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Product Updates

An adaptor is now available to allow a 7" single to be used on the platter. More info here.

Also, the unit is upgradeable via software. Details of all updates are here and they can be downloaded here.

Reviews and Comments

Gizmo's skratchworx pt 1 review
Deft's skratchworx pt 2 review

This is just too new to have reviews on the net. They'll be added when available.


Retail £599/$799
Average Street Price £599/$799

Useful Related Links - Not an official Denon site but used by Denon staff to make announcements and generally communicate with Denon users. - Al is a moderator on the above forum and his own site carries some useful info and downloads for Denon owners.

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Denon DN-S3000

Newsflash - this just in... Denon have announced the DN-S3000. Baby brother to the heavyweight DN-S5000, this piece of kit is clearly aiming to take on the Pioneer CDJ-800.

Press Release here.


World's first table top CD/MP3 player with Next Track Reserve

• Shipping September 1, 2003 
• Motor Driven Active Platter (Patent Pending) 
• Real time Scratch (CD/MP3) 
• 7" vinyl adaptor included to use your own 45's 
• Next Track Reserve (pick your next song during playback) 
• 1 Hot Start or Seamless Loop per track or disc (CD/MP3) 
• 1 (15) Second sampler 
• A/B Loop Trim (CD/MP3) 
• 4-Platter Effects; Drag-S, Brake, Dump, Reverse (CD/MP3) 
• Key adjust accurate up to ±99% 
• Pitch range; ±4, 10, 16, 24, 50, 100% 
• Plays CD-R/RW media 
• Supports ID3 Tags (Artist, Title, Album)  
• Supports C.B.R & V.B.R. MP3 encoding 
• MP3 File Search System by; Artist, Title, File or Folder (worlds first) 
• 5000 Internal Custom Memory points 
• Removable slot-in drive 
• Digital Output w/no limitations (SPDIF) 
• Fader Start & X-Effect compatible 
• 20 seconds of shock proof memory (CD/MP3) 
• Relay Playback 
• Designed with SHARC® DSP 
• Compatible with FG5000 or BU9000 spare drives 
• Optional YT-2600 Memo Copy Cable 
• Free Software Plug Ins via web download or mail 
• Warning! AMC-22 lens cleaner is not compatible with the DN-S3000