Roland DJ-505 Serato DJ Controller Review

Check out our review video of the Roland DJ-505 Controller.
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Check out our review video of the Roland DJ-505 Controller.
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Overview

The Roland DJ-505 is a two-channel, four-deck Serato DJ controller that comes with the complete Serato Tool Kit (FX, FLIP & Pitch & Time). The DJ-505 is like having a trimmed down DJ-808 that is easy to transport for DJ's on the go and still have a complete feature set throughout. It includes the TR sequencer, two phono/line RCA inputs, XLR/TRS/RCA outputs, and much more. Check out our full video review and summary below to see our full thoughts on the DJ-505.

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Review Video & Demo

Pros

  • Standalone TR Sequencer/Drum Maschine Built In (Editable Drum Kits)
  • Comes Bundled with Serato DJ & Serato Tool Kit (Flip, FX, P&T)
  • Standalone Mixer Mode/2 RCA Inputs (Serato DVS Ready) XLR, RCA, TRS, MIDI Outputs
  • 2 Deck Layout/4 Deck Layered Controls
  • Low Latency Metal-Top Jog Wheels for Scratching

Cons

  • Almost All Plastic Construction
  • Smaller Pitch Sliders

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