Traktor Pro 2 - MC6000 Advanced Mapping by Altamira

Traktor Pro 2.1.x - MC6000 Advanced Mapping by Altamira - 2Nov2012
- Up to 4 Track Decks
- Up to 2 Sample Decks
- 4 Effects Units
- Loop Recorder
- Loop Move
- Plus lots of other nice features

This Denon MC6000 configuration was made with the goal to fully utilize the features of Traktor Pro 2. Its supports Track Decks on Deck A and B, and Remix/Sample Decks or Track Decks on Deck C and D. With this mapping, when Traktor’s Deck C or D is in sample mode, most Remix/Sample decks controls are accessed without having to use DECK CHG. This reduces confusion by eliminating the need to change the controllers focus to use sample deck features and risk interrupting the DJ’s attention on the main track decks (A and B). This configuration also fully supports switching either or both Deck C and D to Track Mode for full function 3 or 4 deck operation.
The configuration uses sequenced compound modifiers to change and lock the controller decks into many specialty control states that use an entire deck to control special functions including: 8 individual sample decks, the Loop Recorder, the Loop Move functions and the 3rd and 4th Effects Units.

Update 2Nov2012: Minor Update for Traktor Pro 2 Ver 2.6: New Flux Mode, Auto Gain Control

There is no need to use this update unless you have upgraded Traktor Pro 2 to Ver 2.5

If you are using Traktor Pro 2.1.x, use the included TP2-2.1x 17Feb2012 version

If you are using Traktor Pro 2.0.x, use the included TP2-2.0x 13Jul2011 version

Denon - DN-MC 6000
Pro - Version 2.5Downloads: 19844
4 decks, 4 FX units
Author: AltamiraDate: 11-2-2012

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labodj wrote on May 31, 2011 at 11:23
This mapping is fantastic... I need a little practice with this... Can I translate your guide to Italian?
Viper9711 wrote on May 31, 2011 at 23:22
Respect ! All Features in one Mapping-but you need an Overlay to forget nothing ;)
RDJMBX wrote on June 4, 2011 at 07:51
This is the best mapping I have ever seen for any controller. NI and the S-4 can kiss my ass. Denon hit a home-run with the MC6000. Love it and Altamira's awesome mapping.
egghead wrote on June 5, 2011 at 22:59
Hi. Can someone help me? I can´t import the tsi. Win7 64bit, login with admin rights. After import is nothing changed, the original mapping is active.
 Altamira replies
If your import is still not working, I would first try a quick test by going into the configuration editor making a small change to your existing config such as adding a comment to a line - Export your config - remove the change - then Import the file you
Thimo wrote on June 30, 2011 at 13:37
I'm really glad that I finally found your mapping, but I still have some questions, maybe you can help me. Is there a way to deactivate the crossfader? The "thru" Buttons on the controller do not work any more... Is it possible to swith out the blinki
 Altamira replies
Thanks for giving my tsi a try. No-XFader:Pref-Mixer-Check Crossfader,&Unselect ABCD(both sides);Thru(HW-Mixer):T2-OutputRouting-Ext,IntMix-Sw(MC6000rear)
Thimo wrote on June 30, 2011 at 13:39
...blinking "CUE" LEDS while not pre-listening? And it possible to let the samples run through, need to keep the button pushed for playing... many thanks
 Altamira replies
NoBlink:Pref-ControllerManager-Device-Select:Denon MC-6000...-Delete all "Beat Phase Monitor" lines; SamplePlay/Stop:Shift+Samp.N+Play/Pause(take a look at the documentation there's comprehensive Samp.Deck mapping)
Thimo wrote on July 1, 2011 at 08:59
this is really fantaatic, so many thanks!
audiophile-lotion wrote on July 2, 2011 at 20:57
Very nice mapping file! That´s the best I ever used! @ Altamira: I am working with 2 Trackdecks and 2 Sampledecks. I want to use the volume, the filter and the play/stop button with korg nano control. My question is: How to map the "load from list" to
audiophile-lotion wrote on July 2, 2011 at 20:58
slot 1,2,3,4 on C and the same on D, on hotcue 5 - 8 on both decks A-B? Could you help me?
Carloscda wrote on July 12, 2011 at 20:44
How do I keep the sample decks unmuted? @4:30 Is what I'm talking about, he has the track playing, drops the sample in(it's already unmuted) then he plays the sample no problem. @4:30 is what I'm talking about...
 Altamira replies
I do not know of a way to load an unmuted sample from a playing track deck. UnMute=SHIFT+SAMP.N+CUE. Just stacked an UnMute on the new Slot Start/Stop on SEL+SAMP.N
djsup wrote on July 17, 2011 at 17:27
Is their anyway to have deck c and d mapped to the volume sliders/faders 1 and 4 on the mc6000?
 Altamira replies
Unless I am misunderstanding your naming convention (outside sliders?), it is already mapped that way. These sliders are also used for individual sample deck volume when sample deck modifiers are active. Email me if you need more help.
steve cypress wrote on July 20, 2011 at 01:16
what have i to change in the sampler mapping for trigger & retrigger a sample slot. destination is: to push a sample button to play a sample. the sample runs still to the end, without holding the the button. and the sample starts new by every push on the
 Altamira replies
Pref-ControllerManager-Device-Select:Denon MC-6000.Delete all Retrigger lines. Remove the M6=1 from Slot Start/Stop lines. You will lose Load from Deck that Traktor combines with Retrigger.
Carloscda wrote on July 20, 2011 at 05:55
"Just stacked an UnMute on the new Slot Start/Stop on SEL+SAMP.N" Now how would I go about doing that??
 Altamira replies
Are you Gemini220 on the NI Forum? I tried to post a solution for you to use with the Denon Mapping but get some moderator message. Use the email option here and I will reply with instructions to make it like the video.
Nico T wrote on July 24, 2011 at 11:58
hi guys i'm new of DN MC 6000 + traktor pro 2 (ver 2.0.3)....someone know a basic configuration for these??I have really big problems...thx*
mvgg wrote on September 3, 2011 at 19:05
Thank you, amazing map. How do i "delete" a sample already loaded. I want to add a new loop on a already taken sample deck.
 Altamira replies
SHIFT+SAMP.n+SEL+LOAD A/B - Forgive the complex sequence (SHIFT+SAMP.n) is the modifier to select the Samp deck, and SEL Modifies LOAD to UNLOAD. Loading a sample from a file or the Loop Recorder replaces the sample and does not require UNLOAD.
PhaseShiftMusic wrote on September 11, 2011 at 00:19
brother u have saved my life.... this tsi mapping is fantastic.... just one issue tho.. is there anyway u can addon a little setting for monitoring the deck levels on the CF MODE buton, like in one of the other posts... i tried that one but it only seems
 Altamira replies
Thanks for your interest. I like your observations and comments on the Denon Forum. To add the multi-state deck level indication, an additional modifier(s) is needed, but all are currently used. Send me an e-mail and I can give some options.
PhaseShiftMusic wrote on September 13, 2011 at 02:22
so would u recommend using xtreme mapping??? it seems quite intuitive... of course i am asking, in case i decide to try and build a new mapping, or try and work on urs... what do you use to modify the mappings??
Fabicouille wrote on October 9, 2011 at 14:53
Thanks Altamira. This is an amazing mapping.
 Altamira replies
Thank you for the kind words. I am working on an update for 2.1 that maps the new features and deals with some issues that it causes. There will be some other change to enhance usability. Just need to work out a few issues and test. Enjoy.
Arclyte wrote on October 11, 2011 at 01:19
Excellent work! I use your mappings exclusively now. If I may be so bold to ask is there a way to have the filter paramter buttons blink when the filter is engaged (ie. moved to either side of 0)? I saw this feature on a new mixer and thought it made
 Altamira replies
In this mapping I use blinking LEDs to represent modified states or alternate function indications. Active Filter is not one of these. If you still want it, send me an email, I'll make it and reply with a custom .tsi.
Thimo wrote on October 14, 2011 at 15:30
After working with this nearly perfect mapping for some month, I have a simple question again ;-) I really have problems with the volume, so is there a way to activate the volume control LEDs for the chanels 2 and 3 ? There is a switch over the leds,
 Altamira replies
See the logical circuit diagram in the MC6000 manual, Traktor is only sending a Master & Cue audio signal, so the switch can't be used. To do it with mapping, midi commands for each LED have to be sent many times a second. I think it is a bad idea to ri
MixMasterMark wrote on November 17, 2011 at 17:48
What a great control set! Thanks for this! You made the MC6000 really fun to work with TSP2. Is there a way to default the Channel Volume Sliders down instead of up after loading a track?
 Altamira replies
Vol.Down Load:Add Vol.Fader-Button-Direct-Set:0.000 mappings to accompany each of the 12 Load Selected command using same Note and Modifier combinations. Also see the Pref:Loading-Reset all mixer controls when loading track.
klumps13 wrote on November 17, 2011 at 19:27
Hello, for some reason my track doesn't move when I move the platters and only pauses when I touch the deck, without the ability to move it around, paused or while playing. the only way to move thru the tracks is the cf mode+platter and the track search w
 Altamira replies
Spent some time trying to reproduce the behavoir you describe. Please check the Touch Sense Sensitivity(see MC6000 manual), might be too low (I use Default:0). Otherwise use Contact the Author to email me.
klumps13 wrote on November 17, 2011 at 19:59
I've tried redownloading but that didn't work and the functions work with other mappings. any help would be greatly appreciated!
Mortendj wrote on November 21, 2011 at 20:44
I can not get your mapping to work. The only change I see by your mapping is that my jog wheel does work .. I wanted to channel "A" and "C" works with Fader 1 and 2 and channel "B" and "D" works with fader 3 and 4. Is there something in the setup, I forge
 Altamira replies
Please be sure that you have upgraded Traktor to Ver 2.1.x. If you are using 2.0.x, use the included 19Jul2011 version of the tsi. The jog wheel will not work right when the 2.1.x tsi is used with Traktor 2.0.x
Prodeo wrote on November 29, 2011 at 01:56
I have been waiting for you to update to 2.1.1...Thank you. The first version is excellent. You have made me love my 6000. Keep up the good work. Very much appreciated.
edutainer wrote on January 6, 2012 at 11:07
You are god! Thank you for the mapping. Not only it is very good but it has a comprehensive user manual. Denon should be giving you money for this mapping...
 Altamira replies
I appreciate your kind comments and hope my mapping fits your style. A nice comment here and there is better than money. Denon or anyone else are welcome to use part or all of this mapping for free.
MonTi wrote on January 12, 2012 at 13:07
Hello! can you send me a manual for the current map? Unfortunately I could not find all the features. Mapping very awesome!
 Altamira replies
You will definitely need the manual for this one :) Both a PDF and a MS Word version of the manual are in the ZIP File. If you need me to email it to you or answer specific questions about the mapping use Contact the Author to send me an email.
Davidvizion1862 wrote on January 13, 2012 at 07:37
I have a qestion about recording my mix on Traktor, would it be the mapping or the program, when I record it records everything even the stuff in the cue?
 Altamira replies
This is does not have to do with the mapping. I suspect that you are using external mixing and trying to record with the internal option. If so, use external in the Rec options and set the switch on the MC6000 rear to rec/mic.
klumps13 wrote on January 31, 2012 at 08:01
Hello! I was just wondering if there is a way to get the FX and eq to instantly move when i move the knob instead of having to turn it to "catch" it if the parameter is on the other side. any help would be fantastic! thank you!
 Altamira replies
Yes, there is an option called Soft Takeover which prevents one from having abrupt level changes when using shared controls. You can go throught the mapping and uncheck Soft Takeover box, unfortunately there are lots of lines with this option, so it migh
DJ Taz wrote on February 23, 2012 at 17:13
Need help I have Traktor pro 2.0.2 with the mapping loaded correctly and have updated the firmware on my 6000 to the latest from denon. I have decks A&B as playback and C&D as sample decks. But I cannot for the life of me get the shift+samplebutton+efx
 Altamira replies
It sounds like you are trying to toggle routing of individual sample slot through the effects. If so hold SHIFT with a SAMP.N button (green), it will flash while held, then press FX ON 1 (small button next to CHG DECK button). If I misunderstood or you
DJ Taz wrote on February 23, 2012 at 17:19
and correction I am using 2.1.X
 Altamira replies
need more help, use Contact the Author and send me an email.
djvinny1 wrote on February 28, 2012 at 16:29
altimara , i havent tried out this new feb 2012 update of yours , but can you help me out with a mapping request , please see , Newbie needs help . Thanks dj vinny.
shadowin wrote on May 3, 2012 at 17:54
Hi, amazing mapping ! Just a question, I don't know how to change the vu meter. Only the master vu meter is functional but CH1/4 or CH2/3 don't work. Why ?
djmarcellorc wrote on May 8, 2012 at 19:29
Hi ALTAMIRA, im from BRAZIL, and i started to use DENON MC 6000 since Denon comes... and your mapping is perfect... i have one comment about the pitch: everytime when i started to use, the pitch works in strange mode... needs to reset the boton.... i thin
Prodeo wrote on May 25, 2012 at 18:26
Hey Altamira, Great work! Just would like to know if you are planning an update of this mapping for 2.5? If so, any idea how long it will take? Very much appreciated! Mike
DJ PEDRO wrote on June 9, 2012 at 07:46
hello as set up for faders 1 and 4 WORKING WITH THE DECKS CYD THANKS
 Altamira replies
I'm not sure I understand; but if you are not seeing control of CH1,4 faders, check that the input selector knobs are on MIDI. The MC6000 does not senD MIDI data for the channels' mixer section when on LINE/AUX.
DJ PEDRO wrote on June 9, 2012 at 07:49
hello, as setup for faders CHANNEL 1 AND 4 WORKING WITH THE DECKS C Y D THANKS
Marinhio wrote on June 11, 2012 at 21:23
What i have to do in 2.5 to get those results?what have i to change in the sampler mapping for trigger & retrigger a sample slot. destination is: to push a sample button to play a sample. the sample runs still to the end, without holding the the button. a
LEMDOPE wrote on June 13, 2012 at 01:45
Hey,im using traktor 2 Pro and imported this mapping, but i cant use any effect, just the filter.. what should i do to make the effects work PLEASE HELP ME !!! <3
MaurizioAlessio wrote on July 17, 2012 at 02:12
Hi Altamira, I have a question, this thing has been bothering me a lot! I use Traktor 2.1 version and of course a Mc6000. But suddenly when I'm playing, the Mc6000 stops controlling the parameters on the computer, i'm saying that I move the faders,knobs o
 Altamira replies
I would first try disabling power management settings, especially the ones for the USB Root Hubs.
MaurizioAlessio wrote on July 17, 2012 at 02:14
or press the buttons, but it doens't change anything in the computer. What could be the reason for this to happen? thank you for ypur time, sorry for my bad english! Please send me an answer! :)
djlt88 wrote on October 19, 2012 at 11:41
Hi Altimira, I am using your mapping with Traktor 2.5 and MC6000 on Windows 7. Firstly thanks for an amazing mapping, this is the best mapping for traktor I have ever used. I have only been using Traktor for DJ sets for a few weeks now, I am a convert fro
djlt88 wrote on October 19, 2012 at 11:44
from another software. I have a small issue with looping. If we assume I load a track with multiple CUES and let's assume CUE1 is the start of a vocal, CUE2 is the start of beat 1. I set track position to CUE1 and set autoloop to 16. The track with now lo
djlt88 wrote on October 19, 2012 at 11:46
The track will now loop normally. However, for mixing correctly I need to start the loop from CUE2 not CUE1. In my previous software I could set the start of the loop and loop length as with this mapping
djlt88 wrote on October 19, 2012 at 11:49
But I could jump to any other CUE point whilst the loop in active (provided the CUE lies within the loop). If I try this with your mapping, when I pause the loop and press CUE2, the AUTOLOOP LED stays active but the loop is exited. I have to press shift o
djlt88 wrote on October 19, 2012 at 11:51
or AUTOLOOP again to turn off red LED and start loop process all over again. Is this meant to occur or is this a bug ? The only way for me to achieve a correct mix is to setup loop from CUE 1 then manually scroll to CUE2 position and press play when desir
djlt88 wrote on October 19, 2012 at 11:51
desired. Thanks in advance for your help. Cheers Lewis :)
dj.fons wrote on November 7, 2012 at 18:40
hi altamira, first up, thanks for this amazing mapping ,everything works fine. there is just one thing that is not working (i think). the led's on the master channel are all (left and right) doing there thing ,blinking away on the beat but when i switc
 Altamira replies
If a channels input select knob is set to anything other than MIDI, the MC6000 hardware disables midi control for that channels mixer section, including the monitor cue buttons, so no MIDI input or output is possible from the computer and Traktor.
dj.fons wrote on November 7, 2012 at 18:40
dj.fons wrote on November 7, 2012 at 18:41
hi altamira, first up, thanks for this amazing mapping ,everything works fine. there is just one thing that is not working (i think). i switch to ch1/4 or 2/3 with the smaal knob just above the led's they don't work. Is there a way that i can activat
djvroede wrote on January 29, 2013 at 20:50
Hi altamira! Thanks for the great mapping, i have a question. Maybe i read it wrong but how can i change the sample to one shot or loop? i tried pusing the 'loop in' when in deck C but it isnt changing it.. Could you tell me what i'm doing wrong? Thanks!!
 Altamira replies
To use the mapping to change a sample one shot/loop focus must be on Deck A/B(blue), then use SHIFT + SAMP.n(green) + LOOP IN/LOOP OUT. Many of the Sample Deck functions need the SHIFT+SAMP.n modifier in order to use buttons that are normally used for ma
alamocitysounds wrote on February 11, 2013 at 23:43
New to the to mapping..but can the CUE buttons 1-4 be re-mapped to be as HOT STARTS and CUE points similar to the Denon tabletop style decks..This to me a great feature and I would like to use it on my Denon MC 6000 if possible..any thoughts
DJStyles wrote on February 21, 2013 at 11:01
Thank you for the mapping Altamira. Question:I am trying to change the loop size using the (-)(+) keys next to the auto loop button. However when I do it seems to not go sequence.For example, it will jump from 1/2 to 4 to 32 when I press (+). Is there a w
DJStyles wrote on February 21, 2013 at 11:07
way to select the loop size by pressing the (-)or (+) so that the loop size choices are all available by using the controller?
Gigi wrote on February 22, 2013 at 00:58
Hi Michael, maybe because im not young anymore, my last year was a real nightmare, trying to fix the Traktor with the Mc 6000. Being also the first time I use this program, it was very difficult, and now cause I start to understand it, I rest very Imprese
Gigi wrote on February 22, 2013 at 01:03
about your work ! I just can say God bless you, and thank you very much ! Finnally I'm happy using them both, exept one problem, I try to select a song with the browser knob, It jumps 2-3 songs, instead of one by one…
Gigi wrote on February 22, 2013 at 01:11
And the same situation I have, when I try to increase or decrease the loop bars, it jumps two, three position, instead one, by one. Please When you'll have a little time, try to bring some light in thease situation, in a more explicit way, because here no
Gigi wrote on February 22, 2013 at 01:18
nobody understand nothing about mappings... Escuse my poor english, and thank you one more time, for such am amazing mapping. I Hope you can help me with this problem, some way that I can understand. Have a good time !
Gigi wrote on February 22, 2013 at 01:19
I use traktor 2.6
Gigi wrote on February 22, 2013 at 01:40
Now I have seen that DjStyles above, it has the same half problem I have... Maybe we have done something wrong, some where ?!
 Altamira replies
I am trying to figure out the problem you and DjStyles are having, but have not yet been able to recreate the symptoms you describe. Let me investigate further and hopefully I can solve the problem.
Toeser wrote on March 2, 2013 at 12:02
If you have a second mapping, delete it, it may solve your problem. Perhaps import altamiras mapping again after that.
Toeser wrote on March 2, 2013 at 12:08
@Altamira When I have an active loop and jump to a cue marker, the loop is deactivating in traktor, but the loop lights are still active on the denon. Is it possible to let the loop be active after pressing a hotcue, so I have to deactivate it on myself?
Toeser wrote on March 2, 2013 at 13:39
Ok saw that a hotcue is also a mini loop, therefore it would't be possible. But perhaps you know a solution loop lights on the denon, when prssing a hotcue...
Gigi wrote on March 3, 2013 at 22:29
Thank you very much Michael, I really apreciate your effort, and hopefully I wait for some solution. You have my regards !
Gigi wrote on March 4, 2013 at 00:10
Michael, I'm asking my self imagining how bizzy you are... if is possible that you make a video, with prezentation, and explainations of your great mappin ?!! I'm shure that you will make a lot a people really happy !!
Toeser wrote on March 17, 2013 at 09:40
@Gigi I can recreate your problem, when I import the original Denon mapping. After importing the mapping, the browser wheel jumps 2-3 songs. When I delete the mapping everything is fine again...
 Altamira replies
Gigi, I think Toeser is right. I recreated the issue by using the Add...Import at the top of the Controller Manager window and importing the mapping multiple times. Instead use the Import buttom at the bottom of the dialog window.
JackLeather wrote on March 18, 2013 at 12:33
Hi! Great mapping - thanks for all the hard work. The only issue i have found is the LED vu meters - that is they only work when the switch is in 'master' position - any chance you could fix it?
 Altamira replies
See the logical circuit diagram(MC6000 manual), Traktor only sends USB Master & Cue audio signal. Metering for Ch2,3&Ch1,4 reads MC6000 HW inputs. To do it with mapping, midi commands for each LED have to be sent many times a second. I think it is a bad i
Carpo wrote on June 30, 2013 at 00:44
The best MC6000 mapping I have tried. Carsten Poulsen Carpo Roadshow
jedisinclair13 wrote on August 1, 2013 at 18:09
Altamira… AMAZING mapping. I was wondering if it would be possible to make the loop in and loop out buttons on the MC6000 lit in a dimmer state (like you have the cue buttons) and then have them go brighter when you press them?
hectornesta wrote on August 2, 2013 at 03:26
Having some troubles with my mc6000 it just don´t controll traktor any more. Anyone knows how to "restart" or "reset" the cotroller? GREAT MAP
cesaryn wrote on November 13, 2013 at 14:15
add a update this mapper of the version 2.6.4 thankyou
Thimo wrote on March 22, 2015 at 14:02
Long time, no see....but I really found another question. I was used to work with only two effects, but wenat to use more now. How can I get the effects 3 and 4? Where do I push? can I set wich effekts will be there....? So many thank
 Altamira replies
Press and hold SHIFT then and add and hold EFX.1, next release SHIFT before releasing EFX.1 The EFX.1 button shoud now be flashing indicating that the alternate Trakor bank (3/4) is being controlled. I think I used soft takover on the knobs so you may n
Thimo wrote on April 13, 2015 at 13:05
Many Thanks. Have you ever thougt about making a mapping for the MK 2 Version? The old Denon is going to die soon and I think about the new one....but not without a mapaping like yours..
snowmonkey wrote on June 3, 2015 at 18:53
Hi there, has anyone used this on the latest Traktor, 2.8. I have just received a "nearly new" MC6000 but worried it might not work properly on the new Traktor...


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