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Denon DJ has announced that they have made a major update to their Engine Prime v1.2.1 software and firmware. The update will now allow the MCX8000 controller to support Denon DJ’s standard-setting Engine Prime music management software via its USB drives, giving DJ’s unprecedented control over their digital music.

This upgrade also includes improved microphone/recording workflow, beatgrid/sync and quantize enhancements in addition to song browsing improvements.

Additional details for Engine Prime 1.2.1, the MCX8000 2.0 and SC5000/5000M Prime 1.2.1:

Engine Prime 1.2.1
• MCX8000 Database Export support
• Playlists now rearrangeable
• Drag iTunes, Traktor and Serato parent crates/folders to Collection
• Faster iTunes and Serato library import
• Album/Song Artwork management faster and optimized
• Enhanced Loop control for quicker navigation through tracks


MCX8000 2.0
• Support for Engine Prime prepared USB drives
• Mic 1 & 2 Attenuation controls added
• Fine tune of Mic ‘talk-over’ adjustments
• Change USB recording level
• Beat Grid support for Engine Prime prepared USB drives
• Quantize feature and Beat Sync/Division options added
• Song BPM sorting feature

SC5000/5000M Prime 1.2.1
• Increased scratch-able/playable empty space before track start
• Update unit firmware via USB stick without direct computer use
• Various upgrades and improvements

“With Engine Prime’s v1.2.1 update, added to the new v2.0 firmware, our award winning MCX8000 controller gets ‘Prime’ performance, plus workflow and software enhancements, empowering DJs to
deliver more creativity, dancefloor impact and energy into their sets”, said Paul Dakeyne, Creative Director for Denon DJ. He added, “Our Engine Prime music management software is now more
powerful than ever. To say we’re stoked is an understatement!”

For more information regarding the Engine Prime v1.2.1 software and firmware update, visit denondj.com.

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