Denon DJ Moves To Reassure MCX8000 Buyers Over Software Changes

Owners of Denon DJ's flagship MCX8000 controller need not worry that they'll be left behind as the company develops its Engine software platform for its latest SC5000 Prime media player, we have been told. The reassurance follows disquiet among MCX8000 owners since Engine Prime was announced as not compatible with their units.

Why Dumbing Down May Be Denon DJ's Trojan Horse

Denon DJ, if you haven't noticed, just launched a full-out assault on the dominance of Pioneer DJ in the pro booth. The company's Prime gear represents the most serious attempt by any manufacturer to challenge Pioneer's stronghold in professional venues for decades. But can it beat Pioneer DJ? Maybe it can...

[NAMM 2017] Video: Denon DJ SC5000 Prime

We got a first hands-on look at the Denon DJ SC5000 Prime here at the NAMM 2017 Media Preview Day. The SC5000 Prime is a forward-looking media player that in all honesty has to be seen to be properly understood, because the hi-res renders doing the rounds don't do justice to the build quality.

Denon DJ Spearheads Huge Assault On Pro DJ Sector With SC5000 Player

Denon DJ has today officially announced a complete ecosystem of pro DJ gear and software, signalling a comprehensive assault on the commercial DJ booth - a space that has, of course, been dominated by Pioneer DJ for more than two decades. Read on for full details...

Denon DJ Teases New Pro DJ Gear

Denon DJ has dropped a 30-second video with the hashtag #ChangeYourRider, showing "a new standalone multi-player with CD and touchscreen" - or at least, that's the consensus of opinion forming in the video comments, which seems reasonable to us (it's all big jogwheels and buttons).

Denon DJ Shows Off Its New VL12 Turntable At ADE

Denon DJ has sneaked out a brand-new pro turntable here at Amsterdam Dance Event. Called the VL12, it's unusual in that it is a genuinely new design, as opposed to the vast majority of post-Technics turntables out there that are rebadged but essentially almost identical to each other.

Controller Clinic #44: Denon DJ MC7000 Or Pioneer DDJ-SX2?

Over on our forum, DJ Jecky asked whether he should upgrade his Denon DJ MC6000 to either the Denon DJ MC7000 or the Pioneer DDJ-SX2. Bearing in mind he's already a Denon DJ controller user, and also that we haven't actually tested the MC7000 yet, here is our response to him...