Pioneer Rekordbox 4.1 is a new update to the Pioneer Rekordbox DJ was released recently with one big difference - The DVS capability. This was the natural progression in the story of Rekordbox DJ if they wanted to compete with the 'Big two' (Traktor & Serato, if you looked puzzled when reading that).
- Absolute Mode: Copies the experience of traditional vinyl
- Relative Mode: Gives you digital features such as Hot Cues and Sync, and scratch freely – regardless of where the needle is on the Control Vinyl. Plus you can use rekordbox MIDI Learn to assign features to your controller for even more flexibility.
Like all new ventures, some people are still a little sceptical about this, but when you think about it, why would you be? Its not as if a two-bit company fancy a piece of the pie, its Pioneer... This certainly will be making its way into many DJ booths in the very near future.
Visit rekordbox.com to download rekordbox 4.1 for free. Then you can:
1. Buy rekordbox dj for $129.00 and add rekordbox dvs for $99.00. You can also choose to subscribe to rekordbox dj for $9.90 per month and get rekordbox dvs as part of your subscription plan.
2. Buy the Control Vinyl (RB-VS1-K) from DJTECHDIRECT or direct from pioneerdj.com. The rekordbox Control Vinyl is available now and is sold individually.
The DDJ-RZ controller now comes bundled with rekordbox dj and rekordbox dvs. If you bought a DDJ-RZ without a rekordbox dvs license key, you can get one free of charge here.
REKORDBOX DVS KEY FEATURES
1. Low latency DVS control of rekordbox dj with excellent sound quality
rekordbox dvs will give highly responsive vinyl scratch performances with music in your rekordbox library. We’ve used the same audio signal processing that you’ll find in our pro-DJ mixers and players to ensure the highest sound quality. And we’ve finely tuned the software so it instantly reads the Control Vinyl’s time code to deliver low latency response you can count on.
2. Absolute and Relative Modes:
· Absolute Mode: replicate the experience of scratching with traditional vinyl.
· Relative Mode: access digital features such as Hot Cues and Sync, and scratch freely – regardless of where the needle is on the Control Vinyl.
Plus, you can use rekordbox MIDI Learn to assign features to your controller for even more flexibility, while keyboard shortcuts give you quick access to Hot Cues and other tricks straight from your laptop.
3. Auto configuration makes set-up quick and easy
Simply connect compatible equipment and press the button. Or you can tweak your settings in the Preferences screen so you’re ready to play in seconds.