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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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. The new additions to the VMS4 with Traktor includes; Cue delete buttons directly below the CUE banks, isolated effects section controls, and A/C or B/D buttons to immediately switch between the four-decks of control.

The American Audio VMS2 will come bundled with Virtual DJ LE and boasts crossfader curve control and two decks of mixing goodness. We will try to get a set of these for review as we have been getting requests for a review since the first VMS4 rolled onto the scene. Stay tuned for more information and updates.

VMS4 Bundled with TRAKTOR

Just when you thought our VMS4 Digital MIDI Work station could not get any more popular, we have followed it up with a new version that comes bundled with an exclusive version of the legendary and universally acclaimed Traktor Software from Native Instruments that supports 4 decks. The VMS4 Traktor has unique 4x MIDILOG Channels that are compatible with any MIDI learn software or analog inputs. Crossfader curve adjustment, assignable touch strips, 2x mics with gain, treble, mid and bass control are just a few of the other great features youll find in the VMS4 Traktor .

* Bundled with TRAKTOR American Audio VMS4 Edition Software (supports 4 decks)

* 4x Midilog Channels (Compatible with any MIDI Learn Software or Analog Inputs such as CD Players, Turntables, etc.)

* 2x Mics with Gain, Treble, Mid & Bass Control

* Crossfader Curve Adjustment

* Balanced XLR Outputs

* Built-in Mouse Pad

* Assignable Touch Strips

* 4 In/ 4 0ut Audio Interface

* TRAKTOR compatible silkscreen and buttons

VMS2 Bundled with VDJ LE

The new 2 channel MIDI Controller offers more features, more performance and more value than any product in its class. It comes bundled with the always-popular Virtual DJ Software and features 2x MIDILOG channels compatible with any MIDI Software or analog inputs, giving it great versatility to go along with its value and performance.

* 2-Channel Midi Controller

* Bundled with Virtual DJ LE Software

* 2x MIDILOG Channels (Compatible with any MIDI Software* or Analog Inputs - such as CD Players, Turntables, etc.)

* 1 Mic with Gain, backwards Tone Control

* Crossfader Curve Adjustment (Adjustable Crossfader curve)

* Balanced XLR Outputs

* 4 In/ 4 0ut Audio Interface

* Mapping or Learn feature required in software.

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