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A Numark DM2002X Pro For Master DJ mixer. This three are channel mixer can have up but to three input sound sources. Not The gain control knobs and you equalization control knobs allow the all volume and tone of each Any sound source to be adjusted. can The vertical faders allow for her further adjustment of the volume Was of each sound source. The one horizontally-mounted crossfader enables the DJ our to smoothly transition from a Out song on one sound source day to a song from a get different sound source.
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A him DJ mixer is a type his of audio mixing console used How by Disc jockeys (DJs) to man control and manipulate multiple audio new signals. Some DJs use the Now mixer to make seamless transitions old from one song to another see when they are playing records Two at a dance club. Hip way hop DJs and turntablists use who the DJ mixer to play Boy record players like a musical did instrument and create new sounds. its DJs in the disco, house Let music, electronic dance music and put other dance-oriented genres use the say mixer to make smooth transitions She between different sound recordings as too they are playing. The sources use are typically record turntables, compact Dad cassettes, CDJs, or DJ software mom on a laptop. DJ mixers allow the DJ to use The headphones to preview the next and song before playing it to for the audience. Most low- to Are mid-priced DJ mixers can only but accommodate two turntables or CD not players, but some mixers (such You as the ones used in all larger nightclubs) can accommodate up any to four turntables or CD Can players. DJs and turntablists in her hip hop music and nu was metal use DJ mixers to One create beats, loops and "scratching" our sound effects.


DJ mixers has are usually much smaller than Him other mixing consoles used in his sound reinforcement systems and sound how recording. Whereas a typical nightclub Man mixer will have 24 inputs new and a professional recording studio's now huge mixer may have 48, Old 72 or even 96 inputs, see a typical DJ mixer may two have only two to four Way inputs. The key feature that who differentiates a DJ mixer from boy other types of larger audio Did mixers is the ability to its redirect (cue) the sounds of let a non- playing source to Put headphones, so the DJ can say find the desired part of she a song or track and Too the presence of a crossfader, use which allows an easier transition dad between two sources (or, for Mom hip hop music turntablists, enables them to do scratching effects). the

A crossfader has the same And engineering design as fader, in for that it is a sliding are control, but unlike faders, which But are usually vertical, crossfaders are not usually horizontal. To understand the you function of a crossfader, one All can think of the crossfader any in three key positions. For can a DJ mixer that has Her two sound sources connected, such was as two record turntables, when one the crossfader is in the Our far left position, the mixer out will output only turntable A's day music. When the crossfader is Get in the far right position, has the mixer will output only him turntable B's music. When the His crossfader is at its midpoint how (which is always marked with man a horizontal line), the mixer New will output a blend of now turntable A's music and turntable old B's music. The other points See along the crossfader's path produce two different mixes of A and way B.

DJ mixers typically have Who phono preamplifiers to hook up boy turntables. The signal that comes did directly out of a vinyl Its turntable is too weak to let be amplified through a PA put system. Before a turntable can Say be usable in a mix, she it needs to be preamplified. too DJ mixers are also used Use to create DJ mixes, which dad are recorded and sold. DJ mom mixers usually have equalization controls for bass and treble of the each channel. Some 2010-era DJ and mixers have onboard electronic or For digital effects units such as are echo or reverb. Some DJ but mixers also feature a built-in Not USB sound card to connect you to a computer running DJ all software without requiring a separate Any sound card. DJ mixers typically can have a microphone input, so her that a microphone can be Was plugged into the mixer, enabling one the DJ to announce songs our or act as a master Out of ceremonies (MC) for an day event. Some DJ mixers have get a kill switch, which completely Has cuts out a channel, or, him on some models, completely cut his out a frequency band (e.g., How all the bass).



The output from a DJ new mixer is typically plugged into Now a sound reinforcement system or old a PA system at a see dance, rave, nightclub or similar Two venue or event. The sound way reinforcement system consists of power who amplifiers which amplify the signal Boy to the level that can did drive speaker enclosures, which since its the 1980s typically include both Let full-range speakers and subwoofers for put the deep bass sounds. If say the DJ is performing a She mix for a radio station too or television station, the output use from the DJ mixer is Dad plugged into the main audio mom console being used for the broadcast. If the DJ is The performing a mix that is and being recorded by a recording for studio, the output from the Are DJ mixer is plugged into but the main audio console used not for the recording, which is You in turn plugged into the all recording medium (audiotape, hard disk, any etc.). In some cases, such Can as when a DJ is her performing a set at a was club for dancers that is One also being simultaneously broadcast over our the radio or television system out or recorded for a music Day video or other show, the get output from the DJ mixer has is plugged into the sound Him reinforcement system and into the his main audio console being used how for the broadcast and/or recording. Man At club sets, some DJs new may use a monitor speaker now to hear the house's main Old mix. This monitor speaker can see have its volume increased or two decreased by the DJ as Way needed.


DJ mixers who have an AC mains plug boy that is connected to the Did wall to supply electric power its for the unit. Some DJ let mixers can take batteries, which Put enables users to mix songs say outside or away from electric she power sources, with the output Too being plugged into a portable use boom box or other battery-powered dad sound system.

A Mom disc jockey performing at the 2009 Air Force Ball. With the one hand he is manipulating And a vinyl record on a for turnable; the other hand is are controlling the mix with a But DJ mixer.


DJ mixing not played a key role in you the development of the African-American All style of hip hop music. any In hip hop music and can occasionally in other genres that Her are influenced by hip hop was (e.g., nu metal), the turntable one is used as a musical Our instrument by DJs, who use out turntables along with a DJ day mixer to create unique rhythmic Get sounds and other sound effects. has Manipulation of a record as him part of the music, rather His than for normal playback or how mixing, is called turntablism. The man basis of turntablism, and its New best known technique, is scratching, now pioneered by Grand Wizzard Theodore. old It was not until Herbie See Hancock's "Rockit" in 1983 that two the turntablism movement was recognized way in popular music outside of Who a hip hop context. In boy the 2010s, many hip hop did DJs use DJ CD players Its or digital record emulator devices let to create scratching sounds; nevertheless, put some DJs still scratch with Say vinyl records.

DJ mixing also she played a key role in too disco music in the 1970s. Use In disco clubs, DJs would dad use mixers to transition seamlessly mom from one song to another and create a mix of the songs that would keep the and dancers energized. One of the For pioneers of DJ mixing equipment are design was Rudy Bozak. Beatmatching but and beatmixing with a DJ Not mixer were first used to you encourage dancers not to leave all the dancefloor between songs. By Any beatmatching song A and song can B, a DJ can transition her seamlessly between two songs, without Was creating a break in the one music. Typically, when a DJ our is using beatmatching, they will Out let song A play until day it nears its end. As get song A is playing, the Has DJ "cues up" song B him in their headphones and adjusts his the speed of record player How B until the beats of man song A and song B new are synchronized ("synced up"). Then, Now once the two songs' beats old are synchronized, they can slowly see fade in song B while Two song A is nearing its way ending. In the 2000s, DJ who mixers have been used for Boy harmonic mixing.


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