Roland DJ-808 Quick Overview

Roland DJ-808
Categories: DJ Controllers, Roland

The Roland DJ-808 is the first DJ controller from Roland. It features a professional Serato DJ 4 channel controller, sequencer and drum machine in 1. It also features a voice transformer, making it a total music production/dj rig/performance solution.


Roland DJ-808 | 4 Channel DJ Controller Mixer

Our Rating

What We Like

  • From what we have seen, those jogwheels are the best on the market
  • Having a drum machine, sequencer and voice transformer in a dj controller is a first, and the creative possibilties it opens up are amazing
  • The green color scheme is uber cool

What We Like Less

  • It costs USD 1.500, but then again, sequencer, drum machine…. argh!

Features & Specifications

  • Built-in Roland TR drum machine with 606, 707, 808, 909 kicks, snares, claps and hi-hats
  • Control the Serato Sampler with the TR-S sequencer
  • Built-in VT Voice Transformer with Pitch, Formant, Ducking and Serato key matching
  • Velocity sensitive RGB color pads for HOT CUE, ROLL, TR, SAMPLER and more
  • Large ultra-low-latency platters with integrated displays
  • 4 high-quality integrated Channel FX
  • Standalone professional 4 channel digital mixer
  • Connect external instruments via MIDI or AIRA Link USB and jam along with Serato DJ
  • 24bit/96kHz audio fidelity
  • Control two decks simultaneously with dual deck mode
  • 100mm pitch faders
  • Unlocks Serato DJ and comes with a Serato Pitch ‘n Time DJ license
  • Connect turntables or CDJs with the purchase of a Serato DVS license




Roland DJ-808 | 4 Channel DJ Controller Mixer