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DJ Qbert’s Thud Rumble is working with Intel to bring microcomputers into DJ mixers, which may eventually replace laptops.

Earlier this week at Intel’s IDF keynote, Qbert showed off a prototype of their Invader mixer – with a touchscreen display showing Traktor Pro on the mixer. Keep reading for what we know so far.

Thud Rumble Invader Mixer With Intel Inside
Gear: Invader mixer (prototype)

Designer: Thud Rumble by DJ QBERT.

Expected Price: $1,699

Availability: Shipping end of 2016.

Watch video:

Say hello to Qbert’s dream laptop-free mixer?

Prototypes feature:
• Touchscreen display (looks to be about a 10″ screen)

• Two-channel mixing section

• EQ / browse encoders / knobs still seem to be in development

• 8 cue buttons (arcade buttons) for each deck

• Windows 10 / Intel processor inside

• Currently no soundcard, although they are “working with Native Instruments” to have an audio interface made…

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