Professional music mixing and turntable systems have come a long way since the shy early beginnings and now with Monster GO DJ Portable Mixer and Digital Turntable, the DJ-ing era is finally about to hit its peak. First announced at the International Consumer Electronics Show (CES) 2013 and recently revealed at the 23rd Seoul International Sourcing Fair held at the Seoul COEX Convention Center, Monster GO DJ by JD Sound aims to revolutionize the way club music is mixed and produced and also make it easier for you to throw on some serious DJ sessions on the fly. So, what exactly do you get at the $500 price tag? Let’s find out.
The world’s new state-of-the-art music mixer is a portable stand-alone DJ system and a production studio scaled down to just one cool pocket-sized controller unit. Measuring the slight 2.6 x 0.7 x 9.8 inches and weighing as few as 10.1 ounces, the Monster GO DJ portable mixer-come-digital turntable allows you to record, mix, produce and broadcast high-quality audio and DJ sets through the SD card port or auxiliary line-in outlet anytime, anywhere. The outcome of over two years of designing, engineering and project development efforts, the Monster GO DJ unit packs some tough professional audio processing features including a number of hardware effect knobs (for simple track cues, volume control, crossfade slide and special effect settings), first-rate fader and sequencer, as well as a keyboard, guitar and EQ recording capabilities.
If you take a closer look at the Go DJ, you will also find a convenient SD card slot and all the 1/8-inch ports necessary for pairing the tiny music controller with the rest of your beloved DJ gear (line-in and line-out, mic port and headphone jack). Plus, for your most enjoyable music-making experience and easy song handling, all this audio goodness is topped by two 320 X 240 resolution color display touch screens that let you scratch, loop or mix your tracks and add special effects at a simple touch of a finger. Designed with pro DJs in mind, the Monster GO DJ unit packs an auto-sync tool for hassle-free beat matching, and if you dig deeper than meets the eye and swipe around the touch screen a bit, you’ll find a rather busy user interface with five menus on the bottom of the LCD display, each of them assigned to a different function (which translates as one display screen for equalization, another for sampling, one more for audio sequencing and so on).
Compatible with iOS and Android devices, as well as PCs and Macs, GO DJ comes with 3GB of internal storage flash memory (2GB for user space and 1GB for recording output), an integrated sound card and internal Li-polymer battery which provides for 12 hours of play time and takes around 8 hours to fully recharge via the included USB power cable or AC adapter. So, what are you waiting for? Grab your Monster GO DJ mixer and digital turntable ASAP and get ready to experience some real DJ fun – because this slick portable music controller is all the DJ booth you will ever need to mix and record your sets on the go.
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