November 23rd, 2012
News & Opinion
DJ Player 5.5 brings vinyl control to iOS software DJs, and is due to drop before Christmas 2012.
Rapidly becoming the iOS power user’s DJ software of choice, DJ Player is about to cement that position with the imminent release of v5.5, which brings digital vinyl control to users of the software on iPad, iPad Mini, iPod Touch and iPhone.
DJ Player 5.5 can be used with any timecode vinyl/CDs, and you can even have one turntable controlling both of DJ Player’s software decks simultaneously.
June 16th, 2012
News & Opinion
Pioneer's CDJ200: The lack of a USB option is causing problems for our reader.
Reader Torino187 writes: “I have a CDJ / DJM350 set-up. I use USB sticks when I practise at home, but find that most gigs I play at don’t have USB capability, as they tend to have CDJ200s. At the moment I’ve started ripping disks because of my venues and this is a hassle.
“I have looked at the Serato SL4 and Pioneer DDJ-T1 controllers as options. Would it be redundant or a waste of money to get one of the two? And do I need them? Thanks.”
June 19th, 2011
The Rane SL4 allows two Serato Scratch DJs to transition seamlessly.
Reader The Leetenant writes: “What tips do you have to make a smooth transition between DJs at an event where all of the DJs use a virtual vinyl set up, but one guy might have Serato Scratch and the next guy uses Traktor Scratch or Torq?
“I know that one solution would be to have four turntables and two mixers, but what type of transition is recommended if there is only one mixer and two turntables available?”