Numark Readies iDJ2 For Premier Next Month
Numark is set to update their iPod mixer with the iDJ2. The updated mixer, due next month, is the only iPod console that provides full control of your music with realâ€“time scratching via two jog wheels, a color screen and Numark’s exclusive crate management software. The iDJ2 features a new iPod docking system that allows users to play and mix two songs simultaneously from a single iPod without the need of a computer. Users can also hook up multiple mass storage devices including additional iPods, thumb drives, and external USB hard drives through rear panel USB ports. In addition to USB connectivity, the iDJ2 comes complete with line inputs for audio sources including a microphone, CD players and turntables. And the Keylock attribute insures that DJs can easily change tempo without affecting pitch.
The iDJ2 contains professional DJ features like balanced outputs, pitch control, key lock, seamless looping, and full cueing. DJs can easily manage their music library using the iDJ2’s highly intuitive graphic interface and the full-color LCD screen offers visual trackâ€“profiling.
â€¢ Large backlit, full-color display with revolutionary user interface
â€¢ Key lock support for maintaining key while tempo shifting
â€¢ Universal Dock for iPod with adjustable mount
â€¢ Seamless looping, pitch control, scratching capability via jog wheels
â€¢ Visual Track Profiles to skip through phrases
â€¢ USB ports for iPods, thumb drives and hard drives
â€¢ Play music from two iPods simultaneously, including two songs from same iPod
â€¢ Scratching and mixing for MP3, WAV and AAC (unprotected) files
â€¢ Direct Mode supports playback of iTunes music store (protected AAC) files
â€¢ Pitch control with range up to +25% and down to 100%
â€¢ Beatkeeper technology with TAP override function
â€¢ Search ability via two large jog wheels
â€¢ USB Keyboard support
â€¢ 3â€“band EQ with gain control on both channels
â€¢ Dedicated microphone input with tone and level control
â€¢ Phono/line inputs on both channels for adding additional devices
iDJ2’s unique Crate feature allows easy organization of songs to be played and supports multiple file formats including MP3, WAV and AAC (unprotected). The iDJ2 also supports iPod docking and charging, to keep the music playing and the party going all night long.
Numark’s iDJ2 will be available next month for around $500 bucks. More information on the Numark iDJ2.