STEP 1 : CONNECTIONS
If you wish to use the built-in speaker of the Party Mix Live, set the left-side switcher to the On position.
If you wish to use external speakers, plug the speakers to the MAIN
socket at the left-side and set the SPEAKER
switcher to the Off position.
After you make the connections, use the right-side switcher ON/OFF
and set it to On.
STEP 2 : DRIVERS & FIRMWARE
Drivers : No driver
is required to be installed. The Party Mix Live is a USB Class compliant device and your Operating system will automatically install the necessary drivers once the unit is connected to your computer via a USB port.
an optional ASIO driver
can be installed from https://virtualdj.com/documents/Drivers/Install%20Numark%20Party%20Mix%20Live%201.0.0.exe
STEP 3 : VirtualDJ 8 SetupDownload and install VirtualDJ from https://www.virtualdj.com/download/index.html (in case you have not done already)
Once VirtualDJ is launched, a Connect window will appear to enter your virtualdj.com account credentials.
A Pro Infinity, a Plus Controller or a Pro Subscription License is required to fully use the Numark Party Mix Live. Without any of the above Licenses, the controller will operate for 10 minutes each time you restart VirtualDJ.
A detection window will appear when the unit is first connected with VirtualDJ, verifying proper connection.
Click on the "Party Mix Live" if your speakers are connected to the Main Output at the left side of the Party Mix Live or you wish to use the built-in speaker of the device.
You can still make changes in the Audio setup from VirtualDJ Settings->AUDIO tab.
The unit is now ready
The 4 numbered Pads of the Numark Party Mix Live offer different functionality, depending on the selected Mode. Use the PAD MODE button to cycle through the 4 available modes (Hotcues, Loops, Sampler and Effects).
The unit will initialize with the Hotcues mode
selected. To select the Hotcues mode - if another is selected - use the PAD MODE button until the first top Led (HOT CUE) is lit.
The PML Cues Pads page
will be then selected and displayed in the default skins of VirtualDJ PML CUES Page - VirtualDJ default Skin
In this mode the 4 numbered Pads assign a Hotcue (1-4) or trigger
the Hotcue (if assigned). To delete
an assigned Hotcue, hold down the PAD MODE button and then press the Pad of which the Hotcue you wish to delete.
Use the PAD MODE button until the second from top Led (LOOP) is lit to set the Pads to Loop mode
. The PML Loop page
will be then selected and displayed in the default skins of VirtualDJ PML Loop Page - VirtualDJ default Skin
In this mode, the 4 numbered Pads trigger an auto-Loop
of a different size in beats, depending on the selected Loop Bank
3 different Banks are available (Small, Normal and Large) offering loop sizes from 1/8 to 64 beats
. Use the top arrow buttons on the Skin (1st Parameter) to select the next/previous Loop bank.
Additionally a Loop Roll
can be applied using the Pads on the Party Mix Live.
Hold down the PAD MODE button and then press a Pad to temporary (while pressed) apply a Loop Roll of a different size in beats, depending on the selected Roll Bank
2 different Banks are available offering loop roll sizes from 1/8 to 8 beats
. Use the bottom arrow buttons (2nd Parameter) on the Skin to select the next/previous Loop Roll bank.
Use the PAD MODE button until the 3rd Led (SAMPLER) is lit to set the Pads to Sampler mode
. The PML Sampler page
will be then selected and displayed in the default skins of VirtualDJ PML Sampler Page - VirtualDJ default Skin
In this mode, the 4 numbered Pads will trigger a Sample
(1-4) from the selected Sampler Bank of VirtualDJ.
If the selected Bank has less than 5 samples, both sides of the Party Mix Live will trigger the same Samples. If the selected Bank has more than 4 Samples, the left side of the Party Mix Live will trigger samples 1 to 4 and the right side will trigger samples 5 to 8. Samples further to slot 8 can be triggered from the Sampler view of Sideview, either by selecting a different Sampler Layout view or the List view.
If the selected Sampler Trigger mode is set to Unmute or Stutter and you need to stop the playing Sample, hold down the PAD MODE button and then press the Pad to stop its assigned Sample.
See further details about Sampler in VirtualDJ User Guide https://www.virtualdj.com/manuals/virtualdj/interface/browser/sideview/sampler/index.html
Use the arrow buttons
on the skin, to select a different Sampler Bank
or choose a different Trigger mode
(On/Off, Hold, Stutter or Unmute).
Use the PAD MODE button until the bottom Led (EFFECT) is lit to set the Pads to Effects mode
. The PML FX page
will be then selected and displayed in the default skins of VirtualDJ PML FX Page - VirtualDJ default Skin
In this mode the 4 numbered Pads trigger an Effect as following:
- PAD 1 : Trigger the Beat Grid Effect. Use the arrow buttons on the skin to select a different Beat Grid pattern
- PAD 2 : Trigger the Flanger Effect.
- PAD 3 : Trigger the Phaser Effect.
- PAD 4 : Enable/Disable the selected Mix Effect. When enabled, moving the Crossfader from one side to the other, an Effect will be applied to both decks as the crossfader is moved, providing a unique mixing.
4 additional Effects can be applied using the Party Mix Live. Hold down the PAD MODE button and then press one of the 4 Pads.
All 8 Effects provided in this mode have pre-defined Parameters. If you wish to choose different Effects and/or different Parameters, you will need to edit the PML FX page from the Pads Editor. See https://www.virtualdj.com/manuals/virtualdj/editors/padseditor.html
The three LED light arrays sync to your mix, flashing from the back of the Party Mix Live, illuminating your performance. They add a cool dimension to your performance, moving to the beat, setting the perfect party mood.
Use the small button at the right
panel of the unit to cycle
through the 5 hard-coded Light modes
- OFF : Leds are always Off
- VDJ PRG : Leds illuminate depending on the selected VirtualDJ Program mode.
- AUTO-BEAT : Leds illuminate in a random order based on the tempo of the Master Deck received from VirtualDJ
- AUTO : Leds illuminate in a random order based on a pre-defined tempo
- ON : Leds are always On.
To check which of the available Light modes is selected, you can select the PML Lights
Page in the Pads section of VirtualDJ GUI.
Note that the Pads on the GUI will not change the Lights mode on the Party Mix Live, but will follow the selection you make from the device.
VirtualDJ Program modes
VirtualDJ has pre-defined 3 different Programs for the Party Mix Live Leds and those are available when the VDJ PRG (2) mode is selected
. The Programs 1 to 3 can be selected from the PML Lights Pads page using the arrow buttons (1st Parameter)
- Program 1 : Red-Blue-Green Leds turn on/off in a sequential order based on the Beat Grid pattern of the Master Deck (the deck that is currently playing out in Master Output)
- Program 2 : Red-Blue-Green Leds flash in a sequential order based on the Beat Grid pattern of the Master Deck (the deck that is currently playing out in Master Output)
- Program 3 : All 3 Red-Blue-Green Leds illuminate at the same time and their intensity is based on the amount of the Master Output Level (the louder the volume is, the brighter the Leds will illuminate)
For further Technical features and specifications, visit Numark PARTY MIX LIVE
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