Pioneer’s new CDJ-850 Media Player
Pioneer has announced a new DJ digital media player – CDJ-850, inspired by Pioneer’s professional CDJ series, the new media player has the same layout design as the pro level models from Pioneer.
The CDJ-850 comes with a large 206 mm jog dial, a rotary selector, browse buttons and browse buttons integrated within the display. It is compatible with MP3, AAC, WAV and AIFF digital audio formats recorded on USB storage devices or CD-R/RW discs. The media player also ships with rekordbox Software, which makes easier to analyze and organize your music library – analyze data such as the Wave, Beat Grid, BPM, and ID3 Tag of music files, create cues and loops settings, create and edits playlists, save history of music files played on the CDJ-850, has USB export capability, and more.
“With the increasing popularity of the DJ art form and culture, we understand the importance of creating products for all levels of DJ skill sets. Our aim with the new CDJ-850 is to ensure that DJs get to enjoy similar innovative features and design to those found in our flagship CDJ-2000 and CDJ-900 players, and get to experience the best product for their needs,” said David Arevalo, senior marketing manager, Professional Sound and Visual division for Pioneer Electronics (USA) Inc.
Additional features of the CDJ-850:
- Auto Beat Loop function creates a beat loop with a touch of a button.
- Four levels of settings can be made for the maximum variation range of a song’s tempo (±6%, ±10%, ±16% and WIDE)
- Resume functionality plays music from where it was left off when removed and later reloaded.
- Excellent vibration-resistance due to built-in Shock-Proof Memory4 and Floating Architecture.
The Pioneer CDJ-850 will be available in August 2010 with a suggested retail price of $999.