DJ Alert!!! You better be serious about sound as Alpha Recording System recently announced their new 6 channel ‘rotary mixer’ the Model 9900. The company quotes this handmade Dj mixer is “designed with purist ideals”.
Featuring 6 rotaries with a 3 band isolator on the master, a 3 band EQ and aux send per channel. Sounds good? Read on… There are 2 VU meters, 1 per channel, on both the master as well as the usual booth, master and phones controls. This follows on from Vestax recent announcement on their much anticipated Phoenix mixer costing $10,000, which clearly shows the hunger for top end audio product is there.
If this gets you salivating then check their latest Instagram post where Alpha Recording System expressed the Model 9900 was “a long time in the development phase, this mixer is a beautiful example of Japanese hand made precision workmanship.” This unit costs @ $6,000 if you want to experience and how that translates to your musical expression and delivery, check the Instagram post below.
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2019 NEW 6CH TABLE TOP MIXER MODEL9900 Music Mixer STD Standard Shipping schedule ABOUT 8-12week. We will ship in order of shipping availability Reference price About 465,000JPY-600.000JPY ARS MODEL 9900 DJ Mixer is a Japanese made, 6ch. rotary mixer with 3band eq on each channel. The ARS 9900 is our flagship table top mixer. This 6 channel High Quality Rotary DJ Mixer has a 3 band isolator on the master. Potentiometer and switch is All ALPS . VU meter made by Sifam Classic knob and Aluminum Machine Component Knob Cap by Made in Japan A long time in the development phase this mixer is a beautiful example of Japanese hand made precision workmanship. Highly recommended. It is designed with purist ideals with only essential features. ARS 9900 has 3 band eq on each channel and 3band Iso on the master. The Isolators can be boost of cut from +18db 〜-∞. The 3Band eq can boost or cut from +12db 〜 -12db. Each channel has post fader send. also return and effect Loop. * Due to the Model-9900 is designed for a professional use, The body is no power switch to avoid accidentally power off while playing. * Minimizing the power noise by designing the All circuit board and the power circuit board independently and setting them apart. [SPEC] Input Frequency Response: +-1dB 20Hz-20Khz Input: 3 x Phono : 47K Ohm / 9 x Line: 20K Ohm Effect Loop: RCA Unbalanced Impedance 20K Ohm Return: RCA Unbalanced Impedance 20K Ohm Output House Output:RCA Unbalanced Impedance 1K Ohm/ XLR Balanced Impedance 100 Ohm Booth Output:RCA Unbalanced Impedance 1K Ohm/ XLR Balanced Impedance 100 Ohm Tape Output: RCA Unbalanced Impedance 1K Ohm Effect Loop :RCA Unbalanced Impedance 600 Ohm Effect Return:RCA Unbalanced Impedance 600 Ohm Power Consumption: 30w Power Requirement: US-115V/EU-230V(Selectable) 50/60Hz Dimensions: Body (W)420 x (H)260 x (D)90 mm Front Panel Color: Black Spec Seat: Manufacturer site http://www.ars-direct.jp/product/191
Alpha Recording System (ARS) uses only the finest of components in their products. They are respected for the fact they never compromise over the cost of parts, and are also aware that the usage of the best components available doesn’t always assure you the best output quality in a club setting hence the effort they go to deliver outstanding results as known by the world’s best DJ’s and clubs. Providing insight into every single details from the basic circuit design to the design of circuits in each section, their power transformers, resistors and capacitors they are very transparent in the production process.
Using industrial grade components that is not normally associated with audio can well be the key to produce surprisingly tasty sounds with unique depth and thickness. If they aren’t totally satisfied with the quality of a components, they go above and beyond to bring the manufacturers into negotiation and have them produce special orders to achieve their vision. They then run a series of tests for each of the components to make sure they are best suited to deliver the best results for club settings under a range of scenario’s. This aptly characterises ARS products showcasing the superb workmanship involved in their production. Relentless attention is given to every detail and stage. To finalise each products design, they run rigorous tests over 30-40 prolonged time periods in clubs not only in Japan, but also in the US and across Europe. All necessary changes are then made, taking considerable time which reflects in the price. It’s duly noted their inherent love for club music feeds their ongoing quest for best possible sound output, which signifies ARS different from any other manufacturer on the current market.
Find out more here http://ars-tokyo.co.jp