Review & Video: Denon DJ DS1 Serato DVS Interface

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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.

Review & Video: Hercules DJControl Jogvision Serato Controller

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The first DJ controller I ever reviewed was a Hercules, and the company has been making them ever since, with some notable successes in its chosen lower end of the market. But with the DJControl Jogvision, the company brings both its first Serato controller, and its first to include multi-info displays in the middle of the jogwheels.

Serato DJ 1.7.7 Supports Rane MP2015, Numark NS7III & More

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Serato DJ 1.7.7 has just been announced, with official support for the Rane MP2015 mixer, and for the Numark NS7III, Denon DJ MC4000 and Pioneer DDJ-SB2 DJ controllers. It also offers support for Numark’s NS7II add-on screen displays, and DVS for NS7II / NS7III users with the DVS Expansion Pack.

Pioneer DJ Launches DDJ-SB2 Controller For Serato DJ

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Pioneer has today announced the Pioneer DDJ-SB2 entry-level controller for Serato DJ Intro and Serato DJ. The two-channel DDJ-SB2 boasts all the features of the original DDJ-SB, including filter fade and performance pads,but now adds trim pots, level meters, the Pad Trans beat effect and four-deck control.

Pioneer DJM-S9 Battle Mixer For Serato DJ Announced

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Pioneer has just announced its latest mixer, the DJM-S9, which is a two-channel Midi-enabled DVS scratch mixer designed to work out-of-the-box with Serato DJ software, with a built-in audio interface and deep Midi control.

Serato DJ 1.7.6 Released, Brings Denon DJ DS1 Interface Support

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Serato just released its latest version of Serato DJ. Now at 1.7.6, the update includes support for Denon DJ’s DS1, which is a tiny two-channel DVS interface that lets you use a pair of turntables or CDJs with Serato DJ. We first saw the Denon DJ DS1 at NAMM 2015 and was surprised at how compact it was, perfect for cramped DJ booths.

Numark Mixtrack Pro 3 Serato Controller Out Now

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Numark’s all-in-one Mixtrack Pro 3 Serato DJ controller is now available. The latest update in the popular Mixtrack Pro series features a narrower chassis design, thicker metal jogwheels compared to its predecessors, and touchstrips for track search and effects. It ships with Serato DJ Intro, and you can upgrade to Serato DJ.