Numark at Musikmesse

Numark, the world’s leading manufacturer of DJ technology, will be showcasing new products at Musikmesse. CDMIX 1 CD mixing system and MP302 get an update, the CDN22 MK5 and the CDN88 MP3 are launched.

Considered an industry standard for more than 10 years, CDMIX 1 is a dual CD player and mixer in one easy-to-carry unit for mobile DJs working events, clubs that need to be able to pack away their system quickly and any other DJ on the move. DJs find setup and teardown to be fast and easy with CDMIX 1, because they don’t spend as much time running cables and testing levels as with traditional component setups.

Since Numark introduced CDMIX 1 in 1997, DJs all over the world have experienced the ease of use and superior portability of the Numark’s MOBILE MIX series, which also includes HDMIX, KMX and CDMIX devices. The new version of CDMIX 1 matches the modern, clean, gray-and-black looks of Numark’s latest equipment. The new-look CDMIX 1 will be available from DJ and professional audio retailers Q3, 2009.

CDN88 MP3 is the professional DJs selection in high-performance CD players. This feature-packed, dual-deck unit not only plays traditional CDs and MP3 CDs, but it gives DJs capabilities not seen on many other rack-mount players. This update to Numark’s well-known CDN88 adds MP3-playback capability, complete with text display, so DJs can carry more music on fewer discs.

DJs can scratch in real time using CDN88 MP3’s dual jog wheels and create two different seamless loops, including smart looping with three hot-stutter starts on each deck for extensive creative capability. Twelve DSP effects with direct access including reverse enable DJs to truly perform in ways no other CD player permits.  They can even layer multiple effects. CDN88 MP3 will be available from DJ and professional audio retailers Q3, 2009.

MP302 is a highly reliable, dual-deck MP3/CD player. DJs will enjoy performance features, easy operation and rock-solid reliability. With advanced functions like seamless looping on both decks for CD and MP3, Fader Start and the security of Anti-Shock™, MP302 is a perfect player for mobile DJs working events and fixed installs in clubs, bars, restaurants and more.

MP302 enables DJs to play all of their CDs and MP3 CDs to save on transport weight. The player displays text for ID3 tags and folder names so DJs will find navigation easy. They can quickly access both the track they want and the point in the track on MP302’s easy-to-use jog/shuttle wheels. The wheels are also helpful for controlling pitch bend. DJs can pitch tracks up and down on 8 and 16-percent scales for easy beat matching. They can create and integrate seamless loops with CDs and MP3s on MP302. The new-look MP302 will be available from DJ and professional audio retailers Q3, 2009.

CDN22 MK5 is a straightforward, dual-CD player for mobile DJs and club installs. The CD player is built in an attractive, rack-mount package that is equally at home in angled and straight racks. DJs can mount the control and drive units together or separately for setup flexibility. CDN22 MK5 plays CD and CD-R discs for media convenience. The CD player is housed in an all-metal chassis for rugged, reliable performance.

CDN22 MK5 gives DJs rapid track access on its easy-to-use multifunction jog/shuttle wheels. They can locate specific points within a track, and control pitch bend with the jog wheels. DJs can pitch tracks up and down by 12-percent for beat matching. CDN22 MK5’s programmable playback enables DJs to set up a sequence of tracks for convenient playback. CDN22 MK5 will be available from DJ and professional audio retailers Q3, 2009.

Furthermore TOTAL CONTROL, is now being bundled with Native Instruments Traktor LE software, a version of Traktor Pro. TOTAL CONTROL comes with Native Instruments Traktor LE software, which is based on Traktor Pro. It gives DJs four optional layouts, including cover art. DJs will enjoy new Beatgrid Editing and saving with locked sync for precise performance. New in Traktor LE is manual looping and selectable loop length for flexible loop integration. Additionally, Traktor LE gives DJs a choice of effects per deck including filter, delay, reverb and flanger, rather than a single effect at the master output. TOTAL CONTROL comes factory mapped for use with Traktor Pro or LE for out-of-the-box performance.




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