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NEWS: Denon upgrades DJ controller with USB MIDI interface

Budding DJs take note: Denon has upgraded its DN-HD2500 DJ media player and controller. It now has a USB MIDI interface to control PC software, and ASIO driver support.

The £649 DN-HD2500 is a hard-drive based unit that can import, store, control, modify and play digital music from almost any source.

The new version is marked with a 'V' on the box, or alternatively owners of the current model can download a free firmware upgrade from the Denon DJ website.

Other technical highlights of the DJ media player include:

  • Internal 40GB hard drive
  • External USB device support with high-speed USB 2.0 interface
  • File navigation system
  • Four built-in effects
  • Three platter effects
  • Pitch range and deep pitch resolution

    To find out more, check out the DN-HD2500 microsite.

Andy Clough

Andy is Global Brand Director of What Hi-Fi? and has been a technology journalist for 30 years. During that time he has covered everything from VHS and Betamax, MiniDisc and DCC to CDi, Laserdisc and 3D TV, and any number of other formats that have come and gone. He loves nothing better than a good old format war. Andy edited several hi-fi and home cinema magazines before relaunching whathifi.com in 2008 and helping turn it into the global success it is today. When not listening to music or watching TV, he spends far too much of his time reading about cars he can't afford to buy.