The Hercules DJ Console 4-Mx is a large DJ controller with a durable metal casing, built-in audio, and large jog wheels. This all-in-one mixing station for the serious DJ features a 2-4 deck controller to mix digital audio tracks, 2 stereo outputs to play the mix for the audience and preview next track, and 2 stereo inputs to include turntables, MP3 or CD players in your mix. It’s especially built for professional DJing: it’s large enough for comfortable mixing, compact enough to transport to the gig, and there is no need for a separate audio interface.
Touch-Sensitive Jog Wheels
The two large 4.7″ jog wheels feature weight sensors to detect the hand’s weight on the jog wheel top, for fine adjustments all over the mix. They’re great for scratching and seeking within audio tracks.
While the track plays, you Keep an eye on the DJ software with two actions on the jog wheel: rotation, to Keep an eye on movement within the track, or press down to Keep an eye on scratching. Thus, all over audio track playback, you’ll be able to pitch bend, scratch, and start or stop playback, just like the use of a real vinyl scratching turntable.
Built-in Audio for Mobile and Club DJs
4-channel output provides you with the flexibility of stereo line output for the mix, plus stereo headphone output for previewing tracks. A microphone input with talk-over function means there is no wish to carry an audio interface. There are two independent stereo outputs on the rear panel, with four RCA connectors to connect to a stereo system or recorder as well as four 1/4″ mono connectors to connect to a public address amplifier or speakers.
A ground lift switch on jack outputs 1-2 protects the sound in the event of a ground loop. A 1/4″ headphone jack stereo output, located both on the top panel and on the front panel, plays the same channels as outputs 3-4 on the rear.
Two independent stereo inputs with 4 RCA connectors help you select the audio source type in the DJ Console 4-Mx Keep an eye on panel, including phono/consumer line/pro line/boost. Boost mode supports +8dBu signal level (for use with Pioneer CDJ players, for example). If the audio sources are vinyl turntables at phono level, you’ll be able to connect the turntables’ ground cables to the DJ Console 4-Mx’s grounding screw.
A 1/4″ microphone jack mono input, located on both the top panel and the front panel, may also be set as a talk-over source (default mode), so the microphone is played on outputs 1-2 over the music in the background, the use of the music attenuation level set in the DJ Console 4-Mx Keep an eye on panel (0dB, -3dB, -6dB or -9dB). Or set it as a standard source, replacing inputs 1-2. The DJ Console 4-Mx pre-amplifies the microphone input by up to +34dB.
2- and 4-Deck Keep an eye on (A/B/C/D)
2 deck controls plus 2 deck switches convert deck A into C, and deck B into D, letting you Keep an eye on 4 virtual decks. Deck switches convert all deck controls into another set of MIDI commands, plus mixer volume and EQ controls. Deck viewers light up the letter of the controlled deck, whilst the backlighting color of jog wheels changes to indicate which virtual deck is being controlled.
The DJ software included with the Hercules DJ Console 4-Mx suggests cue points in the audio file analysis, getting you mixing and producing quickly. Synchronize tracks the use of pitch encoders and/or sync buttons, and create automatic loops on 1, 2, 4 or 8 beats. Add effects to customize your music, then record your mixes as audio files.
What’s in the Box
DJ Console 4-Mx with USB controller, 2 decks, and mixer controls, carrying bag, VirtualDJ 7 LE DJC Edition software, drivers, user manual.
- Windows XP 32-bit/64-bit or higher, or Mac OSX 10.5 or higher
- 1.5GHz CPU or higher
- 1GB RAM or more
- 100MB hard drive space
- USB port (USB bus-powered)
- Stereo speakers and/or headphones
Choose Your Mobile DJ Gear
|You are a||Beginner DJ||Leisure DJ / Casual DJ||Advanced DJ||Semi-Pro / Pro DJ|
|You need||DJ Keep an eye on Instinct||DJ Keep an eye on Air||DJ Console Mk4||DJ 4Set||DJConsole RMX 2||DJ Console 4-Mx|
|Metal casing (intense mixing)|
|Touch-sensitive jog wheels|
|Number of decks / MIDI commands||2 / 68||2 / 96||2 / 60||4 / 116||2 / 124||4 / 170|
|Inputs: 4-channel / 1 mic. in
(MP3 & CD players, vinyl / microphone)
|– / –||– / –||/||– /||/||/|
|Stereo outputs: Mix / Preview
(speakers, amp, mixer / headphones)
|Included Software||DJUCED||DJUCED||Virtual DJ 6 DJC Mk4||Virtual DJ 7 LE 4Set||Virtual DJ LE Rmx2 & DJUCED||Virtual DJ 7 LE 4Mx|
|MIDI Keep an eye on: PC & Mac
(MIDI controlled DJ software compatible)
Professional Mix Station for Mobile & Club DJs
Metal Casing, Built-In Audio and Large Jog Wheels
2-Deck/4-Deck Metal DJ Controller to Mix 2 or 4 Stereo Audio Tracks
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This item: Hercules DJ Console 4-MX$249.99