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Yesterday, Native Instruments released a new Free Traktor DJ 1.5 update for the iOS DJ platform which adds a new SuperSlicer feature that's sure to get DJ's talking. The new SuperSlicer feature works just like Pioneer or Serato's slicer function in that the music gets divided into equal parts for manupulation, but the SuperSlicer also lets DJ's add deconstruct loops using Scratch, Brake, Reverse, Slice or even Pitch-Shift effects.
Mixware.net is always bringing the newest DJ gear from companies like Decksaver, DJ Tech, and Vestax to the United States so that we can purchase it from our local outlets. Mixware has recently released a new video demo of the new UDG Creator DIGI Hardcase which is a medium sized protective case that can safely protect your gear and accessories from liquids, dust, debris, and impact. The DIGI Hardcase also comes bundled with a powered seven-port USB hub in the package.
The new Reloop Beatmix 4 is an entry to intermediate-level four deck digital DJ controller that comes bundled with the full Serato DJ experience. This new controller is mainly entry level in price while providing the full Serato DJ software experience (for a limited time), full RGB backlit performance pads, and aluminum-top jog wheels with an LED light ring for needle position monitoring.
This year's Atlantic City DJ Expo at the Trump Taj Mahal in my home state of New Jersey was a huge success and lots of fun! All of the announced DJ equipment was at the show in full working order for everyone to use before their potential purchase. We went to all of the big name pro gear manufacturer booths to bring you a quick video tour for those of you who couldn't make it to the event in person. Check out more of our video coverage for the 2014 DJ Expo inside.
The Numark NV Serato DJ Dual-Screen controller is on full display at the Atlantic City DJ Expo and everyone who attends can use the new Serato DJ 1.7 and see the full workflow of the Numark NV. We've had some time to play with the Numark NV and in this video, I'll give you my personal First Impressions and show you my thoughts on this new unique controller.
The recently announced Cerwin Vega P1000X powered 10-inch two-way loudspeakers are on full display at this year's Atlantic City DJ Expo and we had DJ Spark give us the video rundown to see where they fit in the CV range. The new P1000X is the new two-way speaker that sports a 10-inch woofer and an internal 1000 watt Continuously powered amplifier.
The New Akai AMX (modular mixer) and AFX (auxiliary controller) Serato DJ controllers are both on full display at the Atlantic City DJ Expo and everyone is giving great feedback on them and leaving the booth with smiles on their faces. We've had some time to play with the AMX and AFX and in this video, I'll give you my personal First Impressions and show you my thoughts on these new controllers.
The newly announced Pioneer DDJ-SX2 is on hand at the 2014 DJ Expo in Atlantic City and DJ Flip from the Pioneer Crew gave us a quick walkthrough of the updates to show us the new improvements. The new Pioneer DDJ-SX2 inherits all of the features of the original and adds multi-color RGB backlit Performance pads, hotcue markers on the jog wheel display, Serato Flip controls, and it is Serato DJ DVS compatible right out of the box.
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