Video: A Look at PaceMaker 300 for the BlackBerry PlayBook

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In the above video showcasing PaceMaker 300 for the BlackBerry PlayBook you will see my horrible DJ (Not So Skilled) skills… Back in May during BlackBerry World, PaceMaker reviled to the world their PaceMaker DJ app for PlayBook. PaceMaker was kind enough to offer up an exclusive beta invite to try out the DJ app, with the promise that they would give out the full version after it was released. To get in on the beta all you had to do was stand in line and wait your turn to have the beta application sideloaded to your PlayBook. Well, I was one of the lucky ones to get in line and get the app sideloaded to my PlayBook (actually I was first in line to get the app). Hit the break for more.


Mix the music you love with automatic beat matching, loops and effects. Pacemaker® makes it easy and fun to DJ and with a full set of playback features, pro level audio effects and a crossfader, you have unlimited creative influence over your music!


  • Auto beatmatch – Instantly sync tempo and phase of two tracks by clicking the Sync button.
  • Scratch – Put the needle on the record and scratch like the Grandmaster.
  • Time stretch – Alter and set the tempo of a track ± 100% without affecting pitch/key.
  • Pitch speed – Alter track tempo ± 100% and pitch/key ± one octave in parallel.
  • Pitch bend – Nudge a track into phase.
  • Loop – Create synchronized loops on the fly; set and adjust in-point and/or end-point, split from in-point or end-point, double from in-point or end-point, exit loop and re-loop.
  • Loop travel – Turn on Loop travel and hear the funky sound of a small loop traveling along the sound wave.
  • Reverse – Flip playback direction
  • Cue play – Play track from cue point and revert to cue point when releasing cue button.
  • Set cue point – Search and define starting point of a track with precise control.
  • DJ pause – A stuttering micro loop lets you listen, search and set cue point.
  • FX – Add and adjust single parameter audio effect Hi-cut/Lo-cut ± 1.0.
  • Beat FX – Add and adjust two-parameter audio effects Echo and Roll to dry/wet + 0–100% and Beat at 1/8-8, and Reverb to dry/wet and size to + 0–100%.
  • Kill-all – Instantly mute or re-engage activated audio effects.
  • Track EQ – Temporarily adjust equalization of loaded tracks.
  • Crossfader – Dynamically adjust the output blend between the two channels.
  • Split output – Split output and listen to one track in the headphones while another track is playing in the speakers. All you need is the Griffin DJ Cable.
  • Headphones crossfader – Dynamically adjust what channel blend to listen to in the phones.
  • Halt – Pause everything and continue when ready.
  • Master headphones volume – Adjust volume for headphones output.
  • Gain – Temporarily adjust gain level of loaded track.

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Just the other day I received an email to download PaceMaker 300 right from App World! The download was completely FREE as we were told it would be Thanks PaceMaker!! If you were in on the beta testing make sure you check your email for the download information! Let us know what you think about the app in the comments!

Head on over to App World for the download