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UniqueSquared

UniqueSquared
May 20, 2014

Fitting a Mini Innofader into a Denon DJ DN-MC2000

I remember when I first tried to install my Innofader many years ago.  I had a mixer that had not yet been tested, but since it was exactly the same design as the HAK 360 – I assumed it would work fine.  Once I had the fader installed and calibrated, I discovered that there were certain issues with bleeding audio.  I worked with the creator of the Innofader and we found a solution that worked; and it involved a PCB that had to be re-soldered.  Fast forward to today and the Innofader is still alive and kicking.  In fact, there are many more revisions of the famous fader nowadays – and they exist to fit inside of just about anything you can throw at it.

The new Mini Innofader is just that.  It is a smaller version of the fader we know and love.  The side of it makes it …

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UniqueSquared

UniqueSquared
May 14, 2014

The Mini Innofader retail faders: A First Look

Something that has been every interesting about the DJ market, is just how specialized it can actually be when minds are set on a goal.  Consider how mixers used to be back in the days.  You bought a mixer and you expected it to come with everything required for a DJ to mix.  When scratching came around, the need for a better cross fader was realized, and a few companies were pushing the limits as to what a fader could be.  Still, you to have a mixer that was capable of fitting a fader, or you simply bought it with it pre-installed.  The entire DIY revolution of drop in faders would not come for a long time.

Once the Pro-X fader hit the market, the rest was history.  Scratch DJs now had no problem buy a mixer that came with a bad cross fader, since they could drop one in.  …