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Vestax VCI-380 DJ Controller Announced (Video)

Vestax, one of my personal favorite DJ companies, has recently announced that they will be bringing out a brand new version of the very popular VCI-300 Digital DJ controller. Introducing the new Vestax VCI-380 Digital DJ controller which is basically a VCI-300 with eight Vestax PAD-ONE pads integrated atop each deck that allows DJ's to trigger cue points, samples, loops, slice up beats, and shoot off Pad FX together. This new Serato Itch controller can also work as a standalone mixer. Check out the video and press release for more details.
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Vestax, one of my personal favorite DJ companies, has recently announced that they will be bringing out a brand new version of the very popular VCI-300 Digital DJ controller (

review here

). Introducing the new Vestax VCI-380 Digital DJ controller which is basically a VCI-300 with eight Vestax PAD-ONE pads integrated atop each deck that allows DJ's to trigger cue points, samples, loops, slice up beats, and shoot off Pad FX together. This new Serato Itch controller can also work as a standalone mixer. All this DJ goodness for the introductory price of $1000 in the US. Get your wallets ready because this new beast is due out in Spring of 2012 which means any day now. I'll be sure to get one in the lab for a full HD-Video review. Check out the intro video and press release below for more...

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[Video] Serato DJ with Vestax VCI-380

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Decksaver for Vestax VCI-400 (video)

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[Video] Custom Styleflip.com Vestax VCI-400

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