A QUICK LOOK AT THE TOP 5 PIONEER TURNTABLES

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Buying the right DJ equipment could be a real confusing task for the ones who are still a newbie in the field. The choice of the most important DJ equipment, the DJ turntable should be such which will not require one to spend money again after a few months on a new turntable or upgrading the existing one. Here is the list of the top 5 Pioneer turntables with the features and advantages of each one of them to make the task of making a choice easy.

Pioneer CDJ-900 Tabletop

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cdj 900

The Pioneer CDJ-900 tabletop multiplayer is ideal for those who deal with a number of music formats. The turntable is capable of playing MP3, WAV, AIFF and AAC file formats from CD devices as well as USB flash drives. The convenient location of the USB port at the top of the unit makes it very easy for the DJ to connect any external USB device to play the music from. The CDJ-900 comes with Rekordbox, the proprietary music management software from Pioneer which helps in managing the tracks better.

Pioneer DDJ-T1

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ddj T1

Pioneer DDJ-T1 is a better value and more attractive unit that its counterparts. All the knobs and buttons of the unit are pre-assigned which allows the performer to quickly get going with their performance by connecting the unit to a laptop. Also, the unit comes with a P-lock fader cap which prevents the slippage of the fader caps which is a very common nuisance faced by many DJs. The DDJ-T1 also comes with a built-in sound card and comes preloaded with the Traktor 2 DJ software. The controller unit is pretty big in size which helps the DJ avoid fiddling around with the small buttons while he performs.

Pioneer CDJ-850 Tabletop

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cdj 850

Like the CDJ-900, the Pioneer CDJ-850 is also capable of playing multiple music formats. The large screen and the rotary knob on the unit make browsing and selecting songs a pretty easy affair. The size of jog dial (206mm) is kept large on purpose as the makers of the unit wanted to give easy control to the user. The inclusion of the Rekordbox software helps the DJ analyze the wave, beat grid, BPM and other relevant information about the music files as well as it assists in creating cues, loop settings, playlists etc. The top located USB port helps in easy connectivity of the unit with a computer or laptop.

Pioneer CDJ-350 Digital multiplayer

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cdj 350

Another member of the Pioneer CDJ family is the Pioneer CDJ-350 Digital multiplayer which has multi music playback capability like its family members. The beauty of the unit lies in the auto beat loop function where with just one press of the button, the user can create a number of loop performances like the beat loop, loop divide or hot loop. Setting a BPM lock can be done with the touch of a button here. The CDJ-350 offers four level tempo settings which allow a maximum variation range in the tempo of the song.

DDJ-SX DJ Controller Black Serato Pro Controller

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ddj sx

With 2 jog wheels, one 4-channel mixer, 2 microphone inputs, and 16 responsive touch pads for looping or sampling, the DDJ-SX DJ Controller Black Serato Pro Controller is the dream turntable for any DJ. The large sized jog wheels are ideal for precise mixing or scratching and with the aluminum finish, the overall appearance of the unit is simply outstanding. The DDJ-SX allows a couple of tracks to be controlled at the same time which allows the DJ to create an electrifying environment with his music.

Buying the right DJ equipment could be a real confusing task for the ones who are still a newbie in the field. The choice of the most important DJ equipment, the DJ turntable should be such which will not require one to spend money again after a few months on a new turntable or upgrading the existing one. Here is the list of the top 5 Pioneer turntables with the features and advantages of each one of them to make the task of making a choice easy.

 

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