Leading DJ technology brand Pioneer DJ has licensed its PRO DJ LINKTM network system to media and real-time visual processing specialist ArKaos … to assist artists, music makers and visual creatives in bringing amazing, vibrant and fluid visual effects to DJ performances, which can come alive with exciting, hypnotic visual effects.
PRO DJ LINK enables lighting, video displays and pyrotechnics to be synched with audio tracks that are being played via a professional DJ set-up.
Widely used by DJs at major shows, events, festivals and clubs worldwide, this set-up will typically include Pioneer DJ’s massively popular CDJ-2000NXS2 Pro-DJ multi player and their DJM-900NXS2 Pro-DJ mixer.
ArKaos can now connect its powerful and popular GrandVJ product to the PRO DJ LINK network using a new specialized App, the PRO DJ LINK Bridge.
The App, which also supports scratching, unleashes the full potential of seamless syncing between visual effects and DJ performances, enabling DJs, event producers, lighting designers, LJs, video creators and VJs to blow away, impress and WOW audiences with incredible, mesmeric multi-sensory live experiences!
Thanks to integration with the Bridge in GrandVJ, visuals can run in perfect harmony, ‘live’ with the music. All lighting and pixel fixtures and video display elements running via Kling-Net, Art-Net, etc., plus any 3D objects that are mapped using the ArKaos Video Mapper for GrandVJ XT can pulse, move and groove to the beat.
Compatible hardware currently includes the following Pioneer DJ devices:
A firmware update for each device - to the latest version – is needed and can be sourced from
GrandVJ is a ground-breaking live video mixer developed by ArKaos for VJs, DJs, clubs, and musicians.
This VJ software runs on macOS or Windows, utilizing MIDI and state-of-the-art live video technologies.
About ArKaos S.A.
ArKaos is a leading media and real-time visual processing specialist.
ArKaos sets the bar high with the development of hardware, real-time video software, and game-changing protocols.
The ArKaos Ecosystem allows for the maximum and most creative control of light and video, in one comprehensive easy-to-use set of tools with its cutting-edge VJ software GrandVJ and professional media server, MediaMaster PRO.
Since the start, ArKaos has established a culture of excellence via strong teamwork and ingenuity. A defining feature of the brand is the management of complex technology and innovation made accessible to the end user. ArKaos collaborates with an imaginative and ground-breaking community of users and is constantly refining its products all the time, maintaining a commitment to simplicity.
About Pioneer DJ
Pioneer DJ Europe Ltd is the subsidiary of Pioneer DJ Corporation responsible for sales and marketing in EMEA. For more than 20 years, Pioneer DJ has been a market leader in the design and production of innovative and cool DJ equipment and software. The company works closely with DJs and clubs to deliver next-generation products that inspire and shape the global dance music scene and has recently launched a new range of musical instruments for production and live performance.
The portfolio includes brands like TORAIZ, Pioneer Professional Audio and Pioneer DJ Radio as well as the social platforms KUVO and DJsounds.
Pioneer DJ Corporation is a privately held company headquartered in Yokohama, Japan, and is led by Chairman Yoshiaki Ide and CEO and President Akio Moriwaki.