Pioneer today unveiled its most affordable controller to
date, the DDJ-WeGO, a compact system that enables consumers
and music enthusiasts alike to mix their own music
For easy setup, the DDJ-WeGO is bundled with the Virtual DJ
Limited Edition DJ software and has the ability to perform
music stored on a Windows PC or Mac.
Through various visual and audio cues, the DDJ-WeGO DJ
controller makes it easy for beginners to learn how to mix
with built-in effects and features:
- Jog FX - Allows users to combine multiple effects and
control them simultaneously using the Jog wheel.
- Pulse Control - Provides users with visual prompts with a
variety of colored lights on the Jog platters:
Mix Pulse - The mix pulse mode shows the difference in
pitch of songs currently playing through the light of the
Jog wheel. As the pitch of songs begin to match, the
intensity of the light increases, allowing the user to
visually check that the beats are in sync. In conjunction
with the music, the pulse of lights helps to improve beat
Launch Pulse - Triggers a red light on the Jog wheel to
signify that music has been loaded successfully.
FX Pulse - The effect being applied to the currently
playing song will not only be heard, but will also be
represented visually via the light movements on the Jog
- DJ Software - The DDJ-WeGO is bundled with the "Virtual
DJ Limited Edition" software by Atomix Productions (Windows
or Mac) that offers a broad range of functions for mixing
songs, including making loops and creating samples, as well
as the ability to mix up to four channels. The DDJ-WeGO has
the ability to support other DJ software including
- USB Power - The DDJ-WeGO utilizes power from USB
connections found on most computers, eliminating the need
for an external power supply.
- Other features
Built-in audio ports for high quality sound input and
Built-in sound card for expanded music storage and
Compact size and weighs less than four pounds for easy
The DDJ-WeGO will be available in September 2012 with a
suggested retail price of $399.