Pioneer DDJ SZ2 arrives with Serato DJ 1.9.5

Pioneer DDJ SZ2 arrives with Serato DJ 1.9.5. Pioneer recently announced the release of its most robust controller for Serato DJ. This 4-channel controller inherits the features of Pioneer DDJ SZ. This controller has dedicated controls for Pitch N Time (key shift/key sync), Pitch Play and Serato Flip. The DDJ-SZ2 comes bundled with the latest version of Serato DJ 1.9.5.  Also it has the Pitch n’ Time and Serato Flip expansion packs included.

Improvements in the jog wheel latency for more responsive and precise scratching. The multi-coloured performance pads give you instant feedback on playing status and pad modes. Robust Magvel Faders, updated Beat FX section and Post-fader FX. This controller also has dual USB ports for seamless DJ handover and professional oscillator. On the flip side, this controller lacks LCD screens, playback from USB Sticks, Sequencer amongst other cool features that are on other top controller from its competitors.

Get the Pioneer DDJ SZ2 on Amazon at $1,899.99

See below the features of the Pioneer DDJ SZ2;

Dedicated Controls

Play with your keys and pitch, adjusting them while mixing with 3 new Serato DJ functions embedded in your controller. Key shift, key sync and pitch play give you the power to play it by ear.

Play with your Pitch

Pitch Play grants you the freedom to hit your cues across a range of different keys. Use the Performance Pads to assign your Hot Cues and broaden the scope of your creativity at the touch of a button.

Serato Flip Connection

Record Hot Cue combinations with 3 dedicated buttons, enabling you to play back your tracks, make custom edits or even skip or repeat selected sections on loop.

Professional Oscillator

Create a more versatile sound by turning the knob to overlay your track with Noise, Drop, Laser or Siren. Modulate using the dial to add texture as well as tension to your tracks.

Large Aluminum Jogs

The DDJ-SZ2’s full-sized jog wheels are optimised for a perfect scratch response and you can use Jog Feeling Adjust to set your preferred resistance. The jogs have illuminated cue point markers and an accurate countdown for even greater precision.

Backlit Performance Pads

The multi-colored backlit LEDs give you a visual reference to which modes are in play and will reflect cue points that you have preset in Serato DJ.

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