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DDJ-SZ: software & firmware updates

04 February, 2021

Update: macOS Big Sur 11.2 compatibility

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Firmware Update

  • DDJ-SZ firmware Mac
    Download link (1.93 MB)
  • Version
    1.21
  • Latest update
    21/Sep/2017
  • Description

    This firmware is a system software program for your DJ CONTROLLER.
    Please update the firmware to the latest version to enhance the product's performance.

    Please read Firmware Update Guide to check the firmware version of your DJ CONTROLLER and how to update the firmware.

    Ver.1.21 Update
    [IMPROVED]
    • Accuracy of the tempo slider.

    [FIXED]
    • Needle Search did not work on rare occasions.

    Fixed an issue where the same MIDI code was output in multiple operations. (December 15, 2014 Updated).
    Fixed a MIDI conflict issue where the same MIDI code was output when selecting TALKOVER in the MIC switch as well as pressing the SHIFT button and the BROWSE knob on DECK 1. Please see here for the new MIDI code table.

    For those who use Serato DJ Pro:
    You can now load tracks in the Files panel of Serato DJ Pro by pressing certain buttons on DDJ-SZ. If you update both Serato DJ Pro to ver 1.7.2 and later and the DDJ-SZ firmware to Ver 1.20 and later, the above function will be enabled.
    You can download the latest version of Serato DJ Pro from the Serato website.
    Please see here for further details.

    For those who use TRAKTOR PRO2:
    A new TSI file is needed to be used with the firmware ver 1.20 and later.
    If you use the TSI file provided by Pioneer DJ, please download a new TSI file from here and import it again to your computer.

    TRAKTOR PRO 2 from Native Instruments is now supported. (June 23, 2014)
    The firmware version 1.18 or later supports TRAKTOR PRO 2.
    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-SZ.

    Improvement of the jog platter latency for scratching (May 20, 2014)
    The jog platter latency for scratching is improved in the firmware Ver 1.15.
    You need to update Serato DJ Pro software to Ver 1.6.3 and later as well as the firmware of DDJ-SZ in order to make the latency improvement effective.

  • DDJ-SZ firmware Windows
    Download link (1.16 MB)
  • Version
    1.21
  • Latest update
    21/Sep/2017
  • Description

    This firmware is a system software program for your DJ CONTROLLER.
    Please update the firmware to the latest version to enhance the product's performance.

    Please read Firmware Update Guide to check the firmware version of your DJ CONTROLLER and how to update the firmware.

    Ver.1.21 Update
    [IMPROVED]
    • Accuracy of the tempo slider.

    [FIXED]
    • Needle Search did not work on rare occasions.

    Fixed an issue where the same MIDI code was output in multiple operations. (December 15, 2014 Updated)
    Fixed a MIDI conflict issue where the same MIDI code was output when selecting TALKOVER in the MIC switch as well as pressing the SHIFT button and the BROWSE knob on DECK 1. Please see here for the new MIDI code table.

    For those who use Serato DJ Pro:
    You can now load tracks in the Files panel of Serato DJ Pro by pressing certain buttons on DDJ-SZ.
    If you update both Serato DJ Pro to ver 1.7.2 and later and the DDJ-SZ firmware to Ver 1.20 and later, the above function will be enabled.
    You can download the latest version of Serato DJ Pro from the Serato website.
    Please see here for further details.

    For those who use TRAKTOR PRO2:
    A new TSI file is needed to be used with the firmware ver 1.20 and later.
    If you use the TSI file provided by Pioneer DJ, please download a new TSI file from here and import it again to your computer.

    TRAKTOR PRO 2 from Native Instruments is now supported. (June 23, 2014)
    The firmware version 1.18 or later supports TRAKTOR PRO 2.
    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-SZ.

    Improvement of the jog platter latency for scratching (May 20, 2014)
    The jog platter latency for scratching is improved in the firmware Ver 1.15.
    You need to update Serato DJ Pro software to Ver 1.6.3 and later as well as the firmware of DDJ-SZ in order to make the latency improvement effective.

Drivers

  • DDJ-SZ Audio driver for macOS Monterey
    Download link (1.53 MB)
  • Version
    4.0.1
  • Latest update
    09/Jun/2022
  • Description

    AUDIO DRIVER FOR macOS Monterey (Intel® Core™ Processor / Apple M1 chip), Big Sur (Intel® Core™ Processor / Apple M1 chip) AND Catalina

    This driver will allow you to connect your DDJ to a computer.
    Please read the Manual for the installation procedure.

    If you’re using macOS Mojave, use AUDIO DRIVER FOR MACOS ver. 1.x.x.

    Unzip the downloaded file "DDJ****dmg.zip". This file will appear: DDJ****dmg

    ver. 4.0.1 Update
    [FIXED]
    • Improved stability and other minor bugs have been fixed.

    Supported OS version and Latest information

  • DDJ-SZ driver for Windows
    Download link (3.50 MB)
  • Version
    1.210
  • Latest update
    09/Dec/2021
  • Description

    DRIVER for Windows

    This driver will allow you to connect your DDJ to a computer.
    Please read the Manual for the installation procedure.

    Unzip the downloaded file "DDJ****exe.zip". This file will appear: DDJ****.exe

    If you have rekordbox connection, operation and audio issues, please see here to solve the problems.

    Ver.1.210 Update
    [FIXED]
    • Minor issues.

    Supported OS version and Latest information

MIDI Mapping files

  • DDJ-SZ Traktor Mac
    Download link (0.65 MB)
  • Version
    1.01
  • Latest update
    15/Dec/2014
  • Description

    This Setting File is required when using Native Instruments' TRAKTOR PRO 2 Ver 2.6.8 with the DDJ-SZ.

    Before use: depending on your computer's specifications, the reaction of the [Preferences] window may get slow after importing the Settings File. However, such behavior will not cause any problems with the application itself.

    To set up your DDJ-SZ with TRAKTOR PRO 2, please use the following Hardware diagram

    Please read the Import Guide for the installation procedure.

    The TSI file has been partially changed in line with the firmware update where MIDI conflict issues were fixed. (December 15, 2014 Updated)

    • If you use the firmware ver 1.20 or later, you need to use a new TSI file.
    • If you use the TSI file provided by Pioneer, please download a new TSI file and import it again to your computer.
  • DDJ-SZ Traktor Windows
    Download link (0.65 MB)
  • Version
    1.01
  • Latest update
    15/Dec/2014
  • Description

    This Setting File is required when using Native Instruments' TRAKTOR PRO 2 Ver 2.6.8 with the DDJ-SZ.

    Before use: depending on your computer's specifications, the reaction of the [Preferences] window may get slow after importing the Settings File. However, such behavior will not cause any problems with the application itself.

    To set up your DDJ-SZ with TRAKTOR PRO 2, please use the following Hardware diagram

    Please read the Import Guide for the installation procedure.

    The TSI file has been partially changed in line with the firmware update where MIDI conflict issues were fixed. (December 15, 2014 Updated)

    • If you use the firmware ver 1.20 or later, you need to use a new TSI file.
    • If you use the TSI file provided by Pioneer, please download a new TSI file and import it again to your computer.
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