For the equipment categories, we’ve invited brands to nominate their best mobile-DJ-related products released over the past year and it’s now up to you to vote for the winners in each category. You can find out which products / companies have been nominated on the following pages. When completing the online voting form, you will also have the opportunity to nominate someone for the ‘DJ’s DJ’ category and submit a short explanation of why you feel they are worthy of the award.
NOMINATIONS – New Playback Product of the Year
Denon DJ SC Live 4
Powered by Engine DJ, the Denon DJ SC Live 4 fuels laptop-free performances on the biggest stages and DJ booths across the globe. The SC LIVE 4 can also be used with Serato and is compatible with Virtual DJ. With built-in Wi-Fi, 7” multi-gesture touchscreen, and 3 media slots, the SC LIVE 4 unleashes creative live performances using a combination of stored media and music streaming sources.
With full audio control over 4 DJ software decks, toggle FX, and professional inputs and outputs, the NS4FX is a feature-packed 4-channel DJ controller that unleashes the full creative mixing potential of event, club, and livestreaming DJs!
Pioneer DJ DDJ-REV7
The DDJ-REV7 is a Scratch-style 2-channel professional DJ controller for Serato DJ Pro built to help you get the most from the Serato DJ Pro performance software and includes large, motorised jog wheels with On Jog Display to create a tactile connection between you and your music.
Pioneer DJ DDJ-FLX4
The DDJ-FLX4 is a 2-channel controller with a simple, user-friendly design and a professional feel. Complete with rekordbox and Serato compatibility featuring user- friendly portable design and professional layout plus the seamless integration with selected streaming services.
NOMINATIONS – New PA Product of the Year
LD SYSTEMS MAUI® 44 G2
The LD Systems MAUI® 44 G2 is the flagship of the MAUI series column PAs: it offers an enormous 1,500 watts of total output (RMS) with a frequency response of 37 Hz to 20 kHz and a sound-level pressure of 132 dB (peak).
Powerwerks SYSTEM ONE
The Powerwerks SYSTEM ONE portable linear column array system offers the perfect balance of power, performance, portability and price. With a powerful Class D amplifier supplying over 1,050 watts of power through a 10″ subwoofer and eight 3″ high frequency drivers there’s plenty of power for almost any gig.
Electro-Voice Everse 8
The first battery-powered loudspeaker from Electro-Voice and the first weatherised model of its type, the EVERSE 8 takes advantage of decades of Electro-Voice engineering expertise – along with the latest advancements in technology – to provide a truly portable and truly wireless audio experience.
FBT X-LITE 112A
The FBT X-LITE 112A with integrated 3-channel mixer features lightweight, yet rugged gas-injected moulded polypropylene cabinet construction. Available in black finish, the FBT XLITE 112A series speakers provide excellent sound and an elegant design for portable sound and fixed installation.
Mackie Thump 215
Packed with incredibly useful features, The Thump 215 makes gigs run smoother with feedback elimination and music ducking built right in. And with dual TRS / XLR inputs plus a stereo 1/8” aux input, you can plug in all of your gear without odd cables and adapters.
Yamaha StagePAS 1K MKII Portable PA System
Featuring a 12-inch subwoofer and an array of 10 x 1.5” speakers, Bluetooth input, SPX digital reverbs, Priority Ducker and 1-knob EQ with multi-band comp for master output, the StagePAS 1K MKII adds an even higher sound pressure level and more flexible remote functionality than its predecessor.
RCF NX 985-A
The NX 985-A is a three-way active speaker featuring a best-in-class combination of RCF premium transducers and a two-channel 2100W amplifier producing coherent 100° x 60° coverage for the listening area with up to 138 dB SPL of distortion-free sound.
NOMINATIONS – New Lighting/Video Product of the Year
Red Panda Bambuu
The Bambuu stick, sold individually, also comes in a starter kit which comprises 4 x Bambuu Sticks, chargers and stands along with a W-DMX transmitter and bespoke flight bag. The lights feature 360-degree light emission, high-colour rendering index with long battery life and an aluminium alloy shell with compact structure.
The AFX Moving-Club-Kaledo is a wash moving head providing 7x12w LEDs with a surrounding LED strip generating a kaleidoscope effect. Featuring power and DMX in/out for daisy chaining, there are presets with adjustable linear colour temperature, strobe effect and totem mode.
CHAUVET DJ GigBAR Move + ILS
GigBAR Move + ILS is a 5-in-1 lighting system that includes moving heads, derbies, washes, a laser and strobe effect pre-mounted on a single bar. This powerful member of the GigBAR family controls the Integrated Lighting System (ILS), the dynamic lighting technology
The Ibiza Light E-COSMOS is a DMX-controlable 4-in-1 RGBW LED retro moving head with 12 beam effect lenses, an infinite tilt and 540° panning in a small, portable colour-changing lighting effect.
ADJ Focus Flex
The Focus Flex offers the creative flexibility of generating vibrant washes, punchy beams, and eye-catching pixel effects from one compact and quick automated luminaire and powered by an array of seven potent 40W 4-in-1 RGBW colour-mixing LEDs.
Kam Party Set (KML407)
With four DMX channel modes, a combination of two Kam derby lights and a pair of mini par lights all powered by micro-USB interface, the self-contained Kam Party Set features an enormous range of versatile built-in programs with adjustable parameters and effects.
NOMINATIONS – New Accessory of the Year
The AFX Volcano-2000 is a powerful fog machine that features a 5L tank with level indicator and 13-channel DMX control. It is designed with 36 x 1W adjustable RGB LEDs to illuminate the fog from inside and outside and can be controlled through wired connection or wirelessly with the provided remote controller.
Ortofon Concorde Elite MKII
The Concorde Elite features a new, special-moulded stylus body with real gold plating which adds luxury to the famous Concorde design. The Nude Elliptical diamond stylus, normally used in hi-fi cartridges, guarantees an improved and detailed sound quality.
The ultimate all-in-one setup for DJing, with a simple three-move setup, you can be ready in no time. The light weight and portability of the B3 makes transport easy and hassle free. Featuring rock solid stability, there is also a wide range of optional accessories including stands and holders for all DJ equipment.
Brilliant in its simplicity, the phoneOgram is the perfect guestbook for weddings, parties and other special events. With an easy-swap handset and a wide range of coloured shells available, the handset provides fantastic flexibility and is a great add-on for your next event.
Pioneer DJ HDJ-CX
These super-lightweight professional DJ headphones are so lightweight you might forget you’re wearing them. Specially designed for absolute comfort and tuned to deliver outstanding sound quality for mixing and monitoring music, they’re also built to last.
JTS SPT-1 Wireless Audio System
This professional wireless audio for speakers package is ideal where long cable runs are impractical or transmission between rooms is required. The system comprises of a true diversity rack transmitter with 2 x true diversity receivers. Built-in delay allows the receiver to be time aligned to other speakers in the system.
NOMINATIONS – Retailer of the Year
techformusic combine the expertise and reassurance of a superstore with 24/7 convenience of internet shopping. Their demonstration auditorium based in Moulton Park, Northampton, is the perfect space to view all the latest DJ gear on the market including light effects, PA systems and DJ controllers plus much more.
Established in 1999, based on over 20 years of experience in the DJ / nightclub / equipment hire industry, djkit.com is a leading online retailer of DJ equipment, PA and lighting that also has a large fully-stocked DJ shop and showroom.
Established in 1981, Phase One is a second generation family business currently owned and operated by Mike and Julie Stead. Selling online since 2004, Phase One serves 1000s of customers across the UK while also supporting lots of local DJs through their Darlington-based store.
West End DJ have been serving DJs from their Central and North West London locations with DJ, PA and lighting gear from the leading manufacturers for more than two decades. They offer the very best deals in digital DJ gear, production equipment, lighting effects, PA and live sound systems both online and instore and you can spread the cost over 24 months interest free (subject to status).
CRS1 Entertainment House
Located just off J5, M40 in the lovely village of Stokenchurch, Buckinghamshire, CRS1 Entertainment House serves customers all across the UK. Owned by industry legend Clive Hodghton, he not only stocks new equipment but also buys and sells a huge inventory of amazingly priced second-hand stock. To find out what’s available #justcallclive.
NOMINATIONS – Gear Junkies: Rig of the Year
DJ Ricky Gold – Richard Hetherington
Your Big Event – Andy Harris
Nightlights – Alastair Craig
MK Parties – Roger Gregson
Phase 2 Mobile DJ – Darren Hicks
Devon DJ – Paul Radmore