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DJ Scott Mad Flip

DJ Scott Mad Flip
December 29, 2011

Mid-Range DJ Controller Comparison

Which controller should I get? This is the question of the year for me and believe me, I like to answer it. There are so, so many to choose from these days and we always do our best to bring you all up to speed whenever we get them in. However, we have found doing “side by side” comparisons on the ones that are not only the newest, but the ones that are similar in price, feature set, and size make for a pretty good blog and video. We have received a good response when we have done them in the past so it’s certainly time that we do another one. This go round we have chosen four of the newer controllers in the mid-range priced between $500-$600. Here are the players.

Denon DJ MC3000

This is one of the most anticipated controllers of the year considering the success and …

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DJ Scott Mad Flip

DJ Scott Mad Flip
December 22, 2011

Denon DJ MC3000 Controller Review

The MC3000 is the latest controller to be released by Denon DJ. It is a welcome edition to their current arsenal of slick products and the little brother to their acclaimed DN-MC6000. We received an advance demo unit from Denon DJ last week so we could give it a test drive and a proper review. We discovered some very likable features from this controller and decided to share. Here’s the scoop.

THE BASICS

The MC3000 is a 2 channel Traktor controller with the ability to use 2 or 4 playback decks, 2 sample decks, as well as the loop recorder. It is small and constructed of mostly metal with hard plastic sliders and rubberized knobs and buttons, some of which are back lit in either red, amber, and green. It has 1/4″ balanced, and RCA unbalanced outputs on the top, and a 1/4″headphone output on the front. It has 2 …