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NAMM 2018: Blaze New Paths with Pioneer DJ


A long-respected name in the DJ universe, Pioneer recognizes the importance of pushing to the future. DJs and remixers want reliable tools to ignite their creativity and spark excitement at shows; Pioneer aims to help. Making their debut, three new products—the DDJ-1000 controller, the RB-DMX1 USB-to-DMX interface, and the DJM-REC iOS app—provide improvement in performance, lighting control, and monitoring.

Serving as a 4-channel controller for rekordbox dj, the DDJ-1000 boasts dual USB ports for simultaneous connection of two laptops, a Magvel crossfader, and two full-sized CDJ jog wheels. Centered in each jog wheel is a full-color LCD, displaying the waveform, BPM, key, time, album art, Beat Scaler, and more. Sixteen RGB performance pads make functions such as Hot Cue, PAD FX, Beat Jump, and Sampler instantly available and DJM-style Beat FX with four new FX enable more creative expression. Each of the four mixer channels features an input selector, trim, 3-band EQ, and Sound Color FX. Plus, there's a dedicated mic channel with 2-band EQ and support for two microphones. To top it off, Pioneer added support for rekordbox 5.0 and its specialized features, such as Key Sync and Key Shift.

Pioneer DJ DDJ-1000 4-Channel rekordbox dj Controller with Integrated Mixer

When you want to light up the stage, the RB-DMX1 delivers crucial USB-to-DMX conversion for rekordbox gurus. It even includes rekordbox dj software to complete your setup. Simply route USB into the RB-DMX1 and connect its XLR output into a DMX512-compatible device to start benefiting from the support for 512 DMX channels and lighting control from your rekordbox information.

Pioneer DJ RB-DMX1 - DMX Interface for rekordbox dj Lighting Mode

When it comes time to record your mixes, the DJM-REC iOS app offers smooth device integration and user-friendly sharing features. Install the app, connect your iPhone or iPad to your DJ mixer, then enjoy the benefits of peak limiter remote control, live streaming, and easy mix uploading. You can even tweak loudness and sub-bass and edit time-stamps to create a club-ready mix.

For expanding audio and visual impact in your live performances, consider adding the DDJ-1000, RB-DMX1, and DJM-REC to your toolbox. Stop by the B&H SuperStore or visit our website to check them out!

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