The Denon DN-MC6000 ushers in a new product category as an integrated mixer and ‘dual deck’ MIDI Controller.
This Mixer / MIDI Controller 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. A tabletop design with steel chassis, the DN-MC6000 is bundled with Native Instruments Traktor LE, the DN-MC6000 interfaces with Mac OSX and Windows XP, Vista and Windows 7 operating systems. Using the ‘dual layer’ function, each side of the DN-MC6000 can control two decks (for a total of four) in Traktor Pro, with visual deck colour change.
The mixer features 3-band Channel EQ with high-mid-low kills, on-board EFX, and a control surface layout. This includes a newly designed 105-mm touch sensitive jog wheel, 100-mm long 14-bit high resolution pitch slider, 45-mm channel and cross faders, eight (4 + 4) hot cue/sampler buttons with dual bank selector key, Auto Loop button with Beat Jump (loop cut), Manual Loop In/Out buttons, Cue & PLAY buttons, select and parameter controls for the on-board EFX, multiple GUI controls – Mixer, Video, Scratch, Sampler, REC, etc., file browse navigation keys and ring illuminated rotary encoder file selector knob, and Denon’s legacy Pitch Bend keys with Vinyl and Pitch Bend Jog modes.
Inputs include two phono lines, one XLR Mic/quarter-inch and one quarter-inch mic jack, and two phono AUX inputs. Outputs include balanced master XLR, unbalanced master phono, quarter-inch booth/send out, phono record out, and stereo headphone out. Also featured is a USB Audio in/out selectable routing switch. The DN-MC6000 can be rackmounted and is supplied with 19” rackmount kit.
Pricing & Availability
Availability is November 2010, with a mrrp of £579 / €649 exc. tax.
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