DJ CONSOLE RMX


Deckadance 1.8 Release

Image Line has just announced the release release of Deckadance 1.8 for Windows and Mac OS

Deckadance 1.8 supports, on Windows and Mac OS:
- Hercules DJ Control MP3 E2
- Hercules DJ Control Steel
- Hercules DJ Console RMX
- Hercules DJ Console MK2
- Hercules DJ Console MK4
- Hercules DJ Control MP3
- Hercules DeeJay TRIM 4&6.

The big news lay in the new Song Manager:
- Manage 50.000+ in your music collection without slow downs using a open format database (sqlite).
- SM categorizes music files in your computer making them accessible through numerous search/sort features.
- Importing tracks into Song Manager doesn't copy music files.
- Simple search and advanced search via subsets of metadata fields (filters).
- Create playlist to organize effectively your tracks. Sort, re- order, reset original state, export to html/m3u and more.
- Create smart playlist that auto-update based on 'rules'. e.g.: "top 25 most played dance genre songs with bpm between 120 and 140".
- Fully customizable layouts: hide/show, re-arrange, (auto) resize of the metadata view columns.
- Edit track tags/metadata (title, artist, name... etc.) via inline editing.
- Cover art (resizable) display.
- Supported formats: mp3, acc (m4a), wav, aiff, wma, flac and ogg.
- Cross platform (win/mac) with full drag/drop external support.
 
Other changes & additions
- New Recording engine with threaded streaming to disk.
- Added supported controllers (Hercules DJ Console MK4 & American Audio VMS4)
- Added SNAP to the closest beat in the waveform for loops, cues, waveform seek and start position.
- Added DVS run-out protection with auto engage and visual feedback.
- Added Lead In function in DVS section.
- Improved DVS behaviour for large audio buffer sizes.
- Incremented to 30 seconds the minimum playing time to mark a song like played.
- Added right click over played state to reset it.
- Removed clear played state of tracks when automix is enabled.
- Updated minihost look and added song manager start button.
- Added downbeat and start position keyboard shortcuts:
  > DECK A->Downbeat: "ctrl+t", Start Position: "ctrl+y".
  > DECK B->Downbeat: "ctrl+g", Start Position: "ctrl+h".
- Added "key slider" and "key slider inverted" to the midi learn commands.
- Incremented decks buffer size to 15 minutes.

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Tech tips: update DJ Console Rmx firmware

Here are guidelines to update DJ Console Rmx firmware in Windows and in Mac OS:
- in english ,
- in french.
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Tech tips: record external sources on DJ Console Rmx

Here are guidelines to record an external audio source with DJ Console Rmx in VirtualDJ:
- Record the line input: guideline in english and in french,
- Record the microphone input: guideline in english and in french.
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2 flight cases for DJ Console Rmx / DJ Control Steel in Marathon Pro

Marathon, a company based in California, has released 2 flight cases for DJ Console Rmx:

MA-RMX, a flight case for 1 DJ Console Rmx, of 16.5"x 16"x7.5" (42 x 40.5 x 19 cm) for a weight of 10 lbs (4.5 kg).

MA-RMXLT is a flight case for 1 DJ Console Rmx + a laptop shelf, for 16.5"x 18"x7.5" (42 x 46 x 19 cm) for a weight of 15 lbs (7 kg).

The list prices are USD 160 for MA-RMX and USD 260 for MA-RMXLT, but actual prices are lower.

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Odyssey Releases A Flight Case Taylored For DJ Console Rmx

Odyssey has announced a glide style case (a case with a laptop support) taylored for Hercules DJ Console Rmx / DJ Control Steel. It is called FZGSRMX, and is sold for USD 199.99 in the US.


You can install a DJ Console Rmx or a DJ Control Steel with no rack mounting kit in the FZGSRMX as it is exactly made for it.

If you want to use a standard flight case of 6U, 7U or more, then you need Hercules rack mounting kit.
http://www.hercules.com/uk/DJ-Music/bdd/p/101/rack-mounting-kit-for-dj -console-rmx-dj-control-steel/

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How to Update Your VirtualDJ DJC version?

If you have a DJ Control MP3, DJ Console Mk2 (VirtualDJ Edition), DJ Control Steel or DJ Console Rmx, you can download an update of VirtualDJ DJC by:
1)  registering on VirtualDJ website http://www.virtualdj.com/users/register.html


2) in the registration, typing your VirtualDJ DJC 3 or VirtualDJ DJC 5 serial number (you must use your own serial number, since there is only 1 registration per serial number)

3) and afterwards, when you enter in VirtualDJ update area http://www.virtualdj.com/download/updates.html you can see the last update to download.

Today, the last available updates are:
- for DJ Control MP3 / DJ Console Mk2: VirtualDJ DJC 3.4.1
- for DJ Console Rmx / DJ Control Steel: VirtualDJ DJC 5.2.1

Remarks:
- An update is not a upgrade: an update is for free, and you keep a VirtualDJ DJC Edition, you don't get a VirtualDJ Pro version. If you want to get VirtualDJ Pro version, you must buy an upgrade.
- There are no updates for VirtualDJ DJC 1 which was bundled with DJ Console Mk1.

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VirtualDJ DJC 5.2 Release For Rmx

Atomix has released an update of VirtualDJ DJC 5.2 for the Rmx, you can now download VirtualDJ DJC 5.2 for Mac and PC to replace the release 5.0.7 which was on the installation CD of your DJC Console Rmx.

This version 5.2 new features compared to release 5.0.7 are:
- record of your mix in audio files,
- real time effects on the microphone input (reverb, chorus,...).

This version also corrects some bugs met in the earlier release:
- random noise on the audio inputs on MacBook in Mac OS 10.5.2,
- rewinding issue when pushing simultaneously on Rewind and Fast Forward buttons with release 5.0.7.







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