18 DJ Stocking Stuffers Under $100

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Last updated 7 August, 2017

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Wondering what to ask Santa for this year? We’ve shortlisted 18 of the best budget DJ gifts, Scrooge-approved!

While Christmas is the most wonderful time of the year, it can certainly be the most hectic, thanks to the holiday rush at practically all shopping malls and outlets. We at Digital DJ Tips know just how stressful shopping for the DJ in your life can be (ie yourself), so we’ve compiled a wishlist of things that can easily be ordered online and delivered to your doorstep by Christmas day! Check out these 18 awesome gift suggestions under $100…

18 Stocking Stuffers

Native Instruments Traktor Splitter Cable
Native Instruments’ Traktor Splitter Cable lets you divide your iOS or Mac’s built-in output port into two, letting you cue with a pair of headphones and output your audio to a pair of speakers.

Native Instruments Traktor Cable for iPad/iPhone

Price: $7 / £6 / €8

They say: Designed by Native Instruments for perfect integration with Traktor DJ running on your iOS device or Traktor Pro 2 on your laptop, allowing for separate headphone cue and master output.

We say: An inexpensive split-output solution for iOS and laptop DJs, making it the perfect accessory for travel DJing and impromptu house parties. Also works with other DJ apps that support output splitting.

Buy from: Amazon (US), Juno (UK), Juno (rest of Europe & world)


ADJ Megabar 50 LED
An inexpensive, compact way to add a multi-colour light wash to your DJ sets.

American DJ Mega Bar 50 LED Light Wash

Price: $95

They say: Compact 22″ (0.5m) LED lighting bar that offers the power of RGB colour mixing for stage or wall washing.

We say: Perfect LED lighting companion to take on every single DJ gig for light ambience that won’t break the bank.

Buy from: Amazon (US)


Chauvet Lighting Ministrobeled LED
Add strobe effects to any gig situation with this small LED solution, perfect for bars and DJ booths where space is a consideration.

Chauvet Lighting MINISTROBELED Strobe Light

Price: $32 / £10 / €13

They say: Compact and lightweight LED strobe light ready for use right out of the box with manually adjustable strobe rate.

We say: Add strobe effects to your DJ performance with this handy little unit that sits pretty in the DJ booth, even right beside your controller set-up!

Buy from: Amazon (US), Juno (UK), Juno (rest of Europe & world)


Decksaver
You’ve spent cash on your gear, so why not spend a little more to keep it safe? Decksavers are covers made from tough polycarbonate to shield your DJ gear from dust and spills.

Decksaver Polycarbonate Covers

Price: From $40 / From £16 / From €21

They say: Polycarbonate shell that’s essential for protection, reducing the risk of damage caused by dust and impact when not in use.

We say: Cost-effective way to keep your DJ gear protected from dust, dings, and the elements, both while in transport and in your bedroom.

Buy from: Amazon (US), Juno (UK), Juno (rest of Europe & world)


Mopads Pair
Quite simply the best 30 bucks you’ll spend to give your monitoring a boost in clarity and imaging. Absolutely essential if you’ve got your DJ monitors on your desk.

Auralex MoPAD Monitor Acoustic Isolation Pads

Price: $31 / £24 / €30

They say: Provide sonic isolation between your monitors and whatever your monitors are resting on, instantly improving the accuracy of your monitoring system.

We say: If your DJ monitors are resting on the same desk or surface as your DJ controller or laptop, these foam pads make your monitors sound better by raising them and reducing comb filtering. Buy a pair of these for each monitor pair you have, it’s a real no-brainer!

Buy from: Amazon (US), Juno (UK), Juno (rest of Europe & world)


UDG Headphone Bag
An inexpensive nylon bag to keep your cans protected from dings and scratches while stored with your other gig gear.

UDG Headphone Nylon Zippered Bag

Price: $27 / £21 / €27

They say: Water-resistant nylon bag that holds most foldable DJ headphones. Comes with detachable and adjustable shoulder strap.

We say: Suitable protection for your headphones, particularly if you tend to store your cans along with other accessories like leads and USB cables in your DJ bag.

Buy from: Amazon (US), Juno (UK), Juno (rest of Europe & world)


Earasers
Invest in a pair of musician’s earplugs like the Earasers today: Your future self 30+ years down the road will thank you for it.

Earasers Earplugs For Musicians

Price: $36

They say: Earasers filter out loud noise while still allowing you to hear at a safe, comfortable level without the muffled sound of traditional earplugs.

We say: We need to preserve our hearing as DJs if we want to stay in this industry for a long time, and modern earplugs like these protect our ears without reducing our listening experience.

Buy from: Amazon (US)


Japanese-made, high quality RCA and USB leads in a convenient carry pouch.
Japanese-made, high quality RCA and USB leads in a convenient carry pouch.

Oyaide RCA And USB Leads Pack

Price: $84

They say: High quality RCA and USB cables with gold-plated connectors in a protective zippered bag.

We say: While cables are hardly an exciting purchase, it definitely pays to have a set of top shelf ones, especially if you’re a gigging DJ. Audio and data problems rooted in bad/corroded leads should be the least of your worries during a performance, so do yourself a favour and get one of these this holiday season.

Buy from: Amazon (US)


Transcend 1TB Hard Drive
Store all your music and files in a rugged hard drive that can withstand accidental DJ booth swipes and falls.

Transcend 1TB USB 3.0 External Hard Drive – Military Drop Standards

Price: $62 / £49

They say: 1TB of storage in a military-grade, shock resistant case designed to meet US military drop test standards.

We say: Back up your music library (or your entire hard drive!) in an extremely rugged external solution you can take with you. No more having to worry about broken drives that have “accidentally” fallen off the DJ booth after one too many pints!

Buy from: Amazon (US), Amazon (UK)


The Oontz XL Bluetooth Speaker
A portable Bluetooth speaker that’s definitely louder and more powerful than it looks.

The Oontz XL Portable Bluetooth Speaker

Price: $84

They say: Big sound for house parties that also doubles as a USB power bank for your mobile devices.

We say: A room-filling Bluetooth solution perfect for your living area, it also acts as a portable music playback speaker for iOS and laptop DJs thanks to its line input. You’ll never have to settle for subpar sound at an impromptu “back to mine” afterparty ever again!

Buy from: Amazon (US)


Daft Punk Toys Pair
Daft Punk in action figure form. What’s not to like?

Daft Punk Action Figures: Guy-Manuel de Homem-Christo

Price: $43 / £61

They say: High-end action figures created under the supervision of Daft Punk themselves, these collectibles were crafted with meticulous attention to detail for enhanced realism.

We say: Get your favourite elusive robots in miniature action figure form this Christmas, and be the envy of every #RealDJ in town and beyond: “Daft Punk is playing at my house!”

Buy from: Amazon (US), Amazon (UK)


Daft Punk Toys Pair
Daft Punk in action figure form. What’s not to like?

Daft Punk Action Figures: Thomas Bangalter

Price: $43 / £61

They say: High-end action figures created under the supervision of Daft Punk themselves, these collectibles were crafted with meticulous attention to detail for enhanced realism.

We say: Get your favourite elusive robots in miniature action figure form this Christmas, and be the envy of every #RealDJ in town and beyond: “Daft Punk is playing at my house!!!”

Buy from: Amazon (US), Amazon (UK)


Zeuz Rugged Case
iPhone case from Zeuz with a design on the back showing the current gold standard for professional DJ equipment.

ZEUZ Rugged Armor CDJ iPhone Case

Price: $11 / £9

They say: Premium quality, shock-resistant polycarbonate hybrid case for rugged smartphone protection. Fits the new iPhone 6 only.

We say: The perfect iPhone 6 case stocking stuffer for digital jocks who’ve sworn undying allegiance to Pioneer DJ (or those who want to but can’t afford them just yet!). Its shock-resistant qualities make sure your new iPhone 6 can stand the rigours of the DJ booth.

Buy from: Amazon (US), Amazon (UK)


Dust And Grooves
Hardbound second edition of the beautiful coffee table book showcasing record collections the world over.

Dust & Grooves: Adventures in Record Collecting

Price: $68 / £47 / €59

They say: Revised edition that illuminates over 130 vinyl collectors and their collections in the most intimate of environments: Their record rooms.

We say: Beautiful coffee table book showcasing some of the most impressive record collections in the world today. Makes an excellent primer for today’s young digital DJ who never went through the “good old days”: Skipping needles, stolen vinyl boxes, and the majesty of true analogue sound.

Buy from: Amazon (US), Juno (UK), Juno (rest of Europe & world)


DJing for Dummies 3rd Edition
A thorough read for beginners getting into DJing, as well as experienced DJs who want to know more about the art.

DJing For Dummies Third Edition

Price: $16 / £16

They say: If you’ve ever spent hours in your bedroom with two turntables and an earful of tracks that sound off-beat or out of key, DJing For Dummies is the go-to guide for taking your skills to the next level.

We say: We’ve mentioned this previously a few weeks back. Makes a great gift for DJs starting out as it covers all the important basics regardless of what gear you’re using, and this third edition of the book’s been newly edited by none other than our very own Phil Morse, so you know straight off the bat that it’s good!

Buy from: Amazon (US), Amazon (UK)


The comprehensive history of the disc jockey; from humble beginnings to festival headliner superstar.
The comprehensive history of the disc jockey; from humble beginnings to festival headliner superstar.

Last Night a DJ Saved My Life: The History of the Disc Jockey

Price: $13 / £13

They say: This cult classic served as the first comprehensive history of the disc jockey, a figure who has become a powerful force shaping the music industry. Now updated and revised for the modern dance music aficionado.

We say: Check out how the DJ turned into the single most important person in dance music through this book that reads like an enjoyable romp through disc jockey history right up to today’s electronic dance music festival scene. Cake recipes not included.

Buy from: Amazon (US), Amazon (UK)


Scratch2Go
Suction cup mount-ons for your tablet that work with Algoriddim’s djay app.

Scratch 2 Go DJ System For Tablets

Price: $50 / £14

They say: Adds authentic DJ controls to a tablet; attaches gently and securely via soft suction cups, giving compact controls that are easy to take anywhere.

We say: While we wouldn’t recommend that you use these for regular gigging, this “faders and jogs” system is a fun toy to use for less serious DJing scenarios when you’ve got nothing but an iPad or other tablet device handy.

Buy from: Amazon (US), Amazon (UK)


Sony MDR-V55
Budget headphones for casual listening that come with some DJ-friendly features like swivel earpieces and a single cord.

Sony MDR-V55 Consumer Headphones

Price: $54 / £34

They say: Over-the-ear DJ-style headphones that come with a gold plated connector and swivel earpieces at an attractive price.

We say: Consumer headphones from Sony that take some build concepts from the once-standard Sony MDRV-700 DJ headphones. An alternative to budget headphones models from brands like Beats By Dre.

Buy from: Amazon (US), Amazon (UK)


Check out our other holiday list for producer gift ideas:

10 Producer Stocking Stuffers Under $100

What’s on your Christmas list this year? Want to add anything on this list that we missed out on? Share it with the rest of our readers in the comments section below!

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