Aspiring DJs have uncompromised control with the DDJ-SB2 entry-level controller for Serato DJ Intro and Serato DJ.
The two-channel DDJ-SB2 boasts all the features of the original DDJ-SB – including Filter Fade, Performance Pads and advanced features not usually available at this price point – and adds trim pots, level meters, the Pad Trans beat effect and 4-deck control.
The DDJ-SB has been hugely popular with budding DJs, thanks to its intuitive, plug-and-play control of Serato DJ Intro (free) and Serato DJ (paid upgrade), which offers features including iZotope FX, Slip Mode, record and a host of expansion packs. The controller’s innovative Filter Fade lets DJs mix seamlessly, adjusting the volume and high pass filter with just one hand. So they’ve got a spare hand to unleash their creativity – using the tactile Performance Pads and buttons to trigger samples, FX, loops and cues.
Now the DDJ-SB2 adds pro-DJ features usually found on top-flight controllers, including trim pots and level meters to control the volumes on each channel. Also new at this price point are four-deck control and the quantized Pad Trans Pad beat effect, which cuts the volume in time with the BPM when the DJ hits the Performance Pads.
The USB-powered DDJ-SB2 is more compact and portable than its pro-DJ stable mates, the DDJ-SX2 and DDJ-SZ, but offers the same intuitive layout, high-quality build, and many advanced features.
Good for a backup system and for beginners/hobbyists/small home parties. Best attribute of this unit to my opinion is the complete set of basic controls including trims and led indicators (unlike its predecessor and most products on this value range), plus a few extra bells and whistles. That all on a fairly small and ergonomic footprint and is very light...Master signal is somewhat to the low end in dbs, but is quite clean and crisp unlike other cheap controllers. Works with all software and is great for a home setup..You do get what you pay for, a tad more maybe...an excellent entry level controller overall.
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