SDJ-4000 Virtual DJ MIDI Mapper

In addition to Standalone Player functionality, the SDJ-4000 also has capabilities to control software via USB/MIDI control. This guide will walk you through installation of a mapper to be used with VirtualDJ.

You must have a valid VirtualDJ License to use this mapper. Available from VirtualDj.com

Download the VirtualDJ/SDJ-4000 Mapper File here.

Once you have VirtualDJ installed and the Mapper files downloaded you can proceed with installation as follows:

MAC

  • Unzip the Downloaded Mapper File Package (SDJ4000 Virtual DJ Mapper.zip)
  • Using the Finder navigate to Documents>VirtualDJ>
  • Drag the following files into Documents>VirtualDJ>Devices>
    • Gemini SDJ4000 MIDI.xml
    • Gemini SDJ4000.xml
    • Gemini SDJ4000.png
  • Drag the following file into Documents>VirtualDJ>Mappers>
    • Gemini SDJ4000 mapping.xml
  • Connect SDJ-4000 to your MAC with included USB cable
  • Press MIDI button on SDJ-4000 twice to enter MIDI mode
  • Launch VirtualDJ
  • You will see a NEW DEVICE DETECTED prompt asking to select where your speakers are connected.
    • If you plan to use the SDJ-4000's audio outputs & headphones, select 'SDJ-4000'
    • If you plan to use your MAC's speakers, select 'Computer'
    • Click OK
    • You can now control VirtualDJs functions from the SDJ-4000

WINDOWS

  • Unzip the Downloaded Mapper File Package (SDJ4000 Virtual DJ Mapper.zip)
  • Using the File Explorer navigate to Documents>VirtualDJ>
  • Drag the following files into Documents>VirtualDJ>Devices>
    • Gemini SDJ4000 MIDI.xml
    • Gemini SDJ4000.xml
    • Gemini SDJ4000.png
  • Drag the following file into Documents>VirtualDJ>Mappers>
    • Gemini SDJ4000 mapping.xml
  • Connect SDJ-4000 to your PC with included USB cable
  • Press MIDI button on SDJ-4000 Twice to enter MIDI mode
  • Launch VirtualDJ
  • You will see a NEW DEVICE DETECTED prompt askinf to select where your speakers are connected.
    • If you plan to use the SDJ-4000's Audio outputs & headphones select 'SDJ-4000'
    • If you plan to use your PC's speakers select 'Computer'
    • Click OK
    • You can now control VirtualDJs functions from the SDJ-4000
NOTE ABOUT FUNCTIONALITY:

Not all controls will behave the same in VirtualDJ as they do in SDJ-4000 Standalone mode. Here are some key differences to keep in mind.

Output Routing: 

  • MASTER Knob - Master Output
  • BOOTH Knob - Cue Mix
  • PHONES Knob - Cue Volume

Main FX:

  • SOURCE Knob - Scrolls thru VirtualDJs Effect sections
    • (Deck Effects & Master Effects)
  • EFFECT Knob - Change Selected Effect for current Effect section
  • PARAMETER Knob & DRY/WET Knob - Unused

Deck Focus

  • To change which Deck is in focus hold down the SHIFT button for 3 seconds on the corresponding deck.
    • SDJ-4000 Left Deck - Swaps Decks A&C
    • SDJ-4000 Right Deck - Swaps Decks B&D