Denon is doing all the things it will probably to compete with Pioneer to be the last word, go-to model for DJ gear.
The former has launched the Prime Four standalone system — which is all any newbie or intermediate DJ would wish to dive proper into the combination. Even professionals can have enjoyable and get inventive with this setup.
Pioneer’s XDJ-RX2 has arguably been the following best choice earlier than upgrading to CDJs and that’s in all probability nonetheless the case. Similarly to Denon’s newly launched Prime Four, it’s an all-in-one system. However, the large catch is the two-channel setup. DJs have been craving the Four-channel possibility in a concise, all-in-one piece that also feels inside attain to the CDJ expertise. That is, till now.
Denon’s Prime Four delivers on that want with its new system, priced at $1,699. The quantity nonetheless could also be a bit of startling for aspiring DJs, however it’s far more inexpensive than going all out with 4 decks and a mixer. The rig runs by means of Denon’s Engine Prime software program, however is suitable with playlists and scorching cues from Serato DJ Pro, Traktor Pro, and Rekordbox.
“With its ultra-responsive, touch-capacitive jog wheels, high-quality audio I/O, and built-in time stretching and key matching, Prime 4 has everything you need to bring your mixes to the club.”
This hybrid — greater than a controller but not fairly an expert setup — certainly has its perks. But can Denon compete with the business commonplace, Pioneer? Surely, the Prime Four will give the XDJ-RX2 a run for its cash, particularly contemplating each items of kit are set to the very same worth level.
The Prime Four DJ setup is predicted to go on sale in March 2019. More data right here.