July 10th, 2013
Nice and deep, with decent button backlighting and surprisingly good mini jogwheels, the CMD Micro is more fun to use than you might think.
Behringer CMD Micro DJ Midi Controller Full Review: Having been out of the DJ controller game for many years, Behringer has certainly decided to barge its way back in with a controller to cover every base.
From the full-sized CMD Studio 4A to five modular controller (yes, five – we’ve got reviews of ‘em all scheduled), there’s something for everyone – including the micro DJ controller enthusiasts, which is whom the Behringer CMD Micro Midi Controller, reviewed here today, is aimed at.
March 9th, 2012
The Hercules DJ Control Air: On paper, lots of innovation for little cash.
My, how things have moved on. Sat on our workbench is the Hercules DJ Control AIR, a DJ controller with built-in audio, touch-sensitive jogwheels, eight velocity-sensitive performance pads, integrated software that includes sampling, effects, looping and recording, on-board library management, and an “air” sensor for altering the mix using your hand through the air.
Despite being plainly 100% aimed at the consumer (or the curious, or the plain strapped for cash), the US$169 Hercules DJ Control Air has, on paper, got everything you need to DJ – and about ten times more stuff as well. Despite this little plastic unit’s price and appearance, it appears to be capable of the lot. As always, though, let’s see how it shapes up in practice…