Press ReleasesJune 20, 2008
NUMARK INTRODUCES MIXMEISTER CONTROL
First DJ Hardware Control Surface Designed for MixMeister And Other DJ Software
Cumberland, RI, USA March 12, 2008. Numark, the worlds leading manufacturer of products for the DJ market, announces MixMeister Control. Designed as the worlds first hardware controller for MixMeister software, Numark continues its tradition of DJ innovation.
MixMeister software ignited the DJ world by merging powerful Digital Audio Workstation capabilities and full-featured live DJ performance. MixMeister Control is a hardware control surface for real-time performance and control of MixMeister, or other MIDI-capable DJ software.
MixMeister Control is the only controller designed and optimized to work like a true hardware extension of the MixMeister interface. With this revolutionary new controller, MixMeister DJs can plug in and be performing in seconds. MixMeister Control even comes with a full version of MixMeister Fusion software - the perfect way to get started.
Individual hands-on controls are included for looping by track, EQ, FX and more with complete control for up to four tracks at once. A massive amount of expression is possible with MixMeister Controls 40 knobs, 53 buttons and a Jog Wheel for fast location management. Finally, automation effects, VST plug-ins and other functions can be manipulated with minimal computer interaction.
The included MixMeister Fusion software frees the DJ from monotonous tasks like beat matching, setting cue points, and counting beats in their head. It gives them the power to unleash their creativity and shape music with live looping and remixing, VST effects, harmonic mixing and more. DJs can manipulate tempo, volume, and EQ in real time, on-the-fly. Fusion even records all DJ actions (not just the resulting audio), so users can go back, listen to their mix, and make precise adjustments with studio-style editing capabilities.
Whether DJs use MixMeister to perform live or to mix custom tracks in the studio, MixMeister Control is a 'must-have' companion for any DJ.
The key features of MixMeister Control include:
Hardware control surface for MixMeister and other MIDI-capable DJ software
USB interface - no driver required
Includes MixMeister Fusion Live software
Compatible with other MIDI applications
Works with Windows or Mac OS X
MixMeister Control is due in stores Q3-2008.