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Vestax VCI-400

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Vestax VCI-400 review: specs and price

Vestax VCI-400
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Vestax VCI-400

Why is Vestax VCI-400 better than the average?

  • Number of buttons
    ?

    45vs40.59
  • Number of faders
    ?

    7vs5.11
  • Number of knobs
    ?

    27vs17.48
  • Drum pads
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    24vs3.7
  • Encoders
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    5vs2
  • Mixer channels
    ?

    4vs2.6
  • RCA connector input ports
    ?

    4vs2.32
  • Outputs
    ?

    5vs2.77

Price comparison

Design

1.weight
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Best

Ion Audio DJ2GO

454g

4.5kg

2.Has backlit LED buttons
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Buttons will light up when pressed, resulting in better visibility to users.

Vestax VCI-400
3.width
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Best

Allen & Heath Xone 2D

160mm

460mm

4.height
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Best

Hercules DJ 4Set

25mm

320mm

5.thickness
?

Best

Ion Audio DJ2GO

10mm

60mm

Controls & Buttons

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

Best

Numark 4TRAK

95

45

2.number of knobs
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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

27

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

Best

Vestax Spin

13

7

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

Best

DJ-Tech 4Mix

24

24

5.encoders
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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

5

Features

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

Vestax VCI-400
2.Is compatible with Windows
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It is compatible with PCs and laptops running the Windows operating system.

Vestax VCI-400
3.The device is mappable
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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.

Vestax VCI-400

Miscellaneous

1.has a frequency filter
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The device has a filter knob (hi-lo pass) for each channel. Filters are used to manipulate sound and control which frequencies are lost and which are retained.

Vestax VCI-400
2.has Serato DJ software
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The bundle includes Serato DJ software ready to install. Usually this is a basic version of the software.

Vestax VCI-400
3.audio interface frequency rate
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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

48kHz

4.Has LED sound level Indicators
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LED sound level Indicator on the mixer section allow DJs to instantly identify the sound level of each channel.

Vestax VCI-400
5.headphone sockets
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The number of headphone output ports the device has (usually 6.35mm or 3.5mm).

Best

Reloop Terminal Mix 8

2

1

6.Adjustable jog wheel sensitivity
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Sensitivity could be set by users in order to have a more responsive jog wheel.

Vestax VCI-400

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