Re: OT: CD players with pitch control

From: Christopher Grass (
Date: Fri Mar 15 2002 - 14:59:57 CET

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    Well, I would go with a Pioneer...if you have the cash, pick up a
    CDJ-1000...very pricey ($1000 each unit), but it's one heck of a toy. Most
    Pioneers have tempo control and pitch lock, which means that you can lock in
    the pitch of the vocals, and change the tempo without affecting how the vox
    sound. This beast has that, plus instant reverse play, a loop device, and a
    giant jog wheel that emulates vinyl. It's pretty awesome. However, if you
    can't afford it, I'd go with Pioneers's not a self-contained
    unit (it has remote controls similar to many other dj cd players), but it
    has many of the same features as the CDJ-1000 (the pitch lock)...and it's
    much, much smaller. As far as mail order goes, just shop around. There is
    a dealer on ebay who has some really good prices, and free shipping. Go to for all the specs.
    I use Vestax at the moment, and it has been good to me, but I am upgrading
    to the CDJ-1000s in the next month or so.

    >From: "Pedro Cevallos" <>
    >Subject: OT: CD players with pitch control
    >Date: Thu, 14 Mar 2002 20:45:02 -0500
    >It looks like I'm in the market for some CD players with pitch control.
    >Even though I'm a vinyl junkie, I'm planning to move and cannot take my
    >tables with me at first. So, in order to satisfy my need to spin I'm going
    >to have to try out CD players for a little while. I really like Pioneer
    >Denon. They can be dual or individual. Can anybody point me in the
    >direction of a good model number? Where is the best place to mail order
    >them from? I figure you guys are the best people to ask...
    >Please let me know...
    >Pedro Cevallos
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