Just starting out and don't have much moolah

Discussion in 'DJ's, MC's & Turntablism' started by Heavy_Boab, Aug 4, 2008.

  1. Heavy_Boab

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    So i need some help in finding a Mixer that will do the job for between £50 - £200, hopefully you guys can help me out.:sixty_nin
     
  2. DJHaze

    DJHaze I've been naughty, I'm banned

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    thats a big price difference man. for like 50 you can get somethign that will just about do the job but for 200 you could probably find some pioneer rip off from behringer sp?
    take a look at htfr.com
    nuff mixers over there.

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    Don't buy a behringer, the build quality is really poor meaning that you'll need to replace it again in 18 months or less...

    Buy yourself the best Vestax you can afford, it'll last you a lifetime and will have re-sale valuse if you decide to upgrade, unlike behringer which will be dead as a dodo
     
  5. Joey AdhD

    Joey AdhD sweaty scouser

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    yeah mate...Behringer look good but the build is shite...go for a technics, vestex, stanton, that was the build quality will be sound and it will last you ages, ebay it up my friend, i was lookin today and there are some really nice mixers goin cheap...ave a butch u wont be dissapointed...Good luck!!
     
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    Dustek Finished the PhD

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    Buy something secondhand from Vestax/Technics/Stanton rather than new from Behringer.

    Get a sturdy two channel mixer with lo, mid and hi equaliser knobs.
     
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    mine is well over two years old and nothing has gone wrong with it yet...

    but then again these guys have probably been mixing a lot longer than me, so listen to them :p
     
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    How about the Vestax MDM 410 is that any good?
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  9. Greg P

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    It's not bad - but this is a mobile mixer intended for your mobile "weddings birthdays and bar mitzvah" style DJ, so it's got 4 channels, mic input, sound effects, all kinds of features crammed in, so there's a lot on there you're not gonna need...

    For the same price you can get the VMC 185 XL....
    http://www.htfr.com/more-info/MR176112
    3 Channels, much cleaner and more user friendly layout, and designed for the type of DJ'ing you want to do...

    I've had one of these for the past 4 years or so
    http://www.htfr.com/more-info/MR25393 which is really designed for scratching, but does me OK... I got it cheap 2nd hand...

    I'd say the best one for you would be this:
    http://www.htfr.com/more-info/MR241825 2 channels, versatile 3 band EQ on each channel, great build quality and at a good price

    Hope this helps!
     
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    Thanks for the info man.
     
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    Don't buy from HTFR, they are con artists.

    Shop around mate!
     
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    P!ker Astrobass Recordingz HQ

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    ScottyEightSix HUGE EARS > COMEDY CHIN

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    I recomend the kam kcm450, its only 2 channel but it got built in dsp effect an stuff, an its a stirdy as fuck mixer, I've ragged the thing about over the past year an a half an its still workin fine.

    £175 from htfr - http://www.htfr.com/more-info/MR171422

    I've the first version this is the mrk2. But looks very similar it seems you get a better crossfader now, so its defo worth buying
     
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    I must of posted this 10 times in this forum but.........


    VESTAX PCV 275

    VESTAX PCV 275

    VESTAX PCV 275

    VESTAX PCV 275

    VESTAX PCV 275
     
  15. perspective

    perspective Sex Drugs & Sausage Rolls

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    are gemini mixers any good? i used a PSO-2 (or something similar) at a party a couple of months back, it seemed pretty solid but i didnt get a chance to give it a good going over.
     
  16. RocksteadyUK

    RocksteadyUK SkimoBeats

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    yep second that...... then save like you've never saved before to get yourself one of the DJM series.....