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And you thought the DaScratch was wierd... Wacom dj unit.

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And you thought the DaScratch was wierd... Wacom dj unit.


http://www.itechnews.net/tag/wacom-dj-unit/

Blah: Wacom, known for its graphic tablet, introduces the new nexbeat NXT-1000 stand-alone DJ device. The nextbeat comes wit two digital player, a mixer, an effector.

What do you think of it? Umm.. wtf comes to mind...

Will i get one? Hell no...
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Hard to make a judgement without knowning what it will be capable of. Intersting to see a company with no musical crednetials enter the DJ market.

I'm all for people pushing design forward and while this seems a little gimmicky, the idea of a wireless controller is actually quite cool (assuming it works well).

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it looks like the Giant version of the pacemaker, cant seeing it lifting off, just like the ipod mixers
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it looks like the Giant version of the pacemaker, cant seeing it lifting off, just like the ipod mixers

Please dont say pacemaker in the same sentance as this, i F&*%&^%king love my pacemaker.


P.s. i catch 2 hours of trains a day.

P.p.s. yes side my side they look quite similar...
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welcome to the future, seriouly, stuff like this is what your gonna be getting soon. I think that provided it has the right mix of quality, price and performance it could be a winner. Or it could be rubbish like the other 4 million of these products floating around
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odd direction for the company to take i would want it if it was as bad ass as the Cintiq!! those things are hot, But not if it costs as much as them
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it does look slightly ridiculous. i guess each half of that round thing controls each deck.

but wireless wtf? why would anyone want to take that middle bit off and move around, i just cant get my head around how that would ever be used. what so you can pass it round to your makes to have some mixes while you go make a tea?
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but wireless wtf? why would anyone want to take that middle bit off and move around, i just cant get my head around how that would ever be used. what so you can pass it round to your makes to have some mixes while you go make a tea?

i'm sure someone would make use of it...stephan bodzin maybe?
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that vid makes it look even more like a toy/gimmick.
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I like how they can hold it and move around
Would be good for triggering samples etc etc
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still a gimmick, but better than a dude looking at a laptop screen IMO
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Is this wacoms first attempt at this kind of thing? Is this the wacom that make tablets?
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I've seen quite a few DJs hold their equipment in the air recently, writing messages to the crowd/showing off/amping people up - think Bodzin, Deadmau5, Joachin Garraud, Tocadisco - it is a bit rediculous but not inconceivable that this concept could be used...

Someone should invent a turntable guitar...

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^^^ Sadly someone already did

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Only gizmo that i have actually seen played out is the QFO
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