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Pioneer DJ - DJM-S5  

Advanced Setup

How to open the DJM-S5 Utilities:

For Windows computer:
Click on the ASIO button you will find in the AUDIO tab of VirtualDJ Settings or ...
Click [START] menu [All Programs] [Pioneer] [DJM-S5] [Pioneer DJM-S5 Settings Utility]

For Mac OSX computer: (driver is required to be installed)
Click [MACINTOSH HD] icon [Applications] [Pioneer] [DJM-S5] [Pioneer DJM-S5 Settings Utility]

Timecode (DVS)

VirtualDJ is offering DVS (Digital Vinyl System) support for the Pioneer DJM-S5. Pro Infinity license is required. https://www.virtualdj.com/buy/index.html
Up to 2 Timecode Inputs are available to control any software decks via Timecode CDs or Vinyls.

Both Mixer Channels CH1 and CH2 can accept PHONO (for Timecode Vinyls). CD/LINE (for Timecode CDs)

Connect your Timecode devices at the rear panel of the Pioneer DJM-S5 using the LINE/PHONO RCA inputs depending on the Timecode device and set the top Source select switchers to USB .

Open the Pioneer DJM-S5 Setting Utility and make sure the USB 3/4 and 5/6 Channel Outputs to CH1/CH2 Control tone

Close the Settings Utility

Open VirtualDJ Settings->AUDIO tab and press the Timecode SIGNAL button and press APPLY to add the 2 Timecode inputs to the Audio Setup as shown below.

VirtualDJ Audio Setup for Timecode (DVS)

Press PLAY 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 of the 4 software decks.

Timecode Detection

Timecode buttons - Pro Layout


No adjustment is required in order to record (or/and broadcast) your mix with VirtualDJ. A record input is already pre-configured in the Audio Setup.. Just make sure the USB 1,2 Mixer Output from the DJM-S5 Utilities panel is set to 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.

The dedicated record input will include any Mixer Input such as Microphone, CH or AUX Inputs.


The Pioneer DJM-S5 Setup Utilities offer a few advanced options to choose from, such as the behavior of the Loop buttons, the Fader Start/Stop/Sync feature for the Volume and Cross faders, adjustment for the Crossfader behavior and how the Pad mode buttons will be selected.

Make your adjustments via the PREFERENCES tab of the Pioneer DJM-S5 Utilities

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