Denon DJ SC2900 Quick Review

Denon DJ SC2900
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The Denon DJ SC2900 is the most recent (2012) media player from Denon DJ. While it might get replaced soon, it’s still an excellent piece of equipment and for the price (around USD 600) it still stands up to the most recent competition.

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Our Rating

What We Like

  • Led ring around the jog wheel gives needle position indication
  • HID support for Traktor Pro and Serato DJ in most recent firmware updates
  • Advanced functions such as SLIP mode, Start/Stop speed adjust..
  • Works with Engine music preparation software that recently got upgraded and improved

What We Like Less

  • Biggest let down is the screen, the amount of information is limited and no longer to 2016 standards
  • No spinning platter such as the SC3900

Features & Specifications

  • Compatible with included ENGINE Music Management Software (PC/Mac)
  • ENGINE iPad app available for easy file searching and player status display
  • Player Link function for sharing USB drives across multiple SC2900 / SC3900s (up to four) and for
  • connection to ENGINE software (PC/Mac/ iPad).
  • 7-inch Touch Sensitive ‘Eclipse’ Platter with LED Cue & Position Marker
  • Seamless switching between media source devices
  • Natively supported by TraktorTM 2 software, TraktorTM LE 2 included
  • Built-In USB / MIDI control function
  • Built-In USB audio interface (ASIO / CORE compliant)
  • Supports CD-DA, CD-ROM and audio playback from USB memory devices (AAC, AIFF, MP3, WAV)
  • Burr Brown 24 bit DAC processing for superior audio fidelity
  • Redesigned PLAY and CUE buttons for greater tactile feel and response
  • Fast search and quick jump functions
  • Top mounted USB port for USB stick and hard disk drives
  • 4 dedicated Hot Cues (8 in MIDI mode via MIDI layer option)
  • Auto / manual loop functions
  • SLIP function with dedicated button
  • Deep pitch resolution and key adjust
  • 4-Way BPM counter (Auto BPM, Manual TAP, Manual BPM, Reads BPM Metadata)
  • BPM sync feature
  • 3-way pitch bend functionality
  • Digital output
  • Fast loading slot-in drive

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