Definition of crossfader in US English:



  • A device or control used in sound recording or live musical performances to merge multiple audio sources or vary their volumes.

    ‘you can use the crossfader to move between turntable one and the second turntable’
    • ‘Crossfaders can be great effects controllers, if you do it right.’
    • ‘All the usual mixing tools are present, with pitch control, crossfader effects, and levels.’
    • ‘Create two sound setups and morph seamlessly between them with the crossfader.’
    • ‘It includes a 180-degree continuous stereo crossfader that provides both low noise and volume drop-out.’
    • ‘I use the crossfader to blend the sound of my violin with the synths I am playing with the violin.’