Firmware & Drivers
No drivers are required to be installed and no firmware update is currently available. Mixtrack II is a USB Class compliant device, however always check the Numark website for any updated notificationshttp://www.numark.com/product/mixtrack-ii
Simply connect the Mixtrack II USB socket (E) with a USB port of your computer and let your Operating system to install the necessary OS drivers.
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, a PLUS Controller or a Subscription License is required to use the Numark Mixtrack II. 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 the proper connection.
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 is not offering any pre-defined Audio configuration, as no built-in audio interface is offered. Depending on the sound card you need to use, manually create the necessary Master and Headphones audio configuration.
For further VirtualDJ settings and features please refer to the User Guide of VirtualDJ 8. http://www.virtualdj.com/manuals/virtualdj8/index.html
The functionality of each button and knob per section (as shown in the image above) will be explained in detail in the next chapters A. Mixer & Browser Controls B. Deck Controls C. Effect Controls D. Pads
EFFECTS & UPPER PADS
The upper 4 PADs (24) of the Mixtrack II offer multi-slot Effect controls and Quick Loops if SHIFT button is pressed.
Effects & Beats
- FX ENC
FX1 Enc. Use this encoder to control the 1st parameter of the selected Effect on FX Slot 1. Hold SHIFT down and then use this knob to select the Effect on FX Slot 1.
FX2 Enc. Use this encoder to control the 1st parameter of the selected Effect on FX Slot 2. Hold SHIFT down and then use this knob to select the Effect on FX Slot 2.
FX3 Enc. Use this encoder to control the 1st parameter of the selected Effect on FX Slot 3. Hold SHIFT down and then use this knob to select the Effect on FX Slot 3.
- FX ON
FX1 ON: Press this button to trigger the selected Effect on FX Slot 1.
FX2 ON: Press this button to trigger the selected Effect on FX Slot 2.
FX3 ON: Press this button to trigger the selected Effect on FX Slot 3.
- BEATS. Use this encoder to move forward/backwards the track by 1 beat per step. Hold SHIFT down and then use the encoder to shift the CBG (Beatgrid) of the track forward/backwards by 1 beat per step.
- TAP. Press this PAD to manually tap the tempo of the track (if necessary). If the track is paused, one press of the button will move the First Beat to the current position. If the track is paying at least 4 taps (on the tempo) is required for the new tempo to be calculated.
Press and hold SHIFT
(19) down and then use the 4 upper PADs (24) to trigger a Loop
of different beats size (1, 2, 4 and 16 beats) as per the image.
The lower 4 PADs (27) of the Mixtrack II offer Loop, Sampler and HotCues controls depending on the selected mode
Manual Loop mode
down and then press the 1st
PAD from left to set the lower PADs to Manual 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
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.
Either press the same PADs or exit the Loop in order the jogwheel to return to the Jog 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 II will control the same samples. If a bank has more than 4 samples (slots), the left side of the Mixtrack II will control samples 1 to 4 and the right side samples 5 to 8.
The Leds of the 4 PADs will be lit if a Sampler slot is loaded and will blink if the slot is playing.
down and then press the 4th
PAD from left to select and load the next
available Sampler Bank.
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 blink (if a HotCue is assigned). Press the Pads to delete its assigned HotCue. Hold SHIFT and then press the 4th PAD to return to the HotCues mode.
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