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Mixars DUO Serato DJ Mixer Review

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Overview

The Mixars DUO Mixer is a digital battle “budget” mixer that comes with Serato DJ and has an internal soundcard for DVS playback. The DUO comes with a mini Innofader crossfader and a full body metal construction. The DUO has a built-in 2-port USB hub, effects knobs and buttons, file navigation controls and 8 RGB backlit performance pads for hot cues and SP6 sampler control. Check out our full video review to see how the DUO stacks up.

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Review Video & Demo

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Setup & First Impressions

The Mixars DUO Mixer is a digital battle “budget” mixer that comes with Serato DJ and has an internal soundcard for DVS playback. The DUO comes with a mini Innofader crossfader and a full body metal construction. The DUO has a built-in 2-port USB hub, effects knobs and buttons, file navigation controls and 8 RGB backlit performance pads for hot cues and SP6 sampler control. As mentioned this is plug and play with Serato DVS and every control is midi capable. The package also includes a set of cool blue marble Serato Noisemap vinyl for digital playback on a set or turntables. Check out our in depth review video above and the review summary below to see how the DUO stacks up.

Pros

  • Least Expensive Serato DJ DVS Stand-alone Mixer
  • Mini Innofader Crossfader w/Cut-In & Curve Adjustments
  • 8 Rubber RGB Backlit Pads for Hot Cues or Samples
  • On-Board Controls for Loop, Roll, FX, & File Navigation
  • Versatile: 2-port USB Hub, Aux Input, & Four Outputs

Cons

  • Missing Serato DJ Controls: Slip Mode, Slicer, More FX Controls

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