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.

Serato DJ 1.7.3 Adds Support For Pioneer XDJ-1000 Digital Players

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Serato has released the latest version of its flagship software Serato DJ. Version 1.7.3 allows you to use the XDJ-1000 to control many of Serato DJ’s features including jogwheels, library navigation, looping, slip mode, cue points, quantise and sync.

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.