57points

Pioneer DDJ-SB

95points

Pioneer DDJ-SX

Pioneer DDJ-SB
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Pioneer DDJ-SB vs Pioneer DDJ-SX

Pioneer DDJ-SB
Pioneer DDJ-SX
Pioneer DDJ-SB
Pioneer DDJ-SX
57
points
95
points

Why is Pioneer DDJ-SB better than Pioneer DDJ-SX?

  • 3.7kg lighter
    2.1kgvs5800g
  • 86mm shorter
    271mmvs357mm
  • Does not require power adapter
  • 12.4mm thinner
    58mmvs70.4mm
  • 177mm narrower
    487mmvs664mm

Why is Pioneer DDJ-SX better than Pioneer DDJ-SB?

  • 52 more buttons
    76vs24
  • 3 more faders
    8vs5
  • 22 more knobs
    36vs14
  • 1 more encoders
    1vs0
  • Has LED sound level Indicators
  • 3 more outputs
    5vs2
  • The mixer section can work as stand-alone
  • 1 more microphone input ports
    2vs1

Top specs and features

Design

1.weight

2.1kg

5.8kg

Best

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454g

2.height

271mm

357mm

Best

Hercules DJ 4Set

25mm

3.Has backlit LED buttons
Pioneer DDJ-SB
Pioneer DDJ-SX

Buttons will light up when pressed, resulting in better visibility to users.

4.thickness

58mm

70.4mm

Best

Ion Audio DJ2GO

10mm

5.width

487mm

664mm

Best

Allen & Heath Xone 2D

160mm

Controls & Buttons

1.number of buttons

24

76

The more buttons the device has, the more complex the input can be.

Best

Numark 4TRAK

95

2.number of faders

5

8

Faders can be either channel volume faders, pitch sliders, crossfaders or even EQs.

Best

Vestax Spin

13

3.number of knobs

14

36

More knobs (rotating controls) can give the user more dedicated control over the device, eg. volume, effects, EQs etc. Types of knobs may differ: endless type or step type.

Best

Allen & Heath Xone 4D

56

4.encoders

0

1

A type of knob that has a push button functionality built in. Encoders are for browsing and selecting your digital sound files or turning on a function that makes use of a control's rotation such as sound effects or tempo/tap tempo selection.

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Reloop Jockey 3 ME

13

5.drum pads

16

16

The pads section is ideal to trigger loops and samples, using your finger drum skills.

Best

Stanton SC System 3

47

Features

1.Has plug and play feature
Pioneer DDJ-SB
Pioneer DDJ-SX

The device is set up and ready to be used with the included software.

2.Is compatible with Windows
Pioneer DDJ-SB
Pioneer DDJ-SX

It is compatible with PCs and laptops running the Windows operating system.

3.Is compatible with Mac OS X
Pioneer DDJ-SB
Pioneer DDJ-SX

It is compatible with Mac OS X devices such as MacBooks and iMacs.

Miscellaneous

1.has a frequency filter
Pioneer DDJ-SB
Pioneer DDJ-SX

The device has a filter knob (hi-lo pass) for each channel. Filters are used to manipulate sound and control which frequencies are lost and which are retained.

2.has Serato DJ software
Pioneer DDJ-SB
Pioneer DDJ-SX

The bundle includes Serato DJ software ready to install. Usually this is a basic version of the software.

3.RCA connector output ports

2

2

Is a type of electrical connector (phono) commonly found on audio equipment. It is used to carry audio signals and facilitate connection between various sources in audio systems.

Best

Allen & Heath Xone 4D

12

4.Has LED sound level Indicators
Pioneer DDJ-SB
Pioneer DDJ-SX

LED sound level Indicator on the mixer section allow DJs to instantly identify the sound level of each channel.

5.outputs

2

5

Is the total amount of outputs that the device has. More output ports allow users to connect more output devices such as power amplifier, submixer, recorders or powered loudspeakers.

Best

Allen & Heath Xone 4D

10

6.Does not require power adapter
Pioneer DDJ-SB
Pioneer DDJ-SX

Devices that do not need a power adapter can operate with a standard USB cable connected to your computer.

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