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Why is the speedfader for turntables called pitchfader?

Turntables have a fader which controls the speed of the rotating vinyl. This fader is used by DJs to synchronize the tracks between two or more turntables before they mix the tracks together. I know ...
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Capture a loop from analog vinyl to remix-deck?

I think about buying a NI-S8 or a Xone DB4 (yes, I know these are completely different things).. and a big decision-helper for me would be, if it is possible to capture a loop to the remix-deck.. BUT ...
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What should i turn on/off first? turntables, mixer, headphones, audio interface

it will be a newbie question, but I'm not sure if do it correctly. I usually turn on my equipment in the following order: turntables first, then turn on a mixer and then connect my headphones. I shut ...
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Proper way to learn to dj and beat match for a total beginner!

To all kind people who read this, my greetings :-) I love EDM and wanted to do DJ, so, i searched and searched web all day and ended up firefox cursing me for clicking all kinda sites to just see ads....
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What is it called when a DJ rewinds, then fastforwards quickly?

Not too quickly or abrupt like a scratch, but when it's done at a linear speed at something like a tenth of a second both ways, further the record is brought to where it would have been had this ...
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Playing vinyl with Traktor Scratch Pro 2

Currently I'm mixing manually using raw vinyl, but I'm looking to buy Traktor Scratch Pro 2 with time coded vinyls: When I'm running through Traktor will I still be able to play raw vinyl without ...
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Replacement Stylus for Stanton STR8-100

I've just won my first set of turntables on eBay, a pair of Stanton STR8-100's. The seller has informed me one of the decks needs a replacement stylus. As I'm new to this, I'm not sure what I need ...