The new Native Instruments Traktor Kontrol Z2 2+2 MIDI Mixer is a heavy-duty Traktor Scratch Certified two-channel professional DJ mixer with on-board Traktor Pro 2.6 MIDI controls for many of the advanced DJ software features such as Loops, Remix Deck Slots, Hotcues, Macro-FX and much more. The Traktor Kontrol Z2 is the first true DJ mixer produced by Native Instruments that will perfectly compliment the Traktor software (with DVS package) while also providing DJ’s with an true analog DJ mixer solution to play non-software sources like audio CD’s from CD decks or vinyl from turntables. Check out my Full HD-Video and written reviews after the jump.
The Pioneer XDJ-AERO is a new DJ mixstation that can be used in many different ways and in different combinations all on the fly. The Pioneer XDJ-AERO is a two-deck digital DJ MIDI/HID controller that can work with almost any DJ software of your choice, it can also function as a true standalone two channel DJ mixer, it can playback audio files directly from on-board USB flash/hard drives, and it can even transfer audio files wirelessly between up to four different Wi-Fi enabled devices that are running the Rekordbox Pioneer DJ library software. Check out the full HD-Video review inside.
The new Rane Sixty-One has landed in the DJbooth.net Lab and the full video and written reviews are now complete. The Rane Sixty-One is a premium-grade Serato Scratch Live (SSL) two-channel DJ mixer that comes with everything a DJ needs to convert their Vinyl or CD decks into virtual timecode decks that can be used to manipulate the digital files located on a computer. Check out our full HD-Video and written reviews inside to see how it handles the test.
The Dragon-Two Digital DJ Controller is the newest release by the new DJ Tech company that has lots of features that DJ’s will appreciate. There are (12) Performance pads per deck along with a standalone mixing function and a great crossfader feel on the Dragon-Two. We’ve got one in the DJbooth Lab for a full out HD-Video review to put it through the paces. See how it held up and if the DJ Tech Dragon-Two is right for you inside.
The pioneer DJM-850 is a powerful four-channel Traktor Scratch Certified mixer with a super-sturdy build quality and exceptional studio-grade sound quality to match. The mixer has a bunch of BEAT EFFECTS and a new section called SOUND COLOR EFFECTS that can be applied in different combinations for some very cool mixing possibilities. Check out my full HD-Video review along with the in-depth written review after the jump.
The Pioneer DJM-250 is a small DJ mixer, but it’s big in the right areas. The new two-channel (eight input) Pioneer DJM-250 has cool over-sized knobs Filter knobs for each channel and a silky smooth crossfader for mixing and scratching. Everything on the DJM-250 feels “Pioneer DJ” Strong and it all comes in at a price that won’t kill your wallet. Check out my full HD-Video review to see how this new compact Pioneer DJ mixer stacks up.
I’d like to give a HUGE shout-out to my people over at Pioneer DJ division for hooking us up with all this awesome gear to review! The latest item we have is the Pioneer DJM-T1 Trtaktor Scratch Certified two-channel DJ Mixer with Traktor MIDI controls. I’ve been patiently waiting for this mixer to hit my doorstep and we’ve finally been able to get it in the Lab for a full and in-depth HD-Video review to breakdown all the features and functions that this mixer has to offer. Check out the full video review inside.
Our good friend’s over at Allen & Heath decided to drop a gem on us with the new Xone:DB2 professional Effects Mixer with full MIDI control capabilities. I was able to get the Xone:DB2 in the lab for a nice long test run to put it through the paces and see how it handles. This is our first 4-channel style mixer review here on DJbooth.net as we mainly focus on hip-hop style DJ’s, but how could I turn down a DB2? Check out the full HD-Video review inside to see how it stacks up.