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Make Any Turntable DVS-Ready with DJ Qbert’s New Photon Fader

DJ Experience, News, Technology | Jun 18, 2019   

Make Any Turntable DVS-Ready with DJ Qbert’s New Photon Fader

Via Instagram this week, highly-skilled scratch DJ, DJ Qbert, has announced that the new Photon Fader is now available for preorder. Recently only teased in prototype form, the Photon Fader can turn any turntable into a DVS-capable device and lets you scratch on a portable turntable with DVS on your iPhone or iPad. Keep reading for more.

Created by Qbert’s own Thud Rumble brand, alongside Jesse Dean Designs, the Photon Fader is said to provide extreme accuracy with access to cue points and even effects for analog vinyl. It can turn any turntable into a DVS-capable device with VIPERKITTEN cross-cutter technology and is compatible with Traktor, Mixxx, DJ Player Pro, Ableton, or any software that receives MIDI.

More features:

  • Class-compliant USB MIDI device works with iOS, Linux, Android, Mac OS, and Windows without drivers
  • Integrated phono preamp and USB sound card
  • Two adjustable trimmers allow you to set your cut-in without any messy calibration steps
  • 8 pads with a switchable bank button give you remappable hotcues/instant doubles
  • Mappable FX and Thru buttons allow you to trigger FX or quickly switch between DVS and analog vinyl
  • Compatible with Traktor, Mixxx, DJ Player Pro, Ableton, or any software that receives MIDI
  • Scratch on a portable turntable with DVS on your iPhone or iPad using the Photon and DJ Player Pro

The Photon Fader is available for preorder for $212 USD on thudrumble.com. As of now, we’re not sure how many Photon Faders will be sold in the first release, but we’ll keep you updated as details unfold.

Will you be preordering a Photon Fader? Let us know your thoughts in the comments below. 


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