The XW-J1 DJ Controller for your iPhone, iPod touch or iPad is ideally suited to mixing music and videos. The controller is equipped with the latest functions and a number of cool effects, so even beginners can use it intuitively for successful performances. As the controller is compatible with iOS, Mac and Windows, the product offers functions that are perfectly coordinated with the popular djay and vjay app from Algoriddim and Deckadance from Image-Line.
Casio XWJ1 VJ / DJ Controller Features
- For mixing music and videos
- Simple and intuitive to operate
- Compact and lightweight
- Compatible with iPhone, iPod touch, iPad, Mac and Windows
- Ideal for use with Algoriddim djay and vjay (MAC/iOS), as well as the Deckadance DJ software from Image-Line (Windows and MAC)
- Featuring integrated VESTAX hardware
- Simple means of integrating existing music libraries (iTunes)
- Song selection on the controller
- Simple in-track navigation
- 3-band EQ and filter per channel
- Audio effects
- Harmonic match (tone identification that enables seamless blending from one song to the next)
- Tempo detection (BPM) and sync function
- Auto loop and cues
- Sampler with sample pads
- Jog wheels for scratching and editing videos
- High-resolution, touch-sensitive jog wheels
- Integrated 24-bit/96-KHz audio interface
- LED level display for each channel
- Multi-stereo output (audio output and headphones simultaneously in stereo)
- Plug and play
- Record and share at the push of a button
Another highlight is the integrated faders and components from VESTAX, a manufacturer that has been committed to producing professional DJ equipment for more than 25 years. Exclusive DJ features such as crossfaders, EQ, filters, effects and even auto loops and cue points are available without restriction. And thanks to the Auto-Sync, Harmonic Match and Tempo Detection functions, even beginners can instantly achieve smooth transitions! The integrated sound card means that amplifiers and headphones can be connected directly to the controller — no additional equipment is required.
Whether it is a music mix or a video mashup — share your performance with friends simply by pressing a button!
An all-in-one VJ / DJ controller for iOS devices and PCs
The XW-J1 is an all-in-one VJ / DJ controller for mixing music and videos using the djay app for iTunes and the vjay video mixing app from Algoriddim GmbH. Take advantage of state-of-the-art features to mix and DJ music or create video mashups using songs and videos from your device libraries. Record your mixes and save them to your iTunes library and remix videos and create soundtracks using songs from your library.
The XW-J1 connects to a Mac with a USB cable or to an iPad, iPhone, or iPod device with a built-in 30-pin dock connector and features plug-and-play capability to instantly take control of the djay software or app. You’re ready to mix and scratch with no bothersome set-up procedure. The controller fully supports all djay platforms (Mac, iPod, iPad, iPhone) and seamlessly integrates with iTunes so you can mix music from your iTunes library. A 30 pin to 8 pin Lightning plug adapter is included.
Video and audio mashups
It’s a snap to create mashups and live visuals using videos on your iPad and iPhone. You can easily create soundtracks for your videos using songs from your iTunes library and remix it all with vjay's powerful visual and audio effects.
Creative video effects
Scratch your videos with the jogwheels and tweak your audio and video with the Loop, FX, and transition controls.
Sophisticated audio capabilities
Algoriddim’s vjay software has every advanced audio feature found in djay. Use the XW-J1’s intuitive controls to cue, scratch, and loop and blend your mix with EQ.
Perfect integration with your iTunes library
The XW-J1 and djay give you instant access to all your existing songs and playlists on your Mac, iPad, iPhone and iPod Touch using the familiar iTunes library screen.
Browser navigation is directly integrated into the XW-J1. Selecting and replaying songs from an application or Mac library is as easy as pressing a single button on the XW-J1.
Easy in-track searching
The two Touch Strip controls enable you to search and access any point of a playing song without missing the beat.
Share your talent
Record your mix and directly save it to your iTunes library. Recorded mixes are easy to share and exportable in AIFF format.
Powered by Vestax
The XW-J1 delivers all the legendary quality of Vestax professional hardware. The mixer controls are built using high quality faders and rotary knobs.
Sound blending with EQ and filters
The 3-band EQ and high definition filters smoothly blend one song into another, allowing you to create your own sound identity.
Harmonic Match for in-key mixes
djay automatically detects the keys of songs playing on the left and right turntables and puts them in the same key, enabling seamless blending of songs. Match a song to songs of the same key in your iTunes library.
djay’s sophisticated on-the-fly song analysis calculates the beats per minute (BPM) and exact location of each beat, laying the groundwork for a host of other features including Auto-Sync and beat-synchronized FX.
Advanced audio FX
Spice up your mix with a host of professional real-time audio effects with an easy to use one-touch grid for instant FX, a more advanced custom panel.
Use Auto-Loop to continuously loop part of a song or remix live using Bounce-Loop to mash up your song, all in perfect sync with the beat.
Use the live sampler to add short snippets into the mix by recording and replaying your favorite tunes. Use the dedicated Sampler Pads to jam along with the tracks.
High-resolution, touch-sensitive jogwheels enable you to scatch and remix just like you would with vinyl records.
The XW-J1 is equipped with a studio-grade audio interface, providing premium sound quality with high-quality output of 24bit/96KHz. Asynchronous transfer mode enables faithful conversion of digital data into analog audio output.
The XW-J1 is the first DJ controller to support multi-channel output, which means iOS6 device users can DJ using multi-channel audio for full stereo output, just like with a professional DJ setup.
Ultra-lightweight, slim body
The XW-J1 features an ultra-lightweight, slim body that weighs only 1.45 kg, so you can take it with you anywhere in a carrying bag or backpack. Since the controller is USB bus-powered, no power adapter is required. This superb portability makes the XW-J1 perfect for DJing at parties or other occasions.A soft carring case is included.
Plug and play
Once connected to a Mac (USB) and Windows or to an iPhone, iPad or iPod touch (30-pin connector), the XW-J1 instantly takes control of the djay software or app. Audio connections are simple: just connect your powered speakers or stereo system to the RCA outputs and your headphone to the 1/4" jack output and you're ready to rock the party!
On Windows, it corresponds to the DJ software Deckadance of Image-Line's.
Perform until dawn
Your fun is no longer limited by battery lifetime. When using XW-J1 with iPad, iPhone or iPod touch, the XW-J1 charges your iOS device via the 30-pin connector. You can mix all night long without worrying about running out of power.