DJ, DJ Controllers

Pioneer XDJ-RX all-in-one USB player for RekordBox

0 Comments 27 February 2015

Until recent years the capabilities of flagship digital DJ setups have been out of reach for those with smaller budgets, with the most basic setup weighing in at no less than £2300. Pioneers previous XDJ-Aero and XDJ-R1 hinted at the potential of multi format combination units and possibly bridging the gap between controllers and single […]

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DJ Controllers, News Desk!, Synths and keys, Uncategorized

NAMM 2015 update #1

0 Comments 24 January 2015

So it’s been a busy NAMM show with a load of new products announced: Akai Pro announced their new range of Advance keyboard controllers claiming to work with pretty much any VST including Native Instruments Komplete. They come in 25, 49 and 61 key variations all with a high resolution display and RGB pads. Also […]

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DJ Controllers, News Desk!

Pioneer DJ XDJ-1000 – the beginning of the end for the CDJ?

0 Comments 13 November 2014

So this morning Pioneer DJ announced the new XDJ-1000 player. At first glance most will forgiven for thinking this is regular CDJ style player like the CDJ2000 and CDJ900 Nexus with a nice, large, angled screen. However, on closer inspection you realise there’s something missing. A CD drive. This is a development that may upset […]

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DJ, DJ Controllers, News Desk!

Pioneer announces the DDJ-SX2

2 Comments 07 August 2014

Well, hot off the back of last night’s post Pioneer have just announced the new DDJ-SX2 for Serato DJ. It now features upgraded pads with multi coloured LEDs for cueing, looping, slicing etc. As predicted yesterday it is now a DVS – READY controller so you can just plug in your new Pioneer PLX 1000 […]

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DJ, DJ Controllers, DJ Software, News Desk!

DVS + controllers = Serato DVS plugin

0 Comments 06 August 2014

Serato announced their new plugin for “some” controllers the other day. This plugin will allow users to connect their turntables or CD players to a compatible controller and use timecode CDs or vinyl to play their tracks. Firstly, it’s worth pointing out that this isn’t the first time you can do this. In fairness, Traktor […]

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DJ, DJ Accessories, DJ Controllers, News Desk!

Akai announce the AFX effects controller for Serato DJ with Flip control

0 Comments 04 August 2014

Serato have been busy today! The new Akai AFX controller is a compact, bus powered controller for Serato DJ. It is also the first controller to feature dedicated controls for the Serato Flip function. You also get a bank of 8 multi coloured back lit pads that have up to 10 functions. They can be […]

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DJ, DJ Controllers, DJ Software, News Desk!

New Akai AMX for Serato DJ with DVS control

0 Comments 04 August 2014

Akai have just announced the new AMX – a compact mixer WITH the full version of Serato DJ and the ability to use DVS with an additional DVS expansion pack. This means you can just plug your turntables straight in the the AMX and with a simple USB connection to the computer and you have […]

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Radial SB-5 Stage Bug

Hardware

Radial SB-5 Stage Bug

0 Comments 18 July 2014

Using phones, tablets or laptops as an audio source can result in many frustrating issues. Phones and tablets have very low signal output, laptops can cause hum and static interference due to the lack of grounding, and neither allow you to switch between a stereo or mono output. Although various (and potentially over-complicated) solutions do […]

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DJ, DJ Controllers, DJ Software

Serato v Traktor controllers

3 Comments 14 July 2014

It seems every time a new controller is announced these days it’s for Serato. Look at any comment on social media posts and one of the first is someone asking why they haven’t made one for Traktor. Let me try and explain this. Native Instruments (the makers of Traktor) decided to make their own controllers. […]

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Uncategorized

Numark NV for Serato. The controller with screens.

0 Comments 14 July 2014

Numark have just announced a new controller the NV. The Numark NV is the first controller for Serato with a built in display to give you real time visual feedback on dual screens which means there’s no need to look at your computer screen. Based on the NS6, the NV has 2  jog wheels and […]

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