We braved the massive crowds from Hall A all the way to the depths of Hall E to bring you NAMM 2015’s Best Of The Rest for DJ’s and producers alike. Four days simply aren’t enough to cover all the excellent gear and technology on display at this year’s show, but we did out best to search high and low for interesting bits to include in this roundup.
We’ve rounded up for you a list of DJ and controller bags that were on the NAMM 2015 showroom floor; from small accessory cases to the largest of DJ controller carry-on bags, here are the ones that caught our attention over the four-day show proper.
The Gemini stand had a new pair of media players at this year’s NAMM Show, called the MDJ1000. They look quite similar to a CDJ-700, but with slightly larger screens onboard. It plays audio from CDs, USB sticks, and it even sends Midi data.
Easily the star of Rane’s product line this year at NAMM 2015, the brand new Rane MP2015 is an installation mixer that features all-rotary knob controls reminiscent of club mixers from the past, with a hefty does of modern features to bring the style up to date.
On show at the Novation booth here at NAMM 2015 is the company’s latest controller for Ableton Live called the Launchpad Pro. Building on the success of the much-loved Launchpad series, the Launchpad Pro retains the intuitive features and ease of use that made the previous Launchpad generations so successful.
One of two big announcements from Rane at NAMM 2015 this year is the Rane TTM57MkII mixer. Essentially an update to the Rane TTM57SL mixer, the new TTM57MkII retains much of the features that users loved in the original TTM57SL, with the addition of some modern digital DJ controls.
On display at the Samson booth here at NAMM 2015 is the Expedition XP1000 portable PA system, which has a total of 1000 watts of power and packs itself into a compact package that makes it perfect for mobile DJs and folk who travel and need a simple solution with a lot of connectivity.