The TORAIZ SP-16 sampler and step sequencer is the first in our line-up of music production tools for DJs and producers. We’ve partnered with the legendary synth creator Dave Smith to add his Prophet-6 analogue filters, so you can give your creations a rich, analogue warmth and presence.
Use the TORAIZ SP-16’s simple layout and large touch screen for producing, or use it as a standalone unit in the DJ booth to enhance performances. Just load samples, create patterns, add FX, loops, and manipulate their parameters to make your music your own.
With 2GB of pre-installed samples, by courtesy of Loopmasters, you can get started right out of the box.
Connect compatible devices via PRO DJ LINK and the sampler will snap your one-shots and loops to the beat of the master deck1. A MIDI clock also lets you connect other devices via USB and stay in sync.
Use the touch strip for instinctive control of various parameters including pitch bending
Load sound sources without hassle using a USB storage device.
FULL-COLOUR TOUCH SCREEN
The 7-inch, full-colour touch display gives you instant access to all the info you need. Browse, select and colour-code samples intuitively, while manipulating their parameters with the rotary dials just below the screen.
A 16-step sequencer lets you create up to 256 different patterns. You can save and play back your loops instantly, and use the dials to modulate the sounds. Plus the backlit buttons will reflect the colours assigned to each sound for a visual guide.
TACTILE PERFORMANCE PADS
Load up to 16 samples to the large rubber pads, then finger drum freely to layer sounds on-the-fly. The multicolour LEDs show what samples are in play, while Velocity Mode lets you control the sample volume with the amount of pressure you apply.
POWERFUL PROCESSING ENGINE
You get all the power you need to play with 16 samples simultaneously – even when you’re using time stretch, pitch bend or the amp envelope. And with 8GB of flash memory you have enough space to use the TORAIZ SP-16 as a stand-alone unit, with no need for a laptop.
KEY FEATURES OF THE TORAIZ SP-16
1. Create up to 256 patterns using the 16-step sequencer
Drop sounds into the sequencer to create your own 16-step loops and use the six dials to
modulate the sounds. The multicoloured buttons reflect the colours you’ve assigned each
sound: for example, kick drums in red. You can save your patterns then play them back
instantly in the booth or on stage.
2. 7-inch full-colour touch screen with detailed sample information
The large touch screen puts all the information you need in your line of sight. Quickly
browse and load samples, and allocate colours to them for a visual guide. Or see real-
time waveforms and full details of the sample’s characteristics, and use the dials
underneath to manipulate a variety of parameters.
3. Multicoloured Performance Pads with Velocity Mode
The Performance Pads are taken from our DJ controllers to give you a truly tactile
experience. Load up to 16 samples to the pads, then finger drum freely to layer sounds
on-the-fly. The lights reflect the colours you’ve assigned to each sound, while Velocity
Mode lets you control the volume of the sample with how hard you hit the pad.
4. 8GB of flash memory and real-time processing for non-stop music production
The TORAIZ SP-16 delivers 16-voice polyphony so you can play all 16 samples at once –
even when you’re using time stretch or editing the sound using the touch screen amp
envelope. The 8GB of flash memory means you’ve got plenty of space – and you can use
it as a stand-alone unit, with no need for a laptop.
5. Analogue filters from Dave Smith Instruments’ Prophet-6 synthesiser
We’ve collaborated with Dave Smith to add the analogue filters from his iconic Prophet-6
synthesiser to the TORAIZ SP-16. Use the dials to sculpt your sound – manipulating
Drive, Cut Off and Resonance – and add true analogue warmth and presence.
6. Pro DJ Link and MIDI clock mean you’ll never miss a beat
Add the TORAIZ SP-16 to your CDJ or XDJ set-up using Pro DJ Link and the sampler will
snap your one-shots and loops to the beat of the master deck.1 So you can layer multiple
sounds over your tracks and they’ll always be in sync. It also has a MIDI clock so you can
connect other devices via USB and stay in sync, and we’ll be adding connectivity with
DAWs and synths at a later date.
7. Other features:
Use the touch strip to control various parameters
Comes with Loopmasters samples already on board
TORAIZ SP-16 SPECIFICATIONS
Input ports: Phone x 2
Output ports: Phone x 8, headphones
Other ports: USB, LAN, MIDI
Max external dimension: 436.5 x 261.2 x 74.3 mm (W x D x H)
Weight: 3.2 kg
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