Firmware & Drivers
No drivers are required to be installed and no firmware update is currently available. Mixtrack Quad is a USB Class compliant device. However always check the Numark website for any updated notificationshttp://www.numark.com/product/mixtrack-quad
Connect the Mixtrack Quad to a USB port of your computer and let your Operating system to install the necessary OS drivers. Plug a pair of amplified speakers to the rear Sound Output of the unit and your Headphones to the right side socket.
VirtualDJ 8 SetupDownload and install VirtualDJ 8 from http://www.virtualdj.com/download/index.html (in case you have not done already)
Once VirtualDJ 8 is opened, a Login Window will appear. Login with your virtualdj.com account.
A Pro Infinity or a PLUS License is required to use the Numark Mixtrack Quad. Without any of the above Licenses, the controller will operate for 10 minutes each time you restart VirtualDJ 8.
A detection window will appear next, verifying proper connection.
Click on the "Use Soundcard" button in order VirtualDJ to apply the pre-defined audio setup with the built-in sound card of the Mixtrack Quad (speakers need to be connected to the MAster Output of the unit at the rear panel).
Click on the Change Skin button to load the default 4 Decks skin of VirtualDJ.
Click to OK
The unit is now ready
The unit should be visible in the CONTROLLERS tab of Config and the “factory default
” available/selected from the Mappings drop-down list.
The factory default Mapping offers the functions described in this Manual, however those can be adjusted to your needs via VDJ Script actions.
Find more details at http://www.virtualdj.com/wiki/VDJ8script.html
The unit has a pre-defined Audio setup
and a special button
in the AUDIO tab of Config to provide that. Alternative Audio setups can be applied in the same window
For further VirtualDJ settings and features please refer to the User Guide of VirtualDJ 8. http://www.virtualdj.com/manuals/virtualdj8/index.html
The lower 4 PADs (27) of the Mixtrack Quad offer Loop, Sampler and HotCues controls depending on the selected mode
down and then press the 1st
PAD from left to set the lower PADs to Loop mode
. The small orange led right below the 1st PAD will be lit to indicate the selected mode.
Press the 1st
PAD to set a Loop In
(Entry) point and then press the 2nd
PAD to set the Loop Out
(Exit) point and trigger a manual loop.
If a Loop is enabled press the 1st or 2nd PADs to set the Jogwheel to Loop In or Loop Out Adjust mode
and then use the jogwheel to fine adjust the Entry and Exit points of the Loop. The Leds of the PADs will blink to indicate the selected mode.
Use the 3rd
PAD to exit the Loop
(if triggered) or trigger the last enabled Loop (re-loop).
Press the 4th
PAD to half
the size of the Loop or hold down SHIFT
and then press the same PAD to double
down and then press the 2nd
PAD from left to set the lower PADs to Sampler mode
. The small orange led right below the 2nd PAD will be lit to indicate the selected mode.
Each one of the 4 lower PADs (27) will trigger a Sample
from the selected Bank of VirtualDJ. If the selected bank has less than 5 samples (slots), both sides of the Mixtrack Quad will control the same samples. If a bank has more than 4 samples (slots), the left side of the Mixtrack Quad will control samples 1 to 4 and the right side samples 5 to 8.
down and then press the 4th
PAD from left to select and load the next
available Sampler Bank
.Note. The Mixtrack Quad offers 16 different colors for the Leds of the PADs, and those will tend to display the assigned color of each Sampler slot.
down and then press the 3rd
PAD from left to set the lower PADs to HotCues mode
. The small orange led right below the 3rd PAD will be lit to indicate the selected mode.
Each one of the 4 lower PADs (27) assigns a Hot Cue Point (1 to 4)
or returns the track to that Hot Cue Point. When a Hot Cue Button is unlit, you can assign a Hot Cue Point by pressing it at the desired point in your track. Once it is assigned, the Hot Cue Button will light. To return to that Hot Cue Point, simply press it.
(18) down and then press the 4th
PAD from left to enter the Delete HotCue mode
. The Leds of the 4 Pads will be lit red (if a HotCue is assigned). Press the Pads to delete its assigned HotCue.
and then press the 4th
PAD to return to the HotCues mode
If no HotCue point is assigned, the Pads will not enter the Delete HotCue mode. When the pads are in Delete HotCues mode, the 4th PAD will be lit orange as an indication of this mode.
REAR & SIDE PANELS
- MASTER OUTPUT (RCA): Use standard RCA cables to connect this output to amplified speakers or amplifier system. The level of this output is controlled by the Master knob on the top panel.
- USB. This USB connection sends and receives audio and control information from a connected computer.
- HEADPHONES SOCKET. Connect your headphones to this output for cueing and mix monitoring.
- MIC INPUT. Connect a 1/4" microphone to this input.
- MIC LEVEL. Adjust the Volume of the Microphone Input of the Mixtrack Quad
The offered Microphone Input of the Mixtrack Quad is routed directly to the Master Output and cannot be assigned or controlled by VirtualDJ, therefore the Microphone section of the VirtualDJ GUI will be unavailable.
Due to the Hardware operation of the Microphone, it cannot be added to the Audio Setup or recorded from the software.
For further Technical features and specifications, visit Numark Mixtrack Quad
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