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NAMM 2007 Cortex Rocks

The 2007 NAMM Show saw Cortex fully set the DJ world on fire! NAMM marked the preview of the next in the HD Series of Digital Music Controllers, the HDC-3000 Dual Digital Music controller and the HDTT-5000 Digital Music Turntable / Controller, the soon-to-be industry standard for professional club DJ’s and turntablists.

The 2007 NAMM Show saw Cortex fully set the DJ world on fire! NAMM marked the preview of the next in the HD Series of Digital Music Controllers, the HDC-3000 Dual Digital Music controller and the HDTT-5000 Digital Music Turntable / Controller, the soon-to-be industry standard for professional club DJ’s and turntablists.

We also unveiled two stunning new product series’ - dMix and CTRL-R - and displayed our revolutionary HDC-1000 Dual Digital Music Controller with its latest software update, further increasing the power and functionality of this groundbreaking unit.

HDC-1000 – New Software Update Available!
The DJ products industry’s first Dual Digital Music Controller just got even better! Last week’s NAMM show marked the debut of the latest FREE software and database manager update for the HDC-1000.

V1.8.10 contains new features such as Scratch capability, Playlist Creation ability (using the new Cortex Database Manager V 2.4 (Special Edition for the HDC-1000) software), improved cue functionality and accuracy and even GREATER USB keyboard support!

HDC-3000 – Latest Cortex unit shipping to stores in late February!
After shocking the industry this past Fall with the launch of the HDC-1000, Cortex prepares to drop another shockwave announcing the delivery of its second Dual Digital Music Controller, the HDC-3000!

With the addition of 12 DSP effects, 4 sample banks, 4 loop banks, and 4 hot cues, plus a touch-sensitive jog wheel, BPM counter, Key Adjust, Master Tempo features, and USB keyboard support, the HDC-3000 is the ultimate rack mount digital music controller for the advanced mobile entertainer or professional club DJ!

HDTT-5000 – Digital music’s ultimate turntable interface debuts at NAMM
Set to ship to retailers in May, Cortex is proud to have debuted the flagship of its revolutionary HD Series of digital music controllers, the HDTT-5000 Digital Music Turntable/Controller at this year’s NAMM show.

Simply show up to the club and connect your USB mass storage device (flash drive, external hard drive, iPod, etc.) and you’re ready to rock the house! Implementing a large touch-sensitive jog wheel platter, the sleekly designed HDTT-5000 puts state-of-the-art power to cue, play, loop, effect, sample, reverse, and even scratch digital music files into the hands of professional club DJ’s and turntablists.

Introducing the Cortex Dmix Series!
Making its debut at last week’s NAMM show, Cortex’s all-new Digital Music Control Station series, Dmix, was easily one of the raves of this year’s show.

Built around the same engine as the HDC-1000, the Dmix Series integrates the power of Cortex’s patent-pending USB compatible technology and a 2-Channel mixer into one compact, easy-to-carry, all-in-one digital mixing solution (only 12 lbs). Whether mixing at home, in the club, or at a party, the Dmix Series delivers optimum functionality and control of your digital music files stored on an iPod, external hard drive, or USB flash drive that is perfect for portable set-ups, permanent installations and mobile DJ rigs.

Presenting the Cortex CTRL-R Series
Cortex introduces CTRL-R, a new generation of Digital Music Controllers offering many of the popular functions and professional performance of Cortex’s HD Series in an uncomplicated and easy-to-use table-top unit.

Designed for use by DJs who want that add that digital edge and professional feature set to their current rigs, the CTRL-R Series delivers maximum functionality and flexibility at an affordable price point.

A part of GCI Technologies, Cortex is a digital audio controller company that specializes in bringing advanced technology to the DJ and professional audio community. Since debuting at the 2006 Winter NAMM tradeshow, Cortex has received rave reviews with its patent-pending intelligent, hard-drive based technology. For further information, click to www.cortex-pro.com. For pricing information, contact GCI Technologies at (732) 346-0061