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Mixer Suggestions Needed
hey guys,

im new to the dj'ing world but im looking to start doing real hip hop/rap (eg nas, mobb deep, rakim, wu tang clan etc etc). ive chosen to go with the turntables, mixer and serato scratchlive setup.. im looking for a good value for money scratch mixer. i'll be doing alot of scratching, beat juggling and so on. any suggestions???

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lol, i know u probably heard this a million times but i suppose the choice of genre is different from the usual dj's, so i guess it is original
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if your using serato get a RANE mixer which has specialty knobs

(like this forum )
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if your using serato get a RANE mixer which has specialty knobs

(like this forum )

theres no knobs on this forum, y r u pulling my leg?
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specialty knobs...
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he means this - which has everything you need for what you want - you don't need to buy Scratch Live or the SL 1 interface as it is built in

http://www.rane.com/ttm57sl.html
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i want an all-knob desk, i'll be right at home then
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Ecler nuo 2. Pretty cheap and seem like a good mixer
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is there any difference feature wise between the rane empath black and the rane empath flash?? i know the colour is different and the flash edition comes with the case
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I have a UREI 1601s I will be looking to get rid of pretty shortly? It comes with an onboard
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I would be looking at the following:
RANE TTM57SL $2000
RANE Empath GMF Edition (Just looks cooler than the blue or black ) $1500
ECLER Nuo 2 $650
Vestax PMC007 $1500
Mackie d.2 $1300 Not sure but it seems to have the goods for what you want

Pioneer 909 or whatever it was called - you guys know the one I am talking about , used by Scratch Perverts so it must of been pretty good

They would be my top 5 and definitely the mixer of choice by some of the worlds best of the genre you are suggesting

My advice - try something until you are comfortable and they get it.
But remember - sooner or later if you play out, your going to have to learn to play on a variety of mixers - so don't become too dependent on any unique features your mixer has

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he means this - which has everything you need for what you want - you don't need to buy Scratch Live or the SL 1 interface as it is built in

http://www.rane.com/ttm57sl.html

i would say don't get one of those if you ever intend on taking scratch live outside of your bedroom and into a club
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you can buy my mixer if you want (elcer smac 40)
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the gmf edition for 1500?? dj warehouse has them for almost 2000?? where did u find them for 1500?
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Ecler Nuo3 dude...rip out the stock fader and whack in a Eternal scratch fader. For under $1000 you'll get a sick ass mixer that has all u need for scratchin it up.

Oh I might looking to sell mine and trade up to a Nuo5 - so PM me if u interested
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i would say don't get one of those if you ever intend on taking scratch live outside of your bedroom and into a club

Well I wouldn't say that. You'll always find different club set ups and you may as well have fun at home. If the goal is to practice to become a scratch DJ then it won't make much difference at all.
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the gmf edition for 1500?? dj warehouse has them for almost 2000?? where did u find them for 1500?

http://www.dmcrecords.com.au/article.asp?type=3&id=575
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man its 1700 not 1500.. i think i saw it at another place for 1700 as well.. so now i think im tossing up between the rane empath and the rane ttm57sl.. wat do u guys think i should get??
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Well it least it aint $2000. Was the point I was trying to make.
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Xone 62 or 92 if you can afford
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did you even read the first post
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Quote:

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he means this - which has everything you need for what you want - you don't need to buy Scratch Live or the SL 1 interface as it is built in

http://www.rane.com/ttm57sl.html

That sounds practical...NOT

The TTM57SL is good for home use, but what are you going to do at a gig when most of your music is on your laptop and you have no SL1 box to plug in and there is no way in hell you'll be changing DJ mixers mid-set?

Everyone I know with a TTM57SL has an SL1 box also.

The smart move if the budget didnt stretch to both is get a TTM56 + Scratch Live.
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Xone 62 or 92 if you can afford

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yeah ill juz be djing at home for the time being... long time till i get any gigs at clubs lol... and P_A_Sime sorry if i came across as sorta rude man.. didnt mean it.. but yeah ttm57sl sounds like the 1 for me for the time being...
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Awesome piece of kit

Maybe consider getting the SL1 and the TTm6 like TT said or check out the Ecler range of mixers
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what mixer has dj q-bert got???
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na u seen those how to scratch vids on youtube where he teaches you how to do all the different scratching techniques?? its a gold colour mixer.. i dont think its the rane flash mixer either..
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i think he plays on vestax dunno what model tho
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what mixer has dj q-bert got???

he is sponsored by vestax, so he mainly uses vestax. the 2 brands are the stock standard choice in the battle world. the new PMC08 looks rather tasty.
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That sounds practical...NOT

The TTM57SL is good for home use, but what are you going to do at a gig when most of your music is on your laptop and you have no SL1 box to plug in and there is no way in hell you'll be changing DJ mixers mid-set?

Everyone I know with a TTM57SL has an SL1 box also.

The smart move if the budget didnt stretch to both is get a TTM56 + Scratch Live.

thats what i was tryiing to get across
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I meant 1600 for the Empath GMF edition
Sorry

Look around harder - actually go into a store and talk prices if you are serious and you'll get it at a 1600ish
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