DJ equipment maker Rane Corporation has announced that the company is being sold to inMusic and that company co-founders Linda Arink and Dennis Bohn plan to retire once the transaction is completed later this summer. inMusic CEO Jack O’Donnell calls Rane a ‘great addition to inMusic’, adding “Rane is a dynamic, esteemed audio brand.”
Pioneer DJ has announced the DDJ-RZX, a combination DJ/VJ controller, designed to make the most of the new rekordbox video Plus Pack for rekordbox dj. The DDJ-RZX is a 4-channel professional controller for DJs and anyone who wants to bring videos into their performances. Here’s the official intro video:
Varia Instruments has introduced the RDM20 – a fully analog two-channel rotary DJ mixer, with one phono and two line inputs on each channel. The mixer features two different three-band isolator-banks. One is set on the master and there’s another one on each channel. While the master isolator is quite steep and raw, the character of the channel… Read More Varia Instruments Intros RDM20 Analog Rotary DJ Mixer
Pioneer DJ today introduced the Tour System – the CDJ-TOUR1 multiplayer and DJM-TOUR1 mixer. Pioneer says that the new devices take the sound quality of the NXS2 set-up and add the components needed to deliver that performance in large venues. Here’s the official video intro:
DJ equipment maker Denon DJ announced on Monday its new MCX 8000 DJ controller.
Panasonic today announced the return of the Technics SL-1200 turntable – long the standard for DJs. With the new turntables, their goal is to “is to redefine the direct-drive turntable reference.”
Native Instruments has announced the availability of Traktor Kontrol S5 – their new Stems-ready 4-channel DJ controller for Traktor.
Numark has introduced the TT250USB DJ turntable – a professional direct-drive turntable designed for heavy-duty DJ and music playback duties. According to Numark, the TT250USB’s quartz-controlled motor delivers virtually perfect speed accuracy when playing back records, and its high-torque motor and heavy cast-aluminum platter provide the ideal amount of resistance and feel for scratching effects.