macOS High Sierra 10.13 Support for Denon DJ Products

New operating systems add amazing new features and security to our world but that can often come at the cost of compatibility with our current software and drivers, many of which are vital pieces to a studio or DJ setup. While software and hardware drivers can be updated to account for the changes in a new operating system, this is not always immediate. To prevent any downtime waiting for an update, it's much easier check the compatibility of your gear before making the jump.

Denon DJ Engine Prime - Library Optimization

When organizing your library or creating different databases for different events, you'll likely want to make sure that all the extra baggage is removed. In this article will discuss how to optimize your hard drives and Engine Prime library.

Denon DJ Engine Prime - Frequently Asked Questions

Built from the ground up, Engine Prime is the premier music analysis and management software for optimizing your music library, file navigation, and playback experience on Denon DJ's SC5000 Prime media players. This article will answer some frequently asked questions about the features and functionality of the Denon DJ Engine Prime music management software.

Denon DJ VL12 Prime - Frequently Asked Questions

The Denon DJ VL12 Prime sets the new bar position as the most superior turntablist technology available today. The premiere direct-drive turntable features a true quartz locked system that offers the most optimal acoustic isolation capabilities, even in the loudest, bass-heavy environments. This article answers some of the popular questions about the features and functionality of the VL12 Prime.

Denon DJ X1800 Prime - Frequently Asked Questions

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. This article will discuss some of the popular questions about the X1800 Prime mixer's features and functionality.

Turntables - Belt Drive vs. Direct Drive

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 one, and what the pluses and minuses are of the two types.

Denon DJ SC5000 Prime - Frequently Asked Questions

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. This guide answers some of the most popular questions about the SC5000 Prime's main features and functionality.

The Importance of Room Acoustics

Nothing can make or break the sound of your performance, your rehearsal space, a recording venue or a home entertainment system more than room acoustics. You may have the very best instruments, speakers, amplifiers and recording equipment and you may have placed it all perfectly in your space, but if your performance/recording/listening room has poor acoustics, you're really facing an uphill battle. Luckily, there are a lot of things you can do to improve even the worst spaces.

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

There is an undeniable attraction to playing records. Real music and equipment enthusiasts—so-called “audiophiles”—swear that nothing sounds as good, as realistic, as “organic” if you will, as a great record. Audiophiles tend to like the sound

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 to make sure that everything is running smoothly.