Plethora of new Denon Products Announced at the 2010 DJ Expo - DJBooth

Plethora of new Denon Products Announced at the 2010 DJ Expo

With the DJbooth.net crew representin' at the 2010 DJ Expo of Atlantic City this week, we are bringing you a quick feature of some new Denon Products that we will show you better looks at on next week's DJ Expo Video coverage! For now, here are a few press releases and photos of the new DN-X600 (2-channel mixer), DN-SC2000 (Single MIDI Controller), and the DN-MC6000 (4-Deck MIDI Controller).
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With the DJbooth.net crew representing at the 2010 DJ Expo of Atlantic City this week, we are bringing you a quick feature of some new Denon Products that we will show you better looks at on next week's DJ Expo Video coverage! For now, here are a few press releases and photos of the new DN-X600 (2-channel mixer), DN-SC2000 (Single MIDI Controller), and the DN-MC6000 (4-Deck MIDI Controller). More Product information and pictures below:

Denon DN-X600

DENON DJ INTRODUCES THE DN-X600 2-CHANNEL DIGITAL MIXER

— Company shows new 2-channel digital mixer with built in DJ Digital Effector, MIDI 8-channel input and output audio system interface via USB B terminal, allowing the DJ to control turntables, digital media turntables, effects and much more —


DJ EXPO, ATLANTIC CITY, NJ, August 16, 2010 — Denon DJ, a leading manufacturer of premium-grade DJ equipment, unveils its DN-X600 2-Channel Digital Mixer, featuring MIDI interface and an internal soundcard. This versatile mixing solution is designed for all types of DJs, as it features software compatibility as well as full functionality for non-software DJs. The unit also acts as an interface, making it an ideal mixer for mobile DJs, party DJs, non-performing “bedroom” DJ hobbyists and more.

The DN-X600 features a 24-bit 96kHz USB 2.0 Audio Interface (sound card) with 4 in / 4 out (stereo) channels. Internal 32-bit Floating DSP Processing and 32-bit DAC Output ensure the best possible sound. The unit can operate with DVS direct mode for DJ applications using platter control signal operation. Aside from the processing and output, the sound is further bolstered by the unit’s Phono Amp with a high signal-to-noise ratio, equivalent to that of critically acclaimed Denon HiFi products; an ultra-clean mic amp, which can realize a studio console classic low noise level (EIN -126dBu); and high-output headphone amplifier.

DN-X600 also features an intuitive on-board DSP effects section with ON/OFF button, Dry-Wet mix and independent send assignment (Ch/Mic/Master); effects include Delay, Echo, Flanger, Filter, Reverb, Loop, Beat Scratch and BeatBreaker. The DN-X600 has a powerful two-way EFX Parameter Filter, including Cross Over Frequency and Isolator (low pass filter/high pass filter), and it also features a send/return control, for use with external effects. Other controls include 3-band Channel EQ with full kills; unique 32-point cross fader contour adjustment with contour adjust; and Fader Start function (channel/cross fader). The Cross Fader Start Position is off the edge (0~2mm range), and the unit’s “Thru” function can be MIDI-mapped for Video transitions using today’s popular DJ applications such as Serato™ Video Scratch Live or Virtual DJ, while the channel faders continue to control and output audio.

The DN-X600 provides the DJ with ultimate control of their mix with 45-mm High Performance Flex Fader (cross fader) with tension adjustment, 45-mm custom Alps-type Channel Faders, Innofader-Pro compatibility (for cross fader) and Channel Fader contour adjustment. The unit’s control surface is fully MIDI-mappable, including knobs, keys and buttons. The DN-X600 can work with all current operating systems, including Mac® OSX 10.6.4 and 32/64-bit Windows systems (XP, Vista, or Windows 7). A low-latency 32/64-bit ASIO driver is included for PC use. USB send/return routing is included for use with DJ software DSP effects such as TRAKTOR®, and USB MIDI Clock In BPM Detection can be used with TRAKTOR, Torq, Ableton, Cubase and more.

Other features include:
- Matrix Input Assignment Selector Knob
- Selectable PFL input gain and program meters
- Split Cue function with Cue/Master pan knob
- Independent 3-band Isolator EQ with “kills” (high-mid-low)
- Large BPM Display with various beat/time parameter indicators
- Balanced/Unbalanced Master Output
- Master Output Stereo/Mono Switch
- Booth Output with level control
- Mic Input with Ducking control and two-band EQ
- Various Utility presets to customize user settings

The DN-X600’s firmware is upgradeable over USB. The unit has two quarter-inch “phono” inputs and two AUX inputs, mic input, effects send/return, stereo output, USB send/return, booth out and master out. The DN-X600 can withstand the rigors of night-after-night club use, as it features solid steel chassis construction, plus it has ideal grounding circuitry, protecting it from external noise. It measures 9.8" x 4.4" x 13" and weighs approximately 8.8 lbs. Power consumption is 24W, and the unit also features a green, energy-saving ECO standby mode.

The DN-X600 2-Channel Digital Mixer will be available fall 2010 with a U.S. MSRP of $849.99. For more information, please visit www.denondj.com.

Denon DN-SC2000

DENON DJ INTRODUCES THE DN-SC2000 CONTROLLER


DJ EXPO, ATLANTIC CITY, NJ, August 16, 2010 — Denon DJ, a leading manufacturer of premium-grade DJ equipment, unveils its DN-SC2000 Controller. The unit is an affordable, compact, professional-grade, solid steel MIDI controller designed for the home DJ or party laptop DJ on the go. Used together with the DJ’s favorite mixer and PC software of choice, the DN-SC2000 offers party and bedroom DJs a compact, portable, user-friendly control solution. A two-layer system, the unit can control two decks at once (with visible deck color change), or be paired with another DN-SC2000 unit to control four decks.

The DN-SC2000 is optimized for TRAKTOR® Pro users and natively supported by Virtual DJ. The unit connects with the user’s PC or Mac® via a USB 2.0 interface. The DN-SC2000 includes many advanced functions, including MIDI-mapable capability, auto loop function, a wide range of effects, rugged pitch slider, pitch lock, automatic beat sync, durable rubber button controls and much more.

The feature-rich DN-SC2000 also includes:
- Newly designed, high-resolution 105-mm touch-sensitive jog wheel
- Smooth 100-mm long Pitch Slider with high 14-bit resolution
- Pitch Lock function, which holds the pitch value position until the NULL point is reached when using both layers for control
- File browse navigation buttons and rotary encoder file selector knob with illuminated ring
- Large size Cue and Play buttons
- Eight (4 + 4) Hot Cue/Sampler buttons with dual bank selector key
- Auto Loop Button with Beat Jump (Loop Cut) and Manual Loop In/Out buttons
- EFX Unit 1 and 2 layer button with color change LED
- Dry/Wet Parameter encoder knob with illuminated ring
- Three EFX Parameter encoder knobs with illuminated ring
- EFX 1&2 On/Off buttons with color change LEDs
- Powerful Shift Key – used for various dual button operations
- Search Keys to advance around within the file
- Denon’s legacy “Pitch Bend” keys
- Vinyl and Pitch Bend Jog modes
- SYNC button for beat matching between decks
- Key Lock on/off button with LED confirmation
- Utility presets to adjust paired MIDI channels 1-8, and other items

The DN-SC2000 measures 6.7" x 1.2" x 8.6" and weighs approximately 2.9 lb. Power is supplied through the USB connection (i.e. no wall adapter needed), and a 1-meter (39.37") USB cable is included. The unit also features a Kensington lock security slot terminal to prevent theft.

The DN-SC2000 Controller will be available fall 2010 with a U.S. MSRP of $299.99. For more information, please visit www.denondj.com.

Denon DN-MC6000

DENON DJ UNVEILS THE DN-MC6000 FULL MIXER / 4 DECK MIDI CONTROLLER

— Company launches full-blown mixer / MIDI controller, with four-deck/four-channel mixer control with built-in soundcard and microphone effect, and the ability to control DJ software for PCs through USB —


DJ EXPO, ATLANTIC CITY, NJ, August 16, 2010 — Denon DJ, a leading manufacturer of premium-grade DJ equipment, introduces the DN-MC6000 Mixer and MIDI Controller, a four-channel/eight-source standalone digital DJ mixer with MIDI interface and internal sound card. With an astounding amount of features, real-time channel matrix operation, slim tabletop design, state-of-the-art solid steel chassis construction and quality sound, the DN-MC6000 is one of Denon DJ’s flagship controllers. Also acting as an audio interface (with a 2 in/2out stereo soundcard included), the DN-MC6000, when paired with the user’s software of choice, is a turnkey control solution for mobile DJs and party DJs, and a clear centerpiece to any DJ rig.

It comes bundled with Virtual DJ LE, Audio/Video/Karaoke mixing software in North/South America and Canada, and Native Instruments® TRAKTOR™ LE for Europe and Asia. The DN-MC6000 is MIDI-mapable and compatible with other popular DJ programs. The unit interfaces seamlessly with Mac® OSX and Windows XP, Vista and Windows 7 operating systems. Unlike other comparable products, the DN-MC6000 includes a selectable Video/Audio control cross fader feature. Each side of the unit can control up to two decks (for a total of four), with visible deck color change for intuitive, straightforward operation. Also notable is the fact that the DN-MC6000 is a real mixer, able to process audio inputs for external devices without a connection to a computer, as a dedicated mixer unit would.

Key features include rack-mountability (with included 19" rackmount accessory kit), a number of on-board MIDI effect controls, durable construction, intuitive layout, dual jog wheels, pitch fader, channel fader, cross fader and much more. The unit’s Pitch/Fader/Volume lock function holds the last known Audio value and position until the NULL point is again reached. It is also easy for users to find where they are going, with the included File browse navigation keys and rotary encoder file selector knob with illuminated ring. Also featured are the unit’s high-quality, high-output headphone amp, the independent 3-band Channel EQ with “Kills” (high-mid-low) and various Utility presets to customize user settings.

Other features include:
- New, 3-way powerful audio/video-assignable cross fader (Audio, Audio/Video, Video)
- Newly designed, high-resolution 105-mm touch-sensitive jog wheel
- Smooth 100-mm long pitch slider with high 14-bit resolution
- Eight (4 + 4) hot cue/sampler buttons with dual bank selector key
- Auto loop button with Beat Jump (loop cut)
- Manual loop In/Out buttons
- Large-size Cue & PLAY buttons
- EFX controls, EFX keys and Parameter knobs
- Multiple GUI controls – Mixer, Video, Scratch, Sampler, REC, etc.
- Powerful Shift key – used for various dual-button operations
- Search keys, to advance around within a file
- Denon’s legacy “Pitch Bend” keys
- Vinyl and Pitch Bend Jog modes
- SYNC key for beat matching between decks
- Key Lock on/off button with LED confirmation
- Matrix Input Assignment selector knob
- Selectable PFL input gain and program meters
- Independent CUE system (all channels)
- Split Cue function with Cue/Master pan knob
- 45-mm Channel and Cross Faders
- Independent Channel A-B Thru switch (cross fader)
- Cross Fader contour adjustment
- Master Output stereo/mono switch
- Booth Output with Source Selector and level control
- Mic 3-band EQ (High-Mid-Low) for mics 1 and 2
- Mic Ducking and built-in Echo Effect for mics 1 and 2
- MIDI-mapable control surface (faders, knobs and buttons) for other DJ applications

Inputs include two RCA/Phono lines, one XLR Mic/quarter-inch one quarter-inch TRS Mic jack, and two RCA AUX inputs. Outputs include balanced master XLR, unbalanced master RCA, quarter-inch TRS booth/send out, RCA record out, and stereo headphone out. The DN-MC6000 also has a USB Audio in/out selectable routing switch and a Kensington lock security feature. The unit measures 18.1" x 2" x 10" without rack ears. Power input is AC 100V – 240V, 50/60 Hz, and output is DC 12V, 3A. AC adaptor power supply and 1.5-meter USB cable are included, and the unit also features a green, energy-saving ECO standby mode.

The DN-MC6000 will be available fall 2010 with a U.S. MSRP of $949.99. For more information, please visit www.denondj.com.

Remember to tune in next week for FULL 2010 Atlantic City DJ Expo Coverage!

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