Earlier today Pioneer DJ Division has just announced their new flagship Mutlimedia deck CDJ-2000NXS2 and their new club-standard DJ mixer DJM-900NXS2. These are obviously new versions of their existing lineup with a host of new features that is sure to make DJ's everywhere stand up and take notice. Check out the videos, press release, and more info after the jump.
Reloop has just announced their brand new multi-media player called the RMP-4. This new Hybrid Performance Player can play CD's, USB media, and act as a MIDI controller for playback. The Reloop RMP-4 deck also has advanced features on-board like Slip Mode, Loop Roll, Hot Cues, and eight buttons to control the popular features. Check out this quick intro video and full press release after the jump.
Earlier this morning Pioneer DJ has released a very quick teaser video of what looks to be like their new Rekordbox software with a lot more features. Specifically, it looks like the Rekordbox software that currently handles track preparation and library management for CDJ/DJM users will now be able to work in real time with new DJ controllers and perhaps even DVS timecode vinyl setups. Check out our thoughts and the quick teaser video inside.
Last night Serato DJ has released a new update to their flagship Software to provide additional compatibility for new products. This new Serato DJ 1.7.6 update specifically allows users to now purchase a new 24-bit Denon DS1 professional DJ soundcard for Serato Noisemap vinyl or CD control with external mixers and turntables or CD decks. The new Serato DJ 1.7.6 update also has a few other fixes for minor bugs within the software. Check out the quick videos that show the new Denon DS1 in action both with Vinyl and CD setups.
Now that Pioneer DJ has started making the recently reviewed PLX-1000 turntables to play vinyl, it almost seems like the DJ equipment and culture has come full circle. Pioneer has been taking us all on a trip down memory lane as they continue to release the history of the DJ and the role that particular Pioneer DJ equipment has played in it. Check out part two of this cool video series to see Pioneer's Mixers and FX and their influence on Famous DJ's performances.
Pioneer DJ has just announced that they are releasing a new lineup of "CD-less" CDJ's called the XDJ Line. The new XDJ series will feature USB ports to connect to computers for digital software playback like Traktor/Serato or to connect USB drives to DJ straight from the user library using Rekordbox. The first release of the new line is called the Pioneer XDJ-1000 and it features a familiar CDJ layout, an intuitive touch-screen, and more.
Numark is on a roll at this year's BPM show in the UK with the release of a few new products. The product that seems to be making the most noise is the new NDX-500 Multi-media player and DJ controller. The NDX-500 is like an update to the other NDX models as it can playback music from USB drives, CD's, or even work as a USB MIDI controller with native Serato DJ support.
The brand new Mixvibes Cross DVS package that works with any DJ soundcard has now been released and can be purchased at retailers everywhere for the new low price of only $99. The new Mixvibes Cross DVS package comes with the Mixvibes timecode vinyl and the powerful Mixvibes software in order to get started. The user needs to add a mixer, a soundcard, a computer, turntables/CDJ's, and music to start spinning. We have a new Mixvibes DVS package in the Lab for the full review treatment, but we've unboxed these vinyl on camera to see what's included in the package...
Pioneer and Serato has just announced that the CDJ-900NXS multi-media player (an update to the hugely popular CDJ-900 that adds a new high-resolution color display, better looping abilities, and full Rekordbox compatibility) is now fully compatible with the Serato DJ Software in HID Mode. This means that most of the main buttons, functions, and features on the CDJ-900NXS will function flawlessly in conjunction with the Serato DJ Software.
The Pionner XDJ-Aero All-in-one Wireless DJ system is a compact and versatile machine that allows DJ's to playback music using many different media formats including live streaming via wireless devices running the Remotebox software or App. Pioneer has just released the new XDJ-Aero 3.0 Firmware upgrade and Rekordbox 1.2 that now allows users to control functions of the mix such as loops and effects directly from a mobile device.
A few short years ago, Pioneer allowed famous DJ's to use their CDJ decks as an art canvas to make some really cool pieces that were auctioned off for charity. Fast forward to today and Pioneer DJ has re-initiated it's efforts and this time the CDJ-2000NEXUS units have been nicely decorated and are currently being auctioned off at charitybuzz.com/pioneerdjartmix with all proceeds generated going to VH1 Save The Music Foundation, to restore music education programs in public schools.
The Mixvibes Cross Pro DJ Software allows for seamless HID integration with the Pioneer CDJ lineup. Now DJ's can control up to four Pioneer HID decks simultaneously within the Mixvibes software using all of the buttons and knobs found on the Pioneer CDJ range of CD decks. The latest video shows a host of features that can be controlled and manipulated through the CDJ on-board controls including hotcues, loops, file navigation, and much more.
Every year, Pioneer DJ has the biggest and best exhibit in all of the DJ Expo Land. This year, Pioneer has its entire new lineup of controllers, CDJ's, mixers, and speakers on-had for everyone to use and purchase. The new DJM-750 four-channel mixer was on display with a set of CDJ-850's. The platinum limited edition Nexus setup also made an appearance. The XDJ-R1, DDJ-SX, and S-DJ X speaker lineup were all setup and ready to go and we have an exclusive S-DJ X speaker walkthrough coming shortly.
Two weeks ago, Serato announced their new iPad companion App called Serato Remote. With the release of the App also came some updates to the Serato DJ and Serato Scratch Live software suites. Buried within the new Serato Scratch Live updates came the Pioneer CDJ-2000nexus HID-Mode compatibility which allows DJ's to use the two together in perfect harmony.
Denon DJ Division is doing something great to give back to the DJ's that have made them successful throughout the years. Introducing the new Denon DJ July Madne$$ Rebate promotion for DJ's in the United States that are looking to purchase a Denon DJ MC6000, MC2000, or SC3900 Digital DJ players. This promotion only lasts until the end of the month, so act fast if one of these controllers are on your DJ wishlist.
Pioneer DJ has just announced the XDJ-R1 which is an all-in-one multi-media playback device that can be completely controlled by a wireless connection to an iPad, iPod Touch, or iPhone via Pioneer's specially designed remotebox app. DJ's can now control the mixing, volume, fading and other functions of the XDJ-R1 from way across the room. The XDJ-R1 is very versatile with CD slots, USB ports (both for MIDI software control or for Flash/Hard Drive playback), and dual screens for a true standalone capability. Pioneer has just released a slew of Tutorial and Walkthrough Videos in order to get people familiar with all the features and functions. Watch these new videos here.
Last week, Denon DJ has announced the new update V.1.1.0 of their new Engine software which will make for a more enjoyable experience when using it in conjunction with the SC2900 and SC3900 Multi-Media players. Hot off the heels of the announcement, Denon has sent us a new Denon SC2900 for a full written and HD-Video review. The SC2900 is essentially the jog-wheel version of their SC3900 Multi-Media player which has an actively spinning platter with a true vinyl feel. The jog wheel has a multi-color LED ring around it to give the DJ key indicators during playback. The SC2900 has four on-board hot cue buttons, loop controls, separate start/stop adjustment knobs, Slip-Mode, and easy to use browsing controls. The Full review will be completed shortly, but watch the unboxing and first impressions video to see the unit fresh out of the box.
The Denon DJ Engine Music Management Software gets a new update with some cool new features to make using the Denon SC2900 and SC3900 an even more enjoyable experience. With the new Engine V1.1.0 software update update for PC/Mac and iOS there is also a new Firmware update for the Denon SC2900/SC3900 players which will make the user experience more fluid and accurate. Check out the new features and the update link after the jump.
The Pioneer CDJ-2000nexus is the latest and greatest CD and Multimedia deck that Pioneer has ever created. The new CDJ-2000nexus includes the Slip Mode function that was found on the CDJ-900's but was inexplicably left off of the original CDJ-2000. The Slip Mode allows DJ's to manipulate a track via loops, cue points, and platter movements while the track continues to play underneath so when the manipulation is complete, the track will continue to play in the position it would have been if there were no outside influence. Check out the Pioneer Tutorial video inside to see the Slip Mode in action.
The new Pioneer CDJ-2000nexus has a lot of new functions and updates from the original CDJ-2000 that will allow DJ's to sync songs together with the touch of a button and it can also work in perfect harmony with the new Traktor Pro 2.6 DJ software. We reviewed the CDJ-2000nexus and showed you just how easy it is to get the CDJ-2000nexus working with the Traktor Pro 2.6 software, but Pioneer DJ does one better with a full video tutorial showing DJ's how to connect and use them in seamless HID mode. Check out the video tutorial after the jump.
The good folks over at Mixvibes has just released the new Cross 2.3 update that will allow for seamless HID integration with the Pioneer CDJ lineup. With this new update, DJ's can control Mixvibes 2.3 using all of the buttons and knobs found on the Pioneer CDJ range of CD decks. There is also a cool new Slip mode and Smart Seek mode added to Cross 2.3 to give DJ's ultimate control. Check out the video and quick press release after the jump.
Pioneer DJ is offering something special to DJ's who want to stand out from the crowd but still want the same latest and greatest features found in the flagship Pioneer DJ Setup. For NAMM 2013, Pioneer DJ has announced its Platinum Limited Edition setup which will include two platinum edition CDJ-2000nexus-M CD decks and a DJM-900nexus-M DJ mixer all for the cool price of $8500. The platinum limited edition RMX-1000-M is also available for $1200. Check out the video and full press release inside.