The Lifespan Of DJ Laptops [Live DJing Q&A With Phil Morse]

Last updated 11 August, 2023

In this replay of our live Q&A lesson, we discussed the average lifespan of DJ laptops, old record collections, the Denon DJ Prime 4+ standalone gear, and more!

Here’s what’s covered…

  • 0:00 Intro
  • 5:33 What’s the best way to turn the mic on and off on the Pioneer DJ DDJ-FLX4 and Rekordbox DJ?
  • 10:45 Is “daytime mode” available on the new Denon DJ Prime 4+ gear?
  • 12:50 How can I record a DJ set using streaming services?
  • 23:15 What isn’t included in the Engine DJ 3.1 release for Numark standalone gear?
  • 23:40 How did you reduce your record collection down to just a couple boxes?
  • 27:19 How long does a DJ laptop last?
  • 33:19 Is Xtendamix useful for building up a video collection for DJing?
  • 33:44 What software comes with the DDJ-FLX4?
  • 41:23 What’s the best way to switch from Serato DJ to Rekordbox software?
  • 41:51 Any tips for DJs just starting to book more professional gigs?

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