A CDJ turntable is a CD/MP3 player manufactured by Pioneer and commonly used by DJs for playing club music. The programmable CDJ plays beat loops and simulates vinyl record scratching with a jog dial on the control panel. Connect the CDJ to an audio mixer either with a standard set of audio cables using RCA-type plugs, or connect the CDJ to a computer with USB, then hook up the computer to the mixer.
Items you will need
- Stereo or USB cable
Press the "Power" button on the top control panel of your CDJ to turn off the component.
Plug in the red and white connectors on one end of the stereo cable to the matching jacks on the back edge of the CDJ.
Plug in the other ends of the stereo cable to a set of inputs on your mixer.
Plug in a USB cable with the arrow facing upward into the CDJ for a computer connection.
Insert the USB plug on the other end into any port on the computer.
Connect the stereo cable from the outputs on the computer to any set of inputs on your mixer.
Tips & Warnings
- Pioneer notes that connecting more than one CDJ component via USB to the same device may cause either or both of the CDJs to play intermittently or malfunction.
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