DVS & vinyl mixing

Discussion in 'DJ's, MC's & Turntablism' started by rj_dnb, Oct 31, 2012.

  1. rj_dnb

    rj_dnb Well-Known Member

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    Ok so I recently got serato and I love it. Cheap tunes, get to play digi only releases etc. However. When I'm mixing I find it very either or. Its dead simple to just click the thru button...but I dont...I either have a mix with my MP3s, or leave it on thru mode and have a vinyl session. Maybe I'm just just still getting used to the setup..who knows. Anyone have anything similar?
     
  2. Teddy

    Teddy 60% Staff Member

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    not sure how u have set it up mate but i just flick the switch above the each channel from line to phono
    take it apart get the manual out and wire it back up would be my best advice
     
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    Forau CONCUSSION RECS

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    Teddy, if i read the first post right, he's not saying he has a problem with the setup, lol.

    Then again ive been up for 5 hours already and im staring at a screen in a badly lit office. I may be wrong.
     
  4. Shatner's Bosom

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    wait, so when through mode is on you can play normal vinyl records?
     
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    Forau CONCUSSION RECS

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    Yeah, which is what is supposed to happen. Its so you dont have to fuck about unplugging shit in order to get back to normal wax. You just click THRU in the software and it routes the signal straight past the serato soundcard.
     
  6. Shatner's Bosom

    Shatner's Bosom murder TANMUSHIMUSHI

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    ah ok, id always wondered why when you open serato its automatically on through mode and its a bit annoying. good stuff
     
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    Shatner's Bosom murder TANMUSHIMUSHI

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    So what happens when you try and transition from one to the other?
     
  8. Teddy

    Teddy 60% Staff Member

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    ahhh. now i understand.
    and yeah. i do the exact same. i have a vinyl only sesh or a digi only session most of the time.

    digi = business
    vinyl = pleasure

    unless im piecing together or recording a mix.
     
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    Shatner's Bosom murder TANMUSHIMUSHI

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    If you playing digitally on your right channel, turn through mode on the left channel and you can play a record on the left channel?
     
  10. rj_dnb

    rj_dnb Well-Known Member

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    Lol maybe I should have explained a bit better. The set up works fine. S'all good. Can switch thru to digi no probs. What I'm saying is I don't. I still see my music collection as 2 different things. I have my MP3s and I have my wax. I never cross format mix and I don't really know why as the ability is there and that's the whole point of serato. I'm wondering if anyone else had a bit of 'getting usedto it' time when you got serato. Reason is I'm wondering if serato actually suits me or I'd just be better off with my TT's and a cdj
     
  11. rythmatix

    rythmatix Well-Known Member

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    yeah I see what you are saying bro - and that is why I am really clinging onto being vinyl only - if I went to serato, my records would become redundant - whats the real point of taking records with you when you have them all on your computer? the cross format option does work well tho for jamming b2b which is what I do quite a bit
     
  12. Jwood27

    Jwood27 VICTIM

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    that should only be if you have the powerpack plugged in matey