The Numark All-In-One Mixtrack 3 Review

The Numark All-In-One Mixtrack 3 Review

Two decades ago, the average music-emulation lovers used turntables as a DJ instrument –and have the times changed since then!

Advanced tech and up-to-date software mean DJing is more fun, more versatile and more exciting than it has ever been before –and not just for professionals! Are you new to DJing and looking for a budget-friendly, multi-purpose set of DJ controllers?

Numark Connected With Laptop

Do you love emulating different kinds of music but picking the right tool is too overwhelming? Do you want to try DJ-ing out, have all the fun and none of the dent-in-the-pocket endeavors? We have just the product for you.

About The Product

The Numark Mixtrack 3 is everything that a beginner DJ could need, and more! Before we get to the full details, here's a summary of some of its incredible features:

  • Product Dimensions: Weight of 1 pound, and LxBxH of 1x21.8x1.2 inches
  • General features: include the Mixtrack 3, prime loops remix toolkit, Toolroom artist launch packs, multiple FX manipulations, 16 multi-purpose performance pads, the ability to track and browse your playlist from your library and a filter button for every channel that you play.
  • The Virtual DJ LE Software: right after you register the controller –although you’ll have to buy the premium version
  • Bonus features: include a delicate and multi-function touch strip, volume display, touch-sensitive rubber trigger pads and easy-to-use jag wheels
  • Added accessories: include a USB controller and sound card. The former you can use to play sounds from your computer directly, and with the latter, you can use an external audio interface to make a playlist that you can channel through the speakers

High-Tech Hardware

With a dedicated track browsing controls, exclusive filter knobs for every channel and all-new high-resolution metal jog wheels, the Numark Mixtrack 3 has excellent and up-to-date hardware that makes DJing fun as well as convenient.

What's more is that it allows you to play music through your laptop via a USB connection. Or you can use an external audio interface to browse through your playlist via headphones to speakers. With both of these combined, you have everything you could need to start mixing music.

Highly Responsive Software

You can start using the Numark Mixtrack 3 as soon as you register it, and download or upgrade the Virtual DJ LE software. Adding to that is the up-to-date, wider, sleeker, 100-mm pitch slider that carries every beat with top-notch precision.

Unlimited Creativity

With 16 RGB backlit, exclusive filer buttons for every channel, 16 super-delicate, touch-sensitive performance pads, multiple FX manipulations and the ability to mix and match just about anything in your music library – your music-creating options are endless.

Super Durable Construction

The Numark Mixtrack 3 comprises low-profile, capacitive and double zoned metal. Not only is it super durable, but it’s also very smooth to the touch, giving you the ability to stop a song in its track by a gentle touch or bend

Close Up Numark Mixtrack 3

A Company Who Knows What You Need!

The Numark Mixtrack 3 is backed by a company that is one of the best amongst the best in the world when it comes to DJ tech. The company focuses on making the DJ experience better and more cutting edge than it has ever been over the decades.  

Numark is responsible for introducing into the DJing market many never-before-seen DJ-ing tools, including the first hard-drive-based DJ system, iOS-based DJ system. Rest assured, anything made by this company is well worth your cash.

What Others Say

Most people who have tried the Numark Mixtrack 3 are entirely in love with it. Many people have started off their DJ-ing with this budget-friendly DJ-ing controller, and they have loved it for it multi-functionality.

It offers all the essential DJ-software functions with added extras that you cannot get in this price range elsewhere. Perhaps the most favorite thing about the entire set-up is the price range. In only 250 dollars, the Numark Mixtrack 3 offers valuable features, including:

  • The 10 mm Pitch Slider, Sliding track sear, and FX manipulator that lets you make minimal inputs and tempo-track manipulations
  • The all-metal sturdy built while still being lightweight
  • The highly responsive MPC style buttons for looping, cue points, and samples
  • Independent filter nobs on every channel 

Some of the negative feedback includes the software not being free. The Numark Mixtrack 3 is not intended to be a professional set-up so keep in mind that this, as is the case with most DJ controllers, you often have to buy or ‘obtain’ pro-software –so this is not a Numark Mixtrack 3particular issue. Professional DJs often invest in premium versions of software which pays for itself if you get gigs.

Buying Advice

The first thing that you need to know about this controller is that it’s for beginners for learning purposes; don’t get it if you’re an experienced DJ. Here are a couple of things that you need to know after you’ve bought the Numark Mixtrack 3 to make it work to its fullest.

  • Buy a USB Audio Interface
  • Buy the VDJ8 Pro Software
  • Get a suitable workstation
  • Use a music service –pirated music reduces the quality
  • An excellent external soundcard is a great option

Final Verdict

With its durability, multi-functionality and price range, this product is a must-have. At a budget-friendly price and a broad set of features and accessories that you will find in many professional level DJ controllers.

Numark Mixtrack 3

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Two of the most-sought features in a DJ-ing instrument include the software-accessibility and high-tech, hardware that allows maximum efficiency and syncing. The Numark Mixtrack combines both of these features remarkably and adds an extra set of excellent ones.

Then, it tops it off with a budget-friendly price. There is nothing more you could ask for in DJ controllers, definitely a recommended buy.

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