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The New Pioneer DJ DDJ-400 is Perfect for First-Time DJs
Pioneer DJ's latest DDJ-400 Rekordbox controller is the ideal starting point for new DJs
Pioneer DJ has just released its latest Rekordbox controller - the Pioneer DJ DDJ-400 Rekordbox Controller. This compact and portable unit is designed to provide everything an aspiring DJ could need to get making music. The DDJ-400 is the ideal platform for learning the essential skills that the professionals use.
The USB-powered DDJ-400 offers plug-and-play operation with Rekordbox DJ software included in the box. With a full complement of hardware controls, the DDJ-400 lets you get on top of your mix and the compact and portable design lets you make music wherever you go.
The DDJ-400 includes a Rekordbox licence key so you'll have everything you need to get making music. It also includes a range of built-in tutorials to help aspiring DJs learn the essential skills of DJing.
Rekordbox DJ has many features for live performances including track suggestions based on genre, era, and mood. The software provides hints to help you learn the important skills and, when you've created your perfect mix, you can easily share it with your friends directly from the application.
The DDJ-400's layout matches the club-style design of the professional NXS2, so you can be sure that you'll be learning on the exactly the same format that the professionals use; when you're ready to upgrade, you'll find yourself right at home. The controller includes 16 performance pads for triggering samples and for live finger drumming, along with a two-channel mixer section offering a 3-band EQ and Beat FX to add effects to your sounds.
The ergonomic layout of the DDJ-400 makes mixing fun and easy, with in-depth controls (such as loop section and cue/loop call buttons) available to use as your skills develop.
If you're looking to start DJ'ing, the DDJ-400 by Pioneer DJ is the perfect platform to learn the essential skills that the professionals use. The included software and the full range of performance controls means you'll have everything you need to get into mixing.
Find out more about the Pioneer DJ DDJ-400 Rekordbox Controller
By Matt Wilkinson
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