What mixer?

Discussion in 'DJ's, MC's & Turntablism' started by SLow, Mar 11, 2010.

  1. SLow

    SLow Quadrospazzed life-glug

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    I know this questions been asked bare times but the search function still didnt return much relevant stuff.

    My PCV 275 has finally reached the end of its life, Im looking for a replacement with a few more features. These are what Ive been looking at:

    Pioneer DJM 500 2nd hand - £350
    Pioneer DJM 800 2nd hand - £700
    Xone 42 - £500
    Denon DNX1600 - £1000

    Any thoughts? Are the 12 effects and extra midi integration on the Denon worth the extra wonga?
     
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    fisher I've been naughty, I'm banned

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    xone 42. ABsolutely loving mine mate
     
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    Riisu Not the Preacher Man

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    Xone 42 for £500? Fuck that.

    AMC just picked up a second hand Xone 62 for £400.
     
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    Denon mixers are lovely! also consider an Ecler one, sound quality on those is amazing.
     
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    alz compress to impress

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    whats wrong with your PCV?
     
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    I have a 1500S... it's sick. That is all.

    Very similar to a Pioneer DJM800, but for less £s.

    http://soundcloud.com/mmxbreaks will give you an idea of the high and low pass filters. I barely use bass EQs at all any more, don't need to. Get crisp results. Slightly too resonant, but otherwise very good stuff.
     
  9. SLow

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    That 1500S looks cracking, I cant figure out how the 1600 is twice the price and yet has only slightly more features? Is the 1500S an older model? I used the 1600 yesterday and it was lush.

    I'm going to go and have a play around with the £350 DJM 500 at a mates today so will see how I get on with that.

    My PCV 275....1 channel has died totally, another is on the way out. Im not complaining at all, Ive bought it 2nd hand about 5 years ago and its seen me alright. Fancy yourself an electronics project? :teeth:
     
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    RUSSLA DNBF Monarch

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    Whats your absolute top budget Sam?
     
  11. D Double U

    D Double U FQ Sessions

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    Sam what are your requirements mate? and budget?
     
  12. SLow

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    I want something with at least 3 channels and some good EQ/filter/effects.

    Absolute top budget is £1000 for something like the Denon DNX1600. Would prefer to spend around £500 though.
     
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    D Double U FQ Sessions

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    You could try and look at a second hand 62 (filter only) at that price...that would be the best you could do...

    Alternatively DJM600 Pioneer (many effects) or xone42 (filter only) if your looking brand new...

    Just remember the only effect worth having is a filter.
     
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    This. Got rid of my kaoss pad for the exact reason.

    Would go Allen & Heath personally, but Pioneer Vs A&H is one of those classic opinionated arguments i find. I would say bag an A&H where you can put a different filter on the different channel, i think only the 62 does this? Not too sure though.
     
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    The 62 only has one VCF assignable over all the channels

    The 92 has 2 individual VCFs (with all passes) assignable to all channels on their own
     
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    Ahh i see, i knew it was just one of them but wasn't sure which. Fuck i want a 92 now!!!
     
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    ^^ 92 is a bit overkill for home mixing imo, 62 will suffice. I only use the HP and BP together when ever I use a 92 anyways so the 62 is fine only having one imo.