How to use your Pioneer DJ DDJ-SX3 (Instruction Manual)

Get to know the DDJ-SX3

Take a look at the key features of the DDJ-SX3 4-channel DJ controller for Serato DJ Pro. See what comes in the box and find out how to download driver software and update the unit’s firmware.

What you can do with the controls on the DDJ-SX3

Explore the browser, deck, mixer, and FX sections of the controller. Discover the use of each button, knob, and fader on the top panel. And find out what kinds of gear you can connect to the unit.

How to start DJing with the DDJ-SX3

Follow the tutorial on setting up the unit and find out how to connect the DDJ-SX3 to Serato DJ Pro. Start playing tracks and tweaking audio levels and learn how to monitor via your headphones.

How to use the professional features on the DDJ-SX3

Get tips on using the unit’s advanced features such as Hot Cues, Slicer, sampler, Dual Deck mode, and more. And find out how to scratch on the DDJ-SX3 while using Slip mode.

How to change settings on the DDJ-SX3

Learn how to launch Utilities mode and set up the unit the way you like. Change settings for fader start, Demo mode, backspin length, jog wheel sensitivity, and more.

How to troubleshoot and fix problems with the DDJ-SX3

Learn how to solve issues with Serato DJ Pro, weak or distorted sound, fader start, and more. And find information on MIDI mapping, so you can use the DDJ-SX3 to control other compatible DJ software.


Latest update: 31/May/2018

Latest update: 02/March/2020

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