The lastet VMS Midi Controller from American Audio - the VMS5 is 6 channel stand alone Midi Controller with 2 Phono, 4 Line, 4 USB, 2 Microphone inputs
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Product Description


The American Audio VMS5 is one of the most comprehensive DJ Controller ever designed for performance minded DJs looking for a solid, all-in-one Midi Controller to control their software and music from their laptop (4 Deck and 2 Deck DVS!), plus have option to use the stand alone mixer as a tradition analog mixer with 4 line inputs, 2 Phono inputs and 2 Microphone inputs. In addition, some general features include 4 USB / Analog selectable Midilog (Midi & Analog) channels, gain/treble/mid/bass EQ on all MIDILOG channels. 

Pro Features include:  The Inno-fader compatibility (the VMS Series was the first controls to offer this) with curve control and assign and reverse, XLR master output with Balance & Booth output. DSP D-Core inside with studio quality audio engineerinp + pro stage microphone circuitry.  It has 34 assignable rotary controllers, 4 assignable rotary encoders, 50 MIDI buttons with LED illuminations, including 18 with dual blue/red LEDs.

VMS 5 has 62 Assignable MIDI buttons and switches, dual 2000 point resolution touch sensitive turntable scratch controls, dual MIDI Controls on all buttons and switches, 5 assignable linear fader controllers, two 10-bit resolutions pitch sliders, and multi-functional rotary browser with 4 function buttons.

Learn more about the VMS5 in this product spotlight article: http://tinyurl.com/hfqzs3z



Download the Virtual DJ 8 LE software here: http://www.virtualdj.com/le/   

Make sure to check out the Virtual DJ 8 operational manual in the downloads section on this page.

VMS5 main features:

• 6 Channel Stand Alone Mixer with full Midi capability

• New Larger Platters

• New Browser Section

• New Easy View LED Mixer section

• Improved Button Layout

• Virtual DJ 8 LE included with new software features 

• User configurable sound card, DVS Mode or 4-Deck Mode 

• 2x Pro Quality Microphone XLR Combo Mic inputs with 3 Band EQ

• Innofader cross fader compatible (sold separately)

• 2 Phono, 4 Line, 4 USB, 2 Microphone inputs






  • Midi Controller with 4 USB / Analog selectable MIDILOG™ (Midi & Analog) channels
  • All audio control faders, knobs, switches, and buttons smoothed - eliminates popping, wiper noise, and zipper noise
  • On/Off soft startup and turnoff
  • Gain/treble/mid/bass EQ on all MIDILOG™ channels
  • 2 phono/line selectable analog channels
  • Two microphone channels with illuminated on/off switches and gain/treble/mid/bass EQs
  • On/off cueing on each MIDILOG™ channel
  • Split cueing headphones with rotary mix control
  • Illuminated rubber knobs for ease of use in dark environments
  • Solid 1.6mm thick faceplate for extra durability
  • Panel mounted rotary knobs
  • Full analog mixer operation if the computer crashes or with external power supply
  • Innofader replaceable crossfader compatible (sold separately)
  • Crossfader curve control
  • Crossfader assign and reverse
  • Q-Start crossfader controlled startup for 2 external audio players
  • Master and Booth outputs with L/R balance
  • Balanced Master outputs
  • 12 position stereo master output VU meter
  • Dimensions (LxWxH): 19”x12.75”x1.5” / 482x325x40mm
  • Weight: 13 lbs. / 6 kg.



  • Built-in mouse pad
  • Long life MIDI assignable touch strips
  • Two 10- bit resolution pitch sliders
  • 62 assignable MIDI buttons and switches
  • 50 MIDI buttons have LED illuminations, including 18 with dual blue/red LEDs
  • 4 assignable rotary encoders
  • 34 assignable rotary controllers
  • 5 assignable linear fader controllers
  • Dual MIDI controls on all buttons and switches
  • Dual 2000 point resolution touch sensitive turntable scratch controllers



  • 24-bit 48 kHz analog audio
  • 16-bit 44.1kHz USB audio
  • 10-bit resolution on all analog fader controls
  • THD <0.1%*
  • Channel separation >60dB*
  • S/N ratio >85dB*
  • Analog channel audio latency < 1msec
  • Selectable USB modes: 4 in 4 out mode for running software effects on phono/line analog channels or 2 in 8 out mode for running 4 software channels and master recording
  • 2 msec response on all buttons
  • 4 msec response on all rotary and linear faders
  • 1 msec USB latency





The following downloads are available for this product:

Title Description
Virtual DJ 8 Operational Guide Virtual DJ 8 operational guide for the VMS5 Download
VMS5 ASIO Driver ASIO Driver (WIN 1.25) for the American Audio VMS5 Download
VMS5 Cut Sheet Download
VMS5.0 User Manual Download


Frequently Asked Questions

Please see our frequently asked questions below. Please feel free to send us your questions by clicking here.

Can the VSM5 play serato DJ

Hello Mike,

Yes, it will work but you would need a serato sound card to make it work and you will also need to midi map it. Let me know if you have any further questions. 

Is this, or when will it be available in the UK?

Hello Simon, 

The vms5 should be available in the UK mid Feb. Just fallow up with

ADJ Europe

Junostraat 2
6468 EW Kerkrade
The Netherlands

Phone: +31 (0)45 546 85 00
Fax: +31 (0)45 546 85 99
Email: info@americandj.eu


when is the release date for purchase in the U.S Been scanning the internet for weeks

Hello Dwight,

The vms5 should be available mid February 2016. Let me know if you have any further questions.


Will there be a rack mount kit either included or as a separate option? That would be a great feature since I'm finding many of the cases with a foam compartment for the VMS series have been discontinued.

Hello Trevor,

At this point there are no plans on making/selling VMS5 rack mountable kit. We do still sell our VMS4 flip case which will fit our VMS2,VMS4.1 and VMS5. Let me know if you have any further questions.


Price point? Same area as VMS4.1?

Hello Dave,

Yes, it's the same price point as the vms4.1 399.99. Let me know if you have any further questions.


I'm ready to buy, but now I see some stores saying mid March for availability. Are we still looking at mid February for US?

Hello Dave,

Yes i was told that we should get them in stock mid this month. Let me know if you have any further questions.


Is there an updated US release date?

Hello Trevor,

Thank you for reaching out to us. The vms5 is in stock and shipping is the US. Contact your local store to place an order. Let us know if you have any further questions.


Hi, I read recently that we are looking at an April release for Europe (I'm from Ireland)... Early or late April?

Hello Rob,

Thank you for reaching out to us. I would recommed contacting our ADJ Europe rep. Here is their contact info Telephone: 0031 45 546 85 00
Fax: 0031 45 546 85 99


Can the VMS5 be mapped for Traktor?

Yes, the VMS5 can be mapped to work with Traktor, but we unfortunately do not have a mapping file available. 

the asio driver for the vms5 is 1.25, is this compatible with the vms4.1 which I also have?

Yes, the ASIO driver version 1.25 is compatible with the VMS4.1.