Want our free DJ training and guides for beginners? Sign up here: http://www.digitaldjtips.com/join Digital DJ Tips Full Review: http://www.digitaldjtips.com/?p=2219121 For Gemini's Slate 2 Serato DJ Controller, we discuss the gear's strengths and limitations. Excellent for beginner and travel DJs, the Slate 2 provides responsive jogwheels, key lock, 8 hot cue pads with manual/auto loop, and slicer function, but downsides such as small pitch faders exist. With both standard and surprising features for the price range, the Gemini Slate 2 functions as a great value controller for those on a budget or seeking portability. To fully utilize the controller, upgrade the bundled Serato DJ Intro to the full version. For more information, take a look through our article review.