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DJM-900 NEXUS - Color FX Level Adjust?

Hi, I just configured the DJM-900 NEXUS. Everything works fine. But when using the the COLOR FXs they are too loud and I wonder if I´m able to adjust the level of the COLOR FXs?

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Dont think the levels of the effects can be changed. Just dont turn the knob all the way up.

Karl Breen 0 votes
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I really wish you could change this.

I think the resonance on the filter is way too high, makes the levels fly through the roof rendering it unusable (at about 2-3 o'clock).

Ditto with the noise effect.

I would have hoped it could be achieved by changing a setting in the menu, but even if this was do-able there would be the 'DJs wont know how the mixer is set up at different venues' response - a response I would consider moot as DJs would be in the habit of setting up the mixer to their own preferences when they begin (as they already are with CDJs).

Looshus 0 votes
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just tool around with the menu on the screen. that is how you would change it.

max sather 0 votes
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what menu on what screen? there are no adjustments like this in the DJM menu

BriChi 0 votes
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I mean the menu ware the beat FX are displayed. you can change settings on your mixer with it. I don't know about the colour FX.

max sather 0 votes
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press the utility button for more than a second. the user setup mode should come up.

max sather 0 votes
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I know that utility brings the menu up but I don't recall effects being able to be adjusted in there and set

BriChi 0 votes
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yah it was just a theory I own a 800 not a 900. the 800 is still great but the 900 is better!

max sather 0 votes
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yeah, theres no way to adjust this, there was adjustments made in a letter version of a 900 FW that made the filters sound more like the 800

BriChi 0 votes
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you mean change the hi and lo pass filter on a DJM 900 so it sounds like a DJM 800. maybe now we are getting some ware?  the guy who made this thread says there is to much volume on his colour FX. he has a DJM 900.

max sather 0 votes
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yeah, if he followed the updates and updated the FW update in June, 2011 states

  • FILTER : Freaquency curve and resonance is same as other DJM series COLOR FX FILTER, when rotate COLOR knob from center to MAX.

 

also, all these updates have been added to since then, a lot based on the efx area

 

Ver.1.280 -> Ver.1.300 (16 October, 2013 Update)

-Supports "KUVO". For the details of our new service, "KUVO" , see  here.

-Added the Peak Limiter function.

 Please see  Information about the newly added Peak Limiter for further details of the function.

-Fixed an issue where some effects do not work as expected when such effects are switched on.

Ver.1.260 -> Ver.1.280 (26 November, 2012 Update)

- Fixed an infrequently-encountered issue where DJM-900NXS unexpectedly shuts down. 

- Fixed an issue where the BPM values on the display may randomly fluctuate 

 if SLIP function is used on CDJ-2000NXS or CDJ-900 which is linked to DJM-900NXS via PRO DJ LINK.

Ver.1.260 (19 November, 2012 Update)

- Supporting OS X Mountain Lion v10.8.

Ver.1.210 -> Ver.1.260 (26 June, 2012 Update)

BEAT EFFECT

- Improved the accuracy of AUTO BPM.

- When any of MELODIC, ROLL, REV ROLL and SLIP ROLL is selected, regardless of whether the effect is on or off, if the [CUE] button of [Beat Effects] is pressed, original sound without effect will be output from this update.

- Fixed an issue that slight noise may be heard during operating the X-PAD. 

- Fixed an issue that the volume level of ROLL, REV ROLL and SLIP ROLL is not always stable.

- Fixed an issue that effect sound is not always output when REV ROLL is enabled immediately after ROLL is enabled.

SOUND COLOR FX

- Improved the response time when pressing the SOUND COLOR FX buttons.

Ver.1.200 -> Ver.1.210 (5 October, 2011 Update)

- Improved MIDI timing clock accuracy.

Ver.1.100 -> Ver.1.200 (28 June, 2011 Update)

- Improve effects specification for higher performance arrengement music

BEAT EFFECT

- REVERB : Volume of REVERB sound is increased when touch X-PAD right side.

- TRANS : Amount of change is increased when rotate LEVEL/DEPTH knob from center to MAX.

- MELODIC : when keep effect is on and select other channel inputing nothing then touch X-PAD left edge, output effect sound.

- SLIP ROLL : Adjust timing output effect sound for more fitting GRID.

SOUND COLOR FX

- DUB ECHO : Effect sound is increased when rotate COLOR knob from center to MAX.

- GATE/COMP : Effect sound is increased when rotate COLOR knob from center to MAX.

- FILTER : Freaquency curve and resonance is same as other DJM series COLOR FX FILTER, when rotate COLOR knob from center to MAX.

BriChi 0 votes
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his mixer should work with out the update though. sorry I only read the first one. I noticed on my 800 when I use the filter on the beat FX that at some frequencies as it filters through the song my lights go up 3 or 4 lights with mid. often I have to put the FX level/depth knob to a 1/4 but often have it higher.

max sather 0 votes
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I am looking at my 800 manual to see what functions the display has other than FX, BPM's and midi clock. all I could find was the midi snapshot.

max sather 0 votes
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I +1 for the menu to have a option where you can select say a "Colour FX level" or "Colour FX Parameter" or something. The most legit would be if you could have menu options for each individual Colour FX

Armand 0 votes
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@Armand > That is an unlikely update as each DJ would have their own preferences and should a club have multiple DJs performing, it would be an issue for each one to check and/or change the settings prior to their performance. Sorry!

Pulse 0 votes
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@Pulse,

Yeah thanks for the reply. You have a valid point there...

Maybe like in the future you guys could have settings like those on the mixers, BUT then they automatically load with each person's individual Rekorbox settings that then also gets loaded the same way you load your custom settings on a CDJ when you insert the Rekordbox flashdrive.

Like the mixer must also access the flashdrive through pro link and then it could work like that, hope you understand what I am meaning.

BUT I am extremely happy with my Nexus setup as you could imagine!! Thanks for all the hard work you guys do

Armand 0 votes
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@Armand > Thanks! Yeah, I'm sure that kind of idea is in the pipeline as they have a "MY SETTINGS" feature in the CDJs as well as the RMX-1000. Hopefully!

Thanks for your support.

Pulse 0 votes
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@Pulse,

Okay awesome thanx.

But guys yesterday night I again realised how loud the filter on the Colour FX is. I always play till I hit the second orange LED on my channel VU meter.

Engage Colour FX filter and it jumps easily 2-3 leds in level!! 

Hope you guys can adjust this in some firmware update

Armand 0 votes
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@Armand > That is normal due to how the filter works with the curve it has. I don't anticipate this would be changed again as DJs who like the way it sounds now would be upset with Pioneer changing it to a lower level.

If you are using a system where there is no headroom on the filter being engaged and increasing the levels of those specific frequencies by a couple of dBs, you may wish to lower the volume level as compensation for the increase due to the filter.

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