Xfade 1U

Introducing the Xfade 1U - DJ-Style Stereo Crossfader and Controller

XFADE 1U is a classic DJ-style stereo crossfader, with a few extra tricks up its sleeve. The ‘A’ and ‘B’ sides both have L+R inputs. The crossfader blends two stereo input signals together — crossfading one into the other depending on the position of the slider and the selected XFADE Shape. The blended output appears at the MIX L and MIX R output jacks.

In addition, XFADE 1U can be used as a modulation source for controlling other modules, since the crossfader also outputs control voltages from the CV A and CV B jacks. A switch determines whether these voltages are unipolar (crossfading from 0V to 5V; and 5V to 0V), or bipolar (crossfading from -5V to +5V; and +5V to -5V). The two LEDs indicate the polarity and relative levels of the CV A and CV B signals.

XFADE 1U uses a precision Innofader™ crossfader submodule, with moving capacitance technology for smooth (almost frictionless) and precise control. This is the same part found on many high-end DJ mixers.

Features:

  • Smooth and ultra-low friction Innofader™ Mini-Innofader module with moving capacitance technology
  • Three crossfade shapes: DJ cut, Constant Power and Linear
  • Stereo or Mono operation
  • DC coupled inputs and outputs
  • Unipolar or Bipolar CV outputs
  • Output is chainable to intellijel Outs, Mixup, and Stereo Mixer 1U Modules via included 3-pin cable
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thanks to forum member @nniikkoo / Niko for sparking the idea a while back!

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very excited by this. Can xfade be patched to the outputs on my old Performance 84hp case (first Generation I think)

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Yep, you just have to buy the 7U Audio Jacks Board v2 to have the right connector in your first generation 7u. I just did recently and it works great with Mixup, Stereo Line Out, XY etc… and it will definitely work with that great new module!

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thanks matt - now to find a V2 board!