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American Audio CDI 500 Professional MP3 CD Player

The CDI 500 by American Audio is an excellent single MP3 CD player compatible with all CD, CD-R and MP3 formatted discs.

It is a practical mid-range, professional quality player, perfect for DJs who spin a moderate amount of CD and MP3 material and want a high quality solution without blowing tons of cash on over priced equipment with all kinds of features they wont use. The CDI 500 delivers all the essential functions pro DJs need at an affordable price.

Folder search, advanced cueing by frame, and Quick MP3 and CD recognition, make it easy to find the right track so you wont be wasting time when you could be enhancing your mix. The large, backlit LCD display shows track listing and artist name as well as Single/ Continuous play option, and time viewing with a selectable elapsed time, time remaining, and total time remaining.

The gratuitous Power Touch touch-sensitive interactive jog wheel has a visual LED reference point showing where a disc is playing and provides a variety of functions. Chief among these is Digital Scratching 2.0, which delivers the most accurate and realistic scratching in two modes: Digital Scratch and Beat Juggling.

Also the CDI 500 features Tempo Lock, Instant Start, Fader Q-Start, and Seamless Loop. There are nine digital onboard effects including Filter, Trans, Skid, Echo, Phase, Flanger Pan and Bop plus effect layering, time and ratio adjustment, FX sync adjustment and a digital BPM counter that keeps your effects on beat wit your mix. A TAP beat button lets you set the BPM of your mix manually, and the reverse play feature might be the coolest of them all. The 30-second anti-shock skip protection is absolutely essential for spinning CDs plus, there’s a pitch control function featuring pitch bend with a pitch range of +/- 4, 8, 16 and 100% “Hyper Pitch.” 3 flash start buttons provide 5-second samples each and you can store up to 1500 cue points on the internal memory. The output is a digital S/PDIF connection.

The CDI 500 by American Audio is a high quality, no-bull MP3 CD player. It has all the vital elements of a professional performance CD player but without all the unnecessary bells and whistles that hurt your pocket book. If MP3s and CDs make up a portion of your set, the CDI 500 is the ideal solution.

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