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Clicks and Pops when scratching or cuing.

Discussion in 'TRAKTOR PRO / TRAKTOR SCRATCH PRO' started by BryonStout, Jul 8, 2011.

  1. BryonStout

    BryonStout Forum Member

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    I originally purchased traktor scratch duo. So I have the audio 4 with my setup. I then later on purchased the download upgrade to scratch pro.

    When I cue up a track and use my cdj jog wheel to go back and forth with the beat in preperation to cue my track and drop it on the beat a strange click and pop will come out of the speakers.

    I have tried various settings such as the eco/HiQ, scratch/normal and including latency settings and nothing seems to solve this issue.

    1. Could it be a defective audio 4?
    2. Could it be a software issue from owning duo and upgrading to pro?

    This happened on my old acer laptop and still continues to happen on my macbook.

    My macbook is a 2.4 intel core 2 duo with 4 gig ram.
     
  2. Danny_H

    Danny_H NI Product Owner

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    Not a common complaint with macs.

    How does the CPU meter in Traktor look - does it spike when you hear the click/pop?

    Make sure you've got airport turned off and also any energy-saving settings are deactivated.
     
  3. BryonStout

    BryonStout Forum Member

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    It happens with a pc or a mac..

    My cpu load is fine. 2.4 core 2 duo is way more than enough power.

    Yes airport is turned off and all energy saving setting are not in use.
     
  4. rainerh

    rainerh NI Product Owner

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    How is your buffer size set on the Audio Setup panel?

    The executable for Pro and Duo is the same; in Duo simply some features are disabled. So this cannot be the cause.
     
  5. BryonStout

    BryonStout Forum Member

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    Are you talking about the latency settings?

    Its at 2.5
     
  6. mastermc

    mastermc NI Product Owner

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    try to raise the latency.
     
  7. BryonStout

    BryonStout Forum Member

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    I forgot a important thing..

    On the Left channel I will be moving the plate back and forth to cue. The channel volume is all the way down so no noise or sound comes out. Yet when I move the records or cdj back and forth the click and pop sound still comes out of the speaker.
     
  8. Real_Blackroom

    Real_Blackroom Forum Member

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    As said earlier try to raise your latency until the problem is gone.
    If that doesn't work there is something else going on.
     
  9. DJPassion

    DJPassion New Member

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    I'm having the same problem. Since upgrading to TSP 2 from TSP 1 I have the same clicks and pops...I have a 1.6ghz Macbook Air with 4gb Ram, running Audio 8 card. In TSP 1 I could run at 96khz, with sub-10ms latency and it was flawless. Even switching to 48khz now it is more glitchy.
     
  10. johndoehizzle

    johndoehizzle Forum Member

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    what soundcard,what latency r yall using?raise it to the max and see if it goes down.if it does,then work it down again to where it's balanced out and working good with no clicks n pops.what soundcard are you choosing in traktor?
     
  11. booty818

    booty818 Forum Member

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    they sound cool anyway
     
  12. schranzinator

    schranzinator NI Product Owner

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    on windows "green" your dpc latency. then run traktor.exe with task manager "realtime" priority.