DJ Hardware Reviews

DS1

Review & Video: Denon DJ DS1 Serato DVS Interface

If you’ve got an old pair of turntables or CDJs and a trusty mixer, and you want to switch to digital while keeping the gear you know and love, a DVS or “digital vinyl system” is a great way to go – especially as Denon DJ has stormed in with the DS1 and delivered a Serato DJ DVS system with everything you need to get going.

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stemmy

Review & Video: Stems On Traktor 2.9 + Kontrol S8, D2 & F1

Stems is a new audio file format developed by Native Instruments for DJs. With compatible DJ hardware and software, Stems give the user independent control over four parts of a track (for instance drums, bass, synth and vocal). Today we bring you a full and complete review, including two talkthrough videos.

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DJ Accessory Reviews

AFX

Review & Video: Magma CTRL Case For Akai Pro AMX/AFX

Cases are cases, right? Well, maybe (although some definitely are better than others), but we wanted to cover this little case today because it’s for what is turning out to be a very popular brace of controllers (the Akai Pro AMX and Akai Pro AFX), and it has a nice little twist giving it a “double life”. Let’s find out more…

samson

Review & Video: Samson Synth Seven Wireless Mic

From corporate gigs to weddings, from mobile events to sharing your set with a singer, or just to have an MC as part of your event, many DJs need a microphone… and for some of those, that choice could be wireless. The microphone we’re reviewing today is one such model, the samson Synth Seven Handheld System.

stealth

Review & Video: Corsair Flash Survivor Stealth USB Drive

Not all DJs take laptops into the DJ booth, and many prefer to take their music on USB, especially now that Pioneer’s Rekordbox software/hardware offers a viable alternative to the laptop/controller style of DJing. But of course, whatever your reason for choosing to DJ from USB, your choice if USB drive is going to be crucial.

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