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NAMM 2012: Behringer's 7 New Controllers

Behringer has hit the NAMM 2012 show with a slew of new USB MIDI controllers that is sure to suit the bill for all types of Digital DJ's. There is an all-in-one four-deck controller, a mini-economy controller and an additional five controllers that act as a modular system for DJ's to build the ultimate controller interface, or pick-and-choose only the components that the particular type of DJ will need. There is really something here for everyone. Check inside to see all the details, prices, and pics.
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Behringer has hit the NAMM 2012 show with a slew of new USB MIDI controllers that is sure to suit the bill for all types of Digital DJ's. There is an all-in-one four-deck controller, a mini-economy controller and an additional five controllers that act as a modular system for DJ's to build the ultimate controller interface, or pick-and-choose only the components that the particular type of DJ will need. There is really something here for everyone. Check the pics, our quick one-line descriptions and the manufacturer's descriptions below to learn more. We'll be sure to get all seven controllers in-hand for full out HD-Video reviews. Stay Tuned!

Behringer CMD-Micro

Economy and compact DJ Controller for those on the go and for those who don't need a lot of fancy features or functions. Great for basic mixing.

DJ CONTROLLER CMD MICRO - ($70)

-Compact 2-Deck DJ MIDI Controller

-45mm faders for channels, crossfader, and pitch faders for a more natural DJ-friendly feel

-Touch-sensitive platters allow for pitch-bending and scratching

-Highly portable and low-cost DJ control solution for computers or iOS based devices

-USB bus-powered

-Class-compliant MIDI protocol enables plug-and-play with any MIDI software

-Slim tabletop design for ultimate portability

-High-quality components and exceptionally rugged construction ensure long life

-Conceived and designed by BEHRINGER Germany

Behringer CMD-Studio-4A Controller

Four-deck/Four-channel USB MIDI controller with effects, cue points, loops, and lots of other advanced mixing features. A great competitor to other 4-deck USB controllers on the market.

DJ CONTROLLER CMD STUDIO 4A - ($200)

-4-Deck DJ MIDI Controller with 4-Channel Audio Interface

-Highly integrated 4-deck controller with built-in 4-channel USB audio interface

-Powerful 4-channel USB audio interface with 24-bit converters and ultra-low latency operation under Windows and OSX operating systems

-Large 6” touch-sensitive high-resolution control platters for precise control

-Class-compliant MIDI protocol enables DJs to use the CMD Studio 4A with any MIDI software

-Professional 100 mm pitch faders and 60 mm volume faders for ultimate feel and resolution

-Complete mixer section with crossfader and 2 channel faders, 3-band EQ, EQ kill, FX assign, cue and track load buttons

-Full-fledged deck sections including key lock, pitch control, auto looping, 8 hot cues and full control over 2 FX modules

-Backlit buttons responding to the application - no need to look at the computer screen

-MIDI-reactive controls take your eyes off the computer screen

-Slim tabletop design for ultimate portability

-Compatible with other BEHRINGER CMD controllers for full expandability

-High-quality components and exceptionally rugged construction ensure long life

-Conceived and designed by BEHRINGER Germany

Behringer CMD-MM1 Controller

This is the mixing console version of the Modular USB controller System with a built in USB hub for other devices. There are mappable faders, knobs, and buttons which are similar to the mixing section of most DJ controllers.

DJ CONTROLLER CMD MM-1 - ($150)

-4-Channel Mixer-Based MIDI Module with Built-in 4-Port Powered USB Hub

-4-channel mixer style DJ MIDI controller

-Full-size 60mm channel faders and 45mm crossfader for a professional fee

-High quality 4-port powered multi-TT USB hub for connecting other controllers

-MIDI-reactive buttons and LED peak metering to keep your eyes from the computer screen

-Class-compliant MIDI protocol enables plug-and-play with any MIDI software

-Designed to lock together with other BEHRINGER CMD controllers for full expandability

-Slim tabletop design for ultimate portability

-High-quality components and exceptionally rugged construction ensure long life

-Conceived and designed by BEHRINGER Germany

Behringer CMD-PL-1 Controller

This modular controller is the "deck" version of a controller with a high-resolution touch-sensitive platter, programmable buttons and backlit knobs. Similar to a Denon SC2000 or Reloop interface and can control up to four decks!

DJ CONTROLLER CMD PL-1 - ($150)

Deck-Based MIDI Module with 4" Touch-Sensitive Platter, Deck Switching and Effects Control

-4" high-resolution touch sensitive platter

-14bit Pitch fader with LED feedback

-MIDI-reactive controls take your eyes off the computer screen

-Flexible deck switching to control up to 4 decks from a single controller

-Full control over multiple effects

-USB bus-powered

-Class-compliant MIDI protocol enables plug-and-play with any MIDI software

-Designed to lock together with other BEHRINGER CMD controllers for full expandability

-Slim tabletop design for ultimate portability

-High-quality components and exceptionally rugged construction ensure long life

-Conceived and designed by BEHRINGER Germany

Behringer CMD-DVS-1 Controller

This controller is the "Traktor X1" type unit that will assist current Digital Vinyl System users by adding extra buttons and knobs for effects, loops, samples, and many other advanced functions that analog equipment is not capable of on its own.

DJ CONTROLLER CMD DVS-1 - ($200)

DVS-Based MIDI Module with Dual Effects, Deck Focus and Transport Control

-Full control of up to 4 software effects decks

-Access deck focus, hotcues, looping, instant doubles and much more

-MIDI-reactive controls take your eyes off the computer screen

-USB bus-powered

-Class-compliant MIDI protocol enables plug-and-play with any MIDI software

-Designed to lock together with other BEHRINGER CMD controllers for full expandability

-Slim tabletop design for ultimate portability

-High-quality components and exceptionally rugged construction ensure long life

-Conceived and designed by BEHRINGER Germany

Behringer CMD-DC-1 Controller

This unit will definitely suit all of the "Drummer" style controllerists who like to use cue points, loops, and samples almost like a drum pad in the middle of their sets. This unit can be used with DJ or Production setups with 16 pads of assignable goodness. (pads are not velocity sensitive like the MPC or Maschine interfaces)

DJ CONTROLLER CMD DC-1 - ($100)

-Pad-Based MIDI Module with Effects and Navigation Control

-16 large backlit pad-style buttons

-Complete navigation section with jog wheel for navigating track libraries, scenes, etc.

-Control effects with 8 encoders and 8 buttons - all with MIDI feedback to take your eyes off the computer screen

-USB bus-powered

-Class-compliant MIDI protocol enables plug-and-play with any MIDI software

-Designed to lock together with other BEHRINGER CMD controllers for full expandability

-Slim tabletop design for ultimate portability

-High-quality components and exceptionally rugged construction ensure long life

-Conceived and designed by BEHRINGER Germany

Behringer CMD-LC-1 Controller

This controller will remind you of all the Ableton Live controllers out there by Akai with a plethora of buttons. The CMD-LC-1 has 32 trigger buttons and 8 rotary LED knobs perfect for production software and live performances.

DJ CONTROLLER CMD LC-1 - ($150)

-Deck-Based MIDI Module with 4" Touch-Sensitive Platter, Deck Switching and Effects Control

-Powerful clip-based controller for use with Ableton Live or other production software

-32 trigger buttons with 4-color LED backlighting

-8 rotary encoders with LED feedback

-USB bus-powered

-Class-compliant MIDI protocol enables plug-and-play with any MIDI software

-Designed to lock together with other BEHRINGER CMD controllers for full expandability

-Slim tabletop design for ultimate portability

-High-quality components and exceptionally rugged construction ensure long life

-Conceived and designed by BEHRINGER Germany

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