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Currently I'm mixing manually using raw vinyl, but I'm looking to buy Traktor Scratch Pro 2 with time coded vinyls:

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When I'm running through Traktor will I still be able to play raw vinyl without changing my setup?

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up vote 2 down vote accepted

The phono inputs have corresponding outputs, and the circuit is labelled "thru" -- so it seems to me that having the Traktor in the path will make no difference whatsoever, when using conventional records.

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Cheers @slim, do you have any proof to back this up? Have you got first-hand experience? – Curt May 17 '12 at 16:13
I thought I'd leave reading the manual to you (they are downloadable on the Traktor site) – slim May 17 '12 at 19:36


Just change the input switch of the mixer to "phono" whenever you want to play a proper vinyl, then change it back to "line" to play the files.

Obviously you can't use the software functions on the old school vinyl (effects, cue points, loops...), you have to stick to the hardware in your setup for beatmatching, effecting and so on, but it's still fun. :)

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