Numark NS7III - What are the differences between the NS7II and NS7III?

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Numark NS7III
Numark NS7II

Numark's flagship NS7III controller is a premier four-deck controller for Serato DJ.  However, you may find yourself asking the question, "What is the difference between the NS7II and NS7III?" Well, there are plenty of differences. We walk through a number of them in this article.

 

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What are the main differences between the NS7II and NS7III?

Compared to the NS7II..

  • The NS7III ships with  high resolution color display screens.  NS7II users can purchase the NS7II Display as an add-on accessory.  
  • The NS7III features improved audio circuitry for better sound.
  • The NS7III is now class compliant for Mac users.  This means that there are no extra drivers needed on Mac, and that when new Mac OS updates come out, your hardware will be immediately compatible.  Note that drivers are still required on Windows.  These can be found on the NS7III product page.  
  • The NS7III includes DVS support.  DVS support is also available on the NS7II as a free firmware update.  The update can be found on the N7II product page.  Note that Serato DVS is required as a paid Expansion Pack from Serato.
  • The NS7III  features a DC OUT port which powers your NS7III screens without using an additional power adapter.  NS7II users will need to a 12v 2aDC power adapter to power  their screens.  
  • The NS7III is 1 1/2 lbs lighter than the NS7II (even with screens).  The NS7III features a new specialized rugged casing which helps reduce the weight.  
  • The NS7III has an updated look with all black MPC pads.  
  • The NS7III includes additional sample and remix content.  After registering a NS7III at Numark.com, users can download a Prime Loops Remix Tool Kit and TOOLROOM Artist Packs for free.

 

Setting up the optional NS7II display screens on an NS7II

Numark NS7II

When you purchase the NS7II Display screens as an add-on accessory for the NS7II, follow the instructions below to correctly set it up:

  1. If you're on a Windows computer, log onto the NS7II Display product page.  Download the Windows Display Driver v1.0.0.  Install it.  
  2. Attach your NS7II Display screens to your controller.
  3. Connect your 12v DC power adapter to your NS7II Display DC IN port.
  4. Connect the USB B male connector of your USB cable to the USB port located on your NS7II.
  5. Connect the USB A male connector of your USB cable to the NS7 port located on your NS7II Display.
  6. With another USB cable, connect the USB B male connector to the TO PC USB port located on your NS7II Display.
  7. Connect the USB A male connector of your USB cable to your computers USB port.  
  8. Now power on both your NS7II and the NS7II Display screen.  
  9. That's it!

Numark NS7III display

 

Setting up the included NS7III display screens on an NS7III

Numark NS7III

For NS7III users, follow the directions below to correctly set up your screens:

  1. If you're on a Windows computer, log onto the NS7III product page.  Download both the Windows Audio Driver v1.0.0 and Windows Display Driver v1.0.0.  Install both drivers.
  2. Attach your NS7III Display screens to your controller.  
  3. Connect the specialized power cord that's included with your screens to the DC OUT and DC IN port on your NS7III Display screen.
  4. Connect the USB B male connector of your USB cable to the USB port located on your NS7III.
  5. Connect the USB A male connector of your USB cable to the NS7 port located on your NS7III Display.
  6. With another USB cable, connect the USB B male connector to the TO PC USB port located on your NS7III Display.
  7. Connect the USB A male connector of your USB cable to your computers USB port.
  8. Now power on both your NS7III and the NS7III Display screen.  
  9. That's it!

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Further Technical Support 

Whether you are a customer or dealer, if you already own a Numark product, or if you just have pre-sales questions, the Numark technical support team is available to help!

Visit the links below to connect with any of the following support options: online community support, phone support, email support, frequently asked questions, and the product page.

 

 

 

 

 

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