Firmware & DriversFirmware:
Update the firmware of the unit to the latest version from https://www.pioneerdj.com/en/support/software/mixer/djm-250mk2/#firmware-updateDrivers
(for both Windows and Mac computers). Download and install the necessary
drivers from https://www.pioneerdj.com/en/support/software/mixer/djm-250mk2/#drivers
VirtualDJ SetupDownload and install VirtualDJ from http://www.virtualdj.com/download/index.html (in case you have not done already)
If opening VirtualDJ for the first time, a Connect Window will appear. Login with your virtualdj.com account.
A Pro Infinity, a Pro Subscription or a PLUS License is required to fully use the Pioneer DJM-250MK2. In case of a PLUS HOME license, an additional Timecode license will be required in case of a DVS system.
Without any of the above Licenses, the controller will operate for 10 minutes each time you restart VirtualDJ.
A detection window will appear next asking to use or not the pre-defined audio setup with the built-in sound card of the DJM-250MK2.
Click on the "Use Soundcard" button if speakers are connected to the Master Output of the DJM-250MK2. You can still change that from Settings->AUDIO tab.
Click to OK.
The unit is now ready
to operate with VirtualDJ.
The unit should be visible in the CONTROLLERS tab of Config and the “factory default
” available/selected from the Mappings drop-down list. The factory default Mapping offers the functions described in this Manual, however those can be adjusted to your needs via VDJ Script actions.
Find more details athttp://www.virtualdj.com/wiki/VDJ8script.html
The unit has a pre-defined Audio setup and a special button in the AUDIO tab of Config to provide that.
Please read the manual of DJM-250MK2 for further functionality https://www.pioneerdj.com/en/support/documents/djm-250mk2/
For further software settings please refer to the User Guides of VirtualDJ 8. http://www.virtualdj.com/manuals/virtualdj8/index.html
The Pioneer DJM-250MK2 offers a built-in audio interface with 4 stereo Outputs and 4 stereo Inputs. The Inputs are determined by the Input Select switchers at the top panel of the unit.
The USB Output Channels can be set to different modes via the Pioneer DJM-250MK2 Setting UtilityHow to open the DJM-250MK2 Utilities:For Windows computer:
From VirtualDJ Settings
AUDIO tab, click on the ASIO button,
or from Windows Desktop, click [START] menu
[Pioneer DJM-250MK2 Settings Utility]For Mac OSX computer:
Click [MACINTOSH HD] icon
[Pioneer DJM-250MK2 Settings Utility]
VirtualDJ is offering DVS (Digital Vinyl System) support for the Pioneer DJM-250MK2 . A Timecode Plus or Pro Infinity license is required. http://www.virtualdj.com/buy/index.html
Up to 2 Timecode Inputs are available to control any software decks via Timecode CDs or Vinyls. Connect your Timecode devices at the rear panel of the Pioneer DJM-250MK2 to the Inputs 1,2 and/or 3,4 using the LINE or PHONO sockets depending on the connected device.
Make sure the Input switchers at the top panel are set to USB position.
Open the Pioneer DJM-250MK2 Setting Utility and set the USB Channel Outputs 1/2 and 3/4 to the appropriate mode.
In this example (as shown in the side picture), 2 Timecode Vinyls (turntables) have been connected to CH1 and CH2 PHONO Inputs
Close the Settings Utility
Open the AUDIO tab of VirtualDJ Settings and click on the TIMECODE button. VirtualDJ will then auto-create 2 Timecode Inputs. Pioneer DJM-250MK2 – Audio Setup with 2 Timecode Inputs
Click to APPLY
on your timecode CD and/or Vinyl device and VirtualDJ will automatically detect your Timecode type and make the appropriate adjustments for best performance.
Open the TIMECODE tab
of the VirtualDJ Settings and choose the CALIBRATE
button if for any reason the signal is not detected (possibly due to reversed phase connections).
Click on the ON
buttons from the TIMECODE panels of the Default Skin to enable the Timecode control to any software deck.
The Pioneer DJM-250MK2 is offering a Record Output channel which by default is used to record your mix (and Aux/Mic Inputs) via VirtualDJ Record function.
Just make sure the USB 5/6 Output is set to REC from the Pioneer DJM-250MK2 Utilities
Pioneer DJM-250MK2 Audio Setup - Record Input
Pioneer DJM-250MK2 Utilities - REC OUT
Open the MASTER
center panel of the VirtualDJ GUI and click to the REC
button (or BCAST for broadcasting) to record your mix.
For further Technical features and specifications, visit Pioneer DJM-250MK2
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