After a long hiatus getting moved and setup in new studio, I recently made the maddening discovery that my Rane SL2 interface for Serato DJ Pro is now yet another worthless Rane paperweight since it’s been discontinued and no longer supported, and can’t be used with my current setup which includes a pair of Denon SC5000 Prime media players. Needless to say I’m beyond frustrated with Rane ever since they were acquired by InMusic for all kinds of reasons like this one !@#$%^&*()_)($#$@. They’re NOTHING like the old Rane when it was a US company, but that’s another topic for now. Anyway, situation here that I’m trying to get firm answers on is this; Current setup is a pair of Denon SC5000 Prime media players, a Condesa/SSA mixer (100% analog, no USB/interface), and Serato DJ Pro. I’m simply trying to get sorted so that the SC5000s are used as controllers for Serato DJ Pro like I used to do without any problems not all that long ago when using Rane interfaces.
My question are:
– Can the Denon DS1 Serato DJ interface be used to unlock Serato DJ Pro? My computer is a
– Is the Denon DS1 discontinued or known to officially become discontinued? Reason I ask this there are a number of online articles stating that it has been discontinued, but it still appears as a current product on Denon DJ’s website.
– If the Denon DJ1 has been or is scheduled to be discontinued, is there a known replacement yet for it?
– If the Denon DJ1 can be used to unlock Serato DJ Pro on setup using pair of SC5000s as controllers for Serato DJ Pro, which RCA audio outputs are used to feed analog mixer, the RCA audio outputs of the DS1, or the RCA audio outputs of the SC5000s? If the answer is ‘DS1’, then how are we supposed to route audio of the SC5000’s second layers which control Serato DJ Pro’s additional two virtual decks in 4-deck mode since the DS1 only has RCA audio outputs for two decks, not four?
Any help would be greatly appreciated since getting anything official from these manufacturers is like pulling teeth it seems.