Meet the new Denon SC6000 PRIME Media Player and X1850 PRIME Mixer

Denon today announced the introduction of their new SC6000 and SC6000M PRIME professional DJ media players and uncompromised X1850 PRIME Mixer. Both standalone media players feature a 10.1” touchscreen, Wi-Fi streaming, internal HDD drive bay, large 8.5” jog-wheel, plus performance pads with sophisticated design illumination. The technologically- advanced, DJ-booth centerpiece X1850 mixer represents an incredible technical and creative experience for 4-channel, pro-grade audio, mainstage DJ mixing.

• Advanced Touchscreen UI
The SC6000 and SC6000M PRIME feature a stunning, high-definition 10.1” touchscreen with gesture support. DJs can navigate, reorganize, filter and search their music with on-screen keyboard plus view dual-layer playback of track waveforms.
• Wi-Fi Enabled Music Streaming
Both SC6000 and SC6000M have built-in Wi-Fi and wired internet connectivity enabling DJs to play music from partnered music streaming services, Beatport*, Beatsource*, SoundCloud* and TIDAL. (Customers receive a FREE 3-month trial subscription to TIDAL.)
• Ever-Evolving software
ENGINE OS is the performance power inside the SC6000 and SC6000M, packed with industry- first standalone features like on-the-fly music file analysis, on-board track preview plus class- leading time stretch and musical key change algorithms. With a proven track record of continuous feature upgrades, ENGINE OS is unmatched in the DJ industry.

Jog Wheel Essentials
The SC6000’s solid, 8.5” platter brings a large, ‘hands-on’ surface area for positive and tactile ease-of-use, plus has a precise-feel, smooth tension adjustment for customizing to a DJ’s preferred response.

SC6000M PRIME – Legacy DJ Vinyl Platter Control
The SC6000M has a die-cast aluminum 8.5” motorized platter with newly-designed ‘quick-release’ vinyl. It offers turntablists ultra-responsive platter control, powered by a brushless DC electric motor, customizable with adjustable torque range adjustment.

X1850 PRIME – Command the Mix
The rugged, all-metal built X1850 4-channel mixer has multi-assignable digital and analog inputs to handle any mainstage DJ gig. With a defined high-visibility EQ section, 16 enhanced Pro-Club BPM Effects, Filter/Sweep and new FX Quantize control, DJs can easily sculpt beat-grid accurate sonic elements. The X1850 channel faders have positive tension, smooth throw and optimal stability. In addition, dual USB inputs and two dedicated mic channels add to the essential DJ workflow features with the crisp, OLED screen handling FX parameters and customizable performance options.

Control Serato DJ Pro
Both SC6000/M and X1850 bring advanced control of Serato DJ Pro. This enables touchscreen navigation and flexible hardware
control of all Serato DJ Pro’s library and performance features

SC6000 PRIME Key Features
• Flagship standalone professional DJ media player powered by Engine OS
• HD 10.1″ touchscreen for excellence in visual and interactive UI
• Built-in Wi-Fi and wired internet connectivity for music streaming
• Responsive rubber buttons and performance pads with sophisticated design illumination
• Built-in internal HDD drive bay to store music onboard
• 8.5” jog wheel with large surface area for platter manipulation
• Locking IEC connector for secured power cable
• Best-in-class time stretch and musical key change/sync algorithms
• Standalone Track Preview
• Serato DJ Pro controller mode **
• Internal, on-board analysis of music files (including RekordboxTM collections)
• Dual-layer playback with independent analog/digital outs
• StagelinQ connection for Event/Pro DJ lighting and video control
• Plays uncompressed audio formats (FLAC, ALAC, WAV)

SC6000M PRIME adds
• 8.5” motorized-platter with torque adjustment
• New vinyl design with quick release lock
• Motor spin on/off control

X1850 PRIME Key Features
• 4-Channel, multi-assignable input, Pro DJ Club Mixer
• 24-bit/96kHz digital output for uncompromised audio quality
• 16 pro-level BPM FX with new FX Quantize control
• ‘MIDI Start with Clock’ feature for syncing external instruments
• Defined visibility, expressive 3-band EQ section
• Rugged, smooth channel line faders
• Channel dedicated Sweep FX and Filter
• Crisp, OLED screen for FX editing and preference adjustments
• Tension adjustable, Denon DJ ‘flex-fader’ Crossfader
• Dual-USB audio connections for software and audio devices.
• Serato DJ Pro upgrade ready **
• (2) dedicated XLR mic inputs with EQ/Level/talkover
• 5-Port LAN Hub for network & StagelinQ Event lighting/video connectivity
• Locking IEC connector for secured power cable

Later this month we will go into public beta for new versions of both Engine OS and Engine Prime.
• Engine OS ‘SoundCloud Public Beta’ – SoundCloud brings the greatest selection of music from the most diverse creator community on earth to both our SC5000 and SC5000M players plus the PRIME 4 Standalone DJ console.
• Engine Prime ‘Sync Manager Public Beta’ – The brand-new Sync Manager brings easy and straight forward file management capability to Engine Prime. Manage and synchronize both your external media and internal hard drives easily, elegantly and efficiently. Any performance changes made on the drive during your set can also be synced back to your computer with just the push of a button. In addition, this update will add support for macOS Catalina and Apple Music too.

Wait… there’s more
Tune in on Monday, January 13th at 10am EST for more exciting news from Denon DJ!

U.S. retail pricing
SC6000 PRIME – $1499 | SC6000M PRIME – $1699 | X1850 PRIME – $1099 | Shipping early Q2, 2020. The SC5000 will remain available at $1099, both the SC5000 and SC5000M will continue to receive updates and evolve with the rest of the family.


Damion Pell
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Loves long walks along the beach, holding hands and romantic 80's power ballads, partial to electronic music and likes to make the odd mix or two.