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Pioneer's first Pro DJ rack mount mixer

 
London, 21 November 2001



On 21st November 2001, the Pro Audio Group of Pioneer, the world leader in professional DJ equipment, introduced to the world Pioneer's first Pro DJ rack mount mixer; the DJM-3000.

To ensure the widest possible music-making flexibility, the DJM-3000 is equipped with an industry-first EFFECT MIX MODE that easily and accurately effects phrases in a BPM-linked operation along with an improved auto beat effector. In addition to ECHO and ZIP Pioneer has come up with another industry first effect that has been named "Roll". This runs a mix while changing the pitch of the song up the chromatic scale to the beat of the music. A new feature which allows the DJ to take his/her music to a new level!

Still with the most accurate internal "Beat Per Minute" counter in the industry, the AUTO BPM COUNTER automatically measures and digitally displays a track's BPM (measurement range: 70-139/91-180/70-180/ Manual ) allowing the user to merge one song into another smoothly. Tapping on the TAP button enables you to manually input BPMs of tracks that are difficult to measure. DJ's can now see the music beat, making it faster and easier to mix tracks with different beats.

Just like the DJM-600, the DJM-3000 inherited from it's little sister all it's effects including Delay, Echo, Auto Pan, Flanger, Pitch Shifter Reverb, Auto-Transform and Auto-Frequency Filter ALL of which are auto BPM effectable!

Linked to BPM, the DJM-3000 can add effects to each input (CHANNEL, MIC and MASTER) independently. The user can produce music that makes full use of high-level DJ techniques by performing quick setting with the BEAT UNIT SWITCH BUTTON, adjusting the precise time parameters, or controlling the balance between the effect sounds and the original sounds by varying the mix ratio. Moreover, even when using the fader, it is possible to leave just the effect sounds without linking to BPM.

Connected to the CDJ and CMX Series, the DJM-3000 can begin playback of a track using the sliding cross fader or the channel fader. It can mix tracks without creating spaces by setting the stand-by track's cue point and performing a single-action cut-in. Since it returns to the cue point via the back fader alone, sampler-style playback is also possible. The cross fader also has a selectable fader curve to fit all styles of Dj'ing.

For those Clubland purists there's an added ability to purchase an optional ROTARY volume dials for smooth club mixing.

EQUALIZERS
The DJM-3000 is equipped with a separate 3-band equalizer (HI/MID/LOW ) for each channel. This arrangement allows the stress of the instrument sounds to be adjusted within the range -26dB to +12dB.

OTHER NEW FUNCTIONS
  • Improved TALK OVER level control: Mutes all levels apart from the microphone.
  • MIC Switch (MIC OFF/MIC ON/TALK OVER)
  • More LINE INPUTS (7)
  • More TURNTABLE Inputs (4)
  • Switchable Phono/Line Inputs
  • More FADER START Inputs (4)
  • THREE MIC Inputs (one Neutric two ¼ inch inputs)
  • HEADPHONE MONITOR SPLIT: Also called headphone auditioning.
  • Recording outputs
  • Reinforced headphone jacks
  • Frequency Reponse of 20Hz-20kHz (CD)
  • Signal to Noise Ratio 87db (CD)
  • Total Harmonic Distortion Rate 0.02% or less (CD)
Dimensions
Height: 107mm Width: 482mm
Depth: 220mm
Weight: 6.9Kgs

For further information, please contact your local Pioneer distributor:

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