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New Denon DJ SC5000M Media Player Combines Digital Media Player with a Vinyl Experience

News, Technology | Aug 09, 2018   

New Denon DJ SC5000M Media Player Combines Digital Media Player with a Vinyl Experience

Denon DJ, creators of the multi-tech award-winning SC5000 Prime, today introduced the SC5000M Prime Professional Media Player – the world’s only professional DJ media player with a real 7” motorized platter.

The SC5000M combines the conveniences of the latest digital technology with a highly responsive platter, resulting in an authentic vinyl experience. This innovative media player promises to give DJs and turntablists the ultimate creative control over their digital music files.

“For professional DJs and turntablists who want a no-compromise media player with authentic vinyl-feel motorized control, there’s really nothing else like this, anywhere,” said Paul Dakeyne, Creative Director for Denon DJ.

Here’s a look at some of the key features:

  • Motorized platter with real 7” vinyl
  • Adjustable vinyl tension for slip/scratch control
  • 2 variable torque settings (low/high)
  • 7″ 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
  • Customizable RGB color around the platter
  • (3) USB and (1) SD input for music playback
  • LAN output to link to up to four players
  • Includes Engine Prime music management software

The SC5000M was designed to work seamlessly with Denon DJ’s Prime Series line-up. It will be available in fall 2018 for a retail price of $1899 USD. Find more information on Denon DJ’s website

Check out the promo video below featuring house music icon and legendary DJ/Producer Kenny ‘Dope’ Gonzalez. He talks about how Denon DJ has succeeded in bringing the vinyl feeling back with the ‘M’ and how DJ gear is moving in a fun direction. 

Let us know what you think of the SC5000M. Do you think motorized media players will take over? We want to hear from you!

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