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UniqueSquared

UniqueSquared
January 22, 2013

Gemini G4V Controller For Virtual DJ Announced

Is Pioneer the one to set the standard for which every gear manufacture must rise to?  It seems like this is what it is coming down to.  For a while, I seriously thought Rane was the one in charge of creating industry standards, but Native Instruments really threw a wrench in their plans – and neither of them really has a firm grip on the digital deck market.  To put it simply, Rane had their time dominating the DVS niche with Serato Scratch Live and their club standard scratch mixer, the TTM-57.  As Traktor grew to be its own beast for electronic music makers and DJs, their line of matching hardware also grew – taking a fair chunk of Rane’s profits from the market.

Pioneer, however, has always had the club standard DJM mixers and CDJ decks – but they’ve also exploded into the digital deck niche with some compelling …

PRO AUDIO
Matt

Matt
October 8, 2012

Pro Audio Podcast Series 6

Check out our sixth Podcast covering random stuff about the debate, “reality” according to haters, and some other stuff that’s probably sort of musical.

Check us out on Stitcher!  One of the best ways to get great podcasts.…

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UniqueSquared

UniqueSquared
August 27, 2012

Pioneer & Traktor Go HID In The DJ Booth

Let the effortless changeovers begin…

Club DJ’s who run Traktor on CDJ’s no longer need to worry about lugging around their Audio 4/8 sound cards, or negotiating an equipment swap in the DJ booth.  Pioneer’s newest batches of CDJ’s (CDJ-2000, CDJ-900, and CDJ-400) now offer built-in Traktor support.  Pairing them with the DJM-900 Nexus mixer gives the DJ access to the standard Traktor user interface as well.…