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Do I need to subscribe to a paid plan for rekordbox with my DJ unit? (DDJ-400, etc)

We apologize for the confusion with the activation of your DJ unit on rekordbox ver. 6 software.

When your DJ unit comes bundled with a rekordbox license key, you'll be able to use it as a Hardware Unlock device on the latest version of our application. You can simply connect it to your computer and control Performance mode on rekordbox ver. 6, even while using the Free plan, so without subscribing to any paid plan.

What is a Hardware Unlock device?

Hardware Unlock devices are our DJ units that are bundled with a rekordbox (ver. 5) license key. You'll be able to unlock the DVS/Video/RMX Effects, Lyric features if you have the corresponding bundled license key type.

You can see a list of Hardware Unlock devicesfor rekordbox ver. 6 and their corresponding enabled features on our FAQ article.

In order to start using your Hardware Unlock device with rekordbox ver. 6 software, follow the steps as shown below:

    • Download and install rekordbox ver. 6 software;
    • Launch your rekordbox ver. 6 program;
    • Log in to your rekordbox account (making sure your credentials match your online Pioneer DJ account login details as you used to download rekordbox ver. 6);
    • At the top-right corner of your screen, click MY PAGE, and select the PLANtab. Your profile avatar and email should display.
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And that's it! You can then proceed on connecting your DJ unit and you are ready to play and enjoy! 🎧

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