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Akiyama - Pulsar

CONTROLS




KEY

ACTION

SHIFT (SECONDARY) ACTION

S SHIFT
Press this button down to access secondary actions as described in the SHIFT ACTION column
1 CUP
When track is playing, goes to the last Cue point and play from there when button is released. When track is paused, sets a temporary Cue point
Tap on track's tempo (fat least 4 times) to manually calculate tempo
2 CUE
Set temporary Cue point or return to Cue and preview while pressed
Jump to the beginning of the track
3 PLAY
Play/Pause track
If playing, pauses track. If paused, play the track and sync tempo and phase with the opposite deck
4 JOG
Touch-sensitive platter for scratch or bend, depending on the Vinyl mode
Fast search (seek) through track's time
5 SCRATCH
Sets Jog to Scratch (Vinyl) mode when enabled or CD (Bend) mode when disabled
Plays track in reverse while pressed. When released, track will continue playing from the position it would have been if the button was never pressed (censor)
6 SYNC
Sync Tempo and Phase with opposite or Master Deck
Set deck as Master Deck
7 DECK A/C-B/D
Assign left/right side of controller to Decks 1/2 or 3/4 respectively
8 KEYLOCK
When enabled, locks the Key of the track so that it doesnt change when the pitch/tempo changed
9 PITCHBEND -/+
Temporary slow-down/speed-up track's tempo while button(s) is pressed. When released, tempo will return to the value designated by the Pitch fader.
Select previous/next available -/+ % range for the Pitch fader
10 PITCH
Adjust track's tempo
11 SAMPLER 1-4
Trigger Samples 1 to 4 from the selected Sampler Bank. If the Bank has less then 5 samples, both sides trigger samples 1 to 4. If the Bank has more than 4 samples, left side triggers Samples 1 to 4 and right side triggers Samples 5 to 8.
Stop the playing Sample 1-4 (or 1 to 8)
12 HOTCUES 1-4
Assign a Hotcue 1 to 4 or jump to that Hotcue if assigned.
Delete the assigned Hotcue when the Delete mode is enabled
Hotcue 1,2 : Move track backwards/forward in time by 4 beats.
Hotcue 3 : Enable/disable Smart Cue
Hotcue 4 : Enable/disable Smart Loop
13 LOOP IN
Set current track's position as Loop In (Start) point of a manual loop
Sets jog to Loop In Adjust mode. When enabled, the jog fine adjusts the Loop In point of a manual loop
14 LOOP OUT
Set current track's position as Loop Out (End) point of a manual loop. Exits loop if a loop is enabled.
Sets jog to Loop Out Adjust mode. When enabled, the jog fine adjusts the Loop Out point of a manual loop
15 LOOP ACTIVE
Triggers an Auto-Loop of the selected size in beats. Exits loop when loop is enabled
Sets jog to Loop Move Adjust mode. When enabled, the jog fine moves backwards/forward the triggered Loop through time
16 DELETE
When enabled, sets Hotcue 1-4 buttons to Delete mode.
17 FX1/FX2
FX1 : Sets FX buttons and knobs to Effect mode (default mode)
FX2 : Sets FX buttons and knobs to Sampler mode
18 AUTO LOOP ENC
Halves/doubles the size of the Loop.
Push to enable/disable an Auto-Loop of the selected size in beats
When Loop is enabled, moves the loop backwards/forward in beats equal to the size of the loop
Push to enable/disable Loop Back mode
19 FX ON
In Effect mode : Selects and triggers the Echo Effect.
In Sampler mode : Records deck to a new sample
20 FX RSTON
In Effect mode : Selects and triggers the Flanger Effect.
In Sampler mode : If the selected Sample is in Loop mode, halves the size of the Sampler Loop
21 FX BUT1
In Effect mode : Selects and triggers the BrakeStart Effect.
In Sampler mode : If the selected Sample is in Loop mode, doubles the size of the Sampler Loop
22 FX BUT2
In Effect mode : Selects and triggers the Backspin Effect.
In Sampler mode : Sets the selected Sample to Loop (repeat) mode
23 FX DRY/WET
In Effect mode : Selects the previous/next available Effect.
Push to trigger the selected Effect

In Sampler mode : Selects the previous/next Sample from the selected Sampler Bank
Push to trigger the selected Sample
In Effect mode : Selects the previous/next available Effect
Push to open/close the FX GUI of the selected Effect.

In Sampler mode : Selects the previous/next available Sampler Bank.
Push to select the next available Sampler Trigger mode for the selected Sampler Bank
24 FX PARAM1
Adjusts the 1st Parameter of the selected Effect
Adjusts the 3rd Parameter of the selected Effect
25 FX PARAM2
Adjusts the 2nd Parameter of the selected Effect
Adjusts the 4th Parameter of the selected Effect
26 FX PARAM3
Adjusts the Volume of the selected Sampler
27 CROSSFADER
Blends audio signals between the decks assigned as left and right sides of the crossfader
28 XFADER/LINK
Left button : Toggles the mode for the Crossfader. (Audio or Video) to allow the Crossfader to control the Audio or the Video Crossfader
Right button : Enable/disable Video Crossfader Link. When enabled, the Video Crossfader will be linked to the Audio Crossfader and will follow its position
Triggers the selected Video Transition to the Left/Right side
29 VOLUME
Adjust the Volume of the Left/Right assigned Deck (1/3 & 2/4)
30 VU METER
Indicate the pre-fader Output Level of the Left/Right assigned Decks
31 PFL
Send the Left/Right assigned Decks to the Headphones channel (for pre-listening)
Selects the previous/next Mixer Center panel of the default VirtualDJ GUI
32 EQ LOW
Adjust the Low (Bass) Equalizer Band.
Push to kill (cut) the frequencies of the Low Equalizer Band
Apply a High/Low-Pass Filter to the Left/Right assigned Deck.
Push to reset (turn off) Filter
33 EQ MID
Adjust the Middle Equalizer Band.
Push to kill (cut) the frequencies of the Middle Equalizer Band
Adjust the key of the Left/Right assigned Deck.
Push to reset track's Key to the original value
34 EQ HIGH
Adjust the High (Treble) Equalizer Band.
Push to kill (cut) the frequencies of the High Equalizer Band
35 GAIN
Adjust the pre-fader Output Level of the Left/Right assigned Deck
36 CH INPUT SEL
Route audio signal from a source to the Left/Right Mixer Channel.
Set to middle position to route the USB Input to a Mixer Channel and control a VirtualDJ Deck.
Set to AUX/MIC or IN 1/2 -3/4 to route an external source connected to the rear panel to a Mixer Channel.
37 MASTER VOL
Adjust the Volume level of the Master Output
38 BOOTH VOL
Adjust the 1st Parameter of the selected Video Transition
Adjust the 1st Parameter of the selected Master Video Effect
39 BROWSE
Scrolls through files or folders
If focus is on the Songs List, push to add the selected track to the Automix List.
If focus is on the Sideview, push to load the selected track to the default Deck.
If focus is on the Folders List, push to open the next available sub-folder if the current folder has no tracks, or set focus to the Songs List if the current folder has tracks.
Scrolls through foders.
If focus is on Folders List, push to open/close sub-folders.
If focus is on the Songs List, push to add the selected track to the Sidelist.
If focus is on the Sideview, push to cycle through the available views of the Sideview
40 LOAD
Load the selected track to the Left/Right assigned Deck
Set focus to the previous/next Browser window
41 TX/VFX ENC
Selects the previous/next available Video Transition
Adjust the 1st Parameter of the selected Video Transition, while the Transition is active.
Push to trigger the selected Video Transition
Selects the previous/next available Video Effect on Master.
Adjust the 1st Parameter of the selected Master Video Effect while the Video Effect is active.
Push to trigger the selected Video Effect on Master
Front & Rear Panels