The DDJ-RZX our new flagship controller and is a 4-channel professional controller for mobile DJs and anyone who wants to bring videos into their performances.
The DDJ-RZX features three touch screens for viewing track information and applied pad effects. Video previewing and monitoring is sharp on the 7-inch screens and they give access to all the key features in both rekordbox dj and the new rekordbox video Plus Pack. You only need to use your laptop to browse your rekordbox library and select tracks. 2 XLR combo input jacks give distortion-free Mic output and the 3-band Mic EQ and Mic FX let you tune each voice.
The DDJ-RZX is available from Mid-July 2016. The controller comes bundled with licence keys for rekordbox dj, rekordbox dvs and rekordbox video (worth a total of $377, excluding sales tax).
rekordbox video is a Plus Pack for rekordbox dj that adds video performance features to our rekordbox dj performance software. Its key features include:
- Native control of videos – scratch and add FX to videos as if they were audio tracks
- Transition FX – use the crossfader to mix 2 video sources with a choice of 20 in-built FX. Add up to five effects to your favourites and recall them
- Touch FX – trace on the display’s x and y axes to add FX and adjust parameters
- Slideshow – create slideshows of still images in advance or on the fly
- Camera FX – show the live feed from a digital camera connected to your computer
KEY FEATURES OF THE DDJ-RZX
- Layout mirrors a CDJ set-up
Mix audio and videos instinctively with features inherited from the CDJ and DJM series including large jog wheels and multicoloured tactile Performance Pads. The 4-channel controller has an independent sampler section for intuitive control of Beat Sync, Quantize and Trim on the sampler.
- High-quality sound
Hear the true sound of your tracks thanks to AC inlets for reduced cable contact resistance and a high performance 96 kHz/32-bit D/A converter made by Asahi Kasei. Plus, low jitter clock IC and the 96 kHz/24-bit USB sound card ensure powerful, high-quality sound.
- 3 touch screens for complete control
Take your performances to the next level by using the three 7-inch touch screens to preview/monitor video and image files, and to trigger Beat FX and Release FX. Plus, Touch FX lets you add FX and adjust parameters by tracing on the x and y axes on the display. Use deck display mode to check track information such as titles, BPM and key. And use mixer display mode to see enlarged waveforms for each track, as well as loop and Hot Cue information. Create instant doubles by simply touching the display.
- Professional Mic section
Hear voices loud and clear thanks to 2 XLR combo input jacks for Mics. Control the output with the 3-band Mic EQ and use the four Mic FX – Echo, Reverb, Pitch and V Tune – to add texture and to tune each voice.
- Extensive FX unit
Add the following FX to your tracks from rekordbox dj or external players and sound sources.
- Combo FX – control Sound Colour FX and Beat FX at the same time using the touch screens
- Sampler Repeat – change the length of a loop just by touching the display and apply Sound Colour FX when using the rekordbox dj sampler
- Sound Colour FX with sub parameter control – use the studio-quality Sound Colour FX from the DJM-900NXS2 mixer including Sweep, Filter, Crush, Dub Echo, Noise and Space, and fine-tune them using sub parameter control
- Release FX – exit complex FX patterns by selecting Vinyl Brake, Echo or Back Spin and twisting the dial
- Other features
- Active Censor – intuitively control the new Active Censor feature in rekordbox dj. Set in and out points and apply Reverse Roll, Trans, Echo or Vinyl Brake FX to disguise explicit words in tracks. The FX will then be heard whenever the track is played from rekordbox dj
- 3 bundled licence keys – comes with licence keys for rekordbox dj, rekordbox dvs and rekordbox video
- Newly developed crossfader – highly durable and capable of over 10 million movements
- OSC sampler – 4 oscillator sounds
- Dual USB port – for smooth transitions between DJs
- Brushed aluminium faceplate – High quality and professional design
- P-Lock fader cap – Locks fader knobs to prevent dropping
|Software ||rekordbox dj |
|Input ports ||CD/Line x 4 (RCA), Phono x 2 (RCA), MIC x 2 (XLR & 1/4-inch TRS jack) |
|Output ports ||Master Out x 2 (XLR x 1, RCA x 1), Booth Out x 1 (1/4-inch TRS jack) |
Headphone Monitor Out x 2 (1/4-inch stereo jack x 1, 3.5 mm stereo mini-jack x 1)
|Other ports ||USB x 2 (Type B) |
|Frequency response ||20 Hz ~ 20 kHz (USB, CD/Line, Mic1, Mic2) |
|Total Harmonic Distortion ratio ||0.002% (USB), 0.003% (CD/Line) |
|S/N ratio ||116 dB (USB), 101 dB (CD/Line), 91 dB (Phono) |
|Maximum dimensions (W x H x D) ||945 mm x 119.7 mm x 547 mm |
|Unit weight ||15.9 kg |
REKORDBOX VIDEO™ SYSTEM REQUIREMENTS
|OS (Windows) ||Windows 10, 8.1, 7 (The latest service pack) |
|OS (Mac) ||Mac OS X 10.11, 10.10, 10.9 (Updated to the latest version) |
|Minimum CPU ||2.5GHz dual-core Intel® Core™ i5 or higher |
|Recommended CPU ||2.2GHz quad-core Intel® Core™ i7 or higher |
|Minimum memory ||8GB or more of RAM |
|Recommended memory ||16GB or more of RAM |
|Hard Drive ||250MB or more of free space (not including space for storing music files, etc.) |
|Display resolution ||Resolution of 1280 x 768 or greater |