Pioneer DJ Wins Best Manufacturer Again!

April 3, 2013 by Mobile Beat Staff Writer

Pioneer IDMA 2013 Awards_300dpi 5inPioneer  DJ  Honored  in  Four  Categories at the 28th Annual International Dance Music Awards

LONG  BEACH,  Calif. – (April 2, 2013) – The Pioneer Electronics (USA) Inc.  Professional  Sound  and Visual Division (Pioneer DJ) made a strong showing at this year’s 2013 Winter Music Conference (WMC) International Dance Music Awards  held  on  March  21st,  winning  four  awards, the prestigious Best Manufacturer of the Year award for 2012, the Best New Product award for its RMX-1000  Remix  Station, Best DJ Mixer/Controller (DJM-2000nexus) and Best CD   Player  (CDJ-2000).   The  awards  highlight  Pioneer’s  technological contributions  to  the  DJ industry and its commitment to bringing the best product offerings and entertainment experiences to the DJ community.

“These  awards  honor  our  team  of  product  planners  and  engineers who continuously  turn  out  technologically  advanced DJ products every year,”
said David Arevalo, senior marketing manager, Professional Sound and Visual Division  for Pioneer Electronics (USA) Inc.  “We’re extremely proud to see
that  Pioneer gear is highly used by DJs of every skill level, and the IDMA honors  we  receive  each  year  are  the  ultimate  stamp  of  approval by enthusiasts, personalities, and the industry.”

WMC  is  considered  to  be one of the most popular music gatherings in the world,   attracting   thousands   of  DJs,  producers  and  music  industry
professionals from over 70 countries. More than 100,000 attendees take part in the week-long annual music event held in Miami, Fla. WMC’s International Dance  Music  Awards (IDMA) is the only longstanding awards event dedicated to  the  electronic  and  dance music industry.  IDMA highlights innovative artists, products and technologies from the previous year.

More  than  two million votes were cast from music enthusiasts to recognize the   most   innovative  and  elite  artists,  DJs,  producers,  equipment,
manufacturers  and  labels  in the business in 56 award categories. Pioneer was  honored  in  the following categories at the 28th Annual International
Dance Music Awards:

Best  Manufacturer  of  the  Year:  Pioneer DJ – Pioneer was honored for  outstanding  contributions  to  the advancement of the industry, winning
IDMA’s coveted Best Manufacturer of the Year award for the sixth year in  a row.

Best New Product: RMX-1000 – First available in March 2012, the RMX-1000    Remix  Station  is  a  technologically  advanced device designed to give    users  the  ability  to create and add a variety of new and unique remix effects, as well as rhythmic sampling capabilities to enhance overall DJ  performances.    The  RMX-1000  incorporates  four  remixing  functions: Isolate  FX,  Scene  FX,  X-Pad  FX  and  Release  FX for simple musical
arrangements  with  intuitive  control.  The  device  includes Pioneer’s remixbox™  editing  software  to  enable users to customize almost every function  and  feature  of  the unit.  Using the included RMX-1000Plugin VST™/AU1  plug-in  software,  users  can  create  the same type of music production  and  effects  while  DJing  on  a  computer.   In  addition, connecting  the  device  to a computer enables it to act as a controller for music production.

Best  DJ  Mixer/Controller: DJM-2000nexus – The high performance digital mixer is designed for today’s professional DJ and is an ideal complement to  Pioneer’s  latest  CDJ  line of players.  The DJM-2000nexus offers a multitude  of features including more music mixing functions (Beat Slice and  Sync  Master),  evolved  Beat  Effects,  Pro  DJ Link, MIDI control capability and excellent sound quality.

Best  CD  Player:  CDJ-2000  – The highly esteemed CDJ-2000 multi-format digital media player has won IDMA’s Best CD Player award four years in a row and features the highest level of mixing and scratching capabilities through proprietary technologies such as rekordbox™ music management and Pro  DJ Link, as well as a 6.1” full color LCD panel, Needle Search, and USB and SD card connectivity.

Pioneer  offers  a  complete  line of professional DJ Equipment through its Professional  Sound  &  Visual  Division.   Its  DJ  products  are industry standards  at  clubs,  studios, mobile rigs and homes around the world, and known  for their high quality sound and reliability.  For more information, visit

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