Software Information

Software Information DDJ-SX2

Serato

  • To ensure good performance & maximum compatibility, make sure your device is up to date with the latest firmware & drivers:
    • Latest update : 04/Apr/2017
    • For all information about Serato DJ, please visit serato.com.

      To the customers who use Serato DJ:

      We have identified an issue where DDJ-SX2 is not recognized by Serato DJ even after the application is launched on some Windows PC.
      If the above issue occurs, please click here.

      If you do not solve the issue by the above information, please see the related questions in FAQ, too.

      [SAVED FLIP] during the DUAL DECK mode is newly supported by Serato DJ 1.7.2. When you use Serato DJ 1.7.2, the firmware of DDJ-SX2 should be updated to version 1.05 or later.

      PITCH PLAY MODE IS NOW SUPPORTED.

      Pitch Play mode is available on Serato DJ 1.9.6.
      To use Pitch Play mode, you need the Pitch 'n Time DJ Expansion Pack.
      Please visit here for the Pitch ‘n Time DJ Expansion Pack.

      Pitch Play mode is now supported on DDJ-SX2.
      Verification of Serato DJ 1.9.6 on DDJ-SX2 completed.

      Please visit here to learn how to activate Pitch 'n Time DJ.
      Please refer to Hardware Diagram for Pitch Play mode.
      For further information on Pitch Play mode and Pitch 'n Time DJ, please visit the following website:
      support.serato.com/

      Serato DJ Software Download

      Serato DJ software is available free of charge from the below website
      www.serato.com/dj/downloads

      Applicable model
      [DJ Controller] DDJ-SX2

      Please see "DDJ-SX2 Operating Instructions or DDJ-SX2 Operating Instructions(Quick Start Guide)" for the Installation Procedure.

      Please refer to the Hardware diagram for Serato DJ.

      When Serato DJ is launched after it is installed, a yellow icon saying “BUY/ACTIVATE” might be displayed in the License section on the right side of the Serato DJ screen. DDJ-SX2 users do not have to activate or buy Serato DJ.

      Downloading the Serato DJ software manual

      The Serato DJ software manual is available from the website below.
      www.serato.com/dj/downloads

      Operating environment for Serato DJ

      For the latest information on the operating environment of Serato DJ, please visit Serato.com.

      • Operation is not guaranteed on all computers, even if all the required operating environment conditions indicated here are fulfilled.
      • Depending on the computer’s power-saving settings, etc., the CPU and hard disk may not provide sufficient processing capabilities. For notebook computers in particular, make sure the computer is in the proper conditions to provide constant high performance (for example by keeping the AC power connected) when using Serato DJ.

      Serato Flip

      Those who purchased DDJ-SX2 can use Serato Flip features with no extra price.

      Please see Serato Flip Manual for how to activate Serato Flip and how to use with this controller.

      Introduction of Serato Flip, tutorial video, and how to use are posted in the following website.
      Please visit the website to see these contents:
      serato.com/dj/expansion-packs/flip
      support.serato.com/hc/en-us/articles/203157550

      Please visit the following website to acquire support information for Serato DJ with Serato Flip:
      support.serato.com

      Serato DVS

      DDJ-SX2 is supported by Serato DVS UPGRADE READY. If you purchase separate DVS Expansion Pack at $99 from Serato, your analog player/DJ player will be able to control the deck part (up to 2 decks) of Serato DJ.

      Please visit the Serato online store for purchasing the Serato DVS Expansion Pack and the control Vinyl:
      store.serato.com/us/software/expansion-packs/serato-dj-dvs-expansion-pack
      store.serato.com/us/vinyl
      (You can also purchase the Serato DVS Expansion Pack via "my serato" screen of Serato DJ.)
      (You can also purchase the control Vinyl from the nearest Serato DJ dealer.)

      Please visit the following website to free download the control CD:
      serato.com/controlcd/downloads

      Please see Serato DVS Manual for the activation procedures of the Serato DVS Expansion Pack and how to use DDJ-SX2 with the software.

      Description of the Serato DVS Expansion Pack is posted in the following wesite.
      Please visit the website to see these contents:
      serato.com/dj/expansion-packs/dvs

      Please visit the following website to acquire support information for Serato DJ with Serato DVS Expansion Pack:
      support.serato.com

  • To ensure good performance & maximum compatibility, make sure your device is up to date with the latest firmware & drivers:
    • Latest update : 24/Jul/2015
    • For all information about Serato Video, please visit serato.com.

      Special campaign to offer free voucher of Serato Video plug-in software to celebrate the launch of DDJ-SX2.

      To celebrate the launch of DDJ-SX2, special free voucher of Serato Video Expansion Pack is offered to allow you to combine audio and visual files in your DJing. Serato Video Expansion Pack Vouhcer is to be bundled with the first 10,000 units of DDJ-SX2 around the world.

      Please see Serato Video Activation Guide for the activation procedures of Serato Video using the Serato Video Expansion Pack Voucher.

      For the latest information on the operating environment of Serato Video, please see the following webpage:
      serato.com/video/downloads#min-specs

      Please download the Serato Video software manual in the following webpage:
      serato.com/video/downloads#more-downloads

      Please visit the following website to acquire support information for Serato Video:
      support.serato.com

  • MIDI-compatible software

  • To ensure good performance & maximum compatibility, make sure your device is up to date with the latest firmware & drivers:
    • Latest update : 05/Aug/2015
    • List of MIDI Messages

      DDJ-SX2 works with other MIDI-compatible software besides Serato DJ, by assigning MIDI message. Please refer to the list of MIDI message to find mapping values of all buttons and knobs. To assign MIDI message to all software function, please refer to your manufacturers' software manual. DDJ-SX2 automatically works in optimum operation mode depending on whether Serato DJ is running. Even though Serato DJ is running, you can forcefully operate DDJ-SX2 as a general MIDI controller by changing the setting of the Utilities mode. For details, please refer to the "Forcefully using the unit as the general MIDI controller" within the Operating Instructions.

      Please do not run multiple DJ Software on your computer at the same time. When switching from one DJ software to use another, please turn the DDJ-SX2 power off and then power back on after software switch has been completed.

      For further details of the usage, please refer to the software manufacturers.

  • TRAKTOR

  • To ensure good performance & maximum compatibility, make sure your device is up to date with the latest firmware & drivers:
    • Latest update : 24/Jul/2015
    • For all information about TRAKTOR PRO 2, please visit www.native-instruments.com.

      DDJ-SX2 supports the DJ Software TRAKTOR PRO 2 from Native Instruments.
      The Setting File is required to be imported and TRAKTOR PRO 2 should be updated to Ver.2.6.8 when TRAKTOR PRO2 is used with DDJ-SX2. Also, the firmware of DDJ-SX2 itself is required to be updated to ver. 1.03 or later.

      Please refer to the website of Native Instruments for how to update TRAKTOR PRO 2.

      Download Setting file for TRAKTOR PRO 2

      Please refer to the Import guide of Setteig file for TRAKTOR PRO 2 below.
      *Depending on your computer's spec, the reaction of the [Preferences] window may get slow after importing the settings file.

      Import guide of TRAKTOR PRO 2 setting file

      Please refer to the Hardware diagram below for the functions controlled by DDJ-SX2.
      Hardware diagram

      List of MIDI Messages

  • Operating System information

    • Last edit: 04/Oct/2016
    • Latest information of Pioneer DJ products for Mac OS

      Compatible with:


      OS  
      macOS v10.12
         
         
      OS X v10.11
        v10.10
        v10.9
        v10.8
         
         
      Mac OS X v10.7
        v10.6
         

      You don't need Driver software when you use Mac OS.

    • Last edit: 24/Aug/2016
    • Latest information of Pioneer DJ products for Windows® OS


      OS   driver
       
      Windows 10 / Windows 10 pro 32 bit Yes
        64 bit Yes
           
       
      Windows 8.1 / Windows 8.1 pro 32 bit Yes
        64 bit Yes
           
       
      Windows 7 32 bit Yes
      Home Premium / Professional / Ultimate 64 bit Yes
           
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