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Thursday 24th January 2013

Orbit - Another world first from Numark

Orbit - Another world first from Numark

Orbit - Another world first from Numark Numark have always been known as innovators, creating revolutionary new products for DJs, producers and live performers and they’ve done it again with the Orbit.

Numark Orbit was originally unveiled at the Namm show at the very beginning of 2013 and is being heralded as the worlds first wireless, handheld DJ controller. Numark Orbit claims to offer DJs wireless control above and beyond anything currently on the market. A host of ergonomic and powerful controls including 16 backlit pads, a large aluminum control wheel and a built-in 2-axis accelerometer. Other handy features which ensure the Orbit remains portable include a tough belt clip, and 8 hours useage on a single charge.

We were at NAMM to witness the unveiling of this unique DJ controller and you can watch the video of its' live demonstation here Numark Orbit video

Numark Orbit was designed with the creative DJ firmly in mind and is perfect for live performance allowing clever music manipulation techniques to be executed in a straight-forward ergonomic way.

Designed to give further control to the creative DJ, Numark orbit is tailor-made for live performance. With a design that looks like a cross-between a CDJ, a Novation Launchpad and an Xbox controller the Numark Orbit can be handheld, strapped to your body or table mounted.

Orbit can be used wirelessly for upto 8 hours from a single charge or powered via USB for extended use. Orbit features 4 selectable banks of 16 backlit pads, 8 on each side, for adding and blending effects, launching hot cues and samples, and more. Located in the center of Orbit are 4 bank selection buttons, 4 virtual knobs, and a large aluminum-faced touch-sensitive control wheel, which controls the selected virtual knob for instantly tweaking effects and filters.

Orbit's live-performance design extends even to the inside of the device, where it has an embedded 2-axis accelerometer, which can be assigned to 2 different parameters per bank and activated instantly via 2 shoulder buttons. All of Orbit's controls are fully mappable, so DJs will be able to customize their settings for effects control, transport control, volume control, or any other MIDI parameter.

Another worlds first from one of the biggest innovators in the industry. Preorder your Orbit today for the first UK shipment.

Orbit - Another world first from Numark

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