DJ Techtools' earliest products (VCI-100 Arcade, Midi Fighter) were based on the idea of taking traditional DJ control surfaces and improving their playability. With today's article, Kyle Mohr shares a DIY project that does exactly that for DJs who want to incorporate guitar FX pedals into their setup. Instead of high-tension foot switches, mod FX pedals with arcade buttons! Watch the complete tutorial inside.
Spotted last week on Twitter was this crazy modified Numark Mixtrack controller from DJTT reader Zach Willett, with the jogwheels removed and two Midi Fighters dropped into the chassis. We wanted to learn more, so Zach sent over photos of the construction process and a few more details on the actual mod itself.
For most DJs, upgrading to the latest controller takes time and money that they don’t have – so today we’re sharing a DJTT reader’s low-tech solution for adding colored buttons to a Traktor Kontrol X1 MK1. Read on to learn how to do it yourself and customize this controller for a fraction of the cost […]
Off-the-shelf DJ controllers have come a long way in the past few years, but they’re still lacking that certain something. The whole digital DJing movement was founded on a DIY approach way before manufacturers started seeing dollar signs in the eyes of a burgeoning market, and there’s nothing quite like that personal touch. Not everyone’s […]
After six months of development, we are proud to announce an exclusive line of high performance knobs and faders that come in a wide range of attractive colors, designed specifically for DJs. Up until now, there were almost no after-market knobs available, so we decided to design them ourselves. The result is a line of modern knobs […]
One of the users in our rapidly expanding forum has made this wonderfully fun arcade controller and shared some info on how you can do it yourself. Inspired by the Monome and Ean’s original arcade button mod, King Vitamin set upon a journey to create a unique controller for his live ableton sets. The result […]