The Pioneer DJ DJM-S3 has a metal case construction that gives it a tough and durable exterior, which means that it has been designed to withstand the harshness of continued use. The layout of the Pioneer DJ DJM-S3 is quite simple, which is ideal for beginners or DJs that simply value minimalism in their gear. Turntablist, on the other hand, will fully appreciate the crossfader section as it is uncluttered and easy to manipulate.
The Magvel crossfader
The Magvel crossfader is one of the best and most exciting features of the Pioneer DJ DJM-S3. The Pioneer DJ DJM-S3 comes with an extremely durable Magvel crossfader capable of delivering a precise and even response. This Magvel was inherited from the DJM-900NXS2 makes scratching appear unproblematic and natural thanks to its level of responsiveness. The magvel relies on contact-free magnetic technology, which helps to explain why it is so smooth to use.
The back-side area of the Pioneer DJ DJM-S3 features an on and off switch as well as a set of master out XLR and Phono sockets. There is also a set of line and phono inputs that have been included that you can use for your CD decks and vinyl records. The Aux input comes in handy for effects and drum machines while the ¼ inch jack microphone input and the USB port situated on the sound card can be utilized by those that have a Rekordbox.
Serato DVS Enabled
The Pioneer DJ DJM-S3 is fully Serato DVS Enabled, which means that you can utilize timecode vinyl if you want to spin using music files on any device that can run Serato DJ. Because it is Serato DVS Enabled, it also eliminates the need of buying a Serato DVS add-on, which is great news for anyone that prefers to keep things simple.