A few mixing issues

Discussion in 'DJ's, MC's & Turntablism' started by Scatcat, Oct 7, 2011.

  1. Scatcat

    Scatcat It don't mean shit

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    Using CDJ-400s with DJM-400, all leads are good, but the levels are almost always in the red - even when the channel faders are low, the master volume is down and the trim is turned down a bit?

    It doesn't sound wholly bad til I try to record and the bass just overpowers the whole mix .

    Not really sure what's going on, but any ideas wold be much appreciated.


    ALSO - I'm trying to use "wide" pitching while mixing using USB sticks, but it won't let me - any help on this would also be appreciated.

    Thaafe
     
  2. Harry3

    Harry3 Chuki

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    Confused by "trim turned down a bit". Play a tune with the master volume in the centre and the trim all the way down, then increase the trim until the channel peaks at 0, then increase/decrease master volume until it peaks at 0 too.
     
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  3. jones-e

    jones-e Junglist

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    you might want to check that you have the input (there might be a little switch for phono or line by the input on the back - make sure it is on line) and that the phono/line switch above the eq's is on line too.

    if all the above is OK then Harry3's method is the way forward!
     
  4. Scatcat

    Scatcat It don't mean shit

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    yeh that seems to help - wasn't too sure what trim was haha