Vinyl may be resurgent with consumers, but for its traditional champions—DJs—the format is becoming increasingly obsolete. Even superstar spinners, with the budgets for massive stage setups, carry laptops or tablets instead of record crates. The latest tech toy looking to one-up the old-school turntable is Monster’s Go-DJ, a portable, miniature DJ rig and production tool. The Go-DJ’s biggest advantage is its size: at 10.9 ounces, it’s lighter than an iPad mini, with about 40% less surface area.

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