Stanton is presenting the SCS.4DJ USB Mixstation with Version 5.0 software at Summer NAMM 2014 (Booth 825). Here's their press release with the details:
The SCS.4DJ USB Mixstation continues to set standards as the first fully integrated solution that provides the functionality and performance demanded by today's DJs and performers, without the need for a laptop. Now enhanced with Version 5.0 software, this fresh approach means a DJ can simply plug in a storage device and start mixing using the built-in decks, mixer and high-resolution color display.
Offered as a free download from the Stanton website,V5's new features include enhanced analysis, time-rift mode, new effects, FLAC support and a host of improvements, from an increased library size, which can now support up to 50,000 tracks loaded via an attached USB drive, and improved response times for large collections when navigating, browsing, searching and sorting. Version 5.0 users will also experience an enhanced browser window layout showing current song selection and the total size of the collection. Version 5.0 also offers updated analyzing code for more accurate beat grids and BPM values. New synchronization options include Continuous Sync, Pitch and Beat Position while an improved looping performance provides tighter and longer synchronization. Additional effects include High-Pass Filter, Low-Pass Filter, Band-Pass Filter, Phaser and Tape Delay.
The now included Time Rift Mode is a creative option that allows users to enter a mode where they can scratch, seek, use hot cues, loop and then resume playing in SYNC with another deck and never miss a beat. With the new Manual Loop In and Out button functionality, users can store loops with the tracks, which can then be recalled on reload.
In addition to this latest technology, Stanton will also be showcasing its DJC.4 Virtual Digital Workstation, a DJ controller audio interface with an enhanced four-deck version of Virtual DJ LE.
Stanton, part of the Gibson Pro Audio division, is an industry leader in the design and manufacture of professional audio products for DJs. Founded in 1946 by Walter O. Stanton, the inventor of an easily replaceable phonograph stylus, Stanton has grown from being one of the first American companies to make and sell magnetic cartridges to offering a complete line of DJ products including turntables, high-performance cartridges, CD players, DJ mixers, accessories and digital controllers. With over 50 years of innovation, Stanton is the name DJs trust.
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