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  • Denon MC2000 DJ Controller  review
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    Denon MC2000 DJ Controller review

    By 11 October 2012

    When Pocket-lint was a bit younger, and had that inevitable urge to take to the decks, the whole thing was a lot more costly and hard get in to. For a start, you needed to track down both records that you liked, and build a collection. Often, if you'd...

  • Philips DJ-Dock sound system for the iPhone makes you king of the decks
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    Philips DJ-Dock sound system for the iPhone makes you king of the decks

    By 1 August 2012

    Take two iPhones and one Philips FWP3200D DJ-Dock and what have you got? Only a bona fide set of mixing decks, that’s what. Philips is attempting to prove it’s down with the kids by introducing the stereo sound system that enables two iPhones to be...

  • IWOOT offers Discover DJ Decks
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    IWOOT offers Discover DJ Decks

    By 15 December 2009

    I Want One Of Those has unveiled the Discover DJ Decks, a USB-equipped DJ interface for mixing digital music. They come equipped with a pair of large platter wheels for accurately cueing songs and scratching. There's also bass, treble and gain controls,...

  • Panasonic to keep Technics turntables... for now
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    Panasonic to keep Technics turntables... for now

    By 7 December 2009

    Panasonic has issued a clarification to its statement on the future of its Technics SL-1200 and SL-1210 turntables. There has been speculation about the industry standard decks since the announcement from antipodean retailers that they would be discontinued....

  • Panasonic claims "no plans to discontinue Technics"
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    Panasonic claims "no plans to discontinue Technics"

    By 1 December 2009

    On 27 November, Pocket-lint took a look at the rumours that were swirling around claiming that Panasonic was going to discontinue the Technics SL-1200 and SL-1210 turntables, which are the industry standard for vinyl DJing. Well, as promised, Panasonic...

  • Panasonic discontinuing Technics 1200 turntables?
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    Panasonic discontinuing Technics 1200 turntables?

    By 27 November 2009

    We've seen a couple of reports on message boards that seem to indicate that the iconic Technics SL-1200 and SL-1210s may be about to be discontinued. If true, it would be a surprise, as both models represent iconic turntables and are widely considered...

  • Add a crossfader to YouTube
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    Add a crossfader to YouTube

    By 12 November 2009

    If you don't fancy shelling out the best part of £6000 for a pair of Pioneer DVJ-X1s and a decent crossfader, here's a cheaper alternative for budding VJs. It's called "Two You Tube Videos And A Motherfucking Crossfader", and it does exactly what it...

  • DJ Hero now on shelves
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    DJ Hero now on shelves

    By 30 October 2009

    DJ Hero, Activision's attempt at turning its Guitar Hero franchise over to the world of electronic music, has now been released in Europe and is available to buy. The game simulates some of the fundamentals of DJing using a plastic "deck" controller,...

  • Lecci Mini Mixer launched by Bluw
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    Lecci Mini Mixer launched by Bluw

    By 27 October 2009

    Wannabe DJs take note - there's a nifty little gadget that's just been released which could make it easier to play off a couple of iPods. The Lecci Mini Mixer is basically a two-channel mixer that allows you to crossfade between a couple of audio sources....

  • VIDEO: Novation Launchpad controller revealed
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    VIDEO: Novation Launchpad controller revealed

    By 2 October 2009

    Novation has come up with a new product designed for controlling Ableton Live - a popular bit of DJing and music production software. It can dynamically control almost every part of the software, from triggering samples to tweaking the mixer. It consists...

  • Pioneer teases DJ release
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    Pioneer teases DJ release

    By 1 September 2009

    Pioneer has released a series of teaser videos for a new DJ product that it's launching on 17 September. The videos, one of which can be seen above, feature big name DJs talking about the product, dropping a few clues. It seems like it has a USB port,...