Pioneer Electronics (USA) Inc. Professional Sound and Visual Division today announced its next generation DDJ-WeGO2 ultra-compact DJ controller that makes it easy to learn DJing essentials by providing users with a simple means of creating cool and unique mixes with their own music collections. Like its predecessor, the DDJ-WeGO2 offers advanced but easy to use functions and features that make the art of DJing fun and simple including Jog FX, Pulse Control, multi-color LED illumination, Virtual DJ™ Limited Edition DJ software for Windows® and Mac, and additional support for other DJ software such as Algoriddim’s djay®. The DDJ-WeGO2 adds quick connection with iPhone 5 and iPad using only the included Pioneer cable with Lightning connector1, and a Multi-purpose Grip that makes the controller easy to carry as well providing a convenient stand for compatible iOS devices.
The DDJ-WeGO2 will be available in white, black and red to complement the user’s taste, with each color option now covering the entire controller body. The DDJ-WeGO2 colors also match the popular line of HDJ-500 DJ headphones. The controller features multi-color LED backlighting for the Jog wheel and a color-customizable user interface for the included software.
“For everyone who has daydreamed about being a DJ, the new DDJ-WeGO2 offers a cost effective solution to make their dreams a reality until they get more experience and are ready to invest in more professional Pioneer DJ equipment,” said David Arevalo, director of marketing, Professional Sound and Visual Division for Pioneer Electronics (USA) Inc.
DJ Performance Made Easy
The DDJ-WeGO2 utilizes visual prompts and audio cues, built-in effects and other features, and includes accessories to make DJ performances effortless.
The ultra compact DDJ-WeGO2 will be available in October 2013 with a suggested retail price of $429.
1 Devices supporting the included Pioneer cable include iPad (4th generation), iPad mini, ,iPhone 5, iPod touch (5th generation).
2 The djay 2 software is available from the iTunes App Store ($9.99).
3 Please visit http://www.pioneerdjusa.com/gear.aspx?product=DDJ-WeGO2 for information about other supported DJ software.
Pioneer and Pioneer DJ are registered trademarks of Pioneer Corporation.
Djay, djay2 and Algoriddim are trademarks or registered trademarks of algoriddim GmbH.
Windows is a registered trademark of Microsoft Corporation in the United States and other countries.
Virtual DJ is a trademark of Atomix Productions Inc.
Pioneer offers a complete line of professional DJ Equipment through its Professional Sound & Visual Division. Its DJ products are industry standards at clubs, studios, mobile rigs and homes around the world, known for their high quality sound and reliability. For more information, visit www.pioneerdjusa.com.
Pioneer Electronics (USA) Inc. is headquartered in Long Beach, Calif., and its U.S. Web address is http://www.pioneerelectronics.com/. Its parent company, Pioneer Corporation, established in Tokyo in 1938, is a preeminent manufacturer of high-performance audio, video and computer equipment for the home, car and business markets.