STEP 1 : CONNECTIONS
- Connect the PartyMix Pro to a USB port of your computer via the USB socket on the right side panel of the unit.
- Optionally connect the PartyMix Pro to an AC Outlet using the AC socket at the right side panel of the unit. Note that the PartyMix Pro can operate with its rechargeable battery.
- Optionally connect a pair of Headphones at the right-side panel of the unit, using a 1/8" cable or adapter.
STEP 2 : DRIVERS & FIRMWAREDrivers
: No driver
is required to be installed. The Party Mix Pro is a USB Class compliant device and your Operating system will automatically install the necessary drivers once the unit is connected to a USB port of your computer.Firmware
: Please visit Numark Party Mix Pro product's page to check for any firmware updatehttps://www.numark.com/product/party-mix-pro
STEP 3 : 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 launched, a Login 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 Pro. Without any of the above Licenses, the controller will operate for 10 minutes each time you restart VirtualDJ.
The Numark Party Mix Pro is also operating with the bundled VirtualDJ 8 Limited Edition.
Read further about the procedure required for VirtualDJ 8 LE at the Limited Edition Chapter
A detection window will appear when the unit is first connected with VirtualDJ, verifying proper connection.
Click on the "Use Soundcard" in order VirtualDJ to apply the necessary audio configuration and use the built-in sound card and speaker of the PartyMix Pro.
You can still make changes in the Audio setup from VirtualDJ Settings->AUDIO tab.
If VirtualDJ LE or the tailored Party Mix Pro skin are installed, an additional button Change Skin will be available to load the skin, or continue with the default skin of VirtualDJ 8.
An additional Enter Keycode
button will be available, if your Account does not offer a Pro or Plus License or you have skipped the Login process.
Click on this button and enter the Keycode (serial) of your VirtualDJ LE.
to obtain your LE Keycode.
Make your selections and press OK
The unit is now ready
The 4 numbered Pads of the Numark PartyMix Pro offer different functionality, depending on the selected Mode. Use the PAD MODES 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 MODES button until the first top Led (CUE) is lit.
The Hotcues page
will be then selected and displayed in both the tailored and the default skins of VirtualDJ
Hotcues mode - Tailored PartyMix Pro skin
Hotcues 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, right-click
on the Hotcue button on the skin.
Use the PAD MODES button until the second from top Led (LOOP) is lit to set the Pads to Loop mode
. The special PM Loop page
will be then selected and displayed in both the tailored and the default skins of VirtualDJNote : The special PM Loop page is only available when the PartyMix Pro is connected
Loop mode - Tailored Party Mix skin
PM 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 arrow buttons on the Skin to select the next/previous Loop bank
Use the PAD MODES button until the bottom Led (SAMPLE) is lit to set the Pads to Sampler mode
. The Sampler page
will be then selected and displayed in both the tailored and the default skins of VirtualDJ
Sampler mode - Tailored PartyMix Pro skin
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 will trigger the same Samples. If the selected Bank has more than 4 Samples, the left side of the PartyMix Pro 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.
See further details about Sampler in VirtualDJ User Guide http://www.virtualdj.com/manuals/virtualdj8/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 MODES button until all Leds are lit to set the Pads to Effects mode
. The special PM FX page
will be then selected and displayed in both the tailored and the default skins of VirtualDJNote : The special PM FX page is only available when the PartyMix Pro is connected
Effects mode - Tailored PartyMix Pro skin
PM 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 Filter Crossfader mode. When enabled, moving the Crossfader from one side to the other, a High Pass Filter will be applied to both decks as the crossfader is moved, providing a unique mixing.
The Numark PartyMix Pro comes bundled with VirtualDJ 8 LE (Limited Edition) which allows you to fully control VirtualDJ with your PartyMix Pro right out of the box with just a few limitations
Obtain your VirtualDJ LE keycode
Usually the Keycode (serial) of the VirtualDJ LE is printed either on the sleeve of the VirtualDJ LE CD or at the bottom of the unit. In case of the PartyMix Pro (and other Numark Products), the Keycode needs to be obtained from Numark's website via a Product registration procedure.
- Obtain your VirtualDJ LE keycode (serial) from Numark website.
Visit https://www.numark.com/ and click on My Account or directly visit https://www.numark.com/my-account
- Login with email and password if you already have a Numark account or create one
- Once logged in, Click on the Register Product button at the left side of the window
- Register your product by selecting the PartyMix Pro from the Products's lit and providing the serial number of the unit (usually at the bottom of the unit starting with (21), along with all the other purchase information and finally click on the SUBMIT REGISTRATION button.
- In the next page, you will then be able to see your VirtualDJ LE keycode that has the form XXXX-XXXX-XXXX/XXXX. Write that code down or copy that to Clipboard.
VirtualDJ LE Setup
Download and install VirtualDJ LE
from our Limited Edition Download page http://www.virtualdj.com/le/
by entering (pasting) your LE Keycode
Find a detailed installation and setup procedure at http://www.virtualdj.com/wiki/VirtualDJ%20LE%20Install%20Guide.html
A tailored skin is available for the Numark PartyMix Pro offering a perfect match between the Hardware and VirtualDJ functionality. The skin is installed along with the VirtualDJ LE (from http://www.virtualdj.com/le/
If you already have VirtualDJ installed and wish to use the tailored skin without installing the Limited Edition, you can download the skin from http://www.virtualdj.com/plugins/index.html?addonid=80658Note : The tailored skin is not necessary for the unit to operate, neither adds any functionality to the Hardware. Numark PartyMix Pro Tailored skin
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.
Read further details athttp://www.virtualdj.com/manuals/virtualdj8/settings/controllers.htmlhttp://www.virtualdj.com/wiki/VDJ8script.html
Default Audio setup
The unit has a pre-defined
Audio setup and a special button
in the AUDIO tab of Config to provide that.
If the pre-defined audio setup is selected, the built-in speaker of the PartyMix Pro will be used for Master Output and your Headphones need to be connected at the side panel of the unit.
Alternative Audio setupUse a different Speaker/Amplifier.
In case you need to use your own Speakers instead of the built-in of the Party Mix , but still connect your Headphones to the unit for pre-listening, you will need to manually apply the following audio configuration.
Select the sound card
that your speakers are connected to for the Master
(on Chans 1,2) and the Party Mix Pro
sound card for the Headphones
(at Chans 3,4
Click to APPLY
Note : The Headphones channel in this case will be still routed to the right-side socket of the Party Mix Pro for you to connect your Headphones for pre-listening
For further software settings please refer to the User Guide of VirtualDJ 8. http://www.virtualdj.com/manuals/virtualdj8/index.html
For further Technical features and specifications, visit Numark PARTY MIX PRO
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