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Hercules DJ Control Instinct DJ Controller

With its intuitive usability and solid construction, the two-deck DJ Control instinct is a powerful tool for both beginner and expert DJs. (2) Read 1 review for this product | Rate and review this product
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Product Description

The Hercules DJ Control Instinct is designed for anyone with an instinct for mixing, and for everyone dreaming of getting behind the decks to host great parties with their own music and setting the dance floor on fire. The Instinct is compact and lightweight. DJ Control Instinct has been created with all users in mind, and comes equipped with everything needed to start having fun right away - audio outputs, pressure-detecting jog wheels, and intuitive mixing software. All users need to start hosting wild DJ parties is a computer (PC or Mac(R), with a USB port to connect the controller), a pair of amplified speakers, headphones, and audio files on computer.

Features:

- 2-deck DJ controller
- 2 jog wheels with pressure detection
- Mixer controls in center, deck controls on left and right sides
- Built-in audio outputs for mix and previewing
- Mix: 2 RCA outputs + 1/8" stereo mini-jack output for active speakers
- Preview: 1/8" stereo mini-jack output for headphones
- Pressure-detecting jog wheels
- Scratch by pressing down on the wheel, as naturally as with a vinyl record
- The wheels also bend the pitch and browse within tracks
- Compact and user-friendly
- Compact: 10.4 x 7.4" = 26.5 x 18.7 cm
- USB bus-powered (attached USB cable => can't lose the cable)
- Weight: < 2.2 lbs / 1 kg

zZounds is an authorized dealer of Hercules products.
- DJUCEDTM DJ software: Function-rich software for both beginners and advanced DJs
- User-friendly: Get started mixing in just minutes: the controller and the software fit perfectly together
- Instantly view the beats, track lengths, and which songs fit well for the next track to be played
-Rewarding: Set the pitch intuitively or sync automatically for smooth transitions
- Customize your songs with loops, effects and samples
- Creative: Create your own sound with filters or the step sequencer
- Save your mix in audio files you can share with your friends
- DJ control surface:
- Born to mix:
- Intuitive: The mixer and deck areas are clearly differentiated
- The structure has the look and feel of 2 DJ CD players and a mixer
- Powerful: Scratch tracks with no latency on pressure-detecting jog wheels
- Tweak your songs with hot cue, samples, loops and effects keys
- Stylish: Gorgeous design: glossy decks, brushed mixer, rubber on caps
- Orange backlights show the status of the controls
- DJ audio interface:
- Mix and previewing outputs:
- Play the mix on the rear panel outputs: 2 formats for the mix: 2 RCA and a 1/8" stereo mini-jack output
- Powerful enough for both hi-fi systems and PA system speakers
- Since both output formats play simultaneously, you can connect the RCA outputs to a PA system and the 1/8" mini-jack to DJ booth speakers
- Preview output on front panel: 1/8" stereo mini-jack output for headphones
- Headphone controls on the controller: cue select and volume
- Compatible with headphones from 32 to 600 ohms
Includes:- Hercules DJControl Instinct
- Installation CD-ROM (PC/Mac) with PC/Mac DJ software
- Paper quick guide + online manual
Minimum Configuration:- Computer CPU: 1.5 GHz or faster
- 1 GB RAM or more (2 GB in 64-bit OS)
- Powered USB port
- 100 MB available hard disk space
- CD/DVD-ROM drive
- Internet access
- Amplified stereo speakers and headphones
- Operating system (32/64-bit)
- MS Windows(R) XP/Vista/7/8 or
- Mac OS(R) 10.6/10.7/10.8 (Core Duo)
- Drivers
- Mac OS(R)
- MIDI for controls
- Core Audio for audio playback
- Windows(R)
- MIDI for controls
- WDM and ASIO for audio playback
Sampling rate: 16-bit / 44.1 kHz stereo
- Technology:
- DJ: Abbreviation of Disc Jockey: a person who selects and plays music at a party.
- DJ deck: Originally, a deck was a turntable, referred to as a vinyl turntable, used by DJs to play music. Today, DJs use the term deck to refer to any music player, CD player or MP3 player equipped with a wheel to advance/rewind within a piece as with a vinyl turntable. A dual-deck device is a device with two wheels which control playback of two different pieces of music.
- Mixing board: Device to which a variety of sound sources can be connected and mixed together: the mix is adjusted using a cross later, volume faders and several EQ knobs.
- Jog wheel: In DJing, a jog wheel is a wheel simulating the function of a turntable (also called a vinyl deck), and can be used to control playback of a CD, DVD, MP3 player or computer. A jog wheel is used to navigate within a piece, to speed up or slow down to the music or to produce sound effects such as scratching (the sound made by a microgroove record on a turntable when the record is quickly pushed forward or pulled back by hand). The Hercules DJ Console, DJ Control and Mobile DJ all include jog wheels.
- Loop: A loop consists of selecting a start and end point for a repeated section in a musical piece and then playing back this looped section as many times as desired. Sections looped in a musical piece are often the sections best for dancing.
Hercules Warranty ´╗┐Hercules offers a 2 year warranty on all DJ consoles.
If you have additional warranty questions, please contact the manufacturer at 866-889-5036
Customer Reviews
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"Hercules DJ Instinct Controller"
Overall: I have found this instrument to be a powerful addition to my set up. Very simple to use,and easy to install. Built pretty sturdy and you could actually rock a club path with it no doubts. I've recently entered the world of digital DJing and I'm sold. Response is great. Only draw back that I found was that you can't back spin out of mixes unless you apply pressure to the wheel. It is a great starter piece and I highly recommend it if you are going to enter the next level of DJing...
Style of Music: House of all genres, Hip Hop, ambient, drum and bass, and edm of all sorts...
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