1. Turn your turntable on and place your timecode or audio vinyl.
2. Open Mixfader DJ on your iPhone or iPad.
3. Connect the turntable to the iPhone or iPad thanks to the USB cable (with the Lightning adaptor)
4. A pop-up appears on Mixfader DJ. You just have to accept the timecode or audio vinyl mode activation.
You can also visit our page to get more information on the set-up: http://www.themixfader.com/timecode/usb
1. Plug the stereo output of your turntable to the channels 1 and 2 of your sound card (RCA cable in general). Several setups are possible, depending on your turntable :
- If your turntable has a stereo line output, you can plug it directly to your sound card.
- If your turntable only has a stereo phono output, you have two possibilities :
- Use a sound card with phono inputs (integrated phono preamplifier).
- Use a stereo phono preamplifier between your turntable and the line-level inputs of your sound-card.
3. Open Mixfader DJ on your iPhone or iPad
4. Connect the sound card to the iPhone or iPad thanks to the USB cable (with the Lightning adaptor)
5. A pop-up appears on Mixfader DJ. You just have to accept the timecode or audio vinyl mode activation
You can also visit our page to get more information on the set-up : http://www.themixfader.com/timecode/analog
TroubleshootingYou plugged your timecode or audio vinyl set-up and you don’t hear anything coming from your iPad ?
Please plug a headset or speakers with a jack-cable.
Most USB sound cards and turntables have audio outputs. Hence, when they are plugged-in to your iOS device, the internal speaker is automatically disabled by the system. In this case, you must connect headphones or an external speaker to any output of your device (headphones plug) or your sound card (channels 1-2, 3-4, etc.)
Please make sure that you connected the headset after having plugged your turntable.
You are scratching with an iOS version older than 9.1 on iPad Pro?
You will not be able to hear the audio feedback.
You will see a pop-up window asking you to update your OS version. Indeed, this behavior is due to a bug from Apple that doesn’t allow us to access the both the USB peripheral and the turntable’s output.
Our apps are developed for the latest versions of iOS to get the most optimal user experience.
You are scratching with timecode and the moves don’t seem to be adequate?
Please verify that you selected the accurate type of vinyl before scratching. You can check the current configuration in the application settings. Every change you make will be immediately applied so that you can hear the result.
Also, keep in mind that only the following vinyl types are currently supported:
- Serato 2nd Edition Side A
- Serato 2nd Edition Side B
- Serato CD1
- Tracktor MK1 Side A
- Tracktor MK1 Side B
Besides, if the timecode signal level is too low or saturates somewhere in your setup, the timecode precision won’t be at its best. If you have an output gain on your turntable, or input gains on your sound card and/or preamplifier, please make sure that the signal levels are close to maximum but do not saturate.
Some buttons are greyed and you cannot use them?
You will not be able to use the play and the pitch buttons form your deck. Those are disabled, and you will be able to manage those functions directly from your turntable.
However, you can still manage the volume, the cue, the loop, and the effects from your deck.
Some buttons are disabled on your desk, such as play, pitch, hot cue, loop and the echo effect.
Also please note, that if you are trying to select a track into your library, a pop-up window will appear to inform you that your audio vinyl will be disconnected.
You will not be able to see any spectrum, since you are mixing with an audio vinyl.