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"Native Instruments Kontrol X1 (2) and Kontrol X1 MK2 as back up. I remapped my X1s to fit the way I play; I can do it blindfolded when I’m on, from beat jumps, loop functions and cue points. I normally use Deck C for effects and have all 3 decks running together which I full control from my X1s. I’m a loop freak, if I can have 6 decks looping at some point i can be happy. I also mapped the CDJs which I connect to Traktor on HID mode to give me the same functions as my controllers, sometimes it’s easier to reach them when I’m browsing through my library," says Nicole, in [this article](http://www.djtechtools.com/2015/04/15/artist-gear-setup-nicole-moudaber-2/).more
"Traktor's four decks give you the freedom to sculpt your sound the way you feel like. You can really define your sound in a specific way, using material that maybe wouldn't normally fit in the style you're playing. Once you don't have to waste time with beatmatching you can be creative."more
If you're a Traktor user you should have the X1. This controller makes it so much easier to access your FX decks, looping & cueing, and track selection from your library. Adding this to your setup will ensure that you no longer need to even touch your mouse and keyboard during a set. It functions off of a single USB port, is very light, compact and easy to carry.