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TRAKTOR

TRAKTOR - Connection Guide [CDJ-2000NXS/CDJ-900NXS/XDJ-1000/CDJ-2000/CDJ-900]

Multiplayer [CDJ-2000NXS/CDJ-900NXS/XDJ-1000/CDJ-2000/CDJ-900]

 

Introduction

The CDJ-2000nexus, CDJ-900nexus, XDJ-1000, CDJ-2000 and CDJ-900 are equipped with a special interface that enables high-precision control for the TRAKTOR series of software manufactured by Native Instruments. Connecting these products to the TRAKTOR series provides USB-HID control of the series without using a control disk.
These products can also be used as audio output devices for the TRAKTOR series.
These guidelines explain the basic operations when the products are connected to the TRACTOR series.
Refer to the instruction manuals provided with the TRAKTOR series for further details on operation methods.

  • Pioneer DJ is a registered trademark of Pioneer DJ Corporation.
  • TRAKTOR is the registered trademark of Native Instruments GmbH.
  • Windows®, Windows 8®, Windows 7® are the registered trademarks and trademarks of Microsoft Corporation registered in the United States of America and other countries.
  • Mac OS is the trademark of Apple Inc. registered in the United States of America and other countries.

Connecting up to the TRAKTOR Series

Preparations

  • Update the firmware of your CDJ/XCJ to the latest version. Please refer to our website (http://pioneerdj.com/support/ ) for details of upgrading the firmware.

  • Update the TRAKTOR series to the latest version. Please refer to the Native Instruments website (http://www.native-instruments.com/) for details on system requirements.

  • One USB cable is required for each CDJ/XDJ.

  • Installation of the driver software is not required when using the CDJ/XDJ as a controller. When using the CDJ/XDJ as an audio output device, installation of the driver software is required on Windows and installation of the Mac OS tool is required on Mac.

Connections

Connect CDJ/XDJ to be used to a computer using a USB cable.
*Up to 4 CDJ/XDJ can be connected to the TRAKTOR series.

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Using CDJ/XDJ as TRAKTOR Series Controllers

Switch on the power to all units once the connections have been made. Then, set up the CDJ/XDJ in accordance with the following procedures.

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  1. When using either the CDJ-2000 or CDJ-900, press and hold the [MENU] button for at least one second to enter the [UTILITY] mode. Select [ADVANCED] for the [HID SETTING] using the rotary selector and then press [MENU] button to exit [UTILITY] mode. This action is not required when using the CDJ-2000nexus, CDJ-900nexus and XDJ-1000.
  2. Press the [LINK] button on the CDJ/XDJ and then select [USB MIDI] for the [CONTROL MODE]. Press the rotary selector to set the parameter. The CDJ/XDJ is now recognized by the TRAKTOR series.
  3. When [Turn SELECTOR to choose TRAKTOR deck] is displayed on the CDJ/XDJ’s main display area, rotate the rotary selector to select the deck to be controlled from A to D. The parameters are set by pressing the rotary selector.

As described above, the TRAKTOR series can now be controlled by the CDJ/XDJ.

Operating the TRAKTOR Series with CDJ/XDJ Buttons

The default settings are shown below.

  • CDJ-2000nexus

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CDJ-2000 nexus buttons TRAKTOR Function
1 PLAY/PAUSE Toggles PLAY/ PAUSE
2 CUE CUE
3 SEARCH  SEARCH BWD/FWD
4 TRACK SEARCH  PREV/NEXT TRACK
5 SLIP FLUX MODE
6 LOOP MODE AUTO LOOP 4、LOOP/2
7+6 Press[6] while pressing down on [7] AUTO LOOP8、LOOP*2
7 HOT CUE REC/CALL SHIFT
8 HOT CUE C SELECT/
7+8 Press[8] while pressing down on [7] SET+STORE HOTCUE
9 HOT CUE B SELECT/ SET+STORE HOTCUE3
7+9 Press[9] while pressing down on [7] DELETE HOTCUE3
10 HOT CUE A SELECT/
7+10 Press[10] while pressing down on [7] DELETE HOTCUE2
11 QUANTIZE  SNAP
12 TIME MODE/
AUTO CUE
REMAINING/ELAPSED TIME
13 LINK CONECT TO TRAKTOR
14 LOOP IN/CUE LOOP IN/IN ADJUST
15 LOOP OUT LOOP OUT/OUT ADJUST
16 RELOOP/EXIT RELOOP/EXIT
17 JOG DIAL JOG WHEEL
3+17 Turn [17] while pressing down on [3] FAST SEEK
18 NEEDLE SEARCH SEEK POSITION
19 ROTARY SELECT  ROTATE:TREE/LIST SELECT UP/DOWN
PUSH:LOAD SELECTED
LONG PRESS: REASSING DECK
20 BACK BACK
21 TAG TRACK / REMOVE SHOW TRACK
22 DISC EJECT DECK UNLOAD
23 CUE/LOOP CALL PREV/NEXT CUE/LOOP
24 DELETE DELETE CUE/LOOP
25 MEMORY STORE CUE/LOOP
26 JOG MODE JOG MODE
27 BEAT SYNC BEAT SYNC
28 BEAT SYNC MASTER BEAT SYNC MASTER
29 TEMPO ±6/±10/ ±16/WIDE TEMPO RANGE
30 MASTER TEMPO KEY LOCK
31 TEMPO TEMPO
32 TEMPO RESET TEMPO RESET

 

  • CDJ-900nexus

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CDJ-900
nexus buttons 
TRAKTOR functions
1 PLAY/PAUSE Toggles PLAY/ PAUSE
2 CUE CUE
3 SEARCH  Search BWD/FWD
4 TRACK SEARCH  Prev Track / Next Track
5 JOG DIAL Scratch (Vinyl) / Pitch Bend
Turn [5] while pressing
down on [3]:Fast Seek
6 DIRECTION  - - -
7 SLIP  Flux Mode
8 IN Loop In Press
Loop In to enter
Loop In Adjust mode while loop is engaged
9 BEAT DIVIDE:
3/4
1/3
1/2
1/4
1/8
Delete Cue /Loop
Hot Cue – 2
Hot Cue – 3
Hot Cue – 4
Hot Cue – 5
while pressing down on 3/4
buttons: DELETE HOTCUE
10 QUANTIZE Snap
11 TIME MODE Remaining/Elapsed Time
12 USB STOP - - -
13 SOURCE SELECT 
(LINK)
Connect to PC
14 OUT  Loop Out
Press Loop Out to enter Loop Out
Adjust mode while loop is engaged
15 BROWSE  - - -
16 RELOOP/EXIT  Reloop/Exit Loop 
17 4- BEAT LOOP  4 beat auto Loop
18 INFO  - - -
19 BACK  Back
20 TAGTRACK/
REMOVE 
Show Tracks
21 DISC EJECT  Unload
22 Rotary selector  ROTATE:TREE/LIST SELECT UP/DOWN
PUSH:LOAD SELECTED
LONG PRESS:REASSING DECK
23 TOUCH RELEASE - - -
24 CUE/LOOP CALL  Prev/Next Cue/Loop
25 MEMORY  Store Cue /Loop
26 JOG MODE Jog Mode
27 DELETE Delete Cue /Loop
28 BEAT SYNC Sync / Master
29 TEMPO ±6/±10/ ±16/WIDE Tempo +/-6 +/-10 +/-16 +/-100
30 MASTER TEMPO KEY LOCK
31 TEMPO TEMPO
  •  XDJ-1000

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XDJ-1000 buttons TRAKTOR functions
1 PLAY/PAUSE Toggles PLAY/ PAUSE
2 CUE CUE
3 SEARCH  Search BWD/FWD
4 TRACK SEARCH  Prev Track / Next Track
5 JOG DIAL Scratch (Vinyl) / Pitch Bend
Turn [5] while pressing
down on [3]:Fast Seek
6 DIRECTION  Delete cue points
7 RELOOP/EXIT  Reloop/Exit
8 OUT Loop Out
Press Loop Out to enter Loop Out
Adjust mode while loop is engaged
9 IN Loop In Press
Loop In to enter
Loop In Adjust mode while loop is engaged
10 TouchDisplay - - -
11 TEMPO Tempo
12 BACK Back
  TIME MODE Remaining/Elapsed Time
13 TAGTRACK/
REMOVE 
Show Tracks
14 ROTARY SELECTOR ROTATE:TREE/LIST SELECT UP/DOWN
PUSH:LOAD SELECTED
LONG PRESS:REASSING DECK
15 TOUCH RELEASE - - -
16 JOG MODE Jog Mode
17 TEMPO ±6/±10/ ±16/WIDE Tempo +/-6 +/-10 +/-16 +/-100
18 18 MASTER TEMPO  Key Lock
  • CDJ-2000Screenshot_2021-12-30_at_16.15.43.png
  • CDJ-2000 buttons TRAKTOR Function
    1 PLAY/PAUSE Toggles PLAY/ PAUSE
    2 CUE CUE
    3 SEARCH  SEARCH BWD/FWD
    4 TRACK SEARCH LOAD PREV/NEXT
    5 BEAT SELECT LOOP SIZE SWITCH
    6 AUTO BEAT LOOP 8 1/2、8
    7 AUTO BEAT LOOP 4 1/4、4、1/2
    8 AUTO BEAT LOOP 2 1/8、2
    9 AUTO BEAT LOOP 1 1/16、1、1/4
    10 LOOP IN/CUE LOOP IN/IN ADJUST
    11 LOOP OUT LOOP OUT/OUT ADJUST
    12 RELOOP/EXIT RELOOP/EXIT
    13 JOG DIAL JOG WHEEL
    14 ROTARY SELECT  ROTATE:TREE/LIST SELECT UP/DOWN
    PUSH:LOAD SELECTED
    LONG PRESS: REASSING DECK
    15 BACK BACK
    16 TAG TRACK / REMOVE SHOW TRACK
    17 DISC EJECT DECK UNLOAD
    18 CUE/LOOP CALL PREV/NEXT CUE/LOOP
    19 DELETE DELETE CUE/LOOP
    20 MEMORY STORE CUE/LOOP
    21 JOG MODE JOG MODE
    22 SLIP SYNC
    23 TEMPO ±6/±10/ ±16/WIDE TEMPO RANGE
    24 BEAT SYNC MASTER BEAT SYNC MASTER
    25 MASTER TEMPO KEY LOCK
    26 TEMPO TEMPO


■ CDJ-900

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CDJ-900 buttons

Function

1

PLAY/PAUSE PLAY/PAUSE
2 CUE CUE
3 SEARCH  SEARCH BWD/FWD
4 TRACK SEARCH  LOAD PREV/NEXT
5 BEAT SELECT LOOP SIZE SWITCH
6 AUTO BEAT LOOP 8 1/2、8
7 AUTO BEAT LOOP 4 1/4、4、1/2

8

AUTO BEAT LOOP 2 1/8、2
9 AUTO BEAT LOOP 1 1/16、1、1/4
10 LOOP IN/CUE LOOP IN/IN ADJUST
11 LOOP OUT LOOP OUT/OUT ADJUST
12 RELOOP/EXIT RELOOP/EXIT
13 JOG DIAL JOG WHEEL
14 ROTARY SELECTOR ROTATE:TREE/ LIST SELECT UP/DOWN
PUSH:LOAD SELECTED
15 BACK TREE/LIST SWITCH
16 TAG TRACK/REMOVE  TREE/EXPAND/COLLAPSE
17 DISC EJECT DECK UNLOAD
18 CUE/LOOP CALL PREV/NEXT CUE/LOOP
19 DELETE
DELETE CUE/LOOP
20 MEMORY STORE CUE/LOOP
21 JOG MODE JOG MODE
22 SLIP SYNC
23 TEMPO ±6/±10/ ±16/WIDE TEMPO RANGE
24 MASTER TEMPO  KEY ON/LOCK
25 TEMPO  TEMPO

 

If the mappings are changed, various TRAKTOR series functions can be assigned to any of the CDJ/XDJ’s buttons and knobs. Refer to the instruction manuals provided with the TRAKTOR series for further details.

 

Using CDJ/XDJ as TRAKTOR Series Audio Output Devices

Set up the computer and TRATOR series in accordance with the following procedures.

  • When Using Windows® (Supported OS *:Windows 8 / Windows 7)
  1. Install the driver software into the computer.
    Please download the latest version of your CDJ/XDJ from the following website. (http://pioneerdj.com/support/)
  2. Select [Pioneer CDJ ASIO] in [File] → [Audio Setup] in the TRAKTOR series.
  3. The CDJ/XDJ will be automatically selected as the audio output device.
    If it is not selected automatically, set the necessary parameter manually from [File] →
    [Audio Setup] → [Output Routing].

* As the CDJ/XDJ's ASIO driver is 32-bit, be sure to use the 32-bit version of TRAKTOR. Please see the Native Instrument Support site for further details of how to install the 32-bit version.

  •  When Using Mac OS

It is not necessary to install the driver software. Set up the computer in accordance with the following procedures if multiple CDJ/XDJs are to be used as audio output device. Pioneer provides the Mac OS tool that helps setting up the procedures.

Download the CDJ Aggregator from the “Software & firmware updates” from the website below. (http://pioneerdj.com/support/)

Unzip the downloaded file and follow the procedures below.

  1. Connect the CDJ/XDJ (or players, if more than one are to be connected) to the computer using a USB cable.
  2. Double click the [CDJ Aggregator] to create a [Pioneer CDJ] device set.
  3. Select the Device set created in the above process 2 from [File] → [Audio Setup] on the TRAKTOR series.
  4. The CDJ/XDJ will be automatically selected as the audio output device.
    If the settings are not made automatically, set the necessary parameters manually from [File] → [Audio Setup] → [Output Routing].

 

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