One of the most important parts of studio maintenance is backing up your studio computer. It's a simple and often overlooked step that can save you the pain and frustration of losing countless hours of valuable work and time. The time and money investment is minimal to establish a regular backup plan.
When connecting your MIDI interface, for example the M-Audio M-Track or Akai MPC series controller, to a computer with a Mac operating system, you may sometimes face communication difficulties if you have previously had a DigiDesign product installed on that computer. This article walks through some common symptoms and how to resolve those connection troubles that may occur.
Most computers only have one stereo out channel to listen to music. This means that when using an item like the ION Discover DJ, you will need a separate external audio interface in order cue with headphones. This article walks through the setup for sending one channel of audio to the headphones while the other goes to the main speakers to help you on your journey to becoming a professional DJ!