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Pioneer DDJ-ERGO Operating Instructions Manual

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  • Page 1: Operating Instructions

    DJ Controller http://www.prodjnet.com/support/ The Pioneer website 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. Operating Instructions...
  • Page 2: Table Of Contents

    How to read this manual In this manual, names of screens and menus displayed on the computer screen, as well as names of buttons and terminals on the product, etc., are indicated within brackets. (e.g.: [RECORD] panel, [CONFIG] menu, [CUE] button, [VINYL] mode, [AUX IN] terminals) Before start Features .......................
  • Page 3: Before Start

    Pioneer’s professional DJ equipment. System setup example A DJ system like the one on the diagram below can be created by combining this unit with a computer and peripherals. DJ software For audio input...
  • Page 4: What's In The Box

    ! Depending on the size of your (notebook) computer, the keyboard section may not fit in the LAPTOP DOCK. ! Install in such a way that the computer unit does not touch this unit. ! Install in such a way that the cables connected to the computer are not stuck under this unit.
  • Page 5: Before You Start

    Depending on the computer’s power-saving settings, etc., the CPU and hard disk may not provide sufficient processing capabilities. For notebook comput- ers in particular, make sure the computer is in the proper conditions to provide constant high performance (for example by keeping the AC power connected) when using VIRTUAL DJ LE.
  • Page 6: Software End User License Agreement

    This driver software is an exclusive ASIO driver for outputting audio checked when [Finish] is clicked. signals from the computer. ! There is no need to install the driver software when using Mac OS X.  Software end user license agreement This Software End User License Agreement (“Agreement”) is between you (both the individual installing the Program and any single legal entity for which the individual is acting) (“You”...
  • Page 7: Installing The Driver Software

    32-bit version (SP2 or later) 4 Damages and remedies for breach 1 When using a 64-bit version of Windows, the driver software can only be used for You agree that any breach of this Agreement’s restrictions would cause 32-bit applications.
  • Page 8: Connecting This Unit And Computer

    ! If the buffer size is made large, drops in audio data (breaks in the sound) occur less easily, but the time lag due to the delay in the transfer of the audio data (latency) increases.
  • Page 9: Connections

    Refer to the operating instructions for the component to be connected. With this unit, the power is supplied by USB bus power. The unit can be used simply by connecting it to a computer using the USB cable. ! Connect this unit and the computer directly using the included USB cable.
  • Page 10: Connecting The Input/Output Terminals

    Headphones with an impedance of less than 32 W are not Connect headphones here. supported. Both stereo phone plugs (Ø 6.3 mm) and stereo mini phone plugs (Ø ! Do not connect headphones simultaneously to the stereo phone 3.5 mm) can be used.
  • Page 11: Part Names And Functions

    3 Mixer (page 14) 4 Effect (page 15) 5 Sampler (page 16) 6 Video (page 17) The diagram above shows a screen for a 2-deck layout. ! For instructions on changing the deck layout, refer to Operating four decks on page 22.
  • Page 12: Browser

    The cursor moves in section B of the above diagram. ! [SHIFT] + press: Folders in section B of the above diagram open and close. * If a panel other than the [BROWSE] panel is displayed, turn the rotary selector to display the [BROWSE] panel. 2 LOAD button...
  • Page 13: Deck

    The top of the jog dial has an embedded switch. Do not place objects Moves the beat grid position. on the jog dial or subject it to strong forces. Also note that water or * This function can be used when you upgrade to VIRTUAL DJ other liquids getting into the set will lead to malfunction.
  • Page 14: Mixer

    5 HEADPHONES MIX control a Crossfader Adjusts the balance of the monitor volume between the sound of the Switches the sound of the decks assigned to the left and right sides deck whose [CUE ] button is pressed and the master sound.
  • Page 15: Effect

    * The types and numbers of parameters differ according to the effect. * Operating the parameter controls or buttons has no effect if there is no parameter for that effect. There are no effects on VIRTUAL DJ LE for which all parameters can be controlled.
  • Page 16: Sampler

    1 SAMPLER button ! Press: Starts/stops playback of the sample. ! [SHIFT] + press: When the sample is playing, playback returns to the beginning of the sample and continues. 2 SAMPLE VOL control ! Turn: Adjusts the audio level of the selected sampler slot.
  • Page 17: Video

    2 F2 button ! Press: Turns the video transition on and off. The video transition function allows you to set the way in which the pictures of the left and right decks switch. ! [SHIFT] + press: Switches the video transition type.
  • Page 18: Basic Operation

    Turn on the power of this unit. ! 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. Wait a while until the message [Your devices are ready for use] appears.
  • Page 19: Loading Tracks And Playing Them

    4 Turn off the connected microphone and external button to select a folder or item. equipment. ! When a folder or item with the [+] mark is selected and the rotary selector is pressed while pressing the [SHIFT] button, that folder or item is opened or closed.
  • Page 20: Advanced Operation

    — If the hot cue is not being operated, the position set as the cue ! If manual looping is set after [ ] on the computer’s screen is point is also set at [HOT CUE/DELETE] button [1].
  • Page 21: Using The Effect Function

    BackSpin Brake echo 1 If you are using Mac OS X, the characters on the [BeatGrid] effect panel will not display properly for certain languages (Japanese, etc.). ! Various parameters for the effects can be changed by operating the With this function, video files can be loaded onto the respective decks effect parameter controls and the effect parameter buttons.
  • Page 22: Operating Four Decks

    4 Turn the [AUX/MIC] control to adjust the output sound level. Other Functions With VIRTUAL DJ LE, you can select either a 2-deck layout or a 4-deck Recording layout. This unit supports operation with a 4-deck layout.
  • Page 23: Analyzing Files

    2 Move the slider or use the [<] and [>] buttons to move the grid position. 3 Use the [-1/4] and [+1/4] buttons to move the grid position in units of beats. Analyzing files ! This function is operated on the computer. It cannot be operated on this unit.
  • Page 24: List Of Midi Messages

    ! Deck A is 0, Deck B is 1, Deck C is 2 and Deck D is 3. ! When operated while pressing the [SHIFT] button, the MIDI message for when the [SHIFT] button is on is sent. ! MIDI messages cannot be assigned to the [SHIFT] buttons.
  • Page 25: Mixer

    SYNC (MASTER) button Off = 0, lit = 127 When the [KEYLOCK (TEMPO RANGE)] button is pressed while pressing the [SHIFT] button, MIDI messages 27 to 30 are sent in order repeatedly. 3 Mixer MIDI message (this unit to computer)
  • Page 26 — — Off = 0, lit = 127 cue button) Deck D — — — Off = 0, lit = 127 When using the VIRTUAL DJ LE software, the [MASTER VOL] and [HEADPHONES VOL] controls do not send MIDI messages.
  • Page 27: Effect

    SW Name Notes When SHIFT button is off When SHIFT button is on 0–16383 Deck A When turned fully counterclockwise: 0 / When turned fully clockwise: 16383 0–16383 Deck B When turned fully counterclockwise: 0 / When turned fully clockwise: 16383 CONTROL dial 0–16383...
  • Page 28: Sampler

    Deck D — — — Off = 0, lit = 127 When operated while pressing the [SHIFT] button, the MIDI message for when the [SHIFT] button is on is sent. 5 Sampler MIDI message (this unit to computer) SW Name Notes...
  • Page 29: Video

    SW Name Notes When SHIFT button is off When SHIFT button is on 0–16383 — — — F1 control When turned fully counterclockwise: 0 / When — — — turned fully clockwise: 16383 F2 button OFF=0, ON=127 F3 button OFF=0, ON=127...
  • Page 30: Additional Information

    Pioneer authorized service center or your dealer to carry out repair work. ! This unit may not operate properly due to static electricity or other external influences. In this case, proper operation may be restored by turning the power off, waiting 1 minute, then turning the power back on.
  • Page 31: Using As A Controller For Other Dj Software

    The DDJ-ERGO-V also outputs the operating data for the buttons and dials in MIDI format. If you connect a computer with a built-in MIDI-compatible DJ software via a USB cable, you can operate the DJ software on this unit. The sound of music files being played on the computer can also be output from the DDJ-ERGO-V.
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