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Pioneer DDJ-SZ

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Pioneer DDJ-SZ review: specs and price

Pioneer DDJ-SZ
Pioneer DDJ-SZ

Why is Pioneer DDJ-SZ better than the average?

  • Number of buttons
    55vs40.43
  • Number of faders
    7vs5.04
  • Number of knobs
    45vs17.21
  • Encoders
    2vs1.92
  • Drum pads
    16vs3.55
  • Outputs
    4vs2.76
  • Headphone sockets
    2vs1.25
  • Microphone inputs
    2vs0.93

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Design

1.weight

10.4kg

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2.height

419.5mm

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3.Has backlit LED buttons
Pioneer DDJ-SZ

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

4.thickness

98.4mm

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5.width

870mm

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Controls & Buttons

1.number of buttons

55

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

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2.number of faders

7

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

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3.number of knobs

45

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.

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4.encoders

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.

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5.drum pads

16

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

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Features

1.Has plug and play feature
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The device is set up and ready to be used with the included software.

2.Is compatible with Mac OS X
Pioneer DDJ-SZ

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

3.Is compatible with Windows
Pioneer DDJ-SZ

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

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Miscellaneous

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

3.audio interface frequency rate

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.

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4.RCA connector output ports

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.

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5.The mixer section can work as stand-alone
Pioneer DDJ-SZ

This mixer function enables you to use your device along with CD players, turntables or other interfaces, with or without having a computer connected.

6.outputs

4

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.

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