95points

Pioneer DDJ-SX

87points

Vestax VCI-400

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Pioneer DDJ-SX vs Vestax VCI-400

Pioneer DDJ-SX
Vestax VCI-400
Pioneer DDJ-SX
Vestax VCI-400
95
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87
points

Why is Pioneer DDJ-SX better than Vestax VCI-400?

  • Has plug and play feature
  • Has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
  • Has a booth output

Why is Vestax VCI-400 better than Pioneer DDJ-SX?

  • 1.3kg lighter
    4.5kgvs5800g
  • 4 more encoders
    5vs1
  • 8 more pads
    24vs16
  • Does not require power adapter
  • 37mm shorter
    320mmvs357mm
  • Adjustable jog wheel sensitivity
  • Has Virtual DJ software
  • 10.4mm thinner
    60mmvs70.4mm

Top specs and features

Design

1.weight

5.8kg

4.5kg

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454g

2.height

357mm

320mm

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Hercules DJ 4Set

25mm

3.Has backlit LED buttons
Pioneer DDJ-SX
Vestax VCI-400

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

4.thickness

70.4mm

60mm

Best

Ion Audio DJ2GO

10mm

5.width

664mm

460mm

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Allen & Heath Xone 2D

160mm

Controls & Buttons

1.number of buttons

76

45

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

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95

2.number of faders

8

7

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

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13

3.number of knobs

36

27

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

1

5

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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13

5.drum pads

16

24

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

Best

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47

Features

1.Has plug and play feature
Pioneer DDJ-SX
Vestax VCI-400

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

2.Is compatible with Windows
Pioneer DDJ-SX
Vestax VCI-400

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

3.Is compatible with Mac OS X
Pioneer DDJ-SX
Vestax VCI-400

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

4.The device is mappable
Pioneer DDJ-SX
Vestax VCI-400

Users can map, set and regulate the entire midi controller giving different functionalities to all different buttons, knobs and faders. The device could be also set up with different softwares.

Miscellaneous

1.has a frequency filter
Pioneer DDJ-SX
Vestax VCI-400

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
Vestax VCI-400

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

3.audio interface frequency rate

96kHz

48kHz

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.

Best

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96kHz

4.RCA connector output ports

2

0

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

5.microphone inputs

2

2

The total number of microphone input ports (usually XLR or ¼”) the device has. The majority of professional microphones use the XLR connector that ensures a better sound quality.

Best

Pioneer DDJ-SZ

2

6.Does not require power adapter
Pioneer DDJ-SX
Vestax VCI-400

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

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