Pioneer Turns $799 RMX-1000 Into An iPad App


Pioneer has introduced RMX-1000 for iPad – a tactile app that lets you add high-quality FX via Audiobus and Inter-App Audio.

Originally launched in 2012, the hardware RMX-1000 is a popular effector that can be used in the studio and for DJ performances. The RMX-1000 app emulates the hardware to deliver touchscreen control of Scene FX, Isolate FX, X-PAD FX and Release FX.


  • X-PAD FX: Trigger pre-assigned samples in time with the BPM and use the X-PAD to repeat samples at different speeds.
  • SCENE FX: Build up and break down tracks by combining ten types of FX.
  • RELEASE FX?Elegantly exit complex FX combinations and return to the original track using Back Spin, Vinyl Brake and Echo.
  • ISOLATE FX?Alter the rhythm and timbre of the music by adjusting the Hi/Mid/Low frequencies, and add three types of FX.
  • The parameters of many of the FX can be customized
  • Create unique sounds and experiment with your own style.
  • Supports Audiobus (bought separately) and Inter-App Audio to become a full-blown music production tool

No official video demo is currently available. Here’s an unofficial video demo, via thesoundtestroom:

RMX-1000 is available for US $9.99 in the App Store.

If you’ve used RMX-1000, leave a comment and let us know what you think of it!

10 thoughts on “Pioneer Turns $799 RMX-1000 Into An iPad App

  1. I bought one of these for helping me transition between songs in my live PA and I love it. Some of the effects are pretty cliche but it really is a very powerful little machine. That said I only paid $400 for mine, I don’t think I would have paid $800 for it. Also I would much rather have the hardware than the ipad app, I think this is one of those pieces of equipment that you really need to touch to really get get the most out of it.

  2. Nice to see all that iPad Apps. Where is the news that Microsoft fixed the timing issue with Cubase?
    Are we yet now all only hipsters with gadgets or still some real users left here? 😉
    Please dislike that comment! 🙂

  3. If this software could program the hardware module with a broader library of effects in the way the new Roland aira “demora” etc can have their effects changed by computer, then that would suddenly make these things far more useful in far more genres of music.

    But I agree the hardware is required for the feel of this device.

    And this thing is so cheesy, seriously, we will look back in 20 years on this, in the way we look back on Barbie and The Rockers of the 80s.

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