Pioneer PLX-500 High-Torque, Direct Drive Turntable White with a in-built USB output means you can record your vinyl collection to high-quality digital WAV files by simply connecting the PLX-500 to your PC or Mac.
Digitising your tracks is easy using our free rekordbox application and, once they’re in your rekordbox collection, you can play them using the PLX-500 and a rekordbox dvs set-up, or on a DDJ controller, or on CDJs via USB. You can also enjoy them on your mobile devices whenever you want.
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Using its audio analysis technology, rekordbox detects the silence between tracks and creates a separate file in your collection for each one, so you can just press play and record a whole album from an analogue source to individual tracks without resetting the recording in between songs. After you’ve finished recording you can name and tag all your new tracks.
How to record your vinyl to high-quality digital files:
-Connect the PLX-500 to your computer with a USB cable.
-Open our free rekordbox application (version 4.2.1).
-Click the record button in the software and it enters Record Standby mode.
-Press play on the PLX-500. rekordbox begins recording when the music starts.
-When you’ve finished recording, press stop. A window opens in rekordbox where you can enter information for each track including name and artist. The tracks then appear in your rekordbox collection and you can search for them by name, artist etc.