QUICK-START GUIDE PIONEER DJM-850 Installation and Setup To activate Serato DJ with the Pioneer DJM-850 it requires a Serato DJ license to be purchased and activated on your user account. The DVS Expansion Pack is also required to be purchased and activated before it can be used with NoiseMap™ control tone to control DVS playback. You can purchase both products here. The Pioneer DJM-850 requires drivers Please make sure you have the latest to connect your mixer directly to your Please also ensure you have installed DJ. on both Mac OS X and Windows. drivers installed. It is always important computer, rather than a USB hub. the latest available version of Serato To use the DVS Expansion Pack with the DJM-850 you will need to follow the steps in the DVS Control section. MIXER 3 4 5 6 2 1 12 DJM-850 Control # 11 10 9 8 Function 1 DC POWER IN Connect DC power cable 2 POWER ON Mixer On/Off 3 SEND/RETURN Send TRS output and Return TRS input 4 CHANNEL INPUTS Channel RCA input 5 MIDI OUT MIDI output 6 MIC2 MIC 2 TRS input 7 CONTROL Control inputs for each channel 8 DIGITAL MASTER OUT Digital master output 9 BOOTH Booth TRS output 10 REC OUT Record RCA output 11 MASTER2 Master 2 RCA output 12 MASTER1 Master 1 XLR output 7 5 6 8 7 9 # 10 4 3 2 DJM-850 Control Function 1 HEADPHONES Headphone output and controls 2 FADER START Channel fader start 3 SOUND COLOR FX DJM-850 Color FX 4 MICROPHONE Microphone input and controls 5 USB Connect USB to your computer 6 INPUT SOURCE SELECT Input source select switch for each channel 7 CHANNEL CONTROLS Gain, EQ, Color FX and headphone Cue monitoring for each channel 8 MASTER CONTROLS Mixer master output controls 9 MIDI DJM-850 MIDI controls 10 BEAT EFFECTS DJM-800 Beat Effects and controls 11 FADER ASSIGN Assign channels to cross fader A-B 12 CROSSFADER Fade audio between channels 13 CHANNEL FADER Adjust channel volume User Guide 1 For further information on DJM-850 controls and details on indvidual features please refer to the Pioneer DJM-850 Hardware User Guide. AB PROFESSIONAL MIXER 13 12 11 DJM- 850 Download the DJM-850 User Guide from the Pioneer website here. DVS Control To use the Pioneer DJM-850 mixer with DVS control and Serato DJ, you will first need to own a Serato DJ licence and a DVS Expansion Pack licence (these two products have been bundled together as the Club Kit). Click here to purchase the Club Kit Select Primary Decks Once you have purchased and activated the Club Kit (or individual licences separately) follow the steps below to get DVS control working with your Pioneer DJM-850 mixer. Choosing Channel 1 and 2, will allow you to have a traditional 1-2-3-4 channel configuration. Choosing Channel 2 and 3 will allow you to have a 3-1-2-4 configuration (from left to right across the mixer). Install Drivers Select which deck configuration you are using with the mixer and change if necessary. If you notice you are getting signal from your control tone but on the wrong deck, you might need to double-check your Primary Decks in the SETUP screen or the physical inputs on the back of the mixer. Connect your mixer and open the latest version see an ‘INSTALL DRIVER’ dialogue box appear Click ‘INSTALL DRIVER’ and follow the installer the supported hardware with you right now you from the hardware manufacturers website. of Serato DJ. You should in the right hand side-panel. prompts. If you don’t have can still download the driver Select Input source Once your turntables or CDJs are connected to the mixer, open the SETUP screen and under the AUDIO tab click the SETUP INPUTS button. This will open the device driver panel and let you choose which kind of input source you have connected. Depending on what kind of input you have connected (Turntables/CDJs) you will need to make sure this is set accordingly. NOTE: If you do not set the mixer’s input accordingly, DVS control will not work. Please make sure you have set the correct inputs and outputs in the SETUP INPUTS driver panel if you are having issues. Also in the AUDIO tab of the SETUP screen, you will need to select your Primary Decks. You are now set up to use your mixer with Serato DJ and DVS control using the REL or ABS control modes. See the Serato DJ manual for more information on Control Modes. MIDI Using the Tool Tips The MIDI feature in Serato DJ provides the ability to remap Serato DJ software functions to your primary Serato DJ controller, interface or mixer. You can also assign controls to a secondary MIDI controller to further enhance your performance. For more information on MIDI mapping with Serato DJ click here. Click on the icon to enable Tool Tips. This is located in between the MIDI and setup button in the top right hand corner of the screen. Tool Tips provide a handy way to learn the various features of Serato DJ. To remap your supported Serato DJ device, open the SETUP screen and click the MIDI tab. If your Serato DJ device supports hardware remapping it will show up in the MIDI Devices list at the top. Move the mouse over a section of the screen to bring up a context sensitive tool tip. Holding the mouse over the button with Tool Tips turned on will show you a list of all keyboard shortcuts. Select your connected device from the MIDI Devices list and make sure the “Enable MIDI device” option is checked. For more information about how to use Serato DJ, please go to our website www.serato.com or download the Serato DJ Manual. For more information on your DJM-850, please refer to the Pioneer DJM-850 manual. Once checked, the MIDI assign button at the top of the screen will become available for you to start remapping. Recording You can save, edit or delete MIDI presets in the MIDI tab of the SETUP screen. Clicking ‘Restore Defaults’ will erase any custom mappings for all connected devices and revert their functions back to default. Download the Serato DJ software manual for further information. NOTE: Official Serato Accessories do not currently support user remapping. Hardware features that cannot be remapped at this stage are Jogwheels/ Platters, Input Switches, Shift buttons and Performance Pad Mode buttons. Re-mapping any pad(s) in Hot Cue mode will also re-map the same pad in Saved Flip mode and vice versa. You are able to record the software mix with Serato DJ and the DJM-850. To make sure your mixer is set up for recording, open the SETUP screen and click the AUDIO tab. Launch the device driver panel by clicking the DECK SETUP button at the top of the AUDIO tab. Nominate a channel under the MIXER OUTPUT tab and select ‘REC OUT’ in the dropdown menu. This will give up this channel for recording and you will not be able to use this channel in Serato DJ while it is selected as a recording channel. Once you have selected a channel for recording, close the SETUP screen and open the REC panel. Select the same channel you nominated as the output for recording. This will now allow you to record the software mix.