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Roland DJ-808 Controller Review

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Overview

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.

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Review Video & Demo

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Setup & First Impressions

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 above for full rundown.

Pros

  • Super-Full Featured Serato DJ Controller
  • Built-In Roland TR-S Sequencer & VT
  • Excellent Jog Wheel Feel (Very Low Latency)
  • New Serato DJ On-Board Features like PNT & Pitch Play

Cons

  • Hollow/Plastic Body Feel
  • Expensive

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