It’s been over a decade since Spanish manufacturer Ecler released their last DJ mixer. But now they’re back, with the 2-channel analogue WARM2 rotary mixer. Priced more keenly than many rotaries, the Warm 2 offers some seriously good value on paper. On the new episode of Beatsource Tech, Mojaxx finds out if the venerable brand can cut it in today’s market.
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Algoriddim‘s djay software has long been a home of innovative features, both on iOS and MacOS. With the new version 4.0, the company is bringing a whole lot more to the table, including DVS, on both desktop and mobile, and a unique way of controlling their patented Neural Mix feature using control vinyl directly. Mojaxx takes a look on the new episode of Beatsource Tech.
Pioneer DJ‘s line of Serato battle mixers gains a new, more affordable model in the DJM-S5. Taking design and feature cues from its more expensive stablemates, it promises to offer great performance for intermediate, hobbyist DJs. Finished in a vibrant red color, the S5 really stands out from the crowd visually – but does it justify its $800 price tag? Mojaxx gives us his thoughts in a full review.
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The XDJ-XZ-W offers the professional functions and performance features of the original XDJ-XZ—famously inherited from Pioneer DJ’s flagship equipment. Artists plug in USB drives with rekordbox-analyzed tracks or connect their laptops to use rekordbox performance features or Link Export mode. The XDJ-XZ-W is also compatible with Serato DJ Pro; Artists simply connect to a PC/Mac running the software – no additional license is necessary.
To use the XDJ-XZ-W with rekordbox, download the latest version of the software for free.
To use the XDJ-XZ-W with Serato DJ Pro, download the latest version of the software for free.
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Setting up and calibrating the tonearms on your DJ turntables correctly is very important, if you want to get the best performance from your decks – and avoid damaging your needles and records. On the new episode of “Beatsource Basics”, Mojaxx talks you through the whole setup process. Watch above.
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Chroma Caps, a line of replacement knobs and fader caps from DJ TechTools, has been around for a decade now and has cultivated a strong following in that time. The latest addition to the range, Chrome Caps, features a new metallic style shiny finish, allowing you to add a touch of bling to any DJ hardware. Watch Mojaxx‘s review in this episode of Beatsource Tech.
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The new version of Engine DJ, 2.2.0, has arrived, and with it comes a number of updates and bug fixes for both the desktop software and hardware OS. But it also includes a couple of big new features for the Numark Mixstream Pro in particular, with new FX controls and support for Virtual DJ. Mojaxx takes a look on the new episode of “Beatsource Tech”.
The earlier controllers in Numark‘s NS series, the NS7 and NS6, were renowned as real workhorse devices for professional DJs. With the NS4FX, are the company continuing that legacy, or going in a new direction? Mojaxx gives us his full review on the new episode of “Beatsource Tech.”
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Modern DJ kit offers performance and functions which could only be dreamt of back in the day. But there are some features on older gear which have disappeared in recent years, a few of which we think deserve to be revived. On the new episode of Beatsource Tech, Mojaxx talks about the things we miss about vintage DJ mixers. Watch above.
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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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