Serato DJ 1.8.2 Now Available

Serato DJ 1.8.2 is now available with plug-and-play support for the 4-channel Denon DJ MCX8000 controller, the 3-screen Numark Dashboard an Official Serato Accessory as well as some important bug fixes and improvements. 

The Denon MCX8000 is an exciting new all-in-one controller offering an unprecedented level of control for all of the latest in Serato DJ features including Flip, Pitch 'n Time DJ (license included), a unique new "Pitch Play" mode, as well as having the latest in hardware features such as HD screen technology and standalone Engine™ USB support. 

As well as support for this new Serato DJ controller, Serato DJ 1.8.2 also introduces support for the Numark Dashboard - a great way for current hardware owners to upgrade their setup and add dedicated screens.

As with all Serato DJ updates, there's a significant focus on stability and performance in this release, and we've fixed a large number of important bugs such as the issues with HID mode using Pioneer DJ CDJs with Mac OS X El Capitan + many more. 

See a full list of new hardware features, software additions and bug fixes below.

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Denon DJ MCX8000

  • Serato DJ Enabled - requires no additional software license and is plug-and-play.
  • 2 high definition on-board displays to move your focus away from the computer.
  • Comes with Pitch 'n Time DJ license included.
  • Unique Pitch Play mode allowing you to trigger cue points on the performance pads, whilst simultaneously keyshifting for easy tone play.
  • Dedicated hardware control for Serato Flip Expansion Pack for creating edits and advanced cue point performance.
  • 2 USB inputs for Denon DJ Engine standalone technology.
  • 4-deck control for Serato DJ.
  • Serato DVS Upgrade ready.
  • Professional 4-channel digital mixer with 2 microphone inputs.
  • 3 built-in instant effects for Engine playback and line inputs.
  • Velocity-sensitive, RGB lit performance pads for Cues, Loop Roll, Slicer and Samples.
  • Ethernet connection to control lighting and video.
  • Strong Metal construction and low profile design.

Numark Dashboard

  • Serato Hi-Resolution DJ Display for any Serato DJ supported hardware
  • 3-screen display incorporates low-profile Serato Displays with your existing hardware
  • Stacked parallel waveform option on central screen for simple, direct visual beat matching
  • Screens provide 1:1 real time feedback of Serato DJ, enabling DJ to close or move the source laptop and focus on the music
  • Dedicated track library screen with corresponding navigation controls
  • 3 height adjustments with full tilt control for DVS or controller height setup
  • 5-column options to show Song, Artist, Time, BPM, and Key
  • Gridlines on screen enable perfect beat matching
  • Compatible with over 40 existing Serato DJ control systems including DVS

Bug Fixes and Optimisations

  • Audio and performance optimisations
  • Fixed various crashes and hangs, including on startup and shutdown
  • CPU and general performance optimisations
  • Mac OS X 10.11.4 specific connection change for Pioneer devices
  • Bundled new OSX drivers for Allen & Heath Xone 43C, DB2 and DB4 mixers
  • HID mode not consistently working on Pioneer CDJ’s with OSX El Capitan
  • Plus many more. Read the full list of bug fixes, changes and additions in the Serato DJ 1.8.2 release notes.

If you have any questions or feedback, let us know in the comments section below.

Download Serato DJ and update here.