Hardware Manuals

Pioneer DJ - XDJ-RX2  


Firmware & Drivers

Firmware: Update the firmware of the XDJ-RX2 to the latest available version from https://www.pioneerdj.com/en/support/software/xdj-rx2/#firmware-update

Drivers (for both Windows and Mac OSX): Install the latest drivers from https://www.pioneerdj.com/en/support/software/xdj-rx2/#drivers

VirtualDJ Setup

Download and install VirtualDJ 8 from http://www.virtualdj.com/download/index.html (in case you have not done already)

Once VirtualDJ 8 is launched, a Login Window will appear to enter your virtualdj.com account credentials.

A Pro Infinity or a Pro Subscription License is required to fully use the Pioneer XDJ-RX2 Without any of the above Licenses, the controller will operate for 10 minutes each time you restart VirtualDJ.


2 detection windows will appear right after, verifying proper connection. Have your speakers connected to the rear-panel of the XDJ-RX2 and click "Use SoundCard" for VirtualDJ to apply the pre-defined audio setup with the built-in sound card of the XDJ-RX2 You can still change that from Settings->AUDIO tab.

Click to OK on both windows


On the XDJ-RX2 :
  1. Press the MIDI button at the left side of the Display
  2. Press the LOAD 1 button at the right side of the Display
  3. Press the LOAD 2 button at the right side of the Display

The unit is now ready to operate.

MIDI Operation

The unit should be visible in the CONTROLLERS tab of Config as 2 separate units (one for the main unit and an additional one for the Display) and the “factory default” available/selected from the Mappings drop-down list for both units. The factory default Mapping offers the functions described in this Manual, however those can be adjusted to your needs via VDJ Script actions.

Find more details at http://www.virtualdj.com/wiki/VDJ8script.html


The unit has a pre-defined Audio setup and a special button in the AUDIO tab of Config to provide that.

Alternative audio configurations can be applied See Advanced Setup

For further software settings please refer to the User Guides of VirtualDJ 8.

Refer to the manual of the unit for further features-settings. at... https://www.pioneerdj.com/en/support/documents/xdj-rx2/