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Which mixer?
Ordered a numark dxm06 mixer from DJCITY but they are discontinued so I'm told.

They've recommended a GEMPMX05. Can't post link here because I'm a new member! but it's easy to find on that site... price is $279

Should I go with that gemini one, find that numark dxm06 somewhere else (my preference) or do ITMers recommend something different?...

I haven't heard of that one before that's all. Willing to shop at other sites as well obviously.

Cheers guys.

edit: budget is $400 by the way.

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I'd be inclined to check out the Vestax VMC 002, to be honest mate.

It's a strong two-channel mixer with very good sound quality. (It's Vestax after all.)

Here is the DJWarehouse link

It's under $400.00 too.
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usb port means you can record mixes too don't it?

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The music that I push in my opinion is probably a bit too mature for someone who listens to "Trance" but hey, we all have to start somewhere?

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thanks brendan, i'll consider that one.

what about this one?

MAX7010 DJ MIXER 2 CHANNEL USB and IPOD CONNECTION $299.00 from djcity


MAX 7010 has 2 USB inputs and outputs. Thus the mixer can be used as a USB audio device from any PC or Mac. 2 USB channels can be used at the same time as inputs. You can mix your own track or use your favourite DJ software. It is ideal for any person composing or playing music on computers.

* 2 USB input / output ports
* 2 stereo input channels: Phono / Line switchable Phono input can be determined by PHONO / LINE switch on rear panel
* 3 band EQ and gain control with each channel
* 1 microphone input with level control
* CUE monitor via headphone output, switchable between SPLIT and MIX
* Stereo LED level display
* Master and Record outputs
* Replaceable crossfader
* BPM indicator for each channel
* LED level meter for master output

Input:Mic 1.5mV 2Kohm balanced
Inputhono 3mV 47Kohm
Input:Line 150 mV 27Kohm
Output:Master 0 dB 1V 400ohm
Output:Record 25Mv 5Kohm
Frequency response 20Hz-20KHz ⁄-2dB
THD 0.02%
Headphone:Impedance 32ohm
Signal to noise ratio better than 80dB
Crosstalk 16dB
Power supply 30V 50Hz 10W
Dimensions 9 x 21.4 x 11.2cm
Weight 3.5 Kgs
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the vestax is a much better starting point imo. probably way sturdier and will probably last way longer than that as well. but like i said, my opinion.

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yeh i know vestax is very solid, just wasn't sure if that MAX might have been a better buy?

definately considering that vestax though.
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well, let's put it this way, i've been into mixing/dj equipment for a few years now, and i've never heard of max... dunno if that's me being uninformed or them being not very well known/good, but yeah..

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I can't personally say that I've ever heard of MAXGEAR before. I would say Vestax would be a superior product though.
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i cant find the maxgear site either...

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a good sign they probably aren't as reliable as something more well known guy.

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This thread has some sound advice : http://www.inthemix.com.au/forum/sho...d.php?t=244261
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make me an offer on this.

http://www.storedj.com.au/products/product.php?id=1042

it's practically brand new. used in two house party gigs.

con: the 2nd upfader clip is missing, it got lost one night at a party it just bounced off somewhere. never to be seen again

they retail for $999.00 NEW

offers over $450
reason for selling. i have upgraded to the pioneer djm 800
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budget 400
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i got a numark, channel leaks every now and then so you can hear cued track over the speakers.


POS mixer, but its cheap so yeah



I think some guy on here is selling a DJM300 if u r keen !
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i got a numark ... none of the channels leak

cheap and picked up 2nd hand ... still in top form

I've experienced a Vestax going screwy as much as any Numark ... the balance on the channels being screwed ... faders leaking ... etc
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Believe me, i don't enjoy mixing in a track only to have it eratically blast out at full volume when the channel fader is on zero.

Pain in the ass having to use the noob fader to mix in tracks (cross fader)




Also, my old vestax vmc002xl decided to leak on its crossfader............so now i use the vestax to mix with , and the numark to scratch lol, so inconvienient
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that vestax one should be pretty decent
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Whilst we're on the subject, I'm selling a DJM400, which is only a month or so old.

PM me if you're interested. I'm looking for a little more than $400.00 though!
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yeah pioneers are sick
the effects and that there pretty mad.
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Lol @ spam thread, that Vestax 4 channel isn't to bad although you'll probably be upgrading to something better in a few years. If your budget is only $400 I'd go for a second hand quality mixer as opposed to a brand new no name (I'm reffering to the MaxGear not Vestax ). For example I just sold my DN-X100 for $300 and its in great shape.
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I've had a Vestax VMC 002xlu since may last year. Great entry level mixer: sounds really nice, tight eq knobs that give you alot of control. Nothing broken on it. But get something else if you want to scratch.
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You can upgrade the cross fader on that mixer to a scratch one !
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You can upgrade the cross fader on that mixer to a scratch one !


i even did that. granted it gives you better control, but it doesnt change how far you have to move the cross fader for it to cut in. Only a better response time.
it has 2 crossfader curve settings "soft" and "sharp"
Sharp still only cuts in at full volume around 1/3-1/4 of the way across.
It is an entry level dance mixer, simply not built for scratching.
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