The Rane TTM 57SL DJ mixer is a perfect integration of the Rane hardware and Serato Scratch Live software which makes this equipment a favorite among professional DJs. This mixer lets a DJ handle his mixer in entirety without needing to touch his laptop even once.
One of the biggest advantages of using Serato Scratch Live software is that every time there’s a new release, your system gets updated for free. The award winning software technology of Serato provides a professional sound quality. The hardware from Rane is equally legendary with the patented magnetic faders that are not just precise and accurate but the fastest and most durable ones on Earth.
The front panel of the Rane TTM 57SL mixer has a foot switch which provides you with hands free functions in Serato Scratch Live. There are also headphone jacks which are also ready to plug in. There is a Mic input which comes with an on switch and both high and low tone controls. There are also two input buses and these analog inputs are either line switchable or phono. The magnetic faders use a special patented technology called non contract magnetic position sensor technology and you also have contour and reverse controls on all the faders.
The mixer also has a headphone cue monitor with level control, cue balance and main mix select. Some additional mixer controls are also provided which are used by the Scratch Live software for internal effects. There is an LFO filter which is placed inside the mixer providing echo effects with six different insert points. There are eight channels for streaming audio and four channels which can be connected to the computer. The TTM 57SL comes with both Windows and Macintosh version; a manual is also provided regarding the installation of this.
When using this professional mixer, there are certain computer requirements which must be met. If you are using Windows, then the Serato Live is only compatible with Windows XP, Windows Vista or higher and Windows 7. There must be a 2GB RAM and an Intel processor of 1.6 GHz. This sleek and compact DJ mixer is the best a professional DJ can have as it incorporates both the Rane hardware components and the Serato Live software technology.
The Rane TTM 57SL also comes with a pack of two 15 minute control CDs. So if you are looking for a great mixer which is easy and simple to use and equipped with the latest software technology, then the 57SL is the one for you.