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Technics Releases 50th Anniversary SL-1200 Turntable

To celebrate the SL-1200 series’ 50th anniversary, Technics has released limited edition direct drive turntable system, the SL-1200M7L. The latest product is a special edition model based on the SL-1200MK7, which was released in 2019. The turntable comes in seven different colors including red, blue, green, black, beige, yellow and white. Each color features a gold tonearm along with a special badge inscribed with serial number.

The SL-1200M7L retails for $1,099.99 and is available for pre-order now.

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First Look: Serato DJ Pro 2.5.11

Serato has released the latest version of its flagship DJ Pro software, 2.5.11, which includes the promised support for Pioneer DJ’s XDJ-RX3. The standalone device, released in late 2021, can play files directly from USB, Rekordbox DJ, and now, from Serato DJ Pro. Mojaxx takes a first look on the new episode of Beatsource Tech.

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The Ultimate Affordable Rotary Mixer? Omnitronic TRM-422 Review

The German manufacturer Omnitronic has expanded their range of affordable rotary mixers with the TRM-422. In the new episode of Beatsource Tech, Mojaxx asks if this is a logical upgrade, or has the company bitten off more than they can chew this time? Watch above.

The New King of Lightweight Headphones? Pioneer DJ HDJ-CX First Impressions

Pioneer DJ‘s headphone line is best known for big, beefy designs. But with the new HDJ-CX, they have gone in a new compact, lightweight direction. Have they done enough to challenge the current reigning champion in that market segment, the Sennheiser HD25? Mojaxx gives us his first impressions in the new episode of Beatsource Tech. Watch above.

Related Post: Is Buying DJ Lighting From China a Good Idea?

Is Buying DJ Lighting From China a Good Idea?

As prices of DJ gear increase, more and more DJs are beginning to buy lighting products directly from Chinese manufacturers.

In this episode of Beatsource Tech, Mojaxx reviews some wireless uplights from Both Lighting, who come recommended by some big names in the mobile DJ world, and asks – are you sacrificing quality in order to get a better price?

Related Post: Fake Technics 1200s EXPOSED!

Fake Technics 1200s EXPOSED!

Classic Technics SL-1200 Mk2, M3D and Mk5 turntables have been discontinued over a decade ago. Since then, mint used examples have rocketed in price. In addition, the increasing scarcity of genuine spare parts has led to some unscrupulous sellers to combine bits of different models together into “frankendecks,” which are designed to fool potential buyers.

In the new episode of Beatsource Tech, Mojaxx speaks to Jay from Just Technics in the UK, who has a series of videos where he helps DJs spot the potential red flags when shopping for a used 1200 or 1210.

Watch the video above.

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