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Pioneer DJ's new PLX-500 Turntable

Pioneer DJ are set to release a new turntable to add to their existing family of record players.

The PLX–500 is a new direct drive turntable to offer a more versatile vinyl solution for DJing and leisurely listening at a pretty decent price. The PLX–500 is ready to use straight out of the box thanks to its line output, which lets users plug it straight into a sound system or powered speakers with no need for an external amplifier.

The PLX–500 inherits the layout of the PLX–1000 professional turntable and produces warm, clear analogue sound. The high-torque deck is ideal for scratching and comes with everything a DJ will need including a cartridge, stylus and slipmat, its USB out means it can easily make high-quality digital recordings of your vinyl collection in Pioneer DJs free rekordbox software.

The PLX–500 can be used with the rekordbox dvs Plus Pack to play and scratch digital files when combined with a compatible DJM mixer and the RB-VS1-K Control Vinyl. And there is a choice between the black (PLX–500-K) and white (PLX–500-W) versions to match your set-up or the design of your space.