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Omnitronic publishes redesigned version of popular rotary mixer

TRM-202 MK3 will be presented at Prolight+Sound 2017

Waldbüttelbrunn, March 17th 2017: Just in time for the Prolight+Sound, Omnitronic presents a redesigned version of the popular TRM-202 rotary mixer. As its predecessor, the MK3 model is equipped with ALPS potentiometers and a 3-band frequency isolator. The high quality components provide for attractive sound and smooth transitions – a feature, which is particularly interesting for DJs and fans of electronic music.

The mixer has been redesigned and optimized.

Omnitronic TRM-202 MK3 Rotary Mixer

Compared to the previous model, the TRM-202 got a new face. It is less squarish and more rectangular. The sides have moved closer together, the height increased a little bit: The design has been streamlined and became clearer. The two channels are now clearly separated and their potentiometers have wandered to the left and right. Master and booth regulators are placed in the center. Besides them, two level meters for the master signal can be found – they were placed horizontally at the upper edge before.

The design became clearer

Surface / View from above

The technical insides have also changed: While the MK2 version featured three inputs for every channel, there are now only two inputs – which can be switched from Phono to Line. Each channel has its own gain regulator at the back side – they were not existing on the previous model. What remained untouched are the big frequency isolators for the master section at the top. Completely new is the optionally available case, which perfectly protects the TRM on the road.

Also the technology has been optimized.

Connections

In terms of prices, Omnitronic remains true to itself: The MK3 version of the rotary mixer is in the same price range as its predecessor with 535 €. The TRM-202 MK3 will be presented for the first time at the Prolight+Sound 2017 in April 2017. The mixer will presumably be available in summer 2017.

Find more information and images of the mixer at http://eshop.steinigke.de/en/omnitronic-vintage-trm/ .

Omnitronic DD-5220L: Turntables stand up to the DJ test

January 20th, 2016 Posted in General, OMNITRONIC Tags: , ,

German producer Sleepwalker („Samy Deluxe – Weck Mich Auf“) scrutinized the Omnitronic DD-5220L. After his detailed test, he concludes: „Get them immediately!“

Omnitronic DD-5220L

High quality and robust

First of all, the looks of the turntables scored: „Just set up, the turntables stand on my desk in splendid black and I have to say, they look pretty wicked. Everything makes a high quality, robust impression. And with their weight of 11 kg, the new colleagues stand on my DJ desk solidly.“ But not only the optics impressed:

No difference to expensive devices

Of course, Sleepwalker set great store by the sound of the turntables. For testing the quality of the DD-5220L, he made them compete against some famous colleagues:
„So I unscrewed my Stanton sample system and recorded the same disc first with the Omnitronics and then with my Technics SL 1210 MK2. After I adjusted the volume for a few decibels, I could not hear any difference in several comparisons. The song sounded absolutely identically on both systems. Test passed.“

Omnitronic DD-5220L Detail

Scratching and sampling

For really putting the turntables through their paces regarding their scratching possibilities, Sleepwalker brought in another professional. DJ Mirko Machine took time to make the needle dance on the disc. His conclusion: „Great. The needle lies in the groove perfectly. The tightening of the turntable is hundred percent and you can’t say anything negative about it. The pitch fader feels excellent.“

Thanks to the various possibilities the turntables offer regarding playback speed and the integrated line out, Sleepwalker also totally recommends the DD-5220L for sampling.

Conclusion: Get them immediately

After the extensive test, the producer came to a very positive result and even compared the Omnitronic DD-5220L with popular, expensive devices:

„I have to say, I really like the DD-5220L DJ turntables! During the short time in which I could test the device, everything went fantastically and I could integrate the table into my studio setup without any problems. Omnitronic doesn’t need to hide from the competition and they don’t raise the bar too high with 445 €, I think. Regarding the latest price for a Technics device, 2300 €, I say: Get them immediately!“