DJiT Mixfader – Crossfader without a mixer
DJiT Mixfader is a crossfader without a mixer and it could be your new favourite gadget. Technology has certainly been guiding the evolution of modern DJing and Mixfader is one of the latest developments.
Tablet DJing is on the rise and is starting to be taken seriously. This is in part due to the fact that iPads are nearly as powerful as laptops now.
How DJiT Mixfader works
Mixfader by DJiT at first glance looks like the crossfader of a mixer that has been pulled off.
The DJiT Mixfader is a portable unit that operates using Bluetooth to perform the duties of a crossfader. The unit is powered by an internal rechargeable battery and comes with a USB cord that you can charge it with.
Once DJiT Mixfader is set up you can connect it to the DJiT apps and also use it with MIDI Software. You can configure the hardware by using the companion app. You could if you wanted to, simply use it for changing volume or tweaking the pitch.
It has rubber strips so it won’t slip off of any surface that you put it on. The app will also automatically sync with your Mixfader.
The app is easily configured to fit your DJing style. There is a curve adjustment and a cut-in point control to determine where the crossover happens and how the fade behaves.
If you would like to integrate scratch into your DJ performance then DJiT Mixfader could definitely work for you. It has great features such as Loop, FX, and Cue Points.
To get a better idea of how to make the most of Mixfader you can check out videos of it in use on the DJiT site. It isn’t however something you could be instantly great at. It will take practise and perfection.
The DJiT Mixfader retails at $129