Posted by AVMaxx on 10/14/2020 to
Turn it Up All the Way, Pioneer DJ Releases New DJM-S11 Professional 2-channel Battle DJ Mixer
The Industry leader in DJ technology announces the release of a direct replacement to the DJM-S9 and DJM-909 with the Release of the New Pioneer DJ DJM-S11. This 2-channel, 4-deck battle mixer features World’s First Deck 3/4 Control: You can now Play Up to 4 Tracks and Easily Create Live Mashups. This industry-first feature offers two extra decks, accessible via the touch screen, allowing you to add more sounds into your sets. By allowing DJ's to Play four tracks simultaneously, DECK 3/4 Control will unleash a New Style one that will revolutionize Music Playback forever. Here is a List of what you can control with each additional deck: EQs, Hot Cues, pitch bend and more, making it easier than ever to create live mashups of multiple songs! Now that's Live Remixing.
Besides the Touch-Screen, The first noticeable upgrade when you take your First Look at the DJM-S11 is the redesign Layout. It now has the Filter Knob & Trim in better Position. The Filter Knob is now located underneath the Bass Knob and the Trim Knob at the Top where it should be on the old DJM-S9. Upon Popular Demand, Pioneer DJ added Toggle Buttons on both sides to the now Larger Performance Pads. Toggle Buttons are located on top of the Performance Pads, this toggle option will give you instant access to : Hot Cue, Roll, Saved Loop, Sampler, Pitch Play, Slicer Loop, Saved Flip, Scratch Bank.
One of the most time consuming tasks of a Battle DJ has now been resolved with The new pad mode called Scratch Bank. Scratch Bank: Rapidly Access Sounds from Serato DJ Pro enables users to instantly load scratch samples from fourbanks assigned in Serato DJ Pro by simply tapping a pad. Performers can also load from a specified start point too, which comes handy when dropping in full tracks during a routine. Activate Combo Padmode in Serato DJ Pro to use up to four different pad modes simultaneously (two modes perchannel, four pads per mode) and combine more features.
Besides USB-B ports that allow two laptops to be connected simultaneously for smooth DJ changeovers, One Important upgrade is Dual USB-A Ports, to simply plug DJ controllers and other devices Like the Popular Rane Twelve or Two CDJs HID mode.
Another announcement was the Pioneer DJ DJM-S11-SE. This exclusive special edition variant inherits style elements from the 2004 classic, theDJM-909, and quantity is limited to 500 units.
Attention DJ's and DJ's that are part time Drummers LOL, Create sounds while scratching or finger drumming with Industry-first Feature called Smooth Echo: Trigger the Customizable Echo with a selectable Faders or Pads. DJ's on rekordbox or Serato DJ Pro can assign the Smooth Echo effect to their choice from a selection of controls, such as a fader or pad. Then, with a Smooth Echo dedicated button, the echo will trigger as soon as the relevant control is moved.
While Battle DJ's did not have a desire for a Screen on the Mixer, Pioneer felt that they needed to respond to it's Rival Mixer the Popular Rane Seventy Two MK2. The 4.3-inch Touch Display that comes with the DJM-S11 offers High Frame Rate to reference Tracks and Settings, and Trigger FX. The high-frame-rate color touch display shows everything from waveforms to BPM and it’s perfect for browsing tracks and it ’s customizable for any preferred layout style. The use of the Built-in Screen will eliminate the time that it would take for you to look up and touching your laptop. The Touch FX screen can control two effects simultaneously by tracing one finger across the surface while the other hand is scratching with the crossfader, or finger drumming on the Performance Pads. The FX Setting screen allows users to save four sets of effect types and parameters, then instantly call them up in different scenarios such as battling, mashing up tracks or playing a club set. Touch MIDI offers four pages of presets that enable control functions in the DJ software without touching the laptop. The controls are also custom MIDI mappable, enabling unique, custom setups.
When it comes to Honesty, DJ's and Sound Engineers around the globe had mentioned in various occasions that the old DJM-S9 did not have the best sound quality. Crystal-Clear Sound, Faithfully Reflects Every Performance that's why Pioneer responded by adding High-Quality Audio. Under the Hood of the DJM-S11, you will find Premium Audio Technology ensuring every detail of a performance is heard loud and clear. The Audio Quality Upgrade Includes:
- Studio Quality 64-bit Mixing DSP
- 32-bit D/A Converters In the master output section
- Inherits The high-density, raw sound from the industry-standard DJM-900NXS2
Don't be afraid of your new mixer buddy, Pioneer has your back! The new DJM-S11 features an enhanced feel for the Magvel Fader Pro. This means that users can scratch with more confidence (with balls), while the tougher coating around the crossfader area reduces wear to the top panel – preserving the mixer’s fresh look. Like Pitbull would say: DALE DURO, DALE MAS DURO!
22 Built-in Effects Including New Beat FX: Add Texture to Tracks. DJs can spice up their sets with 15 Beat FX from the DJM-S9, plus seven new ones including Channel Fader Pitch and Helix. Users can instantly trigger the effects saved in four FX Banks and edit them via the touch display whenever needed. While using one of these effects, users can also trigger up to six more from the DJ software to create sounds never heard before.
Software: Serato DJ Pro or rekordbox
Frequency Response: 20Hz to 20,000Hz (USB, LINE, MIC, AUX)
- 115dB (USB)
- 105 dB (LINE)
- 90 dB (PHONO)
- 80 dB (MIC)
- 90 dB (AUX)
Total Harmonic Distortion
0.005 % (LINE)
- 2 Line (RCA)
- 2 Phono (RCA)
- 1 MIC (XLR & 1/4-inch TRS Jack)
- 1 AUX (RCA)
- Master 2 XLR, 2 RCA
- Booth 1 1/4 Inch TRS Jack
- Headphones 1 1/4 Inch, 1 1/8 Inch
USB HUB: Yes
2 Type A
2 Type B
Power Supply: AC100V, 50Hz/60Hz
Power Consumption: 30 Watts
Dimensions: 10.51” x 17.8” x 4.25" Inches
Weight: 11.46 lbs
Last but not Least, Yes it works with Virtual DJ but that's all on you!