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Pioneer DDJ-SZ

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Pioneer DDJ-SZ review: specs and price

Pioneer DDJ-SZ
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Pioneer DDJ-SZ

Why is Pioneer DDJ-SZ better than the average?

  • Number of buttons
    ?

    55vs40.59
  • Number of faders
    ?

    7vs5.11
  • Number of knobs
    ?

    45vs17.48
  • Drum pads
    ?

    16vs3.7
  • Headphone sockets
    ?

    2vs1.26
  • RCA connector input ports
    ?

    12vs2.32
  • Mixer channels
    ?

    4vs2.6
  • Outputs
    ?

    4vs2.77

Price comparison

Pioneer DDJ-SZ

ProductStorePrice
Pioneer DDJ-SZ AmazonPioneer DJ DJ Controller, Black, (DDJSB3...Pioneer DJ DJ Controller, Black, (DDJSB3)
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$249.00
Pioneer DDJ-SZ AmazonPioneer DDJ-SZ2 4-channel controller for...Pioneer DDJ-SZ2 4-channel controller for Serato DJ
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$1,999.00
Pioneer DDJ-SZ AmazonPioneer Pro DJ DJ Controller (DDJ-SX3)
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$992.49
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 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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$1,999.00
Pioneer DDJ-SZ AmazonPioneer Pro DJ DJ Controller, Black (DDJ...Pioneer Pro DJ DJ Controller, Black (DDJ-1000)
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$1,199.00
Pioneer DDJ-SZ AmazonPioneer DJ DDJ-SR2 Portable 2-channel co...Pioneer DJ DDJ-SR2 Portable 2-channel controller for Serato DJ
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$679.00
Pioneer DDJ-SZ AmazonPioneer Crossfader for DJM T1, DDJ SZ, D...Pioneer Crossfader for DJM T1, DDJ SZ, DJM900SRT, DJM-450 DXA2257
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$84.95
Pioneer DDJ-SZ AmazonPioneer DJ DJ Case (DJC-FLTSZ)
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$379.00
Pioneer DDJ-SZ AmazonPioneer DJ DJ Controller, 17.70 x 29.90 ...Pioneer DJ DJ Controller, 17.70 x 29.90 x 6.90 (DDJ-SX2)
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$1,099.00

Design

1.weight
?

Best

Ion Audio DJ2GO

454g

10.4kg

2.Has backlit LED buttons
?

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

Pioneer DDJ-SZ
3.width
?

Best

Allen & Heath Xone 2D

160mm

870mm

4.height
?

Best

Hercules DJ 4Set

25mm

419.5mm

5.thickness
?

Best

Ion Audio DJ2GO

10mm

98.4mm

Controls & Buttons

1.number of buttons
?

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

Best

Numark 4TRAK

95

55

2.number of knobs
?

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.

Best

Allen & Heath Xone 4D

56

45

3.number of faders
?

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

Best

Vestax Spin

13

7

4.drum pads
?

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

Best

DJ-Tech 4Mix

24

16

5.encoders
?

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.

Best

Reloop Jockey 3 ME

13

2

Features

1.Has plug and play feature
?

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

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

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

Pioneer DDJ-SZ
3.Is compatible with Windows
?

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

Pioneer DDJ-SZ

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.

Pioneer DDJ-SZ
2.has Serato DJ software
?

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

Pioneer DDJ-SZ
3.audio interface frequency rate
?

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

Native Instruments Traktor Kontrol S4 MK2

96kHz

44.1kHz

4.Has LED sound level Indicators
?

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

Pioneer DDJ-SZ
5.Adjustable jog wheel sensitivity
?

Sensitivity could be set by users in order to have a more responsive jog wheel.

Pioneer DDJ-SZ
6.headphone sockets
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The number of headphone output ports the device has (usually 6.35mm or 3.5mm).

Best

Reloop Terminal Mix 8

2

2

Price comparison

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 Pro DJ DJ Controller (DDJ-SX3)
Amazon logo
$992.49
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 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
$1,999.00
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 DJ DDJ-SR2 Portable 2-channel co...Pioneer DJ DDJ-SR2 Portable 2-channel controller for Serato DJ
Amazon logo
$679.00
Pioneer DDJ-SZ AmazonPioneer Crossfader for DJM T1, DDJ SZ, D...Pioneer Crossfader for DJM T1, DDJ SZ, DJM900SRT, DJM-450 DXA2257
Amazon logo
$84.95
Pioneer DDJ-SZ AmazonPioneer DJ DJ Case (DJC-FLTSZ)
Amazon logo
$379.00
Pioneer DDJ-SZ AmazonPioneer DJ DJ Controller, 17.70 x 29.90 ...Pioneer DJ DJ Controller, 17.70 x 29.90 x 6.90 (DDJ-SX2)
Amazon logo
$1,099.00

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