Loose Faders on your Mixer ?
Do you have
loose faders on your mixer that tend to fly off when you fade in
a song to quick or a cross fader that comes loose when your in the
middle of a scratch session. Well I have the solution to this pesky
problem and it won't cost you a dime!
crossfader by pulling straight up, look on the under side of the
fader to see if there is any broken plastic underneath the fader
knob. Some times you can carefully bend it back into place, just
be sure not to snap off any plastic. On your mixer you should have
a thin piece of metal that the knob slides onto. Now here's the
trick, if you take a piece of plastic (say from a milk bag, or anything
similar) and cut it to the width of thin piece of metal. Fold the
tiny piece of plastic over the piece of metal and place the fader
knob back onto the mixer.
While your fixing any loose faders and stereo knobs, use this chance
to give your mixer faceplate a good cleaning. Just mix a very mild
alcohol based solution dampen a rag with it and dust away. This
will help prevent volume knobs from cackling and get rid rid of
some of the dust build up that can damage your sound quality and
life of your mixer.
Prevent Dust Build Up
To prevent dust from building up there in the fist place take something
like a t shirt and throw in over your DJ mixer when you aren't using
it. This make shift dust cover will help extend the life of your
Pass these tips on to anyone you know that is a DJ or that may
find this information helpful, I'm sure you could apply this to
any device that has similar construction, and I hope this will help
prevent those loose knobs from getting lost.
You may also want to check out this article on proper
maintenance of your DJ equipment, and learn how to clean your
crossfader and more.
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