Pioneer DJ PLX-500

Pioneer DJ PLX-500

The Pioneer DJ PLX-500 inherits the layout of the PLX-1000 professional turntable and produces a warm, clear analogue sound. The perfect deck if you want to start playing with vinyl or if you just want to listen to your record collection at home.

Solidly built with excellent vibration damping and precise audio playback, this high-torque deck has a USB out so you can make digital recordings of your vinyl collection in our free rekordbox software. You can also combine the PLX-500 with the rekordbox dvs Plus Pack, a compatible mixer and the RB-VS1-K Control Vinyl to play and scratch with digital files.

MSRP: $349.99

  • Sleek design available in black or white to meet your application needs
  • S-type tone arm
  • High-torque, direct drive PLX-500 is suitable for mixing and scratching on
  • Includes dust cover with vinyl record sleeve stand
  • Also includes cartridge/needle for ready to use straight out of the box
  • Phono / Line Output for easy connection to speakers without need of amplifier
  • Equipped with USB output so you can record your vinyl collection to high-quality digital WAV files by simply connecting the PLX-500 to your PC or Mac

Included Accessories

  • Slip mat
  • Dust cover with jacket stand
  • Adapter for 45 EP records
  • Head shell (with cartridge)
  • Balance and shell weights
  • Audio conversion cord:
    • 1 Stereo pin plug (female)
    • 1 Stereo mini plug (male)
  • USB cord


Width 17.72 in
Height 6.26 in
Depth 14.49 in
Weight 23.59 lb
Power Consumption 11 W


Drive Method: Servo-type direct drive
Platter: Aluminum, die-casting diameter: 332 mm
Motor: 3-phase, brushless DC motor
Braking System: Electronic brake
Rotation Speed: 33⅓, 45, 78 rpm
Rotation Adjustment Range: ±8 %
Wow and Flutter: < 0.15% (Measured by obtaining signal from built-in frequency generator of motor assembly.)
Signal-to-Noise Ratio: 50 dB
Starting Torque: > 1.6 kg/cm
Start Time: Within 1 sec (at 33⅓ rpm)
Tone Arm: Arm Type
•    Universal type S-shape tone arm
•    Gimbal-supported type bearing structure
•    Static balance type
Overhang: 0.63 in
Effective Length: 9.07 in
Tracking Error: Within 3°
Height Adjustment Range: 0.24 in
Stylus Pressure Variable Range: 0-4 g (1 scale 0.1 g)
Cartridge Weight Single: < 9.5 g

Terminals Outputs

  • USB
  • 1 USB B port