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Mix from Spotify and more – new support for Algoriddim djay app
The DDJ-400 now provides support for the highly versatile djay app from Algoriddim. The djay app is available for iOS, with its bigger sibling djay Pro available for PC/Mac. The djay app links to Spotify Premium, allowing you to access millions of songs spanning every genre. From here, you can stream songs from Spotify and use the DDJ-400 to mix your favourite songs. The onboard controls allow you to speed up and slow down songs, loop, slice and even add FX.
The app also links to rekordbox DJ (Pioneer's professional performance app). If you’re just starting out as a DJ, rekordbox DJ includes a tutorial feature, providing step-by-step instruction on how to setup your controller and mix using your rekordbox library.
Two-channel rekordbox DJ controller
The DDJ-400 is ideal for any aspiring DJ with this professional yet affordable DJ controller. The DDJ-400 is compact and sleek, jam-packed with performance controls and an integrated mixer. The 2-channel design features ultra-responsive jog wheels with low-latency performance. The ergonomic, club-style layout will get you familiarised with the standard design of most DJ controllers. This allows you to progress up to higher-end equipment, without it feeling like you have to completely learn the new design.
The mixer section features 3-band EQ on each channel, allowing you to blend between songs to build your mixing skills. This controller is designed for use with the rekordbox DJ software. The controller comes complete with a free licence for the software, allowing you to get started straight out of the box.
16 performance pads and loop control
As well as the standard mixing controls, the Pioneer DDJ-400 includes a range of performance controls, designed to add flare to your performances. Features which have become standard on modern-day controllers include play/pause and cue buttons, tempo sliders and a loop section. There are also cue/loop call buttons, similar to the ones found on the CDJ-2000NXS2. Each channel features eight performance pads which can be used to trigger FX, shift the key of your song or for triggering samples. Above these are four other buttons: Hot Cue, beat Loop, Beat Jump and Sampler. These more advanced buttons are ideal for use when you have built up your mixing skills for a truly unique style.
One of the most unique features of the DDJ-400 is the integrated soundcard. The soundcard acts as an audio interface for the controller, eliminating the need for external equipment. The plug and play compatibility allows you to connect the controller to your computer and get setup within seconds. The unit is also USB bus powered, meaning the controller is powered via your USB connections on your computer for added convenience.
rekordbox version 5.3
The Pioneer DDJ-400 comes complete with a free licence copy of Rekordbox DJ. The latest version of Rekordbox DJ (version 5.3) features a range of enhancements and upgrades. The software is what the controller uses to run music through, allowing you to build song libraries, learn how to DJ and sort your music archive. The tutorial feature within the software is useful for beginners, allowing you to learn the basics with clear and concise tutorials on your computer screen.
A new ‘Track Suggestion’ feature also displays tracks that will match well with the song that is currently playing. This unlocks a new level of versatility, allowing you to preview mixes that you wouldn’t have normally thought of for added flexibility. You can also record, edit and share your mixes to social media, complete with track titles and time stamps using the software.
Compact design with versatile connectivity
The lightweight and compact design makes the DDJ-400 highly portable, perfect for the aspiring DJ on the move. The controller can be great for live DJ sets, house parties and practising at home, giving you everything you need to mix and blend songs. The front of the unit features a mic input circuit, allowing for MCs, hosts and other vocalists to join your set. The robust design provides optimal durability, and the unit includes grab handles on both sides making it easy to transport.
- DDJ-400 2-channel DJ controller
- USB cable
- Quick start guide
- Rekordbox dj licence key card
- Ideal for beginner and intermediate DJs
- 2-channel DJ controller designed for rekordbox DJ software (free licence copy included)
- Integrated mixer with 3-band EQ
- Club-style layout
- Built-in sound card (audio interface) with plug and play compatibility
- Mic input circuit
- USB bus powered - class compliant
- Grab handles on both sides for easy transportation
- Ultra-responsive jog wheels for low-latency mixing
- Software: rekordbox dj
- Frequency Response: 20 Hz to 20 kHz
- S/N Ratio: 103 dB (USB)
- Total Harmonic Distortion: 0.005
- Inputs: MIC x 1 (1/4-inch TS jack)
- Outputs: MASTER x 1 (RCA x 1)
- Phones: x 1 (3.5-mm stereo mini jack x 1)
- USB: USB (Type B) x 1
- Maximum Dimensions (W x D x H): 482.0 x 272.4 x 58.5 mm
- Weight: 2.1 kg
- Product Code: DDJ-400