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Pioneer DJ just released a silver version of the Pioneer DJ DDJ-400, the DDJ-400-S. At the same time, the DDJ-400 is now compatible with Algoriddim’s djay Pro for Mac and Windows.

This means that from now on, you can stream tracks from Spotify Premium with the DDJ-400 (and the DDJ-400-S) using djay Pro, which is great if you already have a DDJ-400 and a Spotify Premium subscription.

If you are considering the DDJ-400, the offer just got better, as the DDJ-400 was already a great entry-level controller for Rekordbox DJ. With its club-style layout (the effect section is integrated into the mixer, much like on professional mixers), large jog wheels, 8 performance pads per deck and high-quality build, it’s a very good way to get started.

If you want to see what other options there are out there, check out our beginner DJ controller guide.

Key Features

Club-style layout

The buttons and knobs on the DDJ-400 are arranged in the same way as those on our club-standard CDJ-2000NXS2 and DJM-900NXS2 set-up.

  • Player sections: Get familiar with jog wheels, play/pause and cue buttons, tempo sliders, a loop section and cue/loop call buttons just like the ones on the CDJ-2000NXS2.
  • Mixer section: Use the trim and EQ knobs, and the headphone cue buttons, in exactly the same way as those on the DJM-900NXS2.

Other features

  • Built-in sound card (audio interface): Plug and play by simply connecting the controller to your PC/Mac using a single USB cable.
  • Mic input circuit: clear audio without distortion, even with high input level.
  • USB bus-powered: No need to plug into the mains.
    Grab handles on both sides: Easy to carry.
  • Class-compliant: No need to install a driver.

Pricing and Availability

Available now, at USD 249.

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