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Beatmania IIDX Beatmania IIDX - Japanese Logo - Katakana / Kanji

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Follow along with the song by scratching the turntable and pressing the keys as the bars reach the bottom of the screen. If you manage to successfully hit each note on-key perfectly, a combo meter will go up, increasing your score. Do well enough by the end of the song, and you can progress to the next level.

Beatmania IIDX was produced by Konami in 1999.

Konami released 434 machines in our database under this trade name, starting in 1978. Konami was based in Japan.

Other machines made by Konami during the time period Beatmania IIDX was produced include: NBA Play by Play, Battle Tryst, Dark Horse Legend, Winning Spike, Teraburst, Hiphopmania Complete Mix 2, Beatmania 3rd Mix, Beatmania 4th Mix ~Time To Get Down~, Beatmania 5th Mix: The Beat Goes On, and Dance Dance Revolution


Name Beatmania IIDX
Developer Konami (Japan)
Year 1999
Type Videogame
KLOV/MOG # 7077
Class Wide Release
Genre Skill
  • Orientation: Horizontal
  • Type: TV Monitor
  • Color: Color
  • HDTV-style display, features an L.E.D. readout underneath that displays the title of the song that is currently being played.

Conversion Class unique
External Device DVD - Provides in-game video sequences.
# Simultaneous Players 2
# Maximum Players 2
Game Play Either
Control Panel Layout Multiple Player
  • Turntable
  • Piano Keyboard: 7 keys (4 white, 3 black)
  • Sound level slider(s) - Volume
Sound Amplified Stereo with Subwoofer (three channel)
Cabinet Styles
  • Upright/Standard

Game Introduction

The beat is back! Konami returns with Beatmania IIDX which adds to the five key/turntable setup by adding an extra white and black key to the keyboard. Also of note is the bass-pounding subwoofer under the players feet. Now you can 'feel the music' ... literally!

Game Play

Start by selecting the desired options, then a song, and attempt to match the notes by pressing the keys and scratching the turntable in time to the music. Perform well enough, and you can continue to the next stage!

Beatmania IIDX KLOV/IAM 5 Point User Score: 0.00 (0 votes)

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Cheats, Tricks, Bugs, and Easter Eggs

Multiple options can be selected before your game begins, which will affect gameplay in various ways, like changing the speed of the falling notes high speed 1, 2, or 3, or changing where notes appear random or other options.

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This is an update to what has been called the most popular arcade DJ game by the "Guinness Book of World Records."

If you wish to play a freeware PC version of the game, go to which has a section for the simulator.

Cabinet Information

The title appears on the marquee as 'beatmania IIDX' Additionally, a large subwoofer under the players' feet sends the game's music vibrating throughout your whole body! Also, the second player's controls are opposite of those of the first player i.e. the keys are on the left, the turntable on the right.


Another Bemani series game.

VAPS Arcade/Coin-Op Beatmania IIDX Census

There are 14,839 members of the Video Arcade Preservation Society / Vintage Arcade Preservation Society, 9,506 whom participate in our arcade census project of games owned, wanted, or for sale. Census data currently includes 164,922 machines (6,919 unique titles).

Scarce - There are 4 known instances of this machine owned by Beatmania IIDX collectors who are active members. Of these, 4 of them are original dedicated machines.

Wanted - No active members have added this machine to their wish list.

Rarity and Popularity independently are not necessarily indications of value. [More Information]


Starting with IIDX 9th Style, Konami dropped the dedicated hardware for a Windows XP based system. It was blamed for quirky timing for 9th style, but was tweaked to near perfection and even more stringent timing in the later styles.


Sometimes in worst-case scenarios, the DVD or the drive itself that provides the in-game video becomes so worn out or scratched that it needs replacement.


  1. Beatmania IIDX
  2. Beatmania IIDX 2nd Style
  3. Beatmania IIDX Substream
  4. Beatmania IIDX 3rd Style
  5. Beatmania IIDX 4th Style
  6. Beatmania IIDX 5th Style
  7. Beatmania IIDX 6th Style

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