Roland DJ-202 Serato DJ Controller Review

Check out Roland's new entry-level DJ, the DJ-202.
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Overview

Roland has included the new entry level DJ controller to its lineup called the Roland DJ-202 which includes a standalone TR drum machine and sequencer along with a full Serato DJ Intro package at an affordable pricepoint and small footprint and form factor. The Roland DJ-202 has the built-in TR drum sequencer, a MIDI output, MIC input, Performance Pads, 4-decks of control, and separate filters and gain controls with LED level indicators at the low $350 entry-level market. Check out our full in-depth review video and review summary below to see our thoughts on this new controller.

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Review Video & Demo

Pros

  • Built In Standalone Roland TR Drum Sequencer & MIDI OUT
  • Separate Gain & Bi-Pass Filter Controls
  • 2 or 4 Deck Capable
  • Separate Performance Pads & Transport Controls
  • Advanced features ready for Serato DJ Upgrade

Cons

  • Small Pitch/Tempo Sliders
  • Low Headphone Output
  • No Additional AUX Inputs or Booth Outputs

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