How to use your Pioneer DJ CDJ-850 multi player (Instruction Manual)

What the CDJ-850 can do

Discover the media types supported by the unit, such as USB drives, and the file formats you can play. Set up rekordbox and update the CDJ-850’s firmware and driver software to the latest versions. 

What you can do with the buttons and controls on the CDJ-850 

Get to grips with all the features, buttons, and knobs on the control panel. Explore the main screen and the jog wheel, including its display. And find out what’s on the unit’s front and rear panels.

How to connect the CDJ-850 to your other equipment

Hook the DJ player up to a mixer and find out how to set up relay play. Link the unit and a computer via a USB cable to control DJ software such as rekordbox.

How to DJ with the CDJ-850

Learn how to browse and play tracks. Set and store cue and loop points. And use the tempo slider and jog wheel to mix. You’ll also find information on controlling DJ software and changing settings. 

How to troubleshoot and fix problems with the CDJ-850

Having problems? Learn the meanings of icons and error codes, look up a list of MIDI messages for mapping the unit’s controls to DJ software, and find various specs including the CDJ-850’s dimensions.


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