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Pioneer Serato DDJ-S1 Operating Instructions Manual

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DJ Controller
DDJ-S1
DDJ-S1 Serato DJ Edition
http://pioneerdj.com/support/
The Pioneer DJ support 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 software, access Serato.com and download the software from there.

Operating Instructions

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  Summary of Contents for Pioneer Serato DDJ-S1

  • Page 1: Operating Instructions

    DDJ-S1 DDJ-S1 Serato DJ Edition http://pioneerdj.com/support/ The Pioneer DJ support 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 software, access Serato.com and download the software from there.
  • Page 2: Table Of Contents

    For details, see Downloading the Serato DJ software manual (p. 24). ! The latest version of these operating instructions can be down- loaded from the Pioneer support site. For details, see Downloading the latest version of these operating instructions (p.24). Before start Features .......................
  • Page 3: Before Start

    What’s in the box ! CD-ROM (Installation Disc) This unit is an all-in-one DJ system combining the high operability hard- ware of Pioneer professional DJ players and DJ mixers that has achieved ! AC adapter ! Power plug an excellent reputation among many professional DJs and clubs with the Serato DJ DJ software by Serato.
  • Page 4: Mounting The Power Plug

    If there are irregularities with the AC adapter or power plug, ask your While pressing the [PUSH] button on the AC adapter nearest Pioneer authorized service center or your dealer to carry out unit, slide the power plug away from the adapter as repair work.
  • Page 5: Installing The Software

    “Software Info” region in which you live. under “DDJ-S1 Serato DJ Edition” on the Pioneer DJ support site below. — If you check [E-mail me Serato newsletters], newsletters http://pioneerdj.com/support/...
  • Page 6 Connected to the internet?” is displayed. Click [Yes]. This takes you to the Serato DJ download page. Proceed to step 11. The web browser is launched and the Pioneer DJ support site is displayed. 10 Log in. 4 Click [Software Info] under [DDJ-S1 Serato DJ Edition] Input the e-mail address and password you have registered to log in to “Serato.com”.
  • Page 7: About The Driver Software And Setting Utility Software

    Checking the version of the driver software Click the Windows [Start] menu>[All Programs]>[Pioneer]>[DDJ]>[DDJ Version Display Utility]. ! You can check the firmware version of this unit on the screen. ! The firmware version is not displayed when this unit is not connected...
  • Page 8: Connections And Part Names

    Connections and part names ! Wait until all connections between devices have been completed 2 MIC/AUX THRU selector switch before connecting the AC adapter. Set this to [ON] if you want to output the [MIC2] and [AUX] channels Be sure to turn off the power and unplug the AC adapter from the directly.
  • Page 9: Part Names And Functions

    8 ON/OFF switch Part names and functions Turns this unit’s power on and off. 9 DC IN terminal Connect to a power outlet using the included AC adapter (with the power plug mounted). LOAD CRATES FILES BACK LOAD PREPARE BROWSE PREPARE LOAD MIC 1...
  • Page 10 4 Rotary selector Turn: The cursor in the library or on the [CRATES] panel moves up and LOAD down. MIC 1 LEVEL INST.DOUBLES TALK OVER Press: MIC 1 HOT CUE The cursor moves between the [CRATES] panel and library each time BRAKING SAMPLER SPEED ADJUST...
  • Page 11: Shift Button

    6 VINYL (ILLUMINATION) button e PLAY/PAUSE f (STUTTER) button Press: Press: This switches the vinyl mode on/off. Use this to play/pause tracks. [SHIFT] + press: [SHIFT] + press: The way the jog dial illumination lights can be selected from one of The track returns to the temporary cue point and playback continues two types.
  • Page 12: Channel Fader

    m HOT CUE/SAMPLER buttons 1 – 5 6 HEADPHONES LEVEL control Hot cue mode Adjusts the audio level output from the [PHONES] terminal. Press: 7 Channel fader Use this to set, play and call out hot cues. Adjusts the level of audio signals output in each channel. [SHIFT] + press: 8 Channel Level Indicator Delete the hot cue set for that button.
  • Page 13: Using The Laptop Dock

    1 FX CH SELECT control Using the LAPTOP DOCK Switches the channel to which the effect is applied. ! Effects applied to the MIC/AUX channel cannot be used with The computer’s keyboard section can be stowed under this unit. Serato DJ ver. 1.2. They are scheduled to be supported with future version upgrades.
  • Page 14: Basic Operation

    Basic Operation Connections 3 Connect this unit to your computer via a USB cable. 1 Connect headphones to one of the [PHONES] terminals. DC IN LOAD CRATES FILES BACK LOAD PREPARE BROWSE PREPARE LOAD MIC 1 MIC 2 / AUX LEVEL SAVE LEVEL...
  • Page 15 6 Connect the AC adapter. To power outlet AC adapter (included) DC IN LOAD LOAD CRATES FILES BACK LOAD PREPARE BROWSE PREPARE MIC 1 MIC 2 / AUX LEVEL ZOOM SAVE LEVEL INST.DOUBLES INST.DOUBLES INPUT TALK TALK SELECT OVER FX CH SELECT FX CH SELECT OVER BROWSE...
  • Page 16: Starting The System

    1 The [ACTIVATE/BUY Serato DJ] icon may appear on the right side of the screen that is displayed when Serato DJ is launched the first time, but there is no need to activate or purchase a license for those using DDJ-S1 Serato DJ Edition.
  • Page 17: Importing Tracks

    Importing tracks The following describes the typical procedure for importing tracks. ! There are various ways to import tracks with the Serato DJ software. For details, see the Serato DJ software manual. ! If you are already using Serato DJ software (Scratch Live, ITCH or Serato DJ Intro) and have already created track libraries, the track libraries you have previously created can be used as such.
  • Page 18: Quitting The System

    2 Press the [PLAY/PAUSE f (STUTTER)] button to Playing tracks and outputting the sound play the track. The following describes the procedure for outputting the channel 1 LOAD CRATES FILES BACK LOAD PREPARE BROWSE PREPARE LOAD MIC 1 MIC 2 / AUX sound as an example.
  • Page 19: Advanced Operation

    Advanced Operation The descriptions from this point on are for functions not described in Using the sampler function the Serato DJ software manual that are specifically for when this unit and Serato DJ are used in combination. This function allows you to play sounds loaded in the sampler’s (SP-6) sampler slots by operating this unit.
  • Page 20: Starting Playback Using The Fader (Fader Start)

    3 Press the [RELOOP/EXIT (GRID CLEAR)] button. Slip hot cue Looping is canceled and playback starts from the position reached in the background. ! To cancel the slip mode, press the [SLIP] button again. 1 Press the [SAMPLER MODE] button. Set the hot cue mode.
  • Page 21: Displaying The Album Images In The Track List

    Displaying the album images in the Using an external device track list 1 Set the [MIC2/AUX] selector switch to [AUX]. The album images can be displayed in the track list. The layout of the 2 Turn clockwise the [LEVEL] control in the microphone/ track information and album images can be changed as desired.
  • Page 22: Additional Information

    Sometimes the trouble may lie in another component. Inspect the other components and electrical appliances being used. If the trouble cannot be rectified after checking the items below, ask your nearest Pioneer authorized service center or your dealer to carry out repair work.
  • Page 23 Problem Check Remedy No sound is produced, or sound is Is this unit placed near a TV? Turn the TV’s power off or install this unit and TV away from each other. distorted or noisy. Sound being played is interrupted Is the driver software’s latency value suitable? Set the driver software’s latency to a suitable value.
  • Page 24: Acquiring The Manual

    ! First read the Software end user license agreement on page 24 site. Connected to the internet?” is displayed. Click [Yes]. carefully. The web browser is launched and the Pioneer DJ support site is displayed. Operating environment 4 On the Pioneer DJ support site, click “Manuals” under Supported operating systems “DDJ-S1 Serato DJ Edition”.
  • Page 25: About Trademarks And Registered Trademarks

    Program, except to the extent expressly permitted by applicable 5 Entire Agreement. This Agreement constitutes the entire agree- law, and then only after You have notified Pioneer in writing of ment between the parties and supersedes all prior or contem- Your intended activities.
  • Page 26: Specifications

    Phone jack (Ø 6.3 mm) ............... 1 set For improvement purposes, specifications and design of this unit and the included software are subject to change without notice. © 2013 PIONEER CORPORATION. All rights reserved. PIONEER CORPORATION 1-1, Shin-ogura, Saiwai-ku, Kawasaki-shi, Kanagawa 212-0031, Japan...