Download  Print this page

Pioneer DDJ-SB2 Operating Instructions Manual

Dj controller
Hide thumbs

Advertisement

DJ Controller
DDJ-SB2
http://pioneerdj.com/support/
The Pioneer DJ site shown above offers FAQs, information on software, and various other types of information
and services to allow you to use your product in greater comfort.
http://serato.com/
For the latest version of the Serato DJ Intro software, access Serato.com and download the software from there.

Operating Instructions

Advertisement

loading

  Also See for Pioneer DDJ-SB2

  Summary of Contents for Pioneer DDJ-SB2

  • Page 1: Operating Instructions

    DJ Controller DDJ-SB2 http://pioneerdj.com/support/ The Pioneer DJ site shown above offers FAQs, information on software, and various other types of information and services to allow you to use your product in greater comfort. http://serato.com/ For the latest version of the Serato DJ Intro software, access Serato.com and download the software from there.
  • Page 2: Table Of Contents

    “Serato.com”. For details, see Downloading the Serato DJ Intro software manual (p. 21 ). ! The latest version of the Operating Instructions (this document) can be downloaded from the Pioneer DJ site. For details, see Viewing the Latest Version of the Operating Instructions (p. 21 ). Before start Features .......................
  • Page 3: Before Start

    This product inherits the sound quality technology developed over the for complex wiring and settings so that users can start making DJ perfor- years for the DJ hardware of Pioneer DJ to achieve the top level of sound mances immediately.
  • Page 4 Input the e-mail address and password you have registered to log in to “Serato.com”. 2 Click the [Support] icon. 15 Check [DDJ-SB2] for the model to be used and then 3 Click the [Software & firmware updates] icon. click the [Continue] icon and save the file.
  • Page 5 Input the e-mail address and password you have registered to log in to “Serato.com”. 7 Check [DDJ-SB2] for the model to be used and then click the [Continue] icon and save the file. 8 Click the [Download Serato DJ Intro] icon.
  • Page 6: Using Asio Settings Utility Software

     Launching the ASIO settings utility software Click the Windows [Start] menu>[All Programs]>[Pioneer]>[DDJ_SB2]>[DDJ_SB2 ASIO Settings Utility]. ! For Windows 8.1/8, click [DDJ_SB2 ASIO Settings Utility] from the [Start] screen.
  • Page 7: Connections And Part Names

    Descriptions of functions that can be used after upgrading to Serato DJ Serato DJ are indicated Rear panel For details on the functions, see the Pioneer DJ site below. http://www.pioneerdj.com/ Power amplifier, powered speakers, etc. 1 USB terminal 1 Browser section Connect to a computer.
  • Page 8: Browser Section

    1 TEMPO slider Browser section Use this to adjust the track playing speed. 2 Jog dial Turn top: When the vinyl mode is on, the scratch operation is possible. When the vinyl mode is off, the pitch bend operation (adjustment of the playing speed) is possible.
  • Page 9: Mixer Section

    9 MANUAL LOOP (CUE LOOP) mode button Mixer section Press: Sets the manual loop mode. [SHIFT] + press: Serato DJ Sets the cue loop mode. a SAMPLER (BANK) mode button Press: Sets the sampler mode. [SHIFT] + press: Serato DJ Sets the bank mode.
  • Page 10: Effect Section

    a HEADPHONES MIX control Adjusts the balance of the monitor volume between the sound of the channels for which the headphones [CUE] button is pressed and the sound of the master channel. b HEADPHONES LEVEL control Adjusts the sound level output from the headphones. Effect section This section is used to control the two effect units (FX1 and FX2).
  • Page 11: Basic Operation

    Basic Operation Connections 3 Connect this unit to your computer via a USB cable. 1 Connect headphones to one of the [HEADPHONES] terminals. Computer ! For Windows users Headphones The message [Installing device driver software] may appear when this unit is first connected to the computer or when it is connected to a different USB port on the computer.
  • Page 12: Starting The System

    Starting the system Launching Serato DJ Intro For Windows 7 From the Windows [Start] menu, click the [Serato DJ Intro] icon under [All Programs] > [Serato] > [DJ Intro]. For Windows 8.1/8 From [Apps view], click the [Serato DJ Intro] icon. For Mac (OS X) In Finder, open the [Applications] folder, then click the [Serato DJ Intro] icon.
  • Page 13: Importing Tracks

    Importing tracks The following describes the typical procedure for importing tracks. ! There are various ways to import tracks with the Serato DJ Intro software. For details, see the Serato DJ Intro software manual. ! If you are already using Serato DJ software (Scratch Live, ITCH or Serato DJ) and have already created track libraries, the track libraries you have previously created can be used as such.
  • Page 14: Quitting The System

    ! The operating instructions of this unit can be downloaded from the a HEADPHONES MIX control Pioneer DJ site. For details, see Viewing the Latest Version of the Operating Instructions (p. 21 ). b HEADPHONES LEVEL control ! The Serato DJ Intro software manual can be downloaded from c Channel level indicator Serato.com.
  • Page 15: Applied Operation

    The [MANUAL LOOP (CUE LOOP)] mode button lights, and the unit Using the pads switches to the manual loop mode. 2 Press pad 1 during playback to set the loop in point. Four modes are available for the DDJ-SB2 pads. Pad mode Adjust Loop...
  • Page 16: Using Effects

    Operating the three effects Using effects simultaneously Serato DJ Intro includes two effect units, FX1 and FX2. Three effects per The explanation below describes operation of three effects simultane- effect unit can be selected for the respective units. ously as an example. Effect unit FX1 is applied to deck 1, effect unit FX2 is to deck 2.
  • Page 17: Using The Filter Fade Function

    9 Turn the effects off. When the position of the effect level controls on the Serato DJ Intro screen matches the position of the effect level controls on this unit, the Press the effect 1 button to turn the first effect off. effect time can be adjusted.
  • Page 18: Using Pad Trans

    Using pad trans Analyzing tracks This function cuts the sound according to the beat timing of the BPM of When one of this unit’s [LOAD] buttons is pressed and tracks are loaded the track that is loaded in the deck. onto the decks, the tracks are analyzed, but some time may be required until analysis is completed and the BPM and waveform are displayed.
  • Page 19: Utilities Modes

    Utilities modes The following settings can be changed: Adjusting the jog dial’s MIDI message ! Channel fader start setting sending interval ! Demo mode setting ! Jog dial MIDI message sending interval setting This unit is equipped with a mode for adjusting the jog dial’s MIDI mes- sage sending interval.
  • Page 20: Additional Information

    Additional information Troubleshooting ! If you think that there is something wrong with this unit, check the items below and access the Pioneer DJ site and check [FAQ] for the [DDJ-SB2]. http://www.pioneerdj.com/ Sometimes the problem may lie in another component. Inspect the other components and electrical appliances being used. If the problem cannot be rectified, ask your nearest Pioneer authorized service center or your dealer to carry out repair work.
  • Page 21: Acquiring The Manual

    3 Click the [FIND TUTORIAL & MANUALS] icon. About the driver software (Windows) 4 Click the [DDJ-SB2] icon in the [CONTROLLER] category. This driver software is this unit’s dedicated ASIO driver for outputting the audio of a computer from an audio terminal of the unit.
  • Page 22 (both the individual installing the Program and any single legal by United States law, including, without limitation, the development, entity for which the individual is acting) (“You” or “Your”) and Pioneer DJ design, manufacture, or production of nuclear, missile, or chemical or Corporation (“Pioneer DJ”).
  • Page 23: About Trademarks And Registered Trademarks

    Japan. About trademarks and registered trademarks ! "Pioneer DJ" is a trademark of PIONEER CORPORATION, and is used under license. ! Windows is a registered trademark of Microsoft Corporation in the United States and other countries.