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Pioneer DDJ-ERGO-V wins iF Product Design Award 2012

DDJ-ERGO-V wins world prestigious award.
iF design award is one of the acknowledged worldwide design awards to be held annually.

PULSE CONTROL for DJ performance using light

"PULSE CONTROL" uses light that gives you a visual representation of DJ performance,by build-in LED on each channel faders, and a translucent JOG "PURE PLATTER" that has a red and blue LED around the ring.

◆ PULSE CONTROL main animations

* Serato DJ Intro doesn't support PULSE CONTROL
*"djay" dosen't support MIX PULSE.
* CrossDJ and Cross don't support LAUNCH PULSE and FX PULSE.

Unique "Delight" design concept suits every environment

Featuring a slightly rounded form, black gradation top panel, and white side panels, the DDJ-ERGO-V design is simple and complements a room's interior design. Additionally, the use of black and silver half-tone color on the jog, and red LEDs on each button make the performance stand out with light animations.

Features LAPTOP DOCK construction that makes DJing possible even in small spaces

The DDJ-ERGO-V employs a new LAPTOP DOCK construction enabling it to be positioned ona slant. A laptop keyboard can be positioned beneath the DDJ-ERGO-V, making it possible to set up and play even on small spaces. Furthermore, the DDJ-ERGO-V can be tilted by attaching the removable legs when placed on a table to allow DJs to enjoy the same sensations as standing performance when they play seated.

Bundled with Virtual DJ Limited Edition software for enjoyment of various types of DJing.
Also compatible with a wide range of other DJ software*

The DDJ-ERGO-V comes with Atomix Productions "Virtual DJ Limited Edition" software equipped with a Pioneer original design GUI. This software features looping, effects, a sampler, 4 channel mixing, and video functions, allowing a wide variety of DJing enjoyment.
The DDJ-ERGO is also compatible with MIDI(Musical Instrument Digital Interface), which will allow four deck control and use sampler of the other DJ software including Native Instruments "TRAKTOR".

*See the Pioneer website for more detsils of the other DJ software.

Supporting latest Serato DJ Intro DJ software

■Intuitively operable hardware layout matching Serato DJ Intro
The layout of "DDJ-ERGO-V" has two players and a two-channel mixer, making it a perfect match for intuitive DJ play with Serato DJ Intro, which is a simple two-channel mixing software. Users can also enjoy a diverse range of DJ play styles thanks to a user-friendly layout featuring HOT CUE, samplers and effects.

■Simple and easy-to-understand GUI layout with large display and color-coded waveforms
Serato DJ Intro displays large color-coded waveforms for each musical instrument on its GUI, enabling DJ play with direct understanding of the music's progression.

■Plug-and-play support
Audio interface settings are carried out automatically when "DDJ-ERGO-V" and Serato DJ Intro are connected with a USB cable. No other settings are required to output sound, so users can begin DJing right away.

The Serato DJ Intro software download is available from www.serato.com/dj-intro/. And DDJ-ERGO-V firmware download is available from the Pioneer support website.

Other supporting DJ software

Supporting Mac-exclusive "djay" DJ software

■ Smooth operation of "djay"
 "DDJ-ERGO-V" has a two-player, two-channel mixer layout, so it can smoothly operate the "djay" software, which is also based on two-channel mixing. In addition, buttons for the operation of HOT CUE, sampler and effects functions are arranged for ease of use, so you can enjoy DJ play controlling the diverse functions of "djay".

■ Plug-and-play support
DJ play can begin right away, as all settings are made automatically when you simply connect DDJ-ERGO-V via a USB cable to a Mac that is running the "djay" software.

■Download information
You must update to the latest version of the "djay" software (ver 4.0.3 or later) and the latest DDJ-ERGO-V firmware (ver 1.10 or later) in order to control "djay" using the DDJ-ERGO-V.
(1)djay
・Purchase via the Mac App Store.
・Customers who already have "djay" will be required to update to the latest version of the software.
(2)DDJ-ERGO-V
・Download site for latest firmware and list of functions supported: pioneerdj.com/support/

MixVibes CrossDJ/Cross

MixVibes DJ software, CrossDJ and Cross now supports DDJ-ERGO-V.

■ Main Feature
Smoothly control a 2 channel mix "PULSE CONTROL" (MIX PULSE, BEAT PULSE) control Loop, Effect and Hot Cue control.
Read CUE information and Playlist from rekordbox database

■Software and Firmware update information
CrossDJ/Cross must be updated to Ver1.7.1 to control DDJ-ERGO-V.
Cross and CrossDJ can be purchased from MixVibes.
DDJ-ERGO-V must be updated to Ver1.10 or later before using with CrossDJ/Cross.

For details of CrossDJ/Cross Ver1.7.1 visit http://www.mixvibes.com/content/products/softwares.
To view a new firmware and hardware diagram for the DDJ-ERGO-V is available from pioneerdj.com/support/.

Achieves high operability with the same layout as Pioneer professional DJ models

The DDJ-ERGO-V features the same layout as Pioneer professional DJ models and achieves higher operability with its large 115 mm diameter jogs.

Completely USB-powered

The DDJ-ERGO-V is compatible with USB bus power that uses a computer for its power supply, so it is not necessary to prepare a separate power source.

High sound quality design that achieves a clear, powerful DJ sound

The master output employs Pioneer's DJ mixer audio circuitry, adopting the technology developed for Pioneer's professional DJ devices to achieve a clear and powerful DJ sound.

Other functions

● The channel fader knobs and crossfader knob are equipped with P-LOCK FADER CAP locking construction that prevents theknobs from coming off.
● Built-in audio interface

DDJ-ERGO-V main specifications

Included software Virtual DJ Limited Edition
Input terminals MIC×1 (1/4inch PHONE), AU×1 (RCA)
Output terminals MASTER OUT×2 (1/4inch PHON×1, RC×1
HEADPHONE MONITOR OUT×
(front panel 1/4 inch PHONE×1, MinPi×1
Other terminals USB B port × 1
Frequency range 20Hz~20kHz
Total harmonic distortion 0.006% or less
S/N ratio 101dB
External
dimensions
555mm(W)×280mm(D×103mm(H
(555 mm (W) x 280 mm (D) x 62 mm (H) with the legs removed)
Weight 2.9kg

・Virtual DJ is a registered trademark of Atomix Productions Inc.
・ Serato DJ Intro is a registered trademark of Serato.
・ Windows®, Windows 7, Windows Vista® and Windows XP are trademarks or registered trademarks of Microsoft Corporation (U.S.) in America and other countries.
・ Intel is a registered trademark of Intel Corporation in America and other countries.
・ TRAKTOR is a registered trademark of Native Instruments.
・ CrossDJ and Cross are registered trademarks of MixVibes.
・ Mac,iTunes, App store and Mac OS are registered trademarks of Apple Inc. in the United States and other territories.
・ The other names of companies, products, and technologies mentioned herein are the registered trademarks or trademarks of their respective owners.

Virtual DJ Limited Edition system requirements

Supported OS
(Windows)
Windows XP (SP3)/Vista/7
Intel® Pentium® 4 or AMD Athlon™ XP
512 MB or more of RAM
Supported OS
(Mac)
Mac OS X v10.5/10.6/10.7
Intel® processor platform 1024 MB or more of RAM
Available hard-disk space 50 MB or more
Screen resolution 1024×768 or better
Additional system
requirementsfor
video mixing
ATI™ or NVIDIA® video chip set
Dedicated 256 MB of DDR3 RAM video memory

Serato DJ Intro system requirements

Supported OS
(Windows)
Windows XP (SP3 or later, 32Bit) Intel® Pentium® 4 mobile 2GHz and above
Windows Vista / Windows7 (SP1 or later, 32/64Bit) Intel® Core Duo 1.6GHz and above
Min. 1GB RAM
Supported OS
(Mac)
Mac OS X v10.5.8 and aboveIntel® processor platform
Min. 1GB RAM
Display resolution Min. 1024 x 768

djay system requirements

Supported OS (Mac) Mac OS X v10.5 or above Intel® processor platform

CrossDJ / Cross system requirements

Minimum System
Requirements for PC
Windows XP SP2 or Windows Vista SP2 or Windows 7
MixVibes recommend Windows 7 or XP over Vista
Intel Core 2 Duo / 1.8 GHz or equivalent
1 GB RAM
Hard drive space for music
Minimum System
Requirements for MAC
Mac OS X 10.4
Intel Core 2 Duo / 1.8 GHz or higher
1 GB RAM
Hard drive space for music

Uses the layout of Pioneer's professional DJ equipment to ensure a high level of operability

The controller has excellent operability thanks to its layout similar to that of Pioneer's professional DJ equipment and to its jog dial with a diameter of 115 mm. Furthermore, since the master and channel level meters are arranged close together, you can monitor the level of the master and each channel while adjusting the volume. The controller also has an effect control area so you can arrange tracks using the effects of the ITCH DJ software.

Includes a dock to connect with your laptop

The laptop dock allows you to store the keyboard of the laptop under the DDJ-S1. Since the laptop screen is nearby, you can easily monitor the DJ software or track information while DJing.

Includes a playing address system that allows you to visually confirm the track progression status

The controller has excellent operability thanks to its layout similar to that of Pioneer's professional DJ equipment and to its jog dial with a diameter of 115 mm. Furthermore, since the master and channel level meters are arranged close together, you can monitor the level of the master and each channel while adjusting the volume. The controller also has an effect control area so you can arrange tracks using the effects of the ITCH DJ software.

New Hot Cue Fader Start functionwith Serato ITCH 2.0 to expand DJ performance

The new Hot Cue Fader Start function allows you to start playing a track instantly from five(5) random points using the crossfader. Returning to the Cue point instantly, using the crossfader to start playing track will allow DJ to expand performance capabilities.

Connecting the controller only requires a USB cable, so you can start DJing by simply plugging in

You can connect the controller to a computer with just a USB cable, so you can truly "plug and play". Since all of the buttons and knobs have already been assigned DJ software functions, you can easily start DJing without making any complicated settings. Furthermore, the controller can be powered by the USB port of a computer.*1
*1 Some functions are limited. Furthermore, depending on the power supply of the USB port of the computer, the controller may not operate on bus power. In this case, connect the included AC adapter.

Comes with dedicated software "SERATO ITCH 2.0". Latest "SERATO ITCH 2.1" is available for free download.

New feature, new advanced GUI, the new "Serato ITCH 2.0" bundled. The DDJ-S1 is eqquiped with a dedicated button to easily switch to the album artwork view at any time. And has an Alphabetic Search function for quick track selection from large music collections, and a Slip mode for looping, reversing, and scratching without changing track tempo.

"SERATO ITCH 2.0" update features

  • Album Art Views for quick and easy song selection
    Now you can see album artworks in the browsing area. This allows you to quickly and easily select the song you want using a visual reference.
  • Night & Day Modes for easy screen viewing in any environment
    This allows you to change the on-screen colors to best suit the time and place where you are performing.
  • Four display modes switch function to match your unique DJ style
    Choose from four different display modes: Horizontal, which displays the waveforms horizontally, Vertical, which displays the waveforms vertically, Library, which displays the decks in smaller size, and Stack, which displays the decks stacked vertically. Select the display mode that best suits your DJ style!
  • SP6 sample player, which allows you to synchronize and play sound from six different sources *2
    The renowned SP6 sample player from SERATO Scratch Live has been added to ITCH in this version 2.0 update. Synchronize and play up to six different music files. The SP6 can be controlled via your computer keyboard to further enhance DJ performance possibilities.
  • Smart Crates which auto-fill using keywords from your music library
  • Serato Playlists to share your tracklists either as you play, or online afterwards
  • Re-optimised SYNC engine for precise grids and locked grooves・Improved Library Management so you can easily copy crates & tracks to external drives for gigs
    *2 The PC keyboard operation is required.

"SERATO ITCH 2.1" update features

  • Enables DDJ-S1 to control the sample player [SP6] that plays back 6 independent audio samples.
    Choosing sample control mode from the GUI, users can play [SP6] audio samples or switch the bank by SHIFT and HOT CUE buttons.
  • Enables users to select two Sync modes
    Users can choose either Simple Sync Mode (BMP Sync mode) or Smart Sync Mode (Beat & BPM Sync mode) to suit their DJ play styles.
    for more inforation about update

A wide range of terminals

The controller is equipped with various terminals (3 input and 4 output), including XLR input/output terminals (1 each) for connecting professional PA equipment, so you can connect various devices.

A high quality design for a clear and powerful DJ sound

Pioneer has utilized technology developed from its professional DJ equipment,including audio circuits from our DJ mixer in the master output terminal area, to ensure high quality sound. In addition, audio characteristics optimal for the ITCH DJ software have been included to realize a clear and powerful DJ sound.

Other Function

  • The cross fader and each channel fader employ a lock mechanism to prevent the knobs from slipping
  • Built-in sound cards
  • The two microphone inputs are equipped with a Talk-over function to lower the music volume when receiving voice input from the microphone.

Main specifications of the DDJ-S1

Included Software Serato ITCH 2.0
Input terminals MIC×2(Tops:XLR & 1/4 inch PHONE×1、
Front:1/4 inch PHONE×1)、AUX×1(Rear:RCA)
Output terminals MASTER OUT×2(Rear:XLR×1、RCA×1)、
HEADPHONE MONITOR OUT×2(Front:1/4 inch PHONE、MiniPin)
Other terminals USB B connector×1(Rear)
Frequency range 20Hz~20kHz
Total hanmoric distortion S0.006% or less
Signal-to-noise ratio 101dB(PC)
Included AC adapter Power: 100-240 V AC 50-60 hz,rated output 5V DC
Dimensions 680mm(W)×95.2mm(H)×318mm(D)
Weight 5.0kg

Uses a layout that matches the interface of the TRAKTOR DJ Software to ensure a high level of operability

The effect area uses the same layout as the interface of the TRAKTOR DJ
Software to provide the same operation and feel. The controller has excellent operability thanks to its player and mixer layout similar to that of Pioneer's professional DJ equipment and to its jog dial with a diameter of 115 mm.Moreover, besides the Needle Search function that allows you toquickly find a playback point, a load button to load track data and a master/sync button to match track speed and tempo are assigned to each channel of the mixer area, so you can intuitively mix 4 channels.

"LAPTOP dock" design integrates with your PC / MAC

The DDJ-T1 houses your laptop close to minimize eye movement, keeping the DJ experience intuitive.

New TRAKTOR Interface enhances usability

A new clear interface brings high resolution color waveforms and advances the experience of DJ'ing on the DDJ-T1.
New Benefits:
・The wave form is color coded by instrument, so it is easy to see the location of the beat elements such as kick, hi-hat, and snare, and to mix while understanding in advance how a song will develop.
・The combination of the high resolution color wave display and the needle search pad that enables quick selection of a song's playback point enables you to easily reach a desired playback point.
・The number of zoom levels for the waveform display has increased from two(2) to nine(9), for more detailed cue point setting. Thus, cue points can be set intuitively using the jog dial and cue buttons.

Connecting the controller only requires a USB cable,so you can start DJing by simply plugging in

You can connect the controller to a computer with just a USB cable, so you can truly "plug and play". Since all of the buttons and knobs have already been assigned DJ software functions, you can easily start DJing without making any complicated settings. Furthermore, the controller can be powered by the USB port of a computer.*
* Some functions are limited. Furthermore, depending on the power supply of the USB port of the computer,the controller may not operate on bus power. In this case, connect the included AC adapter.

Improved Sync Accuracy

The controller comes with TRAKTOR PIONEER DDJ-T1 EDITION 2 software that includes a four-channel deck control to control 4 tracks simultaneously. The accuracy of the synchronization, which is a special feature of TRAKTOR software that allows automatic synchronization of the tempo of multiple songs, has been improved. The auto beat can then be detected more accurately and beat mixing is available through a single button press. The sync button that matches song tempos is located on each channel, making it easier to synchronize beats. Additionally, by using the channel fader start function, CUE start*2 can be performed by simply moving a channel fader, so that advanced mixing using 4 decks can now be performed quickly and easily.
*2:This function starts playback from a point freely specified by the user.

* DDJ-T1 customers can update to "TRAKTOR Pioneer DDJ-T1 EDITION 2" free of charge. If Native Instruments have not already emailed you details on how to download and update, please visit their website for support.
* Customers who own the paid software "TRAKTOR PRO 2" can download and install the settings file provided by Pioneer to allow the DDJ-T1 compatibility with the new features such as "Sample Deck". Visit www.prodjnet.com/support/index.php?ap_lang=en.

A high quality design for a clear and powerful DJ sound

Pioneer has utilized technology developed from its professional DJ equipment, including audio circuits from our DJ mixer in the master output terminal area, to ensure high quality sound. In addition, audio characteristics optimal for the TRAKTOR DJ software have been included to realize a clear and powerful DJ sound.

Other Function

● The cross fader and each channel fader employ a lock mechanism to prevent the knobs from slipping
● Built-in sound cards

Main specifications of the DDJ-T1

Included Software TRAKTOR PIONEER DDJ-T1 EDITION 2
Input terminals MIC x 1 (Front: 1/4 inch PHONE)
AUX x 1 (Rear: RCA)
Output terminals MASTER OUT x 2 (Rear: 1/4 inch PHONE x 1,RCA x 1)
HEADPHONE MONITOR OUT x 2 (Front: 1/4 inch PHONE,Mini Pin)
Ohter terminals USB B connector x 1 (Rear)
Frequency range 20 Hz - 20 kHz
Total hanmoric distortion 0.0006% or less
Signal-to-noise ratio 101dB(PC)
Included AC adapter Power: 100-240 V AC 50/60 Hz,rated output S V DC
Dimensions 680 mm(W) x 95.2 mm(H) x 318 mm(D)
Weight 4.9 kg