100points

Pioneer DDJ-SX

96points

Pioneer DDJ-SZ

Pioneer DDJ-SX
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Pioneer DDJ-SX vs Pioneer DDJ-SZ

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

  • 21 more buttons
    ?

    76vs55
  • 4.6kg lighter
    ?

    5.8kgvs10400g
  • 1 more faders
    ?

    8vs7
  • 51.9kHz higher audio interface frequency rate
    ?

    96kHzvs44.1kHz
  • 1 more outputs
    ?

    5vs4
  • 28mm thinner
    ?

    70.4mmvs98.4mm
  • 206mm narrower
    ?

    664mmvs870mm
  • 62.5mm shorter
    ?

    357mmvs419.5mm

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

  • 9 more knobs
    ?

    45vs36
  • 1 more encoders
    ?

    2vs1
  • Adjustable jog wheel sensitivity
    ?
  • 4 more RCA connector input ports
    ?

    12vs8
  • 2 more inputs
    ?

    8vs6

Price comparison

Pioneer DDJ-SX

ProductStorePrice
Pioneer DDJ-SX AmazonPioneer DJ DJ Controller, Black, (DDJSB3...Pioneer DJ DJ Controller, Black, (DDJSB3)
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$249.00
Pioneer DDJ-SX AmazonPioneer DJ DDJ-SR2 Portable 2-channel co...Pioneer DJ DDJ-SR2 Portable 2-channel controller for Serato DJ
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$699.00
Pioneer DDJ-SX AmazonPioneer Pro DJ DJ Controller (DDJ-SX3)
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$999.00
Pioneer DDJ-SX AmazonPioneer Pro DJ DJ Controller, Black (DDJ...Pioneer Pro DJ DJ Controller, Black (DDJ-1000)
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$1,199.00
Pioneer DDJ-SX AmazonPioneer DJ DDJ-SX3 DDJSX3 Serato Pro DJ ...Pioneer DJ DDJ-SX3 DDJSX3 Serato Pro DJ Controller Mixer w Red Case, LED Strip
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$1,259.60
Pioneer DDJ-SX AmazonPioneer DDJ-SX3 DJ Controller for Serato...Pioneer DDJ-SX3 DJ Controller for Serato DJ Pro Bundle with Stand, Headphones, and Austin Bazaar Polishing Cloth
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$1,019.00
Pioneer DDJ-SX AmazonPioneer DDJ-SX3 DDJSX3 Serato Pro DJ Con...Pioneer DDJ-SX3 DDJSX3 Serato Pro DJ Controller Mixer w Silver Case, LED Strip
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$1,260.37
Pioneer DDJ-SX AmazonPioneer DJ DJ Controller (DDJ-800)
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$799.00
Pioneer DDJ-SX AmazonProX flight case for pioneer DDJ-SX2 LED...ProX flight case for pioneer DDJ-SX2 LED Kit Included Red on Black Laptop shef & Wheels
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$227.95
Pioneer DDJ-SX AmazonGator Cases Lightweight Molded EVA Stora...Gator Cases Lightweight Molded EVA Storage Case; Fits Pioneer DDJ-SX/SX2/RX and Gear up to 28"x16"x4" (GU-EVA-2816-4)
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$89.99

Pioneer DDJ-SZ

ProductStorePrice
Pioneer DDJ-SZ AmazonPioneer DJ DJ Controller, Black, (DDJSB3...Pioneer DJ DJ Controller, Black, (DDJSB3)
Amazon logo
$249.00
Pioneer DDJ-SZ AmazonPioneer DDJ-SZ2 4-channel controller for...Pioneer DDJ-SZ2 4-channel controller for Serato DJ
Amazon logo
$1,999.00
Pioneer DDJ-SZ AmazonPioneer DJ DDJ-SR2 Portable 2-channel co...Pioneer DJ DDJ-SR2 Portable 2-channel controller for Serato DJ
Amazon logo
$699.00
Pioneer DDJ-SZ AmazonPioneer Pro DJ DJ Controller (DDJ-SX3)
Amazon logo
$999.00
Pioneer DDJ-SZ AmazonPioneer Pro DJ DJ Controller, Black (DDJ...Pioneer Pro DJ DJ Controller, Black (DDJ-1000)
Amazon logo
$1,199.00
Pioneer DDJ-SZ AmazonPioneer DDJ-SZ2 Flagship 4-Channel Contr...Pioneer DDJ-SZ2 Flagship 4-Channel Controller for Serato DJ Bundle with Stand, Headphones, and Austin Bazaar Polishing Cloth
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$2,019.99
Pioneer DDJ-SZ AmazonPioneer DDJ-SZ2 Professional DJ Controll...Pioneer DDJ-SZ2 Professional DJ Controller w/ Odyssey Flight Case
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$2,198.90
Pioneer DDJ-SZ AmazonPioneer DJ DDJ-SZ2 + Pioneer DJ DJC-FLTS...Pioneer DJ DDJ-SZ2 + Pioneer DJ DJC-FLTSZ Case Bundle
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$2,198.90
Pioneer DDJ-SZ AmazonPioneer DJ DDJ-200 Smart DJ Controller
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$149.00
Pioneer DDJ-SZ AmazonPioneer Pro DJ, Black (DDJ-WeGO4-K)
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$299.00

Design

1.weight

5.8kg

10.4kg

We consider a lower weight better because lighter devices are more comfortable to carry. A lower weight is also an advantage for home appliances, as it makes transportation easier, and for many other types of products.
2.Has backlit LED buttons
Pioneer DDJ-SX
Pioneer DDJ-SZ
Buttons will light up when pressed, resulting in better visibility to users.
3.thickness

70.4mm

98.4mm

We consider a thinner chassis better because it makes the product more compact and portable. Thinness is a feature highlighted by many manufacturers of mobile devices, but it is essential for a wide range of products.
4.width

664mm

870mm

The width represents the horizontal dimension of the product. We consider a smaller width better because it assures easy maneuverability.
5.height

357mm

419.5mm

The height represents the vertical dimension of the product. We consider a smaller height better because it assures easy maneuverability.

Controls & Buttons

1.number of buttons

76

55

The more buttons the device has, the more complex the input can be.
2.number of faders

8

7

Faders can be either channel volume faders, pitch sliders, crossfaders or even EQs.
3.number of knobs

36

45

More knobs (rotating controls) can give the user more dedicated control over the device – e.g., volume, effects, EQs, etc. Types of knobs may differ between endless type or step type.
4.encoders

1

2

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.
5.drum pads

16

16

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

Features

1.Has plug and play feature
Pioneer DDJ-SX
Pioneer DDJ-SZ
The device is set up and ready to be used with the included software.
2.Is compatible with Mac OS X
Pioneer DDJ-SX
Pioneer DDJ-SZ
It is compatible with Mac OS X devices such as MacBooks and iMacs.
3.Is compatible with Windows
Pioneer DDJ-SX
Pioneer DDJ-SZ
It is compatible with PCs and laptops running the Windows operating system.

Miscellaneous

1.has a frequency filter
Pioneer DDJ-SX
Pioneer DDJ-SZ
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-SX
Pioneer DDJ-SZ
The bundle includes Serato DJ software ready to install. Usually this is a basic version of the software.
3.audio interface frequency rate

96kHz

44.1kHz

Audio interface sampling rate/frequency defines the number of samples per unit of time taken from a continuous signal to make a discrete signal. Sampling rate determines the quality of a digital recording.
4.Has LED sound level Indicators
Pioneer DDJ-SX
Pioneer DDJ-SZ
LED sound level Indicator on the mixer section allow DJs to instantly identify the sound level of each channel.
5.headphone sockets

2

2

The number of headphone output ports the device has (usually 6.35mm or 3.5mm).
6.Adjustable jog wheel sensitivity
Pioneer DDJ-SX
Pioneer DDJ-SZ
Sensitivity could be set by users in order to have a more responsive jog wheel.

Price comparison

Pioneer DDJ-SX

ProductStorePrice
Pioneer DDJ-SX AmazonPioneer DJ DJ Controller, Black, (DDJSB3...Pioneer DJ DJ Controller, Black, (DDJSB3)
Amazon logo
$249.00
Pioneer DDJ-SX AmazonPioneer DJ DDJ-SR2 Portable 2-channel co...Pioneer DJ DDJ-SR2 Portable 2-channel controller for Serato DJ
Amazon logo
$699.00
Pioneer DDJ-SX AmazonPioneer Pro DJ DJ Controller (DDJ-SX3)
Amazon logo
$999.00
Pioneer DDJ-SX AmazonPioneer Pro DJ DJ Controller, Black (DDJ...Pioneer Pro DJ DJ Controller, Black (DDJ-1000)
Amazon logo
$1,199.00
Pioneer DDJ-SX AmazonPioneer DJ DDJ-SX3 DDJSX3 Serato Pro DJ ...Pioneer DJ DDJ-SX3 DDJSX3 Serato Pro DJ Controller Mixer w Red Case, LED Strip
Amazon logo
$1,259.60
Pioneer DDJ-SX AmazonPioneer DDJ-SX3 DJ Controller for Serato...Pioneer DDJ-SX3 DJ Controller for Serato DJ Pro Bundle with Stand, Headphones, and Austin Bazaar Polishing Cloth
Amazon logo
$1,019.00
Pioneer DDJ-SX AmazonPioneer DDJ-SX3 DDJSX3 Serato Pro DJ Con...Pioneer DDJ-SX3 DDJSX3 Serato Pro DJ Controller Mixer w Silver Case, LED Strip
Amazon logo
$1,260.37
Pioneer DDJ-SX AmazonPioneer DJ DJ Controller (DDJ-800)
Amazon logo
$799.00
Pioneer DDJ-SX AmazonProX flight case for pioneer DDJ-SX2 LED...ProX flight case for pioneer DDJ-SX2 LED Kit Included Red on Black Laptop shef & Wheels
Amazon logo
$227.95
Pioneer DDJ-SX AmazonGator Cases Lightweight Molded EVA Stora...Gator Cases Lightweight Molded EVA Storage Case; Fits Pioneer DDJ-SX/SX2/RX and Gear up to 28"x16"x4" (GU-EVA-2816-4)
Amazon logo
$89.99

Pioneer DDJ-SZ

ProductStorePrice
Pioneer DDJ-SZ AmazonPioneer DJ DJ Controller, Black, (DDJSB3...Pioneer DJ DJ Controller, Black, (DDJSB3)
Amazon logo
$249.00
Pioneer DDJ-SZ AmazonPioneer DDJ-SZ2 4-channel controller for...Pioneer DDJ-SZ2 4-channel controller for Serato DJ
Amazon logo
$1,999.00
Pioneer DDJ-SZ AmazonPioneer DJ DDJ-SR2 Portable 2-channel co...Pioneer DJ DDJ-SR2 Portable 2-channel controller for Serato DJ
Amazon logo
$699.00
Pioneer DDJ-SZ AmazonPioneer Pro DJ DJ Controller (DDJ-SX3)
Amazon logo
$999.00
Pioneer DDJ-SZ AmazonPioneer Pro DJ DJ Controller, Black (DDJ...Pioneer Pro DJ DJ Controller, Black (DDJ-1000)
Amazon logo
$1,199.00
Pioneer DDJ-SZ AmazonPioneer DDJ-SZ2 Flagship 4-Channel Contr...Pioneer DDJ-SZ2 Flagship 4-Channel Controller for Serato DJ Bundle with Stand, Headphones, and Austin Bazaar Polishing Cloth
Amazon logo
$2,019.99
Pioneer DDJ-SZ AmazonPioneer DDJ-SZ2 Professional DJ Controll...Pioneer DDJ-SZ2 Professional DJ Controller w/ Odyssey Flight Case
Amazon logo
$2,198.90
Pioneer DDJ-SZ AmazonPioneer DJ DDJ-SZ2 + Pioneer DJ DJC-FLTS...Pioneer DJ DDJ-SZ2 + Pioneer DJ DJC-FLTSZ Case Bundle
Amazon logo
$2,198.90
Pioneer DDJ-SZ AmazonPioneer DJ DDJ-200 Smart DJ Controller
Amazon logo
$149.00
Pioneer DDJ-SZ AmazonPioneer Pro DJ, Black (DDJ-WeGO4-K)
Amazon logo
$299.00

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