Depending on the amount of CDJ-3000 available units and other connected gear (mixers, other sound-cards etc), make the appropriate connections as described in the Pioneer Club-setup Guide
Firmware & DriversFirmware
Update the firmware of each CDJ-3000 unit to the latest version from https://www.pioneerdj.com/en/support/software/player/cdj-3000/#firmware-updateDrivers :Windows
: Install the Pioneer AUDIO driver from https://www.pioneerdj.com/en/support/software/player/cdj-3000/#drivers Mac OSX
: You don't have to install any driver. Mac OS standard audio driver will be automatically installed when you CDJ is connected to your Mac with a USB cable.
VirtualDJ 8 SetupDownload and install VirtualDJ from http://www.virtualdj.com/download/index.html (in case you have not done already)
Once VirtualDJ is opened, a Login Window will appear. Login with your virtualdj.com account credentials.
A Pro Infinity or a Pro Subscription License is required to use the Pioneer CDJ-3000 with VirtualDJ. Without any of the above Licenses, the controller will operate for 10 minutes each time you restart VirtualDJ.
A detection window will appear next verifying the proper connection.
Click on the CDJ-3000 button in case the built-in sound cards of the CDJ-3000 are used and VirtualDJ will automatically apply the necessary Audio configuration. See Pioneer Club-setup Guide for further setup options.
The unit is now ready
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. Note. Each CDJ-3000 unit (if more than 1 is connected) will be additionally displayed in this window, and any modifications in the mapping file will affect all units.
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 setups can be applied, depending your setup and the available units. See Advanced setup chapter
Refer to the manual of the unit for further features and setups.https://www.pioneerdj.com/en/support/documents/player/cdj-3000/
For further VirtualDJ settings and features please refer to the User Guide of VirtualDJ 8. http://www.virtualdj.com/manuals/virtualdj8/index.html
DISPLAY Pioneer CDJ-3000 - Deck (Scratch) view
ACTION/INFO1 SOURCEIndicates the selected Source. 2 TRACK INFODisplays Track's Album Art, Title, original length and Key. Tap to get a small pop-up display with additional Track's info3 BEAT LOOPTap to show/hide a panel with quick Loop buttons on the screen4 KEY SHIFTTap to show/hide a panel with Key move/shift and Key reset buttons on the screen5 BEAT JUMPTap to show/hide a panel with quick Beat Jump buttons on the screen6 BEAT COUNTERDisplays the Beats remaining to the next Hotcue (upper text for Master Deck, lower text for Device's Deck)
The Phase/Wave graphics are not available in USB Control mode 7 WAVEFORMDisplays the Scratch waveform of the loaded track. Use the Library/Browse rotary to zoom in/out.8 QUANTIZEIf quantize is enabled, will indicate the quantize beats value (set from VirtualDJ Settings->OPTIONS tab->globalQuantize setting).9 BEATJUMPDisplays the beats value the BEAT JUMP buttons will use to jump the track backwards/forward..10 TRACKWhen the assigned Deck is in Automix mode, will display the current number of the Automix list's track11 AUTOCUEIndicates if the AUTOCUE mode is enabled (using long press of TIME MODE button). When enabled, tracks will be loaded at the first Hotcue position.12 TIMEDisplays Track's remain or elapsed Time. Tap to toggle between the 2 values13 SINGLE/CONTINUEDisplays if the assigned Deck is in Automix mode (CONTINUE) or not (SINGLE)14 TEMPODisplays the currently selected Pitch range and the current Track's Pitch percentage. If the Pitch fader is un-linked (e.g. SYNC is pressed), it will display the BPM value in gray color, as an aid to link the Pitch fader again.15 BPMDisplays the Track's BPM value (in orange frame if Deck is Master)16 BPMMaster Tempo indication17 KEYDisplays the current Key of the Track18 PROGRESS WAVEDisplays the Track's progress wave along with the Hotcue markers
A few settings are available in VirtualDJ->Settings->OPTIONS tab->Controller sub-category.
- NeedleLock : When set Yes, touching the Progress wave on the Display will not have move the track if the Deck is audible
- jogOnairDisplay : When set to Yes, the ring of the CDJ-3000 platter will change color if the Deck is audible.
- screenAutoScratchview : When enabled the screen view will automatically change to the Decks (Scratch) view when a new track is loaded from the Browser view
For further Technical features and specifications, visit Pioneer CDJ-3000
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