Denon DJ has announced that it is now shipping the DN-HC5000 Serato ITCH Controller. Here's what they have to say about it...
This landmark digital DJ system works as an integrated software/hardware system designed to give DJs and Mobile Entertainers new kinds of control powered by two of the most influential companies in mobile entertainment today: Denon DJ and Serato.
The DN-HC5000 is a rackmount digital DJ system developed specifically to work with Serato ITCH, an innovative software/hardware solution which lets users DJ music from their computer. Using this purpose-built ITCH hardware unit, the DN-HC5000 permits DJs to create a high performance portable music system that allows internal mixing and platter-style playback control. Utilizing Serato's HIDI technology for superior speed, accuracy and communication between software and hardware components, the DN-HC5000 acts as a USB 2.0 MIDI controller, with Internal 24-bit processing & USB audio, compatible for use with both PC and MacÂ®. The included Serato ITCH software is easy to install and connects to the hardware controller using a single USB cable. Additionally, the DN-HC5000 hardware unit offers analog audio outputs for each deck so it can easily connect and configure to any mixer. The extensive features of the DN-HC5000 are intuitively accessed using 2 multi-functional touch sensitive jog discs, vibrant FL tube and text displays, and tactile rubber controls. Additional features of the DN-HC5000 Serato ITCH Controller include:
Integrated "one to one" hardware-to-software mapping for instant control and minimum setup time
Interoperability with Scratch Live crates, loops and cue points, and support for iTunesÂ®
Clean and simple software user interface with emphasis on hardware controller to display information
Auto Tempo Matching and Beat Sync
Optimal Gain and BPM Calculation
Serato's unique color waveforms for easy identification of sound
Set and store Cue-points
Manual and Auto Loop activation
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Pricing and Availability:
The Denon DJ DN-HC5000 Serato ITCH Controller is currently available.