Top 5 Flagship 4-channel DJ Controllers (2017-2018)

Watch our rundown of the top 5 flagship 4-channel DJ Controllers for 2017-2018.
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We've been reviewing DJ controllers on this website and youtube channel for years now.  During that time, we've come to learn what makes a great DJ controller, and the manufacturers have also settled into a standard of what a top-dog flagship DJ controller should have.  With this in mind, we created a new top-5 list.  This time we're looking at the Top 5 Flagship 4-channel DJ controllers.  These controllers are not in any order but they all have lots of strengths that allow them all to be the best of the best.  Check out the full video below, then see our summary breakdown of what stands out about that particular device.  You can also see our review videos of each controller so you can see all the features and functions that are not listed here.

Numark NS7 III (Review Video)


-Solid Metal build quality
-High Torq Direct Drive Motors with Real Vinyl on top
-Official Akai MPC Performance Pads
-Touch Capacitive Knobs/Controls
-3 Hi-Res screens to see Serato DJ output

Pioneer DDJ-SZ2/RZ/RZX (Walkthrough Video)

-Really Large Layout with Same Footprint as the Club standard Nexus Setup
-Fully Featured 4 channel standalone mixers
-Flagship software features on board
-On Board Effects mixed with Software Effects

Denon MCX8000 (Review Video)

-Perfect for Mobile DJ Use w/2 Microphone Inputs with Effects
-Solid All Metal Build Quality
-Ability to use both Serato DJ & Standalone Denon Engine Software On The Fly
-Great On-Board Dual Screens for Playback Info
-Full Standalone 4-channel Mixer Lots of inputs & outputs
-On Board Effects

Traktor Kontrol S8 (Review Video)

-True 4-Channel Standalone Mixer (Many inputs/outputs)
-Dual Screens For Traktor Software Control Info
-Full Remix Deck Control
-Take advantage of all Traktor bells and whistles

Roland DJ-808 (Review Video)

-Super-Full Featured Serato DJ Controller w/PNT & Pitch Play
-Built-In Roland TR-S Sequencer & VT
-Excellent Jog Wheel Feel (Very Low Latency)
-Standalone 4-channel mixer

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