Pioneer DDJ-SB3 Digital DJ Controller
Pioneer DDJ-SB3 Q&A
How many channels does the DDJ-SB3 have?
The controller features a standard 2-channel DJ configuration. Pioneer are known for their club-ready DJ equipment, the SB3 carries over various features straight from their popular CDJ's and DJM mixers.
What are the key new features on the SB3?
The most impressive new features on the updated controller are Pad Scratch and FX Fade. Pad Scratch has been designed in collaboration with DJ Jazzy Jeff and gives you the ability to reproduce Jazzy Jeff's own scratches. The FX Fade gives you the ability to reduce volume and apply FX at the same time.
What software does the controller come with?
The SB3 comes complete with Serato's DJ Lite software, the perfect gateway into software DJing.
Is the SB3 easy to set up and use?
Yeah, the controller is completely plug and play. Just plug it into your computer via USB, install the Serato software and you are good to go!
Pioneer DDJ-SB3 Product Overview by GAK
The DDJ-SB3 is a 2-channel DJ controller from Pioneer designed to use in collaboration with Serato's DJ Lite software, perfect for beginners looking to hone their skills and improve performances. The controller features a modern, sleek design and the aluminium jog wheels create a quality look and feel.
One of the most impressive improvements from the SB2 is the introduction of the Pad Scratch, designed in collaboration with Legendary DJ Jazzy Jeff. Pad Scratch gives you the ability to reproduce scratches based on Jazzy Jeff's own performance using pads.
The added FX Fade is another impressive new feature, giving you the ability to reduce volume and apply FX at the same time for improved mixing between tracks. With eight FX patterns to choose from, it will take you a long time to run out of fresh transitions.
The controller comes with a built-in sound card, giving you complete plug and play compatibility. Connect it directly to your laptop via USB and you are good to go. You will also get a free copy of Serato's DJ Lite software in the box.
- Software: Serato DJ Lite (previously known as Serato DJ Intro)
- Frequency Response: 20 Hz to 20 kHz
- Total Harmonic Distortion: 0.005%
- S/N Ratio: 103 dB (USB)
- Inputs: MIC x 1 (1/4 inch TS jack)
- Outputs: MASTER x 1 (RCA x 1), PHONES x 1 (3.5 mm stereo mini jack x 1)
- USB: USB (Type B) x 1
- Power Supply: USB bus power (DC 5V)
- Power Consumption: 500 mA
- Maximum Dimensions (WxDxH): 482.6 × 272.4 × 58.5 mm
- Weight: 2.1 kg
- Accessories: USB cable, Quick Start Guide
Exactly what my son wanted
Basic unit but a nice, solid feel to it.
Still getting to grips with the controller but so far an excellent purchace. Affordable
Easy to use, quality item