DENON DJ MC-3000





for VirtualDJ 8.0+
Last Update : August 2016
 

SETUP


Step 1. Connections


Connect the MC-3000 to a USB port of your computer using the provided USB cable. Connect a pair of amplified speakers to the Master Output at the rear panel of the unit and your Headphones at the front socket.

Step 2. Drivers


Windows : No driver is required. You can download and install the Denon ASIO drivers from https://www.denondj.com/downloads#legacy, but due to driver stability issues, the WASAPI Windows driver will be used instead of the Denon ASIO driver in VirtualDJ Audio Setup
Mac OSX : No drivers is required to be installed for Mac OSX computers.

Update the firmware of the unit to the latest version from http://denondj.com/products/view/mc3000

Step 3. VirtualDJ


Install VirtualDJ 8 from http://www.virtualdj.com/download/index.html (in case you have not done already)

Start VirtualDJ and login with your Account credentials. A Pro Infinity, Pro Subscription or Plus MC-3000 Controller License is required.

Find a detailed installation procedure at http://www.virtualdj.com/manuals/virtualdj8/quickstart.html

Detection Window
A detection window will appear when the unit is first connected with VirtualDJ, verifying proper connection

Click on the Use Soundcard button in order VirtualDJ to apply the pre-defined audio configuration using the built-in sound-card of the unit. Speakers need to be connected to the rear panel of the unit in this case.

Click to OK


The unit is now ready to operate with VirtualDJ.

 

CONTROLS






KEY

ACTION

SHIFT (SECONDARY) ACTION

S SHIFT
Press this button down to access secondary actions as described in the SHIFT ACTION column
1 SYNC
Match deck's tempo (BPM) and Beat-grid phase with the ones from the Master Deck
Manually select a deck as Master Deck
2 CUE
When track is paused, sets a temporary Cue point and previews track while pressed if the Cue is set. Jump and stop to the Cue point when track is playing
3 PLAY
Play/pause deck
4 PITCH BEND
Temporary slow-down/speed-up deck's tempo. Tempo will resume to the value designated by the Pitch fader when the buttons are released.
Search through track's time by 4 beats backwards/forward while buttons are pressed.
5 VINYL
Set Jogwheel to Scratch (Vinyl) mode when enabled or to Bend (CD) mode when disabled
6 JOG
Touch-sensitive platter (jogwheel) for scratching or bending depending on the Vinyl mode

In Loop In Adjust mode, use the Jogwheel to fine adjust the Loop In (Start) point of a manual loop
In Loop Out Adjust mode, use the Jogwheel to fine adjust the Loop Out (End) point of a manual loop
In Loop Move Adjust mode, use the Jogwheel to the triggered loop through track's time
7 PITCH
Adjust the tempo (BPM) of the track
8 KEYLOCK
Enable/disable Key-lock (Master Tempo) to allow tempo changes without affecting the key of the track
Select the next available % range for the Pitch fader
9 DECK CHG
Assign a Deck to the LEft or Right side of the unit.
The left buttons assign Decks 1 or 3 to the Left side of the unit.
the right buttons assign Decks 2 and 4 to the Right side of the unit
10 CUES BANK
Toggles between the Hotcue 1-4 and the Hotcues 5-8 bank for the CUE numbered buttons
LED next to button will be on when the Hotcue 5-8 bank is selected
11 CUES 1-4/5-8
In Hotcue 1-4 bank : Assign a Hotcue 1 to 4 or jump to that Hotcue point if assigned
In HotCue 5-8 bank : Assign a Hotcue 5 to 8 or jump to that Hotcue point if assigned
In Hotcue 1-4 bank : Delete the Hotcues 1 to 4
In Hotcue 5-8 bank : Delete the Hotcues 5 to 8
12 LOOP IN
Sets a Loop In (Start) point for a manual loop
Sets the Jogwheel to Loop In Adjust mode (Led will blink)
13 LOOP OUT
Sets a Loop Out (End) point for a manual loop
Sets the jogwheel to Loop Out Adjust mode (Led will blink)
14 LOOP -
Halves the size of the loop
Moves the loop backwards in beats equal to the size of the triggered loop
15 AUTLOOP
Enables an Auto-loop of the selected size in beats
Sets the jogwheel to Loop Move Adjust mode (Led will blink)
16 LOOP +
Doubles the size of the loop
Moves the loop forward in beats equal to the size of the triggered loop
17 FX/SAMPLE MODE
Toggles between the FX and the Sampler mode for the FX section

While in FX mode, hold button down and then press any of the EFX1,EFX2,EFX3 buttons to toggle between the Single and Multi FX mode

While in Sampler mode, hold this button down and then use the EFX1 and EFX2 to select the previous/next Sampler Bank or EFX3 and EFX4 buttons to select the previous/next Sampler Trigger mode.
While in Sampler mode, hold this button down and then use the TRACK encoder to adjust the Master Volume of the Sampler
18 EFX1
In Single FX mode : Triggers the selected Effect
In Multi FX mode : Triggers the selected Effect of the FX1 Slot

In Sampler mode : Triggers the Sample 1 of the selected Sampler Bank
While SAMP button is held, use EFX1 to select the previous available Sampler Bank
In Single FX mode : Docks/un-docks the FX GUI of the selected Effect in Browser
In Multi FX mode : Selects the next available Effect for the FX1 Slot
In Sampler mode : Stops Sample 1 of the selected Sampler Bank.
19 EFX2
In Single FX mode : Enables/disables the Effect Button 1 of the selected Effect (if available)
In Multi FX mode : Triggers the selected Effect of the FX2 Slot

In Sampler mode : Triggers Sample 2 of the selected Sampler Bank
While SAMP button is held, use EFX2 to select the next available Sampler Bank
In Single FX mode : Enables/disables the Effect Button 3 of the selected Effect (if available)
In Multi FX mode : Selects the next available Effect for the FX2 Slot
In Sampler mode : Stops Sample 2 of the selected Sampler Bank.
20 EFX3
In Single FX mode : Enables/disables the Effect Button 2 of the selected Effect (if available)
In Multi FX mode : Triggers the selected Effect of the FX3 Slot

In Sampler mode : Triggers Sample 3 of the selected Sampler Bank
While SAMP button is held, use EFX3 to select the previous Sampler Trigger mode
In Single FX mode : Enables/disables the Effect Button 4 of the selected Effect (if available)
In Multi FX mode : Selects the next available Effect for the FX3 Slot
In Sampler mode : Stops Sample 3 of the selected Sampler Bank.
21 EFX4
In FX mode : Left-side button : Triggers the selected Video Transition
Right-side button : Triggers the selected Video Effect on Master

In Sampler mode : Triggers Sample 4 of the selected Sampler Bank
While SAMP button is held, use EFX4 to select the next Sampler Trigger mode
In FX mode : Left-side button : Docks/un-docks the FX GUI of the selected Video Transition in Browser
Right-side button : Docks/un-docks the FX GUI of the selected Video Effect in Browser
In Sampler mode : Stops Sample 4 of the selected Sampler Bank.
22 EFX1 KNOB
In Single FX mode : Selects the previous/next available Effect
In Multi FX mode : Adjusts the 1st Parameter of the selected Effect of the FX1 Slot
In Sampler mode : Adjusts the Volume of Sample 1
In Multi FX mode : Adjusts the 2nd Parameter of the selected Effect of the FX1 Slot
23 EFX2 KNOB
In Single FX mode : Adjusts the 1st Parameter of the selected Effect
In Multi FX mode : Adjusts the 1st Parameter of the selected Effect of the FX2 Slot
In Sampler mode : Adjusts the Volume of Sample 2
In Single FX mode : Adjusts the 3rd Parameter of the selected Effect
In Multi FX mode : Adjusts the 2nd Parameter of the selected Effect of the FX2 Slot
In Sampler mode : no action
24 EFX3 KNOB
In Single FX mode : Adjusts the 2nd Parameter of the selected Effect
In Multi FX mode : Adjusts the 1st Parameter of the selected Effect of the FX3 Slot
In Sampler mode : Adjusts the Volume of Sample 3
In Single FX mode : Adjusts the 4th Parameter of the selected Effect
In Multi FX mode : Adjusts the 2nd Parameter of the selected Effect of the FX3 Slot
In Sampler mode : no action
25 EFX4 KNOB
In FX mode : Left-side knob : Selects the previous/next Video Transition
Right-side knob : Selects the previous/next Video Effect on Master
In Sampler mode : Adjusts the Volume of Sample 4
In FX mode : Left-side knob : Adjust the 1st Parameter of the selected Video Transition (if available)
Right-side knob : Adjust the 1st Parameter of the selected Video Effect on Master (if available)
In Sampler mode : no action
26 CROSSFADER
Blends audio signals from left and right assigned decks
27 VOLUME
Adjust the Volume of the Left/Right assigned decks
28 VU METERS
Indicate the Pre-fader Output level of the Left/right assigned Decks if the switcher is on CUE position and the Master Output Level if the switcher is at the MST position
29 CUE/PFL
Send Left/Right (or both) Decks to the Headphones channel for pre-listening
30 FILTER
Apply a Low/High-Pass Filter to the Left/Right assigned decks
31 EQ LOW
Adjust the Low (Bass) Equalizer Band of the Left/Right assigned decks
32 EQ MID
Adjust the Middle Equalizer Band of the Left/Right assigned decks
33 EQ HI
Adjust the High (Treble) Equalizer Band of the Left/Right assigned decks
34 GAIN
Adjust the Adjust the pre-fader Output level of the Left/Right assigned deck
35 DECK CHG
Select a Deck to assign as Left/Right for the mixer.
The Left button assigns Deck 1 or Deck 3 to the left side of the mixer.
The Right button assigns Deck 2 or Deck 4 to the right side of the mixer
36 FX 1/2
Clones the Effects from the Left/Right deck to the Right/Left deck
37 LOAD
Loads the selected track from the Browser to the Left/Right assigned decks.
Unloads the Left/Right assigned decks
38 TRACK
Scrolls through folders or tracks
Push to set focus to Folders list or expand/collapse sub-folders if focus is in Folder List
Push to add selected track to the Automix List. Hold for more than 1 second to load the selected track to the Sidelist.
39 BACK
Sets focus to the previous Browser Window
Selects the previous view of the Sideview
40 FWD
Sets focus to the next Browser Window
Selects the next view of the Sideview
41 MODES
BROWSE : Toggles between the Normal Browser view and the Browser Zoom view (with large Browser and Mini Decks)
SAMPLER : Shows the Sampler in the Sideview
EFX : Enables/disables Sandbox
RECORD : Start/stop recording
BROWSE : Opens the MIXER center panel
SAMPLER : Opens the VIDEO center panel
EFX : Opens the SCRATCH center panel
RECORD : Open the MASTER center panel
42 AUDIO/VIDEO
Selects the mode for the Crossfader.
If AUDIO is on, the crossfader will bend audio signals from the Left/right assigned decks.
If VIDEO is on, the crossfader will blend only Video from the Left/Right assigned decks.
If both are on, the crossfader will blend both Audio and Video from the left/right assigned decks
43 MIC LEVEL
Adjust the Level of the Microphone Input (connection at the rear panel)
44 MIC DUCKING
Automatically lowers the Output volume to assist Microphone announcements
45 MONITOR PAN
Blends audio signal from Master Output and Decks in the Headphones Channel
When in minimum (left) position, Decks that have the CUE/PFL enabled will routed to the Headphones Channel
When in maximum (right) position, the audio signal from the Master Output will be routed to the Headphones channel
In all other mid-positions the audio signal of the above will be blend in Headphones
46 PHONES VOL
Adjusts the Volume Level of the Headphones Channel (connection at the front panel)
47 MASTER LEVEL
Adjusts the Volume Level of the Master Output Channel (connection at the rear panel)
48 LINE PAN
Blends audio signal from Line Inputs 1 and 2 to the Master Output
49 LINE LEVEL
Adjusts the Volume Level of the LINE Input (connection at the rear panel)

 

FRONT & REAR PANELS




Denon DJ MC-3000 Rear Panel


Denon DJ MC-3000 Front Panel


DESCRIPTION

43 POWER
Connect the provided AC/DC Power Adapter and power on the unit after all the In/Out connections are made
44 USB
Connect this port with a USB port of your computer using the provided cable
45 MASTER OUT (TRS)
Balanced Master Output. Connect your amplified speakers using proper TRS 1/4" cables. The Level of this output is controlled from the top panel of the unit
46 MASTER OUT (RCA)
Un-balanced Master Output. Connect your amplified speakers using proper RCA cables. The Level of this output is controlled from the top panel of the unit
47 LINE IN 1/2
Connect your analogue media sources such as CD Players, MP3 Players etc. The Volume and Panning between these 2 Inputs are controlled from the top panel of the unit.
Even though the Inputs are directly routed to the Master Ouput, those are also part of the USB Audio Interface so can be included in the Audio setup and used as Line Ins and recorded as well
48 MIC INPUT
Connect a Microphone using a 1/4" cable/adapter. The audio signal of this Input is directly routed to the Master Output (not offered in the USB Audio Interface so cannot be included in the Audio Setup nor can be recorded)
49 PHONES SOCKET
Connect your Headphones using a 1/4" cable/adapter. The Output Level of this Output is controlled from the top panel of the unit





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