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Company: Numark

Product Name:  Numark iDJ2

Website:  Numark

List Price: $529.99

Numark iDJ2

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By refman900

Contributing Editor
Published: Monday, January 5, 2009
Category: Microphones, Music + DJ Accessories

Description:

The Numark iDJ2 is the only iPod mixing console that provides full control of your music with real–time scratching (via two jog wheels), a stunning color screen and Numark’s exclusive crate management. Keylock insures that DJs can easily change tempo without affecting pitch. The iDJ2 features a fresh and innovative new iPod docking system that allows users to play and mix two songs simultaneously from a single iPod without the need of a computer. Users can also hook up multiple mass storage devices including additional iPods, thumb drives, and external USB hard drives through rear panel USB ports. In addition to USB connectivity, the iDJ2 comes complete with line inputs for audio sources including a microphone, CD players and turntables.

Features:

Large backlit, full-color display with revolutionary user interface
Key lock support for maintaining key while tempo shifting
Universal Dock for iPod with adjustable mount
Seamless looping, pitch control, scratching capability via jog wheels
Visual Track Profiles to skip through phrases
USB ports for iPods, thumb drives and hard drives
Play music from two iPods simultaneously, including two songs from same iPod
Scratching and mixing for MP3, WAV and AAC (unprotected) files
Direct Mode supports playback of iTunes music store (protected AAC) files
Pitch control with range up to +25% and down to 100%
Beatkeeper™ technology with TAP override function
Search ability via two large jog wheels
USB Keyboard support
3–band EQ with gain control on both channels
Dedicated microphone input with tone and level control
Phono/line inputs on both channels for adding additional devices

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