Reloop Releases Reloop Buddy, DJ Controller for iOS and Computer

A new 4-channel DJ controller from Reloop and Algoriddim hits the spot as you can see in the video by 2-time DJ champion, Carlo Atendido.  

Karim Morsy (CEO Algoriddim)

“We’re thrilled to partner with Reloop and bring this innovative controller to millions of djay users across desktop and mobile. Buddy is an incredible piece of hardware that combines elegant design with a powerful set of features. The layout has been carefully adapted to provide seamless control of djay Pro AI’s unique Neural Mix features. This marks the beginning in the evolution of AI- powered DJ hardware and allows DJs of all skill levels to perform like never before possible.”

Gerald Barbyer (CEO Reloop)

“We have teamed up with Algoriddim to create an extremely portable but very powerful controller for djay across all platforms,” states Gerald Barbyer, CEO of Reloop. “Buddy offers you smart hardware features, such as the responsive performance pads, FX paddles, a flexible powering concept or the built-in tablet mount. Combine this with Algoriddim’s game changing Neural MixTM remixing capabilities and we are sure that this will be your new best Buddy for mixing!”

Carlo Atendido (2-time DJ Champion)

"Took mobile mixing to the next level with the new Reloop Buddy for Algoriddim's djay app.

Watch me take advantage of every new feature offered on Buddy to give you guys a mix that proves that you don't expensive equipment to DJ exceptionally well!"

 

Reloop Buddy - Your powerful mixing companion.

 

Form-Factor Meets Functionality

This compact and powerful 2-channel DJ controller was designed and developed in close partnership with Algoriddim for the tightest integration possible with their award-winning djay app. Space-saving without compromising functionality, the Reloop Buddy offers DJs of any level all the tools they need to perform creatively and effectively.

Reloop Buddy with iPad

Fully Feature-Packed

Whether you’re a complete beginner or an experienced DJ, the Reloop Buddy offers you full control over your mixes thanks to powerful features including the intuitive pad section consisting of 8 performance modes (hot cue, auto loop, touch FX, sampler, slicer, bounce loop, Neural MixTM, looper), dedicated loop controls, a flexible effect section with FX paddles (hold & toggle), and responsive jog wheels for precise mixing and scratching.

Also, the Reloop Buddy includes extensive Neural MixTM controls for pad as well as EQ mode.By using a simple switch on the controller, users can instantly turn the EQ knobs into dedicated Neural MixTM controls, allowing to isolate drums, instruments, and vocals in real-time, thus fully exploiting Algoriddim’s AI-powered technology.

Versatile Connectivity

Thanks to its dedicated integration with Algoriddim’s djay software, and built-in USB audio interface, the Reloop Buddy enables instant plug and play compatibility with smartphones, tablets, and computers.

Not only can tracks be loaded to djay from your crates and libraries, but it’s also even possible to mix millions of tracks instantly from popular streaming services such Tidal, Soundcloud Go+, Beatport Link and Beatsource Link.*

Reloop Buddy

A full headphone cue section and 1⁄4 inch jack are conveniently located at the side of the unit, together with a master RCA output for direct connection to active speakers and sound systems.

Sturdy Companion

The Reloop Buddy is built from quality, durable materials, and its space-saving, highly-portable design makes it perfect for your home setup, mobile use, and even on-the-go or while traveling. Furthermore, its built-in device slot can hold smartphones and tablets up to 12.9”, which keeps the overall footprint of the unit to a minimum.

Please note that the app feature set may vary, depending on the platform being used. Please visit the djay App Store page on the respective platform App Store to check which features are supported.

*An internet connection and a Tidal Premium or HiFi subscription, Soundcloud Go+ subscription is required. Beatport Link and Beatsource Link are accessible with all 3 offered subscriptions.

Reloop Buddy close-up.

Features

  • Compact 2-deck DJ controller for iOS, iPadOS, Android, Mac & PC
  • 8 RGB colour-coded performances pads for each deck
  • Extensive Neural MixTM controls (pad / EQ mode) to isolate beats, instruments, and vocals of any song
  • 8 performance modes: hot cue, auto loop, touch FX, sampler, slicer, bounce loop, Neural MixTM, looper
  • Full transport section and quick performance mode access
  • Dedicated sync function to match tempo and key
  • Responsive jog wheels for precise mixing and tight scratching
  • Quick-skip: fast search within a track
  • Hi-resolution pitch faders for accurate BPM adjustments
  • High- & low-EQs to tweak frequency bands
  • Bi-polar sound filters (LPF/HPF)
  • Effect section with FX paddles (hold & toggle)
  • Dedicated loop encoders (loop-length and on/off activation)
  • Library navigation controls for comfortable track browsing and loading
  • Shift buttons for second layer functions
  • Built-in USB audio interface: directly connect active speakers & headphones and start mixing from your music library or streaming services*
  • Master volume control and RCA output
  • Headphone cue section with cue, mix and volume controls (1/4 inch jack connection)
  • Built-in slot for smartphones and new generation tablets up to 12.9”
  • Simple connection of iOS / iPadOS / Android devices via dedicated USB-A port
  • Designed and developed with Algoriddim for seamless integration with the award-winning djay app.
  • Plug and play with djay / Pro AI on all platforms available in the App Store, Google PlayStore
  • Mix millions of tracks instantly with djay and popular streaming services including Tidal*, Soundcloud Go+*, Beatport Link* and Beatsource Link*
  • Sturdy housing and space-saving design for a minimal footprint and portability
  • Flexible powering options: connect a regular USB power supply, power bank or laptop (optional USB power supply available as accessory)
  • Incl. USB cable, RCA cable and instruction manual
  • *An internet connection and a Tidal Premium or HiFi subscription, Soundcloud Go+ subscription is required. Beatport Link and Beatsource Link are accessible with all 3 offered subscriptions.

technical details

  • Sound Card Resolution: 24bit/48kHz - Frequency Response: 20Hz-20kHz
  • S/Noise Ratio: 95DB (USB)
  • THD: <0.1%
  • Power: DC-5V > 2A USB-B
  • Master Out: RCA
  • Headphone Out: 3.5mm
  • Dimensions: 325mm (W) x 220mm (D) x 48mm (H) - Weight: 1,042 kg

 

Available: End of December

MSRP: 219,99 € | $279,99 | £199.00

 

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