A great sounding set of studio monitors can do wonders for our productions. We’re not looking for something to add magic to our tracks; instead we want an honest representation of the music. Most people will be listening on systems that color music in one way or another. Clear sounding monitors with a flat response will help us sculpt a mix that sounds good on any system. Today we look at a set of affordable studio monitors that do just that, the Samson Resolv RXA5 Active Studio Monitors.
Every month the DJTT editorial team works hard to bring you helpful tutorials, the latest reviews, and interesting culture pieces. Our mission is to help you, so many ideas are pulled directly from the forums and uservoice section. Today we want to give you a more direct way of contributing to our editorial process by voting on our planned articles this month and adding your own ideas to the mix
Is there a perfect mixer for under $300? Back in April, we reached out to our readers to help us identify a selection of mixers around that price point which would be most interesting to review as a group. Today, we present the results of that test. We've gathered mixers from Allen & Heath, Pioneer, DJ-Tech, and Behringer—all of which can be found in stores for around $300 or less—to help you make that choice perfect budget-mixer choice.
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Today the Numark NS6, a brand new all-in-one controller designed for Serato Itch, has made it’s way into the labs. Smaller than the NS7 but larger than other 4 channel controllers, is the NS6 the perfect fit for you? DJ TechTools investigates!
The DJ console has come a long way since Francis Grasso plied his trade with the first stereo mixers. Today DJs have digital, analog, MIDI, and hybrid mixers. While analog, digital and MIDI are married among the available controls, great possibilities await for hybrids. Well that’s what the advertising promises. Do they live up to […]
This year’s NAMM show saw no shortage of big stories from New Zealand-based Serato, who teamed up with Ortofon to announce a “cartridge of unprecedented specification,” the S-120. The news quickly made its way to the Serato forums, and some users were intrigued by a needle that tracked “to levels never before accomplished” yet promoted […]
You may have to decide whether to fill up your gas tank or fill up your belly far too often these days, but luckily, one area where you still get more for your money than you did 2 years ago is technology. Since the last DJ Tech Tools budget soundcard romp in Feb. 2008, 2 […]