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    Bought Controller For Son - Need To Upgrade Sound - Suggestions

    Thanks for forums, been reading up a lot.

    I am no longer party guy. I am guy with young son and lots of sports to coach.
    I did however buy my 11 year old a PIONEER DDJ-S3 Controller as he was having an interest in DJing after going to one of my friends house and seeing a mega setup


    Pioneer DDJ-SB3 DJ Controller Starter Package
    https://www.idjnow.com/pioneer-ddj-s...r-package.html

    It comes with speakers, but they stink.
    I was thinking it was going to be a fad anyways, but he seems to have liked it for awhile and still comes home from school and runs to the music

    So, knowing that its a starter kid with a starter kit.
    And we are most likely bedroom DJ for now but may have him do some small fun-ish events that I run outside.

    I was thinking of a Rockville package
    https://www.amazon.com/Rockville-RPG...ateway&sr=8-30

    I don't want to spend over $500 , maybe not even over $400 or $300

    At the end of the day, I still don't know where this is going to lead, but I am trying to support the passion (for now)

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    I’m not surprised that those Numark speakers don’t sound very good. The Rockville speakers you’re considering are not gonna be much better, but will probably be OK for a bedroom DJ or even small house parties. If you really want something better, get a couple of 12” powered speakers. For really good sound, you won’t find any new ones for your budget. I bought some 10” and 12” Alto Truesonic speakers ($200-$250) when I first started, and used them for a few years (along with two subwoofers) before upgrading to RCF’s. It’s pretty likely if you go the “budget” speaker route, your son will become dissatisfied pretty quickly.

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