The original Numark NV was the first DJ controller (besides CDJs in HID mode) to come out with integrated screens that showed a wealth of information from Serato DJ. Now, Numark has done an incremental upgrade to improve the controller based on feedback from their users and the DJ community at large. Keep reading for the details on the Numark NV II.
We’ve kicked things off with our coverage of NAMM 2016 (follow along on Instagram or see all of articles here), and one of the more interesting announcements came from Numark, who are showing off a new accessory product, the Numark Dashboard. It’s designed to give DJs a quick heads-up display of Serato DJ, and remove the […]
DJing has advanced from a two deck affair to reasonably incorporating four decks in more advanced sets, but there hasn't been a DJ software that easily allows DJs to venture beyond "simple" four deck mixing. For the DJs looking to mix on eight decks (with full Stem file support) the time has come with Mixed in Key's new DJ software, Flow 8 Deck.
In the last few years, we've seen a renewed interest from manufacturers in making their own version of one of the most iconic pieces of DJ gear, the turntable. Numark's new TT250USB is Numark's new turntable, and just like the Pioneer PLX-1000 table, it's designed to look very similar to the classic Technics SL-1200. Read on for photos and details.
Numark is announcing several new products at NAMM including follow ups to their flagship NS7 controller and affordable Mixtrack controllers. The NS7 III is the successor to the “best controller ever built”, the NS7 II. Numark has managed to elegantly add 3 screens to the NS7 III without compromising on the size or features. The Mixtrack 3 and […]
There's some interesting movement on the DVS pricing front - mirroring a price drop on Traktor Kontrol Z2 that we saw in February, Native Instruments has resurrected the 25% off sale for all of December. Beyond pointing out that's it's a great deal at $599 (and we'll include Chroma Caps if you grab one in the DJTT webstore), there's a bit of interesting speculation to be had on what's motivating the price drop.
Before the release of Serato DJ 1.7, DVS (digital vinyl system) options were limited. The only way to use turntables or CDJs with Serato was to have either a Rane soundcard mixer, the Pioneer DJM 900SRT, or the Pioneer DDJ-SZ. These options were all pretty expensive. With the release of 1.7, Serato has expanded their […]
Starting to DJ doesn’t have to be so expensive or intimidating that it freaks you out. We reviewed six DJ controllers for under $300 that include their own soundcards, high-level software, and enough features to see you through to your first gigs and beyond. Whether you’re looking for a fun hobby, a side income, or are gunning to be the next Aviciësto, your first step is only a small payday away.