2017 Assault by Denon – The Denon Prime Series

2017 Assault by Denon – The Denon Prime Series. Top DJ OEM – Denon, (a member of the InMusic Group alongside top brands such as Rane, Numark, Akai, Alesis, Alto and many others) has launched a remarkable assault to dominate the DJ booths in 2017. The company released a range of equipment (hardware and software) codenamed Denon Prime Series which consists of SC5000 Prime, VL12 Prime, X1800 Prime and Engine Prime. The products will feature on NAMM 2017 and are Serato DJ Compatible though the X1800 Prime is unconfirmed. See below key features of these products and a video presentation.

  • SC5000 Prime – Professional DJ Media Player with 7” multi-touch display
    • 7-inch HD display with multi-touch gestures
    • 24-bit/96kHz digital audio outputs
    • Dual-layer playback with individual audio outputs
    • Plays uncompressed audio formats (FLAC, ALAC, WAV)
    • 8 multifunction trigger pads for Cues, Loops, Slices and Rolls
    • 8-inch rugged metal jog wheel with HD central display
    • Customizable RGB color around the jog wheel
    • (3) USB and (1) SD input for music playback
    • LAN output to link to up to four players

SC5000 Prime

  • VL12 Prime – Professional Direct-Drive DJ Turntable with True Quartz Lock
    • Isolation feet eliminate unwanted vibration and feedback
    • Highest-in-industry 5kgf/cm torque on “High” setting
    • Innovative ‘easy grip/brake’ chamfered platter redefines tactile DJ touch
    • Isolated motor design, for optimal signal-to-noise ratio
    • S-shaped tone arm for accurate tracking
    • Reinterpreted tone arm support with dual-function ‘lock or rest’ feature
    • Rugged all-metal tone arm base and high-quality brushed metal controls
    • 2-speed operation 33 1/3rd and 45 RPM (45 RPM adapter included)
    • Adjustable pitch range: ±8%, 16%, 50%
    • Built-in RGB lighting illuminates platter’s edge
    • Color selection and brightness controls

  • X1800 Prime – Professional 4-Channel DJ Club Mixer
    • 4-Channel Digital Mixer with (4) phono/line switchable channels
    • BPM FX section with frequency controlled ‘Band-Isolation’
    • Dual USB audio connections for software and audio devices.
    • Dedicated Sweep and BPM FX Knobs — high-quality effects for each channel with a single knob turn
    • Expressive EQ – choose Classic or Isolation modes and an Adjustable Filter Resonance Control
    • ‘Engine Connect’ protocol for beatgrid locked FX
    • Expressive Denon DJ ‘Flex-Fader’, Crossfader
    • Connect MIDI based effects and instruments
    • 24-bit/96kHz digital output for uncompromised audio quality
    • Crisp OLED screen for precise menu based adjustments
    • (4) Digital inputs for high-resolution audio mixing
    • LAN Hub for up to four players or accessories
    • Rugged metal construction

  • Engine Prime – Music Management Software
    • Easily read and import existing Serato and iTunes databases
    • Advanced and accurate Beatgrid and Musical Key analysis
    • Create Playlists and Crates for the ultimate music library
    • Add custom names to Hot-Cues for enhanced live workflow
    • Sync ongoing DJ performance data easily back to Engine Prime application
    • Fast and effective on-board Beatgrid and tempo editor
    • Logical and easy to use GUI layout for optimized workflow
    • Manually edit track info and create track ratings
    • Supports Lossless music file formats such as FLAC, ALAC, AIFF and WAV
    • Tri-colored track waveform production for frequency based visual feedback

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