Emulator KS-1974 hands-on
Joe checks out the Kontrol Surface from SmithsonMartin.
Connect the KS-1974 to your laptop, desktop or any computer to transform them into a powerful and comfortable 22 inch surface with 4 simultaneous touch points. This is perfect for your studio or live performances. KS-1974 is a state-of-the-art DJ, VJ, and Studio Production tool. KS-1974 is the perfect size for any DJ booth or studio desk.
KS-1974 is the newest product from SmithsonMartin, winners of the 2011 DJ Mag Tech Awards: “Most Innovative Product”. Emulator for Traktor and Emulator Modular come bundled with the KS-1974.
Emulator Modular includes a complete set of objects so you can completely custom design your own multi-touch interface with buttons, sliders, circular knobs, jog wheels and even your own custom graphics.
With Emulator Modular you can build your customized multi-touch interface in just minutes. Imagine a custom layout for Traktor, Ableton, Virtual DJ, Mixvibes, Torq, Deckadance, Arkaos, Resolume, and any other MIDI based software. You can share your creations with Emulator community, benefit from the experience and collaboration of other users from our forum. Sharing templates is easy and free, with Emulator Modular, the game has officially changed.
KS-1974 is manufactured with a highly accurate and extremely responsive 4 touch sensor, running at ultra low latency (less 4ms) and completely compatible with Windows 7 & 8 and OSX.
S-1974 is an ultra durable MIDI controller, glass used in the sensors is chemically strengthened to withstand high-volume user interaction and repetitive motion. The system allows continuous usage and will never wear out the faders and of course no more missing buttons.