djay Pro 1.1 for Mac Brings Pioneer CDJ/XDJ Integration & Video Mixing

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In a major upgrade to its djay Pro platform for Mac, Algoriddim has added comprehensive support for Pioneer CDJ and XDJ models; live video mixing; and a host of other features, helping to make djay Pro a serious alternative for use in pro DJ booths. The platform now supports Pioneer’s CDJ-900, CDJ-2000nexus, and the XDJ-1000.

[Video] Musikmesse 2015: Pioneer RM-05 and RM-07 Studio Monitors

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Pioneer has taken its “speaker in a speaker” technology from far more expensive monitors and used it in this mid-range (ie not cheap) brace of new designs, the RM-05 (5″ woofer) and RM-07 (7″ woofer). They’re a far cry from boxy, MDF-constructed entry level monitors, and here Rik from Pioneer DJ explains the differences.

Pioneer DDJ-SZ2 Controller “Coming Soon”?

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A post over on the Polish Pioneer Facebook page appears to suggest that there might be a v2 of the company’s flagship Serato DJ / Virtual DJ controller “soon”. The suggestion came in a reply by what appears to be a Pioneer employee to a question asked by a follower of the page.

Your Questions: Pioneer CDJ-850 Or XDJ-1000?

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Pioneer CDJ-850 or XDJ-1000? That’s the purchase dilemma our reader is facing today. We help him out with a short video talkthrough of the differences, focussing on whether or not he wants to use CDs, what software he might want to use with it, and where he’s likely to be playing.

djay 2 For Android Now Works With Controller Sound Cards

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Forget those splitter cables – the latest update to djay 2 for Android was released today, and it lets you use the onboard sound cards of supported DJ controllers, meaning you can finally connect your headphones and speakers straight to your controller for full stereo headphone cueing and master output.

Review & Video: Pioneer XDJ-1000 Multi Player

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Well, it finally happened. We thought Native Instruments might do this first, but Pioneer has finally made what a lot of us felt was an inevitable leap in DJ technology, by releasing a fully digital media player, ie that doesn’t take CDs and is designed for digital DJs solely. It’s called the XDJ-1000, and today we take a detailed look at it.

[NAMM 2015] Pioneer HRM-7 Studio Headphones

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Just in time for NAMM 2015, Pioneer has announced the Pioneer HRM-7 headphones, the first in a new range of gear aimed directly at the studio rather than the DJ booth, and majoring on wide, transparent sound and long-term wearing comfort.