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Digital DJing Without An Audio Interface: Traktor DJ Cable

Traktor DJ Cable

What Is the Traktor DJ Cable? In short, the Traktor DJ Cable is a simple audio splitter which takes a stereo output and splits it into two mono audio channels. What this allows a DJ to do is without an external soundcard/audio interface, be able to play a master output and a monitor channel through a single 2 channel output. Native Instruments has created this cable to be especially used with laptops running Traktor Pro or iPad/iPhone/iOS Devices that don’t

Posted in Accessories, Audio Interfaces, DJ Knowledge, Featured Equipment, News

Build Your Own Custom DIY MIDI Controller with KNTRL

DIY DJ MIDI Controller

If you are shopping for a controller for use with a software such as Traktor or Ableton, chances are you will end up browsing a few common models that are built to drive the common functions of a software. This can mean that the controller works well for some aspects but can leave the user wanting in other areas. This may work for some, but not Alex, AKA FuzzyWobble. Alex is currently creating a technology framework to allow you to

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Traktor DJ for iPhone: Best iPhone DJ App

Traktor DJ for iOS

Today Native Instruments released the newest addition to its lineup of Traktor DJ products with Traktor DJ for iPhone and iPod Touch. There has been much hype surrounding the launch of the iPad app and the iPhone version is much the same. There is an iPad iOS app video featuring Richie Hawtin preparing for, and playing a set using his iPad. The great thing about the iPhone/iPod Touch version of the app is that it brings the same high quality

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The Best Vintage DJ Turntable: Technics SL-1200

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Calling this turntable ‘vintage’ might be a bit misleading since it is still the only choice in DJ turntables today. The Technics SL-1200 has had a long history and the end of its 38 year production cycle in 2010. It was and is still is the top DJ turntable. The Technics SL-1200 has had 6 major product revisions over its entire lifespan. Original SL-1200 – Released in 1972. Technics dubbed this player as the “The Middle Class Player System” MK2

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