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Vestax Spin DJ Controller For The Mac

Vestax Spin (Image courtesy Vestax Japan)
By Andrew Liszewski

Wannabe DJs with a bit more money in their pockets now don’t just have to settle with DJ Hero to get their ‘wheels of steel’ fix. Vestax Japan has just announced the ‘Spin’ which is a turntable-esque USB console/controller designed specifically for the Mac.

It’s got a set of touch sensitive scroll wheels allowing you to scratch or backspin in real time, and while I can’t imagine it’s anywhere near as accurate or realistic as the real thing, the Spin at least allows you to play and mix songs directly from your iTunes library. In other words you don’t need to spend money on milk crates full of vinyl. It’s expected to be available in Japan come December for about $330 which gives me a glimmer of hope that it might not actually suck.

[ Vestax Spin ] VIA [ Newlaunches ]







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  • mcman

    There's nothing I love more than going home and scratching out a good hip hop tune.

  • Jessicat

    I know a lot of people that are getting into music. I believe they use Macs, I think I have to tell them about it.

  • chaosoldier

    This is actually a really cool device, I have had the opportunity to use this. It is very well designed and functions flawlessly with the DJ software that it comes paired with. Which makes sense because it was designed specifically for that program. it will let you Queue songs and such not just scratch.. it's pretty sweet.

  • chaosoldier

    This is actually a really cool device, I have had the opportunity to use this. It is very well designed and functions flawlessly with the DJ software that it comes paired with. Which makes sense because it was designed specifically for that program. it will let you Queue songs and such not just scratch.. it's pretty sweet.