DJ controllers are pieces of hardware which allow hands-on control of music mixing software. The development of robust DJ software, along with the hardware to control it, has been one of the most significant things to ever happen within the industry. As the market continues to grow, we’ve found ourselves with many wonderful options to fit budget, workflow, and choice of software. This guide compares the top DJ controllers, so that you can feel confident before spending your hard-earned money! It has been continuously updated since 2014, helping thousands of DJs like you decide which controller is best for them.
While the most popular option for DJs (especially those just getting started) is to use a standard DJ controller, many modern DJs are opting for the all-in-one standalone solution… which mimicks a more CDJ-like experience. In this guide, we’ll talk about the available options for standalone systems in 2022.
The Pioneer CDJ Guidebook: A Comparison & History of CDJs and XDJs When the CDJ-500 was first introduced back in 1994, turntables ruled the roost. Since it was geared towards vinyl DJs moving into the digital realm, the design focused on emulating the classic turntable. For instance, the jog wheel was introduced in order to give […]