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9 October, 2017

Serato DJ 1.9.9 - Support for the Roland DJ-202 & DJ-505

With the release of Serato DJ 1.9.9 comes official support for the Roland DJ-202 & DJ-505 that were announced earlier this year at the DJ Expo.

The DJ-202 is a Serato DJ Upgrade Ready controller and the DJ-505 is Serato DJ Enabled, so you can just plug in and play.

Both controllers are comprehensively equipped to control Serato DJ but are also armed with the ability to sequence drums and samples behind your mix. 

Roland DJ-202

The DJ-202 is a portable two-channel, four-deck DJ controller for Serato DJ Intro.

Key Features

  • USB powered for simple plug-and-play connectivity with Serato DJ Intro and is Serato DJ Upgrade Ready
  • Sequencer can trigger the 4-slot Serato Sampler within Serato DJ Intro using the performance pads
  • Independent sampler volume control
  • Easy grab handles and lightweight design
  • Largest platter size and lowest latency platters for its class
  • Durable, brushed aluminium top plate just like the flagship DJ-808
  • Built-in TR drum sounds, using Roland’s acclaimed ACB technology
  • Bass Drum, Snare Drum, Closed Hat, Open Hat, Tom, Rim, Clap, and Ride sounds from legendary TR-808 and TR-909 drum machines
Download Serato DJ Intro 1.3
Roland DJ-505

The DJ-505 is a compact two-channel, four-deck mixer/DJ controller for Serato DJ.

Key Features

  • Fully editable, built-in TR drum sounds, using Roland’s acclaimed ACB technology
  • Bass Drum, Snare Drum, Closed Hat, Open Hat, Tom, Rim, Clap, and Ride sounds from legendary TR-808 and TR-909 drum machines
  • In addition to the internal TR drum sounds, the TR-S sequencer can also trigger the 8-slot Serato Sampler within Serato DJ
  • Mix and match sounds, layer for bigger sounds, or use for performance dynamics
  • Large, ultra low-latency platters with an illuminated jog wheel outer-ring
  • Built-in sound card supports 48kHz sampling rate
  • High-end Roland audio output circuit for Master and Booth outputs
  • Balanced XLR outputs let you connect directly to a professional PA system
  • Monitor your mix via the Booth Outs as well as separate 1/4" and 1/8” headphone outs
  • Mixer can be used standalone via connection of multi-players or turntables using the line and phono inputs and is DVS Upgrade Ready
  • Purchase of DVS Pack allows for connectivity with turntables and Serato Timecode vinyl
  • Serato DJ Tool Kit included - This bundle includes Serato Flip, Serato Pitch 'n Time DJ, and all five Serato FX packs

    Download Serato DJ 1.9.9

Comments (5)

Kamza 5:49 AM - 10 October, 2017
Great! When do these units actually come out?
thebulge 6:08 AM - 11 October, 2017
This 505 might be VCI-380 (and more) replacement I was waiting for. DVS, standalone. Would be good to get a size comparison between this and some other compacts.
thebulge 6:15 AM - 11 October, 2017
What are the faders like in the Roland units?
Ugly Sounds 8:01 PM - 11 October, 2017
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What are the faders like in the Roland units?


Faders and platters on the Roland are great and the sound output is amazing from my experience with the DJ-808
Jordan L 3:54 AM - 8 November, 2017
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Great! When do these units actually come out?


Hey,

Contact your local Roland dealer to find out when they'll be in store around you :)

www.roland.com

Cheers.

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