Hardware Manuals


Pioneer - DDJ-400

CONTROLS





KEY

ACTION

SHIFT (SECONDARY) ACTION

S SHIFT
Press this button down to access secondary actions as described in the SHIFT ACTION column
1 PLAY
Play-pause loaded track
Play-stutter loaded track
2 CUE
Set a temporary Cue point at current position when track is paused or preview while pressed if Cue point is assigned. Return to this Cue point when track is playing
Jump to the beginning of the track
3 JOG
Touch-sensitive jogwheel for scratching (Vinyl mode enabled), pitch-bending (Vinyl mode disabled) of fine Loop In/Out adjustments. Vinyl mode can be enabled/disabled from VirtualDJ GUI
Fast-searching through loaded track
4 LOOP IN
When not in loop, set current position as the beginning of a Manual Loop. When in loop, jump to the beginning of the loop. Hold for more than 2 seconds to trigger a 4 beats auto-loop.
Enable/disable Loop In Adjust mode. When this mode is enabled and track is in loop (led blinks), use the jogwheel to fine-adjust the Loop In point.
5 LOOP OUT
When not in loop, set current position as the end of a Manual Loop and trigger the loop. When in loop, exits the loop
Enable/disable Loop Out Adjust mode. When this mode is enabled and track is in loop (led blinks), use the jogwheel to fine-adjust the Loop In point.
6 RELOOP/EXIT
When in loop, exits the loop. When not in loop, enables the last triggered loop and jumps to its beginning.
Same action.
7 CUE CALL <
When in loop, halves the size of the loop in beats. When not in loop, loads the previous saved loop slot or saves it if empty
Delete the current Saved loop slot.
8 CUE CALL >
When in loop, doubles the size of the loop in beats. When not in loop, loads the next saved loop slot or saves it if empty
Saves a loop of the selected beats in size to an empty Saved loop slot.
9 BEAT SYNC
Syncs deck with the opposite one (matches BPM and phase) or with the Master-Deck (if more than 2 decks). Press for more than 2 seconds to set a Deck as Master-Deck.
Selects the next available % range for Pitch
10 PITCH
Adjust the tempo/pitch of the deck.
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11 PADS
12 PAD MODES
13 CROSSFADER
Blends audio between the Left and Right assigned decks
Additional function: If Fader Start is enabled, start deck when reach its side, and stop if reaches the other side. See Settings
14 DECK LEVEL
Adjust the Output volume of the Left/Right assigned deck.
Additional function: If Fader Start is enabled, start deck when fader is moving from the zero position to a higher one and stop the deck when fader reaches zero/minimum position. See Settings
15 CUE/PFL
Sends left/right deck's audio (pre-fader) signal to Headphones channel, for pre-listening
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16 FILTER
Apply a High-Low pass Filter to Left/Right assigned deck. When in middle position, no Filter is applied.
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17 EQUALIZER
Adjust the Low, Mid and High frequencies of the Left/Right assigned deck
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18 EQUALIZER
Adjust the applied Gain. When in middle position, the applied gain is following the zeroDB VDJ setting value.
19 VU METER
Depending on the selected mode ( see Settings ), the leds indicate the Master Stereo Output level or the level of the Left/Right assigned decks..
20 LOAD
Loads the selected track from Browser to Left/Right assigned decks
Left LOAD : sets Sideview as focused Browser window.
Right LOAD : Cycles Sideview view (Automix, Sidelist, Sampler, Karaoke and Shortcuts)
21 BROWSE
Scroll through files/folders. Push to toggle focus between Folders and Tracks Lists in Browser
Push to set focus to Folders List.. If focus is in Folders List, open/close sub-folders
22 PHONES MIX
Blends audio in Headphones, between the Decks that their PFL/CUE is enabled and the Master Output.
23 PHONES LEVEL
Adjust the Volume of the Headphones output.
24 MASTER LEVEL
Adjust the Volume of the Master output.
25 MASTER CUE
When enabled, sends audio signal from the Master Output to Headphones channel (PHONES MIX knob needs to be at a position higher to minimum.
26 BEAT <>
Select the previous/next size in beats for the selected Beat-aware Effect
27 FX SELECT
Select the next available Effect for the selected Deck or Master
Select the previous available Effect for the selected Deck or Master
28 FX ASSIGN
Select the Deck (Left/Right) or Master to which the selected Effect will apply to
29 FX LEVEL
Adjust the 1st Parameterof the selected Effect
Adjust the 2nd Parameter (if available) of the selected Effect
30 FX ON
Triggers the selected Effect to the selected Deck or Master
Open/close the GUI of the selected Effect at the side of the Browser to get more details about the selected Effect

Front & Rear