If you have small budget, you might be interested in a low-cost controller. Remember that you can rock a party with a small controller or a big controller. Your clients won’t care, they just want to have fun. With this in mind let’s look at some of the best low cost controllers. Note that you can find these controllers at your local music store or on Amazon. Click any of the links below for detailed specs.
First up we have the Numark Mixtrack Pro 3. This is a great controller for beginners because it has a lot of popular controller features. It can also be a great backup controller for an experienced DJ. For example, if you need a smaller controller for events, where you don’t want to bring your big expensive gear, you might consider the Mixtrack Pro 3. Learn more about the Mixtrack Pro 3 »
The Pioneer DDJ-SB3 is also a great controller. Pioneer controllers tend to cost more than the Numark controllers because Pioneer is generally considered a better brand. The good thing is that Pioneer products also have a higher resale value. Learn more about the DDJ-SB3 »
A popular smaller controller is the Pioneer DDJ-WeGO4. You might wonder why the DDJ-WeGO costs more than the other two controllers on this page. The Mixtrack and the SB3 look more capable than the DDJ-WeGO. The WeGO costs more because it can be used with a laptop OR with a tablet OR with a phone. The other controllers on this page can only work when used with a laptop. You have more flexibility with the WeGO because it works with laptops, tablets, or phones. Learn more about the DDJ-WeGO4 »
If you’re ready to spend a little more on a controller, then you might be interested in a mid-priced controller.