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DJ Controllers

DJControl Instinct

Free your DJing instinct

  • Free your DJing instinct


For more DJControl Instinct videos, check out the Hercules DJ Mix Room Youtube channel


  • 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



Technical specifications

DJUCEDTM DJ software

Function-rich software for both beginners and advanced DJs


  • 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


  • Set the pitch intuitively or sync automatically for smooth transitions
  • Customize your songs with loops, effects and samples


  • 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


  • The mixer and deck areas are clearly differentiated
  • The structure has the look and feel of 2 DJ CD players and a mixer


  • Scratch tracks with no latency on pressure-detecting jog wheels
  • Tweak your songs with hot cue, samples, loops and effects keys


  • 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

Box contents

  • 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® XP/Vista/7/8 or
  • Mac OS® 10.6/10.7/10.8 (Core Duo)


Mac OS®

  • MIDI for controls
  • Core Audio for audio playback


  • MIDI for controls
  • WDM and ASIO for audio playback

Sampling rate: 16-bit / 44.1 kHz stereo




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