturing your favorite loops while DJing
The F1’s slim profile makes it ideal for turntablists - sitting easily between mixer and deck
Looping and Cueing
Advanced and ultra-precise looping and cueing functions make Traktor Scratch A6 a powerful tool for adventurous and creative sets. Trigger perfectly timed loops on the fly, and take your set into new territories
Store up to eight hot cues per track and re-arrange tunes with the track parts you need
Super-precise loop and cue points, thanks to the seamless waveform zoom and multiple cue types
Traktor Scratch Pro 2 features more than 30 professional DJ effects, all synced to track or master tempo. Run effects in Single or Group Mode, and chain up to 6 effects together for extreme sound-mangling
Create amazing build-ups and drops using the 30+ flexible and tempo-synced effects
Use Traktor effects as independent send/receive effects, via the included Traktor Audio 6
Native Scratch Technology
Native Scratch technology features Traktor Scratch MK2 timecode for incredible scratch performance and more authentic vinyl feel. Also included are innovative vinyl marker stickers for a clear visual reference point. The technology is included in all TRAKTOR SCRATCH 2 products.
Windows 7 or 8 (latest Service Pack, 32/64 Bit), 2.0 GHz Intel Core 2 Duo or AMD Athlon 64 X2, 2 GB RAM (4 GB recommended) Mac OS X 10.7 or 10.8 (latest update), Intel Core 2 Duo, 2 GB RAM (4 GB recommended)
General: Monitor with 1024 x 768 screen resolution, USB 2.0, 1 GB free disc space, high-speed internet required
Supported Audio Formats
MP3, WAV, AIFF, Audio-CD, FLAC, Ogg Vorbis, non-DRM WMA (Windows only), non-DRM AAC