MCX8000 and Engine Prime — good news from Denon DJ

denon dj mcx8000 engine prime statement

This year’s NAMM was dominated by Denon DJ’s bounteous offerings of Prime based nextlevelness. Fuelling this next generation of Denon DJ is Engine Prime, a pumped up version of the existing Engine software. But existing Denon DJ users, namely those in possession of their comprehensive MCX8000 controllers, found themselves wondering what the future holds for them. And after a period of uncertainty, mixed messages, and angry internet chatter, Denon DJ has sent us an official statement.

And here it is:

We want to reassure our loyal and invested Denon DJ MCX8000 users that we are absolutely continuing to support this product. ‘Engine’ desktop software is currently being updated by our Development Team to incorporate DJ performance features, plus music-management workflow capabilities of ‘Engine Prime’. This will ensure our MCX8000 users have an even more enhanced creative, and standalone workflow on their MCX8000.

Paul Dakeyne – Brand Manager (Denon DJ)

Jan.27th 2017

So fear not MCX owners, one way or another, Denon DJ has your back. Perhaps it’s worth hanging on to your relatively recent purchase now that there is light at the end of the tunnel. It’s not like your frankly amazing controller isn’t any less amazing. It still does more than just about anything else out there too, and probably will for some time to come.

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