Denon DJ takes its innovative world’s first spinning active platter design to the next technical level. Introducing the industry’s new flagship DN-S3500 tabletop CD/MP3 player with a powerful 12-pole Direct Drive motor, 7 on-board effects, intuitive control, appealing design and style that will surely reinvent the tabletop market for all vinyl and digital DJs alike.

High Torque Direct Drive Motor
Denon’s all proprietary12-pole Direct Drive brushless motor design, delivering instant full rotation speed with a powerful 2.5 kg/cm of start-up torque within 0.5 seconds for true turntable reaction and response. Perform freely as if you were using a genuine vinyl turntable.

4 Superb Built-in Effects
Building the mood of your dance floor and remixing live has never been so easy with our on-board effects. Easily activate and have full parameter control with a unique Dry/Wet mix knob of the 4 effects: Flanger, Filter (high-mid-low), Echo and world’s first Echo/Loop.

3 Platter Effects
– Brake: adjustable in real-time
– Dump: reverse sound without losing true forward time
– Reverse: the platter spins backwards too! New!

Full MP3 Support
– MP3 Seamless Looping with B Point trim
– MP3 Hot Starts
– MP3 Frame Search
– MP3 Memo (save your Cue points and Loops)
– Supports C.B.R and V.B.R. decoding up to 320 kbps
– ID3 Tags, displays: (title, artist, album)
– ID3 BPM Tag (automatically recalls the BPM)
– MP3 File Search System (easily locate files by name or folder)

Next Track Function with Cross Fade
Storing hundreds of your favorite MP3's on one disc is possible. But, what if you want to play other files from the same disc back to back? Well, we answered your needs with our world's first Next Track Reserve function. You can search for a song by name (without interrupting playback) and crossfade seamlessly to that file for a smooth non-stop mix upon your command.
– crossfade time is user adjustable
– available for CD audio discs as well

Seamless Loop to Sampler Copy
You can easily copy your perfect CD/MP3 Seamless Loop over to the Sampler, even while it’s playing! This adds a whole new level of creativity such as, exchanging your disc during sample playback, perform CD scratch overlays with the sampler, and many more cool tricks.

Two-Way CUE Search System
Supports traditional Denon Cueing method and now another tabletop brand too!

Winner of the Music and Sound Retailer Magazine's Award for Best New DJ Product of 2005.


  • High Torque Direct Drive Motor
  • 33/45 R.P.M. Platter Speed
  • 7 On-board Effects:
    • Echo, Echo Loop, Filter, Flanger, Brake, Dump & Reverse

  • 15 Second On-board Sampler with Sample Copy Feature
  • Deep Pitch Resolution: For those DJs who perform long mix transitions and require high pitch resolution, the DN-S3500 offers .02% for the 4% pitch range and .05% for the 10% pitch range.
  • Full MP3 Playback - CBR / VBR up to 320kbps
  • Next Track Reserve with Crossfade
  • Quick Loading Slot-in Drive
  • Hot Start and Seamless Loop: Two Hot Starts (A1 and A2) can be made onthe- fly and easily turned into Seamless Loops. The length of the loop is unlimited for CD audio discs. The Hot Starts can also be used as Stutter points as well.
  • Adjustable Loop End Point B Trim
  • CD Text Support
  • Key Adjust (= Master Tempo) keeps vocals and music sounding true even when you adjust the speed of the track.
  • 15 Second On-Board Sampler: Sample any part of your CD/MP3 tracks on-the-fly and perform scratch overlays or even simple playback with full platter control and these other features: ±24% Pitch Control, B-Trim, Sampler Volume, 4-way playback (loop/single/all/stutter).
  • 2-Way Platter Mode: You can either scratch the CD source or the stored Sample by a touch of a button with the active spinning platter.
  • Directional Scratch Lever: This original Denon feature allows DJs to scratch in two ways. The traditional forward/back scrub sound and the ingenious Forward stroke sound to perform the same cuts as if you were using a mixer’s crossfader.
  • 3-Way BPM Counter: Auto BPM, Manual TAP and Manual BPM value is possible.
  • CD Memo Function: Cue point, BPM, Playback Pitch & Range, Pitch On/Off, Key Adj On/Off and Seamless Loop A and B data can be stored for later recall. Up to 5,000 points can be saved to internal memory and shared with other Denon players.
  • Power On Play
  • Relay Play: Unattended playback is possible between two DN-S3500s when connected. Great for the cocktail hour or during dinner time at banquet halls.
  • Play Lock prevents unintentional track change during playback.
  • Eject Lock prevents unintentional disc eject during playback
  • Custom Slipmats: The use of customizable paper slipmats is possible under the removable clear scratch disc to personalize the platter.
  • 7" Record Adapter: An included special adapter allows users to mount their own 7” vinyl record to the platter for a true wax feel under their fingers.
  • Pitch Control Range
    • CD: ±4% (0.02% step), ±10% (0.05% step), ±16%, ±24% (0.1% step), ±50% (0.5% step), ±100% (1.0% step)
    • MP3: ±4% (0.02% step), ±10% (0.05% step), ±16%, (0.1% step).

  • Shock-Proof Memory 20 sec. (CD), 100 sec. (MP3).
  • 100 mm Long Stroke Pitch Slider
  • 3-Way Pitch Bend: Scratch Disc, Bend Buttons, or platter finger-pressure.
  • Large Fluorescent Tube Display
  • Quick Jump: Jump in increments of 10/20/30/60 sec.
  • Instant Start (0.02 sec.)
  • Cue Stutter: (CD or MP3) The Cue point can be stuttered repeatedly once set
  • EOM Flashes status time bar when the track is about to end.
  • CD-R/RW Disc Compatible
  • Fader Start Control Terminal
  • Digital Output
  • Software Upgradeable by CD-ROM disc.

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