Pioneer Ditches CDs With The XDJ-1000 Digital-Only Player

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Pioneer has launched a digitally focused, USB-only media player. The XDJ-1000 features a 7″ full-colour touchscreen, full integration with the company’s rekordbox platform, plus wave zoom, beat counter, phase meter, key analysis, quantised beat-jump / loop move, the ability to load tracks over USB or WiFi, and more.

Pioneer’s Kuvo Network Aims To Get DJ Booths Online

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Pioneer has officially announced Kuvo, a bold initiative to get the world’s DJ booths online. Information about every track DJs play in clubs can be fed into the cloud, to be accessed by everyone from clubbers using Kuvo apps on their smartphones, to performing rights societies to better calculate royalty payments to producers.

BPM 2014: Pioneer WeGO 3 Up Close

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We got a first look at the WeGo 3 here at the BPM Show, and can report that it feels more professional and sturdier than previous incarnations. The top is brushed metal, the jogwheels a cool silver colour that feel great, and the design is distinctive.

Pioneer HDJ-C70 On-Ear Headphone Announced

The HDJ-C70 is Pioneer's first on-ear headphone, for DJs who prefer this more compact style.

Pioneer DJ today announced a new DJ headphone model: the Pioneer HDJ-C70. These headphones are a departure from the rest of Pioneer’s headphones, in that they’re an “on-ear” model, making them lightweight and more flexible than bulkier designs.

Pioneer DDJ-WeGO3 For iPad & iPhone Launched

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The Pioneer DDJ-WeGO3 has just been announced for Algoriddim’s djay 2 software on iPad or iPhone, letting you mix from either your own library or the millions of tunes available on Spotify. The unit has jogwheels and a mixer built in plus access to loops, FX, pitch controls, EQ and sync.

Review & Video: Pioneer DDJ-SZ Serato DJ Controller

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Today we review the new flagship controller in Pioneer’s range, the DDJ-SZ. It is bigger and better specified than any Serato controller out there, with dual laptop control, built-in DVS support, standalone mixer, two different Pioneer hardware FX sections, and CDJ-sized jogwheels. But is it worth the extra over the DDJ-SX?

Serato DJ 1.6.3 Brings CDJ-900NXS Support

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Serato has released the latest update to Serato DJ, bringing it to 1.6.3, and adding support for Pioneer’s CDJ-900NCXS among other tweaks.