The Urei 1601S has the most advanced on-board sampler of any mixer with automatic pitch control of looped samples. It could do with more filter types though.
The PMC-08 Pro is loaded with connections, featuring two advanced effects loops. It also has outstanding sound from two EQ modes, plus a smooth adjustable crossfader.
Ableton Live 5 has an intuitive and fun interface with serious sound manipulation power for DJs and live electronic performers. Produce and DJ with one application.
The DJ Console Mk2 is great value for money with software and a hardware controller. The interface has a soundcard and features MIDI control for use with other software.
Traktor DJ Studio 3 has four virtual decks, integrates with Stanton FinalScratch2 and has modelled A&H filters and EQ on mixers including the A&H Xone:92. Seriously advanced!
Pioneer's DJS software has all the most popular features from their professional DJ hardware range so is familiar and easy to use.
The Behringer BCD2000 is the coolest DJ style MIDI controller there is. It has a built in soundcard, DJ mixer, and comes with some basic software too.
The Technics SL-1210 is the most popular deck of all time. It was brought up to date in 2003 with the MK5G which has expanded pitch range, brake control and better wiring.
The Vestax PDX-2300 MK2 Pro builds on an already sturdy set of scratch decks, whilst adding clever new tone-arm technology for even better groove holding.
The new Gemini CDT-05 is both a CD and vinyl turntable with cue points, token effects to play with and a superb CD scratch sound. It's a space-saving innovation.