Pioneer DDJ-400 Digital DJ Controller
Pioneer DDJ-400 Product Overview By GAK
The DDJ-400 is a 2 channel DJ controller from Pioneer which pairs perfectly with the Rekordbox DJ software. The DDJ layout is identical to that of Pioneer's flagship NXS2, giving you a great introduction to professional level DJ hardware. The ideal piece of kit for a first time DJ, the DDJ 400's Tutorial feature, explains the basics of DJ to the user in a step-by-step process.
The controller's portable design means that you'll be able to take it on the road with you without ever straining your back. It also features a built-in sound card, making it completely plug and play. Just plug it into your computer using the USB cable and you're good to go! The units master out gives you the ability to either hear your mix through your computers internal speakers or it's possible to connect external speakers.
Rekordbox Software Product Overview by GAK
Rekordbox is a piece of music management software that can be used exclusively with Pioneer DJ hardware. Whether you're using a controller, CDJ's or timecoded vinyl, Rekordbox gives you the ability to get your music ready to play. With the plug and play DDJ-400, just plug the controller into your computer and load up the software, you then have the ability to find out the tempo of your tracks, set Cue points and a whole host of other fantastic features.
Rekordbox utilises the impressive
DDJ 400 Q & A
What is Pioneer the DDJ-400?
The DDJ-400 is a 2 channel DJ controller, perfect for somebody who is looking to get into DJing.
Is the DDJ-400 easy to use?
Yes, simply plug the controller into your computer via USB, load up the Rekordbox software and you're good to go!
What is Rekordbox?
Rekordbox is a piece of software that can be used in conjunction with Pioneer DJ hardware in a number of different ways. First of all, it can analyse your music library to give information like tempo and key of tracks. Secondly it can be used alongside Pioneer controllers or you can export music from the software onto USB devices for use with CDJ's.
Will it be easy to move onto other DJ hardware from the DDJ-400?
Yes, the DDJ-400 has been set up to mirror Pioneer's flagship NXS2 hardware, so once you want to upgrade to
- Width: 482 mm
- Height: 58.5 mm
- Depth: 272.4 mm
- Weight: 2.1 kg
- Soundcard: 24 bit/44.1 kHz
- Frequency Range: 20 - 20000 Hz
- Signal-to-Noise Ratio: 103 dB
- Distortion: < 0.005 % (USB)