How to use the Pioneer DJ CDJ-2000NXS2 DJ multi player (Instruction Manual)

What the CDJ-2000NXS2 can do

Explore the features of the CDJ-2000NXS2. Discover which music file formats and USB mass storage devices it supports, and find out how to install rekordbox. To install and update drivers and firmware, click here.

How to connect the CDJ-2000NXS2 to external hardware

Find information about the input/output terminals, and see examples of some of the DJ setups you can create. Discover how to link this DJ player to a DJM-900NXS2 DJ mixer, and combine it with additional CDJs. Perform with a PC/Mac, a smartphone, or music stored on a USB storage device using Pro DJ Link.

What the CDJ-2000NXS2’s buttons, sliders, and knobs do

Tour the CDJ-2000NXS2’s parts and functions. Explore the features contained on the main screen, power, USB, deck, browse, and mixer/effect sections. Get familiar with the layout of the buttons, sliders, and knobs.

How to start DJing with the CDJ-2000NXS2

Turn the CDJ-2000NXS2 on and off, load and eject disks, insert and eject SD memory cards, and connect and call settings from a USB storage device. You’ll also find information on adjusting playback, stopping speeds, and operating the jogs.

How to use the CDJ-2000NXS2’s advanced features

Learn to adjust and set cues and loops. Explore functions including Hot Cue, Beat Jump, Slip mode, and Auto Sync. Find out how to operate CDJs in combination with other devices, discover what you can do with the display, and much more.

How to change the settings on the CDJ-2000NXS2

Find out how to store and call out the settings on an SD card or USB storage device, as well as change the color set, display utilities, or duplicate the settings onto DJ players connected by Pro DJ Link.

How to use the CDJ-2000NXS2 with DJ software

You can operate rekordbox, rekordbox dj, and other MIDI-compatible DJ software with this DJ player by connecting it via USB cable to a laptop. For details on compatible MIDI messages (including Traktor), click here.

How to troubleshoot the CDJ-2000NXS2 and fix errors

Find out what to do if you face error messages or technical problems with the CDJ-2000NXS2. Learn how to clean the liquid crystal display properly, and discover the meanings of the various icons found on the gear.

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