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Articles March-April 2021

Step Inside the All New Mondosonic Studio

The all new Mondosonic Studio, located in Ottapalam, Kerela, is a custom Music Production Facility and Studio. With Recording Equipment, Workflows..... read more

Bishwadeep Conceptualizes Sound Design in the Box

Having spent most of his career in Song and Music Recording, Bishwadeep Dipak Chatterjee was constantly toying with the idea of getting involved in designing sound for films..... read more

Celto Acoustique

Established in 2011, CELTO Acoustique is a premium manufacturer of professional audio products for the events and install industry. Founder, owner and CEO - Arthur Felix first displayed his entrepreneurial skills at the age of 14 when he built..... read more

Acoustically OdBle

With Vijay Benegal and Mujeeb Dadarkar

Vijay Benegal and Mujeeb Dadarkar have between them more than 4 decades of extensive experience in the audio industry in India. They have done it all, from recording and mixing for ad films, to doing live sound for renowned artistes..... read more

All About Music, the Marantz Story

In conversation with Joel Sietsem and Alankara Santhana

Marantz has established a strong foundation in the industry with their High fidelity audio systems since the 1970s. Marantz designs products that have intricate detail..... read more

Acoustic and Audio System Design for Small Rooms - PART 6

By - Rahul Sarma, CEO, Menura Acoustic Labs in collaboration with Sound Wizard

We started this series with the definition of a small room, and went on to discuss wave interactions. We continued onto sound isolation, absorption and diffusion in parts 2 and 3. Parts 4 and 5 covered system design goals and finally how to optimize a system..... read more

Studio Showcase

If you had a sign above every Studio door saying ‘This studio is a Musical Instrument’ it would make such a different approach to recording.” - Brian Eno..... read more

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XDJ-1000MK2 and XDJ-700 Compatible with Traktor Pro 3


Native Instruments’ TRAKTOR PRO 3 DJ software is now compatible with the USB - HID control feature of XDJ-1000MK2 and XDJ-700 multi players. This comes under the Pioneer DJ Certification Program, an initiative to evaluate products from other companies and certify them as compatible with the DJ gear.

The XDJ-1000MK2/XDJ-700 can be used to intuitively control TRAKTOR PRO 3 including scratching and tempo adjustment. The deck also displays track titles, artwork, and other information from the software to quickly select the next track without looking at the computer.


Registered users can download the latest version of TRAKTOR (version 3.3.0) for free to use USB-HID control with the XDJ-1000MK2/XDJ-700. Also update the firmware for the XDJ-1000MK2 to ver. 1.42, and for the XDJ-700 to ver. 1.13.

Key Features of Using the XDJ-1000MK2/XDJ-700 with Traktor Pro 3

Intuitive con+trol

Simply plug the PC/Mac into the XDJ-1000MK2/XDJ-700 and control TRAKTOR PRO 3. Intuitively scratch and use performance features including loops, tempo adjustment, and play/cue, linked to the software.

TRAKTOR PRO 3 DJ software

Track information on XDJ’s screen

Text information, artwork images, and waveform (XDJ-1000MK2 only) from the tracks in TRAKTOR PRO 3 are displayed on the XDJ’s high-resolution screen, so it can be found quickly and tracks can be selected by using the rotary selector on the deck.

Audio output device

The XDJ’s built-in sound card can be used to output audio signals from TRAKTOR PRO 3 without the need for an external audio interface.