Pioneer DJ made a strong showing at this year’s 2013 Winter Music Conference ( WMC) International Dance Music Awards held on March 21st, winning four awards: the prestigious Best Manufacturer of the Year award for 2012, the Best New Product award for its RMX-1000 Remix Station, Best DJ Mixer/ Controller (for the DJM-2000nexus) and Best CD Player (for the CDJ-2000). The awards highlight Pioneer’s ongoing technological contributions to the DJ ihly used by DJs of every skill level, and the IDMA honors we receive each year are the ultimate stamp of approval by enthusiasts, personalities, and the industry.”
Marking the Cutting-Edge: Numark’s Mixtrack Edge
From the beginning, Numark’s Mixtrack Series has given DJs the perfect mix of essential utility and professional capability. Mixtrack Edge brings the same spirit, offering advanced incorporates capabilities and design elements that make it a perfect go-to controller for cocktail hours, minimalist setups, or to keep with you all the time to work on or use for pre-gig prep.” Mixtrack Edge is class-compliant with both Mac® and PC and operates via standard technology in a sharp design built for DJs on the go. Numark unveiled Mixtrack Edge back in April at Musikmesse 2013.
Mixtrack Edge’s slim, low-profile design features an integrated cover to protect the control surface and a full array of bright backlit controls surround ed by brushed aluminum, including sync, hot cue, loop, and two effects controls on each channel. An audio interface is built in for headphone cueing and PA system output. Slim metal platters control pitch bend, pitch fade, song selection, and cue mix.
“This is a controller for every DJ,” said Chris Roman, Numark Product Manager. “Mixtrack Edge MIDI, making it compatible with virtually any DJ software. It’s also USB-powered, so no power adapter is required.
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