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