Final Scratch, a Technological ORGASM!

Discussion in 'Production' started by Allah, Sep 10, 2002.

  1. Allah

    Allah New Member

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    Peace. Well I got my package monday 9/9 and installed it
    today on my office desktop 9/10. I had fugged with it before at
    the desktop at my rest and had some display driver / monitor
    issues, but I resolved them by editing the xconfigs in shell
    mode to make the horizontal and vertical refresh rates right and
    exact for my monitor. The I finally got it to show up
    so now came the big test with my set up in my office,
    where my decks are at.
    MUHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA!

    If you are a DJ or Producer, you are going to bust a nut.
    Your produce is simply made available for turntablist fondling
    almost instantaneously. No need to order

    Pros:
    - Hardly any latency, they were not kidding when they said
    "needle drop" although watch the weight balance of the
    cartridge on your Final Scratch time code vinyl and try not
    to used warp or bent vinyl, sometimes that throughs the coding
    off. And scratching????? FUGETABOUDIT!!!!! There is NO
    DISCERNABLE DIFFERENCE FROM THE REAL THING!!!! Given you are
    working with digital, the meshes for the scratchs between
    data points seem to be not existent. The shit is just seemless!
    - Preservation of any windows filesystems and data, if you are
    on windows
    - OS infrastructure does not take up alot of rom (300-500 MB)
    - hardware interface is not bulky, weighs less than 3 pounds
    - record box editor allows you to find all digital media on
    your fat32 partition(s) and imports them into record box
    database, were you can enter additional info such as
    proprietor, copyright, BPM for the track, and even stripe
    tracks to show their wave profile, for easier cuing.
    - replacement FS vinyl is only 20 bones, I know that is steep
    but you must consider that data on the vinyl is one of a kind
    state of the art time code signature, and you would pay that
    for a 2 plate lp, and is much cheaper the pressing up
    a dubplate for 50 or more bones. Plus you can scratch on these
    unlike dubplates, which get ruined quicker.
    - fug it, the shit works! Your selection and versatility as
    a "disc jockey" will increase perhaps ONE HUNDRED FOLD or more
    as you can take advantage of sonic media that has never made
    it to vinyl. You can get that peculiar eclectic obscure sample
    you have always wanted to scratch and WORK IT OUT!


    Cons:
    - proprietory fscratch.img kernel :( not directly open source
    and I don't see how they built the executables.
    - molded on debian :( (no redhat molded version :( _
    - can't import into an EXISTING linux os, creates its own :(
    I kinda wanted to import it into my Redhat 7.3 os. I run
    Win2k pro as a host at the rest, and Win2k advanced server
    at the office.
    - who in the hell heard of a linux kernel that can only access
    fat32 file systems??? well that's what these muthafuckas did.
    you can see the other filesystems on your machine, but
    you can't mount them unless they are fat32. You can't even
    mount a fucking linux native or swap file system with ext2 or
    ext3. What the fuck is that?
    - Documentation is alright, but you will be hard pressed if
    you have monitor issues unless you go to the forum at
    http://www.finalscratch.com to see how others edited there
    xconfig files.
    - grub boot loader takes over from your mbr, which is good for
    linux heads who can stand the learning curve, but bad for
    win os heads who had other os's besides their main win os
    they wanted to access, that were booted from the mbr

    That is all, back to my orgy, I will have sets coming out
    soon, including some of my work that I produced. Peace.
     
  2. Triple M

    Triple M Admin

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    Saw Dj Craze use this final scratch thing on one of the Breakbeat sets.. looks like it works well enough, but i dont think i would be a fan of luggin ya laptop around with ya.. defeats the the thrill of getting those much sort after plates..

    :)
     
  3. jendoz

    jendoz dread bone

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    did u write it all by yourself?
     
  4. The Eturn

    The Eturn New Member

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    seems like this is going to be the next wave of the future! Everbody who I have came in contact with that has used it gave it nothing but props! I heard the price has reduced drastically over the past two years...What is the retail on this?
     
  5. jendoz

    jendoz dread bone

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    hhhhmmm..

    if its the revolution-im on the wave!:gun:
     
  6. Kanta

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    big :thumbsd:

    i don't care if it ties my shoelaces and reads me stories before i go to sleep. i dont like it.

    vinyl only
     
  7. Jarman666

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    I'm so tempted to get it! Dubs are so expensive,and cd are just pissing me off.............
     
  8. mumblz

    mumblz Member

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    BAN final scratch :)
    its killing us producers:finger:
    hehehe
    mumzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzz
     
  9. tenbellys

    tenbellys adam_uk

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    big up mumblz bro

    yeah final scratch should be banned