Affordable mixer?

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  1. dizzzeejungle

    dizzzeejungle Junglist Down Under..

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    Hey everyone,

    I'v just bought myself some decks (turntables), and i mainly want to mix dnb/hip-hop ,
    so i was wondering if you guys know of any entry/mid-level mixers that are worth buying,

    I'm only going to be playing in my bedroom (sad but true) if thats helps narrow it down !

    cheers :alchy:
     
  2. Dustek

    Dustek Finished the PhD

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    Get a two channel mixer without any effects. Technics/Numark/Vestax will be fine. Look around for a good clearance deal. Remember that a mixer that was good two, three or five years ago is still a good mixer! You don't need a new banging model.

    Stay away from Behringer.
     
  3. fserna

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    Thanks for that info.
     
  4. Greg P

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    Vestax PMC 06 is a very good quality, sturdily built mixer - you should be able to pick one up for around 100 quid second hand.

    Might be bit more than some of the other brands that you see around, and have less features, but will last way way longer, but as you're starting out you don't need FX and samplers etc.

    It's still good enough for me and I've been spinning for 8 years...
     
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    Twin Speed. LOL
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  6. dizzzeejungle

    dizzzeejungle Junglist Down Under..

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    Is the Denon DX-100 any good ? I can get one quite cheap where i am

    cheers for replies so far


    also, subsonicdeejay, your signature has some brutal KO's man :alchy:
     
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    DJ SCUBA Vinyl Addict

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    :rofl:

    No but seriously, like Dustek said avoid Behringer's like a plague, crossfaders/upfaders/cueing channel break really easily.
    Numark DM950's / DM1050X's seem alright (y)
     
  8. dizzzeejungle

    dizzzeejungle Junglist Down Under..

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    Is the Denon DX-100 any good ? I can get one quite cheap where i am

    cheers for replies so far


    also, subsonicdeejay, your signature has some brutal KO's man :alchy:
     
  9. exytage

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    I have Vestax VMC-002XL. It's very cheap and very good for begginers and bedroom djs.
    Definitely don't buy Numark mixer. I have some experience with them and I can tell you that Numark mixer is fuckin shit.
    Fader stopped working after using it few months. And a lot of other problems.
    And also don't buy Behringer mixer. It's even shitter than Numark.
    Vestax and Pioneer mixers are good. Maybe Denon too.
     
  10. Dustek

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    Numarks are fine, I've had one for 7 years and after from needing cleaning from time to time and one channel going and needing replacing (not surprising after 7 years), it still sounds and works fine.
     
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    some numark mixer are maybe good, but cheaper mixers are shit. And all numark users don't get mad at me. It's just my opinion. :)
     
  12. Riisu

    Riisu Not the Preacher Man

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    this.
     
  13. fserna

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    that VMC-002XL looks pimp!
     
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    Hahahaha you fucking legend!

    Yeah I had a DM950, always worked perfectly, pretty good mixer actually, can pick them up for around 30-35 quid so pretty cheap too.
     
  16. DJ.usive

    DJ.usive Skratchaholik.

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    Sadly nobody told me to stay away from Behringer when I decided I wanted a mixer with a basic curve control on it.
    One year on my crossfader is almost stuck solid, I've got no left signal on the left channel and the outputs are starting to f*ck up as well.
    :violin:

    Learn from my mistakes, go for Vestax or the older Numark series!
    I've gotta get saving my pennies for a Urei 1601 thanks to stupid Behringer.
    I hope they die horribly for their sins.
     
  17. B1aDe

    B1aDe Hear me now!

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    I've got a behringer DDM4000... had it for about a month or so.... it gets tons of use and is holding up so far so lets just pray it stays this way... its got 12 months warranty so if it fucks up within that time i will get it fix or replacement and sell it on
     
  18. robhicks1

    robhicks1 Nuts about Zoo

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    You joker.
    Ive always used a Numark Dm 1002 mk11. Its a good entry level club/ scatch mixer but the x fader isn't really good enough for technical sratching.
     
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    If anybody will buy it.

    Behringer speakers are okay for their price but the mixers are dire shite.
     
  20. dizzzeejungle

    dizzzeejungle Junglist Down Under..

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    Hey everyone, what do you all think of the Vestax VMC 002XL mixer?

    I can get one 2nd hand pretty cheap....