Pioneer introduces the world’s first WiFi-enabled DJ system, the XDJ-AERO that can wirelessly play music tracks from smartphones, tablets or notebook computers. Other than mixing and arranging music tracks stored on smart devices via WiFi 802.11b/g/n, the DJ controller can also load tracks from USB storage devices. Even if WiFi network is not available, it can create its own wireless access point for connect with WiFi-enabled devices. Four WiFi music sources can be connected with the AERO.
The XDJ-AERO is equipped with 24-bit AD/DA converter and offers two RCA inputs and a 3.5-inch MIC in, and two Master Out (one 3.5mm jack and one RCA) and two headphones outputs. The controller features Beat Sync and Auto Mix. The former will synchronizes the music loaded in each player on beat with matching beats per minute (BPM) with a press of the Sync button, while the Auto Mix mode will link playlist created on a smartphone/tablet, computer or USB storage device with cross-fade or fade-in/out effects. The stylish WiFi DJ controller combines two digital players and a mixer, and can be used as an independent 2-channel mixer. When used with DJ software, it can be a MIDI control as well.
The Pioneer XDJ-AERO supports MP3,AAC,WAV,AIFF audio formtas (MP3 and AAC when use WiFi connection). It records mixes directly to USB flash drive or hard drive in WAV format. The DJ system also features built-in jog controller, and audio effects such as Sample Launch with four built-in sound, Beat Effect with Trans, Flanger, Echo and Roll effects, AUTO BEAT LOOP for automatic music LOOPS at specified beat positions, and Sound Color Filter.
Pioneer XDJ-AERO sports a smoke-colored acrylic panel, blue and white LED illumination and low-profile jog platter and control buttons. It will be available for $1399.