Serato Reviews

[Review] Akai AMX & AFX Serato DJ Controllers

The Akai AFX is a small controller that lets users perform with multi-color performance pads, effects, hotcues, slicer, loops, navigation, and the new Serato Flip expasion while the Akai AMX is a mixing console & Serato DJ interface that controls the EQ, filters, headphones, volume linefaders, a mini-innofader crossfader and DVS Capable RCA inputs and outputs.  Check out our full video review to see if these controllers are right for you.

Serato DJ Numark Mixtrack Pro III Demo [Video]

The new Numark Mixtrack III & Mixtrack Pro III entry-level DJ controllers are on their way.  The new versions of the Mixtrack III have a new streamlined and simple layout, taller and higher resolution jog wheels, large 100mm pitch sliders, and a touch-sensitive strip above the jog wheels for effects and track scrolling/searching.  Check out this quick demo/performance video by Kristina from Serato DJ to see how the Mixtrack Pro III works with the flagship software.

Allen & Heath Xone:43C Mixer Unboxing [Video]

Allen & Heath has just released a Digital USB version of the Xone:43 analog mixer which is called the Xone:43C.  The new Xone:43C mixer has all of the analog goodness of the 43 including the iconic Filters and great sound quality but also adds a USB soundcard for DVS playback and an X-Link port to connect other Allen & Heath Digital devices such as the K1 or K2. Review is coming soon, but check out our unboxing & first impressions video after the jump.

Numark NV Dj Faibo X Performance [Video]

We recently reviewed the new Dual-Screen Serato DJ Controller called the Numark NV and we found that it was a great device that allows the user to focus on the performance and crowd without gazing at the computer screen.  The Numark NV works with Virtual DJ but the Serato DJ experience is where it all started.  Check out our full Video Review of the Numark NV, then check out the Dj Faibo X performance video to see it all in action.

Serato DJ 1.2.5 Released

The Serato team has just announced a new update to their free software that will allow owners of the new Numark Mixtrack Pro 3 and the Hercules DJControl Jogvision controllers to work with Serato DJ Intro.  This means that owners of these new controllers can now download Serato DJ Intro 1.2.5 which will give users access to Serato features like sync, cue points, loops, library navigation, and more.

Serato DJ 1.7.5 Released & 30% Discount [Video]

The Serato DJ 1.7.5 update has been released to support the new Rane TTM57mkII DJ mixer. This software update comes hot on the heels of Serato DJ 1.7.4 and adds support for the TTM57mkII, which is shipping now. Serato is also giving new users a 30% discount from now until next week 4/28/2015.  Act now to get this great deal on a Premium DJ software.  Also check out this dope performance video of Keys ‘N Krates getting busy with the new Rane TTM57mkII!

Akai AMX & AFX Unboxing [Video]

The new Akai AFX & AMX Serato DJ controllers are finally in the DJbooth lab for the full review treatment.The Akai AFX is a small controller that lets users perform with multi-color performance pads, effects, hotcues, slicer, loops, navigation, and the new Serato Flip expasion while the Akai AMX is a mixing console & Serato DJ interface that controls the EQ, filters, headphones, volume linefaders, a mini-innofader crossfader and DVS Capable RCA inputs and outputs.

Serato DJ 1.7.4 Info & Tutorial [Videos]

Serato DJ 1.7.4 has just been released and with it comes the compatibility with the new Serato DJ Club Kit that will allow users of certain Pioneer and Allen & Heath four channel Club mixers to work in digital vinyl setup mode with external decks and Serato DJ software control.  Users of the Pioneer DJM-900NSX/DJM-850 or the Allen & Heath DB2/DB4 and newly announced Xone:43C can connect to the computer via USB and have full Serato DJ timecode control with the club kit.

Serato DJ Jazzy Jeff [Videos]

DJ Jazzy Jeff is one of the best DJ’s in the World and one of the main reasons I started spinning on the turntables in the first place.  Serato has always been supportive of the World Traveling (Vinyl Destination) DJ and they decided to invite him out to Auckland for a quick interview and for a video of the famous Peter Piper Routine.  Check out these videos after the jump.

Serato DJ Intro 1.2.4: Korg Kaoss DJ Support

The Serato team has just announced a new update to their free software that will allow owners of the newly released Korg Kaoss DJ Controller to use Serato DJ Intro with this new device.  This means users can now download Serato DJ Intro 1.2.4 which will give users access to Serato features like sync, cue points, loops, library navigation, and more.

 

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