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Post by hendramarshall » Tue Jan 17, 2012 12:20 pm

need to buy a new mixer, pos numark is giviing out. favorites? recommendations?

just for bedroom mixing nothing too extravagant
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Post by Riddles » Tue Jan 17, 2012 12:27 pm

A & H Xone 22. got mine recently and it's awesome. not too pricey either
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Post by south3rn » Tue Jan 17, 2012 2:42 pm

yeah if you're not worried about sound quality at all get the xone 22 or a pioneer.

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Post by 1point5 » Tue Jan 17, 2012 2:45 pm

I didn't realise how god awful my Numark mixer was until using A&H and Pioneer ones, there's such a big difference
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Post by hendramarshall » Tue Jan 17, 2012 6:17 pm

cheers for the responses, anyone else?
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Post by __________ » Tue Jan 17, 2012 6:20 pm

A&H, Rane, Vestax, Ecler or Formula Sound. Fuck Pioneer!

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Post by hendramarshall » Tue Jan 17, 2012 6:38 pm

£10 Bag wrote:A&H, Rane, Vestax, Ecler or Formula Sound. Fuck Pioneer!
interesting never heard of this, reasonably priced stuff especially for a company that seemingly only makes mixers...

anyone have experience using one?
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Post by skitz_0 » Tue Jan 17, 2012 6:40 pm

haha, nice to see you guys finally sorting that out, that one speaker business gets frustrating.
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Post by hendramarshall » Tue Jan 17, 2012 6:44 pm

skitz_0 wrote:haha, nice to see you guys finally sorting that out, that one speaker business gets frustrating.
you have no idea... it completely shit the bed right before break started too so no spinning wax at all atm :(
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Post by south3rn » Tue Jan 17, 2012 7:32 pm

hendramarshall wrote:
£10 Bag wrote:A&H, Rane, Vestax, Ecler or Formula Sound. Fuck Pioneer!
interesting never heard of this, reasonably priced stuff especially for a company that seemingly only makes mixers...

anyone have experience using one?
the ecler nuo 3.0 is the best sounding mixer i've ever used. huge nobs, easily customizable faders and a solid, no-frills design. i really can't begin to tell you how beautiful vinyl sounds on this mixer.

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Post by pikeymobile » Tue Jan 17, 2012 7:42 pm

Vote for allen and heath over here. My mate's got a pioneer mixer and it sounds awful in comparison, and the EQing and filtering on it just doesn't seem to work as well as my xone 32.

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Post by horsefeather » Tue Jan 17, 2012 7:50 pm

A&H or ecler they make the best mixers
It's about dropping a track at the wrong speed, and it sounding better than the real thing.

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Post by south3rn » Tue Jan 17, 2012 7:50 pm

i'd agree a&h make good mixers but the new xone 22 is garbage.

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Post by hendramarshall » Tue Jan 17, 2012 7:56 pm

looks like im choosing between A&H and ecler... not looking to spend more than 400USD or so.

have you used the xone22 south3rn? is it rly that bad?

specs + price are seem to fit the mold for what we need.
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Post by south3rn » Tue Jan 17, 2012 8:14 pm

yes i've used it, i tested several different ones before i decided to not buy. they all had a level of hum, it seems like there are grounding issues since the mixers are now made in china. also, the filter has a nasty pop when you engage it. if you're using it on beat against a kick or snare it's not too noticeable, but it still really bothers me. i feel like a lot of the money you spend on the xone 22 goes towards the brand name and the filter, where as with ecler, they're a relatively small company with no real market reputation, so you're only paying for top notch build and very high quality components.

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Post by smokeybeenz » Tue Jan 17, 2012 8:28 pm

Bedroom mixing i just got the new pioneer djm 250 pretty decent has two filters for each channel is typical pioneer quality and was only 250 quids. if you want good simple mixer get one of these.
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Post by __________ » Tue Jan 17, 2012 8:48 pm

Ecler have been making mixers since the 60's so they're a pretty safe bet. AFAIK they made the first ever DJ mixer.

I do highly recommend A&H but I've only had extensive use of the 'old' models which were made in the UK.
They may well be a lot shitter now they're made in China.

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Post by south3rn » Tue Jan 17, 2012 9:33 pm

if i were to buy an a&h i'd make sure it was UK made, i'd have absolutely no qualms buying one of those.

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Post by AxeD » Wed Jan 18, 2012 2:10 am

I have a xone 22, bought it last year. Great mixer, nothing wrong with. I don't ground anything
and it doesn't hum at all, is that magic? :)
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Post by vertx » Wed Jan 18, 2012 3:23 am

hendramarshall wrote:
£10 Bag wrote:A&H, Rane, Vestax, Ecler or Formula Sound. Fuck Pioneer!
interesting never heard of this, reasonably priced stuff especially for a company that seemingly only makes mixers...

anyone have experience using one?
I've got a Nuo 2.0 - Love it! You can drive it to +10 before distortion and even then the distortion sounds warm and crunchy.

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