Review & Video: Denon DJ SC5000 Prime Media Player

Rarely has a new product resulted in so much excitement than Denon DJ's SC5000 Prime media player. Can it really mount a meaningful challenge to Pioneer in the pro DJ booth? With superstar jocks take to it? And is it as powerful, feature-wise, as Denon DJ claims? We've finally had time to spend some time with a full Prime set-up. Here's our review.

Tiësto Switches To Denon DJ Prime On Worldwide Launch Day

Denon DJ just signalled its unmistakeable intent for its new Prime series of pro DJ gear on global launch day, by announcing the brand's latest endorser, one of the biggest DJs in the world: Tiësto. The superstar dance music icon has "changed his rider" to include the SC5000 Prime media player and the XP1800 Prime mixer.

Denon DJ Launches Engine Prime Music Management App

Denon DJ just launched Engine Prime, a brand new music library management software that lets you manage your songs, create playlists, and then export them from your computer to a USB stick for use with the new SC5000 Prime media player.

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...