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SL2 for Serato
SL2 for Serato
SL2 for Serato
SL2 for Serato

SL2 for Serato

SL2 for Serato

The SL2 gives you the freedom to take your entire digital music collection on the road with advanced Serato features that add extra creativity to your DJing. This intuitive system replicates the traditional DJing experience for "real feel" usability. The Rane SL2 USB 2.0 interface connects one or two standard vinyl or CD turntables to your computer using a single USB cable and audio connections to line inputs on your DJ mixer of choice.

This system includes Serato DJ software and is compatible with Scratch Live. Rane's Core Audio and ASIO drivers connect to other popular DJ and DAW software. This package includes two 12˝ Serato Control Vinyl records, two Serato Control CDs, USB cable, and RCA audio cables to your mixer.

  • Inputs for two deck mixing on turntables or CD decks.
  • Two software-switchable analog Thru connections for regular vinyl or CD.
  • Studio-grade phono preamps, and 48 kHz 24-bit audio processing for superior sound quality.
  • Advanced, low latency USB 2.0 drivers.
  • Built-in galvanic isolation to eliminate computer noise and interference.
  • Compact and ultra-rugged hardware for portability and simple setup.
  • ASIO and Core Audio Drivers for compatibility with third-party software.
  • Bus power from USB port or with optional external RS6 power supply.

Includes Serato DJ software

Rane is pleased to announce that our products which previously included Serato Scratch Live software are now fully supported by and include Serato DJ software. DJs currently using Serato Scratch Live with supported Rane hardware have the option to migrate to the new and improved Serato DJ free of charge. If you’re familiar with Scratch Live, the transition to Serato DJ is easy and intuitive. Serato DJ is a free upgrade supporting the Sixty-One, Sixty-Two, Sixty-Eight, SL2, SL3, and SL4.

Serato DJ provides support for DVS (digital vinyl system), iZotope FX, Sync, Slip Mode, more Cue points, jump-to-loop, an improved 24-slot sampler and takes advantage of the high performance, ultra-low latency Rane ASIO and Core Audio drivers. Both programs share compatible song libraries, the same general workflow and deck layout.

Upgrading is optional -- Serato Scratch Live will still work with the Sixty-One, Sixty-Two, Sixty-Eight, SL2, SL3, and SL4. You can have both programs installed, and use one or the other. You can also use the included Core Audio and ASIO drivers to run any other popular DJ and DAW software program you like.

Read our blog post about what changes Scratch Live users can expect here.

Find out more and download Serato DJ here.

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Ultra low latency core audio and asio drivers

Rane’s ultra low latency, multi-client ASIO and Core Audio drivers set the standard for USB streaming devices, working with all the major DJ and DAW software programs.

Rane ASIO (PC) and Core Audio (Mac) drivers allow use with multiple third-party software applications supporting Core Audio or ASIO. ASIO and Core Audio drivers are multi-client, meaning they allow multiple applications on a computer to share the device at the same time. When using a Rane product with Serato Scratch Live, proprietary Serato Audio Research drivers are used in place of Rane ASIO and Core Audio drivers. These drivers are used when Scratch Live is not running.

Take these industry standard drivers and unleash your Rane audio device on any professional software package of your choice. These drivers are fast and reliable, designed for professionals with demanding needs.

Compatible with Serato Scratch Live software

Serato Scratch Live provides a tight and authentic digital vinyl system with its unique, non-time-based Serato Noisemap control signal.

  • Organize and browse your music collection
  • Load music files onto Virtual Decks for playback
  • Manage Cues, Loops and Samples
  • Add powerful DJ Effects

The Serato Video software plug-in for Scratch Live adds the ability to playback, mix and add effects to video files. Serato’s Bridge plug-in allows you to record your Serato DJ performances as Ableton Live Sets, and play Ableton Live Sets with your turntables or CDJs.

The latest version of Serato Scratch Live can be downloaded here from Serato.

CD or Phono input with 3 Vrms Input / Output

The SL2 accepts turntable outputs or CD line input levels with a rear panel switch. The RIAA phono equalization in the SL2 is extremely accurate, for the best sound from your vinyl. The SL2 accepts 3Vrms inputs from CD decks without clipping, and outputs 3Vrms to the mixer without clipping. Other interfaces can't handle this much signal.

Rugged and compact die-cast design

A rugged die-cast design ensures your SL device is road-worth and able to take a beating.

A Kensington Security slot allows your device to be locked-down with a security cable.

SL2: Optional Power Supply

Playing Regular Vinyl and CDs

The SL2 must be powered by USB or the optional external power supply for the DECK THRUs to work, which are turned on and off in the driver Control Panel.

If external power is not connected, the SL2 draws its power from the USB port. Plugging in an external supply removes the power drain from the USB port. Power switching is automatic and the SL2 continues to operate uninterrupted as long as a power source is available.

To remove a laptop and keep a set going with regular vinyl or CD:

  1. Plug in an optional external power supply and the yellow POWER indicator lights on the SL2.
  2. Activate the DECK THRUs in the control panel.
  3. Unplug the USB cable from the computer, and your turntable and mixer continue to play. 

Optional Power Supply

The Rane RS6 power supply is an accessory for the SL2. Customers in the USA may purchase from the Factory Store. Customers in other countries may purchase the RS6 from the International Distributor in your country. The Rane RS6 universal power supply includes different input plugs for the USA, Europe, UK and Australia.

Some local electronic stores may have a suitable supply. The power supply is regulated 7.5 volts DC, 1 amp, using a P6 type barrel plug. Any substitute must meet these specifications.

Galvanic isolation separates computer noise from audio

Units without galvanic isolation are susceptible to noise from connected computers. Galvanic Isolation guarantees audio from your mixer and decks is actively isolated from USB and power sources, eliminating ground loops and computer noise. Connect your device in any environment with confidence that it will be noise-free.

Guaranteed Love

The best warranty coverage and technical support in the industry.

  • 3-year limited USA warranty for all registered products. Rest assured, when you buy new Rane gear, we have you covered with our unbeatable 3-year warranty. For details: Rane USA Limited Warranty
  • Free no-hassle technical support. When you call our friendly and knowledge support team during business hours, you'll immediately reach a real human being. No robot phone menus, ever!

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The Rane SL2 for Serato Scratch Live

Connecting Your Rane SL2 for Serato Scratch Live


Tech Specs

USB Audio


USB 2.0 High Speed

Power Requirements

300mA, 5.0 Volts

Audio Channels

Four Record and Four Playback

Device Latency

1.4 ms @ 44.1 kHz and 1.3 ms @ 48 kHz

Sample Rate Selection

44.1 / 48 kHz selected in software control panel

Frequency Response

44.1 kHz Sample Rate

-0.5 dB @ 20 Hz, -1.22 dB @ 20 kHz

48 kHz Sample Rate

-0.5 dB @ 20 Hz, -0.40 dB @ 20 kHz

External Power Supply

1060 mA, 7.5 Volts

Line Inputs

Unbalanced RCA with CD / Phono switch

Phono Maximum Input

70 mV rms @ 1 kHz

Phono Gain

33 dB at 1.0 kHz

Line Level (CD) Maximum Input

3 Vrms

Line Outputs

Unbalanced RCA


0.007% @ 1 kHz

Maximum Output

3 Vrms

Dynamic Range

101 dB A-weighted analog in to analog out


Dynamic Range

104.5 dB A-weighted

Unit Size

5.5˝ x 5˝ x 1.3˝ (14.1 x 12.5 x 3.3 cm)

Shipping Size

14˝ x 14˝ x 4˝ (36 x 36 x 10 cm)


5 pounds (2 kg)


El Capitan Update

Rane CoreAudio drivers do not currently support Mac OS X El Capitan (10.11). New compatible drivers will appear here when we have a fix.

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High Resolution Photos

High-resolution photos for printing can be downloaded here.

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Rane DJ Product Comparison

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Serato DJ Data Sheet

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Serato DJ Software

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Serato Scratch Live Data Sheet

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Serato Scratch Live Software

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SL2 ASIO Driver for Windows 1.0.3f2

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SL2 CoreAudio Driver for Mac 1.0.3f1

This driver is compatible with Yosemite.

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SL2 Data Sheet

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SL2 Owner’s Manual for Serato DJ

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SL2 Owner’s Manual for Scratch Live 2.4.4

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SL2 Owner’s Manual for Scratch Live 2.5.0

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SL2 Quick Start with Scratch Live Keyboard Shortcuts

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