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Provides the quick & easy song selection that the Pro DJ demands. Produces a massive low-range and an expansive mid-high range for the perfect club sound. Flagship Professional Model.


Industry first*1 DJ play using music stored inside smartphones and tablets via Wi-Fi*2/USB connection

Music stored inside Wi-Fi/USB-connected iPhone/iPod touch/iPad devices can be transmitted to the “CDJ-2000NXS” using the iOS version of “rekordbox™” (available on the App Store free of charge) for DJ play. The touch panel displays of iPads, etc. can be used for intuitive music selection with controls that users will already be familiar with. In addition, the enclosed Mac version of “rekordbox™” can be used to send music to the “CDJ-2000NXS” from inside a Wi-Fi-connected Mac. Also, when connecting via USB, the device can be charged during DJ play. Android OS devices can send music via Wi-Fi/USB connections using the Android version of “rekordbox™” (available on the Google Play free of charge), and music can also be transmitted from Windows PCs via Wi-Fi connections using the enclosed Windows version of “rekordbox™”.

Industry first DJ play using music stored inside  smartphones and tablets via Wi-Fi/USB connection

*Please visit the support website for information regarding PRO DJ LINK connections with other systems and configuration methods.

Includes “rekordbox™” music management software for advance preparation of music to be used in DJ play

Music files can be analyzed with "rekordbox™" installed on a computer, music can be managed (settings, create/edit, save logs) in a manner that is suitable for DJ performances, and the music to be used can be prepared in advance.

  • ・DJs simply click to add preset tags to tracks
  • ・Playlist Palette for effortless playlist editing
  • ・Full color waveform display
  • ・2-Player mode for instant auditioning of tracks for the mix
  • ・Data analysis of music files "WAVE ZOOM","KEY","WAVE","BEAT GRID","BPM","ID3 TAG", etc.
  • ・"ACTIVE LOOP","HOT CUE AUTO LOAD","CUE" and "LOOP" settings for each track
  • ・Save playback log information for music files played on this device

By using the iOS version of "rekordbox™" (download from the App Store free of charge), preparation (settings cue/loop, create/edit playlist, save logs) of music can be done anywhere with your iPhone/iPod touch/iPad devices. Android version of "rekordbox™" (download from Google Play free of charge) for Android OS devices as well.

rekordbox™ Browser panel

◆ Download information

iOS / Android

iTunes Store Play Store

Mac / Windows


“PRO DJ LINK” function expands scale of DJ performances

By connecting multiple players (up to 4 units) with LAN cables, various new functions have been added to expand the scale of DJ performances alongside the existing content-sharing functions.
Please refer to our support site for PRO DJ LINK set up guide and the list of the verified switching hubs for PRO DJ LINK.

“PRO DJ LINK” function expands scale of DJ performances

Full-color LCD display for quick song selection and instant understanding of musical progress

The “CDJ-2000NXS” adopts a large 6.1-inch full-color LCD to clearly display information that is required when performing DJ play. Music artwork and large quantities of music information are displayed in lists, and the intended music can be found easily and intuitively. In addition to the existing “WAVE” display that provides a visual understanding of all music, “WAVE ZOOM” makes it possible to instantly grasp the preceding music development by displaying waveforms that can be expanded/minimized to five different levels color-coded according to bandwidth.

Full-color LCD display for quick song selection and instant understanding of musical progress

“SLIP” and “QUANTIZE”*5 functions for reliable performance without changing progress of original music


The “SLIP MODE” function keeps music moving in the background during LOOP/REVERSE/SCRATCH/ HOT CUE/PAUSE. This makes it possible to produce bold musical arrangements without changing the progress of the original music even after these functions have been used.

EX. When using the Slip function during a loop


The “CDJ-2000NXS” is loaded with a QUANTIZE function that automatically and accurately quantizes when using LOOP/REVERSE/HOT CUE, even if the dynamic of the beat has gone out of sync. This enables reliable performance without breaking the rhythm of music during playback.

My Settings function for immediate access to personal preferences

The function settings of this device can be saved to USB storage devices, SD memory cards, smartphones and tablets, and can be applied to this device as necessary. In addition, “CDJ-2000NXS” settings can be made on “rekordbox™” and sent directly to this device, which means that you can instantly switch to your own settings when prepared in advance when alternating DJs.

New algorithm enables master tempo to deliver sound quality more faithful to original tone

A new algorithm has been adopted to deliver sound quality that is more faithful to the original tone, even when there are drastic shifts in tempo during playback of wide-ranging music. This enables high-quality mix playback even when there is a big difference in track tempo.

High sound quality design for faithful reproduction of original tone and clear/powerful club sound

While inheriting the audio circuit from the “CDJ-2000”, this new device delivers a powerful sound that is stable even in high-volume environments such as DJ booths by means of improved anti-shock properties and reduced contact resistance through the adoption of a type of AC inlet that has a large power cable contact area. A clear and powerful sound that is faithful to the original has also been realized by reducing jitter to 1/4 through the high-precision engineered clock of a high-performance D/A converter produced by Wolfson Microelectronics, adoption of a high sound quality operational amplifier, and digital noise reduction of power sources.

Support for various media and formats

A wide range of media and formats are supported to suit various styles of DJ play. As well as smartphones/tablets, music files can also be played from USB storage devices such as flash memory and hard disks, SD memory cards, audio CDs and DVDs. MP3, AAC, WAV and AIFF file formats are supported.

Support for various media and formats

CDJ-2000NXS‘s USB-HID supports several DJ software

In Online Mode, TRAKTOR PRO2 / Serato DJ / Scratch Live functions will automatically link to the corresponding buttons and keys of the CDJ-2000NXS player when a computer running the software is connected through the players’ USB connection. In addition, functions such as tempo adjustment, play/cue and loop can be made without a computer keyboard or mouse.

Support for various DJ software

  • Native Instruments “TRAKTOR PRO2”
  • Serato Audio Research “Serato DJ”, “Serato Scratch Live”
Layout CDJ-2000nexus's HID supports several DJ applications TRAKTOR PRO2 Serato DJ Serato Scratch Live

The built-in color display of the Pioneer CDJ-2000NXS will also indicate detailed track information from the TRAKTOR PRO 2 / Serato DJ / Scratch Live software. Text, album artwork, waveform, cue/loop points and other information of a track will be shown on the CDJ-2000NXS color display, resulting in quicker visual communication and enhanced DJ performance for the user. In addition, checking playback status and selecting tracks can all be done directly on the CDJ player, minimizing the need to browse through a computer screen.

Check out the latest information regarding support for all kinds of DJ software.

Other functions

  • ● DJ software MIDI/HID control
  • ● “ACTIVE LOOP” automatically starts loops when playback begins from a specified point
  • ● “LOAD PREVIOUS TRACK” returns to music that has already been loaded
  • ● “RATING ON-THE-GO” enables tracks to be rated during play

Notification for CDJ-2000/CDJ-900 owners

To coincide with the launch of the “CDJ-2000NXS”, Pioneer will commence a “CDJ-2000/CDJ-900” firmware update from end of October. This update will make it possible to avoid certain feature restrictions when connecting the “CDJ-2000NXS” and “CDJ-2000/CDJ-900” via LAN.

Scheduled download start date: End of October, 2012
Download site:
Version information: Ver. 4.20
Update content: Eliminates feature restrictions when connecting CDJ-2000NXS and CDJ-2000/CDJ-900 via LAN


Pioneer is the licensed partner of Serato that is a software company making digital vinyl emulation systems.
Serato is providing official endorsement of the licensed partner’s accessory.



Playable mediaiPhone/iPad/iPod touch,Android phone/Android Tablet, etc.,USB storage devices (flash memory/HDD, etc.), SD memory cards, computers (Mac/Windows PC), Audio CD, CD-R/RW, DVD±R/RW/R-DL
Playable filesMP3、AAC、WAV、AIFF
(iOS version of "rekordbox™" enable to playback only MP3 and AAC)
USB storage support file systemsFAT, FAT32, HFS+
Frequency response4Hz~20kHz
S/N ratio115dB or more
Total harmonic distortion0.0018% or less
USB portsUSB A port ×1, USB B port ×1
Other portsLAN(100Base-TX)×1, CONTROL(φ3.5 mm mini plug)×1
Audio output voltage2.0Vrms
Power useAC100-240V(50 Hz/60 Hz)
Electricity consumption37W
Max. external dimensions320mm(W)×405.7mm(D)×106.4mm(H)
Weight4.7 kg

Included "rekordbox™" music management software

Compatible Operating Systems (PC) Windows 8 / Windows 8.1 / Windows 8 Pro / Windows 8.1 Pro
Windows® 7 Home Premium / Professional / Ultimate
(CPU) Intel® Pentium® Dual-Core 2.0GHz or larger / (Memory) 2GB
Compatible Operating Systems (Mac) Mac OS X (v10.10, 10.9, 10.8, 10.7 or 10.6)
(CPU) Intel® Pentium® Dual-Core 2.0GHz or larger / (Memory) 2GB
Free Hard Drive Space 250 MB of free HD space (excluding space necessary for storing music files)
Sound Audio output to speakers, headphones, etc. (built-in or external audio device)
USB port A USB port for connection of the USB storage device is required to transfer music files to a USB device (flash memory, hard disk, etc.).
LAN port An Ethernet LAN adapter (RJ45 port) for communicating with the DJ player is required to transfer music files to a Pioneer DJ player (i.e. CDJ-2000NXS, CDJ-900NXS). For details, check the operating instructions of the Pioneer product, etc.
Compatible Files MP3、AAC、WAV、AIFF
Display XGA(1,280×720) or greater recommended
Internet Access For user registration or inquires, use a web browser supporting 128-bit SSL (i.e. Safari 2.0 and above, Internet Explorer® 8.0 and above).


  • Software Download
  • Software Info
  • rekordbox
  • FAQ
  • Manuals
  • *1: In methods of sending music from smartphones/tablets via a Wi-Fi/USB connection (as of September 6th 2012) 
  • *2: Commercially available wireless LAN router separately required for Wi-Fi connection.
  • *3: Wireless LAN network environment required
  • *4: Supported in “rekordbox™” version 1.6.0 and above.
  • *5: Works with music that has been analyzed by “rekordbox™”.
  • ・iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, iTunes, Mac and Mac OS are registered trademarks of Apple Inc. in the United States and other countries. App Store is a service mark of Apple Inc.
  • ・Android and YouTube are registered trademarks of Google Inc.
  • ・rekordbox™ is a registered trademark of Pioneer Corporation.
  • ・Serato and Scratch Live are registered trademarks of Serato Audio Research LTD.
  • ・Other trademarks and trade names are the property of their respective owners.
  • ・Other product, technology and company names, etc. mentioned herein are the trade names or registered trademarks of their respective owners.