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How to Convert iTunes to Engine Prime

In this instructional video, you’ll learn how to import your music and playlists from iTunes into Engine Prime. This video also demonstrates how to prepare your music and media device for use on Denon DJ’s Prime series media players. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=D8K0JXXy98A&feature=youtu.be Guide Contents Setting up ItunesSetting up Engine PrimeImporting & Updating your Itunes LibraryConverting your Itunes library into Engine Prime Crates...

How to Convert Rekordbox to Engine Prime

In this instructional video & guide, you’ll learn how to import your Rekordbox collection into Engine Prime. Within minutes you’ll have access to your Rekordbox playlists, hot cues, and memory loops directly inside Engine Prime. This video and guide also demonstrate how to prepare your music and media device for use on Denon DJ’s Prime Series media players. Note: Rekordbox...

How to Convert Serato to Engine Prime

In this instructional video and guide, you’ll learn how to import your Serato collection into Engine Prime. Within minutes you’ll have access to your Serato crates, hot cues and saved loops, directly inside Engine Prime. This video also demonstrates how to prepare your music and media device for use on Denon DJ’s Prime Series media players. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wKq-PkOTJH0 Guide Contents Setting...

How to Convert Traktor to Engine Prime

In this instructional video and guide, you’ll learn how to import your Traktor collection into Engine Prime. Within minutes you’ll have access to your Traktor playlists, and hot cues, directly inside Engine Prime. This video and guide will also demonstrate how to prepare your music and media device for use on Denon DJ’s Prime Series media players. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MVLHfNLlclQ Guide Contents...

Denon DJ Tips - PRIME 4 Search Function

In order to get the quickest search results in PRIME 4, we’ve listed some top tips to get you searching 1000’s of tracks with quick and accurate results. PRIME 4 supports a 2.5" SATA hard drive; either HDD or SSD. We’d recommend SSD as they are not only more reliable due to no moving mechanical parts, but they also have...

Serato DJ vs. Serato DJ Pro - What's the Difference?

Serato DJ Pro is now 64-bit, which means it performs better than ever with virtually no limit on library size. The new release brings a few new features, design changes, and rock solid stability. All previously supported Serato DJ hardware works as well. Here are the key features and differences you will notice in Serato DJ Pro.   Contents What...

How to activate Serato DJ Pro

Serato DJ Pro and Serato DJ Lite are the latest additions to the Serato franchise and the successors to Serato DJ and Serato DJ Intro respectively. Just like any other Serato update, current Serato DJ license holders or owners of a Serato DJ Enabled controller will be fully compatible and no further authorization will be necessary. But, if you own...

Activate Serato DJ or an Expansion Pack with a license number or voucher code

If you have purchased a license for Serato DJ or an expansion, or have received a voucher code for Serato DJ or an expansion, this article explains how to activate your Serato DJ software or expansions using a license number or voucher code.   Before you begin... Before you begin, remember that some hardware mixers and controllers will unlock Serato...

Serato DJ - How to use a Mac Internal Sound Card for Serato DJ

Need to use your Serato DJ Intro or Serato DJ controller, but do not have monitors available to connect to hear your mix? This walkthrough guide will teach you how to create an aggregate device on an Apple Mac computer, so you can use the computer's internal sound card to hear your mix while using Serato DJ software.   On...

Optimizing Your Computer For DJ Performance

So you bought a computer-DJ system, followed all the instructions, and set everything up. Now what? A typical Windows or Mac DJ setup may contain software and hardware products from a number of companies such as Apple, Microsoft, Serato, Native Instruments, Ableton, Akai Professional, Denon DJ, Alesis, M Audio, Rane, and Numark. Even with a minimalist setup, getting all the...

Denon DJ MC7000 - Complete Setup and Routing in Virtual DJ Professional

The MC7000 is a professional DJ controller with 4-channel and dual USB connections. While the MC7000 comes Serato DJ Ready, it also functions well with other popular DJ platforms, like Virtual DJ 8. This setup guide will walk you through setting up the Denon DJ MC7000 inside Virtual DJ 8 Professional.   Contents Downloading and Installing the Drivers Setting up the MC7000 in...

Denon DJ MC7000 - Complete Setup and Routing in Traktor Pro

The MC7000 is the professional DJ controller with 4-channels and dual USB connections. While the MC7000 comes as Serato DJ Ready, it also functions well with other popular DJ platforms, like Traktor Pro. This setup guide will walk through the complete setup and routing for the Denon DJ MC7000 inside Traktor Pro.   Contents Downloading and Installing the Driver Downloading and importing...

Denon DJ - Formatting a Hard Drive for DJ Performance

Before getting started with your DJ Performances or even before you start compiling and analyzing your music files for your library, you'll want to make sure to prepare your hard drive by formatting it. While not the most glamorous form of preparation, it is crucial to understand this key process to ensure your hard drive is ready to perform and...

Denon DJ Engine Prime - Library Optimization

When organizing your library or creating different databases for different events, you will want to make sure that all the extra baggage is removed. In this article, we will discuss how to optimize your hard drives and Engine Prime library.    Library Optimization When tracks are imported into your Engine Library and analyzed, information for those tracks is stored with...

Denon DJ SC5000 Prime - Feature Presentation

The Denon DJ SC5000 Prime is the latest high-end media player from Denon DJ, featuring a 7" multi-touch display and dual-layer playback. The video below provides an in-depth look at the groundbreaking new features on the Denon DJ SC5000 Prime. Contents Introduction Music File Management Multi-Touch HD Screen 8" Touch-Capactive Jog Wheel Top Panel Features Creative Performance Pads Outro Further...

Denon DJ X1800 Prime - Feature Presentation

The Denon DJ X1800 Prime is the centerpiece of the Prime Series. The 4-channel Pro DJ Club Mixer features a familiar layout with all new effects and even more control over your mix. The video below provides an in-depth look at the features and functionality of the X1800 Prime mixer.    Contents Introduction Faders & inputs Engine Connect Dual Sweep...

Denon DJ Engine Prime - Feature Presentation

Built from the ground up, Engine Prime is music analysis and management software for optimizing your music library, file navigation, and playback experience on Denon DJ's SC5000 Prime media players. The vide below provides an in-depth look at some of the key features in the Engine Prime software. Haven't downloaded Engine Prime yet? Engine Prime is available as a free download for...

Denon DJ Engine Prime - Download, Install, and Quick Start Guide

Built from the ground up, Engine Prime is music analysis and management software for optimizing your music library, file navigation, and playback experience on Denon DJ's SC5000 Prime media players. The video below will walk through downloading and installing the latest version of Engine Prime, as well as how to get started analyzing and editing your tracks.  Haven't downloaded Engine...

Denon DJ MCX8000 - Setup with Virtual DJ 8 Professional

The Denon DJ MCX8000 is versatile standalone DJ player and controller. While the MCX8000 comes as Serato DJ Ready, it also functions well with other popular DJ platforms, like Virtual DJ 8. This setup guide will walk through how to setup the Denon MCX8000 inside Virtual DJ 8 Professional.   Contents Downloading and Installing the Drivers Setting up the MCX8000...

Denon DJ DS1 - How to Record Your Mix

The DS1 is a breakthrough interface for users of Serato NoiseMap™—the system used to control a Serato-based digital music library when you’re using a turntable or CD player. This helpful guide will walk you through how to achieve recording your mixes from Serato DJ using the free software Audacity.   What You Will Need: (1) Denon DJ DS1 (4) RCA...

Denon DJ MCX8000 - Getting Rid of Freezing, Distortion, Dropouts and other Performance Issues

The Denon DJ MCX8000 is a performance beast, but that doesn't mean it can compensate for problems in your computer, USB drives or other gear. If you haven't taken every step to prepare your system for DJ performance, chances are you'll run into issues like freezing, distortion, drop-outs and latency. These are symptoms specific to each user's setup and could indicate...

Denon DJ DN-X1600 - Setup with a Mac Computer

The Denon DJ DN-X1600 is a class compliant audio device and does not require any additional drivers to work on in Mac computers. If the mixer is not immediately recognized by you Mac here’s a few things you can check. This guide will also show you how to setup the DN-X1600 as your default device for sound output on your Mac...

Denon DJ MCX8000 - Overview and Setup with Engine

The MCX8000 is a true hardware/software controller that offers total command of both Serato DJ and standalone performance with the Denon DJ Engine software. The Engine 1.5 software utility helps manage your files and prepare them for your MCX8000. This article walks through an overview of the Engine software and how it works with your MCX8000.   Contents What is...

Denon DJ MC7000 - Feature Overview and Tutorials

The MC7000 is the latest Serato based, 4-channel DJ controller from Denon DJ. Featuring dual-USB ports and 24-bit audio, this controller is perfectly suited for both mobile and club DJing. The videos below will walk through some of the popular features on the MC7000 like navigation, pitch control, pitch n'time, using the dual USB ports and more!   Playlist Contents...

Turntables - Belt Drive vs. Direct Drive

  © 2017 Steve Feinstein, inMusic, Inc. All rights reserved. As I mentioned in my previous article on cartridges (“needles”), turntables are getting very popular again. This is probably a good time to take a step back and look at the two main types of turntables in use today—belt-drive and direct-drive—explore how they work, what the thought is behind each...

Why the Needle (Cartridge) Matters So Much in a Turntable

© 2017 Steve Feinstein, inMusic, Inc. All rights reserved. Turntables are enjoying a big resurgence in popularity these days, especially since ION Audio introduced the conversion turntable a few years ago. With an ION Audio or Akai Professional conversion turntable, records can be converted into digital files as they’re being played, so the music on your rare, prized records can...

Denon DJ MCX8000 - Optimizing Performance and Improving Latency

The MCX8000 is a powerful standalone media player and Serato DJ controller. But in order to get the most out of this workhorse, it's important to consider the necessary settings and optimization steps to get your system ready for the boost in performance. This article walks through some common troubleshooting and optimization steps for your MCX8000, including PC/Mac optimization tips...

Denon DJ MCX8000 - Pitch 'N Time Complete Setup Walkthrough

This video walks through how to obtain the Pitch 'N Time expansion pack activation code, how to enable the expansion in Serato, and how to ensure that it is working properly with your MCX8000.     For more information on using the Serato Pitch 'N Time expansion with the MCX8000, visit the following link: Denon DJ MCX8000 and Serato DJ...

Denon DJ MCX8000 - Crossfader Replacement

The MCX8000 is a true hardware/software controller that offers total command of both Serato DJ and Denon DJ Engine technology. Some parts of this controller have been designed to be user-replaceable.  This guide is a step-by-step walk through on how to replace the MCX8000 crossfader.   Contents Tools Needed Parts List Removing the Crossfader from the MCX8000 Further Technical Assistance   Tools...

Denon DJ MCX8000 - Setup and Tutorial Videos

In these videos, DJ/Producer D.Ramirez presents an in-depth tutorial on the Denon DJ MCX8000.  He provides a walk-through on how to use the MCX8000 with the built-in Engine software as well as with Serato DJ.   Contents Full Overview Part 1 - Prepare and Access Your Music Part 2 - First Steps in Engine 1.5 Part 3 - Engine Standalone Performance...

Denon DJ MC4000 - Setup With Serato DJ

The Denon DJ MCX4000 is versatile DJ controller with a compact footprint.  This article walks through how to get up and running with the Denon DJ MC4000 and Serato DJ.   Contents Driver Installation Software Download Additional Resources Further Product Support   Driver Installation Connect the MC4000 to your Mac or PC. When you connect this unit to a computer for...

Denon DJ MCX8000 - How to Import and Analyze a Serato Crate for Engine

The Denon DJ MCX8000 is versatile standalone DJ player and controller. Engine is the exclusive revolutionary DJ software under the hood of the MCX8000 that enables you to perform without a laptop.  This article walks through how to import your Serato crates and analyze them in the Engine software and then how to import your Serato crate onto a thumb drive for...

Denon DJ SC3900 - Setup in Traktor Pro

Utilizing a completely redesigned High-Torque Direct Drive Motor that exactly mirrors the feel of vinyl, the SC3900 brings home that familiar feel but with the choice of CD, USB, Software, or even a networked Media server as your source of tracks. This article walks through how to set up the DN-SC3900 in Traktor Pro 2.   Contents Getting the Traktor...

How to Create a Backup of the Engine Prime Database

In this instructional video, you’ll learn how to create a backup of your Engine Prime collection on both computer and removable media device. A backup can be used to repair your collection in the event of an unexpected database corruption. If you experience a “Database Corrupt” message, replace the current database files with the files from the backup. It is...

Denon DJ SC3900 - Setup in Virtual DJ 8

Utilizing a completely redesigned High-Torque Direct Drive Motor that exactly mirrors the feel of vinyl, the SC3900 brings home that familiar feel but with the choice of CD, USB, Software, or even a networked Media server as your source of tracks. This article walks through how to set up the SC3900 in Virtual DJ 8.     Contents Updating the...

Denon DJ SC2900 - Hybrid MIDI Mode Setup

Denon DJ introduced the world’s first Hybrid MIDI mode, which generates the required CD/Vinyl control signal (timecode) from within the deck’s DSP allowing for super accurate tracking and spinning platter performance without using the CD timecode. The guide below walks through how to set up and use the Denon DJ SC2900 in Hybrid MIDI Mode with DVS.  Utilize this guide to help...

Denon DJ - Hardware Setup in Traktor 2.8 for Windows

  With the release of Traktor Pro 2.8, Native Instruments introduced a number of added features and updates, including a new 64-bit architecture.  This article walks through how to set up your current Denon DJ hardware, such as the MC3000, DN-MC6000, DN-X1600, DN-X1700, DN- HC4500 and DN-SC2900, with Traktor Pro 2.8 on a Windows operating system.     Supported Denon...

Denon DJ MC6000MK2 - Setup In Virtual DJ 7

The MC6000Mk2 is Denon DJ's next generation, flagship professional DJ controller and digital mixer. Created to be the definitive tool for the most discerning of contemporary club and mobile DJ's, the slimline, table-top steel chassis unit blends a 4 channel/8 source real-time matrix operational digital mixer with an uncompromising 24-bit, class leading digital and analog audio interface.  The following guide...

Denon DJ MC6000MK2 - Setup in Virtual DJ 8

The MC6000Mk2 is Denon DJ's next generation, flagship professional DJ controller and digital mixer. Created to be the definitive tool for the most discerning of contemporary club and mobile DJ's, the slimline, table-top steel chassis unit blends a 4 channel/8 source real-time matrix operational digital mixer with an uncompromising 24-bit, class leading digital and analog audio interface.  The following guide...

Denon DJ MC6000MK2 - Setup with Serato DJ

The MC6000MKII is Denon DJ's flagship professional DJ controller and digital mixer.  This article walks through how to set it up with Serato DJ.   Contents Driver Installation Hardware Setup Software Setup Additional Resources Further Product Support   Driver Installation Connect the DN-MC6000MKII to your Mac or PC. When you connect this unit to a computer for the first time...

Denon DJ MC6000MK2 - Setup in Traktor Pro

The Denon MC6000MK2 is an integrated, full blown mixer, and dual deck MIDI Controller. It combines a 4-channel / 8-source standalone digital mixer – featuring real time channel matrix operation – USB MIDI control and 2 x stereo in / 2 x stereo out USB audio interface.  The guide below will walk through the basic setup of Traktor Pro 2.7...

Denon DJ MC6000MK2 - DVS Setup in Serato DJ

  The Denon MC6000MK2 supports Serato's DVS Expansion Pack which allows the DJ to connect turntables or CD decks by using Noisemap™ Control Tone records or CDs. You also can use Denon’s SC2900 and SC3900 Hybrid mode to control DVS in your Serato DJ setup too.  The following guide below will show the user how to properly setup, connect and...

Denon DJ SC3900 - Hybrid MIDI Mode

Denon DJ introduced the world’s first Hybrid MIDI mode, which generates the required CD/Vinyl control signal (timecode) from within the deck’s DSP allowing for super accurate tracking and spinning platter performance without using the CD timecode. The guide below walks through how to set up and use the Denon DJ SC3900 Hybrid MIDI Mode with a Serato DVS supported DJ mixer. The...

Denon DJ DN-X1600 - Traktor Setup and Feature Overview

The Denon DJ DN-X1600 offers premier quality design, build and performance.  The X1600 represents an entirely new class of DJ mixer for professional and semi professional DJ’s, club installations, mobile rigs, and serious bedroom DJs.  This video guide walks through how to set up the X1600 with Traktor Pro and provides an overview of many of the integrated hardware features and...

Denon DJ DN-S3700 - Hybrid MIDI Mode

Denon DJ introduced the world’s first Hybrid MIDI mode, which generates the required CD/Vinyl control signal (timecode) from within the deck’s DSP allowing for super accurate tracking and spinning platter performance without using the CD timecode. These video guides walk through how to set up and use the Denon DJ DN-S3700 Hybrid MIDI Mode. Hybrid Midi Turntablism In this video, UK DMC Champion JFB...

Denon DJ MC6000 - Setup with Traktor Pro

The Denon DN-MC6000 is an integrated, full blown mixer, and ‘dual deck’ MIDI Controller. It combines a 4-channel / 8-source standalone digital mixer – featuring real time channel matrix operation – USB MIDI control and 2 x stereo in / 2 x stereo out USB audio interface.  These video guides walk through the basic setup of Traktor Pro 2 for...

Denon DJ MC6000 - Setup with Virtual DJ 7

The Denon DN-MC6000 is an integrated, full blown mixer, and ‘dual deck’ MIDI Controller. It combines a 4-channel / 8-source standalone digital mixer – featuring real time channel matrix operation – USB MIDI control and 2 x stereo in / 2 x stereo out USB audio interface.  This video guide walks through the basic setup of Virtual DJ for use...

Denon DJ DN-HD2500 - Formatting the Internal/External HDD

The DN-HD2500 is a hard-drive based, professional media player and controller offering a total all-in-one “nerve center” that addresses and actually anticipates ever changing needs. Flexible and packed with features, the DN-HD2500 is built for any event where professional-quality and flawless performance is expected.   In this article you will learn how to format your external or internal storage drive...

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How to Convert iTunes to Engine Prime

In this instructional video, you’ll learn how to import your music and playlists from iTunes into Engine Prime. This video also demonstrates how to prepare your music and media device for use on Denon DJ’s Prime series media players. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=D8K0JXXy98A&feature=youtu.be Guide Contents Setting up ItunesSetting up Engine PrimeImporting & Updating your Itunes LibraryConverting your Itunes library into Engine Prime Crates...

How to Convert Rekordbox to Engine Prime

In this instructional video & guide, you’ll learn how to import your Rekordbox collection into Engine Prime. Within minutes you’ll have access to your Rekordbox playlists, hot cues, and memory loops directly inside Engine Prime. This video and guide also demonstrate how to prepare your music and media device for use on Denon DJ’s Prime Series media players. Note: Rekordbox...

How to Convert Serato to Engine Prime

In this instructional video and guide, you’ll learn how to import your Serato collection into Engine Prime. Within minutes you’ll have access to your Serato crates, hot cues and saved loops, directly inside Engine Prime. This video also demonstrates how to prepare your music and media device for use on Denon DJ’s Prime Series media players. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wKq-PkOTJH0 Guide Contents Setting...

How to Convert Traktor to Engine Prime

In this instructional video and guide, you’ll learn how to import your Traktor collection into Engine Prime. Within minutes you’ll have access to your Traktor playlists, and hot cues, directly inside Engine Prime. This video and guide will also demonstrate how to prepare your music and media device for use on Denon DJ’s Prime Series media players. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MVLHfNLlclQ Guide Contents...

Denon DJ Tips - PRIME 4 Search Function

In order to get the quickest search results in PRIME 4, we’ve listed some top tips to get you searching 1000’s of tracks with quick and accurate results. PRIME 4 supports a 2.5" SATA hard drive; either HDD or SSD. We’d recommend SSD as they are not only more reliable due to no moving mechanical parts, but they also have...

Serato DJ vs. Serato DJ Pro - What's the Difference?

Serato DJ Pro is now 64-bit, which means it performs better than ever with virtually no limit on library size. The new release brings a few new features, design changes, and rock solid stability. All previously supported Serato DJ hardware works as well. Here are the key features and differences you will notice in Serato DJ Pro.   Contents What...

How to activate Serato DJ Pro

Serato DJ Pro and Serato DJ Lite are the latest additions to the Serato franchise and the successors to Serato DJ and Serato DJ Intro respectively. Just like any other Serato update, current Serato DJ license holders or owners of a Serato DJ Enabled controller will be fully compatible and no further authorization will be necessary. But, if you own...

Activate Serato DJ or an Expansion Pack with a license number or voucher code

If you have purchased a license for Serato DJ or an expansion, or have received a voucher code for Serato DJ or an expansion, this article explains how to activate your Serato DJ software or expansions using a license number or voucher code.   Before you begin... Before you begin, remember that some hardware mixers and controllers will unlock Serato...

Serato DJ - How to use a Mac Internal Sound Card for Serato DJ

Need to use your Serato DJ Intro or Serato DJ controller, but do not have monitors available to connect to hear your mix? This walkthrough guide will teach you how to create an aggregate device on an Apple Mac computer, so you can use the computer's internal sound card to hear your mix while using Serato DJ software.   On...

Optimizing Your Computer For DJ Performance

So you bought a computer-DJ system, followed all the instructions, and set everything up. Now what? A typical Windows or Mac DJ setup may contain software and hardware products from a number of companies such as Apple, Microsoft, Serato, Native Instruments, Ableton, Akai Professional, Denon DJ, Alesis, M Audio, Rane, and Numark. Even with a minimalist setup, getting all the...

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