Pioneer DJ DDJ-SX3 Support

Pioneer DJ DDJ-SX3

The latest edition of the revolutionary DDJ-SX series is finally here. The Pioneer DJ DDJ-SX3 adds powerful Serato DJ Pro features and expanded connectivity to the familiar layout that DJs know and love. This controller is fully supported in Serato DJ Pro 2.0.3 and is available to buy from your local Pioneer Dealer.

The original DDJ-SX was a game-changing piece of DJ hardware that brought controller DJing to the forefront of the industry. The DDJ-SX3 builds on this legacy by adding all the necessary features to take your DJing to the next level.

Three Mic inputs bring a whole new level of flexibility for the mobile DJ, with a dedicated Mic input on the front keeping the four channels free. Dual USB inputs allow for seamless changeovers or have twice the fun with back-to-back performances with two laptops connected.

Also new to the DDJ-SX3 are Sound Color FX for each channel. Get creative with your mixes using the four high quality FX - Filter, Echo, Jet and Noise FX. These can be combined with Serato’s dynamic iZotope FX for unique and textured blends.

The DDJ-SX3 includes vouchers for Serato Flip and Pitch ‘n Time DJ. You can master these features with the new dedicated hardware controls, allowing instant and intuitive control of key-related functions and Serato Flip.

For a more detailed breakdown of this innovative new controller, click HERE.

Pioneer DJ DDJ-SX3 Top Down

Key Features
  • Dual USB Ports
  • Three Mic inputs, with Mic FX
  • Sound Color FX with Echo, Filter, Noise and Jet options
  • 16 RGB performance pads with 11 performance modes
  • Serato Pitch 'n Time DJ and Flip licences included, with dedicated hardware controls
  • Paid upgrade to Serato DVS
  • Unlocks Serato DJ Pro when plugged in

Download Serato DJ Pro 2.0.3

Comments (25)

Asu 4:19 AM - 1 June, 2018
I can finally upgrade from my original SX...2 USB's is a big deal for this size of the effects and 2 XLR mics...this is pro gear right here.
Veks 8:43 AM - 1 June, 2018
Where is new scratch pad mode from SB3? Please add it :)
Asu 6:57 PM - 1 June, 2018
Where is new scratchpad mode from SB3? Please add it :)

that's for the SB3's a learning/beginners feature...this here is pro're supposed to know how to do that already lol
DJREIZINHO 10:38 PM - 6 June, 2018
When are you going to release?
Asu 6:20 AM - 14 June, 2018
When are you going to release?

i think it's shipping out this weekend in the USA
zamir 4:45 PM - 26 June, 2018
Buenos Días

Es necesario y urgente que se unan con plataformas como ESPOTIFY en donde ambas empresas ganarían, pero lo mas importante los DJ. y los asistentes a eventos que solicitan canciones muy personales, se debería tener una alianza estratégica para ganar mas personas a este fabuloso Software y Hardware.
Eirlyslee 7:39 AM - 27 June, 2018
Oh, great, your article gives me useful information and a fresh perspective on the subject.
Acacia 4:00 AM - 28 June, 2018
The DJs are great and exciting, I love listening to DJs, they are tired
DL GLENN DOE 3:48 PM - 6 July, 2018
i just bought the ddj sx3 and im using a hp laptop,BEEN using a ddj sr with no problems...BUT with the sx3 the pro software don't recognize it.called pioneer support and said its the software having problems running on my com..but ive been running pro on my ddjsr...
luis miguel pozo block 10:16 PM - 7 July, 2018
i just get the ddjsx3 and the aux/mic channels are not workings tried once and it works but not anymore, if i connect the computer with usb everithing is fine but not the aux.I need help
JOHN JOHN 11:06 PM - 9 July, 2018
DDJ SX3 has problem with Master volume in software this freeze don't move
Dj A.Sauce 1:22 AM - 11 July, 2018
DDJ SX3 has problem with Master volume in software this freeze don't move

Having same issue and I also want to know if there’s a way to adjust backspin on the platters
DJ CoreyL 2:52 PM - 14 July, 2018
love the ddj sx3 but last night in the middle of a gig the songs started skipping to random parts of the song... then the board just powered down.... wtf has anyone else had this problem???
ishstylz 7:50 PM - 14 July, 2018
Got the new SX3! Love the new features BUT.... it froze on me 3 times during a set! Not sure if it’s because I was outdoors in 94 degrees ( I’ve been out in hotter weather with no problem). I restarted the controller & everything seemed fine for a few minutes but froze again. Do I need to update the firmware? Not sure if anyone else has had this issue. HELP!
dj alexx one 4:39 PM - 17 July, 2018
the board just powered down ?anybody know why )
damian wells 9:29 PM - 17 July, 2018
I got the sx3 and it’s great ,for ten minutes ! Then my right deck freezes and won’t play ,restart serato and works for a while then freezes again,restart MacBook,now works for a bit and then the left deck freezes ,?!?
I have updated everything I can,uninstalled serato,reinstalled it ,drivers the lot !
Nothing fixes the issue
DJ Tecniq 7:20 PM - 21 July, 2018
For those having issues i recommend a clean install of your operating system if that doesn’t fix it then the board is defective. Updating from a previous OS can cause system issues which is why a fresh install of the OS is best. You shouldn’t have issues with a fresh install but if you do than something is prob wrong with the board which is a fault of Pioneer.
DJ Grant D 1:50 PM - 23 July, 2018
I too had two gigs this weekend turn into complete disasters when my DDJ-SX3 would start playing a song, turn the song to static then complete fail to respond when the audio would drop out to nothing. Changed to back up Macbook Pro, same situation happened again. Swapped USB cables, increased audio buffer, shut down every available process and service, still no luck.

No firmware updates posted for this unit.

Such a terrible weekend I am looking at different controllers.
beezwax 8:45 AM - 26 July, 2018
I had trouble with mine on first gig - totally locked up and wouldn't even work properly as a mixer. Changing USB ports worked as a temporary fix so that's worth a try if anyone else has a problem!

Hopefully they will release new firmware soon to fix these issues!!
Mark092 4:18 PM - 26 July, 2018
Hi to all. I have problems with DDJ SX3 :
Volume levels increase and decrease on its own

Headphone cue button suddenly causes one of the songs to restart to the beginning of the song. Almost acting as if it was a cue point button

Song would restart to the beginning of the song by itself.

Master volume in software this freeze don't move.

my sistem is :
MacBook Pro ( 13-inch, Early 2015)
2,7 GHz Intel Core i5
8 gb ram
Intel Iris Graphics 6100 1536 MB
I am attaching the video link : https

Please i need help 🙏🏻

I haven't had assistance from Pioneer and not from the store...because the problem is located in the software...
Mike Sr 11:32 PM - 29 July, 2018
Hello, I recently purchased a Pioneer DDJ SX3 and I'm having a hard time figuring out how to get sound out of mic 3. It's turned on and the level is half. Can someone help me?
Mike Sr 3:22 AM - 30 July, 2018
I figured it out; you have to power off everything before making new connections. Tks
DJ 9:22 AM - 6 August, 2018
Please make also a Ticket to Pioneer DJ?
Use the "recordbox"-Tickets. It would be the best way to communicate with the DDJ-SX3 engineers to identify the root cause. Doesn't matter, if it is a "SERATO DJ PRO-Gear", they are the same Support People!

But with many Tickets Pioneer DJ also have something to do. I allready have Problem and Pioneer DJ works on it.

Thank you very much for your kind cooperation.

Best regards,
DJ BIS 6:00 AM - 8 August, 2018
I figured it out; you have to power off everything before making new connections. Tks

A reboot is necessary to get mics to work? This seems crazy to me.
Can anybody else confirm?
Trakmass 7:26 PM - 13 August, 2018
I purchased 2 of the sx3, and both had the power down issue. Contacted pioneer and there’s no fix as of now. aAs a working dj, I couldn’t keep doing that so I moved on to the DDJ 1000. Hate that I had to move away from serato but...........