DJ Controller

Mi Cube is Xiaomi’s $10 smart wonder device

Mi Cube is Xiaomi’s $10 smart wonder device

Today Xiaomi have introduced a device by the name of Mi Cube Controller. This tiny cube device can be used for many things, and we want it. We want a bunch of them. This little thing is a 5cm square cube, right around the size of a Polaroid Cube, containing sensors that allow 6 different kinds of controls. These include 90-degree flip, 180-degree flip, "double knock", Rotate, Nudge, and Shake.

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Pioneer XDJ-1000 employs large touch screen for future DJs

Pioneer XDJ-1000 employs large touch screen for future DJs

A large touchscreen above a disk-sized wheel depicts the future of DJ stations in the XDJ-1000. So says Pioneer. So says the company that today will bring on features like PRO DJ Link, rekordbox compatibility, and of course, Wi-fi. What good is a turntable device without a connection to the internet? You'll be able to access the full collection of features through the 7-inch screen - full color and ready to roll with features like Beat Sync, Beat Jump/Loop Move, and Hot Cue.

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Traktor Kontrol S8 brings the DJ back to the party

Traktor Kontrol S8 brings the DJ back to the party

Native Instruments have issued a hardware update for their Traktor Kontrol DJ controller. The Traktor Control S8, a new all-in-one system for the serious DJ, will be arriving very soon. Of immediate note is the Traktor Control moves away from jog wheels, replacing them with two screens. There are also touch-sensitive knobs for enhanced control. The S8 wants to bring the DJ away from the laptop and back into focus with the crowd, and this one packs enough under the hood to get that rolling.

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Pioneer DDJ-SX2 lets you scratch and loop in real-time

Pioneer DDJ-SX2 lets you scratch and loop in real-time

There may be nothing quite like an old-school turntable, but it’s 2014 — we’re going digital. Pioneer has announced their new DDJ-SX2 Controller, taking your DJ aspirations to the next level. Pioneer also has a neat new feature called Serrato Flip, which makes recording hot cue combos and playback a snap.

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Pioneer DDJ-SZ DJ controller supports Serato DJ software

Pioneer DDJ-SZ DJ controller supports Serato DJ software

Pioneer has announced a new addition to its line of DJ gear with the Serato compatible DDJ-SZ DJ controller. The company says that the DDJ-SZ is designed for the DJ that likes the performance specs of the Pioneer professional gear, but prefers and all in one system. The DDJ-SZ is 35% larger than Pioneer's DDJ-SX controller adding in extra functionality.

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Hercules DJControlWave DJ controller for iPad debuts at CES 2014

Hercules DJControlWave DJ controller for iPad debuts at CES 2014

I mentioned earlier this morning that Hercules had rolled out a new Bluetooth speaker at CES 2014 called the Wae Neo. Hercules has also trotted out other hardware during CES 2014 including a DJ controller designed specifically for use with the iPad. The DJ controller is called the Hercules DJControlWave.

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Pioneer DDJ-SB DJ controller supports Serato software

Pioneer DDJ-SB DJ controller supports Serato software

Pioneer Electronics has unveiled its latest DJ controller called the DDJ-SB. The new DJ controller is designed to be more compact and portable than Pioneer's DDJ-SX and DDJ-SR units while still offering the level of control and performance DJs look for. The DDJ-SB two-channel DJ controller is aimed at entry-level DJs.

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Pioneer DDJ-WeGo2 DJ controller aims at DJ noobs

Pioneer DDJ-WeGo2 DJ controller aims at DJ noobs

If you've ever looked into how much the hardware costs to become a DJ, you may be shocked at how expensive DJ gear can get. Some DJs spend thousands of dollars on single components to help mix their own custom tunes. Pioneer has a new DJ controller aimed squarely at the budding DJ with a limited budget called the DDJ-WeGO2 compact DJ controller.

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iOS hacker Pod2g launches PodDJ for iPad

iOS hacker Pod2g launches PodDJ for iPad

If you're familiar with jailbreaking, then you're undoubtedly familiar with iOS hacker extraordinaire Pod2g, who's responsible for the Absinth 2.0 release for iOS devices running iOS 5.1.1 back in May -- his most recent endeavor. However, he's been focusing on a slightly different area of iOS, and that's app development. Pod2g released PodDJ today for the iPad.

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Ion Scratch 2 Go gives your iPad physical DJ controls, we go hands-on

Ion Scratch 2 Go gives your iPad physical DJ controls, we go hands-on

DJing apps on the iPad are cool and all, but the touchscreen controls leave something to be desired. However, Ion Audio has launched a set of physical controls, such as knobs, turntables, and sliders, specifically for DJ apps on the touchscreen tablet, and it makes the experience way more tactile and realistic.

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Pioneer Electronics unveils new DJM-2000nexus DJ mixer

Pioneer Electronics unveils new DJM-2000nexus DJ mixer

Pioneer Electronics has added another new product to its DJ mixer line. The new product is called the DJM-2000nexus performance mixer. The device is designed to complement the recently released CDJ-2000nexus multiplayer. The new DJ mixer offers more mixing functions, including a Beat Slice and Sync Master function.

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Pioneer debuts new DDJ-SX DJ controller for Serato software

Pioneer debuts new DDJ-SX DJ controller for Serato software

Pioneer has unveiled another new DJ controller called the DDJ-SX. This DJ controller is built specifically to work with the newest DJ software out there called Serato. Pioneer says that this DJ controller utilizes Serato as the basis for its control layout and ergonomic design. The DJ controller has special trigger pads and controls specific to the software.

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