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Pioneer releases gold HDJ-1500, entry-level DDJ-SB2

Pioneer releases gold HDJ-1500, entry-level DDJ-SB2
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Pioneer released two new additions to its wide range of DJing equipment—the Warm Gold HDJ-1500 headphones and the entry-level DDJ-SB2 controller.

Flawless sound production, absolute comfort, and excellent durability are the hallmarks of Pioneer’s popular HDJ-1500 series. But now, DJs can also choose from the black, silver, white, and the newly launched gold HDJ-1500 models which headphones go best with their style.

Aspiring DJs can have uncompromised control with the DDJ-SB2 entry-level controller for Serato DJ Intro and Serato DH. The two-channel DDJ-SB2 boasts all the features of the original DDJ-SB, including Filter Fade and Performance Pads. You can also add a trim pot, level meters, the Pad Trans beat effect, and 4-deck control on the DDJ-SB2.

HDJ-1500-N headphones

Deep bass notes and clear mid to low frequencies are provided by the HDJ-1500’s 50mm drivers, rare earth magnets. and 38μm thick diaphragms, while its high output levels ensure pristine sound at loud volumes. A ground-breaking sound chamber eliminates background noise, and the lightweight build, hinged ear cups, and interchangeable foam ear pads give DJs a comfortable fit even over long periods.



  • Available in gold, black, silver and white
  • 50mm driver units
  • Proprietary soundproofing chamber
  • Lightweight, rugged magnesium alloy headband and hinges
  • Low-resilience urethane memory foam ear pads (can be changed for HDJ-EP01 open-cup leather ear pads, sold separately)
  • Replaceable cable
  • Carrying pouch included



DDJ-SB2 entry-level controller

The DDJ-SB2 is hugely popular with beginners and hobbyist DJs, thanks to its intuitive, plug-and-play control of Serato DJ Intro and Serato DJ, as well as the controller’s innovative Filter Fade that lets DJs mix seamlessly and adjust the volume and bass filter with just one hand. You now got a spare hand to unleash creativity using the tactile Performance Pads and buttons to trigger samples, FX, loops, and cues.

The USB-powered DDJ-SB2 is more compact and portable than its pro-DJ stable mates, the DDJ-SX2 and DDJ-SZ, but offers the same intuitive layout, high-quality build, and many advanced features.

Bundled with Serato DJ Intro, the DDJ-SB2 will be available on October 2015.

Intuitive controls for a physical performance
The DDJ-SB2’s layout mirrors Serato DJ Intro and Serato DJ interface, so getting hands on with the controller’s buttons and dials is second nature. Tactile controls include:

  • Performance Pads
  • Large jog wheels
  • New trim pot and level meters
  • Manual filters on each channel

Filter Fade and Trans effect take beginners beyond mixing
The DDJ-SB2 is packed with features to help beginners hit the ground running, such as:

  • New quantized Trans beat effect
  • Filter Fade

Plug-and-play with Serato DJ Intro and Serato DJ Upgrade Ready
The DDJ-SB2 is the first controller at this price point to let DJs perform with all four of Serato DJ Intro’s decks. Deck 3 and Deck 4 have their own buttons to allow seamless switching.

Plus there are dedicated controls for all of Serato DJ Intro’s features including four Hot Cues and four samples. The controller has two FX units per channel with six FX to choose from, and DJs can manipulate the parameters using a central Level/Depth dial.

DJs can upgrade to Serato DJ for intuitive control of even more cue points, samples, and loops, plus advanced features such as Slip Mode, record, and FX Powered by iZotope.

Professional design and build
Made with premium materials and audio circuitry, the DDJ-SB2 is both stylish and built to last.

Other features

  • USB powered
  • Built-in sound card
  • MIC input
  • MIDI compatible


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