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Denon DJ SC6000, SC6000M & X1850 First Look

9 Jan 2020 | News | 2 comments

Denon DJ Reveal 3 Major Updates to the Prime Series

Three brand new devices to help push the Prime series into the professional DJ market. With market leading technology, a new all black look and more premium build quality, are these the players that will capture the attention of a wider audience?

Denon DJ SC6000 and SC6000M Prime Key Features

  • High definition 10.1″ touch screen with multi touch gestures
  • Built-in Wi-Fi and wired internet connectivity for music streaming
  • Responsive rubber buttons and performance pads with sophisticated design illumination
  • Built-in internal SATA hard drive bay to store music onboard
  • 8.5” capacitive jog wheel with adjustable tension
  • Locking IEC connector for secured power cable
  • Premium time stretch and musical key change/sync algorithms
  • Standalone Track Preview
  • Serato DJ Pro controller mode
  • Internal, on-board analysis of music files (including Rekordbox 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)
  • 8.5″ quick release vinyl with torque adjustment (SC600M only)

Denon DJ SC6000 & Denon DJ SC6000M Price

SC6000 PRIME – RRP $1499
SC6000M PRIME – RRP $1699

Denon DJ SC6000M

Denon DJ X1850 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
  • 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

Denon DJ X1850 Price

RRP $1099

Denon DJ X1850

What’s new?

It was only two years ago that Denon DJ revealed the ground breaking SC5000 players to the world, a year since they followed it up with the incredible Prime 4 standalone player. The SC6000 inherits the on board hard drive bay from the Prime 4 which is great for venues to preload the players with back up music should the DJ have a nightmare with his media.

However, regardless of how powerful the technology inside is, the professional market has always been critical of the appearance and feel of the Denon DJ Prime series. In a world of dark DJ booths occupied by black decks, the bright colours of the previous DJ players stood out like a sore thumb and had some trouble being accepted.

This is why the SC6000 is such a welcome update, even if it is quite a small one. Premium knobs on the control dials, darker rubber pads with minimal lighting and a locking power connectors all help turn the SC6000 into the player that’s truly built for the professional DJ booth.

Long gone is the plastic look and feel of the previous players, the fake chrome browse controls and the bright performance pads. With a 3 inch larger screen and 0.5 inch wider jog wheel, the SC6000 player makes use of it’s chassis far better with some key buttons relocated to allow DJ’s to navigate the player quicker. Add this to the changes in build materials and you get a device where the small changes really add up to create a far superior range of players.

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  1. Todd Oddity

    “It was only two years ago that Denon DJ revealed…” Three years ago actually. The M version was two years ago and the Prime 4 last year.

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    • Holland

      My bad, thanks for correcting that!

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