This article explains how to broadcast on Mixlr using DJ software - 'Traktor' and an external controller - 'Traktor S4'. You'll be using Traktor to mix tracks from your computer, and the S4 to control your levels, crossfader etc. Your entire set will be broadcast live and direct on Mixlr. Sweet! (Tip - These instructions can be translated to almost any external controller or audio interface.
You will find the audio preferences in Traktor's settings:
Ensure the Audio Setup settings in Traktor are as follows:
In the Output Routing settings in Traktor, ensure the 'Output Monitor' and 'Output Master' are as follows:
Traktor is sending audio to Output, whilst Mixlr is trying to receive audio from the Input. Simply physically route 'Main Out 1 and 2' to 'Input Channel C 1 and 2' on the S4 using a phono to phono cable:
Use the remaining outputs in 'Main Out' to connect your speakers:
Open the Mixlr app. If you haven't downloaded it yet, you can do so here.
Check that Mixlr is receiving the audio, start playing a track in Traktor and check the VU meter is responding in the Mixlr app:
(Tip - If you're having problems with the Mixlr app receiving audio signal, check that you have the latest Traktor drivers installed. You can download the latest drivers here.)