Product Information : Rane DJ-Software Serato Scratch Live!
Manufacturer's product description
Scratch Live! is the ultimate software and hardware solution for bridging the analog world of vinyl and the digital world of computer audio files. Using regular turntables or CD players, you can scratch and mix files from your Mac or Windows XP computer\'s CD or hard drive, add in a live mic input for scratching, and even bypass to standard vinyl if you wish. Scratch Live is the complete digital solution for the vinyl junkie. The Scratch Live USB interface connects one or two standard vinyl or CD turntables to your computer. This extremely rugged, portable, high quality, bus-powered USB interface features two switchable phono or line inputs, a microphone input, two line outputs, and pass thru outputs for the phono/line and mic.Software Features* Runs natively on Windows XP and Mac OS X.* Supported File formats: Fixed and Variable Bit Rate MP3, AIFF, WAV, CD Audio ...* Full iTunes integration (Windows and Mac).* Play and scratch tracks direct from CD and CD-ROM.* External Mode:reproduce movement of vinyl control records, stops, starts, scratching..* Relative Mode: disable needle dropping to ignore record skips, but still allow scratching.* Internal Mode: play songs without vinyl control* Browse music collection by Artist, Album or Genre, with optional album art display.* Vinyl Select allows direct loading of tracks without touching the computer.* Digital ``crates'' for quick access to your favorite collections.* Record from Mic Input and immediately scratch as if it was on vinyl.* Instant full text search of ID3 tags, matches partial search terms * Edit ID3 tags with full Unicode support.* Full track overview showing current play point.* Variable zoom waveforms centered around current needle position.* Waveform coloring to distinguish different musical features.* Large on-screen record label, for scratching and beat juggling.* Visual markers can be set at important cue points.* Large elapsed time and time remaining displays.* Beat display emphasizes transients in tracks to visually assist with beat matching.* Tempo display assists with rapid tempo matching of tracks.* Adjustable gain per song file.* Latency can be adjusted to match CPU power.* Assign the same track to both turntables simultaneously.* Current RPM Indicator: 33 / 45 RPM vinyl selector.* Single key song loading. Single key deck swapping.* Drag and drop importing of tracks, no preprocessing required.* Add whole directories of music files on the fly: tags are read in backgroundHardware Interface Features* USB 1.1 (Full Speed) interface and bus-powered for fast, simple set up.* Phono level inputs for direct connection of 2 turntables to your computer * No phono preamp required.* Line level inputs: No extra hardware required for CD decks and line-level turntables.* Input-thrus: Switch instantly back to regular vinyl.* Microphone input with adjustable gain, Microphone thru output.* Analog circuitry fully isolated from noisy USB Bus.* Optional external power pack for permanent installations Vinyl Features* Side A: 10 minutes plus Vinyl Select area. Side B: 15 minutes.* Vinyl Select allows you to play a whole set without touching the computer.* Visible time markers on vinyl.* Continuous control signal on vinyl allows smooth accurate scratching.* Innovative positioning system for fast and accurate needle dropping.* Two 15 minute control CDs included.System RequirementsMac: G4-500 / OS X 10.2.8 / 128MB RAMPC: P3-700 / Windows XP / 128MB RAM