What mixer to get?

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  1. alicen111

    alicen111 New Member

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    Right, I currently run a soundsystem and wanted to try my hand at mixxing. Ive got a pair of citronic mpcd-s6 basicly brand new for £250 (hope i wasnt mugged off ) And I have a really shitty bugdet mixer laying about, think i paid £40 for it new so its pretty wank.

    I was thinking of folking out on a new mixer, budget can be up to £150 at a push. So has anyone got any suggestions of what i should get and for what price?

    Please note this will only be used for bedroom djing, im not going to use it on my system. Only i will be mixxing with it, therefore it doesnt need to be an "industry standard" mixer! I just want something fairly nice and not too hard to use.
     
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    Thin and crispy Active Member

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    up your budget and get a xone 22.
     
  3. johnnyj

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    This, definitely. Can't go wrong with it.
     
  4. Scaramanga

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    I have a Xone 22 and hate it. The crossfader is shite, there is no power button, the filter has a nasty click when you turn it on and off and the fader knobs come off easily. I used to defend it as a mixer but there is too much wrong with it. Allen and Heath should never have put their name to such a shoddy product.

    Tbh for the money get an Ecler NUO 2.0; the build quality is excellent the faders a smooth and feell like they have some weight behind them. Also the EQs are so soft with larger dials. But as with most things it's down to personal preferance ...
     
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    Thin and crispy Active Member

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    mine is fine, maybe your mistreating it :)
     
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    if you have got £150 to spend, get a Behringer DJX 750

    perfect for mixing in the yard
     
  7. _MILLA

    _MILLA Flamboyant muthafucka

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    allen and heath xone series r sick

    ive just got a xone 32 bought it brand new for 350 with a years warranty.. lucky huh! ;)

    if you cant afford that get a 22 tho they are also pretty good!
     
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    djad leo the lion

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    I have an 11 years old numark mixer.. i love it to pieces and know it inside out. i liked it originally cause it has kill switches for the high, mid and low.. do they still make mixers with kill switches?
     
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    numark dxm 06 ftw
     
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    _MILLA Flamboyant muthafucka

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    yeah mate! i had a nurmark dxm09 i think it was.... that had kill switches but you can only use them if have assigned the channels to the cross fader...

    and seeing as im a volume fader boy i never got to use them!!

    shame really cos they are pretty handy!!
     
  11. Scaramanga

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    If only, it's been really well looked after. Trading out for a 62 when the bank account permits it ...
     
  12. Della

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    This, used to own one myself and it was ideal for the bedroom. Although i have upgraded since because of shoddy build quality and something on a behringer product is bound to go wrong soon enough if your using it for hours each day, but if its literally for light use its a gooden
     
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    You can still assign channels to the crossfader and use the volume faders and the kills. I've got a Numark Matrix 3 and have my 1210's on 1 & 2 and my laptop on 3, 1 & 2 are assigned to right and left of the crossfader so I can use the kills. I rarely use the crossfader (unless scratching) but the kills still work. DXM09 works the same way.