Highest Rated Professional DJ Controllers 2019

Top 5 Professional DJ Controllers

Pioneer DJ DDJ-1000 | 4-Channel Controller (Rekordbox)

Pros:
CDJ feel
4 color effects, 12 beat effects, and 2 mobius effects
Good size, durable, yet still lightweight
Touch-sensitive jog-wheels with displays
Long pitch faders
Very high sound quality
2 USB Inputs
Cons:
Rekordbox exclusive

Pioneer DDJ-RZX | 4-Channel Controller (Rekordbox)

Pros:
3 High-resolution touch-screens
Double USB Input
Many FX options
CDJ Feel
Aluminum plating
Video monitoring through Rekordbox
Can do live animation with controller
Long pitch fader
Cons:
On the heavier side
More expensive

Denon DJ MCX8000 | 4-Channel Controller (Serato)

Pros:
No PC needed
Easy switch between no PC and PC
2 USB Inputs
2 high-definition screens
Touchstrip
Long pitch-fader
Cons:
Some software issues with screens

Pioneer DDJ-SZ2 | 4-Channel Controller (Serato)

Pros:
Good CDJ feel
Dual USB inputs
Long pitch-fader
Supports all Serato features
Big Jog-wheels
Additional pitch and control features
Touchstrip
Cons:
Big and Heavy
Doesn't support Rekordbox

Pioneer XDJ-RX2 | 2-Channel Controller (Rekordbox)

Pros:
Two USB sockets
Touchscreen
Browse library with keyboard or touchscreen
Beat Jump, Slip Loop, and Beat Loop features
Long Pitch Fader
Rekordbox License Key
Cons:
2-Channels

Honorable Mention

Native Instruments Traktor Kontrol S8 | 4-Channel Controller (Traktor)

Pros:
30 touch-sensitive knobs
2 full-color displays
Traktor pro 3 license key
Splits tracks into bass, drums, vocals, and melody for Stem mixing
Made for remixing
Cons:
No Jogwheels
No pitch/tempo faders

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