Equipment List?

Discussion in 'DJ's, MC's & Turntablism' started by renzo, Oct 27, 2010.

  1. renzo

    renzo New Member

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    Alright guys, just been on this website called WhyBuyNew recommended by a mate and put this little setup together as I want to get into DJing (beginner).

    http://img251.imageshack.us/img251/3331/equiplist.jpg

    Would this be alright + all that's needed? I don't really know what I'm looking for, hence why I'm here :p
    Cheers x
     
  2. mr karnage

    mr karnage deep inside the jungle

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    why not get some technics 1210's and if your getting active speakers you dont need an amplifier, im no dj but you might need some headphones
     
  3. EuroTide

    EuroTide Well-Known Member

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    you wouldnt need the amp if you buy active speakers if im not mistaken plus how about 2nd hand technics while you can get em ?

    beat me to it
     
  4. bn14

    bn14 Well-Known Member

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    Defo get some second hand technics for the price of those decks!
     
  5. renzo

    renzo New Member

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    So, ditch the amp, keep the monitors + mixer and try and pick up a pair of Technics?
     
  6. bn14

    bn14 Well-Known Member

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    DEFO ^^ technics you'll never need to upgrade n they'll never ware out
     
  7. EuroTide

    EuroTide Well-Known Member

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    well if thats your budget you could do a lot better it seems, id spend less on the speakers and a bit more on the mixer

    oh well and dont rush a purchase, read some test and search some boards
     
  8. renzo

    renzo New Member

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    Any specific model of Technics that you'd recommend?
     
  9. bn14

    bn14 Well-Known Member

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    standard mk2's (Industry standard) that what i got n they never let me down. Mk5's are alot of money in comparison.

    My friend sellin a pair for 325, have a look on Ebay.
     
  10. renzo

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    Got the Mackie MR8's in the post, had a thought, how can I connect them to my computer?
    Obviously a soundcard so, could someone point me in the right direction? £175-£200 max, thanks fellas xx
     
  11. Run a dub

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    I got the MR8's, wicked monitors n all you need is a twin phono to jack lead to connect them up to a computer :)
     
  12. emy

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    £1000 for a beginner! Nah what are you on about my beginner was £272 total for everything

    No need to spend that kind of money yet, even second hand Technics are around for 300-400

    But then again you dont want to see that speakers I had as a beginner. Just spend the money on speakers :)
     
  13. Cus93

    Cus93 Spectrm Podact

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    spending more on a better mixer is a thought you should consider. when i got my first setup i was keen to get the best as i didn't like the thought of having to sell my stuff to upgrade in a few years time. but i tdpeends how serious you are about mixing.
    support the calls for a pair of Mk2s though, simply amazing.
     
  14. snatch

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    you can get technics on ebay for less than 300, just look properly and search all models on there. some bargains to be had.
     
  15. hazdaman100

    hazdaman100 Bum 'n Face

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    Mk5s are so much better than mk2s. Better torque, nice pitch fader all round a better deck for noT much more second hand
     
  16. Teddy

    Teddy 60% Staff Member

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    yeah people say that about the vestax and numark too
    but how much torque do u need?
    its not an issue unless your a scratch dj and even then its really just statistics