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CDJ-2000 / CDJ-2000-W Firmware & Drivers

posted this on May 12, 2011 11:07

Last updated Oct. 16, 2012

To download the latest firmware and sound drivers, please follow this link: CDJ-2000 Firmware & Drivers // CDJ-2000-W Firmware & Drivers

Current Versions:
Firmware - 4.20
Drivers - 1.102

Firmware upgrade instruction video:


Firmware from 4.11 to 4.20
- Certain restricted features of CDJ-2000nexus when using with CDJ-2000/CDJ-900 become available:
 -- KEY indicators

Firmware from 4.10 to 4.11
- Fixed an issue that a particular USB3.0 does not work properly. (The transfer rate for a USB3.0 device is the same as USB2.0.)
- Fixed an issue that static noise was occasionally generated with a particular MP3 file.

Firmware from 4.05 to 4.10
This update improves:
- Improved sound quality and stability when playing with MASTER TEMPO on
- Fixed a problem that may occur when multiple CUE or HOT CUE points are set simultaneously.

Firmware from 4.04 to 4.05
- Bug Fix - Loop audio would skip one frame during certain operation.
- Corrected an issue which would cause the beat grid to become misaligned by 50ms when engaging the Master Tempo.
- Corrected an issue where a click sound was generated on the audio playback for the specific MP3 files.

Firmware from 4.01 to 4.04
- Bug Fix - When using certain types of HDD that have a fixed long wake time from sleep mode, the player would stop the playback (E-8302 PLAYER ERROR) when trying to access it across the PRO DJ LINK.
- Bug Fix - QUANTIZED BEAT LOOPS would pose 1 frame loop when using both the HOT CUE function while changing the BEAT LOOP length using the LOOP CUTTER or NEEDLE SEARCH STRIP.

Firmware from 4.0 to 4.01
- Bug Fix -Loading time become longer from Ver.3.20 to Ver.4.00 when browsing from PLAYLIST. It occered when PLAYLIST has many tracks.
- Bug Fix - Fader Start does not work correctly in some case.
- Bug Fix - After adjusting LOOP OUT setting by JOG Control, rarely can not use OUT ADJUST mode.

Firmware from 3.2 to 4.0
- QUANTIZED BEAT LOOP function increases the accuracy of loop performance
- This new function automatically syncs with the beat grid - even when the beat is changed in succession - making precisely timed loops everytime. Plus the AUTO BEAT LOOP function found on the CDJ-900 will now be available on the CDJ-2000 with this upgrade, enabling DJs to play back loops at a specified number of beats.
- Improved TAG LIST usability for on the fly programming.
- The number of tracks DJs can spontaneously add to a playlist has been increased from 60 to 100, enabling even more potential for creativity. And now playlists can be saved to rekordbox™ for editing and checking - either during performance or on a computer.
- UTILITY DUPLICATION function for instant copying of player settings.
- The UTILITY DUPLICATION function can share UTILITY settings - e.g. display and jog settings - between up to four players, via LAN cable using PRO DJ LINK.
- PRO DJ LINK sends BEATGRID and BPM data to the DJM-900 Nexus mixer.
- PRO DJ LINK allows DJs to send rekordbox™ BEATGRID and BPM information to the new DJM-900 Nexus digital mixer via a LAN cable, from where accurate BEAT EFFECTS and other advanced performance features can be applied.
- The opening movie when powered on is adjusted to show the logo of "rekordbox".
- When using PRO DJ LINK, the INFO screen will display the track information from rekordbox.
- USB 3.0 media access problem.

Firmware from 3.1 to 3.2
- Media Select Buttons (DISC, USB, LINK, etc.) will now blink when a track is loaded to clearly indicate the Media source.
- A rare problem accessing Media Devices (USB, SD-Card.) has been resolved.
- An error occurred after long play times which caused audio interuptions.

Firmware from 3.0 to 3.1
- Enhanced connectivity with DJ software, allows the software to show the following information on the display of CDJ: Browsing music files, Cue/Loop Points, Waveform, Album Art
Please note: you may need to adjust "HID SETTING" on utility setting up to DJ software you use - please select [ADVANCED] on [HID SETTING], if your DJ software is Serato Scratch Live Ver2.1 or newer. If not, please select [STANDARD] on [HID SETTING].
- Auto 8-beat loop setting by pushing 4-beat loop button for over 1 second.
- Able to show decimal of BPM.
- Jog illumination will blink and display of "PLAYING ADDRESS" is inverted when remaining play time of USB storage device or CD track is less than 30s.
- Factory default of QUANTIZE changed from OFF to ON.
- The color of Jog illumination changed from red to white when you use DJ software.
- LOOP smoothing process was improved; the sound output becomes smoother between LOOP end and LOOP start or silence part and sound part.
- Improved operation of "HOT CUE REC", "REAL TIME CUE IN" and "4-BEAT LOOP" after "SEARCH" or "SCAN" with MP3 or other music files is quicker.
- Bug fixed / not able to set a loop when the track is less than 2s.
- The brightness of the buttons around display are adjusted darker, to improve visibility (BROWSE, TAGLIST, INFO, LINK, USB, DISC, SD).
- Improve TEMPO slider operation and stability.

Driver from 1.100 to 1.102
- Added a support of 24bit format in addition to current 16bit USB Audio I/F (Sound Card) format.

Firmware from 2.03 to 3.0
- rekordbox™ Link and online export - Drag & drop playback with connected CDJs via LAN cable.
- Quantize Loop improvement – From 0.5 audio frame to 1ms accuracy.
- GUI Improvement – New default Info pane for Playlist View with scrolling DJ comments (selectable in UTILITY menu).
- Version Number - Version number will be displayed after power on.
- Caution Display - Caution will be displayed when linked with older CDJ firmware.
- History registering time changed from 45 seconds to 60 seconds plus Dark Green colour indication.
- History Playlist - Changed file played longer than 60 sec colour to Dark Green.
- Text scroll speed on LCD increased from 2x.
- Search mode - Deleting back tick and adding apostrophe for search mode. CDJ-2000 only.
- 24 bit USB Audio - MAC OS X and ASIO4ALL Windows.
- LCD flicker (CDJ-2000 only).
- File number limitation (61 files) in YEAR browse mode.
- Digital Output – lead out recording error causing external device to stop recording.

Firmware from 2.02 to 2.03
- Performance improvement.
- BPM accuracy improvement.

Firmware from 1.9 to 2.02
- Enhances play ability and stability.
- Enhances stability of link function.
- Corrected a bug which would show no cover art for certain files.

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