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American Audio VMS4 Media Controller Review

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Overview

The American Audio VMS4 Velocity MIDI Station is a versatile PC/Mac Unit that Includes 4 MIDI and Analog Channels (MIDILOG™), Virtual DJ LE Software, Innofader Cross-Fader Option , Built-In Mousepad, Available MIDI Driver Downloads for All Major DJ Software Titles & Much More at Under-$500 Street Price.

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American Audio VSM4 Controller Video

At the DJ Expo in Atlantic City, NJ last month, we were able to see the American Audio VSM4 media controller up close and personal and we were surprised at its versatility and multiple functionality. This 4-deck multimedia player is full of so many features and potential that the guys at proaudiostar decided to put out a quick video to explain the VSM4. Video inside.

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American Audio MXR-Series DJ Mixer/Controllers

American Audio has just announced their new line of MXR-Series DJ Mixer-Controllers that are soon to be released to the Digital DJ market. The new MXR-Series Mixer/Controllers come in three different flavors in order to fit many different DJ styles which include the 10 MXR (10-inch, 2-channel), the 14 MXR (14-inch 4-channel), and the 19 MXR (19-inch, 4-channel Rackmount). All of the faders and knobs are MIDI-mappable to the DJ software of your choice and they come bundled with Virtual DJ LE straight out of the box. Check out the press release and my breakdown inside.

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NAMM 2010 - American Audio VMS4

American Audio introduced the VMS Midi Control, which has 2 jog wheels and 4 channels. Supposedly it also has a pretty seamless integration with Traktor. Also, Im surprised to see you can upgrade the fader to an Innofader. Hit the jump to see the full feature list.

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NAMM 2011 - American Audio Debuts the VMS4-Traktor and the VMS2

At this year's NAMM, American Audio has announced an updated version to their already successful VMS4 media controller now shipping with a version of Traktor called the VMS4-Traktor. Another little surprise announcement is the new American Audio VMS2 media controller which is basically a 2-channel/2-deck version of the popular VMS4. After taking a good look at the pictures, you can tell the differences between the original VMS4 and the new VMS4-Traktor is a bit more than skin deep. Details and Pics Inside.

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American Audio VMS 4.1 Traktor Released

For new consumers who choose to purchase the American Audio VMS 4 as their primary controller of choice for their DJ needs should know that the VMS4.1 has been released and is now going to include a new special version of the Traktor DJ software with tighter integration and an overlay faceplate for the advanced controls. There will also be an upgrade offer to go directly to the new Traktor 2.5 Professional so you won't have to pay an arm and a leg for the latest and greatest DJ Software. Check inside for links and details.

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[Video] American Audio MXR-Series Demos

The brand new American Audio 10 MXR, 14 MXR, and 19-MXR controller-mixers can both act as analog mixers and full out DJ controllers for your favorite DJ software. Each comes bundled with a special edition of Virtual DJ LE that will allow users to mix in MIDI mode right out of the box. All of the AA MXR mixer-controllers both also have full 4-in/4-out soundcards that are capable of CDJ or vinyl timecode playback meaning you can plug your decks directly into one of these mixers and add some Serato control vinyl or CD's and you're ready to mix in DVS mode. Check out the full demo videos for an in-depth look at each after the jump.