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Pioneer DJ Announces the New DDJ-WeGO4 & WeDJ App!

Be the DJ with Pioneer DJ’s Latest Products:
Meet the DDJ-WeGO4 Portable DJ Controller
and the WeDJ iPad App

Torrance, CA (September 8, 2016): Want to start DJing? Look no further than Pioneer DJ’s DDJ-WeGO4 – the perfect piece of hardware for beginner DJs to step into the world of mixing. DJs can use the new lightweight controller to mix music from their iTunes library stored on their iPad or control tracks stored on their laptop.

The DDJ-WeGO4 features all the tactile controls needed to learn to mix seamlessly, including play/cue buttons, EQ knobs, tempo sliders, a crossfader and jog wheels for scratching. The sampler, Hot Cues and Pad FX are all inherited from professional hardware, bringing even more creative possibilities to users’ sets. Setting up the DDJ-WeGO4 is easy too – just plug in the supplied USB cable or a Lightning cable and it’s ready to use – and an iPad fits neatly into the slot at the top of the controller to give DJs the perfect viewing angle.

A license key for Pioneer DJ’s professional DJ performance application for Mac/PC, rekordbox dj ($129.00 value), comes bundled with the DDJ-WeGO4, so users can plug it into a laptop and start DJing straight out of the box. The DDJ-WeGO4 is compatible with the popular djay iOS and Android app.

The controller is also compatible with WeDJ, Pioneer DJ’s new, easy-to-use DJ performance app for iPad (available at an introductory price of $2.99 in the App Store), which lets users easily mix tracks from their iTunes library. WeDJ’s colorful animated interface offers users the ability to control the tracks in their iTunes playlists and add a variety of features and FX to get creative with their sets. By connecting an iPad into speakers, users can DJ at parties, or use headphones for practicing on the go.

The WeDJ app looks like a two-channel hardware set-up with waveforms, jog wheels, play/cue buttons, tempo sliders and a crossfader. Use the Sync button to get tracks perfectly in time and Auto Gain to automatically set the volume to the right level, leaving you free to use the performance features including Hot Cues, loops, Pad FX and Combo FX to make your mix unique. There’s also an Automix feature, which seamlessly mixes in the next track before the end of the track that’s playing.

The DDJ-WeGO4 will be available in the U.S. and Canada from September 2016, with a retail price of $299.00. WeDJ is available in the App Store at an introductory price of $2.99 until September 30, 2016, and at the regular price of $4.99 from October 1, 2016. Complete your Pioneer DJ set-up by adding the DM-40 speakers and HDJ-700 headphones with the DDJ-WeGO4.

KEY FEATURES OF THE DDJ-WeGO4

  1. Connects easily with multiple devices

Plug the DDJ-WeGO4 into your PC/Mac with a USB cable, or connect to your iPad/iPhone with a Lightning cable, and start mixing your music using the compatible DJ performance app of your choice.

  1. Supports WeDJ app and bundled with rekordbox dj

The DDJ-WeGO4 is compatible with our new easy-to-use DJ performance app for iPad, WeDJ (available separately). When connected, the WeDJ display changes to a dedicated intuitive interface that’s optimized for use with the hardware, making learning to mix a breeze. The DDJ-WeGO4 also comes bundled with a license key for our professional DJ performance app, rekordbox dj for PC/Mac, so you can enjoy advanced features and arrange your tracks with more flexibility. The DDJ-WeGO4 is also compatible with several other DJ apps and software packages including Algoriddim djay and vjay, and Atomix VirtualDJ.

  1. Clear, intuitive controls

The straightforward layout of the DDJ-WeGO4 gives you easy control over your mix.

  1. Professional FX and performance features

Although the DDJ-WeGO4 is perfect for beginners learning to mix, it packs in a number of professional-standard performance features and FX inherited from pro hardware, including CDJ multiplayers and DJM mixers. You can use the Hot Cues, sampler, Pad FX and loops to unleash your creativity and make your sets unique. 

  1. PC Master Out – use computer’s speaker for master out and controller for headphones

When using the DDJ-WeGO4 with rekordbox dj, you can choose to hear your mix through your computer’s internal speaker/connected desktop speaker, while using the controller for your headphones at the same time. 

  1. Compact design with a choice of colors

The DDJ-WeGO4 is small and lightweight enough to carry in a backpack, meaning you can take the party wherever you want. The sandblast finished aluminium panels on the jog wheels provide a quality look, and users can choose between the black and white versions to match the color of their gear.

  1. Other features
  • High-quality, powerful sound
  • Mic input circuit for clear audio, even at high volume
  • Built-in sound card for easy connection to PC/Mac with a single USB cable

Learn more about the DDJ-WeGO4.

DDJ-WeGO4 SPECIFICATIONS

Supported DJ software

 

<iPad> WeDJ, djay 2 for iPad, vjay for iPad

<iPhone/iPod touch > djay 2 for iPhone, vjay for iPhone

<Android> djay 2 for Android

<PC/Mac> rekordbox dj (free to download), Virtual DJ LE 8 (free to download), TRAKTOR PRO 2* 

Input port

MIC x 1 (1/4-inch TS jack) 

Output port

MASTER OUT x 1 (RCA)

HEADPHONE MONITOR OUT x 2 (1/4-inch TRS jack, 3.5 mm stereo mini jack)

Other port

USB x 2 (A port x 1, B port x 1)

Frequency response

20 Hz ~20 kHz (USB)

Total harmonic distortion

Max 0.006% (USB) 

S/N ratio

103 dB (USB), 65 dB (MIC)

External dimensions

(W x D x H)

380 mm × 240 mm × 59 mm (15 in x 9.4 in x 2.3 in)

Weight

1.8 kg (4 lbs)

Accessories included

Instruction Manual (Quick Start Guide), USB cable (TYPE-B), AC adapter, Power cord, rekordbox dj license key card, Virtual DJ LE 8 license key card

*Requires TRAKTOR PRO 2 setting file. Visit  http://pioneerdj.com/support/ for details.

KEY FEATURES OF WeDJ

  1. Colorful, animated user interface for intuitive control

The display’s colorful, intuitive layout gives you visual feedback, making it easy to learn the basics of DJing and transition to using hardware including controllers. See the controls and jog wheels react as you adjust the tempo, scratch tracks and tweak EQs. The color of the waveforms and jog wheels change according to the color of the album cover image, so you can easily keep track of what’s on each deck. 

  1. Performance features for endless creativity

Make your sets unique with WeDJ’s Hot Cues, loops and sampler. You can trigger Pad FX by pressing down on the pads, and with Combo FX you can blend two effects by tracing your finger on the x and y axes on the display. Two of these features can be displayed at the same time on each deck, so you can create different sounds without switching performance panels.

  1. DDJ-WeGO4 support for tactile control

The new DDJ-WeGO4 controller is the ideal partner to WeDJ. When connected, the WeDJ display changes to a dedicated interface that’s optimised for use with the hardware. You can enjoy tactile control of WeDJ’s features by touching the DDJ-WeGO4’s jog wheels, faders and knobs. Everything you control, as well as waveforms and track information, will be shown on your iPad’s screen.

  1. Flexible layout

Choose the layout you like best from the three options:

  • Two jog wheels
  • Enlarged horizontal waveforms
  • Enlarged vertical waveforms
  1. Other features
  • Automix – Press the Automix button and WeDJ will automatically mix in the next track before the end of the track that’s playing
  • Record – Capture your performances within the WeDJ app
  • On-board Loopmasters samples

Learn more about the DDJ-WeGO4.

WeDJ SYSTEM REQUIREMENTS 

OS (iOS)

iOS 8 or later

Device 

9.7-inch iPad Pro, iPad mini 4, iPad mini 3, iPad mini 2, iPad Air 2, iPad Air

iPhone, iPod, iPad and Mac are registered trademarks of Apple Inc. in the US and other countries.
iOS is a trademark containing Cisco trademark signs in the US and other countries.
djay and vjay are registered trademarks of Algoriddim GmbH.
Virtual DJ is a registered trademark of Atomix Productions, Inc.
TRAKTOR PRO 2 is a registered trademark of Native Instruments GmbH.
Other stated company names, product names, technology names, etc. are the trademarks or registered trademarks of their respective companies.

About Pioneer DJ

Pioneer DJ Americas, Inc. is the subsidiary of Pioneer DJ Corporation responsible for sales and marketing in North, Central, and South America. For more than 20 years, Pioneer DJ has been a market leader in the design and production of innovative DJ equipment and software. The company works closely with DJs and clubs to deliver next generation products that inspire and shape the global dance music community. Its portfolio includes brands such as Pioneer Professional Audio and Pioneer DJ Radio, rekordbox DJ software, as well as social platforms KUVO and DJsounds. Pioneer DJ Corporation is a privately held company headquartered in Kawasaki, Japan. For more information, visit www.pioneerdj.com.

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