Numark DM-950-USB DJ Mixer

The DM950USB is an affordable two- channel mixer with two USB audio ports built into the mixer. USB technology allows audio files to be transferred to and from your computer. Mix your computers music files with vinyl, CD, DVD or a microphone. Incorporate MP3, WMA, WAV, and other digital music files in the mix from any USB-equipped PC or Mac. Two USB ports are included so you can take advantage of the multiple sound card feature found in most DJ mixing software. Record your mix at the same time as you play back. The DM950USB from Numark is a way to get into the modern world of computer music while still using a traditional mixing platform.

Gain control on inputs
Replaceable crossfader
Slider cuing
Inputs for 2 line, 2 phono, 2 USB, 1 mic
2 USB input/output channels for playing MP3 (or other audio) files from a computer or for recording your performance to a computer
USB cables included
No software drivers needed with Windows XP or Mac OS X
Works with almost any Windows or Mac audio recording or playback software


Why use USB rather than the computer's built-in sound card?
A: Most laptops and desktops come with a single minimal quality sound card which is unsuitable for live use. The DM950 USB gives you a digital connection from your computer to your mixer, so the sound quality is excellent.

Is this a computer control surface?
A: The mixing controls on the DM950USB do not control software on your computer. The mixer receives streaming audio from your computer, and the mixing controls work on that audio in real time. This is better than a control surface, since the latency (response time) is much lower than if the mixing was done inside your computer.

Are ASIO drivers available?
A: Third-party ASIO drivers are available. However, since the mixing controls are operating on the audio in real time, the response to your mixing moves will be instantaneous. When you use this mixer with your computer it's no different from using this mixer with an analog source. So, when you move the crossfader on the DM950USB, the delay will be much less than if you move a crossfader on a computer mixing surface, regardless of what kind of drivers it uses.

What software is included?
A: DM950USB currently includes a demo version of Alcatech BPM Studio, which is a DJ program for playing music files. Additional software titles will be included in the future. The DM950USB will work with virtually any Mac or PC software program that supports dual sound cards.

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