this section will review simple setup strategies for the faderboard. all equipment shown are onlyexamples of possiblities. any suggestions / questions are welcome.

stand alone mode
(shown: vestax faderboard)

music player / mic --> faderboard
take any output and plug into line / mic in of the faderboard, so you can sample snippets and vocals on the fly as well as play along in key with the music.
(shown: sony mz-r909, shure sm58)
faderboard --> dj mixer
provides additional cutting / manipulation, eq and pan for output
(shown: vestax pmc-06)
faderboard --> DJ mixer
x-fader left-handed? here's the simple solution. Any mixer would do.
(Shown: vestax pmc-06)
faderboard --> efx processor / pedal
provides additional efx for output, especially the x-fader cuts that proceed internal efx unit. you can also use devices to store and loop output for a layered effect, as the faderboard does not come with an internal sequencer.
(Shown: korg kp2, guyatone md3)
turntable --> faderboard
plug turntable output to phono in of faderboard.
although the faderboard cannot take two phono ins, it will provide interesting effects when you combine record cutting with the faderboard triggered sounds.
(Shown: vestax pdx2000)

faderboard via midi --> midi machine / sampler
here's the killer. plug faderboard midi output to midi in of sampler or any other midi modules that read midi note signals. after you set up the midi note assigns in the sampler (30 notes total), you can trigger the sound bank from the faderboard, giving you unprecedented, dynamic control.
that also means you can use the faderboard to program samples in record mode.
(Shown: akai mpc2000xl, note: you can connect two faderboards as there are two midi ins!)


faderboard via midi --> midi machine / sampler 2
want to play samplers with the faderboard on the road or outside the studio? here's a portable version that's a match made in digital heaven.

(Shown: akai mpc1000, note: two midi ins as well!)


faderboard via midi --> hard disk recording interface
plug faderboard midi output to midi in of hard disk recording interface. you're using the faderboard as a midi controller for notes accessed by the interface.
the interface hardware will then be connected to a recording system; see below.
(Shown: pro tools digi 002 interface)


faderboard via midi --> computer / midi capable software
same as above, after the midi / recording interface, you can trigger midi capable software to trigger samples to record your performance as midi or audio information.
(Shown: mac G4, pro tools LE, native instruments battery)

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