DJ Controllers Reviews
Serato DJ has come a long way in terms of available effects within its software setup. The new izotope effects found in Serato sound great and they have lots of depth to make them unique. There are many different tricks and tips that can be found within the Serato DJ effects engine. The Serato DJ team has just released an in-depth tutorial video on the Serato DJ FX powered by iZotope. Check out the video after the jump.
Denon DJ has recently released their brand new flagship controller the MC6000MK2 which is an update to their original top-of-the-line controller which adds Serato DJ compatibility, Slip Mode, Aluminum-Top Jog Wheels, the Loop Roll feature, and more. The MC6000MK2 is a high-powered and well-built four-channel DJ controller and standalone mixer that has the versatility to work with all popular DJ software including Serato, Traktor, VDJ, and Mixvibes Cross. We recently reviewed the MC6000MK2 and we found that it was a great Mobile DJ controller with lots of features that are popular today. Check out this quick Denon DJ tutorial walk-through video to see more on the MC6000MK2.
For this week’s video, we are proud to present another FREE Youtube Giveaway of the Epsilon Quad-Mix DJ Controller. In the recent Epsilon Quad-Mix controller review, we found that it was a good entry-level to intermediate-level DJ controller with good features, RCA inputs, and familiar layout. Check out the video review and enter the free worldwide youtube contest after the jump.
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.
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.
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.
The new Traktor Pro 2.8.0 update is now released and with it comes support for the new Traktor Kontrol D2, support for the new Rane MP2015 Mixer, 64-Bit Architecture, and a host of other improvements. The Pioneer XDJ-1000 and CDJ-900NXS players also receive full HID support.
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.
UDG has been protecting DJ equipment for years now with their excellent cases and bags that make it easy for DJ’s to take gear with them on the go. Last week UDG has announced its new MIDI Controller Backpacks in Large or Medium sizes which will fit all types of new controllers that are out on the market today. UDG has also revealed its new Ultimate DIGI Headphone Bag that can carry almost any DJ headphones and other small DJ accessories.
The Epsilon Quad-Mix four-channel DJ controller is a very capable device that comes bundled with VirtualDJ LE, has aluminum knobs, and two RCA inputs to add extra turntables or CDJ’s to the performance. The Quad-Mix is now available in white and black editions for the slim price of only $350. Check out our full video review to see if this controller is for you.