Serato Reviews

[Review] Numark Mixtrack Platinum

Numark has released its new entry-level controller called the Numark Mixtrack Platinum.  The Mixtrack Platinum builds upon the Mixtrack Pro 3 by adding new LCD displays at the center of each platter to give lots of Serato DJ playback info as well as 4-deck control, and gain controls for each channel.  The Mixtrack Platinum also has full metal jog wheels to give it more durability and a more solid feel for DJ’s.  The Mixtrack Platinum has the 16 backlit pads and comes bundled with Serato DJ Intro for basic DJ playback.

[Review] Roland DJ-808 Controller

The Roland DJ-808 is a new professional level DJ controller that works perfectly with Serato DJ and has the familiar 8-pad sections with all the familiar modes and a new way to control the pitch in time functions for playback.  The Roland DJ-808 also has a full featured 16 step sequencer with TR 909, 808, 707 and 606 drum racks built right in!  There is also a VT voice changer as well.  Check out our Full In-depth video review to see how it stacks up.

Numark Mixtrack Platinum Unboxing [Video]

Numark has just released the new affordable DJ controller called the Mixtrack Platinum that has a center jog wheel display for track information, a gain control for each deck, and four-deck layering capabilities.  We were at the DJ Expo 2016 in Atlantic City NJ to give you the complete rundown of this new entry-level DJ controller and now we have one in the lab for the full review.  Check out our unboxing video.

Roland DJ-808 Unboxing [Video]

The Roland DJ-808 is a new professional level DJ controller that works perfectly with Serato DJ and has the familiar 8-pad sections with all the familiar modes and a new way to control the pitch in time functions for playback.  The Roland DJ-808 also has a full featured 16 step sequencer with TR 909, 808, 707 and 606 drum racks built right in!  There is also a VT voice changer as well.  Check out our unboxing & first impressions video and stay tuned for the full out review!

Numark Mixtrack Platinum Tutorial [Video]

Numark has just released the new affordable DJ controller called the Mixtrack Platinum that has a center jog wheel display for track information, a gain control for each deck, and four-deck layering capabilities.  We were at the DJ Expo 2016 in Atlantic City NJ to give you the complete rundown of this new entry-level DJ controller and now Numark themselves has released a quick Tutorial video to show users how to use this powerful controller.

Chris Karns Reloop Mixon 4 [Video]

The newly announced Reloop Mixon 4 DJ controller is the new flagship Reloop controller that works with the Serato DJ software.  The Reloop Mixon 4 has durable build quality, plug and play operation for Serato DJ and DJAY Pro, and it has large aluminum jog wheels with LED feedback. Check out what chris Karns can do with a Mixon 4 in this dope video.

Serato DJ 1.9.4 Update [Video]

The Serato DJ software has just been updated to version 1.9.4 which includes support for the new controllers Denon MC7000 and the Reloop Mixon 4.  The Serato DJ 1.9.4 update also includes other stability fixes and more.  Check out the quick Denon MC7000 video in use with the new software update after the jump.

Serato DJ 1.9.3 Released! [Video]

After last month’s public Beta of Serato DJ 1.9.3, the official release is here and ready to go!  The new Serato DJ 1.9.3 contains a host of improvements including Ableton Live Link which allows Serato DJ to play along with Ableton Live and other software in sync, an improved Serato Sampler with more slots, and support for the Roland DJ-808 controller.

Roland DJ-808

For 909 Day, Roland has announced a new DJ controller and sequencer/drum machine unit called the Roland DJ-808.  This new professional level DJ controller will work perfectly with Serato DJ and has the familiar 8-pad sections with all the familiar modes and a new way to control the pitch in time functions for playback.  The Roland DJ-808 also has a full featured 16 step sequencer with TR 909, 808, 707 and 606 drum racks built right in!  There is also a VT voice changer as well.  Check out the press release and more info inside.

DJ Expo 2016 - Denon MCX8000 [Video]

The flagship Denon DJ MCX8000 Controller is a monstrous DJ controller is sporting a solid metal chassis all around, dual hi-res screens for playback information, 16 RGB Backlit velocity sensitive performance pads, and full compatibility with Serato DJ when connected to a computer and Denon’s Engine music management software so that DJ’s can use this device without a computer.  Check out our full Walkthrough video from the 2016 Atlantic City DJ Expo.

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