Pioneer will release this month the third version of its DDJ-WeGO entry-level MIDI controller for DJs.
The DDJ-WeGO3 is compatible with the Serato Intro, Traktor Pro 2, Virtual DJ Limited Edition and Algoriddim djay on Mac and/or PC, as well as djay 2 on iPhone/iPod Touch and iPad. It can also charger your iDevice while connected to a computer for it uses the power supplied by the USB port. The controller can also be connected to a wall plug.
This third version sports a new look with a brushed aluminum front panel, available in white or black finish, as well as new Jog wheels with red and blue LEDs that are driven by the new Pulse Control feature. The latter offers three modes: Launch Pulse (red LED) when the track is correctly loaded, FX Pulse for effects and Beat Pulse (blue LED) indicates the tempo and volume with variations in the lightning intensity.
Also new on this DDJ-WeGO3, you can combine multiple effects and control them simultaneously with the jog wheels.
The DDJ-WeGO3 also features a sound card and offers a 1/4” mic input, an RCA Master output, two 1/4” and 1/8” headphone outputs, a USB port and a Dock connector for your iDevice.
Pioneer announces a price of $299 / 299€, note that an optional DJC-WaCAi30 will be available in October for iDevices with 30-pin connectors.
Details about the DDJ-WeGO3 are available at pioneerdjusa.com.
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