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The Complete DJ Gear Guide To A Serato Controller: Numark NV and NVII

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    Introduction

    In this video, DJ Shortee introduces the course, which covers all the gear you need to DJ with a Serato DJ controller, specifically the Numark NV.

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    Software & Compatibility

    In this video, DJ Shortee shows you what the Serato DJ software can be used for and then walks you through the various hardware setups that are compatible with it.

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    Activate Serato DJ

    In this video, DJ Shortee shows you how to activate your software.

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    DJ Gear & Setup

    In this video, DJ Shortee shows you all the hardware you need to DJ with the Numark NV Serato DJ controller and how to hook it up.

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    Software Overview

    In this video, DJ Shortee walks you through an overview of the software’s layout and its display modes.

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    Mixer

    In this video, DJ Shortee covers all the features of the DJ mixer on the Numark NV DJ controller.

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    Channel Filter

    In this video, DJ Shortee digs a little bit deeper with the Channel Filter knob.

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    Headphone Cueing

    In this video, DJ Shortee talks more about the headphone cueing features on the Numark NV.

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    Decks: Playback Controls

    In this video, DJ Shortee goes through the Playback controls on the Numark NV.

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    Decks: Pitch Fader Controls

    In this video, DJ Shortee walks you through the Pitch Fader controls on the Numark NV.

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    Display: Navigation Controls

    This video is the first of four videos in which DJ Shortee walks you through the display on the Numark NV. In this first video, she walks you through the Display Navigation controls.

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    Display: Performance View 1

    This video is the second of four videos in which DJ Shortee walks you through the display on the Numark NV. In this video, she goes through the first display view, Performance View 1.

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    Display: Performance View 2

    This video is the third of four videos in which DJ Shortee walks you through the display on the Numark NV. In this video, she goes through the second display view, Performance View 2.

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    Display: Library View

    This video is the last of four videos in which DJ Shortee walks you through the display on the Numark NV. In this video, she goes through the third display view, the Library View.

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    Beatgrid Controls

    In this video, DJ Shortee shows you how to use the Beatgrid controls on the Numark NV.

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    Effects: Single, Multi & Touch FX

    In this video, DJ Shortee digs deeper into the Effects controls and Effects modes on the Numark NV.

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    Pads: Hot Cues & Hot Cue Loops

    This video is the first of seven videos in which DJ Shortee digs deeper into all the different Pad modes on the Numark NV. In this video, she starts off with the Hot Cue Mode.

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    Pads: Auto Loop Modes

    This video is the second of seven videos in which DJ Shortee digs deeper into all the different Pad modes on the Numark NV. In this video, she walks you through the Auto-Loop Mode.

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    Pads: Loop Modes

    This video is the third of seven videos in which DJ Shortee digs deeper into all the different Pad modes on the Numark NV. In this video, she walks you through the Loop Modes.

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    Pads: Sampler Modes

    This video is the fourth of seven videos in which DJ Shortee digs deeper into all the different Pad modes on the Numark NV. In this video, she goes through the Sampler Mode.

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    Pads: Slicer Modes

    This video is the fifth of seven videos in which DJ Shortee digs deeper into all the different Pad modes on the Numark NV. In this video, she goes through the Slicer controls.

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    Pads: Flip Mode

    This video is the sixth of seven videos in which DJ Shortee digs deeper into all the different Pad modes on the Numark NV. In this video, she shows you how to control Flip Mode.

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    Pads: Slip Mode

    This video is the last of seven videos in which DJ Shortee digs deeper into all the different Pad modes on the Numark NV. In this video, she shows you how to control Slip Mode.

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    Numark NVII: New Features

    In this video, DJ Shortee goes over all the updated features of the Numark NVII controller.

Product Overview


In this video course, DJ Shortee shows you all the gear you need for a basic DJ setup using a Serato DJ controller such as the Numark NV. Get a walk through of every feature step by step along with practical examples of how to incorporate them.

This course also includes a bonus lesson on Serato DJ’s Flip Mode Expansion Pack and how to control Flip Mode with a Serato DJ controller such as the Numark NV. Every lesson is taught in a clear and concise way that is easy for anyone to understand. This information-packed course is the first in the Serato DJ Controller Series of Shortee’s Complete DJ Method.

It’s also a part of the DJ Remixing Series. This course works seamlessly in conjunction with her Serato DJ Software course “The Complete Guide to Serato DJ” and is essential for building a strong DJ foundation and separate you from the pack!


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phodder
Submitted 2 weeks ago

Very useful

Thorough and concise.

I am a: Beginner


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jason jennings
Submitted 5 months ago

Serato controller Numark NV1 & NV2

very informative I'm self taught with this program an she still showed me something new. I've just purchased the NV2 so this is superb. keep up the great work


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Floridablack
Submitted 2 years ago

pretty good

pretty good, I would like to see something catered more towards hip hop r and b and live drummers but I just got started so maybe its in the next series, but I love these tutorials

I am a: Hobbyist, Musician, Ableton Live


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DigitEyes
Submitted 2 years ago

Great Overview!

Shortee does a great job going over all the features of the NV in detail and in a way that is easy to digest and understand. I've had the Numark NV for a few months now and felt like I had a pretty solid grasp on the majority of the features, but watching this video definitely filled in any gaps in my understanding of the controller and gave me a ton of new ideas of how to use many features of the NV. This is a great companion piece to her overview of the Serato software. I definitely recommend watching both series to fully understand whats going on. Probably watch the software series first, then watch this hardware series on the NV second. It will get you pumped to jump on your controller and make some music!

I am a: Beginner, Student, Hobbyist, Musician, Producer, Beat Maker, Audio Engineer, Sound Designer, Ableton Live, Logic Pro, Pro Tools, Studio One


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snookeycruz316
Submitted 3 years ago

Great product.

great product .easy to follow great video dj short tee is unbelievable.

I am a: Semi-Pro, Beat Maker, Hobbyist, Musician


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JerryInSoCal
Submitted 3 years ago

Every button on the Numark NV explained

I am new to the DJ world and bought my 1st controller, the Numark NV. There's another video on groove3 that explains the Numark NV, but this one by DJ Shortee gets into more details. So if you had to choose between the two, get this one. DJ Shortee goes over all the buttons in pretty great detail. I can tell that she's been playing around with the controller for awhile. I will have to watch this training series more than once because there's a lot of information. It looks like Shortee really enjoys teaching, has a pleasant disposition, and is good at what she does. I also watched her other training video--complete guide to Serato--and that was awesome as well.

I am a: Hobbyist


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phodder
Submitted 2 weeks ago

Very useful

Thorough and concise.

I am a: Beginner

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jason jennings
Submitted 5 months ago

Serato controller Numark NV1 & NV2

very informative I'm self taught with this program an she still showed me something new. I've just purchased the NV2 so this is superb. keep up the great work

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Floridablack
Submitted 2 years ago

pretty good

pretty good, I would like to see something catered more towards hip hop r and b and live drummers but I just got started so maybe its in the next series, but I love these tutorials

I am a: Hobbyist, Musician, Ableton Live

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DigitEyes
Submitted 2 years ago

Great Overview!

Shortee does a great job going over all the features of the NV in detail and in a way that is easy to digest and understand. I've had the Numark NV for a few months now and felt like I had a pretty solid grasp on the majority of the features, but watching this video definitely filled in any gaps in my understanding of the controller and gave me a ton of new ideas of how to use many features of the NV. This is a great companion piece to her overview of the Serato software. I definitely recommend watching both series to fully understand whats going on. Probably watch the software series first, then watch this hardware series on the NV second. It will get you pumped to jump on your controller and make some music!

I am a: Beginner, Student, Hobbyist, Musician, Producer, Beat Maker, Audio Engineer, Sound Designer, Ableton Live, Logic Pro, Pro Tools, Studio One

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snookeycruz316
Submitted 3 years ago

Great product.

great product .easy to follow great video dj short tee is unbelievable.

I am a: Semi-Pro, Beat Maker, Hobbyist, Musician

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JerryInSoCal
Submitted 3 years ago

Every button on the Numark NV explained

I am new to the DJ world and bought my 1st controller, the Numark NV. There's another video on groove3 that explains the Numark NV, but this one by DJ Shortee gets into more details. So if you had to choose between the two, get this one. DJ Shortee goes over all the buttons in pretty great detail. I can tell that she's been playing around with the controller for awhile. I will have to watch this training series more than once because there's a lot of information. It looks like Shortee really enjoys teaching, has a pleasant disposition, and is good at what she does. I also watched her other training video--complete guide to Serato--and that was awesome as well.

I am a: Hobbyist

Ease of Use
 
 
 
 
 
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Value of Training
 
 
 
 
 
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DJ SHORTEE, described as the “World’s Premier Female DJ” by the Grammy Foundation, is a multi-genre DJ, turntablist, music producer, record label CEO (Heavy Artillery Recordings, Arkade Records, 5 Star Records), DJ instructor, actor, and published author.

Named “Queen of the Scratch World” by DJ Times, Shortee’s unique contribution to the art of turntablism earned her a spot as the only female DJ featured in the critically acclaimed movie Scratch. With over two decades of experience, she is recognized as one of the most diverse and technically skilled DJs in the world.

Shortee is one of the few DJs who are respected globally in a wide variety of genres. Spinning genres such as House, Drum ’n’ Bass, Electro, Dubstep, Drumstep, Glitch Hop, Trap, Breaks, Techno, Hip Hop, Top40, Mash Up, Funk, Soul, Rock, Jazz, and more, she has rocked everything from the hottest nightclubs, massive raves, and b-boy battles to huge festivals and celebrity parties. Her fast-paced mixing style, expert scratching skills, and energetic stage presence have made her one of the most in-demand DJs touring worldwide.

As a DJ instructor, Shortee has taught classes, private lessons, workshops, and online tutorials for the esteemed Grammy Foundation, Dubspot, Scratch DJ Academy, Turntable U, Rane, Serato, SAE Institute, and more. She has also produced her own DJ instructional DVD series and has written a critically acclaimed instructional book, Spin Now! The DJ Starter Handbook (Hal Leonard Books), which includes an accompanying DVD-ROM and is currently available worldwide in paperback and kindle editions.

In regard to her teaching style, Shortee is well known for simplifying those intimidating, confusing topics and making them accessible and easy for anyone to understand. Her lessons are extremely thorough and packed with tons of information yet her quirky, easygoing personality keeps everything relatable, approachable, and fun. She breaks everything down into simple step-by-step techniques that you can easily put into action and also gives you the clarity and confidence you need to take your skills to the next level!

For more information, visit her websites:

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The Complete DJ Gear Guide To A Serato Controller: Numark NV and NVII is rated 4.9 out of 5 by 6 .
Rated 5.0 out of 5 by from Very useful Thorough and concise.
Date published: 2019-06-08
Rated 5.0 out of 5 by from Serato controller Numark NV1 & NV2 very informative I'm self taught with this program an she still showed me something new. I've just purchased the NV2 so this is superb. keep up the great work
Date published: 2019-01-27
Rated 5.0 out of 5 by from pretty good pretty good, I would like to see something catered more towards hip hop r and b and live drummers but I just got started so maybe its in the next series, but I love these tutorials
Date published: 2017-08-21
Rated 5.0 out of 5 by from Great Overview! Shortee does a great job going over all the features of the NV in detail and in a way that is easy to digest and understand. I've had the Numark NV for a few months now and felt like I had a pretty solid grasp on the majority of the features, but watching this video definitely filled in any gaps in my understanding of the controller and gave me a ton of new ideas of how to use many features of the NV. This is a great companion piece to her overview of the Serato software. I definitely recommend watching both series to fully understand whats going on. Probably watch the software series first, then watch this hardware series on the NV second. It will get you pumped to jump on your controller and make some music!
Date published: 2017-07-17
Rated 5.0 out of 5 by from Great product. great product .easy to follow great video dj short tee is unbelievable.
Date published: 2016-05-17
Rated 5.0 out of 5 by from Every button on the Numark NV explained I am new to the DJ world and bought my 1st controller, the Numark NV. There's another video on groove3 that explains the Numark NV, but this one by DJ Shortee gets into more details. So if you had to choose between the two, get this one. DJ Shortee goes over all the buttons in pretty great detail. I can tell that she's been playing around with the controller for awhile. I will have to watch this training series more than once because there's a lot of information. It looks like Shortee really enjoys teaching, has a pleasant disposition, and is good at what she does. I also watched her other training video--complete guide to Serato--and that was awesome as well.
Date published: 2016-03-23
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