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Roland 505 DJ...
Topic: Roland 505 DJ controller
Posted Tue 27 Feb 18 @ 1:52 am
I haven't been able to repeat this on my 202, but I hardly ever scratch
Posted Tue 27 Feb 18 @ 6:45 am
angelt99 wrote :
.... something wrong with the jog wheels when u scratch and release the scratch it not smoothe its like pauses like when u just touch the jog wheel but I am releasing the scratch just taking my finger off of it.....
When the Jog is released but still moving a bit backwards, VDJ needs to decide if you are done with scratching or doing a Backspin. Can you try with the Setting TouchwheelSpinThreshold to a higher value, like 1,0 or 2.0 or even 3.0 and see if its getting better for your mix style ?
If not improved and you there is an issue even when the Jog is not moving at all, then it could be a latency issue. Are you on Mac or Windows ? What is the latency set to ? (from ASIO panel on Windows or the Latency VDJ setting on Mac)
angelt99 wrote :
...and the fader when on scratch mode and u close the fader u still here the music .on full mode it better but if u higher the music u can still here it very low....
When Crossfader is closed, can you put mouse over the Crossfader on the GUI and see what the Tooltip reports as value ?
Posted Tue 27 Feb 18 @ 7:19 am
We thought that this had to do with our own units only, but since its reported from others already, it seems that affects all of them, or at least a big production range.
We added some parameter in the definition to set the maximum position at an earlier value, and seems to be working fine now.
This change/fix will be available in next Early Access Build, whenever that comes.
In the meantime, what you can do is to change the mapping of the Crossfader from..
param_multiply 1.01 & crossfader
Posted Tue 27 Feb 18 @ 8:11 am
The issue is that the TRS part doesn’t work when pressed and I noticed the slicer making loops instead of showing the lit up pad going in progression.
I have yet to test this in Serato, but I know you guys just made it compatible. Are there still bugs that need working out in Virtual DJ?
Posted Thu 24 May 18 @ 2:50 pm
To get the fix..
- Open VirtualDJ (while your computer is connected to the Internet)
- Wait for 1 minute - dont have to do anything - to silently download the patch-fix
- Close VDJ and then open again.
- Make sure the "factory default" mapping is selected in Controllers tab of VirtualDJ settings.
To verify that you got the patch-fix, you should see a controllers.dat file in /Devices folder and your Build number should be 4291.1424
For Slicer, I don't understand what u mean and works fine here, but perhaps you have the "Step" Parameter to a value not equal to 1 beat and seems like its "looping" fast ?
BTW, Slicer mode is SHIFT+ROLL-SLICER button.
2nd press of ROLL-SLICER button offers the Loop page http://www.virtualdj.com/manuals/hardware/roland/dj505/layout/pads.html
Posted Thu 24 May 18 @ 5:10 pm