DENON DJ NOW SHIPPING DN-HC5000 SERATOâ„¢ ITCH CONTROLLER

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— DN-HC5000 offers DJs and entertainers the most reliable, easy-to-use, flexible hardware/software package on the market today —
ITASCA, IL, December 18, 2009 — Denon DJ, a leading manufacturer of quality DJ equipment, announces that it is now shipping the DN-HC5000 Serato™ ITCH Controller. 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.

he 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 Mac®. 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 iTunes®
– 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
– Exclusive access to fresh promotional music with Whitelabel.net
The Denon DJ DN-HC5000 Serato ITCH Controller is currently available. For more information, please visit www.denondj.com.