May 20, 2014
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 …
May 14, 2014
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. …