Serato's Flip expansion pack is a great tool for those using Serato DJ 1.7 and up. With Serato Flip, you can record and play back triggered cue point information at any time during your set. Flip mode allows the ability to edit tracks, extend intros and outros, breakdowns, transitions, and even make beats. This article walks through how to use this feature with the Numark NS7II.
- Serato Flip Features
- Before You Begin...
- Recording the Flip
- Additional Resources
- Further Technical Support
Saving a Flip:
Utilizing Looping / Loop Snap:
Controlling Flip with your Hardware and a MIDI Controller:
Utilizing Recall and Replay:
Purchase, unlock and install the Flip expansion pack. For more information, click here.
Next, ensure that each track you wish to use for Flip is fully analyzed and set to the beat grid. Fore more information on Preparing and Analyzing Your Files, click here. Also, set the cue points for the song that you wish to record the Flip with before recording the Flip. Once the cue points are set, follow the steps suggested below.
First you will want to show the Flip Panel in Serato DJ. To do this, click the Flip tab at the top of the Serato DJ window. To initiate Flip recording process, press the < PARAMETER adjustment on the deck of choice as shown in the image below. The record button will begin to blink, indicating it's ready to record.
Trigger your first cue point. That will trigger your recording process. You'll notice in the software that the deck that you are recording the Flip with is outlined in red. Also, you'll notice both parameters buttons are lit while you're recording.
Once the Flip is complete, press the < PARAMETER adjustment to stop the recording. The deck with the recorded Flip with is now outlined in blue. This means that Serato is playing back the recorded Flip. Also, the ON and LOOP buttons are illuminated as the Flip is playing back.
You can now save or re-record the Flip. To save, select one of the six available banks from the Serato Flip Expansion window and choose Save. You'll notice in the second image below that the Flip was saved in the fourth bank and renamed SAVED FLIP.
To exit out of your recorded Flip, press the < PARAMETER adjustment twice.
To play back a saved Flip, highlight the Flip in Flip Expansion window and then press the right > PARAMETER adjustment. To exit out of the selected bank, simply press SHIFT + > PARAMETER adjustment. To loop the selected Flip, while your selected Flip is playing, press SHIFT + < PARAMETER adjustment. Press SHIFT + < PARAMETER again to exit out of the loop.
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