At a price point of $259 USD – catering to those with smaller budgets – it offers two PLX turntables and a DJM-S series mixer. It’s been developed as a battle-style controller built for artists interested in pursuing scratch and open-format DJing.
Features worth noting
Let’s take a look at the key features of the REV1.
- Serato DJ Lite capability: The DDJ-REV1 comes with a free download of Serato DJ Lite for PC or Mac and provides full access to the software. You’ll need the latest version, which you can grab from the Serato website.
- Battle-style setup + design: It comes with a first for the line of Pioneer DJ controllers – the tempo sliders are placed horizontally above each deck, and the Performance Pads and Lever FX paddles live in the mixer section.
- Larger jog wheels: The jog wheels are the same size as the DDJ-SR2, intentionally made to be bigger than many typical controllers.
- Lever FX: The Lever FX feature that lives in the mixer section allows artists to apply affects from Serato DJ Lite to their tracks.
- Tracking Scratch: This feature offers a bit of help for artists learning to scratch, as it will take a track back to the cue point once you move a jog wheel from backward to forward or lift your hand from it.
Check out the walk-through to get a glimpse of the DDJ-REV1:
The DDJ-REV1 is available in our shop for $259 – grab it here.