Numark Party Mix - Frequently Asked Questions

No matter what your skill level you can get any party started with the Party Mix! This is an amazing DJ Controller that connects directly to your laptop and lets you play and mix all of your favorite songs and videos with the included DJ software. Also, with Party Mix’s built-in light show you will shower the room with beat synchronized colorful light patterns, creating the perfect party atmosphere! This article answers some of the most frequently asked questions about the Numark Party Mix.

 

Frequently Asked Questions

 

What DJ software is included with the Numark Party Mix?

The Numark Party Mix includes Virtual DJ LE.  A license code and download link are provided in your numark.com account when you register your product.


Where can I download my free copy of Virtual DJ LE?

Accessing and activating your free software is as easy as registering your product on the Numark website. We've put together a walkthrough video which takes you step-by-step through the registration, download, and activation process for your included software.

 

Virtual DJ is only operating in a time-limited demo mode, or is asking me to pay for a license.  Is there something else I need to do?

You will not have to pay anything extra to use the included Virtual DJ software.  A license for Virtual DJ is indeed included with the Party Mix.  However, if you forget to activate the software after installing, it will run in a time-limited demo mode, or will ask you to buy a license.  Check out the video below for a walkthough on how to fully authorize your Virtual DJ LE software so you won't experience these limitations:

 

 

Can I scratch with these platters?

Of course! In fact some people prefer scratching with smaller jog wheels. Since the jog wheels are smaller, they have less mass and can move much more quickly and feel more responsive than larger platters to some people.

 

Are the performance pads velocity sensitive?

The performance pads on the Party Mix are not velocity sensitive. 


Do you have to install any drivers for the Numark Party Mix?

Nope! The Numark Party Mix is class compliant on Mac OS X and Windows. Once you plug the controller in via USB, your computer will automatically detect it and you will be ready to play in just a few seconds.


Does the Numark Party Mix work with Serato, Traktor, or other DJ programs?

Since the Numark Party Mix appeasr to your computer as a generic MIDI device, it can indeed be custom-mapped to any other DJ application that supports user or developer-created custom mapping. Serato DJ does NOT allow you to custom map unsupported controllers but NI Traktor and many other DJ softwares do. 


What are the different modes for the Party Ball lights?

When activated, the Party Ball lights on the rear of the Party Mix will illuminate according to the current setting which you can choose by pressing the Party Ball Mode button.

Modes:
  1. Virtual DJ color-controlled (the default mode when Party Mix is powered on
  2. Virtual DJ beat-controlled
  3. Fixed-timing random
  4. All on
  5. All off

 

Does the Numark Party Mix have an audio interface?

Yes! Despite its small size, the Numark Party Mix houses a fully functional audio interface for 

 

Can I cue through my headphones while I'm playing music through the main output?

Yes you can.  

  1. Connect headphones to the headphone output on the Party Mix controller. 
     
  2. Make sure that your Party mix hardware is selected and being used by Virtual DJ.

    When launching Virtual DJ LE, be sure to select 'Use Soundcard' to auto-setup the Party Mix Hardware, or select Party Mix in the software under Config > Controllers.

    See this video for a walkthrough using the included Virtual DJ LE software.
     
  3. Now, load some music onto one or both decks in Virtual DJ.
     
  4. To send a cue signal from a deck to your headphones, press the PFL/Cue button to send your channel's pre-fader signal to the Cue Channel for monitoring.

    The Cue Mix knob adjusts the software's audio output to your headphones, mixing between the Cue Channel and the master output.

 

Further Product Support

Whether you are a customer or dealer, if you already own a Numark product, or if you just have pre-sales questions, the Numark technical support team is available to help! Visit the link below to connect with any of the following support options: online community support, phone support, email support.