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First Look: Serato DJ Pro 2.5.7 Update With Pioneer DJ CDJ-3000 Support

Pioneer DJ‘s latest flagship multi-player is now an official Serato accessory via the newest upgrade to Serato DJ Pro, Serato DJ Pro’s 2.5.7. Building on the legacy of the CDJ-2000NXS2, the CDJ-3000 features several powerful improvements, including an enhanced MPU, redesigned hardware components, and a 9-inch, high-resolution touch screen. However, complete control of Serato DJ Pro with the CDJ-3000 requires using HID mode, including Serato’s colored waveforms on the display.

“As clubs and festivals open worldwide, support for the CDJ-3000 has been a highly requested feature for Serato DJs.” says Chief Strategy Officer Nick Maclaren. “We’re pleased to bring this support in Serato DJ Pro 2.5.7, with the reliability and quality our professional DJs expect.”

Download Serato DJ Pro 2.5.7 by clicking here.

To use the CDJ-3000 with Serato DJ Pro, you need to ensure it uses the latest firmware version. You can download this from Pioneer DJ by clicking here.

Mojaxx takes a first look at the integration in this week’s episode of Tips and Tricks. Watch above.

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Mojaxx Gives Walkthrough of Beatsource LINK’s Offline Mode in Serato DJ

On Monday, Serato released Serato DJ Pro 2.5 and Lite 1.5. Among other updates, both versions added support for Beatsource LINK’s offline mode, a highly anticipated feature that enables DJs to use LINK without an internet connection. Watch above to see DJcityTV’s Mojaxx provide a walkthrough of the feature.

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Beatsource LINK’s Offline Mode is Now Available in Serato DJ

Beatsource LINK’s Offline Mode is Now Available in Serato DJ

Streaming is the future of DJing, but DJs need to be able to mix with or without an internet connection. Today, we’re excited to announce that Beatsource LINK’s offline mode, which enables DJs to mix without Wi-Fi, is finally available in Serato DJ. The update, which is integrated with Serato DJ Pro 2.5 and Lite 1.5, follows over a month of public beta testing.

Asher “Styles Davis” Finkel, at Beatsource, says:

“We’re super excited to be the first service to bring offline mode for streaming content to Serato DJ. We know that DJs need to build trust with streaming technology, and our offline locker will provide the stability and insurance they need. This is a watershed moment in the way DJs get music.”

Download Serato Pro 2.5 and Lite 1.5 here and start your free trial of Beatsource LINK here.

Watch a tutorial on how to use the offline mode below:

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First Look: Denon DJ Engine OS 1.6 With Serato DJ Pro Integration

In this episode of Tips and Tricks, Mojaxx takes a first look at Denon DJ’s Engine OS 1.6, as well as the newly announced integration of Serato DJ Pro with the SC6000 range of players.

Download the latest Denon DJ 1.6 firmware update here.

Watch Mo’s first look above.

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First Look: Serato DJ Pro 2.5 Public Beta

Earlier today, Serato launched the public beta of Serato DJ Pro 2.5 and Lite 1.5. In this episode of Tips and Tricks, Mojaxx takes a first look at the Serato DJ Pro 2.5 beta, which includes support for macOS 11 Big Sur, improved Phase functionality, and an offline locker for Beatsource LINK and Beatport LINK.

Download the public beta of Serato DJ Pro 2.5 or Lite 1.5 here and try Beatsource LINK for free here.

Watch Mo’s first look above.

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Beatsource LINK’s Offline Mode is Coming to Serato DJ

Beatsource LINK’s Offline Mode is Coming to Serato DJ

In October, after months of anticipation, Beatsource integrated the Beatsource LINK music streaming service for open-format DJs with Serato DJ. It was a groundbreaking advancement; however, it was just the beginning of their partnership with Serato.

Today, we’re excited to announce that Beatsource LINK’s offline mode, which enables DJs to mix without an internet connection, is coming to Serato DJ Pro 2.5 and Lite 1.5 soon. You’ll be able to mix anywhere with Beatsource LINK.

Can’t wait? You can test Beatsource LINK’s offline mode in the public beta of Serato DJ Pro 2.5 and Lite 1.5 here.

Don’t have Beatsource LINK? Try it free.

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RANE Announces Its First All-in-One Controller, the ONE


RANE ONE. (Source: Serato)

RANE has officially entered the controller market with the release of the ONE. Similar to the design of the TWELVE, the ONE aims to satisfy the needs of turntablists while providing the convenience of a portable, all-in-one piece of tech.

The ONE features motorized platters with 7.2-inch removable acrylic disks. The mixer section features an adjustable crossfader, allowing scratchers to fine-tune their experience. Each deck has eight RGB pads and includes the Scratch Bank feature recently added to Serato DJ Pro, which allows users to easily load scratch samples or full tracks to either deck.

In related news, Serato has announced their latest update, Serato DJ Pro 2.4.4. This update provides support for the RANE ONE and will be available on their website at 12 PM PST.

Watch Mojaxx’s full review of the RANE ONE controller below.

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Beatsource Teams With Serato for All-Stars Competition

Beatsource All-Stars Competition

Beatsource is all about recognizing talented DJs. That’s why they have teamed up with Serato on the Beatsource All-Stars competition. DJs from around the world can enter for a chance to win a $1,000 paid headlining DJ set on Serato’s Twitch channel on Dec. 23, 2020. The winner will perform along with Four Color Zack, DJ Spider, and DJ Diamond Kuts.

How to enter

  1. Film yourself performing a 10-minute mix using Beatsource LINK and Serato DJ. You can only use tracks from Beatsource LINK.
  2. Upload your video to IGTV and tag #BeatsourceAllstars, @serato, and @beatsourceofficial in your caption. Your video must be published by midnight PST on Dec. 8, 2020.

Judging

Beatsource will review all entries on Dec. 9, 2020, and select one winner on Dec. 16, 2020. The mixes will be judged on creativity and vibe.

Additional prizes

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First Look: Pioneer DDJ-FLX6 4-Channel DJ Controller for rekordbox and Serato DJ Pro

Pioneer DDJ-FLX6
Pioneer DDJ-FLX6. (Source: Pioneer DJ)

Pioneer DJ has announced the DDJ-FLX6, a brand new four-channel controller supported in both rekordbox and Serato DJ Pro. The controller combines unique features and a professional club-style layout while staying portable and affordable.

The DDJ-FLX6 introduces Merge FX, a new feature that makes it easy for DJs to mix different music styles. The controller includes the Jog Cutter function that applies a professional scratch effect to the last Hot Cue or playback position on the deck in use and built-in presets containing a combination of Serato DJ Pro effects and looping controls. First introduced for the DJM-S11, the DDJ-FLX6 features Scratch Bank, which allows users to load scratch samples or full tracks for pad mode use.

In this episode of Tips and Tricks, Mojaxx takes an in-depth first look at the multifaceted development.

Watch below.

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Pioneer DJ Announces DJM-S11 Mixer


(Source: Pioneer DJ)

Pioneer DJ has announced the DJM-S11 mixer, the successor to its game-changing DJM-S9. The two-channel, four-deck battle mixer builds off the success of the previous iteration with some major additions while improving on its predecessor’s key features.

Most notably, the DJM-S11 comes equipped with a 4.3-inch touch screen that displays waveforms, a track browser, FX, and more. The display has a day mode option, similar to that of Serato DJ Pro, which makes the screen easier to view in daylight. An industry-first feature called “Deck 3/4 Control” allows access to decks three and four via the touch screen, to enhance the creative possibilities of live mashups and remixes.

Another notable addition is that the mixer includes dual USB inputs for connecting CDJs and controllers. It features a number of new pad modes as well.

Pioneer DJ will also be releasing the DJM-S11-SE, a special edition that is visually reminiscent of their highly-regarded DJM-909 mixer.

The DJM-S11 is available now at a suggested retail price of $1,999 USD, while the DJM-S11-SE retails for $2,099 USD. In related news, Serato has released Serato DJ Pro 2.4.1, which includes support for the mixers.

Watch Pioneer DJ’s introductory video along with Mojaxx‘s first look below.

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