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Pioneer CDJ-400 - Cd/Media Player Operating Instructions Manual

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  • Page 1 COMPACT DISC PLAYER CDJ-400 Operating Instructions...
  • Page 2 In some countries or regions, the shape of the power plug and power outlet may sometimes differ from that shown in the explanatory drawings. However the method of connecting and operating the unit is the same.
  • Page 3 FEDERAL COMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION DECLARATION OF CONFORMITY This device complies with part 15 of the FCC Rules. Operation is subject to the following two conditions: (1) This device may not cause harmful interference, and (2) this device must accept any interference received, including interference that may cause undesired operation.
  • Page 4: Before Operating Features

    By choosing This player is equipped with an internal memory that permits a function and operating the jog dial in time with the music, a the recording of cue point or loop point; the recorded points new remix world can be experienced.
  • Page 5: Table Of Contents

    OIL DAMPER FLOAT construction helps resist shakes and im- pacts. This unit features an OIL DAMPER FLOAT design, making it harder for distortions and sound breakup to occur due to im- pacts from operation and vibrations from the floor. MULTI READ Supports playback of CD-R and CD-RW discs.
  • Page 6: Discs Usable With This Unit

    MP3 files may be found in two formats: Constant Bit Rate (CBR) and Variable Bit Rate (VBR). This component supports playback and DJ play with both CBR and VBR type MP3 files, but in comparison with CBR files, files recorded in VBR format will experience slower search and super-fast search speeds.
  • Page 7 ÷ The CDJ-400 may not support playback with all USB memory devices or provide sufficient electrical power. Additionally, note that Pioneer is not responsible for any loss of data on a USB memory device that may occur as the result of connecting to the CDJ-400.
  • Page 8: Cautions Regarding Handling

    (diluted in five to six parts water), wring the cloth well, and wipe away the dirt. Use a dry cloth to wipe the surface dry. Do not use volatile liquids such as benzene or thinner which will damage the unit.
  • Page 9: Connections

    1. Connection to a Pioneer DJ mixer (audio output and CONTROL connector) Using the supplied audio cables, connect the white plug into the L (left) terminal and the red plug to the R (right) terminal. Connect the supplied control cable to enable control of the unit from the mixer for fader start play and back cue.
  • Page 10: Connecting To Other Devices

    4. Connecting the power cord After all other connections have been made, connect the power cord to the AC inlet on the rear panel of the player and connect the power plug to an AC wall outlet or to a power receptacle on the rear panel of the amplifier.
  • Page 11: Panel Facilities

    BEFORE OPERATING (PANEL FACILITIES) PANEL FACILITIES 9. TEMPO control range button (±6/±10/±16/WIDE) Changes the variable range of the tempo control. ( P.17) ¶ The tempo range will be saved in memory when the power is turned off. POWER EJECT CDJ-400 MULTI PLAYER 10.
  • Page 12: Rear Panel

    CONTROL connector on a Pio- 6. POWER — OFF/_ ON switch neer DJ mixer, the DJ mixer can be used to control the CD player for fader start play and back cue. Also, by connecting this connector to the CONTROL connec- tor on another Pioneer DJ CD player, automatic relay play can be performed.
  • Page 13 Displays folder number, track number, or alphanumeric data. track name/album name/artist name for CD-TEXT. During MP3 playback, the display shows ID3 tag track name (if no ID3 tag is 2. REMAIN recorded, the display shows the file name) /ID3 tag album name/ Lights when the track remaining time is displayed.
  • Page 14: Disc Loading/Unloading

    ÷ When loading a disc, do not placing any twisting force on the disc, or try to force the disc into the slot. Also, do not attempt to interrupt or defeat the motion of the disc when the player begins to draw a disc into the slot or to eject a disc, since damage to the disc or player could occur.
  • Page 15: Dj Player Operations

    SOURCE the unit. ( P.14) PUSH SELECT ¶ If a CD-ROM with no MP3 file in the first session is inserted, the display will read [NO TRACK] and the CD-ROM will not be VINYL played. ¶ When a USB memory device is connected to the USB port, press the SOURCE SELECT button to alternate between play- back from disc (CD) or files on the USB memory.
  • Page 16: Jog Dial Functions

    Jog dial functions ¶ When the Auto Cue function is turned ON, the track will be set in cue standby position at the beginning of the track after cueing. [Pitch Bend] ¶...
  • Page 17: Change Playback Speed

    0.02 % when set to ±6 %, units of back into the original sound. 0.05 % when set to either ±10 % or ±16 %, and units of 0.5 % when set ¶ The setting is canceled when the disc is ejected.
  • Page 18: Cue Point Settings

    7 Long Mix Play During playback, press the IN/REALTIME CUE/HOT LOOP If the BPM rates match, the mixed sound of track A and track B will button at the desired cueing point. not sound unnatural even if the CROSS FADER slider is placed in the ¶...
  • Page 19: Advanced Operations

    3. Rotate the jog dial in the direction and at the speed you ¶ The point at which the button is pressed will be set as the loop- wish playback to be performed. in point, and a loop-out point will automatically be set based on ¶...
  • Page 20: Cue Point/Loop Point Memory

    By using the supplied control cable to connect the CONTROL connec- tions may be temporarily disabled. tors of two CDJ-400, or other CDJ series CD players, relay play can be ¶ In the case of MP3, reverse play that overlaps multiple folders is performed.
  • Page 21: Midi Setting

    Channels can be selected from [CH 1] to [CH 16]. 3. Press the rotary dial to confirm the selection. Utility setting mode will be canceled if no command is entered for 15 seconds. Pressing the BACK button will also exit this mode. SW Name...
  • Page 22: Other Troubleshooting

    12 cm discs. ÷ The BPM value measured by the CDJ-400 may differ from the BPM value recorded on a CD or from our DJ mixer, but this difference is a result of differences in the BPM value measurement method; not a result of a fault with the player.
  • Page 23: Specifications

    If an error code other than any of the error codes listed in the table below is displayed or if the same error code is displayed even after corrective action has been taken, contact your nearest Pioneer Service Station or contact the store from which you purchased your player for assistance.
  • Page 24 GmbH. Supply of this product only conveys a license for private, non-com- mercial use and does not convey a license nor imply any right to use this product in any commercial (i.e. revenue-generating) real time broadcasting (terrestrial, satellite, cable and/or any other me-...