EKS Now Shipping New OTUS DJ Controller

EKS has revealed to FutureMusic that they are now shipping their new OTUS DJ MIDI controller. The futuristic OTUS captured the imagination of many digital DJs and controllerists around the world when it was first introduced earlier this year.

Main Features:
» The 7.5″ jog wheel offers both physical and virtual sensitivity adjustments.
» Otus has been designed to substantially reduced vibrations due to its unique sharp cloves feet.
» All of the controls are illuminated by LED indicators for maximum usability in a club environment.
» Advanced MIDI mapper & ASIO software makes creating different setups easy
» The smoked glass surface along with the feet of the controller can be customized
» The Future Proof Ideology of the control layout allows the use of future software features. Assignable buttons, knobs, push-and-rotate selectors and capacitive touchpad enable advanced creative freedom, while the relative touch sensitive slider allows very accurate pitch adjustments.
» All of the controls can be virtually doubled via a color indicated layer selection switch or shift button. The second layer, indicated by LED color changes, offers the option to control two virtual decks with one Otus or even other software like MIDI controllable VJ software.
» A professional level audio/headphone output

Technical Specs:
» Compatibility
— Core Audio
— Compatible with any software that supports MIDI learn
— USB 2.0 / USB 1.1
— Win/OSx/Linux
» Controls
— High resolution 7.5″ wheel with touch sense (position/speed LED indicated)
— 2 Near Field Motion sensors
— 4 jog dial type controls with switch
— 17 low travel buttons
— 6 touch buttons
— 10 assignable control knobs
— Built-in touchpad/assignable X/Y control surface for mouse or effect control
— 80mm touch sensitive pitch slider, with position LEDs
— All controls LED backlit
» Audio interface
— Integrated 24-bit, 4 channel audio interface
— 16bit / 24bit, 44.1kHz / 48kHz
— Frequency response 4Hz-24kHz
— SNR >115dB JEITA (a-weighted)
— THD+N 0,002%
— 2 x Burr-Brown I2S DAC
— 2.5V RMS (7Vpp)
» Connectors
— 4 x analog out RCA (two stereo outputs)
— 2 x out (spdif)
— 6.3mm headphone output
» Dimensions
— 365mm x 335mm x 70mm
— Weight
— 1.5 kg
» USB powered (450mA)

The EKS OTUS costs €649. Learn more about the EKS OTUS MIDI DJ Controller. Buy an OTUS.

Author: FutureMusic

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