A few months ago, we gave you a full review of the new Numark PT01 Scratch Portable DJ turntable with an internal crossfader switch that allows DJ’s to cut without needing anything extra. The king of all portable faders has now created a cool new dock attachment that allows users to switch out the crossfader switch for a Mixfader.
Gibraltar DJ makes some really sturdy and great looking workstations for DJ’s that use many different setups and styles. Gibraltar decided to send us one of their workstations to see how it would hold up to the tests. Here we test out the Radius Deck to see how its made and how well it works with different DJ gear. Check out our quick walkthrough video after the jump.
CAIG has been in the game of preserving and saving electronics from damage, wear & tear, and all types of accidents that can occur for a very long time now. They even brought us FaderLube that will provide adequate lubrication and protection from damage and oxidation for mixer faders. They also have a full line of F-Series FaderLube products that CAIG took the time to send over so we can give you the lowdown on these products and how they can preserve mixer faders and knobs to make them feel like they did on the first day they left the assembly line.
Belva is a new player in the PA speaker system market and they sent us a new Belva BDRS-12BLU and BDRS-12P 12-inch woofer powered speakers to put them through the paces to see if they would work well for beginner or entry-level DJ use. These inexpensive powered speakers have a plethora of inputs/outputs, rugged molded enclosures, and a built-in Mixer with a two-band EQ to get the levels just right. Check out our review video inside.
DJ Tech has just released a cool new product for 2016 called the DJ BOOMBOX. This new device looks a lot like the huge music boxes from back in the day that people used to carry with them everywhere to play the radio and cassette tapes. DJ Tech updates this old format by bringing out the new DJ BOOMBOX that allows users to connect microphones, Bluetooth devices, and auxillary RCA & TRS inputs while playing back the sound through the dual five-inch woofers & one-inch tweeters. Check out our full video review after the jump.
Master & Dynamic has just released a new set of professional over-the-ear headphones that also has bluetooth wireless capability. The new MW60 Headphones have an all metal construction for durability and high quality leather components and cushions for the headband/earcups for superior comfort. The Master & Dynamic MH40 Headphones that we reviewed last year were GREAT for DJ use and we’ll check to see how the MW60 stacks up as well. We’re working on the full review video, but check out our quick unboxing and first impressions video to see all that comes in the box.
Mixware.net is always bringing cool new products from the European market over here to the United States. The latest company to add to their huge roster is the new DJ Equipment company called Mixars. We’re very excited about this news because that means we will get to review the new mixers and turntables that were announced at NAMM 2016 including the new Mixars Serato DVS enabled DUO mixer and the Super-OEM LTA turntable
DJ Tech has just released a cool new product for 2016 called the DJ BOOMBOX. This new device looks a lot like the huge music boxes from back in the day that people used to carry with them everywhere to play the radio and cassette tapes. DJ Tech updates this old format by bringing out the new DJ BOOMBOX that allows users to connect microphones, Bluetooth devices, and auxillary RCA & TRS inputs while playing back the sound through the dual five-inch woofers & one-inch tweeters. The setup also has a Five-Hour rechargeable battery on-board so users can take the show on the road.
808 Audio is a quality sound company that produces speakers and headphones for many different applications. 808 Audio recently released the new Performer and Performer BT (Bluetooth) headphones which were made by DJ’s and for DJ’s who want a good set of cans to take with them on the go and for the DJbooth. We have a set of Performer BT headphones in the lab for the review video treatment. Check out our unboxing video & first impressions video to see the Performer BT fresh out of the package.
A brand new NJ-Based company called LyxPro has just released a new set of headphones that are advertised as being great for DJ’s and Sound professionals for monitoring situations. The LyxPro HAS-20 headphones have large 50mm over-the-ear drivers, good passive isolation, and a folding/swivel design for easy transport and one-ear monitoring. Let’s see how they hold well they work for DJ’s in the DJbooth.