With DJ gear, you can mix music and get people dancing. When you're just starting out, choose a simple DJ controller. You can test whether you or your child likes to play. Depending on the type of DJ controller, you can mix music in combination with a laptop, tablet, external players, or USB drive. You can choose a mixer with 2 DJ CD players to create a set that you also find in clubs. If you like challenge, choose a DJ mixer and 2 record players. This way, you mix 2 LPs together.