Denon DJ have announced the introduction of their new PRIME 2 and PRIME GO smart DJ consoles.
Both units share a 7-inch HD touchscreen UI interface, standalone Wi-Fi music streaming and are powered by the lightning-fast ENGINE OS platform. PRIME GO adds a rechargeable lithium-ion battery to the mix, to provide extreme portability.
According to Denon, these ‘Smart DJ’ consoles represent the pinnacle of fully-featured, no-compromise pro-level gear for mobile and club DJs. With their 7-inch HD touchscreens, the PRIME 2 and PRIME GO bring a feature-rich, creative workflow for DJs. A class-leading time stretch and key-shift algorithm, the ability to play uncompressed music file formats plus on-board music management, track preview, internal file analysis and ‘direct to media source’ set recording help back up this claim.
One of the highlights of the PRIME GO, is that its powered by an internal rechargeable lithium-ion battery yet utilises the same multicore-powered standalone performance, of some of the more expensive less portable units for sale. The PRIME GO is able to access and play back digital files from multiple media sources, While the PRIME GO includes a built-in internal HDD bay.
• Both PRIME 2 and GO 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 HiFi).
• Both PRIME 2 and PRIME GO empower DJs with the world’s most innovative user interface with colour HD touchscreens handling music library navigation, easy-search, crate management and track load – all with the touch/swipe of a finger.
• ENGINE OS is the performance power inside PRIME 2 and PRIME GO. With a proven track record of continuous feature upgrades, ENGINE OS is unmatched in the DJ industry. From Denon DJ: the company that listens! Ever-Evolving software
• Expanding further on their no-compromise feature set, the PRIME 2 and GO have StagelinQ connectivity to command impactful AV elements via SoundSwitch lighting and Resolume video control.
PRIME GO Features
PRIME 2 Features
About ENGINE DJ
This announcement comes hot on the heels of Denon DJs announcement of the new SC6000 and SC6000M professional DJ media players and X1850 PRIME Mixer.
These standalone units, successors to the hugely popular Denon 5000 PRIME series, have been given a refresh, both standalone media players feature a 10.1-inch touchscreen, Wi-Fi streaming, internal HDD drive bay, large 8.5-inch jog-wheel plus performance pads with illumination. The centrepiece the X1850 PRIME mixer presents a comprehensive platform for 4-channel, pro-grade audio, mainstage DJ mixing.
Advanced Touchscreen UI The SC6000 and SC6000M PRIME feature a stunning, high-definition 10.1-inch touchscreen with gesture support. DJ’s can navigate, reorganise, filter and search their music with an 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 HiFi).
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-inch platter brings a large, ‘hands-on’ surface area for positive and tactile ease-of-use, plus has a precise-feel, smooth tension adjustment for customising to a DJ’s preferred response.
SC6000M – Legacy DJ Vinyl Platter Control - The SC6000M has a die-cast aluminium 8.5-inch motorised platter with newly-designed, ‘quick-release’ vinyl. It offers turntablists ultra-responsive platter control, powered by a brushless DC electric motor, customisable with adjustable torque range adjustment.
Control Serato DJ Pro - Both SC6000 and SC6000M feature advanced control of Serato DJ Pro. This enables touchscreen navigation and flexible hardware control of all Serato DJ Pro FX, filter and performance features**.
X1850 PRIME - Command the Mix
The all-metal built, X1850 4-channel mixer has multi-assignable digital and analogue inputs to handle any mainstage DJ gig. With 16 enhanced Pro-Club BPM Effects, Filter/Sweep and new FX Quantise control, DJs can easily sculpt beat-grid accurate sonic elements. The X1850 features dual-USB inputs and two dedicated mic channels to add to the essential DJ workflow features.
SC6000/SC6000M Key Features
| **Serato controller mode available in a future free software update
X1850 Key Features
*available in a future free software update | **Serato controller mode available in a future free software update