The Elektron Octatrack DPS-1 is a 8 track dynamic performance sampler, designed for for radical audio processing and performance oriented sampling. Every track features real-time pitch scaling & time stretch and the next generation Elektron step sequencer has been designed with maximum usability and efficiency in mind.
The Elektron Octatrack is a pretty interesting sampling sequencer, based on the specs:
- 8 stereo tracks
- 4 audio inputs
- 4 audio outputs
- Separate Headphone Output
- USB 2.0 port
- Compact Flash Card Reader
- Optical Fader
- Improved Elektron Sequencer
- Realtime pitch shift and time stretch
- Real Time Sampling
- 2 Effect blocks per track
This video demo, though, by Jon from Elektron, suggests that they should have called this Octacrack.
The beast is big enough to be extremely tactile, small enough to be very portable and knobby enough to be a joy to use.
Check out the demo and let me know what you think!