The World of MP3 Meets Vinyl: Total Mixing!
Hercules is expanding its range of DJ hardware and launching the DJ Console Mk2, the first digital mixing console with integrated audio also serving as an interface with DJs' vinyl turntables and CD players. The DJ Console Mk2 allows users to not only mix on their computer without any other device, but also integrates itself into a DJ's usual analog equipment!
Following the success of the first DJ Console launched in 2003, Hercules is proud to offer an even more professional and high-performance solution.
A versatile mixing station with 2 stereo inputs to connect 2 vinyl turntables or CD players and 2 stereo outputs allowing users to play their mix over amplified speakers or redirect the sound to an effects processor or external mixer, the Hercules DJ Console Mk2 can be used on its own or function as an interface between a computer and a DJ's other analog instruments.
The DJ Console Mk2 is perfect for mobile DJs and music lovers, as it combines all DJ functions in one compact and transportable unit. It's also great for clubs and home studios, as external devices can be connected to its 2 stereo inputs to mix audio files from a Mac together with music from a vinyl record, CD or groove box. The DJ Console Mk2 is truly versatile, since it allows users to mix on its own or with other mixing devices, depending on the DJ's equipment and preferences.
DJ Console Mk2 Innovates
Via mixing of 2 analog inputs,…
to mix together an audio file and an external source (CD player, MP3 player such as an iPod, etc.)
With 2 phono level and line level inputs, for connecting all external music devices (vinyl turntables or CD players)
With new, more precise and more elevated jog wheels, designed to make scratching easy
With a split mode to listen to 2 separate pieces of music on a pair of headphones, without having to move the headphones to listen to the mix being played in the room and songs being previewed on the headphones
The DJ Console Mk2 also includes the functions that made the first DJ Console a success: a double mixing deck to control DJ mixes, a sound card dedicated to DJing, a microphone input with a talk-over function and a headphone output for previewing songs. It is still portable to accompany a DJ anywhere: compact, it connects to a PC or Mac's USB port, is powered by the USB port, and includes a shoulder strap and a detachable cover for transportation. In conjunction with its software, the DJ Console Mk2 gives DJs total control of their music, with a highly precise instant BPM counter, as well as effects to transform, filter and loop audio files, allowing DJs to give their mixes the kind of personality they desire.
All Types of Mixing Are Possible
With 2 analog stereo inputs, 2 mixing decks and 2 analog stereo outputs, the DJ Console Mk2 allows for all types of mixing:
Digital mixing of audio files on the DJ Console Mk2''s 2 jog wheels
Mixing an audio file on a PC together with an analog source from the audio inputs, allowing the DJ to play a hybrid analog and digital mix
Mixing 2 tracks directly in the DJ Console Mk2, or keeping them separate to mix them once they have been output from the console, on an external mixer
Mixing with time-coded vinyl records* played on external turntables connected to the console via dedicated software
DJ Console Mk2 Accompanies DJs Through All Stages of Their Career
The DJ Console Mk2 can accompany a DJ through each stage of their career, whether it is their first DJing instrument or the DJ is already equipped for analog mixing. The DJ loses neither their DJing markers nor the dexterity they have acquired on their current hardware. They don't have to change their style and can concentrate completely on their performance!
All-in-one DJ Controller with audio for a complete computer DJ mix. Everything is inside to animate parties or record DJing performance
Portable DJ Mixer (235x200x65mm / 9.4 x 8 x 2.6 in./ 2.54 lbs.
Ready for mobile DJing, DJ Console Mk2 can be plugged to a laptop
High precision jog wheels and buttons for DJ mixing. DJing is better with dedicated controls than with a mouse and a keyboard:
- 2 jog wheels to navigate within your music, speed up, slow down or even scratch tracks
- 1 crossfader and 2 volume sliders
- 2 pitch knobs & 2 pitch bend buttons
- Play / Cue / Next / Previous for each deck
- 2 x 3 equalizer knobs
- 2 x 4 buttons for effects
- Auto-Beat and Master tempo for each deck
- 1 mini stick with 2 buttons emulating a mouse to navigate within any menu
- 2 buttons to select the audio source on the deck
Advanced audio features for DJing
- 2 line/phono inputs, to mix also with analog audio or with timecoded vinyls (not included)
- Headphones monitoring to prepare the next music track you will play
- Microphone input to talk over the music
- Customized version of Virtual DJ 3 (for PC version)
Combine digital & analog audio
- 2 stereo inputs
- Mix MP3 files plus analog sources
- Plug your CD-player(s) and mix it together with your computer audio files
Compatible with external mixers
- 2 stereo outputs
- Plug to any mixer you want
2 phono inputs
- Connect your turntable(s)
- Mix with vinyl plus MP3
- Deck A
- Deck B