AlphaTheta Omnis-Duo Release

Alphatheta (formerly Pioneer) release the strangely named Omni-Duo controller.

The NAMM releases have started in earnest.

Runs on battery or mains, has Bluetooth and a lovely screen, this is the small form factor controller you’ve been looking for. 5 hour battery life will mean that it can power 49 sets at a DNB night.

Pricing

$1499 / £1369 / €1599

Watch out for our full review soon.

2 min corporate video of people vibing in the outdoors with the Omni-Duo here

The is the important specs for the Omnis-Duo:

Other features

  • 8 types of Beat FX
  • 6 types of Sound Color FX
  • 8 Hot Cues per deck
  • Dedicated Beat Jump buttons
  • Dedicated Beat Loop controls
  • 2 Mic inputs
  • Booth output (combined with master RCA)

OMNIS-DUO specifications

Maximum Dimensions
(W × D × H) 
500 × 307 × 71 mm / 19.7″ × 12.1″ × 2.8″
Weight4.6 kg / 10.1 lbs.
Frequency Response20 Hz – 20 kHz
S/N Ratio112 dB (USB, SD)
Total Harmonic Distortion<0.003% (USB, SD)

Battery Section

Capacity47.52 Wh (Built-in rechargeable lithium-ion battery) 
Play timeApprox. 5 hours
Charge timeApprox. 3 hours

Input / Output

InputsMIC × 2 (XLR & 1/4″ TRS Jack, 1/4″ TRS Jack)
LINE × 1 (Bluetooth [exclusive from output])
OutputsMASTER × 1 (XLR)
MASTER × 1 (RCA)
MASTER × 1 (Bluetooth [exclusive from input])
BOOTH × 1 (Combined use with RCA output)
HEADPHONE MONITOR × 2 (1/4″ Stereo Phone Jack, 3.5 mm Stereo Mini Jack)
USBUSB-A for thumb drive × 1
SD card × 1
USB-C for PC/Mac control × 1
USB-C for power input (USB PD 45 W) × 1

Read more on the corporate site

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