June 17, 2013
The Rane 62 is a beastly mixer at worst, and has the price tag to prove it. When you make the choice to purchase one of these mixers it is far from discretionary, it is something that you have thought about for a good while. It is the kind of mixer that you buy once and hold on to for at least a decade. It seems like most mixers today are built to have for a rather long time, which is completely the opposite of how MIDI controllers are created and then re-created. The Rane 62 has to contend with the likes of the Traktor Z2 mixer – but in terms of bling and gloss, the 62 is the clear winner.
The mixer was built to be concise and to the point. It shares some similarity to the older TTM-57 with the addition of a joystick and some cue point …
DJ Scott Mad Flip
February 29, 2012
The king has arrived. The unveiling of the Rane 62 was one of the most heralded announcements at this year’s Winter NAMM show in Anaheim. Their booth was one of the most popular with many enthusiasts, all-star DJs, and industry people alike gathered in awe of its majesty. We got a sneak peak at the show and captured our first look here. It was apparent that this new mixer was going to be hot especially with Z-Trip having a hand in its development. When we finally had a chance to see it in action, we knew that Rane had gotten it right. In my opinion this represents a second renaissance for Rane and Serato Scratch Live users. Much like it’s older brother the TTM-68 there are many cool additional features that are bridging the gap between turntablists and controllerists, like expanded sampling and loop controls, but now on a …