Maago has introduced a new hardware DJ controller, the 4×4, along with a virtual version of it for iOS, the 4×4 Virtual.
The Maago 4×4, shown above, is designed to give you ‘total control over Traktor’. Here’s what they have to say about it:
With more than 20 knobs and 40 buttons, this new hardware is built in a sturdy aluminum case and will be the perfect controller for all TRAKTOR PRO™ versions and any DJ software that supports the MIDI protocol. Simply connect the Maago 4×4 unit to a computer running TRAKTOR™ (or other DJ software) and gain instant control of your 4 decks, 4 effect parameters, loop controls, etc, all at same time and with no need to use the shift button to reach all these functions. High quality rotary knobs with a heavy-duty feel and 40 backlit buttons provide real visual and tactile feedback of your workflow, letting you perform on TRAKTOR™ without having to touch your computer.
- Buttons and knobs:
- 40 high quality back lit buttons
- 71 high quality buttons
- 42 high quality small buttons
- 11 high quality rotary enconders
- 8 high quality knobs
- 4 leds
- 2 USB ports / 1 Midi out + 1 Midi in
- 120 mm (4.7? ) x 52 mm (2?) x 294mm (11.5?)
Pricing and availability are to be announced. See the Maago site for details.
Maago has also introduced 4×4 Virtual (App Store link).
4×4 Maago Virtual App has been designed to wirelessly control Native Instruments Traktor or any other application or device that supports the MIDI protocol through a wireless connection directly from your iPad.
The App lets you control the four decks of Traktor, the Effects and all the Browsing feature of the software.
4×4 Virtual is priced at $16.99. If you’ve used 4×4 Virtual, let us know what you think of it!
via Ronnie Rekkerd