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REVIEW: Denon DN-S3000 CD Deck
REVIEW: Denon DN-S3000 CD Deck
Posted by Gizmo on November 19, 2003 :




With big thanks to Silvio Zeppieri from Denon USA and David Morbey at Denon UK, check out the first of a 3 part review of this baby CD scratch deck.

The review policy of skratchworx is slightly different - we try to give as many skratchworx staffers a chance to give an in-depth review as we can. For instance - in the case of this Denon unit, I've had first bash at it and give a seasoned tablist but newbie CD spinners opinion. Next it's the turn of Deft who is an experienced tablist Denon DN-S5000 user. And finally ProfessorBX will be casting his scratch-techie eye over the deck as well.


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6 comments to this story

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On November 20, 2003, Monk-A said this:
Good Review Gizmo!

I find this deck the most promising out o fthe CD/Vinyl Emulatiors currently doing the round.

The EQ point is interesting nevre really thought about that aspect.

Looking forward to Deft and BX's reviews.


pz

Monk-A

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On November 20, 2003, Gizmo said this:
I was especially impressed with the amount of punishment I could give the platter. Torque isn't too high but I loved messing around with faderless scratching. It's simply a matter of getting used to it. A useful side effect was that my vinyl scratching has actually improved. Strange but true. 8)

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On November 21, 2003, professorbx said this:
There is a reason that Focus put out his 45rpm scratch series......

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On November 21, 2003, professorbx said this:
Or should I say 33rpm but 7 inch.

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On November 21, 2003, Monk-A said this:
Yup, using a 7 inch record forces you to scratch nearer the centre and train your hand with smaller, preciser, faster movments, ideal for getting drumming good etc...

peace

Monk-A

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On November 21, 2003, Deft said this:
Depends on what i'm doing as to where i'll manipulate the vinyl - although i'll be the first to admit i hate scratching at 45rpm - especially on a 7". Still one of my gripes with the Denon to be honest. Even simple rearrangement of scratch sentences seems a nightmare to me at 45rpm.
I don't doubt you could adjust to it eventually, but considering i've spent 5 years scratching at 33rpm i find it a bit hard going.







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