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Denon DJ, a leading manufacturer of premium-grade DJ equipment, is now shipping its DN-SC2000 Controller. The unit is an affordable, compact, professional-grade, solid steel MIDI controller designed for the home DJ or party laptop DJ on the go. Used together with the DJ's favorite mixer and PC software of choice, the DN-SC2000 offers party and bedroom DJs a compact, portable, user-friendly control solution. A two-layer system, the unit can control two decks at once (with visible deck color change), or be paired with another DN-SC2000 unit to control four decks.

The DN-SC2000 is optimized for TRAKTOR® Pro users and natively supported by Virtual DJ. The unit connects with the user's PC or Mac® via a USB 2.0 interface. The DN-SC2000 includes many advanced functions, including MIDI-mapable capability, auto loop function, a wide range of effects, rugged pitch slider, pitch lock, automatic beat sync, durable rubber button controls and much more.

The feature-rich DN-SC2000 also includes:

- Newly designed, high-resolution 105-mm touch-sensitive jog wheel

- Smooth 100-mm long Pitch Slider with high 14-bit resolution

- Pitch Lock function, which holds the pitch value position until the NULL point is reached when using both layers for control

- File browse navigation buttons and rotary encoder file selector knob with illuminated ring

- Large size Cue and Play buttons

- Eight (4 + 4) Hot Cue/Sampler buttons with dual bank selector key

- Auto Loop Button with Beat Jump (Loop Cut) and Manual Loop In/Out buttons

- EFX Unit 1 and 2 layer button with color change LED

- Dry/Wet Parameter encoder knob with illuminated ring

- Three EFX Parameter encoder knobs with illuminated ring

- EFX 1&2 On/Off buttons with color change LEDs

- Powerful Shift Key – used for various dual button operations

- Search Keys to advance around within the file

- Denon's legacy “Pitch Bend” keys

- Vinyl and Pitch Bend Jog modes

- SYNC button for beat matching between decks

- Key Lock on/off button with LED confirmation

- Utility presets to adjust paired MIDI channels 1-8, and other items

The DN-SC2000 measures 6.7" x 1.2" x 8.6" and weighs approximately 2.9 lb. Power is supplied through the USB connection (i.e. no wall adapter needed), and a 1-meter (39.37") USB cable is included. The unit also features a Kensington lock security slot terminal to prevent theft.

The DN-SC2000 Controller is now available with a U.S. MSRP of $299.99. For more information, please visit

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