The something to hold while spinning a turntable? Pioneer’s HDJ-1500 ($209) could be that thing, if you’d give it a friggin’ chance for once. Pioneer’s new DJ Headphones are for pros, and to be clear I don’t mean prostitutes. Prostitutes are more than welcome to buy them; Pioneer is not prejudiced. Modern courtesans would especially appreciate the sound balance that the HDJ-1500 provides, and the stylish soundproof ear chamber. For the tech-savvy hookers, frequency ranges from 5 Hertz to 30,000 Hz, 32 ohm impedance, and other jargon. Not that I would know anything about prostitutes, who’s asking? But seriously, prostitution is a victimless crime.
Pioneer HDJ-1500 Professional DJ Headphones
Gear By on Apr 12, 2012
Pioneer RMX1000 Remix Station
Gear By on Mar 22, 2012
Using the RMX1000 Remix Station, you have the power to ostensibly cry out “THIS IS THE REMIX” with virtually every song ever. The RMX 1000 is comprised of input and output RCA and quarter-inch plugs, a USB port, and a plethora of knobs and flashing buttons. Think of it as a “My First Music Mixer”. Make an entire song of out of drops to confuse and frighten all the dubstep fans using the Remixbox software. The included SD card makes your sickest mixes portable, and the four canned effects settings ensures your beats always come out smelling fresh.
Limited White Edition Pioneer CDJ-2000 & DJM-900Nexus
Gear By on Jan 24, 2012
While the term “Disc Jockey” seems likely to pop up in the “Ancient Things for 100, Alex” category, DJ equipment is sitting on tech’s cutting edge these days. For example, the Limited Edition Pioneer CDJ-2000 media player and DJM-900nexus mixer are “limited” due to the pretty pearl white color, but your music-making options are anything but limited with these on the table. The CDJ-2000 ($2150) features playback from CD, DVD, USB storage devices (flash and hard drives) and SD cards; 6.1-inch full-color LCD display; and Pioneer’s PRO DJ LINK, enabling multiple digital players to be connected for sharing music files stored on a single USB device and SD card. Starting in February, just 1,000 units of the CDJ-2000 and 500 units of the DJM-900nexus will be produced. Each mixer and player will come with a distinctive plaque engraved with the serial number to indicate its authenticity.
Check out model/dj, Miss Nine, rockin’ the limited edition gear in the video after the jump.
Pioneer SE-CL331 Washable Earbuds
Gear By on Jun 20, 2011
Who here likes sticking sweaty earbuds into their ears? You, with your hand raised. Put on this dunce cap and face the corner. For the rest of us, Pioneer gives us the SE-CL331 ($60), the first washable earbuds. Submersible up to 1 meter, the headphones truly are waterproof, having an IPX7 International Protection Rating. An outer filter with two layer mesh and rubber ring combines with an inner stainless steel plate to protect these from water.
Beyond waterproofing, the earbuds also come with 4 different sized tips, allowing you to customize your fit. Frequency rages from 10 Hz to 20 kHz. Buy the SE-CL331 and never stick brown, grimy earbuds into your ears again.