DJ Controllers Reviews
Serato DJ has just released a new cool performance video showing Tropkillaz creating a live mashup using two Roland DJ-808 Controllers. These controllers have the built in sequencer from Roland and all the other Serato DJ features that DJ’s need to create great performances like this. Check out or full review of the Roland DJ-808 Controller and peep the new performance video by Tropkillaz to see what can be done on this cool machine.
We were on hand at the NAMM 2017 show earlier this year and got a sneak peak at the full Denon DJ Prime setup which includes turntables, new decks, and a dope four channel mixer. The Denon DJ Prime setup was back in action and in public at Dancefair 2017 where DJ’s finally got to put their hands on the new gear and see just how good it performs in person. Check out the quick video, then our full NAMM 2017 Denon DJ Prime coverage videos after the jump.
Swizz Beatz and Just Blaze were both at the Hot 97 studio recently where they had a classic battle of their beats using DJ gear. The video starts out with Swizz and Just using the recently reviewed Roland DJ-808 Serato DJ controller to show off their skills. The Roland DJ-808 is a top tier DJ controller with the built in Roland TR drum maschine/sequencer and it worked perfectly for this dope battle.
Numark has just announced a new update to their first super-successful professional Serato DJ controller. It’s called the Numark NS6II and it sports the same all-metal durability and four channels of Serato DJ control with the new pad modes and functions with on-board LCD screens in the center of the jog wheels to bring it into the new realm of DJ controllers. Check out the full press release, video, and details after the jump.
We were on hand at the NAMM 2017 show this year and we brought you an exclusive look at both their new Quattro Serato DJ Mixer and the new PRIMO Serato DJ controller. While we were there we also ran into a few famous DJ’s that were cutting it up on the recently reviewed Mixars DUO Serato DJ mixer and the STA turntables that were setup in the booth. DJ Eliza had a quick scratch session to try out the decks and that new Galileo fader that Mixars just posted to their youtube channel.
The Reloop Mixon 4 can work with many different software and hardware options making it a versatile device for all types of DJ’s. 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 the full review video to see our thoughts on it.
Denon DJ has just released the compact but professional DJ controller called the MC7000 that has solid reliable build quality, perfect Serato DJ integration, and lots of other features that are meant to suit the real working DJ’s including a dual USB soundcard for easy DJ changeovers. We’re getting our hands on one in the lab for the full review treatment, but check out this quick tutorial video from the homie DJ TLM showing the main MC7000 features.
As 2017 begins, we are taking a quick look back at the best selling DJ equipment for 2016. The third in our series includes the top three best-selling DJ controllers with the sales info provided by our friends at The DJ Hookup store that has all of your DJ and production equipment needs covered when you need new gear.
The new Reloop Mixon 4 DJ controller was on hand at the NAMM 2017 show last week where we had a complete overview of the device from Reloop themselves and now we have one in the lab for the full out review treatment. We’ll have the full out review video for you shortly, but check out our quick unboxing & first impressions video to see our initial thoughts on the new Flagship Reloop controller.
The Denon DJ SC5000 player will be at this year’s NAMM show and I’ll be there next week to give you a full rundown of the features. This new deck has eight RGB backlit pads on the bottom to control the hotcues, samples, slicer, and loops along with a full color touch screen display and a central display on the jog wheel that shows the current track’s artwork and needle position. Check Guitar Center breakdown and walkthrough video to see more on the new SC5000.