FRANKFURT, 13 MARCH, 2014 — Stanton®, part of Gibson Brands, Inc., is presenting Version 5.0 of the SCS.4DJ USB Mixstation at the Musikmesse 2014 (Hall 5.1, Stand A82). Launched recently at the 2014 NAMM Show, the latest version of the SC-IX operating system is now available online as a free download. SC-IX Version 5.0 brings several new features including enhanced analysis, time rift mode, new effects, FLAC support and a host of improvements from library size to looping functionality.
“As music technology further expands the possibilities for DJ’s and artists across the world, we are thrilled to deliver more features in this update for our popular SCS.4DJ Mixstation,” says Gus Jursch, Director of Operations for Gibson Pro Audio. “These new features and improvements demonstrate our commitment to our products and the growing user base, we are proud to share our latest offerings and innovations with the Musikmesse community.
Stanton’s SCS.4DJ continues to set standards as the first fully integrated solution capable of providing the functionality and performance demanded by today’s DJs and performers. The SCS.4DJ is a compact and professional USB MixStation powered by advanced processors, removing the need for an external computer when performing. This fresh approach means a DJ can simply plug in a storage device and start mixing using the built-in decks, mixer and high-resolution color display.
Features in the new software include an increased library size, which can now support up to 50,000 tracks can be loaded via an attached USB drive, and improved response times for large collections when navigating, browsing, searching and sorting. Version 5.0 users will also experience an enhanced browser window layout showing current song selection and the total size of the collection.
New synchronization options include Continuous Sync, Pitch and Beat Position while an improved looping performance provides tighter and longer synchronization. Additional effects include High-Pass Filter, Low-Pass Filter, Band-Pass Filter, Phaser and Tape Delay.
The now included Time Rift Mode is a new creative option that allows users to enter a mode where they can scratch, seek, use hot cues, loop and then resume playing in SYNC with another deck and never miss a beat. With the new Manual Loop In and Out button functionality, users can store loops with the tracks, which can then be recalled on reload. Version 5.0 offers expanded file compatibility with FLAC file support. It also provides updated analyzing code for more accurate beat grids and BPM values.
The new Stanton SCS4.DJ SC-IX Version 5.0 release, as well as the Mac and PC versions of the QuickGrid high-speed analyzer, are available online at www.stantondj.com.
Stanton, part of the Gibson Pro Audio division, is an industry leader in the design and manufacture of professional audio products for DJs. Founded in 1946 by Walter O. Stanton, the inventor of an easily replaceable phonograph stylus, Stanton has grown from being one of the first American companies to make and sell magnetic cartridges to offering a complete line of DJ products, which include turntables, high-performance cartridges, CD players, DJ mixers, accessories and digital controllers. With over 50 years of innovation, Stanton is the name DJs trust. For additional information, visit the company online at www.stantondj.com.
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