In the today’s world, music technology has actually advanced in a positive way, thus making it easier for both the upcoming and existing artists to perform comfortably. For a DJ to perform exclusively well, one of the requirements is a mixer. Having in mind that there are numerous companies producing different brands, well it is advisable for one to consider key features while making such purchases. Some of the DJ mixers that can make DJs achieve great heights in their career include:
1. Novation TWITCH DJ Controller
In the current market, Novation Twitch DJ Controller stands out to be one of the best tools for a DJ to performance exclusively compared to the various brands of DJ controllers. This controller is largely built in a quality and excellent manner that allow it withstand long hours performances, as well as, being used even in all demanding sets.
- It has two excellent LED backlit touch strip which is an additional feature. As such, the touch strip can be used in various ways such as needle drop, intensity of FX, and in changing of the pitch.
- It has a crystal clear club that is always ready to input the four outputs which are on the sound card, unlike those cheap brands that lack this feature.
- Novation Twitch DJ Controller is easily portable because of its small size, and thus it can even fit in a laptop bag.
In my own opinion, Novation Twitch is the best DJ controller that I can recommend to any DJ out there who is interested in intermediated digital solution.
2. Numark NS6 DJ Controller
The Numark brand is known for their nice looking and high-quality equipment, which is witnessed in the newly introduced NS6.
- It has a well in-built mixer that contains a four –channeled DJ mixer controller
- It has software that consists of four decks features.
- It has high-resolution touch which is usually activated on the platters. The resolution delivered is 3600 ticks per rotation.
- The Numark NS6 has a 24-bit audio interface that offers a high quality pristine audio which is transmitted from the computer.
The Numark NS6 is an awesome machine that I recommend to every DJ, therefore, hurry and grab a piece of the machine.
3. ION Audio iCUE3 Discover DJ System
The ION Audio iCUE3 Discover DJ System is the machine always recommended for beginners, as well as, those persons whose aim is to test their DJ skills. ION Audio iCUE3 is that machine whenever it turns out on someone it simply indicates that the person has not spent enough time on the professional kit.
It’s a low-cost DJ computer package that will help every music-lover who has the desire to start DJing while enjoying their wonderful moments as they do their mix. It helps in controlling the PC or Mac power in to considerable volumes, thus allowing the event to proceed with a swing.
It has all the components one needs to test drive becoming a DJ such as:
- DJing via computer because it also supports their digital music collection.
- It supports a three band EQ, two decks smart controller with high quality volume, and a scratch wheel for the two decks.
- It has a base that consists of three parts of control plus a big and scratch wheel which has provides clear touch sensitivity for the traditional vinyl feel.
- It has a crossfader that assists one to mix between songs.
- It automatically matches the rhythm between tunes.
- It has Easy-to-use software that is not complicated.
This machine is perfectly designed with a lot of creativity and practically proven to be the easiest for anyone to learn, record playback, and share music with friends. As such, I highly recommend for beginner DJs to purchase this machine because it will help them shape their sounds harmoniously with bass and treble control.
4. Mix Vibes UMIXCONTROLPRO DJ Mixer Review
The Mix Vibes UMIXCONTROLPRO DJ Mixer machine is the best suit for anyone who intends to own a complete DJing package as it has an awesome package which comes with the integral sound card.
- It has external MIDI DJ and CROSS DJ software for the controller function. The internal sound card for the controller comes with an interface, which makes the Mix Vibes UMIXCONTROLPRO DJ Mixer looks great in a compact design.
- It has an attractive look that is craggy and it’s not too heavy to carry around. The front and the back of the DJ package is covered in a solid metal casing. The control surface, the input, and the output are well designed with protective case cover.
- Mix Vibes UMIXCONTROLPRO DJ Mixer consists of ease to use buttons and knobs. This feature makes it funs to use the machine.
5. M-Audio X-Session Pro Mixer DJ Controller
This machine is best suit for DJs as it is used to the two styles of working, as well as, the ones that an individual would want to hunt for digital solutions in a manner that allows them to express themselves appropriately. Every person has his/her own way of presenting their own personality in this field of mixing the music. All that is needed to start DJing is provided in this package. In case someone wants a machine that has more than two channels, they should definitely get another system and device.
6. Reloop Mixage Interface Edition DJ Controller with Audio interface
This type of a mixer is one of the best innovations that can change and improve a DJ performance since it is easy and fun to use, as well as, the quality of the audio is great. Perhaps, those DJs who may want to get people up to the dance floor by creating and sculpting their music, then this is best DJ controller they should purchase. Evidently, this device is considered as the most innovate DJ controller that has the best ideal features in accordance with today’s digital DJ, hence making them more efficient.
7. M-Audio Torq MixLab DJ Controller Review
M-Audio Torq MixLab DJ Controller is best for those DJs who hugely want to be at the top in their work since it’s a top class device.
- It’s simple to use as it offers the simplest user interface compared to other DJ controllers in the market. Additionally, it consists of a USB port, which makes it much easier to install and use.
- It’s a plug and plays machine since it will be recognized instantly by the Windows XP and there are no other hardware drivers needed to support the USB.
- The USB controller makes it easy for the DJ to access all the parameters this making them rock the dance floor once they combine the available features.
8. DJ-Tech 4Mix DJ Mixer Controllers
The controllers of the DJ-Tech 4Mix DJ Mixer Controllers are covered in black plastic and have round buttons with no- slip rubber. The controller requires a silver and black bushed cover mainly for support. It has comfortable trigger pad that enables effective testing procedure before buying to ensure they are compatible with the laptop.
- It’s easy to remove and change the VCA cross- fader cover since the virtual DJ LE has four types of controllers.
- The big pad offers the four lines with filters and samples joint controls that are bold and simple thus showing cool features.
- Additionally, there are four more lines in the middle of the controller, which are used as the equalizers, line faders, and knobs, as well as a LED button that is red in color.
9. Behringer BCD3000 DJ Mixer Review
Behringer BCD3000 DJ Mixer device is the best suit for the upcoming DJs who seem to be on a tight budget, but are willing to sail in the digital field of DJing. This device is able to mix and play any MP3, MIDI, and WAV because the mixer is the best suit for the PC. Furthermore, the controller is best suitable for events such as parties due to its excellent sound quality.
- It’s easy to operate and to carry around because of its small in size and can allow one to store all the audio digital files in a laptop.
- It has four channels with USB audio interface that helps the user DJ to control all the applications using software that is known TRAKTOR 3 LE.
- The channel has a high-quality microphone and 3 band kill equalizer, which help to mix the tracks live.
10. Allen & Heath Xone 4D Universal DJ Controller Review
This machine has advanced features which are highly recommended as they are developed by producers from reputable manufacturers and respected DJs. It’s best for those seeking to have a serious professional DJ controller as it can also be used with a personal laptop.
- It has updated features of the previous DJ controllers such as K2, 2D, Xone.
- It has highly comprehensive DJ features that make it highly recommendable for professional digital DJ systems