DJControl Instinct Street Edition - Hercules

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DJControl Instinct Street Edition

DJ controller with audio and a touch of fashion

  • Built-in audio out
  • Pressure-detecting jog wheels
  • Coloured rubber caps


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

 Yellow rubber caps on faders and rotary buttons:

  • Smooth touch for ergonomic use, trendy yellow colour
  • Sharp visual contrast with the black controller, you see the caps position in low light conditions

 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
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




Technical specifications

Built-in audio: 4-channel playback: 

  • Mix output: 2 RCA + 1/8" stereo mini-jack for active speakers
  • 1/8" stereo mini-jack output for headphone previewing


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 

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