Mix & scratch with Serato
Thanks to the built-in soundcard, this 2-channel mixer is Serato DJ Pro enabled as soon as you unpack it. Featuring a highly durable Magvel crossfader, inherited from the DJM-900NXS2, the DJM-S3 delivers a smooth and accurate response.
The scratch-friendly layout creates more room for you to be creative in the booth. No need to go easy, the DJM-S3 is built to withstand intense performances. And to bring even more creativity to your performances, you can connect the DDJ-SP1 controller and use its large Performance Pads for tactile control of many Serato DJ Pro features, including its FX.
Built-in sound card
Connect your PC/Mac with a single USB cable to use Serato DJ Pro and mix and scratch your digital files via turntables and the Serato DVS Control Vinyl or compatible multiplayers.
Scratching becomes effortless with the highly responsive Magvel Crossfader. Sharing the same quality as the DJM-900NXS2, the fader is accurate, smooth and durable for more than 10 million movements.
Independent channel filters
Turn the filter knob on each channel to create unique textures. By twisting the parameter knob you can adjust resonance and add tension to your performances.
High quality sound
Hear the true, high-quality sound of your tracks whether you’re playing from digital or analogue sound sources thanks to the mixer’s dithering technology.
The XLR terminal and RCAs deliver premium sound quality on all connections. And the signal GND terminal easily attaches ground wires from analogue turntables.
Two headphone outputs
The DJM-S3 lets you plug both an ¼-inch stereo jack and 3.5-mm mini jack. Pick your size or attach 2 headphones when playing back-to-back.
Serato DJ Pro
Get involved with plug-and-play control of Serato DJ Pro with dedicated buttons for FX and advanced features such as Beat Jump, Slip mode and Quantize. Simply connect your PC/Mac and start playing.
This mixer supports DVS control of Serato DJ Pro software. Plug your PC/Mac into the unit and use the Serato DJ Pro control media – control vinyl or CDs – to intuitively control and scratch with digital audio files stored on your computer.
Compatible DJ Software
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Software System Requirements
Windows® 10, 8.1, 7 (latest service pack)
mac OS Sierra, X 10.11, 10.10 (latest update)
Intel® processor Core™ i7、 i5、i3 1.07 GHz
Memory: 32-bit, 64-bit: 4 GB or more of RAM
USB: Available USB 2.0 port
Free HDD Space: 5GB
Display resolution: 1280 x 720
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What's in the box
Operating Instructions (Quick Start Guide)
20 - 20000 Hz
S/N Ratio Line
< 0.005 % (LINE)
-∞ ~ +6 dB
Sound Colour FX
3 LINE (RCA)
2 PHONO (RCA)
1 MIC (1/4 inch TS Jack)
1 USB B port
1 MASTER (XLR)
1 MASTER (RCA)
2 HEADPHONE MONITOR (1/4 inch Jack, mini-jack)
Different Pioneer products have different warranty periods:
- Pioneer Car Audio – 3 years
- Pioneer HiFi – 3 years – products with a disc tray have a 1 year warranty on the disc mechanism and associated parts, and 3 year warranty on other components
- Pioneer DJ – 3 years for personal / domestic use / 1 year for commercial use
Please contact our service team on (09) 415 6000 or email@example.com to obtain pricing and availability for your part.
Please check our list of Authorised Retailers [here]. Not all products are available from all locations, and some retailers specialize in certain products, eg. Car Audio, DJ.
No – Pioneer Carrozzeria is a Pioneer sub-brand manufactured specifically for the local Japanese domestic market. As such, there is no support for other languages or interfaces except for Japanese.
Possibly – all Pioneer mapping data is provided via a third party external website – Navi Extras. Visit www.naviextras.com and click on the page “Is my device supported?” to check the list of supported devices. Maps of Australia and New Zealand are available for certain devices via download from USD $129.99.
In the first instance, please contact the retailer or reseller that sold you the product. For additional support, please contact our service team on (09) 415 6000 or firstname.lastname@example.org for further advice.
Note the following troubleshooting tips may help for common issues:
- Is the product running the most recent firmware or software?
- Are any devices connected to the product running the lastest version of their firmware or software (ie. are there any outstanding updates to be installed for your connected device?)
- Are the correct drivers installed?
- Has the unit be reset or restarted?
Products requiring service can be sent to our Auckland service centre:
MONACO CORPORATION LTD
Attn: Service Department
231 Bush Road
Ph (09) 415 6000
Please be sure to include a summary of the issue, proof of purchase (if the product is under warranty) and your relevant contact details, including address and phone number.