Dj Controller – Novation Twitch


Novation Twitch

Novation announced immediate availability of Twitch, their new controller dedicated to Djs and Djing. Novation Twitch comes with an audio interface and with Serato ITCH, the famous Dj Software but also maps to other Dj Softwares like Traktor or Ableton.

Novation Twitch Top Features

Novation Twitch can put your music in time, leaving you free to get creative
– Serato ITCH software can beat match tracks so you can focus on performing
– Novation Twitch gives you hands-on control of some powerful performance tools

Touchstrips for navigating tracks
– Swipe tracks backwards and forwards as if you were touching the screen
– You can instantly ‘Drop’ into a tune at any point in the track

‘Slicer’ Performance Mode
– Slicer allows you to chop-up beats in time and re-arrange them on the fly
– 2 x 8 large Triggerpads let you to play eight rolling beat slices in any order

Tough and compact with a 2 in 4 out high-quality audio interface
– Designed for gigging: Compact casing, bus powered with LED buttons
– Balanced outputs, ultra-reliable audio/MIDI drivers and microphone input

Master FX and ‘Fader FX Mode’
– Add different effects to either or both channels with TWITCH’s FX section
– Use both channel faders for super-fast FX moves and tricks

Trigger Hot Cue Points and 2 different Loop Modes
– 8 large Triggerpads can fire off 8 cue-points anywhere in your track
– Trigger 8 different loop lengths and save them with your performance

Novation Twitch Hardware Specification

Mixer section:

  • 8x pots: EQ and trim
  • 2x channel faders
  • 1x replaceable crossfader
  • 2x Continuous rotary encoders
  • 2x headphone assign buttons – enables respective deck in the cue mix
  • 2x Fader FX assign buttons

Master section:

  • 4x pots
  • Headphone level
  • Master/cue mix
  • Booth level
  • Master output

Controls per deck:

  • Touchstrip with swipe and drop modes
  • Continuous rotary encoder for pitch +/-
  • Cue button
  • Play/Pause button
  • 8x Large Triggerpads
  • 4x performance mode selector buttons
  • 2x Beatgrid buttons
  • 2x sync/keylock buttons

Master FX section:

  • 1x Pot
  • 2x continuous rotary encoders – right hand is also tap tempo/left hand is pressing makes for secondary parameter control
  • 6x FX select buttons

Mic/Aux input section:

  • 1x pot
  • 1x on/off button
  • 1x assign to headphones button

Audio Interface – 24bit at 44.1/48KHz:

  • 2x master outs (L/R) on balanced TRS jacks
  • 2x booth outs (L/R) on phono jacks
  • 2x aux input (L/R) on phono jacks
  • 1x aux gain pot
  • 1x direct monitoring switch
  • 1x mic input on TRS jack
  • 1x mic gain pot
  • 2x headphone outputs (1x TRS jack & 1x 3.5mm jack) both can be used simultaneously)
  • 1x Master/cue switch to change signal going out of Booth outputs between cue & main
  • 1x direct monitoring output – bypasses the software and passes mic/aux input straight to the main outs

More details you can find on Novation Music Site.

Sources: Novation


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