October 16, 2012
So, which laptop is best for live DJ use? Answer: the one that works. I know this is another area of DJing where DJs tend to disagree, since we all have our perspective camps and brands. A strong argument has been made in favor of Macbooks or the Macbook Pro, since the likelihood of OSX crashing is far less than a Windows machine – but this doesn’t mean that a Mac can’t freeze up; they can as well.
A better way to approach this question is to look at laptops being sold right now, and figure out what combination of hardware works best. After all, it’s the sum of the parts that make the computer.…
DJ Scott Mad Flip
May 18, 2011
Stanton Magnetics introduced the SC System in 2008 and they were one of the first to introduce a universal controller for virtually your choice of DJ software. Since then they have made leaps and bounds in the controller market by revamping and perfecting their flagship SC System 1 which we previewed at Winter NAMM this past January. Stanton sent us the complete system which consists of the SCS1.d deck and the SCS1.m mixer.
Both the SCS.1D and the SCS.1M are fully customizable midi controllers that allow for control of DJ and Production software such as Traktor and Ableton Live. They integrate together as a system for a traditional DJ set-up of 2 decks and a mixer, or can be used separately for complete control due to the ability to map every function to the various pads, sliders, and encoders on each perspective controller. There are also dual colored LCD “scribble …
DJ Scott Mad Flip
April 13, 2011
Stanton Magnetics introduced the SCS.1 System in 2008 and they were one of the first to introduce a universal controller for virtually your choice of DJ software. Since then they have made leaps and bounds in the controller market by revamping and perfecting their flagship SCS.1 system which we previewed at Winter NAMM this past January. Now they are introducing a new ground breaking controller that fully integrates your computer, software, and controller.
Enter: Stanton SCS.4DJ.
There are a number of similar looking controllers on the market that this closely emulates and right off the bat we can see that the standard issue features are there. There are 1/4″ balanced TRS and RCA unbalanced outputs, a 1/4″ mic input, large transport and sync buttons, large jog wheels, loop section, and 2 channel mixer with 3 band EQ and cross-fader. There is an FX section with 2 adjust knobs and …