External Audio Interface

Discussion in 'DJ's, MC's & Turntablism' started by Smuush, Jun 2, 2013.

  1. Smuush

    Smuush New Member

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    Hi, I'm looking for a external soundcard/audio interface to put into the my setup so I can use traktor with timecode cds.

    I was wondering if anyone has a setup like this and would recommend a a certain soundcard. I've read that you need more than 4 input/outputs for timecode to work with my traktor and my cdjs?..

    My current setup:

    2 x CDJ800 MK1
    DJM250 mixer
    Macbook Pro

    Any help on how to set this up and what soundcard I should invest in would be awesome.
     
  2. Teddy

    Teddy 60% Staff Member

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    Pretty sure you have to use a traktor brand soundcard to use traktor.
     
  3. D-Jhepz

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    instead of starting a new thread... is an external soundcard and an audio interface the same? also what one recommend? i have a mac i use logic but main i would something to usb to stream on mixlr /ustream as my mic in on my mac is fucked
     
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    Forau CONCUSSION RECS

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    Technically any soundcard with appropriate number of inputs can be used with dvs software.

    BUT latency, sound quality and reliability are the 3 big factors.


    Ive said it before and i'll say it again, you want a budget dvs, get iScratch Mixlive. Nothing comes close to the price (can usually be picked up for around £50)

    Dont try hacking together a soundcard, rca splitters, timecodes etc etc. By the time youve bought all the kit you'll be looking at spending the same amount as iScratch costs anyway.


    If i couldnt have afforded serato i'd still be rocking iScratch. COuldnt fault it at all. Almost feel like a mug shelling out for SL4 when the £50 budget dvs did the job fine. lol.
     
  5. Smuush

    Smuush New Member

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    Sorry back again. I've got the audio 4 dj but I'm struggling on how to set up it up.

    There's no easy support on how to set a mixer with two CDJs with timecode on it. Could nay give me a point int he right direction in how to connect up the audio 4 DJ with the mixer and cdjs to use with traktor?
     
  6. Shatner's Bosom

    Shatner's Bosom murder TANMUSHIMUSHI

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