Looking for opinions on some DJ Controllers

Discussion in 'DJ's, MC's & Turntablism' started by Sovereign, Dec 6, 2013.

  1. Sovereign

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    Easy, been looking at reviews for some controllers and such and I'm having a hard time deciding between these three.

    http://www.amazon.com/Hercules-DJ-4...019&sr=1-1&keywords=hercules+dj+console+rmx+2

    http://www.amazon.com/Numark-Pro-II-Controller-Integrated/dp/B00BCL96T2

    http://www.amazon.com/Native-Instru...e=UTF8&qid=1386351989&sr=1-2&keywords=traktor

    Basically looking for some opinions on these from anyone that has them. The Traktor is a little bit more expensive but I'm thinking it might be worth it for the quality.
     
  2. Binary_UK

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    Get the S2, best built out of the bunch!
     
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  3. L111

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    I'm in a similar boat, but those models aren't really comparable, the Traktor S2 is double the price!

    I've read tons of reviews and the mixtrack pro 2 seems like an absolute bargain
     
  4. Sovereign

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    Yeah I considered the choices a lot, and I'm just gonna go with the Traktor.
     
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    Ive only used the s4 but id recommend it all day. Love the extra channels for using decks or cdjs too
     
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  6. Howitzer

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    is it your first controller? First foray into the world of mixing?

    If so, go cheap, you dont know if you even like it yet.
     
  7. Crysis

    Crysis wannabe dj

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    This. If you do discover that you really like it, you'll need to invest in some quality gear. In the DJ equipment world, the phrase "you get what you pay for" really applies. Cheap stuff is cheap. You will be so much more satisfied with a quality piece of gear. 2nd hand gear is usually just fine because the stuff is built to take abuse. I started on a Numark Phat Pack.. and then I picked up some 2nd hand Technics and an 8 year old DJM-600. I used that mixer, as is, for another 5 years before I finally just wanted something different.
     
  8. edudo87

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    I'm getting my self a Reloop, solild-build, quality in audio and manufacture...
    all the knobs and buttons you'll ever need
    with a really decent price...
     
  9. Howitzer

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    good call, I started out on a reloop controller myself. I only hope their traktor mappings have gotten better . . .
     
  10. DNBA SUCKZ

    DNBA SUCKZ I've been naughty, I'm banned

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    vestex vci-400 rules to roost, and kills the need to lame cdj`s, you can use it in any DVS software, serato, virtual dj, traktor, deckadance

    you can download a midi map for whichever program if you search google and tweak it to your needs

    then you can use deckadance as a vsti in FL studio, and have your mixer full of EQ`s and make fake vinyl, and use other controllers and have no need to be your ableton and so on
     
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