Virtual DJ 8 - Setup with a Numark DJ Controller

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numark virtualdj8 mainSetting up a Numark DJ controller in Virtual DJ 8 may look intimidating but it’s a pretty easy task.  The guide below will walk you through on how to properly setup your Numark DJ controller in Virtual DJ 8.  This guide is universal for all Numark DJ controllers.


  1. Connect your DJ controller via USB to your computer
  2. Open your Virtual DJ 8 software and enter you login information if prompted. 
  3. Click the SETUP button in the software. 

    numark virtualdj8 setupbutton

  4. Your controller may automatically connect to your software but you still will have to make some sound setting changes in Virtual DJ 8’s SETUP.
  5. Select AUDIO. The AUDIO tab is the most important part of your setup in Virtual DJ 8. This will determine your setup. Under AUDIO SETUP, make the following changes below.

    numark virtualdj8 audiosettings

    INPUT: Do not choose anything

    Note: Numark USB controllers without a sound card built in will have different setup.  DJ's should reference their external sound cards manual for proper setup.  Also, Numark DJ's with the following controllers below should reference the following images for proper audio setup.

    Numark Mixdeck, Mixdeck Express, Mixdeck Quad
    numark virtualdj8 mixdecksetupv2

    Numark NS6
    numark virtualdj8 ns6setup

    Numark NS7, NS7FX, NS7II
    numark virtualdj8 ns7setup

  6. Select CONTROLLERS.  Select your Numark controller.

    numark virtualdj8 controllers

  7. Select AUDIO.  Then hit APPLY to save your sound settings.

    numark virtualdj8 imgapply

  8. Exit out of the Virtual DJ 8 SETUP window. 

  9. That’s it!  Enjoy your Numark controller with Virtual DJ 8.


Note: Virtual DJ 8 continues to improve the way users can setup their controller.  With new and re-occurring updates from Virtual DJ, the Virtual DJ 8 software may detect your DJ controller without having you to manually set it up.  If your controller is detected in Virtual DJ 8, you'll see a pop up window appear in the software as shown below.  Simply select Use Soundcard to automatically setup your DJ controller in Virtual DJ 8.

          numark virtualdj8 hardwaredetected


Further Technical Support

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