Firmware & DriversFirmware:
No firmware update is available at the time this manual was written, but always make sure your device is on the latest firmware. Check availability at https://www.pioneerdj.com/en/support/software/DDJ-400/Drivers
There is no driver
to install for both Windows and Mac OSX. The DDJ-400 is a USB Class Compliant device and your Operating System (Windows/mac OS) will install and use the standard audio driver when the device is connected to your Mac/PC with a USB cable
VirtualDJ SetupDownload 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. Login with your virtualdj.com account.
A Pro Infinity, a Subscriber or a PLUS License is required to fully use the Pioneer DDJ-400. Without any of the above Licenses, the controller will operate for 10 minutes each time you restart VirtualDJ.
A detection window will appear next asking to use or not the pre-defined audio setup with the built-in sound card of the DDJ-400.
Click on the "Use Soundcard" button if speakers are connected to the Master Output of the DDJ-400. You can still change that from Settings->AUDIO tab.
Click to OK.
The unit is now ready to operate with VirtualDJ.
The unit should be visible in the CONTROLLERS tab of Config and the “factory default
” available/selected from the Mappings drop-down list. 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 athttp://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.
Please read the manual of DDJ-400 for further functionality https://www.pioneerdj.com/en/support/documents/ddj-400/
For further software settings please refer to the User Guides of VirtualDJ 8. http://www.virtualdj.com/manuals/virtualdj8/index.html
FRONT & REAR PANELS
DESCRIPTION31 PHONESUse a 1/4" mini-jack cable/adapter to connect a pair of Headphones for pre-listening. The Volume of this output is controlled from the top panel32 USBUse a standard USB cable to connect DDJ-400 to a USB port of a computer33 MASTERUse standard RCA Stereo cable to connect to amplifier/speakers. The Volume of this un-balanced output is controlled from the top panel34 *MICUse a 3/4" TRS cable/adapter to connect a Microphone.35 *MIC LEVELAdjust the level of the Microphone input signal.* Note:
The Microphone input is not part of the USB Audio Interface of the DDJ-400, therefore it cannot be included to the Audio setup of VirtualDJ, nor can be recorded along with your mix.
The DDJ-400 offers a few additional settings to choose/set from a special DDJ400-SETTINGS Pads page, which can be selected from any Deck, only when the DDJ-400 is connected.
- FADER START Use Pad 1 to enable/disable Fader Start/Stop mode (default is off). When enabled, hold SHIFT and then use Crossfader and/or Volume faders to start/stop the decks when the faders move from the minimum position to a higher one (or vice versa)
- CF REVERSE. Use Pad 2 to enable/disable Reversed Crossfader (default is off). When enabled, the crossfader will blend audio in reverse (Right decks at the left position, left decks at the right position)
- VU MASTER. Use Pad 3 to select what the VU Meters on the DDJ-400 will show. When disabled (default), the VU meters will indicate the output level of the Master Output (in Stereo Left/Right). When enabled, the left series of the Vu meter leds will indicate the pre-fader audio signal level of the Left assigned deck and the right series of the VU meter leds will indicate the pre-fader output level of the Right assigned deck.
- BACKSPIN LEN Use Pads 5,6 and 7 to select the length of the Backspin performed from jogwheel and jog-touch is released.
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