drawn on their vast knowledge of the digital market to produce the
next generation twin CD player, the CMX-3000. Stylishly designed -
with rubberized buttons and a black carbon finish - the CMX-3000
boasts an unbelievable feature set.
exceed the expectations of the DJ, the CMX-3000 incorporates
groundbreaking features only found on Pioneer's recently launched
CDJ-1000, such as Wave Display, Onboard Memory, Hot Cues, and New
Pitch Bend buttons. It also possesses a high-quality Scratch Mode,
which allows scratching, scratch cue and backspin.
It achieves a
staggering price versus performance ratio, extending the company's
legacy of high-premium, award-winning Pro DJ products, by bringing
the twin CD player platform not only within the scope of the mobile
DJ, but also small clubs, music bars, and serious bedroom DJ's.
Display, patented to Pioneer, is a visual mapping of the landscape of
each track. This is graphically represented in the display panel,
showing the highs and lows of the track in the WAVE, and thereby
guaranteeing accurate cueing on the CD.
creative highlight of the CMX-3000 is the Hot Cue/Loop function,
which memorizes up to either three cue or loop points per CD. These
can be recalled by hitting any of the three buttons, great for
remixing or overdubbing. All Cue and Loops can be BPM synced.
a rescue button is at hand, with the world's first Emergency Loop
feature, which sets a four beat seamless loop, an indispensable
feature if a track is about to end and the DJ has failed to cue to
the next track.
of Pitch bend and rubberized buttons, in particular, are a direct
response to consumer feedback, and show the degree to which Pioneer
has been prepared to listen and respond to the marketplace. In
addition, Pioneers legendary Master Tempo feature offers a new
WIDE (±100%) range.
With their new
CMX template, Pioneer has also re-iterated industry issues of
durability head on. Commencing with the installation-specific
CMX-5000, they have broken free from the limitations of CD tray
transports favored by competitive brands. Pioneer purposely utilizes
a slot-loading design, which not only makes changing CD's quicker and
easier, but more importantly, is less susceptible to damage and the
transfer of dirt and dust onto the laser reader.
build, quality and reliability is equally established. The CMX-3000
has been constructed to withstand the most arduous and hazardous club
and workplace environments with the added protection of a 15-second
will be available in stores late November 2001.