M-Audio on Wednesday shipped the
Torq Xponent, the company’s integrated hardware/software DJ performance and production system. The system brings traditional style DJing to the computer, according to M-Audio.
Xponent is a MIDI control surface for Torq DJ software and a four-output USB audio interface, including two stereo RCA outputs and a standard 1/4-inch headphone output with cueing.
The Xponent includes two touch-sensitive scratch wheels for scratching, speeding up and slowing down the playback of digital files. And for controlling Torq, Xponent adds 64 assignable backlit buttons (including Play, Cue, Seek, Loop, Key and Sync controls), two volume sliders, eight assignable knobs for effect control and two 100mm pitch sliders.
The Torq DJ software is compatible with MP3, AIFF, WAV, WMA, Apple Lossless and AAC file formats.
Torq Xponent is currently shipping costs $749.95.