Pioneer DDJ-SZ2 Controller “Coming Soon”?


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?


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

Android djay

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


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


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

Serato XDJ

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


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.