Pioneer CDJ-2000 and CDJ-900 Unboxing Video and Comparison... - DJBooth

Pioneer CDJ-2000 and CDJ-900 Unboxing Video and Comparison...

The Pioneer CDJ-2000 and Pioneer CDJ-900 professional multi-player units have finally arrived in the DJbooth.net Lab with just enough time for us to give you reviews before they are returned in time for the DJ Expo in Atlantic City later this month. In the meantime I will bring you the unboxing videos of each deck and a quick physical comparison breakdown to recognize the obvious differences between the two.
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The

Pioneer CDJ-2000

and

Pioneer CDJ-900

professional multi-player units have finally arrived in the DJbooth.net Lab with just enough time for us to give you reviews before they are returned in anticipation of the DJ Expo in Atlantic City later this month. In the meantime we will bring you the unboxing videos of each deck and a quick physical comparison breakdown to recognize the obvious differences between the two. Much More to come! Stay tuned to our blog site for many more reviews and news updated daily Monday to Friday!

CDJ-900 Unboxing Video:


CDJ-2000 Unboxing Video:


CDJ-2000 Vs. CDJ-900

Note: The purpose of this quick comparison is to show the obvious differences between the CDJ-2000 and the CDJ-900 decks as they readily appear on the outside. There may be other differences that are more noticeable with extended usage, but these are the physical differences that can be seen immediately.

-CDJ-2000 jog wheel is black on top; while the CDJ-900 jog wheel is dark grey

-CDJ-2000 has a glossy black finish in the jog wheel area, while the CDJ-900 has a dull black finish in the jog wheel area

-CDJ-2000 jog wheel has a lighted ring around the edge that illuminates when the jog wheel is pressed for scratching and also blinks when the track is coming to an end; CDJ-900 does not

-CDJ-2000 Play/Pause and CUE buttons illuminate around the outside of the button while the Play/Pause and CUE symbols illuminate inside the buttons of the CDJ-900

-CDJ-2000 Search and Track Search buttons illuminate and they do not on the CDJ-900

-CDJ-2000 big track navigation knob is illuminated, while on the CDJ-900 it is not

-CDJ-2000 CD slot is illuminated, while the CDJ-900 is not

-CDJ-2000 LCD Screen is the best I've ever seen on any player complete with graphics, album cover art and FULL color (real-deal) waveform display; CDJ-900 double-LED screens are still nice but more reminiscent of the CDJ-1000 series with more lines for on-screen file navigation

-CDJ-2000 has an SD Card slot; CDJ-900 does not

-CDJ-2000 has (3) Hot-Cue/Sample buttons; CDJ-900 does not

-CDJ-2000 has a play direction toggle switch; CDJ-900 has a play direction button [forward and reverse playback]

-CDJ-2000 has a Loop Cutter button while the CDJ-900 has (4) dedicated Loop "specific cut" buttons

-CDJ-2000 has a needle search (touch sensitive track search strip); CDJ-900 does not

-CDJ-2000 has a pitch tempo reset button (with no pitch slider center-click) while the CDJ-900's pitch slider has a center click for absolute zero

-CDJ-2000 has a Jog Wheel Adjust knob which changes the tension of the jog wheel from heavy to light; the CDJ-900 jog wheel tension is not adjustable

-CDJ-2000 has two separate knobs for track startup time adjustment and track brake/stop time adjustment, while the CDJ-900 has a single knob that will adjust and share both track startup and track stop times.

-CDJ-2000 supports DVD-ROM disc playback while the CDJ-900 does not

-CDJ-2000 is a bit longer, wider, heavier, and has bigger rubber feet at the bottom of the base when compared to the CDJ-900

CDJ-900 Review Will be posted on Monday 7/16/10
CDJ-2000 Review Will be posted on Tuesday 7/17/10

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