DJ mixer

noun

: an audio mixer intended for use by DJs that includes a crossfader and a means of monitoring a sound source that is not audible to the audience
The unique task of a DJ mixer is to make it possible for the DJ to segue between sources in a seamless and elegant fashion, live.Stephen Webber, DJ Skills, 2008

Word History

First Known Use

1983, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of DJ mixer was in 1983

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“DJ mixer.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/DJ%20mixer. Accessed 21 Apr. 2024.

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