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DN-S1200 CD / USB Media Player and Controller

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A surprising amount of features gives DJs great bang for the buck.

The Denon DN-S1200 is loaded with all the right features to supercharge your DJ performances. This CD media player and controller has an illuminated slot-in CD player that supports multiple formats. You can also add music from several external devices through its USB audio interface, which gives you access to up to 50,000 files and works with a variety of popular audio/video DJ software that use a USB MIDI interface.

The Denon Controller includes 2-channel stereo output pair, 44.1kHz sampling range with low latency ASIO/OSX Core Audio support thanks to Burr Brown 24-bit DAC processing and the controller's own internal power supply. The touch-sensitive jog disc is designed to reproduce the most subtle or swift hand-scratching movements for more accurate bending, scanning, file searching or dry/wet control of the 4 built-in effects: Flanger, Filter, Echo, and Echo/Loop. The DN-S1200 supports 3 USB keyboard types in 9 native languages helping make searching for songs on the vibrant tube display (2-line character text) that much easier.

Other features include 2 Hot Starts which can be turned into seamless loops, 4-way BPM counter, 3 platter effects (Brake, Dump, Reverse), 100mm pitch slider with multiple ranges, quick jump, relay play, power on play, data recall choices, key adjust, a next track function with crossfade, and more.


  • Illuminated, slot-in, quick-loading, fast data reading CD player that offers a variety of audio compact disc support: CD, CDR, CDRW, and CD-TEXT
  • Supports external USB mass storage class devices, such as an iPod, thumb drive and large hard drives for access to small or extensive MP3/WAV libraries of up to 50,000 files
  • Onboard features such as instant start, seamless looping, scratching, and file searching can be used with plugged-in devices
  • Interfaces with, and controls a variety of popular audio/video DJ software applications that support USB MIDI interface, either by user custom mapping or direct native support by the software vendor
  • Internal power supply
  • Burr Brown 24-bit DAC processing provides excellent audio fidelity
  • USB audio interface includes 2-channel stereo output pair, 44.1kHz sampling rate, and low latency ASIO/OSX Core Audio support
  • 110mm Jog Disc with ultra high-resolution pulse and touch-sensor mechanism to accurately reproduce the most subtle or swift hand movements
  • Jog Disc can be used for pitch bend, scanning, file search and wet/dry effects control
  • Supports 3 types of global USB keyboards (Qwerty, Qwertz, Azerty) in 9 native languages, for simplified song search of Artist, Album, Title, Genre, Year, BPM, File Name, and Folder
  • Assignable shortcut keys perform various functions
  • Keyboards can be shared in a 2-deck configuration by D-Link connection
  • 2 Hot Starts (A1 and A2) can be made on the fly and turned into seamless loops
  • Dry/Wet mix control of 4 built-in effects: Flanger, Filter (High-Mid-Low), Echo and Echo/Loop
  • 3 platter effects: Brake (adjustable in real time), Dump (reverse sound without losing forward time, like radio edits), Reverse (plays your music backwards)
  • Next Track Function w/Cross Fade: With thousands of songs stored on an external USB device, play other files from the same source back-to-back, or search for the next file by 8 criteria (without interrupting playback) and crossfade seamlessly to that file
  • 4-Way BPM Counter: Auto Beat Detection, manual TAP, Manual BPM Input, reads MP3/WAV BPM Metadata from USB device (if available)
  • Memo Function: Cue point, BPM, Pitch Setting and Range, Pitch
  • ON/OFF, Key Adj. On/Off, and Seamless Loop A and B data can be stored directly to a file for later recall, or be exported to USB memory and shared with other DN-S1200 players
  • 100mm pitch slider with .02% for the 4% pitch range and .05% for the 10/16% pitch range, as well as 24%/50%/100% ranges
  • Key Adjust: Keeps vocals and music sounding true even when you adjust the speed of the track or file
  • Vibrant display with 2-line character text support: Navigate through CD TEXT tracks and USB files. A visual 32-position Marker Point follows fast hand movements without drift. Other indicators include Looping, Hot Starts, BPM info, Elapsed/Remain Time, MP3/WAV file types, and more
  • Loop A/B Trim: The A or B point for seamless loops can be easily adjusted on-the-fly
  • Power On Play: Unattended playback upon power-up
  • Relay Play: Unattended playback between 2 players by D-Link connection
  • 2-way Pitch Bend: (Jog disc or buttons)
  • Quick Jump lets you jump around within a track/file by precise user-adjustable increment time steps
  • 2-way CUE search system
  • Fader start
  • Digital output
  • Software upgradeable via USB: New plug-ins are always free and available at

DN-S1200 CD / USB Media Player and Controller Specifications:

  • Dimensions: 8.4"W x 4.0"H x 10.3"D
  • Supported Platforms:
    • Mac OSX 10.4 or Higher, Windows XP SP2, Windows Vista
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