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05 May 08
Portable music player & DJ system with extensive audio manipulation features & FX
Review: The pocket-size DJ system, Pacemaker is a revolutionary portable music player equipped with an extensive range of professional audio manipulation features, enabling limitless mixing between two independent channels. All mixes are saved to the hard drive. The Pacemaker device lets you mix, play and perform at home, work and play. Prepare and preview your sets on the go.
Bring your entire music library in your pocket.
Dynamic beat detection: 0.1 BPM precision.
Cue: auto-cue at track start, and set cue point.
Change Pitch: alter speed and key of track plus or minus 100.
Bend pitch: momentarily alter speed of track.
Crossfade: set the line out and/or phones blend of the two channels.
Loop: set loop, split loop from end-point, split loop from in-point, exit loop, re-enter loop.
Audio effects: single parameter: hi-cut/lo-cut, two-parameter: roll, echo, reverb.
Kill All: reset and relaunch audio effects.
EQ: 3-band equalizer; treble, mid and bass frequencies -26 to +6 dB.
Normalized sound: globally normalize all tracks' volumes.
Gain: pre-amplification volume -26 to +6 dB.
Reverse play: P-switch. Press upwards to access features like pitch, looping, filters, effects and reversed play, through the alternate function
of all input areas. Press downwards for headphones control, as the crossfader switches to control the channel blend in the
headphones, and the headphones volume is adjustable on the touchpad.
Display: TFT display w/ 262,000 colours. 166 ppi screen resolution.
Rewind and forward: When pressing the P-switch, the rewind button sets the in-point of a loop, and the forward button the end-point. To adjust
loop in and end-points, press the P-switch upwards and either of the directional buttons, then adjust the desired point on
Channel 1 and Channel 2: Press left button to control channel 1, press right button to control channel 2. Full mixing functionality is available for
both channels independently. Pressing the P-switch upwards allows for toggling between time played and time left
indication in the display.
Crossfader: Set at maximum left, channel 1 is alone in line out, set at maximum right, only channel 2 is in line out, and set in the middle, both
channels are at the same line out level. Any variations hereof are of course possible blend options. Press the P-switch downwards
and the crossfader switches to control the channel blend in the headphones.
Play/pause: The play button behaves like on any other audio player, but when in Mix Mode, the pause is 'stuttering', allowing you to search and
find the appropriate place to set the cue point. When pressing the P-switch upwards, the play button reverses the play direction.
Cue: The Cue button sets the starting point for the track and can also be used to create effects. When pressing the P-switch upwards, the Cue
button enables exiting and re-entering a loop.
Touchpad: The touchpad allows you to bend a track, change EQ values and gain levels. When pressing the P-switch upwards, the touchpad
allows for controlling and setting pitch values, filter parameters and audio effect levels. When pressing the P-switch downwards,
the touchpad allows for controlling the headphones volume. The touchpad is also used to navigate the track library and the device
Settings: The Settings button lets you turn on and turn off the device. When turned on, the Settings button gives you access to the settings menu.
Kill All: The Kill All button resets all effect values to zero, and lets you relaunch effects to latest values per track and channel.
Input and output: Line out connector, 3.5 mm stereo. Phones connector, 3.5 mm stereo. USB 2.0 connector, for data transfer.
Power and charging: Power connector, for optimal charging. Pacemaker charges from empty to full in about 120 minutes; for up to 18 hours of
playback time or up to 5 hours of mixing. USB, for alternative charging.
Hard drive: 120 GB. Audio formats supported: MP3, M4A (AAC-LC), AIFF, FLAC, WAV, Ogg Vorbis, SND.
Mac system requirements: Mac OS X v10.4.4 (Intel) or later. USB 2.0 port. Pacemaker Editor for Mac. Download the Pacemaker Editor for Mac.
PC system requirements: Windows XP and Windows Vista. USB 2.0 port. Pacemaker Editor. Download the Pacemaker Editor for PC.
CAT: PAC120GB-5 (B-STOCK)
30 Jul 12
B-STOCK: Box opened but product is new, unused and in perfect working order
Review: *** B-STOCK: Box opened but product is new, unused and in perfect working order ***
The pocket-size DJ system, Pacemaker is a revolutionary portable music player equipped with an extensive range of professional audio manipulation features, enabling limitless mixing between two independent channels. All mixes are saved to the hard drive. The Pacemaker device lets you mix, play and perform at home, work and play. Prepare and preview your sets on the go.
Bring your entire music library in your pocket.