Hardware Manuals


Native Instruments - Kontrol S3

SETUP


Firmware & Drivers


Firmware : Update the firmware of the unit to the latest available version from https://www.native-instruments.com/en/support/downloads/drivers-other-files/

Drivers : No driver is required to be installed. The Traktor Kontrol S3 is a USB Class compliant device and your Operating system will automatically install the necessary drivers once the unit is connected to your computer via a USB port.

VirtualDJ 8 Setup


Download and install VirtualDJ from http://www.virtualdj.com/download/index.html (in case you have not done already)

Once VirtualDJ is opened, a Login Window will appear. Login with your virtualdj.com account’s credentials.

A Pro Infinity, a Pro Subscription or a Home Plus License is required to use the Traktor Kontrol S3 Without any of the above Licenses, the controller will operate for 10 minutes each time you restart VirtualDJ.
http://www.virtualdj.com/buy/index.html


A detection windows will appear next verifying proper connection.

Select the Kontrol S3 button in order VirtualDJ to apply the pre-defined audio configuration (speakers need to be connected to the rear side of the unit in this case), or Computer if you don't have any speakers to connect to the Kontrol S3 and need to output sound from the default sound card of your computer.


Click to OK


The unit is now ready to operate.


MIDI Operation


The unit should be visible in the MAPPING tab of VirtualDJ Settings and the “factory default” available/selected from the Mappings drop-down list.



The factory default Mapping offers the functions described in this Manual, however those can be adjusted to your needs via VDJ Script actions.
Find more details at http://www.virtualdj.com/wiki/VDJ8script.html


AUDIO Setup


The unit has a pre-defined Audio setup and a special button in the AUDIO tab of VirtualDJ Settings to provide that.






For further software settings please refer to the User Guide of VirtualDJ 8.
http://www.virtualdj.com/manuals/virtualdj8/index.html
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