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Pioneer DJ - DDJ-SX3 - Disposition  


The 8 RGB Pads offer various functions, depending on the selected Pad mode (12 in total).
Each of the 4 Pad mode buttons offers 2 modes (hold SHIFT and then press the PAD MODE button to access the additional mode). 4 additional modes are available when mode buttons are pressed for more than 1 second,.
The modes represent a page of the PADS section on the default VirtualDJ GUI.

  1. PAD MODE: Press any of the 4 available Pad mode buttons to set the Pads to Hotcues, Loop Roll, Slicer or Sampler mode.
    Hold SHIFT down and then press one of the 4 Pad mode buttons to set the Pads to CueLoop, Saved Loop, Beatjump and KeyCue mode.
    Hold Pad mode buttons for more than 1 seconds to select the Scratch, Edit Grid, Sampler FX and Sampler Velocity modes.
    All 12 available Pad modes are explained in details in the next chapters

  2. PADS: The 8 Pads offer different functionality depending on the selected mode. See next chapters for further details.

  3. PARAMETER: These buttons control the Parameters of the selected Pad mode.