Press ReleasesJune 20, 2008
NUMARK INTRODUCES DDS80 FUTURE-PROOF CD PLAYER
Revolutionary DJ CD Player Offers Function for Today and Compatibility for Tomorrow
Cumberland, RI, USA June 20, 2008. Numark, the worlds leading manufacturer of products for the DJ market, announces DDS80, the forward-looking CD player for DJ performance.
DDS80 is the worlds only future-proof CD player for the DJ. It provides DJs with the combination of everything they love about CD players and everything they need for incorporating future formats into their performances. The CD player features convenient USB ports for connection of modern media devices such as thumb and hard drives, iPods, MP3 players; and an included 80GB removable/upgradeable hard drive stores a limitless library of music.
DDS80s unique blend of media with a high definition color screen and Numarks intuitive Crate music management software give the mobile DJ incomparable visual control of their music. Carefully crafted around the way DJs work and play, DDS80 takes the questions out of mixing media formats and puts the answers back in the hands of the DJ.
DDS80 is a powerhouse, cutting-edge CD player that combines the rock-solid DJ performance of a traditional DJ CD player with the forward-looking media compatibility of hard drive and USB connections.
The key features of DDS80 include:
CD player with integrated hard drive
Large backlit, full-color display
Key lock for maintaining key (pitch) while shifting tempo
Seamless looping, pitch control, and scratching capability via jog wheels
Text search, letter-pick scrolling, and on-board playlist creation
Three USB ports for connecting iPods, thumb drives, and hard drives
Enables music to be played from two devices simultaneously, including two songs from the same iPod
Users can scratch with MP3, WAV, and AAC (unprotected) files
Pitch control from -100% ... +25%
Beatkeeper technology for seamless integration of samples and loops with tap override
Searches via two large jog wheels and uses skip peak searching in profiles
Two front-panel USB ports for easy expansion and connection
5RU total, or 3RU + 2RU, fits standard 19-inch equipment racks
DDS80, the ideal CD player for DJs today and tomorrow, is will be available Q3-2008 from music and pro audio retailers.
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