Hi all, long-time reader of the amazing DJTT but this is my first foray into the forums. A search didn't seem to unearth the answer to my question, but I'm a newbie so apologies if somebody has already dealt with this in another thread.
I'm a beginner-intermediate Traktor user and for the last year or so have been using the cheaper (and infinitely more portable) approach of DJing with my keyboard. I've finally settled down for a bit and I'm looking at picking up a cheap controller to play with.
I'm in New Zealand where our access to quality second-hand music gear is somewhat limited compared to the US, and before I shell out on a new S2 (probs my ideal controller by the sounds of it) I thought I'd try out an old Vestax VCI-100 (the original, not the SE or Mk. II) that has popped up on a local auction site. As I've already got an Audio 2 the lack of soundcard isn't an issue, and from my browsing on the site the VCI-100 seems to get pretty decent reviews.
My question is - does the VCI-100 still cope well with Traktor Pro in 2012? I know there are mappings and firmware upgrades available on DJTT but they seem to be a year or more old now, as are most of the reviews online. I won't be dropping loads of cash on this but I don't want to get it and find out that it doesn't work for my needs.
FYI at the moment I'm interested in more traditional club DJing and podcasting, rather than controllerism per se, so I'm hoping that for the basics of mixing (EQ/filters/effects/cueing and the like) it should do the trick?
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