The professional CDX-2250 dual CD player acts as a convenient, versatile rackmount solution. Occupying just two units of rackspace, the CDX-2250 offers playback capabilities for audio CDs, CD-Rs and M... Click To Read More About This Product
The professional CDX-2250 dual CD player acts as a convenient, versatile rackmount solution. Occupying just two units of rackspace, the CDX-2250 offers playback capabilities for audio CDs, CD-Rs and MP3 CDs across two decks. Complete with a range of professional DJ features, this unit is designed to provide excellent control in a wide range of applications.
Ideal for mobile and wedding DJs, as well as bar, club and restaurant installations, the CDX -2250 features two independent jog wheels that allow you to search through a track, adjust a cue point and even pitch bend like a pro. Plus, a pitch control slider offers maximum control when beat matching, while a loop section with reloop enables you to take song-shaping creativity to the next level.
Handy playback features like single and continuous play modes, along with Instant-start, enhance the CDX-2250's flexibility. The unit also has a program feature that supports playlist creation, so restaurant and bar owners can provide music for their customers without having to worry about controlling the unit. And for seamless performance night after night, the CDX-2250 features anti-shock using RAM buffer memory, ensuring external bumps and vibrations won't disrupt your performance.
The ability to create cue points quickly and easily, and preview those cues, enhances the unit's convenience, allowing you to craft an expert mix with ease and confidence. And for simple, swift navigation of songs, the CDX-2250 features a large, blue-backlit screen that displays a variety of track information, including time, pitch value and track number.
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Comments about Gemini 2U Rackmount CD Player:
I purchased this unit for Mobile DJ use. I've used it now at two intense gigs, and it has worked flawlessly. It has read all the CDs I've put in it, even my scratched and burned CD compilations, so that's been great. For the price, I think it's a great deal, but if you are used to higher end equipment, there is a difference, and here are the differences. I have been using the Deonon DN-D4000 for years, and I LOVE it, but as of late, one side has not been as dependable, sometimes reading CDs, sometimes not, and I wasn't ready to pay another $500-$600 for a new one. So, I'm comparing the Gemini to the Denon, which isn't really fair, but here's what I've learned. 1) The Gemini takes a long time (like 5 seconds or so) to read CDs after inserting them. Then, selecting a track takes longer because there's no turn button like on the Denon. You have to hit the next button, and it takes longer and is sort of clunky. So you have to choose your songs more in advance. With the Denon, I might make a last-second change, and the CD would be read quickly and nearly instantly start. 2) I have to add more gain to the Gemini to receive the same volume from the speakers. I still have the Denon installed, and it sends a hotter signal to the mixer than the Gemini, so I had to fiddle with the channels a bit so they would be even. I also think the sound quality coming from the Gemini is a bit flat compared to the Denon, but it's not something the guests would notice. 3) Button layout is not as user friendly as the Denon, and the buttons don't light up, which is really helpful when working in dim light. I like the blue display on the Gemini better that the Denon though. Bottom line: the Gemini CD player worked great. It's a good value for an entry-level unit, and none of the CDs skipped or stalled, and that kept the dance floor packed, my customers happy and earned me two new gigs in the process. If you want a better CD player, you'll have to pony up the extra $300-400 for the Denon to make you happy.
Comments about Gemini 2U Rackmount CD Player:
I been using the Numark CD-88 for the last five years and loved it. This one is a back up. It cost a bit more. This unit is nice. The problem I have is the loop is a little off the beat most of the time. It reads media slow but it reads almost everything though. No scratching, but for the money is a good unit.
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