Invariable component of a DJ workplace is the mixer console or or mixing board, or simply mixer. This electronic device allow to combine sound signals and to carry out their routing, changing the level, timbre and/or dynamics. Mixing consoles are used in recording studios, public address systems, sound reinforcement systems, broadcasting, television, and film post-production.
There are analog and digital mixing consoles. Digital mixers are more versatile than analog ones and offer many new features, such as reconfigure signal routing at the touch of a button. It often include processing capabilities such as compression, gating, reverb, automatic feedback suppression and delay. However the technology of digitization of an input signal and reconverting the digital signal into the analog ones is debated.
Mixers are often classified by their input and output (I/O) capabilities, by number of channels and by their control parameters. A mixing console for a large concert may have 48 channels, power equalizer in inputs, precision and long stroke faders. A mixing console in a professional recording studio may have as many as 72 channels.
Particular group makes of a mixing console for DJs. It other name is DJ mixer. DJ mixing console have a small number of input channels but the key features that differentiate a DJ mixer from other types of audio mixers are the ability to redirect a non-playing source to headphones, in order to find the desired part of a song and the presence of a crossfader, which allows for an easier transition between two sources. DJ mixers are also used to create DJ mixes, which are recorded and sold.
The mixing console may have a integrated amplifier output. The mixer console with the amplifier is called the active mixer console. All of DJ mixers are passive mixer console and need the external amplifier. The passive mixer console can buy in most of specialty stores.
To define what kind of mixer console to buy, you need to understand what the purpose of its use. DJ mixer in 2 Channel or 4 Channel are better choice for entry-level DJ and for home use. The popular addition features for DJ mixer are the effects processor and the ability for USB Power.
DJ mixer console can be purchased in online store or in specialty traditional markets in Ukraine. Also you can buy DJ mixer in the online store "Musician". We present DJ mixer console of Behringer, Pioneer, Vestax, Reloop, Gemini, Denon on a little buget for entry-level Djs, amateurs and for professionals.