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Pioneer - XDJ-RX2

ADVANCED SETUP



MIDI & HARDWARE MIXER MODES


The Pioneer XDJ-RX2 offers 2 modes for the mixer, the MIDI and the Hardware/RX2 modes. Both are supported in VirtualDJ and have their own special features.

How to select a Mode


Select and load the XDJ-RX2 Settings Pad page. This can be selected from the Pads section of the VirtualDJ GUI, or by pressing the HOT CUE Pads mode button for more than 1 second.


XDJ-RX2 Settings Pad Page


MIDI MIXER MODE


Enable Pad 1 from either the GUI or from the XDJ-RX2 to select the MIDI Mixer mode (default mode). In this mode the Audio setup of VirtualDJ needs to be as Master & Headphones as per the image below.


MIDI Mixer Mode - Audio Setup


This Audio setup is the pre-defined (default) and offered when the "Use-Sound Card" button is pressed on the Detection Window or the special XDJ-RX2 button you see at the top of the Audio Setup tab of VirtualDJ Settings.

In this mode :
  • The audio mixing is performed from the VirtualDJ mixer, so all the mixer elements such as Crossfader, Volume faders, EQ and Trim knobs control the VirtualDJ Mixer elements (and vice versa)
  • The BEAT FX section is controlling the VirtualDJ Effects and the applied effects from this section are software.
  • Color FX are applied from VirtualDJ and the COLOR FX Select buttons can be assigned to offer different Color FX via VDJ Script actions (customized mapping)
  • Recording can be performed from VirtualDJ (including Video recording), however, Microphone and LINE/PHONO/AUX Inputs are not included in the recorded mix.



HARDWARE MIXER MODE


Enable Pad 5 from either the GUI or from the XDJ-RX2 to select the Hardware Mixer mode . In this mode the Audio setup of VirtualDJ needs to be as External Mixer as per the image below.


Hardware Mixer Mode - Audio Setup


This Audio setup is not pre-defined and needs to be manually created as above

In this mode :
  • The audio mixing is performed from the XDJ-RX2 mixer, so none the mixer elements such as Crossfader, Volume faders, EQ and Trim knobs control the VirtualDJ Mixer elements (and vice versa). The mixer elements of VirtualDJ will not move when the relative mixer element is moved from the XDJ-RX2.
  • The BEAT FX section of the mixer is offering Hardware effects (built-in the XDJ-RX2) , and software Effects can be applied as well from the Effects section of the VirtualDJ GUI
  • Color FX are Hardware (built-in the RX2)
  • Recording cannot be performed from VirtualDJ.


OTHER SETTINGS


Select and load the XDJ-RX2 Settings Pad page. This can be selected from the Pads section of the VirtualDJ GUI, or by pressing the HOT CUE Pads mode button for more than 1 second.


XDJ-RX2 Settings Pad Page


NEEDLE LOCK


When Pad 2 is enabled (default selection), the Needle is unlocked and you can touch the Song Progress wave and jump to a position on the loaded track.
When Pad 6 is enabled, the Needle is locked and touching the Song Progress will have no effect.
This option is useful to prevent accidental track jumps when the Needle (Song Progress Wave on Display) is accidentally touched

BROWSER VIEW SWITCH


When Pad 3 is enabled (default selection), the Browser view Switch is set to Automatic. In this mode, when a Track is selected and loaded to a Deck, the Decks/Waves view will automatically offered without pressing any other buttons.
When Pad 7 is enabled, the Browser view Switch is set to Manual.and the Browser View will remain active after loading a track and the BROWSER button above the Display needs to be manually pressed to return to the Decks/Waves view.

TRACK SEARCH


When Pad 4 is enabled (default selection), the TRACK SEARCH <</>> buttons on the top panel of the XDJ-RX2 (on each Deck), will load and play the previous/next track from the Browser
When Pad 8 is enabled, the TRACK SEARCH <</>> buttons on the top panel of the XDJ-RX2 (on each Deck), will move the track backwards/forward by 16 beats (Fast Seek)






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