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Pioneer DDJ-400 Operating Instructions Manual page 16

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3 Turn [GAIN] on the sampler deck of rekordbox dj
screen.
4 Press a performance pad.
The sound for the slot assigned to the pad that was pressed is played.
! Sampler slots are assigned to the respective performance pads as
shown below. (The slots in parentheses are for when the pad mode of
deck 2 is the sampler mode.)
Slot 1
Slot 2
(slot 9)
(slot 10)
Slot 5
Slot 6
(slot 13)
(slot 14)
5 During sampler playback, press a performance
pad.
Playback continues by returning to the beginning.
6 Press a performance pad while pressing the [SHIFT]
button during sampler playback.
The sound of the slot that is currently playing stops.
Using keyboard mode
Scales can be added to the hot cue like a keyboard by the performance
pad.
1 Press the [HOT CUE] mode button while pressing
the [SHIFT] button.
The mode switches to the keyboard mode.
2 Press a performance pad.
Select the hot cue to use with the keyboard mode.
! If no hot cue is set, the current playback position is set as hot cue
and used in keyboard mode.
! To reselect a hot cue to use in keyboard mode, press the [HOT CUE]
mode button while pressing the [SHIFT] button.
When the hot cue is selected to use in keyboard mode, the settings of
the sound pitch are assigned to the respective performance pads as
shown below. (default state)
+4
Semitone
Semitone
±0
Semitone
Semitone
Semitone is a unit to determine the sound pitch. +1 Semitone indicates
the sound higher than the original by half.
3 Press the pad 7 or pad 8 while pressing the [SHIFT]
button to change the sound pitch assigned to the
performance pad.
When the pad 7 is pressed while pressing the [SHIFT] button, the sound
pitch rises.
When the pad 8 is pressed while pressing the [SHIFT] button, the sound
pitch falls.
Delete
Hot cue.
Hot cue.
Delete
Hot cue.
Hot cue.
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Slot 3
Slot 4
(slot 11)
(slot 12)
Slot 7
Slot 8
(slot 15)
(slot 16)
+5
+6
+7
Semitone
Semitone
+1
+2
+3
Semitone
Semitone
Delete
Delete
Delete
Hot cue.
Hot cue.
Delete
Semitone
Semitone
up
down
4 Press a performance pad.
The hot cue is played by the sound pitch assigned to the pad that was
pressed.
! To delete the hot cue selected for the keyboard mode, press one of
pad 1 through 6 while press the [SHIFT] button.
Using the pad FX
A wide range of effect performances is possible with just the simple
operation of pressing and releasing performance pads.
1 Switch to the pad FX mode 1 or pad FX mode 2.
! Pad FX mode 1: Press the [BEAT LOOP] mode button while pressing
the [SHIFT] button.
! Pad FX mode 2: Press the [BEAT JUMP] mode button while pressing
the [SHIFT] button.
In each mode, effects are assigned to the performance pads as shown
below.
When the [SHIFT] button is not pressed (pad FX mode 1)
Effect
Effect
A
B
Effect
Effect
E
F
When the [SHIFT] button is pressed (pad FX mode 1)
Effect
Effect
I
J
Effect
Effect
M
N
When the [SHIFT] button is not pressed (pad FX mode 2)
Effect
Effect
Q
R
Effect
Effect
U
V
When the [SHIFT] button is pressed (pad FX mode 2)
Effect
Effect
Y
Z
Effect
Effect
AC
AD
2 Press and hold a performance pad, or press and
hold a performance pad while pressing the [SHIFT]
button.
The effect turns on according to the effect and number of beats settings
assigned to the pad that was pressed.
3 Release the performance pad.
The effect turns off.
Effect
Effect
C
D
Effect
Effect
G
H
Effect
Effect
K
L
Effect
Effect
O
P
Effect
Effect
S
T
Effect
Effect
W
X
Effect
Effect
AA
AB
Effect
Effect
AE
AF

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