Looking for the best DJ mixers available? Every DJ has different needs, whether you're into house or hip hop; nightclubs or weddings; scratching or beat matching, every mixer in our list has its advantages. It's tough to accommodate every DJ with a list like this, but we think we've come pretty close. Based on sales, web searches, and social activity, here are the best DJ mixers for 2018. Now without further ado...
Pioneer DJ DJM-S9
The DJM-S9 takes everything you love about controllers like the DDJ-SX2 and puts the features into a battle style mixer. With dual USB connections, you can seamlessly switch between DJ's sets. The large performance pads significantly improve your opportunity to be creative, while the customizable FX buttons let you take control of every mix and remix.
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Allen & Heath XONE:23C DJ Mixer with Soundcard
Allen & Heath's Xone:23C isn't just a small 2-channel mixer, but a 2-channel powerhouse. With dual phone and dual line inputs, you can connect 4 sources of audio. The battle DJs will love installing their own InnoFader, while software gurus will appreciate the internal soundcard for recording and playback from your favorite software.
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American Audio 19MXR DJ Mixer
There aren't a whole lot of 19-inch rackmount DJ mixers left in the world, and even less with as many features as the 19MXR. This controlller/mixer in one comes bundled with Virtual DJ, but the controls are easily MIDI mappable to your favorite software. Load, cue, play, and loop your favorite tracks from your own software without ever touching your laptop. The 19MXR is a Karaoke DJs dream with three microphone inputs, helping it earn its spot on our best DJ mixers for 2018.
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Native Instruments Traktor Kontrol Z2 DJ Mixer
Love to scratch? The Traktor Kontrol Z2 is a dream. Love Traktor? Then it's the ultimate selection. Scratch and battle DJs have been enjoying the Traktor Kontrol Z2 for well over a year. The feature-rich layout has helped DJs grow in creativity and quick-thinking without complicated operation holding them back.
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Mixars DUO 2-Channel Mixer for Serato DJ - New
Some may say that the Mixars DUO is a simplified version of the S9. Fact is that Mixars has been working closely with battle DJs to create a mixer that was intuitive and easy to use. It's layout might seem simple to the complicated DJ, but the 4 performance pads on each channel have had a significant impact on what the battle DJ can do.
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Pioneer DJ DJM-900NXS2 Professional Mixer
If you've never used the DJM-900 mixers, it's time to use a DJM-900 Nexus. The 900 is a standard for both the club and wedding DJ, and this DJM has consistently ranked as a best seller among DJ mixers. 4 phone, 4 line, and digital inputs give you the ability to mix from nearly any source, truly opening the doors to creativity.
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Behringer DDM4000 5-Channel Mixer
Behringer has long been known for creating affordable DJ gear, and the DDM-4000 is no exception. This DJ mixer is packed with features, including sampler, BPM counter, FX, and dual XLR mic inputs. Control up to 4 phone and 4 line inputs for stepping up your DJ game without breaking the bank.
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Pioneer DJ DJM-450 DJ Mixer
The Pioneer DJM-450 combines the power of more expensive mixers with the affordability of smaller mixers. Perfect for battle DJs, club DJs and wedding DJs, the 450 is a hybrid making it one of the best on our list of DJ mixers for 2018. The Magvel fader is long-lasting and dream to cut on.
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Mixars Cut Battle Mixers
Balanced outputs, high end crossfader, what else does a battle DJ need? While the Mixars CUT is one of the simplest layouts on our list, the durable mini innoFader and solid metal case make this one a workhorse for the DJ that loves to battle.
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Reloop RMX-90 DVS Digital Mixer
Reloop has nailed it with the RMX-90 DVS DJ mixer, and is the perfect way to round out our list of best DJ mixers for 2018. The RMX-90 comes with a built-in Serato DJ soundcard, and includes 2 Serato DJ timecodes to get you started. Add in additional hard drives to your Serato setup with the built-in USB hub, a first of its kind in the world of DJ mixers.
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So what do you think our list of best DJ mixes for 2017? We'll be updating this list regularly, but we'd love to know what you think!