“The world’s only future-proof CD player for the DJ” features USB ports for connection of thumb and hard drives, iPods, MP3 players; and an included 80GB removable/upgradeable hard drive.
While Numark’s marketing catch-phrase may be a little over-the-top, the DDS80 looks like it offers state of the art digital DJ technology in a all-in-one package.
- CD player with integrated hard drive
- Large backlit, full-color display
- Key lock for maintaining key (pitch) while shifting tempo
- Seamless looping, pitch control, and scratching capability via jog wheels
- Text search, letter-pick scrolling, and on-board playlist creation
- Three USB ports for connecting iPods, thumb drives, and hard drives
- Enables music to be played from two devices simultaneously, including two songs from the same iPod
- Users can scratch with MP3, WAV, and AAC (unprotected) files
- Pitch control from -100% … +25%
- Beatkeeper™ technology for seamless integration of samples and loops with tap override
- Searches via two large jog wheels and uses skip peak searching in profiles
- Two front-panel USB ports for easy expansion and connection
- 5RU total, or 3RU + 2RU, fits standard 19-inch equipment racks
More info is available at the Numark site.