Any DJ has to know that the mixer is one of the most important parts of their setup. No matter the quality of the CD, players or speakers — if your mixer ain’t good for nothing — so will be your final output. Having the best 4-channel DJ mixer is essential if you’re looking to deliver excellent audio quality to your audience.

Unfortunately, finding the best 4-channel DJ mixer is not an easy task. The diversity out there is vast and you can easily get confused with all the different terms and fancy wording. To help you with your search, we’ve compiled a list containing a review of the five best 4-channel DJ mixers you can get right now.

 This is our take on the five best 4-channel DJ mixers:

# Image Product Price
1 Pioneer $2,199
2 Yamaha $200
3 Behringer $100
4 Mackie $150
5 Numark $149

1. Pioneer DJ DJM-900NXS2

  • Completely Assignable (CA) MIDI Controls
  • Switchable 3-band EQ (-26 dB ~ +6 dB)
  • With 3-band isolator (-∞ ~ +6 dB)
  • 20 to 40,000 Hz Frequency Range (FR)
  • 96 kHz Sample Rate (SR)
  • 24-bit A/D and 32-bit D/A converters
  • S/N Ratio of 105 dB for line and 88 dB phono outputs
  • S/N Ratio of 79 dB for microphone input
  • Less than 0.005% distortion for line output
  • Has effects and X-PAD
  • Compatible with rekordbox dj, but not included
  • Pioneer ProDJ Link
  • P-Lock Fader Caps
  • Auto Standby
  • Expensive but professional

If you’re looking to go for a professional-grade gear and are ready to spend more then you must most definitely consider the Pioneer DJM-900NXS2. This beast comes with a major design overhaul than its predecessor while still keeping its familiar and ergonomic layout. It is built out of ultra-high quality materials and feels like a tank — the way it should be. The sound is warm, clear, loud and accurate with zero noise. The 900NXS2 has a great EQ as well as effects, including the exclusive for Pioneer X-PAD. The device comes with all professional software of Pioneer included. Overall, with the endless possibilities it offers, the device is definitely worth the extra buck.

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2. Yamaha MG10XU

  • D-PRE preamps (inverted Darlington circuit)
  • Features USB and SPX digital effects
  • Maximum USB SR of 192 kHz
  • 24-bit USB audio depth
  • 3-band EQ
  • 1-Knob compressor control
  • Input noise of -128 dBu
  • Residual output noise of -102 dBu
  • Comes with Cubase AI and Cubase LE

Made by another famous manufacturer, Yamaha, the MG10Xu has tons of features and outstanding sound quality. The D-PRE preamps give you the perfect blend of warm, natural sounding highs and lows, meaning you can skip the hours of EQ-ing that you’re required to do when using low-quality preamps. Moreover, the MG10XU’s high-quality co-amp makes sure that your mix sounds crystal clear and totally accurate, removing all excess noise. When it comes to effects, you have 24 options to choose from, including reverb, chorus, delay, phaser, flanger, and more — all of which modifiable. Overall a great device for beginners, those looking for smaller and more portable rigs as well as those on a tight budget.

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3. Behringer XENYX 1202FX

  • 3-band EQ
  • 24-bit audio depth
  • Low-noise
  • Four XENYX mic preamps (130 dB dynamic range)
  • Professional stereo effects (reverb, chorus, flanger, delay, pitch shifter — 99 presets)
  • Each channel has FX send control (internal FX processor and/or as external send)
  • Solid build
  • High-quality materials
  • Has no power switch

While it is definitely not top of the line, the Behringer XENYX 1202fx offers nearly the same functionality and quality at a much lower cost. The device comes with a dedicated 3-band EQ on each channel and delivers a 24-bit audio. There are four XENYX microphone preamps with a dynamic range of 130 dB and a bandwidth of between 10 Hz and 200 kHz to ensure clear sound. The audio is crisp-clear with very low noise.

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4. Mackie PROFX4V2

  • Four low-noise mic preamps
  • 5-band graphic EQ (all channels)
  • 3-band EQ and 100 Hz low cut filter (every channel)
  • ReadyFX effects engine (16 presets)
  • Two mic and four line inputs
  • Two aux outputs
  • High-quality materials
  • Sturdy build
  • Near-zero noise

Manufactured by the less known Mackie, the PROFX4V2 is a great four-channel mixer. It is also available with 8, 12, 16, 22, and 30-channels. There is a 5-band graphic EQ that applies to the line output and a 3-band EQ dedicated to each input. The PROFX4V2 offers near-zero noise while providing a crisp-clear highs, warm mids and deep bass. It also features the exclusive ReadyFX effects engine which offers you 16 great presets. On the device there are two mic and two line inputs as well as two aux outputs.

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5. Numark M6 USB

  • FR of 20 – 20,000 Hz
  • S/N Ratio of >96 dB for line and >79 for phono
  • S/N Ratio of >96 dB for microphone input
  • 3-band EQ
  • Four input channels with dedicated gain
  • Microphone talkover of -15%
  • Sturdy build
  • Compatible with Mac and PC
  • Affordable and of high quality

When it comes to convenience, cost, and effectiveness — the Numark M6 is our top pick. It offers a PC integration to allow you to mix up to four channel simultaneously. The M6 comes with a standard 3-band equalizer to make mixing or perfecting tracks easier. It also has comes with a unique LED meter in each of its channels. The device is built out of very high-quality materials and provides a crisp clear, warm, and deep sound. Each of the four channels has a dedicated gain knob. The line output frequency range is between 20 Hz and 20 kHz.