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Allen & Heath Xone 2D

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Allen & Heath Xone 2D review: specs and price

Allen & Heath Xone 2D
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Allen & Heath Xone 2D

Why is Allen & Heath Xone 2D better than the average?

  • Weight
    3kgvs3.12kg
  • Encoders
    ?

    4vs2
  • Audio interface frequency rate
    ?

    96kHzvs57.62kHz
  • Headphone sockets
    ?

    2vs1.26
  • Mixer channels
    ?

    4vs2.6
  • RCA connector input ports
    ?

    8vs2.32
  • RCA connector output ports
    ?

    8vs2.33
  • Outputs
    ?

    7vs2.77

Price comparison

Design

1.weight
?

Best

Ion Audio DJ2GO

454g

3kg

2.Has backlit LED buttons
?

Buttons will light up when pressed, resulting in better visibility to users.

Allen & Heath Xone 2D
3.width
?

Best

Allen & Heath Xone 2D

160mm

160mm

4.height
?

Best

Hercules DJ 4Set

25mm

358mm

5.thickness
?

Best

Ion Audio DJ2GO

10mm

88mm

Controls & Buttons

1.number of buttons
?

The more buttons the device has, the more complex the input can be.

Best

Numark 4TRAK

95

23

2.number of knobs
?

More knobs (rotating controls) can give the user more dedicated control over the device – e.g., volume, effects, EQs, etc. Types of knobs may differ between endless type or step type.

Best

Allen & Heath Xone 4D

56

10

3.number of faders
?

Faders can be either channel volume faders, pitch sliders, crossfaders or even EQs.

Best

Vestax Spin

13

5

4.drum pads
?

The pads section is ideal to trigger loops and samples, using your finger drum skills.

Best

Stanton SC System 3

47

0

5.encoders
?

A type of knob that has a push button functionality built in. Encoders are for browsing and selecting your digital sound files or turning on a function that makes use of a control's rotation such as sound effects or tempo/tap tempo selection.

Best

Reloop Jockey 3 ME

13

4

Ports

1.has midi input/output port
?

Controllers generally talk to your Mac or PC using MIDI over a USB connection, but sometimes it is possible to connect other devices to your controller. This allows you to control and sync various parameters using a traditional five pin DIN cable connection.

Allen & Heath Xone 2D

Features

1.Is compatible with Mac OS X
?

It is compatible with Mac OS X devices such as MacBooks and iMacs.

Allen & Heath Xone 2D
2.Is compatible with Windows
?

It is compatible with PCs and laptops running the Windows operating system.

Allen & Heath Xone 2D
3.The device is mappable
?

Users can map, set and regulate the entire midi controller giving different functionalities to all different buttons, knobs and faders. The device could be also set up with different softwares.

Allen & Heath Xone 2D

Miscellaneous

1.audio interface frequency rate
?

Audio interface sampling rate/frequency defines the number of samples per unit of time taken from a continuous signal to make a discrete signal. Sampling rate determines the quality of a digital recording.

Best

Native Instruments Traktor Kontrol S4 MK2

96kHz

96kHz

2.headphone sockets
?

The number of headphone output ports the device has (usually 6.35mm or 3.5mm).

Best

Reloop Terminal Mix 8

2

2

3.mixer channels
?

With more channels available, more tracks could be mixed together. It is also possible to control additional external audio sources.

Best

Reloop Terminal Mix 8

4

4

4.RCA connector input ports
?

Is a type of electrical connector (phono) commonly found on audio equipment. It is used to carry audio signals and facilitate connection between various sources in audio systems.

Best

Allen & Heath Xone 4D

20

8

5.RCA connector output ports
?

Is a type of electrical connector (phono) commonly found on audio equipment. It is used to carry audio signals and facilitate connection between various sources in audio systems.

Best

Allen & Heath Xone 4D

12

8

6.Has a music folder navigation control
?

A type of knob that also has a push button functionality built in. Allows users to navigate through music folders and select tracks.

Allen & Heath Xone 2D

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