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Novation TWITCH is a DJ controller with a completely new take on DJing and performing. It has Touchstrips to navigate tracks and you can slice-up your beats and mix them back together – totally on the fly. TWITCH has a built in audio interface which is absolutely rock-solid with headphone, booth and main outputs.
If are already a DJ, or produce your own music and are looking for new ways to perform; 16 triggerpads, touchstrips, mixer and numerous rotary controls put your music at your fingertips.
Take a different look at DJing
You can use Twitch for straight DJ sets, or you can pull your tracks apart and put them back together totally on the fly. It is compact and bus-powered, which means no external power supply!
It comes with Serato ITCH – powerful DJ software that only works with select hardware controllers. As well as being rock-solid and simple to use, ITCH has totally new performance tools that take digital DJing to the next level. Watch this video to find out more about the unique "Slicer" mode and how to get instant control of effects using the faders...
From the studio to the stage with Twitch and Ableton Live
Although it comes with Serato ITCH, Twitch is a great way of performing with Ableton Live. It has an onboard audio-interface, DJ mixer layout, numerous back-lit buttons and rotary controls which can be freely assigned to anything in Ableton Live - and it's fully bus powered. It's the only thing you'll need to take out with you (apart from your laptop...)
Novation have created a free application, which enables Twitch to talk to Ableton Live. This video explains how the TwitchLiveTranslator works.
Check out West Coast Controller champion Edison getting busy with Twitch and Ableton Live.
Download the Live Twitch Translator app and the all-important Getting Started Guide (GSG) here.
If you are a Max MSP user you can open and edit the source code to edit and tweak to your own preference.
Already using Traktor?
Check out this video for more details about the Traktor for Twitch mapping
We have created powerful 2 and 4 deck mappings for Traktor PRO. All the controls you need to perform have been mapped to the Touchstrips, knobs, faders and buttons on TWITCH. A free Traktor PRO overlay is included in the TWITCH box which labels what each control does. Simply place it on TWITCH to transform it into a Traktor controller with a difference.
Download the Traktor mapping here.
Professional and Portable
TWITCH is designed for performing, so we made it tough and compact enough to carry from gig to gig. It has an aluminium top panel and is small enough to be carried with your laptop. Its modest size means it will slot into tight spaces in DJ booths and on stage.
Hard-wearing metal surface: tough enough for gigging
Compact design: small and light enough to hand-carry with your laptop
Fully bus powered: easy to set up and no need for additional power supply
LED backlit buttons: essential for performing in dark environments
FEATURED ARTIST: Lopazz
Heidelberg-based composer, producer, remixer and DJ Lopazz putting Twitch through it's paces
Heidelberg-based composer, producer and DJ Lopazz - AKA Stefan Eichinger - made his mark as a film composer. He has produced sound tracks for numerous internationally acclaimed films and had success with a number or remixes which have been taken up by the likes of Sven Vath and Ricardo Vilallobos.
Lopazz has adopted Twitch as his preferred DJ tool. He is particularly taken with the 'Slicer' function which is uses in the studio as well as the DJ booth to pull beats apart and remix them in real time.
Built-in Bus-powered Audio Interface
TWITCH includes an ultra-reliable 2 in 4 out USB audio interface with high-quality/super low noise main and headphone outputs so it can be connected directly to sound systems with zero hum or noise. There is also a microphone input for vocalists or MCs which you can run through the effects in ITCH.
Ultra-reliable 2 in 4 out USB-audio interface: plug straight into monitors, mixer or amp
High quality outputs which eliminate hum and noise
Microphone input: with independent analogue gain control for vocalists/MCs
Second stereo input: TWITCH has an aux input with its own analogue gain for iPods or other sound sources
Custom audio/MIDI drivers: ultra-low latency audio/MIDI drivers by Novation
Outputs 24bit at sample rates of 44.1/48KHz