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Using Audacity to record my mix from Serato DJ Intro

Serato DJ Intro
Numark Mixtrack Pro
Windows 7 (64 bit)
DJ exZact 9:45 PM - 20 March, 2012
I am aware that i can use Audacity to record my mixes by running a line from my Mixtrack Pro to my computer. I am able to record them, however, i can hear both decks playing when i only want to hear one. This happens when i use the cross fader or just the two volume controls. The only way i have found to get past this problem is to pause the deck that i don't want to hear anymore. I am sure there is some way to get around this but i am not able to figure it out. Any help is greatly appreciated.
jsanNUMARK 6:04 PM - 21 March, 2012
How are yo recording into Audacity from the mixtrack pro?
DJ exZact 8:17 PM - 21 March, 2012
How are yo recording into Audacity from the mixtrack pro?

I have one output from the mixtrack pro going to my speakers and the other output going into the input of my computer.
phatbob 8:26 PM - 21 March, 2012
The issue you'll have recording from the Mixtrack Pro and Intro is that one of the two outputs is pre-fade, so the faders don't affect it.

There a couple of ways around it:

Either go through something like a mixer, or amp, or stereo system, so you can send to the speakers and the computer, or use a splitter cable to go out to your computer and speakers at the same time.
DJ exZact 9:57 PM - 21 March, 2012
I have an amp that I use to run my surround sound. How would i go through that in order to fix this problem? Do i run the audio in and then run it back out? Thanks
phatbob 10:10 PM - 21 March, 2012
If your amp has the ability to do that (like, a Tape out function or Aux out or something) then that should work great, yeah.
DJ exZact 10:30 PM - 21 March, 2012
Hmm i think i might go with a splitter, i can probally find one at the radioshack down the street. What kind of splitter would i need a Y splitter? With that i would be able to run the sound to both my mixtrack and computer from one output right.
phatbob 11:09 PM - 21 March, 2012
Yeah, a Y splitter will do it. What type you need will depend on what connection you are using at the amp/speaker end, but it sounds like you know enough about it to work that out yourself.

If you have trouble, just holler back.
DJ exZact 6:44 PM - 1 April, 2012
So my receiver has a MD/Tape setting. There is a line in and line out, i have the MIxtrack Pro running to the line in and then the line out runs to my computer. However there is no audio coming and Audacity does not detect any audio when i hit record.