Nanoleaf DJ Lighting? Engine 2.3 and Soundswitch 2.6 Updates | Beatsource Tech

The latest updates for the Engine DJ ecosystem have just been released, with version 2.3 of the desktop software and hardware OS bringing a bunch of bug fixes and quality of life improvements.

But the big news is found in version 2.6 of Soundswitch, which follows the earlier Philips Hue integration with the new ability to synchronise with the Youtuber-favourite Nanoleaf LED panels, promising a stunning light show for live streams and performance videos, with no DMX knowledge required. We check it all out on the new episode of Beatsource Tech.

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SoundSwitch Control One Review

SoundSwitch has released a new hardware device for its software and Engine Lighting, the Control One. This gives users full access to many of the features within the software at the touch of a button, and also acts as a USB to DMX interface, with dual universes, DMX inputs, and two USB ports for easy switching between DJs.

Mojaxx brings us his full review in this week’s episode of Tips and Tricks. Watch above.

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First Look: SoundSwitch 2.3 With Philips Hue

SoundSwitch is a lighting software platform which allows DJs to sync their light show to Serato DJ Pro, Virtual DJ, and Engine OS, as well as other software via Ableton Link. The new 2.3 version takes things to a different level, thanks to the integration of Philips Hue smart lighting.

Watch Mojaxx‘s first look above.

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Denon DJ Acquires SoundSwitch

SoundSwitch. (Source: Facebook)

Denon DJ has acquired lighting software and hardware company, SoundSwitch. Released in 2016, SoundSwitch enables DJs to integrate custom and automated lighting into their DJ set. The product is currently compatible with Serato DJ and Virtual DJ 8.

“SoundSwitch is a fantastic addition to the Denon DJ portfolio of pro-level DJ performance products,” said Jack O’Donnell, CEO of Denon DJ in the press release. “The SoundSwitch software will continue to bring even more creative options to our DJ customers’ gigs and shows, bringing a more exciting and vibrant experience of lighting, visuals and sound.”

Zak Meyers, CEO of SoundSwitch added:

“Becoming part of the Denon DJ team is a great outcome. With Denon DJ’s support, SoundSwitch will be able to further expand on its vision in both the software and hardware fields at pace. The SoundSwitch team is excited to explore the synergies between the two companies and develop the next generation of lighting products alongside Denon DJ’s impressive hardware.”

Check out Denon DJ’s Facebook page for more info.

Related: SoundSwitch 1.2 Released

SoundSwitch 1.2 Released



New Zealand company Onesixone Limited has released a significant software update to its DJ lighting platform, SoundSwitch.

Released in summer 2016, SoundSwitch enables DJs to control DMX lighting fixtures through Serato DJ with custom scripts. Lighting effects are automatically triggered when tracks are played live.

SoundSwitch 1.2 introduces additional attribute controls and an updated fixture library. There are also new drag and drop effects, as well as general stability improvements.

Download the new version here and watch the demo below.

Related: First Look: SoundSwitch for Serato DJ

First Look: SoundSwitch for Serato DJ


DJcityTV’s Mojaxx provides a first look at SoundSwitch, a new product that enables DJs to control DMX lighting with Serato DJ.

Announced in June, SoundSwitch is a joint venture between Serato and fellow New Zealand company Onesixone.

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