- What technical specifications motivated your choice?
Traktor of reputable, sound card
- For what purpose? Home accessories and rare
- What is your config (motherboard / CPU / Ram / Hard ,...)?
Athlon64 dual core, 2g ddr ...
- Which instruments or Systmes (console, prampli, DTD ...) you use it and how connections? ... Technics SL1210 MK2, Pioneer DJM700
- Installation is it without problem? Yes
- Have you experienced any incompatibility? Not
- The configuration gnrale is easy? Yes trs simple
- The manual is clear and sufficient? ... Yes
- This software + hardware configuration is stable? For now, yes!
- How long have you use it? 2 months
- What is the particular feature you like best and least?
+ Put simply classic vinyl with the table selector (phono / line) that the PC is teind or not! And incredible stability!
the - the loading times a little along the way, (15-20 sec) but when we know we do it in advance, nothing mchant
I went through Mixvibes few years ago, and frankly has had nothing to do!
Stability simplicity of use, instalation, and rglages ...
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spacewink's review (This content has been automatically translated from French)
To mix my own material on vinyl (I'm DJ and I produce Dubstep)
A simple ultra sound card, the connections all-in-one "with the cables of colors
For what purpose?
I mix in the evenings, bar, concerts, free parties, wherever the wind leads me (I say that I do not scratch)
What is your config?
Macbook 2007 and Turntables gemini cardboard and paste table behringher plastic (I'm poor and I do not care because at night I always mix the MK2 and the Ecler Nuo 5 buddies, niark niark)
The installation is done it without problems?
Have you experienced any incompatibilities?
The general configuration is easy?
The manual is clear and sufficient? ...
Installation without any concern, activation is rapid and registration in line with the short questionnaire makes us feel chouchouttés, it heats in times of crisis or I slap a month of food in general archi Traktor Scratch DuoConfig simple, even bugg where it takes me an average of 2-4 minutes to reboot and reconfigure everything.
A cozy anecdotes: at night the sound card has ceased to be recconnue 5 minutes before it was my turn to play (I did the updates), it took me 3 minutes to download the latest driver from the audio4DJ (connected to WiFi on the line of the concert hall), install, restart, just time pr dj who played before me put a bit more, DJ of the future, welcome!
No inconsistency, we can just leave the cables connected without the sound card and the sound of real vinyl goes anyway! So a user can connect to Serato cables of traktor in the middle of the night to play (it happened at a party where there were DJs on vinyl, one on traktor serato and I) was just had to replace my audio sound card 4 by Rane
I opened the manual once when I had to use it with Timecode CDs, this is not the textbook that is clear is the software!
What is the configuration of your computer? (Motherboard / CPU / Ram / Disk / sound card ..)
The software works he correctly on this configuration?
What performance? (If quantifiable)
This software + hardware is stable?
At home: iMac 24 "2.80 and qqes Ghz, 4GB RAM
On stage: Macbook 13 "2.66 4GB RAM GhzAbsolument no worries, I had once some slowdown in afficharge monitoring playback software, but nothing changed on reading and mix. Besides, I said that I do not watch the screen on stage, usually I leave the computer plugged in the table does not make the Geek on stage <img class="smiley" src="/images/audiofanzine/interface/smileys/icon_wink.gif" alt="" /> I've never seen a difference with Serato to me what are exactly the same except that traktor has a few effects and a MIDI management: more for less!
For how long have you been using it?
What thing do you like most/least about it?
Did you try many other models before getting this one?
What is your opinion about the value for the price?
Knowing what you know now, would you make the same choice? ...
I use it for 6 months, I have easily play 20 times in the evenings and all day at home the rest of the time
I tried Serato, I was less convinced, I did not like the interface too dark, especially the price!
The value for money is simply insane: I bought some vinyls to 300euros per month, now for the same price on sites like beatport e I help what mix for ages, and especially I can finally play my songs and those of my friends!
We can prepare his playlist on the train, arrived on scene they left the computer in a corner, it turns off the screen and it is as a DJ on vinyl: to change the song we only had to return the vinyl, ideal for those who, like myself, prepare well their sets and chain fast enough
-Software can work without records or sound card (I did it with just a turn of Evolution UC33 once)
I found no less than may be that I managed to turn the lot with the computer closed (now that I think I just have not tried it yet, as it works!)
I would do without any concern that choice and I heartily recommends that they have all the DJs that I meet for 6 months (OR should I pay a hell of a promoter)
Use with Timecode and real vinyl. Alternative to buying cd turntables.
Technics turntables, table & H
-The sound quality is good with digital uncompressed files.
-The system is time-coded vinyl bluffing, touch is very realistic.
-The system is completely robust in use with Timecode: Need for new cells, disk clean (new is better. The change regularly). Dust slides under your cell .. it works poorly. Your vinyl is scratched or dirty Timecoded at 2:51 .. all your songs will bugue at 2:51 in the evening. A small electrostatic parasitic on the left channel of your cell ... your sound will play backwards. In short, as with the use of CD decks.
-This system was not designed to use "traditional" (with real vinyl) because it is impossible to bypass the interface without loss of quality on the phono signal. I am very unhappy about this, hence my note severe. Indeed, to bypass the signal you have two options:
1. Bypass physics, by using "multicore cables" NI home (which will soon disappear from the sale). Whatever you do, the interface significantly affects the phono signal, even passively (cease supplying the interface, usb power supply. Externally, it kif kif). Disconnect the audio cables to the interface, where you find cons with your phono signal pure. Thank you input impedance.
2. Bypass software, meaning you use the preamps and signal processing chain of the interface. (CAN Preamp NAC). In this case you can count on the quality of the components of the processing chain of the interface.
Conclusion: Unable to retrieve the analog signal without phono get hurt.
For people who do not use vinyl, I think this product can be very convenient.
With CDs timecoded I think that the interface behaves better than vinyl but I have not personally tried. (You can however find the use of CDs timecoded very metaphysical ...)
I do not understand the enthusiasm aroused by this product. I recommend to those who want to play vinyl and are demanding with the sound quality.