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How to use your Pioneer DJ XDJ-1000MK2 (Instruction Manual)

What the XDJ-1000MK2 can do 

Get a feel for the key features of the DJ player including Needle Search, Beat Jump, Quantize, and more. Explore the different setups you can add the unit to and see how you can use it with rekordbox. 

What you can play on the XDJ-1000MK2 

Check out the supported media types, such as USB drives, and the file formats you can play, including FLAC and ALAC. Download the latest driver software and update the XDJ-1000MK2’s firmware.

How to connect the XDJ-1000MK2 to your other equipment

Find out what each terminal is used for and assemble your ideal setup. Hook up to a DJ mixer, create a PRO DJ LINK network, plug in a DJ controller, or control tracks in your rekordbox library. 

What you can do with the buttons and controls on the XDJ-1000MK2 

Take a close look at the unit’s rear and control panels and its different screen modes. Find out about all the features you can trigger with the buttons and controls, including the jog wheel.  

How to start DJing with the XDJ-1000MK2 

Get to grips with the basics, such as safely connecting USB drives and playing tracks. Start to manipulate the sound by bending the pitch and scratching with the jog wheel. 

How to use the professional features on the XDJ-1000MK2 

Take the next step as you learn to set loop and cue points. Use the sync button to align tracks and play with Slip mode and Beat Jump to spice up your sets.

How to change the settings on the XDJ-1000MK2 

Find out how to use the Utility screen to set a variety of preferences. You can call up settings from a USB drive, then duplicate them on other players in the network. 

How to control DJ software other than rekordbox with the XDJ-1000MK2 

Connect the XDJ-1000MK2 to a laptop and use MIDI or HID mode to control compatible DJ software. . You’ll also find a list of MIDI messages output by the unit here. 

How to troubleshoot and fix problems with the XDJ-1000MK2 

Solve issues and understand the meanings of icons and error codes. Look up the XDJ-1000MK2’s specs including details of its screen, dimensions, size, and weight.

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