February 4, 2013
NAMM 2011 and 2012 saw the unveiling of a whole host of DJ controllers from some of the top manufacturers including Pioneer, Numark, Denon, Vestax, and even the illusive Native Instruments unveiled their Kontrol F1 at an off site location in 2012. NAMM is also the place where a lot of companies allow the public to play on their new designs in an almost faux test market to see how people react and then subsequently make a few last minute adjustments. NAMM 2013 was no exception in this regard but Numark was really the only company unveiling a high performance controller with the Numark NS7 2. Nearly every other DJ controller manufacturer was unveiling low cost, portable, and lets face it, entry level controllers this year. This may have come as a surprise to most of you expecting to see the latest and greatest improvements to the DJ …
October 9, 2012
Winter NAMM 2012 held the introduction of the new CMD DJ controller line from Behringer and has been the topic of conversation for many on our channels as well as the blogs and social media feeds of others across the DJ Internet universe. You will be happy to know that Behringer has heard your many requests and has provided some new information on these controllers. Before going over the latest improvements to these controllers, lets quickly go over their new line. To view all of the latest photos of these controllers in high resolution click here.
The Behringer CMD DC-1 is a MIDI controller much in the same vein as the Kontrol F-1 with pads to launch clips and endless rotary encoders to control effects, loops, or whatever else your imagination can map to this. The real appeal of this controller is its compatibility to whatever setup you currently have. For instance …