Which Dj Controller is best for beginners?

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  1. trevortex

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    I am a newbie and am willing to buy a DJ controller. I have read an article about the Best DJ Controller for beginners, but I am confused between Numark and Hercules. Can someone guide me, which is the best of these two?
     
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  3. recycle

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    That's a weird question: due to covid, now all the dj's are looking for a different job: you are going completely against the trend. Who knows, maybe the clubs will never reopen, dance music will become useless.
    I live in a turistic area and I'm starting to notice this type of signs into public activities (tiki bars, pubs, sport bars etc)
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    Yeah, it's possible that that 2021 will be ruined, too. This winter will be rough for sure.
     
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    said a funny guy who thinks that people don't listen to electronic music at home. Dude, do you reall think that electronic music is all about dancing at bars, pubs?
     
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    Your point is not clear: that type of devices are tools for dj’s: why do you ever need a dj controller to play music at home?
     
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    honestly dont get some cheapo controller like hercules, inexpensive solution would be allen&heath k2, you can use it standalone and if you desire to upgrade you buy a mixer and you got everything to control prettymuch all functions in traktor + mix externally

    edit: thats for playing dance music, if you want to scratch or sth i have no clue
     
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    Streaming is a thing, you know? Was before CoV as well.
     
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    A DJ friend of mine swears by Traktor Scratch, he said that were he go all digital he'd get one of the Traktor Kontrols. So those might be worth your while to look at as well.
     
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    yeah s2/s4 would be all in one solution
     
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    Copyright rules on platforms are strictly enforced: now, any stream containing copyrighted material will lead to an "stream aborted" message by website. the only platform that still accept published material is twitch (and only for live streaming), in any case the recorded clip will be deleted
    it is a hard time for DJ's now
     
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    Plenty of net radio stations that are not twitch, thankfully.
     
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    I thought you were talking about audio+video streaming. In any case, be careful: you need copyright clearance (usually an annual fee) even to broadcast a webradio, especially if you want to stream it to important portals such as tunein or similar.
     
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