American Audio DV2 USB Mixer Announced
American Audio has just announced a new 2-channel USB Mixer for the masses to clamor over. Introducing the New American Audio DV2 USB Mixer which will have its own internal 4x4 DJ Soundcard for software compatibility and will surely arrive with an excellent price point ($250) so DJ's don't have to break the bank to purchase it. The Optical crossfader claims to be factory tested for over 1-million crossfades without any issues, so we will be sure to put these claims to the test when we get our review unit.
There are a host of inputs and outputs at well as USB connections to add to the versatility of this mixer. The Mixer is OUT NOW and available in stores for $250. Full video review coming shortly! Stay tuned!
The DV2 USB is a ground breaking 2-channel preamp Midi mixer with built-in 4x4 Sound Card so DJs can play and mix music from their favorite computer software, yet still have the hands-on hardware control from a compact, 2-channel mixer. Plus, with a built-in Sound Card DJs can start mixing right away without having to purchase extra equipment.
All the features found on the DV2 USB were intuitvely designed for the most experience DJs by fellow DJs. Features such as; Balanced Outputs, Long-life Optical Fader, Rotary Kills, and Reverable Crossfader and channel Faders with adjustable curve.The crossfader was factory tested for over 1 million crossfades back-and-forth and never quit working!
• 2 Phono, 2 Lines, 2 Aux & 1 Microphone input
• Balanced Outputs
• Midi Input to control “Midi Learn” software
• Built-in 4x4 Sound Card
• Fader “Q” Start
• Long-life Optical Fader (Crossfader)
• Cross Fader curve knob (short to long crossfade) with reverse crossfade button
• Independent curve for channals 1 & 2 (short to long curve) with reverse button
• 3-Band Rotary EQ with push Kills
• DJ Mic with Volume + 2-Band EQ (Treble & Bass)
• Talkover button (-15dB)
• Multi-voltage operation: AC 100V~240V 50/60Hz- IEC socket
• Power Draw: 9W max
• Dimensions (LxWxH): 12.25”x10”x 3.25” / 320.6x254x100.3mm
• Weight: 7 lbs. / 2.77 kg.
KERKRADE, THE NETHERLANDS – (For Immediate Release) – The new DV2 USB from American Audio is a “mixer” in more ways than one. This groundbreaking 2-channel pre-amp DJ mixer features a built-in 4x4 Sound Card and MIDI Output, allowing you to play and mix music from any DJ software, yet still keep hands-on hardware control over faders, cueing, scratching and other effects. You can also use the DV2 USB as a mixer for analog inputs such as CDs or even vinyl turntables—which means this versatile, compact unit will “mix” with whatever way you choose to DJ!
Regardless of the type of input you use – MIDI or analog—the DV2 USB makes it easy to give a stellar DJ performance. The affordable mixer was designed by DJs for DJs with all the controls and features laid out intuitively, bringing the familiar feel and touch of DJ-ing to today’s digital world.
Equipped with 2 Photo, 2 Lines, 2 Auxiliary Inputs and 1 Mic Input, the DV2 USB offers a full range of professional features such as: Balanced Outputs, Fader Q Start, 3-Band Rotary EQ with Kills, and Channel Faders with adjustable curve. Its high-quality Optical Crossfader is reversible and has an extremely long life – it was tested for over 1 million crossfades and never quit working! DJs and emcees will also appreciate the DV2 USB’s Talkover Button, which reduces volume by 15 decibels, and the DJ Mic input, which has Volume + 2-Band EQ (Treble & Bass).
The DV2 USB’s light weight (7 lbs./2.77 kg.) and trim size (12.25”L x 10”W x 3.25”H/ 320.6 x 254 x 100.3mm) make it ideal for mobile use. It’s also priced well within the range of DJs and mobile entertainers.
“The DV2 USB is one of the most compact and affordable DJ mixers for controlling both analog and MIDI inputs,” said Dirk Kast, General Manager for American Audio Europe. “Because a Sound Card is built right into it, you can start mixing right out of the box, with no extra equipment required.
“Plus, it’s so versatile – you can use it with anything from DJ software to a laptop to CD players to turntables,” Freret added. “If you want the ultimate in music media options, hook up the DV2 USB with a couple of American Audio’s Radius 3000 CD/MP3 players, which also have multiple types of inputs. With this type of system, the possibilities for controlling and playing music are almost limitless.”
Kareem Julien (AKA DJ Blaze) has been a hip-hop, R&B, Reggae, and Club DJ since 1993. DJ Blaze has reviewed over 100 pieces of DJ Equipment and continues to provide the DJ community with high quality DJ gear reviews and updates related to DJ equipment and DJ culture.
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