Gemini MDJ-500 USB Media Player and MIDI Controller

Get instant visual feedback of your tracks on the Gemini MDJ-500 USB media player's 4.3-inch color screen, allowing you to scratch and cue with confidence.

A large 4.3-inch vivid full-color screen is the brilliant focal point of this unit, providing real-time visual feedback of your tracks. Full track information including Title, Time, BPM, and Pitch are clearly displayed alongside the precise full-size waveform window. You'll appreciate the additional visual feedback for Slip Mode, Hot Cues and active Loops meaning you can confidently use scratches or hot cues without ruining your mix. The 100mm pitch fader ranges pitch from 4% to 100%; you'll mix with surgical precision.

The Gemini MDJ-500's intuitive interface will have you spending less time learning and free up precious time for you to experiment with the 4 Hot Cues, 8 Auto Loops, and the 5-inch touch-sensitive jog wheel with LCD display and resistance control to Slip and Scratch. Bonus MIDI capabilities mean you can even control the parameters of your favorite DJ software directly from the unit, routing your audio through its 24-bit/192kHz soundcard. Of course, the MDJ-500 is fully compatible with our V-Case Library Management Software, which offers users a faster, easier way to manage their music libraries.


- Flagship-quality USB media player with 4.3" color screen, moving waveform, and onboard search and analysis.
- 8" ultra-high resolution capacitive touch platter with center display delivers professional quality performance .
- Network linking opens up features like library sharing and BPM sync between units.
- Extensive auto-looping support includes 8 read more auto loops, loop roll mode, and dividing or multiplying loop lengths to create that perfect build.
- Up to 4 hotcues per track give you instant access to those important parts of your music.
- Built-in Hipass / Lowpass filter gives you unique mixing possibilities not found on other products.
- The smooth 100mm pitch fader and adjustable pitch ranges from 4% to 100% let you mix with surgical precision.
- Adjustable platter tension and start / stop times let you dial in the feel that's perfect for you.
- Multiple platter modes available, including slip mode, reverse play, vinyl, and stutter cue.
- MIDI Mode turns your MDJ-500 into the ultimate platter controller - complete with on-screen deck info (in Virtual DJ).
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Dimensions and Weight in Packaging
Base Item
Shipping Weight: 5.75 lbs
Shipping Dimensions: 16 x 13 x 6 in
Manufacturer Part Number (MPN): MDJ-500

For support or warranty questions, please contact the manufacturer:
Phone: 732-346-0061

Reviewers gave this product an overall rating of 4 out of 5 stars. (1 ratings)
Submitted February 23, 2019 by Al R in HARBOR SPRINGS, MI
"Not bad for the price"
Overall: 4 out of 5 stars
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This unit works well for basic audio playback, looping and Cueing. The time-stretch with pitch lock is a nice feature and fun to play with. You can bring your audio down to granular levels with the time stretch, it is a cool tool to create unique and strange sounds from your existing MP3 library. Multiple loop points come in handy for doing live remixes. Pros: Bright and clean screen with waveform and informationEasy looping and cueing Comfortable platterHigh USB compatibility & fast (instant) load timesCons: Occasionally the BPM detect isn’t spot-on, but can be easily adjustedLong boot-up time (?)I’ve had it freak out once; playing an MP3 at super high speed on its own when no audio was playingI purchased this deck to add simple scratching to my mixes and tracks, it is surprisingly decent at this. I’m sure a more expensive deck would provide more realistic scratching but for the price, I’m keeping this thing. It is a fun beginner deck with some easy-to-use and functional extra features.
Musical Background:
Live performer, engineer & producer
Musical Style:
Rock, jazz, funk, electronic
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