Nowadays, more and more DJs are using VirtualDJ Pro Full to be able to use digital music instead of traditional vinyls or CDs. Still, using digital music doesn't mean you'll have to sit behind a computer and use a mouse and keyboard.
VirtualDJ Pro Full can be used as a stand-alone software in case of emergency, but to truly unleash its power, you might want to connect it to some dedicated hardware.
VirtualDJ Pro Full is natively compatible with an impressive list of hardware from many manufacturers. And, with the full MIDI compatibility and the open plugin architecture, it can connect to virtually anything.
You will find below a small list of the best hardware for digital DJ one can find on the market today. Many of which come with a version of VirtualDJ Limited Edition (LE) so you can immediately start using your controller.
But, if you don't find what you need here, keep in mind that VirtualDJ Pro Full is compatible with many other controllers, mixers, etc. on the market.
Depending on how and where you mix, you might consider different options:
- Mobile DJs will probably want to get all-in-one controllers, easy to transport and install anywhere.
- Resident DJs will probably want rackmount or table-top controllers (depending on the space available in the booth).
- Turntablists will want a TimeCode solution and a good sound card interface.
- Beginners will be more interested in all-in-one solutions.
Spin2 is an all-in-one DJ controller designed to plug and play with your computer, bypassing complicated setups to immediately mix songs. Spin2 puts all of the functions of your DJ software at your fingertips. Professional Vestax mixer controls, EQ, cross fader, jog wheels and intuitive DJ effects controls make the mixing experience an absolute pleasure. Spin2 also gives you high-quality audio to cue up songs and mix them in via the headphone output and send your mix to your speakers.
VirtualDJ LE V7 included
Typhoon is an all-in-one bundle of digital DJ hardware and software, offering total control to mix, scratch, and play music like a DJ, right at your fingertips. The included VirtualDJ LE software transforms your computer into a full-blown DJ system. Whether you are a beginner or a seasoned pro, plug Typhoon into your computer and become a DJ instantly. With VirtualDJ LE, you can mix any songs with seamless transitions for the bedroom, house parties, and much bigger venues.
The Vestax VCI-100 is highly professional MIDI controller for DJs with built with sensor and control technology from Vestax's turntables. Also featured is a variable curve generator that controls the crossfader curve from the hardware with original faders. The VCI-100 is built with high quality mechanical parts and a PCB designed for accurate and stable operation.
The VCI-100MKII offers a 4-deck control in a symmetrical layout and a professional high quality audio interface for assigning up to 128 parameters. The large lightweight JOG wheels with advanced pulse resolution and torque control, ergonomic control knobs, and joystick make for speedy track searching and loading.
The Vestax VCI 380 is a 2 channel DJ MIDI controller with a built in Digital DJ mixer. Powerful and creative, it opens the door to limitless possibilities of controllerism. Every feature of the VCI 380 is optimized to enhance the DJ's performance and take a new approach in manipulating music. The 2 x 8 banks of FSR trigger pads on the VCI 380 are jam packed with creative performance modes. With the given features you can trigger cue points, samples, loops, slice up beats, and shoot off Pad FX together. The jog wheels on the VCI 380 have an advanced structure and larger platters for extra stability and smoothness.
The Vestax VCI 400 is the hardware solution for DJs who have been seeking an instrument that perfectly adapts to their style of performance. Shifting compatibility to any DJ software has made the VCI 400 the most versatile and intuitive DJ controller in its league. Along with its excellent ability to customize control assignments, the VCI 400 and its ergonomic 4 channel layout provides perfect control for standard DJ software operation.
Portable Mixing Workstation! The VCM-100 is a compact USB MIDI & audio system, designed with Vestax's mechatronics technology developed in the past 30 years. Despite its compact size, the VCM-100 comes with 4in4out(Stereo x 2 in/out) connection, headphone output and high quality mechanical parts placed in the control section. Having every feature fitted in to a solid metal body smaller than a standard laptop, the VCM-100 is easy to use and transportation friendly, which makes it the simple all-in-one USB audio interface that all PRO's want.
Vestax PAD ONE
The Vestax PAD-One is a solid robust MIDI pad controller, compatible with various DJ and DAW software and can be used to control any kind of MIDI device, including synthesizers, samplers, drum machines, and electronic drums. The aluminum chassis will never warp or crack, ensuring you long life durability and stability. The PAD-One can individually assign pads on the fly, and shows you each pads MIDI value on the 7seg indicator. Compact, solid and reliable, the PAD One is the ideal item to your DJ arsenal.
An effect control unit which brings out the best in Djing with the DJ MIDI controller VCI-300. 2 individual effect channels with 12 effects each, along with 3 control knobs to control the parameters for each effect. The VFX-1 only requires simple USB connection with your computer and runs with the power provided.