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Rane - Seventy-Two - Layout

Performance Pads



The 8 RGB Pads offer various functions, depending on the selected Pad mode. Each of the 5 Pad mode buttons offers 2 individual modes. Press a pad mode button once to access it's primary mode, and press it again to access it's secondary mode. The modes represent a page of the PADS section on the default VirtualDJ GUI.



KEY

ACTION

4 PAD MODE
Press any of the 5 available Pad mode buttons to set the Pads to Hotcues, Auto Loop, Loop Roll, Sampler and Slicer mode.
Press any of the 5 available Pad mode buttons twice to set the Pads to Pitch Play, Manual Loop, Pad FX*, Fader FX* and Transport mode.
* Pad FX and Fader FX Pad Modes are hardware operated by Rane Seventy-Two firmware
5 PERFORMANCE PADS
The 8 Pads offer different functionality depending on the selected mode.
6 PARAMETERS
These buttons control the Parameters of the selected Pad mode.
The Parameters of each mode can be adjusted from the VirtualDJ GUI (Pads section)
Read further details about Pads in the VirtualDJ manual.


HOT CUES


Press the CUE mode button to set the PADs to Hot Cue mode (button will be lit white) and automatically load the Hotcues Pads page in VirtualDJ GUI

Each one of the 8 pad assigns a Hot Cue Point (1 to 8) or jumps the track to that Hot Cue Point (if assigned).
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 on.

Hold SHIFT and then press a pad to delete its assigned Hot Cue Point.



Hotcues Pads Page – VirtualDJ GUI



AUTO LOOP


Press the AUTO LOOP mode button to set the PADs to Loop mode (button will be lit blue) and automatically load the Loop Pads page in VirtualDJ GUI

Press one of the pads to trigger an Auto Loop of a different size in beats, depending on the selected page. There are 6 different pages available with sizes starting from 1/32 up to 128 beats.

Use the PARAMETER buttons to select the previous/next page with the desired Loop sizes
Hold SHIFT and then use the PARAMETER buttons to change the behavior of the Loop pads, by selecting the On/Off (toggle), Hold (momentary – while pad is pressed) or the Roll mode (track will resume to the position it would have been once the pad is released)



Loop Pads Page – VirtualDJ GUI



LOOP ROLL


Press the ROLL mode button to set the PADs to Loop Roll mode (button will be lit cyan) and automatically load the Loop Roll Pads page in VirtualDJ GUI

Press and hold one of the pads to trigger a momentary (while pressed) auto loop of a different size in beats. Once the pad is released the track will resume to the position it would have been as if the pad was not ever pressed.



Loop Roll Pads Page – VirtualDJ GUI



SAMPLER


Press the SAMPLER mode button to set the PADs to Sampler mode (button will be lit pink) and automatically load the Sampler Pads page in VirtualDJ GUI

Each one of the 8 pads triggers a sample from the selected Sampler Bank of VirtualDJ. If a bank has less than 9 samples, both sides of Rane Seventy-Two will control the same samples. If a bank has more than 8 samples, the left side of Rane Seventy-Two will control samples 1 to 8 and the right side samples 9 to 16.

Press the pads to trigger a sample. Depending on the selected trigger Pad mode, use SHIFT and the same pads to stop the sample.
Use the PARAMETER buttons to select the Sampler Bank (previous/next).



Sampler Pads Page – VirtualDJ GUI



SLICER


Press the SLICER mode button to set the PADs to Slicer mode (button will be lit red) and automatically load the Slicer Pads page in VirtualDJ GUI

The 8 pads represent eight sequential beats—"Slices"—in the Beat Grid. The currently playing Slice is represented by the currently green lit pad. The light will move through the pads as it progresses through each eight-Slice phrase. Press a pad to repeat that Slice (hold it down if you want to keep looping it).
Once the Pad is released the track will continue to play from the position it would have been if the pad was never pressed.

Hold SHIFT and then use the Pads to repeat the memorized Slices (the Slices played/repeated last time)

Use the PARAMETER buttons to adjust the length of the Loop applied to the slice. or adjust the step of the Slices



Slicer Pads Page – VirtualDJ GUI



PITCH PLAY


Press the the CUE mode button twice (or once if the selected mode was HotCues) to set the Pads to Pitch Play mode (button will be lit green) and automatically load the Pitch Play* Pads page in VirtualDJ GUI.
*This page is specifically designed for Rane Seventy-Two and will not be available if the unit is not connected.

In this mode, the Pads trigger a selected Hotcue point (or the Temporary Cue if none selected or not available) at a selected Key semitone (from -7 to +7).

Three different banks are offered with various semitone values to use and a 0 value (reset key to its original value) is always offered in all pages.
Hold SHIFT and then select a Hotcue for the Key pads to trigger. Each time a Pad is pressed, the track will jump to that Hotcue point and will also alter the Key of the track to the value designated by it assigned value.

Use PARAMETER buttons to adjust the Key of the track without trigger a Hotcue.
Hold SHIFT and then use the PARAMETER buttons to select a different bank with different key semitone values.



Pitch Play Pads Page – VirtualDJ GUI



MANUAL LOOP


Press the the LOOP mode button twice (or once if the selected mode was Loop) to set the Pads to Manual Loop mode (button will be lit lime) and automatically load the Manual Loop Pads page in VirtualDJ GUI.

Each one of the 8 pad offers a different loop function.
Use Pads 1 and 2 to set a Loop Entry (In) and a Loop Exit (Out) point for manual looping.
Use Pad 3 to turn off the Loop (if enabled) or trigger a Loop of the selected size in beats
Use Pad 4 to repeat the last triggered loop (reloop)
Use Pads 5 and 6 to half/double the size of the Loop.
Use Pads 7 and 8 to move the Loop (if enabled) forward/backwards by 1 beat

While SHIFT is pressed use ..
Pad 1 to set the Jogwheel to Loop In Adjust mode and use the Jogwheel to fine adjust the Loop In position
Pad 2 to set the Jogwheel to Loop Out Adjust mode and use the Jogwheel to fine adjust the Loop Out position
Pad 3 to set the Jogwheel to Loop Move Adjust mode and use the Jogwheel to fine move the Loop through the track.
Pad 4 to enable/disable Smart Loop. When Smart Loop is enabled (default status), using Loop In and Loop Out buttons to trigger a Manual Loop, will result of a seamless loop (track will stay on beat)
Pad 5 to enable/disable Loop Back mode. When Loop Back mode is enabled, and an Auto Loop is enabled, the current track's position will be considered as the Loop Out (Exit) point of the loop and the passed part of the track will be looped.
Pad 6 to enable/disable Quantize Loop mode. When enabled, the Loop In point of a Loop will be snapped to the nearest beat
Pad 7 and 8 to move the loop (if enabled) forward/backwards by the amount of the size of the loop.

Use the PARAMETER buttons to half/double the size of the Loop



Manual Loop Pads Page – VirtualDJ GUI



Manual Loop Pads Page while SHIFT is pressed – VirtualDJ GUI



PADFX


Press the the ROLL mode button twice (or once if the selected mode was Loop Roll) to set the Pads to PadFX mode (button will be lit yellow) and automatically load the PadFX* page in VirtualDJ GUI.
*This page is specifically designed for Rane Seventy-Two and will not be available if the unit is not connected.

The 4 upper pads offer 4 different effects to use (Vinyl Brake, Backspin, Gate and Echo) while the 4 lower pads offer 4 different sizes to perform the selected effect.
In order to use an effect, press one of the 4 upper pads to select it and then press one of the lower 4 pads to apply the effect with the desired size.
Please note that these effects are hardware operated by Rane Seventy-Two firmware, and they won't apply if you click on the pads on VirtualDJ GUI.

For further details about the effects offered on this page please advise the unit's user guide.



PADFX Pads Page – VirtualDJ GUI



FADERFX


Press the the SAMPLER mode button twice (or once if the selected mode was Sampler) to set the Pads to FaderFX mode (button will be lit green) and automatically load the FaderFX* page in VirtualDJ GUI.
*This page is specifically designed for Rane Seventy-Two and will not be available if the unit is not connected.

In this mode the 8 pads offer 8 different volume transformation effects to use.
In order to use an effect, press and hold one of the 8 pads. The effect will be applied for as long you keep the pad pressed down.
Please note that these effects are hardware operated by Rane Seventy-Two firmware, and they won't apply if you click on the pads on VirtualDJ GUI.

For further details about the effects offered on this page please advise the unit's user guide.



FADERFX Pads Page – VirtualDJ GUI



TRANSPORT


Press the the SLICER mode button twice (or once if the selected mode was Slicer) to set the Pads to Transport mode (button will be lit green) and automatically load the Transport* page in VirtualDJ GUI.
*This page is specifically designed for Rane Seventy-Two and will not be available if the unit is not connected.

Use Pads 1 and 2 to bend (alter the pitch momentarily) the track down or up.
Use Pads 3 and 4 to decrease or increase the speed of the track (by altering it's pitch)
Use Pad 5 to toggle Master Tempo (When Master Tempo is active the track returns to it's original key regardless of the pitch setting)
Use Pad 6 to sync the track (automatically match the corresponding deck's tempo with the opposite deck's tempo and phase)
Use Pad 7 to cue the track.
Use Pad 7 to play or pause the track.



Transport Pads Page – VirtualDJ GUI

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