The Pioneer CDJ850 CD/MP3/USB Player & Controller represents the next generation of Pioneers CDJ professional series.
The Pioneer CDJ850 CD player adopts many of the technical advances made in the industry standard pro-series versions and invites all levels of DJs to create, perform and share mixes like a professional. Pioneer is dedicated to bringing DJs the best audio/video and live performance products. For newer DJs looking to elevate and greatly enhance their performance and creativity, Pioneers CDJ850 delivers enhanced mixing features, excellent audio quality and a new platform for them to share their music.
Inherits the exacting control features of our professional series
In addition to the large 206 mm jog dial, which makes it a snap to freely control its functions, the CDJ-850 inherits the layout of the professional series and its ease of use, including the rotary selector, browse buttons and other useful functions. Its closeness to the operability of the pro series will please every home DJ.
Compatible with a variety of media and formats
Allows the home DJ to enjoy using all kinds of music formats and media as the CDJ-850 is compatible with the MP3, AAC, WAV and AIFF formats recorded on USB storage devices or CD-R/RW discs.
Comes with rekordboxTM, the music management software that supports an easy DJ life.
Once installed on a PC, rekordboxTM allows the home DJ to analyze music files and manage them (make settings, create and edit playlists and save histories) in a way optimized for DJ play. Analyzes data such as the Wave, Beat Grid, BPM, and ID3 Tag*2 of music files Cue and Loop*3 settings Creating and editing playlists Saving the history of music files played on the CDJ-850
USB Export function simplifies the DJ process
When music files and their associated management data is saved with rekordboxTM and exported onto a USB storage device, they can be accessed by the multi-player even when it is not connected to a PC and thus DJ with the music files using the analysis and management data. As play histories are automatically recorded onto the USB storage device, the sequence of Music File Analysis & Settings→DJ Performance→Prepare for Next Play becomes a snap.
Rich display makes for quick and easy music selection
Our GUI, which makes music file info, such as title, artist, and BPM, easy to grasp, and the easy-to-use rotary selector combine for quick and easy music selection. The WAVE display smoothes out DJ play because it allows the DJ to grasp the flow and dynamics of the whole song.
Equipped with the new editable Tag List function
The CDJ-850 comes with our Tag List function, which allows a song to be easily registered with just the press of a button while playing or selecting a song, so a list of songs to be played next can be created. Further, the order of songs in the Tag List can be changed and the list can be saved as a playlist in rekordboxTM.
Prepared For Any Performance
Adapting to today’s variety of media formats, the CDJ-850 enables playback of MP3, AAC, WAV and AIFF audio files from CDs and USB memory devices. A USB port located on top of the turntable enables users to quickly connect an external storage device such as a hard drive packed with music files, minimizing the need to bring a laptop computer to performances.
The CDJ-850 turntable includes rekordbox™, Pioneer’s proprietary music management software that organizes and catalogs a DJ’s entire music library. When music files are imported to rekordbox, the software analyzes each file and prepares them for use specifically with the CDJ turntable.
Tag List Function
The CDJ-850 comes with our Tag List function, which allows a song to be easily registered with the press of a button while playing or selecting a song, so a future playlist can be created. The order of songs in the Tag List can be changed and the list can be saved as a playlist in rekordbox™.
Advanced Auto Beat Loop
The CDJ-850 generates an auto beat loop by pressing the 1,2,4, or 8 buttons. Creating perfect loops that allow DJ’s more time to blend in transitioning music. The CDJ-850 has 10 beat loop options providing DJ’s with a greater level of performance creativity.
Fully Assignable USB MIDI Functionality
MIDI compatible DJing software can be used via a USB connection to a PC. The CDJ-850 is also compatible with USB HID. By connecting via USB HID, the more complex operations of DJing software can be achieved without using a control disc. It can be used as a PC’s audio interface.
Rich Display For Quick And Easy Music Selection
Our GUI, which makes music file information (such as the title, artist and BPM) easy to grasp, and the rotary selector are combined for quick and easy music selection. The WAVE display smoothes out DJ play because it allows the DJ to grasp the flow and dynamics of the whole song.