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Controller Crazy

A question that I am asked often by DJs both new and seasoned is, “What DJ controller would you recommend?”I have to confess right away that I am not a controller fan.I’ve done gigs with controllers, spent quality time with product demos and still came to the same conclusion for all of them; overpriced junk.The only things that made me even remotely interested in controllers are small size, weight, and convenience.Anything that falls in the aforementioned categories is usually plastic garbage.The higher end controllers are usually insanely overpriced and/or so big that they defeat the purpose of getting a controller.If a controller is practically as big as my two CDJ-800s and a mixer…then…duh…I can just use my two CDJ-800s and a mixer.
Product manufacturers have been doing the hard push on creating a controller dominated DJ environment for the past few years.So far, there have been some great ideas poorly executed.If one of the companies managed to create a flagship pro standard cont…