Pioneer Ditches The CDs With XDJ-1000 USB Player
Pioneer has debuted a brand new player without CD, the XDJ-1000 where now DJs only use it with USB. The new CDJ is purely designed for Rekordbox, USB drive and HID control purposes, bringing a whole new level to professional dj equipment solution.
Pro DJ Link enables connection up to four XDJ-1000 players connecting via the Link Port and share a single music source. Others additional features include MIDI control, My Settings, Active Loop & Auto Standby.
The Pioneer XDJ-1000 comes with 7 inch touchscreen LCD, allows to control for setting loops, beat sync, cuing, slip mode, and a new function, Beat Jump / Loop Move.
Beat Jump/Loop Move – The Beat Jump function provide users the ability to jump back or forward to a number of beats from a playback position without breaking the rhythm of the music. The Beat Jump function allows users to hop around 1, 2, and 4 beats with a quick touch of the screen. With the Loop Move function, users can move the loop playback location by 1, 2 or 4 beats.
Playable format including MP3, AAC, WAV, AIFF (iOS version of rekordbox®: MP3 and AAC only) and USB support FAT, FAT32, HFS+ file systems.
Designed for Rekordbox
The XDJ-1000 includes Pioneer’s rekordbox music management software for advanced preparation of music. Available in versions for Mac® and PC, users can configure, edit, and save a history of music sets. For added convenience, Pioneer also offers the rekordbox App, which enables users to prepare and manage music stored on their portable devices as well as create playlists, cue/loop points and beat location settings, and perform waveform analysis on the go. The rekordbox App can also be wirelessly synched with a PC or Mac utilizing the Pioneer rekordbox music management software. The App is compatible with iOS and Android™ devices and is available at no charge in the App Store or Google Play.
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