Presently here’s an opportune astonishment — with the last two stories being about Pioneer DJ and iPhone DJing, it’s as though we recognized what was coming. We didn’t, yet here’s a discharge that has the signs of boosting the as of now available to be purchased Pioneer DJ’s primary concern altogether, and in the meantime grasping spilling no doubt. For the new DDJ-200 controller is a USB just controller intended to work with plenty of cell phone DJ
It’s pretty wild to see Pioneer DJ pack so many features and offerings into what is now the cheapest DJ hardware that they offer – here’s a quick roundup of the features:
- Designed to work with smartphones (via Bluetooth 4.2)
- USB bus powered (there’s a single USB-B port) – which can be powered with basic 5v USB power banks (like for charging your phone).
- Compatible with WeDJ, edjing, djay, and rekordbox apps
- Tutorial functionality when used with WeDJ (summarizes the basics of the DJ hardware) as well as a “Pop-Hint” feature that explains each button’s function on the hardware
Interface the DDJ-200 to your iPhone and blend melodies from your iTunes through our application, WeDJ. Or on the other hand interface the product to SoundCloud Go+ and Beatport’s new Beatport LINK gushing administration to get to tremendous online wellsprings of music. Download Algoriddim’s djay iOS application and you can blend tracks from Spotify (Premium record required), or download MWM SAS’s edjing Mix iOS/Android application and access content from Deezer. Discover more data about iOS/Android application similarity and music spilling support beneath.
KEY FEATURES OF THE DDJ-200 and WeDJ for iPhone
- Multi-app compatibility and support for music streaming services
Connect the DDJ-200 to your smartphone, tablet or PC/Mac, choose your favorite from a number of compatible DJ apps such as WeDJ, MWM SAS’s edjing Mix and Algoriddim’s djay and control tracks stored on your device. Some streaming services are supported too, so you can discover music from numerous genres in vast online catalogs. Even better, when connected to the DDJ-200, you can enjoy free use of all the features in rekordbox dj and WeDJ for iPhone that normally incur in-app billing.*1, 2
DDJ-200 compatible DJ apps and their corresponding devices and streaming services*3
|Application||Supported devices||Compatible streaming service|
|WeDJ for iPhone||iPhone||Beatport LINK, SoundCloud Go+ *4|
|edjing Mix||iPhone, iPad, Android||Deezer|
|WeDJ for Android*5||Android||NA|
|rekordbox||PC/Mac||Beatport LINK, SoundCloud Go+ *4(Both Available in Fall 2019)|
- Tutorial and Pop-Hint features to help beginners enjoy DJing
Combine the DDJ-200 with WeDJ for iPhone to use the Tutorial feature which summarizes the basics of DJing. Find out how to connect the controller to your devices, and how to use various features and effects, and pick up tips on performance techniques.
WeDJ for iPhone also offers the Pop-Hint feature that explains the functions of buttons without switching screens. If you’ve never handled DJ hardware before, these features will help you get up and running, and performing, in no time.
- Transition FX – easily perform professional sounding mixes in various styles
The DDJ-200 can reproduce various patterns of DJ mixes between tracks for people with no experience behind the decks. Activate the Transition FX feature in WeDJ, choose from 11 patterns*6 and simply slide the crossfader to switch from one track to the next via a professional-standard transition.
- Phrase Sync – world’s first feature on a controller*7 for easy, natural switches between tracks
Our phrase analysis algorithms will analyze the composition of your tracks and detect phrases. When you tap the dedicated buttons in WeDJ for iPhone, Phrase Sync uses the information from this analysis to align the start and end positions of the phrases in two tracks so you can be sure it will sound natural when you switch between them. The DDJ-200 is the world’s first DJ controller to offer this kind of feature.
- Compact, lightweight body for DJing anytime, anywhere
Take the DDJ-200 wherever you want, thanks to its lightweight and slim body. There’s no need to carry speakers because you can play sound from the built-in speaker of your smartphone, tablet, or PC/Mac. And the DJ controller can be powered via a power bank*8, so you don’t even need to stay close to an outlet.
- Split output for DJ performances
Use split cables to separate the audio output of your smartphone, tablet, or PC/Mac into master and monitor outputs. This enables you to check audio via your headphones, e.g. cueing the next track, while the crowd hears the master sound playing through the speakers.
*1 When the DDJ-200 is not connected to the smartphone/tablet/PC/Mac, using paid features of WeDJ for iPhone will incur in-app billing.
*2 To use rekordbox dj when the DDJ-200 is not connected, license key activation is required.
*4 A list of countries where SoundCloud Go+ is available can be found here (as of May 7, 2019).
*5 WeDJ for Android is scheduled to become compatible with the DDJ-200 via an update in late July 2019.
*6 Use of some FX incurs in-app billing.
*7 The first DJ controller in the DJ controller market (according to research conducted by Pioneer DJ Corporation, May 7, 2019).
*8 Power bank not included. Power banks are external units that can be recharged and carried with smartphones, tablets, and other devices.
|Input / Output Terminals||USB||USB (Type B) x 1|
|Power Supply||USB Bus Powered|
|Power Consumption||DC 5V , 500mA|
|Bluetooth||Specification||Bluetooth 4.2 (Low Energy)|
|Maximum Dimensions (WｘDｘH)||378.0 × 208.0 × 48.2 mm|
|Weight||1.2 kg / 2.6 lb|
|Accessories||USB cable, Split cable, Warranty (for some regions), Quick Start Guide (WeDJ/rekordbox); Quick Start Guide (djay), Quick Start Guide (edjing Mix)|
WeDJ for iPhone system requirements
|Compatible OS (iOS)||iOS 12, 11, 10|
|iPhone||iPhone XR,iPhone XS, iPhone XS Max, iPhone X, iPhone 8,iPhone 8 Plus,iPhone 7,iPhone 7 Plus,iPhone SE,iPhone 6s, iPhone 6s Plus, iPhone 6,iPhone 6 Plus, iPhone 5s, iPod touch (6th generation)|
rekordbox system requirements
|Compatible OS||Mac||macOS Mojave 10.14 (updated to the latest version)macOS High Sierra 10.13 (updated to the latest version)
macOS Sierra 10.12 (updated to the latest version)
|Windows||Windows® 10, 8.1,7 (the latest service pack)|
|CPU||Intel® processor Core™ i7, i5, i3|
|Memory||4GB or more RAM|