What's with all the controllers for sale?

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Jeff Romard

Staff member
ODJT Supporter
Sep 4, 2006
Sydney, Nova Scotia
The last 2 or 3 days I've had to have seen at least a dozen controllers for sale between the DJ groups and local buy and sells. Is there something new and exciting in the controller world I haven't seen the memo on or are there a lot just dumping gear?

I'm not in the market so I don't look close at price but I seen a 5 year old Denon MCX8000 for $1200...Seemed a little steep to me considering they are around $1500 new up here


DJ Extraordinaire
Oct 16, 2011
Some are just getting rid of stuff that they find out is something they should have never bought.


DJ Extraordinaire
ODJT Supporter
Feb 9, 2008
Taunton MA
The Pioneer Rev7 got introduced late last week... 7-inch motorized platters and a price tag of about $1800. It wasn't supposed to be released until next month (and probably won't ship until then), but they dropped a preview of it and just about everyone who owns a Rane One (or just wants new toys) wants to upgrade to the Pioneer.

In general, it's a pretty good time to sell a controller that you're not using... demand is pretty high right now, as stores just don't have the stock. It's also a good time to buy used, if you can find a good deal. I picked up a used DDJ-1000 (Rekordbox-only version) last week for $1000 with a Gator soft case, decksaver and Odyssey flight case. I already have a DDJ-SZ and DDJ-SZ; my plan is to sell one of them in the next few weeks (most likely the SZ).