THE NEW NUMARK’S MIXTRACK PRO FX + PLATINUM FX CONTROLLERS

THE NEW NUMARK’S MIXTRACK PRO FX + PLATINUM FX CONTROLLERS – Numark delivered two new gears into the Mixtrack family – the Numark Mixtrack Pro FX and the Platinum FX sometime in May and June respectively. If you are on a tight budget, you should consider these controllers. Also, despite the affordability, these controllers are packed with all the features you need to deliver a rave. They are built on the features and successes of its predecessors though enhanced.

The new Mixtrack Pro FX and Platinum FX are one of a kind. The controllers share a lot of similarities. To a passing look, they essentially appear to be identical. Despite, the simplicity of these controllers they are packed with features for Pro DJs; such as Sound Switch for lighting control.

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I believe at this point, most of the similarities and differences are glaring. With no further delay, let’s take a tour through each of the gear.

THE NUMARK MIXTRACK PRO FX

The Numark Mixtrack Pro FX is a two-channel DJ controller. You can use this controller with the legendary Serato DJ Software. It replaces the Numark Mixtrack Pro 3. It is quite obvious that the Mixtrack Pro FX is an entry-level controller. The target market is DJs that are just starting out as well as Pro DJs, maybe as a back-up.

The Mixtrack Pro FX is a Serato DJ gear intended to move, create and sharpen your DJ skills. It has huge 6-inch jog wheels, a 24-bit advanced sound interface for flawless sound quality, six committed software impacts buttons for simple advances, 16 execution pads for hot cues, auto loop, fader cuts and sampling. Additionally, you can even stream the music you love direct from TIDAL or SoundCloud by means of Serato DJ Lite!

FEATURES

  • 2-deck DJ controller
  • (6) Fun, quick-launch effects with dual paddle triggers
  • Large 6-inch, high-resolution capacitive-touch jog wheels
  • Stream millions of tracks within Serato DJ Lite from leading providers including SoundCloud and TIDAL
  • Dedicated instant loop control with multiplier buttons
  • Full 3-band EQ and filter knobs to create audio sweeps
  • (8) Performance pads per deck to access cues, loops, fader cuts and samples
  • 24-bit audio output
  • Microphone input, RCA output and headphone output
  • Includes Serato DJ Lite download
  • Two months free access to SoundSwitch lighting software
  • Free 3-month subscription to TIDAL Premium upon product registration
  • Available to new TIDAL customers only

SPECS

  • Outputs:1 RCA stereo pair, 1 1/4” (6.35 mm) TRS 1 1/8” (3.5 mm) TRS
  • Inputs: 1 1/4” (6.35 mm) TS
  • Power: USB bus power
  • Audio: 44.1 kHz, 24-bit
  • Dimensions: (width x depth x height) 21.1” x 9.7” x 2.0” 53.6 x 24.6 x 5.1 cm
  • Weight: 5.35 lbs. 2.4 kg
  • MacOS – System Requirements

Catalina 10.15

Mojave 10.14

High Sierra 10.13

  • PC – System Requirements

Windows 10

Note: 64-bit only (32-bit operating systems not supported)

THE NUMARK MIXTRACK PLATINUM FX

The Mixtrack Platinum FX has all the basics you have to sound like an expert DJ! At its center, Mixtrack Platinum FX is a 24-piece 4-deck advanced DJ controller for Serato DJ Lite.  It has huge 6-inch touch sensitive jog wheels with an integrated hi-res display and 16-multifunctional execution pads. Prepared to take on any DJ style and ideal for little occasions, gatherings and parties as well as building up your DJ abilities.

Also, if you intend to mix more than two tracks at a time, creating remixes, edits and layering all sorts of sounds live, this has a lot of potential for you. We know DJs always want to kill the set, which is the reason Mixtrack Platinum FX comes pre-installed with Serato DJ Lite for Mac and PC (software included) and is upgrade ready to the full version of Serato DJ.

For first-time DJs, Serato DJ Lite presently accompanies demo music and a simple on-loading up instructional exercise that will walk you through the essentials so you can begin DJing immediately. Based on Serato DJ Pro innovation, Serato DJ Lite is intended to be instinctive, dependable and highlight rich.

FEATURES

  • 4-deck layering DJ controller
  • (6) Fun, quick-launch effects with dual paddle triggers
  • Large 6-inch, high-resolution capacitive-touch jog wheels with color displays
  • Stream millions of tracks within Serato DJ Lite from leading providers including SoundCloud and TIDAL
  • Dedicated instant loop control with multiplier buttons
  • Full 3-band EQ and filter knobs to create audio sweeps
  • (8) Performance pads per deck to access cues, loops, fader cuts and samples
  • 24-bit audio output
  • Microphone input, RCA output and headphone output
  • Includes Serato DJ Lite download
  • Two months free access to SoundSwitch lighting software
  • Free 3-month subscription to TIDAL Premium upon product registration
  • Available to new TIDAL customers only

SPECS

  • Outputs: 1 RCA stereo pair, 1 1/4” (6.35 mm) TRS 1 1/8” (3.5 mm) TRS
  • Inputs: 1 1/4” (6.35 mm) TS
  • Power: USB bus power
  • Audio: 44.1 kHz, 24-bit
  • Dimensions: (width x depth x height) 21.1” x 9.7” x 2.0” 53.6 x 24.6 x 5.1 cm
  • Weight: 5.0 lbs. 2.3 kg
  • Mac OS – System Requirements

Catalina 10.15

Mojave 10.14

High Sierra 10.13

  • PC – System Requirements

Windows 10

Note: 64-bit only (32-bit operating systems not supported)

THE NEW NUMARK’S MIXTRACK PRO FX + PLATINUM FX CONTROLLERS

Distinctive Difference between Numark’s Mixtrack Pro FX and Platinum FX Controllers

SN Pro Platinum
1 2-deck DJ controller 4-deck layering DJ controller
2 Touch sensitive jog wheels with no displays indicator High-resolution touch sensitive jog wheels with color displays indicator
3 12 O’clock marker on jog wheel  Digital marker

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