DJ Hardware Reviews

Akai APC Mini

Review: Akai APC Mini Grid Pad Controller

The APC40 was the very first dedicated Ableton Live controller, and its combination of features and unparalleled out-of-the-box integration with the software made it a huge success. But the times they are a-changin’, and it was only a matter of time before Akai updated and refreshed the APC range.

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Review & Video: beaTunes 4 Music Library Fixer & Playlist App

When you’re just starting out as a DJ, collecting music becomes an all-encompassing hobby. When you start out DJing, it feels like you’ve suddenly discovered music again…This goes on quietly as your passion for DJing continues to grow stronger, downloading onto the massive storehouse that is your computer’s hard drive. This goes on unabated, until…

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Video Review: Decksaver DJ Gear Covers

We review lots of DJ gear cases, backpacks, trolleys and so on here, but one of the big issues with protecting your expensive controller is making sure its knobs, faders and buttons are protected in transport, and it’s kept dust-free when not. That’s where Decksaver covers come in.

Hercules

Review & Video: Hercules Stands For DJ Controller & iPad

Got an iPad and a DJ controller (WeGo3, BeatPad, Traktor Kontrol S2 etc)? This little set-up is a great way of setting up in any venue to get all your gear at the right height, and to look really neat and organised too – no table or surface required at all.

UDG Creator Hardcase

Review & Video: UDG Creator Series Controller Hardcases

At €50 to €100, investing in a case like this, particularly if you’re worrying about whether to go to the extra expense of a case at all, is really a no-brainer. If you want something to take all of your gear in, though, a Creator Hardcase isn’t it.

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