Learn: EQ Colored Waveforms

Do you remember the "buffer king" easter egg in Scratch Live? Due to popular demand, we've added this as an official feature to the Serato DJ 1.7.4 update.

The EQ Colored waveform option changes the waveform colors in Serato DJ to reflect your EQ changes. For example, taking out the bass will remove all the red from the waveform, taking out the high end will remove all the blue and taking the midrange out will remove all the green.

This is only available for Serato DJ supported controllers and Serato DJ supported, MIDI enabled mixers.

To enable this feature, make sure you have updated to Serato DJ 1.7.4, then select "EQ Colored Waveforms" in the Library + Display tab of the setup screen.

If you need help, please get in touch with our support team.

Comments (24)

Tony "Tone" Vega 7:48 PM - 19 April, 2015
That is so coo! Thanks for the info.
Steve Kissoon 10:50 PM - 19 April, 2015
Its great that you guys are constantly evolving and updating the software!!.

Keep up the good work!!
DJ HOT FEVER 4:30 AM - 20 April, 2015
Amazing Keep up the good Work.
DJ Antenna 6:05 AM - 20 April, 2015
This sounds very helpful.
DANGERUST 8:12 AM - 20 April, 2015
Very useful feature, finally don't need to do the easter egg no more!!!
Well Done Serato
Code:E 2:54 AM - 21 April, 2015
Very happy to see this. I just wish it was midi mappable so that any MIDI mixer would be able todo it.
Austin Hubbard 7:30 PM - 21 April, 2015
Is there a list of compatible mixers and controllers?
Code:E 7:54 PM - 21 April, 2015
It looks like rane mixer, all Serato DJ controllers and Club kit ready mixers.
Karl Y 1:37 PM - 22 April, 2015
Almost every officially supported hardware with physical EQ knobs can do this.

The only exception are
- the Xone:43C
- Numark Mixdeck series (Mixtrack series work)

These can't access the feature because their EQ knobs don't send MIDI
DJ FLO 3:36 AM - 30 April, 2015
Wow, fantastic upgrade to see the colors correlate to the EQ control. Bravo!
DJ Booty P 1:31 PM - 27 May, 2015
Nice
Dj. WillMax 10:26 AM - 15 July, 2015
absolutely cool upgrade...
Code:E 6:58 PM - 15 July, 2015
Karl Y.

These dont work the DJM900? I have been using one with my SL4 and it's not working. How do I get it to working?
Karl Y 7:50 PM - 19 July, 2015
Only when using the mixer over USB directly, as your primary Serato DJ device (with Club Kit)

Also make sure you enable midi send with the button above the effect LCD screen at the top right of the mixer
Code:E 10:27 PM - 19 July, 2015
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Only when using the mixer over USB directly, as your primary Serato DJ device (with Club Kit)

Also make sure you enable midi send with the button above the effect LCD screen at the top right of the mixer

Well thats poo....
irMax SALSA 6:09 AM - 14 February, 2016
Genius.
Titan721 8:05 AM - 2 March, 2016
I love this feature when I saw it get added when I was digging around in the preferences after an update. Had trouble with the laptop freezing when I was using Win 8.1 with 4 GBs of ram. But when i upgraded to 10, it worked just fine due to 10 not being so memory/RAM hungry. I'll probably take the ram out of my old laptop since it died, add it to the new one, and can have 8 gbs of ram and not have to worry anymore.

So to Windows users who has issues with using this feature, make sure you have more than 4GBs of ram or use Win 10 or 7. I can't speak on the Mac end of what you might need.
djitamarg 8:35 AM - 2 March, 2016
nice, what about bringing back the tempo matching display ???
Cutmaster Cliff 9:51 AM - 2 March, 2016
Was just reading about this Easter egg yesterday (Buffer King) and wake up this morning to this. Thanks Serato !
DJ Tiggs HD 2:42 PM - 2 March, 2016
Great feature
DANGERUST 4:25 PM - 2 March, 2016
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nice, what about bringing back the tempo matching display ???


It's in 1.9 Beta
DJ Duben De Fresh 9:30 PM - 9 March, 2016
Thanks for this feature... What about day and night mode? it's about time guyz.
Titan721 7:29 AM - 10 March, 2016
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Thanks for this feature... What about day and night mode? it's about time guyz.


That, and being able to shrink the offline player to a more manageable size. Itch was able to shrink down to a small-ish size, which is great if you're doing other things while working on tunes.
RealNiceMike 6:25 PM - 21 February, 2019
I have a DENON DJ X1800 and the color waveforms do not work when I increases or decrease the lows on my mixer. I have SC5000 and X1800 set up in controller mode. All firmware and drivers are up to date and I’m using Serato DJ Pro Subscription. Please help.