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Hercules DJConsole RMX 2 DJ Controller

As a 96 kHz/24-bit DJ interface compatible with both Windows and Mac systems, the RMX2 offers fantastic sound quality with plenty of tools to put it to work. (5) Read 5 reviews for this product | Rate and review this product
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Product Description

Following in the footsteps of the wildly popular Hercules DJ Console RMX, the Hercules DJ Console RMX 2 delivers even more performance and value for budding digital DJs. With flexible routing options and pristine audio quality, the RMX 2 is a fully functional 96 kHz/24-bit DJ interface compatible with both Windows and Mac systems. For live and studio applications, the RMX 2 is a great choice for DJs ready to hit the club circuit or go viral with a fresh set of mixes and tracks.

Flexible Performance Tools

With two pressure-sensitive jog wheels, five faders, and ten rotary potentiometers, the RMX 2 gives you the tools you need to mix digital audio files with extreme control and precision. Connect this sleek metal console to your computer via USB and take advantage of the included DJUCEDTM 40 and VirtualDJ 8 LE software. The RMX 2 also sports two sets of four velocity-sensitive pads to trigger effects, loops, samples and cue points, and control other parameters.

Pristine Audio Quality

Whether you're rocking the dance floor or just mixing at home, the Hercules RMX 2 Controller (and its included software) can handle digital audio at up to a 96 kHz sampling rate and 24-bit resolution. These increased specs means greater range, fuller depth, and better overall sound for you and your audience. From thundering lows to shimmering highs, the RMX 2 enables better sound, no matter what style of music you're spinning.

Extensive Inputs and Outputs

Modern DJs have come to expect open-ended mixing options, and the RMX 2 does not disappoint. For inputs, the RMX 2 boasts two stereo RCA inputs to connect turntables, CD-Js, or MP3 players, as well as a combination 1/4-inch/XLR mic input. On the output side of things, you get stereo RCA outs, a pair of XLR outs for balanced connection to any sound-system or recording rig, as well as a two headphone outputs.

Portable and Durable

The RMX 2 features a rugged metal casing to protect against even the rowdiest of club crowds. Also included is a custom-fitted carrying case to transport this unit from gig to gig and session to session with ease. Weighing in at a svelte 5.7 lbs, this console is as portable as it is powerful.

Features:

- 96 kHz/24-bit interface offering superior audio quality for enhanced depth and range
- Pressure-sensitive jog wheels for scratching
- Software suite with DJUCEDTM 40 and VirtualDJ 8 LE both with 96 kHz/24-bit audio resolution
- Two sets of four velocity-sensitive trigger pads
- Two balanced XLR outputs, two stereo headphone outputs, and two sets of RCA stereo outputs
- Two sets of stereo RCA inputs to connect external audio sources
- Combination 1/4-inch/XLR mic input
- Five faders and ten rotary potentiometers in 14-bit MIDI mode for further control of software and mixing parameters
- Lightweight and compact design with included carrying case for DJs on the go
- Durable metal chassis

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High Resolution Audio

96KHz / 24-bit in Windows (ASIO) & Mac (Core Audio)
Supports lower sampling rates (44.1 / 48 / 88.2 KHz)

Outputs
Output channels 1-2
2 balanced XLR = Master out

Strong level, for public address amplifiers
Balanced output = music protected from interferences in cables

2 RCA = Booth out

Use = for monitor speakers, close from the DeeJay

Output channels 3-4

2 stereo 1/4" jack headphones outputs
2 RCA output (to connect to an external mixer)

Inputs
4-channel input in RCA, to mix 2 external sources

Line/Phono switches: for line or phono sources
Level setting (software): standard (line), boost (CDJ players)

Microphone input: XLR/Jack combo plug, balanced

Balanced input, for the best sound with high-end microphones
Also support consumer unbalanced microphones
Talk-over the mix

DJ Control Surface

2-deck DJ Controller

36 transport buttons
12 rotary potentiometers
8 velocity sensitive pads
5 faders
2 rotary encoders
2 jog wheels with pressure detection

Transport buttons
DJConsole Rmx2 transport buttons are made of:

A tactile switch with a short travel and a detent,
A rubber cap with a smooth contact, and 22 buttons include an inner backlight showing the status.

Rotary potentiometers

2 potentiometers (microphone and headphones volume) set an analogue volume (setting headphones & mic preamplifiers).
10 other rotary potentiometers send an extended MIDI control (14-bit MIDI mode, compatible with standard 7-bit MIDI control).
All rotary potentiometers have a rubber cap.

Velocity sensitive pads

Each deck has 2 sets of 4 pads, with 4 modes per pad (Loop, Effect, Sample, Cue), providing 16 controls per deck.
As pads are velocity sensitive, they can send progressive commands (for example set the volume of a sample).
All pads include a backlight.

Faders

5 faders send an extended MIDI control (14-bit MIDI mode, compatible with standard 7-bit MIDI control).
The volume and pitch faders have a rubber pad.
The pitch fader has a centre detent.
The cross-fader is removable (its slot fits with a Mini-Innofader).

Encoders

The encoders can modulate the effects sent via the pads.
The encoders have a rubber pad.

Jog- wheels

The jog wheels use a pressure detection to set the scratch on/off.
A side LED shows the status of the pressure detection.

Box contents

Hercules DJConsole Rmx2
USB cable, transport bag, power adapter
CD with PC/Mac DJ software
Printed installation guide + online manual


Minimum configuration

Computer CPU: 1.5 GHz or faster CoreTM 2 Duo or AMD 64-bit
2 GB of RAM or more
Powered USB port
100 MB available disk space
CD/DVD-ROM drive
Internet access
Amplified stereo speakers and headphones

Operating system (32/64-bit)
MS Windows XP/Vista/7/8 or
Mac OS 10.6,10.7, 10.8 (Core Duo)
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

Product Description

Thanks to its user-friendly controls, high-quality audio interface, and rugged construction, the DJConsole RMX has firmly established its dominance in the digital DJ world. Building on the success of the RMX, Hercules is proud to present the second generation of the RMX line -- the DJConsole RMX 2. The RMX 2 is the ideal instrument for emerging DJs to express their creativity, record and preform their mixes, and advance their skills all while using a flexible and powerful DJ interface.

Exceptional audio quality

The Hercules DJConsole RMX 2 is one of the first entry-level controllers boasting a high-resolution 96 kHz/24-bit audio interface for Windows, and Mac. The increased sampling and bit rate allows DJs and audiences to experience music with increased depth, imaging, and dynamic range, offering a high-fidelity audio experience. The DJConsole RMX2s high-fidelity audio processing allows you to save mixes in 96 KHz/24 bit resolution format to satisfy the ever-growing demand for high-resolution audio mixes.

A Plethora of Audio Routing Capabilities

- 2 balanced XLR outputs suited for PA amplifiers, long cable lengths (balanced outputs help reduce audio interferences) and studio recording work
- 2 RCA outputs for monitoring mixes or connecting to hi-fi systems
- 2 stereo connectors (6.35 mm) for headphones
- 4 RCA inputs for mixing 2 external stereo sources, with 2 Line/Phono switches
- 1 balanced microphone input (XLR/Jack combo), ideal for talkover applications, suited to both balanced high-end microphones and non-balanced consumer microphones.

Quality Construction

With its rugged metal casing, the DJConsole RMX 2 is a solid device that will live up to the most intense mixing sessions and transport conditions. Its compact measurements and lightweight design make it ideally suited for DJs on the go who need to get in, get out, and get to the next gig. A sturdy and custom-fitted carrying case is also provided to protect the unit while in transit.

Features:

- Pressure-sensitive jog wheels for scratching
- 2 sets of 4 backlit velocity sensitive pads enable DJs to control loops, effects, samples and cue points -- DJs can use the pads to trigger instant controls or, by varying their velocity, can control the sound amplitude.
- The rotary encoder located in each set of 4 pads can be used to modulate the last control triggered on a pad after a hit.
- 5 faders and 10 rotary potentiometers in 14-bit MIDI mode offer extreme precision for mixing. The cross-fader can also be replaced with a Mini-Innofader control. (sold separately)
- Transport buttons featuring a supple rubber cap and a short-travel tact switch with a haptic feedback

A Comprehensive Software Suite

- The DJConsole RMX 2 will be supplied with two DJing software apps: DJUCEDTM 40 and VirtualDJ 8 LE.
- VirtualDJ 8 LE combines efficient mix controls with a user-friendly graphic user interface, and also offers 24-bit/96 KHz audio resolution.
- DJUCED 40 -- DJ mixing software offering unequalled audio clarity combined with 24-bit/96 KHz audio resolution. It displays the mix in a streamlined graphic user interface, allowing DJs to concentrate on their music.
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Overall: Easy to use. Comfortable, excellent product for the money
Style of Music: Reggae
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Overall: I just used this unit for the first time this last weekend and I noticed a huge improvement in my sound right away as well as multiple comments from people on the sound quality. This unit is very easy to set up and use. I love it and highly recommend.
Style of Music: Classic Rock, Blues, Country, Christian, Hip-hop
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