Whats ya set up???

Discussion in 'Drum & Bass' started by Joey AdhD, Apr 8, 2008.

  1. Joey AdhD

    Joey AdhD sweaty scouser

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    Thought i would start a thread to see what the DJs in DnB furum are spinnin on???

    do ya rate ya set up? would ya change it?? what do ya want for ya decks? any hot tips for decent equipment???

    i am using 2 Technics 1210s, a Technics SHMZ1200 mixer, Denon DNS1000 CD Deck, Korg Kaoss 2 shure M447 needles n carts n sony Heads,

    really want a Pioneer CDJ cos when ever i play any were its always pioneer n i cant use it cos i am used to mine!!!

    fill me in on what ya using!!!:rolf:

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    ave a look ...

    http://s131.photobucket.com/albums/p319/1atomicam/?action=view&current=Decks2.jpg
     
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  2. Riisu

    Riisu Not the Preacher Man

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    currently have.

    2 x technics 1210s mk 5
    2 x shure m44-7 needles, carts and technics headshell
    2 x ortofon concorde nightclub e's
    behringer djx700 mixer (currently wanting to upgrade)
    1 x serato fun box (currently looking to sell, open to offers ;))
    and hopefully by the weekend i should be the owner of a numark axis 4 cd deck

    custom made my deck stand and all that bizzle.

    a friends my camera, so i'll post pics in due time.... ya na.
     
  3. RocksteadyUK

    RocksteadyUK SkimoBeats

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    2X PDX-2000 MKII PRO <--- BY FAR THE BEST DECKS EVER!!
    Stanton Trackmaster Needles
    DJM-800
    Powerbook PRO
    Ableton LIVE
    Alesis AirFX

    All flight cased

    Speaker systems:-

    Musik Fidelity Pro Studio AMP
    2X JBL Control 8 Passive Monitors Mid-Field
    2X JBL Control 8 Passive Monitors Near-Field
    6X QED AUDIO 2 Silver Audio Phono-Phono
    4X SPEAKON SPEAKER CABLE


    Taken me ages to get this set-up....... well worth the wait and money!
     
  4. safety

    safety double safety

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    well... i've got two tired old techincs and a mixer that's looks even older. what i do have to be proud of is two sickmats with pictures of a boob on each*
     
  5. B1aDe

    B1aDe Hear me now!

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    2xTechnics sl1200 mk2s
    2xStanton disc Master needles
    1xBehringer DDM4000 (I actually really like this mixer!!)
    2xGlowtronics slipmats with skulls on them
    1.Sony MDR-V500 headphones

    All plugged into a kenwood hifi.... i'm gonna get myself some technics seperates off ebay and a nice set of speakers at some point in the near future aswell
     
  6. DJ_DAFT

    DJ_DAFT is back

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    Im a bit clueless as to how you manage to use the pitch as its next to the wall - doesnt that make things a bit tricky - i have always had my decks positioned normally where the left deck has the pitch is next to my mixer an the ryt deck is next to the wall? I think i would find it quite hard reachin all the way over the deck to change the pitch - actully that would really piss me off. Plz let me know why you do that??????:teeth:
     
  7. Joey AdhD

    Joey AdhD sweaty scouser

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    I know mate i always did have em normal but then i got my CD deck n didnt have e nuff room for the lot on my plank of wood!....i like a scratch tho and this way works better....ya get used to it mate.
     
  8. spiderfran286

    spiderfran286 "Yes, squid pro roe..."

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    thats how a Scratch/Battle dj wud have the decks so the arm is not in the way of where u wanna scratch, i have mine set up like this atm, but only cuz there aint enuff space, its not like i have to reach any futher!

    ive got the old belt drives out at the min, doing my head in
     
  9. Joey AdhD

    Joey AdhD sweaty scouser

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    i have had it like that for time....its laughin like
     
  10. spiderfran286

    spiderfran286 "Yes, squid pro roe..."

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    yeah, i find no difference at all between them!
    any1 know how to make my belts better? i cant afford to get directs atm!
     
  11. RocksteadyUK

    RocksteadyUK SkimoBeats

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    yeh you buy nicer buckles from any good clothing store...

    you cant bro!.... belt drives are belt drives..... they will always slip and are always going to be shit..... i dont even know why they still make them!??

    just save up as quick as you can and get yourself some decent directs...... dont bother getting any other in between getting yourself technics or vestaxs either.... will be a waste of money.... just save yourself up £800-£900 and go and buy the best!!
     
  12. Joey AdhD

    Joey AdhD sweaty scouser

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    its an expensive game but its defo worth forkin out a wedge for technics or vestex cos they are indestructable if ya passionate bout mixin n ya music. its sometimes worth pickin up second hand technic cos there dont wear easily and spin nice for years n years.
     
  13. sleaZe

    sleaZe Member

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    Stanton str8 150's
    Vestax PMC 08 Pro
     
  14. spiderfran286

    spiderfran286 "Yes, squid pro roe..."

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    yeah, im gunna go 4 the technics i think!
    me an my mate got 2 1210s and a gemmini mixer 4 £200 when we wer 14-15 off his cousin but he sold them a few years back, stupid when i think back!

    just thought a stronger elastic band mite make them alittle better!
    they aint mine anyway, im just borrowin them, so i dont care!

    also my mates lookin at a pair of stanton t60's and a numark Dm 2050 for £289
    he asked me what i thought about them, i duno what to say? are they any good?
     
  15. Greg P

    Greg P Active Member

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    My set up is way, way more ghetto -

    2 x DD Numark Turntables (8 years old, shite, but do the job)
    Ortofon Concorde Pro S Carts
    Marantz amp (£20 from cash coverters, bout 9 years old)
    Vestax PMC 06 mixer (simple but sturdy, never breaks!)
    Sony speakers on speaker stands to make them head height
    Sennheiser Headphones (I forget the model, they were a present)

    And that's it - yup I know pretty basic, and sounds like it's horrible, but actually sounds pretty good, every time I move it into a new room (I move house a lot), I spend the first month or so constantly tweaking the levels on the mixer and amp to get it sounding just how I like it (you have to do this as different rooms have different effects on the sound).

    Also the speaker stands are really, really important - if anyone hasn't got these I recommend you add these to your list right away - if you look at any decent club set up the monitor is always at head height (or pointing at the head form above). I used to have them sitting on the table with my decks, but you can't hear certain frequencies clearly like this...


    Bet nobody can beat that for a ghetto set up! But in my defence, I must have over a thousand records, so you can see where they money's gone!
     
  16. ScottyEightSix

    ScottyEightSix HUGE EARS > COMEDY CHIN

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    2 x Numark 1625 turntables
    1 x Kam kcm 450 mixer
    2 x Numark groove tool needles and cartridges

    Upgrading the lot soon
     
  17. DJ SCUBA

    DJ SCUBA Vinyl Addict

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    Mine consists of...
    2x Technics SL1210 MK5G Turntables
    Numark DXM06 Mixer
    2x Shure Whitelabel Cartridges
    Sennheisers HD25-1 MK2

    And my speakers are absolute shite... Next thing on the list me thinks...
     
  18. lokki

    lokki JUNGLIST FROM DEYA

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    hip hop battle stylee......


    thats how i have mine too...
     
  19. RocksteadyUK

    RocksteadyUK SkimoBeats

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    You know hat i find quite funny about these threads......

    at least 50% of the people that list their gear are just bullshiting! hahaha........
     
  20. Prospekt

    Prospekt Active Member

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    how do you know...? Well you've listed some pretty good gear. Does that mean you're bullshitting?