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B&H is Pleased to Offer New DJ Controllers from Roland!


Roland has introduced two new DJ controllers, the DJ-202 and the DJ-505, to expand the line started by the DJ-808 model. Like the flagship DJ-808, the DJ-202 and DJ-505 are designed for tight integration with Serato software. They serve as solutions for DJs, producers, and remixers who want the same style and essential functions found on the DJ-808 in a smaller frame with fewer mixer channels.

First up in the booth, the DJ-202, a 2-channel, 4-deck controller. It takes the core of the DJ-808 and packs it into a unit not much larger than a couple of reams of paper. Designed for use with the included Serato DJ Intro software, the DJ-202 sports two large, low-latency platters and eight dedicated pad controls with multiple modes, including Hot Cue, Roll, Slicer, Pattern, and Sampler. Packed into the DJ-202 are multiple 8-sound drum kits from highly desired Roland TR machines. TR drums and Serato samples can be triggered via the 16-step sequencer. The 2-channel mixer offers 3-band EQ, a dedicated sampler level, and a 1/4" mic input with built-in effects. Sync external synths via the DJ-202’s MIDI output or connect to your DAW via USB and utilize the integrated 24-bit/48 kHz audio interface. Stereo RCA outputs allow you to easily hook up to powered speakers or a portable PA.

Roland DJ-202 2-Channel, 4-Deck DJ Controller for Serato Intro

The DJ-505 is a 2-channel, 4-deck controller optimized for Serato DJ. It expands the capabilities of the DJ-202 by adding more modes, controls, I/O, functionality, and software. The DJ-505’s Velocity and TR modes increase pad control options. The TR drum sounds can be customized in real time via Level, Attack, Tune, and Decay controls found next to the dedicated step-sequencer, which incorporates new Nudge, Step-Roll, and Instrument/Sample Mute features. The DJ-505’s mixer offers two sets of stereo RCA inputs and can be used as a stand-alone device for use with external decks. Balanced XLR outputs and 1/4" booth outputs enable easy connection to a PA or large-frame mixing console. Plus, the DJ-505 includes a Serato Tool Kit license, which gives you Serato Pitch ’n Time DJ, Serato Flip, and all Serato DJ FX packs. It is even Serato DVS upgrade ready.

Roland DJ-505 2-Channel, 4-Deck DJ Controller for Serato DJ

Whether you are a music producer, DJ, remixer, or electronic artist, feel free to stop by the B&H SuperStore or check out our website to dig into Roland’s new DJ controllers.