Digital Dj controllers are basically music controllers that allow the DJ to emulate the traditional turntables and mixer using just one single piece of equipment. Normally allowing the Dj to connect to a laptop or computer via a USB connector. There are many Dj controllers on the market and here is a list of the top 10 best DJ controllers.
10. Denon DJ Prime 4 – 4 Deck Standalone DJ System/ Serato DJ Controller, Built-In 4 Channel Digital Mixer, and 10-Inch Touchscreen.
This is the most expensive controller on the list but it comes with many features that all the others do not have. It comes with a touch screen display with gesture recognition. You can store your entire music collection on the hard drive which makes it easy for every Dj. This controller is powered by Engine OS, you can import a full record box collection direct from a media source and is compatible with both Windows and Mac computers. Will allow you to unlock Serato Dj pro for free. This is the controller holds the highest rating on Amazon and has a 4.9 out of 5-stars. Great for beginners or advanced Dj,s and comes with all the equipment and software needed to throw a great party.
9. Pioneer Pro DJ DJ Controller (DDJ-SX3)
This controller is one of the more expensive ones on this list and is made by Pioneer. Has three mic inputs, dual USB ports, has a very professional design that includes 16 multicolored performance pads, on-jog display, and clear vision of the player and mixer sections. This controller unlocks Serato Pro Dj software and includes Serato pitch N time as well as Saroto flip. It has a smooth transition which is great for performing at clubs, parties, and weddings. Easy to collaborate with MC’s, rappers, and singers by using the three microphone connections all at once. This controller will allow you to enhance vocals allowing crystal clear speech. Completely packed with features this is one of the best on the market but you will be paying for it and they hold a 4.0 out of 5-stars on Amazon, but many say that it is a great value.
8. Numark Mixtrack 3 | All-In-One 2-Deck DJ Controller for Serato DJ Including a Long-Throw Pitch Faders, 5-inch High-Resolution Jog Wheels, and Virtual DJ LE & Prime Loops Remix Tool Kit
This is perfect for at home and aspiring Dj’s and is powered by a USB connection to a computer. It does require an external audio interface for the sound to work. Combine this with mix track three and you have everything that you will need to keep the party going all night. It has durable and responsive metal, you can start mixing right away when you register you mix track 3 and download the Virtual DJ LE software, easy to upgrade the software at any time as well. Amazon has a 4.2 out of 5-star rating which is the lowest star rating out of all ten of these controllers listed, but still a great option for the price.
7. Pioneer DDJ-SB3 DJ Controller for Serato DJ Lite Bundle with Stand, Headphones, and Austin Bazaar Polishing Cloth
A portable easy design for easy transportation and is great for a mobile Dj. It is compatible with both Windows and Mac computers. This comes as a bundle that includes a laptop stand and brand new headphones. A really great deal and holds high value for the price. Has a 4.3 out of 5-star rating on Amazon and has over 60 ratings from different customers. Has large job wheels, smooth transition, pad scratch, and very durable design.
6. Pioneer DJ DDJ-SR2 Portable 2-channel controller for Serato DJ
This controller is a lot more expensive than the other ones listed here because it comes with many more features. It comes with large features, low-latency jog wheels to give you great scratch response and accuracy, allows you to connect to a professional PA system. It allows you to control the software features with a push of a button. This package includes the latest version of Serato Dj pro as well as the Pitch ’n Time DJ expansion pack. It allows you to plug and play control and this is recommended for the more advanced Dj. This controller has a 4.6 out of 5-star rating on Amazon and has some of the best ratings on the market.
5. Denon DJ MC4000 | Premium 2-Channel DJ Controller with Serato DJ Lite download (24-bit / 48 kHz)
Has two decks controller for Serato and comes with Serato Dj intro and will allow you to upgrade the software as well. Ready for the demands of a mobile Dj giving you easy inputs and outputs and mixing capabilities that allow easy setup so less equipment will be needed. Has a 4.4 out of 5-star rating on Amazon and also comes with a manufactures warranty.
4. Hercules DJControl Inpulse 200
This controller is compact and lightweight so great for easy travel. It is designed to help you learn the basics of Djing. Integrated with tutorials for easy learning and allows you to activate the Intelligent Music Assistant which will provide you with the best music suggestions. It comes with Comprehensive DJUCED DJ software. This software will display a list of songs which are recommended by DJUCED artificial intelligence, also will suggest a song from your own library, and will help keep the party going. This controller has a 4.4 out of 5-star rating and is highly recommended for beginners and the price is fantastic.
3. Pioneer DJ Smart DJ Controller (DDJ-200)
This is considered one of the best Dj controllers on the market because it is smartphone compatible offering multi-app compatibility and support for music streaming services. Very lightweight and easy to transport, great for any Dj on the move. This is great because you can literally plug in your smartphone and or PC/MAC and start playing tunes. This controller has a 4.3 out of 5 start rating on Amazon and is a really good price.
2. Pioneer DJ DJ Controller (DDJ-400)
Offering a club-style layout and allows you to have a built-in sound card with plug and play connectivity via USB cable, so very user-friendly. The key features that come with this controller are tutorials, beat fx, recordabox DJ, PC master out, portable design, and offers very clear audio. Does come with Rekordbox DJ license key, built-in sound card with plug and play connectivity via USB cable holds. Has a 4.6-star rating on Amazon and comes with a manufacturer’s warranty that can be requested via customer service.
1. Pioneer DJ DJ Controller, Black, (DDJSB3)
Features are designed to be where you need them when you need them allowing easy access to create awesome music. This is one of the best Dj controllers on the market because it is easy and accessible and makes learning how to Dj a breeze. Has an intuitive design, pad scratch, smooth transitions, has a very durable design, and is compatible with Saroto Dj Lite. Holds a 4.6-star rating on Amazon and customers really enjoy this product. This controller also comes with a manufactures warranty at your request with customer service.