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.
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AlphaTheta Corporation has announced the release of the new DDJ-FLX6-W from its Pioneer DJ brand. This limited-edition version comes in a matte white finish. The 4-channel DDJ-FLX6-W includes all the functions and performance features of the original controller, allowing for easy mixing of songs from different genres, plus pro-sounding scratch effects and more. In addition, the controller is a hardware unlock device for rekordbox. It also unlocks the DJ performance functions in Serato DJ Pro, allowing artists to choose which free software application to run on their laptops.
To use the DDJ-FLX6-W with rekordbox or with Serato DJ Pro, download the latest version of the software here.
Pioneer DJ expands upon their studio monitor offerings with the VM range, which brings a few new features to the table. In addition to offering a flat profile for mixing and production, they also have a club setting, designed to offer a real club-inspired sound to DJs mixing at home or in the studio.
Watch Mojaxx‘s review above.
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The rekordbox Professional plan is the first-ever DJ software to offer unlimited storage capacity via Dropbox. Users can upload their tracks to the cloud, which retains metadata such as playlists, hot cues, loops, and tags.
The plan allows DJs to create a database for each device they use. By backing up the device database, they can then can easily recover their library from rekordbox at any time if one device is lost or damaged. The plan also offers the ability to sync your rekordbox library across up to eight devices, for easy gig prep on-the-go.
Watch Pioneer DJ’s announcement video below and visit the rekordbox website for more details.
(Source: Pioneer DJ)
Pioneer DJ has linked up with influential fashion designer Virgil Abloh and his Off-White brand on the DDJ-1000-OW controller. The co-branded unit is compatible with rekordbox and Virtual DJ 2021 software and features an exclusive colorway and subtle design details throughout.
The controller is being released alongside the “Pioneer DJ c/o Off-White™” capsule collection, which includes tees, hoodies, a jacket, and accessories inspired by the concept of “SOUND ENGINEERING.”
“As with the skeleton CDJ and DJM I designed with Pioneer DJ, I wanted to take this opportunity to bring together technology and human interaction,” Virgil Abloh states in Pioneer DJ’s press release. “And this time we took it one step further with ‘SOUND ENGINEERING’ bringing together this medium that unites so many of us with a fashion element. Both music and fashion, in my opinion, are these intense forces that have the unique power to bring people together while letting you make your own statement all at the same time.”
The DDJ-1000-OW controller will be available worldwide, in limited quantities, starting mid-July at a suggested retail price of $1799. The clothing collection will be available at Off-White’s website, Farfetch.com, and select Off-White™ stores worldwide.
Preview the controller and capsule collection below and check out Pioneer DJ’s website for more details.
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In this episode of Tips and Tricks, Mojaxx takes a first look at the latest version of Traktor Pro from Native Instruments, which includes support for Beatsource LINK and Beatport LINK streaming, as well as HID control with Pioneer DJ’s latest CDJ-3000 media players.
Download Traktor Pro 3.5.0 here.
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Watch Mo’s first look above.
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