The Roland DJ-808 brings you a state-of-the-art DJ Controller. Featuring a 4-channel mixer, built-in drum sequencing, vocal processing, as well as the deepest Serato DJ integration available. Far beyond just a standard DJ Controller, the DJ-808 is an instrument. Equipped with a Roland TR-S Drum Machine, the DJ-808 gives you access to the world’s most iconic drum sounds. Which can then even control the Serato Sampler from within Serato DJ.
Additionally, the VT Voice Transformer allows you to pitch your voice and match the key of your Serato DJ tracks. While two AIRA Link ports let you connect compatible synths and electronic gadgets to produce live remixes, with only a USB cable. Furthermore, sound quality from the DJ-808 is high end, while the hardware is built tough, yet easy to carry. So get ready to push the boundaries of what it means to DJ with the Roland DJ-808.
Ushering in a new era of DJing, Serato and Roland combine the best of both hardware and software into a single instrument. Giving you the power of Serato DJ with the genre-defining sound and engineering of Roland’s hardware.
For decades, Roland’s TR drum machines have defined the sound of entire genres in dance music. With the DJ-808, you can customize your beats on the fly using the built-in drum machine. Make the most of its iconic sounds and 16-step sequencer that stays perfectly in sync with Serato DJ. Containing the Bass Drum, Snare Drum, Hi-Hats and Clap from the TR-808, TR-909, TR-707, and TR-606 drum machines. Using Roland’s acclaimed and award-winning Analog Circuit Behaviour; faithfully replicating the original rhythm boxes.
Not only does the DJ-808 boast internal TR drum sounds, but the sequencer can also trigger the 8-slot Serato Sampler within Serato DJ. Allowing you to mix and match individual drum sounds, layer kicks, and snares, and build drum parts limited only by your creativity.
Taking advantage of everything Serato DJ has to offer, the DJ-808 features; built-in DVS support, dedicated loop control buttons, controls for Serato flip, hot cues, FX, and key sync. With performance in mind, the workflow of the DJ-808 feels familiar, yet new and exciting, all at the same time.
Finally, the large, high-quality platters feel great and have the lowest latency of any DJ controller available. Giving you incredibly tight control with super-fast scratches and cuts. While the durable and responsive platters feature integrated displays, clearly showing playback status so you’re always in control. Even control two decks simultaneously from a single platter with the DJ-808’s dual deck mode.
If you are a producer, a DJ, or both; the built-in connectivity for synths, turntables, microphones and more allows the DJ-808 to take your craft to a completely new level. Two AIRA link USB ports let you easily connect compatible Roland instruments and effects with a single USB cable. Trigger synchronized keyboard arpeggios or play live bass lines, leads and sound effects. One connection is all you need to inject your DJ sets or productions with exciting musical elements that can easily sync to your Serato DJ tracks.
Overall, the Roland DJ-808 is a state of the art DJ Controller. The perfect companion for performance DJs.