American Audio Encore 1000 & 2000
American Audio has introduced the Encore 1000 and Encore 2000 dual CD/MP3 player/mixer units.
Each of these combos includes wht DJs need to play and mix MP3s, CDs and CD-R discs. Both the Encore 1000 and Encore 2000 contain two playback decks for audio or MP3 CDs -one on each side- along with a built-in 2-channel audio mixer that’s ready to connect to power speakers or an amplifier via XLR outputs. Both models also feature line inputs for hooking up external CD players, a mic input, and an auxiliary mini jack input on the front that’s suited for connecting an MP3 player or satellite radio.
The Encore 1000 and Encore 2000 come with features such as Balanced XLR Outputs, Touch Sensitive Scratching, Relay Playback and Q Start. Both models offer tools like an LCD display that shows track/folder name, elapsed/remaining time, Auto BPM, Pitch and other important information.
The step-up model Encore 2000 that in addition to all the features listed above, has a MIDI controller, which allows it to be used with a computer as well as discs. The 2000 model is equipped with two USB inputs for thumb drives or hard drives, and it comes bundled with Virtual DJ LE software. It also features an MP3 cradle that mounts above its auxiliary input.
Other features on the Encore 1000 and 2000 include Seamless Loop; Tempo Lock; Instant Start; a +10 Track Advance Button; Pitch Range (+/-4%, +/-8%, +/-16%); and Anti Shock (20 seconds per side). The mixer on both units has Bass, Mid Treble and Gain adjustment for each channel, as well as Master Level, Mic Level, Cue Mix and Cue Level adjustment.
Each unit measures 17.75”L x 11.25”W x 4.5”H/ 450 x 285 x 110mm, and weighs 11 lbs./5 kg. Another feature is multi-voltage operation: AC 115-230V, 50/60Hz.
The MSRP of the Encore 1000 is $499.95. The MSRP of the Encore 2000 is $699.95.
For more information, visit www.americanaudio.us.
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