The DDJ-SB2 takes you beyond control. Not only does it boast all popular features from the DDJ-SB, it also adds some amazing new pro-DJ functions.
Hitting the decks has never been easier and more intuitive – even for first-time DJs. This controller has been upgraded with 4-deck control and dedicated buttons to switch between channels effortlessly. Plus a trim knob and level meters to master the input volume, and Pad Trans beat effects will uplift your DJ skills in no time.
|Tactile performance pads
||Four rubber pads enable you to trigger Hot Cue, Auto Loop, Manual Loop and Sampler – while a further four give immediate access to Play, Cue, Sync and Shift functions.
|Large jog wheels
||This compact controller comes with large jog wheels, providing a dynamic performance with great scratch response and accuracy.
|Authentic & dynamic DJ play
||The TRIM knob gives you control of the input volume for each channel, while the level meters allow you to adjust it quickly and accurately.
||On every channel, to manipulate tracks input from either the software or external hardware.
||With the Quantized Pad Trans beat effect, you can cut the volume in time with the BPM by simply hitting the performance pads.
|Filter Fade button
||By hitting the Filter Fade button, you can add two high pass filters to the crossfader – so both volume and bass filter can be manipulated using just one hand. Seamless mixing becomes effortless.
|High-quality audio & hardware
||The DDJ is constructed from premium materials and audio circuitry. The robust build ensures durability, while the distinctive styling and aluminium jog wheel deliver a professional feel.
||Fully assignable MIDI functionality can transmit most control information to external devices and can also be used as a MIDI controller.
|Ultimate ease of set up
||The DDJ is USB powered, so you can simply connect the controller to your computer using the provided USB cable – there is no need for additional connections
|Built-in Sound Card
||No more hassle with external soundcards. Thanks to its built-in soundcard, this controller connects straight to your speakers or amplifier.
Mixing with Serato
Serato DJ Intro
The DDJ-SB2 is packaged with Serato DJ Intro software and its layout mirrors Serato DJ Intro’s interface, so getting hands on with the controller’s tactile buttons and dials soon become second nature. Serato DJ Intro provides an out-of-the-box experience with Hot Cue, Auto Loop, Sampler and other cool effects. For expanded functionalities and effects, the controller can be used with Serato DJ (optional, paid software) offering users the ability to arrange tracks using Slip Mode, access various effect functions available from iZotope®, and record tracks with DJ mixes using the record function. Download Serato DJ Intro, Connect your computer to the controller and start DJing. You can easily organise and build music libraries or integrate songs from iTunes. Just drag a track to the deck, set and trigger cues, loops and samples, and apply basic FX.
||Serato DJ Intro (free download), Serato DJ (paid upgrade)
||USB Bus Powered (through computer)
|Plug and Play
||24 bit/44.1 kHz
||MIC x 1 (1/4 Inch PHONE)
||MASTER OUT x 1 (RCA)
HEADPHONE MONITOR OUT x 2 (side panel 1/4 Inch PHONE, 1/8 Inch Mini Stereo)
||USB B Port x 1
||20 Hz ~ 20 KHz
|Total Harmonic Distortion Ratio
||0.005% or less
||90 dB (PC)
||19.2 in (W) x 10.7 in (D) x 2.3 in (H)
||128 mm durable aluminium jog wheel
||High & Low Pass filter
||FX engine Powered by iZotope: 10 effects
|Serato DJ Intro System Requirements
|Applicable OS (Mac):
||Mac OS X 10.10/10.9/10.8
- CPU: Intel 1.6 GHz Core Duo/Intel i3, i5, and i7 Core
- Memory: 1GB
|Applicable OS (PC):
||Windows 8.1/Windows 8/Windows 7 with Service Pack 1
- CPU: Intel 2.0 GHz Core Duo/Intel i3, i5, and i7 Core
- Memory: 1GB
||1024 x 768 or higher resolution
- USB Cable
- Operation Instructions
Serato DJ FX
Fx are the herbs and spices of the DJ world. Some people love them, some people overuse them, some people don’t understand them and some people get scared… Here’s an in-depth tutorial on the Serato DJ FX, powered by iZotope.
Learn about the complex single FX mode, how to change the FX time with the beats knob and how to create chains of FX in multi FX mode. Also find out how you can get more DJ FX and how to integrate them with Serato Video.
Serato DJ Club Kit
Learn about the Serato DJ Club Kit, a license bundle containing Serato DJ and the DVS Expansion Pack. This is available with Serato DJ 1.7.4 to coincide with support for the Pioneer DJM-850, DJM-900NXS and the Allen & Heath Xone:43C, Xone:DB2 & Xone:DB4.
This video explains who needs the Serato DJ Club Kit, how to get it and activate it. How to get the latest drivers for your hardware and how to set up inputs and primary decks.
Available for all Serato DJ users, Beat Jump allows you to jump a determined beat size forwards or backwards in the track. Created for DJs to seamlessly skip sections in tracks, or repeat them if they wish.
Watch this video to learn how to activate Beat Jump and find out how Beat Jumps can be triggered from the software or from newly mapped hardware controls.
International Language Support
Serato DJ 1.7.4 adds support for 6 more languages, Including; German, French, Spanish, Simplified Chinese, Japanese and Portuguese. All the core features of the software have been translated along with the setup screen and the My Serato window.
Watch this video to see how you can change the language Serato DJ is displayed in and learn what parts of the software have been translated.
Master Video FX
Allows you to put 2 Serato Video FX on the main video output. This gives you the opportunity to leave FX on for your whole set while crossfading between two videos.
Watch this video to learn about the new Master FX slots, where to find them and how the Serato Video FX chain works.
The latest addition to Serato Video is support for MP3+G files, a common Karaoke file format. Meaning you can load your MP3+G files directly into your Serato library without having to convert.
Watch this video to learn how to load Karaoke files successfully into your Serato library.
Serato DJ now includes the classic hidden feature of Scratch Live (sticker sync), now called Sticker Lock. Sticker Lock allows you to align a sticker on your vinyl with cue points in your track, saving you from having to look at the screen to see where you are. To get access to Sticker Lock make sure you have Serato DJ 1.7.2.
Find all this and more at the Serato website.
Rane has unveiled 3 new mixers at this years NAMM Convention in Anaheim, CA. All come with Serato Scratch Live on board. The Sixty Two-Z (price not shown) is a limited edition collaboration with DJ Z-Trip with the faceplate designed my Shepard Fairey. Check out the video below, and stay tuned for more from DMU @ NAMM 2012!
Available Feb. 2012
Rane Sixty One $1399.99
Rane Sixty Two $1999.99