Unveiling Rane Twelve and Rane Seventy Two

Unveiling Rane Twelve and Rane Seventy Two; Rane a recent member of the inMusic Group has released two new mind blowing products for discerning DJs. We have been looking forward to products from the inMusic Group since the announcement of the acquisition of major brands such as Rane and others last year. Earlier this year, we saw an avalanche of Denon products and a few releases here and there from Numark (both members of the inMusic Group).

The Rane Twelve is a motorized DJ deck without tone arms and needles. It is quite similar to the Numark V7 released years ago. The Rane Seventy Two is a 2 channel premium DJ mixer with a 4.3″ touchscreen on-board for moving waveform, cue-points, library navigation and others. Also, it has 16 multi-color performance pads on-board which is quite similar to Pioneer DJM S9. However, unlike the Pioneer DJM S9 you can select independent modes per deck (i.e. cue point on Deck A and Slicer on deck B). The Rane DJ Seventy Two is priced at $1899 and the TWELVE is priced at $799 with both being available Q4 2017. See below the full features of both products

Rane Twelve

  • Full 12” vinyl with motorized platter to control playback
  • Traditional, familiar turntable layout—no need to learn something new
  • Strip Search with 8 hot-cue-triggers access
  • 5.0 kfcm high-torque motor with high/low torque adjust for more traditional setups
  • 4 decks of control so you can use one, two or more
  • Extreme precision—3600 ticks of platter resolution for seamless performance
  • MIDI interface via USB that can be connected to the SEVENTY-TWO or your computer
  • 33 ¹/³ and 45 RPM platter speeds
  • 8/16/50% pitch with precise dual-resolution detented slider
  • Top panel rotary and traditional Motor Off switch allows traditional wind-down effects
  • Serato DJ OSA-ready

Pro:

  • Lower maintenance cost compared to a turntable
  • Control up to 4 decks per unit

Rane Seventy Two

  • Solid steel construction—built like a tank for non-stop, heavy-duty use
  • (3) New MAG THREE contactless tension-adjustable faders for crossfader and channel faders with reverse, contour controls, and cut-in adjustment
  • 4.3” Touchscreen for moving-wave display, X/Y FX control, song selection and user customizations
  • Dual FLEX FX engines, one for each channel
  • Stacked Serato FX with internal post-fader FLEX FX
  • Dual die-cast aluminum FX paddles with 180-degree rotation
  • Chain-integrated Serato software effect control plus one internal FLEX effect per channel
  • Dual USB connections for DJ handoffs
  • 16 Akai Pro MPC performance pads w/RGB backlight, adjustable threshold and aftertouch, with independent mode controls per deck.
  • Industry First – assignable USB controller inputs for RANE TWELVE motorized battle controller
  • Serato DJ DVS license built in, with Serato DVS vinyl included

Pros

  • On-board 4.3″ touchscreen to keep the DJ focused
  • Independent controls per deck (cuepoints, slicer, sampler etc.)

 

 

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