Firmware & DriversFirmware
: Update the firmware of the unit to the latest version from http://www.pioneerdj.com/en/support/software/ddj-wego/#firmware-updateDrivers
(for Windows only): Install the latest ASIO drivers from http://www.pioneerdj.com/en/support/software/ddj-wego/#drivers
No driver is required for Mac OSX computers. Mac OS standard audio driver will be automatically installed when the DDJ-WeGO is connected to your Mac with a USB cable.
VirtualDJ 8 SetupDownload and install VirtualDJ 8 from http://www.virtualdj.com/download/index.html (in case you have not done already)
Once VirtualDJ 8 is launched, a Login Window will appear to enter your virtualdj.com account credentials.
A Pro Infinity, a Plus Controller or a Pro Subscription License is required to fully use the Pioneer DDJ-WeGO Without any of the above Licenses, the controller will operate for 10 minutes each time you restart VirtualDJ.
The Pioneer DDJ-WeGO is also operating with the bundled VirtualDJ Limited Edition.
Read further about the procedure required for VirtualDJ 8 LE at the Limited Edition Chapter
A detection window will appear right after, asking to use or not the pre-defined audio setup with the built-in sound card of the DDJ-WeGO Click on the "Use Soundcard" if your speakers are connected to the Master Output of the DDJ-WeGO.
You can still make changes in the Audio setup from VirtualDJ Settings->AUDIO tab.
If the tailored WeGO skin is pre-installed, an additional button Change Skin will be available to load the skin, or continue with the default skin of VirtualDJ 8.
An additional Enter Keycode button will be available if the VirtualDJ 8 Limited Edition is installed.
Make your selections and press OK.
The unit is now ready
MIDI Operation 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.
Find more details at
AUDIO Setup The unit has a pre-defined Audio setup and a special button in the AUDIO tab of Config to provide that.
Alternative Audio setups can be applied in the same window.
For further software settings please refer to the User Guides of VirtualDJ 8. http://www.virtualdj.com/manuals/virtualdj8/index.html
LAYOUT Pioneer DDJ-WeGO layout S. SHIFT.
Hold this button down to access secondary functions of the DDJ-WeGO (mainly in white lettering)
The functionality of each button, knob and connection per section (as shown in the image above) will be explained in detail in the next chapters
No special audio configuration is required to record and/or broadcast your mix with the DDJ-WeGO. Simply use the REC
button in the MASTER
center panel of the VirtualDJ GUI to start/stop recording.
Note that the Microphone Input
of the DDJ-WeGO will not be recorded
, as the input is not available as a sound-card input channel and cannot be added in the Audio configuration of VirtualDJ.
The DDJ-WeGO is bundled with VirtualDJ LE
(Limited Edition). The Limited Edition has no time limit, and the DDJ-WeGO will fully control VirtualDJ.
However some features will not be available. See details here http://www.virtualdj.com/wiki/What%20is%20the%20difference%20between%20VirtualDJ%20LE%20and%20other%20VirtualDJ%20Licenses.html
If you don’t own a Pro Infinity, a Plus or a Pro Subscription license, use the following link to download and install VirtualDJ 8 LE, by entering the VirtualDJ 7 or 8 LE Keycode
that came with your unit.VirtualDJ 8 LE download link
Follow setup instructions as provided here.. http://www.virtualdj.com/wiki/VirtualDJ%20LE%20Install%20Guide.html
DDJ-WEGO LE SKIN
The tailored skin of the DDJ-WeGO will be then loaded. Depending on the body color of the DDJ-WeGO, a pre-defined background color for the WeGO skin will be automatically used. VirtualDJ 8 – DDJ-WeGO LE skin – Red background color
The tailored skin of the DDJ-WeGO is also available for download from our Add-ons page http://www.virtualdj.com/plugins/index.html?addonid=80152
for the users who own a License and need to use this skin without installing VirtualDJ 8 LE.
Use the COLOR
button at the top of the skin to change the background and the Jog to a color of your selection.
Note that the selected color for the background of the skin will not be affected or affect the selected color of the Jog illumination of the DDJ-WeGO, and the color selections will be saved across sessions.
Use the 2-4 DECKS
button to toggle between the 2 and 4 Decks View.
2 Decks view
4 Decks view
Use the BROWSER
button at the top of the skin to toggle between the normal decks and Browser Zoom views.
This operation is also available with the BROWSE (8) knob when pushed.
button offers a menu to select a different type for the Waveforms.
All the DDJ-WeGO operations assigned to the knobs and buttons are projected on the GUI and the GUI can control the same operations as well.
Additional features are provided, such as Loop Roll mode, record deck/master to a new Sample, Keylock, Pitch-range, manual beat-tap etc.
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