DJ Hardware Reviews

Review & Video: Pioneer RM-05 Active Monitors

Maybe because nowadays every DJ wants to add the "slash producer" to what they do, maybe because of Pioneer's producer-focused Toraiz series of instruments, or maybe just because the company wants gear in all sectors of the electronic music game - whatever the reason, it now has some pretty serious studio monitors in its range. Today we review the Pioneer RM-05s.

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Review & Video: DJ Player Pro 9 for iOS

Developer iMect boldly touts DJ Player Pro 9 as the “Formula 1 car for the DJ world” and a quick look at the features tells you why – you get four decks, full support for any DVS system, full mapping capabilities for any Midi device, dedicated cloud storage, support for the Stems audio format, and more. Here's our full review.

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[NAMM 2017] Video: Magma Vektor DJ Laptop Stand

Magma now has its own take on the style of stand popularised by Crane all those years ago, called the Vektor. It folds up small, is reassuringly solid, and has thick (bright red) rubber tubular "feet" to keep it steady. Take a closer look in our talkthrough video.

Review & Video: Ear Peace HD High Fidelity Hearing Protection

Earplugs are something that smart DJs and musicians use before they need to, knowing they're necessary to reduce the risk of irreparable tinnitus and other ear damage through over-exposure to loud music. The rest of us? We get a scare then realise we have to do something (I had one of those this time last year). Either way, at some point, practically every DJ decides "it's time". Earpeace HD earplugs, reviewed here, are a good start.

Review & Video: Audio Technica ATH-PRO700MK2 Headphones

Enter the Audio Technica ATH-PRO700MK2, a pair of headphones that promise professional sound and rugged build at a good price. They're not a new model and they've been around for a few years now, but we received a fresh unit for review and thought we'd give them a go. Are they any good? We find out...

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