- New Mk2 Version
- Now with 2 inputs for CD/MP3 players or turntables
- 4 Way Monitoring - Channels 1 or 2, Mix or Split Cue
- New Jog Wheel Design
- Shorter Faders
The Hercules DJ Console, a revolutionary complete portable DJ controller, multichannel USB audio and MIDI interface for desktop/laptop PCs with no match in the world-wide market.
The Hercules DJ Console is perfect for digital DJs and music fans right across the board:
Aspiring or amateur home DJs can create their own real-time live music mixes and compilations with pro audio quality right on their desktop/laptop PC, perfecting their skills faster than with vinyl.
MP3/digital music fans can enjoy smooth background music with professional-quality sound. MP3s have never sounded this good!
Club DJs, FM/Internet radio DJs and DJs on a budget can now prepare their mixes faster and easier than ever before, going beyond the limitations of conventional turntables with additional features like looping, cueing, search functions and more. Users can access tens of thousands of their favourite digital tracks and find any title in seconds with no need to lug around hundreds of CDs or LPs.
Ideal to use with all of the latest music and audio applications including: Cakewalk SONAR, SONAR 2, SONAR 3, Cakewalk Pro Audio, Guitar Tracks Pro, Home Studio, Steinberg Cubase VST, Cubase SX, Cubase SL, Cubase SE, Nuendo, Wavelab, Emagic Logic Audio, Adobe Audition, Syntrillium Cool Edit Pro, Cool Edit Pro 2, Sonic Foundry Sound Forge, Acid, Samplitude, GigaStudio, Propellerheads Reason, Ableton Live, Image Line FL Studio (Fruityloops) and other music software.
The Hercules DJ Console is very simple to install and use and makes a great choice for you to build your home, project, or portable DJ/music studio around.
Fun, easy and ergonomic mixing/scratching dual tactile unit
DJs can now instantly locate, play, mix, sample, loop, scratch and remix digital music - including MP3s, WMAs and CDs - with Hercules' DJ Console and their desktop or laptop PC. Users will enjoy full hands-on control like a regular turntable with the smallest of learning curves, instead of using tedious keyboard shortcuts to control their major audio applications. DJ Console is also perfectly suited for use under low light conditions at parties thanks to at-a-glance LED mode indicators plus backlit and phosphorescent soft rubber keys.
The Hercules DJ Console includes:
2 vinyl-style jog wheels for spinning and scratching, with finger grips for rapid, accurate song searching or speed adjustment,
1 crossfader for seamless mixing between the two decks,
6 ergonomic potentiometers and bass/medium/treble controls for creative remixing on the fly, 2 rotary encoders and 2 sliders for tweaking volume or changing the speed of music (pitch/master tempo) in real time, 28 buttons to play/pause songs, speed music up or down for accurate mixing (pitch bend), add effects, cue points (song positions) and loops on the fly, skip through tracks backwards or forwards, rewind or fast forward and more, A soft rubber ministick provides mouse emulation or allows for special DJ FX control.
DJ Console comes with a complete, intuitive DJ/music software suite. Hercules' advanced communication protocol guarantees 100% compatibility with the MP3 DJ software suite fine-tuned specifically for use with the DJ Console.
External multichannel USB audio interface
Thanks to its high-end converters, DJ Console records audio from instruments, home stereos, CD/DVD players or other devices and plays back music with the highest audio quality. The comprehensive front and rear audio panels provide an incredible range of high-end connections including optical and coaxial digital In/Out and MIDI In/Out to easily connect most analogue/digital consumer devices and audio/MIDI gear! Users can remix out to amplified speakers and enjoy up to 5.1-channel surround sound (up to 6 outputs).
Featuring excellent compatibility, DJ Console works with any PC with a USB port. If the computer has another sound card, there is no need to uninstall it before using the DJ Console. DJ Console is 100% USB bus-powered, with no external power supply required.
Bundled Software (PC version):
Virtual DJ from Atomix Productions, a full professional DJ software suite
New DJ SE from GMIXON, the easy-to-use DJ mixing software
Ots CD Scratch 1200 and OtsDJ demo from Ots Audio, a virtual turntable CD player and a revolutionary MP3/CD/WAV playback system for DJs, radio stations and music lovers
Storm 2.0 DJ Edition from Storm Music Studio, a powerful audio sequencer
DJ Console Softmapper from Hercules, a powerful mapping interface allowing you to assign keyboard shortcuts to your DJ Console's controls for hands-on control of audio applications (mapping of digital controls only)
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