DJ software company Serato have joined forces with Roland to announce the first DJ controller, the DJ-808.

The DJ-808 is a professional 4-channel controller that has built-in drum sequencing, external instrument connectivity, vocal processing and full Serato DJ integration.

Features include RBG coloured performance pads, large 100mm pitch faders and dual deck mode which allows user to control two Serato DJ decks simultaneously and 24 bit audio fidelity. Alongside this it has two jog wheels with LED rings, channel curve switches, cross fader, input selection switches and 16 performance pads.

The DJ-808 also has Roland VT voice transformer which has a variety of effects including pitch shifting and vocal key matching.

The controller also has an integrated TR-S drum machine which has a selection of sounds from Roland drum machines including the 606, 707, 808 and 090 drum sounds in a 16-step sequencer. This enables user to program drum patterns while they

Read more »