Denon DJ SC5000M Prime Professional Media Player

Denon added a motorized 7" platter to the SC5000 Prime media player to build the SC5000M. Get the feel of old-school vinyl and the flexibility of software.
Denon DJ brought the world's first motor driven active platter to DJ media players back in 2003 with the DNS5000. Continuing its heritage of motorized media players, Denon DJ introduces the SC5000M. The M (for Motorized) is, at its core, an SC5000 Prime DJ media player, a DJ Mag multi-Tech Award winning unit, but now headlined with a 7", real vinyl and adjustable torque, motorized platter. This die-cast aluminum platter features ultra-high resolution MIDI (3600 ticks per rotation) performance accuracy. Added to adjustable vinyl tension for slip/scratch control, this blesses DJs with a true, mechanical spin beneath the fingertips, making their music really feel alive!

The appeal of the SC5000M touches the hearts of DJs at all levels of experience, age and inquisitiveness into the essence of legacy vinyl performance. DJ A-listers, Turntablists and Pro/Industry luminaries have already hands-on previewed the M's platter performance and their response has been unified that the legacy, DJ vinyl experience has truly come home!

Redefined Motor Technology.

Denon DJ have produced a more powerful and capable motor than has previously been available on a DJ media player and paired this with the elegance of the SC5000 interface. Rotating the tactile and ergonomically designed platter, this high/low adjustable torque motor is Brushless DC Electric technology. Brushless motors are far superior than their Brushed type counterparts, featuring high torque to weight ratio, increased efficiency/reliability, reduced noise read more and electromagnetic interference plus a longer lifetime expectancy too. The SC5000M brushless motor is unaffected by centrifugal force, maintains efficient conduction cooling and offers protection from environmental dust or dirt.

Your music collection. Primed.

Using both Denon DJ's free, Engine Prime music analysis and management software and the SC5000M player itself, DJs can import extensive and meticulously constructed digital music collections from iTunes and Rekordbox, including playlists, folders, hot cues and loops. In addition, integrated support has also been added for Native Instruments users to import their full or part music collections and enjoy a "laptop free Traktor experience" on the SC5000M.

Multi-award winning pedigree.

The SC5000M shares the same award-winning, multicore processor powered technology as the SC5000. In DJ Magazine's most recent prestigious Tech Award event, this won not one, but two of DJ Mag's most coveted awards -- 1st place winner in the Ultimate Club Deck and Innovative New Product categories. To take the first place, winning position in a head-to-head with the currently ubiquitous competitor CD/media player, shows clearly that Denon DJ have truly disrupted the marketplace and brought a viable and advanced tech solution for the future of professional DJ performance.

Look. Touch. Play.

The SC5000M 7" multi-touch, multi-gesture HD screen brings the usage familiarity of today's touchscreen devices to the DJ. This latency-free, high contrast screen is the interaction interface for DJs to browse music libraries, search for and scroll/load tracks with comprehensive filtering and tactile inertia responses and instantly "tap" select performance related functionality with ease. All essential DJ viewing options such as gloriously colourful and detailed waveforms, BPM, track key and loop settings are clear and defined for "at-a-glance" visual confirmations.

The power of two.

The SC5000M performance technology brings the power of two separate DJ media players, into one single unit. Mix and match between independently outputted tracks/layers and throw "instant-doubles" across layers, or to another player -- flexibility and creative DJ expression is now literally limitless.

Dual layer. Two players in one.

Bringing a [two-channel] controller ethos to a single, standalone DJ media player, the SC5000M has (A/B) dual-layer playback capability. If the need arose, DJs could perform an entire set on just a single SC5000M. Mixing, for example, between beats/basslines on one layer, then blending an acapella or instrumental riff on the second layer is a mere suggestion of the levels of performance creativity DJs can enjoy with the SC5000M. The units independent analog and digital outputs give full control over each channel to a DJs mixer for ultimate audio control and expression.

What's in the box

- SC5000M Unit
- IEC Power Cable
- USB 3.0 Cable
- Ethernet Link Cable
- 2 Sets of Gold Plated Stereo RCA Cables
- Allen Wrench for Platter
- Display Cleaning Cloth
- Prime Series Poster
- Engine Download Card
- User Guide
- Safety & Warranty Manual
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- Audio
- Analog Output: 2.0 Vrms (0 dBFS, 1 kHz)
- Dynamic Range: 116 dB
- Distortion (THD+N): < 0.0015%
- Frequency Range: 22-22,000 Hz
- Digital Output:
- Sampling Rate: 96 kHz
- Bit Depth: 24-bit

- Motor
- Drive: Brushless DC Electric
- High Torque: 3.3 kgf/cm (instant); 2.8 kgf/cm (stable)
- Low Torque: 1.6 kgf/cm (instant); 1.1 kgf/cm (stable)
- Starting Time: 0.5 seconds
- Braking System: Electronic

- Platter
- Material: Aluminum die-cast
- Diameter: 203.5mm +/- 0.5mm
- Weight: 900g +/-5%

- Display:
- 7.0" / 178 mm (diagonal)
- 6.0" x 3.6" / 152 x 91 mm (width x height)
- Full-color LED-backlit display with touch-interface

- Connections:
- (2) RCA output pairs
- (2) coaxial digital outputs
- (1) 1/8" (3.5 mm) mini TS input (remote start)
- (3) USB Type-A ports (for USB drives) (Rear-panel ports supply 900mA for USB 3.0 devices, 500 mA for USB 2.0 devices. Front panel port supplies 500 mA for USB 2.0 devices only.)
- (1) USB Type-B port (for computer connection)
- (1) SD card slot
- (1) Ethernet link port
- (1) IEC power input

- Power
- Connection: IEC
- Input Voltage: 110-240 VAC, 50/60 Hz

- Dimensions (width x depth x height): 320mm x 419mm x 135mm/12.6" x 16.5" x 5.3"/32.0 x 41.9 x 13.5 cm

- Weight: 14.08 lbs /6.4 kg

- Supported Media
- Media Types:
- SD/SDHC card
- USB mass-storage devices (flash memory, external HDD enclosures)

- File Systems:
- exFAT
- FAT32 (recommended)
- HFS+ (read-only)
- NTFS (read-only)

- File Formats:
- AIF/AIFF (44.1-192 kHz, 16-32-bit)
- MP3 (32-320 kbps, VBR)
- MP4
- Ogg Vorbis
- WAV (44.1-192 kHz, 16-32-bit)
Dimensions and Weight in Packaging
Shipping Weight: 21.75 lbs
Shipping Dimensions: 20 x 18 x 10 in
Manufacturer Part Number (MPN): DEN SC5000MPRIME
Shipping Weight: 43.5 lbs
If you have additional warranty questions, please contact the manufacturer at 201-762-6665
(2 ratings)
Submitted May 26, 2021 by a customer from in Owings Mills, MD
"Denon DJ SC5000M"
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The SC5000M is nothing to sneeze at. I purchased the dual sets to replace me selling my SC5000s a couple years ago to purchase the Prime 4. I was excited when I saw the deal that ZZounds had on the SC5000M and immediately placed an order. Yes, I know the SC6000s are the newer model but I'm content with my new Denon DJ SC5000Ms. Customer service was exceptional and I highly recommend using zZounds to purchase the gear that you need. The payment plans that they have in place makes it easy to get the gear you want without the stress of trying to pay everything at one time. This was my first time using zZounds on multiple Items and both times shipping was on point with 1 day shipping.
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