DJControl Inpulse 500

SHOW YOUR MIX

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Hercules DJControl Inpulse 500 is the new DJ controller that lets you achieve your ambitions! Created for Serato DJ Lite and DJUCED to help you get started DJing, refine your skills and perform in front of audiences, DJControl Inpulse 500 has a professional design with a sturdy metal backing plate, and tons of great features: four extendable/retractable non-slip feet to elevate your mixing, a hardware mixer for the audio inputs, a dedicated Filter/FX area with awesome effects, two large jog wheels with touch detection for scratching, 16 backlit rubber RGB pads, helpful light guides for mixing with total confidence... and so much more. 
You can even mix with music streaming services, featuring millions of tracks — including TIDAL and SoundCloud GO+ in Serato DJ Lite, and Beatport LINK, Beatsource LINK and Qobuz in DJUCED.

£279.99

Get SERATO DJ PRO for free from June 11 to July 2. The "Launch of the Hercules DJControl Inpulse 500 controller" event is open to all users in the European Union and the United Kingdom who purchased their DJControl Inpulse 500 controller from 06/11/2020 to 07/02/2020 (inclusive) through one of the online sales websites that are partners in this operation. Please review and accept the terms and conditions here.

AUX IN

1/8” / 3.5 mm stereo mini-jack

AUX IN

2 X RCA Input

BALANCED MICROPHONE INPUT

Independent from the software

MASTER OUTPUT

2 X RCA

MASTER OUTPUT

2 x 1/4” / 6.35 mm jack

MICRO VU-METER

Saturation indicator

MICRO EQUALIZATION

High and low EQ knobs to adjust your voice

AUX INPUT VU-METER

Saturation indicator

HARDWARE FILTER ON AUDIO INPUT

Add a filter effect onto an external audio source independently of the software!

BEAT ALIGN GUIDE

Easily synchronize your tracks together

BEATMATCH GUIDE

Manually mix one track into another

BUILD QUALITY

Mixer with metal backing plate

4 RETRACTABLE FEET

3.1” / 8 cm tall

CROSSFADER SWITCH

Easily adjust the amplitude of the crossfader according to your style of music

TEMPO GUIDE

Adjust the track’s BPM manually

FILTER/EFFECTS AREA

Make smooth and original transitions. You can even combine the action of the filter on an effect in DJUCED!

LONG VU- METERS

For each deck

ENERGY

Adjust the vibe for the party, and get suggestions (with DJUCED)

VISUAL MARKERS

Deck’s numero lighted up

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SMOOTH, ORIGINAL TRANSITIONS

The Filter/FX area lets you customize your set with the effects available in Serato DJ and DJUCED. You can even combine the action of the filter on an effect in DJUCED!

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MIX A BACKUP EXTERNAL SOURCE

Input hardware mixer: the “AUX filter” knob lets you add a filter effect onto an external audio source (smartphone, media player…) — independently of the software!

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SOLID RETRACTABLE FEET

DJControl Inpulse 500 is 3.1” / 8 cm tall with its feet extended. Elevate your mixing: run wires underneath, and protect the controller from spilled drinks. The base is backlit when the feet are extended (i.e. folded out).

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GET SET UP QUICKLY

Powered via USB, DJControl Inpulse 500 has the master outputs you need to connect your speakers (2 x 1/4” / 6.35 mm jack + 2 x RCA), plus two headphones connectors (1/8” / 3.5 mm stereo mini-jack + 1/4” / 6.35 mm stereo jack).

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SYNC YOUR TRACKS MANUALLY

It’s easy to manually mix one track into another with the BEATMATCH GUIDE light guides, which are supported by both DJUCED and Serato DJ Lite.

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CONNECT YOUR MICROPHONE

Connect your microphone to the balanced input, and use the High EQ knob and Low EQ knob to adjust your voice so that you can be heard clearly wherever you’re performing.

Party

ASSISTANT

The Intelligent Music Assistant (IMA) in DJUCED suggests well-suited upcoming tracks to be played from your music library, and in Beatport LINK and Beatsource LINK as well. Enable the Assistant to launch Autoplay in Serato DJ Lite.

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ADJUST YOUR CROSSFADER

Easily adjust the amplitude of the crossfader according to your style of music. Use the curve switch to change the crossfader curve directly on the controller (mix, scratch or off)!

Audio

Built-in audio interface 

Built-in Velvet Sound DSP from AKM: processing audio inputs and outputs


- Master output (speakers): 2 x 1/4” / 6.35 mm jack + 2 x RCA

- Headphones output: 1/8” / 3.5 mm stereo mini-jack + 1/4” / 6.35 mm stereo jack

- Auxiliary input: 2 x RCA + 1/8” / 3.5 mm stereo mini-jack

- Microphone input: balanced 1/4” / 6.35 mm jack


Audio resolution: 44.1 kHz / 24-bit

Controls Per Deck

Control per deck:

- Play, Cue, Shift, Sync

- 2 x 8 soft pads with RGB backlighting

- 8 pads x 8 modes (hot cue, loop, slicer ….)

- jog wheels with touch detection (diameter of jog wheels: 5.5” )

- Loop: In / Out + loop encoder

- Modes: Vinyl, (+ Slip and Quantize in DJUCED and in Serato DJ Pro)

- Beatmatch guide

Controls On Mixer

General:

- 1 crossfader with curve adjustment

- Master volume knob, headphones volume knob and Cue/Mix knob

- Microphone volume knob with High EQ knob and Low EQ knob

- Auxiliary volume knob and filter knob

-  2 VU-meters + Master VU meter

- Filter/effects rack with 4 effects buttons and 2 filter knobs


Per deck : 

- 1 filter knob

- 3 EQ knobs

- 1  gain knob

-  1 volume fader

- 1 VU meter


Music library controls: Rotary encoder + 2 Load buttons + Assistant button

Beatmatch Guide

Tempo guide: light guide alongside each tempo fader

Beat Align guide: light guide underneath each jog wheel

IMA

IMA (Intelligent Music Assistant)

– The Assistant in DJUCED suggests well-suited upcoming tracks to be played from your music library, and in Beatport LINK and Beatsource LINK as well. Enable the Assistant to launch Autoplay in Serato DJ Lite.

– The Energy feature in DJUCED helps you select tracks according to the energy level for your party

What you need


Serato DJ Lite (compatible with Serato DJ Pro)

DJUCED

DJ Controller

DJControl Inpulse 500

Body: 21.3 x 11.7 x 2.8” / 54.2 x 29.6 x 7 cm

Weight: 7 lb / 3.2 kg

Cables

Braided USB cable

Instructions

Quick start guide with warranty information

Essential

Serato® DJ Lite and DJUCED® licenses

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