Pioneer DJ DDJ-RB Quick Overview

Pioneer DJ DDJ-RB
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The Pioneer DJ DDJ-RB is the entry-level Rekordbox DJ controller and an upgrade from the DDJ-SB2. Approaching much more the workflow of the more expensive DDJ units than the SB2, it has very good jogwheels, filter, 3 band EQ and trim knob per channel and master level VU meters.

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Our Rating

What We Like

  • Compact size and lightweight, good back-up for main gear
  • Nice jogwheels
  • Separate cue and play buttons such as on more expensive Pioneer DJ gear
  • Pads are fully used for Rekordbox DJ features such as loops, slicer, effects, sampler…
  • Full Rekordbox DJ Performance Pack for free in the box worth USD 130!

What We Like Less

  • Pitchfader could have been made larger
  • Only 1 effect can be accessed at the time, weird choice to move away from 3 effect knobs per deck
  • An Aux Input would have been nice, for emergency use when laptop dies…

Features & Specifications

  • Controller layout mirrors rekordbox dj for native control
  • PC Master Out – use computer’s speaker for master out and controller for headphones
  • Performance Pads with Sequence Call for creative freedom
  • Built-in sound card
  • Record to rekordbox dj
  • USB powered
  • High quality Mic input
  • Portable
  • Software: rekordbox dj
  • DDJ-RB users need to activate bundled rekordbox dj software using its licence key
  • Input ports: MIC×1 (¼-inch TS jack)
  • Output ports: MASTER×1 (RCA pin jack), PHONES×1 (Front 3.5-mm stereo mini jack)
  • Other ports: USB (B type) ×1
  • Frequency response: 20 – 20000 Hz
  • Total Harmonic Distortion Ratio: 0.005% or less (USB)
  • S/N ratio: 103 (USB)
  • Power supply: USB bus power
  • Dimensions (WxHxD): 482.6 x 58.5 x 272.4 mm
  • Weight: 2.1 kg

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