How to use your Pioneer DJ DDJ-SZ2 (Instruction Manual)

Get to know what the DDJ-SZ2 can do

Take a look at the key features of the DDJ-SZ2, a 4-channel professional controller for Serato DJ Pro. Download driver software for Mac or Windows and update the unit’s firmware.

How to connect the DDJ-SZ2 to your other equipment

Discover what kinds of equipment you can connect to the controller. Explore the browser, deck, mixer, and FX sections, and find out what all the buttons, knobs, and faders do.

How to set up, and start DJing with, the DDJ-SZ2

Find out how to connect your laptop to the unit, then import tracks to Serato DJ Pro and start playing them. Learn to adjust the audio and monitor via your headphones.

How to use the professional features on the DDJ-SZ2

Ready to get creative? Use the Performance Pads to trigger Hot Cues and the Slicer and sampler features. Set loops, play with Slip mode, and bring texture to your performances with Sound Color FX.

How to change settings on the DDJ-SZ2

Find out how to access Utilities mode and set up the DJ controller the way you like. Change settings for the talk over function, Demo mode, crossfader cut lag, and more.

How to troubleshoot and fix problems with the DDJ-SZ2

Learn how to solve issues with Serato DJ Pro, weak or distorted sound, recording, and more. And find information on MIDI mapping, so you can use the DDJ-SZ2 to control other compatible DJ software.

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