DJ Controllers Reviews
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.
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.
We recently reviewed the new Native Instruments Traktor Kontrol S8 which is a very powerful DJ controller for Traktor while also working as a DVS enabled mixer for external turntables and CDJ style control. The legendary DJ Shiftee has just completed a pretty sick turntable timecode DVS performance along with using some of the new cool features on the Traktor Kontrol S8 such as Freeze Mode. Check out this dope performance video to see what’s possible with the new S8.
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