How can I get all my controllers at the same height?
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    Default How can I get all my controllers at the same height?

    Hey DJTT,

    So I recently bought a Numark 4trak (So glad I didn't get the S4), but now my F1, X1 and Maschine Mikro are all around an inch or so lower at the face than the 4trak so I was just wondering if anyone had any ideas on how i could get them all at about the same height. Maybe what kind of material to place under or something. Dont really want to buy a flight case that big because its like a 35+ inch setup horizontally so yeah. Any help would be appreciated!

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    DJTT Moderator Dude Jester's Avatar
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    i use 2 blocks of wood to get my midifighters up to the mixer. improvise!
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    Tech Guru guiltyblade's Avatar
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    books. I use books to get everything to the right height.

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    Tech Guru the_bastet's Avatar
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    I use sound dampening material. I have extra lieing about.
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    Tech Guru DubluW's Avatar
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    I used the styrofoam from my S4 box to get it to the right height on top a desk that was just out of height. Result is a very ergonomic platform from which to DJ.
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    Tech Guru geminimech's Avatar
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    I'll use empty DVD cases with some foamy material taped to the bottom. It gets my X1 completely level with my Zero4, and my Xone: DX pretty close.
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    Tech Guru dripstep's Avatar
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    I tip my hat to all you gents for your patience and answers. This is a troll post if I've ever seen one. First post, how do I level my gear?

    But! I will answer in the spirit of helpfulness. I used black foam to lift my X1 to mixer height.
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