Connecting the Rane SL 3

Here are the step by step instructions for connecting a Rane SL 3 to a regular two channel DJ mixer. Click on the images to enlarge.

Rane SL 3 with the Rane TTM 56
Rane SL 3 with the Rane TTM 56

Step one:

Connect the RCA cables of the left turntable (or CD player) to the left deck input on the SL 3.Step two:

Left turntable RCA ---> SL 3 left deck input
Left turntable RCA ---> SL 3 left deck input

Step two:

Connect the RCA cables of the right turntable (or CD player) to the right deck input on the SL 3.

Right turntable RCA ---> SL 3 right deck input
Right turntable RCA ---> SL 3 right deck input

Step three:

Connect the turntable ground wires to the SL 3 grounding posts.

Connect the ground wires
Connect the ground wires

Step four:

Set the dip switches to the correct level - up for phono (turntables), and down for line (CD players).

Set the dip switches -  Up for Phono, down for line
Set the dip switches -  Up for Phono, down for line

Step five:

Plug the SL 3 left deck output into the left line input on the mixer.

SL 3 left output ---> Mixer left line input
SL 3 left output ---> Mixer left line input

Step six:

Plug the SL 3 right deck output into the right line input on the mixer.

Mixer aux input
Mixer aux input

Step seven:

To output the sample player, plug the SL 3 aux output into the aux input on the mixer.

SL 3 aux ouput --->
SL 3 aux ouput --->

Step eight:

Plug in the SL 3 power supply.

Plug in the SL 3 power supply
Plug in the SL 3 power supply

Step nine:

Connect the USB cable.

Connect the USB cable: SL 3 ---> computer
Connect the USB cable: SL 3 ---> computer

Step ten:

Connect the mixer to a set of speakers or a mixing desk.

Connect the mixer to a set of speakers or a mixing desk
Connect the mixer to a set of speakers or a mixing desk

That's it - your all ready to go!


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